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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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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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Good Subjective, Bad Subjective, and Current Sample Questions

Proposal: Japan Executive Summary If the sample questions are not high quality, then the site is likely not well-defined and will have issues attracting quality questions and answers. Being critical ...
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What is the scope of this Witchcraft? Does it include summoning?

Proposal: Witchcraft The proposal is very short on details, and knowing which literature it covers would be especially helpful. Given the StackOverflow focus on single, authoritative, evidence-based ...
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would this also include translating and helping with school?

Proposal: Latin Language would this also include translating and helping with school?
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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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Should we allow asking questions in Ukrainian and regional languages of Ukraine?

Proposal: Ukrainian Language and Usage Here's the typical problem for all SE sites language, so let it be asked here as well: Do we allow questions asked in Ukrainian? Pro's: It lets people whose ...
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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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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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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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What is the purpose of this proposal?

Proposal: Debate Is this proposal about debate tactics and methods? Or is it a place to debate controversial topics (thus making it completely off-topic for SE)?
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Nothing to deal with science fiction and fantasy

Proposal: Ayurveda I don't understand why it is mentioned that Ayrurveda is a duplicate of science fiction and fantasy. It is a complete misunderstanding and this is due to lack of basic knowledge of ...
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How does Biblical Hermeneutics mesh with the new Christianity.SE site?

Proposal: Biblical Hermeneutics Question: Christianity.SE has 7 questions tagged hermeneutics at the moment. How many of those have at least one answer that qualifies as good/great Enough validity ...
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Not a Translation Service

Proposal: English for Indians We would not create a site to serve as a straight Hindi-to-English translation service. If you wish to create the equivalent of our English Stack Exchange (discussing ...
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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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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 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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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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Possible subject of fitness

Proposal: Yoga and meditation It appears that the originator does not want to discuss the religious aspects of Yoga. I cannot see a whole lot to talk about concerning meditation. I would believe ...
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How is the restart of the Yoga and Meditation proposal going to be different?

Proposal: Yoga and meditation The previous Yoga and meditation proposal has been closed about a week ago because after one year, the proposal was still stuck in the definition phase. How it 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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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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What are the guidelines (next to the obvious ones) that new proposals should adhere to?

I am involved in the the currently proposed Q&A site Buddhism, and as a user who is relatively new to Stack Exchange I'm learning e.g. there what does and what does not seem to work in Stack ...
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Suggestion to Change the Title of the Existing English Forum

I support the idea to create a new forum for ESL people. On the other hand, the title of the existing English forum, English Language and Usage, becomes somewhat misleading in that case. I naturally ...
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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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What about the differences between the Capoeira and Martial Arts/Sports communities?

There are already communities on Martial Arts and Sports, so it is important to justify why this proposal singles out Capoeira. This proposal is about all the aspects of Capoeira, not only the ...
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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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Chat Room: Can someone add new announcement on this proposal?

Proposal: Hindi Language A chat room is created for the discussions related to this proposal. http://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/12277/hindi-language-and-usage This proposal has seen decent growth ...
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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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Is it encouraged to discuss topics related to Literary Chinese(文言文) here?

Proposal: Chinese Language & Usage Although we chinese seldom use Literary Chinese in ordinary life, there are still many words or usage from Literary Chinese. I think it is good to learn some.
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Could be a good idea the creation of a proposal for disabilities issue?

I'm speaking about this thing: Where do a user can ask something about disabilities? Some thing like, for a "normal" person; "how does the screen readers work on Chrome?" Or, for a blind person, "Can ...
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I followed the proposal, what's next?

This discussion topic is for new followers who want to contribute to a proposal. Here is what you can (and should) do: Add example questions that can be asked when this site goes live (or in beta). ...
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Restarting the proposal, requesting enthusiasts to hop in

Unfortunately the proposal was not able to move to the next phase. However, having faith in the lovers and learners of the Hindi Language, I am restarting this proposal again. Please follow, ...
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Bokmål and Nynorsk are dialects?

Proposal: Norwegian Language (This is a comment on the short text accompanying the proposal.) Bokmål and Nynorsk are two different official written standards for the Norwegian language. I don't ...
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What should be the format of an answer?

Proposal: Comparative Religion Won't all questions be listy? - Probably Yes, Probably No. But What should be the format of an answer, given that the question will be about comparison? I think, The ...
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Belgium: This page might be too specific

Proposal: Belgium If this page is ever going to go live, it will need: 15 questions a day +- 100 users +- 1000 visits per day I think it's unlikely this will happen soon, and for now it's ...
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Should the scope of the Hindi Language proposal be expanded to include Urdu?

Proposal: Hindi Language Hindi and Urdu have nearly identical grammar, and they share nearly all of their vocabulary at the elementary and colloquial level. However, the higher register of Hindi uses ...
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Simple statistic showing the importance of up-votes

Proposal: Hindi Language & Usage Normally, people follow a proposal and believe that is it! But there are two main activities to follow after following any proposal! First is Upvoting the good ...
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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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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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Did we have a drive by downvoter last night?

Proposal: Comparative Religion Did all the questions get down voted last night?