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Will we accept questions about how radios work?

Proposal: Amateur Radio Are we going to accept questions about radio features or how radios work in general? If not, if there another site/proposal we can point people to? I don't see why we ...
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Closing of non-duplicate puzzles

Proposal: Puzzling This example question was closed simply because it was a puzzle. We need to get up to 40 questions with 10+ score so I don't think it's wise / viable to close all except 1 ...
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Why duplicate question doesnot closed here?

There are multiple question which are duplicate here, But they are not became close as it is done in other SE's. For example take these three question (1,2,3). All three question are completed ...
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Duplicate Of Sports

Proposal: Football (soccer) playing and rules This is a possible duplicate of sports.
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How come that people say they become sleepy of drinking red wine [closed]

I've heard many people say that they are soon sleepy in the evening when they have been drinking red wine. Especially when the wine is warmer than is actually should be. Is there any explanation for ...
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How is Puzzling different from Math?

Proposal: Puzzling I see that most of the proposed questions ask for proofs and algorithms. That sort of questions would be welcome in Math. In fact it's faq mentions "solving mathematical ...
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Could embeded youtube/video be allowed?

For some purposes embeding some animes on an anime discussion zone makes sense. For example I would like to know what is the original name of the Italian doubled: ...
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Anime: Are questions about VOCALOID allowed?

Proposal: Anime & Manga Background Info VOCALOID (ボクロイド) is an English and Japanese (and recently Spanish, Chinese and Korean) voice synthesizer. The anime-inspired characters come with a ...
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Anime: Will this site allow reccommendation questions?

Proposal: Anime & Manga On the new Anime and Manga StackExchange Proposal, would the site be open to recommendations and similar? A few example questions: Q1: What is the best anime series ...
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Expand the scope to include visual novels, and light novels?

Proposal: Anime & Manga This is a proposal for scope expansion. Visual novels and light novels can be very closely related to anime and manga. Should the proposal be changed to include the ...
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Promoting this proposal to other communities

Proposal: Puzzling We could promote this proposal by sharing it with the community at http://twistypuzzles.com/forum/ they'd likely be interested
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Are questions going to be limited to Japanese animation and manga?

Proposal: Anime & Manga I realize a lot of Japanese animated shows have a lot of Korean or Chinese studios working under the main animation production studio, but the focus is still going to be ...
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Should we require the use of a “Spoiler Tag”? [closed]

Proposal: Anime & Manga Most of us will not want a particular story "spoiled" for us, but what can we do about it? A question like "Why did Itachi do to Sasuke what he did?" would be an ...
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Would any existing site be adequate for questions about orienteering?

Would any existing site be adequate for questions about orienteering? I've thought about Travel site, since it is mostly similar to tourism, but this is mainly oriented on tourist activities where ...
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Duplicate of sport

Proposal: Extreme sport This is a duplicate of sports : http://sports.stackexchange.com/
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Is cue sports a duplicate of sports?

Proposal: Cue Sports It seems we already have a sports proposal in beta, would cue sports not be a direct subset?
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Warn user when a proposal has been deleted for inactivity

It's just come to my attention that one my proposals (Paper Craft) has been missing from my profile and my example questions have disappeared. I had no idea if it had been merged or deleted. The only ...
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Can I ask questions related to Chess AI and algorithms?

Proposal: Chess Since this is a question about Chess professionals and enthusiasts, I was wondering if this would be the right place to ask questions related to AI implementations for Chess games. ...
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Why is the Magic: The Gathering proposal shutting down?

Proposal: Magic: The Gathering We are going to close the Magic: The Gathering proposal here on Area 51. There are a number of reasons for this. I'll do my best to enumerate them: Currently, Board ...
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I made a proposal and it disappeared

I made the proposal "Mushroom hunting", it disappeared and I can't trace what happened. Was it closed due to some reason? Was it deleted? Why I can't find out what happened to my proposal? Thanks for ...
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Shouldn't we try to promote this on other Anime sites? Is it allowed?

Proposal: Anime & Manga I think the proposal for the Anime & Manga stack exchange site is not being spread very well. Which makes me want to ask if its allowed to try spreading it on other ...
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Why we need to have a separate site for Chess

Proposal: Chess We should look at, "what is the right and sensible thing to do" instead of "will this survive separately". Chess is radically different from other board game, definitely different ...
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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.