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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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The scope of nutrition group

Related to this question, I was wondering why nutrition group is limited to nutritionists and medical professionals. I think there is a need for anybody to ask questions about nutrition and get good ...
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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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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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The “Tea” proposal has been asked before

Proposal: Tea The proposal has been asked before, but even though it had many great proposed questions, sadly, didn't not receive enough "oomph" during the Definition stage. Being an amateur ...
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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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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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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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Merge “Hair”, “Facial Hair”, “Shaving” and “Beauty” into “Personal Hygiene, Health & Body Care”

Proposal: Personal Hygiene, Health & Body Care Proposal: Hair Proposal: Facial Hair Proposal: Shaving Proposal: Beauty Shaving, Hair and Facial Hair are all about personal grooming, and IMO fit ...
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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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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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All healthcare related area 51 proposals. Differences? Similarities? Can they co-exist? How can members of all proposals benefit?

Proposal: Healthcare Industry Proposal: Bioinformatics Proposal: Biomedical Informatics Proposal: Biomedical engineering Proposal: Neuroinformatics Proposal: Public Health & Epidemiology ...
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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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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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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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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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Who should the Homlessness site be for?

Re: http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/85879/homelessness I listed the target userbase as long-term homeless people, people who have escaped homelessness, and people who study homelessness ...
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What are our feelings about location based proposals?

Proposal: Japan Proposal: Pittsburgh Proposal: New York City Proposal: Greater Boston Area What's the general opinion on these location-based proposals? I'm personally of the opinion that they're ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Isn't it too localized

Proposal: Where to get The proposal is about where to get stuffs, but the stuffs can be found at different places in different countries/regions. So all answers would be localized. What do you think? ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Would etiquette be a better name?

Proposal: Social Conventions Etiquette sounds like a better name for this kind of proposal and more likely to attract experts. There was an etiquette proposal before, but it grew too slowly and hence ...
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Preparing for a Site Launch

Proposal: Mental Fitness After only five months in development, we're now in the final stretch of preparing this proposal for launch. Congratulations! This is when most proposals really gain momentum ...