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Why has my proposal Slavic Languages been deleted?

Recently I proposed a site for Slavic Languages, wrote 4 example questions and had 2 followers after 3 days. Yesterday, the proposal disappeared. Why? As for my understanding, it was well-defined, ...
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Are questions about social aspects of Japan on topic?

Proposal: Japanese Culture Questions about Japan's social aspects, like the Japanese mindset about specific matters, social problems, like hikikomori, suicide, ijime, etc., and things the Japanese ...
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Latin Language Proposal: Beginners and experts?

Proposal: Latin Language I'm curious as to how oriented these language exchanges are towards the newer and inceptivus (beginn[er][ing]) group that may ask questions as simple as, "How do I properly ...
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What is the difference between your Proposal and WebComics?

What is the exact difference between your Proposal and the existing proposal for web comics? Comics and Cartoons and WebComics
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Site about comics and cartoons proposed

Proposal: Comics and Cartoons I proposed a new site called "Comics and Cartoons" that is about any comics,cartoons and their characters. Those that are interested can join at any time.
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In which category shall I put a proposal about comics and cartoons?

In which category to put a proposal about comics and cartoons? Perhaps in the "Culture" category?
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If you are following Catholicism.SE and are active on Christianity.SE

Please support the community promotion ad for this proposal. Thank you. Proposal: Catholic Culture, Ministry and Apologetics
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In which languages can questions be asked and answered on the site?

Proposal: Dutch Language Personally I'm happy to see questions asked and answered in Dutch and English. Do you agree? What about other languages? Does an answer always need to be in the same ...
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Qual será o critério utilizado em perguntas em português que poderiam ser evitadas com uma rápida pesquisa?

Proposal: Portuguese Language Prevejo e vejo perguntas nesse futuro S.E. em que com uma rápida e simples pesquisa já se teria milhares e milhares de resultados com a resposta. Perguntas simples e ...
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Our proposal is in commitment. Thanks to everyone!

Proposal: Korean Language and Usage As we can see, our Korean Language and Usage proposal has finally reached commitment stage after a year. To be honest, I had braced myself up to see this ...
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Qual “portugues” exatamente ? Which “portuguese” exactly?

Proposal: Portuguese Language Esse site será pra Português de Portugal ou do Brasil ? Ou de todos? 9 países falam português, cada um com seus dialetos, diferenças e semelhanças. Como nós lidamos com ...
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Four more people for the Korean language proposal

Proposal: Korean Language and Usage At the time of writing, there are 133 followers and have 35 out of 40 questions with 10 votes or more. We have less than three days left to find (& upvote!) 5 ...
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Possible duplicate of scifi

Proposal: Klingon Language Duplicate: scifi this appears to be a duplicate of http://scifi.stackexchange.com/. There are already several question in scifi around the klingon language ...
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Cxu ni bezonas ankoraux unu TTT-ejon pri Esperanto?

Proposal: Esperanta lingvo kaj kulturo.
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Where's taoism proposal?

There was a proposal for a daoism/taoism page, there were some questions there already. When I came here to add another questions, I saw the page is missing. Are you short on disk space? I know it was ...
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How would Sedevacantism be handled on a Catholic only site?

In spite of having a central authority, the umbrella of Catholicism includes quite a bit of theological diversity. This ranges from minor variations in practice between different regions and orders to ...
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Covered in Skeptics SE?

Proposal: Secularism This seems to be almost entirely encompassed in Skeptics. In fact, this post, on a site with part of the scope, says how this'll fit in Skeptics. I think it should be merged ...
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How to explain downvotes at Scandinavian Languages SE?

Proposal: Scandinavian Languages We are trying hard to grow user base and number of up-voted example questions. So, I monitor the status of proposal almost every day. Just a few days ago we had 6 or ...
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Proposal for a site about “Arbitrary Stuff” on Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

Not every topic can have its own Stack Exchange site, so we're proposing a new site just about general-purpose "things." For example, how about this question that doesn't fit into any existing sites: ...
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Catholic SE vs Christianity

Unlike some, I agree that this SE would be useful. It's the 800 pound elephant in the room (or SE) that Catholicism is distinct enough that it is unique. Culturally we like to believe we are all ...
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Is a white-list approach to allowed opinions in answers feasable?

In my previous question in regards to the Catholic Culture, Ministry and Apologetics site proposal, I asked what the defining characteristics of the site would be and how it would be distinct from ...
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Will the application of secular experience and expertise to solve practical problems be on-topic here?

Proposal: Secularism The description of this proposal reads (emphasis mine): Proposed Q&A site for a place to ask, and get answers to, questions about people who live their lives without ...
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To what extent would science be on topic for the Secularism proposal?

Proposal: Secularism In an answer to another discussion, Parthian Shot suggests that empiricism be the metric by which points may be supported or countered. I think I agree with that notion, but I am ...
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Classical Languages/Cultures?

Proposal: Latin Language Now, I may get a lot of initial skepticism for this, but since most Classicists know both Latin and Ancient Greek, and since the Greek proposal is going nowhere, and since ...
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How strictly would the Secularism site enforce the “Don't be a jerk policy”?

Proposal: Secularism This is an interesting proposal and if it comes to fruition, there will certainly be a slew of all kinds of people visiting, from the most hardened atheist to the most ...
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Quais tipos de pergunta devem ser evitados?

Imagino que haverá perguntas sobre gramática, etimologia etc. Mas, qual é o limiar do aceitável em termos de conteúdo das perguntas? Proposal: Portuguese Language
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How would the Catholicism proposal be distinct from Christianity.SE?

Having reviewed the initial proposed questions on the Catholic Culture, Ministry and Apologetics proposal I noticed a theme. I'm not actually trying to rain on somebody else's parade here, but I'm ...
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Separating ancient and modern Greek

Proposal: Greek Language The modern Greek is much different from the ancient one. Some of the grammatical forms simply disappeared, such as (plusquam)perfectum, futurum exactum or perispomenon. The ...
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I think Arabic language Q&A should support RTL design

Proposal: Arabic Language I think this website should support the RTL design in general (the look & feel), and support combined text (English & Arabic) in questions and answers.
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How is this not already covered by Skeptics?

Proposal: Atheism All of the atheist-specific questions I can think of would fit entirely within skeptics. More to the point, correct me if I'm wrong, but it seems like there are only three kinds of ...
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Hindi and Urdu Language

I propose that a new Stack Exchange website be created for Hindi and Urdu languages. Separate proposals for Hindi and Urdu languages have been made but both independently received very poor votes. ...
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Limited to etiquette in “western” culture(s)?

Proposal: Etiquette Or are questions about the etiquette of other (foreign) cultures within the scope of the proposal?
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Are questions about the culture of the region off-topic on this SE?

Will this SE be about languages only or about the culture of Southeast countries overall? I think it is an important issue since many of the example questions refer to travellers experience. ...
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“New” Latin words

Proposal: Latin Language Is it acceptable to ask or answer using terms from neo-Latin and Contemporary Latin (created to describe more modern things or ideas)? For instance, Contemporary Latin has a ...
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Are there guidelines for the use of the character extension feature, as in هـــــــذا مـــثــــــــال?

Proposal: Arabic Language Writing the title for a certain text, I found myself hesitating if I should add this kind of spacing between all characters, or only in the first or the last, and wondered ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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?