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The Computer Science proposal should be in the Science category

Proposal: Computer Science (Non-Programming) I don't know how Computer Science ended up under Professional, but it clearly belongs to the Science category.
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The title “Computer Science (Non-Programming)”

Proposal: Computer Science (Non-Programming) AFAIK “Computer Science (Non-Programming)” is the proposed title. Writing “Non-Programming” sounds a bit absurd. Every branch of computer science is ...
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Pre-launch Requirement: What's our name?

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Applications This site is nearly ready to launch, but before that happens we need a short, clear name for it. Site naming is always a balancing act between ...
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Pre-launch Requirement: What's our URL?

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Applications This site is nearly ready to launch, but before that happens we need a short, obvious URL for this site in the format *.stackexchange.com I'll post ...
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2answers
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Windows Phone proposal would be similar to Android Enthusiasts

Proposal: Windows Phone Windows Phone should be similar to Android Enthusiasts where it is not developer focused, but more questions about use of the phone, finding applications, help with updates, ...
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1answer
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What is “Bro Code”?

Proposal: The Bro Code Does "Bro Code" refer to the American sitcom How I Met Your Mother, "a list of rules frequently referenced by Neil Patrick Harris' character, Barney Stinson, on how men ...
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“Update commitment” button

As everyone knows, old commitments count less than new commitments. The logic behind this is presumably that old committers may have forgotten about the site. The solution that people have found is ...
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1answer
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The Area 51 Discussion users profile page has a bounties tab?

I noticed that the user profile page has a bounties tab with a link to the area51 faq (which does not mention bounties). I suspect the bounties tab is not supposed to be there.
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1answer
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Invitation email has extra period at end of proposal description

When you "share" a proposal with someone via the email link, the body of the email says something like: I'm hoping that a site for professors, theologians, and those interested in exegetical ...
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Looks like people do not understand what “not a good example” ACTUALLY means [closed]

I understand the difference between NAGE and Off-topic, and I notice it has already been pointed out that many people do not, and vote randomly one or the other option. Fine. There are lengthy ...
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1answer
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I accidentally registered a new account when trying to commit to a proposed site. How to undo?

I committed to the "health" proposal while signed out, so Area51 automatically created a new account for me. You guys should offer the chance to log in first, not just create a new account. the ...
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Shareware Authors: Duplicate, not a real proposal, or? [closed]

Proposal: Shareware Authors When I look at the recently created Shareware Authors proposal and read its description: Proposed Q&A site for software developers who want to learn how to sell, ...
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Adventures in Odyssey [closed]

Proposal: Adventures in Odyssey First, StackExchange is not for discussion, it's only for Question and Answer, an issue that can be fixed with a simple change of the description. Second this ...
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2answers
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Is Ethical Consumption a duplicate of Sustainable Living? [closed]

Proposal: Ethical Consumption Is Ethical Consumption a duplicate of Sustainable Living?
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2answers
114 views

Pokemon cartoons: subset of Anime? [closed]

Proposals: Pokemon and 4kids translations of cartoons, Anime & Manga I'm not an expert in this area (or even a novice, to be honest) but my impression is that the Pokemon and 4kids translations ...
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2answers
110 views

Overly optimistic beta progress indicator

When a site's private beta lasts longer than the default 7 days, the progress indicator on the beta tab incorrectly reads “public beta”.
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3answers
198 views

Frugal: Is this a viable SE site? [closed]

Proposal: Frugal I'm not convinced that Frugal could be a viable Stack Exchange site. Its description is: for frugal people. Not interested in new gizmos and marketing spam. Happy with low ...
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1answer
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Data Structure & Algorithms: Seems like a dupe to me [closed]

Proposal: Data Structure & Algorithms Seems like this could go into SO, Programming, DBA, etc. It's also not defined well.
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0answers
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Wouldn't most questions be subjective?

Proposal: Will my idea work? And if not, wouldn't most of the answers be subjective anyway? What person A and B think might contradict C and D. It also doesnt' seem like it'd give any real value ...
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1answer
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I think the search function needs some work

I just made the proposal Networking (which was closed as a duplicate). However, before i created it i did a search for network, networks, and networking, and didn't find anything. However, a ...
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1answer
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Is Haiku a duplicate? [closed]

Proposal: Haiku Seems like this proposal could be absorbed into Super User, Stack Overflow, Programmers, etc. In fact, there are questions on Super User, Stack Overflow, and Programmers concerning ...
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4answers
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SE Moderators is a full subset of Meta Stack Overflow

Proposal: SE Moderators Let's take a look at the top five on-topic questions right now: A group of users in the chatroom "..." are speaking in a non-English language, and according to translation, ...
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2answers
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Books is a bad organizational name for a proposal, overlaps with Sci-Fi and others

Ok, so Books right? What about novellas, or short stories? What about e-books? What about Sci-Fi books? If one went to a major university and asked to major in books, the counselors would ...
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1answer
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Why isn't email validation working when I try to start a new site?

I'm here: http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/create?category=technology I See: We sent an email to your email address Jan 25 at 20:29 (re-send) I Click: error: email verification was not sent ...
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2answers
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Area 51 doesn't report how much consecutive days a user visited the site

In the user profiles on Area 51, it's not reported the number of consecutive days a user visited the site, but there are two badges that are related to that number. Does that mean those badges are ...
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1answer
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My user profile is not copied on Area 51

I changed my user profile on an SE site, but it is not copied on my user profile on Area 51, even thought I clicked on "Copy English Language and Usage Profile To Related Accounts." It seems a problem ...
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1answer
83 views

Please help me find a good title for this proposal.

Proposal: Hair, Make-up and good looks I would like to find a shorter title that could be a good idea for the url of the site itself. If we find out of an opportunitn, will you I welcome ...
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Wikis and Wikipedia chat room open [closed]

Proposal: Wikis and Wikipedia Since it is now possible to create chat rooms for proposals in commitment phase, I have created one for this proposal. You can use this e.g. to discuss how we can ...
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1answer
112 views

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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0answers
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Already covered by Server Fault?

Proposal: iSeries Server specific topics should already be sufficiently covered on serverfault.com
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1answer
144 views

How can I start a proposal?

Am I stupid. Where is the button to start proposal. A new site???
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1answer
111 views

Adobe <- Dare I say close, yet again?

Proposal: Adobe Like the Cisco site, it clearly doesn't make sense to make a site that focuses on a particular company.
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1answer
160 views

How to help move SharePoint Overflow to beta.

I believe we have a problem of lack of Reputation in this Area51 world. The Meta topic about Area51 Commitment Phase scores suggests we have enough people committed to this proposal but not enough ...
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6answers
199 views

Does “Flight Simulation” mean games? [closed]

Proposal: Flight Simulation Proposal: General Aviation Proposal: Flight Simulation The Title says "Flight Simulation" but the description only refers to flight simulation games. If it's intended to ...
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3answers
178 views

Does Gardening and Landscaping only include outdoor plants or indoor plants aswell?

Proposal: Gardening and Landscaping I was just wondering if this only includes outdoor plants. As "gardening" is usually reserved for outdoors and landscaping definitely is. Would it be acceptable to ...
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1answer
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Unable to follow sites that have started private beta

I would like to be able to follow sites that have already started private beta, so that I get a notification in the mail when they are open to the public; as well as it appears in my profile. Why is ...
2
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1answer
109 views

Fitness Proposal Updated

Proposal: Fitness & Nutrition I incorporated many of the suggestions surrounding this proposal (discussions tab). After reading the discussions and consulting industry professionals, I updated ...
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3answers
226 views

Why is Drupal Answers Stuck at 99% even after adding 20+ new users with 4k+ reputation?

Proposal: Drupal Answers I've heard rumors that "project specific proposals are no longer accepted." Is that why we're stuck at 99%? Did the WordPress peeps pay someone off? Inquiring minds want to ...
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1answer
102 views

Can the name be changed to an actual question?

Proposal: How Stuff Works? The phrase "How Stuff Works?" grates at me, in short because because, as the joke goes, it no verb. Can this be renamed to "How Does Stuff Work?" or "How Stuff Works" (...
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Why “not for discussion about skepticism”?

Proposal: Skeptic Exchange It explicitly says in the description for this proposal that the site “is NOT for discussion about skepticism.” I don’t understand this arbitrary restriction. Should this ...
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1answer
102 views

Close World Politics for Politics proposal

In Merging Politics, US Politics, and World Politics, with 19+ upvotes and no dissenting responses, I declare the community has decided to merge World Politics and US politics with Politics. ...
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1answer
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This is on topic on Stackoverflow

Proposal: Code Igniter Codeigniter is on topic on Stackoverflow, so the discussions can be there, and in fact they are. There are already 3000 questions on SO about codeigniter: http://stackoverflow....
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1answer
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“Certificate Exams”? really?

Proposal: Certificate Exams And this would be useful because...?
9
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143 views

A proposal only for newbies?

Proposal: Freshers Who will be the experts on this proposed site? StackOverflow already works for beginners. Is there a need to isolate them to a separate site?
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1answer
284 views

What is migrated from a Stack Exchange 1.0 site to Stack Exchange 2.0?

We're following the Area 51 process to migrate the SE 1.0 site, SharePoint Overflow, to Stack Exchange 2.0. A question from a user is, what is migrated out of: OpenID accounts non-OpenID accounts ...
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1answer
114 views

Since Project Management is now 100% committed, how long will it take to receive the invite?

Today I saw Project Management move from 99% committed to 100% committed. How long will it take for me to receive the invite for the beta phase?
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3answers
423 views

Why are there two SharePoint site proposals?

There is currently a SharePoint proposal and a SharePoint Overflow proposal. Why? Proposal: SharePoint Overflow
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1answer
204 views

Merge of Software Testing and Software Development (in Portuguese)

Proposal: Software Testing (in Portuguese) and Software Development (in Portuguese) Devemos estabelecer a fusão das propostas de software em Português? Eu não consigo ver qualquer razão para ...
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1answer
145 views

Could the definition for the SharePoint proposal be broadened?

We would like to move SharePoint Overflow to Stack Exchange via the Area 51 process. This proposal matches our site the best, however it describes a developer-only site. We are only interested in ...
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2answers
117 views

An official statement about how / if this is related to the existing SharePointOverflow.com is needed

Proposal: SharePoint Is this instead of the existing SharePointOverflow.com StackExchange 1.0 site or will SharePointOverflow.com be upgraded as part of this Area51 proposal?