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Moving instead of closing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why was this question closed as off-topic without being migrated? This question does make sense, it should have been moved to tex.stackexchange.com. I am pretty sure the OP ...
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2answers
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Add a “don't migrate crap” migration 'path' to all sites

Don't Migrate Crap This is the golden rule of migrations. And we do it far too often. I'll even admit to it. It's sometimes difficult to justify to one's self to spend more time drafting a custom ...
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Mass clean-up of career-development questions [closed]

There seems to be agreement1 that it's time for career-development to go. As Anna Lear suggested3: Orchestrating a mass clean-up of the questions in the career-development tag is something we ...
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Will facebook.stackoverflow have its own moderators to clean up the likely flood of low quality & duplicate questions? [closed]

Previously, the Facebook tag on Stack Overflow has been for programming related questions. In contrast, the old Facebook developer forum is/was filled with tons of junk and duplicates and non-...
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4answers
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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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3answers
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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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2answers
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Please just close garbage questions, instead of moving them to Programmers SE

https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/72304/what-is-architectural-infracture Googling does not helped. I haved heared about it in http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyNPeTn8fpo&...
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3answers
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Is it safe to kill the [workplace] tag? [closed]

After seeing a rather poor quality question on SO, I noticed that SO has a workplace tag with no wiki. The only purpose of the tag is to help find some really bad quality questions about career ...
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1answer
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Create an Accept Migration voting mechanism for migrated questions

tl;dr - Let the target site vote on whether or not to accept a migrated question into its community in order to help enforce the Don't Migrate Crap idea. Even with limited migration paths, quite ...
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1answer
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Why is this question closed even though it is very much technical and related to StackOverflow

My question over here titled Getting error in Sitecore after Installing Telligent Connect throwing some exceptions from web services of telligent (exception excerpts as below) [...
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2answers
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Should homework questions be moved to cs.stackexchange.com? [closed]

I recently discovered cs.stackexchange.com, and just browsing the site, it seemed like a site better suited for homework questions, or questions from those seeking help understanding the basics of the ...
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1answer
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Can we get a consensus on how migration is supposed to be used?

I think it would be really useful to have a public decision (hopefully with input from the comm team?) on when we ought to migrate a question. There have been many, many meta posts espousing the (...
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1answer
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Why was my question closed as off-topic without any comment feedback? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should a user have to add a comment when they vote to close So, I had a question, and it was closed by five people as "off-topic". Now, I still think it's on-topic, but some ...
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0answers
145 views

Add review queue for recent migrations

It's pretty well established that crappy migrations (mostly originating from Stack Overflow) are a recurring problem here on Stack Exchange. Some have suggested eliminating migrations completely, ...
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1answer
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Flagging a question in a different language

I spend a lot of time in the Triage. More and more I am seeing questions that are in a different language, I have been flagging these questions as "off topic/unclear what you are asking" and leaving a ...

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