How to suggest a similar question when we find a possible duplicate, or when it is answered in another thread, as show in the following dialog?

Similar question suggested dialog

Is there a privilege associated with this action?

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Yes, it is a privilege, called flagging, granted in this site at 15 rep. You flag a post as a duplicate if you feel it has been already answered.

Flag posts

Privilege type: Moderation privilege
Awarded at: 15 reputation

What is flagging?

Flagging is a way of bringing inappropriate content to the attention of the community. The currently implemented flag types are the following:


  1. Flag to close (questions only)
    1. Duplicate question

You need one more upvote to get this privilege.

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