Since home automation closed is it considered in-scope to ask Home Automation questions here and all questions that were asked (answered and not) in Home Automation to be transfered here? (ok questions like on I personally asked what should I use to build a home server in order to be ultra cheap and ultra low in sound do not have a place here but other questions on how to create set thing or how to monitor set thing I believe fit in the scope)

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  • Most of the home automation type questions that have been asked here in the past, tend to be shopping type questions. I say in general from what I've seen so far, home automation is off topic. – Tester101 Nov 16 '14 at 19:50
  • Yes but what isn't Home automation part of improvement? (btw by shopping you mean en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Industrial_arts right?) where can we find the defined scope of Home improvement? – John Demetriou Nov 16 '14 at 20:00
  • By shopping I mean "shop for me" type questions. – Tester101 Nov 16 '14 at 20:05
  • Just out of curiosity, why was the home automation site closed? – Tester101 Nov 16 '14 at 20:06
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    Not so many questions asked during the beta phase. It's tough scope where few people know what to ask. I was never into home automation until I saw the site and afterwards with the help there I started automating my home. But it's not a subject that has many experts as of the moment – John Demetriou Nov 16 '14 at 20:08

After stumbling upon the questions that @Shog9 migrated to the site, only one of them appear to be on topic here (at least in my opinion).

These questions are all asking for a device, or group of devices that can accomplish a task. The user lists all the features they're looking for, and the answerers are meant to supply links to products that meet these criteria. Which to me seem to be shop for me type questions.

Out of the group of questions, this is the only one that seems on topic.

If this is any indication of the types of questions you're talking about, I'd say they don't really fit in here.

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