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Should I / How can I move a bountied question to math overflow?

I posted this question a week ago and have since bountied it. I still haven't figured out the answer to the problem. I'm starting to think that it might be a research level question and would be more ...
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I asked A question On MSE, Which I now think can receive more attention from MathOverflow

I recently asked a question On MSE, which was answered by one user, after I used bounty for first time. Later I re-bountied it for more clarification. Still I think it lacks more details, And can ...
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Is there a way to undo a migration?

"This question Estimating the most abundant isotopomer of an isotopic distribution was migrated to Cross Validated because it can be answered by people interested in statistics, machine learning, ...
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Why can't Math StackExchange questions be flagged as belonging in a site other than math meta, stats, or physics? [duplicate]

I have noticed a few questions that don't belong on math StackExchange, math meta, stats StackExchange, or physics StackExchange. I cannot flag them as belonging in another site, so I just post a ...
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Why can't I select any other SE website when flagging a question? [duplicate]

I flagged this question recently. I wanted to select "this question belongs on another stack exchange network" but only three other SE sites came up (as shown below) when it asked which site ...
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Suggestion: Add https://hsm.stackexchange.com/ as a migration option [duplicate]

Occasionally we get questions that are focused on the history of mathematics, for which there is the lovely https://hsm.stackexchange.com/ . Can we get that added to the "belongs on another ...
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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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Should this question (that I wrote) be migrated to History of Mathematics SE?

I wrote this question ( In its earliest usage, did the notation "5 x 3" mean "five groups of three" or "five, placed into each of three groups"? ) without realizing that ...
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Would this question be more suitable for Math Overflow?

I asked the following question, but I didn't get any answer, even after adding a bounty: Finite-sample confidence interval for the sample mean of N iid Beta-Binomial random variables Do you think I ...
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Include History of Science and Mathematics in the list of sites to migrate to

Edit: this question is not a duplicate of the one that has been mentioned in the comments, as I am here suggesting a built-in feature to allow HSM as a potential site to migrate to within the reasons-...
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Wrongly migrated from Physics SE?

The question What are the implications of deterministic chaos: useful or detrimental? has just been migrated from Physics SE. Since it's mostly about modeling, about the consequences in the physical ...
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Migrating a question to Meta doesn't decrease reputation

Recently, a question about the irrationality of $\pi + \mathrm e$ got migrated from Main to Meta. While on Main, that question had obtained a total of 5 - 1 = 4 votes, for a total of 50 - 2 = 48 ...
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Why was this question "returned" to another SE site?

This is a question about this post. The post was originally from the Mathematica SE site and was migrated to MSE (math SE) because the underlying question is one of mathematics rather than one of ...
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Tagging migrated questions

One thing I've noticed is that questions like these end up creating an untagged tag whenever a migration takes place. Is this intended behavior? If not, what is the appropriate method of handling ...
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Would it be possible to include the scicomp.SE site in the list of related SE sites?

I came across a post that is in my opinion more about scientific computing, than mathematics. Therefore I wanted to flag the question accordingly, but I couldn't find the scicomp.SE site among the ...
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Do users receive notifications when their question is migrated?

The user is not registered in math.stack but they have a question on math.stack. Are they still notified by some actions on their post?
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Question does not gain answers in Math Stack Exchange. Would a migration to StackOverflow be a solution?

I recently asked this question in Math Stack Exchange but does not gain any answers even though I bountied it. It seems either there aren‘t many people familiar with the Singular-CAS in Math Stack ...
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Why aren't migrated questions erased from the origin site?

I have asked a question that was migrated to its meta site. but the main question remained there and every time I search it by its question ID, I can reach it. Is it OK not to erase the question from ...
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What are the current statistics of migrations to other sites?

Are the current statistics of questions migrated to other sites visible somewhere? I suspect it is available through https://math.stackexchange.com/tools/posts/migrated/stats for > 10k rep users, so I ...
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Flagging for migration to Stack Overflow declined

I flagged Split Textarea input text into all textarea box without enter button. for migration to Stack Overflow since that site doesn't appear in the migration path in the close dialog, and only ...
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Economics.SE is closing, can we salvage some of the questions? [closed]

I hadn't even heard that there was an Economics Stack Exchange site before I learned that it will be closed down next week along with a bunch of other quiescent beta sites. Update: As planned, the ...
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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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Closing as duplicates for migrated questions.

This is mostly an announcement in case anyone wondered what happened to these two questions: https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/98121 https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/98162 Question 2 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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" ...
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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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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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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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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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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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What, when and will we migrate questions to MO 2.0?

It was announced on meta.MO that preparations are taking place for the migration of MO to the SE network. In particular this means that we will be able to migrate questions over there, and will ...