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What to do with useful answers to questions closed as duplicates (or by some other reasons)?

Per the OP's request I am posting information from the above comments as an answer. (Although personally I think that this addresses the OP's concerns only partially.) In some cases questions can be ...
Martin Sleziak's user avatar
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Can’t vote to close question as duplicate of question without an answer

I will quote from the help center - the part about duplicates: In general, the original question must have an answer; questions may only be marked as duplicates of unanswered questions (a) on meta ...
Martin Sleziak's user avatar
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Can’t vote to close question as duplicate of question without an answer

This is just me recording my thoughts as to why, for MathOverflow, voting to close a question as a duplicate of an unanswered question should be an option. MathOverflow is a bit different from other ...
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What is the procedure to initiate merging of questions?

We have merged questions before. I seem to remember doing this many years ago in order to remove some unwanted consequence of a bounty (but I am unable to find the relevant discussion on the tea site)...
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