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How to ask a question that has been asked before but not given a full answer

The usual accepted approach on all SE sites is to ask the question your way and include a link to the existing question that you feel doesn't give an acceptable answer. State in your question why you ...
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A regular user failed to flag a question that was duplicated a week ago

Everything has now been migrated to Superuser. I have voted to close the second question as a duplicate of the first there. All of the answers migrated over. We could certainly debate the decisions ...
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Is "Un-stick sticky search bar (like on YouTube or Facebook)" a canonical question?

I think that you should post a new question instead of adding a response to the referred one as it's too broad, IMHO, because it's not about a specific web app while yours is. On the other hand, the ...
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If two questions have the same answer, are they duplicates and should they be merged?

It depends. If the two questions are essentially the same, just worded differently, then yes, one should be marked as a duplicate of the other. If they're two distinct questions, then no, they ...
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What question should be used (or set) as the canonical question for questions about split/transpose column values?

The oldest question looks to be Google sheets split multi-line cell into new rows (+ duplicate surrounding row entries) IMHO, besides it's the oldest one, it's good as a faq because it already ...
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If two questions have the same answer, are they duplicates and should they be merged?

In general, if the same really great and fabulous answer applies to another question, that question should be marked as duplicate of the question having it. Questions are important because set the ...
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