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How can I gather publicity about my proposal?

How do I gather followers for my proposal? I have a site, but I don't know anyone on the site. In the first stage, I can't submit it until I have a community. This is reasonable, but how can I ...
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About community

Maybe it's a stupid question but I don't know how to establish a community to support my sites ideas. Do I just search for people here ? like sending them messages or something ?
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The difference between this site and Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair

Proposal: Motorcycles This recently got closed as a dupe but I make the argument that this SE is more about motorcycles and everything that entails. Not just vehicle repair/maintenance, but questions ...
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Could we integrate existing questions from the old answers.semanticweb.com if the Web Data proposal gets through?

Proposal: Web Data There are a lot of helpful questions still relevant for todays semantic web stuff from the old semanticweb.com Q&A site. A while ago I created a dump of all questions and ...
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Hebrew site q&a

I want to propose a Hebrew Q&A site but I don't understand what does is mean " Please link to the community (or announcement) who will be supporting this proposal" - How do I get a community or ...
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Are there plans to revamp the main site too?

I just saw the Discussion Zone got revamps to use the new standard responsive design. Are there any plans to update the main's site GUI too?
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Why were these questions closed in Defintion?

I have spent four long months building up the Hashgraph proposal. I have been active in their Telegram and Discord channels, tweeted and retweeted about it, posted on their official website, and have ...
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Should Web Data be enlarged to cover all W3C and perhaps even IETF standards?

Proposal: Web Data I find it really difficult to work out how big a community should be. StackOverflow covers all languages yet most experts are experts in a very few tags and languages that appear ...
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would it not be better to have communities emerge out of existing Stack Exchange questions?

It seems to me that creating communities, splits StackExchange quite a lot, and makes them difficult to start too. Would it not be better to allow all questions to be in one big pool, and then have ...
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What gap is the web-data proposal filling given we already have OpenData?

The OpenData SE site is for: Open Data Stack Exchange is a Q&A site for developers, researchers, and anyone else interested in open data. and based on its definition of what is on-topic there ...
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When is it helpful have a specialised area? (in this case Web Data)

Proposal: Web Data A simple search on a number of keywords relating to Web Data reveals a high number of questions already asked on that topic on Stack Exchange. One meta question seems to ...
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Should Semantic Web proposal be renamed to Web Data?

Proposal: Semantic Web There is a lot of research on semantic web technologies in academia, deployment by buisiness, open source libraries, etc... So that term is well know. At the same time the W3C ...
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As a new user how can I earn more reputation?

I'm trying to increase my user reputation. Do you have any tips and guides on how to increase the user's reputation?
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Are there tools to track click through of shared links?

For promoting my proposal are there any tools that can help me track how people have arrived at it? ie. There are total views - is there a 'views over time' graph? Can I track referral links?
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Would this cover anything outside of what Graphic Design already covers?

Proposal: Animation Would this cover anything outside of what Graphic Design (GD) already covers? Or is it just trying to be a more specific site than GD?
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Musical Practice and Performance for Russian speakers?

Idea is the same as for original "Musical Practice and Performance": For musicians, students, and enthusiasts. Topics include practice & performance, composition, technique, theory, and ...
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What is the most relevant stack for GNSS (GPS, Glonass, Galileo…) questions?

Is there a stack that encompasses GNSS (e.g. GPS) technologies. I see: GIS, Electrical Engineering, Space Exploration, Ham Radio, possibly other... are related, but it's difficult to imagine ...
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Unordered list after sorting after 'newest'

While browsing through Area51 I discovered that the big numbers at the beginning of a post do not appear to be in ascending order although I sorted it after newest. Is there some logic I just do not ...
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Can the moderator-only faq tag be added to Area 51 meta?

There are 2 sites in the SE network that have the faq moderator tag and the faq-proposed tag (Meta Stack Overflow and Meta Stack Exchange). Area 51 does have a small faq, but it's really just the tour ...
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What is tactical voting?

I have been hearing a term on Area 51 meta about something called tactical voting for about a good while now. (Tactical means: "Relating to or constituting actions carefully planned to gain a specific ...
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Why am I not awared the Curious badge yet when I'm as Curious as Curious George?

Up to this day the Curious badge counter is saying I passed the requirements to get the badge, but it's not awarded to me yet. It went up to 5/5 a good while ago and then as of now 9/5. Am I missing ...
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Are questions asking how to do something on-topic?

Proposal: Animation On Stack Overflow, asking how to do something without an exact problem is considered off-topic and will be downvoted and/or closed very quickly. This proposal has quite a few ...
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How can I be more helpful on Area 51?

I need to find some ways on being a more helpful user on Area 51. I am basically someone who mainly likes to do moderation stuff like flagging and reviewing, which can't happen on the site because ...
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Shadow diamond attached to former staff name on edited by

Looking at a proposals I can see the "edited by" section which a former employee edited the proposal has a shadow diamond attached to the name. This guy was an employee, but left the company and all ...
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Is anyone interested in starting a Q&A site for Sole Proprietor?

Would anyone be interested in helping to start a Q&A site for Sole Proprietors on Stack Exchange? If you do not feel this would be a benefit to Stack or the tens of millions of sole proprietors ...
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Stack Exchange Website Idea: Brainstorm Stack Exchange [duplicate]

Brainstorm Stack Exchange would be a website where you post your idea, and see what people think of it. Whether it is a game project idea, a story idea, or anything else, as long as it is an idea.
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how to increase visibilty of this proposal

Proposal: Tezos I suggest we ensure that we ensure that during each tezos meetup and tezos training sessions the proposal is advertised to people. stack exchange is a more effective way to persist ...
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Is there truly no way to get around the “No shopping” rule?

I frequently find myself searching tens of hours for products with certain specifications. In many cases, I have to order and return several products due to insufficient manufacturer information; in ...
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Would a NEW community based on this [current tag] be welcomed?

I'm certain StackOverflow is the only place where Git questions would end up on this network. I would like to propose the creation of a new site: Git.SE, where questions regarding implementing, using ...
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Is it okay to recruit people in the Discussion Zone?

I was thinking of starting a new Q&A, but I don't have any audience (none of my friends are interested). So, is it okay to start recruiting on Discussions, because there is no other way?
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Can I propose my proposal again if it gets deleted for unpopularity?

Proposal: Trains If my proposal ended today, could I create it again the next day?
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Can I make a site for proposing changes to the world?

I have 3 questions each of which appears to be on that topic but it doesn't seem like there is a Stack Exchange website for that type of question. I don't want to propose it yet because I'm too unsure ...
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What is the scope of solar energy science and economy?

Some of the students involved in either Solar Challenge U, Planet Stewardship Research, or TranSeed Labs indicated that they wanted to begin a Solar Energy Science and Economy Q&A site. Being a ...
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Heading bug on profiles

I have found a bug. When we make heading like #Hello, visible as: Hello on our profile description, if the text is long then it is going outside its boundry. It is shown here: And it is also ...
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How can economists and investors be encouraged to talk with scientists and engineers more about important global initiatives?

More with energy, resource conservation and preservation, biological risks, and more intelligent economic planning, these two groups of people can learn much from one another. It seems that the ...
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Is a user editing a example question to get rid of closure allowed?

The OP of a closed example question edited it to something completely different from the orignal, here is the revision. Is this allowed especially since most of the votes are for the old version? I ...
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Why is Area 51 so different from the other Stack Exchange sites?

Area 51 behaves a lot differently from all the other Stack Exchange sites. For one - it seems like I have a different account on Area 51 (see this question). Also - there is no meta discussion - (...
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League rep tables for Area 51

On my profile it says that my rep is in the top 4% this year (not that I care) and there is a link for the full league table. As it so happens, it doesn't exist! Since rep on Area 51 is pretty ...
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What is the point of the bounty badges if you can't give any in Area 51?

What is the point of the bounty badges if you can't give any in Area 51? Altruist, Benefactor, Investor and Promoter don't serve any purpose as meta doesn't allow bounties due to no rep given, and ...
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Is it possible to launch a generalist site related to education for a specific country?

I want to help solve the problem of education in Pakistan. Here in Pakistan most people have cheap Android phones. I am interested to propose a StackExchange site where people in Pakistan can get ...
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The text is too close on 'recent achievements'

The text in the Recent Achievements is too small or you can say that there is not enough spacing between the text. Best way to explain is: In the above screenshot you can see that the text is too ...
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What does following a proposal do?

So I just discovered a proposal I liked, and decided to follow it. But what does that actually do? Is there some place I can see all of the proposals I've followed? Will I be notified if the proposal ...
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Is there any trace of my closed proposal?

A while ago, my proposal that almost reached the second phase reached the time limit and was closed. If I click on my profile, it says I have no profile, no activity, etc. Is there any trace or hint ...
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Product Management Q&A Site

I am proposing to start a product management Q&A site. Any product company is driven by a product management department with product managers. Today, you do have User Experience site which is all ...
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Creating a site about MediaWiki and/or wiki in general

Working with a custom wiki based on MediaWiki, in the last year I had toubles to find the right home or question about it. Sometime I had to post on StackOverflow, sometime on SuperUser and finally ...
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People who follow a proposal but do not appear in the list of followers

I've created the proposal Math Challenges and several users have said that they've followed. However the count has not increased and they do not appear in the list of followers. This issue has been ...
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How must I follow this newly created proposal?

I am a new contributor to Area 51. A user by the name of @TheSimpliFire recently formed a new proposal of a Q&A site called Math Challenges "for enthusiasts wanting to create and share their own ...
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Can we export data before removal/after deletion?

What happen with the data if a site doesn't meet the requirements anymore? Can we export questions and answers if our proposal is deleted (due to lost of momentum for example)? This should be ...
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Why Was The Name Area51 Chosen? [duplicate]

I love the name Area51, but I keep wondering what the thinking was behind naming a proposal site after a top secret military base famous for allegedly harbouring recovered UFOs!
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Long Lag updating User Rep and Badges

A Shorter Lag Would Be Nice I've noticed there is a lag for updating the user rep and badges on Area51 from other Stack Exchange communities which can have a lag of several hours. I'm guessing the ...

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