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Why was this post migrated to mechanics.se?

This post was just migrated to the car mechanics site: https://mechanics.stackexchange.com/questions/67998/detect-if-a-can-node-is-transmitting-or-receiving Why? It is a 100% electronics question ...
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Can we stop the random migrating?

Two fine questions were migrated today: arduino - millis() - migrated to Arduino.SE but on topic according to Are pure C questions on-topic?. The underlying problem is a problem present with any C ...
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Migration Guidelines Re: Arduinos

With Arduino.SE entering public beta, I think it's an appropriate time to talk about general migration policy, and a few general comments. Questions should not be closed just because they have an ...
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More migration options

On SO, when you flag a question as off topic, you can choose several options to migrate the question to: We don't have that, except for meta: I see some questions that I'd like to see migrated ...
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Why have some questions concerning LaPlace XForms been moved recently?

Here is one of at least 2 or 3 over the last couple of days which I presume has been migrated (and if I'm wrong let please say so) as being too mathematical. If this is the case, then there clearly ...
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Would it be a good idea to have more "this question belongs on another site" options?

While reviewing our close dialogs, I noticed that as of now, only migration to meta.electronics and superuser is possible. I'd propose we add multiple: StackOverflow because there's the occasional &...
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Can we add the option to migrate questions to DIY?

I know this topic has been oft repeated, but I find it silly that there exist only options to migrate questions to Meta or SuperUser. Really?! The vast majority of questions I see migrated seem to go ...
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Why was this question migrated to Ask Different?

Why was Why are there so many 2.1A usb chargers out there? Migrated to Ask Different, the Apple stack exchange. Op was not asking about apple products. https://electronics.stackexchange.com/posts/...
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Why do people keep asking Superuser questions here, and what should we do about it?

As of this question, we've migrated 30 questions to Superuser. The list of closed questions includes a lot of questions that could also be considered for migration to Superuser. Why do people keep ...
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Another bad migration to Arduino

This question was migrated to the Arduino SE just now: https://electronics.stackexchange.com/questions/165121/analogic-audio-via-arduino In theory, I agree that it's clearly in Arduino territory as ...
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Arduino.SE is now a full site. Should we add a migration path to it?

Arduino.SE is now a full site after graduating out of beta. This means that it's already eligible for migration paths across the SE network. Should we add a migration path to it? IMHO it makes ...
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Stop migrating Arduino questions if there's a significant portion of electronics

I have taken a look at the list of recently migrated Arduino questions. I thought we had reached the consensus that questions regarding Arduino that involve a good deal of electronics are fine on this ...
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Post Moved to Rasberry Pi Site

Originally I made this question on the Electrical Engineering site but it was migrated to the Rasberry Pi site. https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/q/36627/34975 It was later closed as off topic ...
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Regarding question migrated to Arduino S.E

I just noticed that this question has been migrated (two hours ago) from electrical engineering S.E. to the Arduino S.E. Can someone please explain the reasoning behind that decision when The ...
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Moderators migrating questions without fixing MathJAX

A question I've answered has been migrated to Mechanics by Matt Young, PeterJ, nidhin and Nick Alexeev. Mechanics doesn't support MathJAX so my answer is semi-banjaxed now. Can the moderators ...
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Why was this question about a shim for a pcb migrated to photo.se?

This question Use Paper as Shim for Circuit Board in 3V device got migrated to http://photo.stackexchange.com from your site. While there's always debate about where a question belongs, especially if ...
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Poor migration options

Closing for migration is a bit tough. Right now, if you don't want to send the post to SU or meta, you have to move back up the close tree. My suggestion is to add a manual "other" option to the off ...
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Can new users edit their migrated questions?

This recent question was migrated here (correctly) from the CS Stack Exchange. The author of the question posted this answer (because they cannot comment): Whoever moved this question also disabled ...
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Why was this question migrated from StackOverflow to here, and can we please revert that? [closed]

https://electronics.stackexchange.com/questions/283084/does-cpu-work-like-gpu-when-it-comes-to-prediction-and-if-statements is clearly formulated in a way that emphasizes what the programming-...
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Add a migration path to the Raspberry Pi Stack Exchange

I encountered this question today and it clearly is better suited for the raspberry pi stack exchange. So I searched on how to flag it to be moved and encountered this question which the answer ...
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i would like to migrate my question from physics.se to here

Recently i asked this question at physics.se , and as per their comments over there i would like to migrate my question from there to here, whats the process evolved here, i would like to hear it ...
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Question migration anti-patterns: Skeptics SE

This question about biological effects of wifi was asked, answered, and got a lot of engagement on EE.SE, before a moderator migrated it to the Skeptics SE site. Understandably, Skeptics have a ...
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Why was this question migrated to Mechanics.SE?

https://electronics.stackexchange.com/posts/348753/revisions Was migrated to Motor without any discussion. It's 100% not about an auto part. Unless you wrongly think RC models are cars.
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Why would a question about HPS lighting be off topic in Electrical Engineering

Refer to below question which was moved to DIY by moderators. https://diy.stackexchange.com/questions/121780/hps-bulbs-and-ballast-wattage-compatibilty-vs-replacement-technologies?newreg=...
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Possible migration from sound.SE

I asked a question on sound.SE regarding the DC/AC output of an SPL meter. I was hesitant regarding the best suited SE website. Since the question is pretty specific to audio, I choose sound.SE. But ...
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Bad migration to arduino.se

https://electronics.stackexchange.com/posts/203448/revisions has nothing to do with Arduino. Better off here, or closed.
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Option to migrate questions to stackoverflow?

Sometimes I stumble upon programming questions that are nor embedded-device specific, but instead ask about good practices, coding style or the programming language. An example: Use of global ...
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Why was https://electronics.stackexchange.com/questions/305334/ migrated?

MCP41010 Raspberry Pi Questions was wrongfully closed and migrated. The problem has nothing to do with the RPI and is 100% on-topic electronics question. This is mod abuse.
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AVR question migrated to Arduino.SE

This question was migrated to Arduino.SE but apart from that the Atmega328P happens to be on an Arduino board it has nothing else to do with Arduino regarding the problem stated in the question. The ...
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(idea) New community guideline for Migrations

Essentially, to better educate and guide users and mods (current and future), a community wiki post should be created, and any question that is successfully migrated out should be added to it. Should ...
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Why was this question sent to DIY?

https://electronics.stackexchange.com/posts/514793/revisions has absolutely nothing to do with home improvement and is blatantly off-topic. It should have never been migrated there.
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Check for dupes before you migrate! [closed]

https://electronics.stackexchange.com/posts/683797/revisions was just migrated to DIY. It is an exact duplicate of https://diy.stackexchange.com/questions/283251/wiring-from-meter-to-panel-over-longer-...
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Look before you migrate

https://diy.stackexchange.com/questions/271583/what-step-up-booster-transformer-would-be-needed-to-wire-a-227v-ptac-unit-into-1 was just migrated to DIY. The OP had already posted their own copy of ...
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Don't Migrate Garbage

https://diy.stackexchange.com/questions/274991/220v-induction-heater-electrical-connection is NOT a Home Improvement question. It is not about hooking up a home heater - it appears to be about a ...
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