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Can we make this possible?

As new area51 websites are being opened and going out of beta, some old closed questions on SO can now be moved to a more appropriate website, but not without reopening them first (which is unlikely to happen).

It would say:

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Obviously, once migrated the question will also be automatically reopened on the target site. – Andreas Bonini Nov 30 '10 at 12:51
I like this idea in principle. How would this work with brand new questions? Would the "migrate" vote only appear if the question is closed as off-topic? It would somewhat circumvent the democratic process if 5 people vote to migrate after quorum was not reached to migrate initially. – Jon Seigel Nov 30 '10 at 17:54
@Jon: it would appear if closed for any reason, since many subjective questions are closed as "not a real question" (which could be moved to programmers), or "subjective and argumentative" (same as above). Yes, the migrate would appear only after the question is closed. – Andreas Bonini Nov 30 '10 at 18:04

A danger with this is that the question has been reasked on the new site, thus migration would cause a duplicate question.

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Isn't it a danger in all cases? – Andreas Bonini Nov 30 '10 at 13:53
@Kop - Yes, but new questions are more likely to be asked on the correct site and if the site makes it out of beta and if a migration path is set up there's no problem. – ChrisF Nov 30 '10 at 14:00
Well, in any case if this happens the question can be closed as duplicate, and the duplicate will be around on the correct website where it can show up in search results, so I don't think it's that bad. – Andreas Bonini Nov 30 '10 at 16:21

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