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Wonderful! Well done everyone :-) Most people expected us to fail. It is historical, we have proved that recommendations can work on Stack Exchange if done right. I hope Open Data will follow that path. We can expect to get more questions/askers redirected to us, which is a good thing. It might also be a good time to think about design/logo ideas, even ...


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Your election will be starting on Monday, November 30th. When we first made the announcement, the plan was to run down the remaining runs of elections for the remaining sites (Japanese, Music, and Software Recommendations). But then the system for design independent graduation we used... turned up a lot more bugs than we expected. Fixing most all of them (...


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I'd like to extend a huge thank you to the community and my fellow moderators, with special thanks to the prolific flaggers out there - you know who you are. Together we've deleted more than 700 posts, the vast majority low quality answers. We couldn't haved survived without that. Thank you, unnamed flaggers. I'll be badgering a few of you to stand in that ...


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Not exactly when we graduated, but when we got our "graduated design" (which was a little later). While in beta, levels for a site are significantly lower to help it build up. Once it's graduated and gets its "mature design", that "helping hand" is gone as "the child has risen and can walk on its own feet". Quoting the relevant post, which is New Site Design!...


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