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

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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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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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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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Please read this before VOTING on questions

Proposal: Painting and drawing To move from the "definition" phase to next phase, this proposal needs: X More followers Y More questions with a score of 10 or more Before voting on questions, ...
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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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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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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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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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Books is not a duplicate of Science Fiction and Fantasy

Proposal: Books Books is not a duplicate of Science Fiction and Fantasy, as suggested by one close vote.
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Could this be generalized to include RC-model building and operation as well?

Proposal: Model Hobbyist I realize that RC electonics could be just a tag on the electronics StackExchange, and that questions concerning assembly and modification of RC-Kits could be asked at DIY ...
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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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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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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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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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Expand to powersports?

Proposal: Motorcycles This is at least the third proposal I've seen for an SE based on motorcycles and motorcycling, and neither the earlier "Motorcycles" nor the later "Motorcycles, scooters and ...
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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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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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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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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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People downvote example questions to kill the proposal

Proposal: Memes The downvotes in this proposal are a good example of this happening. The question here is clearly objective, yet it receives downvotes. This quite frequently happens to new ...