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Android Development could turn into Android Professional

Proposal: Android Development Since SO can hold any "programming" issue from Android development, well, this doesn't make sense at all. But maybe from a wider point of view, where the app is already ...
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Duplicate (or close): 'UK Law'

Proposal: Law has an almost-duplicate UK Law. I don't think it's wise to encourage different sites for different jurisdictions, because it splits the vote some questions may be ...
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Is Service Design a dupe of User Experience?

Proposal: Service Design It is hard to tell from the brief description and single example question, but it seems like this might be a dupe of User Experience. There are some existing questions on ...
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could this be any smaller-focused?

Proposal: Online Masters in Computer Science - Georgia Tech is either on-topic at Academia, Stack Overflow, Programmers, or Computer Science. What is the purpose of this proposal?
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Duplicate of Law

Proposal: Law Commons appears to be a duplicate of Law, unless 'Commons' means some subset of law I'm not familiar with. Even in such a case, a subset of a proposal is going to do worse than the ...
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Does this overlap with Health SE?

How does the Medicine proposal differ from the Health proposal? Are there questions that you'd like to be able to ask that would off-topic in Health?
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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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Duplicate of Leadership?

Proposal: Managing People This proposal seems to be almost the same as the proposal Leadership. Is there any notable difference between the two?
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Management is already covered by Workplace.SE

Proposal: Managing People is on-topic at Workplace.SE How does this proposal differ?
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Is this sufficiently covered in Politics SE

Proposal: Local Government Would it be more appropriate to use the local-government tag at politics.SE?
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What can stackexchange offer for a topic such as this that webmd and other sites can not.

Proposal: Reproductive Medicine and Fertility I wouldn't want this to be a forum for patients to post their medical questions, would like this to be more academic and a place for real information. ...
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The “Lockpicking” proposal has been asked before

Proposal: Locksmithing and Lockpicking It was brought to my attention that a proposal on Lockpicking has been proposed before. There were loads of fantastic questions with more upvotes than any ...
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Ensure only legal and ethical cases are presented

Proposal: Locksmithing and Lockpicking We need to ensure that only legal and ethical cases are presented on this topic. I suggest that the name be changed in a way that reflects this, such as ...
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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 사람이에요. 한국말을 잘할 수 있는 사람들이랑 서로 한국어를 공부하고 싶어서 새로운 Stackexchange 웹사이트를 추천했어요. 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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Is FinReg a good name?

Proposal: FinReg Have changed from "Solvency II" to "FinReg", to benefit from the crossover / synergies between different regulatory regimes. Does "FinReg" make sense? And either way, how would ...
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Why can't I answer any questions?

Proposal: FinReg This site is in proposal phase. To move forward, we need 40 questions with 10 votes or above. Please vote on the questions below, and ask a question or two!
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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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Can you have a Q&A site without Questions?

Proposal: Nonprofit Advancement Can you have a Q&A site without Questions? Pretty much the answer is NO. The next step in making this proposal go someplace is to post questions that you think ...
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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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Possible duplicate between trolling and moderators

Proposal: Trolling Proposal: Moderators As it start to being defined, trolling is becoming a duplicate of moderators.
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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 was this site proposed?

Proposal: Medicine What is the purpose of this site? Are you looking for medical providers to offer free medical advice over the internet? Or are you trying to create a place of the discussion ...
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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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how is this different than the workplace?

can you clarify how this proposal isn't just a subset of topics from the workplace? Proposal: Jobs
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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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Suggestions for getting executive buyoff with implemention an ITIL framework

Proposal: ITIL Discuss ideas and techniques for how to implement ITIL methodology and get executive interest/participation/support.
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Instructions: ITIL and IT Service Management - add a question and vote on questions

Proposal: ITIL Adding this discussion topic so that the proposal shows what new users to do. Add a question that maybe discussed, the group will vote on questions that are most likely to be asked ...
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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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Information Technology Infrastructure Library - ITIL

Proposal: ITIL Not sure if this has been tried before, but surely such a widely used framework for managing and improving IT services has been proposed before?
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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 ...