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Asking a question on the main site cause the question title, and body to be automatically filled

I was going to ask a new question on the main site; when I clicked on "Ask Question," the title and the body were automatically filled with text taken from a previous question I asked on the meta site....
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Does asking which part of speech is a part of a sentence make sense?

When studying Italian grammar at school, we got used to classify the parts of a sentence; the purpose was being able to apply some grammar rules we were learning. As such, I tendentially try to ...
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"What does this entire sentence mean?" Questions

In my opinion, questions which quote an entire sentence or paragraph and then say "what does this mean?" are simply another variant of proofreading; I want to see a specific point of concern ...
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ELL's Greatest Hits Page

I came across the Stack Exchange's Greatest Hits blog post on EL&U's meta, and found that ELL has a "greatest hits" page. This page lists the questions that have received a lot of ...
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What is the OP asking when the question asks to what a word is pointing?

I have seen questions like https://ell.stackexchange.com/questions/5558/to-what-is-for-pointing-in-these-sentences where the OP is asking to what a word is pointing. Other questions used point[ing] ...
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Need help; I haven't finished signing up

I lost my original post before I finished signing up. What should I do? I can't post this question in Meta forum either due to my small reputation score.