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The On-Topic page says:

There are certain subjects that, while still being on-topic here, you can get better response on our sister sites: [...]

I suggest adding to this list:

Also, two corrections for the line

Research-level mathematics — Math Overflow

"MathOverflow" should be written as one word (unlike Stack Overflow). And the name should be a hyperlink.

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  • $\begingroup$ I also think that the sentence quoted in the title does not flow very well, but I don't have a better alternative. $\endgroup$ – user147263 Jun 11 '14 at 19:43
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    $\begingroup$ I'm not sure about MathEds, since it's still in beta. $\endgroup$ – Asaf Karagila Jun 11 '14 at 20:24
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    $\begingroup$ @AsafKaragila So are Computer Science, Computational Science, and DSP. These are not paths for migration, these are signposts for users. A question posted by a user who followed a sign is an "organic" question, not a migrated one -- and betas need those. $\endgroup$ – user147263 Jun 11 '14 at 20:27
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    $\begingroup$ @AsafKaragila: Then again, they would probably like the increased traffic. $\endgroup$ – Thomas Jun 11 '14 at 21:18
  • $\begingroup$ @Thomas: Sure they would; words: Yeah, you have a point there. $\endgroup$ – Asaf Karagila Jun 11 '14 at 21:19
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    $\begingroup$ It's actually Math Overthrow...............I believe that originates with me. Used in all correspondence related to MO, any filenames or directories on my computer, and so on. $\endgroup$ – Will Jagy Jun 11 '14 at 22:00
  • $\begingroup$ @WillJagy StackOverthrow also exists. It's somewhat less useful than the original SO. $\endgroup$ – user147263 Jun 11 '14 at 22:05
  • $\begingroup$ @wordsthatendinGRY, i really thought I was original. Related: I find many books for the math phobic, varied titles. However, even after the Ben Affleck movie, no book titled The Fear of All Sums. I think this is an opportunity. $\endgroup$ – Will Jagy Jun 11 '14 at 22:30
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    $\begingroup$ @wordsthatendinGRY I agree about the first sentence: I don't even think it's correct English at the moment. "There are certain subjects that, while still on-topic for MSE, might be better addressed by one of our sister sites." Or, "There are certain questions that, while still on-topic for MSE, might receive better responses on one of our sister sites." $\endgroup$ – André 3000 Jun 11 '14 at 22:49
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    $\begingroup$ @SpamIAm: I cp'd your first suggestion. $\endgroup$ – Willie Wong Jun 12 '14 at 8:10
  • $\begingroup$ You should delete that comment before someone steals your idea! (Heck, I might steal it!) $\endgroup$ – user1729 Jun 12 '14 at 8:33
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Done. See https://math.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic

I also moved the caveat about Mathematica up a bit: the site is now graduated and people really are much, much better off asking Mathematica questions there than here.

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  • $\begingroup$ speaking of which, does it make sense to add a pointer to puzzling.SE (which is now in beta too) for recreational mathematic questions? It is impossible to draw a sharp line for which question goes where, but knowing about the other site could be nice. $\endgroup$ – mau Jun 12 '14 at 11:51
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    $\begingroup$ To be honest, I didn't even know puzzling.SE existed. I would prefer to wait at least until they have defined what they consider to be on-topic before I advertise them to users. $\endgroup$ – Willie Wong Jun 12 '14 at 15:08
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks, but now it seems that the repetition of "Stack Exchange" at the end of site names is ... repetitive. other Stack Exchange sites such as: Physics - Stack Exchange, Electrical Engineering - Stack Exchange, Quantitative Finance - Stack Exchange... When the list is preceded by "one of our sister sites" or "other Stack Exchange sites", it should be clear what the sites are. By the way, you don't have -SE after TeX site's name. And is it name really "TeX, LaTeX and Friends"? I would not know from looking at the site. $\endgroup$ – user147263 Jun 12 '14 at 15:13
  • $\begingroup$ @wordsthatendinGRY: the blah -- stackexchange names came from when sites were in beta without a defined name. Perhaps I should edit them. The name for TeX was taken from its area 51 proposal and I perhaps should double check with the mods there to see what their proper name is. $\endgroup$ – Willie Wong Jun 12 '14 at 15:20
  • $\begingroup$ It appears to be TeX-LaTeX. $\endgroup$ – user147263 Jun 12 '14 at 15:20
  • $\begingroup$ @wordsthatendinGRY: yes, I just heard back from Joseph too in the mod chat room. Edited again. Anything else I can change while you are looking at it? $\endgroup$ – Willie Wong Jun 12 '14 at 15:28
  • $\begingroup$ Looks good now. $\endgroup$ – user147263 Jun 12 '14 at 15:31
  • $\begingroup$ @WillieWong Small typo - the physics bullet should read "it is fine to ask about the mathematical model...", or something similar. $\endgroup$ – mdp Jun 12 '14 at 16:56
  • $\begingroup$ @MattPressland: fixed. $\endgroup$ – Willie Wong Jun 13 '14 at 7:34

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