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ANSYS Proposal Closed?

I'd like to discuss the closure of the ANSYS proposal as a duplicate of engineering. http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/106028/ansys I feel that engineering is too broad of a topic, that's ...
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Customizable referral links

I noticed that pressing "Share This" under "Commit!" button produces a referral link. While itself it's good (it allows to see who invited a new user), IMHO it can be even better. I'd like to see the ...
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What are the requirements for leaving the Public Beta? [closed]

I have read How long does a SE site stay in Beta?, and several other relevant threads, but these articles do not explain the following use cases [all stats excellent unless otherwise specified]: ...
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Can we please have a Magic Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

Though i know that there is probably nothing like magic. Everything is a kind of illusion. Can we please have a site for discussing various illusions and perspective including tricks by famous ...
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Is there some information about the beta site statistics?

I'm a bit irritated by some of the stats for some of the beta sites. For example this from the IoT site stats. The last line says on pace for 0 users [3,000+ rep] at 90 days. Although the highest rep ...
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Should the default sort be changed to newest?

I have been on Area51 for years, you can change the sort order of example questions between "my votes", "activity", "newest" or "votes"; with first not available to new users. Once you make a ...
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Cannot find one beta site

The http://rus.stackexchange.com/ is a beta StackExchange site, but I can't find it at main Area51 page http://area51.stackexchange.com/ to look up its statistics. Can anyone tell me why? So I ...
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Regularly logged out of Area51 main site (but not other SE sites)

On other StackExchange sites, I remain logged in for months at a time. It's very rare I get asked to log in again. And a long time ago, it was the same with Area51. But in recent months, I'm regularly ...
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Is there a reason to have a proposal dedicated to a specific country?

I have seen many different proposals come through recently for specific countries/regions... there was one for the UK, Italy, France, Canada... etc. My question is, would this even fit into the ...
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Can ask patents be referred back to Area 51?

The ask patents subsite has almost died out. I don't think there is a way to intrinsically revive it, if it were a question, I'd say it needs severe moderator intervention. Out of the last 15 ...
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Can we please capitalize the text when you go to ask a new question here on Discussions?

Here on Discussions, when you go to ask a new question, you see this: It currently says what's your question abut a proposal or proposals on Area 51? be specific. However, this looks... ...
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Does serial voting apply to Area 51?

Today, I received 4 spontaneous upvotes on 4 different questions on 3 different proposals. This and this on Acting and Theater; this on Hebrew Language; and this on Yiddish Language and Culture. The ...
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My floating reputation score

On Area 51 yesterday my score was 258 points. From yesterday I've gained 35 points, but today my score is... 190! How is it possible? I attach my point by post (screenshot from Area 51).
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How to promote my Telecommunications Q&A proposal to StackExchange members?

I find it difficult to get people onboard for the Telecommunications Q&A: http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/104688/telecommunications The problem is mainly because most of my experts ...
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How do i undelete deleted questions? or i can't?

I want to undelete deleted question, but it is not displaying. So i don't know how do i undelete the questions. I saw the faq, but it is not written. How do i undelete deleted questions? or i can't?
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Can I make a proposal for a subject I am not an expert in?

I think this is a great idea but I am by no means an expert so I don't know if it is okay to propose this or if I need to try and find one or more experts first... With all the current brouhaha about ...
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How to delete my account? [duplicate]

I think this question was already asked but it didn't help at all. I tried to fill the form but it says "This operation can't be done on meta. Try on main site." But I can't find a help option on main ...
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Role of proposer when site launches to private beta

I have great interest in Internet of things(IOT) and wanted to have the community of the same on SE. So i proposed it in Area51 and now this proposal has reached 100% commitment. Soon its private ...
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When does the proposal what reached beta start private-beta in general?

Internet of Things reached Beta. It is written the following on the above. This proposal has reached 100% commitment. We are preparing for its launch and expect to create it soon. When does the ...
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How to share for more support on social media platform

How to share for more support on social media platform.I have suggested a proposal for which I've not been able to get suitable audience.So I have many friends that have same intrest as me in my ...
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Could be possible to merge into a site named “Google” all the end-user questions about Google Sheets?

Proposal: Google Overview Google Sheets is a broad topic as there are a web application, mobile apps for Android and iOS, add-ons, could be extended through Google Apps Script, it has its own API. ...
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Deleted two -3 scored questions but not got the peer-pressure badge. Why?

The badges page says that the peer presure badge is awerded by deleted a own question with a score of -3 or less. I just deleted two questions with -3 but didn't got the peer-pressure badge. I ...
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Area51 commitment

What if I failed with my commitments? I'm asking this because at the time of registration, I went through email confirmation and various questionnaire. So, I just wanted check whether there will be ...
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What percentage of followers is completely new to the Stack Exchange network?

I would like to know what percentage of followers and committers is completely new to the Stack Exchange network. When proposing a new Stack, we should try to attract experts in that field. However, ...
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How can I add proposal banner to my profile?

Recently I have started a new proposal for Indonesian languages, and the wizard recommend me to put an ad banner. But when I tried to put it in my profile, it says "Oops! There was a problem updating ...
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Is there any way for a simple mortal to see all of the Area51 proposals ever existed?

I would like to browse it, and do some nice restarts from the forgotten ones nearly reached the private beta. Furthermore, I consider their deletion as an irrecoverable major information loss, and my ...
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I can't log in to Area 51 anymore

I tried to log in with StackExchange, Google, sign up for a new account, recover my account, but everything seems to result in this error screen. Any help would be appreciated. P.S. Apologies if I ...
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Who is this site for?

Robert, I believe I have seen you argue that defining the audience of a proposal is not the best solution for creating an Area51 proposal description. When you create a site, the description field is ...
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Overlap with The Workplace

Proposal: Interpersonal Skills There seems to be some overlap between the territories of Interpersonal Skills StackExchange and The Workplace. Does a question being on-topic for The Workplace ...
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Why was my question on expertise in astrology deleted?

A couple of months ago, I asked a question about expertise in astrology, and I can't find it any more. I understand that the proposal it mentioned has since been deleted, but the question is ...
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Edge-case example question badge

The purpose of the example questions is to define what is on-topic, right? I notice that there are badges for high-scoring questions—but none for those ever-so-important edge-case questions. Thus, I ...
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What is the correct workflow to create a new StackExchange site?

The TYPO3 community wants to gather all questions and answers at one place. As there are already a lot of questions in the general area tagged with TYPO3 there should be enough questions. I tried ...
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An old Machine Learning proposal is missing its data dump

One of the old closed Machine Learning proposals doesn't appear to have a data dump available. If that data still exists, could it be published please?
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I didn't take part in the private beta phase of a new site to what I was committed to. Can I still fulfill my commitment?

In the site-starts I was committed to, I was always present already in the private beta phase. But now, in the case of the http://ai.stackexchange.com, I couldn't. Can my commitment still be ...
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How does a user with no activity get to 35 rep on Area51?

This user has been on Area51 for 2 months, and their profile shows no activity, but they have 35 rep, Everyone starts Area51 with 51 rep. The difference is 16 rep which equals 8 down votes on example ...
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One of the off-topic reasons on discuss.A51 has a fatal wording error

I just discovered that there's this close-as-off-topic reason on Area 51 Discussion Zone (emphasis added): This looks like a question for a site that hasn't been created, yet. This forum is ...
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Is there any community for act,drama?

I already have account in music,and movies but i have proposal for community or blog for drama and act. or if is there any community available can any one suggest please
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'% Answered' does not show the correct value in site statistics

TL;DR The % answered shown in Area51 statistics does not match the real value for answered questions. Related questions What exactly does “% answered” mean? The accepted answer does not seem to ...
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Different avatar in top bar [duplicate]

The top bar (and my profile page) shows a different avatar for me. In my posts the correct avatar is displayed (the one that I also have on other SE sites). I once uploaded my current/correct avatar ...
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what does the alien placard say?

Is it Martian for 'Greetings, Earthling!'? I can only see 'lollipop, N*M, lollipop'.
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Avatar picture problem?

This doesn't seem very normal to me: Is it a bug? Along the same lines:
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Is it possible to withdraw my proposal?

I created an Area 51 proposal and I am wondering if it's possible to withdraw it. (Please don't assume you know my reasons, motivations, or intent -- I'm just asking a general question.)
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How do I delete myself from this site?

Following the user deletion procedure like in all the other SE sites does not work, it just says that it cannot be done on a Meta site. What am I doing wrong?
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If you had low rep when you first committed to a proposal and now have 200+, are you counted in the 100 users with 200+ rep needed to reach beta?

When I originally committed to the Esperanto Language proposal, I was a new user with only 51 rep. I have since then gotten over 200 rep both on Area 51 and on Language Learning. The proposal requires ...
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Can we update this text?

Not only people who committed can visit: Why am I allowed to sign up on a private beta site I never commited to? So can we please update this?
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How often is a recalc triggered?

Why doesn't Area51 operate in real time like the rest of the Stack Exchange network, with regard to recalculating reputation. You can only do it manually: http://area51.stackexchange.com/reputation ...
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My reputation suddenly went up by more than 100, but there's nothing in the reputation history

I used to have very low reputation (lower than 20). But suddenly, when I came on this site a few days ago, my reputation suddenly went up to 151. How did that happen? There was no notification, and ...
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Do Stack Overflows in different languages need to go through the definition phase?

Even though their scope is very clearly defined from the first day, Stack Overflow in [insert non-English language spoken by a sufficent number of devs around the world here] proposals have to go ...
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Can I revoke my unfulfilled commitments?

For more than 3 months, I have the maximum amount of commitments, but I'm not interested in being active on these sites anymore. How can I "step back" so I can commit to other, more interesting ...
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Is it still an accepted practice to create a different language version for an existing site?

It was done with StackOverflow (now Stack Overflow En Espanol exists, as Stack Overflow Em Portugues). Is it still considered an accepted practice or will it likely be closed (e.g. by moderation) if I ...