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Do people joining Stack Exchange purely as committers to a proposal help make a better community?

Proposal: Japanese Culture Based on its current momentum (48% complete after approximately seven months in commitment), the Japanese Culture SE may need some promotion to reach beta. But ... I don't ...
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Any ideas how to promote this site further?

Proposal: Sailing We're only 5 users away from our goal to get this site moving into the commitment phase but it seems most of the users who have signed up aren't contributing questions, and even ...
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Alife on Reddit: sharing our existence

Proposal: Artificial Life I've invited people from the ALife subreddit to look at our proposed site and see if they would be interested in following it. They also have lots of interesting posts there ...
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Can we create Health community ads to accelerate the proposal growth?

Can we post community ads to various related SE sites (e.g. Biology, Chemistry), so the number of people interested in Health can grow? As it seems the Commitment stage is very slow (like 1 person ...
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Community Promotion Ad

Proposal: Game mechanics I figured this proposal could use a bit more momentum so I created an ad and posted it on the Game Development Community Promotion Ads thread. Here's the ad for those ...
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Should Product Design be split from this site or will there be engineering design included?

Proposal: Engineering I am wondering if I should start a product design site on stack exchange. Will the engineering site include a section on this? The process of an engineer is much different than ...
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Retrieving users and posts from the previous proposal

Proposal: Vi and vim The previous proposal was one of the fastest to complete definition and commitment (at least, some of that proposal's discussions said so). Yet this one seems to be moving at a ...
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Why isn't Area51 committed to the answers and tone that is set in its FAQ?

From the FAQ: Help sites get off the ground by defining the types of questions that are wanted, recruiting a critical mass of experts, and committing to the site's success. This is false. ...
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Cross-Promotion of Proposals on Similar SE Site [duplicate]

Is it allowed to seek followers/commitment for a proposed site from existing members of similar SE site? For example: Poker SE - "Poker Stack Exchange is for serious players and enthusiasts of ...
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Jolla and SailfishOS

I've noticed that https://together.jolla.com/ is based on StackExchange websites, but is not in the SE network. It would be great if this site would also be a part of SE or if there would be a Q&A ...
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A programming challenge about counting grains of rice in an image

Proposal: Computer Vision I've just seen an interesting challenge posted on Programming Puzzles and Code Golf Stack Exchange. Since I'd expect there to be an overlap of interest I've added a comment ...
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Support SI community ads

Proposal: Scientific Imagination Scientific imagination is doing well, and it's just short of 1 follower for the required 60 followers of the definition phase. It's time to accelerate it's growth, ...
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Should we advertise this proposal on other Korean-languege forums?

Proposal: Korean Language and Usage I'm not a speaker of Korean, but I'd love to be, so I'm naturally very excited for this proposal. I linked the Stack Exchange proposal onto the /r/Korean sub last ...
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Can we referral-link to a specific question in a proposal?

We all know that we can make a referral to our proposal with the 'share' URL. If the proposal's URL was http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/12345/proposal-name, the referral URL would be ...
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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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Vote for the Woodworking ad in the Home Improvement Community Ads

Proposal: Woodworking I've made some Woodworking candidate ads for Home Improvement.SE. If any woodworkers are active there, please vote for them! I've updated the link to point to the 2015 ...
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How can we promote the woodworking site?

Proposal: Woodworking I think the woodworking site is going to need more momentum in order to get off the ground and I'd like to start an effort to better promote it. What are some ways we can ...
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Please review this draft message promoting the Pastafarian proposal

Proposal: Pastafarianism The following message is intended to be appropriate for copy and paste promotion of the Pastafarian proposal on area51.stackexchange, as with all work on a stack exchange ...
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besides email, are you notified when a site status changes? — (commitment stage, private beta, etc.)

I usually am on a stack exchange site far more often then I check my email. Are you also notified by the inbuilt notification bar on the top-left? (Like when someone answers your question on another ...
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Spread the word [duplicate]

We're almost there, use the share link to invite friends to vote and follow this proposal Proposal: Embedded Programming and Design
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Is it OK to promote a Proposal in related SE meta sites?

Proposal: Animation May I advertise this proposal in related SE meta sites and proposals? e.g. Gamedev, Movies, Audio Video Production, Graphic Design etc.?
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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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Is a notification sent out to tell followers that the proposal moved from the definition phase to the commit phase?

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History Is a notification sent out to tell followers of a proposal that it moved from the definition phase to the commit phase? If a notification isn't sent then I ...
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Can an email be sent to the previous Genealogy committers?

Proposal: Genealogy and Family History The current Genealogy and Family History proposal was created after the previous proposal was closed for having been around too long. We would like to contact ...
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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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Prompting Area 51 proposals

Any suggestions for ways to prompt an Area 51 proposal to existing SE users that appear to have an active interest in the topic based on answers, questions, and comments on existing SE sites? ...
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Do users have to register a full SX account in order for their “follows” to count?

I've had a lot of people I've reached out to report to me that they have "followed" my proposal to help support it. Although, my following level still seemed pretty low. So, I recruited a friend to ...
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Don't tell me that a proposal is “over halfway to beta” unless it's meaningful

A few minutes ago, I recieved an email which read (in part) On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 2:23 PM, Stack Exchange Area 51 wrote: The proposal you've committed to is over halfway to beta! ...
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Are there tools for in-person promotion of a proposal?

I'm going to a convention soon that's populated with the target audience for an Area51 proposal I'd like to promote. I'd love to have some sort of card or handbill that I can hand to people I meet, ...
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Proposal advertising on other Stack Exchange sites

I just noticed an advert on Stack Overflow for a Biology proposal on Area 51. Since I have zero interest in biology I guess there's two possibilities: it is an automated thing that randomly selects ...
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Please post this commitment-renewal announcement [closed]

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Applications Hi there, I was wondering if someone could post this announcement on the 3D graphics site: (Start announcement) Attention, committed users: We have ...
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How to help a proposal enter public beta

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Applications How can we, as committed users, help a proposed site get out of the commitment stage and into public beta? Posting on forums? Emailing our friends? ...
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How to promote the Bitcoin & Crypto-currency proposal to high-reputation users?

Proposal: Bitcoin & Crypto-currency The Bitcoin & Crypto-currency proposal has been gaining commitments rapidly recently due to promotion on the Bitcoin forums. However, the overwhelming ...
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Sharing without commiting [closed]

How do I share a proposal with someone without committing?