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Should I remove an answer which turns out to be a duplicate?

do mark the question as a duplicate. but don't remove your answer. although the answer may be essentially the same as the one for the question identified as a duplicate, someone coming to the site ...
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Please add more off-topic close reasons

One I think uncontroversial close reason is for things which are typos or which cannot be reproduced: these are about TeX but are unlikely to help any future readers. Thus something like This ...
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Bad link provided to a question already identified as a duplicate

Option 1 From the perspective of the community, the Stack Exchange system (or interface) allows for correcting this: Cast enough re-open votes to remove any closure statements from the post. Re-cast ...
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How to mark a question as duplicate of another one that doesn't already have an answer?

This appears to be normal procedure and no special powers were needed in this case. https://tex.stackexchange.com/help/duplicates says The original question generally must have an answer; questions ...
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Not all options listed in voting to close

The reasons you note that is absent in the choices for voting to close a question as off-topic stems from the original close-voter using the "Other (add a comment explaining what is wrong)" choice and ...
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“Close” or “delete” own question?

Off-topic questions with zero votes here can be deleted. If not, they may be deleted automatically based on the following conditions: The system will automatically delete closed (not as a duplicate), ...
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What are the new displays associated with post notices?

This formed part of a bigger "post notice update" that was rolled out 3 weeks ago. The post notices now appear differently, depending on the viewer: Closed notice – Post owner: Closed ...
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Migration paths suggestions

In addition to the paths already mentioned, I would say: Code review, Emacs and Mathematics.
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