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Cross-posting on StackExchange sites [duplicate]

So it's crossed my mind recently in relation to a few of my questions that they would be quite appropriate on more than one Stack Exchange (Area 51) sites. My question is, is it considered acceptable/...
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How should we deal with questions that fit on more than one Stack Exchange site? [duplicate]

First, this is about beta sites that might not even exist later, but imagine they will for the sake of this question. Taking the latest 10 questions on the Unix Stack Exchange, I see 3 questions ...
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Is it necessary to be able to cross-post between sites? [duplicate]

Something I was doing the other day - working with .htaccess files - made me wonder where it would belong if I needed help - Stack Overflow or Server Fault. There might be some topics that fall in the ...
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Can I ask the same question on more than one Stack Exchange site? [duplicate]

I have a question relevant to Android SE, Programmers SE and Stack Overflow. Should/Can I ask on all three sites? Update: I'd like restate my question: If I have a question relevant to more than one ...
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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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Can I cross post my question from one site to another? [duplicate]

Is there a feature that lets me cross post one of my questions from Stack Overflow to the Web Applications SE? I want my question to appear on both sites, but I don't want to have to rewrite it.
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How to ask a question across multiple Stack Exchange sites? [duplicate]

How do you ask a question on Ask Ubuntu, Server Fault, the Unix and Linux SE, and Super User all at once? My particular question is about Ubuntu so I put it there, but it could easily fit at any of ...
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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 ...
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Cross Post if you get no answer? [duplicate]

I searched for the phrase "Cross Post" here in meta stack overflow. Still unclear on how it applies to my current circumstances. I have a problem. I went to some length to document the entire ...
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Is it allowed/does it make sense to ask a question on more than one StackExchange site? [duplicate]

I have a question, and I am not sure which site is more suitable (StackOverflow or Programmers). I've tried to read the about it and haven't found a conclusive answer. Is it allowed/does it make ...
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Can I ask a same question in another SE site and here in Stack Overlow? [duplicate]

Can I ask same question in Stack Overflow and in another site (Example: Ask Ubuntu) simultaneously?
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Cross-site posting feature [duplicate]

I sometimes have questions that are suitable for 2 or more Stack Exchange sites. For example, a question on configuring a development database for a website. This question could be posted on ...
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What if I have a question that should be on both Stack Overflow and health site of Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

If I am a programmer and I am creating web applications for medical purposes, can I ask a question on Stack Overflow for developers help and share it on health stack site as well to receive medical ...
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What to do with copy-paste questions? [duplicate]

I ran into this question that looks like its been copied over from another site. I'm not really sure how to deal with it. I mean, there's an actual question burried in there somewhere, but as it ...
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1answer
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Simultaneous cross-posting - should it be discouraged? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to post questions across a couple of the sites because it's debatable which site it fits best? I came up upon - and answered - this question, which its ...
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What about stackexchange crossposting? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to post questions across a couple of the sites because it's debatable which site it fits best? A user brought up this crosspost: Where can I shrink ...
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2answers
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Is there any way by which Stack Exchange users using different networks can see a question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is cross-posting a question on multiple Stack Exchange sites permitted if the question is on-topic for each site? The question I basically intend to ask here is that even ...
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1answer
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What should we do about *identical* cross-site duplicates? (i.e., copy-and-paste cross-posting) [duplicate]

In principle, asking a question on multiple sites is fine, since each site has a different community that will probably answer the question in a different way. If the user is consciously choosing to ...
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1answer
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Ask question over multiple sites [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Can I ask the same question in more than one stackExchange site ? Is it possible to post questions across a couple of the sites because it's debatable which site it fits ...
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Why is cross posting discouraged? [duplicate]

Suppose, a question can have two different answers in two sites, is it allowed? Why is cross posting always discouraged? Is it for saving the Stack Exchange system memory? Or, to avoid Google ...
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How to share a question on different related SE sites? [duplicate]

My question is that I asked a question on stackoverflow.com and I want to share my question to all other technical stackoverflow linked sites like http://dba.stackexchange.com, http://unix....
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1answer
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Allowing a question to appear on multiple sites [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to post questions across a couple of the sites because it's debatable which site it fits best? Yes, many potential duplicates of this: What to do with ...
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1answer
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Best procedure in case of questionable scope? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is cross-posting a question on multiple Stack Exchange sites permitted if the question is on-topic for each site? In case I'm not sure which stack community is the best place ...
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1answer
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Are duplicate questions acceptable across sites? [duplicate]

I am still pretty new to Stack Exchange. I have posted a couple of questions that have not gotten very good answers. If I post an question on one site, and it does not a good solution, is it ...
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1answer
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If a question can be asked on multiple websites with a little tweaking what should be done? [duplicate]

I had a question that could have been asked on either of these 3 websites - codereview, programmers, codereview with a little tweaking. I decided to post on codereview. So far I got only one answer ...
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1answer
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Can I post the same question to multiple community, i.e. stackoverflow and serverfault? [duplicate]

When asking question about collectd I was confused, as to where do I ask this question, stackoverflow or serverfault, because both communities are discussing this topic. Is there any ways for sharing ...
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How can I tailor this question to three separate sites? [duplicate]

After some interesting discussions it seems my question fits (is on topic for) three different SE sites but if I want to post it to each of them (to access different kinds of experts) then I need to ...
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Where should I post my question when it overlaps multiple sites? [duplicate]

Soon I will be starting with my side project to try and get out of corporate development and into game development. And I am sure I will have a lot of questions - I already have, but I first need to ...
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1answer
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Am I encouraged to ask my question on multiple SE QA Sites? [duplicate]

Simply put. Sometimes I have a question that fits on more than one QA site. Example: An applescript question could be asked in both Ask Different and Stack Overflow. Ask Different should be the ...
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1answer
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Is a duplicate in two societies, a duplicate? [duplicate]

Peace be upon you, Suppose that you have a question which is completely suitable for two societies (e.g. a research-level math question which can be posted to both of math.SE and mathoverflow). Is it ...
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Where should multi-discipline questions go? [duplicate]

Some questions can be answered in more than one dimensions. For example, a social phenomena can be explained by mathematical modelling, sociology theories, and / or political / economic theories. ...
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1answer
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Is it OK to post the same question on several Stack Exchange sites? [duplicate]

Area 51 allows the creation of sites by several users. This finally created a special behavior where several Stack Exchange sites have similar purposes to those of the original trilogy. This has to ...
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Should I cross-post a question that hasn't been answered? [duplicate]

I didn't get answer from my question for EX:"How to use chrome Plugins in Selenium WebDriver" IN SQA, So can i post same question on Stack Overflow. Please help me... any how iam doing this for to get ...
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In what situation can I post a similar question without it being closed as a duplicate? [duplicate]

I came across two different situations which seem to require a reasonable duplication of a question: Is it allowed to post the same question related to the same issue, but in two different languages? ...
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Question posted on multiple stackexchange website? [duplicate]

So I have this question, but it's good for more than just 1 website. Is it allowed / good to post the question on the websites where I feel it should be on? My question for example: "ESRI.ArcGIS....
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1answer
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What to do when a question could belong to multiple stack overflow comunities. e.g SO and Information Security? [duplicate]

Since asking questions is a rigurous thing to do and you could get down votes for very simple mistakes and even possibly get question banned if you accumulate enough. What happens if I ask a question ...
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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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How does the bounty system work?

It's possible to offer and award bounties of reputation on questions. What is a bounty? How can I find questions that have a bounty attached? How do I start a bounty? When can I start a bounty? Why ...
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What to do with cross-site duplicates?

What's the right course of action for cross-site duplicates? There are two flavors: A question is posted which belongs on another site and ends up already having been asked there. I can't find an ...
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1answer
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What can I do when getting “We are no longer accepting questions/answers from this account”?

If you are reading this, you may have been affected by one of our post quality bans. If so, it is important that you read the following information to understand what has happened and how to regain ...
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5answers
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Is cross-posting wrong (to an external site)?

I made a question at Stack Overflow long ago and also posted the same question in a non-Stack Exchange website (Xtreme VB Talk). The question was answered, Combining two PNG images into one image ...
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5answers
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Should Programmers.SE exist? [closed]

Edit Wow I got royally lynched for this. Please see the accepted answer which illustrates the reasons for Programmers to exist pretty well. I'd like to say for the record I stand corrected - ...
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Can we automate detection of cross-posting?

How difficult would it be to detect cross-posts when the relevant questions have identical titles and content, and are posted by the same user? As an example: Original, posted on SO Following day, ...
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Difference between the Cross Validated and Data Science SE sites?

The site description of Cross Validated says: Cross Validated is a question and answer site for people interested in statistics, machine learning, data analysis, data mining, and data ...
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Clarification regarding cross-posting rules

I asked one question over on skeptics.stackexchange.com about empirical evidence for programmer productivity. One user then prompted me that I'd have more luck over on programmers.stackexchange.com, ...
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Which is better for help debugging code, Stack Overflow or Code Review?

I'm pretty new to the Stack Exchange network. I'm currently teaching myself programming and have been getting help with code issues on Stack Overflow. I've used Code Review a couple times and found ...
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How to discourage people encouraging reposting?

I'm mostly on Programmers.SE. All too not-uncommonly we get a question that is multiply posted - once on Stack Overflow, and once on P.SE. It is almost standard practice to check to see if there is ...
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About Codes of Conduct and the welcoming spirit of SE

As a casual user of SE I have some concerns about the CoC and the welcoming spirit of SE. My personal experience is this: More often than not I feel unwelcome (as a novice and non-specialist) because ...
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Is Stack Exchange becoming too fragmented for programmers?

Let's see, we have: Stack Overflow - Place for programmers to ask technical questions. Programmers - Place for programmers to ask "good subjective" quesitons. Database Administrators - Place for ...
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Is it OK to crosspost Stack Overflow questions, now that the Portuguese SO is open?

Somehow related (but not exactly) to Is it OK to translate and repost Stack Overflow questions/answers in different language? Let's suppose I have a question in the following manner: How do to x ...

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