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Spiritual practice and teachings are subset of Paranormal

I think proposed Spiritual practice and teachings Q&A is subset of existing Paranormal proposal. It does include: Occult, Healing, Reiki, Crystals, Runes, Rituals, Exorcism, spiritual entities, ...
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Are broad questions on topic if they can reasonably be answered?

Proposal: Atheism A lot of things about Atheism are very broad, general, and can encompass a lot of detail, intricacies and exceptions. Some examples include: Life purpose Morality Evolution The ...
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Are life-advice and opinion based questions on topic for Atheism?

Proposal: Atheism To me, a lot of the utility of a site like this is how to deal with day to day issues as an atheist. This includes parenting, social interaction, dealings with theists etc. The ...
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Be considerate when dealing with religious ignorance?

Proposal: Atheism In this reference to the questions of the previously failed atheism SE site, there are some questions that look like they were downvoted purely based on the viewpoint (ignorance) of ...
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Not viable: on satire, education, and angry Internet mobs

Proposal: Pastafarianism Some of you may know that the Community Manager team at Stack Exchange regularly discusses proposals as they progress through Area51. We've reviewed this proposal, and after ...
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disabling downvoting

Proposal: Yiddish Could it be possible to disable ( ot ar least encourage not to use ) downvoting? I don't think having -4 or -6 votes for people that asks questions about yiddish makes a lot of ...
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Duplicate of Occult Overflow?

Satanism can be considered a subset of occultism, which already has Proposal: Occult Overflow Proposal: Satanism
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Wouldn't it be better to broaden this into Slavic languages?

Proposal: Polish Language It seems there was a similar proposal that died and Slavic languages have a lot in common. By broadening the topic, I think we can get more people interested.
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What specifically is “spiritual practice” for the purposes of this proposal?

Proposal: Spiritual practice and teachings
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Are questions about specific languages on topic?

Proposal: Language Learning There are lots of language specific proposals on area 51, does this matter? Can people ask about language specific things on this site?
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What is on topic at Pizza that is not on topic at Seasoned Advice?

Proposal: Pizza What is on topic at Pizza that is not on topic at Seasoned Advice?
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How can we define Wu Wei more formally?

Proposal: Taoism Wu Wei proposes non-action, but it is also against doing nothing. So where do we draw the line? What is worth doing, or more clearly, how do we decide if something needs to be done?
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What exactly counts as paranormal?

Proposal: Paranormal When considering any particular phenomenon, how can I tell whether it is within this site's scope?
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Shouldn't this be “Archaeology”?

Proposal: Ancient Ruins "Archaeology" is definitely broader than "ancient ruins". "Archeology" proposal was there several times before; I participated in it at least two times. It didn't survive ...
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Should questions which ask for 'alternative' medical advice be allowed?

Proposal: Paranormal For example: Which crystals do I need to prevent cancer, and how do I use them?. Should these questions be allowed?
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Will the proposed Mythology site include questions about current or major religions?

In academic circles, the work myth is any story that has or had religious significance, whether deemed true or not, and without regard for how calling it a myth is received by popular culture. For ...
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Do people joining Stack Exchange purely as committers to a proposal help make a better community?

Proposal: Japanese Culture Based on its current momentum (48% complete after approximately seven months in commitment), the Japanese Culture SE may need some promotion to reach beta. But ... I don't ...
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Should we include bengali literature?

Proposal: Bengali language As an example, the Tamil proposal is named as "Tamil Language and Literature". However a number of other sites are more concerned with only the language aspects: "English ...
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Quōmodo Latīnē quæstiōnēs cotīdiānās rogāre?

Proposal: Latin Language Asking questions in Latin is a great way for beginners to get accustomed to expressing themselves in Latin and understanding someone communicating directly to them in Latin. ...
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What about expanding this to “Living Abroad”?

Proposals: Living in the USA & other proposals that are titled Living in "insert country here" Has it been considered to expand this to just Living Abroad as opposed to Living Abroad in the ...
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Where would you place questions about tarot, astrology, and other divination methods?

Proposal: Occult Overflow Would such questions go here? (I see that the New Age proposal has been closed, so I'm thinking this question is moot)
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Romanian speakers learning English and English speakers learning Romanian on the same site

I have noticed that there are quite a few language sites on area 51. They all seem to involve helping people who already speak English to learn to speak another language. What if instead of only ...
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Asking in Romanian

Can people ask questions and give answers in romanian? If so, should there be a way (machine and human) to provide translations into other languages for those that are learning romanian? Proposal: ...
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Who is the target audience? What sorts of questions are welcome?

Are learners of romanian included in the scope of the site? I have noticed that the the english language site has broken into two sites, one for people learning english and another for people that ...
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What's the scope exactly?

Proposal: Story of Cochin City with Emphasis on Fort Cochin (Kochi, India) This seems like a very narrow topic. Far too narrow for a sustainable SE. Additionally, proposals specific to cities have ...
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Can we convert the title and scope to “Nordic Languages”?

Proposal: Scandinavian Languages Instead of Scandinavian Languages could we broaden the scope to Nordic Languages? That would make finska/suomi/Finnish a possible candidate.
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Is Mythology proposal already dead?

This proposal was proposed 1 year ago and it's in 61% of commitment. Does it mean it'll be removed automatically soon? Proposal: Mythology
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Is Sumerian, Mesopotamian and Babylonian mythology on-topic?

I'm aware that Greek and Roman mythology is on topic. But is Sumerian, Mesopotamian, Babylonian, Buddhist and other mythology on-topic as well? Proposal: Mythology
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We have 21 followers and only 25 questions

Proposal: Polish Language We need your help. I guess you can think of any good questions or migrate from old topic.
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What is Paganism?

Proposal: Paganism According to New Advent Paganism, in the broadest sense includes all religions other than the true one revealed by God, and, in a narrower sense, all except Christianity, Judaism, ...
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The “Opinions” proposal is opinion seeking

Proposal: People's Opinions kenorb, you are an experienced user of SE, who knows that the mandate of SE is to provide an opportunity to ask FACTUAL questions on a variety of subjects, and that ...
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Is Automotive Culture a duplicate of Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair?

Proposal: Automotive Culture Is Automotive Culture a duplicate of Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair? Both sites involve picking up a tool and automotive advice. I suppose this site is a broad ...
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Can this fit in travel?

Proposal: Living in Germany Can this topic fit in travel?
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To make it clear: This is only meant for stereotypical products?

Proposal: Swiss Products We, Swiss people, create much more than what you mentioned (don't forget the Swiss Army Knife and Wine & Beers, by the way). And we do it well. But this aims ...
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Can I discuss/ask about the relationship between composer's life and their song style?

Proposal: Music Fans As this forum is titled "Music Fans", while music and songs are written by composers who most likely get their inspiration from their lives/philosophical principles/sociocultural ...
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Is language teaching on-topic?

Proposal: Language Learning Will this site accept only questions from self-learners, or will it be on-topic to ask e.g. about effective ways of teaching languages?
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Couldn't you just make a tag?

Does this need to be a seperate thing? There's already a History SE, so why not create a tag (if it isn't already done)? Proposal: Victorian
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A better title, maybe?

Proposal: Language Learning At first, I wanted to say "MWAHHAHA" and flag this as a duplicate, but looking at your example questions I see what this proposal is all about: This is about ...
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Sad skeleton proposals

Proposal: Taoism What I generally dislike: when folks open proposals and then (seemingly) do absolutely nothing to build or promote them from then on. There are quite many sad skeleton proposals of ...
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Related tag on Philosophy SE

Proposal: Taoism There are already a couple of related questions (and answers) on Philosophy SE (tag taoism).
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Default language for questions at Scandinavian Languages SE

Concerning the Scandinavian Languages, there's one impornant thing that needs to be set clear: will it be allowed to ask questions in a Scandinavian language? Following French.SE, Spanish.SE, the ...
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What about joining forces on “Scandinavian Languages” proposal?

I created Scandinavian Languages proposal that should help in joining forces and reach beta based on my question which got some positive attention. What do you think about this? This is basically for ...
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Atheism and Agnosticism: they're on different axes, not different points on the same axis (except often in practice)

Proposals: Secularism, Atheism (This is not a question, nor is there a problem. This is just a linkable document to ensure we're all on the same page as these proposals are crafted.) The ...
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What are some _typical_ questions that we want to see?

Proposal: Latin Language Right now (21-Jan-2015), most of the example questions are of the “frequently asked” variety. For example, “What conventions exist for using loanwords to describe things that ...
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Pertinent quaestiōnes linguā Latīnā? Eās ut nōn hortēmur?

Proposal: Latin Language Or in English: Are questions in Latin on topic? Should we encourage that? And how about answers in Latin? I'm currently imagining ll.stackexchange.com as having a similar ...
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Five more people for the Portuguese Language proposal

Proposal: Portuguese Language At the time of writing, we've gathered 108 followers and have 38 out of 40 questions with 10 votes or more. We have less than five days left to find (& upvote!) 2 ...
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Would stack exchanges in Japanese be able to go to beta?

Given that there's already a Stack Exchange that uses Japanese, if someone created a stack exchange proposal that used Japanese, would it be able to go into beta, without the dreaded "This launch is ...
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What do we think about homework questions in Translation?

Proposal: Translation This seems like a really cool little place -- I'm currently trying to learn German, and having a community where I can see the idiomatic translations of things I don't ...
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Proposal duplicates existing langauge sites - please fix it

Proposal: Translation There are many existing SE sites, on which the example questions would be valid, for example German.SE. Please fix the description to limit the scope of the proposal, as well ...