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A question that is not allowed on the site it was asked may be migrated to a different Stack Exchange site (appearing under "A community-specific reason" in the close vote menu), if the users voting to close felt it was good enough to be worth moving.

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All question migrations are currently broken across the entire SE network

All migrations are currently broken all across the network. I first noticed this on ELU. What's happening is they get closed for being offtopic as belonging on another site, then locked, but then ...
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Why does the e-mail notification about a migrated question get sent a day later?

I don't know that this is a "bug", but it certainly feels like one. I just got an e-mail notification about my question being moved to a more appropriate site. Such notifications can be good,...
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Should the [migrated-questions] tag be merged with the [migration] tag?

Right now, there are two tags on MSE that are broadly about migration (i.e. migrating a question from one site to another): The migration tag is currently on 1,265 questions (not including this one). ...
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Confusing email after question migration

I recently posted a question "We encountered a pro​blem processing your request" when downloading ISO from Windows Insider Program on Super User which was then migrated to Web Applications. ...
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Wrong banner on migrated answer [duplicate]

This deleted answer is decorated with a banner which says it has been converted to a comment: That is not what happened. The question was migrated to another site, and the answer was migrated away ...
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Migrated question has the "ago" in last time of activity cut off from the right [closed]

A question was recently migrated from Literature to ELL, and when I went to check on it I saw this: The final "o" in "3 mins ago" is a little less than half cut off. This seems to ...
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What is the difference between Super User and Web Application Stack Exchange 'groups'?

How come the following question was migrated from Super User to the Web Applications Stack Exchange site? How to generate a YouTube playlist of the most recent videos from each channel you follow? but ...
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How do I unfollow a migrated question? [duplicate]

I followed this question at CrossValidated, which was subsequently migrated to Math.SE. I am now seeing the CV question in my "Following" tab on my profile, with an "unfollow" link....
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Can migrated closed questions be considered for automatic deletion by the RemoveDeadQuestions and RemoveAbandonedClosed scripts?

Migrated questions that were closed a long time after the migration (and as such weren't marked "rejected") are not automatically deleted by the RemoveDeadQuestions and RemoveAbandonedClosed ...
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"New Contributor" label not showing when a question is migrated

When a question is migrated, at least from a main site to a meta site, the "new contributor" label is not shown below the user card. Here is an example from Ask Ubuntu Meta Reputation prevents any ...
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Blank notification shown on the top of questions migrated more than 60 days ago on localized sites

When you open the migrated questions from another site, source information (the site name, etc.) it isn't always displayed. Bug report on ja.SO meta migrated question: javaで、ここから更に"00:00にfalseと表示する"...
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Remove migration notices from destination post [duplicate]

As part of the roll-out of new post notices, questions that were migrated now show a notice at the top indicating that they were migrated. I ran across a question today that is seven years old. ...
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Where does my question get posted if it gets migrated?

If my question gets migrated or I flag it to be migrated, then where does it get posted? What is its status? Is it shown as a new question? Is it at the top of the list? Are the chances of people ...
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Does a new answer on a migrated question cause an inbox notification?

I just answered a question on Computer Science SE that had been migrated from Theoretical Computer Science SE. The asker only has an account activated on the latter site, and not on the site the ...
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Strange nonexistent link in a specific user's Top Network Posts

I discovered a strange, blank link in this user's Top Network Posts: The above link and screenshot are of the user's Unix & Linux site profile, but this issue can be reproduced on any of the ...
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Reset a question's age for the purposes of Hot Network Questions if it gets migrated

This question was asked on Movies & TV, and was later migrated to Science Fiction & Fantasy. It got answered there and hit Hot Network Questions about an hour later (see timeline). The ...
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Top network post URL bug for migrated posts [duplicate]

I tried to see if this rare bug was brought up before, but I didn't find anything. The following profiles: https://aviation.stackexchange.com/users/3677 https://aviation.stackexchange.com/users/...
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Do hot questions conserve their heat after migration?

Do hot questions that get migrated stay hot in their newly found home, or does migration trigger a reset of the hotness calculation and an instant cooldown?
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How to collect history of deleted posts?

When a question migrates, answers are deleted and the question left as a stub. For example, a question is migrated from site superuser (post id: 82342) to stack overflow (post id: 1894170). I can ...
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If my question is moved from one SE site to another, are the existing answers removed? [duplicate]

At the suggestion of someone else, I am wondering what will happen to the existing answers in my question if I try to get it migrated to another stack exchange site? The current answer on the ...
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Migrated questions don't have a user action label in the question list [duplicate]

The active tab on MSE just showed this: Normally I can see what caused that question to popup in the active list. But for migrated questions a friendly text is missing. I could only find out by ...
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How can a user convert/migrate his own question? [duplicate]

How can I convert/migrate my own question from one Stack Exchange site to another?
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How can I get all-time stats for migrations from my site?

One of my sites is discussing adding a custom migration path to a site we have overlap with. As a moderator I wanted to get some data about past migrations to inform that discussion. I didn't find a ...
Monica Cellio's user avatar
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Make tooltip for migrated posts on localized sites human readable

Tooltip for migrated post on localized sites, e.g. on Stack Overflow in Russian* contains URL encoding and completely unreadable: Could it please be fixed to display not only Latin symbols? Same for ...
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Migration stats pages seem to be broken [duplicate]

I've checked the migration stats pages on the sites I have access to them English Language Learners and Movies & TV and the stats don't reflect the actual migrations at all. It seems to be having ...
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Do duplicate and migrated question count as closed for some criteria?

I've read the FAQ but still not sure. Criteria for certain mechanics, like a question ban, involve "badly received" posts, one of which is "closed questions". Also "Curious" badge requires "a ...
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How do I un-favorite a question that has been migrated to another SE site?

Almost a month ago, I favorited this question which was originally asked on Movies & TV SE. It was later migrated to Music Fans SE. I favorited this question to check its status. Now, it's been ...
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Server error on migrated away question

When I try to visit this question on meta.SE, I get a server error (HTTP 500). It has been migrated away to meta.SO, where I can look at it without a problem. It also works if I visit the question ...
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Migration didn't migrate all comments [duplicate]

I migrated a question from one site to another site. 3 of the 4 comments got copied over, but the 4th didn't get copied. Why not? Is this a bug?
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Migrated question not updated in my favorite tab [duplicate]

This question was initially posted on StackOverflow (notice the SO link, though it redirects to Programmers.SE). It has then been migrated to Programmers.SE where it's still open. It's now not ...
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Views are not updated in search when a question was migrated

If I search for views:1..1, I get numerous results. Most of them have far more views than just one, however. Like 27 views sometimes. You might assume caching causes newer questions to stay in the ...
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Could migrated questions use the migration date as the "asked" date?

This question requests that migrations get updated dates to match the time of their migration. That is not the feature I am asking for. I am asking that, in the case of migrations, could the system ...
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How do I flag a question as being on the wrong site when the correct site is not one of the flag options? [duplicate]

I wanted to flag PNG images look blurry when scaled as being on the wrong site. I tried to flag it as belonging on computergraphics.stackexchange.com, but that was not one of the options. So I ...
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Migrated Question - What happens when someone votes?

One of the question that I posted an answer to got migrated to another SE site (from ELU to ELL). My username is grayed-out under my answer. My question is what happens if someone upvotes/downvotes ...
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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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Subject RemoveMigrationStubs to Moderator/User Approval

I was not aware of this mechanism until today but discovered it has been around for a long time, although the paper trail it leaves may be much more recent. I noticed it because a new user on ...
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Self delete on target side shouldn't reject a migration

Aside from the giant mess of revisions, closes, migrations, reopen, reclose and delete that this question is (sorry, 10k Programmers.SE link - though other parts may be visible in the self deleted ...
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Status link gets confused on migrated questions [duplicate]

I saw this on the ScienceFiction&Fantasy.SE homepage, and it made me cock my head; the link on questions that typically says "asked X minutes ago" or "modified Y minutes ago" or whatever, doesn't ...
Jason Baker's user avatar
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Migrated questions don't show a "last activity" status in the questions list

This is almost certainly not important enough to unleash the programmers immediately, but I thought I would add it for posterity, and because someone was kind enough to report it on a site meta. When ...
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Question fit for other SE site put on hold - ask moderator move or recreate (and delete)?

The comment under this Close vote review: Not a cross-post, my question was put on hold because it didn't fit the rpg SE and I was recommended to post it here instead made me wonder: If a question ...
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Bug in Android app when migrated question/answer author does not have profile on target site

This question was migrated to Law: Are the names of guns protected under copyright law in the US? On the Android App, the name appears, and is, clickable, even though they don't have a profile on Law ...
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Comment author link not a link? [duplicate]

On this pro-webmasters question, although the OP still has an active account (and the profile link in the question's flair renders normally), if you look at some of the comments you'll see that the OP'...
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Question views should be migrated along with upvotes

I just saw a question migrated from MSO and it immediately made me think about my confusion long time ago. The reason was, of course, the fact that the number of views doesn't get migrated and always ...
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Linkify "Migration Statistics" for >10k users

I was recently looking at the Migration Stats for Math.SE (10k view). (I wanted to see what other sites thought of as good/bad migrations.) I like the statistics view since it shows me a rough idea ...
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Why clearly MSO-oriented questions are migrated to MSE? [duplicate]

There is a certain number of Meta Stack Overflow-oriented questions here: https://meta.stackexchange.com/q/32516/189165 https://meta.stackexchange.com/q/17865/189165 StackOverflow User Statistics ...
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Inbox migration notification shows unescaped HTML [duplicate]

Picture says it all – obviously my title contains a “, not “. Same for other HTML entities.
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"An edit has been made to this post" hides migrated banner

I don't have idea if it has been already reported, if a post in a question is edited the banner an edit has been made to this post; click to load shows but if i click on it and the question have ...
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Why can't I vote to delete a migrated question?

A question was migrated away from Judaism.SE. Now it is sitting in the archives of closed and locked questions, with an obsolete tag. I want to delete it, and purge the obsolete tag from the face of ...
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Do questions keep their stats on migration? [duplicate]

I'm wondering whether questions on SE keep up-vote and view stats when they migrate. Moreover, do these stats no longer count for the current site and attribute to the migration site?
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Audits mess up on migrated questions

Well, I was reviewing in the Close Vote queue earlier when I hit this strange review task: There's no review buttons except for skip. So I looked at the question. Apparently, it was migrated to Code ...
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