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Proposal for a site about Virtualization

I have seen a number of questions on stackoverflow, superusers and serverfault that are related to vmware, virtual box, hyper-v and probably other virtualization engines. This topic is so complex ! A ...
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Would Area51 Be More Effective Without Down Votes?

NOTE: I have seen other similar questions, but they weren't clear or informative, with no clear direction of what they were trying to achieve. This question is also a different spin to some degree. ...
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Reputation decreased from +1100 to 151 without any history change [duplicate]

A few days ago ,my repu was more than 1000 but today I noticed that my repu is 151. I checked history but there was nothing in the history. How does that happen?
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Does Area 51 have quality bans?

Many people know about the question and answer bans that are active on most sites. Are there similar bans active on Area 51 or Area 51 Discussion Zone? For example is there a: Proposal Ban for ...
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When can “example questions” be answered?

My understanding is that there are a limited number of things a user can do for those to whom I send a link to my proposal. Get an SE account (Yay!) Follow It for our proposal (Yay!) Ask new example ...
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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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“Formal Math” - Do you allow sites that don't follow the usual Stack Exchange protocols?

Following discussion with trusted colleagues I am thinking about setting up a site for working on formalized mathematics. To quote John Harrison: It is generally accepted that in principle it’s ...
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No redirection to https

I typed in http://area51.stackexchange.com and I did not get redirected to the https version. Is this intentional or a bug? The redirection works for stackoverflow and stackexchange
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Is there interest in a military SE? [duplicate]

I would like to propose a Military SE. When looking to join the military, getting information is difficult. The official websites provide you with only the bonuses, benefits, and general desirable ...
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What are the close reasons for Area 51 proposals? [duplicate]

The only reasons that I've seen a site proposal being closed for are "not a viable proposal" and "duplicate." Are there other close reasons? What are they?
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Area 51 and Discussion log-in problem

I logged into Area 51 with my email and password, but I was still logged out of Area 51 Discussions. I logged in again and again, but it always logged me in to Area 51 not Area 51 Discussions. Then I ...
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Minimum number of people for a successful proposal

What is the minimum number of people that should be involved since the beginning for a proposal to be successful, that is, become a full-fledged member of StackExchange?
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Can we have a custom close reason: “This question is a proposal for a proposal”

I've seen many questions asked in the Area 51 Discussion Zone which are essentially proposing the idea of starting a site. It would make sense to me to have a custom close reason for such questions, ...
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Don't we need the seperate community for Ionic? [duplicate]

Don't we need the separate community for Ionic? Ionic is the biggest Hybrid app development framework. It should have its separate community to discuss the problems in the app development in Ionic ...
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Is there any interest in an “Acting” site?

This may be a rhetorical question, since I've found no evidence of any such discussion so far, but I'm going to ask it anyway. This comes from a question that was asked at https://english....
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Can the Area 51 entry for the renamed beta site “Writing” have its name changed to match?

This is a question with two parts: a support request and a feature request. The beta site "Writing" recently had its name changed from "Writers." However, Area 51 still lists it under the original ...
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Why are some frameworks marked as duplicates while others are allowed to be thier own site?

Yesterday, I tried to create the "Laravel" site and it got flagged as a duplicate. But yet there are other frameworks such as "Wordpress" & "Drupal" who got their own SE site. So what is the ...
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What type of things should you put in the “Publicizing Proposal” section?

I want to propose a new community, but one of the required blanks is " Please describe or link to the community where you will be publicizing this proposal:". I do not know what to put in there. Could ...
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Editorial line for a new Q&A site

I am considering using a SE site as an alternative to a scientific journal publication for short results, since it has the advantage of allowing an active feedback from the community. However, I ...
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What is a private beta?

When I see an proposal saying "private beta" but I can go into it, what is a "private beta"? I think it is just saying the owner can visit, but I can visit the site.
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Area51 claims sites have zero or near-zero visits [duplicate]

Area51 is claiming beta sites have 0 visits/day. For example, iota: For the most heavily visited beta site, islam, it claims 2 visits/day (35k/day according to the sites list): Something is wrong!
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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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Monero, Litecoin, other cryptocurrencies… Should be merged with Bitcoin SE

There are many proposals for cryptocurrencies, such as Monero. The point is, theres already a Bitcoin SE. Shouldn’t the other cryptocurrencies be combined? By the way, there are hundreds and hundreds ...
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Gujarati Language

Gujarati is widely known language is in India, as of now many people want to learn gujarati language so this site would be useful to those who want to learn gujarati
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Bug for BG stats [duplicate]

The stats for Board and Card Games SE seem to be glitched. How can 4 visits/day equate to 3.8 questions, while maintaining 1.9 answers?
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How can I delete Area51 account?

The Area51 user profile looks other then for other sites, and it's the only profile where I've failed to find 'delete account' option. I have no clue where I should click to find that option. I ...
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How do I access this site from my web browser?

I was able to gain access to this group (which from the comment was supposed to be a question and discussions group (Q&D), although the commenter didn't explain what the difference is between Q&...
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Welsh Language / Cymraeg

I'd like to propose a new site for Welsh language and Culture. There's a huge effort in Wales to promote use of the Welsh language (Cymraeg), with the aim of reaching 1,000,000 speakers by 2050. As ...
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Thoughts on a Classical Music site?

I proposed a site devoted to the discussion of classical music but it got closed. I emailed the mod who closed the proposal and he suggested I post it here so you guys can weigh in. Any thoughts are ...
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Support search terms such as “closed:0” in the site search

From this answer it seems that it should be possible to search for terms such as "closed:0" to get not closed proposals, which is the expected behavior in all the sites of the network. But as can be ...
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Were the changes to the time limits supposed to occur retroactively?

As of two days ago, the minimum time thresholds for going through the definition and commitment phases of a proposal were changed. This change was announced one week ahead of the change. In that ...
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Changes to the Area 51 Process v3.0

For anyone who follows this site, you may have noticed that Area 51 has been churning out progressively weaker site proposals and more anemic site launches, about a third of which fail in private beta....
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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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What if my proposal does not fit any category?

Is there a miscellaneous way of making a proposal if there is no category to make your proposal in? The Bone Yard. A place where questions go to die?
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The Bone Yard. Question limbo, SE Rule boot camp, or low-quality purgatory. A place where questions go to die?

I propose a SE site that any answer or question is on topic and never closed or put on hold.Unlike other sites the commonality of these question will be that they need work. This will give th OP the ...
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cross site login on stack exchange not working

I logger-in, to stackexchange, on a different computer. I am in https://area51.stackexchange.com/users/115681/ctrl-alt-delor it is showing me logged-in. I then go to the stackexchange menu, it shows ...
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Can we Have a Rep Loss Cap or Something?

So I know this question exists. I think I may even be one of many who's asked a duplicate of it (I don't really remember if I did, but I'm pretty sure I did, so sorry for that) however this is not a ...
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Would it be a better idea to propose “Indian Languages”?

I remember that there was a proposal like "Indian Languages" may be deleted due to inactivity. And there was a question like "support Indian Language proposal instead of initiating separate" which ...
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Do Diku and Merc MUD creation and design questions belong in an existing site?

I have been playing a particular MUD since 2003, have logged over 15k hours doing so, and have been playing with the idea of building my own. The only issue is that there is limited information to be ...
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How to help users get the minimal rep points

Proposal: eosio Getting users with high rep is not that easy.
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Is there a Community about RHEL/CentOS/Fedora? [closed]

There is a Community Ask Ubuntu And Elementary OS. Is there a Community about RHEL/CentOS/Fedora? In the past I asked question about Fedora/CentOS/RHEL on Unix&Linux Community. But when I read ...
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Do we need our own StackExchange or can we live within StackOverflow as a tag?

Proposal: eosio I already see questions posted in StackOverflow where there is already an eos tag. Are we duplicating efforts?
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How does Area 51 determine which users were most active on the beta?

Consider this Chemistry proposal. Clicking on the "most active" tab gives you a list of people who were, as the hover tooltip says, "most active on the beta site". Now, I am not entirely sure of ...
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Is it possible to create another language site with English interface [duplicate]

I know that is not allowed to create new languages for interfaces, but can we create another language stackoverflow site with English interface? So, all Q/A in another language, but interface is in ...
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Bug that may need dev attention

https://area51.stackexchange.com/faq says that Area 51 "grant you additional privileges" [sic]. It should be "grants you additional privileges". I assume only a dev can change this so just putting it ...
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I'd like to propose a site for holology, antique grandfather clocks, and the restoration of these masterpieces [duplicate]

I took a few pictures of a grandfather clock at a bank branch, and I'd like to upload some pictures in hopes someone might recognise it. However, I can't seem to find the appropriate site to ask. Here'...
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Does Area 51 reputation qualify for the reputation bonus on other Stack Exchange sites?

I am new to Area 51, and understand that it is a Stack Exchange site. I am also aware that if you earn 200 reputation on any Stack Exchange site, you would automatically earn a 100 reputation bonus on ...
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Why is the Community User on the top beta users list for the SharePoint.SE site?

The community user is on the top beta users list for the SharePoint.SE site. According to the screenshot it is reporting that the robot has ~8,000 (7,928 to be exact) reps but, no questions or ...
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What is the longest it's taken to go from initial proposal to launch?

I see some proposals that have been languishing here for over 7 years at this point, so I'm curious as to what is the longest amount of time a successful launch has spent here, from initial proposal ...
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Are meta-questions which link to deleted sites autodeleted?

I recently asked a meta question which linked to several site proposals. One of those proposals was deleted and the meta question was also marked deleted by the Community user. Was this automatic as ...

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