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Is offering cross-site bounties allowed?

This is not right. From the FAQ: What is a bounty? A bounty is a special reputation award given to answers. This feature was designed to motivate answerers, and help questions get the answers ...
hat's user avatar
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How can I "ping" other communities / Stack Exchange sites without cross-posting the question?

Post the question link (share): in chat, or the selected site's chat room(s). Also, it's usually useful to leave a short note on why you're doing this, and why you hope someone will answer your ...
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Why do we still not have a Software Development Recommendations SE?

I have X and want to get Y. What are some development tool/libraries/framework options that can achieve this that you'd recommend? And SR.SE can already handle that. Your question was closed because ...
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Data science, Cross Validated and Artificial Intelligence

I contribute on all three sites. There is a large amount of overlap in subject matter, especially between Data Science and Cross Validated regarding machine learning algorithms. When it comes to ML ...
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Migrating Comments to Chat Off Topic(words of warning, short)

I don't see anything problematic here. Just to be clear I am only talking about saving the first 5 comments (not all that long), so the issue is just whether or not they deserve to be lumped in ...
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Moving a two-month old post across sites denied

If a question is not off-topic I see no reason to migrate it. Also it is unclear what you want to happen. A mod is not going to judge if your question is a better fit for Computer Science or Math. You ...
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Why are there separate Stack Exchange sites for various artificial intelligence (AI) topics?

It is possible that different sites could be combined, but not to serve as a repository for a single subject; computer vision. Few of our sites specifically mention "computer vision" (or "intelligent ...
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What other Stack Exchange sites support crossposting like Mathematics and Math Overflow?

This appears to have arisen in the context of this question being shopped around various Stack Exchange sites, including Mathematics and Philosophy. Instead of trying to find a list of venues it might ...
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Build and strengthen the Stack Exchange community with "crossover questions" between sites

Cross-site question association I suggest to extend question association mechanism to all StackExchange sites. It's already working between mechanism between StackOveflow in Russian and StackOverlow ...
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Maximizing visibility when your question works on two metas but you have to choose one?

Ah, there is not any sort of magic feature for this, unfortunately. I'd rely on a couple of things here - meta and chat. If you can pick one site you think is more likely, compose the meta question ...
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What other Stack Exchange sites support crossposting like Mathematics and Math Overflow?

Theoretical Computer Science Stack Exchange has a similar policy (cross-posts are allowed after 7 days); see this answer to their FAQ. Since it mentions 'other Stack Exchange sites', it doesn't seem ...
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Determine overall Stack Exchange reputation rank

Here is the SEDE multi-database query that creates the Network-wide league for the same networkaccounts. What is being build is a massive union of all users from all databases and their reputation. ...
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The ability to link cross-site duplicates

Cross-site duplicates would be helpful for similarly themed sites like Movies & TV and Science Fiction & Fantasy SciFi & Fantasy: Is there an official Marvel Cinematic Universe viewing ...
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What to do with cross-site duplicates?

I'm from Worldbuilding.SE, and we could use the ability to close as a duplicate of another site. It may be unusual for some sites. It may even be unusual for most sites. But it's common to have ...
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Asking questions relevant to multiple sites?

What is the current "best practices" for cross-over questions? You can ask the same question on multiple sites, but start with just the one you expect to be the best fit. If you don't receive an ...
Patrick Hofman's user avatar
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What is the right place to ask about web applications' desktop software?

What is the right place to ask about web applications' desktop software? Super User or Web Applications spring to mind. Stack Exchange seems like a good place to ask questions especially strictly ...
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Where should I ask a question about Emacs' Evil Mode -- Emacs.SE or vi.SE?

Emacs' Evil Mode is on-topic on both sites, but the scopes are slightly different. Derobert's Vi and Vim Meta answer to a question linked from the Vi and Vim Stack Exchange help center states (...
Robert Columbia's user avatar
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Why is there more than one Stack Exchange site for one topic?

I'll take the Android vs. Linux one specifically: Unix and Linux Stack Exchange is for topics that can basically be summed up by the first point in their on-topic page: "Using or administering a *nix ...
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Which site should I post on regarding advanced Gmail filtering?

First check out Web Applications. [gmail] has 4,321 questions [gmail-filters] has 472 questions, but you might try searching https://stackexchange.com By the way, in Gmail a filter is a built-in ...
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Should I paraphrase the cross-site duplicate when posting it as an answer?

Yes, that's fine. Giving the overlapping scopes of some of the sites in the network, there are bound to be some duplicate or near-duplicate questions, and thus answers. Paraphrasing and adjusting the ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
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Build and strengthen the Stack Exchange community with "crossover questions" between sites

I totally agree that as the number exchanges/communities have grown, a lot of overlapping questions are spreading across the lines between the communities. I also agree Migrating a question that was ...
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Is there a term for titles designed for cross-site traffic?

At least here on Meta Stack Exchange, the word 'clickbait' seems the most prevalent. Searching for that word in combination with the hot-questions tag gives 14 results. It's also a widely used and ...
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Display other SE site links in the linked questions sidebar

Just another couple of examples where cross-site linkbacks would be helpful (ones I've come across recently): This Anime & Manga SE question, this Literature SE question, and this Chinese SE ...
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Can questions on different Stack Exchange sites be marked as exact duplicates?

Can, and should, anything be done to link them together or mark them as a duplicate? No. The same question can have different point of views from where the answers originate from (although they can ...
Patrick Hofman's user avatar
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Where can I ask general questions about a multi-platform app?

If your question is about the web interface of Slack, ask it on WebApps.StackExchange.com (although the current moderators are aggressively closing questions that they think are too beginner-friendly, ...
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Where can I ask general questions about a multi-platform app?

TL;DR: It will depend on the specific question (details are required) that you want to ask. If it's merely a "conceptual" question, then don't include screenshots. If you found that the ...
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Are multiple SE sites covering the same subject, with higher specificity, detrimental?

An Ubuntu-specific site makes sense in itself, ignoring all else. So is a general Unix & Linux site. Perhaps so does superuser.com (although IMHO it's a bit too general). However they weren't ...
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Build and strengthen the Stack Exchange community with "crossover questions" between sites

I suggest that there be a Network tab, or similar options to display interesting questions from across the network. Clicking on questions from this tab would take you to the orignal question on it's "...
Frames Catherine White's user avatar
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Is it OK to cross-post an old, unanswered question?

No. Don't copy-paste the same question onto another site. Instead, if the original question was never answered, do one of the two following things: If the question is less than 60 days old, suggest ...
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