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Postgrad Mathematics

I've proposed an intermediate level site between Mathematics and Mathoverflow to see if there is any support for this at http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/46802/postgrad-mathematics I think ...
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Cross posting, or flag for migration?

Now that MathOverflow is within a flag for moderator away, comes the question. Suppose that you post a question on MSE, and it's a good question and you get some positive feedback. However nothing ...
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MathOverflow question links should be auto-converted to the question title

SE software automatically converts short links to questions on the same site to title-based links. For example, the bare URL https://math.stackexchange.com/q/426771 ...
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Reposting on Math.overflow which practice is best

I just deleted a post of mine and reposted it on math.overflow. It was a question which was not very well received here it had 1 downvote and 2 upvotes and 1 favorite. I followed the previous course ...
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Is it good to migrate my problem into MathOverflow?

This is an elementary problem which seems difficult, and I'm not sure whether it could be solved out. A higher mathematics overlook might be needed.
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Moving an unanswered question from MathOverflow

If I have a question unanswered in the MathOverflow for over three days, can I post it here to attract more attention? My question is: the (2,2,1) boundedness of a “product” operator. It is in ...
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Etiquette and feasibility of re-asking questions on MathOverflow

I've asked a number of questions here. Some are "good" questions and some I could have reasoned through on my own in an hour or two but didn't manage to figure out on my own. Some get quick, good ...
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Answer score on MSE different from score seen on MO profile

My answer to the question What is wrong with the sum of these two series? currently has a score of $39$. However, on my MathOverflow profile, it shows that it has a score of $40$ in the 'Top Network ...
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Is considered a bad practice to delete a tumbleweed question and ask again it at http://mathoverflow.net/?

I earned the tumbleweed badge for this question https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/424658/any-reference-to-an-algorithm-for-finding-the-largest-empty-circle-on-a-sphere and I was thinking to ...
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Question on proofs with text-&-LaTeX images

Two days ago, I saw a stochastic process question which contained images that could be completely $\rm\TeX$ified. Based on several related questions found on this site, I think those images should be ...
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How to know if a question is good for MATHSE or MathOverflow or Others?

Often a question asked where, no one answer or comment on it. Sometimes I think may be it's better to ask the question for other sites, like MathOverflow. But it is considered non-ethical to ask a ...
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When migrate a question to Mathoverflow?

I have some questions that received some upvote but no answer in many months. For someone of these I've started a bounty, but without success (one example was: Multitangent to a polynomial function, ...
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Is it appropriate to migrate my old question to MO?

My old question was still unsolved though I gave a bounty. No progression was made. Although it's not a research problem of a working mathematician, it seems that the problem is open and challenging. ...