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Reputation Thresholds for Beta Sites

There are currently no plans to change the configuration or analytics inherent to Area 51 at this time. See What's going on with Area 51. Incidentally, those reputation thresholds were established ...
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How do I fulfill my commitment in beta?

As far as I can tell, the requirements are as follows: The site needs to have entered public beta. You need to have made at least 10 posts (questions or answers) on the main site (not meta). ...
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Research about minimum requirements in beta sites

Those metrics were just fabricated when Area 51 was created. They may have been tweaked over the early years of Area 51, but have not been messed with in a long time. There was no research that could ...
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How do I fulfill my commitment in beta?

There seem to be two requirements for this, although there is only Q&A and official confirmation lacks: Beta has gone public. You need to make 10 posts with a positive score. (either questions or ...
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What does 'answered' stat in Beta of any website indicate?

It's exactly the same as any live site from my observation, so the percentage of answered questions compared to total questions that haven't been closed. The definition of an answered question is as ...
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There is no meta for beta sites - so what to do?

Every community has a meta support site from day one. Click on either the 'Stack Exchange' icon or 'help' menu at the top. You should see a 'meta' link there.
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Is 10 days in beta sufficient time to evaluate a new SE site?

The closure of "Web Design" was not an issue of gaining critical mass (that's typically done in Area 51); it was an issue of scope. Long story short (yes, we discussed this extensively on the site ...
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Health indicators are no longer being displayed for recently released Beta sites

I got Adam to look into the settings for this. The ratings info doesn't populate until the site's been in beta for 30 days. We want people to focus on the work of building a site, not getting graded ...
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Beta Dashboard for Metrics: Private vs Public Beta

The benchmarks for success were applicable to sites in Public Beta about a decade ago, back when the expectation was that every site would be as wildly successful as StackOverflow. These days, once a ...
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Code Review and Code Golf kept in beta?

As I mentioned in the Code Golf meta thread, site graduation is decided (and implemented) by humans, not by computers. A site with perfect stats is not guaranteed to graduate, and a site with ...
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Is 10 days in beta sufficient time to evaluate a new SE site?

The failed attempt is documented here there is very related site Web Applications as well as Graphic Design If neither of the existing sites is what you are looking for you are welcome to try again
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If a new site is created, the example questions of the proposal are converted to an initial site question set?

This was addressed by a staff member during the Space launch: Are any of them a question you actual have? Then go ahead an ask it. But "recycling example questions" isn't exactly the goal of a ...
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What *exactly* is the unanswered questions stat?

It refers to questions with no upvoted or accepted answers. Questions in the "unanswered" category can have downvoted answers, deleted answers, answers with no net votes, etc. - but they cannot have ...
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