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Hi garbage456
The short answer is that the url used to submit has to be exactly the same for it to show as a dupe.
Example : - if I was to post this as a deal or this it wouldn't show as already posted because the "Go To Deal" url is different although it is the same product Amazon are about the trickiest to spot as they often have tags that aren't needed depending on how the product was found. Say, if I found that going via "Deals of the week" or by just browsing "computers" there would be extra tags, when all I actually need to get to that product is
So, it's far from foolproof. It can only pick up an exact match. If just one digit is different it can't recognise it as a dupe.
Therefore, I always advanced search now when deal posting. For this one I searched keyword "Packard" ; merchant "Amazon"; forum "Deals" and got THIS
Again not foolproof; it relies on correct spelling, and my own pet hate, none duplicate merchants being created. If I had a pound for every Asda/Tesco that was created as a new merchant I could buy a small island now.
Anyway, hope that explains your question
garbage456 - a bit more help in here too. Thanks.

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