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How do you search for duplicates?

Sometimes I am really surprised how fast are the duplicates of new question found, given that we have vast amount of questions here. I hope posting this question here can be useful and can lead to ...
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Let's require registration to ask a question

More than two years after http://meta.math.stackexchange.com/q/4569/, this may be the time for reconsideration. A brief update: In July 2012, when the aforementioned discussion took place, the site ...
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Consider giving better titles to the questions you answered… especially right after you answer them

This is a proposal inspired by the overwhelming number of questions with uninformative titles on the site. Such titles tend to contain words like question, anyone, help, doubt, easy, exercise, ...
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How to bump someone else's old, unanswered question that's exactly the question I want to ask?

On the main site, there's an old, unanswered question that's exactly the same question I'd like to ask. Is there some way to bump it? And what would meta be without a meta-conversation: I've read ...
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Questions posted on Math.SE and other SE sites

How should questions that are posted (by the same asker) on Math.SE and another Stack Exchange site be handled? The general Stack Exchange policy is that multi-posting is strongly discouraged. On ...
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Related questions on sidebar missing

I noticed yesterday in a couple of questions and today in this one that, at least on my screen, the related questions are missing. Why is this? Why does it only happen sometimes? Can I do it in such ...
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Should some unanswered computer science questions be migrated to CS.SE?

I know that some parts of theoretical computer science are on-topic here. There is now a Stack Exchange site dedicated to computer science. While this does not affect the scope of Math.SE, it might ...
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There needs to be a clean way of dealing with abstract duplicates.

(Edited) I found that these four question are very similar: (One) (Two) (Three) (Four), and are abstract duplicates in my opinion. However each question is "slightly" different then the next, ...
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Problem : You have reached your question limit

When I try to ask a question, my Mathematics Stack Exchange account says that I have reached my question limit and should fix my previous posts. But I don't have clue how should I fix my previous ...