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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 cryptocurrency IOTA. My question is of a slightly similar nature in that it focuses on blockchain in ...
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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,...
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What is the definition of “fulfilled commitment”? [duplicate]

Fulfilled commitment is a term used but never actually explained. I'd like to know what it consists of because it is a an important aspect of this launching site. It clearly differs from "Commitment" ...
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Disallow Abandonment [duplicate]

That's basically it, in a nutshell. There are currently two proposals on the front page of Area 51 with 0 followers. You read that correctly - zero, none, nil, nobody at all. This looks absolutely ...
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The reputation page shows the 'Fulfilled commitment' and 'Referred user fulfilled commitment' backwards

In the FAQ, it states that you receive +50 for fulfilling commitment and +25 for a referred user fulfilling their commitment: However, on my reputation page, it shows them the other way around: What'...
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Slight Inconsistencies in the Proposal Commitment Score Percentages

While watching the progress of the DevOps proposal in its Commitment phase I noticed some occasional inconsistencies in the percentages displayed when more info option is selected (small ones, equal ...
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Whitespace lost on login redirection

I followed a link from an email, sending me to the proposal http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/97295/devops Here, I wrote my commitment message for the proposal and was told to log in (I had ...
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Is there any “bonus” for being the original proposer?

If you propose a site and it goes into beta and becomes a real site does the original proposer get some "bonus" I.E. rep on that site?
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Customizable referral links

I noticed that pressing "Share This" under "Commit!" button produces a referral link. While itself it's good (it allows to see who invited a new user), IMHO it can be even better. I'd like to see the ...
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What are the requirements for leaving the Public Beta? [closed]

I have read How long does a SE site stay in Beta?, and several other relevant threads, but these articles do not explain the following use cases [all stats excellent unless otherwise specified]: ...
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Can we please have a Magic Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

Though i know that there is probably nothing like magic. Everything is a kind of illusion. Can we please have a site for discussing various illusions and perspective including tricks by famous ...
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Is there some information about the beta site statistics?

I'm a bit irritated by some of the stats for some of the beta sites. For example this from the IoT site stats. The last line says on pace for 0 users [3,000+ rep] at 90 days. Although the highest rep ...
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Should the default sort be changed to newest?

I have been on Area51 for years, you can change the sort order of example questions between "my votes", "activity", "newest" or "votes"; with first not available to new users. Once you make a ...
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Cannot find one beta site

The https://rus.stackexchange.com/ is a beta StackExchange site, but I can't find it at main Area51 page http://area51.stackexchange.com/ to look up its statistics. Can anyone tell me why? So I ...
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Regularly logged out of Area51 main site (but not other SE sites)

On other StackExchange sites, I remain logged in for months at a time. It's very rare I get asked to log in again. And a long time ago, it was the same with Area51. But in recent months, I'm regularly ...
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Can ask patents be referred back to Area 51?

The ask patents subsite has almost died out. I don't think there is a way to intrinsically revive it, if it were a question, I'd say it needs severe moderator intervention. Out of the last 15 ...
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Can we please capitalize the text when you go to ask a new question here on Discussions?

Here on Discussions, when you go to ask a new question, you see this: It currently says what's your question abut a proposal or proposals on Area 51? be specific. However, this looks... ...
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My floating reputation score

On Area 51 yesterday my score was 258 points. From yesterday I've gained 35 points, but today my score is... 190! How is it possible? I attach my point by post (screenshot from Area 51).
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How to promote my Telecommunications Q&A proposal to StackExchange members?

I find it difficult to get people onboard for the Telecommunications Q&A: http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/104688/telecommunications The problem is mainly because most of my experts ...
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How do i undelete deleted questions? or i can't?

I want to undelete deleted question, but it is not displaying. So i don't know how do i undelete the questions. I saw the faq, but it is not written. How do i undelete deleted questions? or i can't?
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Can I make a proposal for a subject I am not an expert in?

I think this is a great idea but I am by no means an expert so I don't know if it is okay to propose this or if I need to try and find one or more experts first... With all the current brouhaha about ...

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