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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/...
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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 ...
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Require minimum reputation on the target site for migration

With all the new sites up and running it gets more and more difficult for users to really know the scope of a site and thus a lot of questions a migrated to places where they are (probably even more) ...
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Make migration paths just another Off Topic reason

The system in place for migrating questions on Stack Exchange is confusing and overly-complicated. But don't just take my word for it: go use it for a few years, try getting a bunch of decent ...
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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 ...
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Remove all migration targets except Meta Stack Overflow

Due to the apparent increase in the number of bad migrations from Stack Overflow (based on comments in chat, other child metas etc.) I think it's time to remove the option altogether. In recent ...
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Bandwagon effect in close votes

I have suspected this for a while, because in the review queue I often see questions people have voted to close as "not constructive" that several people have marked as "not a real question", and ...
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How to discourage people encouraging reposting?

I'm mostly on Programmers.SE. All too not-uncommonly we get a question that is multiply posted - once on Stack Overflow, and once on P.SE. It is almost standard practice to check to see if there is ...
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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 ...
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Better "Flag for migration" interface

Currently, the only way to ask for something to be migrated to a site that isn't part of the standard migration path is through a custom mod note. I currently have two active custom mod notes on ...
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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. (...
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Create an Accept Migration voting mechanism for migrated questions

tl;dr - Let the target site vote on whether or not to accept a migrated question into its community in order to help enforce the Don't Migrate Crap idea. Even with limited migration paths, quite ...
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Add review queue for recent migrations

It's pretty well established that crappy migrations (mostly originating from Stack Overflow) are a recurring problem here on Stack Exchange. Some have suggested eliminating migrations completely, ...
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Prevent multiple migrations by moderators

Since multiple migrations are a Bad Thing for the poor question-asker (and apparently may violate some key concepts of quantum mechanics and cause Al Gore to become angry), and seeing as how we now ...
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Aggressive closing of questions suggestion [closed]

Look, I know this question may have been asked before, but not by me and not in my context and experiences. I just noticed this question over at Server Fault and would like to ask who it is that is ...

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