Today when I was browsing the Main site(ELL), I saw a very strange thing. There are two question which are exactly the same!!! Note that I say exactly the same, it's not just a duplicate, it's exactly the same!!!
The first one:
The second one:
I was really amazed at that time. The definitions and the examples are all the same!!! Can anyone explain this eccentric phenomenon? Here are what I guess:
The first post is posted on 6/1, and the second one is posted on 6/3. The first post hasn't received any answer. So maybe the first poster created another account, and asked the same question to draw more attention.
The second poster joined ELL later than the first poster. So maybe he wants to ask a question, but doesn't know what he can ask. Hence, he just copied the first question.
I can't think of any explanations. Can anyone explain why?