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Has any Area 51 proposal failed the beta phase and been closed? If so, is there a list of them?

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Looks like beer.stackexchange.com is also on its way down. –  Shadow Wizard Jul 31 at 14:56
    
@ShadowWizard There is a general feeling of doom on the Beer Meta, but I haven't seen an actual announcement of closure. SE could try merging it with Homebrew... Computer Graphics is closing, btw. –  Thursday Jul 31 at 15:24

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You can find closed sites by searching for site:area51.stackexchange.com "didn't have enough activity during the beta, and has been closed".

1 "Pruning season"
2 "No Artificial Intelligence in Area 51"
3 "When a Site Grows Quiet"

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@ShadowWizard - odd that Relationships and Dating did not show up in the Google search (unless it is outside my "Google bubble"!). –  Wikis Jul 31 at 15:00
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@Wikis for some reason the proposal on Area51 for R&D does not have the banner like the others, and no data dump, maybe because it was closed rather quickly or did not reach public beta. –  Shadow Wizard Jul 31 at 15:03

Atheism closed. Ironically, not enough people believed in it.

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hahahaha oh, the irony. –  Petruza Dec 31 '11 at 18:09
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@Petruza: actually, they "simply ran out of questions", to be fair. :) –  Wikis Dec 31 '11 at 20:58
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That's hilarious, being an atheist, I fully believe that... what type of questions would you even ask? :P –  Jakub Jan 1 '12 at 1:38
    
@Jakub: you can check out the link I provided to view a data dump of all the questions. –  Wikis Jan 1 '12 at 12:25

There's been two that I know of, Electronic Gadgets and Artificial Intelligence. There were blog posts about both, Pruning season and No Artificial Intelligence in Area 51. I don't think there is a complete list, since it's pretty rare

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Artificial Intelligence has failed. So has Electronic Gadgets.

It's not looking good for Atheism either.

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