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Questions tagged [migration]

Questions about the migration of posts to another Stack Exchange site

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Are questions about adblocking on-topic?

Our help says that questions about "websites or web services like Facebook, Twitter, and WordPress" are off topic. What about web browser add-ons, specifically configuring adblockers? We've had ...
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This migration to Stack Overflow was erroneous

The question Automatically add comma to end of JavaScript objects in VSCode (see Revision History here) was erroneously migrated to Stack Overflow. This is clearly a software use question – about ...
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Migration of votes

When a question is migrated to another site, any upvotes are transferred with it and are credited on the target site. Questions that are off-topic here often receive downvotes simply because they're ...
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What if I don't want a question migrated to stackoverflow?

There are times when questions migrate here from stackoverflow. But do they migrate from here to over there too? And if so, is it without my consent? I don't want an account made automatically for ...
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Why was this Discord question rejected as off-topic?

A few months ago I asked on Meta Super User whether questions about Discord belonged on Super User or Web Apps. I asked this because I noticed that both sites were voting to close Discord questions ...
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Why was my question (relating to consumer electronics) migrated here?

I have a question about my Super User post: Do Ethernet over HDMI injectors exist and if so what are they called? This is something I have always found a little awkward about StackExchange in general,...
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Migrating this question killed the chances of getting a response

I asked this question here last week. It was quickly migrated to Android Enthusiasts and since moving has seen very few views, no answers and no comments. The AE site has so few members (3500 vs 13K ...
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Excel questions should not be on SuperUser, another StackExchange should exist for it

SuperUser is a site for answering technical questions about Operating Systems such as Linux (even though another forum exists for it as well), Windows, Mac, etc. Yet, the SuperUser StackExchange gets ...
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Migrated Posts gets downvote cleared but reputation not restored?

I posted a slightly off-topic post in Super User, got downvoted, then admin migrated my post to Stack Overflow, although the downvote has been cleared, but my deducted reputation wasn't restored. is ...
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Do questions about Discord belong on Super User or Web Applications?

discord is a voice and text chat program similar to Skype and Teamviewer. It's available both as a downloadable desktop application for Windows/Mac/Linux, and as an in-browser Web Application. My ...
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Please stop migrating crap

Please only migrate good, but otherwise wayward questions. Latest exhibit is this question: Facebook open graph html5 audio I have a system that share on facebook a flash audio player, but the ...
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When closing how to specify a new SE site?

When closing a question because it belongs on another site, the dialog box (at least on some sites) provide just two or three default SE sites where the problem might be migrated. How do I add a new ...
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How can I move/remove my post? [duplicate]

I have a question about my Super User post: How to use MCMC.qpcr package in R without PCR efficiency data? Somebody commented that I posted question in wrong site. How can I remove/move my question?
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Re-migrate or unlock question

Updated question (I originally misread the history and Ben N picked it up.) The following question originated on Server Fault and was migrated here: Accidentally left a small form factor PC in ~100F (...
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Why did my question (about a program with no web interface) get migrated to Webapps?

LINE is a program that runs on Windows, Android, iOS. LINE has no web interface at all, in fact its website only shows static help pages. You can't even login or create an account via their website. ...
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How to deal with the numerous off-topic (business environment) Windows Server questions

We get lots of questions about Windows Server. By their very nature, most of these questions specifically involve a business environment and therefore do not belong on Super User, since both the help ...
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Allow migration of suitable hardware questions to the Hardware Recommendations Stack site

There was a site proposed in Area 51 called Hardware Recommendations. It is now in public beta and I think it would be helpful to migrate and redirect users with hardware questions to this site ...
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Is there a better site for this question?

Wondering if I should move https://superuser.com/questions/768807/how-to-see-my-own-domain-from-host-server to another site? Or if it belongs here, what I might do to improve it, since it is being ...
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Are these Fail2Ban, Munin and “Failed password” related questions more appropriate for Server Fault?

While I spend a good chunk of time here on Super User, my day-to-day/work-a-day head is in the Linux server administration world. A lot of times there’s overlap between “power user” needs and server ...
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Migration to Software recommendations as an option during flagging

When we flag a question, in the group - off topic - belongs to other stackexchange site there are a few options, but software recommendations isn't inlcuded, however there are a lot of questions ...
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Do I have to migrate my question to Stack Overflow?

Hi I posted AHK script is unstable while running, but I got a comment that I need to migrate this question to Stack Overflow. Do I really have to migrate it?
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What are some common “gotchas” associated with moderation activities?

Over the past few years, I've run into several little "gotchas" when it comes to common moderation tasks such as migrating questions, reviewing posts, or evaluating suggested edits. These mistakes ...
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Can a question about Windows SSH clients find a more appropriate site to live on?

Windows CLI SSH client? seems to be bringing in a fair amount of users. It would be a shame to let all those people ending up there via Google search results hit a 404. Can this question be moved/...
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Migration source question keeps redirecting me to the migration destination

I was the last person to vote to migrate a post on SU, which was migrated to https://serverfault.com/questions/650576/getting-pcs-to-report-to-wsus The browser automatically forwarded me to the new ...
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It's time we removed the [android] tag

Recently there's been some contention regarding whether or not android questions are on-topic. Actually, It seems this topic has come up a lot in the past. As we're on a bit of a tag-cleaning bender, ...
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Please migrate my question on Automatic Wallpaper Manager?

Accordant with the answer at Would the displacement of this question help?, would you please migrate https://superuser.com/questions/679640/automatic-wallpaper-manager to another apt website like ...
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On-topic migration to a more specific SE site declined

The tour page mentions the following about this site: Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. [...] With your help, we're working together to build a ...
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Is there a point to editing a question that should be moved to another SE site?

Sometimes I come across questions that really belong on another Stack Exchange site (usually Stack Overflow) that also have serious formatting, spelling and / or grammatical errors. Is there a ...
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Question in tangled state with broken link

The question Transfer a folder from local system … to … virtual system was, according to its revision history, migrated from StackOverflow to SuperUser over a year ago (May 31 ’13 at 9:14), and then ...
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How to Reopen and Vote to Migrate?

I recently encountered a question in the reopen review queue that had been closed as off-topic (“This question is not about computer hardware or software, within the scope defined in the help center.”)...
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When Microsoft turned Skype into Web Application?

Can someone explain to me, how this question about Skype can be migrated to Web Applications, because it is found off-topic in Super User? Exactly since when Microsoft has turned its base ...
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Thinking maybe I should migrate a question

I asked this: Auto-forwarding messages on a Facebook group to a mailing list on WebApps.SX ; on second though, I think maybe it's a better fit on this site (e.g. because it doesn't actually have to ...
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Add softwarerecs to vote to migrate option

We should include the Software Recommendations in the "Vote to migrate" menu. There are a lot of SuperUser questions about software recommendations and it'd be good to put an option. Also, a lot of ...
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How am I supposed to flag a question for migration to another site?

So, here is the question. I think this question belongs to database admins but when I try to flag it, only meta, stackoverflow, serverfault, webapps and android stackexchange sites appear. Therefore, ...
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Are questions about business servers operated for personal purposes on topic here? [duplicate]

I came across this question, which is specific to rackmount server hardware. On first glance, this question would appear to be best for Server Fault because SF specializes in business computer systems....
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Would this question fit Super User under Spotify tag?

I asked this question, It's about Spotify, i think i have a better chance getting an answer on Unix & Linux website. But it's about Spotify and Super user has a tag for that. So i might be able to ...
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Can you add the UNIX&Linux SE to the available migration groups?

Can you add the UNIX&Linux SE to the available migration groups? It has a lot of other groups but in some cases allowing a transfer to that group might be preferable.
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Should my question be migrated to Super User or not?

I asked this question. Should it be migrated to this site since it's about drivers and hardware or should it stay on unix.stackexchange.com? I didn't know where to ask it, I picked a place randomly.
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Why do migrated questions earn the poster -2 rep

I was looking at my reputation history and noticed this: It seems a bit unfair to lose rep for a migrated question. Now, I can understand this if you were to get, say, 10 migrated posts in a two week ...
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How to request a migration

I've posted a question on Super User, and later realized it should be migrated to Web Apps Stack Exchange. How can I do this? I've seen other users (with high reputation/privileges) migrate questions ...
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Should you answer a question that you know will get closed?

There are questions on SU that are sure to be closed for a variety of reasons. Should you post an answer if you have one? I would think so its OK if you know it will get migrated to another SE site. ...
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I need advice on where to move some questions of mine

There are some questions of mine that have received few attention and I'm considering to migrate them to another site (if it's possible to do so), where maybe they are more pertaining and more on-...
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When should a question that otherwise belongs on another site be simply closed and not migrated?

This question was closed as off topic, but was not migrated. I (incorrectly) decided to vote to close and migrate to Stack Overflow, but the question was not migrated for quality reasons. I ...
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Where should I migrate this question about HTTP/HTTPS?

I have a question about HTTP/HTTPS on Superuser. It has not received any answers: SSL / https login issue I was thinking of migrating it to Webmasters, or perhaps IT Security. Which site should I ...
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Migrate question from SO?

I think this question should be migrated from SO. They've closed it and it has a TON of exp that could benefit this community. I flagged it and RichB responded, This should not be closed, it ...
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How do you have a question migrated?

How do you have a question migrated to another stack exchange site?
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Please be sure of your migrations

This question was migrated to the wrong Stack Exchange site by the Super User community. This isn't the only community mis-migration I have encountered and tried to clean up. I have flagged this for ...
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What are the prerequisites for a question to be transferred over to Super User?

Two questions really: What are the prerequisites for a question to be migrated over to Super User part of Stack Exchange? Why was my question migrated over from Stack Overflow to SuperUser, if the ...
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Why was a question about SoundCloud moved to Web Applications?

Why was a question asking if there was a stand-alone player for SoundCloud moved to Web Applications? The question has nothing to do with web applications; it's asking about if desktop software ...
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Why was this non-programming question migrated from SU to SO?

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/11832505/simulating-a-bad-internet-connection This guy was looking for a way to use a PC to simulate a bad network connection. I provided him with a way to use a ...