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Merge of stackoverflow and programmers [duplicate]

I think that the original purpose of Programmers (originally called not-programming-related) hasn't fulfilled its purpose, and right now it functions as a duplicate of Stack Overflow. The question ...
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Is cross-posting a question on multiple Stack Exchange sites permitted if the question is on-topic for each site?

It is possible to migrate a question from one Stack Exchange site to another by closing, but if I have a question that I think is on-topic for multiple Stack Exchange sites, is it OK to post it on ...
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How can I encourage Stack Overflow to rein in the 'subjective' vigilantes?

I'm on SO pretty much every day researching something to do with programming, and over the last month or two, I find I'm growing frustrated and a little disgusted at how many interesting questions ...
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Which computer science / programming Stack Exchange sites do I post on?

There seems to be more than a few computer science/programming Stack Exchange networks (is that the correct term?). Stack Overflow, being the first, has by far the most users, questions, and answers. ...
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The “I Get It” Reputation Problem

I wrote a question about blocking certain characters in passwords. It became tremendously unpopular, and it seemed like everyone wanted to rain on my parade every day. Eventually, I "got it," agreed ...
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Is codereview for asking a question and getting an answer or for getting code reviews?

I noticed the new codereview site that is now in Beta and looked at a few of the questions. I just left that site scratching my head wondering what the difference between codereview and stackoverflow ...
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Was there any full-featured site that managed to get out of Beta and then was closed?

Was there any site in the Stack Exchange network that managed to become full-featured SE site, i.e. got out of Beta, and then was closed after some time, due to not having enough attention? Or, if a ...
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why are the best questions the ones which have been closed? [duplicate]

I frequently come across a really useful answer on StackOverflow which has been closed because it doesn't match the Q&A format. Examples include JPA Implementations - Which one is the best to ...
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What's the difference between “Programmers” and “Stackoverflow” sites? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Choosing between Stack Overflow and Programmers Stack Exchange It escapes me why there are two separate sites with separate reputations and basically the same questions. Does ...
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Create a question view that shows questions from multiple sites?

Would it be possible to get a question view that shows questions from multiple sites? Now that SE is splitting off into so many sites, I frequently find myself logging into 5+ sites to see what's new ...