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How to deal with questions already answered on other communities like Stack Overflow or stats exchange?

I see a lot of questions those are already answered on other communities like StackOverflow or Stats Stackexchange. We can not mark it duplicate as its not on our community. After providing the link ...
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Stack Overflow is planning to give their non-programming Machine Learning questions wholesale to Cross Validated

Just a note that Stack Overflow is looking to give away their closed questions on theoretical (i.e. non-programming) aspects of ML to Cross Validated: Let's gift wrap our (good) Machine Learning ...
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Can alternative sites now be added to off-topic/migration?

I see this was asked a while ago in Offer Additional Options for "Off Topic" Flag - however this was answered with a clear "no" because we were a beta site at the time. Recently I saw this ...
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Definitive guide for choosing the right SE site to ask a question on?

When you have a Data Science-related question, there are at least 7 relevant StackExchange sites to choose from. So how do you pick the right one? Yes, for each question you can first ask on Meta (...
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Different from stack overflow [duplicate]

How is this site different from stack overflow or cross validate? The topics covered are so similar. Both deal with coding and machine learning.
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Time to do something about datascience stackexchange?

I was very interested when I found this branch of StackOverflow, and initially the questions and answers seemed rare, but reasonably interesting. Lately I see, for example, 4 out of 11 active ...
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