The Recreation category includes proposals in subjects like sports, games, and hobbies.

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There are already DIY sites

Proposal: Make Searching for "DIY" will bring up a few results, including Home Improvement. Moreover, the name for this proposal is misleading and can also refer to the Make utility.
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Is Encoding and Decoding a duplicate of Cryptography?

Proposal: Encoding and Decoding Encoding and Decoding seems to be a duplicate of Cryptography, at least in part. It seems that encoding and decoding could mean sending messages in a secret code, i.e. ...
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RC is in scope at Scale Modeling does it need it's own site?

Proposal: Radio Control RC is in scope at Scale Modeling does it need it's own site? See Could this be generalized to include RC-model building and operation as well?
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Duplicate of Arqade

Proposal: Console Gaming Help The single example question would be on-topic without any issue. If you believe Arqade is inundated with PC RPGs, you're going to need to do more than make a ...
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There is a New Proposal which may subsume Riddles

Due to the upheavals at Puzzling.SE a relatively large part of that community has broken off and made: Puzzle and Riddle Challenges. Is this something that Riddles needs to worry about? Would the ...
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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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Duplicate of Gaming.SE?

Proposal: DOTA 2 Seems that all questions about Dota 2 would be on-topic on gaming.se.
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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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Is this subject forbidden by Stack Exchange management?

Proposal: Puzzle and Riddle Challenges In comments on this thread: http://meta.puzzling.stackexchange.com/questions/1601/puzzling-se-where-we-hate-fun-its-time-to-disallow-challenge-questions ...
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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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Are multi-part puzzles on topic, or should it be entirely self-contained?

Proposal: Puzzle and Riddle Challenges There was a discussion on Meta.Puzzling a while ago about whether multiple-part puzzles would be welcomed. There have been several such puzzle series posted on ...
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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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Not a Q&A Stack

Proposal: Puzzle and Riddle Challenges This addresses a very hot topic on P.SE Meta: puzzles and challenges do not fit the traditional SE model of a question-and-answer site for experts. There is a ...
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What quality standards?

Proposal: Puzzle and Riddle Challenges Although some people may disagree with the decision made on Puzzling.SE, it's hard to say it didn't make any good points about the problems with riddles and ...
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Duplicate of Puzzling.SE?

Proposal: Puzzle and Riddle Challenges
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On topic for Sports?

Proposal: Athletes Would this proposal be a duplicate of Sports?
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Do we want questions about recipes?

Proposal: Mixology Notwithstanding that I find quite difficult this proposal arrives far, is a topic that is covered by Seasoned Advice Do we want questions about recipes? I think not, recipes are ...
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Is urban farming different than normal gardening?

Some people think that because gardening and urban farming are both focused on planting something both are the same. Other perspectives mention that urban farming is different than normal gardening ...
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Why can't Shogi questions be asked on Board and Card Games?

It seems that any question about a board game can be asked at Board & Card Games. What makes Shogi different from, say, Magic: The Gathering, which has had its request for a site shutdown? ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Will questions related to scuba equipment and scuba techniques 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