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Please change automatic duplicate comment to be more polite

We get a lot of duplicate questions from new users. We want to mark those as duplicates, but not scare off those new users. Right now, the automatic duplicate message is neutral, but rather brusque. ...
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Reopen question about DSLR video rail systems

The question What is a "rail system"? What about rods? was closed as a duplicate of What is a focusing rail?. Since the former is about rail systems used to mount additional equipment (e.g. ...
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do we really need two “favorite inspiration” wiki questions?

What is your favourite photographic inspiration? Which photographer do you find inspirational? These seem to be very very similar, to the point there are a few answers that are duplicated. Merge and ...
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sensor cleaning question — split out the part about best way to clean?

Michael Clark and I disagree about an edit to How does automatic sensor cleaning work?. I think it's a good question, but that the end bit about the most effective and safe way overall is already well ...
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Correct process to dispute duplicate

I'm new to PSE and wondered what the usual procedure is to dispute being marked as a duplicate? Oddly I've never disputed one on Stack Overflow. The "duplicate" is for a similar but different problem ...
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Sorting out the tilt-shift questions

These two: What's the best way to create a tilt-shift photograph? How to get a miniature effect on pictures without special equipment? are effectively duplicates. The first asks a broad question ...
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Duplicate shallow-DOF questions…

Hmmm. I flagged this: How to choose a lens to get a shallow DOF effect? asking it to be merged into this: Can I get a shallow DOF using a kit lens? Because apart from camera brand and models vs. ...