Linked Questions

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How to migrate question to programmers.stackexchange.com [duplicate]

Faq says that you need 250 points to be able to vote for migration of questions, but still I don't see how to do that.
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Is it worthwhile to migrate questions that already have accepted answers? [duplicate]

Is it worth it to migrate off-topic questions that already have an accepted answer?
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2answers
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I've lost a lot of rep when the question with my answer has disappeared [duplicate]

I had a chosen answer with a significant amount of upvotes and bounty awarded. Months after answering, the question disappeared and I lost the 400 rep. I am not in this for the points, but when you ...
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What are the guidelines for flagging posts for migration to another site? [duplicate]

I see a post on site A that I want to migrate to site B (where site B is not on the list of eligible sites for migration when closing a question as off topic, or I don't have enough reputation to vote-...
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3answers
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Why are posts closed as off-topic if suited for another Stack Exchange site? [duplicate]

The majority of questions I see as being closed for being "off-topic" specifically say (when voting to close) the question is suited for some other Stack Exchange site. Makes sense, but why close it ...
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What is a rejected migration? [duplicate]

I have noticed that in both the 10k tools and in many Meta questions, 'rejected' migrations are referenced. What are they? How is one rejected? What happens?
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1answer
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How do I request migration of a question from site X to site Y [duplicate]

A question posted on one Stack Exchange site does not belong on that site, but might fit well on another Stack Exchange site. How can I get the question moved from its current site to the other site?
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2answers
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Concept of “Industry Standard” / “Best Practice” [duplicate]

I understand that principle of asking for "opinion-based" is not welcome on SO, but those questions are very important to development and mastering specific technology field. Should there be ...
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Downvote for off topic after migration [duplicate]

I posted a question on Home Improvement, then it is migrated to Super User and get downvoted due to off topic there. It's my fault to be off topic on HI but not on SU. HI rep should change but not SU. ...
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4answers
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How to report that a question should be migrated to another site? [duplicate]

How do I report that a question should be moved to a different site (from stackoverflow.com to superuser.com, in example)?
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1answer
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Why don't we migrate more? [duplicate]

So today, I asked a question on UX and received the following comment about this being a legal issue and not being allowed on UX. Why wasn't this post migrated to the Legal Stack Exchange? How do you ...
3
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1answer
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How do I migrate a question to a more appropriate SE site? [duplicate]

I asked a question on SO and someone has pointed out (via a close vote) that it would be better suited to Super User. I agree. Let's move the question. How do I do that? A minute or two of looking ...
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1answer
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What's the best way to ask that my question be moved to Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

I asked a question on Wordpress.stackexchange which received the feedback: You can integrate Laravel functionality into WordPress, it's just PHP, but this question is way to open ended, voting to ...
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1answer
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FAQ: Migrations [duplicate]

What are the rules on migrations: Migrations in general Migrations to public betas Migrations to private betas
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1answer
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Moving a two-month old post across sites denied [duplicate]

I asked this question two month back. It got answer which does not quite work for me. A while after I came back to the problem at hand and decided to flag my post to have it moved to Math.SE or CS.SE....
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How to move a question from stackoverflow.com to other website? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Migrate a Question Closing/Migrating question instructions/guidance I asked a question on stackoverflow.com, but now I feel that it would be more appropriate if this ...
3
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1answer
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When should questions be migrated? [duplicate]

A question was posted on site X, but it looks like it might be suitable on site Y. How should moderators and close-voters decide whether to migrate it to site Y? What criteria should be used? This ...
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REQUEST: Migrate LaTeX questions to tex.stackexchange [duplicate]

I found some LaTeX questions on Super User and Stack Overflow. There is a Stack Exchange site completely dedicated to TeX and LaTeX. I would like to migrate the questions, but I don't have the ...
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1answer
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How do I migrate my Stack Overflow question to Server Fault? [duplicate]

How do I migrate my question from Stack Overflow to Server Fault? I searched how to migrate in Meta Stack Overflow, but I didn't absorb how to do it.
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1answer
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How can I as a user flag/vote for questions to be migrated? [duplicate]

I would like to help Stack Exchange out by flagging/voting for questions to be migrated to an appropriate site. How does this work and how can I do this?
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1answer
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How long after being asked can a question be migrated to another site? [duplicate]

I recently flagged a closed question for moderator attention because it was off-topic and would have been better suited to another SE site. However, my flag was declined, and I was told "it's too old ...
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2answers
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Post locked by community [duplicate]

I had a post locked in psychology and neuroscience and I was wondering how to get it unlocked? I made some edits and it was also migrated from medical to psychology/neuroscience, so it probably has ...
3
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1answer
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Stack Exchange Etiquette - switch sites [duplicate]

I am getting no response to a question in Health.SE and someone suggested to post it in Biology.SE. What is the best way to proceed? Post both places? Shut down one, open the other?
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1answer
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How can a user convert/migrate his own question? [duplicate]

How can I convert/migrate my own question from one Stack Exchange site to another?
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Can there be a feature that redirects an off-topic question to the appropriate Stack Exchange site? [duplicate]

Background I was on Stack Exchange today, asking a regular ol' question, the gist of which was: What library do you use to make GUI-based apps in Java? I asked it based on how apps that have used ...
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1answer
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Help me migrate my question to Code Review [duplicate]

I have a question of mine closed citing it's better suited for Code Review. How do I migrate it to that site? Can any moderator here do it for me? When I saw the "close" feature, in the "Off-topic" ...
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Can a question be migrated to a site on which the user has been manually suspended by a moderator? [duplicate]

Technically, a user does not even need to have an account on a site for one of their questions to be migrated there. There is a specific provision in Stack Exchange code to block migration of a ...
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So what's the deal with needing to manually type in my migration target suggestion? [duplicate]

I have a gold badge in some subject tag on some SX site. I see a newbie question, just asked, which clearly belongs on another site (not some borderline issue). Yet - the UI for closure still does not ...
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0answers
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Flag raised for migration was declined [duplicate]

Recently I raised a flag to (for moderator attention) this question (How to find the Center Coordinate of Rectangle) saying, This question is about geometry which shall be migrated to math....
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0answers
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How do you migrate questions? [duplicate]

I have seen questions over SO that have comments saying thing like: "not a good question for this site - migrated it to SuperUser" - what does this mean? I am quite new to SO and haven't found out ...
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What to do to migrate own question to another site? [duplicate]

Consider this post: Generate rewrite rules based on database value. I asked the question on Stack Overflow erroneously, but I want it to migrate to WordPress Development. I have already raised a ...
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0answers
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Why is there not a choice to request questions to be moved to another stackexchange group? [duplicate]

Regularly I see questions, that do not belong in the correct stack exchange group. For e.g. duplicates, you can close a question and add a duplicate of the link. However, sometimes a question ...
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0answers
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If my question is moved from one SE site to another, are the existing answers removed? [duplicate]

At the suggestion of someone else, I am wondering what will happen to the existing answers in my question if I try to get it migrated to another stack exchange site? The current answer on the ...
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When to migrate a question [duplicate]

I suggest creating a definite list of guidelines for when to migrate questions from one site to another and adding it to the Community Wiki. I didn't find it in one place. If I'm wrong, please point ...
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Migrating a question from a beta SE [duplicate]

I have posted a question on datascience. But now i feel its more suitable for cross-validated and want it to be migrated,i came to know about cross-validated later. But since datascience is beta, not ...
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Question migrated, but user doesn't exist on the new site [duplicate]

I stumbled upon a question which was migrated from Security to Stack Overflow. The problem is that the user doesn't have an account on Stack Overflow and the question needs clarifications from the OP ...
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How can I transfer a question from Stack Overflow to Super User? [duplicate]

I accidentally uploaded a hardware question to Stack Overflow instead of Super User.
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How do I transfer my post from a community to another community? [duplicate]

The amount of Stack Exchange Community is increasing rapidly. Even if I was really careful to choose the site I should post my question. However the situation that failing to post the question on most ...
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migrating question to P.SE [duplicate]

In retrospect, I realize that my question (Standard way to instantiate objects from an xml config file) is more suited for SE:Programmers. Can I ask a moderator to migrate it there? (If so, how?) ...
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0answers
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Do questions keep their stats on migration? [duplicate]

I'm wondering whether questions on SE keep up-vote and view stats when they migrate. Moreover, do these stats no longer count for the current site and attribute to the migration site?
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112answers
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Visual design changes to the review queues

The Public Platform team would like to announce another release in a series of planned work for the Review queues. This release focuses on refreshing the queue user interface in preparation for ...
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12answers
81k views

Enable automatic deletion of old, unanswered, zero-score questions after a year?

Related to Meta Super User efforts: Old unanswered inactive questions with low views/votes and Meta Server Fault efforts: Cleaning house, really old, unloved questions We already auto-remove ...
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1answer
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How does deleting work? What can cause a post to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? What are the criteria for deletion?

What circumstances can cause a question or answer to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? How can a post be deleted? When can't I delete my own post? Can I still see my post even after it's ...
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What are the guidelines for reviewing?

About reviewing The review queues contain posts that possibly need further action from the community, like improvement, closure or deletion. By presenting those posts for peer-review, the system aims ...
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Vim questions: do they belong to Stack Overflow or Super User?

Where do Vim questions belong? It seems pretty clear to me that they belong on Stack Overflow, because: Vim is predominately used by programmers. It's already clear that IDE-related questions go ...
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6answers
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Support anchor names in posts

I admit this feature request is probably somewhat limited in useful scope, but I'm throwing it out there anyway. Inspired by this answer, and because I want to use it on this one, I'm requesting that ...
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1answer
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Who is the Community user?

I see the Community user on the user page. It seems to edit posts sometimes. What is it? And why has it downvoted over 1800 times? See also: What are “Community Wiki” posts? Return to FAQ Index
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1answer
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What is a “closed” or “duplicate” question?

Questions can be closed or marked as duplicates. What does it mean for a question to be "closed"? What does it mean for a question to be marked as a "duplicate"? Who can close a ...
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Negative comments drive new users away, how can we fix this?

We've talked about how we should act towards new users a lot in the past. I'd like to discuss some of these questions again. But more important than that, I hope this question will help us learn more ...
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What is a “locked” post?

A post can be locked. What does it mean to lock a post? Who can lock a post? When should a post be locked? Return to FAQ index

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