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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Should we expand the LEGO proposal to also include other brick families, like K'Nex and Erector?

Proposal: LEGO There has already been comments about this to the proposal. It will probably boost the popularity of the proposal to include others, and the tag system in StackExchange will work well ...
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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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Would the Woodworking site duplicate the Home Improvement site?

I created a proposal for a new SE site on Woodworking. This new site may have some overlap with Home Improvement. Are there enough new topics to warrant a separate site?
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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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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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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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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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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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Do we need a “Firearm Safety” site for questions like this: “How to disable a gun so it can be used as part of my halloween costume?”

Firearm safety should always be the cornerstone of any Firearms Q&A site. Which should mean that any question that involves a safety violation indicates that the OP has a lack of understanding of ...
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Comic Books and Graphic Novel recommendations are welcome?

Proposal: Book Recommendations Can we recommend and look for recommendations of comic books and graphic novels? I believe that is on-topic, but it seems to me a good point to discuss.
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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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Will Public Firing Ranges Allow You to Put Up Advertisements Promoting Firearms SE?

I joined a public safety shooting range. Next time I go, I plan to talk to the range officers about the Firearms SE site. If each person who has committed to this so far can get 5 more people to ...
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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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What would separate this site from Board & Card Games?

Proposal: Magic the Gathering We currently have a Board and Card games Stack Exchange, which allows Magic the Gathering questions. What would this proposal do differently from them? As previously ...
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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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URL for this site

Proposal: Amateur Radio Now that we're launching soon, I just wanted to make a simple request. The name that has been chosen for this site is radio.stackexchange.com But I would also like to ...
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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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About related, existing sites

Proposal: Game of Go I'll be frank: I am afraid this site might fail. In my opinion, it is absolutely necessary to be able to include content from Sensei's Library without loss of functionality. ...
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On the water is possible duplicate of The Great Outdoors

Proposal: On the Water Duplicate of: The Great Outdoors There is much overlap here with TGO. For example: Sailing tag (27 questions) Canoe tag (21 questions) Kayak tag (29 questions) Water sports ...
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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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If you are only active on Amateur Radio SE, please, consider also being active on another SE site!

Proposal: Amateur Radio If you are only active on this Amateur Radio Stack Exchange proposal, please, consider also being active on another, already established Stack Exchange site and gain there a ...
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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 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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We need to reach out, now!

Proposal: Amateur Radio Viewing the nice committers graph to the right, its beautiful exponential shape reminded me of a capacitor charging to the full available potential. It looks like marketing ...
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Should ARES be on-topic in the Amateur Radio SE?

Proposal: Amateur Radio One part of an Amateur Radio Operator's (for want of a better word) charge is this - In the event of a failure of regular communications he may provide necessary ...
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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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Could posting some Youtube videos help garner commitments?

Proposal: Woodworking In another discussion on this forum the idea came up to contact some of the YouTube/internet woodworking guru's to help promote the Woodworking Community proposal. It was, ...
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Starcraft is a tag on Arqade

Proposal: Starcraft We already deal with any and all starcraft and starcraft-2 questions on Arqade.
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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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Joint site for competitive board games

I think competitive board games are quite different from recreational board games in nature and draw different communities. The typical questions asked in the proposals for go, chess,... are very ...
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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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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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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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Does the proposal sound like a reasonable one?

Proposal: Blacksmith and Metal work Blacksmithing and other metal works seem to be on the rise and I thought having a SE place to ask and answer questions to help would be a good idea. Any opinions ...
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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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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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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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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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Will this be a place to find Elmers or are only technical questions on topic?

Proposal: Amateur Radio Granted, meeting Elmers in real life is best, but what if someone had questions about the usage of a Q-signal (for instance, why is everyone asking me QTH? Someone could ...
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Pokemon cartoons: subset of Anime? [closed]

Proposals: Pokemon and 4kids translations of cartoons, Anime & Manga I'm not an expert in this area (or even a novice, to be honest) but my impression is that the Pokemon and 4kids translations ...
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Will SDR (Software Defined Radio) be welcomed here?

Proposal: Amateur Radio Will this community answer questions about SDR too or is this aimed purely at analog amateur radio?
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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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Have created advertisements on Reddit and Quora. Need your votes now!

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Probably you can upvote these so that the many people see it. Crafts reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/crafts/comments/3hjtz6/arts_and_crafts_qa_website_on_stackoverflows/ ...
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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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Vote for the Woodworking ad in the Home Improvement Community Ads

Proposal: Woodworking I've made some Woodworking candidate ads for Home Improvement.SE. If any woodworkers are active there, please vote for them! I've updated the link to point to the 2015 ...
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This is possibly a duplicate of Sports

Proposal: Airsoft Sports has an airsoft tag! Why not join them over there?
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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? ...