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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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Are language proposals currently being accepted?

Lately I've been seeing a lot of proposals for sites about languages, e.g. Dutch Language and Irish Language (Gaeilge). These are all fine proposals, and almost everything on Area 51 meta seems to ...
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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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Proposing a Digital Marketing and Band Promotional stack Site

I have seen all meta exchange sites and I feel there is a scope of proposing a new stack site for digital marketing and Band Promotional related Q and A.
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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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How close is Transport Planning to being able to go into overtime?

Proposal: Transport Planning I understand that proposals need to get to 80% through definition before they can have a month of overtime. But how exactly is that measured? There's over 100 people ...
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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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Where do I ask “Where to ask this question?” FrontDesk.SE [duplicate]

I have a few question that I am having trouble finding the appropriate SE site to ask it. Where do I ask for directions for questions to prevent off topic problems? Would a Front Desk. SE help users ...
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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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Very narrow focus

Proposal: Beam When I look at this proposal and who is following I find that of the exactly 50 followers: 47 of them are following this proposal only Of the 3 following other proposals, two are ...
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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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Would you consider joining us on Sustainability.SE (too)?

I really hope this site launches. It will do at some point in the next two years, so maybe this iteration, maybe a later one. The critical mass of people with questions is growing, it's just a matter ...
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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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Approval without enough high reputation committers

Any chance I can get this forum approved even though there aren't enough high-reputation committers? Getting the current committers to increase their reputation has proved difficult. But I'm ...
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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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Why are so many example questions for this proposal downvoted?

Proposal: Neurodiversity A lot of the downvoted questions I think are pretty reasonable. Why are they being downvoted? Are they being downvoted by people who hate the idea of a neurodiversity ...
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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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Strong enough subgroup to move forward?

Proposal: Electric Vehicles Apparently, one member feels every question would be welcome at Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair. I reacted to a comment on the question I put up, and then saw he ...
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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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How will we deal with country-related questions?

Proposal: Neurodiversity There are several things that may explain why neurodiverse conditions and disorders and handled differently depending on the countries. People won't get through the same ...
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What should be the description of Neurodiversity's proposal?

Proposal: Neurodiversity In How will we decide what qualifies as neurodiverse? we discussed the current description of the proposal and what should qualify as falling within the scope of ...
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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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Global SAP Community (a proposal)

I am thinking of ways to organize support and propose a new SE site for SAP-related topics, both functional and technical. Just in case you are not familiar, here is an overview of what this company/...
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Is there a maximum duration of the commitment phase? [duplicate]

As in the object. Could not find the information with a site search.
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What type of website does Area 51 want me to gather support for my proposal on?

I'm confused as to what exactly is wanted here, question 3. Does Area 51 want me to build a website? A change.org petition? A subreddit or a discord? What do I need to do here, are there pre ...
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OR: Strategies for getting 100+ committers with 200+ rep

Proposal: Operations Research To progress to the next phase of the launch, we need at least 100 committers who have at least 200 reputation on other Stack Exchange sites. This is likely to be our ...
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Is this idea acceptable for helping to promote new site?

We are trying to launch a SE site on Operations Research (OR) and Analytics. We very quickly got the required number of followers and up-voted questions in the Definition phase, and very quickly got ...
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Help with approach when designing a site proposal

I am trying to sort out a design problem before proposing a new site. Problem: there are two main flavors of questions one would ask on the new site: technical and functional. They are distinct yet ...
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What would be the 'easiest' way to gain first 200 points of reputation on area51?

It seems to me that editing and improving existing questions&answers — is the easiest way to gain your first 200 reputation points on stackoverflow or any other stackexchange site. What would be ...
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Would it make sense to have a dedicated story identification SE?

Context: I am a regular contributor to the Sci-FI & Fantasy SE. Every day, the feed is literally filled to the brim with people asking questions to the tune of "Can someone help me identify ...
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Is it possible to view flagging histories on Area 51?

On most Stack Exchange sites, you can go to <site>/users/flag-summary/<userid> to see all flags you've cast on the site and their current state (pending, helpful, declined, etc). On Area ...
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Understand “Total reputation”

My "total reputation" only shows my reputation from this site and from "Interpersonal skills". The reputation from all other sites like Stackoverflow, Mathoverflow, ... (about 20k) is not shown. Is ...
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On topic: the use of TeXmacs and its installation as well?

Proposal: TeXmacs As in the title of this question. Should we consider on-topic questions on the installation of TeXmacs on different operating systems? They would of course refer to a given TeXmacs ...
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Preparation before submitting a proposal for new site

I have an idea for a new site which I genuinely believe will be very useful to many people. Since timeline after the submission is very tight, it would be good to prepare ahead of time to ensure best ...
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Audience for the proposed Operations Research and Analytics site

The subtitle for the site mentions "operations research and analytics educators, researchers, and professionals." I would like to open the doors a bit wider, to include students (and yes, I know some ...
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How do I discuss a proposal properly?

I was about to discuss the proposal at https://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/121892/operations-research-and-analytics and then saw that discussing a proposal is done in the form of ask a question ...
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Change proposed forum title “Operations Research and Analytics” to “Operations Research and Prescriptive Analytics”

Proposal: Operations Research and Analytics If the forum title were "Operations Research and Proposed Analytics" rather than "Operations Research and Analytics", it would be clearer that the forum is ...
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What is the Holiday Lighting Stack Exchange for?

Proposal: Holiday Lighting What is the purpose of the Holiday Lighting Stack Exchange?
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Sockpuppeting on Ontology?

Proposal: Ontology Blockchain There's something strange going on with this proposal: the numbers are all wrong. Comparing it to three other proposals with mostly outside traffic: Tezos, iota, and ...
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In what category should I propose Marketing & Advertisement?

I want to add "Marketing & Advertisement" as a proposal. Problem is, that there are a lot of different use cases and questions for this subject for example: Questions about Marketing strategies ...
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Is there an automatic process to delete closed proposals on Area 51?

On Stack Exchange sites, there's an an automatic process to delete abandoned closed questions. Area 51 often has a lot of closed proposals that receive no activity for a long time. Area 51 is fairly ...

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