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What is Swarg and Narak in Hindu religion? [on hold]

Proposal: Hinduism What is Swarg and Narak in Hindu religion ?
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Who would be interested in recruiting Pastafarians who are also StackExchange user?

Proposal: Pastafarianism The Pastafarianism proposal is advancing nicely. I believe that it will prove to be a valuable asset to Pastafarians and all of those interested in Pastafarianism. It is ...
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I followed the proposal, what's next?

This discussion topic is for new followers who want to contribute to a proposal. Here is what you can (and should) do: Add example questions that can be asked when this site goes live (or in beta). ...
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Restarting the proposal, requesting enthusiasts to hop in

Unfortunately the proposal was not able to move to the next phase. However, having faith in the lovers and learners of the Hindi Language, I am restarting this proposal again. Please follow, ...
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Should we allow asking questions in Ukrainian and regional languages of Ukraine?

Proposal: Ukrainian Language and Usage Here's the typical problem for all SE sites language, so let it be asked here as well: Do we allow questions asked in Ukrainian? Pro's: It lets people whose ...
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Help with forming questions

Proposal: Mythology This is just a generic Q/A as to what questions we are looking for because it has arisen that there may be questions that don't follow the guidelines. Here are 5 questions that ...
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Why are people opposing Pastafarian SE?

Clearly there's some people out there who don't want the Pastafarian SE proposal to succeed. Most of them have cast anonymous downvotes and close votes. I suspect these people will have some ...
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PaleoHacks proposal is miscategorized

As clearly indicated in this discussion, Paleo is a lifestyle and not a science. This proposal should be categorized under Life or Culture, not Science. Proposal: PaleoHacks
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What happened to the ESL (now ELL) site?

I joined this proposal to help turn it into a full site, and everything seemed to be going well. We reached some threshold, and then all the example questions were locked, and ... nothing. It looks ...
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Is it appropriate to request/require comments for down/close votes?

Proposal: Pastafarianism While I am in no way suggesting that detractors to a question or idea, not have a full voice, I am encouraging them to use their voice to the fullest. I have noticed ...
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What are the central texts for answering questions about Pastafarianism?

Proposal: Pastafarianism What core texts can be used to solve issues and conflicts around questions? While there are sites for other religions, answers are usually required to provide sources to ...
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Isn't this a little ridiculous?

Proposal: Pastafarianism Isn't this a little ridiculous?
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What about the differences between the Capoeira and Martial Arts/Sports communities?

There are already communities on Martial Arts and Sports, so it is important to justify why this proposal singles out Capoeira. This proposal is about all the aspects of Capoeira, not only the ...
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Are Hebrew unicode, RTL questions on topic?

Proposal: Hebrew Language On a site full of people knowledgeable in Hebrew on SE, can there be an option to discuss best practices for: Hebrew RTL programming. Hebrew Font creation and ...
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Not a Translation Service

Proposal: English for Indians We would not create a site to serve as a straight Hindi-to-English translation service. If you wish to create the equivalent of our English Stack Exchange (discussing ...
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Bokmål and Nynorsk are dialects?

Proposal: Norwegian Language (This is a comment on the short text accompanying the proposal.) Bokmål and Nynorsk are two different official written standards for the Norwegian language. I don't ...
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Is 'Women in Technology' a duplicate of 'The Workplace'?

Of the questions posted so far, that are appropriate for a stack exchange site, most (all?) seem to be appropriate for posting at The Workplace. Proposal: Women in Technology
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Content violation?

Proposal: Women in Technology This proposal has two votes to close for 'content violation'. Why?
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Did we have a drive by downvoter last night?

Proposal: Comparative Religion Did all the questions get down voted last night?
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How will this proposal be different to the Atheism attempts that have come before?

Proposal: Atheism There have been quite a few attempts to launch an atheist site. Why will this one success? See also this question: Why will this dupe of Atheism succeed where the former beta ...
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What should be the format of an answer?

Proposal: Comparative Religion Won't all questions be listy? - Probably Yes, Probably No. But What should be the format of an answer, given that the question will be about comparison? I think, The ...
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Followers shortage

Proposal: Hinduism This meta is in commitment phase and needs followers to get launched into beta. We need followers desperately. I propose, we spam the invite link to all India related social ...
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Are questions allowed to be asked in Swedish?

Proposal: Swedish Language Are questions allowed to be asked entirely in Swedish, or should the site be aimed at English speakers?
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Christianity.SE

I hope that Christianity.SE will someday break into denomination specific SE's. However I don't think it's there yet. Proposal: Roman Catholic
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would this also include translating and helping with school?

Proposal: Latin Language would this also include translating and helping with school?
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What is the purpose of this proposal?

Proposal: Debate Is this proposal about debate tactics and methods? Or is it a place to debate controversial topics (thus making it completely off-topic for SE)?
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Belgium: This page might be too specific

Proposal: Belgium If this page is ever going to go live, it will need: 15 questions a day +- 100 users +- 1000 visits per day I think it's unlikely this will happen soon, and for now it's ...
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Is this meant to be like Biblical Hermeneutics with a wider scope?

There's already a BiblicalHermeneutics.SE. Is this the same thing or is it meant to be broader than Judeo-Christian texts? Proposal: *Hermeticism *
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Starting conspiracy site

I have a question regarding conspiracy theories about undeground cities, but was unable to find a place for it. Guess it should be made.
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Proposal for a language community

I think that Malayalam Language needs a place here in SE It is one of the prominent languages in India. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malayalam
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what about an open forum? [duplicate]

what if we create an open forum and discuss multiple and different topics on one place? i have this idea to create some thing unique on stackexchange whereas i have seen sites like yahoo answers and ...
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Is automatic transliteration in the Hindi Language site possible and useful?

Proposal: Hindi Language Many learners of Hindi have not mastered the Devanagari script well enough to benefit from written without English transliteration. Some speakers of Hindi (particularly those ...
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Should the scope of the Hindi Language proposal be expanded to include Urdu?

Proposal: Hindi Language Hindi and Urdu have nearly identical grammar, and they share nearly all of their vocabulary at the elementary and colloquial level. However, the higher register of Hindi uses ...
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Broaden the scope to paganism?

Proposal: Witchcraft Broadening the scope to paganism might attract a wider community? From what I understand, paganism seems to be the more umbrella term.
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How could this work?

I could see a site for, say, English Language and Usage. Or for French. Or any of a number of other languages. However, I cannot see how the proposal Learn new Languages could work on its own.
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Default Language for Questions in Portuguese

The Portuguese Site is at the Proposal Phase. Some questions are entirely written in Portuguese (I think it is wrong) and some others in English (what I think is correct because Stack Exchange is a ...
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New site proposal: Universal History QA

I guess this is not proposed, a Q&A site for Universal History. I guess is general enough to include people from all over the world, but specific for a topic that you find in an encyclopedia, and ...
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Would questions on other religions which adopted Buddhism be accepted

Proposal: Buddhism There are some religions which have adopted Buddhism into themselves, like Shinto, I am wondering if questions on these religions would be accepted so long as they in some way ...
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Possible subject of fitness

Proposal: Yoga and meditation It appears that the originator does not want to discuss the religious aspects of Yoga. I cannot see a whole lot to talk about concerning meditation. I would believe ...
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Would root beer be included in this?

Proposal: Beer, Would root beer be included as one of the things involved on the proposed Beer site?
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Should “Bloggers” be renamed to “Blogging”?

Proposal: Bloggers For consistency with the other SE sites, the title of the SE should state the activity/topic of discussion, not the people involved. For instance, there is a Christianity SE rather ...
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How is the restart of the Yoga and Meditation proposal going to be different?

Proposal: Yoga and meditation The previous Yoga and meditation proposal has been closed about a week ago because after one year, the proposal was still stuck in the definition phase. How it this ...
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Sign Languages and Deaf Culture?

There should be Q&A for sign language students and educators, others that use sign languages in their professions, the Deaf, and the curious. American Sign Language, the most internationally ...
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To all who propose for- “Merge the “Yoga and Meditation” and “Hinduism” proposals?”

NO we cannot Merge the “Yoga and Meditation” and “Hinduism” proposals. Even Yoga and Meditation is a part of the so called religion Hinduism, it is very different aspect of it. Personally I am not ...
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How is this distinguished from the Linguistics site?

Proposal: Languages Several of the suggested questions are on-topic for the Linguistics site, though several are not. Is it best if there's only one appropriate site for a question?
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What language will be on topic?

Proposal: Dutch Language & Culture Example questions both include English and Dutch questions. I don't think two languages should be allowed, since that would fragment the userbase. Allowing only ...
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Chat Room: Can someone add new announcement on this proposal?

Proposal: Hindi Language A chat room is created for the discussions related to this proposal. http://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/12277/hindi-language-and-usage This proposal has seen decent growth ...
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Why is the Portuguese Stackoverflow on br.stackoverflow.com rather than pt.stackoverflow.com? [closed]

As this question suggests, language-specific sites could very well have language-specific subdomains. Now Stack Overflow in Portuguese is at br.stackoverflow.com — is that for Brazil? If SO is going ...
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Title change of the Dutch language proposal

Proposal: Dutch Language The title of this proposal has been changed from "Dutch Language and Culture" to "Dutch Language". I cannot find an explanation for this change. Can anyone comment on this?
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Simple statistic showing the importance of up-votes

Proposal: Hindi Language & Usage Normally, people follow a proposal and believe that is it! But there are two main activities to follow after following any proposal! First is Upvoting the good ...