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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The Technology category includes proposals in subjects like computing, technology, gadgets, and electronics.
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Questions about Area 51 itself.
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The Culture category includes proposals in subjects like language, religion, society, groups, and politics.
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For general user discussions about Area 51. If the discussion can be covered by a different tag, consider using that tag instead.
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The Science category includes proposals in subjects like the applied, natural, cognitive, formal, and social sciences.
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The Life category includes proposals in subjects like home, family, education, careers, and self improvement.
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For discussing the scope of proposals.
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The Recreation category includes proposals in subjects like sports, games, and hobbies.
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should be used for questions relating to a new feature request for the parent site.
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The Arts category includes proposals in subjects like art, humanities, media, literature, and music.
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describe an error, flaw, failure, or fault on the Area 51 main site.
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The Professional category includes proposals in subjects like organizations, occupations, and vocations.
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The Business category includes proposals in subjects like management, economics, and markets.
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For questions related to the commitment accepted by users on proposals.
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A request for assistance with one of the site's features.
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alert users that this topic is about discussing the definition of the site.
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propose merging of two existing proposals into one proposal. On topic questions from both proposals should be considered on-topic on the final proposal. In general, if a site makes sense as part of a …
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collect language-related proposals, i.e. for creating new non-English sites
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helps to identify possible duplicate proposals.
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for questions about the private beta phase of a site's life cycle
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Meta questions about where to ask a specific question within the series of Stack-Exchange sites (when a matching site cannot be found)
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Indicates that a request (usually a feature request) has been considered, but will not be implemented. Generally speaking, a developer will leave a comment as to why, or the community will come to con…
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for questions concerning proposals that have been closed.
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for discussions about an appropriate name for a proposal.
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Questions on promoting a proposal.
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for questions/issues about reputation points.
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For questions about the public beta stage of a site, which is the last stage before becoming a full member of the Stack Exchange network. Unlike private beta sites, everybody can join and contribute t…
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alert users that the topic discussed is part of an Exchange Site that is still in the definition phase. The question, as it's related to the new Stack …
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actually due to the existing design of the system and is not considered erroneous behaviour.