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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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What about the kids resources proposal?

I am using stackoverflow since last years, every thing about programming and life is there but i did not found any thing for kids. some thing for kids should be here.
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How about a literature site that allows for annotation of texts?

I love the idea of a literature SE site. As an English teacher and a novice literary critic, I think it would make for a wonderful place to discuss ideas related to literature. Philosophy has one, ...
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Books is a bad organizational name for a proposal, overlaps with Sci-Fi and others

Ok, so Books right? What about novellas, or short stories? What about e-books? What about Sci-Fi books? If one went to a major university and asked to major in books, the counselors would ...
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How do I add my comment to Music Performance and Pracice?

I'm new to this site - just today. I wanted to add my suggestion for a name change for Music Performance and Practice which I believe would be a "grabber", would include a greater audience since it ...
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Proposed scope change for GraphicDesign [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Restart “Graphic Design” as “Design”? Proposal: Graphic Design On the meta for this beta site ( ...
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Could someone clarify the criteria for questions being too technical (or off-topic) for Books.SE?

Proposal: Books I am confused as to whether asking for a book or list of books about a specific (very) technical subject would be off-topic or inappropriate. First, it says in the description of the ...
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What problem does Movies solve and who will be the experts?

Proposal: Movies I'm not saying this proposal should be shut down, I'm just wondering what the purpose of this proposal is. Perhaps I'm just missing something. When looking at the exemplary ...
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Errata could also be for “non-technical” textbooks

Proposal: Errata Say, I have had ideas of posting and collecting errata in textbooks teaching foreign languages, or science textbooks (maths). These topics are not "technical", but also quite ...