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Why are the commiters flatlining?

Proposal: Pastafarianism I think we're all (pro- and anti- Pastafarians alike) happy that the proposal entered the commitment phase. Take a look at the handy-dandy graph of commitments on the ...
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Is it possible to integrate a keyboard for sites of Languages with non Latin script?

For sites like Russia SE, Arabic SE etc, is it possible to integrate a respective keyboard to the sites?
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How to balance between those who can and cannot read unsigned Arabic?

Proposal: Arabic Language This question recently got me thinking of another topic: Can we ask word-meaning or basic grammar rules here? and it follows on slightly from: كيف نوازن بين مستويات ...
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Would questions related to turning points in AH literature be on topic?

Proposal: Alternative History There are many books and a few movies that are based on Alternative Histories, would questions related to specific aspects of the turning point and its effects be on ...
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Duplicate of Worldbuilding

Proposal: Alternative History Alternative History is already a tag on the Worldbuilding beta site (Proposal link), and with only one question so far I don't think there would be enough interest for ...
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Is Alternative History out of scope for SE?

Proposal: Alternative History There can not possibly be a single answer that does not require opinion as a key part of the answer. So can Alternative History be in scope as a Stack Exchange site ...
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Is Ask Hackers a better name for this site?

HackOverflow is very good name, similar to MathOverflow and StackOverflow. But since this site is a proposed Q&A site for beginners who want to learn pure hacking, Ask Hackers is better suited as ...
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Can we ask word-meaning or basic grammar rules here?

Since Arabic SE will be a Q&A site for non-native & native Arabic Language learners, can we ask meaning of an Arabic word? Can we ask to explain the grammar of a sentence? Can we ask questions ...
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Can you find 4 users?

Proposal: Pastafarianism As of right now the pastafarianism proposal just needs 18 more votes to progress, thats just 4 users! Can you find them?
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What is the potential scope of followers for Jediism?

Proposal: Jediism - The Church of Jedi As of September 29, 2014 this proposal had 6 followers. On September 30, I posted a comment about the proposal under a question I wrote on scifi.stackexchange ...
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What is a real religion? [closed]

Proposal: Pastafarianism There phrase "real religion" has been used several times in discussion related to the Pastafarian proposal. 1 2 What is a real religion? What is the difference between a ...
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Dear Anti-pastafarians, let this proposal progress

Proposal: Pastafarianism As many people have suspected there has been subtle manipulation of this proposal by people like myself who think it is childish and unviable subject for a question and ...
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Bilingual “Tags”الكلمات الدلالية باللغتين

Proposal: Arabic Language Is it possible/feasible/allowed for a single tag to be in two languages? Or should the tags be in either English or Arabic? Spanish SE's tags are in Spanish, hence, Arabic ...
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Only a few questions to go

Proposal: Pastafarianism It seems like there is a big drop-off in number of votes for questions that have less than 10 votes. I'd suggest people examine some of the other vote count questions and see ...
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غرفة دردشة للمقترح Chatroom for this proposal

Proposal: Arabic Language لقد تم تكوين غرفة دردشة مؤقتة لهذه المقترح لها هدفان رئيسان هما: ترويج المقترح، أو على اﻷقل تأييد الترويج لها جمع الملتزمين ومؤيدو هذه المقترح في مكان واحد إلى حين وصول ...
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Would Irish Gaelic be on topic?

Proposal: Scottish Gaelic I'm no expert but I understand there's a lot of similarities between the two. By including Irish Gaelic we'd increase the target audience - is it worth including?
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Should the Scottish Gaelic proposal include discussions regarding the Scots language?

Proposal: Scottish Gaelic While Scottish Gaelic and Scots are very different and represent different cultures in Scotland, there are still cultural ties between the two. Should the Scots language be ...
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Overlap between proposal “Conspiracy Theories” and established site “Skeptics”?

Proposal: Conspiracy Theories Proposed Q&A site for questions about what various conspiracy theories are actually about, their supporting evidence, refuting evidence, and interpretations. ...
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Questions about Arabic orthography

Proposal: Arabic Language Are questions about the Arabic writing system and orthography within the scope of this site? I mean questions like the placement of vowel marks, the dots under “ي” or the ...
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Questions about Arabizi (arabic chat)

Proposal: Arabic Language I guess this is in part related to questions about dialects and transliterations. If the scope is anything Arabic language then would such questions about Arabizi be ...
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Qur'an reciting (Tajweed) related questions - أسئلة في التجويد

Are questions related to Tajweed of Qur'an on-topic on Arabic Language; since Islam covers questions related to Fiqh هل تعتبر الأسئلة المتعلقة باحكام تجويد القرآن الكريم ملائمة لموقع اللغة العربية؟ ...
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SwagOverflow - Clothing

I haven't seen a StackExchange site about clothing yet. If there is, please forgive me. I have a place in mind, where you could ask questions about your outfits or clothes, or what to buy. Doesn't ...
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Are questions about the real issues and point of the Pastafarian 'movement' on topic?

Proposal: Pastafarianism Pastafarianism is intended to be a parody religion, but has the serious point of drawing attention to the inconsistencies and illogicalities of real religions. Without that ...
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Should comic book characters being considered supernatural beings?

Proposal: Zombies and other supernatural beings Most comic book characters possess powers/capabilities/characteristics that are far different than a normal being. So, should they be considered ...
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Should we advertise this proposal on other Korean-languege forums?

Proposal: Korean Language and Usage I'm not a speaker of Korean, but I'd love to be, so I'm naturally very excited for this proposal. I linked the Stack Exchange proposal onto the /r/Korean sub last ...
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Cartoons and Web Comics

I don't know about American English but in the UK a "Cartoon" can be either printed or an animated video. To me there seems to me to be an obvious relationship between the Proposal: Cartoons and the ...
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director specific site; where would you start

I'm curious whether there would be interest in director-specific stackexchange sites (or what the process would even be). Something like hitchcock.stackexchange.com? I have looked at ...
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Looking for Ideas for Example Questions?

Proposals: Secularism and Atheism Since both proposals have a low number of example questions given the number of followers, I dug up the data dump from the old, failed Atheism SE site. I've parsed ...
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Should Aliens be included in this?

Proposal: Zombies and other supernatural beings Should aliens be included as part of horror stories, folklore, etc? Not as scientifical/sci-fi facts.
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Let's combine Atheism in to Secularism

Let's combine Atheism into Secularism, so that we can have a broader and stronger audience combining Atheists, Agnostics, Freethinkers etc than just Atheists. (I'm an Atheist myself) Secularism: ...
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For 'Women in Technology' should questions written with an implied/assumed bigotry be reworded or disallowed?

Proposal: Women in Technology For 'Women in Technology' should questions written with an implied/assumed bigotry be reworded or disallowed? Example: My wife is worried about entering the tech ...
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Please Vote for the questions having lesser than 10 reputation

Proposal: Tamil language This proposed site need another 32 question to have atleast 10 votes. Many user don't cast their 5 votes rights. Please vote and run this proposal.
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Are requests for identification on topic? If so, which ones?

Proposal: Body Modification Some stacks allow identification requests, some don't. Should this stack allow them? Also, I can imagine different kinds of identification requests. Questions like "what ...
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Should creepypasta be included in this?

Proposal: Zombies and other supernatural beings Creepypasta are stories that involve horror elements. Sometimes they do not involve physical or spiritual beings, but elements of psychological horror, ...
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كيف نوازن بين مستويات المستخدمين؟ How do we balance the levels of users?

Proposal: Arabic Language هذا الموقع ستجمع -بمشيئة الله- صنفان رئيسان من الناس، هما: العلماء الطلاب والطلاب صنفان: صنف تتكلم العربية أصلا صنف لا تتكلم العربية أصلا وكل صنف على مستويات متفرقة، ...
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Would it not be possible to 'advertise' this proposal in the media or universities, to get more support for this quicker?

If some of the followers of this proposal has any influence on media or Universities, perhaps it is a good idea to publish it's presence there. Proposal: Afrikaans Language
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Zombies and other supernatural beings covered by science fiction and fantasy

Proposal: Zombies and other supernatural beings Zombies and other supernatural beings covered by science fiction and fantasy, and would most likely cannibalise traffic from it.
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Bad grammar in description doesn't bode well

Proposal: Culture, Traditions and Customs I read the description. There is a fragment: "of a people". It is clearly a bad sign for developement of the community.
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How Should the Site Deal With Arguments?

Proposal: Atheism The homepage for the Atheism proposal says the site is for "both 'believers' and atheists." If we decide that the site should indeed follow this path, then there is a potential for ...
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Change the name to “Rejecting Religious Dogma”

Atheism, Agnostism, non-theism etc .. we all want to throw religions away. This name would help unite all of us and create a broader group, while drawing a line against all the dogma groups - Hindu, ...
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Why was close History in Spanish proposal?

Why was close History in Spanish proposal? what was the criteria to close it. http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/68616/history-in-spanish
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Should every question for Arabic Language have an English translation?

Proposal: Arabic Language Since the proposal for the Arabic Language is also for learners/beginners, does it make sense to have questions only in Arabic, without any English translation, as short as ...
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Could we discuss about daily life

Proposal: Japanese Culture In my opinion, daily life in Japan is different than other countries so it is important to know people's behavior, their personalities and better ways to live in.
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Are all sign languages on-topic?

Proposal: Sign Language There are around 300 known sign language in the world, but the title of the proposal and questions seem to assume there is only one singular sign language. What language(s) ...
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How to deal with dialects?

Proposal: Arabic Language This question recently made me wonder about this proposal: http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/62022/arabic-language/67683#67683 whereby it essentially asks for a map ...
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ماذا سنفعل بالمشاركات التي تنسخ العربية بحروف أجنبية؟ What to do about transliterated posts

Proposal: Arabic Language ماذا سنفعل بالمشاركات -خاصة الأسئلة- التي تنسخ العربية بحروف لغة اخرى؟ فمثلا السؤال: What is the difference between the usage of 'Rasoolahu' and 'Rasoolihi'? يسأل ...
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Is this a duplicate of philosophy.se?

Proposal: Ethics I'm not understanding what the topic of this proposal is supposed to be. More importantly, how is it going to differentiate itself from philosophy.se?
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Cross-Applicability of Topics with the Feminism and Gender Equality Proposal

Proposal: LGBT+ Could this be better-suited if combined with the Feminism and Gender Equality proposal? I recognize that they're quite different matters (at least in some cases), but I suspect many ...
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A public Freemasons site is tautological

Proposal: Freemasonry Fact 1: StackExchange is for creating expert Q&A sites. Fact 2: The best experts and "prosumers" of Freemasonry would be Freemasons themselves. Fact 3: Freemasonry is a ...
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How good is questions like 62412 going to fit the topic of this proposal?

Proposal: Arabic Language This question is good in general in my opinion: I want to learn specifically Moroccan/Maghrebi Arabic. How can I get locals to help me with their dialect rather than ...