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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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Is it okay to recruit people in the Discussion Zone?

I was thinking of starting a new Q&A, but I don't have any audience (none of my friends are interested). So, is it okay to start recruiting on Discussions, because there is no other way?
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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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League rep tables for Area 51

On my profile it says that my rep is in the "top 4% this year" with a link to the full league table. However, it doesn't exist! Since rep on Area 51 is pretty meaningless, could we disable ...
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What has happened to deleted proposals? Where to find them?

I can't find my deleted proposals. Not much time ago they could be seen on the end of the progress list, they could be also searched. Now I can't find the proposals I have found in the past and that ...
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Can we please NOT completely wipe out sites that failed beta? [closed]

I've asked a number of questions that received great responses on Startups.SE, and today I wanted to send someone a link to one of these questions. However, I found that the site hadn't survived beta ...
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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 do I fulfill my commitment in beta?

I have submitted 14 questions in the Economics beta, but I still haven't fulfilled my commitment. How do I?
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How can I see my failed commitments?

I know I've committed to sites where I haven't fulfilled my commitment. Those commitments are no longer active; I've failed them. How and where can I see what these commitments were?
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I didn't take part in the private beta phase of a new site to what I was committed to. Can I still fulfill my commitment?

In the site-starts I was committed to, I was always present already in the private beta phase. But now, in the case of the http://ai.stackexchange.com, I couldn't. Can my commitment still be ...
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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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Minimum Activity Requirements for Area 51

There were a lot of unsupported proposals filling the pages of Area 51 — literally thousands. It's not that these proposals were all necessarily a bad idea, it's just that Area 51 doesn't ...
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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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Problem with the crypocurrency community

This question arises from here where the OP discusses about rushed proposals, in this case for the cryptocurrency IOTA. My question is of a slightly similar nature in that it focuses on blockchain in ...
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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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Private Beta Requirements

What statistics are required in private beta in order for the proposed site to pass though to public beta? Is there a defined set of standards the site must meet, or is a subjective decision made ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Please make sure you link your other Stack Exchange accounts!

If you have an account on any other Stack Exchange site (Stack Overflow, tex.SE, math.SE, etc.), please make sure it is linked to your commitment to the OR site on Area 51. Here's how to check: ...
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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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Could we get rid of the ufos and 'area51' type of branding please?

I feel that all this type of stuff makes it really hard to convince established people in technical fields to take proposals here as something serious. Opening a website with funny UFOs flying around ...
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Wrong reputation value displayed for committed users on Area 51

On the Biology proposal on Area 51 I noticed two recently committed users with exactly 151 reputation. This is a bit unusual, as when you have enough reputation to get the account association bonus ...
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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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Does participation on a beta site's meta count towards fulfilling a commitment?

Do questions or answers on the meta site count towards fulfilling a commitment? IMHO, it would make sense if they did.
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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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Why do we have so strange design?

I can't understand why we don't have simple design like on discussion zone. It is really uncomfortable to work with. Can we change it?
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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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Shorter proposals and referral links

It would be nice to have a slightly shorter link to a proposal (and for referrals). So, for: area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/47932 have this also link there: (similar to what works for questions)...

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