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Should all the Q&A in this proposal use Chinese language only? | 这个项目里的所有问答都将使用中文吗?

Proposal: Applying to Foreign Colleges & Universities (in Chinese) 这个项目的核心是解答中国学生在留学上的疑惑,这是不是意味着,这个项目里的所有问题和解答将完全使用中文?如果完全使用中文,那么对于诸如在国外生活体验这样的问题,就仅仅只有海外的华人可以回答了,毕竟大部分外国人是不懂中文的,而懂中文的未必在国外生活。 ...
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Wouldn't (almost) every question here be on-topic for Seasoned Advice?

Proposal: Coffee Looking at the sample questions for this site, it look like, other than the open-ended question about opening up your own coffee shop, every question here would be on-topic for ...
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Supporters of “Running” please come over and get “Exercise and Fitness” over the hump! [closed]

I'd honestly like both of these ultimately succeed. However, it seems that to achieve critical mass, we should first start getting the more general category of Exercise and Fitness up and running. So ...
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Will this site be safe for work?

Proposal: Sex and Intimacy My assumption is that significant number of StackExchange users access the site during work hours. Is the site going to be safe for work? What if there is a need to post ...
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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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The Closing of “Life Improvement”

Proposal: Life Improvement When each proposal reaches about 45% commitment, the Community Team at Stack Exchange evaluates the progress of the proposal and the suitability as a Stack Exchange site. ...
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Country specific Proposal

Would it be a good idea to have a proposal about a specific country. The questions in it can be about their culture, history, policies etc. I can see religion specific proposal in Area-51, such as on ...
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Is an “Undeclared SE” site a good idea?

Proposal: Undeclared Sometimes, a good question in a SE site will get closed because its not relevant to the site topics, but its generally speaking a good question someone might do. There should be ...
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How will we discourage people asking for, or giving, legal advice in Law?

Proposal: Law Even in the proposal phase, Law seems to be attracting questions of the form "Is it legal for me to...", "How can I..." and so forth. There are two different problems with questions ...
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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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Is it unusual for a proposal to be closed during the private beta?

Proposal: How Things Work (IIRC*) I started to follow the How Things Work proposal a bit late, just to get reminded when the public beta would begin. As I didn't get the mail, I decided to check the ...
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Is first aid on topic for health?

Proposal: Health Are questions on first aid on topic for the health proposal? I once did try to create a first aid SE but it didn't get enough followers. I'm a (certified) first aid instructor so ...
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Should there be some privacy/anonymity by default or identity separation from other stack exchange sites?

Reading over the A51 proposals, I see a proposal for a sexuality Q&A site (cough "sackoverflow" cough ). I don't know if I would particularily like Careers2.0 to link up a potential employer or ...
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Is it right to have non-professionals answering questions on mental health?

I used to date someone that had BPD, and I had it in my head that if I could help her be more positive, then it would somehow be illeviated. After over a year of doing my best I finally understood ...
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What animals should we classify as pets?

Proposal: Pets Right now the site is described as a site for pet owners, caretakers, etc. However, I don't feel like that does a good job of what animals should be considered "pets", and what animals ...
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Will the Health SE have an option to ask a question anonymously?

Proposal: Health Many people prefer to keep their health issues private. As such, I imagine that many people will not want to have questions about their personal health linked to their Stackexchange ...
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The proposed site is just for “experts”?

Is the site just supposed to be for Experts in mental health to talk to each other, or is it supposed to be for people in general, experts and non-experts alike, to share experiences and information, ...
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Is a notification sent out to tell followers that the proposal moved from the definition phase to the commit phase?

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History Is a notification sent out to tell followers of a proposal that it moved from the definition phase to the commit phase? If a notification isn't sent then I ...
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Should we be upvoting off-topic examples?

Proposal: Expatriates I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this, but I myself and others have listed off topic examples of questions before, using the 5 example questions we are allocated. ...
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Should RPG.SE's asking tip also be applied at Hypotheticals?

Proposal: What if(hypotheticals) RPG.SE deals with table top games which are centered around roleplaying. Due to that, in certain scenarios, questions that possibly overlap other stack exchanges are ...
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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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Merge “Running” into “Excercise and Fitness”? Will they sap contributors from each other? [closed]

In response to Rick Roth's answer to my other question. Should we merge Running into Exercise and Fitness? I can see arguments both ways. There certainly are a lot of questions specific to long ...
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Will Sexuality be on the SE domain and will this affect the way web filtering software checks stackexchange.com?

Proposal: Sexuality In one of the first SE 2.0 sites, a meta question was asked about whether adult web applications are allowed. The answer given was: No, I don't think we want this, as it would ...
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Wouldn't the sheer number of countries make this too broad?

Proposal: Laws Considering the large number of countries and regions with their own laws, is it feasible for the community to have a wide enough member/knowledge base for any question (with the ...
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Should some sites have requirements other than number / reputation of users before going into beta? [closed]

Proposal: Human Sexual Response and Non-Platonic Relations I just went through the list of committments to the proposal, and out of 192 committers, I found just three with a recognisably female ...
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New proposal description is too restrictive/uninviting

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History The new description does not reflect what this Q&A site should be about. It is far to restrictive. Proposed Q&A site for genealogists who study ...
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Almost all of the example questions are highly opinion based or generally unanswerable. Is this problem?

Proposal: What if(hypotheticals) Almost all of the example questions are highly opinion-based. Very few have an actual "correct" answer and would just come down to popularity contests. Some of them ...
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Getting more expert committers - Become one yourself!

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History To make beta, genealogy needs to excel in 3 areas: committers - currently 159, needs 200. Other discussions (eg Would someone draft a blurb I could use to ...
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What does Freelance Workers address that can't be handled by OnStartups?

Should Freelance Workers merge into OnStartups? What does Freelance Workers handle that cannot be asked there? Proposal: Freelance Workers
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What is included in 'Sustainability'?

Proposal: Sustainable Living Are we talking only environmental sustainability or does it include social sustainability? Permaculture talks about "permanent culture" and is one model of a sustainable ...
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Reached 100 percent commitment: What should we as a community do up to and including launch

Proposal: Relationships and Dating Seeing that this site/proposal has hit the thrash once before, I figure it's a good idea now to brainstorm ideas that will send us through private beta without any ...
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Would questions about sex be on topic at Health?

Proposal: Health I ask this question as a discussion question rather than just posting an example question because I think the subject may require a fuller examination then can occur in the comments ...
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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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Commitment - What is required

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History Can someone explain what level of commitment is required to achieve Beta.
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Would someone draft a blurb I could use to help get the word out on new Genealogy proposal?

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History The genealogy proposal is now in 'commitment' and needs more committers. How best should we get the word out? Could someone write up a blurb that I (and ...
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Why does the proposal include the term serious amateurs?

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History The proposal description reads: Proposed Q&A site for genealogy enthusiasts, family historians, professional genealogists, and serious amateurs. Why the ...
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Relationship of this proposal to other education-related network sites

Proposal: Education At the time this proposal was created, there were several other related sites and proposals: Graduated Academia Launched (Beta) Mathematics Educators Parenting Proposed ...
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Chickens are in scope at Pets.SE

Proposal: BackYard Chicken Keepers This proposal is off to a great start! At a glance all of the existing questions, except one would be on topic at Pets.SE There are 10 existing questions there ...
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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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How this proposal should be named?

Proposal: Clothes Naming a site is an important process of a proposal. Without a good name, people (or precisely, people's brains) will find it hard to understand the goal of the site, and some of ...
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Standard Q&A criteria fundamentally inappropriate for this topic?

Proposal: Mind TL;DR: My question was this: "Can we have a different set of Q&A guidelines for this proposed topic?" The remainder of this "question" is a lengthy exposition of context and ...
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What sort of questions do we want to encourage here?

Proposal: Mindfulness and Meditation It is hard to find unique questions that have not been asked before. Where should we draw the line? What sort of questions should be discouraged? I thought it ...
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Can we have non-professionals answering questions on health?

I think a question which many people ask is whether we can have a site giving out medical advice. Proposal: Health
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What should we change this proposal's name to?

Proposal: What if(hypotheticals) What should we change this proposal's name to? Should we keep it the same? I think that the way it is now, it seems like the "(hypotheticals)" part is out of place. ...
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Do not use “create new discussion” to ask questions, since this proposal is still at commitment stage. (本项目仍在Commitment阶段,暂时不能在此提问。) [closed]

Proposal: Applying to Foreign Colleges & Universities (in Chinese) 我也刚刚知道这个规矩:在commitment阶段,SE(Stackexchange)暂时不提供“问答”功能。所以,目前依然不能在这里进行问答活动。在“create new discussion”中,应该讨论的是关于当前Proposal的一些建议及其相关话题。...
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You won't be Committed if you don't confirm your email

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History Currently we show over 250 committers. You should see yourself in the list. If you don't, but you think you've committed, then most likely you haven't ...
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Can we create Health community ads to accelerate the proposal growth?

Can we post community ads to various related SE sites (e.g. Biology, Chemistry), so the number of people interested in Health can grow? As it seems the Commitment stage is very slow (like 1 person ...
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What is the proper target audience for the Sexuality proposal? Sample questions don't match the description

Proposal: Sexuality The description of the proposal is: Proposed Q&A site for educators and professionals to discuss human sexuality. However none of the questions I see as upvoted > 10 is ...
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Frugal: Is this a viable SE site? [closed]

Proposal: Frugal I'm not convinced that Frugal could be a viable Stack Exchange site. Its description is: for frugal people. Not interested in new gizmos and marketing spam. Happy with low ...
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技术移民在现在的形势下是否合适 [closed]

Proposal: Immigration Oversea(in Chinese)移民海外 前几年倒还好说,现在的形势是不是有点反转了?欧美国家经济发展停滞,很有可能二次探底,失业率居高不下。在此背景下本地人对外来移民的敌意也越来越大。而中国经济虽然有各种问题,但至少还在高速增长,对科技人才的需求也很旺盛。这种时候移民,时机上是否有点问题呢?实际上美国的占领华尔街运动,欧洲的大罢工,...