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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 Nov 12, 2015 by Arnold Neumaier (15,488 points) [ revision history ]
edited Nov 12, 2015 by dimension10
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answered Nov 22, 2015 by Physics Moron (285 points) [ revision history ]
edited Nov 22, 2015 by dimension10
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Could you please import this? I never got an answer to it, and it feels appropriate (comes from a Witten paper!).


answered Jan 19, 2016 by Sam Blitz (25 points) [ revision history ]
edited Jan 19, 2016 by Dilaton

Hi Sam Blitz, the question is now here.

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Could you consider importing this?  https://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/230786/what-effects-would-a-finding-of-gravitational-repulsion-between-matter-and-anti

It has been closed on Physics SE but I disagree with the reasons.@LewisMiller 

answered Jan 26, 2016 by Lewis Miller [ revision history ]

Hi Lewis, it is now here.

Thanks for the import.  I'm looking forward to the reaction it will receive in PhysicsOverflow.

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answered Feb 10, 2016 by Arnold Neumaier (15,488 points) [ revision history ]
edited Feb 12, 2016 by Dilaton

OK, I have imported (and bumped) questions 1, 4, and 5 (2 and 3 we already had).

It is probably best to not import and bump them all at once (?), even though these are nice questions ...

The questions are now here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. Some of them have already been imported earlier.

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answered May 30, 2016 by Arnold Neumaier (15,488 points) [ no revision ]

Hm, neither are accessible from the wayback machine or the google web-cache. Arnold, you have access to deleted questions on SE, right? Could you save the pages as HTML files and send them to me to reconstruct it?

@dimension10: They were deleted automatically (i.e., not by the moderators)  according to one of the following SE rules; http://physics.stackexchange.com/help/roomba

I don't know how to get the html from my laptop at home, but can do it from my university environment (probably not before tomorrow afternoon).

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answered Jun 12, 2016 by Slereah (540 points) [ revision history ]
edited Jun 12, 2016 by Dilaton

Hi Slereah, it is now here

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answered Jun 21, 2016 by teika kazura (100 points) [ revision history ]
edited Jun 21, 2016 by Dilaton

The question is now here.

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answered Jul 14, 2016 by Physics Moron (285 points) [ revision history ]
edited Jul 14, 2016 by Dilaton
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Hi, I was wondering if the following could be imported?


Thank you

answered Aug 30, 2016 by octonion (145 points) [ revision history ]
edited Aug 31, 2016 by Dilaton

Hi octonion, the question is now here

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