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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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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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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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Punctuation/typography rules - appropriate?

For example, I'm currently trying to find the answer to the question of whether numeric or date ranges (such as the Hebrew equivalent of May 3-6, or pp. 378-399) are formatted right-to-left or left-to ...
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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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Zijn vragen over de Nederlandse etiquette on-topic / Are questions about Dutch etiquette on-topic?

Proposal: Dutch Language and Culture Volgens mij valt er weinig toe te voegen aan de titel. I think there isn't much to add to the question title
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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 ...
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How many days should I wait before I restart a closed proposal?

My question is very simple and straightforward. How much time should I wait before I restart a closed proposal? Its been over 2months IIRC that particular proposal is closed. Can I restart now?
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Is atheism on topic?

Proposal: Comparative Religion It looks like all of the example questions involving atheism have been downvoted. Is that because athiesm is off topic for this site or is it because the questions ...
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Culture includes food recipes?

Proposal: Dutch Language and Culture for example, I spent my honeymoon in Amsterdam and loved the pannekoeken. I know it`s not that hard to make it, but... can I ask for a recipe, tips, etc., here ?
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An SE site for “Indian languages” does not make sense

Proposal: Indian Languages and their usage I'm voicing the same opposition I posted for the original proposal: ...
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What about a “flames” area?

I feel that in virtually any area of human knowledge is very common to have polemic subjects that almost always take to the well known flame wars when mentioned in public. Most of the times, feeding ...
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How down to 7 from 3 questions?

Proposal: Hinduism How did this happen? I doubt that only 10 vote questions are downvoted by someone?It was down to 9 actually, I changed some of my votes to make this 7 now..
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How can Indian Culture be different from Hinduism?

Proposal: Hinduism Proposal: Indian Culture So we have indian culture proposal restarted but the question is why Hinduism is being considered just a religion while it existed way before it was ...
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Is it a subset of relationship and dating?

Proposal: LGBT LGBT is a form of sexuality. Sexuality is a form of relationship. Therefore I thing that LGBT is the subset of http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/44577/relationships-and-dating. ...
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Not a copy of sci-fi/fantasy

Proposal: Doctor Who Doctor who is a cult more than a TV show, therefore it would not entirely fall under sci-fi/fantasy.
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Move 'Bharat' to 'Culture' category?

Proposal: Bharat While creating the proposal, I failed to notice that i have selected wrong category i.e. 'Life'. Please move it to 'Culture' category?
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What is the line between mythology and folklore?

Clearly questions about Zeus or Thor are mythology and appear relevant to the mythology stackexchange. Stories about Paul Bunyan or the Yeti probably aren't relevant. What is the dividing line between ...
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Hinduism was not a religion before britishers came to Bharat?

Proposal: Hinduism Before the British invasion of Bharat, there was no term called Hinduism, this term was introduced by britishers. The Sanskrit name for Indus river is "Sindhu" and with the coming ...
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Should the person who starts a proposal be automatically a moderator?

For the Proposal of Mythology. Should the person who started a proposal automatically become a moderator? If I make a proposal I want it to be a website in which I and others feel comfortable.
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Questions on Yiddush

Proposal: Hebrew Language & Usage Should questions on Yiddush be allowed if they pertain to either its root from Hebrew or its use as a root for Modern Hebrew?
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is the way one religion veiws another on topic?

Proposal: Religion will the way one religion veiws another and the reasons they might reject it be on topic here?
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Change proposal name to Comparative Religion?

Proposal: Religion Perhaps the name of the proposal should be changed to comparative religion? I feel that this may better embody what this proposal is trying to achieve. This may avoid some of ...
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Different Forms of Latin

Proposal: Latin Language & Usage I've only just started learning Latin, but I understand there are different "flavours" of Latin: Classical, Medieval, Ecclesiastical, (any more?) Would it be ...
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Won't all questions be listy?

Proposal: Religion "Comparative Religion" is a genuine subject taught in schools and universities, so I see no fundamental reason why it couldn't exist on Stack Exchange, but there's a problem: All ...
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Are questions about dogma on topic?

Proposal: Religion Do we want to allow questions about the particular beliefs about certain religions?
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Which religions will we cover?

Proposal: Religion Can we ask questions about any religion on this site? Which religions are on topic?
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Specify the reasons for your downvotes

Proposal: Hinduism There are many valid questions down-voted with no possible reasons. So, when down-voting a question, please do comment about your reason to down-vote the question. This will help ...
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Are questions about cantillation marks on topic?

Proposal: Hebrew Language & Usage Would questions about biblical cantillation be on topic for this site? They aren't really part of the language, per se, but they do function as punctuation for ...
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Are there any גימטריא subjects that will be on-topic for the site?

Proposal: Hebrew Language & Usage I don't have a specific agenda myself, but I'd like to ask and get people thinking about what would seem best. I could imagine gematria being on-topic in ...
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What should Mythology include? [duplicate]

Proposal: Mythology Mythology is full of gods, demi-gods, ferocious creatures and wonderful stories. Should origins be included? What I mean is the origin of say the Native Americans. They believe ...
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Should it just be Greco-Roman?

Proposal: Mythology The description says that this is about Greco-Roman mythology, but there is a lot more mythology than just that: Egyptian, Norse, various Native American tribes. Should we expand ...
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What should define Mythology?

Proposal: Mythology What should Mythology be about? How can we make sure it stays on topic?
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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 ...