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Can proposals regarding a specific country be made?

For example, can I make a proposal for a community for a country, example: India? In which, discussions ranging from economics, politics, education, etc of the country be discussed I did see this ...
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Language Communities and Translation Communities

I was unsure if I should ask this here or on meta, but here seems to fit better. I've been in some of the Stack Exchange's Language Communities, and saw that many questions are being asked in English ...
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Would questions about exams on topic?

Proposal: Language Learning Some examples: Do I need a TOEFL to study in Canada? TOEFL vs IELTS? Why doesn't GRE Physics have on my country?
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Is it better to have a Stack Exchange just for Lojban, or to combine forces with other constructed languages?

Proposal: jbobau joi jboce'u - Lojban Language and Culture I've noticed there is another, more recent proposal for a stack exchange where all constructed languages would be on topic. Is it better ...
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Are questions about software support on-topic?

Proposal: Language Learning For example, this question: Can I convert my CSV file into an Anki deck? I can't find any options in the program. And its answer: The desktop Anki version will ...
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Are recommendations for language learning resources on topic?

Will this site be strictly about the general principles and process of learning a new language or can it also suggest web/print resources for learning specific languages? Proposal: Language Learning
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Why is a propsed site still on the list and in definition stage?

I tried to create an English and Chinese Cross Learning site. It is closed already due to duplication, which is fair as I did not make a distinction. I hope to target beginners with less academia ...
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Why has my proposal Slavic Languages been deleted?

Recently I proposed a site for Slavic Languages, wrote 4 example questions and had 2 followers after 3 days. Yesterday, the proposal disappeared. Why? As for my understanding, it was well-defined, ...
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Latin Language Proposal: Beginners and experts?

Proposal: Latin Language I'm curious as to how oriented these language exchanges are towards the newer and inceptivus (beginn[er][ing]) group that may ask questions as simple as, "How do I properly ...
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In which category shall I put a proposal about comics and cartoons?

In which category to put a proposal about comics and cartoons? Perhaps in the "Culture" category?
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Qual será o critério utilizado em perguntas em português que poderiam ser evitadas com uma rápida pesquisa?

Proposal: Portuguese Language Prevejo e vejo perguntas nesse futuro S.E. em que com uma rápida e simples pesquisa já se teria milhares e milhares de resultados com a resposta. Perguntas simples e ...
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Our proposal is in commitment. Thanks to everyone!

Proposal: Korean Language and Usage As we can see, our Korean Language and Usage proposal has finally reached commitment stage after a year. To be honest, I had braced myself up to see this ...
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Qual “portugues” exatamente ? Which “portuguese” exactly?

Proposal: Portuguese Language Esse site será pra Português de Portugal ou do Brasil ? Ou de todos? 9 países falam português, cada um com seus dialetos, diferenças e semelhanças. Como nós lidamos com ...
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Four more people for the Korean language proposal

Proposal: Korean Language and Usage At the time of writing, there are 133 followers and have 35 out of 40 questions with 10 votes or more. We have less than three days left to find (& upvote!) 5 ...
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Where's taoism proposal?

There was a proposal for a daoism/taoism page, there were some questions there already. When I came here to add another questions, I saw the page is missing. Are you short on disk space? I know it was ...
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Proposal for a “general” site on Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

Not every topic can have its own Stack Exchange site, so we're proposing a new site just about general-purpose "things." For example, how about this question that doesn't fit into any existing sites: ...
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Classical Languages/Cultures?

Proposal: Latin Language Now, I may get a lot of initial skepticism for this, but since most Classicists know both Latin and Ancient Greek, and since the Greek proposal is going nowhere, and since ...
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Quais tipos de pergunta devem ser evitados?

Imagino que haverá perguntas sobre gramática, etimologia etc. Mas, qual é o limiar do aceitável em termos de conteúdo das perguntas? Proposal: Portuguese Language
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I think Arabic language Q&A should support RTL design

Proposal: Arabic Language I think this website should support the RTL design in general (the look & feel), and support combined text (English & Arabic) in questions and answers.
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Hindi and Urdu Language

I propose that a new Stack Exchange website be created for Hindi and Urdu languages. Separate proposals for Hindi and Urdu languages have been made but both independently received very poor votes. ...
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“New” Latin words

Proposal: Latin Language Is it acceptable to ask or answer using terms from neo-Latin and Contemporary Latin (created to describe more modern things or ideas)? For instance, Contemporary Latin has a ...
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Are there guidelines for the use of the character extension feature, as in هـــــــذا مـــثــــــــال?

Proposal: Arabic Language Writing the title for a certain text, I found myself hesitating if I should add this kind of spacing between all characters, or only in the first or the last, and wondered ...
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A way to have a translation of some terms, طريقة للإتفاق على ترجمة بعض المصطلحات

Proposal: Arabic Language أقترح أن يكون بالإمكان مناقشة بعض المصطلحات لإيجاد بعض التوافق بين الناطقين بالعربية و هذا نظرا لأنّ كثيرا من المصطلحات المستعلملة و خاصة في الأنظمة مثل ويندوز و أندرويد لا ...
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Should folklore be off-topic?

There are few questions such as: Are there werewolf ghosts? As a werewolf, how do I prevent fur from getting all over the house when I transform during shedding season? What's the best kind of ...
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How could questions in arabic be written although it's from right to left?

Proposal: Arabic Language How is it possible to ask questions in arabic? for example this sentence: اللغة العربية من اليمين لليسار. the full-stop is on the right not on the left. كيف تكتب ...
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Why should this be launch while there are lots of LDS questions on Christianity.SE?

Proposal: Mormonism lds is one of the most frequented tags on Christianity.SE. How is this not just its subgroup? If it is, I'd vote for close - splitting Christianity.SE community just because ...
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Is this site intended for non-Arabic speakers who are interested in or studying Arabic?

Proposal: Arabic Language I mean is it also intended for non-Arabic speakers who are interested in or studying Arabic? Or just for experts? Do we need to propose a different site for Arabic learners ...
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How to interpret closing my question?

Which Area51/SE rules are violated leading my question What about joining forces on “Scandinavian Languages” proposal? to deletion? Abruptly and without any reasonable clarification.
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Long marks in posts?

Proposal: Latin Language So I've seen that some questions have macrons in them. How necessary will they be?
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Are questions about specific languages on topic?

Proposal: Language Learning There are lots of language specific proposals on area 51, does this matter? Can people ask about language specific things on this site?
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What exactly counts as paranormal?

Proposal: Paranormal When considering any particular phenomenon, how can I tell whether it is within this site's scope?
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Will the proposed Mythology site include questions about current or major religions?

In academic circles, the work myth is any story that has or had religious significance, whether deemed true or not, and without regard for how calling it a myth is received by popular culture. For ...
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Quōmodo Latīnē quæstiōnēs cotīdiānās rogāre?

Proposal: Latin Language Asking questions in Latin is a great way for beginners to get accustomed to expressing themselves in Latin and understanding someone communicating directly to them in Latin. ...
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Is Mythology proposal already dead?

This proposal was proposed 1 year ago and it's in 61% of commitment. Does it mean it'll be removed automatically soon? Proposal: Mythology
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Is Sumerian, Mesopotamian and Babylonian mythology on-topic?

I'm aware that Greek and Roman mythology is on topic. But is Sumerian, Mesopotamian, Babylonian, Buddhist and other mythology on-topic as well? Proposal: Mythology
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Can I discuss/ask about the relationship between composer's life and their song style?

Proposal: Music Fans As this forum is titled "Music Fans", while music and songs are written by composers who most likely get their inspiration from their lives/philosophical principles/sociocultural ...
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Is language teaching on-topic?

Proposal: Language Learning Will this site accept only questions from self-learners, or will it be on-topic to ask e.g. about effective ways of teaching languages?
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A better title, maybe?

Proposal: Language Learning At first, I wanted to say "MWAHHAHA" and flag this as a duplicate, but looking at your example questions I see what this proposal is all about: This is about cross-...
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What are some _typical_ questions that we want to see?

Proposal: Latin Language Right now (21-Jan-2015), most of the example questions are of the “frequently asked” variety. For example, “What conventions exist for using loanwords to describe things that ...
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Pertinent quaestiōnēs linguā Latīnā? Eās ut nōn hortēmur?

Proposal: Latin Language Or in English: Are questions in Latin on topic? Should we encourage that? And how about answers in Latin? I'm currently imagining latin.stackexchange.com as having a similar ...
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Five more people for the Portuguese Language proposal

Proposal: Portuguese Language At the time of writing, we've gathered 108 followers and have 38 out of 40 questions with 10 votes or more. We have less than five days left to find (& upvote!) 2 ...
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Would stack exchanges in Japanese be able to go to beta?

Given that there's already a Stack Exchange that uses Japanese, if someone created a stack exchange proposal that used Japanese, would it be able to go into beta, without the dreaded "This launch is ...
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Is this only about the Latin language or also about its contexts?

Proposal: Latin Language Should this site be only about the Latin language, its grammar and its styles? Or are questions about its context also ontopic: Latin literature (eg discussion of various ...
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We're good for followers, but now we need voters!

Proposal: Hebrew Language I am well aware that this is an ever-recurring refrain on Area51 proposals. But it took me a while to learn about how things work here; I'm assuming that might also be true ...
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To follow is not enough, 40 questions with +10 are also needed!

Thus, if you want the site, you have to vote. This vote decides, which questions will be ontopic there, and which won't. Although the site have the needed 60 followers soon, it is not enough. Simply ...
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Isn't “Ask FullFact” just a subset of skeptics.SE?

Proposal Ask FullFact is for "anyone who wants a statistical claim made by UK politicians, or the media, to be factchecked" But any statistical claim made by a UK politician would count as a notable ...
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Are parenting questions on-topic for Atheism?

Proposal: Atheism Examples: Raising atheist children: how to deal with participation in holiday-themed school functions? Raising atheist children, what are your ways to teach strong morals? ...
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can you do anything about unwanted Questions on your Proposal?

i mean except having other Q Upvoted or if the Q is offensive... if the Q just doesn't have anything much to do with your proposal, and the poster doesn't want to remove them... can u do anything? I ...
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Is there a reason why the proposal definition was edited?

Proposal: Arabic Language The proposal definition used to be: non-native & native Arabic Language learners, linguists & experts to discuss finer points of the language. اقتراح ...
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No support for right-to-left languages

Proposals: Hebrew Language, Arabic Language, and Persian and other Iranian Languages. Lately we've been working on expanding our core offering from English-only to a handful of other languages. As a ...