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What's the etiquette for moving a question?

I've asked a question on ServerFault but I (now) suspect DBA may be a better fit. It's shades of gray as usual but now I'm curious. Should I just repost there and let the question get closed here? ...
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What is (or what should be) the etiquette for editing old questions or posts?

I ask primarily because it's come up, and I've gotten conflicting advice and requests. Seeing the bad tag thread (and a lot of the other hideousness from "back when"), plus having a lot of time on my ...
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What's wrong with ServerFault community?

I'm a decentely active stackexchange contributor. I do not have massive reputation, but I consistently try to ask good questions, provide good answers, and moderate to provide my modest contibution ...
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How snarky is too snarky?

As someone who utilizes search engines a lot to find answers, I sometimes get irritated with people who ask questions without having done any research themselves. Even people in my own office. I ...
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What is the etiquette on using comments to say "thank you"?

On the one hand, I'd like to thank people who provide useful answers, but on the other, I can see how those comments really just become clutter for everyone else.