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Questions tagged [migration-rejection]

This tag is for questions about how rejected migrations work and what causes questions to be rejected for migration.

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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, the system performs multiple checks: Post author is not Q-banned or suspended on the destination At least one tag the question uses ...
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Information about migration rejected because of post-ban/suspension?

If a question is migrated by close voters or mods and the user cannot ask questions on the target site (they reached question ban or are suspended) then the migration does not go through: Block ...
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Don't mark migrations as “rejected” if they were closed long after migration

A question was asked on Site A, where it collected answers before being migrated to Site B. On Site B it collected more answers and lived happily for a time. More than two years later, it was closed....
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How can I track for rejected migrations in the SEDE?

I would like to collect the data of the rejected question migrations in the SEDE. I can't see a direct reference to it - the PostHistoryTypes table contains only references to the really executed ...
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Inconsistency in which migrations count as “rejected” [duplicate]

Questions which have been migrated and then closed as duplicates count as "rejected" in the migration stats even though they aren't marked as rejected on the posts themselves. Specifically, in the ...
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Orphaned answers in migration rejections

It appears that the following sequence results in orphaned answers: Question is migrated from A.SE to B.SE. An answer is posted on B.SE. Question is closed on B.SE, which causes a "migration-...
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Do the votes count after a migration has been rejected?

I had asked a question about the US election on http://politics.stackexchange.com but it was migrated to http://skeptics.stackexchange.com Where it was downvoted, put on hold and rejected. My first ...
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Questions that are migrated to a site and then closed as unclear, too broad, or primarily opinion-based should not be locked

When a question is posted on one site and then migrated to another, if it ends up closed for any reason, it ends up locked on the new site. That is, it can't be voted on or edited. A diamond moderator ...
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Fix the counterproductiveness of migration rejections by eliminating them

TL;DR: Migrations should be one-way and do nothing but move the question to the most appropriate site. That site can then handle bad or off-topic questions as though freshly asked. At present, ...
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A community voted to migrate my question and then a moderator disagreed and closed it - what do I do?

I asked a question on Computer Science. It got migrated to Mathematica (after agreement from the Community). The question on the new site got lots of attention, but was then closed by a moderator ...
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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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Closed due to rejected migration leaves an awful dead end

When migration of a question to a valid site is rejected, it leaves an awful dead end. The closed question looks off-topic, but it's not. The closed question looks like a dead end, hiding the real ...
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Let us choose a close reason after a migration has been blocked

Currently, when we try to migrate a question but the asking user is blocked from asking questions on the target site, the system closes the question anyway. It always picks the blanket "this is ...
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Migrations can be unilaterally rejected by OP under certain conditions

One of our users posted a meta question on main, so one of our mods migrated it to our meta site. The interesting thing is that the user (owning an account on both meta and main by default), deleted ...
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Stats on how attempts to circumvent Stack Overflow question blocks impact other sites

I would like to better understand how attempts to circumvent Stack Overflow question blocks impact other sites. I believe this can be estimated by finding out how many migrations to Stack Overflow ...
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Allow 10k to vote to delete on locked rejected migrations [duplicate]

While wandering through Software Engineering Stack Exchange, sometimes a close vote finds its way onto a question from Stack Overflow that was migrated back in '11 and it gets closed. When this ...
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Are rejected migrations ever automatically deleted from the destination site? Should they be?

Now that rejected migrations are clearly identified, the list of them can be found with Google. Browsing them, I noticed that some questions persist in the rejected-closed-locked state for many months;...
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More idiomatic word order on rejected migration banner

When a question is migrated from site A to site B and then closed on site B, the migration is said to be rejected. The copy of the question on A is unlocked and becomes merely closed with only the ...
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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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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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Drop or change automatic migration-rejection based on non-existing tags

The migration of a question is automatically rejected when none of its tags exist on the target-site. I believe this feature creates more issues than it solves and thus would like to see it gone. (...
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“Migrated” question not marked as migrated on source site

This question was migrated to superuser from stackoverflow, and closed by one of our hardworking mods (yay!). Its a clear recommendation question and should have been sealed up in a barrel, encased in ...
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Migration stats not consistent between sites

Apparently, as a result of a discussion on migration options it appears that Yannis and myself see different statistics when going to the programmers.SE.com migration stats tool and the stackoverflow....
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Rejected inbound migration not behaving as expected

This Stack Overflow question appears to have fallen through the cracks of the migration-rejection system. I believe it should by now have been auto-deleted on SO, in the same way that its source post (...
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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?
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Close notification on rejected migrations doesn't make much sense

When a migrated question is closed, it also gets automatically locked, which means it can't be voted on, commented on or edited. That's all great, but: First of all, there's nothing "on hold" about a ...
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Community Diamond Moderator has locked & deleted multiple answers but why?

On this question which was migrated from Programmers to the Workplace SE the Community Diamond Moderator has locked and I assume deleted 4 answers on this question. These questions had a few good ...
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Comments on/edit migrated questions that are closed

Why is it not possible to comment on/edit migrated questions (on the target site) that are closed as "too localized"? Source on SO: Latex get inputenc error including C# code Source on TeX.SE: Latex ...
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Apply the same “rules of migration” to rejected migrations [duplicate]

Now that migration to other sites is quite limited, not being able to migrate questions which have been on the site for at least 60 days, it makes sense to apply those same rules to rejecting ...
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Pipe migrated questions to the review queues of the destination site

Related: Remove all migration targets except Meta Stack Overflow , Add review queue for recent migrations , Suggested migrations review at target site I've seen that quite a few sites have a high ...
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Rejected migration undeletes answer

Background This seems to be the same bug as in When migrations are rejected, do not undelete answers that were not deleted as a result of a migration, which is status-completed. Bug The migration ...
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Instead of marking rejected migrations [​Closed] can we mark them [Rejected Migration]?

On the nope, haha, we were just kidding, that question doesn't belong here target site (as opposed to the origination site where the question ends up after rejection), sometimes there are questions ...
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Is more text needed to educate users on migration to ServerFault?

Somewhat related to Update Migration Path List for Non-Moderators which was status-completed. In retrospect, it is both a blessing and a curse. Even though it helped dba.se significantly - we see ...
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Reopening a closed, migrated question doesn't cancel migration rejection

This question: https://superuser.com/questions/503400/all-servers-under-salt-water-is-it-possible-to-recover-data-from-each-platter-o/503402#503402 Was migrated over to Server Fault All servers ...
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Suggested migrations review at target site

For more control over incompetent migrations (see example complaints in posts tagged migration-rejection), would it make sense to try a new kind review? I would call it suggested migrations queue ...
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Regarding the high number of rejected migrations from Stack Overflow to Server Fault

Currently, there is a 40% (updated Nov 9, 2012) rejection rate on migrations from Stack Overflow to Server Fault. Here are some samples of rejected questions from the last few days: This rejected/...
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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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When should rejected migrations not be deleted on the destination site?

I am proposing that in some circumstances a rejected migration should not be automatically deleted from the destination site. In the case where all of the following are true: The question has a ...
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Should I flag to migrate questions to another SE site when I am not active there

I recently flagged some questions for migration from StackOverflow to another StackExchange site (wordpress.stackexchange.com in this case). Some of these flags where declined by a moderator (reason: "...
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Are there stats available to show which sites have the worst Migration record?

I know that there are Migration (and Rejection) stats in the Moderator tools for individual sites. But is there a resource to see these numbers across the network? Has anyone done any analysis to ...
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Rejected migrations page erroring out

I noticed the 10k rejected migrations list on the 10k tools (tools > migrations > rejected) is currently taking me to the default error page: http://sstatic.net/stackoverflow/img/error-lolcat-...
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A lengthy process to migrate offtopic questions to other SE sites

I have recently started helping the SO community by editing the posts (almost 200 edits till now) and raising quite a number of helpful flags. I came across an obvious need of Oh-please-provide-more-...
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Race condition in rejection after remigration

This question was originally posted to Stack Overflow. It was then migrated to Computational Science, where it is off-topic. On 2012-06-27, the question was closed on Computational Science and ...
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Migration to per-site meta should not be reversed by closing or deletion?

On Gaming, we just had a strange situation where a question belonging on the meta was asked on the main site, so we closed it and migrated it to the meta. Then the OP deleted his question on the meta, ...
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StackOverflow vs. Programmers migration - incorrect? And what can be done about borderline questions?

With regard to https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/146198/why-when-would-it-be-appropriate-to-override-tostring/. This question started off on StackOverflow, where I believe it ...
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Show lock banners on rejected migrations

When a migration gets rejected, it gets locked automatically. Auto-locking seems to be what happened with https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1473143/methods-to-stop-software-piracy. It behaves like ...
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Migrated question was returned to original site, reputation lost?

This question on Pro Webmasters was originally migrated to StackOverflow. StackOverflow reverted the migration as off-topic. The only answer to the question had accumulated 90 rep (9 upvotes) before ...
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Don't reverse migrations on deleted posts if they were merged first

The recent change to reject question migrations broke a rather useful workflow when it came to cross-posted questions. When a cross-posted question is found, it's common for one site to keep it and ...
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When migrations are rejected, do not undelete answers that were not deleted as a result of a migration

As a result of the ability to "reject" a migration (through certain types of closure on the target site, or deletion on the target site), answers will be undeleted on the source site when a migration ...
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Provide direct feedback for rejected migrations

A significant amount of migrations are rejected by the target site, the most problematic being migrations from SO to Programmers.SE. Rejected in this case means the question is closed also on the ...