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How will this be more useful than the [slackware] tag on U&L?

Proposal: Slackware Everything this proposal covers is on-topic at U&L, which has 83 questions tagged with "Slackware". Many issues are distro agnostic and are thus better served at a common ...
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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?
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Similar to Webmasters

Proposal: Digital Marketing This seems as though it may end up with a lot of the same questions already discussed on Webmasters where a majority of the questions relate to various SEO techniques and ...
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Automotive Electronics would be on topic at EP&D, no?

I don't see a reason why Automotive Electronics questions would be off topic at Embedded Programming & Design, can anyone else? If not, I propose that this discussion be used to define question ...
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**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 ...
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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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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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Questions don't have to be be borrowed from other SE websites

Proposal: Mathematical modeling I wanted to point that the current posted questions come from MO and MSE is that I am not an expert in modeling, and wanted to try and find questions an expert would ...
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Why Post-Secondary Education proposal has been created

Proposal: Post-Secondary Education I am an undergraduate student and I have many questions that I would love to ask on the SE network, yet they would be off-topic on Academia.SE because they do not ...
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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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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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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 ...
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BeagleBoard and others should have a single site

BeagleBoard and BeagleBone questions, and in general questions about any of the numerous similar boards would be better served on a single site, a site encompassing all of Embedded Programming & ...
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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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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 ...
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Review of existing languages

Proposal: Programming Language Theory To make the subsite better aligned with StackExchange goals, it should explicitly include analysis of existing practices, libraries and languages. That would ...
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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
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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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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 ...
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Where did my rep go?

Let me preface this question by saying: I know it's only rep, and moreover, only on Area51, so who really cares? Thus, I'm not asking out of a sense of justice, but of curiosity. Today, I have ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...