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Epidemiology is on-topic at Medical Sciences

Proposal: Epidemiology Epidemiology is on-topic at Medical Sciences Stack Exchange. The epidemiology tag there currently has 64 questions.
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“enthusiasts of the covid-19 pandemic”?

Proposal: covid19 At least one other COVID-19 proposal has been closed, and I'm not sure how this one is different.
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We have 100 committers with 200 or almost 200 rep. How shall we prepare for Private Beta?

Proposal: Materials Modeling First of all, THANK YOU everyone for all your support, and hard work in bringing this together. It has been a long journey, but we are starting to see light at the end of ...
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What should this site be called?

Proposal: Materials Modeling This is partly copied from when this same thing was asked for what is now the Operations Research Stack Exchange. Within the pre-existing community (the one that existed ...
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Knowledge base for volunteer groups fighting Coronavirus/COVID-19?

There are thousands of community initiatives popping up around the world that tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. Mutual aid groups for delivering groceries to the elderly, phone lines for emotional support,...
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Distance learning? Would be a timely forum?

I have been a member of StackExchange for a while, but never approached Area 51, so bear with me. I looked around to find a forum for distance learning, that is the questions that a teacher (...
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Is experimental and strange drone designs also a topic that will be discussed in this sub?

Hi I am a researcher and currently I have some unusual ideas about drone designs that I wish to try and know more about. Is this site also going to go towards more experimental/scientific ...
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How to appeal a Commitment Phase Closure?

Our proposal (https://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/123786/bitcoin-cash) was just closed due to 7 days of inactivity. There was absolutely NO warning or even prior notice as to this requirement. (...
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Why does it require at least 5 reputations to ask a question in many of meta sites here?

Why does it require to have reputations to ask a question in many of meta SE sites? I understand that many things like posting comments, etc. should have reputation thresholds (of course there is ...
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When does solicitation cross the line?

Proposal: Bitcoin Cash As our initiative continues to gain commitments, I've been thinking long and hard about how best to attract the "right" commiters. As you probably already know, members with ...
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Can we undelete the Languages.SE idea please?

The question is Would a general Languages.SE supersite (synchronized with the current language sites) be feasible?, but it was deleted and the timeline says: Via /api/posts/delete-related-...
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Chrome/Firefox/Other Browser Extension Community

I would like to propose a extension community, that is for developers, and users of browser extensions. Would anyone else like this? or should I just leave this type of stuff for stack overflow?
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Microsoft Windows is on-topic on Super User

Proposal: Microsoft Windows Super User kinda already does this, the second most popular tag is Windows 7, then Windows, and Windows 10 is up there as well. If you look at the Windows tags, they all ...
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Can a Stack Exchange employee please connect these accounts to their network profiles?

Proposal: Materials Modeling Gergely Juhasz: Area51: https://area51.stackexchange.com/users/208530/gergely-juhasz Network: https://stackexchange.com/users/1177849/greg Erick Daniel Cardenas-Mendes: ...
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How can we attract 100 or more SE users to support PlatON's proposal and join the PlatON community?

How can we attract 100 or more SE users to support PlatON's proposal and join the PlatON community? Proposal: PlatON
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How do we attract 100 SE users rep'd over 200 to move to Beta?

Proposal: Bitcoin Cash First off, thank you to everyone who contributed to Phase 1. The questions were great and it clearly shows the value that will come once we bring Bitcoin Cash to the Stack ...
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Are military drones on-topic?

Proposal: Drones and Model Aircraft As a total nobody, I mostly hear about drones in the news in military drone strikes. I thus guess that this site will end up with questions about military drones. ...
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What happened to Stack Overflow in Turkish?

There are a few posts from many years ago saying that Stack Overflow in Turkish was on hold until after Stack Overflow in Portuguese was ironed out, and it seemed like Turkish was one of the next ...
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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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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 supersite (synchronized with the current language sites) be feasible?

If people are interested in this, please 🅼🅰🅺🅴 🅽🅾🅸🆂🅴; I suggest describing your interests and expertise in an answer: the proposal (once proposed) will be immediately closed if there's no pre-...
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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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How does the Definition Phase actually work? Tips? Tricks?

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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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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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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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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