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Guidelines for closing as off-topic, belong on a different SE

I'm going to set aside the issues with the linked question and explain, very briefly, the modus operandi we generally adhere to. We should only decide whether a question is on topic or not. Just ...
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Why are there no migrations paths to Physics.SE, Math.SE, etc.?

Migration should only happen when the site on the receiving end actually wants the question; that is, the question should be good enough so the only thing wrong with it would be where it's asked. ...
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I posted a question in Physics StackExchange: Is it ok to post it here as well?

Cross-posting is not considered the correct way to go on Stack Exchange. Or anywhere on the internet, to be a little more precise. The idea is that you want all answers to be in a single common spot, ...
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No alternate SE sites show up as choices when flagging a Question to be "closed as off topic"

Even though this question is answered in the multiple duplicates, I would like to make it abundantly clear: there won't be any migration paths set up. We will do them manually; quoting myself: ...
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Why are there no migrations paths to Physics.SE, Math.SE, etc.?

Quoting myself from Guidelines for closing as off-topic, belong on a different SE: Migration in general is a thing we prefer not to do. Sometimes a good question simply gets posted at the wrong ...
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If from comments or answers it appears that the question is more fitted to another site

Since we recently had the topic of migration again, I thought I dig up this very old post. Once a post has gotten an answer it is probably best to not migrate it; especially when it is on topic here. ...
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Are questions about the affect of certain chemicals on the human body on-topic here?

I would say that unless they are fairly narrowly defined and can be explained in terms of actual chemistry (as in, this molecule binds to that receptor which causes this cascade, which manifests as ...
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Why are there no migrations paths to Physics.SE, Math.SE, etc.?

Because I had written nearly 75% of this by the time Martin and MAR posted, and because this covers a different perspective, I decided to post this in the end. This is intended to be more of a ...

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