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Near-duplicate or “subset” proposals on Area 51

Of course, we know how to handle true duplicates. But there are two types of near-duplicates (overlaps or subsets) that have been cropping up recently and perhaps worth a conversation. The first, ...
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Improve UI flow for “close as duplicate”

At the moment, to agree with a "possible duplicate" suggestion, one has to See the "possible duplicate" comment in the first place - sometimes difficult if there's a lot of other comments Click "...
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Should duplicate standards be different on meta [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Duplicates of an outdated question Within limits, can duplicate questions be safely asked on meta? Should we necessarily close a question on meta if it's a duplicate of a ...
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Request for arguments/considerations on site proposal rejection

Yesterday I proposed a site for the Advanced Squad Leader tactical board game rules (rules specifically), which was closed within 8 hours by the statement that it fell under the category "Board and ...
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Voting to close as duplicate on Area 51

Why can't you select which proposal on Area 51 would be a duplicate of the one you're voting to close? I imagine in the future there could be a follower, questions, etc. migration between them. ...
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Should we change the description of “Duplicate of”?

When a question is closed as Duplicate, it is marked: This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question. ...
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Introduce a Canonical Question tag

How about introducing canonical-question to StackOverflow in order to make it easier to identify them? The general idea is to have either moderators designate individual canonicals and/or auto tag ...
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What should I do with question that has been answered on another site? [duplicate]

I have review the following question and answer What's the policy on marking questions as duplicates? My New question: As part of community what should I do when I find questions that have been ...