I have a question I am curious about: call it $Q$.
There exists a posted question $P$ on MO which asks my question $Q$. More precisely, $P$ states a series of (slightly vague) questions, one of which is very clearly $Q$.
The poser of $P$ has accepted an answer to $P$. However, neither this answer nor the other answers/comments to $P$ point towards an answer to $Q$.
Should I post my question $Q$ (being more explicit than $P$ in what I want for an answer, in hopes that this will stimulate some response), thus taking the risk that it will be unceremoniously squashed as a "duplicate" (and it certainly would be a duplicate)?
Should I edit $P$ to indicate that some part of it really hasn't been answered (though it seems rude to edit someone else's question this way, and it would still have an accepted answer)?
Should I do something else?
Should I just give up?