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Over the past couple of days there have been a few questions about overlapping proposals and questions that could belong on multiple sites:

What is the best practice before / after asking a question if you think your question might be better on another site?


If I think my question might belong on multiple sites as per the above posts?

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The first rule of best-practice is that you don't talk about best-practice. – Brian Aug 18 '10 at 23:35
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Questions are supposed to be asked and evaluated without regard to what site they would best be suited for. From the Area51 FAQ:

When voting, focus on your site. Don't worry about whether a question might be asked on another site. Your goal is to make the best possible site for this community.

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Hi Robert, I was not thinking about proposals, as they have already been discussed in the topics above. But I mean when asking actual questions and not knowing which site they belong on. – xiaohouzi79 Aug 18 '10 at 23:14
See my edit.... – Robert Harvey Aug 18 '10 at 23:22

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