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Why do defunct links to the old astronomy site still format correctly into a linked title?

This question pointed out that there are still a number of links to posts on the old Astronomy SE site kicking around, and that they mostly redirect to new, unrelated questions and answers in the new ...
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Is this meta.TP post still extant?

The question Papers and preprints worth reading, Jan-midFeb 2012 is a resource-recommendation question imported from the now-defunct Theoretical Physics site. I don't think it is constructive or that ...
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Why was the Theoretical Physics site closed?

I tried to ask a Theoretical Physics question, then I found that the Theoretical Physics Stack Exchange site has been closed. Now what should I do?
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Are these questions appropriate here?

In the wake of the migration from Astronomy, there are a couple of questions that may or may not be appropriate on this site, which I would like to get the community's feedback on. Who should I ...
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Quantum computing questions from TP

Looks like the quantum-computing questions from TP>SE made their way out here by accident (I think they were supposed to be hand-flagged and migrated which may not have worked out). I myself don't ...
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Questions imported from Astronomy and Theoretical Physics

In the answers below, you'll find links to all of the questions recently imported from Theoretical Physics and Astronomy, along with the tags they had on those sites. Imported questions retain only ...
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The main page acting strange and inconsistently

Right now (May 4th '12 20:58 UTC), the main page either remains as I first opened it or continues to 'update' with tens of questions each second coming to the top of the list. Once I refresh, it's ...
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How should we go about retagging the salvaged posts?

UPDATE from D.Z.: I'm hijacking Manishearth's question to organize the tag cleanup effort, because most of the links are already posted here. Here's how this is going to work: whenever you have time ...
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What do you need to know about the upcoming mass migration?

NOTE: the migration is complete so this is now old news. If you're reading this, you've probably heard that the Theoretical Physics and Astronomy sites, among others, will be shutting down this week. ...
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How are merges with other SEs executed?

There's currently a lot of talk about Physics.SE absorbing ThPhys.SE and Astro.SE. How is this carried out? Who decides, and where, on what policy is to be executed? Once it's decided, where, how ...
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Change name to Physics&Astronomy?

Related: If it's possible, do we want to expand the scope of this site to include astronomy? Related chat : http://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/71/conversation/site-merging-chat-event It ...
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Chat session on merging sites

As you may have heard, Theoretical Physics and Astronomy will shortly be closing, and we are considering absorbing their questions into this site. We will soon be having a chat session (or perhaps ...
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Capturing theoretical-physics crowd with Research Level Tag

Well, theoretical physics has failed (the site, not the discipline). We should make some effort to recapture whatever interest and audience it had. The easiest way to do that would be to introduce a "...
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Would astronomy or astrophysics questions be considered on topic here? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: If it's possible, do we want to expand the scope of this site to include astronomy? Astronomy.SE is closingl and this SE seems like it could be a natural home for a ...
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If it's possible, do we want to expand the scope of this site to include astronomy?

It was recently announced that several SE sites are closing, including Theoretical Physics and Astronomy. Given that our scope here is basically a superset of the scope of Theoretical Physics and that ...
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Full migration of Theoretical Physics SE questions to Physics SE

The younger brother "Theoretical Physics Stack Exchange" will abolished in a week or so, http://meta.theoreticalphysics.stackexchange.com/questions/245/theoretical-physics-is-closing due to the ...
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