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Code Review and Code Golf kept in beta? [closed]

Edit: Found this site Mathematica, which was significantly not as good as these two in question when it left. I would also like to note that the last one to graduate did two years ago. This ...
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Overview of Site (Pakistan)

Proposal: Pakistan I am thinking about a site where people can ask matters related to Pakistan. My nationality is Pakistani and I want to propose Pakistan. I want people can discuss and ask ...
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How to propose a new site? [duplicate]

I read the faq but didn't find about how to propose new site. I thought if if I would create post in discussion, it would be proposal but nothing is happening. I want to propose "Country Matters - ...
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Request to all who are following Sitecore proposal

Proposal: Sitecore I guess many of us are new or not much aware of how it works in Area51. This discussion is to aware people in Sitecore site definition that you have only 5 upvotes in a ...
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Miscellaneous Exchange - Migration only?

So I got this idea about a Miscellaneous Exchange, but then I read that it has been proposed before. But If it's okay, I'd like to share my idea. I've seen many good quality questions (at various SE ...
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Creating Email Etiquette Proposal

Is it okay to create the email etiquette page? This page will be dedicated for all the email related topics, because now that we are in the information age being ignorant about proper email header, ...
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Is overlap with GameDev SE a problem? — Advice from the first private beta

Proposal: Computer Graphics After it was announced that the first Computer Graphics private beta was closing, the community decided to make a new proposal. Prior to the site's closure, there was a ...
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Boundary between Stack Overflow Academy and Meta Stack Overflow?

Proposal: Stack Overflow Academy Where is the boundary between Stack Overflow Academy and Meta Stack Overflow? Isn't the former more or less a subset (and therefore duplicate) of the latter?
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Similar to Webmasters

Proposal: Digital Marketing This seems as though it may end up with a lot of the same questions already discussed on Webmasters where a majority of the questions relate to various SEO techniques and ...
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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 ...
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Are questions about the “zombie apolcalypse” allowed on this SE

Proposal: Emergency Preparedness I am not trolling, but are questions about the "zombie apocalypse" allowed on this SE? I know that some people don't take it seriously, but the CDC site says that ...
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We need more diversity, talk to your colleagues!! (About perceived duplicates and unsuccessful proposals)

First of all I'll say I love love love StackExchange. And I think it'd be awesome if communities from more fields of knowledge would spill their expertise to the CC internet. TL;DR We should be ...
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Are questions about what firearms to buy on topic

Proposal: Firearms If a person was using the site to find the right firearm for them, would that be considered on topic? Are questions about the specifics of buying a firearms on topic?
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What questons about guns would be off topic for this proposal

Proposal: Emergency Preparedness In this proposal what questions about firearms would be off topic? Questions like the mechanics of guns? Because I am sure questions about what firearms to buy are on ...
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How do I support a proposal in Area 51?

In area 51 there is this proposal that has been there for 9 months it has 52 followers and I want to know is there any other way besides following it I can help support it and make it a site?
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Requirements for example questions with 10 upvotes is being gamed

I'm putting this discussion topic forward, to get consensus on this issue. If we examine the highly progressed proposals, we see that in most of them, the participants are gaming the upvoting ...
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Proposal to increase the scope from 'Startup Business' to 'Business' or some other larger scope

NOTICE: Since this site is now in beta, it is time to have these conversations with the folks who are actually building this site. Please bring your comments and discussions to this site's ...
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Questions of closed area51 proposals

How can I access the questions and answers of a closed Stackexchange beta site? Particularly, I am looking for http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/40518/big-data
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Will questions with English be appropriate here?

Proposal: Chinese Emigration 移民海外 I'm interested in this proposal for personal reasons, but my Chinese is not very good for various reasons. If I joined this site, would it be acceptable for me to ...
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The requirements for progressing from definition to commitment are warped

The proposals Economics and Coffee and coffee for example. Coffee has 76 example questions, and 119 followers. Economics has 77 example questions, and 119 followers. Each requires about 10 more ...
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Would questions about existing world building tools or software be on topic here?

Proposal: Worldbuilding Correct me if I am wrong, by skimming trough the discussion I did not see this topic brought up. I am concerned about this as I am a user of a few tools that came up with ...
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It's time to look ahead

Proposal: Hinduism At the time of my writing this, our Hinduism proposal has attained 93% commitment. It won't be long before we get into the Private Beta phase. So, it is almost time that we look ...
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Should the proposal definition be changed?

Proposal: Arabic Language I don't think the current proposal definition: Proposed Q&A site for people who want to learn the Arabic language is befitting for the site we would like to ...
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Attention all soccer fans **World cup 2014** is here!

With the opening of World cup 2014 quickly approaching; may I suggest this site for the international StackExchange community to discuss the various aspects of this celebration?
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How do we define what is too broad a question for this site?

Proposal: Worldbuilding Certain questions are on the list of example questions that are quite broad and open to a lot of differing answers that all could be considered correct. A good example of this ...
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Could a “Middle Board” work?

SE currently has SuperUser for power users and enthusiasts and also ServerFault for SysAdmins. ServerFault operates much like an elitist club where as SuperUser is not advanced enough. There seems ...
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How can stereotyping be avoided with this site?

Proposal: Understanding the Opposite Sex Looking at this proposal and some of the suggested questions, I feel that some of the questions (and potential answers, even) in this site assume somewhat ...
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A proposal scope?

I go straight. I think that there should be another website (xxxxx.stackexchange.com) where you can tell some symptoms for your disease and people with more information with biology may answer you. ...
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Spend Your Votes Wisely

NOTICE: Since this site is now in beta, it is time to have these conversations with the folks who are actually building this site. Please bring your comments and discussions to this site's ...
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Where did the 'close' link go?

We recently removed the 'close' link from proposals, preferring instead that users simply 'flag' proposals that have to be closed/removed for egregious problems. Why did we do this? My initial ...
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We should change the scope to solving problems

Proposal: Gamification Looking through most of the questions here, a lot of the questions are theoretical. That should be allowed, but theoretical problems can be quite tedious to answer, especially ...
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Content Protection

Proposal: Worldbuilding A question occurred to me, we will be working with people's original creative works, what can we do to ensure that content is protected? I am not familiar with the rules on ...
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Is it appropriate to request/require comments for down/close votes?

Proposal: Pastafarianism While I am in no way suggesting that detractors to a question or idea, not have a full voice, I am encouraging them to use their voice to the fullest. I have noticed ...
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International and National Standards

I'm interesting is discussing and asking questions relating to various international and national standards. Is there currently, or is there any plan to create, a Stack Exchange site for standards? ...
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Will Sudoku and Str8ts questions be on topic for Puzzling?

Proposal: Puzzling I see the proposal for Puzzling has already made it through the definition stage, so I was wondering: are number puzzle games, e.g. Sudoku and Str8ts, on-topic, or did I just ...
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About my question on “alien/alternate-history mathematics”, and more generally on “figuring out which questions belong”

Proposal: History of Science And Mathematics I proposed a question on possible "alien/alternate-history" mathematics that got thoroughly downvoted here. I would like to make a case that it does in ...
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“@” ping doesn't work in the Example Questions?

In the example questions the "@" ping doesn't work in the comments. Meaning you don't get the usual suggestions of who you want to ping. Is that by-design or a bug?
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Isn't it possible to combine Literature and E-books?

Proposal: Ebooks Will people be able to ask questions about the book contents on the E-book site? I think it would be good(if it is possible) to combine the E-books with the closed Literature
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Stack Overflow In Portuguese still show as in commitment phase

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Portuguese) This proposal is still show as being on hold in the commitment phase. Shouldn't it be show as private beta, since it was already launched in beta a few hours ...
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Standardizing & Simplifying SE Site Names

This is a repost of an announcement/discussion on Meta Stack Overflow. I'm cross-posting here since this is where new sites are born and named, and because you may notice some proposal names ...
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Questions about software that some juridictions consider illegal

Proposal: Software Recommendations Presumably there will be requests for recommendations that we would not want to answer. Questions like "What's the free word processor that opens fastest on Mac ...
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Would the Woodworking site duplicate the Home Improvement site?

I created a proposal for a new SE site on Woodworking. This new site may have some overlap with Home Improvement. Are there enough new topics to warrant a separate site?
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What does it take to spin off a subtopic site?

There are some really great, active sites that represent subtopics of existing sites, like Mathematica which essentially spun off from StackOverflow. But there are also a lot of proposals which have ...
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What will prevent this proposal from going down again?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence According to the blog post "No Artificial Intelligence in Area 51", there once was an AI site which was closed down on 2010-12-22. StackOverflow generously ...
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What does it mean “start your own” SE Q&A site in this message?

I just came here from seeing this message in the bottom of all sites list: Want to start your own Stack Exchange Q&A site? Check out Area 51. Our friendly robots are waiting. Does this mean ...
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Is “Music Fans” a duplicate of music.stackexchange.com?

Proposal: Music Fans Is "Music Fans" a duplicate of music.stackexchange.com? That site is for musicians, students, and enthusiasts. "Fans" are enthusiasts, after all. Their site suffers from a ...
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Grammar errors in launched proposals excerpt

I noticed the launched proposals tab on area51. The excerpts of Mi Yodeya has a grammatical error. The excerpt is For launched Q&A site for those who base their lives on Jewish law and ...
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We need more up-voted questions and re-distributed votes

Proposal: Game Theory At the time of this writing, we have some 7-8 questions with 10+ votes, some 2-3 questions with a little less than 10 votes, and a large number of questions just hanging around ...
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How does StackExchange decide that a new proposal will “steal users” from an existing site?

My question is about rpg.stackexchange.com I saw very good ideas being declined, because of the threat of stealing users from an existing website. Ok, fair enough. But how is rpg.stackexchange.com ...
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The scope of nutrition group

Related to this question, I was wondering why nutrition group is limited to nutritionists and medical professionals. I think there is a need for anybody to ask questions about nutrition and get good ...