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Are questions about a band's CDs allowed?

Proposal: Music Fans I have read that the band Swedish House Mafia had 2 different CD releases of their Until Now album - a regular version with 10 tracks and a deluxe version with 22 tracks. A few ...
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Would it be possible to create a language to describe worlds in?

I am heavily influenced by the Myst-Series with this thought. There, the D'Ni found a way to use write symbols into special books, which then would open a portal to the described world. Of course ...
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How questions about an already created world should reference such world?

I am wondering how we could ease the attachment of documentation/references of an already existing world. Let's take as an example this question : Where should I put roads in this country to make it ...
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Can subjective song meanings be accepted answers?

Proposal: Music Fans As a follow up to The meaning of songs will also be explained on the Music Fans Proposal: Will only meanings that have been discussed or confirmed by the artist be valid? What ...
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Would we support expanding existing (fictional) worlds?

Proposal: Worldbuilding For instance, the Commonwealth Saga has a lot of details about the worlds in it, especially in the two novels set earlier in the timeline. Would questions relating to how ...
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Welcome to the Homeschooling proposal!

Proposal: Homeschooling Hello and welcome, Homeschoolers and homeschooler want-to-be's. This is is site to dicuss curricula, ask questions relating to homeschooling, and ask questions about laws ...
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What are some different ways to share this website?

Proposal: Homeschooling In order to gain more followers, we will need to share this site with people. What are some great ways to do that?
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Welcome to the site!

Proposal: Stained Glass Welcome to the Stained Glass proposal site! if you have any questions, please ask. If you follow, don't forget to vote!
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.
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Is it OK to promote a Proposal in related SE meta sites?

Proposal: Animation May I advertise this proposal in related SE meta sites and proposals? e.g. Gamedev, Movies, Audio Video Production, Graphic Design etc.?
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How can we contact those who signed up for a proposal?

A genealogy site proposal has been reopened in an attempt to get it going again. Is there any way to contact all the people who supported the original genealogy proposal, to see if they might support ...
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There is a TV & Movies site, and there is a Music and Theory site, but where should one post questions about music and pop-culture?

As the title suggests, where can one ask questions regarding Musicians, bands, record albums, etc? In my particular case, I was wanting to find out some information about the image on an iconic album ...
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Metalwork as broader topic than blacksmithing?

Could Metalwork be a more popular/useful topic than blacksmithing for a new topic? Metalwork might include welding, fabrication, soldering etc as well as blacksmithing. Perhaps blacksmithing would ...
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Symbolism in Movies

Proposal: Movies I was hoping there would be a discussion on the symbolism of [movie]. It would be interesting to hear different viewpoints on how people interpret such and such movie. If you're ...
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Is there a filmmaker Stack Exchange group?

I've noticed that new groups are being formed on Stack Exchange. This is the first place I come to post programming questions. Can we also have a Stack Exchange site for filmmakers? It would cover ...
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Questions about how a scene/shot was done

Proposal: Movies Would questions asking how a scene was shot be on-topic? For example: Q: How was the scene from Inception where the two guys were fighting in the hotel hallway with the shifting ...
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Is literary analysis on topic?

Proposal: Literature From the proposal name, I was expecting more discussion of specific works of literature, literary analysis, and such. I saw almost no example questions along these lines, though, ...
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Are book recommendations a solid basis for an SE site?

Proposal: Literature The questions voted on-topic seem weighted rather heavily to "what book should I read next?"-type questions (by author, style, series order...). Is this the desired aim of the ...