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"Migration" is the process of migrating off-topic questions from a Stack Exchange site to another.

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Notification does not appear in the migrated question

In SOja, notification to the questions that have migrated from the main site to the meta is not displayed. This post is not passed only one day after the migration. (It does not appear in both "Source"...
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Add plural forms to the string about an answer converted to a comment

String: 5af795a4c61ad499ad30bd3442f2d38f. Original variant: This answer is hidden. This answer was deleted and converted to a comment $deletionDatePreSpan$$deletionDate$$deletionDatePostSpan$ by $...
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The links in migration banners are inconsistent

A minor annoyance, but an annoyance nonetheless: On the originating question, the first link ("...migrated to Cross Validated") links to the target question. The second link ("Migrated 21 mins ago") ...
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How do you migrate questions? [duplicate]

I have seen questions over SO that have comments saying thing like: "not a good question for this site - migrated it to SuperUser" - what does this mean? I am quite new to SO and haven't found out ...
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Are migrations allowed if the user is banned on the destination site, but their 6-month limit has opened up?

If a user is banned from asking on a given site, the system will block migrations to that site of questions by the same user posted on different sites. Additionally, the system allows question-banned ...
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Questions migrated more than 60 days ago no longer link to their revision history on the origin site (possible license violation)

In January 2014, the migration banner on questions migrated from other sites was changed to link to the revision history of the question on the origin site (the migration stub), and said revision ...
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I want to change the translation that appears in the description of “Migrated Questions”

In https://ja.stackoverflow.com , Notification that appears in a question that has been migrated to another site, The "description" of the destination site is displayed, which is hard to understand. ...
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“This question was migrated” seems placed much more prominently than is warranted [duplicate]

See this question on Unix The first things each visitor reads when seeing this question are: The title A message that the question was migrated 8 years ago The actual question This seems really off ...
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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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Improve or hide tooltip for original location in migration banner

When viewing a migrated question, a banner appears with a link to the revision list of the question at its original location. Hovering over it does not really provide new information: it's the title ...
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When migrating, moderators should be notified if a post with an identical title exists on the target site [duplicate]

Migrations are rejected if exact duplicates already exist on the target site. Shog9 says that moderators can override this. The implication is that they need to take some extra action to override it, ...
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Drop migration notice after some time [duplicate]

I have this question on SO: How can I generate box-and-whisker plots with variable box width, in gnuplot? which I originally asked on CrossValidate, and was migrated. But - that happened 6 years ago,...
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Answers/comments were not copied during migration to another site

My question What are the correct pronouns for referring to someone whom I have never met in person when the gender is apparent? has a banner migrated from english.stackexchange.com  Oct 25 at 0:...
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Is there a way to migrate a non-answer to a comment/question edit?

This question is in some ways the inverse of Add a feature to migrate a comment into an answer . A mistake I see many new users make on their questions is to respond to comments on their questions by ...
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The meta.stackexchange question 79453 should be moved to meta.stackoverflow

The question Revert tag synonym [mysqldb] -> [mysql] should be moved to https://meta.stackoverflow.com. I refer to the The future of meta.stackoverflow and meta.stackexchange, saying: [W]hich ...
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Migration bug? Re-migrating a question to the same site didn't create a new question on the destination site

This question was migrated from here to Meta Stack Overflow. The author then voluntarily deleted it there, which marked the migration as "rejected" and reversed all effects of the migration (except ...
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Strange course of actions with migrated and deleted question

Can someone please explain the course of actions with this question for me: Stack Overflow - Developer Story Tab It's the second time I see that now within a week. The question received a (...
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Relative URL links break when a question is migrated

Recently, I posted a comment on a question, which contained a relative link to another question on this site (i.e. a link of the form [link](/questions/3122/formatting-sandbox)). The question was ...
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VTC comment exists after migration when it shouldn't

Based on the response to Migrating a question deleted a comment, comments regarding migration should be removed after migrating. The following post contains a situation where the comment was not ...
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How do I view a migrated question on the site that it was migrated from?

I'd like to view a question that's been migrated to another site in the Stack Exchange network. However, I would like to view the question on the original site it was posted on. How can I do this?
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What happens to tags from a question that was migrated to another site were the tags doesn't exist?

I post a question with the x tag on SO, the question get migrated to the site were the question does fit the most. The tag doesn't exist on that site were the question got migrated to. Will the tag ...
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Migration lets me vote twice on posts [duplicate]

I've noticed this before, but I didn't have enough data to tell if this is a repro, or if it was a one-off error. Yesterday, two questions (audio ads and jQuery CDN) were migrated here to MSE from ...
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Should we be able to flag a question as belonging to any other Stack Exchange site? [duplicate]

I've recently come across this question on the Poker Stack Exchange site. I flagged it as off-topic as it's really a code question rather than a poker one (the OP already understands every poker-...
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Change link on migrated posts page for deleted posts to revisions page instead of original page

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/posts/migrated/here 3d post was deleted on original site. So, when I open original post, it shows we 404 error. But on the moved post page... I can click ...
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What happens to my rep if an answer is migrated to a stack where I'm not a member? [duplicate]

I answer a question -- which, I'll admit, already has a couple close votes, but which seems to be to be a pretty simple and on-topic ask. An hour or so later, I get a notification that my answer has ...
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Migrated questions over time

I was looking at the number of migrated questions on Stack Exchange sites. Here is what I found. I suspect that the peak in 2011 is because of the creation of new Stack Exchange sites and moving ...
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Incomplete migration banner

This question was migrated from Russian Language to Stack Overflow на русском, as the timeline shows, but the migration banner does not include a link to the question on the original site ("Migrated ...
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Can a question be migrated to a site on which the user has been manually suspended by a moderator? [duplicate]

Technically, a user does not even need to have an account on a site for one of their questions to be migrated there. There is a specific provision in Stack Exchange code to block migration of a ...
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Why can you go through the motions to close a question with a bounty?

I note that the question about closing questions with bounties has come up on various occasions, with the 'official' question here. However, I don't think anyone has responded to a little comment ...
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Add indication that migration is not an option in the Close dialog

I just encountered a software development question on Ask Different (in the Close Votes review queue, but that doesn't matter) which I wanted to migrate to Stack Overflow. The proper way to do that is ...
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Banners of questions migrated from per-site metas prior to HTTPS changeover link to the origin site's old URL, resulting in certificate error

I was browsing through the question Favicon of Earth Science and Spanish are too similar (exactly the same in HNQ list) which got migrated from Earth Science Meta: As you see, the link points to ...
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Reputation Retained After Deleting Answer on Migrated Question?

A couple of years ago, I answered a question (*) on EE.SE that was subsequently migrated to Home Improvement. Prior to migration my answer had IIRC about 5 upvotes. I didn't have an account on Home ...
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Question was migrated, but users corrupted the title, answered the question, then deleted the whole question and answer: can I migrate it back here?

A few days ago, I posted this question here: My account seems to have been "destroyed" but not in accordance with the information I am able to find about how "destroying" works. I ...
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Inform moderators migrating a question if the migration would have been normally blocked

When normal users vote to migrate a question to another site, after checking to see if the post author is not banned from asking questions or suspended on the destination site, the system performs ...
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Show full site names in the Migration 10k tool

The layout of the Migration 10k tool is weird: I think that the page should be changed so that the entire site name is shown instead of just, for example, "Project Mana...". There's no need for ...
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REQUEST: Migrate LaTeX questions to tex.stackexchange [duplicate]

I found some LaTeX questions on Super User and Stack Overflow. There is a Stack Exchange site completely dedicated to TeX and LaTeX. I would like to migrate the questions, but I don't have the ...
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What happens to the reputation when a question is migrated? [duplicate]

My question was migrated from the English Stack Exchange to the History of Science and Math Stack Exchange. My question is, does the reputation I gained while it was on the English S.E stay on my ...
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Why can questions only be migrated to the meta site of the main site? [duplicate]

Sometimes there are questions asked on a site, but never belong to this site, and are a very good fit for another site. In such cases I would like to vote to migrate this question to the site it fits. ...
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Migrated question doesn't display a username on the homepage [duplicate]

My site recently had a question migrated over to it. The user doesn't have an account on our site yet. It's showing up on the homepage like this: According to What is migration and how does it work?, ...
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Should this question about the Code of Conduct be moved here from Politics Meta?

I believe the "Code of Conduct" is of broader concern than just one site. Would my question here be better served on Meta Stack Exchange than on Politics Meta? If so, can someone help me with its ...
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Migrate good questions to sister site from failed site?

Five years ago we were making a lot of new sites. Some of them are not doing so well, and a few have been closed after going to beta. While I realize that closing beta sites is not aggressive as it ...
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Synchronize ALL timeline entries during migration of questions

Consider this question on webapps.se.com, which is actually the migrated version of this original version on superuser.com. Looking at the current timeline of the migrated version, it shows that: The ...
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How to view question edit history when my question is migrated to another Stack Exchange site?

How view the question edit history when my question is migrated to another Stack Exchange site? For example, this question: Make Startpage search results page bold or highlight keywords used
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What happened with this attempted migration? I've used all the mod tools I know about and I still can't figure it out

Today a question was asked on Writing. Five users voted to close as off-topic, belongs on another site (English, a defined migration path for us). The question shows as on hold, off-topic with no ...
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Mod migration UI: bug when no custom site is selected

It is possible to submit a close vote in the moderator migration interface without selecting a migration target. To reproduce on the moderator close dialog: Select "off-topic because..." and "This ...
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Are there scenarios where an historically locked question can be moved to a different Stack Exchange website?

Questions may be historically locked when they have a high view count but are off-topic for a given community. In a situation where a historically locked question would fit better in a different ...
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Question migrated, but user doesn't exist on the new site [duplicate]

I stumbled upon a question which was migrated from Security to Stack Overflow. The problem is that the user doesn't have an account on Stack Overflow and the question needs clarifications from the OP ...
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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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Problem with translations at moved question

One question was moved from ruSO to enSO and after moving I saw this incorrect translation: This problem earlier occured in other places: Stack Overflow in ES, PT, RU, JP have mixed-language ...
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Could migration to a site where the original poster is not active influence the involvement in the question?

I encountered this question correlation of features and target in predicting red wine quality in machine learning which was migrated from Stack Overflow to stats.stackexchange I got puzzled about ...