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I asked a question on Stack Overflow, Is there a benefit for programmers to know how to build a PC?, which was then closed as not programming related. I then realized that Super User would be a better place for the question.

The issue is that the question is now simply closed whereas I would like the ability to "Send to Super User" or something like that.

Is this possible?

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If it belongs to SU, the mods will move it. Post a link! –  Ladybug Killer Aug 31 '09 at 11:28
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Already voted to re-open. Better suited to SO than the other sites in my opinion. –  Dan Dyer Aug 31 '09 at 13:22
    
I think that question might have been closed because it wasn't Community Wiki. –  Brad Gilbert Aug 31 '09 at 14:31

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Easy enough to re-open and move - but at the moment it is a big programmer-heavy ("Is there a benefit for programmers to know how to build a PC").

Two options:

  • edit it to make it SU-friendly, and then ask for it to be re-opened and moved
  • ask the question you really want to ask, but on SU (less programmer stuff)

I'd be tempted to just do the second; i.e. leave the old one (or delete it), and ask a fresh question on SU.

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One close option is to migrate to anothersute. You can flag your post for moderator attention and they can reopen the question and then migrate it to the correct site.

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this seems quite manual.. i would have thought a simple link could trigger this –  leora Aug 31 '09 at 11:35
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@oo: Nope. If you have >250 rep, you can vote to migrate your question, but you need 4 other folks to say, "YES WE CAN" before it actually gets migrated. –  Eric Aug 31 '09 at 11:42

I'd prefer to see this question re-opened at SO, though. It is a valid question since it's something many programmers are wondering about, but never really ask.

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Actually, some of them do ask. For instance, here: stackoverflow.com/questions/22514/… and also here: stackoverflow.com/questions/995981/… –  Shog9 Aug 31 '09 at 14:56

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