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How will we avoid questions that ask for opinions?

Proposal: Equality I like this proposal, but I worry about what kind of questions will be asked here. How can we ensure that we get mostly questions that can be answered in a meaningful way, with ...
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Metaphysics is now part of Paranormal

Metaphysics proposal has been closed at 1+ year in definition. It generated some interest and extensive discussions, so it was a great achievement. However there were some concerns that the proposal ...
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Where does this proposal differ?

What differentiates this proposal from existing sites and proposals? Proposal: Garden Wildlife For example, from: Proposals: Birds, Bird Watching and beta sites: Gardening and Pets.
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Should “Digital forensics” be on the scope of this page?

Questions about Digital forensics could be about recovery of data, logs etc. on different devices, systems and file systems. Analysis about recovered or damaged data and logs. Should this topic be on ...
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Is participation in Area 51 low, or is this a bad idea?

I thought this crowd would be the perfect demographic for a decent HTPC forum. I've never found a really good one, and certainly not in Stack Exchange format. I'd really like to understand because I ...
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Allow questions to be asked in the language in which legal text are written when it is localised to a particular country

Proposal: Law Recently I had many questions to mind which would require a large part of the question consist of citing part of legal texts. It means most of the question will not be written in ...
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How we can improve our voting quality?

It seems that people are voting on the wrong questions (which were already closed, off-topic or basically didn't make any sense). Such as: I saw something strange in my neighborhood. Who do I call? ...
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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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What kind of questions we should ask?

It seems people are joining, but we are in strong need of high-quality questions. Obviously we shouldn't ask about Wiki-able, Google-able things, nor about finding the tools, what is this or that or ...
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What else could be on the scope?

What kind of ideas you have which can expand our scope further more and make it even more interesting? The proposals shouldn't be too much overlapped with other existing SE sites. Therefore you ...
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Are 3d CAD applications out fo scope?

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Animation Are CAD apps in scope? 3D CAD applications follow a different paradigm from mainstream DCC applications like Maya and 3DS Max. They work on totally ...
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Can external hack challenges be on-topic?

I'm proposing code hack challenges as part of the scope of this proposal. For example people can post their challenges with specially prepared code (which should be short enough to fit the post) and ...
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Should more Arts areas be added to this proposal?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts From here: http://www.visual-arts-cork.com/art-types.htm Basic Definitions of Art • Art: Definition and Meaning The meaning of beauty and art is explored in the branch of ...
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WooCommerce - What's On/Off Topic?

Proposal: WooCommerce WooCommerce is more of a brand name at this point so my question is, will this Exchange cover everything WooCommerce ( WooThemes, WooPlugins, Extensions, WordPress Plugins that ...
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Why do we need a separate site for optics?

Proposal: Optics Why do we need a separate site for optics? Why isn't Physics.SE sufficient?
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Why was this proposal deleted?

I found this proposal was deleted. http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/70545/p2p-networking AFAIK there was activity in the last month before its deletion, is there another reason for its ...
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Community moderation on discuss.area51?

Everybody over 500 rep can see, that the "review" option on the discuss.area51 site lives, similarly to the meta site on the SE. It seems, even some like a community moderation also happened in the ...
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Code Translation Proposal: Example

I would like to post an example of what I think an everyday question with answer would look like in a new SE site I would like to call Code Translation. User knows Perl, but is new to JavaScript: ...
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Rename to eg. “Open Peer Review” or “Science Exchange”

Proposal: Science's area51 Victor made a good point. Science's area51 is not the most appealing name for the proposed site. An alternative would be Open Peer Review or Science Exchange. Both are ...
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Should the number of commits depend on the category the article is published in?

Proposal: Science's area51 If, as it is suggested here in Science's area51, an article needs to gather enough people to commit to it, articles that are proposed in categories with less activity might ...
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Should Chinese Medicine and herbs be on topic?

Should Chinese Medicine and usage of herbs for health purposes be on topic? Proposal: Health
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Do you like the new scope for “Firearms” … soon to be “The Armory”?

Proposal: Firearms In anticipation of changing the name of the proposal to "The Armory," as proposed here by Ben Collins, and in view of other previous discussions, I significantly expanded and ...
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Any reason Retrocomputing isn't on topic at Super User?

Proposal: Retrocomputing We have a ruling from Meta.SuperUser back in the day, that vintage computing is on topic at SU. So I'd guess anything on topic here would also be on topic on SU. I ...
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How can we advertise this proposal?

Proposal: Music Fans I was thinking maybe a Community Ad on a site to accelerate this proposal to Beta. I think that commitment would increase if this happened. So am I mistaken or is this viable? ...
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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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Should law-related questions be on-topic on recreational drugs?

Proposal: Recreational drugs We could try to figure out the answer to this question by just see how the example law-related questions will score, but I think this is a really substantial call for a ...
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Question about proposed site: Health

Proposal: Health I've been keeping an eye on this for months now, wondering to see if it would take a strong direction. I don't see it yet. Mainly I'd like to know if medical questions are going to ...
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Can we expand either the proposed Birds or Bird Watching sites to include all backyard animals?

Although this discussion has not been previously supported, now that there's a new related proposal, I'm raising it again. My current thinking is based on a few things: Birds has 17 followers and 21 ...
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Are questions about porn on topic in Sex and Intimacy?

Proposal: Sex and Intimacy Some people may be interested in the way porn is affecting their life or some other questions related too porn. Are similar topics allowed in Sex and Intimacy
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What is required for a question in discuss to appear in multiple proposals?

Recently the "polish language" proposal was closed in the absence of the required support after a year. Regarding the fact, that there are currently two another polish proposals (polish askubuntu and ...
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On 'Sex and Intimacy' should spoiler tags be used to hide sketches/diagrams/images?

Proposal: Sex and Intimacy The existing question Will this site be safe for work? and answer by Robert makes it fairly clear the site is not going to be heavily censored. An answer by Shadow Wizard ...
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Jolla and SailfishOS

I've noticed that https://together.jolla.com/ is based on StackExchange websites, but is not in the SE network. It would be great if this site would also be a part of SE or if there would be a Q&A ...
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What will be defined as “evidence”?

Proposal: Aliens In this question, it seemed that all parties agreed that evidence would be needed to support questions and answers. However, the quality of this evidence seemed unclear. Quoting ...
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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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Will there be science or not on Metaphysics?

Proposal: Metaphysics So far, metaphysics has a lot of questions that mix science and speculation. "How do I use astral projection to enter a black hole?" is one good example. It wants a reasonable, ...
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How discussion-oriented would this board be?

Proposal: Visual effects and computer graphics I'm mostly familiar with Stack Overflow, so perhaps this is moot, but how much pure discussion would we encourage/discourage on this board? SO works ...
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What differentiates this proposal from politics.se?

Proposal: Law Politics.SE looks at the processes and policies of governments. Law is wisely keeping out of "specific legal advice," but can you fashion any questions that would be on-topic in law.se ...
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When will the proposal 'Home Automation' reach beta?

The proposal 'Home Automation' is at 100% in commitment for some weeks now. So my question is when it will reach beta? I read some other articles like ['When does an Area 51 beta begin?', When does ...
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Preventing Political Debates

Proposal: Economics I am excited about the possibility of having an exchange on the study of economics, but I am concerned that many of the questions will become debates. The realm of economics is ...
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How to deal with nutrition questions, especially the problem of crackpot theories?

Proposal: Health As a Cooking moderator, I've seen my fair share of "healthy eating" questions. We always close them with the hammer, because they make the worst kind of question: nobody has the ...
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What kind of questions should be asked as part of Metaphysics?

What kind of topics should be point of focus which relates to metaphysics? M-W dictionary define metaphysical as: relating to the transcendent or to a reality beyond what is perceptible to the ...
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so what's the sailing scope going to be?

Proposal: Sailing Joe left a comment elsewhere with this: What I'd really like to see is a discussion of software development while cruising. Too niche? I think maybe keeping it in a Q&A ...
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Shall we choose a new name for Scientific Imagination?

Proposal: Scientific Imagination Those of you who already follow Scientific Imagination, or will follow soon after you will finish reading this post [;)], do so because you love imagination things, ...
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Would these kind of questions be considred on topic? If not, then how should they be framed to make them on-topic?

Proposal: Health What is the way to cure the rough hair when the hair spa fails to help? What is the way to get rid of the redness that appears on the skin immediately after threading the upper ...
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Voting on the questions [with less than 10 votes] is the way to make this site a success

Proposal: Arts and Crafts This site proposal needs 17 more questions with minimum 10 votes to move to the next phase and to prevent itself from dying. *I request the Followers (people) to exercise ...
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Site Suggestion: Software Usage - The 'why' I proposed

Proposal: Software Usage Don't think this has been suggested before but: There should be a StackExchange site dedicated to the help of usage of software. Of course, there would be questions that ...
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Limiting the View of Sex and Intimacy to Minor Users

Proposal: Sex and Intimacy Is it possible to limit the viewers of this site to 18 only when it comes to public beta? Or should we limit it now? There are many topics there that is not suitable for ...
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SwagOverflow - Clothing

I haven't seen a StackExchange site about clothing yet. If there is, please forgive me. I have a place in mind, where you could ask questions about your outfits or clothes, or what to buy. Doesn't ...
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Stackoverflow in persian

As an stackoverflow user who are not native in english I see lots of questions in stackoverflow from new users that they cant say what they really want because of their poor english, and as a persian ...
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Are question about lyrics is allowed?

Proposal: Music fans There are many songs in which some nice, funny, touching, etc lyrics is used. Are question about them is allowed?