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“Proper attribution” for non-original puzzles: a guide

Why do we care about attribution? Very simply, we don’t want to host plagiarism on the site. Any puzzle which you yourself did not make must be properly attributed. (Attribution of “I made this puzzle”...
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Should we close questions as "cross-site duplicates"?

No, this shouldn't be a close reason. Each individual SE site's scope and policies should exist in a vacuum, separate from other sites. Of course there are some network-wide policies which we have to ...
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Closing of questions seems very inconsistent

As the person who casts the first vote on a lot of "Speculative Answers" questions... Is there something fundamentally wrong with just the sheer number of answers ... why not close all ...
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Why is "Just Some Lines To Me" closed?

That's what the post notice says when a custom close reason is used. In this question's case, that reason was: Having seen a pretty-much complete answer I'm voting to close, as this is a multi-stage ...
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Closing of questions seems very inconsistent

Writing a puzzle is like building a castle. Bear with me, this analogy gets stretchy. Assume each answer is an attempt to gain entry, and that we say each castle should only have one valid entrance ...
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Should we close questions as "cross-site duplicates"?

Just found this meta post, so just to chip in with my original thinking when writing that close reason: if it were any other site on the internet where an earlier version of the puzzle were found ...
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