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There are cases where questions get asked on StackOverflow, and probably are better off on ServerFault. I often times add a comment saying such, but I think it would be nice to have the ability to community vote on that, and if X number of people agree, that it gets moved over automatically. This would work similarly to voting to close or re-open a question, and would therefore require a certain reputation in order to do this.

I searched around on Meta, and haven't seen anything similar to this being asked.

As per the answer below, this is already a feature, but if you look at the SO FAQ, you will see that this is not listed as one of the things that you can do in the Reputation area. I looked at that list, didn't see anything, and so I thought it was not a feature. Perhaps the FAQ needs to be updated. I also don't see this in the Meta FAQ either.

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It falls under " 3000 Vote to close or reopen any questions ". –  fretje Feb 19 '10 at 8:51
    
@fretje - That's hardly obvious from the title... or maybe thats just me. –  Nick Feb 19 '10 at 14:33
    
Yes indeed, you have to know that a couple of the close reasons are "Close as belongs on ...", but once you know that, it's quite obvious. –  fretje Feb 19 '10 at 15:12

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You are given this option (voting to migrate a question) when you have 3k reputation. It takes 5 votes to migrate.

Is there something you would like to change about the current implementation of this feature?

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OK... nevermind then. I'm just not rep'd enough. –  Nick Feb 18 '10 at 16:54
    
Edited question to include problems with the FAQ –  Nick Feb 18 '10 at 17:02

Changed to

Vote to close, reopen, or migrate your questions
Vote to close, reopen, or migrate any questions

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I often times add a comment saying such

You shouldn't. After the question gets migrated the comments remain and they won't make sense anymore, and they require manual intervention from a moderator to delete.

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But if you don't have enough reputation to actually do the voting, and yet you want to participate in - or start - that discussion, how do you do that? –  Nick Feb 18 '10 at 17:04
    
You start by getting enough reputation to obtain the closing privilege. Don't worry, if it doesn't belong other people will notice it and migrate it. –  Andreas Bonini Feb 18 '10 at 17:06
    
You're supposed to flag questions that should be moved. Click flag, select requires moderator attention, type in "belongs on wherever" –  Ward Feb 18 '10 at 17:07
    
Yeah - I don't buy into the "just wait until you build your reputation" theory. I understand what reputation on SO is for, but if you see something, and actively can't take the action, I see absolutely nothing wrong with still dropping a comment. The whole point is to build a discussion, and comments by their nature are "meta". –  Nick Feb 18 '10 at 17:08
    
@Ward - Is any of this described in the FAQ? –  Nick Feb 18 '10 at 17:09
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The comments are at least better than adding a belongs-on tag. –  Ether Feb 18 '10 at 18:30
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If you're going to leave a comment, explain why you think it belongs on Bar and not Foo. And I'm with Ether on this, better a comment than a tag. –  dmckee Feb 18 '10 at 18:41
    
It should be, here's one q&a about it: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/30572/… –  Ward Feb 19 '10 at 4:23

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