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Closing a Proposal After 4 Months in Definition or Commitment [duplicate]

On occasion, we have to uproot and close a proposal which has been too slow at gaining support to remain viable. Typically, there is nothing inherently wrong with the subject being proposed, but after ...
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Is anyone interested in creating a Q&A for Greek language & Usage? [duplicate]

I think that the Greek would make a good addition to the Stack Exchange culture. In my opinion, Greek is a rich language and there are also some schools in various countries which teach Greek to ...
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How to help a NEW community get through the commitment phase?

The biggest hurdle to getting a proposal through the "Commitment" phase is getting enough users with EXPERIENCE in Stack Exchange to sign up so that it can successfully go into private-beta. ...
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What constitutes flagging a proposal?

What merits flagging, or potentially closing a proposal? Here is the context of my asking this question: On the Elrond proposal on Area 51 main, I am considering flagging it. This is because of the ...
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Don't start commitment phases when there's only two weeks left

Proposal: Culture and life in Japan The proposal "Culture and life in Japan" was closed during the commitment phase as not viable. I attempted to promote the proposal to people who hadn't ...
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When can "example questions" be answered?

My understanding is that there are a limited number of things a user can do for those to whom I send a link to my proposal. Get an SE account (Yay!) Follow It for our proposal (Yay!) Ask new example ...
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Would a Comic Books SE overlap too much with SCFI?

Given the recent rise in popularity of Comic Books (Movies, TV Shows, the books themselves) I think it would be cool if there was SE dedicated to them. I did some research, and saw there wasn't one ...
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Does Area 51 have quality bans?

Many people know about the question and answer bans that are active on most sites. Are there similar bans active on Area 51 or Area 51 Discussion Zone? For example is there a: Proposal Ban for ...
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Were the changes to the time limits supposed to occur retroactively?

As of two days ago, the minimum time thresholds for going through the definition and commitment phases of a proposal were changed. This change was announced one week ahead of the change. In that ...
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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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What is the "Please link to the community" input field in the Area 51 proposal creation webpage?

I have recently made an "Astrobiology" proposal on Area 51 (which was my first proposal). When I stumbled apon the "Please community link to the community...Area 51 cannot find that community for you" ...
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Bar and Restaurant Science

I am looking forward to opening my first restaurant soon and am quickly having to learn many aspects of it and have many questions. I typed in Business and nothing came up here. Is this to broad or ...
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Stack site for AWS (Amazon Web Services)?

I have been thinking that AWS (Amazon Web Services) is a massive technology and maybe deserves its own site. I want to start a discussion to see if we should just let AWS be discussed in Stack sites ...
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Is it alright to try and recruit people from other sites?

I put up a proposal for a site: "Sign Languages", about any and all sign languages. That proposal, it didn't get enough followers in the first three days, so it was pruned. My question is if it's ...
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About community

Maybe it's a stupid question but I don't know how to establish a community to support my sites ideas. Do I just search for people here ? like sending them messages or something ?
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