In the "All proposals" view I noted that some proposals (obviously very new ones) are preceded by a star, e.g.

* Magic

at this moment. What does the star mean?

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The asterisk indicates that a proposal has NOT yet met the Minimum Activity Requirements for Area 51.

The asterisk (*) was originally visible to employees only so I could see which proposals were still in the submission process before I spent too much time vetting their content. I found it really useful, so I suggested making that information public to help remind folks (and the author) that the proposal wasn't quite "done" — that it was still subject to removal if it does not complete the minimum submission requirements.

There could certainly a better UI to make that clear, but this was a lightweight addition I requested predicated on it taking little-to-no dev resources.

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