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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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There is already an existing site called Paleohacks

Proposal: PaleoHacks Paleohacks.com is an already established Q&A site for this topic. It's probably a good idea to avoid using that name if you'd like to try and create a competing website ...
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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 ...
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Are fabric and glass painting questions on topic?

Proposal: *Painting and drawing * Or is it only about pencil and paper?
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Are questions allowed to be asked in Swedish?

Proposal: Swedish Language Are questions allowed to be asked entirely in Swedish, or should the site be aimed at English speakers?
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Yet another ArchLinux-Proposal? No!

Proposal: ArchLinux I've created yet another ArchLinux-Proposal. Three poins why I think we need this site along Unix&Linux and can not integrate this into existing SE sites. ArchLinux is not ...
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How to let people know that voting on questions is necessary to get this proposal move on?

Proposal: *Painting and drawing * Please read this before VOTING on questions This proposal has now got 50 followers and 38 example questions. This proposal now needs 34 questions with a minimum ...
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International and National Standards

I'm interesting is discussing and asking questions relating to various international and national standards. Is there currently, or is there any plan to create, a Stack Exchange site for standards? ...
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Is Road Enthusiasts a duplicate of Traval?

Proposal: Road Enthusiasts Is there anything that would be on topic here, that is off topic at Travel? In the FAQ, Should my idea be part of an existing site, or its own site? how does this site ...
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Why not have one international Scouting proposal?

There's this proposal and there's another proposal SCOUTS South Africa. That's two very small scouting proposals. Why not merge them into a new proposal called Scouting and include all international ...
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Are new questions at Student Science Olympiads related to proposal?

Proposal: Student Science Olympiads 1. Are my problems match with your idea from example questions? 2. I'm more familiar to math and just have one other question to ask. Please find and ask problems ...
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Will Sudoku and Str8ts questions be on topic for Puzzling?

Proposal: Puzzling I see the proposal for Puzzling has already made it through the definition stage, so I was wondering: are number puzzle games, e.g. Sudoku and Str8ts, on-topic, or did I just ...
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About my question on “alien/alternate-history mathematics”, and more generally on “figuring out which questions belong”

Proposal: History of Science And Mathematics I proposed a question on possible "alien/alternate-history" mathematics that got thoroughly downvoted here. I would like to make a case that it does in ...
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How is this different from Database Administrators Stack Exchange?

Proposal: Data Warehousing How is this different from Database Administrators Stack Exchange?
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Please read this before VOTING on questions

Proposal: Painting and drawing To move from the "definition" phase to next phase, this proposal needs: X More followers Y More questions with a score of 10 or more Before voting on questions, ...
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Should non-open licensing be included?

Proposal: Open source licensing Should questions about non-open licenses for code be included in Open Source Licensing? I'm not familiar with any such licenses, but no doubt they are out there; I'm ...
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“@” ping doesn't work in the Example Questions?

In the example questions the "@" ping doesn't work in the comments. Meaning you don't get the usual suggestions of who you want to ping. Is that by-design or a bug?
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What kind of question Could be asked here?

Proposal: Student Science Olympiads I want to explain about question which this site proposed for them. First look at some of these links Soviet Student Olympiads, International Mathematical Olympiad, ...
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Difference with the cryptocurrency mining exchange proposal

Proposal: Cryptocurrencies What's the difference with The cryptocurrency mining exchange proposal?
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How about “Underwater Activities” instead of just “Scuba Diving”?

Proposal: Scuba Diving It has already been proposed to merge Apnea and Scuba Diving proposals. Here I'm proposing to expand the target even more: Scuba diving equipment storage and care; ...
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Why support this proposal

Proposal: Home Theater & Audio Being on the hunt for my first good stereo system, I was astonished to see there was no SE site covering the topic. There are millions of users for AV systems, but ...
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Isn't it possible to combine Literature and E-books?

Proposal: Ebooks Will people be able to ask questions about the book contents on the E-book site? I think it would be good(if it is possible) to combine the E-books with the closed Literature
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Why shouldn't this be merged with the proposed Privacy StackExchange

As there is a lot of discussion on "Freedom of Speech" and the limits of when telling what is assumed to be "The Truth" is hurtful, based on wrong arguments/details/information in general… and ...
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Merging Freediving and Scuba Diving proposals?

Proposal: Apnea and Scuba Diving Seeing that the Scuba Diving proposal only gathered 25 followers in in 7 months, it seems that the interest in this topic isn't big. Wouldn't it be better to combine ...
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Stack Overflow In Portuguese still show as in commitment phase

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Portuguese) This proposal is still show as being on hold in the commitment phase. Shouldn't it be show as private beta, since it was already launched in beta a few hours ...
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Standardizing & Simplifying SE Site Names

This is a repost of an announcement/discussion on Meta Stack Overflow. I'm cross-posting here since this is where new sites are born and named, and because you may notice some proposal names ...
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Questions about software that some juridictions consider illegal

Proposal: Software Recommendations Presumably there will be requests for recommendations that we would not want to answer. Questions like "What's the free word processor that opens fastest on Mac ...
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Would the Woodworking site duplicate the Home Improvement site?

I created a proposal for a new SE site on Woodworking. This new site may have some overlap with Home Improvement. Are there enough new topics to warrant a separate site?
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What does it take to spin off a subtopic site?

There are some really great, active sites that represent subtopics of existing sites, like Mathematica which essentially spun off from StackOverflow. But there are also a lot of proposals which have ...
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What will prevent this proposal from going down again?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence According to the blog post "No Artificial Intelligence in Area 51", there once was an AI site which was closed down on 2010-12-22. StackOverflow generously ...
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What does it mean “start your own” SE Q&A site in this message?

I just came here from seeing this message in the bottom of all sites list: Want to start your own Stack Exchange Q&A site? Check out Area 51. Our friendly robots are waiting. Does this mean ...
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Is “Music Fans” a duplicate of music.stackexchange.com?

Proposal: Music Fans Is "Music Fans" a duplicate of music.stackexchange.com? That site is for musicians, students, and enthusiasts. "Fans" are enthusiasts, after all. Their site suffers from a ...
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Grammar errors in launched proposals excerpt

I noticed the launched proposals tab on area51. The excerpts of Mi Yodeya has a grammatical error. The excerpt is For launched Q&A site for those who base their lives on Jewish law and ...
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We need more up-voted questions and re-distributed votes

Proposal: Game Theory At the time of this writing, we have some 7-8 questions with 10+ votes, some 2-3 questions with a little less than 10 votes, and a large number of questions just hanging around ...
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How does StackExchange decide that a new proposal will “steal users” from an existing site?

My question is about rpg.stackexchange.com I saw very good ideas being declined, because of the threat of stealing users from an existing website. Ok, fair enough. But how is rpg.stackexchange.com ...
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Suggestion for keeping the site from becoming non-constructive

Proposal: Witchcraft Just a thought, but on sites dealing with topics that have a wide range of personal beliefs, it's often difficult to keep the "primarily opinion-based" questions to a minimum. ...
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The scope of nutrition group

Related to this question, I was wondering why nutrition group is limited to nutritionists and medical professionals. I think there is a need for anybody to ask questions about nutrition and get good ...
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Area51 reputation calculation out of sync

Area51 has a reputation calculation problem. Today I was at 175 rep. I opened http://area51.stackexchange.com/reputation saw a total rep of 160. I hit the "Trigger Reputation Recalc" Button and then ...
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How to ask a site proposer to correct / improve their English?

A site (*) has been proposed which, I think, deserves an opportunity to exist for many reasons. However, the English used in the proposal and some of the initial mock questions (by the proposer) is a ...
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Should this Mobile Devices site deserve its part away from Super User?

Proposal: Mobile Devices This is a double-edged sword when I think of this. I like the idea of having a dedicated site for all mobile devices - yet at the same time, this is generally handled by ...
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What would a Site “Holiday” tell us?

I'm adding this discussion topic for thoughts on gamification and "brand" loyalty. Could Area 51 learn anything from placing a freeze on a site (and maybe prompting for feedback from visitors)? What ...
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How can I join the private beta site of astronomy?

I have committed the proposal of this site from commitment zone and now it is going to be a private site but after 3 days of private beta zone there is no invitation link in my e mail address. Is it ...
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Do we need German-language StackOverflow?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in German) English language is widely known in Germany, especially among engineers. German belongs to the same language group than English, making it more easy to learn for ...
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English-speaking committers might be interested in Expatriates proposal

Proposal: Chinese Emigration 移民海外 I'm great fan of extending StackExchange network to other languages, unfortunately there's seem to be long way before this proposal will be started. Most people ...
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Defining “Home Remedies”

I have found this space yesterday and I believe it would help to share knowledge with everyone to easily cope up with daily problems. People interested in Home Remedies should gather and share their ...