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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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Windows Phone Developer questions should stay on StackOverflow

Proposal: Windows Phone As per the comment in 'Announcements' from Mick N, this site should not be targeting developers and WP developers should continue to leverage Stack Overflow. Can the site ...
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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 can I start a proposal?

Am I stupid. Where is the button to start proposal. A new site???
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Computer science: the audience description is now wrong

Proposal: Computer Science The title of the computer science proposal is now presentable, thank you. The site description has also been edited, but that edit threw out the baby with the bathwater. ...
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SE Moderators is a full subset of Meta Stack Overflow

Proposal: SE Moderators Let's take a look at the top five on-topic questions right now: A group of users in the chatroom "..." are speaking in a non-English language, and according to translation, ...
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The Computer Science proposal should be in the Science category

Proposal: Computer Science (Non-Programming) I don't know how Computer Science ended up under Professional, but it clearly belongs to the Science category.
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What is migrated from a Stack Exchange 1.0 site to Stack Exchange 2.0?

We're following the Area 51 process to migrate the SE 1.0 site, SharePoint Overflow, to Stack Exchange 2.0. A question from a user is, what is migrated out of: OpenID accounts non-OpenID accounts ...
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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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Could the definition for the SharePoint proposal be broadened?

We would like to move SharePoint Overflow to Stack Exchange via the Area 51 process. This proposal matches our site the best, however it describes a developer-only site. We are only interested in ...
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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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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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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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Why are there two SharePoint site proposals?

There is currently a SharePoint proposal and a SharePoint Overflow proposal. Why? Proposal: SharePoint Overflow
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Books is a bad organizational name for a proposal, overlaps with Sci-Fi and others

Ok, so Books right? What about novellas, or short stories? What about e-books? What about Sci-Fi books? If one went to a major university and asked to major in books, the counselors would ...
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User is using two accounts to commit to the proposal

Proposal: App Stores A user has submitted twice to the proposal. It's clearly the same user, or the avatar would be different. I don't think it is allowed to do that, even though the user doesn't ...
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Does Gardening and Landscaping only include outdoor plants or indoor plants aswell?

Proposal: Gardening and Landscaping I was just wondering if this only includes outdoor plants. As "gardening" is usually reserved for outdoors and landscaping definitely is. Would it be acceptable to ...
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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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Close World Politics for Politics proposal

In Merging Politics, US Politics, and World Politics, with 19+ upvotes and no dissenting responses, I declare the community has decided to merge World Politics and US politics with Politics. ...
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Title of Library Proposal

Proposal: Library & Information Science There has been some discussion about the naming and scope of what used to be the Libraries proposal (and is now the Library and Information Science ...
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Why is Drupal Answers Stuck at 99% even after adding 20+ new users with 4k+ reputation?

Proposal: Drupal Answers I've heard rumors that "project specific proposals are no longer accepted." Is that why we're stuck at 99%? Did the WordPress peeps pay someone off? Inquiring minds want to ...
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Why isn't each proposal given a chat room?

One of the advantages of the Mathematica proposal was our ability to regularly communicate within the StackOverflow Mathematica chatroom. This allowed us to build and maintain a core group of users. ...
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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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“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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Unable to follow sites that have started private beta

I would like to be able to follow sites that have already started private beta, so that I get a notification in the mail when they are open to the public; as well as it appears in my profile. Why is ...
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The title “Computer Science (Non-Programming)”

Proposal: Computer Science (Non-Programming) AFAIK “Computer Science (Non-Programming)” is the proposed title. Writing “Non-Programming” sounds a bit absurd. Every branch of computer science is ...
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A proposal only for newbies?

Proposal: Freshers Who will be the experts on this proposed site? StackOverflow already works for beginners. Is there a need to isolate them to a separate site?
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Pre-launch Requirement: What's our URL?

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Applications This site is nearly ready to launch, but before that happens we need a short, obvious URL for this site in the format *.stackexchange.com I'll post ...
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Merge of Software Testing and Software Development (in Portuguese)

Proposal: Software Testing (in Portuguese) and Software Development (in Portuguese) Devemos estabelecer a fusão das propostas de software em Português? Eu não consigo ver qualquer razão para ...
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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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Can the name be changed to an actual question?

Proposal: How Stuff Works? The phrase "How Stuff Works?" grates at me, in short because because, as the joke goes, it no verb. Can this be renamed to "How Does Stuff Work?" or "How Stuff Works" (...
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SAS — it is already here!

Proposal: SAS Programming Language This topic is quite active both on StackOverflow (in theory SAS programming) and on CrossValidated (in theory using SAS to do analysis/visualisation/science). I ...
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Adobe <- Dare I say close, yet again?

Proposal: Adobe Like the Cisco site, it clearly doesn't make sense to make a site that focuses on a particular company.
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Shareware Authors: Duplicate, not a real proposal, or? [closed]

Proposal: Shareware Authors When I look at the recently created Shareware Authors proposal and read its description: Proposed Q&A site for software developers who want to learn how to sell, ...
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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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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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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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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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Opinions about merging Business Intelligence proposal with the DBA site

I've had a conversation with one or two of the folks at the DBA site about merging Business Intelligence into that site. I've just put a question up on the DBA meta site as well, link here. The ...
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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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Pokemon cartoons: subset of Anime? [closed]

Proposals: Pokemon and 4kids translations of cartoons, Anime & Manga I'm not an expert in this area (or even a novice, to be honest) but my impression is that the Pokemon and 4kids translations ...
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Windows Phone proposal would be similar to Android Enthusiasts

Proposal: Windows Phone Windows Phone should be similar to Android Enthusiasts where it is not developer focused, but more questions about use of the phone, finding applications, help with updates, ...
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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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This proposal should be merged with the Apple site - AskDifferent

Proposal: iOS and iOS powered devices This is a subset of AskDifferent and should be closed and people directed to that.
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This is on topic on Stackoverflow

Proposal: Code Igniter Codeigniter is on topic on Stackoverflow, so the discussions can be there, and in fact they are. There are already 3000 questions on SO about codeigniter: https://...
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Data Structure & Algorithms: Seems like a dupe to me [closed]

Proposal: Data Structure & Algorithms Seems like this could go into SO, Programming, DBA, etc. It's also not defined well.
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“Update commitment” button

As everyone knows, old commitments count less than new commitments. The logic behind this is presumably that old committers may have forgotten about the site. The solution that people have found is ...
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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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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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Area 51 doesn't report how much consecutive days a user visited the site

In the user profiles on Area 51, it's not reported the number of consecutive days a user visited the site, but there are two badges that are related to that number. Does that mean those badges are ...