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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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Don't existing tags in CSTheory satisfy the needs of Programming Language Theory?

This is the proposal I'm referring to: Programming Language Theory Programming language theory is part of theoretical computer science. To me, it seems the Theoretical Computer Science Stack Exchange ...
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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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This proposal & Physics.SE

Proposal: Low Temperature Experiment Physics currently allows for questions on experiments (tag info links): experimental physics experimental techniques experimental technology with about 870 ...
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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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How to add 'sixth' example question in a proposal?

Proposal: Psychology 11 months ago, when I proposed psychology, I created 5 example question. Each of the 5 example question I created scored more than 10 upvotes. Now I want to add a new question. ...
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Why some users are using comments to answer example questions?

Proposal: Psychology Some users are using comments to answer example questions instead of deciding whether they should in considered in scope of a proposal. Why?
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Merge Programming Language Theory and Compilers into Programming Language Design and Implementation

Proposals: Programming Language Theory and Compilers I propose that we merge the programming language theory and compilers proposals into one proposal called Programming Language Design and ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...