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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 the proposal “Privacy” be moved to the “Life” section (and out of the “Professional” section)?

Proposal: Privacy Should a Q&A site called "Privacy" really be devoted just to how to deal with privacy issues on a professional level (where one's job calls for it), or should it reflect that ...
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Is Privacy a USA-centric site?

Proposal: Privacy A lot of the questions restrict themselves to the North American region or specifically to US specific laws. Is this site intended to be USA centric? If not, then I suggest ...
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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 ...
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Public Speaking too Narrow

Proposal: Public Speaking I think that public speaking is a little too narrow to effectively create a site about. I think that this should be expanded to Public Performances
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What to do if tried a site and found the quality poor?

Is there a way to down vote or give feed back on a beta site I had experience with?
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Possible duplicate of The Workplace

Proposal: International Careers Possible duplicate of The Workplace. The Workplace includes, between many others, the following tags: career-development, careers, career-switch and opportunity.
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day in the life of a network engineer [closed]

Proposal: Network Engineering I'm thinking of transitioning from programming to a network admin role. I am studying for the CCNA. I only have a vague idea of what a network engineer does, and what ...
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“Moderators” a superset of “Building Social Networks”

Proposal: Moderators Proposal: Building Social Networks "Building Social Networks" has been struggling to gain critical mass since summer 2011, with 28 example questions in something like 20 months. ...
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Scope of moderation questions concerning specific platforms?

Proposal: Moderators How should questions concerning moderation with a specific application be handled? Say for example, if I had some technical question about Reddit or vBulletin that was about a ...
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Can't see follower

I was informed that one professional has followed the "Internal Audit" site - however I can not see any change. The site still only shows "one follower" - which is me. What could be the reason? ...
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Is this proposal needed, considering Academia can be expanded in scope via its Meta?

Proposal: Undergraduate The academia S.E. doesn't cater for undergraduates :( by proposer. I doubt that a new site is really needed for undergraduates, and this site appears to support a ...
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How is this any different than OnStartups?

Proposal: Self Employed and Freelance Workers How will Self Employed and Freelance Workers be any different than OnStartups? Right now, OnStartups is about doing your own thing by starting / running ...
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Would it be beneficial to reduce the scope of this exchange to the Common Core Standards - thoughts?

With so many teachers and schools learning and adopting the common core I think having a Q and A site dedicated to just that topic would be beneficial over having such a broad category like ...
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Open source version of careers.stackoverflow

As a reaction of this question, I wanted to propose a site similar to careers.stackoverflow, but for creating, recruiting and contributing to open-source projects. To be clear, this is not a ...
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Get active on other Stack Exchange sites?

Proposal: Digital Preservation I was noticing that this proposal has everything it needs to get started except it's short of people with reputation on other Stack Exchange sites. It's great that ...
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Could this be expanded to businesses who work with ICs?

Proposal: Self Employed and Freelance Workers The company that I work for uses independent contractors for a number of different projects. I often have questions about contracts, expectations, ...
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What happened to the law proposals?

I know that I committed to at least 2 law proposals that at the time had a decent amount of activity and support. Now I can't find them anywhere. Not in my activity, not in my searches, not in my ...
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Merging Digital Preservation & Libraries & Information Science?

Proposal: Digital Preservation The Libraries & Information Science QA site is struggling to get enough activity. Maybe it should be united with Digital Preservation? They are different, of ...
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All healthcare related area 51 proposals. Differences? Similarities? Can they co-exist? How can members of all proposals benefit?

Proposal: Healthcare Industry Proposal: Bioinformatics Proposal: Biomedical Informatics Proposal: Biomedical engineering Proposal: Neuroinformatics Proposal: Public Health & Epidemiology ...
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Looking for more info on what this SE will be about?

Proposal: Healthcare I am an office manager at a small medical office. While searching for the right SE I first overlooked this one because the of the title "Healthcare" did not quite describe what I ...
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Pharmaceutical SE?

This idea just stroke me: isn't pharma a perfect area of knowledge to benefit from a stackexchange site? I am not into that field, but supposedly it is pretty complicated with a lot of different ...
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Ponder DP in the abstract or confront it in the concrete?

Proposal: Digital Preservation The questions on this site seem to fall into two categories, the abstract/definitional/policy (What it fixity? What is the necessary makeup of a DP task force?) and the ...
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What is “CoWorking”?

Proposal: CoWorking Am I missing something here? As far as I can tell, it's just working together with other people, as in co-workers. Is there some alternate term that this is meant to get at and is ...
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Is this proposal going to do any better than old, dead Freelance Workers proposal?

Whilst searching for something unrelated, I found Freelance Workers which died in private beta due to lack of traffic. Will this new proposal do any better? Adding "self employed" does widen the ...
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Meaning of Libraries & Information Science

Proposal: Libraries & Information Science What is the meaning of Libraries & Information Science and how it's so different than Library Management?
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Privacy is not Information Security

Proposal: Privacy A Privacy exchange was proposed in the Technology category some months back but it was misplaced. There is a growing profession revolving around privacy that expands beyond the ...
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Teaching should include Learning as well

Proposal: Teaching should also include learning and psychological learning styles. This would broaden the scope of not just teaching, but also methods teachers use to help pupils learn and employing ...
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What is the reasoning behind the name change from “Professional Matters” to “The Workplace”?

Proposal: The Workplace As I said in my answer to the Merge career proposals discussion, I rather liked the fact that the old name, Professional Matters implied both that the site was for Matters ...
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Title of Library Proposal

Proposal: Library & Information Science There has been some discussion about the naming and scope of what used to be the Libraries proposal (and is now the Library and Information Science ...
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Surely 50 users with 200+ rep on somewhere else would be enough?

Proposal: Library & Information Science It just seems so unfair that Libraries and Information Science, with its huge number of expert committers, can't get over the line to beta. I understand ...
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Should Gemology categorized as a science or a profession?

Proposal: Gemology As per the title, should Gemology be categorized as a science or a profession? From a scientific standpoint it is a geoscience in line with mineralogy but contextually it tends to ...
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How would this site be different from BIOSTAR? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Successor to BioStar Proposal: Bioinformatics Although I like the idea of starting up a bioinformatics site. I have to ask how this site would be different from ...
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You do realize that 'Libraries & Information Science' is not the same as 'Libraries', right?

Proposal: Library & Information Science You'd have almost been better off merging Libraries with Books. LIS deals more with the theory of how information is organized. Now, an MLS (Master of ...
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Is this just for private health care IT, or will questions about NHS IT be welcome? [closed]

Proposal: Healthcare IT Given how different the UK health service (free at the point of use) is to the USA health system (left on the road side if no insurance cover). Do we need a separate site ...
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Healthcare IT: Time to try renewing your commitments? [closed]

Proposal: Healthcare IT It looks like Healthcare IT is just missing the commitment score component of it's threshold for moving toward the beta phase. While of course the answer for part of this is ...
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What is the definition of the word **Residents** in the SE site Medicine?

The description of the given site at the moment: Proposed Q&A site for medical students, residents, researchers, and academics Residents refers to many things. I want that the description ...
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Is there a Stackexchange site (or proposed site) for social media marketers?

Specifically, I am wondering if there is a stackexchange site where marketers working in social media marketing can go for information and where they can build an online reputation for their knowledge ...
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Should the Law & Legal Questions be more about theory or practice?

Proposal: Laws & Legal Questions I really hope this site goes to Beta, but I am concerned over it's focus. Yes people need to know more about the theoretical and philosophical aspects of law, but ...
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How can you define off topic for this? Water cooler discussion is by definition off topic

Proposal: Around the Water Cooler at the Office in a Professional Career
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Rename 'Healthcare IT' to 'Health IT' to include the IT targeting non-care aspects

I suggest a rename of 'Healthcare IT' to "Health IT". I can see the name "healthcare IT" being unnecessarily limiting in the future because it will artificially exclude the health IT approaches to ...
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How to promote the Healthcare IT Site?

Proposal: Healthcare IT Does anyone have suggestions on how to promote the site? Are there message boards in the health care IT area that we could post to? I would really like to see the site come ...
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What should be done about the career proposals? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Merge career proposals Proposal: Professional Careers & Advice I've already suggested that we should merge the career proposals. Since then it's all gone quiet. ...
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What's the water cooler?

Proposal: Around the Water Cooler What do you mean "Water Cooler?" How isn't this already covered by other expert sites, or those questions that fill the cracks between?
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Successor to BioStar

Proposal: Bioinformatics I’m not at all active in the BioStar community so I’d like people from there to comment on this discussion. However, a lot of people in the comments of the bioinformatics ...
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Answers for Pilots [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Answers for Pilots Proposal: General Aviation I posted this question in Area 51 earlier today discussing the scope of my website, AnswersforPilots.com. Hosted in a user ...
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Please VOTE for top questions [closed]

Proposal: General Aviation Hey everyone, just wanted to throw up a note here to see if we can coordinate our voting to get us into the next phase. In order for a question to be considered "on-topic" ...
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Organisation of digital libraries/deposits of research papers

Proposal: Libraries Does the topic of the organisation of digital libraries/deposits of research papers belong to this site? (Like http://arxiv.org or http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/ for a specific ...
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Is there value in merging the Libraries and Books proposals?

The Libraries proposal had a significant amount of activity early on, but the activity chart has been more or less flat for a long time. Many people who signed up are not active on the Stack Exchange ...