"Migration" is the process of moving threads from one Stack Exchange site to another.

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Reopening and migrating a valid coding question from Crossvalidated to Stackoverflow

I have come across a vibrant question - how does one visualize results of post hoc Nemenyi tests - on Crossvalidated. This question is often raised in my institute and by students or peers at ...
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Migrating software syntax to StackOverflow or DataScience?

This is a provocative question: should we send "How do I do this in R/SAS/Python/Stata/SPSS" questions to the DataScience, now that it's open? Data cleaning is never a programming question, as it ...
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Bridge Moderators and an Increasing Trend of SO to CV Migration-worthy Questions [closed]

I've noticed that it is difficult to get questions migrated from SO to CV. I've already read that this doesn't occur often 'in the wild' but as 'Big Data' and 'Analytics' become trendy in the software ...
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Why was this question migrated to SO?

This question is clearly off-topic on Stack Overflow (it asks for package recommendations). However, as the answer shows it should be (possibly with some minor revision) a good fit for CV. So why was ...
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Tag-related problems with migrations from MathOverflow

Recently there were some discussions on MathOverflow and Mathematics and Meta Stack Overflow related to an automatic check on tags that is performed when a question is migrated: It is checked if at ...
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Question incorrectly migrated

The question "Gaussian kernel density estimation with fixed covariance (with python)" was incorrectly migrated to StackOverflow. Can we have it restored to Cross-Validated? Based on this meta ...
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Can we clarify the off-topic closing options?

Evidently, when we vote to close a question as off-topic and appropriate for Stack Overflow, the thread will not actually be migrated unless we select: ...
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Why was this question migrated to StackOverflow? It does not mention programming at all

I have already flagged this question on StackOverflow, but I am not sure if a flag on that site gets anyone's attention on this site. I can't get the question's original (CrossValidated) link now, ...
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What is on topic on Cross Validated?

There have been many threads on CV-meta about whether questions are on-topic, off-topic, are too-localized, etc. For example: Are "find the distribution" questions on topic? Is a ...
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Are “find the distribution” questions on topic?

Disclaimer: I am not a regular participant in Cross Validated, but a moderator on Maths. We received a flag stating that this question should be migrated here. It is of the form: "given a data set, ...
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Why was this migrated to StackOverflow?

I believe that this question belongs on CV since it is not a question on how to write code, but the error probably results from the specified model. Why was it migrated?
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Can my question be moved to CrossValidated please?

Can my question be moved to CrossValidated please? I have flagged the question on SO and asked it to be moved here. Reason: the package author is active on CV but not SO. He has kindly given some ...
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Feedback on Migrating Questions [closed]

This is a quick note on point totals when a recent question was migrated. Here's the link: http://stats.stackexchange.com/posts/8164/revisions During the migration, my total dropped 175 points in ...
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How to ask question related to the use of R?

Given the place of the R software in applied statistics, we expect that questions related to this statistical package will regularly come on this site, as has been done in the past. As a follow-up on ...
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Please do not migrate low quality questions

Greetings from your friendly neighbors who frequent the r tag over at StackOverflow! We are all familiar with the fact that questions involving R will often straddle the two sites, and so a certain ...
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Economics.SE is closing, can we salvage some of the questions?

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. It now looks like many of ...
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How much programming here?

Of course in context of R-versus-Clojure, I felt it needs external discussion. So, I believe that there are two possible sorts of such questions: An algorithmic question like, "How to implement ...