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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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Does there exist clear description of each stage/phase for proposing new site? [duplicate]

Does there exist a clear/simple description of each phase going from definition to Commitment to beta and to finally becoming an official stack exchange site? I looked at the area 51 faq but it is ...
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Maybe make it broader [duplicate]

Proposal: Tesla I love the idea to have a place to discuss things about Tesla, but would it be an idea to include all electric-cars?
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How to suggest to reopen a proposal

So, I made a proposal for a Adobe CC (Creative Cloud) but it was closed because it was said to be a duplicate of Super Users even though there completely different. Adobe CC: for users of Adobe CC ...
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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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More than 2/4 definition months are over for Cosmos, and fewer than 2/4 months remain: What work will be done to meet the requirements?

Proposal: Cosmos Fewer than half the number of required followers have been attracted, and not even one question has 10 upvotes yet (40 questions with 10 upvotes, is needed). The proposal has also ...
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Only 6 days left for Conservation of Cultural Heritage?

Proposal: Conservation of Cultural Heritage It seems there's only 6 days left before this proposal reaches the 4 month mark. Is there a strategy to get 28 new followers and get them to ask 17 new ...
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What happens when your proposed site enters the beta stage? [duplicate]

I have a couple questions that I would like to ask; When a site proposal enters the beta stage, will the person that proposed it become a moderator? What happens after the beta stage?
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The variety of fields: how to define good fields related TAGs in this proposal?

Proposal: Conservation of Cultural Heritage We had some discussion on the fact that this proposal is too narrow in fact, I don't think so, actually, I'm seeing that some users of the community ...
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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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Discussion about the description of the Cryopreservation proposal

Proposal: Cryopreservation I am very interested in this topic, so I have "followed" the proposal. But the description is a bit bold in saying that "it will allow life to survive for eternity". ...
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Rename area from “Industrial Automation” to “Industrial Control Systems”?

I would like to propose the name of the Industrial Automation area (currently in Definition stage) be changed from "Industrial Automation" to "Industrial Control Systems" which would be more inclusive ...
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I looked up “industrial automation” to figure out what exactly this proposal is about, and I wonder: Would it help to make this just “Automation”?

Proposal: Industrial Automation I see that "Industrial Automation" doesn't even have a Wiki page of it's own, but there is a section on Industrial Automation in the wider "Automation" Wiki page: ...
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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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What should I do when my question is closed by those who likely have little knowledge on the subject?

Proposal: Industrial Automation The question "What languages are used to program a FANUC robot? How can I access the programming environment?" was closed due to "Not being a real question". Now I'm ...
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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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Is a topic like “Tesla” too specific? Would “Electric Vehicles” be more likely to survive?

Proposal: Tesla It has been suggested to me that a topic called “Tesla” may be too specific. And that “Electric Vehicles” may have a better chance of survival as a Stack Exchange community. Thoughts? ...
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Is Conservation of Cultural Heritage too narrow

Proposal: Conservation of Cultural Heritage How narrow or broad should the Cultural Heritage StackExchange be? Right now I think it is too narrow and needs some broader appeal. If the group was on ...
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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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Is “Cosmos” a unique enough site name?

Proposal: Cosmos There is a lot of the use of the word "Cosmos" online... would it be good to add another word to the site name?
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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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How to be successful in promoting a site to users not familiar with SE community and with low computer literacy?

Proposal: Conservation of Cultural Heritage Stackexchange community sites are very successful when there is a link to computer science. Or they are about topics accessible to most of the people and ...
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A site for professionals working on the conservation of Cultural Heritage

Proposal: Conservation of Cultural Heritage I've proposed a site for conservation of Cultural Heritage. This site is meant to aggregate different professionals working on Cultural Heritage. ...
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When will we launch? UPDATE (launched date delayed)

Proposal: Operations Research I know new betas usually launch on Tuesdays. Looks like we won’t launch today, so, will we need to wait until next week?
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Badge total is cut off in user lists

On various pages, where there's a list of users, the number of badges is cut off when the total width of the preceding characters pushes the remaining content out of the div. I did read Does Area 51 ...
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What happens when the commitment percentage reaches 100%

Proposal: Operations Research Does the private beta start instantly when the commitment percentage reaches 100%, or a CM needs to take action?
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Please make sure you link your other Stack Exchange accounts!

Proposal: Operations Research If you have an account on any other Stack Exchange site (Stack Overflow, tex.SE, math.SE, etc.), please make sure it is linked to your commitment to the OR site on Area ...
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Will OR.SE have MathJax? [closed]

Proposal: Operations Research When OR.SE enters private beta, will MathJax be enabled from the start? I know that in 2014, there was some debate about whether this should happen from the start, or ...
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A “translation exchange” site?

Sometimes, you find a complex piece of text in a language you don't speak - or do speak, but not well enough for poetry, or metered prose, or an archaic / high-brow dialect etc - or perhaps the ...
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Our site name changed. Is it final?

Proposal: Operations Research Last night Stack Exchange changed our site name and URL from "Operations Research and Analytics" to "Operations Research". Should we assume that is the final name? If ...
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Why can't I see the revision history of a proposal?

I sometimes want to view the revision history of a proposal, since it has been edited by someone. However, this is impossible - at least in new proposals, e.g. this one and generally all of these that ...
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I don't have enough rep, how can I see whether something has already been proposed on Area51?

I wanted to discuss the expansion of a proposal's scope but before doing that I wanted to see whether the topics I'd like to include in the scope expending were already proposed on Area51. I read ...
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What happened to K-12 Teaching?

I was wondering if there should be such a site and decided to poke around Area 51 for it. I see that there was some discussion, but it's not easy to piece together what took place or to disentangle it ...
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What should our site be called?

Proposal: Operations Research UPDATE: Stack Exchange has made a final decision on the name of this site: It will be Operations Research. Further discussion below is welcome, but bear in mind that the ...
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Segregating questions between two SE sites (Stack Overflow and proposed site)

I wanted to expand on my earlier question. SAP's proprietary programming language, called ABAP, is represented on Stack Overflow in very small proportions. Yet ABAP code questions could belong there. ...

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