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If an answer works for two different questions, should we mark the new question as a duplicate?

Sometimes, an answer for a question A also works for a question B. While question A & B are different questions and are not really duplicates (as questions), but the answer is an answer for both. ...
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Should we be encouraging others to break the law?

What are the options to travel to Mecca or Jabal al-Nour as a non-Muslim? I feel needs broader discussion. This answer encourages a traveler to break the law saying: What's the maximum that can ...
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Too short? But there's nothing to say

So https://travel.stackexchange.com/a/43694/4188 is marked for deletion for being too short. However a) it's not a comment, it's a complete, standalone, little known answer b) there's nothing more to ...
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Removing / editing / closing / obsoleting out of date questions?

Doc raised an interesting point about questions which are out of date (eg law changes for electronics on airplanes, visa rule changes) which google will still find on here. This has come up before ...
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Is one answer per country acceptable?

As I was commenting on a question about international travel, I mentioned to the OP that it would have been easier if he or she have had added country information (in the question or in the tags). I ...
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Answer advocating breaking laws in a foreign country

This answer to "UAE now banning VPN access - fines of up to $545,000? Any workarounds?" advocates breaking the law in a foreign country. Does it require deletion or a disclaimer stating it is not ...