User discussions and talks.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

6
votes
1answer
59 views

Is a white-list approach to allowed opinions in answers feasable?

In my previous question in regards to the Catholic Culture, Ministry and Apologetics site proposal, I asked what the defining characteristics of the site would be and how it would be distinct from ...
4
votes
1answer
38 views

Are Microsoft Office and Ask Microsoft duplicates?

Is Microsoft Office not covered by this proposal? Proposal: Microsoft Office
4
votes
1answer
46 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
50 views

Is cue sports a duplicate of sports?

Proposal: Cue Sports It seems we already have a sports proposal in beta, would cue sports not be a direct subset?
2
votes
1answer
20 views

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.
1
vote
1answer
49 views

Stealing questions from Web Applications SE?

Users would most likely ask about Google's web applications on this site (Docs, Slides, Sheets, YouTube, etc). However, many questions from Super User Stack Exchange are related to these ...
0
votes
1answer
126 views

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: ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Comic Books and Graphic Novel recommendations are welcome?

Proposal: Book Recommendations Can we recommend and look for recommendations of comic books and graphic novels? I believe that is on-topic, but it seems to me a good point to discuss.
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Site about comics and cartoons proposed

Proposal: Comics and Cartoons I proposed a new site called "Comics and Cartoons" that is about any comics,cartoons and their characters. Those that are interested can join at any time.
18
votes
0answers
595 views

**Instructions for ALL Private Beta Members**

Thank you for deciding to commit to using Embedded Programming and Design. We are asking you to ask and answer at least 10 questions to fulfill your commitment. Also, please check the meta site of the ...
13
votes
0answers
130 views

Is overlap with GameDev SE a problem? — Advice from the first private beta

Proposal: Computer Graphics After it was announced that the first Computer Graphics private beta was closing, the community decided to make a new proposal. Prior to the site's closure, there was a ...
7
votes
0answers
69 views

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.
6
votes
0answers
36 views

What, specifically, is on-topic here?

Proposal: Web Comics Originally, my assumption on reading the title was that it would be information for people considering writing / maintaining their own webcomic, and it would primarily be aimed ...
5
votes
0answers
38 views

Will the Argument proposal will quickly devolve into . . . arguments?

Proposal: Argument Stack Overflow - and, by extension, the rest of Stack Exchange - is not a forum. Debates, arguments, fights, etc. are explicitly not welcome. The Argument proposal, by its very ...
5
votes
0answers
81 views

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 ...
5
votes
0answers
34 views

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 ...
4
votes
0answers
56 views

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 ...
4
votes
0answers
27 views

“@” 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?
4
votes
0answers
56 views

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 ...
4
votes
0answers
42 views

Wouldn't most questions be subjective?

Proposal: Will my idea work? And if not, wouldn't most of the answers be subjective anyway? What person A and B think might contradict C and D. It also doesnt' seem like it'd give any real value ...
3
votes
0answers
20 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
16 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
196 views

This proposal is not a dupe

Proposal: French language I don't agree that this is a duplicate of 'correct French usage'. It's a more generic forum that covers that, and translations. It seems too granular to split French ...
2
votes
0answers
13 views

How will “opinion based” posts apply to this site?

Proposal: Humor Humor can vary based on the person. Some may find something more humorous whilst others might find it not as humorous... That considered, to some degree, wouldn't a large quantity ...
2
votes
0answers
50 views

Life in Prison, I need your help!

Proposal: Life in Prison Hello everyone, I just created this proposal and I'd like to introduce you to it, as well as explain my motivation for it. The idea came to me yesterday as I was watching an ...
2
votes
0answers
27 views

What's the definition of “vulgar”?

Proposal: Jokes The subtitles write: Proposed Q&A site for people who want to interpret and make jokes of any non-vulgar kind. What's the definition of "vulgar"? Also, "vulgarness" towards ...
2
votes
0answers
25 views

Questions of closed area51 proposals

How can I access the questions and answers of a closed Stackexchange beta site? Particularly, I am looking for http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/40518/big-data
2
votes
0answers
36 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
17 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
37 views

Community vs. subject - any best practices?

This is quite similar to: SE Proposals: Breadth Versus Depth But I hope, different enough to be worthy of discussion. A good Stack Exchange site is one with a well-defined subject around which a ...
1
vote
0answers
12 views

Questions about general Windows PC and MS product usage

Proposal: Ask Microsoft The proposal description and high voted example questions indicate that the primary focus of this site is intended to be Microsoft's operations and philosophy as a company. ...
1
vote
0answers
26 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

We need more diversity, talk to your colleagues!! (About perceived duplicates and unsuccessful proposals)

First of all I'll say I love love love StackExchange. And I think it'd be awesome if communities from more fields of knowledge would spill their expertise to the CC internet. TL;DR We should be ...
1
vote
0answers
22 views

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. ...
1
vote
0answers
39 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
20 views

Why duplicate question doesnot closed here?

There are multiple question which are duplicate here, But they are not became close as it is done in other SE's. For example take these three question (1,2,3). All three question are completed ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

How to deal with low engagement?

If a proposal is progressing at the rate of 2-3 followers added per day, but the followers are not participating in question creation or discussions, is it a bad sign ? The followers are using their ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

Could be a good idea the creation of a proposal for disabilities issue?

I'm speaking about this thing: Where do a user can ask something about disabilities? Some thing like, for a "normal" person; "how does the screen readers work on Chrome?" Or, for a blind person, "Can ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

What is the difference between proof reading and critique?

Proposal: Writing Critiques Can you give an example of what is allowed and what's not w.r.t critique? Can I simply say: This is what I have written about topic X. Please write a critique on it?
0
votes
0answers
15 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

Overview of Site (Pakistan)

Proposal: Pakistan I am thinking about a site where people can ask matters related to Pakistan. My nationality is Pakistani and I want to propose Pakistan. I want people can discuss and ask ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Creating Email Etiquette Proposal

Is it okay to create the email etiquette page? This page will be dedicated for all the email related topics, because now that we are in the information age being ignorant about proper email header, ...
0
votes
0answers
58 views

Can We Start a Pharmacy Q&A site?

For some pharmacy questions (e.g. http://biology.stackexchange.com/users/1813/brenton-horne where I originally received 2 downvotes for asking a question that is completely answerable because they ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

How can we drive more questions to beta sites?

I ask this not of a particular site in general, but of the area51 community as a whole - why? Because looking at the sites that have spent a long time in beta (around the two year mark) they seem to ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

does proposal to open websites with matured content welcome here?

i like to make a proposal for an site "sex games & toys" which can deal with adult games which revolve around the world since its an growing field and there were many users whom don't know where ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Exact meaning of Questions

It's mentioned in the faq that: Once you've fulfilled your commitment on a new site by asking and answering a few questions, you'll be able to commit to another site. So what does it mean by ...