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I wonder what the first proposal will be? [on hold]

I wonder what the first proposal will be? I wonder what the first proposal will be and wondering what proposals have been proposed so far and how
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Time frame for involving experts

Are there any recommendations about when it's best to publicize a site proposal in the experts community? (I mean outside SE) Does it make sense to advertise each new stage: definition, commitment ...
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Initial site proposal: how precise should it be?

How important is the initial proposal for the success of the site? Should I try to define the scope as precisely as possible, or let the definition phase take care of it?
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Guidelines for a strong proposal

I'm planning to make a site proposal for which I think I can get reasonably good expert support (I mean that I've thought of ways to publicize the site outside SE). Beside the FAQ and exploring ...
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Tezos has growing communities in Korea, Japan, and China. How do we help them to participate in our english language stackexchange?

Proposal: Tezos Tezos community is growing all over the world. Do we know if the various non-english communities are building their own Q&A resources? We should both make sure that they have a ...
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New followers not showing up!

It appears that new followers (as of today) are not showing up in the proposed forum below. I received email from 3 people with the following nicknames that claim they signed up and followed: AM1966 ...
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Who can close proposals?

I'm very confused on how proposals get closed. All closed proposals I've seen were closed by a moderator. However, when I tried to delete my past proposal, it said something like "Wait for 2 days to ...
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I can't log in to Area 51

I want to login to Area 51 to propose a new community but when I click "Propose a new..." all I get is this: and I'm not redirected. What do I do? I use e-mail and password from another account to ...
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Why make an odd blend of biology.SE and Sustainability.SE?

Proposal: Ecology and Ecologism The questions about sustainability would all have a good home on https://sustainability.stackexchange.com/ The questions about biology all belong on https://biology....
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Would a proposal about designing programming languages be a duplicate and/or off-topic?

I was thinking of a proposal for designing programming languages, but I am not sure whether it is a duplicate of an already existing proposal/beta site/SE site or if it is off-topic for a Q&A ...
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Would a proposal about esoteric programming languages be a duplicate?

When I asked a question about the programming language "Simplefunge" on StackOverflow, it received 15 views and no answers, even when I put a bounty on it. Then, it struck me that Stack Overflow may ...
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Enter the Void Linux distribution

Void Linux is not a 'just works out of the box' type distro, so what about a Q&A site for users of the Void Linux distro? From the official website: Void Linux is a general purpose operating ...
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Will questions about various biker groups be on topic here?

Proposal: Motorcycles Will questions about various biker groups and biker clubs be on topic here?
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Change the popup when hovering over accounts

Whenever I hover over the "accounts" section of a user's profile, the displayed popup says this: Accounts this user has in the Stack Overflow family Here's a screenshot of it: It should say "...
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Main space header has issues

The main space header has issues. It has been this way since at least last night, is evident when using Chrome, and is persistent across multiple computers (so I don't think it is just me). https://...
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Change the privileges link on meta to the main privileges page rather than the faq

I've noticed that, on Area 51 Meta, when you click "privileges" on the achievements tab, the link takes you to the faq rather than the privileges page. The faq doesn't talk about privileges nearly as ...
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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 where 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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Why is there an additional step to verify an email further than the first verification email when signing up for an account?

I have submitted this proposal that almost has 100 followers now and have constantly gotten this question. I'd say that at least 25% of the people who have signed up have not realized they have to ...
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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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