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Enlarge the scope to “cryptocurrency”, not just Bitcoin.

Proposal: Bitcoin Clearly, Bitcoin is the de facto leader in cryptocurrencies, but this technology is in its infancy, and its not clear that Bitcoin (as we know it today) will not be surpassed by ...
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Is Bitcoin big enough for a Stack Exchange site?

Proposal: Bitcoin Here are the guidelines for an Area 51 beta: 15 questions per day on average is a healthy beta, 5 questions or fewer per day is worrying. A healthy site generates lots of ...
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How to promote the Bitcoin & Crypto-currency proposal to high-reputation users?

Proposal: Bitcoin & Crypto-currency The Bitcoin & Crypto-currency proposal has been gaining commitments rapidly recently due to promotion on the Bitcoin forums. However, the overwhelming ...
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Proposal: Name Change to Video Content Creators

Proposal: YouTubers I propose the new name of Video Content Creators. This is for many reasons. The most recently discussed was because "YouTubers" limited the site to only YouTube as a video sharing ...
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Opinions about merging Business Intelligence proposal with the DBA site

I've had a conversation with one or two of the folks at the DBA site about merging Business Intelligence into that site. I've just put a question up on the DBA meta site as well, link here. The ...
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What does Freelance Workers address that can't be handled by OnStartups?

Should Freelance Workers merge into OnStartups? What does Freelance Workers handle that cannot be asked there? Proposal: Freelance Workers
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All healthcare related area 51 proposals. Differences? Similarities? Can they co-exist? How can members of all proposals benefit?

Proposal: Healthcare Industry Proposal: Bioinformatics Proposal: Biomedical Informatics Proposal: Biomedical engineering Proposal: Neuroinformatics Proposal: Public Health & Epidemiology ...
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Social Networking proposals

Proposal: Building Social Networks Does a proposal for a Social Network-related SE site make sense? Reasons for my doubts: It's been tried three times before (Social Networking, Social Media ...
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Instead of YouTubers shouldn't we rather create a website which also covers other video sites?

Proposal: YouTubers Proposed Q&A site for a place for aspiring youtubers to discuss video editing, how to grow a youtube community from the beginning, how to interact with your YouTube ...
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“Finding Work” Already Covered by Workplace?

Proposal: Finding works Greetings to all! I fail to see how this proposal is substantially different from another existing site which already permits questions about finding employment, The ...
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Would anyone be interested in an “internet pornography” site proposal?

Since pornography has been, and still is, the most profitable business on the internet; would anyone be interested in discussing it here? Analysis would involve: Statistics Categorization Social ...
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Since Project Management is now 100% committed, how long will it take to receive the invite?

Today I saw Project Management move from 99% committed to 100% committed. How long will it take for me to receive the invite for the beta phase?
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Works > Employment

Proposal: Finding works Reading the questions I believe this proposal is about finding employment. Maybe it should be called Finding employment?
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Doesn't 'Rumors' overlap quite a lot with Skeptics?

Proposal: Rumors Site: Skeptics
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Are Project Management and IT Management merge-worthy? [closed]

Seems like these two proposals have significant overlap, but I don't have a strong feeling on what to do with it. How does the community feel? Proposal: Project Management Proposal: IT Management
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Petition answers.onstartups.com out of beta

answers.onstartups.com has been in beta now for 458 days. Is it typical to sit in beta for so long? I've reviewed the report card and see that its low on posts per day, but it seems to be doing well ...
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Difference with Startups.SE

What's the difference with already existing Startups.SE? What kind of questions are on-topic here which are off-topic there? Proposal: Business owners
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How would this be a useful site?

Proposal: Make In India I cannot see a reason for this to be a useful site. What would I ask here? What is off and on topic?
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Business or Technology

Proposal: Bitcoin & Crypto-currency Anyone going to get upset if I question whether bitcoin belongs in the Business category or if it belongs in Technology more? It's certainly applicable to both ...
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Novice-user vs. superuser

I do not understand why there is not a need for a site where one can ask questions, which would offend the experts at superuser.com, for their simplicity. Specifically the description of Super User is:...
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Should YouTubers listed under Arts, technology or both?

Proposal: YouTubers Shouldn't it be YouTubers listed under Technology but also Arts, because video editors are commonly categorized as artists? Moreover, it seems to me, there is enough room under ...
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Are (professional) non-technical business proposal doomed from the start?

I started the Marketing proposal last year and it was shut down a few months ago because it didn’t get 10 votes on 40 questions within a year (got 26 I think). I believe the problem with starting ...
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Not a Duplicate of Project Management [closed]

Proposal: Kanban This is not a duplicate of Project Management, though it overlaps in areas of process, human resource management, risk management, and value/portfolio management. The concepts of ...
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“Sales” is too broad a scope

Proposal: Sales What would this site's purpose be? Its current description is basically "Oh, it covers sales", but in what sense? This is quite a broad topic, so without more targetted specifics, ...
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Lukewarm response for 'Business Intelligence'. Somebody else suggested an 'Enterprise IT' SE site. Should this proposal be merged into a broader site?

I originally proposed 'Business intelligence' because it tends to fall into some of the cracks between SO, SF and SU. Getting obscure business intelligence questions answered on Stackoverflow seems ...
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A Q&A about strategy

I am deeply interested in strategy, primarily business strategy, but also other sorts of strategies. I guess that I need to be quite focused in the proposal to get it going so I first tried a proposal ...
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How many votes does it take for a question to be marked as off-topic?

In this proposal, all off-topic questions have at least 21 votes, so I wonder how many more votes it would take to get this proposal into the next phase. Proposal: Business Intelligence
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Which site for practical business Q&A?

I am looking for a site which would cover a wide range of practical questions and answers about doing business. I am thinking of topics such as: design, marketing, pricing, sales manufacturing, ...
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Change Kanban to Lean [closed]

Proposal: Kanban Suggest broadening this (currently very narrow) proposal to Lean or even Process Improvement to broaden the potential audience and hence increase the chance of success of this site. ...
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Business Intelligence proposal - Are these sockpuppet accounts?

I've just seen a raft of commitments to the business intelligence proposal from accounts all created about a day ago. Many of them look a bit dodgy. Any way to see if they might be sock puppet ...
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The scope of “Kanban” [closed]

Proposal: Kanban The description mentions David Andreson, who applied Kanban method to software engineering. If this proposal is only about software development process management, then it is a ...
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Would marketing research be on topic for marketing.se?

Proposal: Marketing I work in market research and there are currently no stack exchange sites covering methodology or interpretation. Note I am aware of the statistics site cross-validated.se, but ...
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Marketing is on-topic in the Startups SE

Proposal: Marketing Marketing is well on-topic in the Startups site. In fact, there is also an active Marketing tag on the site. There is also an active meta post for the expansion of the site's ...
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Should “Immigration” be renamed “US Immigration”?

Proposal: Immigration The tag line talks about "or all immigration related issues. H1b, EAD, Green Card, Citizenship, etc." Which is really very US centric. This community will attract all sorts of ...
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Who is the target audience?

NOTICE: Since this site is now in beta, it is time to have these conversations with the folks who are actually building this site. Please bring your comments and discussions to this site's 'meta' ...
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Are “reminder questions” to participate in a proposal okay?

I saw some "questions/discussions" in proposals which say something like: Use your votes! Post example questions! Examples: Marketing reminder: Use your votes! Use your votes! Have you added five ...
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Is there no stackexchange for real estate questions (buying/selling a house)?

Is there no stackexchange site to help people in buying/selling a house? how to start such a site?
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Description of proposal: Organisational Improvement

Proposal: Organisational Improvement Participate in a Q&A regarding organisational improvement methodologies. There is a whole lot of these, and each of them has a vast knowledge repository. ...
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Make Kanban proposal's title shorter & broaden description [closed]

Proposal: Kanban I agree about keeping focus on Kanban. If we were to narrow it even further, a suggested title modification could be: "Kanban in software development". If we have Kanban in general,...
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'How to Hire', where providers inform seekers of best practices.

I recently proposed How To Hire to Area51. I would love some feed back. The idea of professionals informing service seekers seemed valuable and inspired the proposal. Just wanted to see if others felt ...
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Photography Business vs Photography

Proposal: Photography Business Prior to voting to close, please note that Photography Business is not meant to be nor is it the same as the current Photography site. The photography site is about the ...
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International and National Standards

I'm interesting is discussing and asking questions relating to various international and national standards. Is there currently, or is there any plan to create, a Stack Exchange site for standards? ...
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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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On Taxes being solely considered part of Personal Finance

I see that Taxes was closed because it was considered to be part of Personal Finance. However, there's the business side of taxes, and there's no area at all on StackExchange to discuss this. Sample ...
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What should we rename this proposal to include all Professional Video-Sharers on all websites

Proposal: YouTubers I have wanted to expand this proposal to include all video-sharing sites. What would this be called?
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I just started a staging - Have a caustic follower - Where can I find moderation controls?

I don't want this one particular 'follower' to discourage people from contributing simply because he seems to have a negative agenda - But he will, and I can't figure out how to block him. Please ...
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Are about usage of Youtube question off-topic?

Proposal: YouTubers Are about usage of Youtube question off-topic?
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English Language Learners [in Japanese]

Proposed Q&A site for English in Japanese. http://ell.stackexchange.com/ is English. I want to ask in Japanese.
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Which stackexchange is a question about a web-app to store company information be appropriate for?

Which StackExchange would be appropriate for asking about a recommendation for a small-company-wide system for storing, passwords, contacts, urls, and shared calendars (that might be accessed by a ...
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Duplicate of Startups?

I think this is a duplicate of the already existing Startups Stack Exchange, it's not? It might can be considered a merge between Startups Stack Exchange and The Workplace Stack Exchange, though Why ...