Linked Questions

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Why do migrated questions lack redirection via HTTP response status code 301 (Moved Permanently)?

I've just been quite surprised to click on a highly ranked Google result for a Stack Overflow question just to end up on the search page, because the page doesn't exist anymore. I figured it might ...
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When merging questions, leave the duplicate one as a placeholder

It's been stated previously that duplicates have their uses. They sometimes indicate that a particular question couldn't be found with however the user searched for it. Now while merging is often ...
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Days with a net loss of reputation ruin the reputation audit

First thing I did on May 24th was sack 150 reputation in order to promote discussion on a question (and in turn received a lot more upvotes than actual opinions or answers! What am I paying you guys ...
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Automatically Redirect on Merged/Migrated Questions

When questions have been merged/migrated to another trilogy site, it would be nice if the page still showed that it was migrated, but include a bar or some other indicator that said: Please wait: ...
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Can we undelete and/or merge following questions?

According to Konrad's post on meta, And I know I seen some of his post with high votes deleted (I admit that I also involved), so I searched some of my saved data back in my pc. Here is I found so far....
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Redirect links to moved questions

When someone links to a question, at some time in the future the question that has been linked to may get moved to a more appropriate site. I have come across this several times while finding answers ...
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Meta question was deleted

The original question: How do I change my Profile Picture or Avatar? (I have less than 10K rep, so I can't see the question anymore.) When I originally posted the question, I realized that someone ...
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How can I see my merged question? Why was it merged?

I know it is offtopic and I will delete my question as soon as I get any answer, but somebody merged my question. The question was opened for the whole day, but when I got 3 reopens and edited my ...
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Where did this question go?

Yesterday I was reading through the responses to "what is the best programming paper you have read". I left the tab on my browser open & hit "refresh" today to see what the latest answers are. ...
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Allow undelete votes before deletion occurs

Like the feature-request that's out there to allow reopen votes to be cast simultaneously with close votes, let's allow undelete votes to be cast simultaneously with delete votes. I've noticed a few ...
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Improve merging of questions

Problem Following the recent (re-)deletion of some (in my opinion) valuable questions, I flagged the questions listed by S.Mark for moderator attention and they kindly merged them with their ...
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Can answers on merged questions be reflected onto the closed counterparts?

This is probably a lot of complexity to implement, but I think it's something that would be helpful to consider. Something that can be thought of down the road. There are many who regard the ability ...