This piece of tu question was migrated to Super User recently. From the hold reason, it seems 3/5 people chose to vote as

Questions must demonstrate a minimal understanding of the problem being solved. Tell us what you've tried to do, why it didn't work, and how it should work

So that means, the migration option was not selected. As per Require more than simple majority of close votes to migrate, questions on Stack Overflow require 4/5 migration votes. So how did this get migrated to Super User?

  • It was migrated @martijn superuser.com/questions/615175/… Sathya, given that you're an SU mod, I guess we can exclude an SO-mod migration to SU?
    – Bart
    Jul 5, 2013 at 11:16
  • Sorry, misread, the history shows it was un-migrated because it was rejected. By Sathya. Jul 5, 2013 at 11:16
  • @Bart correct - no Mods were in involved in the migration stackoverflow.com/posts/17260683/revisions Jul 5, 2013 at 11:24
  • Ah, I should have checked that....weird...
    – Bart
    Jul 5, 2013 at 11:25
  • 2
    Confirming - 2 close votes to migrate, 3 as "must demonstrate...". Huston, we have a bug.
    – Oded
    Jul 5, 2013 at 11:57

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Figured it out - I had a bug where if all the voters chose some form of "off-topic" and the last voter chose migration, it would do the migration.

Fixed in next build. My apologies!

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