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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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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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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 ...
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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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Require migrated questions to be accepted by the destination site's moderators

Based on feedback from sites which have unsuitable questions handed to them from other sites (for example: Please stop using Programmers.SE as your toilet bowl): Would it be possible to require that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can we please add more other sites to the "off topic" choices, especially "programmers" [duplicate]

The most frequent off-topic site that I choose is DBA, but probably second most common is programmers. For me, the distinction between SO and programmers is clear, but I can understand why so many SO ...

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