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Narrow focus from Mathematics Educators

Proposal: Computer Science Educators A valid point was made on a comment in Mathematics Educators that this site may have a lot of overlap with MESE. I should note that this proposal is also for ...
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A subsection of Stack Overflow?

Proposal: Ghost Isn't this just a subsection of Stack Overflow? Is there any reason questions about Ghost cannot be asked there?
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Where did the 'close' link go?

We recently removed the 'close' link from proposals, preferring instead that users simply 'flag' proposals that have to be closed/removed for egregious problems. Why did we do this? My initial ...
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A treasure trove of good information

Proposal: Operating Systems Just as a point of information, OSDev.org has a wiki and a forum that are filled to the brim with development information, sample code, trials and tribulations, and links ...
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Info on starting a Linux Distro from scratch! [on hold]

Proposal: Operating Systems Here is a site that have tutorials on where and how to get started with building your own Linux Distro's: Linux From Scratch. Here is a "COOL" project to get you ...
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How will this be sustainable

Proposal: Pondicherry (Puducherry) Considering the Chennai proposal has only 7 followers and the NYC proposal only 10, and neither looks likely to get to Beta, why would a locale-specific site for a ...
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Specific or not?

Proposal: Operating Systems. After reviewing this proposal, I commited to it, but a few questions popped up. For one, is this proposal for a site that would simply go over the theory of operating ...
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Should we allow asking questions in Ukrainian and regional languages of Ukraine?

Proposal: Ukrainian Language and Usage Here's the typical problem for all SE sites language, so let it be asked here as well: Do we allow questions asked in Ukrainian? Pro's: It lets people whose ...
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Creating research paper study groups

Proposal: Open Science I would like to know whether creating study groups for individual research papers will come under the scope of Open Science site? Actually my question is similar to ...
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Is it possible to merge these accounts?

Yesterday I committed to a proposal which required entering my email address. As I entered another email address than the one I used for stackexchange, it created a new account instead of linking it ...
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Do you think that a Code Review style site for Graphic Designers will be supported by the Graphic Design Community?

Proposal: Design Review I think the graphic design community will support the proposal for the equivalent of what Code Review is to Stack Overflow. On the same basis that Code Review was founded, ...
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How to decrypt encrypted fields for reporting? [on hold]

Proposal: Guidewire Implementation Data is being replicated from the transactional DB to a reporting DB (SQL Server replication) where encrypted data needs to be decrypted to extract to the data ...
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Isn't this a duplicate/subsection of security.stackexchange.com?

Proposal: Penetration Testing There are 375 questions tagged penetration-testing there.
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Do we really need another Q&A forum on mechanics?

Proposal: Theoretical and Applied Mechanics The mechanics community is fragmented with question on various topics appearing on open forums such as iMechanica, various commercial software forums (most ...
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I don't want to look at my reputation on A51, but the topbar makes me!

Whenever I click on my profile picture on Area 51 itself (not meta), I get directed to my reputation page on Area 51. Can someone please tell the topbar that I don't care about my Area 51 rep, and ...
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We should change the scope to solving problems

Proposal: Gamification Looking through most of the questions here, a lot of the questions are theoretical. That should be allowed, but theoretical problems can be quite tedious to answer, especially ...
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Help with forming questions

Proposal: Mythology This is just a generic Q/A as to what questions we are looking for because it has arisen that there may be questions that don't follow the guidelines. Here are 5 questions that ...
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Let's create superset of riddles, logical inference, and theoretical experiments

Proposal: Riddles Wouldn't be better to create superset: Logics: http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/67126/logics
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Parkour on topic on other sites

Proposal: Parkour There are already questions about parkour on Fitness. I've created a tag on The Great Outdoors and I see no reason Parkour questions should be off-topic there, because they match ...
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Content Protection

Proposal: Worldbuilding A question occurred to me, we will be working with people's original creative works, what can we do to ensure that content is protected? I am not familiar with the rules on ...
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Urbex on topic on The Great Outdoors?

Proposal: Urbex Maybe The Great Outdoors aren't the first thing you think about when hearing about Urbex, but Urbex is the part of the Geocaching, which is fully on-topic on The Great Outdoors. I ...
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Is this really a duplicate of Nutrition?

Proposal: Paleolithic Diet and Lifestyle As the creator of the nutrition proposal, and also the Paleohacks proposal, let me assure you that these are not duplicates. I think this has been explained ...
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Decision analysis proposal may also adress game theory questions

Proposal: Game Theory Decision analysis proposal may also adress game theory questions. Decision analysis comprises normative decision making plus descriptive decision making as well as individual ...
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What is “Sourcing”?

Proposal: Sourcing Purpose My idea is an experimental one, and is meant to fill a gap let open by a variety of other sites. It's intended to address a very specific type of "shopping" question: ...
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Scoping concerns

Proposal: Programming Language Theory The topic programming language theory has possible overlap with a number of Stack Exchange sites: CSTheory.SE – deals with topics in theoretical computer ...
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Misleading Title

Proposal: Programming Language Theory Given the description and proposed example questions, I find the title misleading. Not a single question asks about type systems, operational semantics, the ...
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There is already an existing site called Paleohacks

Proposal: PaleoHacks Paleohacks.com is an already established Q&A site for this topic. It's probably a good idea to avoid using that name if you'd like to try and create a competing website ...
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Duplicate of Chemistry SE?

Proposal: Laboratory equipment Does anyone think this site would be a duplicate of the Chemistry SE
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Duplicate of Theatre SE?

Proposal: Character & Stage Design Does anyone think this could be a duplicate of the proposed Theatre SE?
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Why are people opposing Pastafarian SE?

Clearly there's some people out there who don't want the Pastafarian SE proposal to succeed. Most of them have cast anonymous downvotes and close votes. I suspect these people will have some ...
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PaleoHacks proposal is miscategorized

As clearly indicated in this discussion, Paleo is a lifestyle and not a science. This proposal should be categorized under Life or Culture, not Science. Proposal: PaleoHacks
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What happened to the ESL (now ELL) site?

I joined this proposal to help turn it into a full site, and everything seemed to be going well. We reached some threshold, and then all the example questions were locked, and ... nothing. It looks ...
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Define Joomla for newbies

Proposal: Joomla While Joomla users are going to know what Joomla is, a lot of other people (especially Stack Exchange users) are going to stumble on the site. The tagline for the site should give ...
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Will this site accept google-able questions?

Proposal: 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping I think that this site has the potential to form great canonical answers that could be used as references from other sites. This means that we could accept ...
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Why is it wrong to think PaleoHacks is a duplicate of Seasoned Advice?

Proposal: PaleoHacks Someone posted a close-vote, stating that PaleoHacks might be a duplicate of Seasoned Advice. Why is it wrong to think PaleoHacks is a duplicate of Seasoned Advice? Where’s the ...
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Is it appropriate to request/require comments for down/close votes?

Proposal: Pastafarianism While I am in no way suggesting that detractors to a question or idea, not have a full voice, I am encouraging them to use their voice to the fullest. I have noticed ...
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How to promote Health StackExchange proposal?

I think it would be a good idea to promote this proposal to existing groups who may already be interested in the topic. Of particular importance is finding people who will have good health knowledge ...
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What are the central texts for answering questions about Pastafarianism?

Proposal: Pastafarianism What core texts can be used to solve issues and conflicts around questions? While there are sites for other religions, answers are usually required to provide sources to ...
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Why not use each science/topic specific SE site?

Proposal: State of the Art What would we need a site for this, and not ask directly the relevant SE site?
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Please ask more questions and spend your votes!

Proposal: DevOps One of the best things that early followers can do, is to put down some sample questions that they think would be a good fit here. Everybody who visits this proposal has a chance to ...
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Isn't this a little ridiculous?

Proposal: Pastafarianism Isn't this a little ridiculous?
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Newcomers: Please upvote example questions

Proposal: Economics Message to any new readers. To make this proposal go to the next stage, we need more example questions with 10 or more upvotes. So please go through and use your five upvotes ...
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Are questions regarding cycling ontopic?

Proposal: On the road Are questions regarding cycling ontopic?
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Could this be expanded to broader “Gender issues/equality”?

Proposal: Feminism I have an interest in feminism as a topic, with regards to gender equality. However, I've seen many internet discussions go poorly under the banner "feminism" as there they quickly ...
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What about the differences between the Capoeira and Martial Arts/Sports communities?

There are already communities on Martial Arts and Sports, so it is important to justify why this proposal singles out Capoeira. This proposal is about all the aspects of Capoeira, not only the ...
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SE is not for corporate/proprietary-only q&a

Proposal: Guidewire Implementation Guidewire looks like an interesting company. And I am sure their tools are great. But Stack Exchange, since the advent of Area51 / SE 2.0, is not for proprietary ...
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Does this proposal seem to contain several SE's already proposed/in beta?

Proposal: Natural Lifestyles It seems like this proposal combines several others: Health Nutrition Sustainable Living Home Remedies and Tips It seems to me that this proposal should be closed ...
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Are Hebrew unicode, RTL questions on topic?

Proposal: Hebrew Language On a site full of people knowledgeable in Hebrew on SE, can there be an option to discuss best practices for: Hebrew RTL programming. Hebrew Font creation and ...
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What is meant by miniatures?

Proposal: Crafts Are miniature gardens classified and miniatures?
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Does the description of this proposal seem too broad?

Proposal: social entrepreneurship and social worker I think that social entrepreneurship and social work are great categories on their own. This combination along with NGO's, women's studies, etc. ...

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