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Why I can see this private beta question?

I forgot to commit to the recently launched Software Recommendations proposal thus I shouldn't be able to see the site or any questions/answers on it, than why I was able to open this question? ...
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“What's Meta?” link is broken

This is a bug report for Area 51 Discussion Zone. help => "What's Meta?" link takes me to Page Not Found.
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Discuss privileges page is empty & broken links

As you can see, the privileges page for discuss looks empty. Is this a bug? Also, the Asking, Our model, Reputation & Moderation, Answering, and My Account links are 404.
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Why is there sometimes a space after the proposal name when creating a new discussion?

If I click create new discussion for Arduino, the following template is generated: Proposal: [**Arduino **][1] [1]:http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/58150/arduino This breaks the intended ...
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Grammar errors in launched proposals excerpt

I noticed the launched proposals tab on area51. The excerpts of Mi Yodeya has a grammatical error. The excerpt is For launched Q&A site for those who base their lives on Jewish law and ...
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Area51 reputation calculation out of sync

Area51 has a reputation calculation problem. Today I was at 175 rep. I opened http://area51.stackexchange.com/reputation saw a total rep of 160. I hit the "Trigger Reputation Recalc" Button and then ...
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Moderator diamonds cut off in edited by field

When a moderator has edited a proposal, his diamond badge is cut off when it is displayed in the edited by field. Can this be fixed? EDIT: I'm only seeing this issue in webkit/blink powered browsers....
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Committment not consistent

On pets http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/44686/pets the committment was listed at 58% in big numbers and 59% in the details. It had been this way for a couple days, I have attached a screen ...
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How many answers for Infinity?

On the digital fabrication proposal page,
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Error when trying to commit

I have committed to Expatriates, it asked me to confirm my email, I did not get the email, so I click on resend the confirmation email, this time I got the email and a "thank you for confirmation" ...
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404 in unregistered user profiles

It seems like whenever I visit an Area 51 profile for an “Unregistered User” (example), or sometimes even a “Registered User” (example), it has a link to their “network profile” which is 404 (example)....
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I got bonus both for verivying my email, and for linking with StackExchange account

This probably should now work like this: I got 50 reputation from verifying my email that I used to follow a proposal. Then I logged in with my StackExchange account, which added another 100 ...
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Area 51 - Page not found - help [duplicate]

On the Area 51 discuss page, whenever the "help" button is clicked, the page does not get retrieved. Instead "Page Not Found" error is retrieved. I wanted to check out the help page in order to find ...
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Minor inconsistency in Area 51 beta stats display

There is a minor inconsistency in the beta stats display on Area 51: It says it's 90% answered, and you need 90% for a healthy beta, but it does not display "Excellent" indicating it's a healthy beta ...
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Help link broken on Meta Area51

On Area 51 Discussion Zone, the FAQ link has disappeared. In it's place is a link to help. I suppose this would be fine, except the link is broken. Clicking it gives a 404 page on the Area51 main ...
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Badge count on Discuss.Area51 is hard to read

The contrast for the badge count is really low, the text color should really be the same color it is on the main site (which is also the same color as the Rep count in the image).
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Reputation link

In Area51 main-page, at the top bar the reputation count is a link to my reputation page at my Profile. The same is not true in Area51 Discussion Zone, is this intended or it is a bug? As example: ...
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Wrong count for question

I had the breakdown of a question score into up- and downvotes open, then committed a downvote. The result is shown below. It shows the votecount is 99. That's wrong.
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There seems to be no limit on the number of downvotes one can make on a proposals's questions

Users can only upvote five questions per proposal on Area 51, as is well known. It is probably less well known that you don't have to have followed a proposal to upvote or even propose questions. ...
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Incorrect text when voting to reopen a question

I'm voting to reopen a question, and getting the text: Nominate this proposal for reopening? This is incorrect. It should be: Nomitate this question for reopening?
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Civic Duty badge isn't awarding

I passed 300 votes cast a few days ago, and the Civic Duty badge hasn't been awarded yet. Is there some sort of bug in the process that generates this badge? It just says voted 300 or more times, ...
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The reputation of this user is wrongly calculated

On the page for the English Language Learners proposal, the reputation of Mark Robinson is wrong. The reputation for Stack Overflow is added twice: once as 1444, and once as 1090. The ...
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Vote tally oddity

If I click on the current votes for a question, to show the up/down vote tallies: Then casting a vote, either up or down, hides the up/down tallies, and the result is inflated greatly: Additionally, ...
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So, uh, why did my rep just vanish?

It seems like ~120 rep just disappeared off of my account for no reason with no record or log. It doesn't appear to be linked to any recent proposal or question deletions, so I'm not sure why so much ...
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user name info in header is buggy

I've noticed that where it shows your username and badges at the top of the top is a bit buggy. Depending on the way you trail through the site, it will change to an older version of your reputation ...
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Bug - Clicking on user feed results in page not found

Steps to reproduce the error: Navigated to Area 51 (http://area51.stackexchange.com/) Logged in. Clicked on my username. Scrolled to bottom of the page and clicked on the "User feed" RSS button /link....
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Area 51 unpredicatble today?

Proposal: Tridion Even when I am logged in, the site redirects me to login again while voting up. Also I was uncommitted from the proposal automatically. I can see the commitments going down to 214 ...
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Share Button Open in New Window?

When clicking the Google+, Facebook, and Twitter share buttons for a proposal, the link follows in the same tab, so I have to go back to get to the proposal. This is most annoying with Facebook as ...
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Missing creator on Islam proposal

The Islam proposal is about to go live, but the creator of the proposal is missing! Perhaps the user who proposed Islam no longer has an account, but shouldn't it show something a bit more... ...
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Usablity of flag message “possible duplicate of ”

Any reason why the "possible duplicate of" flag message that's added when a user flags a proposal links to a user profile, instead of a stub on meta that's posted by that user stating why they believe ...
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Long proposal text overflows on top of the “Create Your Proposal” button

When you type in a description that is within the character limit, but still a little long, the text appears to overflow onto the top of the button below it and the image to the right.
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Inconsistent vote requirement info for definition phase in Area 51 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When/why did the # of questions required to get out of Definition increase to 40? FAQ inaccurate In the Area 51 FAQ it says this about the definition phase: The goal is to ...
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User/“Followed” doesn't show proposals beyond commit stage

Projects you followed (but not committed to) disappear from your user page once they pass the commit stage. I don't understand why this happens: it would make much more sense if you still had them in ...
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Reputation for some committers is incorrect

I've noticed that a few users are displayed as having 151 reputation here, even though they have much more network-wide if you check their profiles. One example from the Chemistry proposal is the ...
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Sharing on Facebook adds wrong description

When I share a link to my proposal it grabs the wrong "text" to share in the description box. Recommend that Area 51 use the Facebook Open Graph tags og:description or at least the <meta> ...
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Strange text when I share an Area 51 site on Facebook [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Sharing on Facebook adds wrong description I'm about to share the NYC site on facebook and I get this strange text when I share the site: New York - Area 51 - Stack ...
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Area 51 “Days in Beta” count is incorrect [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dates on the private beta On the Area 51 page for LEGO Answers, the Days in Beta count is currently 57: However, on my profile, I've been on the site for 59 days (i.e. since ...
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Uncommit didn't work

I uncommitted from Biology but got invited to the private beta anyway. And now it appears under "current commitments" in my user info, even though it disappeared from there when I uncommitted What's ...
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The Area 51 Discussion users profile page has a bounties tab?

I noticed that the user profile page has a bounties tab with a link to the area51 faq (which does not mention bounties). I suspect the bounties tab is not supposed to be there.
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Shouldn't be phase changed automatically? [closed]

Proposal: Home Theater I'm not sure if this is bug, but shouldn't it move to the next phase automatically?
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Invitation email has extra period at end of proposal description

When you "share" a proposal with someone via the email link, the body of the email says something like: I'm hoping that a site for professors, theologians, and those interested in exegetical ...
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Overly optimistic beta progress indicator

When a site's private beta lasts longer than the default 7 days, the progress indicator on the beta tab incorrectly reads “public beta”.
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I think the search function needs some work

I just made the proposal Networking (which was closed as a duplicate). However, before i created it i did a search for network, networks, and networking, and didn't find anything. However, a ...
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Why isn't email validation working when I try to start a new site?

I'm here: http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/create?category=technology I See: We sent an email to your email address Jan 25 at 20:29 (re-send) I Click: error: email verification was not sent ...

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