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12 votes

Can I forsake my superpowers?

First and foremost: You are not alone feeling/thinking that on some occasions you would prefer only to cast an ordinary vote! I don't think you can forsake the superpowers, but you can use them ...
Jyrki Lahtonen's user avatar
11 votes
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How close a match we need to close a recurring question as a duplicate?

The OP asked in original version (now substantially rewritten a further from a rant): "Am I the only one concerned about duplicates?" My answer to this would be certainly not, as witnessed by many ...
Martin Sleziak's user avatar
6 votes

How close a match we need to close a recurring question as a duplicate?

I had posted a Comment on Remainder when dividing $13^{3530}$ with $12348$ suggesting one (potential) duplicate/closely related Question. I'll share my thought about where the line might be drawn in ...
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How close a match we need to close a recurring question as a duplicate?

The following is just my personal opinion The question is: What makes a duplicate? I don't think it is easy to provide a clear cut answer. There will be some disagreements and grey area questions ...
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How close a match we need to close a recurring question as a duplicate?

A summary of what I have learned/observed from the responses and the discussion in this thread (thanks all) up to June 22nd: Many users have argued against the use of so called abstract duplicates as ...
Jyrki Lahtonen's user avatar
2 votes

How close a match we need to close a recurring question as a duplicate?

My opinion: $A$ should be closed a duplicate of $B$ iff answers to $B$ are complete and appropriate answers to the question asked in $A$ (ignoring everything else). So in particular: Most forms ...
Caleb Stanford's user avatar

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