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How should we handle canonical Q&As?

The tag canonical is somewhat clunky. It’s a meta tag (it’s not about the question's content but about what we think of it) and it’s prone to abuse by askers, possibly resulting in edit wars. I ...
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How many times are we going to answer the conflation and PPI question?

It isn't. We should mark these as duplicates, provided there is a good Q&A to refer the dupes to. I'm open to suggestions.
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How should we handle questions comparing a logo made to other logos?

I've created a canonical post that we can now use to close questions regarding this topic with. I think we should also close the past posts mentioned in the question as a dupe of this canonical.
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Duplicated question with another solution

Add a new answer to the old question and mark the new one as duplicate. This way there's only one question asked, with updated answers. If the OP is still around and we're lucky to grab their ...
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How should we handle questions comparing a logo made to other logos?

I kind of think it's bad form to prevent all those excellent answers from the past gaining rep. They took the time to answer the question. They shouldn't be locked out of votes due to the questions ...
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How should we handle questions comparing a logo made to other logos?

To reiterate what I already said in Chat: I agree, we should have a canonical Q to link to as dupes. I think this one has great answers, but is not really an exact match: Is there any service where ...
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Making a canonical question about pixels and resolution

Excellent Idea, I think the fact that it's quite broad and one question is useful for a canonical question (It will be easier to keep track of it etc). It's one (broad) question that covers (almost) ...
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How should we handle canonical Q&As?

(Note: I am relatively new to this particular community but experienced in the workings of SE from my contributions on Unix & Linux SE.) Please, no meta tags. If a tag can't be used as the ONLY ...
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How should we handle canonical Q&As?

I would suggest maybe "general-information" as a better tag name. Not only because anyone will know what "general-information" means.... many may not be familiar with "canonical". .... and ...
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