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Later this year, hamSE may no longer be a beta site. What will happen?

Per this answer in a related question, we might come out of beta in late October. What will happen then? Will there any advantages, etc. of no longer being a beta site? We need to prepare a logo or ...
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beta status as of February 2020

I saw the question Will we come out of “beta” ? … ever? from November 2017, and I wondered how we're doing now, over two years later. So I looked up our site statistics on Area 51 here, and here's ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Will we come out of “beta” ? … ever?

Current status is: so, what do we need to do to come out of beta ?
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Random terribrilliant idea: ask all the FCC exam questions here?

Horrible idea that's somehow too good not to try pull off. Also, probably already considered years ago. But here goes anyway ;-) One of this site's biggest dings against leaving beta is that we ...
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Can we get the chat link in the right sidebar back on the main site?

I notice that our chat room, Ham Shack, is overall less active than it used to be, even though the Q/A activity has been improving a bit recently (all subjective, I have no numbers to back this up). I ...
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Is anything ever closed?

I've noticed that basically nothing gets closed, ever. If something does get closed, it's by a diamond moderator, not by community voting, and even then, it's hit and miss. There also seems to be ...
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Current Status from Area 51

Not sure how many folks know that Area 51 maintains stats for all the sites in Beta as they work towards graduation. To get out of Beta a site usually needs at least 4/5 stats in the green. Our site ...
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Please increase the question limit during beta

I'm running into the question limit on ham.stackexchange.com, and I'm wondering what value the question limit adds during the beta. It seems to me that the workload is light enough that bad questions ...
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Are US Test Pool questions fair game for the community and/or for the beta?

Given that the answers are already known to the community, is it helpful to ask questions which are already part of the test pool? How can we get more technical questions going?