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Nine unknown men of Ashoka [on hold]

Proposal: Secret Societies What is the secret of Nine Unknown Men of Ashoka?
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Why should someone else define US [on hold]

Proposal: Stateless Societies Why not have one country called Earth with no boundaries? Why let different region, religion and language define us?
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Germanic languages

In learning the West Frisian language I'm amazed at how, after learning the pronunciation of the Frisian alphabet, how closely related is English and Frisian grammar and vocabulary. So much so that ...
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New Proposal : Tamil Language [closed]

Tamil is one of the oldest living languages in the earth and it has lots of cultural heritage. It would be better to have QA website for Tamil to expose the heritage to language enthusiast and other ...
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Discussing if it would be a good idea to merge Sanskrit and Tamil languages proposal?

Proposal: Tamil language Proposal: Sanskrit language The Sanskrit and Tamil languages proposals have progressed well, although it could be better. I think if these proposals are to go beyond beta, ...
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Wouldn't a single location for questions on Germanic languages and dialects be more beneficial to scholars than individual websites?

I would like to propose an omnibus "Germanic Languages and Dialects" category. The category would have tags that can help scholars link specific Germanic languages, dialects, their grammar, syntax, ...
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Is someone interested in supporting the creation of a Site for Degrowth?

In reference to the existing Site Sustainable Living, I would like to broaden the topic and thus create a Site for the larger topic of Degrowth. Is someone interested in pursuing this effort?
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Do programming languages have a place within Conlang discussion, and why or why not?

Proposal: Constructed languages What sets programming languages apart from artificial ones? I feel like there are important connections here, but I can't put my finger on exactly what they might be. ...
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Fine line between constructed and natural languages

This question: If a parent talks to their child exclusively in [constructed language], does this language become a natural language? was closed as off topic. However, I think it is relevant -- it is ...
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Why would people downvote on questions without any explanation and how to avoid it?

Here are few examples of questions which are on-topic, but downvoted: How many alien races are on Earth according to the Canada's former minister of National Defence (based on his interview)? This ...
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Would resource requests be on topic for “smaller” languages where resources can be difficult to locate?

Proposal: Slavic languages One thing I've really struggled with is the (relative) lack of English-language learning resources. There are a fair number of beginning to intermediate-level language ...
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Why is Jainism not here?

We should have a proposal for Jainism site here. It should not be confused as a part of Hinduism. It is a distinct religion just like Buddhism. I will be more than happy to throw more light on this, ...
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Do the Mods need our help to push forward the creation of Beta?

Proposal: Ukrainian Language This proposal has reached 100% commitment two weeks ago, on January 25th. However, the Beta has not yet been created. Do the StackExchange Moderators need any help to ...
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Will this site allow no-food vegan questions?

Proposal: Veganism & Vegetarianism Because reasons of being vegan or vegetarian varies, I wonder if questions that do not ask about food would be accepted. For example, is talking about "vegan ...
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This is totally Urban Planning

Proposal: Urbanism Proposal: Urban Planning Literally everything related to cities (and more!) will find a place at Urban Planning! :)
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Adding “native speakers” in the site definition

Actually the site definition or title is Proposed Q&A site for linguists, teachers and students of the Arabic Language I'd add (native or fluent) speakers in this definition. Of course as ...
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Separate section for creating guides to switch to a vegan lifestyle? [closed]

Once this site graduates to beta, will there be a specific section for creating "how-to" guides on how to go vegan or a section for "resources on benefits of going vegan"? Or should we create a ...
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Is question about translation from or to Arabic are in-topic?

Proposal: Arabic language (اللغة العربية)
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How can we get the last five 200+ rep users?

Proposal: Ukrainian Language As of today, we have 397/200 committers in total 95/100 committers with 200+ rep on any other site 100% commitment score, based on committers' activity on all ...
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When will this site begin?

Site: literature. The Literature proposal now has 210 committers but the beta site has not yet started. Am I missing anything or it's going to begin soon?
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What about language of the site interface?

Proposal: Ukrainian Language Чи можливо буде перекласти інтерфейс цього сайту українською? Те саме, тоді необхідно зробити з довідкою та іншими частинами сайту. Я готовий допомогти з цим. Що треба ...
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Do we discuss here as well the about the good practises on how to build the right mindset/cultural in a organisation?

Often you can see that DevOps is about automation of tasks, measuring services and sharing information, but the right mindset/culture is also very important when it comes to practising DevOps. Are we ...
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Would a fact based vegan answer to a vegetarian question be appropriate?

Proposal: Veganism & Vegetarianism Consider a question like "What is the healthiest cheese?". Would an answer like "The healthiest is vegan cheese home made with cashews [references]." (purely ...
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Hebrew: Are questions asking whether or where Hebrew was spoken or written in scope?

Are questions about a narrow niche of Hebrew language history in scope? I'm sure questions about the historical development of the language as a whole would be in scope (I hope). But would a ...
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The 3rd proposal for arabic language / الإقتراح الثالث للغة العربية

The first failed in beta. The second failed in definition. If you didn't already follow the proposal, follow it If you didn't already asked 5 questions, ask them, you can inspire from old proposals ...
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Hebrew: Are folk/speculative etymology questions appropriate?

On several of the language related sites questions pop up that have the form "Are these two homophonous or near homophonous words related?" (one example that popped up recently) and intuitive ...
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Are questions related to learning Dutch considered off-topic?

Proposal: Dutch Language One of the questions I proposed is Are there any online courses for Dutch as it is spoken in Flanders/Belgium? It immediately got a downvote without an explanation why ...
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What should we do to getmore people to look at this proposal?

Proposal: Hungarian language There has been no activity around this proposal for quite some time. I think we should do something about that. But what?
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Are these some ways psychology topic might differ from cognitive stack?

Proposal: Psychology Don't issues relating to cognition link more to brain science and neurological research while issues pertaining to psychology also embrace theoretical topics such as personality, ...
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Is it a good idea to mix ancient and modern Greek?

I should think in most cases people who are interested in the one are not particularly interested in the other. And why is combining them any more natural than combining Latin and Italian? Surely ...
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If you're asking about a historical society, surely it'd be on topic on the existing History site?

Proposal: Indus Valley Civilization (Ancient India) This seems like it should be on topic on History.SE. Is there a reason we need a site for a specific civilization?
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Should we vote strategically?

Proposal: Greek Language The next stage needs 'more questions with a score of 10 or more', a target more quickly reached if users transferred their upvotes from those questions with > 10 upvotes to ...
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Should it be more generic, like Hungary and Hungarian language?

Proposal: Hungarian language Hungary itself is also confusing enough :) On one hand, this might attract a broader audience, on the other hand, it rather aspecific. What do you think?
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“confusing Hungarian language” in the description

Proposal: Hungarian language Why does the description have "confusing"? All languages are confusing to those who know nothing about them. And all are not confusing to native speakers. I find it ...
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Stateless Societies on-topic on Politics?

Proposal: Stateless Societies Aren't all those questions already on-topic on Politics?
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“How does a flat society do X?”

Proposal: Anarchism We're starting to bulk up on hypothetical questions about how anything centralized could happen when no one is in charge. The answers will always be imprecise and full of caveats ...
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Etiquette and Interpersonal Skills

The Etiquette proposal has a lot in common with the Interpersonal skills proposal. Not enough to make them absolute dublicates, but there's still a lot of overlap by the look of the existing suggested ...
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Will this site be for actual translations between language x and language y?

Proposal: Translating I understand, that as of now, this site is only for questions about the methods and techniques of translation. Are actual translations between one language and another within ...
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Isn't it too broad?

Proposal: Slavic languages Proposal mentions piling up Czech and others western Slavic languages, but Russian etc are also Slavic. Edit: With Russian out of the way that's still mixing of Polish ...
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Are questions about Hebrew learning resources are welcome?

Proposal: Hebrew Language In the answer to the question Are recommendations for language learning resources on topic? stated, that each individual site can decide whether the recommentation questions ...
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Should questions about Ukrainian written in Russian be allowed here?

Proposal: Ukrainian Language Hear me out and just don't take this as trolling. This is a very subtle issue but I guess it's better to discuss here. Let me start with some facts: The thing is that ...
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Recommend changing proposal name to Stateless Societies

Proposal: Anarchism This has been proposed before, and a clear issue was that the terms 'anarchy' and 'anarchism' have many different meanings to different people, even from academic and historical ...
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Should conlangs include critique/help on parts of users' own conlangs?

Proposal: Constructed languages I'm not clear on exactly whether a constructed languages site would include this. For example, if I were to post a question like "What are the fundamental problems ...
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Are historical forms of etiquette to be considered on topic?

Proposal: Etiquette Are historical forms of etiquette to be considered on topic? For example: What are the historical forms of medieval etiquette in Greece? What were the differences in etiquette ...
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How will this site be moderated? [closed]

How will a Stack Exchange site about Anarchism be moderated? Proposal: Anarchism
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Will this proposal fail again?

After a short burst of activity, consisting in copying question from the old proposal to the new one, we are stuck again in a phase of one month with no activity. There are yet only 28 questions with ...
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Casinos & Gambling - what area would this fit in?

I am considering a proposal for something of the above. A sample description is This site is for gamblers, casino and industry professionals, and those interested in aspects of the games, ...
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Will this site allow other reduced-meat diets?

Proposal: Veganism & Vegetarianism Does this community have an interest in offering health advice, recipes, etc to encourage reduced meat diets such as pescetarian? Would these diets be ...
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Why do proposals for a feminism stackexchange keep failing?

Proposal: Feminism & Women Rights is another attempt in a long series to establish a feminism stackexchange site. I remember several similar proposals over the past years. I also remember some ...
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How can we attract commitment to Veganism and Vegetarianism?

Proposal: Veganism and Vegetarianism How do you suggest we gain committers to our site proposal? Things that spring to mind: Creating a Community Promotion Ad which we then submit for review on ...