Questions tagged [exact-duplicates]

This tag is referring to the process of identifying and closing questions that are duplicates of another question.

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Is a puzzle identification question duplicate of the puzzle itself

Question:Trying to find a water measuring puzzle The above question was an identification request which was closed as a duplicate to this. While it is true that this question was in fact the puzzle ...
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At what point is a question a duplicate?

I recently asked The devil virus, which got put on hold for being too broad. I narrowed the question down and gave a hint, and now people are saying it's a duplicate of James Bond : No Access. I agree ...
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Water, gas, electricity puzzle

The question Connect 3 houses with 3 wells is a duplicate of a question I'm almost certain we've already had on the site. Searching for "gas is:question" or "connect is:question" or "overlap is:...
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Asking your question from another site

If you asked a puzzle like question about a specific topic (such as a puzzle about math on the mathematics site, or Chess on the Chess site) and it wasn't received well, is it alright to still ask it ...
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Are questions that change the premise slightly duplicates?

To date, we've seen many questions that are almost exactly duplicates of each other - the logic used to solve the puzzles is exactly the same, but the words, quantities, values, etc. may be slightly ...