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Will we come out of "beta" ? ... ever?

The “beta” label really does not mean very much these days. Stack Exchange has been slowly — over the course of years — acknowledging that sites can be small and yet stable, a net benefit to the ...
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Random terribrilliant idea: ask all the FCC exam questions here?

My opinion: You are proposing posting questions and answers to increase a metric rather than to actually provide useful information. Don't do that. We're not a content farm. As pretty much covered ...
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Later this year, hamSE may no longer be a beta site. What will happen?

Nowhere has anyone said that we will automatically come out of beta after 7 years. There was a one-off removal of beta status from its that were 7 years old or older, and it was implied that as well ...
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beta status as of February 2020

This is actually very encouraging. I don't know why you think the site is stagnating - it's a Q&A site about a niche hobby, after all, and by every metric engagement has improved significantly. I ...
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beta status as of February 2020

Found it! We might graduate out of beta seven years since the first post. That will be on October 22, 2020. Congratulations to our 29 oldest beta sites - They're now no longer beta! Older, ...
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2019: a year in moderation

Thank you! This is interesting. I compared last year's to this one. Do you have a way to tell us the number of humans in the community columns, leaving out user #-1 ?
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Will we come out of "beta" ? ... ever?

In my opinion the "beta" label is deserved for ham.SE, because the site is fairly stagnant. The question rate is just too low. There might be 108+ users with 200 reputation, but how many of those ...
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Random terribrilliant idea: ask all the FCC exam questions here?

Pros: we get lots of questions said questions are almost tautologically "on topic" some of them could eventually lead to great answers and/or provide good cross-references to related "real" questions ...
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