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Proposal for shogi

Q&A site for serious players and enthusiasts of shogi. Shogi is a Japanese strategy board game, with a long history. With is own strategy and enormous complexity, as you can capture and reuse ...
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A better name than “game mechanics”?

Proposal: Game mechanics "Game mechanics" doesn't do a very good job at conveying the scope of this site, as it doesn't make clear that it's specifically about designing these mechanics and not so ...
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Game design is already covered in tags on gamedev.SE, rpg.SE and board&cardgames.SE respectively

Proposal: Game mechanics Any question that is on scope here could work perfectly well on the aforementioned sites. Can you give your for why this site should or should not be created keeping this in ...
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Would questions about the history of sailing be on-topic?

Proposal: Sailing Would questions about historical methods and achievements in sailing be on-topic here? For example, questions about Carthaginian sailing techniques, or Viking navigational tools?
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Slightly confusing proposal name

Proposal: Toy Construction Not sure if it's possible to change a proposal once it's been started, but the name of the proposal seems to indicate that it's more about "making" toys rather than "Toys ...
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Could posting some Youtube videos help garner commitments?

Proposal: Woodworking In another discussion on this forum the idea came up to contact some of the YouTube/internet woodworking guru's to help promote the Woodworking Community proposal. It was, ...
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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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Suggested Synonyms

Proposal: Alcoholic beverages Would probably do better if named Libations Mixology Drinks
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LEGOs are off-topic, as they have their own SE site

Proposal: Toy Construction Questions about LEGO are offtopic on this site, as they have Bricks.SE. This is for other construction toys.
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Is discussion of Airsoft allowed

Proposal: Firearms I see that this proposal mentions that it's a Q&A site for shooting sports. Could we incorporate airsoft into this? We could have discussions about rules, game modes, modding, ...
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Support SI community ads

Proposal: Scientific Imagination Scientific imagination is doing well, and it's just short of 1 follower for the required 60 followers of the definition phase. It's time to accelerate it's growth, ...
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Would Windsurfing be on-topic on Sailing?

Proposal: Sailing Technically speaking, windsurfing is a form of sailing. You are on a buoyant hull on a body of water and position a sail in a way that the wind moves you forward. But I wonder if ...
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Is your title to limiting?

Proposal: surfboard reparing and shaping I would like to suggest that you just call the site "Surfing". The title you wrote has a big emphasize on board making and repair, which is ok except that it ...
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This is covered widely enough on the Sports SE site

Proposal: Skateboarding http://sports.stackexchange.com/
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Should we accept "What is missing questions?

Proposal: Cosplay and Fancy Dress Do we rate questions such as: My costume is almost complete but I think I'm missing something? I only ask because with some costumes there are optional extras that ...
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What would be included in Tinkering that wouldn't be included in Model Hobbyist?

Proposal: Tinkering What questions might be asked here that wouldn't already be on topic at the Model Hobbyist proposal?
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What would be on topic at Birds that is not on topic at Biology?

Proposal: Birds The existing site Biology has 54 questions on birds/ornithology what would be covered at this proposal that is not already addressed by biology?
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Hunting is already covered at The Great Outdoors

Proposal: Hunting There are hunting questions already being answered on The Great Outdoors site.
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Where do we draw the line for shopping questions?

Proposal: Cosplay and Fancy Dress 'Shopping Recommendations' are pretty much off-topic across most of the major sites in the SE Network, however a lot of questions for this proposal are probably ...
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Checkers shouldn't be limited to Board and Card Games

Proposal: Checkers Why should Checkers be generalized to Board and Card Games? It shouldn't. Checkers is a classic board game that many have known and played for a long time. Checkers is the board ...
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Lets include railroad modeling

Proposal: Model Hobbyist When I think of the term model hobbyist I think of planes, trains, boats, automobiles and the diorama worlds that might surround these things. It does not matter if these ...
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so what's the sailing scope going to be?

Proposal: Sailing Joe left a comment elsewhere with this: What I'd really like to see is a discussion of software development while cruising. Too niche? I think maybe keeping it in a Q&A ...
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Shall we choose a new name for Scientific Imagination?

Proposal: Scientific Imagination Those of you who already follow Scientific Imagination, or will follow soon after you will finish reading this post [;)], do so because you love imagination things, ...
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Welcome all sailors who are interested in doing this!

Proposal: Sailing I've posted about this on social media and my own blog, but I really think it would be terrific to start amassing a body of sailing knowledge in the public domain. When I think ...
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Sailing is in scope at The Great Outdoors

Proposal: Sailing Sailing is in scope at The Great Outdoors. There are 16 existing questions on the site.
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Aquariums are on-topic Pets.SE

Proposals: Planted aquarium & Aquariums Fish & reef keepers How are these sites going to help/differ?
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Proposal Title changed

Proposal: Casino Gaming The Original Title "Gaming Theory" did not seem quite right to me. It was confusing in the sense that it was not clear about the scope of the proposal. Game Theory is a whole ...
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What should be the scope of a Gaming Theory?

Proposal: Gaming Theory As the proposal moves forward we should get down to defining the site basics and context. I had in mind when writing the proposal that the site is a super site in the sense ...
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Proposing a site another site might logicaly be part of?

I am considering proposing a site for gaming theory, that would include all aspects of gambling related to game play. (it would not include video games, board games etc., just casino games). There is ...
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What can we do to help Woodworking become a community?

Proposal: Woodworking How is it possible there's enough interest to field such stack exchange categories as "Amateur Radio" and "Biblical Hermeneutics" but we don't yet have a Woodworking community? ...
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Are questions related to scuba equipment and scuba techniques will be on-topic?

Proposal: Scuba For example, if I want to ask "What are good techniques for improved my oxygen consumption?", or "Which dive computer is cheap and has the tank sensor?", are these questions will be ...
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Scuba is covered at Travel

Proposal: Scuba Scuba should be covered by http://travel.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/diving
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Jokes And Riddles

Proposal: Jokes What is the main difference between the proposal Jokes, and Riddles? We should define both Riddles and Jokes (and by the way, are riddles off-topic?).
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Model Hobbyist needs you!

Proposal: Model Hobbyist We've got lots of followers for Model Hobbyist, but our number of questions is somewhat troubling. We have 45 followers at the moment, and only 44 example questions. That's ...
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Isn't this a subset of Travel.SE?

Proposal: Bicycle Touring - the "touring" part is covered by Travel.SE pretty well. The "bicycle" part is on The Great Outdoors. And if not there, then definitely at ...
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Bicycle Touring on The Great Outdoors

Proposal: Bicycle Touring Proposal: The Great Outdoors I'm pretty sure the nice people at The Great Outdoors site would welcome all questions on bicycle touring.
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There is no stack for hunting in general - can this stack be broadened?

Proposal: Firearms A firearms stack proposal died a few years ago (as discussed here) due to a lack of users. There has been another discussion about including all shooting sports including archery. ...
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Example questions about xkcd

Proposal: Web Comics Now that I have changed the name of the xkcd proposal to include other web comics, what should be done about the example questions which were tailored towards xkcd?
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Should I rename xkcd to Web Comic?

Proposal: xkcd Reading through some of the dicussions, I agree that limiting to just xkcd may be too narrow. What do you think about renaming it to 'Web Comics'?
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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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Can questions contain the comic in question?

Proposal: xkcd Given almost every question is going to be about at least once comic should we encourage or discourage posting that comic in the question? Is it legal or is it a copywright violation?
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Is this too narrow?

Proposal: xkcd I like the idea of this proposal but I'm worried it's too limited. XKCD is only updated three times a week (sometimes four if you could the What-If). For me there isn't enough content ...
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Relationship with World Building

Proposal: Scientific Imagination Proposal: Worldbuilding This is going to sound like a strange one but I can see a lot of cross-over between this and the worldbuilding proposal. For example: SI ...
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Duplicat of sports

Proposal: Tennis Wouldn't this be covered in sports?
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Can we make “what-if” questions locally on-topic on their respective sites?

Proposal: Scientific Imagination The above proposal is inspired by and meant for the "What-If" category of questions. These questions, no doubt, can create some amount of discussion and arguments, ...
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How can I make an announcement to followers of a proposal?

I created Scientific Imagination yesterday, for the people who are interested in questions involving imaginary scenarios and scientific, educational, and fun answers for those questions. Now I would ...
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What kind of content does Scientific Imagination expect?

Proposal: Scientific Imagination What kind of purpose does this proposal serve? What type of content is accepted in Scientific Imagination?
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A name change could avoid confusions

Proposal: Wearables A alternate name such as wearable devices could avoid the confusion with clothes.
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Welcome to the woodworking proposal website!

Proposal: Woodworking For those of you who have wandered in here and found this website, either by link or you are a fellow StackExchange user, what could we do to help explain this website proposal ...
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What would this mean for beer.se?

Proposal: Alcoholic beverages This sounds like it would include topics in the already launched beer.se, how does that work? I can't imagine we would want to merge them together and drastically change ...