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How to keep this from being all how-to questions

Proposal: DIY A lot of the questions here are how do you build this questions. I think it needs to be made clear in the definition stage that this is too broad of a question - that it's a resource ...
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Geocaching is on-topic on The Great Outdoors

Given that Geocaching is mostly, if not completely, on-topic on The Great Outdoors (pertaining Meta discussion), why is this proposal needed? Proposal: Geocaching
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Are you looking for Gaming.SE/Arqade?

Proposal: Gaming Please take a look at http://gaming.stackexchange.com/ however your definition states the following: "who are looking for allies to play games" You can stop by Our chatroom ...
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Is it on topic to ask about a specific record?

Proposal: Guinness Book of Records Is it on topic to ask about a specific record? Example: What is the longest bench in the world? My thought on the question: - Pro: A substantially wider pool of ...
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Broaden Driving to include all traffic

As it stands now, the driving proposal covers only drivers of motor vehicles. Thereby, it excludes pedestrians, cyclists, equestrians, trams, kick scooters, and more esoteric vehicles participating ...
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Post-mortem | Thoughts on the third failure and ideas for a relaunch

Proposal: The Armory We're nearing the 1-year threshold where unsuccessful proposals are unceremoniously removed. It happened with the previous proposal which stalled on just about the same numbers ...
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Remote Controlled vs. Radio Controlled

Proposal: Radio Controlled One is specific to radio frequencies being used whereas the other is just a broader term. I think the broader term is better fitting.
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Are Questions about reloading on-topic?

Proposal: The Armory Are questions about reloading shotgun shells or bullets on-topic?
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This proposal should be named 'makers', then closed as a dupe

There is already a DIY stack exchange (that has graduated!). However the scope of this proposal is not DIY as I understand it, it is 'making' (as in maker culture), so should probably be closed as a ...
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Scouting possibly a duplicate of The Great Outdoors

Proposal: Scouting How does this differ from the scope of The Great Outdoors? The Great Outdoors: Q&A site for people who love outdoor activities, excursions, and outdoorsmanship. Scouting ...
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Does Armory exclude Militaria?

Proposal: The Armory Do I understand correctly that this proposed site would be about handheld or human-mounted weapons only, but not about any kind of military vehicles (tanks, jets, drones, …), ...
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What should the scope of users be?

Proposal: Boy Scouts Should This include all Boy Scouting organizations as part of the World Organization of the Scout Movement or just general "Scouting", and include Girl Scouts ( defined as part ...
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Should asking for help with a requirement be on topic?

Proposal: Boy Scouts Example: How do I tie a square knot? Should this be on topic?
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Should history of [x] be considered on topic?

Proposal: Boy Scouts For example: What are all the changes made to the Boy Scout uniform over the years? or How has requirement [x] changed? Should these sort of questions be on topic?
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DC and Marvel Universe

The comic proposal was very broad. How about a community for the actual comic nerds, people who wants extensive information about the superheroes and villains in the biggest universes of fiction and ...
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Are cognitive enhancers on-topic?

I've created recently Smart Drugs proposal, but this potentially sounds like a broader approach. Can smart drugs and cognitive enhancers (e.g. nootropics) be on-topic for Nutrition proposal? ...
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How is this proposal any different than Arqade?

Proposal: Gamers Gamers appears to be a general gaming site, which already exists in the form of Arqade. How is this proposal any different than Arqade?
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Overlap with CogSci?

Would questions from Smart Drugs be on topic at the existing Cognitive Sciences beta site?
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On the water is possible duplicate of The Great Outdoors

Proposal: On the Water Duplicate of: The Great Outdoors There is much overlap here with TGO. For example: Sailing tag (27 questions) Canoe tag (21 questions) Kayak tag (29 questions) Water sports ...
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how many questions are needed?

Proposal: Blacksmith and Metal work on the right side of the screen when your on this page, it says 28 questions needed to move on to the next phase. when they say questions do they mean questions ...
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Is scuba diving on topic here?

Proposal: On the Water For example, questions about the equipment, operation, and safety of scuba diving (or any other kind of diving). Would this be on-topic here?
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Are monorails on-topic here?

Proposal: Railways & Railroads Monorails are any track with a single rail. Typically this is just a concrete slab or a metal T track. They do not have to be elevated above the ground, but most ...
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Are questions about airguns allowed?

Proposal: The Armory Are questions about airguns (Airsoft, pellet guns, BB guns) allowed on this proposal?
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Who are the “Make” experts? This is too broad

Proposal: Make I'm having a hard time with this proposal, due to its shear breadth. Many people have demonstrated this in the "is this a duplicate" question, so I'd like to attach the issue of ...
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Are subways on topic?

Proposal: Railways & Railroads Are questions about subways, metros, and other underground city transportation on topic? I believe questions about cost, destination, best route, etc. are better on ...
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Should “Make” have a name more specific to the topic?

Proposal: Make While some communities have fun, interesting names (e.g. Seasoned Advice), I personally think that the name of the site should still be at least somewhat descriptive of the scope/topic ...
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Isn't this covered by other sites? [duplicate]

This appears to just be a copy of basically all arts. It's like a collection of anything. A proposal should have a more selective audience. Proposal: Make
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Name Propoal - “Seamanship - Boating and Navigation” [duplicate]

I'd like to propose this or a variation of this as a name. "Seamanship - Boating, Navigation and Safety on the Water" Proposal: Boating
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Duplicate of “Arts and Crafts” and “3D Printing”

Proposal: Make The text of this proposal reads: Proposed Q&A site for people who fashion things with their hands, 3-D printers, cosplayers, costumers, glassblowers, makerspacers, robotics, ...
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Would this proposal include machining?

Proposal: Blacksmith and Metal work Would this site cover machining and machine tools, or would that be better served by a separate site?
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Lots of overlap with The Great Outdoors

Proposal: The Armory Many of the topics here are already well established on the The Great Outdoors, e.g. Hunting Shooting Guns Archery I don't think all of the topics here would necessarily be ...
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Hunting and the Armory

Proposal: The Armory http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/54970/hunting-and-fishing http://outdoors.stackexchange.com/ Is hunting in the scope of the armory? See my example question for ...
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What should we change our description to?

Proposal: Boating With a new title on the way I think we should rewrite the current description. Currently, the new title will look something like this, "All things Nautical & Maritime" Our ...
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Recreational Indulgences

Did anyone Propose this before? Marijuana,Mushrooms,Solvents,Ecstasy Safety Tips , Helplines , Rehabilitation Talks Guidelines,Quality Metrics, New Stuffs and so on. Absolutely Educational and No ...
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Does this section also deal with Welding?

Proposal: Blacksmith and Metal work Does metal work include welding. if so, that should be reflected in the title.
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Should we rename this to Naval Stack Exchange?

Proposal: Boating The description ends with "& other marine topics." This makes me think that questions about any watercraft are on topic here. If so, I think a better name would be "Naval Stack ...
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Have created advertisements on Reddit and Quora. Need your votes now!

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Probably you can upvote these so that the many people see it. Crafts reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/crafts/comments/3hjtz6/arts_and_crafts_qa_website_on_stackoverflows/ ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?