Linked Questions

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Prevent duplicate-question link rot [duplicate]

I've come across this a few times, the most recent being this chain: Where should I declare variables used in for-loops in Java for maximum efficiency? [duplicate] Does it make a difference if I ...
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Question is a duplicate of a deleted question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Duplicate of…[deleted post]” This question (the links is now for 10k users) has been closed as duplicate, but I think the link to the duplicate question is ...
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Question closed as a duplicate of a question which is deleted [duplicate]

I came across a question https://stackoverflow.com/questions/4114745/resources-on-learning-to-develop-android-apps which is closed as a duplicate of https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1114287/good-...
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The post a duplicate link directs to as been removed for reasons of moderation [duplicate]

Recently, I have been trying to learn about PHP and using/storing passwords securely. I came across this post: Exactly how do I use blowfish in PHP? Which is marked as a duplicate of: best-way-to-...
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The source of a duplicated question is already removed, what to do with the duplicated question? [duplicate]

Refer to this question here Vehicle Dynamics Problem: Cornering wheels must slide on the road, which has been closed because it is a duplicate of Does the angular momentum of the cornering/turning car ...
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Auto-flag duplicates of deleted questions for reopening / deletion

Update: This has been implemented according to the slightly more aggressive manner proposed in this answer below. OK, so this is the second time I've come across a perfectly valid bug report here on ...
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Downvoters and comments [duplicate]

I know this point is apparently already treated in this question. Being the second time I get downvoted with an answer containing the same amount of informations of another answer which get upvoted (...
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Add backtrack links to dupes from the original question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automatically track referenced questions Could a list of dupes linked to the current questions be added to the side like the related questions list? It would be similar to ...
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How many 'do not close' votes does it take to cancel a suggested duplicate?

The SO question PHP Query for iOS Latitude and Longitude not searching for nearby MySQL lat-and-long in XML has a 'suggested duplicate' to a question (10k users) which has been deleted by the other ...
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Change to operation of Roomba when deleting duplicates

Earlier I noticed the question 12 v xbox connection on Electrical Engineering that is now a “Duplicate of…[deleted post]”. The question followed a pattern I've seen repeated many times: User posts a ...
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How can a question be tagged without any of the required tags?

"Duplicate of...[deleted post]" didn't contain any of the required tags. How is it possible, if the questions on a meta site require at least one of the required tags?
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Delete all questions closed as duplicate of deleted questions

When a question is deleted, any questions that are closed as a duplicate of that question should also be deleted. This should be a rule at least on regular sites. Meta sites could be a little ...
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Ideas to prevent questions from being deleted too easily when they're linked to on the same site

When you refer to another question on stackoverflow and that one is deleted, it may make the question less understandable and will add to confusion of users. I know that 10K users can view deleted ...
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How can a question be a duplicate of some other question, when that other question does not exist?

Occasionally I see a question marked as a duplicate of some other question, but that other question has disappeared. For example, " https://stackoverflow.com/questions/829338/online-time-logging-tool "...
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Cannot be deleted because of duplicate lean

I attempted to cast a delete vote on this question. I got the error shown below: I understand this to mean other questions were closed as a duplicate of this one, but have a few questions: How did ...

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