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Why did posting once end up with two posts? [duplicate]

I posted a question on a stack exchange site. It ended up with two identical posts. After typing the post in the edit box, I don't think I hit the post button twice. Even if I hit the post button ...
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Duplicate "This post has been deleted and is no longer viewable" banner when reviewing a first answer

When reviewing a first answer, you only see the answer and its comments on the 'Answer' tab; nothing related to the question. However, if both the question and the answer get deleted while reviewing, ...
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Duplicated votes are being cleaned up

It was reported on MSO that it is possible for a user to upvote or downvote more than once on a single post (resulting in reputation changes for the author for each vote). After some data examination, ...
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Two identical questions - how is it possible? [duplicate]

I encountered today two exactly identical questions posted at the same time: error when setting -genome_size for windowmasker error when setting -genome_size for windowmasker I was under the ...
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Question posted twice despite following the question posting process only once [duplicate]

I followed the question posting process, and at the end saw that it posted 2 questions: Does any tendon in humans receive a high amount of blood supply? Or is the property of not receiving a large ...
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Leaderboard on Hat Dash showing triplicates?

When I was looking at the 'Overall Statistics' section of the hat dash leaderboard, for the entire winter bash, I came across the following: I am pretty sure this is an error, as they all have the ...
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Why was I able to post two identical answers to the same question 6 seconds apart?

Earlier today, I answered this question on Law.SE. When I posted my answer, I received a maintenance error page. Assuming that my post had failed, I refreshed the page to resubmit it, and was ...
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Double booked - User bookmarking question recorded twice

In this user's profile (bookmarks) one user is shown as having bookmarked this question twice: This doesn't appear to be the same question as: Was there a brief system glitch which caused some ...
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Was there a brief system glitch which caused some questions to be posted twice? [duplicate]

On Math SE, I saw there were 2 questions from 2 different users which were both repeated about a minute apart from each other, interlaced among each other, as shown below: In case anybody wishes to ...
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Sometimes, two identical copies of the same question get posted at the same time despite only submitting once

I've noticed that with the new question asking form, sometimes, attempting to submit a question will post two identical copies of the same question. I've had this happen to me once before (double post)...
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