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Can questions contain the comic in question?

Proposal: xkcd Given almost every question is going to be about at least once comic should we encourage or discourage posting that comic in the question? Is it legal or is it a copywright violation?
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Is this too narrow?

Proposal: xkcd I like the idea of this proposal but I'm worried it's too limited. XKCD is only updated three times a week (sometimes four if you could the What-If). For me there isn't enough content ...
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What are the rules that must be followed while naming variables [on hold]

I have a list of questions regarding to this Why special characters are not allowed in variable names? Single letter variables are good practice or not? where is is more suitable? which one is best ...
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Would it be possible to create a language to describe worlds in?

I am heavily influenced by the Myst-Series with this thought. There, the D'Ni found a way to use write symbols into special books, which then would open a portal to the described world. Of course ...
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“Computer Vision” vs “Computer Vision and Image Processing”?

Proposal: Computer Vision What do you think about changing "Computer Vision" to "Computer Vision and Image Processing"? Thanks. P/s: Which tags should be used for questions like this? Thanks for ...
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Crossover of Health proposal?

Proposal: Living with Diabetes What would be included in a Diabetes site which isn't covered in Proposal: Health?
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why call this Books and not Fiction?

The description seems to suggest that (a) it is only about fiction, not all books and (b) it is not necessarily about physical books at all. Why start out with such a misleading title? Writers and ...
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Won't this proposal lead to arguments that are not good for Stack Exchange sites?

Proposal: Science and Religions I feel that science and religion have little connection and questions on this site would lead to arguments between scientifically minded people and religiously minded ...
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Should painting and drawing be added to the proposal description?

Proposal: Crafts We already have several painting-related questions that are highly voted, suggesting that the community considers them on topic. How long does acrylic paint take to dry when left ...
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Zombies and other supernatural beings covered by science fiction and fantasy

Proposal: Zombies and other supernatural beings Zombies and other supernatural beings covered by science fiction and fantasy, and would most likely cannibalise traffic from it.
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Relationship with World Building

Proposal: Scientific Imagination Proposal: Worldbuilding This is going to sound like a strange one but I can see a lot of cross-over between this and the worldbuilding proposal. For example: SI ...
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Is this a good name?

Proposal: StackOverflow (subjective and opinionated) StackOverflow has a strict policy of not allowing certain questions that are subjective. Their guidelines are as follows: To prevent your ...
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“Ethical Hacking” is similar to “HackOverflow” proposal, combine them?

Proposal: Ethical Hacking, HackOverflow How is the Ethical Hacking proposal different from HackOverflow proposal? I suggest combining forces to make one strong hacking QA site for all kinds of ...
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Epistemology is on-topic at Philosophy.SE

Proposal: Knowledge, Epistemology and Learning Philosophy Stack Exchange has an epistemology tag with 356 questions. What is the rationale behind giving Epistemology its own site?
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Tumblr's on topic in Web Applications

Proposal: Tumblr.com Web Applications has a tag for tumblr with a couple hundred questions on it. What would be the benefit of another site exclusive to tumblr?
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Should Debate - Extracurricular include Speech?

Proposal: Debate - Extracurricular Should it include Speech events?
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Why is Biology still is beta?

The biology topic has been in beta for 990 days i thought 90 days was the cutoff for new sites in beta. It has some excellent ratings. What process decides when these site come out of beta?
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What can stackexchange offer for a topic such as this that webmd and other sites can not.

Proposal: Reproductive Medicine and Fertility I wouldn't want this to be a forum for patients to post their medical questions, would like this to be more academic and a place for real information. ...
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Running Exchange

If SE is not the right place for running questions (Like Biking is) where is the right place? I believe that a place for running related activities is well needed as the running section in Physical ...
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What will/should the new Hebrew proposal do to avoid the fate of the previous one?

Proposal: Hebrew Language The previous proposal for a Hebrew site made it through Definition and then got 62% of the support it needed for Commitment, but stalled there and was closed. What will the ...
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Duplicat of sports

Proposal: Tennis Wouldn't this be covered in sports?
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Could we require people to make an example question in order to make a proposal?

Quite often when I'm scrolling through the proposed sites, I'll see proposals that don't have any example questions listed. I'll sometimes try to throw in an example question of my own to try and help ...
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Programming is covered by Stack Overflow

Proposal: Esoteric and Archaeic Programming is already covered in Stack Overflow. Splitting this out is not going to help anyone, is it?
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Can we make “what-if” questions locally on-topic on their respective sites?

Proposal: Scientific Imagination The above proposal is inspired by and meant for the "What-If" category of questions. These questions, no doubt, can create some amount of discussion and arguments, ...
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How can we find and attract permaculturists, and those interested in this side of agriculture?

Proposal: Permaculture This is a great new proposal, and has a very good potential, but there's a problem: Most permaculturists have never heard of stack exchange, and most of the ones that have, ...
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Are my closed questions counted in the 5 questions per proposal limit?

It is important to post bad questions to a proposal as well as good questions, so we can get an idea about what should not be accepted. However, there is the limit of 5 questions per person per ...
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Programming is already amply covered on Stack Overflow

Proposal: OSXCode is already amply on-topic at Stack Overflow. Splitting it away will only serve to splinter the community. Tens of thousands of questions on SO:
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Duplicate of meditation?

Proposal: Thinking From the description it sounds like it's about meditation. Which there is already a proposal for. What's different about this proposal, and how will the questions not be on-topic ...
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Increase the distance between Share and Unfollow buttons

I accidentally clicked the Unfollow button when I was trying to get the Share link. Here is how Share and Follow/Unfollow buttons are positioned in Area 51 proposals: While I quickly corrected my ...
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It already exists

Proposal: Programming It already exists. A few years ago you couldn't search for information on any computing topic without having the first two pages of results filled up with results offering ...
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How questions about an already created world should reference such world?

I am wondering how we could ease the attachment of documentation/references of an already existing world. Let's take as an example this question : Where should I put roads in this country to make it ...
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Halfway there! Go team!

Proposal: Economics Good work, committment phase for this proposal is growing steadily. Just wondering, how are people learning about this proposal?
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“Philosophy of science” is on-topic at Philosophy.SE

Proposal: Philosophy of science A Stack Exchange site, Philosophy Stack Exchange, already exists which covers your proposal. What is the rationale behind giving "Philosophy of science" its own ...
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How is this not covered by Stack Overflow?

Proposal: Frameworks - all programming topics which can already be asked and answered on Stack Overflow. How would this site help?
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How can I make an announcement to followers of a proposal?

I created Scientific Imagination yesterday, for the people who are interested in questions involving imaginary scenarios and scientific, educational, and fun answers for those questions. Now I would ...
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“Football Manager” is covered on Arqade

Proposal: Football Manager is already covered by Gaming.SE. Why does it warrant its own site?
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I don't think this is the site you're looking for

Proposal: Programming So the goal is to have a site that's exactly like Stack Overflow, but for companies, and people would have to pay money to ask questions. Why would people want to pay money to ...
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How to bypass the dubious nature of this topic?

Proposal: HackOverflow How is HackOverflow supposed to overcome the inherent dubious nature of its topic? It seems that the Information Security page would cover some of this topic and also render ...
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Site description change to “Site for beginners who want to learn testing, attacking & defending system security”

As the title says, I propose to change the description to: "Site for beginners who want to learn testing, attacking & defending system security", because it sounds more serious and will invite ...
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What kind of content does Scientific Imagination expect?

Proposal: Scientific Imagination What kind of purpose does this proposal serve? What type of content is accepted in Scientific Imagination?
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When can I use a cool name for a site proposal?

I just created the proposal Scientific Imagination, and I have used it as a temporary title. I am hoping to change the title to a clever one, if the proposal gets off. So, at which phase am I able to ...
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How to make my Sony Remote control my receiver volume? [closed]

I recently bought a new Sony Blu-Ray player (Model BDPS3200), and it's working great. Out of the box it (mostly) works with my Sony TV as well. Everything except for the volume buttons that is! I ...
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What would “nanotechnology” offer over Physics.SE's [nanoscience] tag?

Proposal: nanotechnology Physics Stack Exchange has a nanoscience tag. Please explain the rationale behind proposing nanotechnology as its own site.
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What would the “Living in France” proposal offer over Expatriates.SE?

Proposal: Living in France This is covered by the [french] tag on Expatriates Stack Exchange. What would be the rationale behind giving France its own site?
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How to get people to visit newly created Area51 proposal?

I have an idea for a new proposal, and I think it's quite cool (don't we all?). But I am worried that I would not be able to attract traffic to the proposal. Having a cool proposal is one thing. But ...
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What does this proposal cover that Gardening/Landscaping doesn't?

Proposal: Permaculture I understand that permaculture and gardening are two different things, but what in this proposal couldn't be covered by adding a permaculture tag to the existing beta?
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Yazidis in America? [closed]

Proposal: Christian Missions Several internet sources say there are Yazidis in Lincoln, Nebraska. Does anyone know for sure if this is true?
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Bad grammar in description doesn't bode well

Proposal: Culture, Traditions and Customs I read the description. There is a fragment: "of a people". It is clearly a bad sign for developement of the community.
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How can a Q&A forum be used to guide the design process?

Proposal: Open Source Ecology There are several ways in which people seek understanding in a domain. StackExchange is good at question and answer. Can a Q&A forum be made to work for product ...

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