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How to (re)tag such that migration works?

As discussed elsewhere it is crucial that a question that should be migrated has a matching tag on the target site (otherwise the migration is rejected and the question closed on the source site). ...
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Frequently asked questions about tagging on MathOverflow

Due to several discussions on the main site, I am asking this question concerning the best practices for tagging questions on MathOverflow. Unfortunately, the relevant documentation page ...
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What shall we do with stone soup?

Sometimes, a question is asked that isn't up to the standards of MathOverflow. Maybe it's worded vaguely, maybe it's too open ended, or maybe the asker fundamentally misunderstood something important. ...
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Who owns MathOverflow?

Is MathOverflow a subsidiary of Stack Exchange? Did MathOverflow lose its independence when it migrated to the Stack Exchange network?
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Who owns my MathOverflow posts?

Does Stack Exchange or MathOverflow own my posts? Can I reuse my posts elsewhere? Do I need to cite MathOverflow if I want to reuse my posts elsewhere?
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What do moderators do?

What do moderators do? Is it just a matter of dealing with posts flagged for moderator attention, or are there other things too?
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How to write a good MathOverflow question?

How do I write a good MathOverflow question? Got any advice for me?
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Who are the MathOverflow moderators?

Where can I find the list of MathOverflow moderators? How can I contact them?
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History of MathOverflow

What is history of this site? When and by whom was it created? What were the important milestones of this site?
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How should I use the tags [feature-request], [bug], [support], and [discussion]?

On meta, each post must be classified into one of four classes. Which should I use?
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How is this site different from Mathematics Stack Exchange?

I've just spotted this site on the blogs. At least that's where I think I saw it first. How is this site different from math.stackexchange.com?
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Frequently Asked Questions: MathOverflow FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions for MathOverflow What kind of questions can I ask here? What kind of questions should I not ask here? What about open problems? Where's the rule that says I have to wear ...
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Where's the old meta?

Where's the old meta.mathoverflow.net?