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Can proposals regarding a specific country be made?

For example, can I make a proposal for a community for a country, example: India? In which, discussions ranging from economics, politics, education, etc of the country be discussed I did see this ...
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Intent Establishment (Establishing Our Intent)

Proposal: CodeBreakers/CodeHackers/HackOverflow So.. What exactly is our intent? The proposal reads: "..for pure open-source code hackers interested in manipulating existing code ...
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How does it stand out/differentiate from the CrossValidated and StackOverflow communities?

Proposal: MATLAB How is it different from the Matlab tags on the CrossValidated, DataScience and the StackOverflow communities? For discussions on statistics, computations, algorithms and ...
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Should we include Building Design?

Proposal: Urban Planning A few example questions popped up lately, such as these: Do fire escape stairs in high-rise buildings require to be sealed off from the lobby and elevator ...
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Better name for CodeHackers/HackOverflow proposal?

As discussed, the previous HackOverflow proposal has been closed as the term "hacker" is too ambiguous. I've changed the name to CodeHackers which potentially should avoid any confusion. In this way ...
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HackOverflow Sandbox

To get some feedback on how to ask what kind of questions, I'm proposing this thread as a sandbox for asking the potential good questions to avoid any confusion (especially for people non-familiar ...
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Debunking doesn't seem to fill a requirement not already covered by SE sites [duplicate]

Proposal: Debunking Fiction The majority of questions that are debunkable (ie there is evidence for or against) are likely to be in scope over on Skeptics and those that aren't - well, some may be on ...
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Can we expand the scope to all watercraft?

Proposal: Sailing Do we have to stay limited to just sailing watercraft? Can we expand the scope to include all types of watercraft, whether sail powered or nuclear powered, civilian or military? ...
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What is On Topic for Bible and Bible Commentaries in Hebrew (מקרא ופרשנות המקרא)

Proposal: Bible and Bible Commentaries in Hebrew (מקרא ופרשנות המקרא) What questions should be or shouldn't be asked on Bible and Bible Commentaries in Hebrew (מקרא ופרשנות המקרא)? ‏איזה שאלות ...
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Are questions about authors on-topic?

Proposal: Comics and Cartoons Questions about authors, editors, creators and stuff like that are welcome in this proposal? I'm thinking in some questions like: What's the first comic written ...
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Should food decoration be on topic here?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Should questions regarding cake or any food decoration be on topic on this site? What does the community think?
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What is this site about and how does it differ from existing sites?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts I've read through several of the discussions and everyone seems to be floundering in all different directions trying to keep the definition as vague as possible so as to ...
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In which category shall I put a proposal about comics and cartoons?

In which category to put a proposal about comics and cartoons? Perhaps in the "Culture" category?
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Expand to general infrastructure?

Proposal: Urban Planning Urban planning seems to exclude things like highways. Should they be included and expand the scope to outside the city?
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Sandbox proposal should not exist

Proposal: Sandbox This isn't really a good proposal. If this is launched, this happens: Spam Nonsense we don't need that will take up disk space. We upvote everything, and get free 100 rep on other ...
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Include Other Robotics Competitions that are not part of first?

Should we include robotics competitions that aren't part of First, specifically VEX and VEX IQ? Proposal: FRC Robotics Competition
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Is a white-list approach to allowed opinions in answers feasable?

In my previous question in regards to the Catholic Culture, Ministry and Apologetics site proposal, I asked what the defining characteristics of the site would be and how it would be distinct from ...
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Will the application of secular experience and expertise to solve practical problems be on-topic here?

Proposal: Secularism The description of this proposal reads (emphasis mine): Proposed Q&A site for a place to ask, and get answers to, questions about people who live their lives without ...
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Classical Languages/Cultures?

Proposal: Latin Language Now, I may get a lot of initial skepticism for this, but since most Classicists know both Latin and Ancient Greek, and since the Greek proposal is going nowhere, and since ...
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How would the Catholicism proposal be distinct from Christianity.SE?

Having reviewed the initial proposed questions on the Catholic Culture, Ministry and Apologetics proposal I noticed a theme. I'm not actually trying to rain on somebody else's parade here, but I'm ...
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Limited to etiquette in “western” culture(s)?

Proposal: Etiquette Or are questions about the etiquette of other (foreign) cultures within the scope of the proposal?
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Isn't Recommendations the exact opposite behavior desired from a StackExchange Q&A site?

Proposal: Website Recommendations I fear this proposal will not be able to survive long term as the key to making these Q&A sites work is when there is a definitive (set) of answers that can be ...
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How do we define hacking?

Could be a bit to early to discuss, but I think it's important as this can help with better understanding our scope and quality of the questions. How actually we can define hacking? Proposal: ...
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Should “Digital forensics” be on the scope of this page?

Questions about Digital forensics could be about recovery of data, logs etc. on different devices, systems and file systems. Analysis about recovered or damaged data and logs. Should this topic be on ...
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Instead of creating many language specific sites, shouldn't we expand the multilingual features of the original one?

I'm not sure if this belongs here or into the mother meta as a feature request, if the latter is the case, please migrate. There are a few proposed sites that are StackOverflow in a language other ...
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Highly related to Embedded systems proposal

Proposal: Internet of Things There is an existing proposal for an Embedded Systems site that is already in the commitment phase right now. And if you look at the top questions on that proposal, the ...
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Is asking questions on personal health tests a good idea?

Proposal: Personal Health So the proposal's description ends with "here users can ask experts details about their conditions or symptoms." and already this seems like shaky ground. It's one thing to ...
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Should folklore be off-topic?

There are few questions such as: Are there werewolf ghosts? As a werewolf, how do I prevent fur from getting all over the house when I transform during shedding season? What's the best kind of ...
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What kind of questions we should ask?

It seems people are joining, but we are in strong need of high-quality questions. Obviously we shouldn't ask about Wiki-able, Google-able things, nor about finding the tools, what is this or that or ...
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What else could be on the scope?

What kind of ideas you have which can expand our scope further more and make it even more interesting? The proposals shouldn't be too much overlapped with other existing SE sites. Therefore you ...
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Are 3d CAD applications out fo scope?

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Animation Are CAD apps in scope? 3D CAD applications follow a different paradigm from mainstream DCC applications like Maya and 3DS Max. They work on totally ...
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How does Atomic Coding still fit the Stack Exchange model?

Proposal: Atomic Coding There has been a dispute about whether Atomic Coding still fits the Stack Exchange model. Atomic Coding has already been closed by a mod because it would require "too much ...
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Can external hack challenges be on-topic?

I'm proposing code hack challenges as part of the scope of this proposal. For example people can post their challenges with specially prepared code (which should be short enough to fit the post) and ...
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Why Atomic Coding Is Not Stack Overflow

Proposal: Atomic Coding Stack Overflow is a general programming Q&A website reserved for only programming. Atomic Coding is a programming learning Q&A website dedicated to answering ...
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Would this be an appropriate question lifetime structure for Atomic Coding?

Proposal: Atomic Coding There is no question that Stack Overflow gets many "questions" that are some variation on "here, do my homework" or "debug my code" when the problem could be greatly ...
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How do we scope and what is sufficient preparation in 3d questions

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Animation I think this proposal is sane in the sense that 3d questions get asked and they have no home. However i'm a bit worried about scoping of the questions. ...
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Remove Woodworking from Arts & Crafts?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts The Arts & Crafts proposal currently includes wood carving in the examples of things considered on topic. However, the Woodworking proposal is now in Beta. Should ...
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Should Afrikaans be included in the proposed Dutch Language site?

Proposal: Dutch Language There was a question on the site, trying to establish if questions about Flemish were welcome on the site. It was generally well-received. I would ask the same thing for ...
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What exactly counts as paranormal?

Proposal: Paranormal When considering any particular phenomenon, how can I tell whether it is within this site's scope?
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Scope for Cars proposal

Proposal: Cars What should be the scope for the new Cars proposal site? I suggest going for the ones below: Trivia questions Science questions related to cars Technical questions that do not ...
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What is the SE stance on the 'Science Exchange' proposal?

Proposal: Science Exchange The proposal for Science Exchange is a little outside the box. But has gained 17 followers in a week. The proposal is NOT question & answer based but does have the ...
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Should Chinese Medicine and herbs be on topic?

Should Chinese Medicine and usage of herbs for health purposes be on topic? Proposal: Health
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Sites with similar subject matter

Can they merge to pass phase levels? Could have a full voting process to ensure members don't double up. A lot of the proposals seem very much the same.
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Expanding System z to the non-IBM mainframe OSes

Proposal: System z Although not as pervasive, there are mainframes produced by Hitachi and Fujitsu that are based on System/390. These include MSP and VOS3 (MVS clones), and the DOS and VM clones. ...
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Is Sumerian, Mesopotamian and Babylonian mythology on-topic?

I'm aware that Greek and Roman mythology is on topic. But is Sumerian, Mesopotamian, Babylonian, Buddhist and other mythology on-topic as well? Proposal: Mythology
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How will the content of this website differ from Stack Overflow?

Many MATLAB related questions are already asked on Stack Overflow and other websites. How will this one differ from those? Proposal: MATLAB
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Isn't this already on-topic on programmers?

Proposal: Open Source Although I welcome and share enthusiasm for free and open source software, is a separate site needed or helpful? Is there any aspect of this proposal that wouldn't be on topic ...
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What is the potential overlap between Open Source and Open Science?

Proposals: Open Source and Open Science As far as I can tell, there is a significant overlap between Open Source and Open Science. Where exactly does this overlap lie and will this be a problem? As ...
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Why is this proposal limited to *web* comics?

Proposal: Web Comics Since, from the description, this seems to be about comic strips (as opposed to comic books), why not include all comic strips, whether they are published in newspapers, ...
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Folks with health questions… or folks learning about health?

Proposal: Health About a month ago, I made a small edit to the audience description here, such that it now reads: Proposed Q&A site for medical specialists, students, dietitians and anyone ...