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What questions should be on topic for Quantum Computing?

Proposal: Quantum Computing This is taken (with minor edits) from an old discussion post I had for the Quantum Computers proposal after it closed and before it was deleted; the question links are ...
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Why different SE sites do not merge than their broader analog appears?

There are already sites for Bitcoin and Ethereum. Now emerges new site about all of the Blockchains. I have seen such situations many times, but as far as I have seen sub-sites do not join in to more ...
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Is this proposal a subset of the Blockchain Technology proposal?

Proposal: Cryptocurrencies, while being a superset of various cryptocurrency proposals/betas (e.g. Ethereum, Monero etc) also feels liked it is a subset of the wider Blockchain proposal. How wide/...
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How should we craft the site description for “Technical Communication?”

Proposal: Technical Communication NOTE: The site name has changed from "Documentation" to "Technical Communication" I'd like for people to discuss the site description here. Thanks!
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Do programming languages have a place within Conlang discussion, and why or why not?

Proposal: Constructed languages What sets programming languages apart from artificial ones? I feel like there are important connections here, but I can't put my finger on exactly what they might be. ...
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What questions will be on-topic at Google?

Proposal: Google Earlier this year, there had been a question asking "What will be the main contents of 'Google'?". From this, we got an answer coming to the conclusion that Google does not have a ...
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Why not “Stenography” instead of “CaseCAT Help”?

Proposal: Case CATalyst Help I think it's fantastic that Stenograph wants to get active on Stack Exchange, it's certainly a much better avenue for support (and archiving) than Facebook. However, I ...
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Air Quality Modeling Community

Proposal: Air Quality Modeling Do we have a plan to reach out to WRF, CAMx and global air quality modeling groups to expand our community of users?
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Site Scope / Name Conflict at Documentation/Technical Communication

Proposal: Technical Communication NOTE: As a newcomer to this proposal, I apologize for jumping in and kicking sand all over everything. But, I think this is really important to address now, before ...
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Why would people downvote on questions without any explanation and how to avoid it?

Here are few examples of questions which are on-topic, but downvoted: How many alien races are on Earth according to the Canada's former minister of National Defence (based on his interview)? This ...
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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 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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Operating Systems Development

My proposal for creating a hobby OS Dev SE was closed as a duplicate of computer science SE. While I certainly don't agree with that, what should I expect to happen for proposing the same site but ...
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Can we have a Physical Science SE for people with low quality physics questions?

I have many questions dealing with Physics, but these questions were considered low quality contributions by Physics SE. I got my account suspended by them for 30 days on Christmas and when I was let ...
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Differences with Artificial Intelligence?

Proposal: Singularity After seeing the questions in this proposal, I fail to see how those question would be off-topic for http://ai.stackexchange.com/ in the specifig singularity tag as there's ...
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Merge to “Arms & Armor?”

Proposal: Safe & Secure I like this proposal, but perhaps due to too much exposure to old RPGs my brain keeps on trying to autoreplace "Safe & Secure" with "Arms & Armor." Which leads me ...
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Would discussing on laws about weapons in different countries be on topic?

Proposal: Weapons Would discussing on laws about weapons in different countries be on topic, even if it overlaps Law SE? Or should I only ask there?
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Are questions related to learning Dutch considered off-topic?

Proposal: Dutch Language One of the questions I proposed is Are there any online courses for Dutch as it is spoken in Flanders/Belgium? It immediately got a downvote without an explanation why ...
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How to propose a new site?

How to create a proposal and what will be limitation to create a proposal? I have checked on "AREA51" for create a proposal but didn't get solution. This question may be repeated.
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“Finding Work” Already Covered by Workplace?

Proposal: Finding works Greetings to all! I fail to see how this proposal is substantially different from another existing site which already permits questions about finding employment, The ...
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Will this site allow no-food vegan questions?

Proposal: Veganism & Vegetarianism Because reasons of being vegan or vegetarian varies, I wonder if questions that do not ask about food would be accepted. For example, is talking about "vegan ...
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What is on-topic here and not on Writers?

Proposal: Documentation Technical writing is already on-topic on Writers.SE, with (currently) 225 questions on the technical-writing tag. What topics will this proposal cover that don't belong there?...
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Will this site allow other reduced-meat diets?

Proposal: Veganism & Vegetarianism Does this community have an interest in offering health advice, recipes, etc to encourage reduced meat diets such as pescetarian? Would these diets be ...
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Separate section for creating guides to switch to a vegan lifestyle? [closed]

Once this site graduates to beta, will there be a specific section for creating "how-to" guides on how to go vegan or a section for "resources on benefits of going vegan"? Or should we create a ...
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Are naval vessels like destroyers and corvettes in scope?

As per my question, do naval weapons have scope in this site because up until now example questions are mostly about atomic and hand-held weapons. IMO putting naval and aerial weaponry will increase ...
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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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Will it be strictly reserved to so called “natural products” or will question about GMO products will be also allowed?

Proposal: Vegetarianism Since vegetarian/vegans... have the tendency to fall into naturalist beliefs ("what is natural is good, what is artificial is bad") I was curious to know if questions related ...
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How can i change the topic of my proposal?

Is there any way to change the topic of my proposal, for example from Technology to Life, or i should to delete it and create it again? Thank you.
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What is the scope argument for a new site?

Proposal: Bioinformatics Bluntly put: why do we need a new site? There are already Computer Science, Computational Science, Crossvalidated, Biology, and Stackoverflow. I imagine that every ...
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Are graphic novels on topic (specifically non scifi/fantasy)?

Proposal: Literature Naturally many graphic novels will overlap with scifi/fantasy, but what about graphic novels that do not fit that category? Maus comes immediately to mind as a "graphic memoir" ...
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Would a fact based vegan answer to a vegetarian question be appropriate?

Proposal: Veganism & Vegetarianism Consider a question like "What is the healthiest cheese?". Would an answer like "The healthiest is vegan cheese home made with cashews [references]." (purely ...
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Hebrew: Are questions asking whether or where Hebrew was spoken or written in scope?

Are questions about a narrow niche of Hebrew language history in scope? I'm sure questions about the historical development of the language as a whole would be in scope (I hope). But would a ...
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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 between complex networks as science of ecosystems rather than a branch of physics portal?

Complex networks can be described as a sub-area of physics and mathematics, where you study how things entangle with each other. After Barabasi and Newman (in my personal point of view) complex ...
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Will this site overlap the scope of Web Applications?

Proposal: Google The scope of Web Applications (WA) is about the use of web applications. Nowadays Google has several web applications that are very popular like Google (the web search service), ...
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Does this proposal include questions about Android?

Proposal: Google We already have a SE for Android users. Does this proposal's scope exclude or include questions about Android?
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Does the Beekeeping proposal include general bee questions, or only hive-related?

Proposal: Beekeeping Does this proposal include anything we might want to learn about bees, or is it limited to hive-related questions? Some of the example questions, including mine, are about bees ...
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Will this site allow speculation and opinions about business/technology decisions?

Proposal: Google There some proposal questions that start with Why1. Should this questions be supported by references to secondary and tertiay sources like a press release, a lecture or interview, ...
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Is book recommendation should be on-topic?

Would you think a book recommendation would be a great idea, or not? Proposal: Literature
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I2P is part of Darknet

The I2P private beta didn't have enough activity during the beta and has been closed recently. This most likely to happen again. I suggest to join the forces into Darknet proposal (previous follow up ...
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Casinos & Gambling - what area would this fit in?

I am considering a proposal for something of the above. A sample description is This site is for gamblers, casino and industry professionals, and those interested in aspects of the games, ...
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Sustainable Living covers a set of questions that intersects — but does not completely overlap — other proposals, how to handle?

Proposal: Sustainable Living Is there a standard way determined for handling sites that have an intersection (but not total overlap) with existing sites or proposals? For example, see this question ...
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Is there any community for act,drama?

I already have account in music,and movies but i have proposal for community or blog for drama and act. or if is there any community available can any one suggest please
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Marketing is on-topic in the Startups SE

Proposal: Marketing Marketing is well on-topic in the Startups site. In fact, there is also an active Marketing tag on the site. There is also an active meta post for the expansion of the site's ...
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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, and ...
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On proposals soliciting reviews, recommendations, comparisons, etc

"Software Recommendations" was created in a time when the sheer size of our software developer audience gave them the collateral to give this a shot. "Hardware Recommendations" later expanded on that ...
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Faked Artificial Intelligence like in Game Development

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence Should algorithms that try to fake an intelligent impression with banal functionality behind be part of this new site? I think not since it is a different field and ...
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How do we define a secret society?

When we're discussing a secret society, this means they're no longer secret. How we define what is a secret society then? Proposal: Secret Societies
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Darknet vs. I2P

Proposals: Darknet, I2P The I2P proposal, proposed two months ago and currently in commitment phase, appears like a natural subset of the Darknet posposal from one month ago which is currently in its ...
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Are pipeline questions explicitly on-topic in “3D Graphics”?

Proposal: 3D Graphics [1] 3d-computer-graphics This proposal currently covers "3D modeling, layout, animation, and 3D rendering" which obviously has direct bearing on the CG, VFX, animation and ...