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

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Wording of migration closure

When we close a question through migration to another SE site, it gets a box looking like The blue text to is a link pointing to the newly created clone at the other end of the ...
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Option to migrate to CS Theory

We should add the option to migrate to Theoretical Computer Science when voting to close. This question is an obvious candidate.
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Is it possible to add an option to migrate to a programming site?

There have been a number of questions in the Close part of Review lately which were basically asking for help creating an algorithm to do some mundane task (see here, here, here for example). I wonder ...
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Soft question on history of Cohen Macaulay rings

A user over at MSE flagged suggesting that it is suitable for MO. The ...
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Would the question "Fourier series is to Fourier transform what Laurent series is to …?" be on topic at MO?

I asked the question Fourier series is to Fourier transform what Laurent series is to …? over at MSE, since that's where my questions usually belong to. But since I couldn't find any resources on it, ...
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When questions are migrated, so are comments, and this can cause misconceptions

I recently noticed a question posted to MO that was migrated to MSE. Furthermore the comment was also migrated along with the question. The content of the comment was "This is not the right site for ...
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Migration to

Today I came across this question, which seems to me would be better asked at I tried flagging the question as off-topic/migration, but only and math....
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migration versus on-hold

Several questions have been migrated to of late, and several others have been put "on hold" as off-topic, and I'm having trouble seeing how the distinction is made between the two courses of ...
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What happens when a question is migrated to MSE?

When a question is closed as off topic and migrated, will it no longer appear in MO, or will it appear in MO with a note saying it has been migrated? Similarly, in MSE, will it say "migrated from MO" ...