I try to flag a question as duplicate. When I add the title on the search bar, it doesn't return the one I want to mark with.

The question I want to vote for closing

How to merge two csv files using multiprocessing with python pandas

And the question I try to find during the voting process

merge 2 dataframe with Memory Error

This is what I get

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1 Answer 1


The Stack Exchange search is notoriously weak. The duplicate search even more so. A reliable work around that I use is to get the question ID and use it in the search box.

You can get the question ID from the address bar:

Fetching Question ID

Then you can use the ID in the duplicate close selection search box:

Entering Question ID

  • $\begingroup$ This. Been there multiple times. So, can vouch for Stephen's approach :D $\endgroup$
    – Dawny33
    Aug 19, 2019 at 4:13

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