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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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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 ...
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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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Holistic methods are also on-topic at Paranormal

As a side note, I'd like to notice that Homeopathic Therapy proposal is in a science category, so I'd like to inform that homeopathic therapy and holistic methods unfortunately aren't accepted by the ...
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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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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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What are the question guidelines for “Website recommendations”?

Proposal: Website recommendations What are the question guidelines for posting on "website recommendations"? What is considered off'topic and what questions are you looking forward to answering?
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Are you aware of Computer Science?

Proposal: Programming resources Are you aware of Computer Science? It is hard to tell what you mean with "algorithms and techniques", but algorithms and everything around them -- short of ...
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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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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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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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Is History of Things too broad?

Proposal: History of things I think this is cool, but also way, way to broad. I mean, this could cover everything from how Star Wars was made to how an ancient custom came about. Is there a way this ...
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Do people think there are definite answers to questions about the meaning of dreams?

Should there be any particular standards of rigour applied? Should referencing be required? If so, what sort of sources for reference for dream interpretation should be allowed? Proposal: Dream ...
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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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“@” 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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Are all jobs that take place in rural towns on-topic?

Proposal: Farming & Rural Industries Rural Industries is vague. How can this proposal be better defined to reflect the kind of questions it wants to encourage? Are questions regarding software ...
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Is “Programming Languages” a duplicate of “StackOverflow” and/or “Programmers”?

Would you agree that Programming Languages a duplicate of StackOverflow and/or Programmers?
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Welcome to the Anthropology.SE proposal!

Proposal: Anthropology Going through the Science sites, I realised there is no Anthropology.SE (yet!). These are some related ones, though. I think it's impossible NOT to have some overlapping, so ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Would you be interested in “Everyday Life, Elsewhere”: Suggesting a community

EDIT: The proposal is now on line This may be a long question, but I see no way of saying this in fewer words. The community I was thinking of is one for everyday life anywhere on Earth. Someone ...
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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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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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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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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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UnReligions Chat Available

Proposal: UnReligions The proposal for Pastafarianism which is now closed made it well into commitment phase, with a beta launch looking probable. It was closed by SE, essentially for being an ...
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Why is some users unable to vote, comment or answer questions in the discussion zone

Two different users have told me that they are unable to vote, comment or answer in the discussion section. They complain that they see the discussion topic at the top of the proposal and when they ...
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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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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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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 should we handle questions for alternative Projects?

Proposal: Open Source Projects Recommendations I am wondering how we can or should handle questions for alternative Open Source Projects for instance like this one: Do you know any Open Source ...
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Is scuba diving on topic here?

Proposal: On the Water For example, questions about the equipment, operation, and safety of scuba diving (or any other kind of diving). Would this be on-topic here?
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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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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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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...