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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 ...
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Should the proposal name be changed to non-theist?

Proposal: Atheism We're all probably aware that the Atheism proposal has been tried in the past and did not get out of beta. I did not participate in that site, but I suspect that one of the reasons ...
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Are people who are casually interested in mythology discouraged from participating in this site?

Proposal: Mythology The proposal description reads: Proposed Q&A site for theologians, professors, historians and scholars who want to learn about the gods and their stories. All types of ...
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Do you know of any forums, lists, or other places to advocate for this proposal? Thanks!

Proposal: Constructed Languages This site is for people who wish to learn, practice, or discuss constructed languages such as Esperanto, Interlingua, Lojban, Klingon, and others. Questions about ...
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Poetry writing is already on-topic on Writers.se

Proposal: Poetry Poetry writing questions are perfectly welcome on the Writers.se site, and the poetry tag, while not most popular, gathers quite reasonable questions and responses. I believe ...
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Pastafarian Chat

Proposal: Pastafarianism Someone created Pastafarianism Chat and invited me. No Idea who, but it looks like it remains open and available. Any reason we can't use it?
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Korean Language stack exchange : if it doesn't make it, what happens to the existing questions?

Proposal: Korean Language Looks like this isn't going to make it within the one year allowed for definition - it needs 30 or so more 10-rated questions. What happens to the closed site and the good ...
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Is the proposed poetry site limited to English poetry only?

Proposal: Poetry Is the proposed site limited to English poetry only? Can we discuss poetic devices, stylistic conventions and so forth in a cross-linguistic fashion? What about language-particular ...
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Is it time for questions about the Gospel?

Proposal: Pastafarianism We have several good questions about Pastafarianism in general. Is it time to start adding some questions about the Gospel or the Loose-Cannon and asking for clarification ...
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How did you find this proposal?

Proposal: Pastafarianism If we can determine our main sources of users, these communities could be reached out to for further publicity.
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Pastafarianism is losing steam

Proposal: Pastafarianism A while back, James Jenkins put out a clear and structured plan for how to create a site. The problem is that there was little initiative taken with this plan. Furthermore, ...
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How do we keep questions about doctrine from devolving into endless debate and discussion?

Proposal: Buddhism I've always felt one of the greatest strengths of Buddhism is it's malleability. There are hundreds of sects and probably millions of ways to view/answer/experience most questions ...
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So many Hindi speaker & supporter Still Proposal Closed?

Proposal: Hindi Language I have been following this very long time. As per my opinion there are two many Hindi Speaking People around the corner of stack-exchange but still this proposal go close? ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 a mass down vote vandalism

Proposal: *Atheism and Agnosticism * It appears that someone came through and down voted pretty much every question in the last few hours. I don't see any offered rational, so it would seem to be an ...
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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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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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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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Expand the proposal to a taxonomically broader scope

What do you mean by "Alternate?" No matter how you look at it, though, I'm pretty sure it's already covered. If you mean fictional histories, I would say they belong at scifi.stackexchange.com. If ...
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Generic Theology and Meta-Theology

I want to create a group/forum called 'Generic Theology and Meta-Theology' where people from various beliefs can come together in a friendly manner and discuss things such as how their views and the ...
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Religious sites - answers defy stackexchange principles? [closed]

just a few random examples from the past hours: http://christianity.stackexchange.com/questions/23092/did-god-predestinate-all-of-us ...
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When will IL&U start?

Proposal: Italian Language & Usage 'We are preparing for its launch and expect to create it soon.' said the banner. Since the proposal has reached 100% commitment some days ago, when will ...
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This does NOT violate the Content Policy of Stack Exchange. Vote to reopen

Proposal: Trolling I have thoroughly read the Content Policy, and this proposal in no way violates it. This was an error on the behalf of a few misguided high rep users. I would like to formally ...
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The scientific way of living : hinduism [closed]

Proposal: Hinduism As I heard a speech about science in Hindusim yesterday, I wish other people get a brief introduction about this great ancient Indian culture and know how much it is related to ...
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Jainism and Cārvāka

Proposal: Hinduism Is Jainism and Nastik (Atheist) Hindu philosophy such as Cārvāka also in the scope of this proposal?
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How we going to handle mythological conflicts in generic questions?

Are we going to allow generic questions? If yes then how we going to handle mythological conflicts in generic questions. For just an example if someone ask Is eating non-veg is crime in eye of god? ...
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Who is the target audience for these sites?

Proposal: Japan, Japanese Culture Executive Summary Japanese Culture needs to be better defined, or it needs to be merged with Life in Japan (currently proposed as Japan). There are three major ...