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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Migrating this not-answered-bounty-expired question to MathOverflow?

I've recently asked this question on Math SE and upon not receiving any answers, offered a bounty to draw attention. The question has attracted a reasonable number of up and no down-votes, so I'd say ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...