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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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Birds proposal already exists

Proposal: Purple Martins http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/79305/birds
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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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Cricket is a duplicate of Sports

Cricket seems to be a duplicate of Sports.SE, which is currently in public beta.
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Duplicate of the great outdoros

Proposal: Slackline This, again, seems another duplicate of outdoors.SE. Slacklining would 100% be on topic on this site, it's just no one has asked any questions yet. BTW the questions are good 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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Scale Modeling reboot

Proposal: Scale Modeling Rebooted with the new scope in place from day one: http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/82797/scale-modeling
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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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Maybe you should change the description?

Proposal: Meme For this site the description says: Proposed Q&A site for people that have content worthy of going viral. Being creative and having fun is encouraged here. The first ...
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What content is considered on-topic?

Proposal: Meme For this site the description says: Proposed Q&A site for people that have content worthy of going viral. Being creative and having fun is encouraged here. My question is "What ...
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Duplicate of puzzling?

Proposal: Sherlockians How would scope of that proposal differ from the existing Puzzling site?
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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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Purple Martins: Isn't that a bit narrow?

Proposal: Purple Martins Proposed Q&A site for landlords or prospective landlords interesting in hosting purple martin colonies. This site helps landlords share information about purple ...
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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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Purple Martins - What are some good questions for the site proposal?

Proposal: Purple Martins I've added 5 questions. Are these good representative example questions? What are some better questions that illustrate the kind of questions this site would contain? What ...
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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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The best of both worlds?

Proposal: RC & Scale Modeling The Radio Control proposal is gone, the Scale Modeling proposal is unlikely to move to the next phase (1 year out and needs 29 more questions with a score of 10 or ...
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What about model railroads?

Proposal: Trains Should this community also cover model railroads, or would that rather fit into this one?
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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 the proposed Birds site to include all backyard animals?

I've been thinking about proposing a site for common backyard animals, their behaviors and how they relate to each other and their environment. Some examples include birds, squirrels, chipmunks, ...
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Isn't Soccer a subset of Sports?

Proposal: Soccer In other words - what will a specific site for Soccer cover that Sports won't?
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Improve description and scope of “Alcoholic Beverages”

Proposal: Alcoholic beverages The current description (Q&A site for people who love alcoholic beverages) is not particularly informative. So much so that at least a few people saw fit to create ...
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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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RC is in scope at Scale Modeling; does it need its own site?

Proposal: Radio Control RC is in scope at Scale Modeling does it need its own site? See Could this be generalized to include RC-model building and operation as well?
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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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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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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, ...