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How do I fix this 2-way switch wiring?

This looks like the older UK style of 2-way wiring, where the switched terminals of each switch are connected together and then the common terminals are run separately to a junction box. The switched ...
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Can a three way switch control two lights that have no connection?

There are a number of possible wiring configurations here that would all be code-compliant. There are two possible situations where this may be easy to do: Conduit Unlikely. Most houses in the US are ...
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How can I identify my switch wiring for a smart switch?

You have to start with understanding the 3-way circuit you are working with. Now here is a schematic for a 3-way circuit. All 3-way circuits work like this. However it is only one of at least 5 ...
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How can I identify my switch wiring for a smart switch?

TL;DR Put the smart switch in the other location and things should be easier A typical 3-way switch setup using cables (as opposed to individual wires in conduit) has: Switch 1 = Hot + Travelers In ...
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Questions about installing a 3-way dimmer switch

3-way dimmers/smart switches don't work like that. You are expecting this operation to be a "drop-in replacement" - where there would be a direct 1:1 mapping between the old 3-way switch ...
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