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List of migration sites should be dynamic, based on reputation at destination [duplicate]

The list of migration options when closing as off-topic should be dynamically generated, based upon how much reputation the user has on the destination site. If they have none, then the only option ...
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Only allow someone to “vote to migrate” if they have over a given rep on the target site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Require minimum reputation on the target site for migration How can someone that has not used a given target site know if it is a good site to migrate a question to? ...
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Suggest migration sites based on reputation at destination [duplicate]

Migration flags and votes should be removed from the close menu. Instead, along with "share, edit, close, flag" at the bottom of the question, there is a "migrate" option. When you click this, you ...
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Regarding the high number of rejected migrations from Stack Overflow to Server Fault

Currently, there is a 40% (updated Nov 9, 2012) rejection rate on migrations from Stack Overflow to Server Fault. Here are some samples of rejected questions from the last few days: This rejected/...
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What is the reasoning behind restricting the number of migration paths?

On the religion and culture stackexchange sites, many, many users will initially ask a question in a place that's kind of off-topic there, but are fully on-board elsewhere. Christianity.SE, for ...
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Proposal: Eliminate Question Migration

Currently, if you vote to close a question as off-topic, you're given a choice of a few sites that the question might be suitable for. e.g. on Serverfault, you can choose Superuser, Stackoverflow, ...
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Adjust the system to slightly discourage migration over other close reasons

I think the system needs to start proving a slight disincentive to migrate questions relative to simply closing them. I believe this is necessary since it seems like questions that are off topic ...
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Can we try to dissuade some bad migrations by adding the “first rule” to the dialog?

tl;dr Can we get what Jeff has referred to as the "first rule" or "golden rule" of migrations on quite a few occasions - namely "Don't. Migrate. Crap." - added to the off-topic / migration dialog? ...
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Suggested migrations review at target site

For more control over incompetent migrations (see example complaints in posts tagged migration-rejection), would it make sense to try a new kind review? I would call it suggested migrations queue ...
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Make it easier for close-voters at target site to contact those who voted for migration [duplicate]

Background: ...Migrations were never meant to simply shuttle off-topic question to the next “closest fit” (source: December 2011 Newsletter of SE Moderator Blog) At target site, display who voted for ...
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Vote to migrate should be binding for moderator of destination site

I often find questions on SO that would clearly be a better fit on Database Administrators, where I am a moderator. My vote to migrate from SO to my own site is considered equal to anyone with generic ...
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How is reason for closing a question determined?

I just voted as the 4th person to close a question on StackOverflow and wanted to select the off topic -> belongs on programmers.stackexchange.com option. I accidentally left the radio button on ...
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Is a high close/migration rate a problem for a SE site? Why or Why not?

Programmers.SE has a fairly high close/migration question rate (43% over the past month). However, when I posted a meta question asking what we could do to help lower that rate, one of the moderators ...
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Migration to TeX.SE

Since the addition of a Close -> Off-Topic -> Belongs on TeX.SE migration path (see ...), I've been flagging appropriate posts (tagged latex, tex and pdflatex mostly) using this method. However, many ...
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Block migrations suggested by users with a poor track record (AKA, “inverse migration 'flag' weight”)

Since Require minimum reputation on the target site for migration is rejected, I've been trying to think up ways to reduce bad migrations without severely impacting the ease of migration. Ideally ...

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