Sometimes I see a thread in the old forum.civicrm.org forum that may need follow-up but that site is now being deprecated. What is the best way to continue the discussion?

For example, I have a proposed solution to the issue discussed in


  • I think this question should be moved to meta. Commented Jul 5, 2015 at 12:40
  • @Vietyank, thanks for asking - this is a useful question. However it does belong on Meta because the subject is civicrm.stackexchange.com rather than CiviCRM itself. We'll hopefully move it there, which will preserve the question and replies. Commented Jul 6, 2015 at 4:06
  • @Coleman, I've voted to move this to Meta. You can do similarly ("close => off-topic => another site") - you have much more SE rep so you might be able to make it happen :) Commented Jul 6, 2015 at 4:06

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This is a really good question that I've thought about myself.

I've answered with a stock, "This is a great question! However, this forum is no longer used for questions. Please post the question at http://civicrm.stackexchange.com where it will receive a lot more attention."

I'd consider reposting the question yourself for them and giving them a link - but it's better if they post the question, because they'll reap the reputation, which is better for the health of the site and their continued involvement.

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