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Request questions from sites on the StackExchange networks that are on-topic here too, to be imported here. Moderators may then import the question.


This thread can not only be used to request importing single questions, but PhysicsOverflow members who like some or all of their (for PhysicsOverflow on topic) SE posts imported can say so in a corresponding answer here too. Any other specific list of questions is fine too.

asked Feb 8, 2014 in Public Official Posts by Dilaton (6,040 points) [ revision history ]
edited Feb 5, 2015 by dimension10
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I will mention some questions we listed here too, if I am at a second look not 100% certain about importing them and interpret the upvotes as agreement with getting them.

I mean all of those questions should have been ok on Physics SE, but I am sometimes not sure if other people think they are a good fit for PhysicsOverflow too.

I have recategorised this under "Public Official Threads" so users can request their posts to be imported as per your addendum.  

To keep this page from growing to infinity,should we delete the questions regarding those that actually got imported?

@RonMaimon I agree, but hide, not delete (delete erases from the database itself).  

@Dilaton On SE, answers can be ordered by time if one needs to, but not here.  

I meant it moved to a random position in the questions list, it wasn't bumped anymore.

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@RonMaimon hiding is ok But concerning references and study material (concerning advanced topics) they newer cluttered any site on SE (not the ones I was interested in) so they will not here either. They were considered legitimate in TP.SE and they are not forbidden on MathOverflow. So please dont introduce this for (advanced) students and people who want to learn about a new topic obstructive SE point of view (in SE they always said you can ask in chat which means forget about it because there are no physics people in chat)

ok, but the point is that it shouldn't come with rep, and it's extremely easy to do, and it only needs to be done once in each topic, so perhaps when reviews are up, it can be done in reviews. You can ask the same question on each topic, I think it's best to make a literature review for each tag on reviews, so that each topic has a set of references people can add to. It's just not effort to find literature.

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answered Mar 8, 2015 by Arnold Neumaier (15,608 points) [ revision history ]
edited Mar 8, 2015 by Dilaton

@Dilaton, I think we did a double import....

Hi Arnold, concerning the second question we already had a version with a PO answer from Suressh. So I will have to merge them and tell you when it is done.

@Yiyang again? Me, Dimension10, and Ron once did a tripple import.

Of question2  there already is a PO version, they have to be merged ...

@Dilaton, now I'm having trouble find the links of my imported ones...I want to hide them.

I always search for the SE title of imported questions to find them ...

@Yiyang can you hide the duplicated of question 1 and 3, while I try to correctly merge the different versions of question2 (and hide then the not needed one too) ?

@Dilaton, Ok. Could you paste the links you imported and edit them into this post? That would be easier for people to find them.

@Yiyang ok Q2 is now merged (it has both answers, duh!), Q1 is here and Q3 is here.

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Should the following question together with its answer and comments be imported ? Thank you very much! 


answered Mar 15, 2015 by Kai Li (980 points) [ revision history ]
edited Mar 15, 2015 by Dilaton

Done. It is now here.

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answered Apr 17, 2015 by Jia Yiyang (2,640 points) [ revision history ]
edited Apr 17, 2015 by Dilaton

I'll write an answer to this question today or tomorrow.

Hi Yiyang, it is now here.

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answered Apr 22, 2015 by Arnold Neumaier (15,608 points) [ revision history ]

Hi Arnold, the question is now here.

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answered Apr 27, 2015 by Arnold Neumaier (15,608 points) [ revision history ]

The question is now here.

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answered Apr 28, 2015 by Arnold Neumaier (15,608 points) [ revision history ]

Oh yep, nice one. It is now here.

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Please import


answered Apr 28, 2015 by Arnold Neumaier (15,608 points) [ revision history ]

Yep, here it is :-)

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answered May 1, 2015 by Arnold Neumaier (15,608 points) [ revision history ]

The question is now here.

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answered May 1, 2015 by Arnold Neumaier (15,608 points) [ revision history ]
edited May 1, 2015 by dimension10
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answered May 9, 2015 by Arnold Neumaier (15,608 points) [ revision history ]

The question is now here.

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