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Duplicate requests for renaming should be disallowed
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An account can request a new username repeatedly through Special:GlobalRenameRequest matching the same conditions, for example:

Foo -> Bar @ 00:00 UTC 1 Jan. 2015
Foo -> Bar @ 00:01 UTC 1 Jan. 2015


Repeated requests for the same action should be disallowed, and the user notified that their already submitted request is in progress of review and action.

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This happened with request ids 14582 and 14583 in WMF production.