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Following on commitment reputation is given on the private beta or public beta? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Need clarification on what commitment really means FAQ says: Follow through on your commitment +50 I followed through on my commitment for anime.stackexchange.com but I ...
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Is there somewhere we can see overall statistics of Area 51 proposals?

Are there any pages and links that I might have missed to check, which gives overall statistics comparing the total time a proposal was in definition, commitment, and beta phase, number of followers ...
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No universal edit on Area 51 discussions?

On all of the normal Stack Exchange sites, even without edit privileges, you can edit something and have that end up in the review bucket. However, it seems that this has not been brought to Area&...
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How can I search proposals by status?

I'd like to be able to search proposals based on the phase they are currently in. For example, I might expect to be able to use terms like these: status:definition status:commitment status:private-...
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Can an email be sent to the previous Genealogy committers?

Proposal: Genealogy and Family History The current Genealogy and Family History proposal was created after the previous proposal was closed for having been around too long. We would like to contact ...
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Is a notification sent out to tell followers that the proposal moved from the definition phase to the commit phase?

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History Is a notification sent out to tell followers of a proposal that it moved from the definition phase to the commit phase? If a notification isn't sent then I ...
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Announcements on launch of beta site and full site

Whenever a site is to be launched as a public beta, or when a site at a beta stage becomes a full fledged site, will a notification or announcement be given to SE users or area 51 users?
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Reputation not being added to the referrer when a proposal is followed

I do not know if this is intended but I know for a fact my referral link was used to follow a proposal but I did not get any reputation for it. How does it work? Is that a bug? Or is it intended?
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Should we be upvoting off-topic examples?

Proposal: Expatriates I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this, but I myself and others have listed off topic examples of questions before, using the 5 example questions we are allocated. ...
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What close reason should be used for example questions that can be answered looking an Internet resource?

Suppose that on a proposal about Italy, somebody adds "Is Italian the official language in Italy?" as example question. Clearly, that is a question that could be answered by a single link to a ...
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Is it correct to flag a comment that answers an example question as noise?

I sometimes notice that an example question has a comment that answers it, rather than commenting on the question being a good example. Is it correct to flag the comment as noise?
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Do suggested edits work on the discussion site?

I tried editing https://area51.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/5187/site-already-dedicated-to-islam entering https://area51.meta.stackexchange.com/posts/5187/edit as URL, and the edit page was shown ...
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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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What does 409 questions mean?

In the proposal stages it says that I have to have 59 followers and 40 questions with at least 10 up-votes, can you please explain to me the second one?
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Resolution requested over “possible dup of SO” flags

To keep getting one-off pings by users about if my proposal is a dup of SO is not productive in my opinion. The first time this happened, I replied via meta, got some feedback, and was basically told ...
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Any plans regarding the existing islam.com site?

Proposal: Islam Greetings. An hour ago I cam across this site: islam.com It looks too close to this proposal, and to the mechanism of StackExchange network sites (as Q&A sites). I think it will ...
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Area 51's Lobbyist badge: can I see who committed?

I just got the Lobbyist Badge on Area 51, that says "First commitment referral". If I'm not wrong, it means "first user that committed to this proposal using your share link". Out of curiosity, can I ...
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Is there a list of failed/closed betas?

I'm looking for records of failed betas (e.g., Electronic Gadgets). They aren't accessible through the homepage sort. Is there a directory or list somewhere in Area 51?
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Direct link to commit/follow proposal

If I wanted to email/tweet/blog/etc: New, free, community-driven Q&A site for INSERT-TOPIC. Learn more here (bit.ly/TOPIC), or join here (bit.ly/JOIN) Clearly, it' possible to link directly ...
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is there a way to see “old” parameters of a beta site?

I am active in several beta sites on the stackexchange network. I often go the area 51 page on a beta to see it's progress. But there I can only see the current parameters and not really see the ...
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Should we save the history at Information Retrieval and Search Engines before it is lost?

I just asked about the history of CS:SE which just came out of private beta and learned that "Sadly, a huge part of our "history" vanished in the void of area51" by raphael Being new I cannot confirm ...
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What is the criteria for leaving/graduating from the beta phase?

Is the criteria stated anywhere, or does it vary? The closest I've found was this answer about the bicycles beta, but it isn't clear whether those upper limits were for all betas, nor when the site ...
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Who is 'Stack Exchange' (Area 51 user:52408)

Is this user an undocumented member of staff, moderator, bot or user? If this account belongs to a regular user would the username violate the TOS for impersonation?
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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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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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In which way does signing in to a proposal with my real name assure the site will have an active community?

The FAQ says: Interested users are asked to digitally "sign" the proposal with their full name to help assure that site will have an active community in those critical early days. While your full ...
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Should proposals of language-specific versions of an existing Stack Exchange site be closed as duplicate?

I don't actually think they should, but I wanted to understand what the general opinion about those sites is. As a version of an existing site in a specific language would just contain questions that ...
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Should not very low quality questions be blocked?

I noticed that lately there are some questions asked here, not written in English, that really are example for the proposal, or questions that should be asked on the site, when it is created. Should ...
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Do the downvotes in Area51 work same way as on Meta?

I'm asking the question here since apparently Area51 doesn't have meta. I dont agree with some "question" (it is more of a suggestion than a question) created as discussion at Area51. I wanted to ...
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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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Why does my profile only show Stackoverflow when I'm active on 9 other sites?

Why does my profile only show and count my Stackoverflow reputation when I'm active and have reputation on 9 stackexchange sites? I'd like my area51 profile to list all my rep from all my network ...
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On-topic/off-topic questions: how often updated?

In a proposal, how often are the requirements for the proposal to move to the next stage (commit) updated? I've noticed in some proposals that although questions are added and voted on, that is takes ...
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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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How can I start a proposal?

Am I stupid. Where is the button to start proposal. A new site???
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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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some questions not displaying?

On a new proposal, there is a statement that there are 4 questions, yet only 1 displays. So... where did the other 3 go?
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The user has a reputation of 151, but the reputation tab doesn't show any reputation entry

In http://area51.stackexchange.com/users/40997/inquilinekea is reported that the user has a reputation of 151, but the reputation tab doesn't show any entry. How can a user have such reputation ...
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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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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 ...
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How are committer roles determined?

On a proposal in the Commitment phase, one can see committer roles statistics on the right menu. How are they determined? In other words, how a user can defined its own status? Example: