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Nine unknown men of Ashoka [on hold]

Proposal: Secret Societies What is the secret of Nine Unknown Men of Ashoka?
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Wrong description in Area 51 achievement? [duplicate]

Recently I fulfilled my Area 51 commitment for a new site. Also, some referred users did so. Here's my reputation page with the data for March/01 expanded. I believe it must be the other way round: ...
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What questions will be on-topic at Google?

Proposal: Google Earlier this year, there had been a question asking "What will be the main contents of 'Google'?". From this, we got an answer coming to the conclusion that Google does not have a ...
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Indian language seems to be a much broader proposal. Support it

Proposal: Sanskrit Language Proposal: Hindi Language Proposal: Tamil Language Proposal: Indian Languages Proposal: Bengal & Bengali Language The proposal Indian languages seems much broader ...
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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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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 are the rules for removal the proposal after a month of inactivity?

The Paranormal proposal reached 1 month of inactivity at a time of writing. latest activity: 1 month ago In FAQ we can read: Inactive proposals that do not receive any activity for one month ...
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Is there a way to graph the commitment score of a proposal?

I did found a bunch of information about when the proposal turn from 100% commitment to beta, usual information is Tuesday of Wednesday the week after the proposal gets at 100%. That's absolutely fine,...
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Operating Systems Development

My proposal for creating a hobby OS Dev SE was closed as a duplicate of computer science SE. While I certainly don't agree with that, what should I expect to happen for proposing the same site but ...
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Can we have a Physical Science SE for people with low quality physics questions?

I have many questions dealing with Physics, but these questions were considered low quality contributions by Physics SE. I got my account suspended by them for 30 days on Christmas and when I was let ...
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Merge to “Arms & Armor?”

Proposal: Safe & Secure I like this proposal, but perhaps due to too much exposure to old RPGs my brain keeps on trying to autoreplace "Safe & Secure" with "Arms & Armor." Which leads me ...
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How do we get more comitters?

Proposal: 3D Graphics Seems to me that we need to go and do some legwork to find more people to commit to this cause. Any ideas on where to market this stuff welcome. By sharing the idea you do not ...
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How to propose a new site?

How to create a proposal and what will be limitation to create a proposal? I have checked on "AREA51" for create a proposal but didn't get solution. This question may be repeated.
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Should Ethics be allowed?

Proposal: Veganism and Vegetarianism When I originally created the proposal I was advised to disallow ethical questions as the tend to be opinionated and subjective. However, it's inevitable that ...
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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 A new chat room has been created and the link is edited. I hope we will have more commitments in the new year ...
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What is the scope argument for a new site?

Proposal: Bioinformatics Bluntly put: why do we need a new site? There are already Computer Science, Computational Science, Crossvalidated, Biology, and Stackoverflow. I imagine that every ...
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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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What to we need to do to help this proposal succeed?

Proposal: Geography From my limited observations - the previous iteration of this proposal ran out of steam, then ran out of time. What can we do to ensure that this proposal sees success?
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Can ask patents be referred back to Area 51?

The ask patents subsite has almost died out. I don't think there is a way to intrinsically revive it, if it were a question, I'd say it needs severe moderator intervention. Out of the last 15 ...
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Are about usage of Youtube question off-topic?

Proposal: YouTubers Are about usage of Youtube question off-topic?
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Is it allowed to invite people?

I am proposing an area to discuss about GeoGebra software. But I would like to know if is allowed to invite people to follow me. And what about other areas? I am a member in Mathematics, but I would ...
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How will Literature be run different this time?

I just found that there's an attempt to revive Literature. As a follower and temp mod of the last attempt, I'm curious as to how this go around will be treated differently. The old one started off ...
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Difference between complex networks as science of ecosystems rather than a branch of physics portal?

Complex networks can be described as a sub-area of physics and mathematics, where you study how things entangle with each other. After Barabasi and Newman (in my personal point of view) complex ...
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Will this site overlap the scope of Web Applications?

Proposal: Google The scope of Web Applications (WA) is about the use of web applications. Nowadays Google has several web applications that are very popular like Google (the web search service), ...
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Does this proposal include questions about Android?

Proposal: Google We already have a SE for Android users. Does this proposal's scope exclude or include questions about Android?
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Will this site allow speculation and opinions about business/technology decisions?

Proposal: Google There some proposal questions that start with Why1. Should this questions be supported by references to secondary and tertiay sources like a press release, a lecture or interview, ...
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Suggestions and discusions for improvements of all Stack Exchange sites

I cannot find an arena where suggestions can be made and discussed for global changes to the SE system. I strongly believe that the SE system is somewhat flawed and is in desperate need of some ...
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Why doesn't some of the followers' name appear in the list of followers?

A year ago, when I started the remote sensing and photogrammetry proposal, I invited some of my classmates to follow it. Two of them were FaCh and and Bahareh Yekkekhani (I can't find her profile ...
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Any information on the new Area 51?

I've seen in a few places the Stack Exchange staff have alluded to the fact (or sometimes said directly) that the current Area 51 model is broken, not effective and needs a massive overhaul, ...
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Sustainable Living covers a set of questions that intersects — but does not completely overlap — other proposals, how to handle?

Proposal: Sustainable Living Is there a standard way determined for handling sites that have an intersection (but not total overlap) with existing sites or proposals? For example, see this question ...
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Define Internet of Things

I feel like there is a slight mixup in some of the sample questions that Internet of Things requires internet connection. I'd like to kick off a discussion of what other people think Internet of ...
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Darknet vs. I2P

Proposals: Darknet, I2P The I2P proposal, proposed two months ago and currently in commitment phase, appears like a natural subset of the Darknet posposal from one month ago which is currently in its ...
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For marketing our proposal

Proposal: Tamil Language We are very low in the number of followers and we need to market our proposal elsewhere to gain new followers. I suggest we add embend our site add in various places. I did ...
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Etiquette regarding cross-semination of proposals and S.E.s

I read a post (from 2012) recently in the Linguistics meta that "...The users that committed cannot talk about them in existing sites at the moment....". Before that, I had been going to consider a ...
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How quickly proposal can go into private beta?

Recently I've came across Monero proposal (btw. I haven't heard about it at all until now) and it's already in 19% of Commitment phase with 70 people already committed (as at time of writing) and it ...
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Will unregistered followers of this proposal be notified if it enters the commitment phase?

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry I had a quick look on some of the non SE-member followers of this proposal today. And I saw that most of them are unregistered despite having 51 ...
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Artificial Intelligence proposal scope

I would like to open a discussion on the scope of the Artificial Intelligence proposal. In the last Machine Learning proposal there was some confusion about the scope we wanted, and it never really ...
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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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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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When will be the end of this proposal because of 1 year being in definition phase?

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry As you see in this page, this proposal has been first submitted on August 21th 2015, but the last revision was done on September 9th 2015. Now my ...
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What does 'answered' stat in Beta of any website indicate?

What does the below stat for a beta website indicate? Accepted answers percentage? Or Percentage of questions with answers?
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Are questions about other CryptoNote coins on-topic?

Proposal: Monero As far as I understand it the Bitcoin stackexchange site is open to questions from all coins that are based on Bitcoin's source code. Does this proposal plan to allow questions ...
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Isn't it better to close this proposal?

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry The Chat Room Dedicated to this proposal Regarding the fact that GIS SE has changed its definition on the tour page and now it covers remote sensing ...
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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 wanted to ...
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An area for Sagemath software

You may have heard of Sage. It is a free open-source mathematics software system licensed under the GPL to create a viable free open source alternative to Magma, Maple, Mathematica and Matlab. Sage ...
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Why should we limit our proposal to learning?

Proposal: Learning Indian Languages See this question in this proposal for example: Kannada is closer to Tamil than to Telugu in language-wise, but closer to Telugu in script wise.So can anyone ...
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Are questions about narrow AIs allowed?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence The title says it all. Are we allowing questions about AGI -- as in, attempting to replicate the intelligence of humans with computers -- or any AI, including narrow ...
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Why do the “Visit” links on a beta proposal send me to the joining page?

I was just browsing through the proposals and I wanted to check out actual Q&As on Retrocomputing, now in beta. So I clicked on the Visit the site now! link (same URL as the typical Visit! button, ...
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What about a “route my question” site?

I was wondering on this idea - perhaps this has been discussed before. It happens often to me that I have some question to ask and I think: I'd like to ask this on SE, but I don't know if there is ...
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How about adding Calligraphy to Arts and Crafts? Its decorative handwriting or handwritten lettering which is again an art

From: How about adding Calligraphy to Arts and Crafts? Its decorative handwriting or handwritten lettering which is again an art. What does community think about this? Proposal: Arts and Crafts