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File this under "Bug or Feature?", but Cog Sci got this migration from Economics. Economics is closed. Now if you click the "migrated from" link on Cog Sci, you get the actual question on Economics in full, as if the site weren't closed. If you go to any other page on Economics, you're redirected to the "closed" page on Area 51, which is normally what links to closed sites give you.

Interestingly, rejected migrations (post now deleted) work the same; it appears the closed economics site "got back" that closed question (post is "live").

Apparently the ?noredirect=1 query string to get to other questions on closed sites works, but it doesn't work for the non-question pages like the FAQ, log in, ect. This struck me as a possible bug, definitely weird.

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Related: – Manishearth May 28 '12 at 15:19
@TimManishEarth Ahah, so it is intentional it seems – Ben Brocka May 28 '12 at 15:26
Yep, though I'm confused about the rejected migrations. – Manishearth May 28 '12 at 15:26
Seems like a side-effect of how site closures were done this time around. (We changed things up a bit.) Not sure if it's intentional, though. – Adam May 28 '12 at 15:30
I read your last sentence as implying that this didn't work for questions that hadn't been migrated, but they do seem to be available. I guess you were just referring to the rest of the site. – Jeremy Banks May 29 '12 at 13:27
@JeremyBanks I just tried a random page actually and found it did appears questions do work – Ben Brocka May 29 '12 at 13:30

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