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Consider editing this proposal to exclude the “translation service”?

Proposal: Translation I think this is certainly an interesting proposal but I feel that it should be limited to discussing the process of translation rather than providing actual translations (see ...
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Isn't this site just a duplicate of History and Skeptics?

Proposal: Mysterious Places Questions such as "Where did the statues on Easter Island originate from?" would belong on History.SE, and most of the questions about the Bermuda Triangle would belong on ...
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Would questions regarding Aramaic be off topic?

The Old Testament was written in both Hebrew and Aramaic. In what contexts would Aramaic references be on- or off-topic at Hebrew Language?
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Let's spread the word!

Proposal: Arabic Language Honestly, the only issue I see with the previous beta version is the lack of enough advertising. As a learner myself, I wish I had known about its existence before.
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Is History of Things too broad?

Proposal: History of things I think this is cool, but also way, way to broad. I mean, this could cover everything from how Star Wars was made to how an ancient custom came about. Is there a way this ...
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All questions are subjective

Proposal: Quote Suggestions The Area 51 FAQ explains: Ask questions that can be answered Avoid asking questions that are subjective, argumentative, or require extended discussion. ...
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Etiquette regarding cross-semination of proposals and S.E.s

I read a post (from 2012) recently in the Linguistics meta that "...The users that committed cannot talk about them in existing sites at the moment....". Before that, I had been going to consider a ...
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Should a stackexchange website invite people to speculate?

Proposal: Secret Societies Proposed Q&A site for people to ask questions and speculate about secret societies and their activities. Should a good Q&A site really invite people to "...
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What are the rules for removal the proposal after a month of inactivity?

The Paranormal proposal reached 1 month of inactivity at a time of writing. latest activity: 1 month ago In FAQ we can read: Inactive proposals that do not receive any activity for one month ...
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Offer to merge with Secret Societies

I am the author of the proposal Secret Societies. I would like to suggest merging Illuminati with my proposal. I find this a smart move as our proposal(Secret Societies), takes into consideration ...
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How do we define a secret society?

When we're discussing a secret society, this means they're no longer secret. How we define what is a secret society then? Proposal: Secret Societies
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Please help us with our proposal

Shout out to kenorb, Kolappan Nathan and seek adventure. Thanks a lot you guys! If you want a shout out-which you probably don't want from me- please post example questions(so I know who it is). ...
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Secret Societies is similar to Illuminati and Conspiracy

The proposal: Secret Societies is very similar to Illuminati and Conspiracy. How this proposal is different?
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Is illuminati is not too specific?

Proposal: Illuminati Is Illuminati not too specific? There are many other theories of such societies- the Freemasons, Hashashin's, Skull and Bones, the Black Hand and many more. How about the name: ...
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What does 'answered' stat in Beta of any website indicate?

What does the below stat for a beta website indicate? Accepted answers percentage? Or Percentage of questions with answers?
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Less than one month to the temporal cliff

... and still questions missing! To all followers: Please think of good questions for a Greek Q&A site and propose them as sample questions. There cannot be a Q&A site without questions to ...
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Isn't Illuminati a conspiracy theory?

Proposal: Illuminati Isn't Illuminati a duplicate of Conspiracy? Couldn't all of Illuminati's questions be asked on Conspiracy (in theory with illuminati)?
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Change proposal title from Esperanto to Esperanto language?

Proposal: Esperanto Not sure if this is the right place to ask this, but I didn't see a way to contact the proposal initiator. From looking at the site, all the other language communities are listed ...
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For marketing our proposal

Proposal: Tamil Language We are very low in the number of followers and we need to market our proposal elsewhere to gain new followers. I suggest we add embend our site add in various places. I did ...
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Duplicate of Linguistics

Proposal: Etymology Questions about the etymology of words, or about the field of etymology, are already on-topic on the Linguistics beta site. The etymology tag is among the most-used tags there.
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UnReligions Chat Available

Proposal: UnReligions The proposal for Pastafarianism which is now closed made it well into commitment phase, with a beta launch looking probable. It was closed by SE, essentially for being an ...
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Cannabis, A culture item or a scientific one?

Proposal: Cannabis Would culture or science be the best category for this proposal? Culture keeps it under a large umbrella and that can include the scientific aspects?
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Let's have some more good example questions for Paranormal

Proposal: Paranormal If this proposal is to get anywhere, we need some more good example questions. There's a limit of five per person. We have got some good ones already - have a look at the list - ...
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We're almost there

Proposal: Korean Language Our proposal finally completed it's commitment phase and is now going into private beta I would like to thank everyone who supported the proposal, and congratulate the ...
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Renaming it to “South Asian Language family”

Proposal: Indian Languages I am planning to rename "Indian Languages" to ""South Asian Language family" Reason being diversity! I see proposal like Bangali/ Hindi/Tamil !! I feel all will end up ...
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How can this site keep from becoming bigoted?

There are a lot of good, honest, fair-minded questions proposed here including: What is the motivation, if any, for secular couples to marry? When someone sneezes, what can one say to be polite ...
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how does brit.lit. fit into this proposal?

Proposal: British Culture I am trying to formulate a question about Anthony Burgess's "A Clockwork Orange", but it's a fictional story about England by an English author. Does therefore it count as '...
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Is this a subtopic of Cognitive Sciences?

Couldn't most of these questions fall under the tag of dreams in the Cognitive Science website? Proposal: Dream Interpretation
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Why is Irish included with British Culture?

Proposal: British Culture Includes distinctions between English, Welsh, Scottish, and Irish cultural identities I'm surprised to see Irish here. Ireland/Éire is a different island than Great ...
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What is covered under our rainbow umbrella?

This question made me wonder if we are sticking with Lesbian, Gay, bisexual, Transgender and Queer only or we are covering all non binary gender and sexuality? Do born third gender people going to ...
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Do people think there are definite answers to questions about the meaning of dreams?

Should there be any particular standards of rigour applied? Should referencing be required? If so, what sort of sources for reference for dream interpretation should be allowed? Proposal: Dream ...
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Upvote not giving rep

I wrote an example question for my Dream Interpretation proposal which was downvoted then immediately upvoted back to zero. However, it appears I am still carrying the downvote but not the upvote. Is ...
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Are more basic Ukrainian questions allowed?

Proposal: Ukrainian Language Stack Exchange sites generally don't allow simple questions that can be answered by "just googling it". But where there may be easily accessible answers available for ...
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Split Indian languages into several different proposals

Proposal: Indian Languages Indian languages from the North (Hindi, Punjabi, Gujarati, etc) have literally almost nothing in common with South Indian languages (Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, etc)....
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Indian language seems to be a much broader proposal. Support it

Proposal: Sanskrit Language Proposal: Hindi Language Proposal: Tamil Language Proposal: Indian Languages Proposal: Bengal & Bengali Language The proposal Indian languages seems much broader ...
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Why should we limit our proposal to learning?

Proposal: Learning Indian Languages See this question in this proposal for example: Kannada is closer to Tamil than to Telugu in language-wise, but closer to Telugu in script wise.So can anyone ...
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Did we miss any language?

Proposal: Learning Indian Languages Here is list of languages we can think of. Please add if we missed any language! Assamese Awadhi Bagheli/Baghel Kh Bagri Rajasthani Banjari Bengali Bhojpuri ...
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Are the specifics of constructed languages on topic?

Proposal: Constructed languages It seems obvious that the creation of conlangs and the discussion of constructed languages as a topic are on topic. However, are very specific facts about languages ...
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Wouldn't all the subjects of “European Union Treaties” be all on-topic on Politics.SE?

Proposal: European Union There is already a site for Politics. Questions about the treaties of the European Union would be on-topic there. So why defining another site?
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What actions can followers be encouraged to do to move the proposal to the 'commit' stage?

Proposal: Sanskrit Language Here is my list, you are welcome to add: 1. Using all your upvotes 2. Asking 5 sample questions 3. Inviting friends to follow 4. Take an active part in the discussion
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Would “Dutch” cover Afrikaans, Frisian or Low German?

Proposal: Dutch Language Dutch is more or less closely related (culturally, geographically, linguistically) to other Germanic languages. Which of these, if any, would be on topic on this proposed SX ...
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Are questions on this site to be written in Tamil?

Proposal: Tamil Language Tamil is my second language, having grown up with it at home. Since I'm not completely fluent in Tamil and I've joined this site mostly to learn from others, is it necessary ...
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Broader Indian Languages Site

Proposal: Kannada Language Did you consider to propose … a pan-Indian languages site, which would cover all languages spoken and originating in the Indian subcontinent (probably including ...
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Isn't the target audience for this site too narrow?

Proposal: Dutch Language Personally, I'm very interested in being able to ask questions and learn more about the Dutch language. But the site summary says "Proposed Q&A site for students, ...
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Lets Recommend, Let's Share ! Bring Questions!

Thanks for checking in so quickly! Keep sharing the love for Indian Language Learning and we'll get this site through to a beta site soon . I am 100% sure everyone will get the benefits from this site....
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We need activity!

The proposal is already more than 10 month old, approaching the 12 month limit for automatic closure. While the number of followers is slowly growing, we need more activity in the questions. Please ...
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Should this site be extended to cover all Balto-Slavic languages?

Proposal: Slavic languages -- Should Baltic languages be included within the scope of this site proposal? Reasons for might include: potential interest in discussing the differences between ...
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Would topics in any language be welcome?

Proposal: Esperanto The majority of questions would likely be in English, but then we all want to try out our Esperanto too... and it seems silly to limit to just those two languages. Would ...
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In addition to English, do we allow questions/answers to be in any Slavic Language?

Proposal: Slavic languages I've noticed this on other SE sites too, like Russian Language. They allow English and Russian to be used there interchangeably. For my part, I hope the answer is yes.
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Should questions generally include information about the OPs native language? [closed]

Proposal: Language Learning Looking at some of the questions, like should I learn Chinese or Japanese first, clearly the answer to these sorts of question hinges in part on the OPs native language. ...