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If we want to take a firmer line:— Moderators can close the cross-site duplicate using a custom reason (neater than using an inappropriate default close reason). If we think there's value in keeping it here purely to link to the duplicate on another site, we can up-vote it, which will protect it from automatic deletion. In fact any user can vote, up or down, ...


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Once links to the cross-site duplicates have been provided, there doesn't seem to be a pressing need to close the question if it's squarely on-topic at this site; potential answerers can now decide whether or not they want to write an answer in full cognizance of actual or potential answers elsewhere, as @mdewey's answer points out. (The notion that a ...


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From my point of view the main reason I dislike cross posting is the potential waste of my time and that of other users answering some question which has already been answered elsewhere. Given that the comments which the OP has posted specifying the cross posts are very helpful as I would not answer any question where I saw such comments. It seems less ...


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It is difficult to read what your question is about. Your introduction is: I really like the truncated normal but I want to make it discrete. I need a discrete distribution and I hate approximations (the best fit for my data is truncated normal but my data are discrete [0,25]) I am fixated on the kernel and the nice relations and ratios of the different ...


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