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Should a question be posted on the site with the most expertise or the most interest?

Should we give priority to interest or expertise when choosing where to post a question? A question may be of more interest to users on one Stack Exchange site, but the users on a different site may ...
David Bailey's user avatar
-36 votes
4 answers

How necessary are the child meta sites? [duplicate]

Can they all be amalgamated into the main site with their own tags? The reasons I can think of that this is a good idea are: There are a lot of questions on the child meta sites that are duplicates ...
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1 answer

Strange deleted user with name?

Usually deleted users show up like this. Their posts are disassociated and anonymized leaving only a user card with their user ID, like this: Users can also request disassociation: However, I came ...
Block of Diamond's user avatar
13 votes
0 answers

Would a "Related network questions" list be possible and worthwhile?

The scopes of many sites overlap, e.g.: English Language Learners and English Language and Usage; AskUbuntu and Unix and Linux; Math, MathOverflow, Cross Validated, and Mathematica; and any language ...
Rebecca J. Stones's user avatar
3 votes
2 answers

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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Should I paraphrase the cross-site duplicate when posting it as an answer?

This Stack Overflow question had an answer on Software Engineering. After reading this answer here, I went ahead and posted an answer, since I feel like that question is on topic on both sites. In ...
gsamaras's user avatar
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-1 votes
1 answer

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 ...
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Can questions on different Stack Exchange sites be marked as exact duplicates?

This question on Health Beta seems to be the same as this question on Skeptics SE. They both were well-received and have several answers. Can, and should, anything be done to link them together or ...
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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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-4 votes
2 answers

Allowing straightforward duplicates to be linked from main meta to specific meta

This question is not about cross duplicates among all meta sites, which is discussed here: What to do with cross site duplicates? There are certain duplicates which are too straightforward to be re-...
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8 votes
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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4 votes
1 answer

Are there conflicting answers about what to do with cross-site duplicates?

The two questions below appear (to me) to duplicate each other, and provide conflicting answers: What is the proper way of dealing with a question that is a duplicate with a question on another SE ...
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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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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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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 ...
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