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Banner still visable on the Solana proposal

Proposal: Solana The banner saying that the beta is starting July 12th is still visible even thought the beta has started.
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Change the first example on the Markdown help page

Currently, on the MD editing help page the first example can offend some people because of what it says and it is gender-specific. It currently says: printf("goodbye world!"); /* his ...
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Another former employee showing on moderator list

This seems to be a regression of https://area51.meta.stackexchange.com/q/32755/151554​; right now, Stack Overflow co-founder Joel Spolsky, who is no longer an employee, is a ♦ moderator on this site. ...
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Former employee (again) showing on moderator list

Historically, Area 51 had no community moderators, as per the FAQ, with all moderation being handled by staff. Now, it seems like Area 51 Discussions has a community moderator, in the form of Juan M (...
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What is the difference between the [proposal-name] and [proposal-title] tags?

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, to me, seemed to have the same meaning. I don't see a ...
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Why can't I see the revision history of a proposal?

I sometimes want to view the revision history of a proposal, since it has been edited by someone. However, this is impossible - at least in new proposals, e.g. this one and generally all of these that ...
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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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Bug causes former Stack Exchange employees to show on the moderator list

Somehow every time someone who worked at Stack Exchange leaves the job there account will start to show on the list of moderators https://area51.meta.stackexchange.com/users?tab=moderators (Note: All ...
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Don't delete questions about deleted proposals when they reference other (not deleted) proposals

There were two questions related to the Semitic Languages proposal which were also linked to the old proposal on that topic. Now that the old proposal has been removed, those questions have been ...
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What has happened to the "visits per day" stats, they look unrealistically low?

Looking at the visits per day for some recently started public beta sites, I see very low numbers, e.g., https://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/101265/constructed-languages 1 vpd http://area51....
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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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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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The reputation page shows the 'Fulfilled commitment' and 'Referred user fulfilled commitment' backwards

Under "What is reputation?" in Area 51's FAQ, it states that you receive +50 for fulfilling commitment and +25 for a referred user fulfilling their commitment: However, on my reputation ...
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Can we update this text?

Not only people who committed can visit: Why am I allowed to sign up on a private beta site I never commited to? So can we please update this?
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Change proposal title from Esperanto to Esperanto language?

Proposal: Esperanto Not sure if this is the right place to ask this, but I didn't see a way to contact the proposal initiator. From looking at the site, all the other language communities are listed ...
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User page displays broken link to Tour page

I have seen the question Tour link is broken, which concerns the Help menu option, and has already been fixed. However, the Discussion Zone user page displays the Tour link (in the Activity tab), ...
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How to interpret closing my question?

Which Area51/SE rules are violated leading my question What about joining forces on “Scandinavian Languages” proposal? to deletion? Abruptly and without any reasonable clarification.
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Is less than 15 questions per day an indication of an unhealthy beta?

The Area51 page for the beta launches have this statement at the top "15 questions per day on average is a healthy beta". Most of the sites that have launched in the last 2 years are far from 15 per ...
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Remove "democratic, community-driven process" from the Area 51 FAQ

Seeing there is an arbitrary nonelected dictator group or individual that can and does close proposals that are going through the proposal process without asking the community, in fact, directly going ...
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Changing catagory of proposal

I created proposal Pakistan but I want to change its category from life to culture. Is it possible?
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Questions per Day statistic isn't calculated correctly any more

Since this fix, the questions/day statistic for all beta sites is being calculated with a different formula than before. The old method calculated the number of "questions per day on average over the ...
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Area 51 stats down

The questions/day and userbase stats are pretty much trashed today. Like replaced with big zeros! Seems to affect all sites in public beta (I looked at 3) - noticed it on my regular check of Software ...
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Double "Blatantly offtopic" flag reason

When flagging a post as offtopic, the "Blatantly off-topic (this question has nothing to do with a Stack Exchange site proposal, the Area 51 process, or the Area 51 software)" reason appears twice. I ...
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Should 'Laws' be renamed 'Law'?

Proposal: Laws Calling this proposed site 'laws' seems clumsy to me, and seems to narrow the scope of questions to specific laws rather than law in general (cf 'medicines' vs 'medicine'). For ...
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Discussion Zone > Help > Tour link is broken

From Discussion Zone, click the 'Help' link and then select 'Tour'. Observe resulting 'Page Not Found' with the URL: http://area51.stackexchange.com/tour
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Should the proposal definition be changed?

Proposal: Arabic Language I don't think the current proposal definition: Proposed Q&A site for people who want to learn the Arabic language is befitting for the site we would like to build, ...
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Is it possible to merge these accounts?

Yesterday I committed to a proposal which required entering my email address. As I entered another email address than the one I used for stackexchange, it created a new account instead of linking it ...
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Off-topic close reason contains a broken link

I've noticed the off-topic close text is as follows and contains a broken link to the help center: This question appears to be off-topic. The users who voted to close gave this specific reason: ...
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Contact link broken/different on Area 51

The "Contact Us" link at the bottom of pages on the main Area 51 site doesn't lead to the standard contact form which is present on other sites (e.g. discuss.area51). Instead, it's a mailto link which ...
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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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Don't start commitment phases when there's only two weeks left

Proposal: Culture and life in Japan The proposal "Culture and life in Japan" was closed during the commitment phase as not viable. I attempted to promote the proposal to people who hadn't ...
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Shouldn't the "feedback always welcome" link point to Discuss instead of Meta Stack Overflow?

The feedback always welcome link at the bottom of the footer on the home page currently links to Meta Stack Overflow. Shouldn't it really point to Area 51 Discuss?
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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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Area 51 Chatroom

The Area 51 chat room is frozen. Could it be unfrozen or is there an alternative? It seems like it hasn't been used since it was frozen, but that kind of makes sense. It did have some activity before ...
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"expert" instead of "professional"?

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History The current description is: Proposed Q&A site for professional genealogists and people interested in genealogy or family history Stack Overflow sites ...
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New proposal description is too restrictive/uninviting

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History The new description does not reflect what this Q&A site should be about. It is far to restrictive. Proposed Q&A site for genealogists who study ...
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Change Stack Overflow (in Portuguese) proposal description

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Portuguese) I'm suggestting a minor change to the Portuguese version of the proposal description, from this: Proposta de site de perguntas e respostas para ...
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How do I download data from a closed betal?

How do I download the questions and answers I submitted to the personal manufacturing Beta that has since been closed? Proposal: Personal Manufacturing
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Inviting others to private beta by link

Not everyone prefers to be invited using email. Is there a way we can invite people over IM etc by passing them a special link? Wouldn't this be nice?
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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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Problems in proposal summary

Proposal: Software Development (in Portuguese) Could someone with editing privileges please fix the proposal's summary? (if there are means for suggested edits here, like the other sites have, I ...
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What is the purpose of the "proposal" tag?

On this site there is a tag for which its purpose is not clear to me: proposal. Isn't this site about proposals? If the question doesn't use area51-meta, the question is about a proposal. Is there ...
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Voting to revive dead beta sites

I have noticed, there are a few dead beta sites that I thought were really good ideas, but just didn't have enough of a community to support them. The problem with dead beta sites though, is that it ...
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Please can a moderator delete my "unregistered user" commitment so I can register using my StackExchange account?

Proposal: Chemistry I accidentally committed to the above proposal as an "unregistered user" (see this question). There seems to be no way for me to undo this. Since this proposal will likely go into ...
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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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"Personal Manufacturing" or "Desktop Manufacturing"?

Proposal: 3D Printers, Laser Cutters, & Personal Manufacturing It's time to establish a final site name for this proposal. The current name ("3D Printer, Laser Cutters & Personal ...
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What is "CoWorking"?

Proposal: CoWorking Am I missing something here? As far as I can tell, it's just working together with other people, as in co-workers. Is there some alternate term that this is meant to get at and is ...
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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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Change the Islam proposal description

Proposal: Islam The Islam proposal description/tagline is: Proposed Q&A site for the Muslim community who have questions about Islam. Is this meant to exclude people who are not Muslim? ...
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