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Using FAQ to get the proposal started?

We are a large community and think we have what it takes get Stack Exchange proposal through Area 51 and to Beta Launch. Most of our community is not familiar with Stack Exchange, but we do have a ...
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Is Stack Exchange the best way to grow global grassroots knowledge? (Do folks recommend myPhpFAQ ?) [on hold]

Proposal: Internet in a Box As http://FAQ.IIAB.IO continues to grow (46 questions & answers so far) what is the best way to organically build out Internet-in-a-Box community knowledge for all ...
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Question Building.SE [duplicate]

Many of the SE sites I like I have a time hard staying afloat because I just don't know the formulas, lingo, and my questions are just to low brow I guess. Sites such as Space Exploration, Earth ...
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could modelling be something interesting? [duplicate]

from my own needs regarding a place to ask questions regarding modelling this is the scale modelling of a Ferdinand Tank Destroyer 1/35: How to paint? where to get parts and related things? Revell, ...
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Should we make the rep requirement for the “trusted user” privilege lower?

Right now, out of all the users on Area 51, there are only seven trusted users. Seven. Reputation is incredibly hard to get on Area 51 compared to other sites. For example, this user has had 3 ...
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Are there any learners of Polish language on Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

Are there people around here interested in learning/brushing up their Polish? It's a good language, spoken by ca. 40m people in Poland alone.
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What is the scope of ecology?

Proposal: Ecology and Ecologism Judging from the example questions and what seems to be most popular, I get the sense that most of the focus is on sustainability topics. While there certainly is a ...
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Is anyone interested in creating a Q&A for Greek language & Usage? [duplicate]

I think that the Greek would make a good addition to the Stack Exchange culture. In my opinion, Greek is a rich language and there are also some schools in various countries which teach Greek to ...
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Is there a way to view the revision history of example questions?

When I edit my example questions or find that example question have been edited, I haven't found any links to the revision histories. Is there any way to view the revision histories of example ...
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How will we decide what qualifies as neurodiverse?

Proposal: Neurodiversity The description of the proposal is currently: Proposed Q&A site for the people looking to know more about neurodiversity (autism, ADH-D, dys- spectrum, OCD ...) and ...
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How should we focus the Neurodiversity proposal to set it apart from existing stacks?

Proposal: Neurodiversity Today a proposal was made to create a stack about neurodiversity. There was previously a proposal about autism that was eventually inactive and deleted. The current proposal ...
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Would a Developer Relations stackexchange site be allowed?

Developer relations is ill defined, and different between different organisations. There's no playbook, and people come into the role from a wide variety of backgrounds and experience. There are ...
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Bar and Restaurant Science

I am looking forward to opening my first restaurant soon and am quickly having to learn many aspects of it and have many questions. I typed in Business and nothing came up here. Is this to broad or ...
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What is the “Please link to the community” input field in the Area 51 proposal creation webpage‽

I have recently made an "Astrobiology" proposal on Area 51 (which was my first proposal). When I stumbled apon the "Please community link to the community...Area 51 cannot find that community for you" ...
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Real number of proposals not rendering

On the menu bar, the Business category has 2 proposals, but in the list it only has one. Is this a bug or is one proposal deleted?
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Time frame for involving experts

Are there any recommendations about when it's best to publicize a site proposal in the experts community? (I mean outside SE) Does it make sense to advertise each new stage: definition, commitment ...
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Initial site proposal: how precise should it be?

How important is the initial proposal for the success of the site? Should I try to define the scope as precisely as possible, or let the definition phase take care of it?
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Guidelines for a strong proposal

I'm planning to make a site proposal for which I think I can get reasonably good expert support (I mean that I've thought of ways to publicize the site outside SE). Beside the FAQ and exploring ...
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Tezos has growing communities in Korea, Japan, and China. How do we help them to participate in our english language stackexchange?

Proposal: Tezos Tezos community is growing all over the world. Do we know if the various non-english communities are building their own Q&A resources? We should both make sure that they have a ...
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New followers not showing up!

It appears that new followers (as of today) are not showing up in the proposed forum below. I received email from 3 people with the following nicknames that claim they signed up and followed: AM1966 ...
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Who can close proposals?

I'm very confused on how proposals get closed. All closed proposals I've seen were closed by a moderator. However, when I tried to delete my past proposal, it said something like "Wait for 2 days to ...
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I can't log in to Area 51

I want to login to Area 51 to propose a new community but when I click "Propose a new..." all I get is this: and I'm not redirected. What do I do? I use e-mail and password from another account to ...
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Why make an odd blend of biology.SE and Sustainability.SE?

Proposal: Ecology and Ecologism The questions about sustainability would all have a good home on https://sustainability.stackexchange.com/ The questions about biology all belong on https://biology....
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Would a proposal about designing programming languages be a duplicate and/or off-topic?

I was thinking of a proposal for designing programming languages, but I am not sure whether it is a duplicate of an already existing proposal/beta site/SE site or if it is off-topic for a Q&A ...
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Would a proposal about esoteric programming languages be a duplicate?

When I asked a question about the programming language "Simplefunge" on StackOverflow, it received 15 views and no answers, even when I put a bounty on it. Then, it struck me that Stack Overflow may ...
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Enter the Void Linux distribution

Void Linux is not a 'just works out of the box' type distro, so what about a Q&A site for users of the Void Linux distro? From the official website: Void Linux is a general purpose operating ...
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Will questions about various biker groups be on topic here?

Proposal: Motorcycles Will questions about various biker groups and biker clubs be on topic here?
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Change the popup when hovering over accounts

Whenever I hover over the "accounts" section of a user's profile, the displayed popup says this: Accounts this user has in the Stack Overflow family Here's a screenshot of it: It should say "...
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Main space header has issues

The main space header has issues. It has been this way since at least last night, is evident when using Chrome, and is persistent across multiple computers (so I don't think it is just me). https://...
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Change the privileges link on meta to the main privileges page rather than the faq

I've noticed that, on Area 51 Meta, when you click "privileges" on the achievements tab, the link takes you to the faq rather than the privileges page. The faq doesn't talk about privileges nearly as ...
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How can I gather publicity about my proposal?

How do I gather followers for my proposal? I have a site, but I don't know anyone on the site. In the first stage, I can't submit it until I have a community. This is reasonable, but how can I ...
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About community

Maybe it's a stupid question but I don't know how to establish a community to support my sites ideas. Do I just search for people here ? like sending them messages or something ?
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The difference between this site and Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair

Proposal: Motorcycles This recently got closed as a dupe but I make the argument that this SE is more about motorcycles and everything that entails. Not just vehicle repair/maintenance, but questions ...
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Could we integrate existing questions from the old answers.semanticweb.com if the Web Data proposal gets through?

Proposal: Web Data There are a lot of helpful questions still relevant for todays semantic web stuff from the old semanticweb.com Q&A site. A while ago I created a dump of all questions and ...
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Hebrew site q&a

I want to propose a Hebrew Q&A site but I don't understand what does is mean " Please link to the community (or announcement) who will be supporting this proposal" - How do I get a community or ...
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Are there plans to revamp the main site too?

I just saw the Discussion Zone got revamps to use the new standard responsive design. Are there any plans to update the main's site GUI too?
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Why where these questions closed in Defintion?

I have spent four long months building up the Hashgraph proposal. I have been active in their Telegram and Discord channels, tweeted and retweeted about it, posted on their official website, and have ...
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Should Web Data be enlarged to cover all W3C and perhaps even IETF standards?

Proposal: Web Data I find it really difficult to work out how big a community should be. StackOverflow covers all languages yet most experts are experts in a very few tags and languages that appear ...
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would it not be better to have communities emerge out of existing Stack Exchange questions?

It seems to me that creating communities, splits StackExchange quite a lot, and makes them difficult to start too. Would it not be better to allow all questions to be in one big pool, and then have ...
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What gap is the web-data proposal filling given we already have OpenData?

The OpenData SE site is for: Open Data Stack Exchange is a Q&A site for developers, researchers, and anyone else interested in open data. and based on its definition of what is on-topic there ...
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When is it helpful have a specialised area? (in this case Web Data)

Proposal: Web Data A simple search on a number of keywords relating to Web Data reveals a high number of questions already asked on that topic on Stack Exchange. One meta question seems to ...
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Should Semantic Web proposal be renamed to Web Data?

Proposal: Semantic Web There is a lot of research on semantic web technologies in academia, deployment by buisiness, open source libraries, etc... So that term is well know. At the same time the W3C ...
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As a new user how can I earn more reputation?

I'm trying to increase my user reputation. Do you have any tips and guides on how to increase the user's reputation?
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Are there tools to track click through of shared links?

For promoting my proposal are there any tools that can help me track how people have arrived at it? ie. There are total views - is there a 'views over time' graph? Can I track referral links?
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Would this cover anything outside of what Graphic Design already covers?

Proposal: Animation Would this cover anything outside of what Graphic Design (GD) already covers? Or is it just trying to be a more specific site than GD?
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Musical Practice and Performance for Russian speakers?

Idea is the same as for original "Musical Practice and Performance": For musicians, students, and enthusiasts. Topics include practice & performance, composition, technique, theory, and ...
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What is the most relevant stack for GNSS (GPS, Glonass, Galileo…) questions?

Is there a stack that encompasses GNSS (e.g. GPS) technologies. I see: GIS, Electrical Engineering, Space Exploration, Ham Radio, possibly other... are related, but it's difficult to imagine ...
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Unordered list after sorting after 'newest'

While browsing through Area51 I discovered that the big numbers at the beginning of a post do not appear to be in ascending order although I sorted it after newest. Is there some logic I just do not ...
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Can the moderator-only faq tag be added to Area 51 meta?

There are 2 sites in the SE network that have the faq moderator tag and the faq-proposed tag (Meta Stack Overflow and Meta Stack Exchange). Area 51 does have a small faq, but it's really just the tour ...
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What is tactical voting?

I have been hearing a term on Area 51 meta about something called tactical voting for about a good while now. (Tactical means: "Relating to or constituting actions carefully planned to gain a specific ...

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