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Vote on questions with less than 10 votes

Proposal: Painting and drawing Fellow followers of Da vinci and picasso, please cast your votes on questions having less than 10 votes. Need 25 more questions having 10 votes to move on.
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Can we talk about music circuits building and design?

Proposal: Musical Instrument Design and Construction Sometimes referred to as CMOS or MOSFIT, I have interest in this musical pursuit because, given you have the electronics background (see Tom ...
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Is this for modern & popular music only?

Proposal: Music Fans The upvoted sample questions here (so far) are all about current or recent music/bands, mostly of the sort you'd hear on the radio (though there are niche genres/artists ...
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Final push, please vote if you haven't voted

Proposal: Music Fans We're down to 5 questions needed. Please vote on good questions to push this proposal into Commitment. Now is also the time to bring up any issues with questions that might ...
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Easier the context to define world laws and elements

With my little experience reading lore forums, questions and debates always find it hard to the element of discussion in context. I see questions/answers in [Worldbuilding] will require references to ...
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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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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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Am I allowed to ask music genre artist recommendations?

Proposal: Music Fans Just as the title says above, am I allowed to ask for recommendations on artists similar to an artist I may like. E.g. Snoop Dog or is this crossing the line into opinionated/too ...
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We need more diversity, talk to your colleagues!! (About perceived duplicates and unsuccessful proposals)

First of all I'll say I love love love StackExchange. And I think it'd be awesome if communities from more fields of knowledge would spill their expertise to the CC internet. TL;DR We should be ...
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New Title to specify the content

Proposal: Audio I would say "Audio Engineering" would be a far better title, because it includes all technical sites of audio, from gaget-usage over characteristic settings to selfbuild equipment. ...
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Duplicate of Musical Practice & Performance?

Proposal: Songwriting Wouldn't this draw users away from the site specified all question here would be on Topic at that site
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Only for researchers?

Proposal: Literature and Literary Theory Is this site really only for researchers, or for 'simple' readers too? For example, SciFi fans have the site to ask about the interpretation of various ...
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How is this different from Musical Practice & Performance?

Proposal: Musical Instrument Design and Construction How does this proposal differ from Musical Practice & Performance? A meta post on the latter site notes the close relationship between the ...
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Would questions about existing world building tools or software be on topic here?

Proposal: Worldbuilding Correct me if I am wrong, by skimming trough the discussion I did not see this topic brought up. I am concerned about this as I am a user of a few tools that came up with ...
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The title is maybe too comprehensive

Proposal: Audio I think the title "Audio" is maybe too wideranged for this topic. What do you think?
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Reach completion for a research question

Proposal: Worldbuilding In the case of research questions, it seems to me that often, you'd need the opinion of experts in many areas. For example I saw floating out there a question about a flat ...
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How do we prevent overlap?

Proposal: Worldbuilding How is it possible to prevent overlap with other SE sites? For instance, a lot of questions will be mostly history questions. There are many examples of this in the example ...
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Would support questions be on topic?

Proposal: Worldbuilding One question I thought of posting was what techniques can I use to stay sane whilst building my world? But then I started thinking, is this about world building? Would ...
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Time to recruit new followers who will vote on on questions for Painting and Drawing

If you want this proposal to move forward then you need to recruit your artist friends to follow and to vote on proposed questions. Just saying. Proposal: **Painting and drawing **
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Why should this not be merged with Painting and Drawing?

Proposal: Pencil Sketching Why should this not be merged with Painting and Drawing? Isn't pencil sketching a part of drawing?
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Is character development and story/plot development allowed here?

Proposal: Worldbuilding In light of the discussion happening over here, I want to get this particular part of the discussion going. This proposal is actually incredibly broad. Most of the time, I ...
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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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This proposal really needs to be properly defined

Proposal: Worldbuilding World-Building is a massive topic, covering many different areas. While I agree we shouldn't just go asking a scientist what would happen if happened, I also think that ...
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Are you all going to take Printer Issues? Cause I'd love to give 'em to you

See: http://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/30257/graphic-containing-vector-and-image-content-prints-out-of-alignment Proposal: Printing
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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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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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What is meant by miniatures?

Proposal: Crafts Are miniature gardens classified and miniatures?
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In which category should this proposal be?

Proposal: Magic I created this proposal in the "Arts" category, because magic is considered an art form by some magicians and I thought the other categories were an even worse fit. (Recreation being ...
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Please spend your votes!

Proposal: Worldbuilding Earlier, we had asked early followers to add new example questions, and you guys came through big. We currently have 49, though there's still plenty of room for more. ...
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Are fabric and glass painting questions on topic?

Proposal: *Painting and drawing * Or is it only about pencil and paper?
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Will questions pertaining to Manga drawing be on topic?

Proposal: *Painting and drawing * Will Painting and drawing allow for discussion of the manga style and techniques? for example questions about blending and cross hatching? edit: by crosshatching I ...
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Should research questions be allowed?

Proposal: Worldbuilding neilfein's answer to another question here got me thinking. He brought up several points about what he has called "Research Questions". (Neil, correct me if I'm wrong or ...
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How to let people know that voting on questions is necessary to get this proposal move on?

Proposal: *Painting and drawing * Please read this before VOTING on questions This proposal has now got 50 followers and 38 example questions. This proposal now needs 34 questions with a minimum ...
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Events to support a lively community?

Proposal: Worldbuilding In the Event this site makes it to beta and 'production' what sort of events could we host to make it a more lively community?
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Is there such a thing as an expert in song meanings?

Who will answer these questions? That's the question I ask myself about this proposal. It's neat idea, but judging by the content on the non-SE site already named SongMeanings, I think the reality ...
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Example questions…?

I am a newbie here, but what is the origin of these example questions? Are they questions that have been asked by people in the other forums? Many seem too broad or too narrow in scope to be useful, ...
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Is this about comics/graphic novels as an art medium or a site to discuss comic stories?

Proposal: Comic Books and Graphic Novels Some of the questions that have cropped up are about specific story lines in comics and as such are already on topic on the SciFi StackExchange. If these are ...
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Questions about drawing certain subjects or styles, not just questions about drawing materials

A large majority of questions in this proposal have to do with the tools used for drawing and painting. I think we should also include questions about how to draw or paint in certain styles how to ...
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Early Followers: Please help us by adding example questions!

Proposal: Worldbuilding I've written a lot here about the struggles of art-related proposals on Area 51. Many never get the needed number of followers, and many others that get that part never get ...
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Please read this before VOTING on questions

Proposal: Painting and drawing To move from the "definition" phase to next phase, this proposal needs: X More followers Y More questions with a score of 10 or more Before voting on questions, ...
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Lots of fake accounts?

Proposal: Entertainment Lighting The growth of Entertainment Lighting is very atypical of art-related proposals, and I think all proposals in general. For it to have picked up so many followers ...
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Music.SE already covers everything suggested in the descriptions of “Music Theory and Composition”

Proposal: Music Theory and Composition is an apparent duplicate of Music.SE. There are tags for theory, composition, and notation already. How would this proposal be of aid?
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How can we make the “Comic Books” and “Graphic Novels” proposals successful?

Proposal: Comic Books and Graphic Novels Proposal: Comics & Sequential Art I know this is rather early as the proposal only has eleven followers, but Comics & Sequential Art recently closed. ...
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How can we spread the word?

Proposal: Worldbuilding All art-based proposals have a steep uphill fight ahead of them. The problem is that the criteria for determining if a proposal is going to be viable (60 followers and 40 ...
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What criteria can be used to get more questions with actual answers?

Proposal: Worldbuilding One of the toughest things the Worldbuilding proposal is going to face (based on the questions coming in so far, and the fact that it got closed temporarily already) is the ...
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Better description for worldbuilding?

Proposal: Worldbuilding The description for the Worldbuilding proposal is pretty vague. It describes who it's for, but not what it's actual role is. Can we add something to that effect? Perhaps ...
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How exactly is Worldbuilding not a viable proposal?

Proposal: Worldbuilding This proposal was closed because it is supposedly not a viable proposal. But I think I could use a little more explanation here, because it seems to me like it could very well ...
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Is craft an area of interest?

Proposal: Crafts I have created this proposal thinking that people will be happy to get their questions solved here. But not much activity is found. Is there anything else that's missing?
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Music Fans: One question away from going to the next level…

Proposal: Music Fans Is it possible to have this reopened in order to give it another shot? I really feel that this will ultimately prove a very popular SE site. I can think of a million questions ...
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Broadening of Site Title?

Proposal: EDM Production I feel this group has a better chance of succeeding if we opened the scope from EDM Production to Music Production. With this, you would have a larger target audience a ...