propose merging of two existing proposals into one proposal. On topic questions from both proposals should be considered on-topic on the final proposal. In general, if a site makes sense as part of a bigger site, it's better to have one big site than a bunch of little niche sites.

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Request to merge Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Modeling with Earth Science

Proposal: Earth Science, Ocean Modeling UPDATE: It seems to me that it will be the best to merge two proposals to move forward. Hence I am proposing to merge Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Modeling ...
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Do we think we are going to have enough activity?

Proposal: Ocean Modeling We will need something like 15 questions per day on average to get to beta! That seems a lot more activity than what we are getting. In order to become a Stack site, past the ...
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Merge Boy Scouts of America and SCOUTS South Africa into Scouting

In the question "Why not have one international Scouting proposal?" it was suggested to merge the following proposals: Boy Scouts of America SCOUTS South Africa I was the proposer of Boy Scouts of ...
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Merging Making and Building and Repurpose Hacking

Proposal: Making and Building Maybe it's better to merge this proposal with Repurpose Hacking. The mindset and professional/enthusiast communities are very similar (with a large overlap). The two ...
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Should we merge Complex Adaptive Systems and Complexity?

Proposal: Complex Adaptive Systems Have you guys seen this proposal here: Complexity? Is it different enough from what you are proposing that we should create another proposal? Shouldn't we merge ...
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Vegan hacks - a subset of Nutrition?

Proposal: Vegan Hacks Proposal: Nutrition Isn't vegan hacks subset of Nutrition? It might be fruitful to merge them to create viable site sooner.
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What about Social Arts?

There are a few proposals which seem to comprise a larger topic = 'Social Arts'. The proposals that i found, that would match this are: Relationships and Dating Etiquette Body Language Soft skills ...
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Why is Arduino a proposal separate from Embedded Programming and Design?

Proposal: *Arduino * Proposal: *Embedded Programming and Design * While I understand why Raspberry Pi proposal can be separate - most of questions there treat RPi as a PC with some platform-specific ...
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Should Sociology be merged with Cognitive Sciences?

Proposal: Sociology Proposal: Cognitive Sciences Proposal: Social Science Given how hard it is to get a site proposal into beta and then even harder to graduate a site, I was wondering if it would be ...
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Why should we split c# from stackoverflow and programmers.stackexchange.com?

Is there Any reason for this split? It seems, the system we're having right now works fine. Why shouldn't the Questions just be tagged with the c# tag and maybe some dotnet, wpf, winforms or asp tags? ...
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Starcraft is a tag on Arqade

Proposal: Starcraft We already deal with any and all starcraft and starcraft-2 questions on Arqade.
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Overlap in Artificial Intelligence related proposals

There are a few proposed sites closely related to Artificial Intelligence: Neuromorphic Engineering Artificial General Intelligence Natural Language Processing It is unlikely that such narrow ...
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Is it possible to unify two proposals?

Is it possible to unify two proposals ? As a consequence, the new unified proposal would be proposed by two people (instead of one), and all the statistics (followers, example questions, ...
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Duplicate of Audio-Video Production?

Proposal: Transcoding I believe this is a subset of Audio-Video Production.
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When a private beta is closed, are the questions merged with a living site?

I was part of the Digital Presernation private beta which was just closed today. I'm hoping that all the questions and answers that were created during the private beta are being preserved by rolling ...
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“Networking” again?

Proposal: Networking has been tried in various forms (all of which are gone now) many times. All have been closed as duplicates of Server Fault. Why do we need another networking proposal that ...
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“Rumor Countrol” is “Skeptics” - but with a less-useful name

Proposal: Rumor Control sounds like a bad version of Skeptics. How does it differ?
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Should we try to unify the fabrication and manufacturing proposals?

Proposals: Maker Professionals We currently have a plethora of Area 51 proposals skirting around the subjects of fabrication, manufacturing and design of physical objects, including the tools needed ...
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Is this similar to Astronomy & Astrophysics

Is this going to be similar to Astronomy & Astrophysics. Proposal: Space Exploration
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Atheism and Agnosticism already closed in favor of Philosophy [duplicate]

Proposal: Atheism and Agnosticism has been tried twice before. Most recently it was closed in favor of taking all questions to Philosophy. Why does this need to be proposed yet again?
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Duplicate of Electronics and Stack Overflow

Proposal: Embedded Programming and Design is a duplicate of Stack Overflow and Electronics. Why does it need its own site?
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Too similar to Server Fault

Proposal: Big Data This seems too similar to server fault. Or am I missing something?
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Can proposal “Microsoft” be closed?

I recently viewed the Microsoft site proposal on area51.stackexchange sites my opinions were two if the question related to microsoft software products we can ask at superuser.se if the question ...
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Is there any part of this proposal that is not already on-topic on User Experience?

Proposal: Gamification Gamification is on-topic on topic on User Experience and pretty much all of the answerable/constructive example questions would be perfectly on topic on User Experience (while ...
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Should this proposal be merged with Travel?

Proposal: Expatriates Considerations: Visas — all expats, unless they become naturalized, anyway obey visa requirements. Those requirements may be different (e.g. between tourist/guest vs. ...
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Why not combine “English Language Learners” with EL&U?

Proposal: English Language Learners It seems the concern here is creating a separate forum for folks to ask basic English questions, and I can't help but wonder... why? There's already a forum for ...
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Metalwork as broader topic than blacksmithing?

Could Metalwork be a more popular/useful topic than blacksmithing for a new topic? Metalwork might include welding, fabrication, soldering etc as well as blacksmithing. Perhaps blacksmithing would ...
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merge fitness & nutrition and sports

Proposal: Sports and Fitness & Nutrition Should this be merged ? I think these have a lot in common and both sites would benefit in being bigger and having more users. Tags can be used to follow ...
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Artificial Intelligence & Robotics progresses to next stage

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence & Robotics Artificial Intelligence & Robotics has reached Commitment Stage We are keen to get more Machine Learning and Computer Vision commitments on ...
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Time to reach out to the floundering Linguistics SE and suggest a merger?

Proposals: Cognitive Sciences, Linguistics I initially embraced the different focuses of Cognitive Science and Linguistics and committed to both proposals. Linguistics rightly claimed that many ...
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Raspberry Pi shares scope with many sites…is it necessary?

Proposal: Raspberry-Pi Hardware and Software This site shares its scope with many other sites: Electrical Engineering: The hardware, peripheral development, writing drivers, hardware-related ...
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Merge the various geoscience proposals?

Proposal: Geoscience I believe we need a communal site for all the geoscience proposals. This site would cover multiple areas and multiple proposals into a larger site. The following existing ...
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Computer animated cartoons - overlap with AVP.SE? [closed]

Proposal: computer animated cartoons Possible duplicate/overlap with AVP.SE?
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Pokemon cartoons: subset of Anime? [closed]

Proposals: Pokemon and 4kids translations of cartoons, Anime & Manga I'm not an expert in this area (or even a novice, to be honest) but my impression is that the Pokemon and 4kids translations ...
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Data Structure & Algorithms: Seems like a dupe to me [closed]

Proposal: Data Structure & Algorithms Seems like this could go into SO, Programming, DBA, etc. It's also not defined well.
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Would a Grilling/outdoor cooking proposal be redundant with cooking?

We already have Cooking.SE, and I have noticed a number of grilling/smoking questions on there, but they are hardly common. Would a grilling/smoking/general outdoor cooking proposal be redundant or ...
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A proposal made to unify all “Robotics” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Developing a unified robotics proposal Proposal: Robotics This is an attempt to unify the other Robotics related proposals into one all-encompassing proposal. Other ...
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Shall we merge Theoretical and Applied Robotics, Lego Mindstorms Robotics and Robotics research? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Developing a unified robotics proposal Proposals: Theoretical and Applied Robotics, Lego Mindstorms Robotics, Robotics research For some months, a question was asked: ...
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Is Haiku a duplicate? [closed]

Proposal: Haiku Seems like this proposal could be absorbed into Super User, Stack Overflow, Programmers, etc. In fact, there are questions on Super User, Stack Overflow, and Programmers concerning ...
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Is there room for an Inter-Exchange site

I'm not sure whether all users happen to be as eclectic as myself and others who have meet in the other StackExchange sites but I've notice a particular awkwardness when asking questions that cross ...
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Are the followers of Running interested in Fitness & Nutrition? [closed]

Proposal: Running We've already had a similar discussion before, right before Fitness went into beta. I personally even moved over from Running to Fitness, because I was expecting them to be merged. ...
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SE Moderators is a full subset of Meta Stack Overflow

Proposal: SE Moderators Let's take a look at the top five on-topic questions right now: A group of users in the chatroom "..." are speaking in a non-English language, and according to translation, ...
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Books is a bad organizational name for a proposal, overlaps with Sci-Fi and others

Ok, so Books right? What about novellas, or short stories? What about e-books? What about Sci-Fi books? If one went to a major university and asked to major in books, the counselors would ...
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Computational Sciences and Computational Natural Sciences.

Ok guys, we have a problem. We have Computational Natural Sciences which is in committment and Computational Sciences which has 90 followers and it's close to enter committment phase. The second one ...
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Isn't this proposal a duplicate of pm.stackexchange.com ? [closed]

Proposal: Software Development Process
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Many site proposals on project management and software development methods [closed]

Proposal: Kanban Proposal: Software Development Process Proposal: Agile Software Development Proposal: IT Management Proposal: Project Management There are many sites which deal with ...
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Proposed merging of the existing Agile and Kanban proposed sites into a general site [closed]

Proposal: Software Development Process The existing Agile proposal is http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/16601/agile-software-development The existing Kanban proposal is ...
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Lukewarm response for 'Business Intelligence'. Somebody else suggested an 'Enterprise IT' SE site. Should this proposal be merged into a broader site?

I originally proposed 'Business intelligence' because it tends to fall into some of the cracks between SO, SF and SU. Getting obscure business intelligence questions answered on Stackoverflow seems ...
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Should this proposal be merged with “IT Management”? [closed]

I originally proposed the site "IT Management" with a view to including technical team leads, test analysts and other professions that were generally excluded from Stack Overflow or found it difficult ...
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We already have Electronics and Robotics [closed]

Proposal: Robotics We already have Electronics and Robotics