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There is already an existing site called Paleohacks

Proposal: PaleoHacks Paleohacks.com is an already established Q&A site for this topic. It's probably a good idea to avoid using that name if you'd like to try and create a competing website ...
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Name change: Complex Systems?

Proposal: Complexity What do you all think about a name change? As I direct supporters of CAS to this proposal, I think they (myself included) would support this change. I ask because "Complexity" is ...
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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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Title change of the Dutch language proposal

Proposal: Dutch Language The title of this proposal has been changed from "Dutch Language and Culture" to "Dutch Language". I cannot find an explanation for this change. Can anyone comment on this?
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Combine Aliens and Paranormal Files into Cryptozoology

Proposal: Aliens A cryptid is defined as "a creature or plant whose existence has been suggested but is not recognized by scientific consensus". Both aliens and ghosts currently fit this description ...
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What should the site name and URL be?

Proposal: Graphics Layer Architecture This proposal used to be called Computer Graphics Programming, but I decided to rename it to Graphic Layer Architecture, based on some input. What do you think? ...
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Standardizing & Simplifying SE Site Names

This is a repost of an announcement/discussion on Meta Stack Overflow. I'm cross-posting here since this is where new sites are born and named, and because you may notice some proposal names ...
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“Traffic” or “driving” or “road use”

Proposal: traffic I wouldn't say any of the current example questions are about "traffic", which refers to busy roads and has negative connotations in English. I suggest a better title for the ...
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A name change needed, but to what?

Proposal: Aviation and Aerospace When a proposal reaches 45% commitment, the Community Team at Stack Exchange does a final evaluation in preparation for the final launch. The name "Aviation and ...
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Idea for a site

I want to create a Stack Exchange "Casting, Metalworking, etc." site. I don't have a good name for it yet. However, I am interested in making bronze, plastic, and aluminum casts, as well as ...
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Change proposal name to Comparative Religion?

Proposal: Religion Perhaps the name of the proposal should be changed to comparative religion? I feel that this may better embody what this proposal is trying to achieve. This may avoid some of ...
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Great work! You're almost there!

Proposal: Maker Professionals After a few failed attempts, we finally got enough support to give this subject a serious run. Congratulations! The proposal did a great job of attracting a lot of ...
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How can we improve the wording of the Diving proposal?

Proposal: Diving "Diving" as a title might have other meanings in addition to scuba diving. In addition, the wording in the description isn't very good, especially with the "and curious about" ...
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Scope Discussion: Building Performance AND Building Information Modeling together?

Proposal: Building Performance Simulation & Analysis Building Energy Modeling (BEM) and Building Information Modeling (BIM) are two seemingly separate domains when looking at tools, existing ...
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Suggested name change to Artificial Intelligence

Proposal: Machine Learning Machine Learning is a large enough sub-field of Artificial Intelligence, I figure we might as well change the name (+ description) of this proposal to Artificial ...
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Data Science Proposal

Proposal: I think its good time to have a Data Science community. The basic goal is that people from different disciplines like health, education, economics, agriculture, advertisement, etc working ...
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Done! Now restore this site to ESL (“English as a Second Language”)

Proposal: English Language Learners A Brief Background — 6 months ago as part of the Area 51 process, this proposal was renamed from "English as a Second Language" to "English Language ...
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Alternative name & domain / nombre y dominio alternativo

Proposal: Stack Overflow in Spanish The xx.stackoverflow.com naming scheme makes sense, but I also like d12odepila.stackexchange.com [desbordamiento de pila]. The use of the abbreviation refers to ...
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Rename “Repurpose Hacking” to something else

Proposal: Repurpose Hacking I've never heard anyone call the act of repurposing a device "repurpose hacking" - either repurposing or hardware hacking. At the moment, it's a clunky and misleading ...
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Should the Genealogy Proposal Name Include “Family History”

Should the "Genealogy" proposal be renamed "Family History" or maybe "Genealogy and Family History" or "Family History and Genealogy". GeneJ proposed this to me with the reasoning that the word ...
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'How to Hire', where providers inform seekers of best practices.

I recently proposed How To Hire to Area51. I would love some feed back. The idea of professionals informing service seekers seemed valuable and inspired the proposal. Just wanted to see if others felt ...
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What should we call this proposal?

Proposal: Digital Fabrication Note: Now we are in Commitment, this questiuon has been superceded by Rework the name and description to more closely match original consensus Suggesting names Please ...
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“Personal Manufacturing” or “Desktop Manufacturing”?

Proposal: 3D Printers, Laser Cutters, & Personal Manufacturing It's time to establish a final site name for this proposal. The current name ("3D Printer, Laser Cutters & Personal ...
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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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Call it “Computer Graphics, Modeling and Animation”

I see fuzzy boundaries between the various categories. Anyone doing 3D must necessarily work in 2D at least for textures. One can't do much in animation without working in 3D generally. Suggesting ...
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What should the Theoretical Physics sub-domain be?

Proposal: Theoretical Physics Theoretical Physics is at 96% commitment now! That means that launch is probably imminent. You need a URL sub-domain though. And, well, you can't take ...
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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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Changing title and scope to be explicitly inclusive of IC design

Proposal: Programmable logic and FPGA design By votes, it's clear that there's support for explicitly including IC design for this proposal. Given that this proposal has taken a very long time to get ...
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Does “3D” give the wrong impression?

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Applications The most popular sites on this topic (CG Talk and CG Arena) went with CG over 3D. I'm wondering if this isn't a good move - especially since when ...
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French language title?

Proposal: French Language & Usage Should not the name of this site be changed to "Langue et usage français" or similar? It doesn't appear to make sense that the name and description of a site ...
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Books is a bad organizational name for a proposal, overlaps with Sci-Fi and others

Ok, so Books right? What about novellas, or short stories? What about e-books? What about Sci-Fi books? If one went to a major university and asked to major in books, the counselors would ...
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Can a Stack-Overflow proposal in a different language be called xx.stackoverflow.com where xx is the language itself?

Desarrollo de Software en Español Stack Overflow (in French) Stack Overflow (in German) Stack Overflow (in Bengali) Stack Overflow (in Hindi) Stack Overflow (in Italian) Stack Overflow (in ...
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URL for “Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair” [closed]

Proposal: Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair When launching a new site, we need to come up with the web address for that site. http://money.stackexchange.com http://bicycles.stackexchange.com ...