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What to do with two questions posted as one? [duplicate]

I recently saw this question, which asks to prove two (completely) different inequalities. I'm sure there are many more examples of questions which are basically two different questions in one. What ...
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List of comment templates

Inspired by this question on meta.cstheory.SE. The post at meta.Tex.SE is quite impressive. We often leave generic comments to OP and answer posters such as "if this is a homework, please add a tag," ...
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The duplicate thread

This thread is intended to help with closure of duplicates. The main use case are situations where a first attempt at duplicate closure was not successful.1 The creation of this thread was decided ...
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Is it ok if I have many extremely short, and “elementary” questions to ask on Stack, and I just merged them in 1 question?

They may or may not be of similar topics. I am afraid I would spam up the site and push other more important questions to the bottom, if I listed them as individual questions... And I have about 20 ...
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Asking multiple-choice questions

Should phrasing questions as multiple-choice be discouraged? In general, would it be justified to edit questions to remove lists of proposed answers (e.g. a, b, c, d)? It seems to me that including ...
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One question at a time?

I have asked a question at academia.stackexchange with three sub-questions recently and I was told that it was not proper there. I just wonder if it is acceptable if one asks multiple (related) ...
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Will split question feature be useful?

I often encounter situation when a new user is posting several absolutely non correlated questions as a single quetion. As the result we get a bunch of non-enlightening answers which are very short ...
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Should there be a close reason for questions with detrimentally narrow scope (“too localised”)?

Background We used to have the close reason "too localised", whose text was: This question is unlikely to ever help any future visitors; it is only relevant to a small geographic area, a specific ...
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Best way to ask multiple questions

Sometimes when I sit down for a lengthy review session I find with many questions that I can't solve, and especially if it's on a weekend I won't have TA/Professors to ask, so I typically bring them ...
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What to do with questions that ask more than one question?

From time to time, we get questions such as this one that ask two separate questions, whose answers are unlikely to have much in common, and for which people are likely to be interested in answering ...
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A strange event about duplicate questions

Recently, a question was asking to prove two things, say theorem A and theorem B. Someone proposed to close the question, since there there were another question asking to prove theorem A with an ...
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How many lines get allocated to “intro to a question” under Questions tab?

I was surprised to see more lines than usual allocated to this question. How does that happen?
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On closing questions as duplicates of “multi-questions”

Call a "multi-question" a question where a user asks two or more questions which are independent of one another, in the sense that they can be answered without reference to one another. For example, ...
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What to do with Questions that are only partial duplicates of one or more other Questions? What about “multipart” Questions?

I recently encountered a Question that was closed as a duplicate of another, but matched it only partly, so I voted to reopen and made a reopen request. Still, it isn't the first time that I've ...