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When can I use a cool name for a site proposal?

I just created the proposal Scientific Imagination, and I have used it as a temporary title. I am hoping to change the title to a clever one, if the proposal gets off. So, at which phase am I able to ...
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How to get people to visit newly created Area51 proposal?

I have an idea for a new proposal, and I think it's quite cool (don't we all?). But I am worried that I would not be able to attract traffic to the proposal. Having a cool proposal is one thing. But ...
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Is this possible?

I have proposed a proposal but not going to disclose before asking this question. Maybe you will check from profile. Every country has different rules and regulations, there living style is different ...
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A name change could avoid confusions

Proposal: Wearables A alternate name such as wearable devices could avoid the confusion with clothes.
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How to attract poeple for this proposal

Proposal: Pakistan What are the methods to attract people to this proposal.
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Existing Stack Exchange sites where questions about Firefox OS are on-topic

Questions about Firefox OS and specific apps seem to be on-topic on Super User. Example: How can I check if an installed Firefox OS app is hosted or packaged? Questions about Firefox OS app ...
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Could we discuss about daily life

Proposal: Japanese Culture In my opinion, daily life in Japan is different than other countries so it is important to know people's behavior, their personalities and better ways to live in.
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Should we use “Sie” or “Du”?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in German) I don't know whether this is the right time to ask (so please tell me if it isn't): While reading the example question I was wondering if we should use the ...
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Code Review and Code Golf kept in beta? [closed]

Edit: Found this site Mathematica, which was significantly not as good as these two in question when it left. I would also like to note that the last one to graduate did two years ago. This ...
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Overview of Site (Pakistan)

Proposal: Pakistan I am thinking about a site where people can ask matters related to Pakistan. My nationality is Pakistani and I want to propose Pakistan. I want people can discuss and ask ...
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How to propose a new site? [duplicate]

I read the faq but didn't find about how to propose new site. I thought if if I would create post in discussion, it would be proposal but nothing is happening. I want to propose "Country Matters - ...
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Request to all who are following Sitecore proposal

Proposal: Sitecore I guess many of us are new or not much aware of how it works in Area51. This discussion is to aware people in Sitecore site definition that you have only 5 upvotes in a ...
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Renaming “Color Science” to “Colour Science”?

Proposal: Color Science The CIE which stands for the Comission Internationale de l'Eclairage is an organisation recognized by ISO as an international standardization body. The term used to describe ...
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Miscellaneous Exchange - Migration only?

So I got this idea about a Miscellaneous Exchange, but then I read that it has been proposed before. But If it's okay, I'd like to share my idea. I've seen many good quality questions (at various SE ...
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Creating Email Etiquette Proposal

Is it okay to create the email etiquette page? This page will be dedicated for all the email related topics, because now that we are in the information age being ignorant about proper email header, ...
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Is this proposal too broad for questions that might be too specific?

Proposal: Computology The science, history, and cultural impact of computing and computer devices (what I'm calling "Computology") could be fairly broad. I'm concerned that the questions asked on ...
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Is overlap with GameDev SE a problem? — Advice from the first private beta

Proposal: Computer Graphics After it was announced that the first Computer Graphics private beta was closing, the community decided to make a new proposal. Prior to the site's closure, there was a ...
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Will questions regarding Meta Stack Overflow and Chat be on-topic?

Proposal: Stack Overflow Academy Besides advice on how to ask and answer questions on Stack Overflow, will questions about how to: Comment Chat Ask and answer meta questions Review Be on-topic ...
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Why was this closed?

Proposal: Losers The moderator closed this on his sole based opinion. He has no way of predicting whether this would be an unproductive site or not; that's what Area 51 is for. This proposal should ...
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How will this be more useful than the [slackware] tag on U&L?

Proposal: Slackware Everything this proposal covers is on-topic at U&L, which has 83 questions tagged with "Slackware". Many issues are distro agnostic and are thus better served at a common ...
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Why Post-Secondary Education proposal has been created

Proposal: Post-Secondary Education I am an undergraduate student and I have many questions that I would love to ask on the SE network, yet they would be off-topic on Academia.SE because they do not ...
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Boundary between Stack Overflow Academy and Meta Stack Overflow?

Proposal: Stack Overflow Academy Where is the boundary between Stack Overflow Academy and Meta Stack Overflow? Isn't the former more or less a subset (and therefore duplicate) of the latter?
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Similar to Webmasters

Proposal: Digital Marketing This seems as though it may end up with a lot of the same questions already discussed on Webmasters where a majority of the questions relate to various SEO techniques and ...
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Why has the proposal of “Physics Problems” been deleted?

Some time ago I proposed the idea of a new website called "Physics-Problems": http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/69198/physics-problems Why has it been deleted? Due to low ...
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Review of existing languages

Proposal: Programming Language Theory To make the subsite better aligned with StackExchange goals, it should explicitly include analysis of existing practices, libraries and languages. That would ...
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Are questions about the “zombie apolcalypse” allowed on this SE

Proposal: Emergency Preparedness I am not trolling, but are questions about the "zombie apocalypse" allowed on this SE? I know that some people don't take it seriously, but the CDC site says that ...
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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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Are questions about what firearms to buy on topic

Proposal: Firearms If a person was using the site to find the right firearm for them, would that be considered on topic? Are questions about the specifics of buying a firearms on topic?
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How is it a Q&A site proposal if there are no questions asked and no answers expected?

Proposal: Gaming Challenges I know SE has a Code Golf site, which doesn't exactly deal with questions and answers, but rather code challenges, but SE started out with programming sites, so I ...
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What questons about guns would be off topic for this proposal

Proposal: Emergency Preparedness In this proposal what questions about firearms would be off topic? Questions like the mechanics of guns? Because I am sure questions about what firearms to buy are on ...
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How do we make this stand alone?

Proposal: Ancient Alien Theory There will be a lot of overlap between this proposal and Extraterrestrial Life and Mythology. How can this be made strong enough to stand alone?
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How do I support a proposal in Area 51?

In area 51 there is this proposal that has been there for 9 months it has 52 followers and I want to know is there any other way besides following it I can help support it and make it a site?
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Requirements for example questions with 10 upvotes is being gamed

I'm putting this discussion topic forward, to get consensus on this issue. If we examine the highly progressed proposals, we see that in most of them, the participants are gaming the upvoting ...
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Proposal to increase the scope from 'Startup Business' to 'Business' or some other larger scope

Proposal: Startup Business I don't see any good reason why limit it only to start up businesses? I see such choice equivalent to instead of having Stack Overflow having Microsoft Programmers only, or ...
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Questions of closed area51 proposals

How can I access the questions and answers of a closed Stackexchange beta site? Particularly, I am looking for http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/40518/big-data
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Will questions with English be appropriate here?

Proposal: Chinese Emigration 移民海外 I'm interested in this proposal for personal reasons, but my Chinese is not very good for various reasons. If I joined this site, would it be acceptable for me to ...
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The requirements for progressing from definition to commitment are warped

The proposals Economics and Coffee and coffee for example. Coffee has 76 example questions, and 119 followers. Economics has 77 example questions, and 119 followers. Each requires about 10 more ...
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Would questions about existing world building tools or software be on topic here?

Proposal: Worldbuilding Correct me if I am wrong, by skimming trough the discussion I did not see this topic brought up. I am concerned about this as I am a user of a few tools that came up with ...
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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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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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Attention all soccer fans **World cup 2014** is here!

With the opening of World cup 2014 quickly approaching; may I suggest this site for the international StackExchange community to discuss the various aspects of this celebration?
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How do we define what is too broad a question for this site?

Proposal: Worldbuilding Certain questions are on the list of example questions that are quite broad and open to a lot of differing answers that all could be considered correct. A good example of this ...
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Could a “Middle Board” work?

SE currently has SuperUser for power users and enthusiasts and also ServerFault for SysAdmins. ServerFault operates much like an elitist club where as SuperUser is not advanced enough. There seems ...
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How can stereotyping be avoided with this site?

Proposal: Understanding the Opposite Sex Looking at this proposal and some of the suggested questions, I feel that some of the questions (and potential answers, even) in this site assume somewhat ...
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A proposal scope?

I go straight. I think that there should be another website (xxxxx.stackexchange.com) where you can tell some symptoms for your disease and people with more information with biology may answer you. ...
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Spend Your Votes Wisely

Proposal: Startup Business Please spend your votes wisely. You can vote for any question you want, but if you vote for a question that already has 10 votes, it makes very little difference. So it ...
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Where did the 'close' link go?

We recently removed the 'close' link from proposals, preferring instead that users simply 'flag' proposals that have to be closed/removed for egregious problems. Why did we do this? My initial ...
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We should change the scope to solving problems

Proposal: Gamification Looking through most of the questions here, a lot of the questions are theoretical. That should be allowed, but theoretical problems can be quite tedious to answer, especially ...
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Content Protection

Proposal: Worldbuilding A question occurred to me, we will be working with people's original creative works, what can we do to ensure that content is protected? I am not familiar with the rules on ...
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Is it appropriate to request/require comments for down/close votes?

Proposal: Pastafarianism While I am in no way suggesting that detractors to a question or idea, not have a full voice, I am encouraging them to use their voice to the fullest. I have noticed ...