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I just discovered that there's this close-as-off-topic reason on Area 51 Discussion Zone (emphasis added):

This looks like a question for a site that hasn't been created, yet. This forum is designed to discuss these proposals to create new sites. If a site is created for this subject, you might be able to ask your question there, but I have to close this as 'off topic' for this forum. Sorry about the confusion.

There's an awful wording error here. The close reason (which is written by a SE employee therefore it can be considered official) is calling this site a forum, which is not a forum by definition!

Shouldn't it look like this? (again, emphasis added)

This looks like a question for a site that hasn't been created, yet. This site is designed to discuss these proposals to create new sites. If a site is created for this subject, you might be able to ask your question there, but I have to close this as 'off topic' for this site. Sorry about the confusion.

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The discussion zone is a forum for discussing proposed sites. While it uses the same Q&A format, the meta side of Area51 (or any site) is not a site of it's own.

This close reason is used when a person posts an example question as a discussion for the Area 51 proposal. We don't answer proposed site questions, discussion/meta is a forum, there is nothing to talk about in response.

The word forum is the correct word to use in this close reason.

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