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Why is the close-as-duplicate policy so aggressive, and should we change it?

This has been on my mind for some time, and I'd actually previously written up something to post here, but I dropped it until the discussion on the following question: What is Tolkien trying to say ...
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What is so wrong about TVTropes?

Why so many people uses so many times a bold or an italic font (or both), often with many exclamation points at the end, to warn people, that link is pointing to TVTropes? What is so wrong about this ...
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Does this Meta policy overrule our Meta?

This answer references this Meta:SE post, claiming that that Stack Exchange policy is to close questions only if the questions themselves are duplicates, not if an answer to one question contains an ...
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Why are questions considered duplicates although they ask different things?

I'm all for closing redundant questions as dupes, and we do seem to have series of questions asking similar things, but observe question number one: I am not interested in the movies, just the TV ...
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How can this question be a duplicate of a question that is not at all the same question?

This question was closed as a duplicate of this question. The reason stated was that the the answers to the latter question address the former question as well. The problem is that the two questions ...
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Should questions tagged as duplicates because of an answer be treated different?

I haven't posted in about a year so please bare with me if I'm not following proper protocol. I asked a question yesterday and immediately it was flagged as a duplicate question. I commented below why ...
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Should this question be marked as duplicate because an unrelated question has the answer?

I recently asked the question Was Narcissa Malfoy a Death Eater?. To my surprise, it was marked as a duplicate of What Happened to the Malfoys after the Second Wizarding War?, despite them seeming to ...
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Why was this question reopened?

This question was posed by enderland: Wasn't Rey cold on Starkiller base? Shouldn't this have impacted her somehow? And it was promptly closed (by myself) as a dupe of this one: Why does ...
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Not a dupe closed as dupe

I asked a question specifically looking for a canon source to Vogon Poet's claim that humans are immune to Pokemon attacks. Are humans officially immune to Pokemon attacks? I clearly linked to the ...
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General Question About Dupes [duplicate]

This question could maybe be applied to any SE page, in theory, but I've seen a certain type of situation pop up on SFF several times: Are two questions with the same answer considered duplicates, ...