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website for phsycology and phsycic deacease [on hold]

Proposal: website for phsycology
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Merge with architecture

These two fields are so intimately connected that they could be together in the same proposal. Is just a question of scale, from country and city scale to building and then into interior and ...
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Urbanism, not urban planning

Personally I prefer to use urbanism as a general term for the field which includes urban planning. Proposal: Urban Planning
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Scope possibly overlapping with Seasoned Advice

Proposal: Food - from concept to shelf This proposal seems to have a scope that would be covered by Seasoned Advice. The example questions about expiration and food preservation are definitely ...
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Reopen old proposal, create again or move on?

I arrived here because I would like an Accounting Stack Exchange (and am little surprised it doesn't already exist). I see references to this stack exchange proposal from earlier this year on various ...
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Why separate, and not unify, all education related proposals?

Proposal: Computer Science Educators Proposal: Science Educators Proposal: EdTech ... And all other Educator-Focused, Classroom-Based Site Proposals. There's been numerous education-based proposals, ...
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What category should this proposed site be put under

Proposal: Innovation and Invention I'm wondering which one of the given categories for sites this site should be put under. I placed it in the "professional" category, but I'm not sure that really ...
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What makes this proposal unique?

Proposal: Digital Product Design With graphicdesign.stackexchange.com, webmasters.stackexchange.com and ux.stackexchange.com already existing what is unique about this Stack that isn't already ...
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Should the description be changed to reflect all domains of product design?

Proposal: Product Design Product Design is a very general term encompassing many different business fields in both digital and physical forms. Should this site be geared toward a more general ...
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Can we have community for oversea job?

I am using so many communities right now,but still not able to find any community where user can find work and job in overseas,is it a good idea to have such community or blog?
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Let's start 2016 Community ads!

Proposal: Urban Planning Some people, including myself, have put community ads for use in the 2016 Community Ad cycle. Here's a list of sites that they are on: Worldbuilding Geographic Information ...
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Should the target group and further information be included in the question title?

Proposal: Computer Science Educators After walking through some "Example Questions" of "Computer Science Educators" I wonder where the best position is to include the questions target group. For ...
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Would this site have a large audience?

If this site is only for people teaching computer science, there would be an extremely small audience. This should be expanded to include people learning code at school. Proposal: Computer Science ...
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How will this site be able to handle the myriad of opinion based questions?

Proposal: Computer Science Educators I see a lot of questions that seem very open ended to allow for opinion rather than fact. It seems to me the site will draw those type of questions rather than ...
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School Administration Proposal

Is there (or has there) already a site such as School Administration? I assume by School Administration it would be for administration professionals at all level of the school sector whether public or ...
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Reviving the “Public Speaking” proposal

Proposal: Public Speaking A site for Public Speaking would be very useful for professional and wannabe toastmasters and public speakers to further learn and share techniques and concepts.
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We need a better site description!

Proposal: Urban Planning As it stands, here is our site description: Proposed Q&A site for government officials and experts involved with urban environments, including the planning and ...
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Urban Planning or Society Building

Proposal: Urban Planning I definitely think both the words "Urban" and "Planning" are unnecessarily exclusive and downright arbitrary. Good urban planning is very much intertwined with executing, ...
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Should we include Building Design?

Proposal: Urban Planning A few example questions popped up lately, such as these: Do fire escape stairs in high-rise buildings require to be sealed off from the lobby and elevator ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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, ...