Should a question be closed if the issue is a duplicate but the question is asked differently. Example: this question here and this question here where caused by the same issue but the way the questions were asked could make it hard for someone else coming along to find it. It felt wrong answering it again but I thought there might be value in leaving it in case others ran into it in the future?
One thing I want to be clear about, though, is that duplication is not necessarily bad. Quite the contrary -- some duplication is desirable. There’s often benefit to having multiple subtle variants of a question around, as people tend to ask and search using completely different words, and the better our coverage, the better odds people can find the answer they’re looking for. And isn't that, really, the whole point of this exercise?
Furthermore, it's OK for duplicate questions to have duplicate answers. While you could argue that the duplicate questions could all be merged into one question with a "master" set of answers, this is kind of irritating from the perspective of the user looking for an answer. Put yourself in their shoes. Instead of finding ...
Gonna stop worrying about it!