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

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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" ...
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Negative votes on meta should not be migrated as well

Do negative votes on questions that were incorrectly posted in meta and then being migrated to the main site, like this one (the main question here), carry over their reputation malus for the main ...
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Migrating a question to other exchange sites? [duplicate]

Why does for flagging in order to migrate a post to another stack exchange sites, just meta, stats and physics exists?
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Asking a question in two places? [duplicate]

If a question which is asked, has not received enough attention are we allowed to ask it in other exchange sites, stating that it is asked somewhere else too?
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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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Migrating to MathOverflow

Should not Math.SE implement a close option with migration to MathOverflow? Would I be encouraged to ask a question there, that is at the appropriate level, despite having asked it here, where it is ...
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Can't vote to migrate from meta

Another one to pile on the heap: The new closing system seems to have some inadvertent effects on meta, like a strange typo, and the loss of the option to vote to migrate to main: Moreover, as I ...
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Close Questions - Off Topic List of sites where question belongs

When using "Close" and "Off Topic", a list is displayed of perhaps better fits for the question. It only displays three choices. Is there any reason it does not display all of the stack exchange ...
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Why was this question involving Survival Functions migrated to Stat.Stackexchange?

https://math.stackexchange.com/q/401600/8671 It's essentially a basic actuarial science question. Most of the tags don't fit. I'd say actuarial science and probability fit but the other three don't....
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Tex-laden maths usage questions

On meta.tex.sx, I've asked a question about a class of questions that might get asked over there (and have been) that are (i) ostensibly about maths usage, but (ii) might best be served by an answer ...
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migrated question incorrectly labeled as closed as off topic

I voted to migrate this question to physics.SE, as three others had done before me. I expected that it would be migrated once a fifth vote was cast, but when I checked on it I was suprised that it ...
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Who accepted this answer?

There is this migrated question on Transition Probability. Since the user has no Math.SE account, he's greyed out. But funnily the only answer given is accepted. By whom? By the user? Or was his ...
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How do you migrate questions from Math.se to Meta?

I tried searching it in the search bar but I couldn't find any instructions on how to actually migrate a question.
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Why was the request to migrate a generalized Stack Exchange question to Meta Stack Overflow declined?

I'm an elected moderator on Stack Overflow. I recently flagged the following question on your meta to be migrated to Meta Stack Overflow: Do mods of stackexchange sites get paid? The reason I did ...
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Announcement: some changes to “migration”

For those who do not visit Meta.StackOverflow regularly, there is a recent change in software on how Question Migrations are handled. In particular: we can no longer migrate questions older than 60-...
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migrate questions to stackoverflow

We have a question here that belongs on stackoverflow, but there isn't a choice in the close box to migrate it. Seems like this has come up before, but it would be nice to have. I searched, but ...
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how to migrate a question?

How do I migrate a question? The FAQ doesn't mention that. I don't even know if there are manuals somewhere.
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How do I move a post to another forum, like CV/stats?

So yesterday I asked this question here, but I think that is might get more attention over at Stats/CV. How do I move it, or ask someone to move it? I ask because I was tempted to delete it ...
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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 ...
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Should some unanswered computer science questions be migrated to CS.SE?

I know that some parts of theoretical computer science are on-topic here. There is now a Stack Exchange site dedicated to computer science. While this does not affect the scope of Math.SE, it might ...
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Migration vs. voting to close

Fairly recent changes to StackExchange have encouraged users with sufficient rep (and close votes remaining) to vote-to-close rather than merely flag for moderator attention. I think I understand and ...
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transference of migrated answers

Yesterday, I answered this question on Math.SE and Zev migrated it to Physics.SE. The OP had an account there, and Zev commented that "If you need help associating an account on physics.SE, you can ...
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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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Flagging for migration to Mathematica.SE and Computational Science.SE

I noticed we can flag posts for migration to physics.SE and stats.SE. Can you please add options for migration to Mathematica and Computational Science, too? (A.K.): The Mathematica site has ...
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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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Migration not working?

I just tried to migrate this question to Physics.SE, but it's just ending up closed (and locked) here, without showing up on Physics.SE. I undid it and redid it, with no change. I guess there is some ...
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What happens when the “move comments discussion to chat” link is used?

When clicking on the "move comments discussion to chat?" link (under an answer), what actions are triggered : (a) if the click is by the poster of the answer (b) if the click is by a commenter in ...
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Has theoretical cryptography become off-topic on Math.SE?

I saw that the following question got migrated to crypto.SE by Jeff: https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/61330/is-modern-encryption-needlessly-complicated-migrated I searched the meta to see ...
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Migrating question with an accepted answer

The main question that lead to this discussion is: What does $\mathrm{ms}^{-1}$ mean? Had I seen the question before there were any answers posted, I would have invoked my moderator powers and ...
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Hasty migration of mathematical statistics questions to stats.SE

A purely mathematical question about linear regression was migrated to stats.SE. https://stats.stackexchange.com/questions/14928/meaning-of-p-values-in-regression In this particular case, how did ...
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Migrated questions

Does anyone know what exactly is the point of having questions that have been migrated remain on the main site page? P.S.: and while we are here, and as I try to massage this into something that The ...
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Migration from cstheory to Math.SE

Hi, There was a discussion on cstheory meta about adding Math.SE to the list of target sites in the off-topic flagging wizard. When a non-research-level theory question is closed as off-topic, we ...
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Regarding migration

How do questions get migrated? Why is it an anonymous process (afaics)?
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Flagging questions as off-topic

When flagging a question as off-topic we are given a choice between either completely off-topic, belongs to meta, or belongs to stats.SE. Is it possible to add another option "Belong elsewhere on the ...
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Should a question be migrated if it's going to be closed anyway?

There's a question about Fourier series on physics.SE that seems purely mathematical in nature - at least, it's definitely off-topic on the physics site, and seems like it would be on topic here. But ...