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Google Glass was Withdrawn

Proposal: Google Glass Recently, Google Glasses' prototype was withdrawn from the public market. Google encountered a lot of negative feedback. I'm wondering how people should discuss about this ...
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Possible place for this proposal to be shifted

Proposal: Mathematics Advisory This proposal asks for mathematics advice, which can fit in two places: The mathematics chat room hosted by Math SE Academia SE for more academia related questions ...
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What else about Open Source is not covered?

Proposal: Open Source The current description is: Proposed Q&A site for questions regarding motivation, marketing, organisation and coding pertaining specifically to open source projects. ...
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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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Pastafarian Topic of the Week

Proposal: Pastafarianism While we are waiting for our 200 people to join the proposal and the site to be created. We will be having a topic of the week discussion in Pastafarianism Chat The opening ...
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Possible duplicate of Sustainability SE site?

Proposal: ecotech I think this proposal is a duplicate of the existing Sustainable Living SE site
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Isn't this topic already covered by Personal Productivity SE?

Proposal: Mnemonics Isn't this topic already covered in the current Personal Productivity SE site? If not, how would this proposal differ?
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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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Why were the discussion on our questions removed?

In Healthcare IT there was quite a bit of active discussions on individual proposed questions. Someone has come by to remove many of the discussion items. Why? There was no warning before hand and ...
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This is not what Stack Exchange is for

Proposal: Debates - Any Topic Debates - at the moment - seems to be full of subjective questions - or non-subjective questions. For example, 'Apple vs. Microsoft' has no true answer, as does 'Would ...
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Matematica too similar in name to Mathematica

Proposal: matematica I think this proposal is too similar in name to Mathematica.
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Why do we need to have separate proposals for each social movement?

Proposals: Equal Rights, Feminism and Gender Equality, LGBT+, Women in Technology I know that movements clash with each other all the time, and everyone wants their own space free from everyone else ...
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Puzzling SE has been in a state of change

An interesting post in the meta on Puzzling. In general on the Puzzling meta, there has been alot of discussion about the on-topicness of Riddles. The community has pushed and managed to interweave ...
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Is its appropriate to advertise my proposal on SE site community ads?

I had recently started with the proposal: Event Planning I am new with this proposal promotion thing and I wanted to know that will it be good if I advertise my proposal on SE community ads. Well I ...
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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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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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Be patient ! This is a long journey

Proposal: OpenCart In case some of us are new here, I'd just like to reinforce that it's normal to take many months or even years for a new SE site to start. Do always come back every now and then ...
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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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Should the Scottish Gaelic proposal include discussions regarding the Scots language?

Proposal: Scottish Gaelic While Scottish Gaelic and Scots are very different and represent different cultures in Scotland, there are still cultural ties between the two. Should the Scots language be ...
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We already have forum.opencart.com, what's the point of OpenCart SE? How does it benefit me?

Proposal: OpenCart Questions regarding OpenCart can already be asked on forum.opencart.com's Support section. Isn't OpenCart SE's proposal "re-inventing the wheel"? What's the purpose of this site? ...
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Does OpenCart SE overlap with Stackoverflow?

Proposal: OpenCart On Stackoverflow, we can see many questions related to OpenCart. There is even a tag for OpenCart. Aren't OpenCart questions also programming questions which are within the scope ...
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How can we properly promote OpenCart StackExchange?

Proposal: OpenCart There are many people using/developing OpenCart, as can be seen from Google Trends, half a million posts on OpenCart forums, and over 10 thousand 3rd party extensions. However, ...
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FireChat shows why P2P networks are not obsolete and can mean freedom

Proposal: P2P Networking When I started the P2P thread people said: Peer to peer? Jesus... did you get that from the hot tub time machine? But the recent events in Hong Kong and the organizing value ...
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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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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?
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Would a site for free software creation make sense?

I'm asking for opinions on this. Regarding whether it's a good idea, if it fits with the spirit of SE and whether you think it would work. There are many pieces of free software being written. You ...
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does this site include questions about developing emacs?

NOTICE: Since this site is now in beta, it is time to have these conversations with the folks who are actually building this site. Please bring your comments and discussions to this site's ...
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What to expect in the Emacs private beta

NOTICE: Since this site is now in beta, it is time to have these conversations with the folks who are actually building this site. Please bring your comments and discussions to this site's ...
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There is already Unix and Linux, then why separate Debian?

Proposal: Debian There is Unix and linux which work perfectly, then what is requirement of splitting?
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Are requests for identification on topic? If so, which ones?

Proposal: Body Modification Some stacks allow identification requests, some don't. Should this stack allow them? Also, I can imagine different kinds of identification requests. Questions like "what ...
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Are prosthetic limbs on topic?

Proposal: Body Modification Prosthetic limbs can be seen as an augmentation, but are typically not seen as a body modification. Should they be on topic?
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Would it be possible to create a language to describe worlds in?

I am heavily influenced by the Myst-Series with this thought. There, the D'Ni found a way to use write symbols into special books, which then would open a portal to the described world. Of course ...
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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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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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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 ...