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Are questions about rocketry groups on-topic?

Proposal: Rocketry I think this should be discussed before launching the site, and before too many off-topic questions are asked. Are questions about starting and maintaining rocketry groups ...
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Are questions about vocaloid allowed

Proposal: Music Fans I know this question has been asked before, but on a different proposal.Vocaloid is technically music, but it is also some sort of manga or anime. So would questions about this ...
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Are Bows and Crossbows considered on-topic? If not, maybe consider expanding to include them

Proposal: Firearms I was wondering if this site topic includes things such as bows and crossbows as well. If it doesn't, I think this site would benefit from the users who seem to only be interested ...
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Would questions about how to use your constructed world be on topic?

Proposal: Worldbuilding Say I've recently finished my worldbuilding for Codename: Foobar. Would the following types of questions be considered on topic? I would not consider them so but nobody else ...
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How do we define what is too broad a question for this site?

Proposal: Worldbuilding Certain questions are on the list of example questions that are quite broad and open to a lot of differing answers that all could be considered correct. A good example of this ...
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Are broadshot questions appropriate?

Proposal: Economics This question applies to all SE proposals, not just economics. I think this question is a good one, but lends itself to quite a broad kind of answer - ie one that lists an ...
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On-topic on “Veganism”

Proposal: Veganism I will state my opinion what I think should be on-topic and what should be off-topic. Please write an answer if you have any additions to make or want to change something. ...
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Would Langley calibration questions be on topic

Proposal: Earth Science Would questions about how to interpret Langley plots for different FWHM values be on topic here?
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Questions look a lot like trivia, but not so much like what people would really ask

Proposal: Network Science Hi, I have noticed that many questions here, including some that I proposed, sound a lot like trivia. By that I refer to questions like "what is the small world property?", ...
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Would questions on other religions which adopted Buddhism be accepted

Proposal: Buddhism There are some religions which have adopted Buddhism into themselves, like Shinto, I am wondering if questions on these religions would be accepted so long as they in some way ...
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Questions out of curiosity - new or existing site? [duplicate]

Is there a site to ask questions that do not fall under any existing site and are of pure curiosity? Ranging from "Why grass is green?" to "How does automatic parking system work?" or could be "why ...
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How specific does a question need to be?

Proposal: Software Recommendations The site just entered the commitment phase as I was trying to comment on some on example questions, so I'll have to ask here instead. A couple non-specific ...
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More Recommendation questions needed

Proposal: Software Recommendations We have a lot of followers, but I noticed that many don't upvote / add questions. We still need more good and specific questions. Please add ones if you did not use ...
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How detailed/supported the answers about software recommendation should be?

Proposal: Software Recommendations I can imagine that there'll be a lot of opportunity to give a simply one-liners in response to questions seeking software recommendations. Given a question "What is ...
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Make people aware of progress participation

It looks like people tend to follow proposals but don't upvote existing example questions or add new questions. But this is necessary for further progress of a proposal. Could be add a hint when a ...
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Are ebooks formats on topic?

Proposal: Ebooks The question is similar, but not exactly the same, as the one here. I understand that asking if mobi is better or not than epub is a soft-question and should be frown at, but for ...
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Would questions and answers of exoplanetary atmospheres be on-topic?

Proposal: Astronomy This is one of my specialist fields of research, I know there is a similar question asked here for the Geoscience proposal; however, I am referring to the detection, composition ...
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What to do if tried a site and found the quality poor?

Is there a way to down vote or give feed back on a beta site I had experience with?
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Scope of moderation questions concerning specific platforms?

Proposal: Moderators How should questions concerning moderation with a specific application be handled? Say for example, if I had some technical question about Reddit or vBulletin that was about a ...
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Is question translation in the future “stack overflow in german” welcomed?

I have committed on using Stack Overflow (in German), and I think there will be some "reputation chasers", who will take the most popular questions from the English stack overflow, translate them (may ...
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Could we ask technical questions about sustainable energy production here?

Proposal: Sustainable Living Would it make sense to ask questions here about the nitty gritty of sustainable/renewable energy production? Like "how would i go about building an efficient wind ...
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Are questions going to be limited to Japanese animation and manga?

Proposal: Anime & Manga I realize a lot of Japanese animated shows have a lot of Korean or Chinese studios working under the main animation production studio, but the focus is still going to be ...
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Certification Questions

Proposal: English as a Second Language Should we allow questions relating to certification of students and teachers? Like, where they can get certified in a country, which types of institutions ...
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Is it acceptable to aks questions one knows the answer to animate beta?

Is it acceptable to ask questions one knows the answer in order to animate site, which is in beta phase? Asking a question you know the answer may sound a bit weird, but there are some trivial ...
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Would any existing site be adequate for questions about orienteering?

Would any existing site be adequate for questions about orienteering? I've thought about Travel site, since it is mostly similar to tourism, but this is mainly oriented on tourist activities where ...
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Rationale for other.stackexchange.com

Proposal: Other It seems rather often, and to the chagrin of many loyal Stack Exchange users and the entire community, that some questions have no place to go. See What happened to "What real ...
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Where to ask question about icons sets?

Would the following question be acceptable on any existing Stack site? In particular, this kind of question is not accepted on Graphic Design. If not, would the creation of a new proposal be ...
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Where to go for these?

I want to ask a question but I don't know where to go, my guess is that there may not be a site for this and maybe can point me the best substitute: Ask a question about network administration: ...
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Anime: Are questions about plot/story theories allowed?

Normally on StackExchange sites, discussions are not permitted. However, for the Anime & Manga forum, would it be permitted to ask a question such as "In Naruto, given the direction Sasuke is ...
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What kind of cosplay questions would be allowed?

Proposal: Anime & Manga The description for the proposed Anime & Manga SE states "Proposed Q&A site for anime fans, otakus, cosplayers, doujin producers, etc." Right now, the only sample ...
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Islam: Should requests for rulings and/or fatawa be permitted?

One common feature I've seen on most if not all Islamic Q&A sites is a slew of rulings requests (especially "Is such-and-such permissible in Islam?"-type questions) Although such questions seem ...
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Will simple Poker stats questions be de facto off topic as they can be answered with a link to reference?

Proposal: Poker Questions about e.g. the odds of a wired pair making a set in a one deck game of Hold 'em, can be resolved by looking up an odds/outs table. Will all questions of this nature be ...
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How specific should poker questions be without being “too localized”?

Proposal: Poker Poker questions can be very specific, so I was wondering whether or not it is appropriate to allow arbitrarily detailed questions or would they be considered "too localized." For ...
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Anime: should we allow the use of romanized Japanese titles?

Proposal: Anime & Manga Every anime has a romanized Japanese title (romaji). Most popular anime also has an English title. For example, this question can be written as How many times did ...
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Anime: are questions about subbing groups allowed?

Proposal: Anime & Manga Shall we accept questions about anime subbing groups? In some cases their activity may be illegal. Here is one example question.
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Are Historians interested in future? [closed]

Proposal: Futurology I hope this is a rhetoric question ;) I just want to announce the futurology proposal here, as both proposals would imo benefit from each other and future studies are often ...
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Should all the Q&A in this proposal use Chinese language only? | 这个项目里的所有问答都将使用中文吗?

Proposal: Applying to Foreign Colleges & Universities (in Chinese) 这个项目的核心是解答中国学生在留学上的疑惑,这是不是意味着,这个项目里的所有问题和解答将完全使用中文?如果完全使用中文,那么对于诸如在国外生活体验这样的问题,就仅仅只有海外的华人可以回答了,毕竟大部分外国人是不懂中文的,而懂中文的未必在国外生活。 ...
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Are questions about Area 51 still on-topic on MSO?

Now that there is a meta site about Area 51, are question about Area 51 still on-topic on Meta Stack Overflow?
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Fixing the “deleted” proposals issue

Following-up this other discussion: Why would I want to "keep track" of all of the questions I have asked as samples elsewhere when I do not have to do that for any other SE site? Questions shouldn't ...
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Add old proposed questions to new proposals? [closed]

Over time, many proposals have been closed & deleted after they've gone stagnant. Some of those proposals have later been re-created, with the hope that they'll have better luck on their second ...
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Do we need a “Firearm Safety” site for questions like this: “How to disable a gun so it can be used as part of my halloween costume?”

Firearm safety should always be the cornerstone of any Firearms Q&A site. Which should mean that any question that involves a safety violation indicates that the OP has a lack of understanding of ...
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Christianity: Are rational questions allowed?

Proposal: Christianity Should this also allow questions that critically ask about the validity of the Christian faith, the Christian bible history and such? And questions about what the bible says ...