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I am trying to get my developers to create a "Stack" question-and-answer site like paleohacks.com, and I have a key, but I have no idea what to do next. Help!

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closed as off topic by Jon Seigel, uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN, ChrisF, Pops, Andreas Bonini Sep 22 '10 at 1:40

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Questions about the API belong on StackApps. Thanks. –  Jon Seigel Sep 21 '10 at 4:27
    
@sean, what do you mean, "I have a key"? –  Pops Sep 21 '10 at 16:27
    
Surprisingly, I couldn't find a dupe of this, but here are two related questions: one and two –  Pops Sep 21 '10 at 16:32
    
@Jon I don't think this is an API question, the OP wants to create his own SO clone. Which strikes me as an SO question, actually... why was this migrated, anyone know? –  Pops Sep 21 '10 at 16:33
    
@Pop: Honestly I'm not sure the approach being taken here. The post says "I have a key" which, unless it's a total typo, I interpret to mean "I have an API key." Of course, that's not the correct approach to solve the problem... –  Jon Seigel Sep 21 '10 at 16:50
    
@Jon, fair enough. I've spent enough time on this unanswerably vague question, voting to close. –  Pops Sep 21 '10 at 17:45
    
@Pop, isn't this on topic for StackOverflow, since it's a question about software development, in which case it should be migrated back to where it's on topic? –  dsolimano Sep 22 '10 at 15:35
    
@dsolimano, yes, it would be on-topic for SO, but a reverse migration would have to be done manually, and this question is so poorly written that I don't see that happening. –  Pops Sep 22 '10 at 15:55

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Paleohacks seems to be a StackExchange 1.0 site, which is no longer available. You could try to get a proposal through the Area 51 process, or possibly use one of the open source StackExchange clones floating around the web. Some are listed here.

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Here's a more complete list of clones.

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And to add to this, existing Stack Exchange 1.0 sites have only a few months before they must either upgrade to 2.0 or find other hosting. See blog.stackoverflow.com/2010/04/changes-to-stack-exchange –  David Fullerton Sep 21 '10 at 23:57