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For questions that are off-topic for Stack Overflow, 3K users can vote to close them as belonging on several Stack Exchanges, but not to the Code Review one. Can this be made a possibility?

Knowing that a question won't be going to Silicon Heaven, but instead will undergo silicon reincarnation, makes voting to close a question less unpleasant.

For those curious about "chocolate bar burial facility": six years ago, 3 million chocolate bars were crushed and buried in a 25-metre pit at Lucas Heights, otherwise best known as the location of Australia's only nuclear reactor. Mars: crushed and buried

A truckload of chocolate ... literally! Mmm ... chocolate

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+1 for title alone. Man, I wish more sites were used for that purpose instead of being toilet bowls – Yi Jiang Feb 28 '11 at 11:57
@Yi Jiang: Or a trash bin. – Andrew Grimm Feb 28 '11 at 12:23
This seems to actually be a popular migration path request these days. See Need option "belongs to CodeReview" in "close because off-topic" button and Options in Vote as Off Topic Dialog should include Code Review. – Grace Note Feb 28 '11 at 13:56
"Until today the bars have been stored at a secret location under the protection of laser beam security." Holy crap, Australia must be overrun with fatties and premenstrual women. (if anybody can figure out a way to keep this comment funny yet less offensive pls let me know) – Won't Feb 28 '11 at 14:49
@Will: Australia is sometimes described as one of the most obese developed countries, so maybe the first part is true. – Andrew Grimm Feb 28 '11 at 20:18
possible duplicate of Off topic questions and redirect to affiliated sites – Pops May 19 '11 at 14:14
up vote 4 down vote accepted

There are only 5 blessed migration slots, of which 1 is dedicated to meta.

Can you make a case that these Code Review questions are more prevalent than one of the other 4, and should displace it in the list? Do you have data to support this, in the form of a giant list of closed questions that belonged on {x} site?

If not, then no -- flag them for moderator attention instead.

I am also disinclined to randomly migrate questions unless they are of extremely high quality.

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I think it's more deserving of a slot than webmasters, as that's only one of many applications of programming. – Andrew Grimm Feb 28 '11 at 9:35
@andrew the change isn't going to be made without data supporting it – Jeff Atwood Feb 28 '11 at 22:09
I've asked for data, and Code Review being a blessed migration slot isn't justified. Yet. – Andrew Grimm Mar 1 '11 at 10:31
Five slots? Is that a technical barrier of some sort? :/ – Robert Harvey Mar 13 '11 at 5:29
@robert it is a "Don't Make Me Think" barrier; we don't want to present closers with a list of 12 different destinations and make them suss out which one is correct. There should be 4 most frequently correct destinations + meta. If you believe a pet site deserves a place in that list, prove it with data of existing closed questions, not blue sky "what if there were.." imagineering. – Jeff Atwood Mar 13 '11 at 7:04

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