Questions about area51 itself.

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Reason for closing a proposal

I've came across this reason for rejection of a proposal: This proposal covers the same ground as another proposal; it would tend to drain audience from another Stack Exchange site. Why is the ...
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Woocommerce checkout form custom validation for name Field [closed]

In the woocommerce checkout form, there is empty validation on First Name and Last Name. But when user enters digits also then also its passed in validation. Is there a way to change this validation ...
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How often are the ads updated?

On every proposal there is a link to a PNG file (via "Share This" button, see screenshot by @BlasSoriano), which may be used to advertise the proposal. I always assumed these files update themselves, ...
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Why am I continously asked to confirm my email address?

I am a registered user at this site and I have committed to the Stackoverflow in German proposal. I keep finding the following note on the page: Please confirm your email address! Your commitment ...
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Is someone maliciously downvoting my things?

So yesterday, i got downvotes, but +10 reputation, which just in total gived me 2 reputation. Now, i got -10 reputation and im stuck with 43. Also, in this post i just putted the most important ...
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Does the “avid users” number count the users with 2000+ rep?

I was checking the spanish (beta) site stats and noticed that the amount of avid users (on the left) is equal to the amount of users with 200+ rep. Does this mean that these 281 includes the 29 over ...
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How should I participate in Area 51 and not fail miserably?

I know the title uses negative language. But I'm asking about how to participate and be "okay." I used to have 178 Reputation on both my proposals and discussions accounts. Now I have less than 20 ...
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Can we make it clearer that “create new discussion” posts on Meta?

Every once in a while we get something like this: Do you have any documentation on implementing a custom security plugin for OZP? An example question being posted on meta instead of on the page for ...
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New users can only post questions every 3 minutes, bad user experience!

I'm not criticizing the time limit, I'm criticizing the user experience of the error message. If you submit an example question on a proposal in less than 3 minutes, the whole page reloads and you ...
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Why do proposal titles have to be at least 15 characters?

I see other people's proposals and their titles are less than 15 characters. But when I create a proposal, the title of it must be at least 15 characters long before submitting. Does the error go away ...
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Year missing on old commitment graphs

When looking at the commitment graph for old proposals, the year is missing. For example, Unix & Linux has a commitment graph labelled only "Jul 16 Jul 24 Aug 1 Aug 8". There is no indication of ...
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Commitment phase appropriate for existing communities that are new on StackExchange?

This question relates to others on commitment but I think merits its own question. Our community (Area51 page) is 'openEHR' ('EHR' = Electronic Health Record), and it's a technology and information ...
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Internationalization 'State of the Stack' - SE 2.0 Sites edition

We've been promising a long-overdue update regarding our progress on bringing Stack Exchange 2.0 to a broader international audience through localization. This is the update. For those I haven't yet ...
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Internationalization 'State of the Stack' - Stack Overflow edition

We've been promising a long-overdue update regarding our progress on bringing Stack Overflow to a broader international audience through localization. This is the update. For those I haven't yet met, ...
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Minimum Activity Requirements for Area 51

There are a lot of unsupported proposals filling the pages of Area 51. It's not that these proposals are necessarily a bad idea, it's just that Area 51 doesn't always supply the built-in audience to ...
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Why has my Computer Algebra proposal disappeared?

I'd like to know why my proposal for a Computer Algebra SO site has disappeared?
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What happened to the Chinese emigration proposal?

For years, the Chinese emigration proposal was the proposal with more people committed than any other one, with a notice that This launch is on hold while we add the international features needed to ...
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Hasn't the elementary OS proposal already reached its goals?

For what I can see the elementary OS proposal has: more than 200 committers in total (currently 304) 100 committers with 200+ rep on any other site (although it says 98) 100% commitment score ...
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How long does a proposal last before it gets closed? [duplicate]

Under what conditions will a proposal become closed? There was not information in the FAQ that helped me discover this, and I thought that it was kind of important to know.
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What happened to Pastafarianism?

I'm glad it's gone, but I'm wondering what the decision making process behind its deletion was. Is there a post announcing its deletion?
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Replace links to example questions with their titles in posts

I think it would be useful if, when links to example questions appear in posts, they were replaced with the text of the example question, similar to the way links to discussion questions are replaced ...
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A moderator deleted one of my discussion questions; how should I look for “why”?

It was more like a dissertation on why I think a proposal should get more attention, after it has been re-launched, asking for more discussion and comments with the rest of the community, than a real ...
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How long does a beta need to be healthy before it can be graduated?

When a beta site doesn't generate a lot of daily questions, and gets stuck in beta for a long time because of it, if it were to suddenly to start generating more questions, how long would it have to ...
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Instead of creating many language specific sites, shouldn't we expand the multilingual features of the original one?

I'm not sure if this belongs here or into the mother meta as a feature request, if the latter is the case, please migrate. There are a few proposed sites that are StackOverflow in a language other ...
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Tooltip showing date/time of site launch

When a site is launched, the following is displayed (actual example): And while all of the "relative" date-related text on Stack Exchange usually has a tooltip showing the exact date/time, this ...
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Default redirect to “info” section

Upon clicking on myself, I'm redirected to my reputation changes page. Can we change it so it goes to the info page, like all the other SE sites?
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Weird formatting for Activity

I don't need to explain that the "23m" does not align with the "Apr 23", or that it's not the same style. Please fix this, my OCD can't handle it.
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150 vs 3000 rep to cast close/reopen votes

After guessing for a while, I came upon http://area51.stackexchange.com/privileges which shows the ugly, jQuery-lacking list of privileges on Area 51. Apparently, one only needs 150 rep to use ...
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Closed proposals doesn't have a chance to reopen?

Is there a chance for the proposed sites that was marked as closed to be open again? Is there a review for that to reopen sites?
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why does the faq says “which is the best…” questions are not good?

I have an idea to a new site. before I jump to suggest it I went over the FAQ. There is a paragraph there under the title What makes good questions? that says: Ask questions that can be answered ...
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How do I fulfill my commitment in beta?

I have submitted 14 questions in the Economics beta, but I still haven't fulfilled my commitment. How do I?
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Privileges on Area-51

I have just tried to create a tag, and was informed I needed at least 300 rep. I can't find any reference to this, the FAQ lists my next goal as 1000 (my current rep is 182). Are there any more hidden ...
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Training and Internships related site available?

Is there a site proposal available for discussion of eligible internships and training for students and professionals as well?
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What happened to the 'Debian' proposal?

There was a Debian proposal and now it seems to have disappeared. I really wish you guys would keep closed proposals around so I could see what happened to them. What happened here?
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Is there a way to create e-mail filters for sites in private beta?

When I go to create a filter to receive e-mails for a site in private beta, I don't see it listed. What's the best way to receive e-mail notifications for a site in private beta?
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Is there any benefit to the original proposer of an accepted and launched site?

If looking to start a Q&A site that, for the sake of this question, would make it through beta and be generally popular and successful, are there any incentives to start the site through Stack ...
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Referals while a site is in Definition

Do you get rep for referring a site while it is in definition phase? If not, why does 'share it' include a reference to the poster?
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Rep returned for deleting question?

I deleted a question with -13 votes from a proposed SE site. Usually when you do this you rep points are restored, but they haven't been (24hrs). Will they be?
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What are the possible activities of a proposal to be considered “active”?

As we can read in the site faq, "Inactive proposals that do not receive any activity for one month may be deleted." If think, if a new follower/commiter comes, or a new example question is created, ...
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Community moderation on discuss.area51?

Everybody over 500 rep can see, that the "review" option on the discuss.area51 site lives, similarly to the meta site on the SE. It seems, even some like a community moderation also happened in the ...
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Why is my rep falling? [duplicate]

Ok so just a couple minutes ago my rep for Area 51 was just above 600, around 609, now it is slowly fading a way for no reason, I'm not getting anything telling me why, so now its about 599. Update, ...
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Not all sites linked to calculate reputation

I have earned 1.5k rep on StackOverflow and have some more rep in various other sites, however when displayed in recent followers only my CodeReview account and reputation is displayed: Notable are ...
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What is the SE stance on the 'Science Exchange' proposal?

Proposal: Science Exchange The proposal for Science Exchange is a little outside the box. But has gained 17 followers in a week. The proposal is NOT question & answer based but does have the ...
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What kind of questions do we want for this proposal?

Proposal: Science's area51 This proposal is different than others, in many ways. As I have mentioned here, one way is that it's quite difficult to come up with questions that help define this ...
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Thoughts on modifying the commitment limits

Currently everyone can commit to 3 proposals. At this moment there are 500+ proposals on Area51 with about 25 in commitment phase, which can run for up to a year. I understand the arguments about ...
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Sites with similar subject matter

Can they merge to pass phase levels? Could have a full voting process to ensure members don't double up. A lot of the proposals seem very much the same.
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Is there anything I need to do during commit phase besides share the proposal?

Background I have just followed and committed to the Embedded Systems Programming and Design proposal. I have read through the FAQ, and it says that a commitment is fulfilled by asking and answering ...
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Have the share link in public/private beta tab

After a proposed site goes from definition to private beta thru commitment, it becomes harder to find the share link, because it is only in the definition tab. The popup opened from the share link ...
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crypto blockchain site apart from bitcoin, eg Ethereum

I'm seeing questions on Ethereum being asked in the site "Bitcoin - Beta Q&A site for Bitcoin crypto-currency enthusiasts." It seems sensible to either... a/ rename the Bitcoin site to something ...
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Can't view Area 51 on Android SE app

Why can't I view Area 51 on my Android App. I have tried selecting all sites, and also looked under meta sites, but I cannot see it. Thanks.