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How to help a NEW community get through the commitment phase?

The biggest hurdle to getting a proposal through the "Commitment" phase is getting enough users with EXPERIENCE in Stack Exchange to sign up so that it can successfully go into private-beta. We must ...
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How can I fulfill a commitment?

I commited to some new proposal which I were interested in, but I seldom got questions on the new SE in beta, and I don't have the knowledge to answer the questions there too. Is there no other way ...
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How does the system determine when you have fulfilled a commitment?

When committing to a proposal, you commit to asking/answering 10 questions when the site gets into beta. I have done that on one of my commitments but it hasn't moved to my 'Fulfilled Commitments' ...
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**Instructions for ALL Private Beta Members**

Thank you for deciding to commit to using Embedded Programming and Design. We are asking you to ask and answer at least 10 questions to fulfill your commitment. Also, please check the meta site of the ...
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Commitment Indicator

Is there an indicator on Area 51 showing how many questions I still need to ask or answer before a particular commitment is fulfilled?
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OR: Strategies for getting 100+ committers with 200+ rep

Proposal: Operations Research To progress to the next phase of the launch, we need at least 100 committers who have at least 200 reputation on other Stack Exchange sites. This is likely to be our ...
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Site “On Startups” is closed - what to do now?

So I wanted to check it today and found it closed! Reason being not enough questions! Now I can't see my answers, can't see questions, can't do anything! It says "The site needs work" but sorry - how ...
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What will it take for Firearms to get off the ground?

Proposal: Firearms Firearms has a storied history. It was one of the very first proposals, but has been plagued by a number of difficult and vocal members. It eventually made it into the commitment ...
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It is not obvious enough when committing that your commitment is only counted if you confirm your email address

Here is a list of registered users who think they have committed to the Mathematica proposal but who are not showing up in the list of committers that I can see. Sal Mangano (registered version) ...
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What should we do to increase visits of Area 51?

The overall visits of the area51.stackexchange.com is really very low and this is obvious from the statistics of questions (6 visits per 2 hours for example). This means that the proposals move really ...
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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 to get the last few people with 200+ Rep needed

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History When a proposal gets close to 100% Committment, but is only short of the 200+ Reputation people it needs, what can be done to get it there? I see the ...
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How do we do what we committed to do? [closed]

Proposal: Linguistics When I committed to this proposal, I agreed to ask or answer 10 questions during the next 3 months or something. But right now I can't see a way to ask or answer linguistics ...
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Supporting your favorite proposal

Proposal: Theoretical Physics (but not restricted to it) Remember, if you want support a proposal during commitment phase, aside from advertising it to gain more followers, you can also help ...
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When do you get your commitment back?

I was wondering I have committed to the Code Review site and now it is in Public beta now for a month I was wondering it stills says I am committed to that and I can't commit to new ones.
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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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Project deleted- committals not removed

Why are committals not removed when a project is removed? I am unable to commit to any other proposal as I am maxed out. One of these is no longer in existence but I am still committed to it. This ...
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Improving commitment role descriptions

At the moment, when committing to a proposal, we're asked to select a role amongst Professional or Expert Academic or Research-Level Student Avid Enthusiast or Prosumer Beginner or Learner Just ...
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894 Commitments Needed to launch Beta

Proposal: Libraries Can anyone tell me why so many are needed for the Libraries proposal (894), and not for, say, How Stuff Works (200)? EDIT: To answer @foggyone's question, the most important ...
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How to promote the Bitcoin & Crypto-currency proposal to high-reputation users?

Proposal: Bitcoin & Crypto-currency The Bitcoin & Crypto-currency proposal has been gaining commitments rapidly recently due to promotion on the Bitcoin forums. However, the overwhelming ...
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What is the new formula for fulfilling a commitment?

What is the new formula for fulfilling a commitment? The old "rule" of 10+ answers appears to have changed, or is broken. My SharePoint profile appeared to be stuck in "unfulfilled" until my rep ...
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Is the commitment fulfillment process changed or broken?

I've been over the 10 non-CW posts limit for several days (see my Sports.SE beta profile). I read several meta posts (Commitment Indicator and Formula to Fulfilling a Commitment) that indicate that ...
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Does our proposal “Chinese Language” have enough momentum to result in a rapid commit phase?

Proposal: Chinese Language It's taken a considerable amount of time for the Chinese Language proposal to get enough people to follow the proposal, however we still don't have enough on/off topic ...
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Is the reputation requirement during the commit phase too strict? [closed]

Proposal: Programmable logic and FPGA design My understanding is that the motivation for the reputation requirement during the commit phase is that the site is more likely to succeed if it has: more ...
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People who are visiting this proposal's page! Please, notice this discussion

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry The commitment phase has just started. I've made you familiar with the whole process earlier. You just have two tasks in this phase. Commit to ...
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Need clarification on what commitment really means

It is now taking much longer for a site to launch. I know that SE prefers to keep the commitment fulfillment requirements vague (so it is not gamed?), but it would be nice to have some more ...
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Commit to proposal without much knowledge about the subject

I commited to de German StackExchange site because I study German. The site went to beta and I am trying to participate as required, looking at it daily. However, I noted that I simply do not have ...
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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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We're almost there

Proposal: Korean Language Our proposal finally completed it's commitment phase and is now going into private beta I would like to thank everyone who supported the proposal, and congratulate the ...
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Can I follow a site in the commitment phase, without committing to it?

I noticed a few sites that I find interesting, however I don't see myself committing to the sites since I have little to no knowledge on the topics of the sites. I would like to follow the proposal, ...
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How can I help this proposal get beyond the commitment phase?

Proposal: Synthetic Biology Although this proposal is making good progress garnering the numbers of committed users needed to make it to private beta, it is still lagging behind in terms of committers ...
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How can we attract commitment to Veganism and Vegetarianism?

Proposal: Veganism and Vegetarianism How do you suggest we gain committers to our site proposal? Things that spring to mind: Creating a Community Promotion Ad which we then submit for review on ...
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Is it possible to drop out of a beta to commit to another site proposal?

I'd like to commit to the new Scientific Computing proposal, but the page says I'm committed to the maximum of three proposed sites. One of the sites is in public beta. I really don't have any ...
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Presentation for new users who have followed a link to a site in commitment phase

A proposal that I've followed is nearing the end of its Commitment phase. I elected to reshare a link to it over social media. I've been thinking, if a user that has never been on a Stack Exchange ...
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Ensure You're “Committed” and not just “Following”

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History I've noticed almost half of the people who originally signed up to "Follow" the Genealogy & Family History proposal, have not followed that up by "Commit"...
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Allow editing of commitment comments

I have committed to the Aviation & Aerospace proposal (aside: commit and help us get to beta!), but at the time I didn't enter a comment: I'd now like to be able to add a comment, but I can't see ...
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Astronomy: How long before beta?

The Astronomy proposal reached 100% on May 25 if not earlier. When will the private beta be launched?
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Improving the commit cap, making it dynamic

Currently you can commit to only three proposals, because likely you won't be able to actually follow them as closely in the beta as you are supposed to. This is ok, but could be better. Instead, the ...
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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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How are users with 200+ reputation on other site counted on Area51?

Over the last days I thought I observed inconsistencies in the computation of users with 200+ reputation on other sites. I then started regularly checking the statistics for the Personal Manufacturing ...
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Is there anything I need to do during commit phase besides share the proposal?

Background I have just followed and committed to the Embedded Systems Programming and Design proposal. I have read through the FAQ, and it says that a commitment is fulfilled by asking and answering ...
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Is three commitments over restrictive?

Let me know if there's a better place to put this (i've been looking for an area 51 meta site and haven't found one) A three commitment max seems just a little restrictive to me. I'm currently ...
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Missing committers with 200+ rep on any other site

Proposal: Tridion When I look through the list of committers I see an inconsistancy in the number of committers with 200+ rep on any other site. It clearly shows 24 of them (as is also currently ...
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Since Project Management is now 100% committed, how long will it take to receive the invite?

Today I saw Project Management move from 99% committed to 100% committed. How long will it take for me to receive the invite for the beta phase?
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Don't tell me that a proposal is “over halfway to beta” unless it's meaningful

A few minutes ago, I recieved an email which read (in part) On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 2:23 PM, Stack Exchange Area 51 wrote: The proposal you've committed to is over halfway to beta! ...
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How long before the Quant Finance Forum start ?

Hi there is now more than 3 hundred commiters to that forum and the rate is 99% (and not increasing anymore when new commers get in). How long do we have to wait until the beta forum actually starts ? ...
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How do I uncommit from a deleted proposal? [duplicate]

I committed to the EVE Online proposal, but it has since been deleted. http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/3371/eve-online However, it still shows in my commmitments history and I cannot ...
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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 do I refer someone to a proposal

I was wondering how to refer someone to a proposal, because I was on this proposal and some people have referred people but I don't know how? And since I committed to the proposal I am suppose to help ...
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How can we get this proposal out of commitment and into beta?

Proposal: Personal Manufacturing At the moment, there is a relatively strong interest in this proposal (246 of 200 committers in total) however there is still too little interest from established ...