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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Should we rename this to Naval Stack Exchange?

Proposal: Boating The description ends with "& other marine topics." This makes me think that questions about any watercraft are on topic here. If so, I think a better name would be "Naval Stack ...
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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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Duplicate of “Arts and Crafts” and “3D Printing”

Proposal: Make The text of this proposal reads: Proposed Q&A site for people who fashion things with their hands, 3-D printers, cosplayers, costumers, glassblowers, makerspacers, robotics, ...
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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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What should we change our description to?

Proposal: Boating With a new title on the way I think we should rewrite the current description. Currently, the new title will look something like this, "All things Nautical & Maritime" Our ...
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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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Lots of overlap with The Great Outdoors

Proposal: The Armory Many of the topics here are already well established on the The Great Outdoors, e.g. Hunting Shooting Guns Archery I don't think all of the topics here would necessarily be ...
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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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Are subways on topic?

Proposal: Railways & Railroads Are questions about subways, metros, and other underground city transportation on topic? I believe questions about cost, destination, best route, etc. are better on ...
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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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The Armory: Reboot

Proposal: The Armory Proposal detail by Ben Collins: "The Armory" (with a URL of armory.stackexchange.com) has a sort of professional, even "guild-ish" connotation to it, which encompasses ...
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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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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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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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Hunting and the Armory

Proposal: The Armory http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/54970/hunting-and-fishing http://outdoors.stackexchange.com/ Is hunting in the scope of the armory? See my example question for ...
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Archery and the Armory

Proposal: The Armory and Archery combined There seems to be a place in stack for an archery themed site. But it might struggle to get out of beta. Rather than starting another area51 suggestion, ...
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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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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. ...