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Who is on the Community Management Team, and what does it do?

The members of the Community Management Team (sometimes referred to as the Community Team or CMs) are employees of Stack Exchange the company, but not all SE employees are Community Management Team ...
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Please don't migrate low-quality questions to other sites

A question was migrated to ServerFault that made many of the more active members scratch their heads: https://serverfault.com/questions/246706/what-is-the-max-bandwith-of-lan-and-wan-network The ...
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Add a "don't migrate crap" migration 'path' to all sites

Don't Migrate Crap This is the golden rule of migrations. And we do it far too often. I'll even admit to it. It's sometimes difficult to justify to one's self to spend more time drafting a custom ...
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When should we consider adding a default migration path?

When users vote or flag to close a question that should be migrated to another site on the network, they usually can only choose to migrate to meta: Occasionally we get requests to add a new ...
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How do moderators make changes to the site-specific closed question reasons?

There are changes rolling out the week of June 17 2013 to add custom close reasons. Closing changes: on hold, unclear, too broad, opinion-based, off-topic reasons, bye-bye to Too Localized What (and ...
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UI suggests that "better fit elsewhere" is a valid reason for closure

The criteria for migrating a question are: The question is off-topic on the current site. The question is high-quality. The question is on-topic for the target site. Or, as stated in the FAQ, ...
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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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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 ...
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Remove mentions of other sites in off topic reasons

Using Stack Overflow as the example here, but this could easily apply to any other site in the network. Currently, we have the following off-topic close reasons on Stack Overflow (emphasis mine): ...
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Is making "flag for migration" super-secret really the best way to avoid bad migrations?

In a couple of comments recently, I have been told that instead of commenting or voting to close, I should flag questions that would be appropriate for say, tex.stackexchange.com "for migration". ...
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Why can't I request a question to be moved to any Stack Exchange site? [duplicate]

The question How can I improve my Python program probably ought to go on Stack Exchange site Code Review. There's even a comment (with seven upvotes) to that effect: We have a very nice sister site,...
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