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Questions tagged [commitment-phase]

A placeholder for old Area 51 commitment phase questions. Area 51 now has its own discussion (Meta) site, so all questions about Area 51 should be directed there.

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What does “referred” mean in the commitment phase page in Area 51?

I see that in the commitment phase page in a proposed Stack Exchange site in Area 51 associated with each committed user, there is a "referred" counter and sometimes a "referred by" indicator. What ...
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Is commitment necessary to participate in beta (as of June 2015)?

There's this proposal for a new S.E. site which is about to enter the beta phase. It reads This proposal is in: Commitment A successful site needs people to commit to use it. This ...
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How on earth can this proposal be only at 29% definition when it has over 200 commits?

After browsing around on area51, I noticed that the proposal, Stackoverflow in Korean, has over 200 commits, but is only about 29% to beta. Then there's there's this proposal, Startups, with less ...
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Area51 reputation total showing more than profile total reputation [duplicate]

My Area51 site proposal, Computer Graphics Programming, just got into commitment phase two days ago. Why does it show that I have 69K reputation, when I actually have 9.7K?
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Why am I still committed to a site already in private beta?

The Ebooks proposal is already in private beta testing, but Area 51 still says I am committed to it: Also, when I try to commit to another proposal, I get a pop-up telling me that I am already ...
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Proposed change in commitment functionality

Commit without committing For some Area51 proposals, I'd really like to participate in the private beta, but, at the same time, I have no idea whether I'll be able to answer (m)any questions - I have ...
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Can we have a “X days ago” label for sites that passed commitment but haven't entered beta please?

The Gamification proposal has reached 100% commitment and will go into beta "soon". The proposal page reads: This proposal has reached 100% commitment. We are preparing for its launch and expect to ...
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When a site fails private beta, how quickly are commitments reusable?

If a site fails beta, can the commitments, particularly for those who otherwise succeeded in fulfilling commitments, how quickly can they recommit? The faq doesn't seem very clear about this, and it'...
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Do questions disappear from old Area 51 proposals?

I went to restart a proposal on Area 51 that was closed, and when I was viewing the old proposal, I noticed something strange: there were very few questions with 10 score or more. An Area 51 proposal ...
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Re: Are you having trouble accessing the *** private beta you committed to

This is a public feedback on email titled "Are you having trouble accessing the ********* private beta you committed to?", not really a question. Are you having trouble accessing the ********* ...
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Strange behavior of referrals on Area 51

I advertised the Hinduism Proposal on Area 51 using this referral link. This is what I see in my Area 51 reputation point history: However, the page itself shows that I have referred four ...
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What are the requirement to launch a stackexchange Q&A

I want to launch a stackexchange forum for a specific area of expertise. Unfortunately the audience is quite limited (one reason is that I need the forum to be in french). I would like to see what ...
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Does the referral bonus still count in Area 51 if you re-commit?

So, commitment score slowly decreases with time. In addition, a person can gain reputation if they refer someone. So, what happens if I un-commit a proposal, and then re-commit, as far as the people ...
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Ask questions for sites in commitment phase? [closed]

This has been asked before and been answered with: Users are not allowed to vote, comment and ask questions in the commitment phase. This status is by-design But the Area 51 FAQ states Once ...
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Give Area 51 proposals “advisers” when not enough people with 200+ rep commit

The Libraries & Information Science proposal currently has about 541 people who have committed to it. Unfortunately, only 81 of those people have more than 200 reputation on the site, so the site ...
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why such a large commitment score on Area51 for a proposal with only five eligible committers? [closed]

The Roblox proposal on Area51 has a component commitment score of 42% (though an overall commit score of only 5%, owing to having only 5 committed followers who have scored more than 200 on SE sites ...
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Area 51 Google+ link for promoting commitments

I'm looking at promoting The Workplace commitment and I notice that there's no Google+. Is this something that could be added?
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Allow commitments to expire, or provide amnesty for early-adopter commitments

In the halcyon days of 2010, I committed to Programming Puzzles and Code Golf. I was young and brash, and thought we were the perfect match. But alas, it was not meant to be. Fair enough: commitments ...
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Can you edit the title of an Area 51 proposal during the commitment stage?

...and if so, how? It has been suggested that I change Managers and Leaders to "Management and Leadership," a change I agree with, but I'm not able to make the edit. I don't believe I have the ...
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Area 51 Movie proposal - over the line by a sock puppet (or two)

I noticed that the movie proposal is now at 100% and I thought "that's nice", considering they managed to do it with only 201 commitments which is a reasonable achievement. However, when I looked at ...
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Why not have Commitment Percent for Area 51 be an average, rather than a minimum?

I've been musing about the Area 51 commit percent today, and I have a question. The stated goal of the system is to make sure the sites that launch are pretty sure to succeed, as I understand it. But ...
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Refresh Area 51 commitment when user visits proposal site

The box explaining the commitment percentage on Area 51 states about the commitment score commitment score, based on committers' activity on all other sites and how old the commitment is This ...
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What can be done to keep users active in the commitment phase?

From the What can be done with Area 51? question, it seems like the biggest complaint is that there is very little connectivity during the commitment phase. A user merely signs up, then can't do ...
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Allow committed users to continue to expand the site definition on Area 51

I've discussed previously about Area 51's broken model. After experimenting with a site in the definition stage, I've learned a few things, and I think I have an idea. Let's just simply let users who ...
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Commitment should fail after beta, user's commitment weight should reflect past failed commitments

While it's nice of Area51 to allow someone to meet their commitment well after the site is public, the reality is that they made a commitment to help the site at the very beginning, and they failed to ...
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Rounding issue on area 51 commitment

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What should happen to users who fulfill their commitments to failed Area 51 betas?

I'm torn on this one. I committed to the How things work proposal because it seemed like an interesting idea and I enjoy finding concise ways to explain the complex underpinnings of everyday life in ...
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Why has the Chinese proposal not moved into Commitment phase automatically

According to a mods answer in this question, a proposal should move automatically into the Commitment phase. Is this answer now incorrect or is this a bug? The Chinese language proposal is also ...
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area51 commit requirements biased too heavily towards overlap w/ existing sites?

Just read this metaSO question to find out what is required to launch a site: Put another way, every proposal that launches must satisfy these three criteria: A total Commitment Score of 500, ...
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What do the commiter roles mean? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do you do anything with the proficiency level given when committing? I've just noticed that Area51 got a new interface element: commitment roles. Committed users are divided ...
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If questions are locked during the commitment phase at Area 51, how do I fulfill my commitment?

I think I must be misreading some documentation or perhaps it's unclear. It seems that to fulfill my commitment to a proposed site I'm supposed to ask and answer questions. But it also seems that ...
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Add a “Refresh my commitment” button to Area 51 proposals

Looking at the issue of Commitment Loss on Area 51 - I don't see any way for people who have committed early, to restore their commitment points, except by dropping and re-committing to the proposal. ...
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Do you do anything with the proficiency level given when committing?

Since March 8th, when you commit to a proposal on Area51, it asks you how well you know the topic (Professional or Expert, Academic or Research-Level Student, Merely Curious, etc.). Is that ...
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Area51 Commitment Formula tweak for StackExchange 1 sites? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should rep from other (non-trilogy) SE 1.0 sites count for commitment phase? Based on the answer to the question about how is Area51 committment calculated, I'm guessing the ...
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Can we please see the breakdown to the Area 51 commit formula?

Assuming Jeff still believes that Overall we feel the commitment % is working pretty much as designed... Would it be possible to show the details of the commit formula? This would be nice to see ...
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After reaching the commit phase, can the definition be refined? [duplicate]

After a proposal moves to the commit phase, is the functionality of the definition phase still available? Can we still vote/unvote for example questions? Can we still add, edit or delete example ...
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Proposals with a very large scope should require a larger number of committed users

The poster child for proposals with a very large scope would be the biology proposal. Its audience is described as: Proposed Q&A site for biologists, including biochemists, molecular ...
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Solving the well-wisher (“sympathy commit”) problem on Area 51: Investments

The Problem For background on this issue I will refer people to the following discussion: Should we "Sympathy Commit" to a site proposal? The team is on record several times as having said that ...
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How many commits are needed to go beta? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Area 51 Commit Percent How is the number of commits needed determined? For example, the philosophy proposal /proposals/2578/philosophy currently has 72 committed, which it ...
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Can't comment or ask questions in commitment phase! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why no voting for on-topic/off-topic during commitment phase in Area 51? I'm committed to the philosophy SE now and my reputation is 71 (just because 4 people referred to me). ...
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How long does a site stay in 'committed at 100%' before it's launched? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When does an Area 51 beta begin? A site I'm committed to has been at 100% commitment for a full day. I'm just wondering when it'll be launched?
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Why do some sites require more commitments than others to launch? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Area 51 Commit Percent For example, Writers launched with just over 200 commitments, but Atheism has more than twice as many and is only at 54%. What determines how many ...
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Impossible to Launch Site With All New Users on Area 51?

I've been trying to get a technical support site for our game, ROBLOX up and running on Area-51 for the past several days. I whipped 180 people into a fury and sent that to that page (for some reason ...
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Referrals > Commitments: In Soviet Russia, commitment refers you?

Take a look at this proposal. Notice anything strange? (if you didn't, try using Area 51's search facility, keyword "Roblox"). That's right, the number of referrals (133) is greater than the number ...
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Is reputation from Area 51 counted towards the commitment score?

According to the updated commitment formula system, the percentage is taken as the minimum of 3 factors: Total Commitment Score / 500 Total # of committers / 200 Total # of committers with 200+ rep ...
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Who is really adding value to an area51 project in commitment phase

I know there's a whole system for calculating the commitment in an Area51 projects. But wouldn't be great to know who is adding value or how much of the commitment status is added by me? eg: in the ...
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How much score a proposal has to accumulate in order to reach 100% of commitment in area51?

This Post states how a single UserScore is calculated but it doesn't state how much of that has to be accumulated to reach 100%.
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What is the relationship between UserScore and commit percentage - how “cost effective” is it to work on increasing rep on other SE sites?

There is a formula for calculating a UserScore which is apparently used when determining the commit percentage for a site in commitment stage. However, the formula given there doesn't seem to ...
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How many people have to commit to an Area 51 proposal before it enters beta? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Area 51 Commit Percent I remember seeing a formula somewhere on Meta describing how each user is given a value/score for the commitment phase, but I can no longer find the ...
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Remove maximum number of proposal commits in Area 51

I've committed to three proposals at Area 51. For all three I'm waiting for them to go Beta. That's all I can do now - wait. But that is stopping me committing to other proposals. Why? I got a ...