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How do we handle answers in which there was already an identical existing answer?

It seems to me like I can pop into any random question, and unless it's a borderline case, there's always one answer that is duplicated 3-4 times throughout. Some pertinent cases: How to convince my ...
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Both question go to the same link

I was searching for a question I read last week because want to share with my brother. The problem is when you search the term "chess" the question I want appear on the first position (because is the ...
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Could we benefit from the "Too many answers already" warning the workplace uses to prevent outright duplicate answers?

So currently many questions on IPS get lots and lots of answers, some of which are duplicated with others. This isn't necessarily bad, but I think we could use the same strategy (with modified ...
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Should the same questions coming from different cultures be considered as duplicates?

As we all know, we have started to include culture/country in the questions asked on main site and ask others to do the same. Though, this is a good idea to get rid of answers that won't work in a ...
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Should we have a greater latitude on duplicates?

This: How to follow up with someone who lost a loved one? came up in the review queue as a possible duplicate of this: How to enquire about someone after they learned bad news? They could be ...
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