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This site's definition is untenably broad

Proposal: India As is our tradition for proposals that gain some amount of traction, the Community Team at Stack Exchange has reviewed this proposal. We couldn't help but notice: the scope defined ...
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Add more example questions and use your votes

Proposal: Hinduism It would be very helpful and motivating if the members, instead of just following the proposal of the site, actually took part actively in the site's proceedings. As of the current ...
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Disagree with an ethics site because it is entirely subjective and opinionated

Proposal: Ethics I disagree with this proposal, I do not think it is a good idea to open up a place to discuss ethics. My reasoning behind this is that ethics is something entirely based on opinion, ...
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Shouldn't Alchoholic Beverages be combined with Beer?

Proposal: *Beer * One of the other proposed recreational sites is Alcoholic Beverages. Wouldn't having both Beer and Alcoholic Beverages just confuse users and interfere with each other?
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SE Bible Answers?

SE Christianity has many rules and a very specific format of input for both answers and questions beyond the normal se rules. The moderators and community close many questions especially from people ...
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How should the fact that the academy for the Hebrew language answers questions from the public be addressed?

Proposal: Hebrew Language & Usage The Academy for the Hebrew language allows the public to ask it question, from my experience they ask in a timely matter and in a very thorough way. Although it ...
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Is it at all possible to have etiquette questions without *requiring* a region to be added?

Proposal: Etiquette Reading the sample questions, almost all of them are region or culture specific. They are different or irrelevant in different parts of the world. Also, since most questions are ...
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Game Of Thrones

Proposed Q&A site for Game Of Thrones Fans and Enthusiasts! Everything related to Game Of Thrones books and the TV Show. Game Of Thrones is an Epic Fantasy series written by George R. R. Martin ...
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Does the LGBT Proposal I made conflict with this?

Proposal: Sociology Does the LGBT proposal I made - http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/54880/lgbt conflict with this?
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Should the description of the **beer** site be more specific?

Currently the proposed beer site's description says "proposed Q&A site for connoisseurs and lovers of Beer." Shouldn't it be more specific? Proposal: *Beer *
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Do we want to attract experts?

I read this post on the proposal for Portuguese, and thought it might be important for this proposal too. Do we want to attract experts? And add more specialized questions? And questions in Dutch? ...
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Should the Esperanto proposal description be changed?

Proposal: Esperanto Language, Usage, and Culture Current description: Proposed Q&A site for experts, learners, and advocates of the Esperanto movement. Description of pretty much every other ...
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Would knowing origin of any festival be considered too localized here?

Proposal: Hinduism Just want to confirm whether knowing an origin of any festival is too localized or not here. Because there are lots of festivals in the Hindu religion. So I think knowing it's ...
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Is this a site for brewers or just drinkers?

Proposal: *Beer * Are homebrew questions appropriate?
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If a site needs 12 Questions of rank 10, and it has 28, why does it not advance?

Proposal: Hebrew Language & Usage The Hebrew Language site says it needs: 0 followers 12 questions with a score of 10 or more It has 28 questions with a score of 10 or more. Why does it ...
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Should we allow Translation of very frequently used words and phrases here?

Proposal: Hindi Language & Usage Hello! Should translation requests for some very common words and phrases be allowed in this proposal? The question applies to the translation from as well as to ...
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This is a possible duplicate of India

Proposal: Indian Tourism The questions related to travel in India can very well be asked with-in India proposal which is already very close to getting into Commitment phase!
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Whats with all the talk about Corruption? [closed]

Proposal: India Those from India would know the amount of interest the country showed in getting rid of corruption, with the start of a historical campaign by Anna Hazare. But do we really want to ...
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Will this stack be for advanced questions or for everyone?

Proposal: Italian Language & Usage Will I be able to use this group for basic questions (I'm beginner, A1)? If not, is there any suitable group for that kind of discussions and questions?
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Are questions about Esperanto's effectiveness as a “global language” too subjective?

Proposal: Esperanto Language, Usage, and Culture As I mentioned here, while such questions would be definitely on topic for an Esperanto Stack Exchange, they would be likely to solicit opinion and ...
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Should questions be allowed in Hindi?

Proposal: Hindi Language & Usage Hello, Should we allow questions to be asked in Hindi Language or Script (Devnagri)?
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Wise usage of automatic translators for faster achievement of result

We could use an automatic translator to translate most of UI elements: menus, headers and other "User Experience" things, and then correct the translations in such cases where the correction is ...
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What's stopping this proposal?

Proposal: India Update 2: We now need just 8 more questions with a score of 10 or more. One quick tip: To adjust your already existing up-vote, you need not to down-vote that question, but you need ...
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Maybe it dosn't fit, but this is ok

I'm pledging my support for this idea, it's such a good one. Maybe the ideas of this tend away from the usual SE format, but maybe in this case and this case alone this is ok. I hope SE is flexible ...
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“Rumor Countrol” is “Skeptics” - but with a less-useful name

Proposal: Rumor Control sounds like a bad version of Skeptics. How does it differ?
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Standard Q&A criteria fundamentally inappropriate for this topic?

Proposal: Mind TL;DR: My question was this: "Can we have a different set of Q&A guidelines for this proposed topic?" The remainder of this "question" is a lengthy exposition of context and ...
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Is this just for within the legal boundaries of the city, or are the suburbs included?

Proposal: Philadelphia Do questions about the outlying suburbs count as on-topic? Is City Line Ave. the boundary, or can questions cover topics that include areas like Bala Cynwyd, Belmont Hills, ...
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How broad is the site?

Proposal: India I am feeling like the site is too broad, since asking questions about each and everything related to India would be too fragmented. Can we have a list of topics which should be there ...
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Atheism and Agnosticism already closed in favor of Philosophy [duplicate]

Proposal: Atheism and Agnosticism has been tried twice before. Most recently it was closed in favor of taking all questions to Philosophy. Why does this need to be proposed yet again?
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How to help the proposal's progress towards beta?

I committed to this proposal in its early days and I've done my best to help it advance, so I was very happy when we reached the commitment phase. However, this happened over a month ago and so far we ...
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What about question of Social figures?

Proposal: India Are we going to allow question about social figures/icons of India. Like Mahatma gandhi, APJ Abdul kalam etc?
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Why aren't people voting up questions?

Proposal: India There are some 100 followers and some 250 votes in total on questions. What could be the reason for that?
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Native speakers asking questions for a non native speaker

Is it ok for a native speaker of English to ask questions here, so long as the topic is related to someone who is learning English? I am a regular user of Lang-8 (1), and I have two types of ...
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Done! Now restore this site to ESL (“English as a Second Language”)

Proposal: English Language Learners A Brief Background — 6 months ago as part of the Area 51 process, this proposal was renamed from "English as a Second Language" to "English Language ...
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Is the 'Yoga and Meditation' proposal really also about meditation?

Proposal: Yoga and Meditation The proposal name is 'Yoga and Meditation', but in the proposal description I only read about Yoga. There is no mention of meditation. Is this site really about both, or ...
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Will Foreign languages be allowed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do questions have to be in English? Proposal: English Language Learners What if people do not know how to communicate in English? Will we allow questions in Foreign ...
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Animal Rights for non-supporters as well [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Description of “Animal Rights” is restrictive Proposal: Animal Rights I think the description for people who support the humane treatment of pets and animals should be ...
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Isn't it ironic that someone who barely knows English asking about English in English?

Proposal: English Language Learners It will be more helpful if there is some way for people who are bi-lingual (English+Other) to participate as some kind of teachers.
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Do questions have to be in English?

Do questions have to be written in English? Or is asking in other languages ok? Proposal: English Language Learners
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What happened to the Shia Islam proposal?

There was a proposal called Shia Islam here and as far as I know at least 25 people were following this proposal. What heppend to this proposal? Is it deleted? If so, why? and who has done that? ...
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Will proofreading be allowed on ELL?

Proposal: English Language Learners As we know, proofreading involves checking for grammatical, spelling, and mechanical errors, which may include problems with verb tense, subject-verb agreement, ...
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What about homeworks?

We are bound to get smartasses who will want us to do their school homeworks for them eventually. Their questions will be sufficiently nontrivial, they are unlikely to meet any common closure ...
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Putting a floor under Grammar questions

Proposal: English Language Learners The question of “General Reference” raised by Cool Elf at Bottom Falling Out will be especially knotty with regard to grammar questions on this site. Grammar ...
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Difference between meditation and yoga [closed]

What is the difference between meditation and yoga? Proposal: Yoga and Meditation
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Can I start asking questions here in ELL?

I know ELL site is under commitment stage. Can I start ask my questions in ELL and invite for answers? or do I need to wait unitl it gets moved to beta?
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English for Language Users

Proposal: English Language Learners My basic issue is that ELU is for linguists, etymologists, and (serious) English language enthusiasts. ELL is supposed to be for English learners And we still ...
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Should the Latin proposal cover Roman and Greek Mythology?

Proposal: Latin Language & Usage Thinking back on the golden days when I took four years of Latin classes, there were always many strong ties to Roman and Greek mythology, and we often spent our ...
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Should this be a place for improvement of the English level only or for discussions about ways of its studying as well?

Proposal: English Language Learners I think, that the help to the intermediate learners should should contain not only the answers on the subject itself(the English language), but on the processes of ...
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Will EL&U be a General Reference site respect to ELL? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Drawing the lines between ELL and EL&U Proposal: English Language Learners Considering that EL&U is a complete repository of high quality answers on English ...