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Should “lock screen with ads” questions be marked as a duplicate to a single one?

I recently edited the question "How to know what is causing a weird lock screen with ads to show up?" and realized that this might be closed as a duplicate of "What is this lock screen with ads and ...
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How do I close an answer?

Sometimes I flag an answer because it is irrelevant or it is spam. But when I check my helpful flag stats, it is marked as rejected with a comment to Close it instead. I have 12K rep, but I don't ...
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Please help users to clarify their questions

I often see questions in the close queue that people have VTC'ed or flagged as "unclear what you're asking" without leaving a comment. I've adopted my own policy about this, and I'd like to see more ...
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When should I cast a down vote on a question I vote to close?

I decided to cast a close vote on a question. Should I also down vote the question? When is it good practice to also down vote?
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Questions about writing applications vs Belongs to StackOverflow in Vote to Close

There seems to be little differentiation between these two: it doesn't belong here, or it is a duplicate... > off-topic because... > Questions about writing and publishing Android apps.. it doesn't ...
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Can we go easy on the Votes to Close?

The Vote to Close Review queue has been awfully active lately. While there are indeed some crap questions in there that need to be closed, there are some others that make me scratch my head. Our rule ...
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How can I vote to close a question as duplicate, which as no upvoted or accepted answer?

I have been trying to vote to close this question which had a duplicate... How did someone originally select it as a duplicate and vote-close? Is there something that I am missing...?
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Should we go back and close the unanswerable questions in the old Unanswered backlog?

I took a peek at the oldest Unaswered questions and most of them are either Too Localized or Not Real Questions (and thus impossible to ever answer) or Shopping Requests (thus not constructive or Off ...