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Let's tighten the scope a wee bit to avoid over-reaching

Proposal: Driving should not include flying as this is already completely covered on Aviation.SE, and it is an entirely different skillset, technique and in fact under very different regulations. ...
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Site Scope / Name Conflict at Documentation/Technical Communication

Proposal: Technical Communication NOTE: As a newcomer to this proposal, I apologize for jumping in and kicking sand all over everything. But, I think this is really important to address now, before ...
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Why this will help

Proposal: Georgia Tech OMSCS Program I feel that someone should mention, for those not familiar with how StackExchange sites work, what the benefit of having one is. First, the goal is to build a ...
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Awaiting proposal approval — but we need another name!

Proposal: Documentation When a proposal nears the end of its Definition phase, the Community Team does a final evaluation to see if the proposal is ready to move forward — and the early ...
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Remove “focus on K-12 teachers and parents” from the description

I know there is already a similar discussion here, but seeing that discussion led me make a more to-the-point proposal: Remove "focus on K-12 teachers and parents" from the description. Drawbacks of ...
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Argumentation and rhetoric site proposal?

Could there be a proposal for a site about argumentation and rhetoric? For example, how to argue for a raise in salary? Or What are good arguments for XYZ? Or How to make a counterargument when the ...
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Are these some ways psychology topic might differ from cognitive stack?

Proposal: Psychology Don't issues relating to cognition link more to brain science and neurological research while issues pertaining to psychology also embrace theoretical topics such as personality, ...
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Promote Agriculture & Farming

Proposal: Agriculture & Farming Well... Ag&F has now been proposed for 29 days. So far, we have 9 followers. Not impressive, you say? I agree. Unfortunately. How can we promote this ...
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Are documentation-related technical support questions on topic?

Proposal: Documentation Should questions asking for support on using common documentation tools on-topic? Examples of questions that might fall into this category: The passthrough attribute in ...
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Sailing is on topic in The Great Outdoors

Proposal: Sailing, Yachting, Seamanship Sailing and related topics are applicable to The Great Outdoors. They are a bit sparse at the moment, but I'm sure they would welcome more questions. Please ...
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Is there any community for act,drama?

I already have account in music,and movies but i have proposal for community or blog for drama and act. or if is there any community available can any one suggest please
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Does “focus on K-12 teachers and parents” mean that question about university-level teaching will be out of scope?

Does "focus on K-12 teachers and parents" mean that question about university-level teaching will be out of scope? Proposal: Computer Science Educators
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Could this gain a wider audience if it was “Municipal Planning”?

Speaking as a professional more involved with rural issues I would certainly see more use out of the group if was expanded to include rural and suburban planning issues. Proposal: Urban Planning
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How should we craft the site description for “Technical Communication?”

Proposal: Technical Communication NOTE: The site name has changed from "Documentation" to "Technical Communication" I'd like for people to discuss the site description here. Thanks!
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What is on-topic here and not on Writers?

Proposal: Documentation Technical writing is already on-topic on Writers.SE, with (currently) 225 questions on the technical-writing tag. What topics will this proposal cover that don't belong there?...
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Let's share Urban Planning!

Proposal: Urban Planning There's a few things that we need to do in order to make sure that this proposal reaches success. Community Ads! We've got community ads already going! We've got ads in the ...
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Restarting Urban Planning on Area 51!

Proposal: Urban Planning Old Proposal: Urban Planning Restarting the old! After 12 months, the old proposal was automatically closed. So... It's been restarted!
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Are pipeline questions explicitly on-topic in “3D Graphics”?

Proposal: 3D Graphics [1] 3d-computer-graphics This proposal currently covers "3D modeling, layout, animation, and 3D rendering" which obviously has direct bearing on the CG, VFX, animation and ...
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What's the best way to spread the word about this proposal?

Proposal: Computer Science Educators We need a handful of more supporters (and questions) to make it to the next stage - any ideas on how to get these? I've tried tweeting/FB/posting within my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 board.....
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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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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 ...