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How could questions in arabic be written although it's from right to left?

Proposal: Arabic Language How is it possible to ask questions in arabic? for example this sentence: اللغة العربية من اليمين لليسار. the full-stop is on the right not on the left. كيف تكتب ...
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Aren't “learners” sites except for the English one always duplicate?

Proposal: Japanese Language Learners There is already a Japanese.SE site. On the other hand, there is English learners SE site. Many proposals follow the "learners" pattern for other languages, but ...
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Is this a duplicate of Social Conventions?

Proposal: Etiquette There seems to be quite a lot of overlap between this proposal and Social Conventions.
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Why should this be launch while there are lots of LDS questions on Christianity.SE?

Proposal: Mormonism lds is one of the most frequented tags on Christianity.SE. How is this not just its subgroup? If it is, I'd vote for close - splitting Christianity.SE community just because ...
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Is Atheism Eclipsed by Mythology?

Proposal: Atheism The proposal Mythology has met it's beta launch threshold and should be launching any day. Looking back at the questions on the last Atheism Proposal most could in theory be asked ...
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What makes a “primordial” language different from a 'normal' language?

How does proposal Primordial Hebrew vary from Hebrew Language? Seems this would be covered thereunder.
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How does it different from Biblical Hermeneutics?

There is already Biblical Hermeneutics Stack Exchange: for professors, theologians, and those interested in exegetical analysis of biblical texts. How this proposal is different? Proposal: ...
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What does Argive mean in Greek mythology? [closed]

Proposal: Mythology I read this term first in the play Trojan Women by Euripides. Any idea what Argive might mean?
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Is this site intended for non-Arabic speakers who are interested in or studying Arabic?

Proposal: Arabic Language I mean is it also intended for non-Arabic speakers who are interested in or studying Arabic? Or just for experts? Do we need to propose a different site for Arabic learners ...
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Yet another atheism proposal

Proposal: Atheism The has been another Atheism proposal I know of and it's been closed as non-viable. Wouldn't it be better to continue that proposal, instead of opening a new one?
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Merger with another proposal

Proposal: World Should this be merged with the News proposal?
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Can English be the language of discussion of this site?

Proposal: தமிழ் மொழியும் இலக்கியமும் - Tamil Language and Literature Langauge of discussion of the site can be in English so that search engines will be able to track the discussions here. Else, ...
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How to interpret closing my question?

Which Area51/SE rules are violated leading my question What about joining forces on “Scandinavian Languages” proposal? to deletion? Abruptly and without any reasonable clarification.
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Long marks in posts?

Proposal: Latin Language So I've seen that some questions have macrons in them. How necessary will they be?
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Are parody religions different enough from other religions that they warrant a specific site?

Proposal: parody religions Does there really need to be a site for parody religions? How are they different from others? Why not specific religion sites — how would this be better than that? How ...
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How this is different from Movies and TV SE site?

Movies and TV SE is a question and answer site for Movie and Television enthusiasts. Proposal: Reality TV
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How is this not going to be deleted, like Pastafarianism?

Proposal: parody religions I will assume that everybody has read the statements by the SE staff on the closing of the Pastafarianism proposal, and why parody sites are a bad idea. How is this ...
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Pastafarianism Chat

Proposal: Pastafarianism We have a Pastafarianism Chat it continues to be available for discussion of FSM related topics.
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Should Afrikaans be included in the proposed Dutch Language site?

Proposal: Dutch Language There was a question on the site, trying to establish if questions about Flemish were welcome on the site. It was generally well-received. I would ask the same thing for ...
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How will the new Pastafarianism proposal be different?

Proposal: Pastafarianism The old Pastafarianism proposal was recently closed. The rationale can be found in detail in the question itself, and the answers go into different details both for and ...
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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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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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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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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?