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Isn't this really just Video Production?

Proposal: filming This looks like a duplicate of Video Production. Can't it go there?
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Is debating on topic?

Proposal: Public Speaking
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Help Share Urban Planning!

Proposal: Urban Planning I've created a few custom community ads on the following sites: Geographic Information Systems Photography Bicycles Travel Help let these ads pop up! They are custom ads ...
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Why should QT not be on Stack Overflow?

Proposal: QT Programming is clearly covered by Stack Overflow - to the tune of 42,000+ questions. How is making a QT-specific Q&A going to help the community?
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Which questions are on/off topic? How to separate this forum from SO?

Proposal: QT Programming Which questions are on/off topic? How to separate this forum from StackOverflow?
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Online Learning - Does it fit?

Proposal: Educators Would Online Learning and/or Designing courses for online Learning Management Systems (LMS) be a fit here?
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Would this forum be a resource for improving lesson plans?

Proposal: Educators Question is in the title. I'm interested in there being a resource for improving lesson plans. Could this forum provide that function?
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How can we share this?

Proposal: Urban Planning As far as I am concerned, there aren't many Urban Planners that just hang around on an Information Tech centered site. To who, and most importantly, where can we reach out to ...
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Expand to general infrastructure?

Proposal: Urban Planning Urban planning seems to exclude things like highways. Should they be included and expand the scope to outside the city?
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Should I propose a site for Natural Language Processing?

The problem with Natural Language Processing is that this topic is currently spread over at least 4 sites of the Network, including Stackoverflow, Data Science, Cross Validated and Linguistics. ...
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What will make it better this time?

Proposal: Libraries & Information Science was tried and failed before. What will make this one work better / at all?
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Please find more off-topic content on Graphics design which would be suitable here in order to make this site unique

Proposal: http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/88060 Currently, the main target of this proposal are specific questions which are considered hard to answer for non-printing professionals.
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Should Free Software get a mention in the site description?

Proposal: Open Source As the top voted answer to "Expand name to include both Free Software and Open Source?" has shown, it seems like the community has decided against including Free Software in the ...
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Strategies to make Systems Thinking successful?

Proposal: Systems Thinking Strategies to make Systems Thinking successful? VOTE! Vote on the questions you think define this community. Make it about quality. Tell your Systems Thinking friends ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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seperate stackexchange for php

As far as stackoverflow is concerned, many questions now-a-days, I see are related to php. Why cannot a seperate stackexchange site be opened especially for php enthusiasts. It would really be helpful ...
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What Guidance Exists for promoting an SE Site Proposal on an Existing List-Serv?

I am working on a proposal for Learning Management Systems (LMS) and there are 2 public list-serv email lists for the Blackboard product in this space. The list-servs are chock-full of great info, ...
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How do I Inform Followers of a Related or Closed Proposal About a New Proposal Covering Their Topic?

I have created a new proposal, and it is a slightly wider scope than a related and closed proposal. I am certainly using channels outside of SE to promote the area51 proposal. Is there an ...
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What is the best scope for Learning Management Systems (LMS) StackExchange?

I am thinking that LMS is the right scope, to build a large enough community to enable the SE magic to work. However, I am a sysadmin and I am doing data minining and Student Information System (SIS) ...
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Is anyone interested in Learning Management Systems, LMS, or Blackboard Sys Admins site?

I work at a university, in Higher Ed technology and system administration. We use Blackboard (www.blackboard.com) for our online courses. I would love to have the power of stackexchange when it comes ...
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A real complementary italian proposal

First off, i'm an italian student but at the same time auto trained IT guy. I must say that not all italians can understand well a book or english answers on Stack Overflow and, for those who can, ...
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We need more questions

Proposal: Moderators This proposal needs more questions. It covers the basics currently, but we really should broaden the subjects. With 21 questions total we're nowhere near to 40 "+10" questions. ...
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I would like to see a site about motorcycle maintenance and repair

I was looking over the proposed sites and there is one, about motorcycles in general. The questions there are along the lines of "is it safer to ride on the rightmost lane or leftmost lane." Just ...
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Offensive Security

While there is a security stack exchange I would like to propose a stack exchange dedicated to offensive security for penetration testers.
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Should Sport Officials be merged into Sports?

Proposal: Sports Officials I would expect that Sports Officials would be a relatively small community if left on its own, but I don't see any reason why it shouldn't be merged in with Sports to ...