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The "Personal Finance and Money" stack exchange site just launched its private beta today. Yet, the oldest question on the site was supposedly posted in October 2009! Where did this question and its timestamp come from?

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(Edit: after I posted this question I thought of one possible explanation -- this new site could be merging with an old SE 1.0 site, and inherited all its questions. Is this correct?)

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probably. –  devinb Aug 4 '10 at 21:05

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It was merged with http://www.basicallymoney.com

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Correct :-) I launched BasicallyMoney.com as a StackExchange 1.0 site in October, 2009. When StackExchange 2.0 was proposed and area51 launched, I submitted my proposal for the site as one to migrate the SE 1.0 site into the SE 2.0 network. This is the first such site to undergo such a migration. –  Chris W. Rea Aug 5 '10 at 1:25

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