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Why migrate a question to a stack on which it is even more off-topic than it already was?

I asked this question some hours ago, a question which turns out to be more complex and have more implications built into than is useful, so it was closed, that's fine by me. But then it was migrated, ...
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Can you help review the answers on this popular question?

We have a question that at the time of writing has over 30 answers (including deleted ones): Is there any job that can't be automated? With that sort of scale it's likely that excellent answers ...
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Can we better welcome this first-time poster?

What would be the main reason to avoid providing confidential data to the police by a company? This Q starts with a note about being a first-time poster and not a native English speaker, etc. So It'...
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Is this vtc comment misrepresenting my actions?

I am wondering if the statement in the comment is correct or if it misrepresents the tiny edits and their timing? I think I've worked quite hard to not alter the question after the original post and ...
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How can a question be "Too Story Based" if there is no story involved?

This question is currently on hold for being too story based; What would be a realistic timeline for these prosthetic related events? But, the problem I am having is, there is no story in the ...
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Request to review answers on the 'names' question

Stumped: What would replace 'names' in an alternate history? This question now has 30+ answers (a couple have been deleted), which means the odds are that only the top few have been viewed by ...
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Help requested to review a popular question

This question: Assassinate a semi-omniscient crime lord Now has 30+ answers. It would be helpful if members of the community who have the time available can go through all the answers and vote/flag ...
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Why was my question marked as a duplicate when the limits are obviously different?

My question has been marked as a duplicate despite extensive research and noting how my question differs from the questions I'd found. Does Capitalism and Democracy survive free energy and automation? ...
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"Why should I depend on my minions?" Being closed

This is getting annoying .... instead of asking the best place to hide, Im simply asking why would a evil lord depend on his minions. But I get a response like this, "This question demonstrates a ...
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Are discussion oriented questions authorized?

I read this question: https://worldbuilding.stackexchange.com/questions/21161/cliche-world-who-would-you-be-and-why And I wondered if it were okay. Can we authorize questions which lead to ...
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Hard Science not-so-hard: wiping out humanity

The question How to wipe out humanity within a week? is marked with a hard-science. But, IMO neither the question, nor any of the answer really live up to the exigence. Or am I being too strict? ...
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Is this question about humanity using genetic memory too broad?

Suppose humanity had the ability to access the genetic memories of their maternal line. The lives of ancestors on their mothers side could be open to them with a certain amount of training. The effect ...
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Why is this question opinion based?

(First time here, I hope I'm doing it right ;) ) It's about the original Beauty question. Why is it tagged as opinion based? There are several definitions of beauty, e.g. at Merriam Webster, that ...
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Fitting a question to the scope: Counting Systems

This question was asked yesterday Developing Counting Systems It was voted off-topic: not about worldbuilding. And some comment even suggest to move it to Math.SE. One other user took it to him to ...
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Why was this question voted to be migrated to Worldbuilding Meta?

We recently got the question Proof of our existence on the main site. It's now closed, hopefully pending edits to fix it up and perhaps migrate it to a more suitable site, but there's something I saw ...
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Cold-hearted closing of this ice question makes me shiver

This question about how to reshape ice in my world was closed as too broad. However, I don't understand what it lacked in its edited version, where I specified how my world worked, what I wanted, ...
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How can I improve this question on superatoms?

Here's the question. It wasn't received completely well and many people think it could use improvement - but much of the feedback did not give me specifics, and the question remains closed. What ...