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Django proposals for Stack Exchange

I think it should be a new Django - Stack Exchange, separate from the python programming language because the sphere of interest targets separate elements in a specific format.
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Should we have a numismatics stack exchange?

We need an exchange page for numismatists (coins and currency bill collectors) to be able to ask questions about currency, type coins, and discontinued currency. We could also, on that site, ask ...
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Has anyone studied other potential Area51 criteria, that might be a better indication of a site's potential success?

I have looked at some of the most recent proposals that managed to survive the gruelling Area 51 processes. I will use the short form: q/d = questions/day (I'm trying to fit everythin on one line each)...
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Spektrum receiver with beta flight on screen display rssi value

I have watched numerous videos and asked le drib Josh and others on how to successfully complete and install a spektrum 4649t receiver on my quad and get the rssi value on beta flight on screen ...
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Could a large number of supporters help offset a <100 number of commiters with >200 rep?

Proposal: Drones and Model Aircraft Going forward, I'm afraid this proposal is in a difficult spot. As is evident from the general support and self-reported demographics present on the proposal page, ...
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Would a general Languages.SE site be feasible?

There seems to be a lot of language sites not surviving. Perhaps a solution is to create a Languages.SE (or Polyglot.SE) site where: Each question has a unique, required language tag. [In addition ...
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Should questions about legality be on topic?

I anticipate quite a few questions like "Can I fly a drone above roads in Xyzia?" and "What is the legal distinction between a drone and a model aircraft in Canada?" Should these be on-topic? ...
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Is anybody out there?

The area51 list of moderators shows up as blank. Is anybody still moderating? See also: Thank you, Robert Cartaino.
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Would the person that proposed this, consider expanding the scope to “Scandinavian Languages”?

Proposal: Danish Language Please see: Would a shared SE for Scandinavian languages make sense? And: What are the advantages of single language sites over collective ones? If you see the "Sanskrit ...
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How to build a good foundation in the Definition Phase to succeed in the future phases?

We are working to create a strong community on StackExchange. After having read the Area 51 FAQs we are searching for some practical direction from other community founders. What are some of the ...
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Would the user that proposed this, consider broadening the topic a bit?

Proposal: Samoan Language The Sanskrit language proposal is looking after 2 months like it won't get enough attention to survive the Definition phase, and discussions have already been started about ...
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Homeward bound - time for questions

Proposal: Sanskrit Language The Sanskrit proposal has reached its minimum number of followers with about half of its proposal time remaining. In that last half (two months), we need to meet the ...
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What is the best way to build an audience for a proposal? [duplicate]

Before you can start a proposal you are expected to have a community ready to build off of the proposal. But how, and what exactly is expected from that community? What should I enter when I declare ...
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What about creating a community to discuss on the 'art of learning'

Recently I completed the famous course on coursera by Dr.Barbara Oakley and Dr.Terrence Sejnowski. I was quite amazed by the different research that is going in the field.It would be great if we could ...
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Languages of the subcontinent?

Proposals: Tamil Language && Sanskrit Language As an outside observer, it seems that combining the Tamil & Sanskrit proposals (and, perhaps, adding Hindi (and other languages of India, ...
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When there should be separate site for certain Linux distribution?

There's AskUbuntu site, but users of other distros have to use Unix & Linux, marking their questions with 'distribution name' tags. How people know when there should be separate site for their ...
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Broadening the scope to: “Sanskritic Languages”

Proposal: Sanskrit Language This proposal is unlikely to reach 40 questions with 10 upvotes within the 4 month limit, based on the current pace. Few people actually speak Sanskrit and have questions ...
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Persistent bugs hindering many of our users from participating

Proposal: Materials Modeling During the last 24 hours, several people have complained to me that they were unable to participate due to bugs on the Area51 platform. They log in, confirm their email ...
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Should questions asking for support for a specific software suite or firmware be on-topic?

Proposal: Drones and Model Aviation This proposal has a number of example questions that amount to "How to do X in Y software suite?" Some of these might be better suited to the specific product's ...
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What type of campaign message was used, to attract 17 new users within 1 hour?

Proposal: Drones and Model Aviation I noticed that 17 new users (all with only 51 total points, so all brand new users) followed this proposal within 1 hour: That is truly exceptional and as ...
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How does the topic of this site differ from Aviation, Electric Engineering and Robotics?

Proposal: Drones and Model Aviation As per the title, how would this site's content differ from a mixture of: Aviation (for everything related to flying, aerodynamics, regulations, etc) Electrical ...
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A site to ask science questions (physics, chemistry, etc.)

I understand that it would be great to create a portal for the science area and ask questions that many of us ask ourselves and almost none of us have the answers.
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Ways to promote this site within the community

Proposal: Materials Modeling Currently, for this proposal, even though the number of followers has almost reached the requirement, the numbers of questions with score 10+ is far from that needed to ...
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Is the focus Technical or General?

Proposal: Drones and Model Aviation I'm assuming that this proposed site would be viewed as a technical resource, and more general questions such as "Which is the best starter model", and "How do I ...
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Reputation Thresholds for Beta Sites

Current (crude) measurements of an "Excellent" number of core users consist of 150 users with 200+ rep 10 users with 2k+ rep 5 users with 3k+ rep. In light of the new reputation changes for ...
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Would a “Gender and Sexuality Studies” site be useful?

I'm tempted to propose a "Gender and Sexuality Studies" site. However it says... If you do not yet have a community organized, ready and eager to build your site, please do not submit this ...
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“Contact Us” form option for “I need to delete my user profile” gives 404 error

Title line says it all. Selecting the "I need to delete my user profile" option on the "Contact Us" form leads to a 404 error screen. This apparently has been a known bug since it was pointed out by a ...
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Script system to be used for Question and Answers? [closed]

Proposal: Sanskrit Language I think we should use Devanagari script for answering Questions and there should be a translation along with it so as to promote the language and in doing so answering ...
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About the description of the proposal

Proposal: Sanskrit Language Sanskrit language is proposed as a new language site under culture. Currently the description of the proposal is as follows: Proposed Q&A site for academicians, ...
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What's the best way to get the author of a proposal to re-engage?

If the starter of a proposed site seems to have had no activity for quite some time (over a month), whats the best way to try and get them to re-engage? Other than tagging users in comments, what ...
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Why are proposals for a site on startup businesses being closed on sight these days?

Recently, I've seen proposals for sites on startup businesses get closed on sight, with no regard to fulfilling the minimum requirements, with a note that there have already been two failed sites ...
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Is “Comedy” a proposal that's likely to get traction? [duplicate]

I wanted to propose a comedy SE site in the Arts category, but I'm not sure how it would be received. What would you guys think of a "comedy" proposal? Would you follow? What sort of thing should be ...
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Would a shared SE for Scandinavian languages make sense?

There are quite a few “X·ish language” sites online by now, and they seem to be really useful for learners to ask native speakers. Each of the nordic countries is probably too small to have an own SE....
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memes.stackexchange.com

I am proposing memes@stackexchange.com for the sake of discussing and living with memes. What we do here: Explaining what memes and internet jokes have behind them. Asking and answering the context ...
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Ability to make your own stack sites

For example at another domain like stack.com: For smaller companies/ local regions: The ability to start your own stack project: Something like myproject.stack.com As an example would be the Code ...
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Proposal for new Real Estate Stack Exchange site

Long time Stack Overflow user, first time Area 51'er. My wife changed careers last year and got her license in Real Estate. This year we found that is REALLY hard to get started as there aren't many ...
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We have a sponsor willing to donate a lot of money, is this even possible/allowed before being approved for Beta?

Proposal: Materials Modeling There's actually two companies now (one much more serious, the other one less serious but still worth mentioning). There's still some things that are unclear though. I ...
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How can this proposal be clearly distinguished from Chemistry, Physics, Computational Science, …?

Proposal: Materials Modeling At the time of writing, most of the questions proposed so far fit very well within the scope of existing sites (not only one of them, but two or more). I wonder what ...
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Confused by a message about e-mail I didn't catch, am I okay?

I'm an active SE user and have just joined area51 and then the Materials Modeling proposal where I successfully voted five times. But I am worried about a message about confirming e-mail that I ...
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Might it be considered, to add the “new user” box for users of Area51 that are brand new to Stack Exchange?

Proposal: Materials Modeling I understand that to make an Area 51 proposal, we are supposed to have our own user community already organized. Because of this, I sent out a message about my Area51 ...
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Localization of Stack Exchange site [duplicate]

I'm planning on opening a site proposal for an Arabic Language Stack Exchange site, but thought many Arabic speakers might find hardships since the interface is completely in English. So is there ...
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Why are there no NSFW Stack Exchange communities?

I get that Stack Exchange is a "professional question asking site" (I'm dubious of this claim, mostly because the sheer number of sites dedicated to non-professional topics), however, I think it's ...
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Advice on creating an account and logging in

Login is a two-step process. initiate the account and provide an email address. Validate it with the link in the confirmation email that will be sent to your address. At this point you have an ...
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New site proposal: Modded Minecraft? (off-topic on Arqade)

Having been on Arqade for several years, I know that modded Minecraft (client or server) support is off-topic. There are so many questions related to modded Minecraft, I'd think that it would be ...
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Why a discussion of a proposal just get deleted? [duplicate]

I made a proposal few days ago, and a discussion about it. It did not go through, it's ok, there were no interest but resistance. Or anything else happened? Then what? I'm eager to learn the policies. ...
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Quantum Computing (and Operations Research) are not Showing up in Accounts Tab

Proposal: Quantum Computing QC doesn't show up in the site list (Accounts Tab) in my profile: Elsewhere, on every other site, it shows up correctly: This bug also affects Operations Research, which ...
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Is it possible to see how many proposals there have been for a subject?

I was wondering how many different (now deleted) proposals there have been about one particular subject, but then I found I didn't know how to search. So, how do you search? Is there a search form ...
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Add a List of Does and Don'ts?

The help/FAQ page https://area51.stackexchange.com/faq has a lot of good info, but we have been seeing a lot of new proposals making the same mistakes that are not really addressed there. Would it be ...
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Can I submit a proposal for a product still in development? (Proposing too early)

If I have a product that is in some sort of state which that it's not fully developed, should I propose a site about it? To me it sounds like it could be a bad idea for the reason that since the ...
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Beta RSS feed link has misleading tooltip “the 30 oldest proposals in beta”

The tooltip on the RSS feed link on the beta tab says the 30 oldest proposals in beta When looking at the content, it rather looks like it contains the 30 newest proposals in beta; Operations ...

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