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Ukrainian Language and Usage

I think Ukrainian would make a great addition to the StackExchange culture family. Besides my personal biased opinion, the language has so many dialects as a result of the influences from so many ...
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Will questions still be allowed in French?

Proposal: French Language & Usage I noticed that the proposal was edited to remove the statement that questions may be asked in either language. Will they still be allowed? In my opinion, the ...
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French Language & Usage description was edited, why?

Proposal: French Language & Usage It seems Robert edited the description of the French Language & Usage proposal a couple of days ago. Whilst I like the merging of the 3 French proposals, ...
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What role do creeds and statements of faith have on Hermeneutics?

Proposal: Biblical Hermeneutics Is it necessary for hermeneutics to incorporate past interpretations? What role will ancient/reformation creeds, as well as the writings of the apostolic fathers have ...
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Are questions underlying faith or belief in Christianity in general on topic?

Proposal: Christianity I committed to the Christianity site proposal because as a skeptic, I'm interested in understanding the why's behind beliefs in Christianity. In other words, I'm more ...
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French language title?

Proposal: French Language & Usage Should not the name of this site be changed to "Langue et usage français" or similar? It doesn't appear to make sense that the name and description of a site ...
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Propose to expand “Japanese” proposal to include Q&A on Japanese culture

Proposal: Japanese Inspired by commit message by Prix: "The japanese culture is interesting to me and as such i would love to learn more and more about it." And so I thought, why not we expand ...
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Not a good question: “What do I need to study to get to [A1/A2/B1/B2/C1/C2/ZD/…] level? ”

Proposal: German language The grading levels listed in that question mean absolutely nothing to people that don't share the same educational system. Therefore, it is not something that can easily be ...
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The site should be called KiddushCupOverflow.com [closed]

Proposal: Jewish life and learning Is it too late, impossible, or inappropriate to create a cute name for the site about Judiasm? If not, I recommend KiddushCupOverflow.com because a kiddush cup is ...
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Should translation questions be bounded to German-English?

Some commenters on example questions seem to have the opinion, that translation questions should be bounded to German-English. As sometimes (but very seldom) a German phrase is difficult to express in ...
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Move Atheism questions to new Skeptics site

Proposal: Atheism This site was closed due to it's lack of enough activity. As the subtitle was "Q&A site for the skeptics of a higher power", I think it would be good to move all the questions ...
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Commitment status of Jewish Life and Learning

Proposal: Jewish life and learning We're coming close to the April 2011 deadline for the end of the StackExchange 1.0 platform, and we're still a bit lacking in commitment. We don't need more people -...
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Do not close - Hinduism should exist like other specific religious sites [closed]

Proposal: Hinduism Christianity is in the commitment phase Islam is in the definition phase Buddhism is in the definition phase So why vote to close this one? Let's instead wait to see if it gets ...
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halachic issues should not be asked to random people

Proposal: Jewish life and learning : i dont know if i would feel comfortable with a site that posts a halachic questions that are being answered by random people. what if the answers are actually ...
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Skeptic Exchange Proposal Updated

Proposal: Skeptics I incorporated some of the suggestions around the "Skeptics Exchange" proposal to clarify the text of the description. Please check this to make sure I didn't change any ...
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Does our proposal “Chinese Language” have enough momentum to result in a rapid commit phase?

Proposal: Chinese Language It's taken a considerable amount of time for the Chinese Language proposal to get enough people to follow the proposal, however we still don't have enough on/off topic ...
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Why “not for discussion about skepticism”?

Proposal: Skeptic Exchange It explicitly says in the description for this proposal that the site “is NOT for discussion about skepticism.” I don’t understand this arbitrary restriction. Should this ...
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Close World Politics for Politics proposal

In Merging Politics, US Politics, and World Politics, with 19+ upvotes and no dissenting responses, I declare the community has decided to merge World Politics and US politics with Politics. ...
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Merging All the Language Proposals into one language website

Proposal: German language I was wondering if we should make one language SE site, where all these matters are discussed e.g; Translation from Language A to B, Grammar and Usage issue, instead of ...
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Merge skeptic exchange and atheist exchange

Why are these separate ? Proposal: Atheism Proposal: Skeptic Exchange
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This proposal is not a dupe

Proposal: French language I don't agree that this is a duplicate of 'correct French usage'. It's a more generic forum that covers that, and translations. It seems too granular to split French ...
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A site about knowledge?

Proposal: Christianity Is a site about something about what no rational knowledge exists really a good idea? I mean: a site speaking about christianity without speaking about god would be kind of ...
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Following a proposal at commitment stage [closed]

I'd like to follow a proposal at commitment stage. I'm interested in that area, and I would like to read the site once it comes up, but I'm not going to commit because I don't know if I'll have any ...
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Allow reverse translations?

Proposal: German language The proposal currently suggests "translations from any language to German" as on-topic. Should the reverse be true as well? I can see questions like "What's the closest ...
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Will the Chinese Language site allow for questions to be asked completely in Chinese?

Proposal: Chinese Language All of the examples provided so far have a mainly English component with Chinese characters added. I would like to know what everyone thinks about asking questions purely ...
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Would a site like this cause more quarrel than reliable answers?

Proposal: Religion I am a devout Christian. I am also a Pastor and a Christian Apologist. While I think it is necessary to have religious discussions, I am slighted toward thinking that a site like ...
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Merging with Skeptic Exchange [closed]

Proposal: Urban Legends and Skeptic Exchange I dislike this proposal but if it could be a valid Q&A site, please merge with Skeptic Exchange. Is has no recent activity. Any objections?
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What guidelines do we need? [closed]

Proposal: Christianity Faith is an emotive topic. As such, I suggest that the early establishment of posting guidelines will help maintain the quality of the site. If you agree, please add your ...
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Biblical Hermeneutics as a subset of Christianity?

Proposal: Biblical Hermeneutics looks like it's explicitly about Christianity, and I believe it would be best merged with the Christianity proposal. Although honestly, I'd probably prefer to see a ...
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Crowdsourcing: translation between natural languages

I have translated this song from Russian to English. Can you correct my mistakes? This is one of the questions in the proposal. Asker then wonders if this kind of question would work well for Q&...
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Christianity: Are rational questions allowed?

Proposal: Christianity Should this also allow questions that critically ask about the validity of the Christian faith, the Christian bible history and such? And questions about what the bible says ...
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Should Skeptic Exchange be cross-listed under Science?

Proposal: Skeptic Exchange I'm not sure how the new tags for proposals work but surly Skeptic Exchange should be listed under science & culture. It will have plenty of science answers. Is it ...
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Should Skeptic Exchange be seeded with questions from skepticexchange.org.

Proposal: Skeptic Exchange Edit: The SE v1.0 site http://www.skepticexchange.org/ contains some good questions and answers, will/should/can this content be moved in to the v2.0 site when it goes ...