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A way to have a translation of some terms, طريقة للإتفاق على ترجمة بعض المصطلحات

Proposal: Arabic Language أقترح أن يكون بالإمكان مناقشة بعض المصطلحات لإيجاد بعض التوافق بين الناطقين بالعربية و هذا نظرا لأنّ كثيرا من المصطلحات المستعلملة و خاصة في الأنظمة مثل ويندوز و أندرويد لا ...
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How we can improve our voting quality?

It seems that people are voting on the wrong questions (which were already closed, off-topic or basically didn't make any sense). Such as: I saw something strange in my neighborhood. Who do I call? ...
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Should folklore be off-topic?

There are few questions such as: Are there werewolf ghosts? As a werewolf, how do I prevent fur from getting all over the house when I transform during shedding season? What's the best kind of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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?
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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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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 quaestiōnēs 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 exactly is the “Post-Industrial Socio-economic Paradigm”

Proposal: Transition to the Post-Industrial Socio-economic Paradigm Proposed Q&A site for those engaged in bottom-up community-driven initiatives and projects, wishing to exchange best ...
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Is this only about the Latin language or also about its contexts?

Proposal: Latin Language Should this site be only about the Latin language, its grammar and its styles? Or are questions about its context also ontopic: Latin literature (eg discussion of various ...
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We're good for followers, but now we need voters!

Proposal: Hebrew Language I am well aware that this is an ever-recurring refrain on Area51 proposals. But it took me a while to learn about how things work here; I'm assuming that might also be true ...
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To follow is not enough, 40 questions with +10 are also needed!

Thus, if you want the site, you have to vote. This vote decides, which questions will be ontopic there, and which won't. Although the site have the needed 60 followers soon, it is not enough. Simply ...
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What would be inscope at 'Transhumanism & Futurology' that is not in scope at 'Scientific Imagination'?

Proposal: Transhumanism & Futurology What would be inscope at Transhumanism & Futurology that is not in scope at Scientific Imagination? After posting a couple of example questions, and ...
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Reaching out to Travel SE users

Proposal: Japanese Culture As recommended in the past, I made a Community Promotion ad on Travel.SE since Travel users are likely to be interested in Japanese Culture. In order for the ad to be ...