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will it be strictly reserved to so called “natural products” or will question about GMO products will be also allowed?

Proposal: Vegetarianism As a vegetarian I'm asking since vegetarian/vegans... have the tendency to fall into the naturalist believe("what is natural is good, what is artificial is bad"). So I was ...
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Darknet vs. I2P

Proposals: Darknet, I2P The I2P proposal, proposed two months ago and currently in commitment phase, appears like a natural subset of the Darknet posposal from one month ago which is currently in its ...
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Looks like this is on topic on Music.SE

Proposal: Lmms Based on this discussion on Music.SE, this should be on topic on that site already. Q: Would a question about how to use a certain software for making scores or other music ...
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How should we craft the site description for “documentation?”

Proposal: Documentation [Edited] I've updated the site description to: Documentation: Proposed Q&A site for information developers, technical communicators, writers, programmers, engineers, ...
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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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On proposals soliciting reviews, recommendations, comparisons, etc

"Software Recommendations" was created in a time when the sheer size of our software developer audience gave them the collateral to give this a shot. "Hardware Recommendations" later expanded on that ...
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Etiquette regarding cross-semination of proposals and S.E.s

I read a post (from 2012) recently in the Linguistics meta that "...The users that committed cannot talk about them in existing sites at the moment....". Before that, I had been going to consider a ...
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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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How do we define a secret society?

When we're discussing a secret society, this means they're no longer secret. How we define what is a secret society then? Proposal: Secret Societies
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Secret Societies is similar to Illuminati and Conspiracy

The proposal: Secret Societies is very similar to Illuminati and Conspiracy. How this proposal is different?
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Are non-gaming, non-manga costumes on-topic?

Proposal: Cosplay Humans have made and worn costumes to mimick other people or professions or just to disguise for as long as our written history goes back. Would, for instance, makeup artists, film ...
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Marketing is on-topic in the Startups SE

Proposal: Marketing Marketing is well on-topic in the Startups site. In fact, there is also an active Marketing tag on the site. There is also an active meta post for the expansion of the site's ...
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What is the scope argument for a new site?

Proposal: Bioinformatics Bluntly put: why do we need a new site? There are already Computer Science, Computational Science, Crossvalidated, Biology, and Stackoverflow. I imagine that every ...
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Are you aware of Computer Science?

Proposal: Programming resources Are you aware of Computer Science? It is hard to tell what you mean with "algorithms and techniques", but algorithms and everything around them -- short of ...
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How would a device-specific site be better than a tag on a VR/AR/3D site?

Proposals: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive There’s already a proposal for a generic Virtual and Augmented Reality site. A specific device like the Oculus Rift or the HTC Vive would seem to be on topic there ...
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further definition needed

Proposal: Real Estate Real Estate is VERY geographical in nature. This should be reflected in the proposal's definition.
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Difference with Community building stack exchange?

Proposal: Web activism Is this different form Community Building stack exchange site? Aren't the questions here appropriate there too?
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Native language should be allow at least in chat groups [closed]

There are lots of developers from so many different countries, I am one of them from Gujarat, India. I would like to propose for Gujarati Language which can be allow in chat groups. As I am ...
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It's on-topic on Deep Web, so please join the private beta

I'd like to highlight that I2P network is on-topic at Deep Web and it's already in private beta at: http://deepweb.stackexchange.com/ To access the site just go to the proposal page and follow ...
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What is covered under our rainbow umbrella?

This question made me wonder if we are sticking with Lesbian, Gay, bisexual, Transgender and Queer only or we are covering all non binary gender and sexuality? Do born third gender people going to ...
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Relationship of this proposal to other education-related network sites

Proposal: Education At the time this proposal was created, there were several other related sites and proposals: Graduated Academia Launched (Beta) Mathematics Educators Parenting Proposed ...
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Is there potential overlap for this proposal?

Proposal: Wildlife Stack Exchange has sites for: Biology: http://biology.stackexchange.com/ Earth Science: http://earthscience.stackexchange.com/ Pets: http://pets.stackexchange.com/ Outdoors: ...
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Would “Dutch” cover Afrikaans, Frisian or Low German?

Proposal: Dutch Language Dutch is more or less closely related (culturally, geographically, linguistically) to other Germanic languages. Which of these, if any, would be on topic on this proposed SX ...
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Are cognitive enhancers on-topic?

I've created recently Smart Drugs proposal, but this potentially sounds like a broader approach. Can smart drugs and cognitive enhancers (e.g. nootropics) be on-topic for Nutrition proposal? ...
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Possible overlap of Empirical Research proposal with Cross Validated site

Proposal: Empirical Research Is all of this already covered sufficiently by the Cross Validated site? Until I checked its tags, I wasn’t aware that survey and experiment design would be on topic ...
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Broader Indian Languages Site

Proposal: Kannada Language Did you consider to propose … a pan-Indian languages site, which would cover all languages spoken and originating in the Indian subcontinent (probably including ...
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Should this site be extended to cover all Balto-Slavic languages?

Proposal: Slavic languages -- Should Baltic languages be included within the scope of this site proposal? Reasons for might include: potential interest in discussing the differences between ...
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what is the difference between the 5 main questions about the proposal and the 40 example questions?

I got a bit confused between the minimum number of questions required to start a site. when I propose a site I need to have 5 questions but to get the proposal (defined) I need at least 40 question ...
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Difference with Startups.SE

What's the difference with already existing Startups.SE? What kind of questions are on-topic here which are off-topic there? Proposal: Business owners
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Will this include Octave and Simulink as well?

Proposal: MATLAB Will this site, if created, be a home for questions regarding Octave, and also Simulink? What exactly is the scope of the proposed site?
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Rename “LGBTQ SE” to “Gender SE” or “Rainbow SE”?

Proposal: LGBTQ Few years ago, the commonly used acronym was LGBT, the Q for queer is a rather recent addition. We don’t know whether there’ll be another letter become hip soon, like I for intersex ...
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What are the advantages of single language sites over collective ones?

It has already been asked at the current Lojban proposal, but not at the Esperanto and Constructed Languages proposals, why it would make more sense to have a SE site dedicated to this single ...
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Isn't AI on-topic on Computer Science?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence The posts under the topics: machine learning, artificial intelligence, knowledge representation, natural language processing are on-topic on Computer Science. So, ...
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WhatIf: Scope and Existing SE overlap

Proposal: What if(hypotheticals) As is inevitable for a new SE site, there have been comments so far on the scope overlap of this proposal with existing sites - the only one listed so far in ...
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Are traditional Christian ways of meditation on topic?

Proposal: Mindfulness and Meditation
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What sort of questions do we want to encourage here?

Proposal: Mindfulness and Meditation It is hard to find unique questions that have not been asked before. Where should we draw the line? What sort of questions should be discouraged? I thought it ...
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How is this different from WorldBuilding?

Proposal: What if(hypotheticals) WorldBuilding deals with these type of questions, how will this site differentiate from WorldBuilding?
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Should candle making be permitted under “Arts & Crafts”?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Since candles can be made by hand, this subject should be permitted in the Arts & Crafts proposal.
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Should Ethics be allowed?

Proposal: Veganism and Vegetarianism When I originally created the proposal I was advised to disallow ethical questions as the tend to be opinionated and subjective. However, it's inevitable that ...
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Enough difference between “Renewable Energy” and “Sustainable Living”?

I recently proposed the Renewable Energy (RE) Stack Exchange as a place for questions focused on (oddly enough) renewable energy. I've since had a few people ask what the difference is between RE ...
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Restarting the Comics proposal: scope and overlap

Proposal: Comics, Cartoons & Animation I'm well aware this proposal will have some overlap with established stacks. Anime & Manga Anime and Manga, Japanese animation and comics. That stack ...
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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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Are subways on topic?

Proposal: Railways & Railroads Are questions about subways, metros, and other underground city transportation on topic? I believe questions about cost, destination, best route, etc. are better on ...
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Wine has already a place in HomeBrewing

Proposal: Wine With the current scope: Proposed Q&A site for seasoned oenophiles & viticulturists to those who have newly discovered the world of wine. Has already a corresponding tag ...
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Should Veganism be extended to Vegetarianism?

Proposal: Veganism Veganism imho is a pretty narrow topic for a SE site. Should we extend this proposal to Veganism and Vegetarianism?
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What about Robotics?

It seems Artificial Intelligence is on-topic at Robotics SE. The central problems (or goals) of Artificial Intelligence research include reasoning, knowledge, planning, learning, communication, ...
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This would dilute traffic from CS and the DataScience sites

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence This proposal massively overlaps with the scopes of DataScience and ComputerScience. One is in beta and the other recently graduated. So, all it does is just ...
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Duplicate of Travel.SE?

Proposal: Geography Doesn't Travel.SE cover the entire scope of this proposal?
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How to describe a new proposal that is likely to be successful on SE?

Area 51 is what it is, and it is not perfect, nor likely to be updated anytime soon. We have an FAQ but it does not really help to define what a viable or successful site might look like. There have ...
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Should we include Geography? Study related countries , maps, lands and culture?

I am much into Geography and always eager to learn about various maps , geographical information, Geo Politics and much more. So can we start new Geography brnach of stack exchange network? Edit ...