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Is this a duplicate of several proposals?

Proposal: Identifying Things Based on your questions, senshin, this proposal seems to cover several existing proposals: Identifying movies Identifying Sci-fi/Fantasy related ...
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New followers: post example questions & vote!

Proposal: Sailing At this stage of the Sailing proposal, we have a whole bunch of users, but need more upvoted example questions to proceed. Since we have a fairly low overlap with other ...
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Who are the experts for “The Finding of the Forgotten”?

Proposal: The Finding of the Forgotten It seems that there are no people who are expert at this. There might be experts at remembering movies, others good at songs, others at names of animals. But ...
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Publicizing Proposal within targeted Stack Exchange sites

Proposal: The Armory We've noted that the Definition stage appears to befuddle many users who aren't familiar with Area51. Can we attract users who are at least familiar with Stack Exchange to look ...
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Fishing is covered by The Great Outdoors

Proposal: Fishing There are 34 questions tagged 'fishing' at The Great Outdoors. You are welcome to ask and answer more.
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Comic Books and Graphic Novel recommendations are welcome?

Proposal: Book Recommendations Can we recommend and look for recommendations of comic books and graphic novels? I believe that is on-topic, but it seems to me a good point to discuss.
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What other ways can we reach out to help Blacksmith and metal working get off the ground?

Proposal: Blacksmith and Metal work Blacksmithing and jewelry making seem to be on the rise right now, I would think that an SE site would be an excellent resource. How do we spread the word and get ...
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Everyone make sure you've submitted your 5 example questions and voted for ones you think are good

Proposal: Ants, Anting, Ant Keeping, and Myrmecology I get the feeling people aren't understanding that that is what we need to do at this point and my previous hints have been too subtle.
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Archery and the Armory

Proposal: The Armory and Archery combined There seems to be a place in stack for an archery themed site. But it might struggle to get out of beta. Rather than starting another area51 suggestion, ...
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What are the best things we can do to contribute to this effort and get things off the ground right now?

Proposal: Ants, Anting, Ant Keeping, and Myrmecology For those not very familiar with Stackexchange or the area 51 proposal process... This stage is sort of like a founding period where it's ...
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Where else can we reach out to the community in order to garner support for this endeavor?

Proposal: Ants, Anting, Ant Keeping, and Myrmecology I have already reached out to the administrators of the two forums I have used. http://formiculture.com and http://antfarm.yuku.com/ They were ...
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Is Ants a duplicate?

Proposal: Ants, Anting, Ant Keeping, and Myrmecology The ants proposal would seem to be already covered by http://biology.stackexchange.com/ (Ants in the wild, or for scientific study) 16 existing ...
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Will the Argument proposal will quickly devolve into . . . arguments?

Proposal: Argument Stack Overflow - and, by extension, the rest of Stack Exchange - is not a forum. Debates, arguments, fights, etc. are explicitly not welcome. The Argument proposal, by its very ...
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Is this proposal strictly for modeling of vehicles, not (e.g.) figurines?

The great majority of the supplied questions involve model airplanes, trains or cars. Although a few questions involve creating appropriate textures or dealing with materials, even those could be seen ...
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Is coin collecting viable?

Proposal: Coin Collecting I stumbled upon this and I need to ask whether this proposal is a good fit for Q & A. Is this a viable proposal?
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Good Example Questions for The Armory

Proposal: The Armory Can't think of good Example Questions for this proposal? Peruse highly-rated questions from: The previous instance of The Armory proposal. The old Firearms proposal and beta. ...
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Does the proposal sound like a reasonable one?

Proposal: Blacksmith and Metal work Blacksmithing and other metal works seem to be on the rise and I thought having a SE place to ask and answer questions to help would be a good idea. Any opinions ...
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The Armory: Reboot

Proposal: The Armory Proposal detail by Ben Collins: "The Armory" (with a URL of armory.stackexchange.com) has a sort of professional, even "guild-ish" connotation to it, which encompasses ...
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RC or Scale Modeling?

Proposal: RC & Scale Modeling Hi, When I see this proposal I get a bit confused. RC and Scale Modeling. Why are those two put together? What I want this proposal to be is RC. Why? That's what ...
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What is Puzzling.stackexchange.com's rating ? Adult ? Child safe?

Proposal: Puzzling I would like to authorize access to http://puzzling.stackexchange.com/ to my boys (preteen). I think they will like it, and that this site will help them learn english. My ...
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Should we accept questions asking for a guide on creating specific costume elements?

Proposal: Costuming Should questions along the lines of How do I make Homestuck Troll horns? be allowed? (You can probably think of many similar questions which could be asked.) Such ...
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What, specifically, is on-topic here?

Proposal: Web Comics Originally, my assumption on reading the title was that it would be information for people considering writing / maintaining their own webcomic, and it would primarily be aimed ...
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Should colregs / rules of the road questions be on-topic?

Proposal: Sailing Although potentially very useful, potentially also very dangerous if someone posts incorrect answers.
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Is this a duplicate of World Building?

In its tour: Worldbuilding Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for writers, artists and others using science, geography and culture to construct imaginary worlds and settings Proposal: ...
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Gamification in Game Mechanics?

Proposal: Game mechanics I've noticed in the sites description that the scope should include gamification? Having highly participated in the recently failed private beta Gamification (which closed a ...
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The scope of “Trains”

Proposal: Trains Does this group propose to cover model railroading and toy train collecting, or this group propose to be more tightly focused on present and historical real world railroading?
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Making sure my beta invite didn't get put into the junk folder

Proposal: Woodworking I don't know how long it takes to get beta up and running, but the WorldBuilding didn't seem to take to long once it hit %100. So I just want to make sure that we are all still ...
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Is RC & Scale Modeling covered by Arts & Crafts?

I believe the proposal for RC & Scale Modeling would be covered by the proposal for Arts & Crafts. Should they be merged?
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What would separate this site from Board & Card Games?

Proposal: Magic the Gathering We currently have a Board and Card games Stack Exchange, which allows Magic the Gathering questions. What would this proposal do differently from them? As previously ...
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A stack exchange for Reloading (or perhaps Firearms Reloading)

Reloading specific to firearms, for target shooting, hunting, etc. This is a very intricate field, with a lot of science and intuition involved. There are lot of common questions that are difficult to ...
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change title of Cosplay and fancy dress proposal

I think the title should remove fancy dress, firstly as it is the same meaning as cosplay and it also wont get taken as seriously as it should be, maybe change the title to just "cosplay" or "cosplay ...
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What would separate this from Board & Card Games?

Proposal: Magic the Gathering We currently have a Board & Card Games Stack Exchange, which allows Magic the Gathering questions. What would this proposal do differently from them?
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Did Cars Proposal Exist

I've seen a few proposals that involve cars, like maintenance and repair, electric cars. Has there ever been a generic cars proposal posted here on Area51?
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Any ideas how to promote this site further?

Proposal: Sailing We're only 5 users away from our goal to get this site moving into the commitment phase but it seems most of the users who have signed up aren't contributing questions, and even ...
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How to deal (pun not intended) with Poker.SE overlap?

Proposal: Expert Casino Gaming and Gambling There is currently a Poker.SE site in beta status, which focuses on Poker. Since most casinos offer Poker tables, there's an overlapping area between this ...
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Community Promotion Ad

Proposal: Game mechanics I figured this proposal could use a bit more momentum so I created an ad and posted it on the Game Development Community Promotion Ads thread. Here's the ad for those ...
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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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Description change suggestions for Cosplayers

Proposal: Cosplay and Fancy Dress I feel like this QA should be more for cosplayers regarding all (related) topics, rather than directed towards questions about dresses and stuff.
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Description change suggestions

Proposal: Game mechanics Reading through proposed questions it seems it is not clear what Game Mechanics should be about. Upvoted suggestions shall be incorporated into description. Suggestions can ...
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Retraction of Offer

It is with some regret that I post this to inform anyone who may have been following the "let's post some videos" initiative that I am rescinding my offer of services in this matter. I went into this ...
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Is this a duplicate of Puzzling.SE and Riddles.Area51? [duplicate]

Proposal: Puzzle and Riddle Challenges We already have the Riddles proposal for riddles and the Puzzling Stack Exchange site for puzzles. How does this proposal fill a niche that is not filled by ...
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This proposal is officially dead [duplicate]

Proposal: Puzzle and Riddle Challenges Per Robert Cartaino in this Meta.Puzzling.SE answer: we're not going to create a "Code Golf" counterpart to Puzzling SE.
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Puzzling.stackexchange.com Merge? [duplicate]

Proposal: Puzzle and Riddle Challenges Currently there's a been of trouble rising about challenges (see; ...
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ok I guess we need to close this as a duplicate now

http://meta.puzzling.stackexchange.com/questions/1601/puzzling-se-where-we-hate-fun-its-time-to-disallow-challenge-questions/1612#1612 Given the above, we may have to close this as continue our ...
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A policy on spoiler tags [closed]

Proposal: Puzzle and Riddle Challenges This is another hot meta topic which I think we should clarify before we have to deal with it: Are answers encouraged, discouraged, required or forbidden to use ...
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Is it a puzzle?

Proposal: Puzzle and Riddle Challenges I think it's fairly well accepted that we're encouraging a wide variety of puzzles on this proposal, but how do we quantify an acceptable difficulty of puzzle? ...
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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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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, ...