I don't know why I'm even bothering doing this...
Let's look at the sequence of events:
- You posted your original question.
- For better or worse, it was deemed as being off-topic.
- Another user fixed the title of the question in an effort to focus it on what a number of us perceived the intention of the question to be.
- You rolled back the edit.
- The question was closed again.
- You opened a meta question decrying this, calling everyone "robots" and "dick".
- After much talking at you, and you refusing to even acknowledge anyone's points, you made mention that you might edit the question back.
- In chat, Michael mentioned possibly re-posting a new, clear version of the question, as we all felt it a good one, fundamentally.
- You popped into chat and told us that we could edit the question if we wanted to.
- Speaking only for myself, I told you that I had no interest in doing so.
- Hours pass. You have not edited your question, or given any futher indication you intend to.
- Michael Edenfield sees the question has not been edited or re-opened, and chooses to proceed to open a new version of the question.
- Your original question is opened and then closed as a dupe so that it points to the new version.
Which question should have been closed as a dupe?
Yours asks if it can transport without destruction. Michael's takes that and refines it - asking if it can transport from underground - what are its limitations? Is consent involved? Does it pull an unwilling person?
Michael's is a more robust question that would serve to garner a more complete answer.
Based on discussion here, we keep the question that shows more value to the community, and not necessarily the older one. As such, it makes sense that your original question be closed as the duplicate.
How is the closure reason applicable here?
This is an issue that has been mentioned a handful of times on Meta. The close reason could definitely use tweaking - in part, for reasons you're running into here. The other issue we bump against is that we close questions as dupes when the answers match, even if the questions aren't exactly the same.
But if you want to get that changed, you'll need to bring that up in a separate meta discussion.
How should you deal with plagiarism?
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That said, site etiquette is to treat the OP as the owner, and generally abide by their wishes as far as the content of their posts are concerned. We have had instances where exact copy/pastes have been deleted, but a re-written version of your question is 100% within anyone's rights.