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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 ...
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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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 ...
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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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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
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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?
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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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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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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
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
tshepang's user avatar
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How to find duplicate questions across on SE sites?

If a question is asked on one of SE site and ditto same question is asked in another SE site, How can one find out? How to find out if such duplicates exist?
Prabhanjan Naib's user avatar
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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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