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“Certificate Exams”? really?

Proposal: Certificate Exams And this would be useful because...?
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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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My user profile is not copied on Area 51

I changed my user profile on an SE site, but it is not copied on my user profile on Area 51, even thought I clicked on "Copy English Language and Usage Profile To Related Accounts." It seems a problem ...
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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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Looks like people do not understand what “not a good example” ACTUALLY means [closed]

I understand the difference between NAGE and Off-topic, and I notice it has already been pointed out that many people do not, and vote randomly one or the other option. Fine. There are lengthy ...
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Wouldn't most questions be subjective?

Proposal: Will my idea work? And if not, wouldn't most of the answers be subjective anyway? What person A and B think might contradict C and D. It also doesnt' seem like it'd give any real value ...
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Wikis and Wikipedia chat room open [closed]

Proposal: Wikis and Wikipedia Since it is now possible to create chat rooms for proposals in commitment phase, I have created one for this proposal. You can use this e.g. to discuss how we can ...
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Already covered by Server Fault?

Proposal: iSeries Server specific topics should already be sufficiently covered on serverfault.com
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Why didn't I get my reputation for following through on a commitment?

I didn't get any reputation for recently following through on the smugmug site. Why?
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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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An official statement about how / if this is related to the existing SharePointOverflow.com is needed

Proposal: SharePoint Is this instead of the existing SharePointOverflow.com StackExchange 1.0 site or will SharePointOverflow.com be upgraded as part of this Area51 proposal?
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Why is Gavin listed twice on the “Top Beta Users” list?

The Top Beta Users List shows gavinandresen twice. Is this a bug?
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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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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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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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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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Pre-launch Requirement: What's our name?

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Applications This site is nearly ready to launch, but before that happens we need a short, clear name for it. Site naming is always a balancing act between ...
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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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Is Haiku a duplicate? [closed]

Proposal: Haiku Seems like this proposal could be absorbed into Super User, Stack Overflow, Programmers, etc. In fact, there are questions on Super User, Stack Overflow, and Programmers concerning ...
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I disagree with the decission to make Scuba Diving part of sports

Please tell me how the topic of Scuba Diving fits the definition of sport from dictionary.com is: an athletic activity requiring skill or physical prowess and often of a competitive nature, as racing,...
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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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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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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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Adventures in Odyssey [closed]

Proposal: Adventures in Odyssey First, StackExchange is not for discussion, it's only for Question and Answer, an issue that can be fixed with a simple change of the description. Second this ...
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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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Shouldn't Filibuster say “vote to delete a proposal”?

This badge seems to be awarded when you vote to delete a proposal, yet it says: First vote to delete a question. Maybe this should be corrected?
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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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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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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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Does “Flight Simulation” mean games? [closed]

Proposal: Flight Simulation Proposal: General Aviation Proposal: Flight Simulation The Title says "Flight Simulation" but the description only refers to flight simulation games. If it's intended to ...
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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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How to help move SharePoint Overflow to beta.

I believe we have a problem of lack of Reputation in this Area51 world. The Meta topic about Area51 Commitment Phase scores suggests we have enough people committed to this proposal but not enough ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is Ethical Consumption a duplicate of Sustainable Living? [closed]

Proposal: Ethical Consumption Is Ethical Consumption a duplicate of Sustainable Living?
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Frugal: Is this a viable SE site? [closed]

Proposal: Frugal I'm not convinced that Frugal could be a viable Stack Exchange site. Its description is: for frugal people. Not interested in new gizmos and marketing spam. Happy with low budget ...
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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 “Bro Code”?

Proposal: The Bro Code Does "Bro Code" refer to the American sitcom How I Met Your Mother, "a list of rules frequently referenced by Neil Patrick Harris' character, Barney Stinson, on how men ...
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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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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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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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I accidentally registered a new account when trying to commit to a proposed site. How to undo?

I committed to the "health" proposal while signed out, so Area51 automatically created a new account for me. You guys should offer the chance to log in first, not just create a new account. the ...
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Fitness Proposal Updated

Proposal: Fitness & Nutrition I incorporated many of the suggestions surrounding this proposal (discussions tab). After reading the discussions and consulting industry professionals, I updated ...
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Why “not for discussion about skepticism”?

Proposal: Skeptic Exchange It explicitly says in the description for this proposal that the site “is NOT for discussion about skepticism.” I don’t understand this arbitrary restriction. Should this ...
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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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Lock out followers from making announcments on Area51 proposals

Is it possible to stop followers from using the announcement section in proposals (at least in the initial stages) I've noticed that @RobertCartaino is running around asking people not to post ...