The Recreation category includes proposals in subjects like sports, games, and hobbies.

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merge fitness & nutrition and sports

Proposal: Sports and Fitness & Nutrition Should this be merged ? I think these have a lot in common and both sites would benefit in being bigger and having more users. Tags can be used to follow ...
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I disagree with the decission to make Scuba Diving part of sports

Please tell me how the topic of Scuba Diving fits the definition of sport from dictionary.com is: an athletic activity requiring skill or physical prowess and often of a competitive nature, as ...
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Where does Running Proposal belong: Sports or Fitness&Nutrition?

Proposal: Sports When I got the merge announcement today, and I read these points: We believe this proposal, as stated, is a subset of another proposal per the following guidelines: ...
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Sports Uncommit

Proposal: Sports I encourage everyone who was lumped into "sports" to uncommit if you do not believe that such a broad focus will create meaningful discussions about the particular activity you had ...
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Why has the Fishing Line proposal been closed after being open for a mere 4 hours?

Note: There really is a question in this, but I feel a little background is needed to highlight the question in context. Also, this is not intended as a rant or a complaint, nor to pick fault with ...
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Anime: Are questions about plot/story theories allowed?

Normally on StackExchange sites, discussions are not permitted. However, for the Anime & Manga forum, would it be permitted to ask a question such as "In Naruto, given the direction Sasuke is ...
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What kind of cosplay questions would be allowed?

Proposal: Anime & Manga The description for the proposed Anime & Manga SE states "Proposed Q&A site for anime fans, otakus, cosplayers, doujin producers, etc." Right now, the only sample ...
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PGN/FEN editor/viewer

Proposal: Chess Is there any scope for implementing a PGN/FEN editor/viewer? Something along the lines of http://www.chess.com/analysis-board-editor.html would really enhance the ability to discuss ...
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Where can we get more involved commitments?

Proposal: Sports I honestly don't understand how we don't have more commitments already :) I am so excited about this that I check the commitment levels almost everyday even as they stay completely ...
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Poker Proposal - Bad Beat Story Posts

Proposal: Poker Have you discussed how "bad beat stories" would be handled? Would they be allowed with a unique and/or exclusive tag? Would they be shunned altogether? I've just seen many poker ...
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Would “Sports” cover Sports Trivia?

Proposal: Sports Seems like the site would be dominated by this. Are trivia questions appropriate? Examples: Who was the all time home run leader in 1950? How many times was Joe Montana sacked? ...
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Create tags for extreme climate zones: tropics, arctic [closed]

Proposal: The Great Outdoors Outdoor activities (like sleeping outside) have their specifics in tropics - there they can be much more different from activities in temperate zone. Same applies to ...
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Would The Great Outdoors accept general travel questions?

Proposal: The Great Outdoors The proposal seems to be limited to outdoorsmanship in the sense of camping or backpacking. Could it include questions about general travel, including holidays and work ...
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Anime: Are questions about anime music allowed? [closed]

Proposal: Anime & Manga Shall we accept questions about anime music, artists, and live shows? For example, questions to identify the artist of a song, or identify an artist based on a photo?
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Poker Stack Exchange Already Exists

Proposal: Poker There is already such a stack exchange at www.outflopped.com.
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Are “Where can I find ____?” allowed?

Proposal: Anime & Manga You know it';s going to be asked, so I had to put up a discussion. Example Questions: Where can I watch Baka to Test to Shokanjuu online free? Where can I ...
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Virtual subsite for go [closed]

Proposal: Game of Go We already had several discussions on merging game-of-go and similar proposals into boardgames.SE. Those who opposed the merger mainly argued that a go player sees himself as a ...
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Will simple Poker stats questions be de facto off topic as they can be answered with a link to reference?

Proposal: Poker Questions about e.g. the odds of a wired pair making a set in a one deck game of Hold 'em, can be resolved by looking up an odds/outs table. Will all questions of this nature be ...
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What did Jeff told about Lego proposal?

Proposal: LEGO I've read on StackExchange blog that latest podcast spoke about our proposal : Jeff brings up some other sites on Area 51, including LEGO and Firearms. The validity of a Healthcare ...
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How specific should poker questions be without being “too localized”?

Proposal: Poker Poker questions can be very specific, so I was wondering whether or not it is appropriate to allow arbitrarily detailed questions or would they be considered "too localized." For ...
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It's going to come up eventually, so can we all agree…Lego bricks *not* Legos?

Proposal: LEGO I know this issue can raise hackles, but one of the canonical answers this SE site will have to provide is the correct, unabridged and definitive answer to the Lego/Legos question. ...
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Can the Board and Card Games SE Site handle 557 new tags?

Proposal: Magic: The Gathering Draw3Cards currently has 557 tags about Magic mechanics, sets, etc. Could this be integrated into the Board & Card Games SE sites, or is this enough to warrant a ...
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Fits under Sports [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Merge Sports Proposals Proposal: Football This would probably be merged in as part of the Sports site proposal as it is too localized.
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Anime: are questions on the entities behind productions on-topic?

Proposal: Anime & Manga Are questions on the entities behind anime productions on-topic? Anime studios Voice actors Authors Animators and graphical artists Directors
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Anime: should we allow the use of romanized Japanese titles?

Proposal: Anime & Manga Every anime has a romanized Japanese title (romaji). Most popular anime also has an English title. For example, this question can be written as How many times did ...
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Anime: are questions about subbing groups allowed?

Proposal: Anime & Manga Shall we accept questions about anime subbing groups? In some cases their activity may be illegal. Here is one example question.
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Anime: are in universe or out of universe (or both) types of questions allowed?

Proposal: Anime & Manga What "angle" should questions here have? Should they all be "in universe" questions which ask about specific anime? Are "out of universe" questions which don't ask about ...
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Is Retro Gaming a duplicate of Gaming? [closed]

Proposal: Retro Gaming This would appear to be a duplicate.
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Would The Great Outdoors inlude sport shooting?

Proposal: The Great Outdoors Would skeet and target shooting be included or would Firearms be more appropriate? I personally think it should be included as, like hunting, the focus could be more on ...
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How about a sports site?

I think that there should be a sports site, a place for sports lovers. Because it always seems to be a common base for a conversation. People should be able to: Know the current scores, Learn and ...
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Would Sports cover “Back Yard Sports”

Proposal: Sports Would/does the Sports proposal cover other sports such as Washers, horseshoes, sand volleyball, redneck golf, shuffle board, etc.? In other words, sports that either aren't ...
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Reviews on knives? [closed]

Proposal: Knives and Swords I am thinking that we should also include a section for reviews on specific knives. I don't know how we'd do this but I think it would be a worthwhile feature. What do you ...
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Can we add mountaineering, rock climbing, snowboarding, mountain biking?

Proposal: The Great Outdoors We should add mountaineering, rock climbing, snowboarding, mountain biking so that as many outdoor pursuits as possible fit into the site at least to get it going.
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Adventures in Odyssey [closed]

Proposal: Adventures in Odyssey First, StackExchange is not for discussion, it's only for Question and Answer, an issue that can be fixed with a simple change of the description. Second this ...
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Pokemon cartoons: subset of Anime? [closed]

Proposals: Pokemon and 4kids translations of cartoons, Anime & Manga I'm not an expert in this area (or even a novice, to be honest) but my impression is that the Pokemon and 4kids translations ...
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Would a Grilling/outdoor cooking proposal be redundant with cooking?

We already have Cooking.SE, and I have noticed a number of grilling/smoking questions on there, but they are hardly common. Would a grilling/smoking/general outdoor cooking proposal be redundant or ...
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Was site for 'Audiophile' ever suggested?

The closest I could find was 'Electronic Gadgets' (which is closed now). Also if one has to propose this, should it be in Recreation or Technology (or some other category)?
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Why not a broader Motor-vehicle recreation/entertainment proposal?

Proposal: 4x4 Offroading Then you could have off-roading 4x4's, atv's, dirt bikes, snow mobiles, etc.
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Are the followers of Running interested in Fitness & Nutrition? [closed]

Proposal: Running We've already had a similar discussion before, right before Fitness went into beta. I personally even moved over from Running to Fitness, because I was expecting them to be merged. ...
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Should we expand the LEGO proposal to also include other brick families, like K'Nex and Erector?

Proposal: LEGO There has already been comments about this to the proposal. It will probably boost the popularity of the proposal to include others, and the tag system in StackExchange will work well ...
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Board & Card Games exists and is ready for your questions!

To all followers of these proposals: Advanced Squad Leader War Games and Miniatures Game of Go Chess Bridge Magic: The Gathering Poker I'd like to direct you to Board & Card Games. B&CG ...
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URL for “Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair” [closed]

Proposal: Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair When launching a new site, we need to come up with the web address for that site. http://money.stackexchange.com http://bicycles.stackexchange.com ...
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Will Public Firing Ranges Allow You to Put Up Advertisements Promoting Firearms SE?

I joined a public safety shooting range. Next time I go, I plan to talk to the range officers about the Firearms SE site. If each person who has committed to this so far can get 5 more people to ...
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About related, existing sites

Proposal: Game of Go I'll be frank: I am afraid this site might fail. In my opinion, it is absolutely necessary to be able to include content from Sensei's Library without loss of functionality. ...
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Do we need a “Firearm Safety” site for questions like this: “How to disable a gun so it can be used as part of my halloween costume?”

Firearm safety should always be the cornerstone of any Firearms Q&A site. Which should mean that any question that involves a safety violation indicates that the OP has a lack of understanding of ...
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Where can we get more involved commiters?

Proposal: Game of Go Go clubs? Authors of popular Go blogs? Facebook? Let's send e-mails to anybody we know or to Go "celebrities". (Note: I asked Alexander Dinerstain to advertise this SE on his ...
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Should I make a new proposal to try to merge other subsets? [closed]

I recently answered a question on this forum about the possible merging of Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair and some proposal with fewer followers / committed. In my view, merging the following ...
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Why should RuneScape be a different site than gaming?

Proposal: RuneScape Q&A It is possible you're thinking RuneScape Q&A should be kept in the Gaming StackExchange site. Well, here are a couple reasons it probably shouldn't: RuneScape is ...
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Joint site for competitive board games

I think competitive board games are quite different from recreational board games in nature and draw different communities. The typical questions asked in the proposals for go, chess,... are very ...
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Merge “Running” into “Excercise and Fitness”? Will they sap contributors from each other? [closed]

In response to Rick Roth's answer to my other question. Should we merge Running into Exercise and Fitness? I can see arguments both ways. There certainly are a lot of questions specific to long ...