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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...