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What does a asterisk (star) in front of a proposal name mean?

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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18 votes
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Proposers should have to come up with five example questions before the proposal goes live [duplicate]

Over the last few months I've noticed a lot of inappropriate or poorly thought out proposals on Area 51. Some are just carve-outs of topics that already get plenty of traffic on an existing ...
Verbeia's user avatar
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10 votes
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How long is a proposal published?

for example : I added proposal ("Tee and Coffee :D"), nobody follow it (except for me), nobody closed it. My proposal has small activity. When (if at all) my proposal will be deleted ? Who will delete ...
TN888's user avatar
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How would it be if a SE site is created on Bangla (=Bengali) language?

(Originally asked at SE Meta) Bangla (Eng. Bengali) is a language common in Bangladesh and part of India (West Bengal) with a rich history of literature and cultural heritage. How would it be; if ...
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7 votes
1 answer

What are the best and worst days of the week to make an Area51 Proposal?

With the current Minimum Activity Requirements for Area 51 a new proposal has 3 days to get 5 followers and 5 example questions. The proposer can ask the 5 questions, so that is not much of a hurdle. ...
James Jenkins's user avatar
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Why do proposals for a feminism stackexchange keep failing?

Proposal: Feminism & Women Rights is another attempt in a long series to establish a feminism stackexchange site. I remember several similar proposals over the past years. I also remember some ...
Philipp's user avatar
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Make questions obligatory when defining a proposal? [duplicate]

Repeatedly, I see new proposals, where the creator (with the usual initial 50 rep) writes a vague title, even more vague description, and leaves it at that, with us to figure out what's the proposal ...
SF.'s user avatar
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4 votes
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Should I propose a site for Natural Language Processing?

The problem with Natural Language Processing is that this topic is currently spread over at least 4 sites of the Network, including Stackoverflow, Data Science, Cross Validated and Linguistics. ...
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3 votes
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Why proposal deleted within 2 days? (Also Deleting vs Closing decision) [duplicate]

Proposal: Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) Why this proposal is deleted within just two days? There were probably 3 follower and 3 example questions. I want to know why proposals are directly ...
Pandya's user avatar
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2 votes
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what is the difference between the 5 main questions about the proposal and the 40 example questions?

I got a bit confused between the minimum number of questions required to start a site. when I propose a site I need to have 5 questions but to get the proposal (defined) I need at least 40 question ...
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2 votes
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Is there a difference between closed proposals and removed proposals?

My proposal for an Agriculture site was removed due to lack of activity, to which I agree. I would have liked to have a bit more time to fix it. I'm pretty sure it was less than 30 days after ...
iwein's user avatar
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2 votes
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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 ...
Pika Supports Ukraine's user avatar
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Inaccurate text on deletion page

The text on deleted proposals says, emphasis added, "Inactive proposals that do not receive any activity for one month are subject to deletion." However, "one month" should actually say "three days" ...
WBT's user avatar
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1 vote
1 answer

Next steps after proposal has 5 questions and 5 followers

When a proposal has gotten it's first 5 questions and 5 followers, nothing happens automatically (is this true?). What happens next, and when?
Wolfgang Adamec's user avatar
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Are proposals deleted, or closed, if they fail the 5 question 5 follower requirement?

The message when starting a proposal says After you've submitted your proposal below, here is what you'll need to get started: 5 example questions you would like to ask on this site 5 ...
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