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Problem with the Crypocurrency community

This question arises from here where the OP discusses about Rushed Proposals, in this case for the crypto currency, IOTA. My question is of a slightly similar nature in that it focuses on Blockchain ...
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3answers
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What type of language-related questions would be allowed here?

Proposal: Constructed languages What I mean is would questions about synthesizing my own languages be on topic, or only questions about existing ones? I think it should, but it should be up to all ...
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Why am I not getting points for upvotes?

I got 5 upvotes on my question on the discussion session of the Memes proposal. My rep hasn't budged, and is still only 51 (1 for signing up, and one for confirming my email address. Why didn't the ...
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1answer
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StackOverflow tags and tagged questions when dedicated site is created

Let's assume that for technology XYZ there are fair amount of questions and some tags on StackOverflow already. Then at some point someone attempts to create a dedicated XYZ Q&A site here. will ...
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1answer
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Rushed proposals and Community Moderation

According to this question the advancement from definition to commitment is completely automated. That is of course a very reasonable thing to do for proposals that reach the commitment stage in the ...
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1answer
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Why is the quantum computing description in the proposals as it is currently written?

Proposal: Quantum Computing I would highly recommend that the description be changed. Quantum computing is mainly a theoretical and experimental research field at the moment. There are no users of ...
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Question on Mapmaking Requests

Proposal: Geography Are mapmaking requests allowed in this SE?
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Are questions asking for references allowed?

Proposal: Interpersonal Skills Are questions asking for references allowed? For example: "I want to learn how introvert people successfully improve their interpersonal skills, anyone has reference to ...
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Would it be appropriate to create a proposal for a narrowly defined technology?

A company called Parallax, Inc (I am not affiliated with them) makes an electronic product named the "Propeller" or more formally, "P8X32A". It is a microcontroller and is aimed at electronics ...
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Is Area51 Discussions like an SE Meta site?

Most SE sites have a Meta section of the site where you ask questions about the site itself. Is Area51 Discussions like a Meta site?
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1answer
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Can I Use Someone Else's Question for a Site Proposal?

I see that if you are going to start a proposal for a site, you must have five example questions to get it going. While I probably have five questions of my own I could use, I am wondering if it is ...
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Can't commit to proposals already committed to only one

When I tried to commit a proposal, a message (as shown in the image) appears/ Yes I can commit to only three proposals at a time. If I want to commit to any other, I have to uncommit or any of the ...
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0answers
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Meta Area51 Tour is a broken link

This is the link provided in order to earn the informed badge: https://area51.meta.stackexchange.com/tour However, clicking on the link redirects to https://area51.stackexchange.com/tour, which in ...
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New stackexchange site needed for islam religion

New site with name islamism.stackexchange.com where everyone can ask/answer questions about islam religion.
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Why this 3rd-party WordPress plugin site closed?

Why this proposal closed and this is still open and even on the phase of commitment? Either both should stay or both should closed. Proposal: Divi Builder
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2answers
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Which of the following two types of interpersonal skills is this for?

Whenever people talk about interpersonal goings-on, at least in books and whatnot, it tends to be easily divided into two categories, though it's hard to name them offhand. Essentially, it can either ...
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1answer
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Is there a seven day minimum between betas?

I was looking through the historical betas, and I see that there were always at least 7 days between betas. Does that mean that, for instance, Computer Science Educators won't appear for five more ...
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0answers
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Why do the accounts on Area51 profile differ from those on StackExchange/network profile?

I just noticed that the listed accounts on my Area51 profile differ from the accounts on my network profile. For example, Stack Overflow is not listed on my profile here. Is this a bug or is there ...
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2answers
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I committed to beta: now what?

I have come here and committed to a new proposal. But it is the first time I participate in the creation of another community inside StackExchange. Is there any guide about how does that work. Things ...
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1answer
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how does naming work for new sites?

For new proposals, how are names and URLs selected? For example, Cross Validated is at https://stats.stackexchange.com/ so this is not an fully automated process, since the name and URL do not match. ...
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1answer
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Can't upvote questions on area51 proposals on bioinformatics

Proposal: Bioinformatics Why I can't upvote any question in this Area51 proposal? Whenever I trying to upvote a question; I'm getting a flashcard but that doesn't tell anything about the questions ...
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0answers
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Which topics of the following list; would be on-topic (or off topic) in bioinformatics SE? [closed]

Proposal: Bioinformatics List 1: Following are some area closely related to bioinformatics from the view that all them contains things related to "bio" and "computation" Computational biology. ...
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Rename to “Social Skills”?

I'm possibly being pedantic here, but it looks like the likelihood that this proposal will become a beta site is high, so I've been thinking about how the title is going to look as a subdomain: ...
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1answer
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What counts as “200+ rep” in the commitment phase?

Proposals need “100 committers with 200+ rep on any other site”. What exactly does this mean? I am specifically asking because I’m closely monitoring the Bioinformatics proposal, which is currently ...
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0answers
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Merge “Militaria”, “Weapons”, and “Firearms” into one about combat?

On History.SE we get a lot of questions about the history of the military, warfare, firearms, and other weapons that drift into military strategy and firearms. Worldbuilding.SE also gets a lot of ...
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Stack Overflow (in Polish) [duplicate]

I'm sure there is strong Polish community on SE and other pages. Maybe we start with SO as there is most question about coding and other issue. Not everyone speaks and writes perfect in English. For ...
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1answer
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Is it alright to try and recruit people from other sites?

I put up a proposal for a site: "Sign Languages", about any and all sign languages. That proposal, it didn't get enough followers in the first three days, so it was pruned. My question is if it's ...
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0answers
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How would it be if a SE site is created on Bangla (=Bengali) language?

(Originally asked at SE Meta) Bangla (Eng. Bengali) is a language common in Bangladesh and part of India (West Bengal) with a rich history of literature and cultural heritage. How would it be; if ...
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How do we guarantee the factual element for Interpersonal Skills site?

Proposal: Interpersonal Skills Questions and answers about social skills propose an enormous gray area in which ideas can be right or wrong or even somehwhere in the middle depending on perspectives ...
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0answers
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Is it possible to view a full follower list for a proposal?

On the sidebar of any proposal is a section listing the site's recent followers. Is there any way to view the full list of followers for a proposal?
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5answers
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We already have Biostars

Proposal: Bioinformatics We already have Biostars. This will just fragment the community. What purpose would this site serve that Biostars or Seqanswers doesn't?
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1answer
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Saving questions in proposals?

I've seen many fantastic questions in proposals that wound up lost when the proposal was deleted (such as due to inactivity). Often only to see the concept restarted with a new name, perhaps a ...
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2answers
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What’s the focus of the site?

Proposal: Bioinformatics It’s worth thinking in more detail about what the focus of this Q&A website should be, considering that it will overlap considerably with (at least) the following Stack ...
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1answer
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What benefits will Scratch.SE provide to the Scratch community above and beyond the official Scratch forum?

Proposal: Scratch Scratch already has a forum at its home site, here. What additional benefits would the existence of Scratch Stack Exchange provide to the Scratch community, that would more than ...
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Is Area51 still insecure?

I know SE is going through updating their sites to secure pages, so I guess I'm just raising awareness that I encountered an Insecure Connection warning for the following domain: discuss.area51....
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Is there interest in a general “Semitic languages” site?

Proposal: Hebrew Language Proposal: Arabic language (اللغة العربية) Both of these proposals have been proposed before but were closed, and are now only in the definition phase. Moreover, it's a pity ...
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Who is this person?

I've clicked around a bit as I do when I try to get the feel of a site, and apart from several broken links in the Users section I came across this guy: https://area51.meta.stackexchange.com/users/...
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Why it should be re-opened

Why this should be re-opened. Minecraft, is currently spread across three different stack exchange sites: Arqade, Game Dev, and Stack Overflow. Because of this, I believe that it should get its own ...
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1answer
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What are the best and worst days of the week to make an Area51 Proposal?

With the current Minimum Activity Requirements for Area 51 a new proposal has 3 days to get 5 followers and 5 example questions. The proposer can ask the 5 questions, so that is not much of a hurdle. ...
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1answer
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learning platforms

Proposal: Self-directed learning It seems that all questions so far are about learning in general. Will questions about specific platforms be welcomed?
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1answer
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Without being a tech writer, how much can I help this site?

Proposal: Technical Communication I am not a tech writer, or any other form of documentation professional. I am a computer programmer. As I write programs I try to think of their documentation. Both ...
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4answers
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Is Aramaic on-topic here?

Aramaic is a language closely related to Hebrew both genetically and culturally. Are questions about Aramaic on-topic here? Proposal: Hebrew Language
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Will the Google proposal also include issues with Google products?

Proposal: Google Will the Google proposal also include issues with Google products? Example: If Gmail is experiencing issues in the webapp some day, would it be on-topic to ask if it is a server ...
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1answer
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Is there built-in solution for linking pre-beta hub question to same question with answers in existing hub?

This is my sequence: Try to find answer to question in the internet Find the most appropriate hub at StackExchange (may be a little change the question for completely correspond to that hub) Get my ...
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1answer
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Do we really need another physics site?

Proposal: Layman Physics Isn't Layman Physics just a subset of Physics SE?
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1answer
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Repeated proposals by the same user

I understand that proposals are deleted after a period of inactivity. My impression is that this allows someone else to come along with a new take on a similar idea that may work. But what about a ...
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Why different SE sites do not merge than their broader analog appears?

There are already sites for Bitcoin and Ethereum. Now emerges new site about all of the Blockchains. I have seen such situations many times, but as far as I have seen sub-sites do not join in to more ...
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Germanic languages

In learning the West Frisian language I'm amazed at how, after learning the pronunciation of the Frisian alphabet, how closely related is English and Frisian grammar and vocabulary. So much so that ...
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How is this different from existing stack exchange sites?

How is this proposal different from existing stack exchange sites, particulary StackOverflow, but also sites like Cross Validated and Signal Processing? The Area 51 FAQ explicitly states that sites ...
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2answers
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Why this proposal is located in recreation?

Proposal: Railways and Railroads I would think that railways must be in professional section of topics rather than in recreational.

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