What is meta? ×
Meta Stack Exchange is where users like you discuss bugs, features, and support issues that affect the software powering all 131 Stack Exchange communities.

Quite annoying to see people talk about questions being asked in the wrong forum/stackexchange site. Can a question not be transferred to another stackexchange forum, using the same vote mechanism?

share|improve this question
2  
Stack Exchange is not Forum, and take a look / or suggest them to look at FAQ –  YOU Apr 7 '11 at 16:03
1  
Questions can be and are moved between sites. You need 3,000 rep or more to vote to close (which includes migration), but you can flag a question for moderator attention if you think it should be moved. –  ChrisF Apr 7 '11 at 16:12
1  
This already happens, it's called "migration". However, not every SE site can be voted for as a migration target. –  Pëkka Apr 7 '11 at 16:12
1  
What the hell is a forum? –  Won't Apr 7 '11 at 16:54

2 Answers 2

I believe that vote to close has a should be on [enter stack exchange site here] option. However talking about a question not belonging helps educate users as to what type of questions should be asked where. I'd far prefer to see a reason for why one of my questions was migrated over a silent migration.

share|improve this answer

Once 5 people with sufficient reputation to close the question vote to have it migrated, then the question is migrated, and only moderators on the two sites can reverse it.

If you see a question that appears as though it might get migrated, and you disagree with the decisions others are making about it, you should indicate your reasons as a comment to the question, and try to convince them that the question is on topic for the site it's already on.

share|improve this answer

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .