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Why is the below proposal marked closed?

Proposal: Finale - Music Notation Software I would like to ask why this was flagged as closed. The big difference between "Music: Practice & Theory" and "Finale - Music Notation Software" is that ...
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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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Let's tighten the scope a wee bit to avoid over-reaching

Proposal: Driving should not include flying as this is already completely covered on Aviation.SE, and it is an entirely different skillset, technique and in fact under very different regulations. ...
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Nine unknown men of Ashoka [on hold]

Proposal: Secret Societies What is the secret of Nine Unknown Men of Ashoka?
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Why should someone else define US [on hold]

Proposal: Stateless Societies Why not have one country called Earth with no boundaries? Why let different region, religion and language define us?
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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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unable to open 3ds max in a native resolution of 1080p [on hold]

Greetings I am unable to open 3ds max in a native resolution of 1080p in Windows 7 64 bit resulting in the window edges being clipped by the edge of the screen Presently I am running my environment on ...
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Do we really need another physics site?

Proposal: Layman Physics Isn't Layman Physics just a subset of Physics SE?
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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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How to configure a Tango and PyTango environment on Windows [closed]

Proposal: AskTangoControls Describe how to install/compile the libraries for accessing Tango remote Server and the whole bunch of Java and Python tools.
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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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Is the Google SE proposal a duplicate of other sites? [duplicate]

Proposal: Google Related: Will this site overlap the scope of Web Applications? It seems like virtually all Google products are either a Web Application (Web Applications SE), a programming language ...
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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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Confused about the calculation of BLOSUM matrix [closed]

Proposal: Bioinformatics I am trying to understand how the BLOSUM matrix is calculated. I found a very nice tutorial here: http://www.cs.columbia.edu/4761/assignments/assignment1/reference1.pdf ...
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MATLAB vs. R for RNAseq and WXS data [closed]

Proposal: Bioinformatics Hello All, I am just starting out in bioinformatics and have been learning some R to work with RNA-sequencing and Whole Exome DNA sets. I have recently heard a lot of ...
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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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New Proposal : Tamil Language [closed]

Tamil is one of the oldest living languages in the earth and it has lots of cultural heritage. It would be better to have QA website for Tamil to expose the heritage to language enthusiast and other ...
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Discussing if it would be a good idea to merge Sanskrit and Tamil languages proposal?

Proposal: Tamil language Proposal: Sanskrit language The Sanskrit and Tamil languages proposals have progressed well, although it could be better. I think if these proposals are to go beyond beta, ...
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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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Is this proposal a subset of the Blockchain Technology proposal?

Proposal: Cryptocurrencies, while being a superset of various cryptocurrency proposals/betas (e.g. Ethereum, Monero etc) also feels liked it is a subset of the wider Blockchain proposal. How wide/...
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What questions will be on-topic at Google?

Proposal: Google Earlier this year, there had been a question asking "What will be the main contents of 'Google'?". From this, we got an answer coming to the conclusion that Google does not have a ...
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Wrong description in Area 51 achievement? [duplicate]

Recently I fulfilled my Area 51 commitment for a new site. Also, some referred users did so. Here's my reputation page with the data for March/01 expanded. I believe it must be the other way round: ...
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Fantasy “weapons” are not in scope

I propose that fantasy "weapons" should probably not be in scope. "Weapons" being any device or machine designed and/or used for war or warlike purposes. Unless they are trying to make comparisons ...
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Will questions about developing for VR/AR be on-topic?

Proposal: Virtual and Augmented Reality The majority (if not all) example questions on this proposal relate to the usage of virtual/augmented reality headsets. However, developing games and ...
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Is someone interested in supporting the creation of a Site for Degrowth?

In reference to the existing Site Sustainable Living, I would like to broaden the topic and thus create a Site for the larger topic of Degrowth. Is someone interested in pursuing this effort?
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Why not “Stenography” instead of “CaseCAT Help”?

Proposal: Case CATalyst Help I think it's fantastic that Stenograph wants to get active on Stack Exchange, it's certainly a much better avenue for support (and archiving) than Facebook. However, I ...
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Is ERP too specific?

Proposal: ERP software Should this proposal be a little more generic and be for "Platform Development/Admin"? For example, Dynamics 365 is more accurately a combination of a CRM and 2 different ERPs. ...
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What questions should be on topic for Quantum Computing?

Proposal: Quantum Computing This is taken (with minor edits) from an old discussion post I had for the Quantum Computers proposal after it closed and before it was deleted; the question links are ...
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Do programming languages have a place within Conlang discussion, and why or why not?

Proposal: Constructed languages What sets programming languages apart from artificial ones? I feel like there are important connections here, but I can't put my finger on exactly what they might be. ...
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Fine line between constructed and natural languages

This question: If a parent talks to their child exclusively in [constructed language], does this language become a natural language? was closed as off topic. However, I think it is relevant -- it is ...
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Site Scope / Name Conflict at Documentation/Technical Communication

Proposal: Technical Communication NOTE: As a newcomer to this proposal, I apologize for jumping in and kicking sand all over everything. But, I think this is really important to address now, before ...
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Stack Exchange and / or MaplePrimes

Proposal: Maple Why start a Maple Stack Exchange site when the MaplePrimes forum already exists? I don't necessarily want to repeat the conversation that is happening on MaplePrimes, but it would ...
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Starting new versus joining and supporting existing beta community

Proposal: Air Quality Modeling I found a beta community: http://earthscience.stackexchange.com/ It has several questions related to WRF and CMAQ. We may want to search other stack exchange sites to ...
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Air Quality Modeling Community

Proposal: Air Quality Modeling Do we have a plan to reach out to WRF, CAMx and global air quality modeling groups to expand our community of users?
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Does any other side include Landscape Engineering?

Proposal: Architecture & Home design I feel like I have seen this scientific branch on a different site but I can't really find it now. Is the Landscape Engineering on topic on any other site?
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Description of proposal: Organisational Improvement

Proposal: Organisational Improvement Participate in a Q&A regarding organisational improvement methodologies. There is a whole lot of these, and each of them has a vast knowledge repository. ...
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Why would people downvote on questions without any explanation and how to avoid it?

Here are few examples of questions which are on-topic, but downvoted: How many alien races are on Earth according to the Canada's former minister of National Defence (based on his interview)? This ...
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This site should be Renamed to Alphabet

Proposal: Google In my opinion, This site should be renamed to Alphabet, see here, Alphabets became the parent of google and Former Google CEO, Larry Page become CEO of Alphabet. So the Parent brand ...
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Does the “data” in the proposal desciption interfere with opendata.stackexchange?

Proposal: Open Science The current description of the Open Science proposal reads: Proposed Q&A site for the "open science" movement to make scientific research, data and dissemination ...
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Would resource requests be on topic for “smaller” languages where resources can be difficult to locate?

Proposal: Slavic languages One thing I've really struggled with is the (relative) lack of English-language learning resources. There are a fair number of beginning to intermediate-level language ...

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