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Is there built-in solution for linking pre-beta hub question to same question with answers in existing hub?

This is my sequence: Try to find answer to question in the internet Find the most appropriate hub at StackExchange (may be a little change the question for completely correspond to that hub) Get my ...
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Repeated proposals by the same user

I understand that proposals are deleted after a period of inactivity. My impression is that this allows someone else to come along with a new take on a similar idea that may work. But what about a ...
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Why different SE sites do not merge than their broader analog appears?

There are already sites for Bitcoin and Ethereum. Now emerges new site about all of the Blockchains. I have seen such situations many times, but as far as I have seen sub-sites do not join in to more ...
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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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Is there a way to graph the commitment score of a proposal?

I did found a bunch of information about when the proposal turn from 100% commitment to beta, usual information is Tuesday of Wednesday the week after the proposal gets at 100%. That's absolutely fine,...
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What is the definition of “fulfilled commitment”? [duplicate]

Fulfilled commitment is a term used but never actually explained. I'd like to know what it consists of because it is a an important aspect of this launching site. It clearly differs from "Commitment" ...
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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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Disallow Abandonment [duplicate]

That's basically it, in a nutshell. There are currently two proposals on the front page of Area 51 with 0 followers. You read that correctly - zero, none, nil, nobody at all. This looks absolutely ...
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Slight Inconsistencies in the Proposal Commitment Score Percentages

While watching the progress of the DevOps proposal in its Commitment phase I noticed some occasional inconsistencies in the percentages displayed when more info option is selected (small ones, equal ...
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The reputation page shows the 'Fulfilled commitment' and 'Referred user fulfilled commitment' backwards

In the FAQ, it states that you receive +50 for fulfilling commitment and +25 for a referred user fulfilling their commitment: However, on my reputation page, it shows them the other way around: What'...
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Whitespace lost on login redirection

I followed a link from an email, sending me to the proposal http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/97295/devops Here, I wrote my commitment message for the proposal and was told to log in (I had ...
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Users With 200+ Reputation For Commitment Phase [duplicate]

I have started a proposal and it is going well. However, once we get to the commitment phase we will not have 100 users with 200+ reputation on other sites. This is because most of the users are new ...
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Internationalization 'State of the Stack'

For those I haven't yet met, I'm Tim Post, the Director of Stack Overflow Communities here at Stack Exchange. When we said we planned to reverse our previous stance on localization some years ago, we ...
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Internationalization 'State of the Stack' - Stack Overflow edition

For those I haven't yet met, I'm Tim Post, the Director of Stack Overflow Communities here at Stack Exchange. A little over a year ago, Portuguese Stack Overflow opened to a wildly successful public ...
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Is there any “bonus” for being the original proposer?

If you propose a site and it goes into beta and becomes a real site does the original proposer get some "bonus" I.E. rep on that site?
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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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'% 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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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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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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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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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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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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How do you earn reputation on the main Area 51 site?

I know of the standard 151 reputation score to be earned on Area 51, but I'm not sure how you earn reputation above that. I know you can gain badges through various tasks (as with the other Stack ...
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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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What does a asterisk (star) in front of a proposal name mean?

In the "All proposals" view I noted that some proposals (obviously very new ones) are preceded by a star, e.g. * Magic at this moment. What does the star mean?
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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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Next Generation of Area 51

I've seen a few SE staff mention that a 'next gen' Area 51 is in the works, and wondering: what the rough road map is for it, how its release will effect proposals that are not in private-beta on ...
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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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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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I accidentally committed to a site as an unregistered user - how can I undo this?

A while ago I committed to the Chemistry stack exchange proposal. I already had an account on physics.stackexchange.com, and I intended to commit using that account, but instead I ended up committed ...
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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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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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Meta related question for proposals

How do I get the list of all the users (their names or IDs) who have followed the given proposal? How do I send a message from Area51 discussion zone, to all of them at once as an announcement? It ...
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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 ...