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

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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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Hunting is already covered at The Great Outdoors

Proposal: Hunting There are hunting questions already being answered on The Great Outdoors site.
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Where do we draw the line for shopping questions?

Proposal: Cosplay and Fancy Dress 'Shopping Recommendations' are pretty much off-topic across most of the major sites in the SE Network, however a lot of questions for this proposal are probably ...
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Checkers shouldn't be limited to Board and Card Games

Proposal: Checkers Why should Checkers be generalized to Board and Card Games? It shouldn't. Checkers is a classic board game that many have known and played for a long time. Checkers is the board ...
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Lets include railroad modeling

Proposal: Model Hobbyist When I think of the term model hobbyist I think of planes, trains, boats, automobiles and the diorama worlds that might surround these things. It does not matter if these ...
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so what's the sailing scope going to be?

Proposal: Sailing Joe left a comment elsewhere with this: What I'd really like to see is a discussion of software development while cruising. Too niche? I think maybe keeping it in a Q&A ...
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Shall we choose a new name for Scientific Imagination?

Proposal: Scientific Imagination Those of you who already follow Scientific Imagination, or will follow soon after you will finish reading this post [;)], do so because you love imagination things, ...
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Welcome all sailors who are interested in doing this!

Proposal: Sailing I've posted about this on social media and my own blog, but I really think it would be terrific to start amassing a body of sailing knowledge in the public domain. When I think ...
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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.
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Aquariums are on-topic Pets.SE

Proposal: Planted aquarium How is this site going to help/differ?
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Proposal Title changed

Proposal: Casino Gaming The Original Title "Gaming Theory" did not seem quite right to me. It was confusing in the sense that it was not clear about the scope of the proposal. Game Theory is a whole ...
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What should be the scope of a Gaming Theory?

Proposal: Gaming Theory As the proposal moves forward we should get down to defining the site basics and context. I had in mind when writing the proposal that the site is a super site in the sense ...
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Proposing a site another site might logicaly be part of?

I am considering proposing a site for gaming theory, that would include all aspects of gambling related to game play. (it would not include video games, board games etc., just casino games). There is ...
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What can we do to help Woodworking become a community?

Proposal: Woodworking How is it possible there's enough interest to field such stack exchange categories as "Amateur Radio" and "Biblical Hermeneutics" but we don't yet have a Woodworking community? ...
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Are questions related to scuba equipment and scuba techniques will be on-topic?

Proposal: Scuba For example, if I want to ask "What are good techniques for improved my oxygen consumption?", or "Which dive computer is cheap and has the tank sensor?", are these questions will be ...
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Scuba is covered at Travel

Proposal: Scuba Scuba should be covered by http://travel.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/diving
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Jokes And Riddles

Proposal: Jokes What is the main difference between the proposal Jokes, and Riddles? We should define both Riddles and Jokes (and by the way, are riddles off-topic?).
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Model Hobbyist needs you!

Proposal: Model Hobbyist We've got lots of followers for Model Hobbyist, but our number of questions is somewhat troubling. We have 45 followers at the moment, and only 44 example questions. That's ...
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Fishing is already covered by The Great Outdoors - questions are welcome there :)

Proposal: Fishing is already on-topic and covered at Outdoors.SE.
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Isn't this a subset of Travel.SE?

Proposal: Bicycle Touring - the "touring" part is covered by Travel.SE pretty well. The "bicycle" part is on The Great Outdoors. And if not there, then definitely at ...
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Bicycle Touring on The Great Outdoors

Proposal: Bicycle Touring Proposal: The Great Outdoors I'm pretty sure the nice people at The Great Outdoors site would welcome all questions on bicycle touring.
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Royal Enfields are a subset of Motorcycles

Proposal: Royal Enfield would be covered by the proposal Motorcycles Wouldn't it be better to get behind that proposal instead of such a hyperfocused proposal?
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Why would this subject be specific enough to be separate from Arqade / Gaming StackExchange?

Proposal: Super Smash Brothers This subject is already covered as part of Arqade. See Game Specific sites for a more in depth discussion of why having a separate site isn't a good thing.
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Holiday Destinations vs Travel?

Proposal: Holiday Destinations Forgive me if I am wrong but surely this could, or the majority of it would, come under Travel.SE? The proposed VISA question certainly is. On Topic options at Travel
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There is no stack for hunting in general - can this stack be broadened?

Proposal: Firearms A firearms stack proposal died a few years ago (as discussed here) due to a lack of users. There has been another discussion about including all shooting sports including archery. ...
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Example questions about xkcd

Proposal: Web Comics Now that I have changed the name of the xkcd proposal to include other web comics, what should be done about the example questions which were tailored towards xkcd?
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Should I rename xkcd to Web Comic?

Proposal: xkcd Reading through some of the dicussions, I agree that limiting to just xkcd may be too narrow. What do you think about renaming it to 'Web Comics'?
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Are we trying to compete with “explainxkcd.com”?

Proposal: xkcd The website explainxkcd.com already does a pretty good job at explaining what each comic means, and it is already an open wiki format. What are we hoping to get out of this site that ...
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Can questions contain the comic in question?

Proposal: xkcd Given almost every question is going to be about at least once comic should we encourage or discourage posting that comic in the question? Is it legal or is it a copywright violation?
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Is this too narrow?

Proposal: xkcd I like the idea of this proposal but I'm worried it's too limited. XKCD is only updated three times a week (sometimes four if you could the What-If). For me there isn't enough content ...
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Relationship with World Building

Proposal: Scientific Imagination Proposal: Worldbuilding This is going to sound like a strange one but I can see a lot of cross-over between this and the worldbuilding proposal. For example: SI ...
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Duplicat of sports

Proposal: Tennis Wouldn't this be covered in sports?
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Can we make “what-if” questions locally on-topic on their respective sites?

Proposal: Scientific Imagination The above proposal is inspired by and meant for the "What-If" category of questions. These questions, no doubt, can create some amount of discussion and arguments, ...
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How can I make an announcement to followers of a proposal?

I created Scientific Imagination yesterday, for the people who are interested in questions involving imaginary scenarios and scientific, educational, and fun answers for those questions. Now I would ...
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What kind of content does Scientific Imagination expect?

Proposal: Scientific Imagination What kind of purpose does this proposal serve? What type of content is accepted in Scientific Imagination?
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A name change could avoid confusions

Proposal: Wearables A alternate name such as wearable devices could avoid the confusion with clothes.
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There're already Airsoft questions at Sports.SE

Proposal: Airsoft is on-topic at Sports.SE. Why should it be split away?
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Welcome to the woodworking proposal website!

Proposal: Woodworking For those of you who have wandered in here and found this website, either by link or you are a fellow StackExchange user, what could we do to help explain this website proposal ...
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Rocketry is already on topic at Space Exploration

Proposal: Rocketry Which it hasn't been heavily discussed, Model Rocketry is on topic at Space Exploration, and as such I believe this doesn't have enough of a base to form a solid proposal.
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Are questions about rocketry groups on-topic?

Proposal: Rocketry I think this should be discussed before launching the site, and before too many off-topic questions are asked. Are questions about starting and maintaining rocketry groups ...
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What would this mean for beer.se?

Proposal: Alcoholic beverages This sounds like it would include topics in the already launched beer.se, how does that work? I can't imagine we would want to merge them together and drastically change ...
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Are wargamming models such as Warhammer and Warhammer 40k on topic?

Many many questions I see on wargames modelling boards are "How can I paid my..." or "How can I make a snow base?" While I'd like to have this on topic I'm just worried that questions could become a ...
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Rocketry is already on-topic at the Model Hobbyist proposal

Proposal: Rocketry is covered by the Model Hobbyist proposal. It would be better to combine efforts into one great proposal instead of multiple small ones, wouldn't it?
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Does StackExchange support surveys

Proposal: Firearms I don't know if StackExchange's software supports this, but a survey link would be nice. There we could possible handle issues like whether the shotgun or handgun is better for ...
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Not exactly SE material

Proposal: LOL As much as it is nice to see humor around this site, a dedicated site isn't exactly what StackExchange was built for. This isn't Cheezburger or DamnLOL, this is a Q&A site.
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Pairing recommendations should be considered out of scope

Proposal: Alcoholic beverages I think realistically any and all pairing recommendation questions are unanswerable unless they are asking about general, well known trends (white wine with fish, red ...
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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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Please propose real, specific questions

Proposal: Firearms There is a tendency for Area 51 sample question to be trivial newbie questions or too general to have good answers. Let's try to propose real questions that someone would actually ...
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Product questions would not be bad for a firearms site

Proposal: Firearms StackExchange sites have traditionally not liked questions about particular products, and especially not "shopping" questions that asks for the most appropriate products for a ...
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Welcome questions about US and state gun laws

Proposal: Firearms There is a tendency for StackExchange sites and Area 51 proposals to want to avoid questions only relevant to a particular country, perhaps in that hope that doing so will give the ...