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Any ideas about site promotion?

Proposal: Numismatics Hi all, thanks for following the Numismatics proposal on Area 51! I was wondering whether anybody had any ideas about how to promote the proposal outside of Area 51 and on the ...
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separate the beer comunity?

Proposal: Beer I would like to separate beer community, because beer culture is different from general alcohol section. I see connection between beer and wine so different (like a coffee is)
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Would Questions Relating to the Repair/Modification of VR/AR Hardware be Appropriate?

Proposal: Virtual and Augmented Reality So coding questions would be more appropriate for Stackoverflow, but what about questions focusing on the repair/modification of the hardware used in VR/AR (ex....
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How do we guarantee the factual element for Interpersonal Skills site?

Proposal: Interpersonal Skills Questions and answers about social skills propose an enormous gray area in which ideas can be right or wrong or even somehwhere in the middle depending on perspectives ...
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Would this site overlap the scope of Personal Finance & Money?

Proposal: Stock Markets Would the scope of this site overlap with that of Personal Finance & Money?
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Is it possible to view a full follower list for a proposal?

On the sidebar of any proposal is a section listing the site's recent followers. Is there any way to view the full list of followers for a proposal?
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Should we be using “significant other” instead of “boyfriend” or “girlfriend”?

Proposal: Relationships When asking questions about dating, should the term "significant other" be used in place of gender specific terms like "girlfriend" or "boyfriend"?
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We already have Biostars

Proposal: Bioinformatics We already have Biostars. This will just fragment the community. What purpose would this site serve that Biostars or Seqanswers doesn't?
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Restarting as “3D Modeling and Animation”

The 3D Graphics proposal (intended for artists and designers) was unfortunately closed. There are similarly-named SE sites out there, one for 3D graphics programming, another for 2D graphic design, ...
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Saving questions in proposals?

I've seen many fantastic questions in proposals that wound up lost when the proposal was deleted (such as due to inactivity). Often only to see the concept restarted with a new name, perhaps a ...
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Fishing is on topic at The Great Outdoors

Proposal: Fishing Fishing is already on topic at The Great Outdoors, and has 300+ questions about fishing asked. Given the many benefits of having larger sites subdivided by tags, what are the ...
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What’s the focus of the site?

Proposal: Bioinformatics It’s worth thinking in more detail about what the focus of this Q&A website should be, considering that it will overlap considerably with (at least) the following Stack ...
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How to host a website by leveraging Google services? [closed]

How to host a website by leveraging Google services other than Blogspot? Proposal: Google
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What might need to be different about Scratch.SE site policies/language due to Scratch being aimed at beginning programmers?

Proposal: Scratch From the 'About Scratch' page: The ability to code computer programs is an important part of literacy in today’s society. When people learn to code in Scratch, they learn ...
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What benefits will Scratch.SE provide to the Scratch community above and beyond the official Scratch forum?

Proposal: Scratch Scratch already has a forum at its home site, here. What additional benefits would the existence of Scratch Stack Exchange provide to the Scratch community, that would more than ...
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What might need to be different about Scratch.SE site policies/language due to Scratch being aimed at young people?

Proposal: Scratch From the Scratch "About" page (emphasis added): Scratch is designed especially for ages 8 to 16, but is used by people of all ages. Millions of people are creating Scratch ...
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Proposal description is discriminatory

The description of paranormal is Proposed Q&A site for phenomenon believers in: Psionics:Psychokinesis/Telekinesis; ESP:Astral/Lucid/RV/NDE/OBE; Energy:Meditation/Consciousness; Magic:Occult/...
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Is Area51 still insecure?

I know SE is going through updating their sites to secure pages, so I guess I'm just raising awareness that I encountered an Insecure Connection warning for the following domain: discuss.area51....
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What in Medieval Society is not on-topic at History?

Proposal: Medieval Society and Technology What would there be in Medieval Society and Technology that would distinguish it from the History site? What questions would be on topic there and not on ...
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A “Gamed SE” site?

The Stack Exchange network is not a game, it is a question and answer site that's sole purpose is to provide answers to questions. However, many people just do SE for the rep, they treat it as a game. ...
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Is there interest in a general “Semitic languages” site?

Proposal: Hebrew Language Proposal: Arabic language (اللغة العربية) Both of these proposals have been proposed before but were closed, and are now only in the definition phase. Moreover, it's a pity ...
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Who is this person?

I've clicked around a bit as I do when I try to get the feel of a site, and apart from several broken links in the Users section I came across this guy: http://discuss.area51.stackexchange.com/users/...
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Why it should be re-opened

Why this should be re-opened. Minecraft, is currently spread across three different stack exchange sites: Arqade, Game Dev, and Stack Overflow. Because of this, I believe that it should get its own ...
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What are the best and worst days of the week to make an Area51 Proposal?

With the current Minimum Activity Requirements for Area 51 a new proposal has 3 days to get 5 followers and 5 example questions. The proposer can ask the 5 questions, so that is not much of a hurdle. ...
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Keep proposal open

Lots of problems of Indian startups, are of a pattern. Indian startup community is large enough to support its own group. Need a group for this specific yet large audience. Proposal: StartupIndia
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learning platforms

Proposal: Self-directed learning It seems that all questions so far are about learning in general. Will questions about specific platforms be welcomed?
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The last proposal (same title) was closed after 380 days in beta. What should we do differently (if anything at all)?

Proposal: Libraries and Information Science Link to the old proposal: http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/12432 There doesn’t seem to be a discussion about why it was closed / why it failed. ...
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What's the point of closing slow growing proposals?

I just discovered that the bioinformatics proposal had been closed because it took too long to start. No strong argument had been made against the relevance of such a site, and there was a steadily ...
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Without being a Tech Writer, how much can I help this site?

Proposal: Technical Communication I am not a Tech Writer, or any other form of documentation professional. I am a computer programmer. As I write programs I try to think of their documentation. Both ...
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Is Aramaic on-topic here?

Aramaic is a language closely related to Hebrew both genetically and culturally. Are questions about Aramaic on-topic here? Proposal: Hebrew Language
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To what extent are coding questions acceptable on the FTC proposal?

Proposal: FIRST Tech Challenge Because a good portion of FTC is writing code for the robots, where is the line between FTC specific code questions and general android code questions (which belong on ...
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Downvotes should require a comment and/or commitment

Proposal: Pastafarianism has many extremely relevant questions that received so many downvotes that are at the bottom of the list. None of those questions have any comment as to why the downvote. ...
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Shall questions in other languages different to English or Arabic be allowed?

Proposal: Arabic language (اللغة العربية) Hello, I wonder if as a site for people learning a language, other languages different to English or Arabic may be allowed or not. Please note that there ...
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No KB Parallels VM?

Proposal: Virtualization & Emulation I noticed there wasn't a single mention of kb parallels on here! That's another HUGE VM company!
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Will the Google proposal also include issues with Google products?

Proposal: Google Will the Google proposal also include issues with Google products? Example: If Gmail is experiencing issues in the webapp some day, would it be on-topic to ask if it is a server ...
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Is there built-in solution for linking pre-beta hub question to same question with answers in existing hub?

This is my sequence: Try to find answer to question in the internet Find the most appropriate hub at StackExchange (may be a little change the question for completely correspond to that hub) Get my ...
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Should we re-name this proposal to remove the word “Lifehack”?

Proposal: Disabilities Lifehack Before I start, M.Mat, I don't want you to see this as any kind of criticism. I really appreciate that you started this proposal, and that you named it and defined the ...
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How does this differ from Writers and Literature?

Proposal: Poetry I'm not saying this disqualifies this proposal, but how does this proposal differ from Writers and Literature? I would think there could be a lot of overlap with both of them.
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Exposure to decentral communities

Proposal: Decentralization This effort could benefit from awareness in existing decentralization projects. Probably the people building systems and using them, participating in actual mesh networks, ...
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Repeated proposals by the same user

I understand that proposals are deleted after a period of inactivity. My impression is that this allows someone else to come along with a new take on a similar idea that may work. But what about a ...
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Can this proposal cover theater technology, design, and directing as well?

Proposal: Acting and Theatre It seems like this site would be particularly useful if it covered all aspects of theater rather than focusing primarily on acting. Are film acting, design, and ...
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Why different SE sites do not merge than their broader analog appears?

There are already sites for Bitcoin and Ethereum. Now emerges new site about all of the Blockchains. I have seen such situations many times, but as far as I have seen sub-sites do not join in to more ...
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Germanic languages

In learning the West Frisian language I'm amazed at how, after learning the pronunciation of the Frisian alphabet, how closely related is English and Frisian grammar and vocabulary. So much so that ...
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How is this different from existing stack exchange sites?

How is this proposal different from existing stack exchange sites, particulary StackOverflow, but also sites like Cross Validated and Signal Processing? The Area 51 FAQ explicitly states that sites ...
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Duplicate of Life Hacks?

Proposal: Housework Is this any different than Life Hacks? On the surface it seems to be but looking at the example questions and thinking about the types of questions that will end up here, it ...
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Should BitTorrent really be on-topic for Darknet?

Proposal: Darknet The BitTorrent protocol was not designed with privacy in mind, so it may not be appropriate to include here. If you look at current discussions on the developers' GitHub, there's ...
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Vote to update proposal's name

Following an answer to The description suggests that effective altruism is only about donations suggesting that the focus on "Effective Altruism" may be too narrow, I propose that people post ...
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Vote to update proposal's description

Following The description suggests that effective altruism is only about donations, I propose that people post suggestions for updating the proposals' description as answers. Votes will determine the ...
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Why this proposal is located in recreation?

Proposal: Railways and Railroads I would think that railways must be in professional section of topics rather than in recreational.
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Wouldn't a single location for questions on Germanic languages and dialects be more beneficial to scholars than individual websites?

I would like to propose an omnibus "Germanic Languages and Dialects" category. The category would have tags that can help scholars link specific Germanic languages, dialects, their grammar, syntax, ...

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