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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 ...
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Why create a concrete5 site when it is on-topic on StackOverfow?

Proposal: concrete5 Though concrete5 isn't the most popular tag -- "only" 400 questions asked in the last 6 years --, but a on-topic subject on StackOverflow, I wonder why a standalone StackExchange ...
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How does this site plan to avoid questions where “every answer is equally valid”?

Proposal: Book Exchange One of the main points on the "What types of questions should I avoid asking?" page on every SE site is: every answer is equally valid: “What’s your favorite ______?" A ...
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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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Possible extension to the scope of the site?

Proposal: TED Talks Firstly, this is really a wonderful proposal. However, I think it would be better if we extend the scope of this site further to sites like TED like Brain Pickings, etc.
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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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Visualization is completely on-topic in CV and DataScience SE

Proposal: Visualization This site would just dilute traffic from both the sites, as the topic visualization is on-topic in both of them.
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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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Similar to Ask Microsoft?

Ask Microsoft sounds like has much broad scope and it's more popular. Maybe you should consider joining the forces? Proposal: Migrating from Microsoft
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How this is different from Linux or Ubuntu SEs?

Mint is based on Debian and Ubuntu and this is already covered in Linux and AskUbuntu SE What kind of question are on-topic here that are off-topic there? Proposal: Ask Mint
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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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Chrome OS needs to have Crouton mentioned specifically in description

Proposal: Chrome OS This will broaden question types, ChromeOS acts as a parent to all Crouton shells as far as I can tell. So I think we should include it in this proposal. I'd go so far as to ...
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Should tax questions be on-topic here?

This really seems like a potential firebomb kind of an issue and I'm not clear if it is or is not a good idea to leave tax questions as on-topic as they seem quite similar to legal questions. I might ...
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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 ...
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Difference from U&L and FOS

Proposal: GNU/Linux free software enviroment How would this site differ from Unix & Linux and Open Source?
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School Administration Proposal

Is there (or has there) already a site such as School Administration? I assume by School Administration it would be for administration professionals at all level of the school sector whether public or ...
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What about GNU Hurd?

Proposal: GNU/Linux free software enviroment Can I ask question for running Free Software Environment with GNU Hurd? or this site is limited to Linux Kernel?
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Basic introduction & scope/areas of the site (Description)

Proposal: Agricultural Science and Agronomy Note: Text from wikipedia is quoted with some modification Basic Introduction and areas/fields with which this topic deals with. Agriculture is the ...
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What is the definition of “high school”?

Proposal: High School First of all, let me just say that a Stack Exchange site for adolescents is a brilliant idea! Having passed through that stage of life only a few short years ago, I can attest ...
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Does the Armory cover military tactics?

Proposal: The Armory I saw Is "don't run in a straight line" good advice? in the Armory proposal. I think that is in reference to when you are being shot at, don't run in a strait line. Doesn't that ...
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New followers: please ask questions

Proposal: Wikis We are off to a good start on joins, but so far only one question that isn't from me has been asked. As such, I wanted to let those of you new to StackExchange and/or Area 51 know ...
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Should “installing” and “set-up” questions be off-topic?

Proposal: Wikis Problems encountered during installing / setting-up of Wiki softwares are already covered by Superuser.com. Should we limit the scope of this site by declaring such questions as ...
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Hunting and the Armory

Proposal: The Armory http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/54970/hunting-and-fishing http://outdoors.stackexchange.com/ Is hunting in the scope of the armory? See my example question for ...
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Reviving the “Public Speaking” proposal

Proposal: Public Speaking A site for Public Speaking would be very useful for professional and wannabe toastmasters and public speakers to further learn and share techniques and concepts.
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Deep Learning is on-topic on the DataScience SE

Proposal: Deep Learning The concept of Deep Learning is completely on-topic in the Data Science SE site. So, I don't think there is a need for a separate site for the concept alone.
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A revival proposal for Stock Exchange SE

Proposal: Stock Exchange As the existing proposal have been closed after 1+ year, here is an alternative proposal. I feel that an SO site for the Stock Exchange is very much needed. So, let's make ...
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Are there any questions that would be on topic on crystallography.se, that are considered off-topic on other science sites?

Proposal: Crystallography The questions in the list are only titles and so far no-one can judge the actual quality of these question. While there might be a few that I would consider off-topic on ...
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How do I propose a site on this site? [duplicate]

I can't figure it out. I looked through the faq and couldn't find any information of how to propose a site. Please help I have a couple of good ideas I want to propose.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...