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New site: Community requirement

There appears to be some confusion around the need/possibility to create/prove a community before launching a proposal for a site. Would it be possible to share examples of accepted ways to comply ...
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Proposal for a Networking theory based Stack Exchange

I propose a Stack Exchange where only questions regarding theoretical aspects of Networking are covered. For instance, the theory behind a specific protocol, the idea/intention behind a certain ...
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Would an Urban Exploration site be violating any laws?

I have noticed that the Pickpocketing proposal was (for obvious reasons) not well received. While I suppose that urban exploration does not necessitate breaking any laws, I know it often involves ...
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Accounts missing from account list

Somehow, my accounts page here doesn't show my Puzzling.SE account: and scrolling further down, I miss MathOverflow, Software Recommendations and a couple of others too. Looking at my network profile ...
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How do I find a community or organization “eager and willing” to build my site?

I want to propose a new site for Scandinavian/Nordic Languages, e.g. Norwegian, Finnish, Swedish, Icelandic, etc. I think, since these are modern languages, there may be more interest than there was ...
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What is the difference between “proposal-name” and “proposal-title”?

I am new to Area 51 and not aware of the many terms used here. I noticed that there are two tags- proposal-name and proposal-title- which seemed to me of having the same meaning. So, please explain to ...
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Health indicators are no longer being displayed for recently released Beta sites

Area51 stats shows indicators: Needs Work, Okay and Excellent based on the criteria. You can see that for any beta sites e.g. Area51 stats for Hinduism Beta but I have found that no such indicators ...
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There're ~5000 questions tagged on SO related to “extended reailty”

Proposal: Extended Reality Stack Overflow tagged questions: *reality What is this proposal going to do that's fundamentally different from what SO already offers?
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Is there a designated place on this site to advertise your proposals?

So, I just created a new proposal called "Digital Logic". I think I have a lot of people who would want a stack exchange based on this concept, but I have no way of letting them know. Is there a place ...
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Why closed this proposal?

Proposal: Magyar nyelvtan "Unfortunately, we are not currently accepting proposals localized to other languages — See Internationalization 'State of the Stack'. If this changes, we will post an ...
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What tags should 'Materials Modeling' use?

Proposal: Materials Modeling A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question....
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Discussion about the name for Materials/Matter Modeling

Proposal: Materials Modeling Our site is scheduled to live as "Materials Modeling" on Tuesday: That comment also suggests a Meta discussion that is "more open" than this one "What should this site ...
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Propose 'Building Architecture' for new Stack Exchange site

This is to propose a new group of stack exchange for building architecture, interior design, materials, and the like. I didn't find a listing. For example, I've got questions about the attached image ...
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“Unregistered” Users: How does it happen, and will they be invited to Beta?

Proposal: Materials Modeling Recently I advertised this proposal on a mailing list, which accounted for our big recent surge in committers. Since making any mistake during the commitment process (...
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What is the best stack site for pre-proposal disscusions?

I have a general idea for a new stack community but the idea is not yet well formed or defined enough to make a proposal. Where should this idea be discussed, Area51, MetaSE, or some other place? ...
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Bug with verifying email addresses

Proposal: Materials Modeling On one hand there is the bug which causes people's Area51 accounts not to link properly with their StackExchange Network profiles: Persistent bugs hindering users from ...
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How many times is “covid-19” going to be proposed?

Proposal: COVID-19 is a duplicate of at least the following (now deleted) proposals: https://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/124028/covid19 ("enthusiasts of the covid-19 pandemic"?) ...
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Drones: When will our private beta launch?

Proposal: Drones and Model Aircraft My understanding is that private beta sites are launched on Tuesdays or Wednesdays during business hours in the USA. Since this has not happened, I wonder when we ...
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Places to meet other members and have discussions about our Stack Exchange

Proposal: Materials Modeling As we are rapidly reaching the requirements to launch our Private Beta site, people may wish to know where they can have open discussions about this site with other ...
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Epidemiology is on-topic at Medical Sciences

Proposal: Epidemiology Epidemiology is on-topic at Medical Sciences Stack Exchange. The epidemiology tag there currently has 64 questions.
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“enthusiasts of the covid-19 pandemic”?

Proposal: covid19 At least one other COVID-19 proposal has been closed, and I'm not sure how this one is different.
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What should this site be called?

Proposal: Materials Modeling This is partly copied from when this same thing was asked for what is now the Operations Research Stack Exchange. Within the pre-existing community (the one that existed ...
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Is experimental and strange drone designs also a topic that will be discussed in this sub?

Hi I am a researcher and currently I have some unusual ideas about drone designs that I wish to try and know more about. Is this site also going to go towards more experimental/scientific ...
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Can we undelete the Languages.SE idea please?

The question is Would a general Languages.SE supersite (synchronized with the current language sites) be feasible?, but it was deleted and the timeline says: Via /api/posts/delete-related-...
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Microsoft Windows is on-topic on Super User

Proposal: Microsoft Windows Super User kinda already does this, the second most popular tag is Windows 7, then Windows, and Windows 10 is up there as well. If you look at the Windows tags, they all ...
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Can a Stack Exchange employee please connect these accounts to their network profiles?

Proposal: Materials Modeling Gergely Juhasz: Area51: https://area51.stackexchange.com/users/208530/gergely-juhasz Network: https://stackexchange.com/users/1177849/greg Erick Daniel Cardenas-Mendes: ...
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Are military drones on-topic?

Proposal: Drones and Model Aircraft As a total nobody, I mostly hear about drones in the news in military drone strikes. I thus guess that this site will end up with questions about military drones. ...
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What happened to Stack Overflow in Turkish?

There are a few posts from many years ago saying that Stack Overflow in Turkish was on hold until after Stack Overflow in Portuguese was ironed out, and it seemed like Turkish was one of the next ...
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Has anyone studied other potential Area51 criteria, that might be a better indication of a site's potential success?

I have looked at some of the most recent proposals that managed to survive the gruelling Area 51 processes. I will use the short form: q/d = questions/day (I'm trying to fit everythin on one line each)...
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Could a large number of supporters help offset a <100 number of commiters with >200 rep?

Proposal: Drones and Model Aircraft Going forward, I'm afraid this proposal is in a difficult spot. As is evident from the general support and self-reported demographics present on the proposal page, ...
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Would a general Languages.SE supersite (synchronized with the current language sites) be feasible?

If people are interested in this, please 🅼🅰🅺🅴 🅽🅾🅸🆂🅴; I suggest describing your interests and expertise in an answer: the proposal (once proposed) will be immediately closed if there's no pre-...
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Should questions about legality be on topic?

I anticipate quite a few questions like "Can I fly a drone above roads in Xyzia?" and "What is the legal distinction between a drone and a model aircraft in Canada?" Should these be on-topic? ...
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Is anybody out there?

The area51 list of moderators shows up as blank. Is anybody still moderating? See also: Thank you, Robert Cartaino.
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When there should be separate site for certain Linux distribution?

There's AskUbuntu site, but users of other distros have to use Unix & Linux, marking their questions with 'distribution name' tags. How people know when there should be separate site for their ...
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Persistent bugs hindering users from participating: Failure of StackExchange to recognize when Area51 & SE accounts have the same email address

Proposal: Materials Modeling During the last 24 hours, several people have complained to me that they were unable to participate due to bugs on the Area51 platform. They log in, confirm their email ...
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Should questions asking for support for a specific software suite or firmware be on-topic?

Proposal: Drones and Model Aviation This proposal has a number of example questions that amount to "How to do X in Y software suite?" Some of these might be better suited to the specific product's ...
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What type of campaign message was used, to attract 17 new users within 1 hour?

Proposal: Drones and Model Aviation I noticed that 17 new users (all with only 51 total points, so all brand new users) followed this proposal within 1 hour: That is truly exceptional and as ...
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How does the topic of this site differ from Aviation, Electric Engineering and Robotics?

Proposal: Drones and Model Aviation As per the title, how would this site's content differ from a mixture of: Aviation (for everything related to flying, aerodynamics, regulations, etc) Electrical ...
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A site to ask science questions (physics, chemistry, etc.)

I understand that it would be great to create a portal for the science area and ask questions that many of us ask ourselves and almost none of us have the answers.
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Ways to promote this site within the community

Proposal: Materials Modeling Currently, for this proposal, even though the number of followers has almost reached the requirement, the numbers of questions with score 10+ is far from that needed to ...
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Is the focus Technical or General?

Proposal: Drones and Model Aviation I'm assuming that this proposed site would be viewed as a technical resource, and more general questions such as "Which is the best starter model", and "How do I ...
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Reputation Thresholds for Beta Sites

Current (crude) measurements of an "Excellent" number of core users consist of 150 users with 200+ rep 10 users with 2k+ rep 5 users with 3k+ rep. In light of the new reputation changes for ...
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Would a “Gender and Sexuality Studies” site be useful?

I'm tempted to propose a "Gender and Sexuality Studies" site. However it says... If you do not yet have a community organized, ready and eager to build your site, please do not submit this ...
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“Contact Us” form option for “I need to delete my user profile” gives 404 error

Title line says it all. Selecting the "I need to delete my user profile" option on the "Contact Us" form leads to a 404 error screen. This apparently has been a known bug since it was pointed out by a ...
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What's the best way to get the author of a proposal to re-engage?

If the starter of a proposed site seems to have had no activity for quite some time (over a month), whats the best way to try and get them to re-engage? Other than tagging users in comments, what ...
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Why are proposals for a site on startup businesses being closed on sight these days?

Recently, I've seen proposals for sites on startup businesses get closed on sight, with no regard to fulfilling the minimum requirements, with a note that there have already been two failed sites ...
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Is “Comedy” a proposal that's likely to get traction? [duplicate]

I wanted to propose a comedy SE site in the Arts category, but I'm not sure how it would be received. What would you guys think of a "comedy" proposal? Would you follow? What sort of thing should be ...
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Would a shared SE for Scandinavian languages make sense?

There are quite a few “X·ish language” sites online by now, and they seem to be really useful for learners to ask native speakers. Each of the nordic countries is probably too small to have an own SE....
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memes.stackexchange.com

I am proposing memes@stackexchange.com for the sake of discussing and living with memes. What we do here: Explaining what memes and internet jokes have behind them. Asking and answering the context ...
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Ability to make your own stack sites

For example at another domain like stack.com: For smaller companies/ local regions: The ability to start your own stack project: Something like myproject.stack.com As an example would be the Code ...

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