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Enforcement of Quality Standards

The real problem with so-called low quality questions and answers (which are often duplicates) is that the incentive system is set up to encourage it. If a user has several tens or hundreds of ...
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Enforcement of Quality Standards

My concern, while related to another answer, is the timing of such things. I have seen many times in the past on others', and again today even on an answer I gave, a near-rabid rapid descent of the ...
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Duplicates allowed from years ago, but mine are not

Positive aspects of duplicates One can also look at the positives when a question is closed as a duplicate. When asking a question on Mathematics Stack Exchange, the OP is usually interested in ...
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Duplicates allowed from years ago, but mine are not

I too was frustrated by this effect earlier, and, I think I can give a plausible explanation. For a new question, there are more people seeing it than an old one. Since the statement of intent of the ...
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Why can't I edit a new question in place of a duplicate?

If you have a new question, ask it in a new post. It is inappropriate to replace a closed post with a different question, particularly when others have taken time to comment and/or answer the initial ...
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