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Regarding duplication of chemistry stackexchange content on other forums for money?

Well, every time you copy people's answers for your own benefit, a tiny piece of your own soul dies, so that might be sufficient punishment for these people (or at least part of the punishment). (I'm ...
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This question isn't a duplicate, and should not have been closed on that basis

As per OP's request in the comments the question Why exactly the vapor pressure decreases when a non-volatile solute is added to a pure solvent? has been re-opened.
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I posted a question in Physics StackExchange: Is it ok to post it here as well?

Cross-posting is not considered the correct way to go on Stack Exchange. Or anywhere on the internet, to be a little more precise. The idea is that you want all answers to be in a single common spot, ...
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What should happen to the unanswered duplicates after a newer duplicate of that question is answered?

Well, if you really want an answer... Closing as duplicate can be tricky, and perhaps this post is needed. I think that while closing we shouldn't care much which one is older. It's rather quality ...
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What should happen to the unanswered duplicates after a newer duplicate of that question is answered?

I don't think there seems to be much disagreement in the situation where one question has answers and the other doesn't. The obvious choice is to close the unanswered as a duplicate of the answered. ...
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What should happen to the unanswered duplicates after a newer duplicate of that question is answered?

The idea of closing questions as duplicates exists to prevent fragmentation of answers, i.e. if two questions are functionally the same (but e.g. sufficiently different in wording that they do not ...
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What should happen to the unanswered duplicates after a newer duplicate of that question is answered?

As a minor update I decided to post the question that prompted the post: new, answered: Catalyst discovery old, unanswered: How are catalysts discovered for a particular reaction? (duplicate) As you ...
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