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Are questions about Area 51 still on-topic on MSO?

Now that there is a meta site about Area 51, are question about Area 51 still on-topic on Meta Stack Overflow?
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Should proposals of language-specific versions of an existing Stack Exchange site be closed as duplicate?

I don't actually think they should, but I wanted to understand what the general opinion about those sites is. As a version of an existing site in a specific language would just contain questions that ...
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Statistics of the Private Beta “Musical Practice and Performance”

Proposal: musical-practice-and-performance I am surprised by one of the statistics displayed on Area51 It shows 5 questions per day but the beta has been opened for only 2 days and there are already ...
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Explaining what “Not A Good Example” (NAGE) mean as short and accurate as possible

I have a feeling that a percentage of people here, especially newcomers, do not understand what NAGE really means and mix it up with off-topic example. It's a bit discouraging and confusing to me when ...
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has area51 peaked ?

I observe more and more silly new proposals. While the ones in current commitment are of great value and can reach the critical mass, it seems to me that space for new and actually promising SEs has ...
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Will I be notified when the site I have committed to is ready (enters beta) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do we do what we committed to do? The Music Proposal has reached 100% committed, but I would like to know when I should start using it. It has not yet been created and I ...
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How is the required number of committers decided? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 894 Commitments Needed to launch Beta I noticed the Selenium proposal has 420 (91%) committed, the Musical Practice And Performance proposal is 210 (100%) committed. How can ...
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Why can't I propose a site?

I have an idea for a site, but I can't seem to be able to add it. Why might that be?
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What is the new formula for fulfilling a commitment?

What is the new formula for fulfilling a commitment? The old "rule" of 10+ answers appears to have changed, or is broken. My SharePoint profile appeared to be stuck in "unfulfilled" until my rep ...
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How do we do what we committed to do? [closed]

Proposal: Linguistics When I committed to this proposal, I agreed to ask or answer 10 questions during the next 3 months or something. But right now I can't see a way to ask or answer linguistics ...
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894 Commitments Needed to launch Beta

Proposal: Libraries Can anyone tell me why so many are needed for the Libraries proposal (894), and not for, say, How Stuff Works (200)? EDIT: To answer @foggyone's question, the most important ...
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Fixing the “deleted” proposals issue

Following-up this other discussion: Why would I want to "keep track" of all of the questions I have asked as samples elsewhere when I do not have to do that for any other SE site? Questions shouldn't ...
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Add old proposed questions to new proposals? [closed]

Over time, many proposals have been closed & deleted after they've gone stagnant. Some of those proposals have later been re-created, with the hope that they'll have better luck on their second ...
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Can we have a community-supported “sites/proposals of interest” feature?

It has been stated multiple times that there are good reasons for making sure that proposal commitments reflect activity beyond the proposal at hand. Part of what this means is that proposals will do ...
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How are committer roles determined?

On a proposal in the Commitment phase, one can see committer roles statistics on the right menu. How are they determined? In other words, how a user can defined its own status? Example:
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How to keep track of all the StackExchange sites one has joined?

The user profile for this site ( http://area51.stackexchange.com/users/9999/userName ) is a good tool for keeping track of some of the sites that you have joined up. But this is only incidental in ...
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why can i only commit to 3 proposals?

Is there any reason I am only allowed to Commit to 3 proposals?
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Why did this proposal disappear without warning?

I was paying attention to the Equestrian site proposal and I was a little surprised today to find that it had vanished without trace. I realise it had relatively little interest ( I guess the ...
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Wikis and Wikipedia chat room open [closed]

Proposal: Wikis and Wikipedia Since it is now possible to create chat rooms for proposals in commitment phase, I have created one for this proposal. You can use this e.g. to discuss how we can ...
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Project deleted- committals not removed

Why are committals not removed when a project is removed? I am unable to commit to any other proposal as I am maxed out. One of these is no longer in existence but I am still committed to it. This ...
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Medical Imaging: distinct from Healthcare IT?

There is another proposal for a 'medical imaging' SE. From what I see, this proposal is distinct in the sense that healthcare IT will be much more concerned with data management, informatics, HIPAA ...
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How can I start a proposal?

Am I stupid. Where is the button to start proposal. A new site???
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SE Proposals: Breadth Versus Depth

Looking at some of the proposals, it seems that there many which should be merged, on the basis that the combined interested user base will be large enough to support the site. Good examples are all ...
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What is migrated from a Stack Exchange 1.0 site to Stack Exchange 2.0?

We're following the Area 51 process to migrate the SE 1.0 site, SharePoint Overflow, to Stack Exchange 2.0. A question from a user is, what is migrated out of: OpenID accounts non-OpenID accounts ...
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Crowdsourcing: translation between natural languages

I have translated this song from Russian to English. Can you correct my mistakes? This is one of the questions in the proposal. Asker then wonders if this kind of question would work well for Q&...
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Should Skeptic Exchange be seeded with questions from skepticexchange.org.

Proposal: Skeptic Exchange Edit: The SE v1.0 site http://www.skepticexchange.org/ contains some good questions and answers, will/should/can this content be moved in to the v2.0 site when it goes ...