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Please put more thought into migrating questions to other stack exchange sites [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Please don't migrate low-quality questions to other sites https://serverfault.com/questions/252129/which-language-to-use-forintermediary-server This is an example of a ...
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Closing changes: on hold, unclear, too broad, opinion-based, off-topic reasons, bye-bye to Too Localized

After a ton of discussion, work and input from the community, we're rolling out the remainder of major closing changes that you've helped us design, as discussed in these prior posts. They're live, ...
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It’s time to retire the term “rep-whore”

Going forward, “rep-whore” (and its derivatives) will be treated like any other term that’s inconsistent with the community’s “be nice” policy: it will be removed. It’s totally okay if you’ve used ...
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serverfault.com is not your trash bin! [closed]

I keep seeing inappropriate questions get migrated from Stack Overflow to Server Fault. Such as this one: How to set desktop background in ubuntu? How to set desktop back ground for twin view ...
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Make migration paths just another Off Topic reason

The system in place for migrating questions on Stack Exchange is confusing and overly-complicated. But don't just take my word for it: go use it for a few years, try getting a bunch of decent ...
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Is there a problem with Stack Overflow when extremely useful, massively upvoted/favorited questions get closed? [duplicate]

Is there a problem with Stack Overflow when extremely useful, massively upvoted/favorited questions get closed? I'm specifically thinking about What is your single most favorite command-line trick ...
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Why are Node.js questions being flagged as off-topic on Stack Overflow and suggesting Server Fault?

I've seen several questions in the close queue like this one lately: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/20878109/in-nodejs-parent-process-send-socket-handle-to-child-process-but-cant-recv-data ...
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Cannot Close as “Belongs on Serverfault”

This question https://stackoverflow.com/questions/13687375/disk-00-with-foreign-status-in-raid-5 seems to belong on Serverfault. When I vote to close, I'm presented with the options: is 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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Are questions being poorly phrased a reliable indicator that it's a bad question?

In Please don't migrate low-quality questions to other sites , there's reference to "Some random guy who thinks that maybe he can get an answer, whether it's badly worded or not." I often find ...
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Should moving “offtopic” questions to other Stack Exchange sites cost reputation?

Based on my question Please put more thought into migrating questions to other stack exchange sites and the linked question Please don't migrate low-quality questions to other sites, It was ...
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Why do we even have Code Review

So I recently flagged a question that was of the general form <code block> [...] I was wondering if there is a better or more correct way to do it. asking for it to be moved to code ...
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Better “Flag for migration” interface

Currently, the only way to ask for something to be migrated to a site that isn't part of the standard migration path is through a custom mod note. I currently have two active custom mod notes on ...
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Why are questions being prematurely closed and not migrated?

Shouldn't questions like this, (was going to quote more, but they have mysteriously disappeared...) be moved on to their respective sites and re-tagged, instead of just closed outright? The question ...
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To migrate or not to migrate?

So far, as I understand it, the following are considered before migrating a question: If the question is inappropriate for the current site, migrate. If the question will be welcomed on the new site, ...

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