Linked Questions

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Is “Too old to migrate” a good reason NOT to migrate? [duplicate]

I flagged this question: Tetris-ing an array with a note: Should this not be moved to codegolf? It is that type of question... And I got the response: declined - Too old to migrate. What does ...
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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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Why too old questions can't be migrated? [duplicate]

Following this question. I have just run into this question at SO. It seems to be fitting perfectly to the Programmers, it is a nearly perfect example of an off-topic question at SO and yet, it can't ...
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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A proposed philosophy of question migration

We spend a fair amount of time talking about question migrations between sites. These conversations happen internally, publicly and semi-publicly in the network-wide moderator chat room. In the ...
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Reset votes on migrated questions

All votes should be reset when a question is migrated. That's votes on the question, in both directions, as well as votes on any answer. At the moment, downvotes are cleared from the question. Yes, it ...
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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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Provide direct feedback for rejected migrations

A significant amount of migrations are rejected by the target site, the most problematic being migrations from SO to Programmers.SE. Rejected in this case means the question is closed also on the ...
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Should I vote to close old questions?

I just stumbled upon a question from 2009 (that's what I mean by 'old'), and it's this one for reference. I think we can all agree that by Today's standards this question would be closed (with a ...
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Explain why a 60 day old post can't be migrated when voting off-topic

There have been a number of Meta posts confused as to Why can't I migrate this particular question? There's no feedback indicating why you don't get the "belongs on" menu when selecting the option,...
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Does it make sense that migrated questions doubles your “Network Reputation”?

Poking around today's borked user league I noticed that Xenph Yan got a ton of rep on dba.stackechange.com for https://dba.stackexchange.com/questions/12961/how-does-database-indexing-work But he also ...
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Should my self-answered question be deleted?

I also know that sometimes the community and the founders opinion can clash on some minor issues (meta, for a starter) so I'm here to get the general feeling on the ask and answer your own questions ...
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Why was this question related to uninstalling the Oracle Database Client deleted? [closed]

How to uninstall / completely remove Oracle 11g (client)? was just recently deleted, after having been closed as "off-topic". It was asked on 2011-12-09, had 13 upvotes, 3 favorites, and was viewed ...
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Can we PLEASE stop deleting these very useful old questions?

Earlier, I flagged a question for migration to Ask Different, here: Graphical Diff For Mac OSX? My logic was that this question had valuable answers, and was quite popular (489 upvotes, 134 stars), ...
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Why does it only take one moderator to close a question?

One of the users at History SE, proposed a system where moderators are granted only 3 close votes, as opposed to their current power to unilaterally close questions. This would have the effect of ...

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