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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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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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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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Build the expert site and the enthusiasts will follow

I would love to see a high-level Poetry site, on the kind of level that Physics.SE has for physics. My fear is that if it's just called Poetry, the enthusiasts will come and the experts won't. And as ...
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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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Chat Room for Worldbuilding Proposal

I just created a chat room for this proposal: http://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/13683/worldbuilding-proposal-discussion We can use this as a place to help us sort out details on what the ...
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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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There are no “experts” - and why have a place to ask a question for it to merely have to be moved?

Proposal: Where To Ask These have come up before - there already is a landing page for the Stack Exchange Network - it's http://stackexchange.com. Having another layer between askers and answerers ...
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Are gemstones on-topic?

Proposal: Jewelry I've added some questions, many of which relate to gemstones. Is the entire field of gemology on-topic? This is a fascinating area that interests many people. If it is not ...
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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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Would Live Coding for Audio and Visuals benefit from merging with the Digital Arts proposal

I've seen the discussion of "Why this proposal is not StackOverflow" and I agree that there is a realm-specific element here. In fact, I think the group might be better defined as (Live) Coding With ...
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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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Merge Theatrical Lighting with Theatre?

There's a broader proposal already out there for a "Theatre" stackexchange. I think this should be part of that. Proposal: Theatrical Lighting
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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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Why I think this is not a duplicate of Stack Overflow

Proposal: Live Coding for Audio and Visuals Maybe I can elaborate on why I don't think this proposal overlaps StackOverflow territory, even if it isn't fully defined yet. If you do a search for ...
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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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about the scope of the site

Proposal: Live Coding for Audio and Visuals All these tools that we use require for artists to learn a lot about programming, and for programmers to get a grip on the subtleties of visual aesthetics ...
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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 ...
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Why not include painting/sketching of different kinds in the pencil sketching proposal?

Pencil sketching along with painting/sketching of different kinds would make a comprehensive topic. More people might be interested to know about the different techniques in this field of art. ...
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Are tech support questions allowed if in regards to banding?

Proposal: Printing Many stack sites do not like tech support questions but the quality of the print can be effected if the machine is not calibrated correctly. Will questions in regards to how to ...
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Will the site allow topics in regards to plate making?

Proposal: Printing Will plate making questions be on topic?
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3D modelling is accepted on Graphic Design

Graphic Design SE has accepted 3D questions as on topic. Proposal: 3D Modelling
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Is “Music Fans” a duplicate of music.stackexchange.com?

Proposal: Music Fans Is "Music Fans" a duplicate of music.stackexchange.com? That site is for musicians, students, and enthusiasts. "Fans" are enthusiasts, after all. Their site suffers from a ...
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Reboot of Music Fans, please vote on good questions!

Proposal: Music Fans The prior proposal got so close, so please remember to vote on questions! (regardless of whether you are following the proposal or not)
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Work flow vs Modeling problems

Proposal: 3D Modelling Does this cover the workflow of 3D modeling and/or just modeling problems. E.g. modeling problems like unable to get a skin modifier to work properly.
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How to ask a site proposer to correct / improve their English?

A site (*) has been proposed which, I think, deserves an opportunity to exist for many reasons. However, the English used in the proposal and some of the initial mock questions (by the proposer) is a ...
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Idea for a site

I want to create a Stack Exchange "Casting, Metalworking, etc." site. I don't have a good name for it yet. However, I am interested in making bronze, plastic, and aluminum casts, as well as ...
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Why phtalocyanine Blue (PB15) has such a strong Red reflexion and how to avoid it? [closed]

Proposal: *color * Hello, I often noticed the strong Red reflexion of the phtalocyanine Blue (Pigment Blue 15.x) and it sometimes annoys me a lot. I've seen that this happens when the pigment is ...
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On making proposals

I'm new here. I'd like to make a proposal, but don't know how. So what do I have to do to make a proposal?
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Where is FAQ section of Area 51

Hello, I am new to your site and would like a link to the frequently asked questions. Thanks for your help.
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SE Bible Answers?

SE Christianity has many rules and a very specific format of input for both answers and questions beyond the normal se rules. The moderators and community close many questions especially from people ...
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Make Improvised Theatre broader to gain more audience

Proposal: Improvised theatre Is it a good idea to drop the 'improvised' part of the title and propose a theatre site in general, where spolin games and so are of course allowed? That would probably ...
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create a proposal

How to create a proposal and what will be limitation for create a proposal? I have checked on "AREA51" for create a proposal but didn't get solution. This question may be repeated.