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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 (6,240 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 Jan 8, 2017 by Igor Mol (550 points) [ revision history ]
edited Jan 8, 2017 by Dilaton
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Is it possible to import unanswered posts?   
If possible, please import this post of mine.

answered Feb 13, 2017 by GotchaP [ revision history ]
edited Feb 13, 2017 by Dilaton

It is now here ;-)

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Could my SE question


be imported? It's unanswered over there so far.


answered Feb 23, 2017 by VashVI (20 points) [ revision history ]
edited Feb 23, 2017 by Dilaton

Welcome to PhysicsOverflow, it is now here.

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Could my SE question


be imported? It's unanswered over there so far.

(To be nore precise, the most relevant reply was marked as 'accepted' but there is still no YES/NO answer to the main question.)


answered Apr 5, 2017 by mikhail.skopenkov (30 points) [ revision history ]
edited Apr 5, 2017 by Dilaton

Welcome to PO, it is now here.

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This question has no answer yet, it is not already present in PhysicsOverflow. I think this should be imported.


answered Jun 25, 2017 by John [ revision history ]
edited Jun 25, 2017 by Dilaton

It is now here ...

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answered Aug 2, 2017 by Optimus Prime (105 points) [ revision history ]
edited Aug 2, 2017 by Dilaton

It is now here.

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answered Aug 4, 2017 by MoYavar (15 points) [ revision history ]
edited Aug 5, 2017 by Dilaton

They are now here and here.

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answered Aug 19, 2017 by Optimus Prime (105 points) [ revision history ]
edited Aug 19, 2017 by Dilaton

It is now here

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answered Sep 14, 2017 by wonderich (1,455 points) [ revision history ]
edited Sep 14, 2017 by Dilaton

They are now here and here.

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answered Sep 16, 2017 by Arnold Neumaier (15,737 points) [ revision history ]
edited Sep 17, 2017 by Dilaton

The first 3 are here, here, and here.

The last ones are here, here, here, and here.

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