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Bug in migration target selection

I tried to mod-migrate a question from meta.sf to here but I encountered an issue where I can't select meta.stackexchange.com as a target. If I select any "normal" site like "stackoverflow", "super [...
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Able to upvote migrated questions twice [duplicate]

Got a weird (or neat) bug here. This question was migrated from music.SE to sound design beta. I happen to remember that I upvoted if not all, all but one of the other answers on the question. ...
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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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Allow users to migrate their own question

Currently it is often clear to a user that a question really belongs on another site. This is especially true after a comment to that effect is received on the question by another user. Migration by ...
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Migrated flag in the question title does not give the direction of migration

Given the rising amount of migrated question, I think it would be nice to have flags in the title like [migrated from xy] or [migrated to wz] giving the direction of migration. Is this easy to ...
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Can't migrate migrated comments

A question arrived at Arqade from SU, and it had a lot of comments. I tried to migrate them to chat, but it didn't work, throwing the error: Can't move comments from a user without an account When ...
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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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Vote to migrate should be binding for moderator of destination site

I often find questions on SO that would clearly be a better fit on Database Administrators, where I am a moderator. My vote to migrate from SO to my own site is considered equal to anyone with generic ...
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Add programmers.stackexchange.com to off-topic migration site list [duplicate]

When voting to close a question that should be migrated to another site, this list of sites is presented: meta.stackoverflow.com superuser.com tex.stackexchange.com dba.stackexchange.com sharepoint....
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Tags are still rendered as sponsored tags after migration

I noticed this on this question: Get full list of Autocomplete entries? The google-chrome in the body text has the Google Chrome logo in it, while the tag itself on the question doesn't. The tag isn'...
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Improvements to the mod-only migrate tool

Moderators have access to some more options for migrating questions. There are some small aspects to that that could be improved: Moderators can currently remigrate a question. This makes no sense ...
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Add “webapps.stackexchange.com” as a destination in the “Vote to Close as Off-Topic” dialog

As an active participant in the facebook.stackoverflow.com mini-site, most of the off-topic questions are coming from frustrated end users looking for support on the web app. I've also seen this on ...
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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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Would it be possible to get programmer.stackexchange.com in offtopic in review?

Offtopic in review is missing programmers.stackexchange.com which I would choose a lot more often than say tex.stackexchange.com. would it be possible to add/exchange this one?
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Request an exchange for placing and tagging questions into their correlating exchange [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automatic/Central Question Sorting Stack Overflow, and the ever expanding Stack Exchange, are two sides of the same coin in that Stack Overflow is like an instance of a Stack ...
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What happened to the “Off-topic … belongs on Programmers” close option? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Update Migration Path List for Non-Moderators Is my imagination playing tricks on me? I think I remember the list of off-topic "belongs on" options to list programmers.SE. It ...
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Block migrations suggested by users with a poor track record (AKA, “inverse migration 'flag' weight”)

Since Require minimum reputation on the target site for migration is rejected, I've been trying to think up ways to reduce bad migrations without severely impacting the ease of migration. Ideally ...
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Provide read-only status to moderators on other Stack Exchange sites

I'd like to see if it'd be possible for moderators to get read-only access to moderation information on other Stack Exchange sites. As a moderator on Programmers.SE, perhaps the single most frequent ...
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Automatically remove bounties when migrating

A question that is off topic and needs to be migrated still needs to be migrated even when there is a bounty on it. Currently, if you attempt to migrate a question from the flag queue, if the ...
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Only allow someone to “vote to migrate” if they have over a given rep on the target site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Require minimum reputation on the target site for migration How can someone that has not used a given target site know if it is a good site to migrate a question to? ...
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Badge Suggestion: Migratory Leader

I believe there should be a badge for those users who properly identify questions as belonging to another of the StackExchange sites. Specifically, I believe there should be a badge for being the ...
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More options when flagging for migration

I think there should be more Stack Exchange networks available when flagging a question to be migrated. For example I'd think that the following question: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/6452890/...
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Reset votes on migrated questions

All votes should be reset when a question is migrated. That's votes on the question, in both directions, as well as votes on any answer. At the moment, downvotes are cleared from the question. Yes, ...
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Auto-create user account on migration of questions

I think it's a safe assumption to make that, if a question is going to be migrated to a sister site, the question asker will require an account on that site. I recommend that the migration process ...
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Add Meta Stack Overflow → Stack Overflow migration path

It seems like we've had an upswing in meta posts that actually belong on Stack Overflow (I'm not sure how that happens, but it does). I generally mod flag them, but they usually end up closing before ...
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Migrating subjective questions instead of closing them

I understand the reasoning for not wanting to have subjective questions on Stack Overflow (only what and how type questions for google ranking). Personally, I think that there should be some mechanism ...
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Require minimum reputation on the target site for migration

With all the new sites up and running it gets more and more difficult for users to really know the scope of a site and thus a lot of questions a migrated to places where they are (probably even more) ...
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Roll back the new auto-redirect on migrated questions

Clicking on a migrated question now leads to an immediate header redirect to the target site. For a new user, this must be utterly confusing. They asked a question on one site, and suddenly end up on ...
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Automatic/Central Question Sorting

I've noticed the Stack Exchange has grown immensely since its inception as Stack Overflow. As a result, I find asking questions in the right place here unnecessarily challenging. I'm wondering if you ...
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Migrate shortlist based on tags?

Would it be a good idea to change the migration destination sites based on the question tags? The new migrate option allows one to select from a limited number of destination sites. This group of ...
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Add an option to recall moved questions

Occasionally we observe posts erroneously moved from one site to another. Unlike a standard question closing there's no option to undo this action for high-rep users. When a question is closed, rather ...
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Should we have “Migrate to programmers.stackexchange.com” when closing a question?

I apologize if that has been discussed before, didn't find anything when searching. But I think it would be convenient if there was an option to vote to close/migrate questions to programmers....
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Migrate to Chat option

How about for discussiony questions that come up on the main sites there could be a 'Migrate to Chat' close reason, and a room there to receive them? Kind of like stackoverflowoverflow was, but ...
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Able to get rep artifically via migrated questions

A while back, I accidentally asked a question on Super User that should have gone on Stack Overflow. It got moved, but my accounts weren't linked, so it didn't show me as the owner of my question. I ...
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moving an item from one site to a second to a third = unfollowable

This question: started on StackOverflow got moved to ServerFault got moved to SuperUser The page on StackOverflow includes a 'migrated to' block, but the ServerFault page only includes a 'migrated ...