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When can "example questions" be answered?

A proposal is essentially an "application" to create a site. If you have access to a healthy, enthusiastic community in need of a Stack Exchange public Q&A site, Area 51 is where you propose it. ...
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How can I help this proposal get beyond the commitment phase?

I and some others have given this some thought, and we believe that the most effective things that you can do to help are the following: You can share the proposal with your network to get more ...
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7 votes
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Confused by a message about e-mail I didn't catch, am I okay?

I have taken the time to show how I did it, starting from here: This takes me to the page: I filled in my Name, Email and Password, and then clicked Sign-Up. This showed up: I got an email to join "...
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Confused by a message about e-mail I didn't catch, am I okay?

I am glad you asked this question because already several people told me they had the same problem, but I just assumed that they were telling me that they had joined my Area51 "just to be nice" and ...
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4 votes
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Add a List of Does and Don'ts?

I'd rather not start another way of crowdsourcing ways folks can fail in this process. Going back through the last decade of documenting missteps and community problems, every time the latest version ...
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How can I help this proposal get beyond the commitment phase?

Add to the "science helping science" ads: Since almost 10 years ago, the "Science helping science" ad has been on the Meta site of Physics.SE, and later also on Chemistry.SE, ...
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Is there a way to communicate for all the followers or committers of a proposal?

Yes, you can create a chat room. All of your followers (and everyone on Area51) can participate in the chat room. This can be a useful tool to coordinate plans. It fits well in the Stack Exchange ...
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Is there a way to communicate for all the followers or committers of a proposal?

No, we do not provide the ability for proposal owners (or participants) to contact other followers by email. This is by design. We've always been ultra-cautious about when and how we contact users via ...
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