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Why duplicate question doesnot closed here?

There are multiple question which are duplicate here, But they are not became close as it is done in other SE's. For example take these three question (1,2,3). All three question are completed ...
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Can We Start a Pharmacy Q&A site?

For some pharmacy questions (e.g. http://biology.stackexchange.com/users/1813/brenton-horne where I originally received 2 downvotes for asking a question that is completely answerable because they ...
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How to deal with low engagement?

If a proposal is progressing at the rate of 2-3 followers added per day, but the followers are not participating in question creation or discussions, is it a bad sign ? The followers are using their ...
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What's wrong with EE?

Proposal: Arduino What's wrong with the Electrical Engineering site? Arduino is supported there.
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Is a new Area 51 site under development?

Some comments on the Area 51 discussions seem to suggest that there is a new Area 51 in the works, because of which no further changes/improvements will be made on the current site. Is this true? If ...
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How do i deal with an unresponsive proposal creator?

I am following a nascent proposal(<5 followers) which i feel rather strongly about. I have posted some suggestions regarding the scope of the site. The creator has not responded at all even though ...
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How should we publicise this proposal?

Proposal: Arduino I really think an Arduino specific Q&A site would be great. Even though the proposal is new, how about some directed efforts to bring more people to this proposal and get some ...
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Why is there a character limit on questions?

The best questions on stack exchange are well-researched, specific and detailed, but on area 51, I'm limited to 150 characters. It's hard to show off what great, well-informed questions could get ...
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Prevent upvoting questions at +10 on Area 51

Would it be possible to prevent upvoting of questions when they reach an (equalized) rating of +10? Since you get only five votes on each proposal, why would you waste them on bringing a question to ...
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Will proofreading be allowed on ELL?

Proposal: English Language Learners As we know, proofreading involves checking for grammatical, spelling, and mechanical errors, which may include problems with verb tense, subject-verb agreement, ...
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What about homeworks?

We are bound to get smartasses who will want us to do their school homeworks for them eventually. Their questions will be sufficiently nontrivial, they are unlikely to meet any common closure ...
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Putting a floor under Grammar questions

Proposal: English Language Learners The question of “General Reference” raised by Cool Elf at Bottom Falling Out will be especially knotty with regard to grammar questions on this site. Grammar ...
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create a proposal

How to create a proposal and what will be limitation for create a proposal? I have checked on "AREA51" for create a proposal but didn't get solution. This question may be repeated.
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How can we drive more questions to beta sites?

I ask this not of a particular site in general, but of the area51 community as a whole - why? Because looking at the sites that have spent a long time in beta (around the two year mark) they seem to ...
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move questions with votes higher than 10 to the bottom of the list.

Questions that have a score of more than 10 do not help the definition of a site, they simply gather points as people are less and less likely to look down the page to see if there are any other good ...
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Is there somewhere we can see overall statistics of Area 51 proposals?

Are there any pages and links that I might have missed to check, which gives overall statistics comparing the total time a proposal was in definition, commitment, and beta phase, number of followers ...
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Cross-over with gardening

Proposal: Sustainable Living I figured we should probably discuss this sooner rather than later - there's a fair few example questions that relate to sustainability which have been proposed, such as ...
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Geoscience scope — include planetary, solar system, solar-terrestrial sciences?

Proposal: Geoscience Interpretations differ as to whether geosciences include space and planetary science. From the list of AGU journals or the 2012 list of EGU General Assembly sessions, it probably ...
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Chat area for Genealogy & Family History

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History A chat area for this proposal has been created, called: "Roots" Visit it at: http://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/6003/roots where you can talk live to other ...
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Suggestions for spreading the word to people that care

Proposal: Stack Overflow in Spanish Beyond the obvious of share to social networks, what are some ways to get people that would already be interested in this proposal to come and support it? (see my ...
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how to get new questions voted

Proposal: Italian Language & Usage I think we are doing fine as far as the number of followers is concerned (although I admit the increase pace has slowed down somewhat), but the problem of ...
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Can proposal “Microsoft” be closed?

I recently viewed the Microsoft site proposal on area51.stackexchange sites my opinions were two if the question related to microsoft software products we can ask at superuser.se if the question ...
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How does the Area 51 site work?

I learned that Area 51 is also a website of this network. I have visited it for several days, and I studied the FAQ and the privilege page. I also see some questions in different stages, but I'm not ...
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Is it allowed to invite people?

I am proposing an area to discuss about GeoGebra software. But I would like to know if is allowed to invite people to follow me. And what about other areas? I am a member in Mathematics, but I would ...
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does proposal to open websites with matured content welcome here?

i like to make a proposal for an site "sex games & toys" which can deal with adult games which revolve around the world since its an growing field and there were many users whom don't know where ...
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Get active on other Stack Exchange sites?

Proposal: Digital Preservation I was noticing that this proposal has everything it needs to get started except it's short of people with reputation on other Stack Exchange sites. It's great that ...
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How does a merge take place in Area 51?

I have seen many suggestions to merge proposals. How is this done? I get the impression that, even on very popular merge proposals, everyone's waiting for "the powers that be" to do a merge. Do the ...
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Are questions going to be limited to Japanese animation and manga?

Proposal: Anime & Manga I realize a lot of Japanese animated shows have a lot of Korean or Chinese studios working under the main animation production studio, but the focus is still going to be ...
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Promoting Stack Overflow in German

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in German) As the title already says, what can we do, to promote this proposal, so we get more commitments? Stack Overflow (in Turkish) already completed the commitment ...
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Can language based Stack Overflow proposal regrouped the most popular stack exchange sites (SO, SU, SF…) using tags

There's many stack overflow languages based proposal on area51 Stack Overflow (in French) Stack Overflow (in Persian) Stack Overflow (in German) Stack Overflow in Polish Stack Overflow (in Chinese) ...
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Any information on the new Area 51?

I've seen in a few places the Stack Exchange staff have alluded to the fact (or sometimes said directly) that the current Area 51 model is broken, not effective and needs a massive overhaul, ...
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Proposal on Book Review

Proposal: *Book Review * A sample question: Did anybody read the book: Geometry of Design: Studies in Proportion and Composition, by Kimberly Elam? Requesting for concise review. Another could ...
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How do we separate this site from the already existing English Language & Usage site? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Defining topicality Proposal: English Language Learners The proposal of this site seems very similar to the English Language & Usage site. How do we differentiate ...
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Would a Demoscene Q&A site proposal be acceptable?

I thought that this question/topic wouldn't be appropriate for Area51's chat and I couldn't find any topic mentioning Demoscene, so I started this discussion. So, would a Demoscene.SE be a valid ...
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How about starting UI and Design Q/A site

Proposal: *User Interface (UI) & Design * This will cover design of every thing from table chair to computers, robots & Websites, to airplane and helicopters, to bridges and flyovers, to ...
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All healthcare related area 51 proposals. Differences? Similarities? Can they co-exist? How can members of all proposals benefit?

Proposal: Healthcare Industry Proposal: Bioinformatics Proposal: Biomedical Informatics Proposal: Biomedical engineering Proposal: Neuroinformatics Proposal: Public Health & Epidemiology ...
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Reputation not being added to the referrer when a proposal is followed

I do not know if this is intended but I know for a fact my referral link was used to follow a proposal but I did not get any reputation for it. How does it work? Is that a bug? Or is it intended?
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Should voting be measured as part of site health?

I've been active on Code Review and I think that the site has potential, but voting is very uneven and I am not at all convinced that questions and answers are getting enough votes to encourage users. ...
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What will be the icon of this community? [closed]

Proposal: Islam As you know, all of the Stack Exchange communities have a unique icon. For example, the icon of the Stack Overflow community is this: . The problem is that Islam has no icon, ...
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Sunnah and Shia questions

Proposal: Islam All Muslims know that Sunnah and Shia topics are so sensitive. In real life things got pretty ugly and these topics between Sunnah and Shia ended up in armed conflicts in some cases. ...
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What is the line between the feature-request and change-request tags?

There are no wiki descriptions for either. I recently posted a question that is sort of a feature but also sort of a change. Should feature-request only be used for new feature requests and ...
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Which one to use: “Stack Overflow” or “Software Development” in the title?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Turkish) There's a confusion with the title of the local software development site proposals. The main confusion is in that: Should it involve the term "Stack Overflow" ...
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Why should Tridion Developers still support the Tridion Forum?

Proposal: Tridion I have pretty much ignored the Tridion Forum for a while now, since all the questions can be answered on StackOverflow because of the type of Tridion developers who actively use ...
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Would it be worth including space & planetary sciences?

Proposal: Astronomy & Astrophysics As the Astronomy proposal didn't get enough participation, would it make more sense to broaden the proposal even further to specifically include: Solar ...
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Is cue sports a duplicate of sports?

Proposal: Cue Sports It seems we already have a sports proposal in beta, would cue sports not be a direct subset?
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Big Data is not reasonably scoped

Proposal: Big Data is not reasonably scoped While I like the idea of having a community centered around Big Data I believe this is not a good fit to the StackExchange model in its current state and ...
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Differences between “dedicated” and “sub” communites on Stack Exchange

Putting aside the reasons why a given community might exists within dedicated community site, or as a "sub-community" within an existing site, what are the benefits and constraints that result from a ...
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Pharmaceutical SE?

This idea just stroke me: isn't pharma a perfect area of knowledge to benefit from a stackexchange site? I am not into that field, but supposedly it is pretty complicated with a lot of different ...
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RE: Possible duplicate of Stack Overflow

My reading of the question "Why has a proposal for Zend Framework been closed?" is that if there's a community demand for the site, then it's okay for a sub-topic to become it's own site. What's not ...
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Is a lack of high-quality daily visitors to a beta site the number one cause of their failure?

In finding an answer for "Is there a list of failed/closed betas?", I decided to look through the results to see if there appeared to be a common cause of failure in a beta site. Based on my ...