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Perceived utility of having the Systems Thinking Q&A site?

Proposal: Systems Thinking Please provide your thoughts as to how bringing this q&a site into existence in a manner likely to sever the community, and if you don't think it will then let us know ...
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Is this about soccer or American football?

Proposal: Football Which flavour of football is this proposal about? The most well known are soccer (with a round ball and goal keepers) and American Football (with no goal keepers and shoulder ...
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Should Comparative Religion be merged with Mythology?

There is little interest in the Comparative Religion proposal, perhaps it should be merged with Mythology, which is related, and is now in the commitment stage. Users interested in comparative ...
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TAGS (notice “Robert's Rules of Order” in every one of my questions)

While it may seem extreme, I have changed my sample questions such that they are scoped to the governing sets of rules. If the site progresses we will have tags for questions which would define the ...
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Cartography is on-topic at GIS.SE

Proposal: Cartography is covered on GIS.SE -
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What is Parliamentary Procedures SE about?

Is this site distinctly different than Politics as it is regarding question of the particular usage of parliamentary procedures in organizations, companies, etc.? Proposal: Parliamentary Procedures
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What is a *professional* pickup artist?

Proposal: The Art of Pick Up I know there are many aficionado pickup artists, but what, exactly, is a professional one? Who pays people to pick up women? Perhaps some sort of confidence man?
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Does this pertain to “all” militaries world-wide or is this just for the US Military?

Proposal: Military Life If this is just for the US or a specific country, then I think it would be better suited if it were renamed to US Military Life or whatever country. Otherwise, if this is ...
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Where are the example questions?

Proposal: Open Source Let me start off by saying that this proposal is growing incredibly quickly and that at this rate, we'll likely make it into the commitment phase in a few months at most. The ...
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Do we need an official statistics Stack Overflow? Isn't the statistics “Cross Validated” board enough?

Just to throw this out there: is it better to latch onto one of these established boards for statistics, and encourage people to ask questions there, rather than trying to establish a whole new ...
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Isn't this already on-topic on programmers?

Proposal: Open Source Although I welcome and share enthusiasm for free and open source software, is a separate site needed or helpful? Is there any aspect of this proposal that wouldn't be on topic ...
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What is the potential overlap between Open Source and Open Science?

Proposals: Open Source and Open Science As far as I can tell, there is a significant overlap between Open Source and Open Science. Where exactly does this overlap lie and will this be a problem? As ...
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Who are 'machinists'?

Proposal: Machining Who are machinists mentioned in the proposal? I know 2 proffessions of the name: one drive the trains, and the second types on typing machine (and is probably dead by now).
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Could this be the “Official” site for the Open Source Initiative?

Proposal: Open Source The OSI (Open Source Initiative, http:opensource.org) was contacted regarding the use of the OSI logo (http://opensource.org/files/osi_standard_logo.png) as part of this site ...
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Do we want to focus on just Programming projects?

Proposal: Open Source Open Source projects are not necessarily limited to IT. Do we want to limit the scope of this site to just coding projects or do we want to include other open source projects ...
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Machining a subset of Metallurgy

Proposal: Machining Metallurgy seems to cover great most of current Machining subjects (except maybe machining non-metal materials.)
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What coding topics will this site address?

Proposal: Open Source The site description currently reads: Proposed Q&A site for questions regarding motivation, marketing, organisation and coding pertaining specifically to open source ...
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What else about Open Source is not covered?

Proposal: Open Source The current description is: Proposed Q&A site for questions regarding motivation, marketing, organisation and coding pertaining specifically to open source projects. ...
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Aquaponics questions?

Proposal: Urban Farming Are questions about Aquaponics considered urban farming?
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Which should be the main language on this page?

The proposal is written both in English and in German, but doesn't state clearly what the main language of the page should be. Both languages would make sense: one the one hand, there are many German ...
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Is there a difference between “Preservation of Life” and “Health”

Proposal: Preservation of Life There is already a proposal "Health" which is already in commitment phase. Looking at the example questions, the topics seem to be mostly the same. What is the ...
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Can we consider tax consulting (Steuerberatung) as ontopic?

Proposal: German Law (Deutsches Recht) So. I think, widening the ontopic area could attract more followers, although it would qiden probably the improductive "solve my problem" line, too.
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Would it make sense to merge Intellectual Property and Law proposals?

Proposal: Intellectual Property I'm wondering if it makes sense to merge this proposal with the law proposal? Starting a vibrant law community seems like it might be very beneficial for these sorts ...
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Suggestion: proposal rename to “all days physics”, or “home physics” or similar

"Elemental physics" seems as if it were some like "physics--". It is not attractive. If you (we) want an attractive site, its name must be an attractive, and very well defined idea. On my opinion, it ...
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What it the plan for this restart of Comparative Religion?

Proposal: Comparative Religion Presumably this is restart of the closed proposal http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/58788/comparative-religion Does the proposer have a plan that offers any ...
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Duplicate of Workplace.SE?

Proposal: Career This is a duplicate of The Workplace The Workplace Stack Exchange is a question and answer site about the workplace and other career-related topics. It is for members of the ...
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Separation of Physics SE

There is already a site proposal for Theoretical Physics(for high level physics), why not separate Physics SE into Theoretical Physics and Elementary Physics(for basic physics) making it easier for ...
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Is urban farming different than normal gardening?

Some people think that because gardening and urban farming are both focused on planting something both are the same. Other perspectives mention that urban farming is different than normal gardening ...
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The scope is too narrow, and greatly overlaps Gardening & Landscaping

Proposal: Urban Farming Proposed Q&A site for residents that plant, raise, process, and distribute food in a surrounding village, town, or city. The planting/raising aspect (plants) on that ...
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Combine *Nonprofit Advancement* and *Non-Profit Fundraising*

I suggest we combine Nonprofit Advancement and Non-Profit Fundraising. Maybe call it "Non-profit Advancement and Fundraising"
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Site for teachers / educators

I am looking for as stackexchange site for teachers. I discovered you have a “Mathematics Educators” site in beta, but no general Educators site. I note that “Mathematics Educators” is a bit slow to ...
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Stack Overflow in Korean 이용하신 분들께 부탁합니다

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Korean) 저는 한국말과 한국문화를 사랑하는 사람입니다. 한국말을 잘할 수 있는 사람들이랑 서로 한국어를 공부하고 싶어서 새로운 Stackexchange 웹사이트를 추천했습니다. 한국어와 이용, 한국 열혈팬, 한국어 전문가 한국어 또는 한국어 문법, 한국 문화를 배우고 싶어 하는 누구나를 위하여 ...
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Could we get rid of the ufos and 'area51' type of branding please?

I feel that all this type of stuff makes it really hard to convince established people in technical fields to take proposals here as something serious. Opening a website with funny UFOs flying around ...
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Let's Discuss on SOK [한국어판 Stack Overflow 토론 참여]

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Korean) 이 제안에 참여하시는 분들이 모여 채팅방에서 토론 중입니다. 참여하여 여러 의견 남겨주세요. (Translation : People who support this proposal discuss together in the chat room. Please join the room and ...
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How to let a new comer know to get involved this proposal?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Korean) Even though people I met want to open Stack Overflow in Korean, they and I didn't know how to do. Somehow they knew this proposal, they didn't try to follow and ...
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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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Isn't horticulture already covered by gardening?

Proposal: Horticulture What differentiates horticulture from gardening and landscaping?
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What would be this site's focus?

Proposal: Competitive Programming I'm having a hard time understanding what questions this site would come up with. From the sample questions, it seems like there could be code questions (Stack ...
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Narrow focus from Mathematics Educators

Proposal: Computer Science Educators A valid point was made on a comment in Mathematics Educators that this site may have a lot of overlap with MESE. I should note that this proposal is also for ...
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Graduating Quantiative Finance [closed]

Quantiative Finance has been in beta for about three years now. Despite not all stats being excellt I would like to argue in favour of graduating the site. First some comments on the stats: Low ...
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Maybe CS educators should be under a different proposal group?

Proposal: Computer Science Education I created this in response to the Mathematics Educators Stack Exchange which is doing rather well and in public beta, so I created it under the same heading. ...
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Asking for legal advice is impractical

Proposal: Intellectual Property Every single example question so far is a question asking for legal advice. This doesn't work well because legal advice depends on where you live. Even in the US, ...
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Will changing the name to Community Building shorten the site's scope?

Proposal: Moderators In the proposal's description, it mentions: ...channel operators, helpdesk, portal creators and consumer advisors To me community building sounds more along the lines of ...
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Beta launching time

How much time is often passed after finished commitment phase to the beta launching? For example, there is 3 commited SO translation proposals for a long time, but beta has not been launched yet: ...
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Voting the name of the proposal

Proposal: Moderators There's been an idea of renaming the proposal to community building, with community.stackexchange.com for site domain. I believe this should be left to vote. In the previous ...
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Why should the name “Moderators” be used?

Proposal: Moderators Most site names here are worded as a general topic, not the people who practice it. For example, there's a site called "Aviation," not "Pilots." (I've found that the only ...
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Who are the “experts” for this topic?

Proposal: Career Advice I like the idea of a home for a category of questions that are off topic at The Workplace. However, it seems unclear to me who the target users are for this site. Are they ...
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Genetics is on topic on Biology.SE

Proposal: Genetic Science This is already pretty well covered on Biology.SE.
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Interest in Q&A for Manufacturing Professionals?

There doesn't seem to be a place for Manufacturing Professionals on the Stack Exchange network. Personally, I have a lot of questions about Manufacturing Equipment and Industrial Automation that ...
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Why was the name Moderators chosen instead of Community Managers?

I don't necessarily disagree, but I'm curious. Community Manager seems to me to be a broader term that can involve moderation. In this context, I think the word moderator has been used online much ...