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Most of my Stack Overflow activity is devoted to R questions; in case anyone is not aware of R, it is an open-source statistical computing environment. Questions often get posted which are asking for what package to use for a vaguely describe problem. I try to refer people to CrossValidated.com where such questions are on-topic. Casting close votes is a bit of a pain because there is no radio button for CrossValidated.

The Stack Overflow on-topic help page does not recognize Cross Validated as a migration option, though I believe it to be such. I see that this has been requested before and at was rejected at least once. I hope that such a decision is not binding for all time; see Suggestion to include CrossValidated SE in SO's off topic list and Why flagging a post as off-topic doesn't include crossvalidated?

I now see that a more general approach was suggested and "declined". That suggestion was for some sort of tag-specific set of options for migration options. Seems that would create a method to ease the load on moderators by enabling a more one-click method for execution:

Migrate shortlist based on tags?

What's the best way to assemble support for nominating modifications to the close panels and the on-topic page?

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closed as off-topic by Martijn Pieters, rene, CRABOLO, Monica Cellio, Azik Nov 20 '14 at 4:02

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Where exactly should one be typing that phrase? (I am not aware of any voting process for migration.) Migration is different than closing. – DWin Sep 27 '13 at 21:18
Oh sorry, I completely misread this question. – Dukeling Sep 27 '13 at 21:22
By the way (as far as I know) - 4 (or 5) votes in Close -> Off topic -> Belongs on another site -> The same site triggers migration. – Dukeling Sep 27 '13 at 21:23
It might if it were in the list. I'm asking that CrossValidated be added to the list of sites to which migration can be requested. As far as I know there is not opportunity for "write-ins" and at the moment it is not on the list. – DWin Sep 27 '13 at 21:24
@DWin Wait, do you want it to be available in the migration dialog or just in the help center? Those are two different requests. – Adam Lear Sep 27 '13 at 21:42
Both, but I think it would be more useful to have it in the migration dialog (or to even allow for 'write-ins'). Perhaps there could be a list of boxed ( [.] ) codes to put in text entry box.) – DWin Sep 27 '13 at 21:58
Strongly support this; it is the most important sister-site for R/CV – Dieter Menne Nov 19 '13 at 10:48