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Questions tagged [migrated-questions]

A question that is off topic on the site it was asked may be migrated to a different StackExchange site as part of being closed as "off topic", if the users voting to close felt it was good enough to be worth moving.

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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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Revert an incorrect migration of a question [duplicate]

A question that I had posted on philosophy.stackexchange.com was migrated (incorrectly, according to me) onto meta. Should I post a new question on philosophy or request for a migration back from meta ...
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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

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 ...
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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?
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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 is reputation handled with migrated questions? [duplicate]

I just came over this question migrated from Stack Overflow to Code Review: is this JavaScript efficient? None of the posters is member of the SE Code Review community. Both question and answer are ...
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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 ...
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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

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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Bounty refund after question migrated from MSE to MSO - is this expected behavior? [duplicate]

Right before split, I offered bounty on this question: Stack Overflow is not yet a vast wasteland: a history of moderator tooling During split, above question has been moved to MSE, where bounty was ...
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How to migrate a question from Stackoverflow to some other sites like superuser?

I asked some questions on stackoverflow and then I came to know they were better to be asked on the other sites like superuser or database administrator. While searching on those sites I saw phrases ...
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How can we flag a migrated question?

Recent changes to question migrations change how question history is displayed. The link to the migration source site no longer leads to the question on the source site. Instead, it now links to the ...
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How (not why) do I migrate a question to another site as a moderator?

I've read the guidance on why and when I should migrate a question. It's pretty obvious when, and certainly when not to (if there's any doubt). But the guide doesn't tell me how I should do to migrate ...
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Migrations should not be rejected while question is “on hold”

We have had multiple instances of the following process recently. An on-topic question is migrated to us (cs.SE). We close as "unclear" because it lacks detail and/or effort, telling the user that ...
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Why was only one of these comments deleted upon migration?

Today, this question was migrated from the main site to Database Administrators. Before migration, it had two comments; one simple one about being better suited, and a more elaborate one which ...
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Are users notified when their question is migrated to a site they're not a member of?

If a user asks a question on Site A where they're a member, and their question is migrated to Site B where they're not a member, will they get the migration notification?
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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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Clarification of the question after a migration

So a question is migrated from one site to another. Not something thats terribly uncommon. But now, you've got a question from a non-user that needs clarification. Comments on the question go ...
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Pagination on 10k migrated questions is broken

I was poking at the oldest of the migrated questions to see what they look like the other day (should they be closed? are they a stub of an answer after a rejected migration?) Today, I can't do any ...
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How to determine correct site for question?

When I am looking for an answer that I can't find with a search engine or by asking friends, I typically post on StackExchange. If I am not sure which site is the most appropriate for my question, ...
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“ Migrated fom ” message disappeared when scroll the page [duplicate]

Some days ago I saw a migrated question in Meta : Why have SO users with more reputation so few questions?. In the last session of the question there is a banner like Migrated from Stack Overflow ...
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It's long past time for the migration vote UI to be clarified

Is there a specific set threshold for the number of times various users have to ask "How do I vote to migrate questions to a site that doesn't appear in the list?" before even, say, an "Other" button ...
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Why do questions no longer show who voted to migrate?

When a question was migrated from one site to another, it was possible to click the name of the origin site, and see the original question (or do so by adding ?noredirect=1 to the URL) and view a post ...
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Merge via openid does not reassociate migrated questions

On Astro.SE we had a slight issue with a user who had asked a question on Space.SE that got migrated over. He seemed to have two accounts, and had logged in with account A, while the question was ...
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What is a rejected migration? [duplicate]

I have noticed that in both the 10k tools and in many Meta questions, 'rejected' migrations are referenced. What are they? How is one rejected? What happens?