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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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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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What are the rules for removal the proposal after a month of inactivity?

The Paranormal proposal reached 1 month of inactivity at a time of writing. latest activity: 1 month ago In FAQ we can read: Inactive proposals that do not receive any activity for one month ...
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Why do country specific proposals always fail?

Country specific Proposal Can proposals regarding a specific country be made? I can see from previous questions that country specific proposals have been tried before but there currently aren't any. ...
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Why proposal deleted within 2 days? (Also Deleting vs Closing decision) [duplicate]

Proposal: Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) Why this proposal is deleted within just two days? There were probably 3 follower and 3 example questions. I want to know why proposals are directly ...
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What happened to 'content creators' proposal?

I created a 'content creators' proposal, and it appears to have been deleted, with no notification. Can someone please tell me why/how this happened?
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Is it possible to resurrect a discussion question from a deleted proposal if it also referenced a current proposal?

I took part in a discussion question, linked for those who are able to view it, in the now-deleted Birds proposal. I believe it also referenced the Bird Watching proposal, which is still active, in ...
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Should users have access to their own deleted proposals?

Is not seeing your own deleted proposals is an expected behaviour? For example, I've created one, but then figured it out that it's actually covered by different SE site (by the tag), but after ...
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Why has my proposal Slavic Languages been deleted?

Recently I proposed a site for Slavic Languages, wrote 4 example questions and had 2 followers after 3 days. Yesterday, the proposal disappeared. Why? As for my understanding, it was well-defined, ...
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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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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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Why was this proposal deleted?

I found this proposal was deleted. http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/70545/p2p-networking AFAIK there was activity in the last month before its deletion, is there another reason for its ...
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Can an Area 51 group ever be completely deleted (and why close any)? [duplicate]

I would like to know whether, and if so, under exactly what possible circumstances, an Area 51 group can be completely deleted. Also, I have seen several groups being closed, and it doesn't seem ...
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Why has the proposal of “Physics Problems” been deleted?

Some time ago I proposed the idea of a new website called "Physics-Problems": http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/69198/physics-problems Why has it been deleted? Due to low activity?...
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What happens with Area51-reputation from failed beta sites?

I have fullfilled commitment to failed Digital Preservation proposal, however after close that site was removed from my Fulfilled commitments list. My question is, what happens with Area-Reputation ...
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Why isn't there a comprehensive list of failed/closed proposals and their history, including merges, merge requests, reasons for closure, etc.?

Backstory: 18 months ago I committed to be a supporter of a proposal. I was never notified of the success or failure of the beta so I'm assuming that the proposal was eventually closed or merged. Now ...
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Get the (example) questions of closed proposals/sites?

What happens to the example questions when a proposal gets closed? And if the proposal gets deleted, what happens then? What happens to the questions when a beta site gets closed? Do closed sites get ...
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Summarily dismissed proposals should remain visible

We sometimes close proposals summarily, due to being duplicates of others or generally being unacceptable. The problem is that those proposals disappear. Which means that someone else will come along ...
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Do not delete discussions about deleted proposals

I can see the reasoning behind deleting closed proposal — if someone proposes the same subject again, they get a fresh start. This isn't completely beneficial though: it leads to repeating the same ...
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What happened to the Shia Islam proposal?

There was a proposal called Shia Islam here and as far as I know at least 25 people were following this proposal. What heppend to this proposal? Is it deleted? If so, why? and who has done that? ...
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Is there any way to undelete a deleted proposal?

Today I was surprised to discover the disappearance of Romanian Language and Usage proposal from Area51. I go no notification regarding this and it was a really ugly way of discovering it considering ...
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Warn user when a proposal has been deleted for inactivity

It's just come to my attention that one my proposals (Paper Craft) has been missing from my profile and my example questions have disappeared. I had no idea if it had been merged or deleted. The only ...
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Mass deletion of proposals?

It seems to me that a few months ago there was a mass deletion of stagnant proposals. At some point in recent history there seems to have been another. Is it possible to see which proposals were ...
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Was Herpetology closed?

I gather that it was deleted, but I was wondering if it was closed and deleted by a moderator or if it was deleted by the proposer? (just for my own sake of curiosity, I'm not up for griping about it)...
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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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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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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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Merging with Skeptic Exchange [closed]

Proposal: Urban Legends and Skeptic Exchange I dislike this proposal but if it could be a valid Q&A site, please merge with Skeptic Exchange. Is has no recent activity. Any objections?