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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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How is Exercise Science different from Physical Fitness?

Proposal: Exercise Science It would seem that all the questions on Exercise Science could also be asked on Physical Fitness. That would make this a duplicate proposal.
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This should be combined with Scouting

I recommend that this be combined with the Scouting proposal, as we want to keep the site with a pretty wide range of possible questions and answers. Proposal: Boy Scouts of America
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How is On The Water different from The Great Outdoors?

Proposal: On the Water The Great Outdoors already has 16 questions related to sailing and 12 to boats in general. I'm sure they would welcome more contributions.
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There're already Airsoft questions at Sports.SE

Proposal: Airsoft is on-topic at Sports.SE. Why should it be split away?
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Should probably be a tag within Sports.SE

I suspect rowing is too small to have it's own site. Typically this sort of site is better as a tag of something Sports.SE. Proposal: Rowing
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Ask a climber v The Great Outdoors

Proposal: Ask a climber Site: The Great Outdoors The Great Outdoors already has 91 climbing questions on it, and it seems anything on topic at "Ask A Climber" would be on-topic there. Is there any ...
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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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How would you verify the answers here?

Proposal: Gaming Challenges I'm assuming this is supposed to work like CodeGolf.SE where someone proposes a challenge, and the person who completes the challenge in the best possible way wins. The ...
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Please be sure to review the example questions and upvote the ones you like

We are slowly gaining followers for this proposal, but the new followers need to upvote good example questions for us to reach the commitment stage! If you haven't used up your votes yet, please ...
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Rocketry is already on topic at Space Exploration

Proposal: Rocketry Which it hasn't been heavily discussed, Model Rocketry is on topic at Space Exploration, and as such I believe this doesn't have enough of a base to form a solid proposal.
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Are questions about rocketry groups on-topic?

Proposal: Rocketry I think this should be discussed before launching the site, and before too many off-topic questions are asked. Are questions about starting and maintaining rocketry groups ...
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“Architecture” is already a proposal

Proposal: Haunted House Design Architecture is already a proposal on Area51.SE: http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/59995/architecture. Consider commiting to that.
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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 ...
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Does this proposal also include questions about construction?

Are question about building costumes on topic, as well as designing them? I'm partly thinking about people asking about cosplay. For example how to build props, or lightweight armour. Proposal: ...
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Are wargamming models such as Warhammer and Warhammer 40k on topic?

Many many questions I see on wargames modelling boards are "How can I paid my..." or "How can I make a snow base?" While I'd like to have this on topic I'm just worried that questions could become a ...
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Rocketry is already on-topic at the Model Hobbyist proposal

Proposal: Rocketry is covered by the Model Hobbyist proposal. It would be better to combine efforts into one great proposal instead of multiple small ones, wouldn't it?
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Does StackExchange support surveys

Proposal: Firearms I don't know if StackExchange's software supports this, but a survey link would be nice. There we could possible handle issues like whether the shotgun or handgun is better for ...
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Can we make an Outside SE Please?

Can we make an Outside SE Please? Proposal: Outside
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Not exactly SE material

Proposal: LOL As much as it is nice to see humor around this site, a dedicated site isn't exactly what StackExchange was built for. This isn't Cheezburger or DamnLOL, this is a Q&A site.
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Duplicate of Gaming SE?

Proposal: Ingress Many posts are already tagged "ingress" in the Gaming SE. What would be the usefulness of a separate SE for Ingress?
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Pairing recommendations should be considered out of scope

Proposal: Alcoholic beverages I think realistically any and all pairing recommendation questions are unanswerable unless they are asking about general, well known trends (white wine with fish, red ...
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Are Bows and Crossbows considered on-topic? If not, maybe consider expanding to include them

Proposal: Firearms I was wondering if this site topic includes things such as bows and crossbows as well. If it doesn't, I think this site would benefit from the users who seem to only be interested ...
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Please propose real, specific questions

Proposal: Firearms There is a tendency for Area 51 sample question to be trivial newbie questions or too general to have good answers. Let's try to propose real questions that someone would actually ...
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Product questions would not be bad for a firearms site

Proposal: Firearms StackExchange sites have traditionally not liked questions about particular products, and especially not "shopping" questions that asks for the most appropriate products for a ...
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Welcome questions about US and state gun laws

Proposal: Firearms There is a tendency for StackExchange sites and Area 51 proposals to want to avoid questions only relevant to a particular country, perhaps in that hope that doing so will give the ...
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Vote for the Woodworking ad in the DIY Community Ads

Proposal: Woodworking I've made our Woodworking Area51 banner a candidate ad for diy.SE. If any woodworkers are active in DIY, please vote for it!
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Why did Firearms fail 4 years ago?

Proposal: Firearms A Firearms proposal 4 years ago made it into beta and then failed. I wanted to note this for two reasons: So we can take advantage of the good ideas from that proposal that ...
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Are questions about what firearms to buy on topic

Proposal: Firearms If a person was using the site to find the right firearm for them, would that be considered on topic? Are questions about the specifics of buying a firearms on topic?
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How is it a Q&A site proposal if there are no questions asked and no answers expected?

Proposal: Gaming Challenges I know SE has a Code Golf site, which doesn't exactly deal with questions and answers, but rather code challenges, but SE started out with programming sites, so I ...
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How can we promote the woodworking site?

Proposal: Woodworking I think the woodworking site is going to need more momentum in order to get off the ground and I'd like to start an effort to better promote it. What are some ways we can ...
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Is there any site for questions about wildlife?

I was looking for a site where I could ask questions about wildlife, such as species identification. As far as I can see, such site is not yet available. If I were to propose a new site for this, ...
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Is 'RV Parts and Repair' a duplicate of 'Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair'?

Proposal: RV Parts and Repair What would be in scope here that is different or out of scope at Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair?
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Pertinent Topics/Categories

Proposal: Motorsports & Performance Tuning Pertinent Topics/Categories: Motor vehicles Automotive F1 road & track street rally offroad motorcycles ATVs motorboats & motorized watercraft ...
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Motorcycle Care and Mods

Proposal: Motorcycles I think it would be a good idea to put some focus on q&a's to do with aftermarket modifications to motorcycles in relation to this site proposal. Bikes such as the Suzuki ...
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What about strategy questions related to cryptograms?

Proposal: Puzzling Would it be on topic to discuss strategies for solving simple-cypher puzzles, such as the cryptogram, theoretically, not "What's the meaning of [puzzle content]", but rather, "How ...
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Attention all soccer fans **World cup 2014** is here!

With the opening of World cup 2014 quickly approaching; may I suggest this site for the international StackExchange community to discuss the various aspects of this celebration?
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Would math puzzles be on topic here?

Proposal: Puzzling Would Math puzzles - distinguished from Math homework problems, which can usually go on Math Stack Exchange - be on topic here? Example: Two perfect logicians, S and P, are told ...
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Puzzles submitted to the site

Proposal: Puzzling Will actual puzzles be allowed to post on site such as ciphers and the like?
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Why is this in Recreation and not Arts?

Proposal: Books I only ask as I was about to open a new proposal for Fiction, before I realised this proposal existed. Is there any reason this isn't in Arts? Or am I the only one who struggled to ...
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Is the creation and care of physical books on topic in the Books proposal?

Proposal: Books It seems like most of the questions in this proposal have to do with the content of books rather than the physical items but there are a few questions about book binding and book ...
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Is Minesweeper strategy on-topic?

Proposal: Puzzling Is strategy for logic-based puzzles, such as Minesweeper, Yubotu, Pearls, or Tents, on-topic?
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Should programming-related questions (about puzzles) be on-topic?

Proposal: Puzzling Should languages related to programming and writing code be on-topic? I would imagine questions employing pseudocode are okay, as this is a "Proposed Q&A site for those who ...
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Should questions about solving a specific puzzle be allowed?

Proposal: Puzzling I'm talking about questions like: What is the solution to this cryptogram? FOO BAR BAZ or What word goes here in this crossword with the clue "foo of the bar" or ...
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Is this SE really needed?

Proposal: Pencils Do we really need a Stack Exchange where one of the main proposals is "advice on sharpening pencils"? I can see how there may be some interesting questions to be asked, but I ...
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People downvote example questions to kill the proposal

Proposal: Memes The downvotes in this proposal are a good example of this happening. The question here is clearly objective, yet it receives downvotes. This quite frequently happens to new ...
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What's “selling point” of the memes proposal?

Proposal: Memes In other words, what content will this Q&A site be able to offer that Know Your Meme doesn't already?
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Expand to powersports?

Proposal: Motorcycles This is at least the third proposal I've seen for an SE based on motorcycles and motorcycling, and neither the earlier "Motorcycles" nor the later "Motorcycles, scooters and ...
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Are hangman puzzles on topic?

Proposal: Puzzling Will we be allowed to discuss Hangman/Wheel of Fortune puzzles?
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Why not just revive the Literature proposal?

Proposal: Books Why not just rename this proposal and revive the old literature proposal instead of subsetting it? True it wasn't successful the first time around, but there's absolutely no reason it ...