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Should the Design Thinking site include workplace politics or be limited to DT methodology?

Proposal: Design Thinking For organizations seeking to innovate, persuading management, colleagues, and direct reports to try out the sometimes-bizarre-seeming new methods of design thinking can be a ...
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Is this on-topic on Lifehacks?

Proposal: Handicapped Lifehacks Correct me if I am wrong, but I think all the questions that could be made on this proposal are easily on-topic on the Lifehacks beta site. What could be the reason to ...
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Bookmarklets, GreaseMonkey/Tampermonkey, WebApps

Proposal: Code understanding Very often I found myself inspecting the source code of a web page with Firebug or Chrome Developer Tools to add some functionality to this page or to create a webapp ...
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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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Are book recommendations part of the scope this site?

Proposal: Book Lovers I would love to see a website that I could ask what's the best book about learning a subject.
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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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Can't these questions be asked at Web Applications?

Proposal: DuckDuckGo I would expect most of the questions asked on this site would be welcome at Web Applications. Why do we need a site specifically to ask questions about one website?
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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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The best of both worlds?

Proposal: RC & Scale Modeling The Radio Control proposal is gone, the Scale Modeling proposal is unlikely to move to the next phase (1 year out and needs 29 more questions with a score of 10 or ...
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Too broad a site?

Proposal: Taboo Questions It is my belief that this site may eventually be treated as a junk site. All the questions in other sites that are deemed unworthy will be dumped here, opinions, spam, ...
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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 ...
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Possible duplicate of Sustainability SE site?

Proposal: ecotech I think this proposal is a duplicate of the existing Sustainable Living SE site
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Isn't this topic already covered by Personal Productivity SE?

Proposal: Mnemonics Isn't this topic already covered in the current Personal Productivity SE site? If not, how would this proposal differ?
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Tiny overlap with stack overflow

Proposal: Adobe I think that the beta site will overlap with stack overflow a little bit. This is because Flash CS6 uses code, and code is for stack overflow. So, would code be allowed?
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Should Product Design be split from this site or will there be engineering design included?

Proposal: Engineering I am wondering if I should start a product design site on stack exchange. Will the engineering site include a section on this? The process of an engineer is much different than ...
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Should Animal Rights be on-topic on Veganism or should it be a separate site?

Proposal: Veganism I think a Q&A on Animal Rights would make sense. It is a broad topic and a lot of objectively answerable questions exist. Should it be separate from veganism, given that there ...
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Are religious (or non-) on-topic?

Are discussions on religion (or the lack thereof) on-topic? For example, could there be a community wiki on whether or not there is a god? (Just one example...) Proposal: Atheism
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How would solutions that require software AND hardware fit into this proposal

Proposal: Hardware Recommendations Given that hardware recommendations are off-topic on Software Recommendations and it is assumed that pure Software Recommendations would be off-topic on this site, ...
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Motion graphics proposal

Proposal: Motion Graphics Why this? Actually topics about motion graphics/animation/3d are spread between video.stackexchange.com (looks more specific for video professionals, equipment, filming ...
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Why isn't Area51 committed to the answers and tone that is set in its FAQ?

From the FAQ: Help sites get off the ground by defining the types of questions that are wanted, recruiting a critical mass of experts, and committing to the site's success. This is false. ...
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Will Answers Be Too Opinionated on Stock SE?

Proposal: Stock Exchange The Stack Exchange platform has thrived on quality questions that don't delve into opinions: What types of questions should I avoid asking? [Relevant points extracted and ...
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Is bioinformatics not covered already?

There are already the following sites: Biology Computational Science Computer Science CrossValidated Won't most questions (that go beyond tool support) fit at least one of these? Proposal: ...
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The scope is too narrow, and greatly overlaps Gardening & Landscaping

Proposal: Urban Farming Proposed Q&A site for residents that plant, raise, process, and distribute food in a surrounding village, town, or city. The planting/raising aspect (plants) on that ...
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How will we treat questions like “Can you look over my contract?”

Proposal: Law I imagine it wouldn't be uncommon for someone to draft up a contract, or to be given one, and then come to Law.SE and ask "Does my contract look good?" or "What does this contract ...
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What is exotic anyways?

Proposal: Exotic Creatures (Wild life) There's me. I am a young male from western Europe. I think Kiwis, Kangaroos and Tasmanian Devils are exotic. Then there's this person from Australia. Does that ...
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Are “mocktails” out of scope?

Proposal: Alcoholic beverages Suggest expanding the scope to "drinks," alcoholic or not.
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Is this really necessary?

Proposal: Physics homework questions and Homework Do we really need this? There are many numerous sites that different types of questions can be asked. The only difference is in all of those you must ...
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How discussion-oriented would this board be?

Proposal: Visual effects and computer graphics I'm mostly familiar with Stack Overflow, so perhaps this is moot, but how much pure discussion would we encourage/discourage on this board? SO works ...
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Are questions about adaptive solutions (artificial limbs, braille, etc) in scope?

Proposal: Health I just noticed there are no questions about adaptive solutions in the example questions. There have been a couple of previous failed attempts to create a site specific to addressing ...
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Preventing Political Debates

Proposal: Economics I am excited about the possibility of having an exchange on the study of economics, but I am concerned that many of the questions will become debates. The realm of economics is ...
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What kind of questions should be asked on Metaphysics site?

What kind of topics should be point of focus on Metaphysics site? Proposal: Metaphysics
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Can we emphasise “Professionals” to discourage simple Googleable questions?

Proposal: Audio The proposal says "Proposed Q&A site for electronic musicians, DJs, and professionals using DAWs" which I think is pretty broad, but not completely out-of-scope. If pushed, I'd ...
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Would questions about sex be on topic at Health?

Proposal: Health I ask this question as a discussion question rather than just posting an example question because I think the subject may require a fuller examination then can occur in the comments ...
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Shall Metaphysics also handle all matters regarding occultism and the esoteric?

The proposal description says for those interested in the metaphysics, extrasensory perception (ESP), metaphysical cosmology, paranormal, energy manipulation, psychokinesis, occult abilities, ...
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Combine *Nonprofit Advancement* and *Non-Profit Fundraising*

I suggest we combine Nonprofit Advancement and Non-Profit Fundraising. Maybe call it "Non-profit Advancement and Fundraising"
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Is Philosophy of Science on topic on History of Science and Mathematics?

Proposal: History of Science and Mathematics There was a previous History of Science proposal, but I don't know what happened to it. On that proposal, there was a discussion about whether the ...
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Include Vintage Video Game Consoles?

Proposal: Retrocomputing Would be a good idea to include vintage video game consoles? Like the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and Atari 2600? At least on the hardware side there's a fair bit of ...
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Are requests for identification on topic? If so, which ones?

Proposal: Body Modification Some stacks allow identification requests, some don't. Should this stack allow them? Also, I can imagine different kinds of identification requests. Questions like "what ...
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Are prosthetic limbs on topic?

Proposal: Body Modification Prosthetic limbs can be seen as an augmentation, but are typically not seen as a body modification. Should they be on topic?
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Are we trying to compete with “explainxkcd.com”?

Proposal: xkcd The website explainxkcd.com already does a pretty good job at explaining what each comic means, and it is already an open wiki format. What are we hoping to get out of this site that ...
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Hope to encompass electrical engineering and mechanical engineering

If this proposal is successful I hope that it can replace the currently existing electrical engineering Stack Exchange site and also encompass the subject matter that would fall under the scope ...
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Creating Email Etiquette Proposal

Is it okay to create the email etiquette page? This page will be dedicated for all the email related topics, because now that we are in the information age being ignorant about proper email header, ...
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Is overlap with GameDev SE a problem? — Advice from the first private beta

Proposal: Computer Graphics After it was announced that the first Computer Graphics private beta was closing, the community decided to make a new proposal. Prior to the site's closure, there was a ...
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Proposal to increase the scope from 'Startup Business' to 'Business' or some other larger scope

NOTICE: Since this site is now in beta, it is time to have these conversations with the folks who are actually building this site. Please bring your comments and discussions to this site's ...
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Motorcycle Care and Mods

Proposal: Motorcycles I think it would be a good idea to put some focus on q&a's to do with aftermarket modifications to motorcycles in relation to this site proposal. Bikes such as the Suzuki ...
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I would like to submit a StackExchange proposal for the topic “Cultural Marxism.” Where do I go from here? [duplicate]

After reading through Area 51's FAQ, this is the closest I've come to figuring out how to propose a new stack exchange site: specifically dedicated to "Cultural Marxism."
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What about strategy questions related to cryptograms?

Proposal: Puzzling Would it be on topic to discuss strategies for solving simple-cypher puzzles, such as the cryptogram, theoretically, not "What's the meaning of [puzzle content]", but rather, "How ...
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Would math puzzles be on topic here?

Proposal: Puzzling Would Math puzzles - distinguished from Math homework problems, which can usually go on Math Stack Exchange - be on topic here? Example: Two perfect logicians, S and P, are told ...
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What is the difference between askubuntu proposal and Linux Mint Proposal?

Due to that Linux Mint is a fork of Ubuntu, Which of the question must be asked on Linux Mint and which of them on Ask Ubuntu? I had some questions about Mint and I asked on Ask Ubuntu but ...
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Could a “Middle Board” work?

SE currently has SuperUser for power users and enthusiasts and also ServerFault for SysAdmins. ServerFault operates much like an elitist club where as SuperUser is not advanced enough. There seems ...