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What is the mysterious area 51 link on the right hand menu of the stackoverflow blog for?

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It's where they keep the c# flying saucers and jQuery aliens. Actually, Jeff and Joel have a $100 bet as to how long it will take for someone to post a question about it on Meta. –  Robert Harvey Jun 1 '10 at 19:29
    
And here I thought they were antimony. Get it? Me neither. –  webbiedave Jun 1 '10 at 19:35
    
What happens if you click the link? –  ChrisF Jun 1 '10 at 19:40
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There is no href. oooooooh... –  webbiedave Jun 1 '10 at 19:59
    
Voting to close as "you ain't seen nuthin'." –  Jon Seigel Jun 1 '10 at 20:00
    
Nothing to see here, move along, move along... –  Ether Jun 1 '10 at 23:03

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It's the new Stack Exchange Site Proposal Tool.

http://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/52005/stack-exchange-area-51-sneak-peek

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There is no link. There is no Area 51. Move along.

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update: The site is now public.

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I don't think the phrase "Area 51" even exists. –  Bill the Lizard Jun 1 '10 at 19:49
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I Want To Believe –  Nick Dandoulakis Jun 1 '10 at 19:51
    
@Bill. What's "Area 51" why did you put it in quotes? It's not even proper English! –  Earlz Jun 1 '10 at 20:10

Look, we have to put all the unicorns SOMEwhere for the other 364 days of the year.

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I don't know what you're seeing, but I just have an icon and text -- it's not a link, it's not clickable. Thus, I'm inclined to think it's just a goof-up, or maybe even a joke.

In other words, move along, nothing to see here.

I guess the secret's out now. :)

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