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Paranormal subject description is discriminatory

The subject description is Proposed Q&A site for phenomenon believers in: Psionics:Psychokinesis/Telekinesis; ESP:Astral/Lucid/RV/NDE/OBE; Energy:Meditation/Consciousness; Magic:Occult/Healing/...
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Let's chat about Paranormal

The current state of Paranormal site proposal could be confusing at first (what's on-topic or not). Given the fact that there are many downvotes, I think it's great to have a chat room where we can ...
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Are questions allowed fully in Tamil script?

Proposal: Tamil Language I saw some questions in Tamil script(whole question in Tamils cript) in the proposal samples. But how can people who don't know Tamil script can read them? Many people who ...
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What happened to the old Hebrew Language proposal?

Proposal: Hebrew Language There seemed to be a Hebrew Language proposal on this site, and it had more than 120 commiters. Where did it go?? Seems like it vanished!
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Badges for expert Esperanto speakers

Proposal: Esperanto Language Will there be some way to know the experience level of the people answering the questions? It would be reassuring to see an "expert badge" or something and to know that ...
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Permissability of translation reviews

Proposal: Esperanto Language For example, in the Duolingo Esperanto Learners group on Facebook we have the hashtag #KOR or "Korektu min" (Correct me) - People can post their content that they've ...
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Will it be strictly reserved to so called “natural products” or will question about GMO products will be also allowed?

Proposal: Vegetarianism Since vegetarian/vegans... have the tendency to fall into naturalist beliefs ("what is natural is good, what is artificial is bad") I was curious to know if questions related ...
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Will questions about Greek culture be considered on-topic?

Proposal: Greek Language Will questions about Greek culture be considered on-topic in this proposal? For example: Will questions on the clothing worn in ancient Greece be on-topic?
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Should sites about a language be in that language? [duplicate]

Should sites about a language be written in that language? Let's say there's a site proposal about the Spanish language. Should the site proposal's description and example questions also be in that ...
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Duplicate of SFF.SE

Proposal: Star Wars This is entirely cvered by BOTH Science Fiction and Fantasy and Movies SE.
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Renaming to Indic Languages

Proposal: Indian Languages I think "Indic Languages" would be even better name, as it will encompass more diversity (e.g. Tamil from Sri Lanka). Finding enthusiasts in Indian languages is a ...
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To our new followers

Proposal: Tamil Language We have seen a sudden increase in the number of followers to our Tamil language proposals and many are new to this network itself. However I wish to convey some message to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 Pakistan ...
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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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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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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. ...
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Problem following the proposal

Proposal: Tamil Language I have shared this site among my friends and online community such as online groups. Till now 4 members have said that they clicked the Follow button but the number of ...
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Fake languages?

Proposal: Language Learning Are made up languages like Klingon on-topic? What about more realistic ones like Esperanto?
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How is this different from individual language sites?

Proposal: Language Learning We already have plenty of sites for learning languages, like Spanish, English and Portuguese. Each of these is for its own language. What will this site do differently, ...
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This subject matter is already well-covered by Skeptics.SE

Many if not all questions for this proposal would be on-topic for Skeptics.SE. Proposal: Paranormal
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What are the advantages of single language sites over collective ones?

It has already been asked at the current Lojban proposal, but not at the Esperanto and Constructed Languages proposals, why it would make more sense to have a SE site dedicated to this single ...
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How will this site deal with sophisticated trolling?

It is no secret that many people making paranormal claims on the internet are doing so for fun - without malicious or commercial intent. A good example of this can be the free/paranormal energy ...
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Latin Crossword

Proposal: Latin Language 'The Times' (of London) has recently introduced a Latin Crossword, in which the answers are in Latin, but the clues are a mixture of Latin, references to quotations and (...
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Nutrition in general

Proposal: Veganism and Vegetarianism Would a nutrition and diet site not be more useful? Questions relating specifically to veganism or vegetarianism seem too specific.
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Should Ethics be allowed?

Proposal: Veganism and Vegetarianism When I originally created the proposal I was advised to disallow ethical questions as the tend to be opinionated and subjective. However, it's inevitable that ...
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Are requests for translation on topic or not? (Da mihi codez.)

Proposal: Latin Language It's inevitable that there will be many questions posed where the OP only wants to get some text translated to or from Latin. Do we want to encourage or discourage such ...
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Do we only want to “discuss the finer points of the language”?

The target audience of this proposal is: linguists, teachers, and students wanting to discuss the finer points of the Latin language This is more or less the same as every proposal for a language ...
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Why do country specific proposals always fail?

Country specific Proposal Can proposals regarding a specific country be made? I can see from previous questions that country specific proposals have been tried before but there currently aren't any. ...
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Using Tags in Language Learning [closed]

Proposal: Language Learning As far as I know, there are roughly 6,500 spoken languages in the world today. And since one language can't be learned directly without the help of other, and one can't ...
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Should we avoid questions that try to rigidly define vegetarianism/veganism?

Proposal: Veganism and Vegetarianism Some of the questions being proposed are asking about what people are 'allowed' to eat and what really counts as vegetarian/vegan. For example: As a vegetarian,...
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Перекладацькі питання? / Will translate-to-Ukrainian questions be allowed in the proposed “Ukrainian Language” site?

Чи будуть дозволені питання щодо перекладу іншомовних слів/фраз/виразів на українську на запропонованому сайті "Ukrainian Language"? З одного боку, здається, що немає формальних причин це забороняти, ...