Linked Questions

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What will be the impact to a “new user” on a site if one of their questions had been “migrated” to the site, and subsequently downvoted?

I once posted a question on site X that was closed. (That is, site X was closed, not my question.) A number of questions, including one of mine, were "migrated" to site Y. My question had received one ...
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Reposting a Deleted Question (I deleted my profile in the meanwhile)

I asked a question on the Electrical Engineering site regarding RSSI variations. I then flagged it for migration to Physics site since it seemed more relevant there. I deleted it after a few days ...
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Replace maximum age for migration with a better criterion

As it was revealed in discussion with Shog9 in Reset votes on migrated questions, the actual parameter governing migration eligibility is "the ratio "question value by the troublesomeness of ...
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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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Do the new graduation policies have any effect on migrations to Beta sites?

A little while back, Stack Exchange announced new policies related to graduation and site closure. In short, graduation is considered once a site consistently received 10 questions per day, sites get ...
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Are my votes carried over when a question is migrated to a site where I can't vote?

On Foo.SE, I have voted up a question and down one of its answers. After this, moderators decide it's best to migrate this question to Bar.SE. However, I don't have enough rep for voting privileges on ...
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1answer
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Reset the vote count on reopened questions

Can we reset vote counts on reopened questions (both positive and negative)? For questions that are too broad or unclear, the downvote is an appropriate tool in addition to the close system. ...
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Why is this question better suited for DBA than SO?

I've asked this question two days ago. The question deals with a simple subquery and when to use a DISTINCT operation. In my opinion, this is a thing a programmer that works with relational ...
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Should we really be basing migratability on age?

Let's pretend there's a question asked on Stack Overflow (as if they ever are). The question is asking if there is a better way of doing something. Clearly the question belongs on Code Review. You go ...
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1answer
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Should we migrate this old, highly upvoted question to Super User?

I just saw this question. It has a high score and a very high score answer, so it's been useful to many people. This question got closed as off topic. I don't know if I agree with that, but even if ...
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Dealing with “Find out who's going to buy the croissants” [closed]

On Stack Overflow at the moment, there is a popular question which is currently high in the Hot Questions feed: https://stackoverflow.com/q/17807531/42473 So far it has been closed twice (once by the ...
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Is a question asking for an algorithm to sort socks into pairs on-topic? [closed]

How to pair socks from a pile efficiently asks for an algorithm for sorting socks into pairs. On what basis is this on-topic for SO? Should it not be migrated to Programmers, Computer Science or ...
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Disable migration for questions older than 60 days

This has come up a few times now: migrating old questions causes problems. The most popular solution to this to date has been to reset votes on migrated posts. This is do-able, but frankly it feels ...
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1answer
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Moving off-topic questions with good/accepted answers

I have quite a few flags marked as helpful for off-topic posts that either belong on another site or just don't belong on Stack Overflow- yet the questions were not moved. Most of the time, the ...
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2answers
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Don't preserve votes when moving posts between SE sites [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reset votes on migrated questions I apologize if this issue has been previously discussed, but I searched for it and couldn't find it anywhere on Meta. There was a computer ...

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