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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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My proposal has an asterisk sign near it, although it meets the minimum requirements!

I have a proposal named StackOverflow [In Persian], and it meets the requirements mentioned in this post but it has a * near its name! why?
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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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WebApps - forum too broad!

The WebApps forum is too broad. Many people miss it. I missed it till now, although I'm a heavy and long-time stack exchange user in some fields (i.e. stack overflow). I know you don't want to thin ...
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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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Why this when we already have a site for Sports?

We already have a site for sports-related posts. So, I think this proposal is unnecessary. Proposal: Olympics 2016
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Paranormal wants to meet Spirituality

Reading the questions from Spirituality proposal, it sounds like the topic is also covered by Paranormal proposal, so meditation and spiritual beings are perfectly fine there. Please note that there ...
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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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Hosting recommendations - on topic?

Should web hosting recommendations be on-topic ? Can web hosting providers be seen as websites, and is asking for recommendations on web hosting providers thus on-topic ? Proposal: Website ...
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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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Broaden Driving to include all traffic

As it stands now, the driving proposal covers only drivers of motor vehicles. Thereby, it excludes pedestrians, cyclists, equestrians, trams, kick scooters, and more esoteric vehicles participating ...
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Why is Irish included with British Culture?

Proposal: British Culture Includes distinctions between English, Welsh, Scottish, and Irish cultural identities I'm surprised to see Irish here. Ireland/Éire is a different island than Great ...
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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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Will questions about which SE site to ask on be on-topic?

Proposal: Website recommendations Currently, you either need to guess what SE site you should ask a question on, or ask on one of the 155 different Metas. This means that if the question has already ...
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Scope possibly overlapping with Seasoned Advice

Proposal: Food - from concept to shelf This proposal seems to have a scope that would be covered by Seasoned Advice. The example questions about expiration and food preservation are definitely ...
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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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Does Armory exclude Militaria?

Proposal: The Armory Do I understand correctly that this proposed site would be about handheld or human-mounted weapons only, but not about any kind of military vehicles (tanks, jets, drones, …), ...
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Are the specifics of constructed languages on topic?

Proposal: Constructed languages It seems obvious that the creation of conlangs and the discussion of constructed languages as a topic are on topic. However, are very specific facts about languages ...
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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 web API recommendation questions on-topic?

Proposal: Website recommendations Are questions asking for web APIs which serve specific data on topic ? For example, is it on-topic to ask about an API for weather data which I could consume in a ...
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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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Why create a Calculators site when it is on-topic on math.SE?

Proposal: Calculators The calculator tag isn’t the most popular tag—only 176 questions were tagged in the last 5 years—, but a on-topic subject on math.SE, I wonder why a completely new StackExchange ...
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How to handle recommendations for alternative websites?

Proposal: Website recommendations I have concerns about how to deal with questions for alternative websites like Open source alternative to Facebook, with a comparative set of features, but ...
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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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Are constructed scripts and writing systems on-topic?

Proposal: Constructed languages Many constructed languages come with a writing system that uses a script which has been artificially constructed as well, often by the same author(s), e.g. JRR Tolkien’...
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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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Would the FIRST Robotics site include strategies/discussions about FRC game?

Proposal: First Robotics Competition I am currently on the electrical team of my FRC team 180. We actually won the world championships in 2012, so our team and its mentors are pretty experienced. I ...
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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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Is “Greek language” too broad?

The Greek language has two entirely different worlds. The world of ancient Greek (attic, koine, classical) is quite distinct from the world of modern Greek. With such a massive scope, each and every ...
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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 ...