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Would Garden Wildlife be synonymous with my idea to expand Birds to include backyard animals?

Proposal: Garden Wildlife Would this be synonymous with my idea expressed here? Can we expand either the proposed Birds or Bird Watching sites to include all backyard animals? If so, I definitely ...
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Where does this proposal differ?

What differentiates this proposal from existing sites and proposals? Proposal: Garden Wildlife For example, from: Proposals: Birds, Bird Watching and beta sites: Gardening and Pets.
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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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Fishing at The Great Outdoors

Proposal: Fishing Fishing is on topic at The Great Outdoors, with 112 questions asked and answered. Feel free to take your fishing questions there.
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Should name be changed?

Proposal: Game Idea and Ruleset Design This site is about designers looking for guidance with creating the concepts and rules for their games. Is there a site name that better reflects this?
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What is “Bird Watching” and how is this proposal different from “Birds”?

My Proposal: Bird Watching Similar Proposal: Birds Both of these proposals have to do with birds. What is the difference between these two sites?
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Bonsai is covered by Gardening & Landscaping

Proposal: Bonsai is covered on Gardening.SE.
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Is this site needed?

Proposal: Mystery and Detective Fiction Proposal: Literature Proposal: Book Lovers What all does this site cover that can't be included in the Literature and Book Lovers proposals?
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Duplicate of The Armory

Proposal: Firearms Q&A This seems to be another duplicate of The Armory: Proposed Q&A site for shooting sports and weapons, including but not limited to guns, knives, and other arms; and ...
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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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Duplicate of Scale Modeling?

Proposal: Model Railroading Is this not a duplicate of Scale Modeling? Everything that has been currently been asked would be accepted as part of the site proposal. If it's not, could someone ...
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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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Only ranged weapons are on topic?

Proposal: The Armory Are only questions about ranged weapons on topic? Or the melee weapons are on-topic as well? There are knives mentioned, but they can be both melee and ranged...
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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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Questions in “Pens, Inks and Handwriting” on-topic in “Arts and Crafts”

Proposal: Pens, Inks and Handwriting I love quality stationary, so naturally I'm a supporter of any proposal related to quality stationary. I think, though, that any question about "pens, inks and ...
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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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Is the intended scope books as physical objects (their upkeep, values, etc.)

A large fraction of the suggested questions makes me think so. Could the original proposer please clarify? Proposal: Book Lovers
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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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Do you like the new scope for “Firearms” … soon to be “The Armory”?

Proposal: Firearms In anticipation of changing the name of the proposal to "The Armory," as proposed here by Ben Collins, and in view of other previous discussions, I significantly expanded and ...
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Should law-related questions be on-topic on recreational drugs?

Proposal: Recreational drugs We could try to figure out the answer to this question by just see how the example law-related questions will score, but I think this is a really substantial call for a ...
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Can Numismatics fit in the SE model?

Proposal: Numismatics This is an interesting proposal, and there are lots (millions) of potential members, but can the proposal fit into the Stack Exchange model? The SE model is Questions & ...
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This proposal needs better question titles

Proposal: Numismatics I am not trying to pick on anyone, but since to my knowledge Area 51 does not allow pictures and descriptions in their example questions, users should try to be as descriptive ...
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Is Book Lovers a duplicate of Literature?

Proposal: Book Lovers Isn't this overlapping with Literatures?
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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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Are book recommendations part of the scope this site?

Proposal: Book Lovers I would love to see a website that I could ask what's the best book about learning a subject.
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Which drugs are recreational?

Proposal: Recreational drugs The scope of the proposal is unclear? What makes the drug recreational? Cannabis is for sure recreational, but what about tobacco, tee, coffee?
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Should this proposal be renamed?

Proposal: Firearms Should this proposal be renamed to clarify its scope? This proposal aims to cover all shooting sports, which includes archery, despite bow and arrow not matching the traditional ...
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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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Proposal is against the law in most countries, I suggest close

...next to that, many of the SO users think a world without drugs were a much better world, as we live now. And maybe they won't be really happy to find a such site. Proposal: Recreational drugs
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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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Can we expand either the proposed Birds or Bird Watching sites to include all backyard animals?

Although this discussion has not been previously supported, now that there's a new related proposal, I'm raising it again. My current thinking is based on a few things: Birds has 17 followers and 21 ...
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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, ...
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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