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How to move a question from stackoverflow.com to other website? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Migrate a Question Closing/Migrating question instructions/guidance I asked a question on stackoverflow.com, but now I feel that it would be more appropriate if this ...
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Nominations: New Stack Overflow Moderator [closed]

blog.stackoverflow: Stack Overflow 2010 Moderator Election Begins Based on the traffic volume, it's crazy that we have so few Stack Overflow community moderators relative to the site's size and ...
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Do not delete good duplicates!

This question (currently deleted (visible only to 10kers)) is a great example of a duplicate question that should not be deleted. [Note: this question was later merged into this one, which resulted in ...
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Who are the diamond moderators, and what is their role?

Some people have a diamond after their username (e.g. Michael Myers ♦) What special privileges do diamond moderators have? How can I become a diamond moderator? Who are the diamond moderators? How ...
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Support anchor names in posts

I admit this feature request is probably somewhat limited in useful scope, but I'm throwing it out there anyway. Inspired by this answer, and because I want to use it on this one, I'm requesting that ...
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What is a "closed" or "duplicate" question, and how does question closing work?

Questions can be closed or marked as duplicates. What does it mean for a question to be "closed"? What does it mean for a question to be marked as a "duplicate"? Who can close a ...
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Why do we tag questions?

My question—my meta-question as the case may be—concerns the purpose of these words referred to as "tags". Let me be clear: I use tags. The site supports them, so why shouldn't I? My understanding of ...
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Consider changing the wording of the "too localized" close reason

The "too localized" close reason currently reads: This question is unlikely to ever help any future visitors; it is only relevant to a small geographic area, a specific moment in time, or ...
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Badge for Closing Question

I think we should have a badge ( or a set of badges) for the users who close a sufficient number of questions. Closing question is a form of community service and therefore deserves rewards. Note: ...
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3000 rep for closing - too early?

I've recently reached the 3000 rep limit for "voting to close". But, since I've joined stackoverflow just some weeks ago, I think it is actually too early and I shouldn't have this privilege. Closing ...
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What are these notices above my post?

My post has been marked with an informational notice in a box above it. What should I do about this? Who attaches notices to posts? What kinds of notices are available? What should I do if I think a ...
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What is community moderation, and what can I do to help?

What is community moderation? Why is it important for me to get involved? What can I do to help, and where do I start?
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Shouldn't we encourage people to try to "edit" questions before closing them?

Please understand that "encourage" is not a hard and fast rule, it's simply a matter of having some text suggestions or visual clue that get people to at least attempt to edit questions before closing ...
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How does question migration work, procedurally?

I've noticed lately that many questions get migrated from SO to other sites or get closed for various reasons (e.g. they're duplicates or off-topic). It made me wonder how migration is possible. I ...
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An over-hasty close? [closed]

This question provoked a hail of downvotes and a rapid close. It looks to me as if people mistook Chinese characters in pathnames for Chinese error messsages. Furthermore, there was an almost-...
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