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This question on Super User - - was migrated from Stack Overflow, but doesn't have the link back to the original question - The Stack Overflow question has the forward link.

This is the second time I've seen this today.

In both cases I flagged the SU question for moderator attention, but thought I ought to post a bug.

Here's one from yesterday:

And one migrated to Server Fault:

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An example on Meta:… – Grace Note Jun 10 '10 at 21:15
yeah, i've noticed these too, prior to seeing your mod flags. nothin' i can do afaik. either a deliberate UI change or a bug. note the original link can still be found in the question timeline and/or revision history. (timeline just gives the URL, tho; history gives a clickable link.) – quack quixote Jun 10 '10 at 21:21
@quack - I realised that there was probably nothing a moderator could do only after flagging the second post. I thought the chances of one of the team seeing the flag would be small too, hence the bug report. – ChrisF Jun 10 '10 at 21:26
@quack Can you test something? I saw one of these questions get closed on Meta earlier, and it spawned the migrated message. Can you see what happens if you close and then reopen the migrated question? – Grace Note Jun 10 '10 at 21:27
@ccomet, @quack - if that's the case then it sounds more like a bug than "by-design". – ChrisF Jun 10 '10 at 21:29
@ccornet: already tested; yes, it shows back up when the question is closed. @chrisf: the team does sometimes view the flags so it wasn't totally worthless. thanks for only flagging 2, tho. :) – quack quixote Jun 11 '10 at 6:52
up vote 2 down vote accepted

This slipped through in an optimization we made to reduce queries on the main Question Show page (i.e. this page :).

It will be fixed in tonight's deployment - thanks!

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verified. thanks for the quick fix. – quack quixote Jun 11 '10 at 6:51

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