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Changing the expectation of going from Private Beta to Public Beta

On the Bitcoin proposal (currently in Private Beta) it currently says: "The site's Public Beta will begin in 5 days." How about modifying this text to something like: "If the Private Beta goes well, ...
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How can I see the list of closed proposals I once followed?

I used to follow a bunch of proposals and I'm guessing they were nixed with the recent batch. Is it possible to see a list of these (now closed) proposals I once followed and committed to? It's hard ...
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Don't allow votes as duplicates of closed proposals/beta sites

Proposal: Economics I noticed that the economics proposal was marked as a duplicate of Economics (Update: no longer listed as a possible duplicate), which seems reasonable if you don't check the link,...
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The Closing of Humor

Proposal: Humor This was a tough one. It really was. The proposal suggests this will be a site about the subject and nature of humor, but even the proposal author does not believe there is enough ...
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**Instructions for ALL Private Beta Members**

Thank you for deciding to commit to using Embedded Programming and Design. We are asking you to ask and answer at least 10 questions to fulfill your commitment. Also, please check the meta site of the ...
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On proposals soliciting reviews, recommendations, comparisons, etc

"Software Recommendations" was created in a time when the sheer size of our software developer audience gave them the collateral to give this a shot. "Hardware Recommendations" later expanded on that ...
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Notifications for closed proposals?

A site proposal I have been following for most of it's first year is coming to the twelve month mark (still in definition phase), the proposal has gathered 54 questions and more than 100 followers. ...
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Could this be the “Official” site for the Open Source Initiative?

Proposal: Open Source The OSI (Open Source Initiative, http:opensource.org) was contacted regarding the use of the OSI logo (http://opensource.org/files/osi_standard_logo.png) as part of this site ...
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Merging and linking user profiles between StackOverflow and Area 51 should be more automatic

It would be great if there was more automation in linking existing users to their other profiles on StackExchange. For example, this user on Area 51 is this user on StackOverflow, but his reputation ...
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Vota por las preguntas de ejemplo que tengan menos de 10 votos netos - Vote for the example questions with less than 10 net votes

Lo que nos falta al día de hoy para completar la fase de definición son votos por las preguntas de ejemplo que aún tienen menos de 10 votos netos. Puedes escoger entre las que ya están propuestas, y ...
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Show more (or all) questions on the page for definition stage Proposals

As I understand it the main reason for answers being split into pages on SE's Q&A sites is to limit noise; the answers not in the top 30 voted answers are probably not the most useful. That makes ...
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When a proposal is closed, don't remove it from the user profile of users who committed to it

From the first comment for this answer, I take that a proposal that has been closed doesn't appear anymore in the user profile of the committers, who then wonder why the proposal is not listed. When ...
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Важливо / ReadMe for the “Ukrainian Language” proposal

Ця сторінка є не обговоренням, а інформацією. Ukrainian Language proposal — це сторінка пропозиції (англ. proposal) щодо відкриття на базі платформи Stack Exchange сайту питань і відповідей про ...
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Private Beta Requirements

What statistics are required in private beta in order for the proposed site to pass though to public beta? Is there a defined set of standards the site must meet, or is a subjective decision made ...
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Lee las Preguntas Frecuentes de Area51 en Español - Read the Area51 FAQ in Spanish

Estimado visitante: ¡Gracias por tu interés en la propuesta! Visita Area51 – Preguntas Frecuentes (FAQ), donde encontrarás información en tu idioma sobre el funcionamiento de Area51 y de la red ...
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Korean Language Discussion Room has been created

Proposal: Korean Language To keep the interest in this going and to encourage more new users to commit here I have set up a chat room at http://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/30769/korean-language-...
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Non-English Proposal Requirements

Our goal to make the Stack Exchange Network a great place to produce high-quality Q&A sites, no matter what language they speak. But we are still predominantly an English-speaking organization and ...
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Please do not actually answer the proposed questions

Proposal: Personal Manufacturing It's important to note, being that this topic attracts a lot of people who may be unfamiliar with the StackExchange network, that the proposal is not for answering ...
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How is “on pace” calculated?

When a site is in beta stage, and has not yet hit the 90 day mark, it says it's "On pace for XX users". I've been following it for a few days, and have seen it fluctuate a little bit, but collecting ...
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Is overlap with GameDev SE a problem? — Advice from the first private beta

Proposal: Computer Graphics After it was announced that the first Computer Graphics private beta was closing, the community decided to make a new proposal. Prior to the site's closure, there was a ...
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What happens with reputation from closed proposals?

What happens with reputation earned on proposal when the proposal is closed on any phase? Is the reputation preserved or lost? I mean the reputation from: sample questions users joining proposal ...
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Why were the announcements removed?

Proposal: Stack Overflow in Spanish I was about to write a question about why Robert Cartaino replaced the announcments on this proposal with the message, and then I found this discussion on the ...
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What if existing committers achieve the 200+ rep on any other site?

I just want to clarify... If a user has committed to a new project having less than 200 rep on any other site, it will not be counted as committers with 200+ rep on any other site, but will be counted ...
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Can we have an ideas graveyard?

While looking around for a closed proposal I noticed a few questions in the form of What happened to the * proposal? I think it'd be a good idea to have an ideas graveyard so that we know why each ...
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Our proposal is in commitment. Thanks to everyone!

Proposal: Korean Language and Usage As we can see, our Korean Language and Usage proposal has finally reached commitment stage after a year. To be honest, I had braced myself up to see this ...
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Proposed new custom close reason: “this should be an example question, not a discuss question”

Area 51 is confusing to new users. Many of them try to ask example questions here on Discuss.Area51, presumably because they don't know the difference between an example question and a discuss ...
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There needs to be more topical relationship questions here, start using up your 5 question limit

Proposal: Relationships and Dating Seeing that Valentine's Day was yesterday, I'm suprised that there were not any large number of questions posted to the proposal. There was one person who came in ...
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English for Language Users

Proposal: English Language Learners My basic issue is that ELU is for linguists, etymologists, and (serious) English language enthusiasts. ELL is supposed to be for English learners And we still ...
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People who are visiting this proposal's page! Please, notice this discussion

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry The commitment phase has just started. I've made you familiar with the whole process earlier. You just have two tasks in this phase. Commit to ...
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I advertise this proposal on ELU

Proposal: Language Learning ELU SIne ELL has graduated, I place it there too ELL You can go there and upvote it. 6 upvotes will make it be shown on the ad panel.
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Should users have access to their own deleted proposals?

Is not seeing your own deleted proposals is an expected behaviour? For example, I've created one, but then figured it out that it's actually covered by different SE site (by the tag), but after ...
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To follow is not enough, 40 questions with +10 are also needed!

Thus, if you want the site, you have to vote. This vote decides, which questions will be ontopic there, and which won't. Although the site have the needed 60 followers soon, it is not enough. Simply ...
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Wanted: 45 more upvotes

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education Just some statistics on our progress towards completing the Definition stage: We now have the required 60 followers (yay!). We have 31 out of ...
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Want to help get the SDL Tridion proposal to Beta stage?

If you have committed to the SDL Tridion proposal on Area 51 of the Stack Exchange website, and are interested in receiving occasional updates on the initiative, please enter your email address at the ...
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Why are Magento proposal followers not voting on or asking questions?

Proposal: Magento For anyone following this proposal with >= 1000 rep on Area51 (and can therefore see vote tallies), are there a significant number of downvotes? I'm wondering just how apparent it ...
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What would the Postgrad Mathematics proposal provide over Mathematics?

Proposal: Postgrad Mathematics While I can understand the frustration with the research level suggestion for MathOverflow and the more populist Mathematics stack exchange, it is difficult to see ...
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A user is following my proposal but the user is not showed in the followers list

Proposal : Urdu Language I was visiting my proposal ( 3 min ago) , I saw a new example question uploaded by Sajjad ( a new user), I visited his/her profile , there was ( is ) written :1 followed: ...
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Remove “democratic, community-driven process” from the Area 51 FAQ

Seeing there is an arbitrary nonelected dictator group or individual that can and does close proposals that are going through the proposal process without asking the community, in fact, directly going ...
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So few votes needed

Proposal: Big Data This proposal has enought people on it, and even have some questions with more than 15 votes. And just need few votes to move to the next phase... If just some of the downvoters ...
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SwagOverflow - Clothing

I haven't seen a StackExchange site about clothing yet. If there is, please forgive me. I have a place in mind, where you could ask questions about your outfits or clothes, or what to buy. Doesn't ...
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Where is the “relationships and dating” data dump?

Most (all?) sites closed during beta have a database dump: for example, mental fitness, machine learning. However, the relationships and dating closed beta site does not appear to have any data dump. ...
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Please spend your votes!

Proposal: Worldbuilding Earlier, we had asked early followers to add new example questions, and you guys came through big. We currently have 49, though there's still plenty of room for more. (...
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Allow editing of commitment comments

I have committed to the Aviation & Aerospace proposal (aside: commit and help us get to beta!), but at the time I didn't enter a comment: I'd now like to be able to add a comment, but I can't see ...
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Is there a way to see all of the followers?

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History Once in Commitment Phase, you can see all the Committers. Ten users are shown at the bottom of the page, and you can move from page to page through them all. ...
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Chart for visits per day?

I am looking at the Music proposal to see how it is doing. This example is 16 days into beta. Granted the health levels will change (hopefully not too much) by the time the beta ends and progress is ...
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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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Are closely related topics (quantum communication, simulation, cryptography, etc) going to be on-topic here?

Proposal: Quantum Computing There are many areas of quantum information that are closely related to quantum computing. A few that come to mind are quantum simulation, quantum communication, quantum ...
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Make it clearer that 'Real Name' is not shown publicly

In the profile settings for other stack exchange sites, 'Full name' is clearly labeled as not shown publicly. However, on Area 51, the 'Real Name' field is not clearly marked as such whereas birthday ...
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Inconsistent error message style!

A standard error message on Stack Exchange sites looks like this. It's a pop-up that appears if something happens on the page, for example, if the body of a question is missing. If you try to post ...
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غرفة دردشة للمقترح Chatroom for this proposal

Proposal: Arabic Language لقد تم تكوين غرفة دردشة مؤقتة لهذه المقترح لها هدفان رئيسان هما: ترويج المقترح، أو على اﻷقل تأييد الترويج لها جمع الملتزمين ومؤيدو هذه المقترح في مكان واحد إلى حين وصول ...

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