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Duplicate questions on other SE sites? [duplicate]

I recently asked a question on The question was related to XSS so in my opinion it belonged to the security website. There was a comment on the question saying that a ...
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6 votes
2 answers

What about questions already answered elsewhere? [duplicate]

What should we do about questions that are already answered on another SE site? I'm thinking of this one example answer. It's normally done that way when the link is external to SE, or it's normally ...
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What to do about the same question on multiple sites? [duplicate]

There have been many questions that ask if a user is allowed to cross-post a question on multiple sites, and the general conclusion is that they are not allowed to do so. However, sometimes there are ...
PearsonArtPhoto's user avatar
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Are similar questions allowed on two sites? [duplicate]

Are questions which are basically the same sites allowed on on two Stack Exchange sites? For example take a look at these two questions from Server Fault and Super User. Server Fault What is the ...
stukelly's user avatar
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Can I post the same question to both StackOverflow and ServerFault? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do with cross-site duplicates? Sometimes I am confused by which audience is best to ask the question for. For example, I'm currently having a series of questions ...
c4il's user avatar
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Cross-stack duplicates? [duplicate]

Today, I saw this question on Super User. The first comment pointed out that it had been answered on StackOverflow. Would it have been appropriate to flag the SU question as a duplicate of the SO ...
Jeff Zeitlin's user avatar
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What should I do with question that has been answered on another site? [duplicate]

I have reviewed the following question and answer What's the policy on marking questions as duplicates? As part of the community, what should I do when I find questions that have been answered on ...
Vladimir Oselsky's user avatar
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1 answer

Closing duplicates between StackOverflow and StackExchange [duplicate]

I have found a question on SO, which is very similar to a question on the SE community ( I have tried to create a flag with the standard flags for it, but it seems ...
CSchulz's user avatar
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What’s the Accepted Procedure for questions that have been answered on another Stack Exchange site? [duplicate]

“Vim74: E149 Sorry no help for help.txt” on Stack Overflow seems (to me) to be asking much the same question as “Vim - errors E433 No tags file, E149 No help for help.txt” on Super User. That second ...
Ben Klein's user avatar
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What to do when my question has a duplicate on another Stack Exchange site? [duplicate]

What should I do with my question: Should I use different method names or overload parameters in Java? Since it appears to have been answered on another Stack Exchange site: Should we rename ...
sdasdadas's user avatar
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Cross-site duplicates [duplicate]

What should be done with cross-site duplicate questions? There is this question about a certain XNA issue:
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Closing a question as duplicate of a question on sister-site? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do with cross-site duplicates? This question on stats.stackexchange has several duplicates on stackoverflow (see the comment for one). In truth, the content does match ...
Nick Sabbe's user avatar
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1 answer

Should there be a way to close a question as a duplicate of a question from another site? [duplicate]

We had this question on Home Improvement. How can I remove insulation ink from copper wire so I can weld it in place? Which is a duplicate of this question from Electronics. How do you remove ...
Tester101's user avatar
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2 votes
0 answers

How to handle duplicate question from another server? [duplicate]

I found basically identical questions - I saw one on SO and immediately saw something rotten in the state of Denmark because this question has definitely been asked before. So I went and googled it ...
Michal's user avatar
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How to deal with duplicates between different SE communities? [duplicate]

What if a certain question is asked on a specific SE community, but has a duplicate on a different SE community. Should it be possible for those questions to be linked to each other? Or how should ...
Peter Raeves's user avatar
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5 answers

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 ...
331 votes
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Build and strengthen the Stack Exchange community with "crossover questions" between sites

I've been a Stack Exchange contributor for a couple of years now, currently most active on travel.SE. One thing that keeps coming up is questions that would appeal to audiences on two different Stack ...
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12 votes
3 answers

How do I report a duplicate question when I cannot cast close votes?

Is there a way to report that a question is a duplicate of another one? Some users are able to cast a close vote, but what can users who see a duplicate question but cannot vote to close it do?
apaderno's user avatar
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When MSE splits from MSO, what content will be quickly migrated back to MSO?

It's my understanding that when Stack Exchange splits off to its own site, and brings back up as a standard child meta, there are no plans for immediate ...
Tim Post's user avatar
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Why won't you close a question I asked and later flagged for moderator attention as a duplicate

I asked this question on superuser, and Lee referenced similar question on serverfault in his answer. I then marked the question for moderator attention and noted it should be closed as a duplicate. ...
Justin Dearing's user avatar
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2 answers

Please provide the ability to cross post questions to multiple Stack Exchange communities [duplicate]

I think that now that we have multiple communities, there are questions that will be of interest to multiple communities. For example consider the question "Homemade sports drinks" asked on ...
sixtyfootersdude's user avatar
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2 answers

Two Posts Enter, One Post Leaves. - Merging identical questions (probably) intentionally asked on two sites

So, yesterday these two questions got posted, one on English Language Learners and one on English Language and Usage: Someone who looks for problems and is not interested in solving an issue ...
Catija's user avatar
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Asking a question multiple times on different sites? [duplicate]

Is it Kosher to ask the same question multiple times on different SO sites? This really applies to command line utility questions on SF and SU. Examples: ServerFault Superuser
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9 votes
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Should strictly on-topic cross-posts be put on hold as "off-topic"?

A good question, on topic for two sites Without having read the FAQ on cross-posting, I cross-posted a question (here and here) that was strictly on topic for both sites. In fact, I actually cross-...
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What is an appropriate way to indicate a previously asked question needs to be readdressed? [duplicate]

I'm about to use a specific example to highlight a general question I recently posted an answer to What to do with cross-site duplicates? That question was originally asked, and a best-answer chosen,...
JBH's user avatar
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1 vote
1 answer

How to ask the same question on different sites? [duplicate]

Suppose I have question, which appropriate to ask on two (or more) different SE sites. Since the audience is different on different sites, I would like to attract all people, who can answer. How ...
klm123's user avatar
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7 votes
1 answer

Cross-Site duplicates in meta [duplicate]

For duplicates that cross main sites, there exists this question. However, I think the rules might be different for meta. Is there a reason for not allowing cross-site duplicates on meta? meta.SO ...
David Starkey's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer

Reposting deleted questions

I asked a question, and it got deleted. I do not have enough reputation points to vote to reopen. What can I do if I still want the answer to the question? I can't even edit the question to try to ...
roobee's user avatar
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2 votes
1 answer

Show "Questions with similar titles" from other sites

When writing a new question, a very useful list Questions with similar titles appears. As far as I know this list contains titles from the site where you are at that moment. Would it be feasible to ...
Gert Arnold's user avatar
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2 votes
2 answers

Is it acceptable to cross-post questions to a mailing-list [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it wrong to ask the same question elsewhere? Is it considered rude to ask a question at the same time at SO and for example a Zend Framework mailinglist? Should I maybe ...
Peter Smit's user avatar
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