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Would a direct answer to a question that would be in scope on SE; be out of scope at SE Academy?

Proposal: Stack Overflow Academy As cupcake points out in here some questions that ask for help, on SE Academy, may need an answer different then what the OP is asking for. As the scope of the ...
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What is 'Expert Systems'?

Proposal: Expert Systems What is the 'Expert Systems' proposal about? According to Wikipedia In artificial intelligence, or an expert system is a computer system that emulates the decision-making ...
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Why Post-Secondary Education proposal has been created

Proposal: Post-Secondary Education I am an undergraduate student and I have many questions that I would love to ask on the SE network, yet they would be off-topic on Academia.SE because they do not ...
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Review of existing languages

Proposal: Programming Language Theory To make the subsite better aligned with StackExchange goals, it should explicitly include analysis of existing practices, libraries and languages. That would ...
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What exactly is “World of Introverts” supposed to cover?

Proposal: World of Introverts Not really sure how to expand on this beyond the title; we've got a proposal, the vague description of "for peoples who are introverts" and no example questions. I ...
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Should questions about why a certain plant grows a certain way be considered on-topic on Botany?

Proposal: Botany Should questions like "Why do peonies stop growing when the terminal growth is removed, rather than putting out shoots?" be considered on-topic here? It seems slightly like a GL ...
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Proposal to increase the scope from 'Startup Business' to 'Business' or some other larger scope

Proposal: Startup Business I don't see any good reason why limit it only to start up businesses? I see such choice equivalent to instead of having Stack Overflow having Microsoft Programmers only, or ...
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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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Should Automotive Electronics proposal scope be narrowed?

Proposal: Automotive Electronics Automotive electronics is a wide area and it is going to become more integral in the future. Auto manufacturers are going to strive to introduce new features, mainly ...
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Automotive Electronics would be on topic at EP&D, no?

I don't see a reason why Automotive Electronics questions would be off topic at Embedded Programming & Design, can anyone else? If not, I propose that this discussion be used to define question ...
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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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What's the scope language / country wise?

Proposal: Dutch Language & Culture What exactly does Dutch Language & Culture encompass? Just the Netherlands? Flanders? North-West France (Dunkirk / Dunkerque / Duinkerken)? South Africa? ...
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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 ...
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A proposal scope?

I go straight. I think that there should be another website (xxxxx.stackexchange.com) where you can tell some symptoms for your disease and people with more information with biology may answer you. ...
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I followed the proposal, what's next?

This discussion topic is for new followers who want to contribute to a proposal. Here is what you can (and should) do: Add example questions that can be asked when this site goes live (or in beta). ...
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Creating research paper study groups

Proposal: Open Science I would like to know whether creating study groups for individual research papers will come under the scope of Open Science site? Actually my question is similar to ...
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Do we really need another Q&A forum on mechanics?

Proposal: Theoretical and Applied Mechanics The mechanics community is fragmented with question on various topics appearing on open forums such as iMechanica, various commercial software forums (most ...
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What is “Sourcing”?

Proposal: Sourcing Purpose My idea is an experimental one, and is meant to fill a gap let open by a variety of other sites. It's intended to address a very specific type of "shopping" question: ...
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Scoping concerns

Proposal: Programming Language Theory The topic programming language theory has possible overlap with a number of Stack Exchange sites: CSTheory.SE – deals with topics in theoretical computer ...
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Does the description of this proposal seem too broad?

Proposal: social entrepreneurship and social worker I think that social entrepreneurship and social work are great categories on their own. This combination along with NGO's, women's studies, etc. ...
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How do you address ethics and veganism while staying in scope for a stack exchange site?

Proposal: Veganism Veganism is a life style choice based, at least in part on ethics. Ethics is "is a branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending and recommending concepts of right ...
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Expand to powersports?

Proposal: Motorcycles This is at least the third proposal I've seen for an SE based on motorcycles and motorcycling, and neither the earlier "Motorcycles" nor the later "Motorcycles, scooters and ...
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Are hangman puzzles on topic?

Proposal: Puzzling Will we be allowed to discuss Hangman/Wheel of Fortune puzzles?
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Proposal/Definition - Not a duplicate of “Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair”

Proposal: Motorsports & Performance Tuning This Q&A site proposal is for the car enthusiast and the performance-minded technical crowd. The site should cater towards the DIY enthusiasts, ...
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Will the types of puzzles allowed to be discussed be laid out in the community rules?

Proposal: Puzzling So I was wondering: is the scope of this proposal already established, or can we propose changes to it once it goes beta? And will there be some definitive rules laid out somewhere ...
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what about an open forum? [duplicate]

what if we create an open forum and discuss multiple and different topics on one place? i have this idea to create some thing unique on stackexchange whereas i have seen sites like yahoo answers and ...
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Text Book and Paper Recommendations

Can we ask questions looking for text book recommendations and suggestions for academic papers in certain fields of economics in the Economics proposal?
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Questions about drawing certain subjects or styles, not just questions about drawing materials

A large majority of questions in this proposal have to do with the tools used for drawing and painting. I think we should also include questions about how to draw or paint in certain styles how to ...
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Will Sudoku and Str8ts questions be on topic for Puzzling?

Proposal: Puzzling I see the proposal for Puzzling has already made it through the definition stage, so I was wondering: are number puzzle games, e.g. Sudoku and Str8ts, on-topic, or did I just ...
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Will changing the name to Community Building shorten the site's scope?

Proposal: Moderators In the proposal's description, it mentions: ...channel operators, helpdesk, portal creators and consumer advisors To me community building sounds more along the lines of ...
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Are questions about 3rd-party-cookies as related to privacy issues to be considered on-topic?

Proposal: Privacy From the discussions I read, I get the impression that the technical part of privacy is considered to be covered by the "Information Security" site, and off-topic here. Is the ...
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How is this distinguished from the Linguistics site?

Proposal: Languages Several of the suggested questions are on-topic for the Linguistics site, though several are not. Is it best if there's only one appropriate site for a question?
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Combine Aliens and Paranormal Files into Cryptozoology

Proposal: Aliens A cryptid is defined as "a creature or plant whose existence has been suggested but is not recognized by scientific consensus". Both aliens and ghosts currently fit this description ...
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Why not include painting/sketching of different kinds in the pencil sketching proposal?

Pencil sketching along with painting/sketching of different kinds would make a comprehensive topic. More people might be interested to know about the different techniques in this field of art. ...
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Make it different or don't make it at all

OK, so in recent two years two machine learning proposals failed (one, two). Not only that, but the progress from first to the second was very moderate. Now, I feel quite discouraged by this and not ...
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National Railway Tags [closed]

Proposal: Railway By the very nature of the proposed site, a lot of questions will be specific to one nation's rail network. You only have to look at the example questions to see this. Both ...
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Only Media Wiki or all Wikis ?

Proposal: Wikis There are of course, a lot of Wiki software, out of which the most popular, is of course, the beloved MediaWiki (when writing that, I'm already using [[MediaWiki]] for links, instead ...
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Zijn vragen over de Nederlandse etiquette on-topic / Are questions about Dutch etiquette on-topic?

Proposal: Dutch Language and Culture Volgens mij valt er weinig toe te voegen aan de titel. I think there isn't much to add to the question title
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seperate stackexchange for php

As far as stackoverflow is concerned, many questions now-a-days, I see are related to php. Why cannot a seperate stackexchange site be opened especially for php enthusiasts. It would really be helpful ...
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The scope of nutrition group

Related to this question, I was wondering why nutrition group is limited to nutritionists and medical professionals. I think there is a need for anybody to ask questions about nutrition and get good ...
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How do I Inform Followers of a Related or Closed Proposal About a New Proposal Covering Their Topic?

I have created a new proposal, and it is a slightly wider scope than a related and closed proposal. I am certainly using channels outside of SE to promote the area51 proposal. Is there an ...
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Why do people persist in creating duplicate or subset proposals rather than supporting pre-existing proposals?

My observation of the Stack Exchange (SE) Beta Sites, is they need as much consolidated support from user to get them launched, up and out of Beta. Many fail. Once a site has become a thriving ...
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What is the best scope for Learning Management Systems (LMS) StackExchange?

I am thinking that LMS is the right scope, to build a large enough community to enable the SE magic to work. However, I am a sysadmin and I am doing data minining and Student Information System (SIS) ...
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An SE site for “Indian languages” does not make sense

Proposal: Indian Languages and their usage I'm voicing the same opposition I posted for the original proposal: ...
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Does the description of the proposal discourage people from committing?

Proposal: Nutrition Proposed Q&A site for dietitians, medical professionals That description makes it sound like this is only a place for professionals in the field. Reading the top example ...
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Will the proposed site be about the product NemCV?

Proposal: NemCV If the site is going to be about the product NemCV should not it be explicitly mentioned in the site description? If the site is going to be about CVs in general should not it be ...
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Rebooting Economics.SE site

Proposal: Economics I am starting this discussion because I truly believe that a Q&A site related to economics and econometrics can be a success. Right. So why the first attempt failed? I ...