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MathJax sometimes doesn't work in older-style duplicate links

Take a look at Showing $f'(x) = f(x)$ implies an exponential function: The Mathjax fails in duplicate links on duplicate questions closed prior to February 2013 that include HTML escaped characters. ...
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How can a question with a positive scoring answer be said to "not have an upvoted or accepted answer"?

I tried to close a question as a duplicate today, and I got the following error message: This question does not have an upvoted or accepted answer In theory, there is nothing unusual here; this is ...
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Closed as a duplicate, but the duplicate list is empty?

Obligatory: This is not a duplicate of this question, which is concerning the much older duplicate closure process. Have a gander at this closed question. Notice anything weird? The Community♦ user ...
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Text on 'Save' button when editing duplicate list is wrongly aligned

When editing the duplicate list (a tool for ♦ moderator and gold tag badge holders), the text on the 'Save' button is wrongly aligned: Tested in the latest Safari and Firefox on macOS Catalina.
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How do I stop having the same "community members have suggested a similar question" pop-up? [duplicate]

I have posted a question here: Is it possible to run a script on power button press with systemd? and every time I come back to this page I have a Some community members have suggested a similar ...
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"(0 answers)" shows up as "( answers)" in new duplicate post notice

This question of mine was voted to be closed as a duplicate, and I received a banner at the top asking Does this answer your question? Auto-delete orphaned tag synonyms ( answers) I presume ...
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Timeline duplicate list edited, suggest improvement

Thank you for the introducing the timeline. It gives you a great overview about what happened in a post. I would suggest to list the full urls of the duplicate targets when the dupe list is edited or ...
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Nothing happens when I press "Submit" on duplicate suggestion

For example, in this question.
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Can we fix the inaccuracy in the Help Center's article on duplicates?

The Help Center article on duplicates contains the following statement: The original question must have an answer; you cannot mark a question as a duplicate of an unanswered one. While this is ...
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Questions migrated from other sites, closed without rejecting the migration, and then locked incorrectly show the "migration rejected" notice

This question was migrated from a different site, then closed as a duplicate. Later on, it was locked for historical significance. The revision history shows it correctly, and the vote arrows and flag ...
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Popup error for existing duplicate original is obscured

If you try to add an existing duplicate original to the list while editing the list of duplicates you will see the error popup: But it is actually hidden under the select original window: ...
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Duplicate list "edit" link erroneously displayed on non-closed questions

Summary: A broken duplicate list "edit" link is shown to the author of a post in the "possible duplicate" banner when the author also has a gold tag badge and the question is flagged but not yet ...
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Plural issue for questions closed as duplicates

Self explained (I hope) picture below: App Version: 1.6.6 Device: iPad Air 2 (Wi-Fi) OS Version: Version 10.3.1 (Build 14E304)
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Trying to game the system should not break the system (aka need friendly errors when messing with dupehammer powers)

I wondered what will happen if I try to edit duplicate links of a question which is not even closed. So I browsed to this URL. I was expecting a friendly error like "This question is not closed", but ...
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Gold badge holder changes to duplicates are not displayed in iOS app

When gold badge holder is adding multiple questions using the new mechanism, the iOS app only shows a single duplicate (the original target). It would be great if all of the duplicate links were ...
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A return button for the new duplicate edit thing

The new duplicate edit thing is great! A bug/feature that caught my eye: When I go to the duplicate list edit menu but choose not to edit anything, there is no button to go back. I have to use the ...
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Add Link to questions in the revision note for duplicate question changes

When the duplicate list is edited currently the revision history just lists the post IDs of the duplicate list before and after the change: Can those post IDs be actual links to those questions? ...
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Error modal underlaps duplicate finder when attempting to add a second duplicate to a question

Steps to reproduce: Edit a duplicate question and attempt to add the same question as a second duplicate. Expected behavior: I should see an error telling me I can't add a question as a duplicate ...
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What is the difference between exact duplicate and just duplicate?

The questions Why does Meta Stack Exchange have privileges that don't have any effect? and Meta Meta Privilege were both marked as duplicates. However, one of them has a different "marked as ...
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Too many Shogs when viewing the close reason in the iOS app

This question appears to have been closed by three Shogs: Does this happen when a mod closes a question as a dupe of multiple questions? App Version: 1.6.3 (TestFlight) Device: iPhone 6 OS ...
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Marked as a duplicate, but of what?

This question has been closed as a duplicate, but does not link the dupe target on the question. I have no navigate to the post's edit history to see the dupe target.
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Automatic comment was not added when voting to close as duplicate

I voted to close this question as a duplicate of this one. By the time of voting to close, there wasn't any comment linking to that question, and it didn't appear in the "Linked" section. However, no ...
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Related questions in the sidebar which are closed as dupe of the question you're currently looking at results in poor UX for anonyomous users

On AskUbuntu, there is this question. In the sidebar, under "Linked questions", there is a link to this question, which has been closed as duplicate and merged with the first question. For anonymous, ...
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Duplicate on Possible Duplicate in a post

There is a post closed as Duplicate. But the Possible Duplicate content appears twice for the post, even the both links are pointed a same post. I never see a duplicate on possible duplicate content. ...
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Duplicate does not already have an answer

When looking at a duplicate question on the Android app, it says This question already has an answer here and then a link follows to the question of which the current is a duplicate. However, as ...
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Change "original tags" to "current tags" in the help center description of the dupehammer

The help center tells us the dupehammer works with the original tags of the question: A question can be closed as duplicate with a single vote from a moderator or a user who has earned a gold tag ...
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It looks like the duplicate banner changed. How does it work now?

I noticed this morning that posts that were closed with a gold badge dupe hammer have a new banner. A couple of examples of the new look are below. Is this a new change or just testing as I can't ...
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Circular duplicates strike again

It looks like this issue has come up before, and been resolved, but it just happened again on Travel.SE. Perhaps this is another corner case? These two questions are closed as duplicates of each other....
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Words and buttons are falling outside the new dupe window on mobile, rescue them!

I went to one of my question with a dupe vote pending and saw this nightmare: The button "That solved my problem" and phrase "No, my question is different. I will edit to explain how." are ...
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Can we clarify to the OP that their question is not yet closed and the duplicates are only suggestions?

I keep seeing custom flags in the queue from question askers who are incredibly irritated because there is a big, prominent box at the top of their question. It's just a list of other questions which ...
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Possible regression: Question's duplicate status disappears when refreshing an edited answer

I just experienced the exact symptoms described in this previously fixed bug on a brand new question on Stack Overflow. Note that while the symptoms were the same (the dupe notice disappearing), it ...
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Help us find duplicates efficiently

I have recently started using a new device and I am discovering Just how immensely helpful the various browser caches are on my earlier device for locating duplicates just how erm, poor the Closing->...
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Hammer indication missing when closing as dupe through the API

As we all know by now, when a power user is using a binding close vote, there is visual indication: However, as can be seen here, when I closed a question as duplicate via the iOS app that indication ...
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This (meta) question already has an answer here? Not really

Here in Meta Stack Exchange we can close a question as duplicate of a question without any answer whatsoever. I won't get into whether it's right or wrong, just stating this as a dry fact. For ...
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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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Subsequent duplicate close votes should automatically upvote the possible duplicate comment

When voting to close as a duplicate, an automatic comment is generated, that's good. But sometimes that comment is lost in the influx of other comments, not visible to viewers or sometimes the OP (...
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Falsely duplicate question on stackoverflow [duplicate]

I asked this question in stackoverflow and it was marked as a duplicate, which made sense, I guess I should 've mentioned I had already looked at that answer and it didn't help. I edited the question ...
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Close as duplicate fails on HTTPS links

When closing a question as a duplicate there is a text box which says: "search, or enter a question link or numeric id". You can copy and paste a question link into here, but this fails if the URL ...
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Duplicate questions show up as "on hold" and "closed" in recently deleted questions

In my recently deleted questions, those that have been marked as duplicates show up as "[on hold]" or "[closed]", which should show up as "[duplicate]". Examples: A question that was marked as a ...
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Unable to close as duplicate on Meta

When I try to close a question as duplicate, it fails at the point where I am to enter the URL of the duplicate. The look up of that URL fails with the message “An error occurred while searching; ...
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Duplicate questions show up as "closed" in search results

In search results, a duplicate question shows up with "[closed]" appended to its title instead of the expected "[duplicate]": However, when I click on the question, it shows up correctly: This has ...
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Profile page shows duplicates as "on hold" or "closed"

I just noticed that a question of mine that was closed as a duplicate shows on my profile as [closed] instead of [duplicate]. I looked at other profiles and saw the same, duplicates were [on hold] or ...
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When I flag a question as a duplicate it says 404 [duplicate]

We are having an error with the flag as duplicate radio box. It never fills out, but just says 404. If one of the developers could take a look at this, that would be great.
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There's no way to tell if a question has been marked as duplicate in Android app

Same as There's no way to tell if a question has been closed, there must be an indication saying that this question is marked as Duplicate otherwise android app user can't come to know about it. And ...
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Request to switch which question is a duplicate of the other

The two questions are: Change the URI (URL) for a remote Git repository How can I change the remote/target repository URL on Windows? The first is currently closed as a duplicate of the second one, ...
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Meta duplicates don't require an answer. Don't suggest there is one when that's not true

This request was sparked by this particular question. The vote to close as a duplicate on meta, in contrast to the main site, does not require for the duplicate to have an answer. Yet, the closure ...
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Close as duplicate dialog: Accepted, highest-voted answer not shown

I voted to close a question as a duplicate of this question. After entering the URL, the close dialog displays the question and its answers. In this dialog, I could only see 10 of the 12 answers (one ...
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This closure would result in the 'duplicate of' navigation only leading in a circle, except it wouldn't

I tried to close this question (#1) as a dup of this question (#2), but SO told me: If you want to stop me from creating dup chains then, well I disagree with that, but I can at least accept it. But ...
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Circular duplicate link allowed

Circular duplicate links didn't used to be allowed, but I just did it: How to access the system tray using the keyboard? How to access (or switch between) tray icons with shortcut in windows?
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Why does the duplicate header not show up in the off-topic-close dialog?

When voting to close, the duplicate header does not show up in the preview: Steps to reproduce: Find a closed (as duplicate) question (f.e. this one) Find another question Vote to close as duplicate ...