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What should we do when a question posted on DataScience is a duplicate of a question posted on CrossValidated?

Cross-posting of the same exact question on two Stack Exchange sites is not allowed. What should you do? Leave a comment on both posts indicating that it was a cross-post and informing the poster ...
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Custom flag for cross-posting was declined with puzzling justification

I re-flagged the question with an identical reasoning, and this time it was indeed deleted, so the rejection of the first flag was probably a moderator mistake (although arguably it should have been ...
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Identical question posted here and on Cross-Validated

Good catch. What should you do in these kinds of situations? Leave a comment on both posts indicating that it was a cross-post and informing the poster about the "no cross-posting" policy. Then, ...
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What should we do when a question posted on DataScience is a duplicate of a question posted on CrossValidated?

Ideally one copy gets closed, but we can only close questions on this end. If it makes more sense on CV, mark it as duplicate. If it makes more sense here, flag it as duplicate on CV. You can leave a ...
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