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

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Game-specific sites

There are a number of proposals around specific games, of both the computer game variety and the board/card game variety. Meanwhile we have a Gaming site that covers all types of video and computer ...
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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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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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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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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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Supporters of “Running” please come over and get “Exercise and Fitness” over the hump! [closed]

I'd honestly like both of these ultimately succeed. However, it seems that to achieve critical mass, we should first start getting the more general category of Exercise and Fitness up and running. So ...
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What would be on topic at Birds that is not on topic at Biology?

Proposal: Birds The existing site Biology has 54 questions on birds/ornithology what would be covered at this proposal that is not already addressed by biology?
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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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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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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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What will it take for Firearms to get off the ground?

Proposal: Firearms Firearms has a storied history. It was one of the very first proposals, but has been plagued by a number of difficult and vocal members. It eventually made it into the commitment ...
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Support SI community ads

Proposal: Scientific Imagination Scientific imagination is doing well, and it's just short of 1 follower for the required 60 followers of the definition phase. It's time to accelerate it's growth, ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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Speedcubing on topic here?

Proposal: Puzzling Speedcubing is the act of solving Rubik's cubes and other closely related puzzles quickly. It's sort of a half-sport, half-puzzle activity. There's already a Sports site, but so ...
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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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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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Should CB be on topic?

Proposal: Amateur Radio As mentioned in this answer, there is a discussion about if CB radios should be allowed. So, should they?
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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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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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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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Merge or close as duplicate [closed]

Proposal: Autos and Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair It seems pretty the same to me except that Autos is more restrict. Subset sites just drain audience. They could be just one stronger site? ...
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Isn't this covered by The Great Outdoors?

Proposal: Hunting and Fishing It seems like The Great Outdoors already covers Hunting and Fishing. Do we need another site about it? Especially since the weakest stat about TGO is the number of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Should we accept "What is missing questions?

Proposal: Cosplay and Fancy Dress Do we rate questions such as: My costume is almost complete but I think I'm missing something? I only ask because with some costumes there are optional extras that ...
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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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Is asking about picture puzzle on topic?

Proposal: Puzzling Is posting some picture puzzle and asking for answer on-topic? What I'm saying is if I post a picture like and ask to relate them. Hint : The answer is related to respect. ...
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Sailing is in scope at The Great Outdoors

Proposal: Sailing Sailing is in scope at The Great Outdoors. There are 16 existing questions on the site.