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Canonical question on Indian passport damage

We have a plethora of questions on this site asking for advice about damaged Indian passport. The damage comes in wide varities - threading coming off, torn pages, water/other smears or detached cover....
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Can we actually merge questions along with their answers, rather than marking one as a dupe of another?

Sometimes a newer question gets a better answer before it's discovered that a similar question was answered previously. If the newer question is marked as a dupe of the older question, most people ...
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Is it time for a canonical engagement ring question?

We have: Bringing engagement ring to singapore which was bought in germany Buying an engagement ring in the US and bringing it to Australia If I don't declare a not-yet-used engagement ring at ...
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Creating a canonical question for Visa Run - does it make sense?

I've just posted a question basically about whether or not it is allowed to reenter a country in South America twice within a short period of time. Admittedly, this question is based on a statement, ...
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If I have a more general answer, should I create a new general question?

We recently had Does a US permanent resident need a tourist visa to visit Mexico?, which asks whether a Jordanian citizen who is a US permanent resident needs a visa to visit Mexico. In fact, as it ...
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Proposal: canonical question for post-submission anxiety

Proposal We often see questions from people suffering from "post-submission anxiety." (Not sure if this is a real term or a TravelSE-ism.) Most of these questions are closed for various reasons -- ...
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Question about name mismatches

I just approved a first question, but I had an hard time deciding what to do. Basically it's a more of the same "name on document A does not match name on document B". I think it's a duplicate as we ...
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Proposed canonical on UK visa supporting documents

Update 4 May 2017 Having accomplished all of the necessary etiquette and community protocols by this Q/A to META, the articles were posted to TSE itself. It's at: What supporting documents should I ...
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Proposed canonical on V 4.2 a+c (and sometimes e)

Update 23 April 2017 Having accomplished all of the necessary etiquette and community protocols by this Q/A to META, the articles were posted to TSE itself. It's at: UK visa refusal on V 4.2 a + c (...
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UK visas overview community wiki to avoid duplicates

We are getting a lot of UK visa questions here and the high number of already existing questions and answers makes it hard to keep track at times. Let's create a community wiki to track all the ...
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Canonical “do I need to recheck luggage?” question

The question of whether one needs to recheck luggage at an intermediate stop on a multileg journey seems to show up at least once every other day, if not more often. Do we have a canonical question we ...
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Schengen overview community wiki to avoid duplicates

We are getting a lot of visa questions here and the high number of already existing questions and answers makes it hard to keep track at times. My feeling after being on the site for a while is that ...
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Netiquette for summarizing other answers in a new answer

This question is the go-to duplicate thread for any flight-search engine question on Travel SE. It has 10+ answers and at least for me (and I guess fresh users as well) that is too much scrolling down ...
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Authoritative question about layover checkins

We frequently get nearly identical "Can I check additional luggage during a layover in X?" questions. A few random examples: Is it possible to check in an additional piece of luggage in Singapore on ...
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“application-status” tag

There is a very good chance that all incoming questions about how to know the status of a UK visa application can be marked as a duplicate as soon as it is posted. If you see a new (UK) question about ...
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The definitive “how to travel with multiple passports” Q&A

We get a lot of questions about "I have passports X and Y, how do I travel from A to B", and while the combinations are near-infinite, the basic answers boil down into a few possible scenarios. Joel ...
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Go-to questions for visa refusal

Would it make sense to compile a canonical question and answer to advise people on what to do if their visa is refused? As far as I can see there are a set of reasons which are always quoted by ...
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Do I need a transit visa?

In the spirit of One Schengen Visa Question to Rule them All, I recommend that we create some standard transit visa questions. I don't think we can make this one question for everywhere, but we can ...