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This question was recently migrated to ServerFault. It's clearly a shopping/product recommendation which is off-topic per the SF faq, and has also generally considered off-topic throughout the network since Jeff wrote Q&A is Hard, Let's Go Shopping. It's also just a really crappy question that shouldn't really warrant migration anyway, even if it were on-topic.

As I've done in the past when other sites migrate things to ServerFault that don't belong, I followed the migration link back to here and flagged it for mod attention with the following explanation: "This was a poor migration, IMO. It's shopping/product rec which is OT on SF, per the FAQ (and everywhere else on the network, I believe)."

In this instance, however, my flag was declined with the reason: "declined - flags should only be used to make moderators aware of content that requires their intervention".

I believe that this instance does indeed warrant moderator attention. Especially since it was a mod that made the bad migration in the first place. If you prefer not to be notified by flags, what do you prefer? A full-blown meta question?

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    On bad moderator-actioned migrations, I know that I've been encouraged to raise flags on the originating site to provide feedback (and they've always been marked helpful). I thought this was standard practice for the Stack Exchange network. – Shane Madden May 3 '12 at 17:19
  • I've flagged loads of poor mod only migrations to help educate people as to what's on topic and acceptable to migrate to SF. – user2483 May 3 '12 at 17:21
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    This question is awaiting acknowledgement from other members of mod team, however, this process appears to be perfectly reasonable IMHO. (Unless otherwise directed, I'd prefer to inquire @Teacher's Lounge w/a "do you want this" and let other SE's mods flag do want/do not want when migrating out) – danlefree May 4 '12 at 3:22

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