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Please stop using SoftwareEngineering.SE as your toilet bowl [closed]

Stack Overflow users have been using the "off topic - belongs on SoftwareEngineering.SE" close reason as an alternative to all the other close reasons. It'd be helpful if people actually read the FAQ ...
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42 votes
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Regarding the high number of rejected migrations from Stack Overflow to Server Fault

Currently, there is a 40% (updated Nov 9, 2012) rejection rate on migrations from Stack Overflow to Server Fault. Here are some samples of rejected questions from the last few days: This rejected/...
MDMarra's user avatar
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Why was this question closed as off-topic without being migrated?

The question was closed as "Off topic" without being migrated. As the closer in question was Jeff Atwood, ...
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33 votes
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Disable migration for questions older than 60 days

This has come up a few times now: migrating old questions causes problems. The most popular solution to this to date has been to reset votes on migrated posts. This is do-able, but frankly it feels ...
Shog9's user avatar
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85 votes
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Can we get some more review queues - questions with delete votes, recently closed etc.?

The new /review queues are great, but there are some other lists on the /tools pages that could do with the same treatment. Recently closed questions Questions with reopen votes (this has been ...
ChrisF's user avatar
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Proposal: Eliminate Question Migration

Currently, if you vote to close a question as off-topic, you're given a choice of a few sites that the question might be suitable for. e.g. on Serverfault, you can choose Superuser, Stackoverflow, ...
Ward - Trying Codidact's user avatar
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Can we try to dissuade some bad migrations by adding the "first rule" to the dialog?

tl;dr Can we get what Jeff has referred to as the "first rule" or "golden rule" of migrations on quite a few occasions - namely "Don't. Migrate. Crap." - added to the ...
DMA57361's user avatar
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54 votes
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List of migration sites should be dynamic, based on reputation at destination [duplicate]

The list of migration options when closing as off-topic should be dynamically generated, based upon how much reputation the user has on the destination site. If they have none, then the only option ...
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Pipe migrated questions to the review queues of the destination site

Related: Remove all migration targets except Meta Stack Overflow , Add review queue for recent migrations , Suggested migrations review at target site I've seen that quite a few sites have a high ...
Manishearth's user avatar
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Suggested migrations review at target site

For more control over incompetent migrations (see example complaints in posts tagged migration-rejection), would it make sense to try a new kind review? I would call it suggested migrations queue ...
gnat's user avatar
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18 votes
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What's the deal with migrating CSS questions to Webmasters?

Yesterday, this question was migrated to Webmasters by five users: Two divs, one fixed width, the other, the rest I flagged it with the text: Why was this migrated? The migration makes no sense ...
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28 votes
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Drop or change automatic migration-rejection based on non-existing tags

The migration of a question is automatically rejected when none of its tags exist on the target-site. I believe this feature creates more issues than it solves and thus would like to see it gone. (...
quid's user avatar
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21 votes
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Block migrations suggested by users with a poor track record (AKA, "inverse migration 'flag' weight")

Since Require minimum reputation on the target site for migration is rejected, I've been trying to think up ways to reduce bad migrations without severely impacting the ease of migration. Ideally ...
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27 votes
1 answer

Make migrated questions eligible for First Posts review

It looks like migrated posts don't end up in the First Posts review queue, even if they would qualify otherwise. Here is an example, the timeline shows there's no completed First Posts review and that ...
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'Prepare for Archive' review queue

This feature request is prompted by two recent Meta.Chem.SE posts, dealing with old 'Welcome!' comments left on new posts and with explicit "EDIT:" notations added to questions and answers when edits ...
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