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Questions tagged [migration]

The process of migrating off-topic questions from one Stack Exchange site to another.

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Proper way of migrating a question from one forum to another

I have a question about my Mathematics Stack Exchange post: Including definite integrals inside definite integrals I asked a question (link above) in the math forum. I am wondering if I might be able ...
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Why are there so few migration options? [duplicate]

Question I: Why are there only three options for migrating off-topic posts that are on the wrong StachExchange. And why exactly these three. It seems a bit arbitrary. The current options are ...
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Option to migrate questions to matheducators.SE? [duplicate]

In the past couple of days I've noticed an upswing in questions about math education rather than math, frequently of the sort Why should math students learn about [topic]? (Here's an example.) Would ...
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Why are there only three sites to which a question can be migrated?

In voting to migrate a question, I am allowed only three sites to which it might be migrated: math.meta.stackexchange.com, stats.stackexchange.com, physics.stackexchange.com In particular, ...
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Migrating questions to any StackExchange site

When voting to close a question, you can vote to close a question because it "belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network" (Closing > Off Topic > Migration), but the only options here are ...
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Merging a migrated duplicate rejects the migration

Migrated questions get rejected if they are closed on the target website, with the exception of duplications. Earlier today I saw that a question was posted here and on MathOverflow simultaneously (...
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How to change sites for a question

I am realizing that a question I posted to the Cryptography site may be better suited for the math se. I do not want to add unnecessary clutter by posting a new question with the same problem on math ...
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Moving your own questions to another stackexchange community?

How do I move my own question to another stackexchange community, or is that even advisable? Because the question could be answered by another community as well?
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Questions with little traction here that could benefit from migrating to MathOverflow

I've asked three questions here on relatively advanced but esoteric math topics, yet the questions themselves aren't really research level. In each of them I'm seeking some sort of explanation for why ...
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Migrate a question

I posted a question about geometric-probability: "Pioneer probe´s distance to another star on its way out of the galaxy" about the expected value of the least distance of a line through our galaxy to ...
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Migrating questions the simple way

What is the recommended procedure when self-migrating a question from this site to another StackExchange site? On the present site, the question at issue has stirred little interest: one upvote, one ...
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What determines when and if migration requests are granted?

I recently requested two questions be migrated to MO. One received a comment after a few days, and then was migrated by the commenter, and the other (Why is cohomology the direct product of the $H^n$?...
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MSE gains a tag through migration, tag lives on

A few weeks ago, this question was asked on MSE and migrated to another SE site. During that process, an MSE tag, coding-theory, was removed and a DSP tag, digital-communications, was added. But the ...
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Integrating a question migrated from MO with answers here at MSE?

I recently asked a long soft question, involving a reference request, both here and on MO, about the traditional presentation of the change of variables formula for multiple integrals in advanced ...
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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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How do I migrate a question to a site that is not on the list?

I want to migrate Term rewriting; Compute critical pairs to computer science as suggested in one of the comments to the question. How can I do this given the fact that the site is not on the list?
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What to do about question that ask about the next term in the sequence?

I see a lot of questions like: What is the next term in the sequence 20,5,3,6,7,12, ... ? I think they are asked daily. They are generally closed, but can't we do anything to reduce the number of ...
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Should there be a 'migrate to hsm' close reason? [duplicate]

We currently have a possibility to migrate to meta, physics.SE and stats.SE. Shouldn't there be a possibility too to migrate questions to History of Science and Mathematics? I think this is ...
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Nonsensical close options

I was trying to close this question as off-topic and I wrote a comment suggesting to post it on mathematica.stackexchange.com But I could not do it because only three options were available, and ...
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Impossible to migrate to Computer Science SE

It appears to be impossible to vote to migrate a question to Computer Science SE: So I wonder whether It should be possible to migrate to cs.SE Computer Science questions should be ...
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Do not reject migrations from the meta site to the main site

Today someone had asked a question on the meta site, which was actually a question on mathematics. It was migrated, correctly, to the main site. There it was closed for lack of context. Being a ...
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Migrated question appears same as an newer question; which one is the duplicate?

If point is zero-dimensional, how can it form a finite one dimensional line? (originally posted Dec. 27, 2014) was recently migrated here from physics.SE, although it already had answers. But on March ...
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Migration from M.SE to M.O by OP

Can one migrate own question from math.stackexchange.com to mathoverflow.net or Conversely? Could this be a help for moderators?
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Migrating questions to HSM

It's quite common to see questions of historical nature in math.se, and being a big fan of hsm.se.com, as soon as I see one I try to get it migrated there or encourage the OP to ask it there. The ...
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Migration to the physics exchange

Why are classical mechanics questions moved to the physics exchange? There is a classical-mechanics tag here.
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Add puzzling as a site to move off-topic questions [duplicate]

Currently, when we cite a question as off-topic we have the choice of physics, stats, and meta.math It would be nice to have puzzling as another option. We don't get too many of those, but we just ...
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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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Moving question to Stack Overflow

I saw on MSE a question about an algorithm in C++ for listing combinations of objects. I unfortunately can't provide you the link because the question has been deleted by the user. Since it is ...
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What to do about a not-fully-answered question that is too old to be migrated to an appropriate site

I had asked this question What is the "Principle of permanence"? 7 months ago and it was never fully answered (in particular the "how and why [the principle of permanence] has two ...
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“Off-topic” tags

Some tags are about topics that are blatantly not on-topic here. Let me quote the FAQ (I realize this is not the be-all and end-all, but it's better than nothing): Mathematics Stack Exchange is for ...
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Does migration count as a question for maximum 6 posts a day?

If a question is migrated from a different SE to MSE, does it count as a question for maximum 6 questions a day? In particular, I want to request migration of https://stats.stackexchange.com/...
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Didn't get an answer on Math.SE. How to ask at MathOverflow? II

This question has been asked here but no general solution is given. I have asked a question which has been upvoted a few times, I added a bounty, but now the bounty is finished and I still have no ...
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Migrated question has no tags

I just noticed a question that was migrated from physics to math: https://math.stackexchange.com/q/906188/101979 When it arrived on the math site, it appeared to have no tags. I assume that the tags ...
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You want me to put the hammer down?

I have a small request to make about gold badge hammers for duplicates: If a question is migrated from another site, allow the first retag to be included in the tags whose gold members are eligible ...
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How can I find all questions that were migrated from a specific other SE site to Math SE?

How can I find all questions migrated from another SE site to Mathematics SE? Specifically I am interested in the ones that have originally come from Physics SE. So can somebody tell me how to find ...
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Questionable practice of MO moderators

A question was recently migrated from MO to MSE. While it is crystal clear that MO is not the suitable place to post that question, at least two MO users had answered the question in their comments ...
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A migration flag, active since 2 days, is it a bug?

Two days ago, I flagged my post: "Double coset relation for unique intermediate subgroup (with homogeneity)" for a migration on MO, but the flag is still active. Is it a bug? Else what is the normal ...
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Should Migration options in off topic include mathematics educators?

It seems to me that questions like this one belong to Mathematics Educators and there will be occasional others where migrating like this will be the best thing to do. There are various threads on ...
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This question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network

When trying to close a question, occasionally the reason for closure is that the question belongs on another site on the SE network. However, the closing reason "This question belongs on another site ...
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Migrate to academia.SE

Recently a question was asked that I think would be much better on academia.SE. The question isn't about math at all -- the exact same question without changing any word could have been asked about ...
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Why this question cannot be edited?

I wanted to change tags in the following question from untagged to something more reasonable: Please solve the following Algebra. This question was migrated from MO and it was closed on MSE as "...
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MO-MSE tag incompatibility

When a question is migrated from MO to MSE, the system attempts to retag it using MSE tags (taking into account synonyms on the MSE side only; synonyms are a one-way street). If no MSE tag can be ...
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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. ...
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I've put a large bounty to get the attention or to get a good answer, I got neither.

I put a large bounty on this question to get a full detailed answer or to at least to draw some attention and get it up-voted. The bounty ends tomorrow and I got none. What should I do? I feel maybe ...
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Didn't get an answer on Math.SE. How to ask at MathOverflow?

A week ago I asked this question and all I got was a lousy Tumbleweed badge. In the hope to still get some help (and that the question is not too low-level), I would like to give it a try and ask the ...
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What comments are migrated with a question?

Some few minutes ago, a question was migrated from MathOverflow. I left a comment on the original question that suggested that the question wasn't suitable for MathOverflow, and while it is suitable ...
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Can a question with an open bounty on it be migrated from M.SE to MO?

Can a question with an open bounty on it be migrated from M.SE to MO? What happens with a bounty in this case? Can the bounty be awarded to an answer of a user who does not have a linked account at ...
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Metadata to encapsulate migrated questions

Is there now, without feature-requests, a way to set migrated posts as categories to hide or display? If there is no direct feature, can it be done by adding a tag like migrated-to-mse to ...
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Question about migration

This question was migrated from mathoverflow, which is great, but I noticed the OP seems to have become "none none" in the process? Is this a problem with the migration process? Has the OP been ...
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Why my question was migrated to physics?

This question was migrated to physics.se where it now is marked as a duplicate. I don't understand why it was moved there? The question is about forming a simple mathematical model for the "proof" ...