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How to describe a new proposal that is likely to be successful on SE?

Area 51 is what it is, and it is not perfect, nor likely to be updated anytime soon. We have an FAQ but it does not really help to define what a viable or successful site might look like. There have ...
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Should we include Geography? Study related countries , maps, lands and culture?

I am much into Geography and always eager to learn about various maps , geographical information, Geo Politics and much more. So can we start new Geography brnach of stack exchange network? Edit ...
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The description should be changed to one sentence

Proposal: Hindi Language I propose that the description be changed to succinct one sentence and remove the fluff like / and abstractions, to make it more concise and straight-forward and ta the same ...
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General Discussion About *Ask Mint*

Proposal: Ask Mint A note to the moderators: PLEASE do not mark this proposal as a duplicate of Unix & Linux! An e-mail has been sent to Linux Mint regarding this proposal. Several proposals ...
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Can we expand this Stack Exchange site?

Proposal: Stock Exchange Can we expand the scope of this Stack Exchange site with the following? Futures/options Commodities Bonds As these things my related to the stock SE.
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Am I permitted to advertise this proposal on the chat section of other stack exchange sites that are still in the beta phase?

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry The Chat Room Dedicated to this proposal As you know GIS-SE and ES-SE are two sites that are very close to this proposal. A while ago when I ...
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Should “installing” and “set-up” questions be off-topic?

Proposal: Wikis Problems encountered during installing / setting-up of Wiki softwares are already covered by Superuser.com. Should we limit the scope of this site by declaring such questions as off-...
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Reviving the site on Sexuality

The site "Sexuality" have been discontinued in the beta stage. So, I feel the site is important and deserves to be revived. Proposal: Sexuality
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I have created a chat room for this proposal?

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry The Chat Room Dedicated to this proposal I think it's better to create a chat room for the proposal. There we can discuss different issues ...
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Around 1000 of my Area51 reputation suddenly disappeared, what happened? [duplicate]

Btw, it is not really a traumatic experience to me, because I would like more to have more professional accounts in my firsts. I've even planned to ask the SE to separate my area51 and MSE accounts to ...
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How to handle opinion based questions?

Even though I'd like to see the Secular Life proposal to succeed. I think many questions could end up being opinion based or start some discussions. As far as I know this isn't encouraged on any SE ...
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To those new to StackExchange: explore the net!

Proposal: Ethereum There are several criteria for the site to go beta. A lot of people from outside the StackExchange community came to support this project, so what's dragging this site's percentage ...
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Intent Establishment (Establishing Our Intent)

Proposal: CodeBreakers/CodeHackers/HackOverflow So.. What exactly is our intent? The proposal reads: "..for pure open-source code hackers interested in manipulating existing code ...
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How do we handle voting in the discussion area?

I recently joined the Autism page and I noticed that the voting for its discussions appear to be polls. I'm new to Area 51 and was wondering if we vote on discussions to show agreement with a ...
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Language Communities and Translation Communities

I was unsure if I should ask this here or on meta, but here seems to fit better. I've been in some of the Stack Exchange's Language Communities, and saw that many questions are being asked in English ...
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Have created advertisements on Reddit and Quora. Need your votes now!

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Probably you can upvote these so that the many people see it. Crafts reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/crafts/comments/3hjtz6/arts_and_crafts_qa_website_on_stackoverflows/ ...
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Please vote for the example questions!

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Animation Please vote for the proposal or this will die. If it dies theres nothing on Stack Exchange that can take up the slack.
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Would questions about exams on topic?

Proposal: Language Learning Some examples: Do I need a TOEFL to study in Canada? TOEFL vs IELTS? Why doesn't GRE Physics have on my country?
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Relaunches following failed attempts

As per the discussion of closings during private beta at Private betas, launches, relaunches, rules for promotion, and community partnerships, I'd like to request the feature that committers from ...
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Are questions about software support on-topic?

Proposal: Language Learning For example, this question: Can I convert my CSV file into an Anki deck? I can't find any options in the program. And its answer: The desktop Anki version will ...
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Can discussion “questions” be used to promote a site proposal or announce updates?

I've seen discussion "questions" such as this one which don't appear to have any purpose besides promoting the proposal and announcing things for a site. I'm referring mainly to posts that are ...
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Are art-related identification questions on topic?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Would questions asking to identify an artist by a given work be considered on-topic? A follow-up question would be: Are questions asking to identify a type of material or ...
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Should food decoration be on topic here?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Should questions regarding cake or any food decoration be on topic on this site? What does the community think?
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Have created advertisements of Arts and Crafts on other sites. Need your votes now!

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Following advertisements need 6 votes each to be displayed on the corresponding main sites. I have done my bit. Can you help by voting now? On Graphics site: http://meta....
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How to advertise Arts and Crafts site?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts I can see advertisements of other sites on the sites I frequent. How can we create such an advertisement for our site? In which sites are we permitted to advertise? ...
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Should we have a migration site?

Is it possible that we have a migration website, where users could post questions irrespective of the topic of their questions, and the community would migrate them to the suitable stack exchange ...
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“New” Latin words

Proposal: Latin Language Is it acceptable to ask or answer using terms from neo-Latin and Contemporary Latin (created to describe more modern things or ideas)? For instance, Contemporary Latin has a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 lips?...
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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 7 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 ...