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Who do you address about something you don't agree in StackExchange and/or Area 51?

Not wanting to make this a political campaign, but I had a little bit of a different view from some of the things StackExchange does. I intended to do this group, here in Area 51, I was gathering ...
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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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Would a site about migrants related legislation be ok?

I am volunteering in an association helping migrant people who want to take their studies up again getting through the administrative difficulties. Many volunteers are good-willing people but not ...
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Can we add a custom close reason specific to a51

Could we add a custom close reason for questions in proposal mode to close a question as: Already on topic at current site: (include link to current SE) I think this reason would help us with ...
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A site for debate tactics/strength of arguments

Would a site for debate tactics or the strength of arguments be too opinion-based to suit the StackExchange network? Just to be clear, this would not be a site for debating between users. Instead, ...
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I can't log into the Discussion Zone

Somewhat similar to "I can't log into the main site", yet different because in my case I couldn't log into the Discussion Zone (right where we are now). I logged on the Main site successfully using ...
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I can't log into the main site

I am a member at Area51, and have been since October of last year. However, I haven't been able to log in since March or so. When I attempt to log in I see an error like: Unable to log in with ...
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Why can I see the rollback link in a proposal's revision when there is nothing to rollback?

Looking at the revision of a closed proposal I can see that the last version before the close message (Which is the only revision.) has the rollback button enabled. Hovering your mouse over it ...
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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?
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Achievements button (navbar) displays broken link to Tour page

I have posted the question User page displays broken link to Tour page, which concerns the link in the Discussion Zone user page, and has now been fixed. However, the Achievements button in the ...
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Tour Button Note Working [duplicate]

When I go to click on the Tour Button to get the badge it says the link is broken. There is a duplicate issue here but it is three years old so I am re-asking it separately. It says that on the Next ...
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I can't change my profile image

I would like to change my profile to my common one (what I use also on my other accounts). Unfortunately, in my profile settings, the "change pictore" link simply leads to the gravatar. There I could ...
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Area 51 wrong badge showing in banner and on profile

I've had issues with my Area51 StackExchange account since day 1 (I also have This logging out issue), with different symptoms at different times. I'm going to try to keep track of these issue from ...
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Make it clearer that 'Real Name' is not shown publicly

In the profile settings for other stack exchange sites, 'Full name' is clearly labeled as not shown publicly. However, on Area 51, the 'Real Name' field is not clearly marked as such whereas birthday ...
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How are spam content in commitments handled?

A user by the username 25887 committed to my proposal and added a link in the text field. After inspecting the link I found out that it takes me to some online store or something selling an insect ...
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Stack Exchange Site : One Stop Shop

Is there a Stack Exchange site for the clueless like myself? It happened to me several times, where subtle differences between sites causes my questions to be downvoted and rejected. I was ...
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Why is this question not shown up on its proposal?

This question, Network-related tags on existing sites, does not shown up in its proposal, Complex Networks, regardless of its score of 4. Why is that? Proposal: Complex Networks
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Is cross-posting a question on multiple proposals permitted?

Normally cross-posting is not allowed (or discouraged) on SE network, however I think Area 51 has a different case. The questions here aim to define the scope of proposals and most of the time we don'...
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Red color gives feeling that an error has occured when closing an example question

Closing an example questions makes red pop-up to show how many more users left.It gives feeling that error as received. This should be changed to different color like: If needs 4 more users , color = ...
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How to use other profile picture that the one in Gravatar? [duplicate]

I don't like Gravatar for the simple reason that I don't want to use the same image for all my public profiles, nor want to use a different email address either. It would work for me if they would ...
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My proposal Home Automation is NOT a duplicate of IoT

My proposal for Home Automation (it used to be at https://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/113100/home-automation?referrer=yt_xCLYSm8wMlmlq11Qssg2 but has been deleted now as it was closed as ...
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Questions on working of Area51 systems

I wanted to change my profile image to the one that I use on the other sites of SE network. So, I went to my profile, clicked on edit, then Change Picture under the image. This directed me to another ...
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Which “example question” should be closed as duplicate?

In the Hebrew language proposal, a few questions with many up-votes have been closed as a duplicate of older questions (with fewer up-votes). The convention has always been to defer to the question ...
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Questions/day stat appears to be inaccurate

As of this moment, my site ([cse.se]) has received 37 questions over the last two weeks, but our stats page says that we are averaging 2.2 questions per day. There haven't been any large blips in our ...
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Can we make shorthands like [mythology.se] active here?

On other stackexchanges it is possible to refer to another stackexchange site using shorthands like [mythology.se] and they are automatically resolved. Can this feature be activated on Area51 as well?...
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Bug in “all proposals” count on mobile chrome

When viewing the list of proposals through one of the categories (i.e. not "All proposals")<\strike>, the number of all the proposals doesn't display in the right place. Actually the bug appears ...
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Captcha not loaded due to an insecure script

Captcha doesn't work properly at Area51 as the images aren't shown when I'm on HTTPS version of the site (https://area51.stackexchange.com/), although it works when I'm on HTTP (http://area51....
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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 crypto currency, IOTA. My question is of a slightly similar nature in that it focuses on Blockchain ...
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Why am I not getting points for upvotes?

I got 5 upvotes on my question on the discussion session of the Memes proposal. My rep hasn't budged, and is still only 51 (1 for signing up, and one for confirming my email address. Why didn't the ...
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StackOverflow tags and tagged questions when dedicated site is created

Let's assume that for technology XYZ there are fair amount of questions and some tags on StackOverflow already. Then at some point someone attempts to create a dedicated XYZ Q&A site here. will ...
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Rushed proposals and Community Moderation

According to this question the advancement from definition to commitment is completely automated. That is of course a very reasonable thing to do for proposals that reach the commitment stage in the ...
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Is Area51 Discussions like an SE Meta site?

Most SE sites have a Meta section of the site where you ask questions about the site itself. Is Area51 Discussions like a Meta site?
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Can I Use Someone Else's Question for a Site Proposal?

I see that if you are going to start a proposal for a site, you must have five example questions to get it going. While I probably have five questions of my own I could use, I am wondering if it is ...
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Can't commit to proposals already committed to only one

When I tried to commit a proposal, a message (as shown in the image) appears/ Yes I can commit to only three proposals at a time. If I want to commit to any other, I have to uncommit or any of the ...
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Meta Area51 Tour is a broken link

This is the link provided in order to earn the informed badge: https://area51.meta.stackexchange.com/tour However, clicking on the link redirects to https://area51.stackexchange.com/tour, which in ...
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Why do the accounts on Area51 profile differ from those on StackExchange/network profile?

I just noticed that the listed accounts on my Area51 profile differ from the accounts on my network profile. For example, Stack Overflow is not listed on my profile here. Is this a bug or is there ...
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I committed to beta: now what?

I have come here and committed to a new proposal. But it is the first time I participate in the creation of another community inside StackExchange. Is there any guide about how does that work. Things ...
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how does naming work for new sites?

For new proposals, how are names and URLs selected? For example, Cross Validated is at https://stats.stackexchange.com/ so this is not an fully automated process, since the name and URL do not match. ...
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Can't upvote questions on area51 proposals on bioinformatics

Proposal: Bioinformatics Why I can't upvote any question in this Area51 proposal? Whenever I trying to upvote a question; I'm getting a flashcard but that doesn't tell anything about the questions ...
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What counts as “200+ rep” in the commitment phase?

Proposals need “100 committers with 200+ rep on any other site”. What exactly does this mean? I am specifically asking because I’m closely monitoring the Bioinformatics proposal, which is currently ...
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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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Is it possible to view a full follower list for a proposal?

On the sidebar of any proposal is a section listing the site's recent followers. Is there any way to view the full list of followers for a proposal?
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Saving questions in proposals?

I've seen many fantastic questions in proposals that wound up lost when the proposal was deleted (such as due to inactivity). Often only to see the concept restarted with a new name, perhaps a ...
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Is Area51 still insecure?

I know SE is going through updating their sites to secure pages, so I guess I'm just raising awareness that I encountered an Insecure Connection warning for the following domain: discuss.area51....
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Who is this person?

I've clicked around a bit as I do when I try to get the feel of a site, and apart from several broken links in the Users section I came across this guy: https://area51.meta.stackexchange.com/users/...
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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. ...
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Is there built-in solution for linking pre-beta hub question to same question with answers in existing hub?

This is my sequence: Try to find answer to question in the internet Find the most appropriate hub at StackExchange (may be a little change the question for completely correspond to that hub) Get my ...
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Repeated proposals by the same user

I understand that proposals are deleted after a period of inactivity. My impression is that this allows someone else to come along with a new take on a similar idea that may work. But what about a ...
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Why different SE sites do not merge than their broader analog appears?

There are already sites for Bitcoin and Ethereum. Now emerges new site about all of the Blockchains. I have seen such situations many times, but as far as I have seen sub-sites do not join in to more ...
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Is there a way to graph the commitment score of a proposal?

I did found a bunch of information about when the proposal turn from 100% commitment to beta, usual information is Tuesday of Wednesday the week after the proposal gets at 100%. That's absolutely fine,...