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How would you create a stack exchange for something that doesn't fall under an existing category?

I want to create stack exchange related to military topics. But this doesn't fall under any existing topic. So how would you go about creating a stack exchange that doesn't fall under an existing ...
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Can a stack exchange for a topic were only enthusiasts will ever actually ask questions for complicated reasons be made?

In the FAQ it says this: The questions on your site say a lot about the community. To attract experts, you need a site where people are asking very interesting and challenging questions, not the ...
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Is there a site for international commerce?

I intend to propose a site for International Commerce, specifically for Any question about legal, financial, regulatory, and political implications of international commerce, activity and ...
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How can I protect a new proposal against mistakes, fraud and malicious users?

If I create a new proposal, I want to maximize the chances of being promoted to commit -> private beta -> public beta -> live. Because there is a lot of hard work that can be ruined just ...
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Does Area51 Stackexchange reply to the queries raised at contact?

I have been trying to reach the contact team regarding the issue but it's a bit hard to reach them any alternate solution?
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Can i join the same proposal with multiple accounts?

When i first created an account on area51, i did not link it to the correct stackoverflow account and accidentally created a new SO account without reputation. However, after I joined a proposal I had ...
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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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Why were the proposals for "SARS-CoV-2 pandemic" deleted?

There seems to be a need for such a Q&A forum. Example: There are two German Scientific podcasts for the pandemic and the people behind them make clear that there are many, many new and unanswered ...
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Can dead topics be revived by the same users?

I'm thinking of proposing a new topic, but am unsure if I can build a community around it yet. If it doesn't succeed and get's removed, can we try again in the future? With the same topic name? By the ...
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Why is Area 51 NOT counted as a valid site for the commitment phase?

Proposal: Synthetic Biology (But this applies to all proposals in commitment) I committed to the Synthetic Biology proposal on Area 51 (see above) and noticed that in the commitment statistics, it ...
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Would I lose the reps if the proposal where I asked questions gets closed someday?

Would I lose the reps which I gained by posting questions in proposals which get closed someday?
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How to move a proposal from one category to another?

I found this How can we move our proposal from the Business to the Science category? this Move 'Bharat' to 'Culture' category? and couldn't find any other questions about this, so: How ...
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When my proposed site gets published, Will i be head moderator of the site per being the one who proposed it?

When my proposed site gets published, Will i be head moderator of the site per being the one who proposed it? Or does proposing just basically give free ideas to the site developers to make a site? ...
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I know this is kind of a dumb question, but I do want a good answer

Hoe do I make Propositions on Area 51? I have surfed the site and cant figure out how to make one. i have 51 rep.
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Is Area 51 somehow some where like per-site meta?

I haven't lost any reputations here while I have some down-voted questions here.
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How much 'commitment' is needed from organization?

The propose new site process asks for "Please link to the organization or website organizing this effort:" How much is that "we want to see a definite group of people who will take part&...
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Why does upvoting in area51 give 5 rep rather than 10 rep?

I have been itching to ask this question. A while back, all sites adjusted to +10 for questions and answers, except area 51. Why? Is it why we start with 51 rep?
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What does "organization" for this effort mean/entail?

The proposal page says : Please link to the organization or website organizing this effort: 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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Should I ask off-topic questions?

From FAQ of Area 51: Off-topic questions are important, too If you have a good, useful question in mind, but aren't completely sure that it's on topic, ask it anyway; others can then discuss the ...
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Is it OK to build a site for confused users?

I wonder what if there is a site that helps confused users to know if their not-yet posted questions is on-topic or off-topic in their site of interest. I mean if they can't find it out from reading ...
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Edited 'x days ago' link not working

When clicking on the 'x days ago' link in the 'edited' widget of a proposal, e.g. this one, you get an "Oops! Something Bad Happened!" page. →
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What happend to post #31266?

Post 31265 and Post 31267 are working fine, but https://area51.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/31266 leads nowhere. I have earned enough rep to see deleted posts, and I do see them all the time, but ...
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Robert Cartaino's flair says he's a moderator on 3 other sites, but he isn't [duplicate]

Robert Cartaino's flair, displayed e.g. here, says he's a ♦ moderator on three other sites in the network: He isn't anymore since the beginning of this year, so it looks like this is some kind of ...
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Proposal about culture bias or culture difference?

I encountered the concept of culture bias years ago and I found that really matters when I went abroad. For example, showing knowledge may seem offensive, especially in front of the elderly. ...
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Proposal of new site for Kali Linux

Users are posting in questions of kali in askubuntu which is not the place So there should be a site for kali where people should only post questions of KALI It will be helpful for ubuntu users as ...
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Would an Urban Exploration site be violating any laws?

I have noticed that the Pickpocketing proposal was (for obvious reasons) not well received. While I suppose that urban exploration does not necessitate breaking any laws, I know it often involves ...
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Accounts missing from account list

Somehow, my accounts page here doesn't show my Puzzling.SE account: and scrolling further down, I miss MathOverflow, Software Recommendations and a couple of others too. Looking at my network profile ...
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How do I find a community or organization "eager and willing" to build my site?

I want to propose a new site for Scandinavian/Nordic Languages, e.g. Norwegian, Finnish, Swedish, Icelandic, etc. I think, since these are modern languages, there may be more interest than there was ...
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What is the difference between "proposal-name" and "proposal-title"?

I am new to Area 51 and not aware of the many terms used here. I noticed that there are two tags- proposal-name and proposal-title- which seemed to me of having the same meaning. So, please explain to ...
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Health indicators are no longer being displayed for recently released Beta sites

Area51 stats shows indicators: Needs Work, Okay and Excellent based on the criteria. You can see that for any beta sites e.g. Area51 stats for Hinduism Beta but I have found that no such indicators ...
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Is there a designated place on this site to advertise your proposals?

So, I just created a new proposal called "Digital Logic". I think I have a lot of people who would want a stack exchange based on this concept, but I have no way of letting them know. Is there a place ...
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What is the best stack site for pre-proposal disscusions?

I have a general idea for a new stack community but the idea is not yet well formed or defined enough to make a proposal. Where should this idea be discussed, Area51, MetaSE, or some other place? ...
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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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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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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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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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"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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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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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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Why a discussion of a proposal just get deleted? [duplicate]

I made a proposal few days ago, and a discussion about it. It did not go through, it's ok, there were no interest but resistance. Or anything else happened? Then what? I'm eager to learn the policies. ...
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Quantum Computing (and Operations Research) are not Showing up in Accounts Tab

Proposal: Quantum Computing QC doesn't show up in the site list (Accounts Tab) in my profile: Elsewhere, on every other site, it shows up correctly: This bug also affects Operations Research, which ...
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Is it possible to see how many proposals there have been for a subject?

I was wondering how many different (now deleted) proposals there have been about one particular subject, but then I found I didn't know how to search. So, how do you search? Is there a search form ...
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Add a List of Does and Don'ts?

The help/FAQ page https://area51.stackexchange.com/faq has a lot of good info, but we have been seeing a lot of new proposals making the same mistakes that are not really addressed there. Would it be ...
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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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Beta RSS feed link has misleading tooltip "the 30 oldest proposals in beta"

The tooltip on the RSS feed link on the beta tab says the 30 oldest proposals in beta When looking at the content, it rather looks like it contains the 30 newest proposals in beta; Operations ...
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Badge total is cut off in user lists

On various pages, where there's a list of users, the number of badges is cut off when the total width of the preceding characters pushes the remaining content out of the div. I did read Does Area 51 ...

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