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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 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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Proposal restarted

Proposal: Persian and other Iranian Languages Please be advised the proposal has been restarted here.
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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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Should Debate - Extracurricular include Speech?

Proposal: Debate - Extracurricular Should it include Speech events?
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What will/should the new Hebrew proposal do to avoid the fate of the previous one?

Proposal: Hebrew Language The previous proposal for a Hebrew site made it through Definition and then got 62% of the support it needed for Commitment, but stalled there and was closed. What will the ...
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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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Change the title of the “Wicca” proposal

Proposal: Wicca The description states that other forms of neo-paganism such as e.g. Druidism are welcome. My experience is that many of the non-Wiccan neopagans want to be very clear that they are ...
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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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What language is the Tamazight proposal in?

Proposal: Tamazight Example questions on the Tamazight proposal appear to be asked in French. Other languages that might make sense are Arabic and English, and of course Tamazight. What is the ...
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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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Latin language proposal restarted

Proposal: Latin Language The Latin language proposal has been restarted here. If there are any questions from the old proposal that we want to save, we have a period of time (3 months as far as I ...
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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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Re-open request

Proposal: Opinions sorry, didn't know where to put this, but there is a reason people and other mods left this. It fills a niche that no other site does, people can get others opinions. So I would ...
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Duplicate of EL&U and ELL

Proposal: The [UK] English language British (UK) English is already fully covered by English Language & Usage and English Language Learners.
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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 ...
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“Tamil People's History” should be mostly on-topic at History and Hinduism, and what's left can go to Mythology when it hits beta

Proposal: Tamil People's History The proposal's blurb reads as follows: Proposed Q&A site for people researching details for factually established histories and other legends and myths of the ...
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Any possibility we could expand this to Japanese life and culture?

Proposal: Japanese Culture I am here building on jmac's idea that the scope is not well-defined (even as I support the idea) Any chance we could expand this to Japanese life and culture? Or is it ...
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More promotion across the Internet

Proposal: Polish Language Hey folks, we must move on! After 10 months we still hadn't reached 60 followers. We must post links to the community across the Web to make people interested in helping us. ...
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Will the Latin proposal be closed in August?

Proposal: Latin Language The proposal was started on Dec 6, 2012, and two years since its creation will be reached in December 2014. As far as I understood from this post that new rules (1+1 years) ...
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Also support தமிழ் stackoverflow & தமிழ் மக்களின் வரலாறு?

Do follow and support proposals for more Tamil projects, thank you. உலகத்தில் 77 மில்லியன் தமிழர் இருக்கிறோம். உலகத்தில் 81 மில்லியன் ஜேர்மனியர் இருக்கிறார்கள். 4 மில்லியன் வித்தியாசம் மட்டுமே. ஆனால் ...
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Are English questions allowed about Arabic

Proposal: Arabic Language Would this proposal allow English questions about Arabic? For example: How could I tell whether تَنَاوَلْتُ is past I or present she? All I have seen so far are peple ...
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Are questions to translate [this text] from [this language] into English on-topic?

Proposal: Constructed Languages I would think you could zillions of those kinds of questions. For instance, in the http://xkcd.com/191/ comic, there is the following text in Lojban: zo'o ta jitfa .i ...
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Should this proposal be merged with the Languages proposal?

Proposal: Constructed Languages The Languages proposal reads: Proposed Q&A site for polyglots, learners and geeks interested in both natural and constructed languages. It seems like this would ...
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Are there really more than 200,000 tribes in Indonesia?

Proposal: Budaya dan Bahasa Indonesia It seems unlikely that there are 200,000 tribes in Indonesia. Perhaps the creator could indicate the source of this information? This Wikipedia article gives a ...
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Are questions going to be asked in Greek?

Proposal: Greek Language In the questions of this site, are the questions going to be asked in Greek or English?
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Can we reach out to the users of the Chinese and Japanese Stackexchange sites?

Proposal: Korean Language and Usage Perhaps the Korean Language Stackexchange would be of some interest to the users of the Chinese Language and Japanese Language Stackexchange sites. Is there any ...
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Stack Overflow in Korean 이용하신 분들께 부탁합니다

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Korean) 저는 한국말과 한국문화를 사랑하는 사람이에요. 한국말을 잘할 수 있는 사람들이랑 서로 한국어를 공부하고 싶어서 새로운 Stackexchange 웹사이트를 추천했어요. 한국어와 이용, 한국 열혈팬, 한국어 전문가 한국어 또는 한국어 문법, 한국 문화를 배우고 싶어 하는 누구나를 위하여 ...