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Stackoverflow in persian

As an stackoverflow user who are not native in english I see lots of questions in stackoverflow from new users that they cant say what they really want because of their poor english, and as a persian ...
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Are questions about the real issues and point of the Pastafarian 'movement' on topic?

Proposal: Pastafarianism Pastafarianism is intended to be a parody religion, but has the serious point of drawing attention to the inconsistencies and illogicalities of real religions. Without that ...
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Should we advertise this proposal on other Korean-languege forums?

Proposal: Korean Language and Usage I'm not a speaker of Korean, but I'd love to be, so I'm naturally very excited for this proposal. I linked the Stack Exchange proposal onto the /r/Korean sub last ...
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Cartoons and Web Comics

I don't know about American English but in the UK a "Cartoon" can be either printed or an animated video. To me there seems to me to be an obvious relationship between the Proposal: Cartoons and the ...
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director specific site; where would you start

I'm curious whether there would be interest in director-specific stackexchange sites (or what the process would even be). Something like hitchcock.stackexchange.com? I have looked at ...
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Looking for Ideas for Example Questions?

Proposals: Secularism and Atheism Since both proposals have a low number of example questions given the number of followers, I dug up the data dump from the old, failed Atheism SE site. I've parsed ...
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Let's combine Atheism in to Secularism

Let's combine Atheism into Secularism, so that we can have a broader and stronger audience combining Atheists, Agnostics, Freethinkers etc than just Atheists. (I'm an Atheist myself) Secularism: ...
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For 'Women in Technology' should questions written with an implied/assumed bigotry be reworded or disallowed?

Proposal: Women in Technology For 'Women in Technology' should questions written with an implied/assumed bigotry be reworded or disallowed? Example: My wife is worried about entering the tech ...
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كيف نوازن بين مستويات المستخدمين؟ How do we balance the levels of users?

Proposal: Arabic Language هذا الموقع ستجمع -بمشيئة الله- صنفان رئيسان من الناس، هما: العلماء الطلاب والطلاب صنفان: صنف تتكلم العربية أصلا صنف لا تتكلم العربية أصلا وكل صنف على مستويات متفرقة، ...
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How Should the Site Deal With Arguments?

Proposal: Atheism The homepage for the Atheism proposal says the site is for "both 'believers' and atheists." If we decide that the site should indeed follow this path, then there is a potential for ...
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Change the name to “Rejecting Religious Dogma”

Atheism, Agnostism, non-theism etc .. we all want to throw religions away. This name would help unite all of us and create a broader group, while drawing a line against all the dogma groups - Hindu, ...
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Why was close History in Spanish proposal?

Why was close History in Spanish proposal? what was the criteria to close it. http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/68616/history-in-spanish
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Should every question for Arabic Language have an English translation?

Proposal: Arabic Language Since the proposal for the Arabic Language is also for learners/beginners, does it make sense to have questions only in Arabic, without any English translation, as short as ...
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Could we discuss about daily life

Proposal: Japanese Culture In my opinion, daily life in Japan is different than other countries so it is important to know people's behavior, their personalities and better ways to live in.
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How to deal with dialects?

Proposal: Arabic Language This question recently made me wonder about this proposal: http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/62022/arabic-language/67683#67683 whereby it essentially asks for a map ...
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ماذا سنفعل بالمشاركات التي تنسخ العربية بحروف أجنبية؟ What to do about transliterated posts

Proposal: Arabic Language ماذا سنفعل بالمشاركات -خاصة الأسئلة- التي تنسخ العربية بحروف لغة اخرى؟ فمثلا السؤال: What is the difference between the usage of 'Rasoolahu' and 'Rasoolihi'? يسأل ...
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Is this a duplicate of philosophy.se?

Proposal: Ethics I'm not understanding what the topic of this proposal is supposed to be. More importantly, how is it going to differentiate itself from philosophy.se?
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Cross-Applicability of Topics with the Feminism and Gender Equality Proposal

Proposal: LGBT+ Could this be better-suited if combined with the Feminism and Gender Equality proposal? I recognize that they're quite different matters (at least in some cases), but I suspect many ...
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How good is questions like 62412 going to fit the topic of this proposal?

Proposal: Arabic Language This question is good in general in my opinion: I want to learn specifically Moroccan/Maghrebi Arabic. How can I get locals to help me with their dialect rather than ...
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Any possibility we could expand this to Japanese life and culture?

Proposal: Japanese Culture I am here building on jmac's idea that the scope is not well-defined (even as I support the idea) Any chance we could expand this to Japanese life and culture? Or is it ...
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Are English questions allowed about Arabic

Proposal: Arabic Language Would this proposal allow English questions about Arabic? For example: How could I tell whether تَنَاوَلْتُ is past I or present she? All I have seen so far are peple ...
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Are questions to translate [this text] from [this language] into English on-topic?

Proposal: Constructed Languages I would think you could zillions of those kinds of questions. For instance, in the http://xkcd.com/191/ comic, there is the following text in Lojban: zo'o ta jitfa .i ...
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Are questions going to be asked in Greek?

Proposal: Greek Language In the questions of this site, are the questions going to be asked in Greek or English?
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Can we reach out to the users of the Chinese and Japanese Stackexchange sites?

Proposal: Korean Language and Usage Perhaps the Korean Language Stackexchange would be of some interest to the users of the Chinese Language and Japanese Language Stackexchange sites. Is there any ...
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Stack Overflow in Korean 이용하신 분들께 부탁합니다

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Korean) 저는 한국말과 한국문화를 사랑하는 사람입니다. 한국말을 잘할 수 있는 사람들이랑 서로 한국어를 공부하고 싶어서 새로운 Stackexchange 웹사이트를 추천했습니다. 한국어와 이용, 한국 열혈팬, 한국어 전문가 한국어 또는 한국어 문법, 한국 문화를 배우고 싶어 하는 누구나를 위하여 ...
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Is Pastafarianism the correct place to also discuss other spurious philosophical meanderings such as flat earthism?

Proposal: Pastafarianism There is also a flat earth society, that takes itself pretty seriously. http://theflatearthsociety.org/cms/ Should these questions also be on topic?
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Slow Proposal Progress

Proposal: Mythology Moving forward, the beta step seems to be a challenge because Mythology currently has only 60 committed members. However many more actually joined the proposal. How can we get ...
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What is up with all the down votes on Pastafarianism, should supports be concerned?

Proposal: Pastafarianism Anyone who has posted a question, looked at the voting results, or read a couple of comments under questions; is aware that a lot of questions in the Pastafarianism proposal ...
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How can we improve this proposal?

Proposal: Korean Language and Usage What are some ideas on how to improve this proposal? My idea was to have a stackexchange site for learning Korean, mainly for beginners. But perhaps it would be ...
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Does identifying central text reference help define the the quality of questions?

Proposal: Pastafarianism After only 2 months since the site was proposed we are about two thirds of the way to the next phase. As I write this we are only lacking 1 follower and about 20 questions ...
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What is covered under the “+”?

Proposal: LGBT+ What specifically is covered under the "+" for this proposal? Its hard to say what is on or off topic when you have a potentially very, very broad base.
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We need more diversity, talk to your colleagues!! (About perceived duplicates and unsuccessful proposals)

First of all I'll say I love love love StackExchange. And I think it'd be awesome if communities from more fields of knowledge would spill their expertise to the CC internet. TL;DR We should be ...
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When did Area 51 go full-on X-Files?

http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/72406/possession-study-of http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/72176/exopolitics http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/72074/ancient-alien-theory ...
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Should all questions about Shinto be on topic at Japanese Culture?

Proposal: Japanese Culture Now that Hinduism and Buddhism have launched, Shinto is the largest coherent religious tradition without a Stack Exchange site (atheism/agnosticism/irreligion ...
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Should we have a site for just one gender? Can we have a site for people of color in technology?

Proposal: Women in Technology Isn't it a bit sexist to have a proposal for "ladies"? I'm sure if a proposal was created for "People of Color in Technology" it wouldn't be permitted so similarly we ...
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“Ladies” in site description

Proposal: Women in Technology Would more people read through this proposal and contribute if the word "ladies" was replaced with "women"? Proposed Q&A site for ladies in technology and ...
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Why do we actually need separate sites for religious literature?

Proposal: Pastafarianism All religious sites on SE are actually about the literature. Christianity is about what the christian literature like the bible says about what the god portreted there want ...
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What would we do with superstition related questions?

Proposal: Hinduism I don't know about other religions, but, I being a Hindu, know that we have a lot of crazy superstitous practices. I don't follow them, but I know a lot of people who do. They are ...
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Should we discuss not only language but culture as well?

Proposal: Ukrainian Language and Usage
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When Hinduism is shaping out for launch?

Proposal: Hinduism I think its already been 3 weeks since the proposal has reached 100% commitment. So, When are we going to have our Hinduism community.
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Should questions be limited to only those with direct Gospel/Canon relationships

Proposal: Pastafarianism In the group of questions with 2+ down votes (Example question votes as of May 26 2014) we have a question about protein substitutes and one about fedora's As a ...
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ترجمة اﻷسئلة واﻷجوبة الانجليزية translate english?

Proposal: Arabic Language يبدو لي حين نطلع إلى البيتا أنه سيوجد أسئلة مطروحة في غير العربية وكذلك اﻷجوبة، فهل علينا أن نشترط لكل شي غير عربية أن تترجم إلى العربية؟ translate: It seems to me when ...
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english support only?!!!! مشكلة عدم دعم اللغات الاخرى

Proposal: Arabic Language لقد تصقحت الشبكة ستاك اكستشانج هذه و رايت انه هناك حوالي مئة موقع لكن سبحان الله كلها تدعم اللغة الانجليزي فقط. فما سبب عدم دعم شبكة ستاك للغة العربية؟ من مشكلات عدم وجود أي ...
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Staff or moderator assistance requested.

Proposal: Pastafarianism Staff or moderator assistance requested. The question Please review this draft message promoting the Pastafarian proposal is intended to be a community approach as part of ...
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It's time to look ahead

Proposal: Hinduism At the time of my writing this, our Hinduism proposal has attained 93% commitment. It won't be long before we get into the Private Beta phase. So, it is almost time that we look ...
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I would like to submit a StackExchange proposal for the topic “Cultural Marxism.” Where do I go from here? [duplicate]

After reading through Area 51's FAQ, this is the closest I've come to figuring out how to propose a new stack exchange site: specifically dedicated to "Cultural Marxism."
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Should the proposal definition be changed?

Proposal: Arabic Language I don't think the current proposal definition: Proposed Q&A site for people who want to learn the Arabic language is befitting for the site we would like to ...
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What would be the criteria for defining on-topic questions here? Are questions about constructing languages on-topic, for instance?

Proposal: Constructed Languages For instance: Questions about constructing languages How many speakers must a conlang have? Do we answer questions about the grammar of conlangs? What would ...
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What is considered canon?

Proposal: Mythology What is considered canon in these forums? Eg.: Most of Indian mythology has been taught through word of mouth and stories from families handed down through the generations.
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Please review this draft message promoting the Pastafarian proposal

Proposal: Pastafarianism The following message is intended to be appropriate for copy and paste promotion of the Pastafarian proposal on area51.stackexchange, as with all work on a stack exchange ...