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Probably on-topic on Linguistics beta

Proposal: Semiotics and semiology This appears to be on-topic on the Lingustics beta. There are already 4 questions on the "semiotics" tag.
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Are there enough experts to sustain the site?

Proposal: Life Extension Anybody know any life extension experts? I sure don't. There aren't very many on Earth that specialize in that, so are there enough to sustain an SE site?
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Can questions about programming details be asked?

Proposal: Computer Vision Should the questions regarding implementation in a specific library (eg OpenCV) be allowed? (or should they referred to other existing programming sites)
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Possible duplicate of Cognitive Science

Proposal: Psychoanalysis Isn't this a duplicate of the Cognitive Sciences site? They have a psychoanalysis tag.
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general discussion on scope and overlap

Proposal: Radiology and radiation safety I hope this site will not end up full of hypothetical experiments like physics.SE. I hope it will become a valuable resource to researchers trying to set up ...
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What questions could be asked on Engineering Entrance Preparation but couldn't be asked on Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry?

Proposal: Engineering Entrance Preparation It seems to me like most questions on this site will be on topic at either Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics or Engineering SE. The only kind of question I ...
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Interdisciplinary research in logic

Proposal: Logic, Language and Information down vote favorite Proposal: Logic I would like to propose a topic for this forum. For sure the focus souldn't be something related to one field only, as ...
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Topic proposal: Interdisciplinary research in logic

Proposal: Logic I would like to propose a way to sharpen the topic of this forum. For sure the focus of this forum souldn't be something related to one field only, as far as questions regarding ...
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Somewhere to chat about the proposal

Proposal: Artificial Life Would it help to have a dedicated chat room for our proposed site? Perhaps we'll need more followers before it becomes sustainable, but I've set this one up for now to see ...
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Roadmap to finally getting a successful Social Science Stack Exchange

I've seen many a social science proposal rise and fall, having followed all of them and trying to support them, but only seeing them close in the end. Honestly, I cannot believe that there is not a ...
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How would this proposal attract experts?

Proposal: Physics homework questions From a Physics Stack Exchange perspective, a site like this would be definitely welcome, as a place where people with homework questions could go to directly. ...
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Is this another 'homework help' site?

Proposal: Competitive Exams Looking at the sample questions here, it appears that this site would be like a homework help site - similar to what has been closed before. These questions with attempts ...
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Will this just fragment quantitative finance?

Proposal: Actuarial Science Will this draw away users from QF? If so, is there a justification to do so?
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Is medicine.SE needed in addition to health.SE?

Proposal: Medicine I have been participating in the private beta of the health.SE site, and it’s looking like it will become public soon. It has been quite active. However, at least so far, the ...
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Merge Science & Math Paradoxes to Logic?

Proposal: Science & Math Paradoxes, Logic I thought they are both about something not acceptable for Mathematics, yet needing more proofs than Philosophy (I assume problems only in definitions ...
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How to handle questions that will attract opinion based answers?

Proposal: Science Educators While I think this stack exchange proposal is a great idea, I worry that most questions are going to attract opinion based answers. While there is a great deal of ...
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questions about Bioinformatics's history

Proposal: Bioinformatics Can questions related to Bioinformatics's history be asked on this proposal?
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Subset of computational science

Wouldn't this be a subset of the Computational Science site that is currently in beta? Proposal: Bioinformatics
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Can we broaden the scope of MOOCS to self-directed learning?

Proposal: MOOCs I suggest to broaden the scope to include self-directed learning in general: Using code-review sites to sharpen ones skill, using OCW (Open course ware) or going to the library and ...
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Why do we need a separate site for optics?

Proposal: Optics Why do we need a separate site for optics? Why isn't Physics.SE sufficient?
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Why a new community about Computational Quantum Chemistry?

Proposal: Computational Quantum Chemistry Computational Quantum Chemistry is an active topic since almost 100 years and has driven development of both hardware and software (see e.g. Hartree). This ...
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Is this covered by Physics & Math?

Proposal: Chaos Theory and Nonlinear Dynamics Chaos & Nonlinear systems already have a fair number of questions at physics.se and math.se: 112 questions tagged chaos at math.se, 85 questions at ...
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Example question suggestions to the proposal

Proposal: Popular Science Please, don't "steal" example questions from the Physics SE. It would create unneeded territorial conflicts. We want to supplement them, not compete them. But, feel free to ...
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Shouldn't Chaos Theory and Non-Linear Dynamics go into the already existing Physics SE?

Shouldn't Chaos Theory and Non-Linear Dynamics go into the already existing Physics SE? Choas Theory and non-linear dynamics are branches of physics.
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What is the SE stance on the 'Science Exchange' proposal?

Proposal: Science Exchange The proposal for Science Exchange is a little outside the box. But has gained 17 followers in a week. The proposal is NOT question & answer based but does have the ...
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What kind of questions do we want for this proposal?

Proposal: Science's area51 This proposal is different than others, in many ways. As I have mentioned here, one way is that it's quite difficult to come up with questions that help define this ...
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Rename to eg. “Open Peer Review” or “Science Exchange”

Proposal: Science's area51 Victor made a good point. Science's area51 is not the most appealing name for the proposed site. An alternative would be Open Peer Review or Science Exchange. Both are ...
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Should the number of commits depend on the category the article is published in?

Proposal: Science's area51 If, as it is suggested here in Science's area51, an article needs to gather enough people to commit to it, articles that are proposed in categories with less activity might ...
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It's a long shot, but this could lead to something great

Proposal: Science Exchange Some explanations to this proposal are needed: The idea is simple: Science Exchange would be structured very much like area51 is. Instead of Q&A sites the user can ...
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Open Science is a duplicate (subset) of academia.SE

Proposal: Open Science I'm going to go further than the related question Should open science questions just be asked on academia.SE? I can't see any reason why this isn't a subset of Academia.SE, ...
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This is NOT metaphysics as this site is described

Proposal: Metaphysics I have already created a proposal for metaphysics and it has been closed as a duplicate of phylosophy. Now this new proposal is not related to metaphysics at all, except its ...
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Is Metallurgy a duplicate of Engineering?

Proposal: Metallurgy The new beta site Engineering, has a metallurgy tag. In fact 7 of the current 150 questions have the metallurgy tag. So far my metallurgy questions have been well received. ...
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Can we merge this proposal with the other proposal of Physics homework questions?

Proposal: Elementary Physics I am very much in a favour for a Physics website for beginners where elementary conceptual questions and problem solving questions[sup]1[\sup] are allowed. As we know ...
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Why can't I see the edit history of Example questions during the Definition phase?

I've been reading example questions in proposals which are currently in the Definition phase. In at least two cases, there was an indication that the question had been edited. I can access the user ...
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Separating this Proposal from the other Sciences

Proposal: Popular Science From the Example Questions, it appears that most of these questions would actually be on-topic at Physics.SE. In some cases, they actually have been asked and answered: ...
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Do we need an official statistics Stack Overflow? Isn't the statistics “Cross Validated” board enough?

Just to throw this out there: is it better to latch onto one of these established boards for statistics, and encourage people to ask questions there, rather than trying to establish a whole new ...
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Do 'non-professional' questions require a separate site?

Proposal: Popular Science As far I know (and see), questions asked by first-time users on science sites are usually either answered, or referred to wikipedia links or something, and then closed. ...
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What is the potential overlap between Open Source and Open Science?

Proposals: Open Source and Open Science As far as I can tell, there is a significant overlap between Open Source and Open Science. Where exactly does this overlap lie and will this be a problem? As ...
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Is this only about the Latin language or also about its contexts?

Proposal: Latin Language Should this site be only about the Latin language, its grammar and its styles? Or are questions about its context also ontopic: Latin literature (eg discussion of various ...
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Proper Content in questions about Paradoxes

Proposal: Science & Math Paradoxes Concern: Users may just post minimal information about their paradox. Constant editing of posts (due to new research by others) and insufficient moderators ...
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Upvote System - Function with Paradoxes?

Proposal: Science & Math Paradoxes Why upvotes don't work with paradoxes: An upvote is supposed to be used for high quality questions, or questions that can apply to a large audience. But in ...
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Are questions about paradoxes answerable?

Proposal: Science & Math Paradoxes Considering this proposal is all about paradoxes, would it be possible to mark the answer to a paradox? They are paradoxes: questions that can't really be ...
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Is Marxism a dupe of History?

Proposal: Marxism We have a few questions posted, I see that general Q&A about Marxism are on topic at History.SE Is there anything that might be on topic here that is not on topic at History?
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Is “Futuristic Technology” the best title possible?

Proposal: Futuristic Technology The word "futuristic" is somewhat opinion-based (iPads are futuristic to my grandmother), and a rapidly moving target (iPads used to be futuristic to everyone). It's ...
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Why can't 'Nutrition' be merged into 'Health'?

Proposal: Nutrition There have been several health-, diet-, and nutrition-related proposals for several years now and none of them have ever gotten further than Health, which has turned out to ...
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Duplicate of Earth Science?

What makes Flat Earth Studies stand out from the existing Beta site Earth Science?
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When will Economics start private beta?

Proposal: Economics Now that Economics has fulfilled it's commitment requirements, and it says 'lauching private beta soon...' - when exactly will this be? What is required to do before then?
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The existence of answers.opencv

This site http://answers.opencv.org works exactly the same as any stackexchange site. I was thinking of creating a proposal about opencv here given that questions are so many that they could sustain ...
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Will there be science or not on Metaphysics?

Proposal: Metaphysics So far, metaphysics has a lot of questions that mix science and speculation. "How do I use astral projection to enter a black hole?" is one good example. It wants a reasonable, ...
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Mathjax in private Beta already

Proposal: Economics Ahem... I understand that MathJax is not automatically implemented in all new SE sites, because it burdens the system in various ways. I am currently reading the relevant thread ...