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Is coin collecting viable?

Proposal: Coin Collecting I stumbled upon this and I need to ask whether this proposal is a good fit for Q & A. Is this a viable proposal?
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Swimming Pools are covered at Home Improvement

Proposal: Swimming Pools Questions about swimming pools are on-topic at Home Improvement under the [pools] tag. As I write this, we have 92 open questions which cover: construction and installation ...
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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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Grand Theft Auto is a dupe of Arqade

Proposal: Grand Theft Auto Grand Theft Auto is completely on-topic at Arqade. We have over 400 questions for GTA V alone, in fact. What makes this proposal unique enough to warrant it's own site?
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RC or Scale Modeling?

Proposal: RC & Scale Modeling Hi, When I see this proposal I get a bit confused. RC and Scale Modeling. Why are those two put together? What I want this proposal to be is RC. Why? That's what ...
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This topic is entirely on topic at Arqade.

Proposal: Fighting Games See Arqade - all your questions will be on topic there.
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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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Should we accept questions asking for a guide on creating specific costume elements?

Proposal: Costuming Should questions along the lines of How do I make Homestuck Troll horns? be allowed? (You can probably think of many similar questions which could be asked.) Such ...
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What, specifically, is on-topic here?

Proposal: Web Comics Originally, my assumption on reading the title was that it would be information for people considering writing / maintaining their own webcomic, and it would primarily be aimed ...
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Should colregs / rules of the road questions be on-topic?

Proposal: Sailing Although potentially very useful, potentially also very dangerous if someone posts incorrect answers.
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Is this a duplicate of World Building?

In its tour: Worldbuilding Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for writers, artists and others using science, geography and culture to construct imaginary worlds and settings Proposal: ...
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Possible duplicate of The Great Outdoors?

Proposal: Bird Watching Proposal: Birds Proposal: Garden Wildlife There seems significant cross over here of both Biology and The Great outdoors. All of the questions below I feel would be on topic ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?

PLEASE NOTE: Based on this discussion here, and this on The Great Outdoors, I've decided that, for me, this suggestion is no longer relevant. An increase in related questions and answers is already ...
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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
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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, ...