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How do I migrate a question to a more appropriate SE site? [duplicate]

I asked a question on SO and someone has pointed out (via a close vote) that it would be better suited to Super User. I agree. Let's move the question. How do I do that? A minute or two of looking ...
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Require moderators to get agreement with target site moderators for migration actions

I recently came over this question where the decision to migrate it from SE Electrical Engineering to SE Code Review was obviously wrong, as that question doesn't fit for the target site policies. I ...
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Question closed on one site, would be welcome on another - any reason not to migrate?

Consider the following set of circumstances. A question is posted on one SE site (call it site A) and closed. It could be closed for a variety of reasons - from off-topic to simply not meeting site A'...
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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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When should questions be migrated? [duplicate]

A question was posted on site X, but it looks like it might be suitable on site Y. How should moderators and close-voters decide whether to migrate it to site Y? What criteria should be used? This ...
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When to migrate a question [duplicate]

I suggest creating a definite list of guidelines for when to migrate questions from one site to another and adding it to the Community Wiki. I didn't find it in one place. If I'm wrong, please point ...
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Software recommendations on SO [duplicate]

I have a minor issue that I think might get solved without much ado. Although currently I can't find a link, quite a sizeable number of people tend to ask questions asking for software recommendations ...
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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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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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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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Off-Topic Stack Exchange Site Selector should allow search rather than fixed list [duplicate]

I came across this question this morning Atmega8 necessary circuit for standalone working which should have been posted to Electronics SE When attempting to vote closed due to off-topic -> belongs on ...
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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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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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Suggest alternate forum/exchange when “off-topic”?

Should it be a requirement that questions which get closed as "off-topic" be referred to another place? It's extremely frustrating to be told to simply "shut up" without being told what a better ...
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How to flag for migration to serverfault?

When I flag a post I can't seem to flag it to migrate to serverfault.com. Strange I can flag it to belongs on meta.stackoverflow.com belongs on superuser.com belongs on tex....

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