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Is question-linking a part of a privilege? Which one? Or is that done through some other mechanism?

The "linked questions" in the sidebar is the domain of ...whom? From the [linked-questions] tag excerpt: The "Linked Questions" sidebar is a user-generated list of related questions shown when ...
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How should we manage questions that have very different answers per version of macOS?

I think finding a solution for somebody is more relevant than hunting all (possible) duplicates down. I'd rather find two complete different answers for a quite similar question than finding a closed ...
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Why can’t we flag as duplicate a question with no answer?

This restriction has a few exceptions: it doesn't apply on Meta sites when both questions are asked by the same user for ♦ moderators Therefore, using a custom moderator flag is a good option. ...
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Dupe question... but answers are extremely different

I don't have a Touch Bar model, so using the menu bar as equivalent. Your question has a mismatch between the title and the concluding question. The title invites questions in "Linked" items which ...
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How should we manage questions that have very different answers per version of macOS?

we should have all the answers for all the versions in one question, rather than a separate question for each version of macOS In short, yes. TL;DR Apple changes things with each revision of their ...
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Seemingly duplicate answer by another poster

The entire Q&A is unfortunate since there already exists a duplicate question (which this question is now closed and points towards). However, ignoring that, if I had caught the duplicate answer ...
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How should we be closing or not closing accountsd using 400% CPU type questions on 10.15.6 and newer?

My gut reaction is we should pick one of the new questions and update an answer and link to the old question since Apple clearly had a rash of this in late September where the daemon was triggered and ...
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Question led to a followup question — asked in separate question, marked duplicate

Your first question wasn‘t answered, it got some comments from other users to help you shape your question. The preferable course of action in such cases is to edit the question to give it more focus ...
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Request to merge questions on slow Finder updating

Initially I wasn't ready to merge all answers from this question: Screenshot taking a very long time to appear on desktop And move them to this question: Capturing screenshots on macOS Sierra is ...
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How to close obvious duplicate

Thanks, I've reached out to the user. Moderators can cancel bounties if needed.
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Inconsistent thumbnail generation in Finder?

If you think you have the same problem as described in an existing question but none of the answers worked for you, there is always the option to use the „Ask Question“ button to ask a new question. ...
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Inconsistent thumbnail generation in Finder?

thanks for raising a point here. Are you saying the decision to limit comments to accounts with reputation is broken or that the rep limit chosen is wrong? The best way to enter the conversation is ...
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