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Can We Start a Pharmacy Q&A site?

For some pharmacy questions (e.g. http://biology.stackexchange.com/users/1813/brenton-horne where I originally received 2 downvotes for asking a question that is completely answerable because they ...
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Questions about astrophotography

Proposal: Astronomy & Astrophysics Should questions about astrophotography be asked here or in Photo.SE? I raise the point, because as an amateur astronomer and and keen photographer I personally ...
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Can we add Geophysics to the list of topics?

Proposal: Geoscience Is Geophysics (active and passive) included in this proposal? If so, can it be included in the list of topics?
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How does this differ from philosophy? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Logic: already on topic elsewhere? Proposal: Logic In case the pure form of logic is meant, why doesn't it suit in the philosophy section?
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Is question translation in the future “stack overflow in german” welcomed?

I have committed on using Stack Overflow (in German), and I think there will be some "reputation chasers", who will take the most popular questions from the English stack overflow, translate them (may ...
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How is Puzzling different from Math?

Proposal: Puzzling I see that most of the proposed questions ask for proofs and algorithms. That sort of questions would be welcome in Math. In fact it's faq mentions "solving mathematical ...
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We need more questions!

We almost have enough followers to move on, but we are really lacking questions and votes. Can members please start asking questions and voting on them? Proposal: Aviation
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“Elevator Pitch” suggestions for this site [closed]

Proposal: Deposition As was mentioned, the name of the site will be decided later on with the development of the appropriate audience. But I welcome suggestions on the "elevator pitch", aka the ...
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Should questions on history of Astronomy and past astronomical methods be allowed too?

Proposal: Astronomy & Astrophysics I haven't found it in the description, but is there room for outdated astronomical methods and theories too? To clarify, I wouldn't want here any ...
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Possibility: Contests for Algorithms, Pedagogy

Proposal: Game Theory Algorithms My introduction to game theory was Axelrod's Evolution of Cooperation, in which he introduces a computer tournament for the iterated prisoner's dilemma with an ...
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Are all countries in scope for the **Aviation** group?

Proposal: Aviation Are all countries in scope for the Avation group, or is it US-centric?
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Is free flight (hang gliding, paragliding, powered paragliding) in scope for **Aviation**?

Proposal: Aviation Is free flight (hang gliding, paragliding, powered paragliding) in scope for Aviation? I would hope so. Many questions about aerodynamics, airspace rules, and weather are ...
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What would the Postgrad Mathematics proposal provide over Mathematics?

Proposal: Postgrad Mathematics While I can understand the frustration with the research level suggestion for MathOverflow and the more populist Mathematics stack exchange, it is difficult to see ...
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How can the proposal definition for Postgrad Mathematics be improved?

Right now, the proposal definition for this site says that it's for the questions that don't fit Mathematics and don't fit Mathematica. This isn't a good definition for a site, considering that a ...
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Geoscience scope — include planetary, solar system, solar-terrestrial sciences?

Proposal: Geoscience Interpretations differ as to whether geosciences include space and planetary science. From the list of AGU journals or the 2012 list of EGU General Assembly sessions, it probably ...
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Accommodating multiple geoscience communities using tagging

Proposal: Geoscience Potential members are worried about two issues: Having their community recognized Not being overwhelmed with information
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Planned and Constructed languages are now on topic on the Linguistics SE

I'm one of the current moderators on the Linguistics site. Our related Conlang proposal has been closed sometime ago and it has now been deleted. Considering this, and the lack of an appropriate ...
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How do I go about setting up a homework site?

I teach mathematics in a university. I want to encourage my students to ask and answer questions from each other to build a sense of community. Thus the proposal for a homework site. I want a ...
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Computer Graphics - more algorithms, less focus on modeling software and image processing tools

Is there such a Q&A branch defined? I saw a timid attempt that hadn't made it past its toddler stage. I am in search of a section/branch that is focused on the scientific side of Computer ...
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Similar Q&A site (and why we can do better)

Proposal: Aviation Note that there is already an OSQA site that has a similar scope (Circle to Land) - there's some good content there but it's devolved into a spam pit from lack of ...
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Is creationism a scientific topic?

Proposal: Creationism I believe creationism in off-topic here. See for example Creation–evolution controversy
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Which Geo/Earth Sciences proposal to support?

Proposal: Geoscience We are leaning towards creating a community for the EarthCube audience, basically collaborative 'cyberinfrstracture' for the Earth Sciences. Specifically we are working on the ...
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Should questions about Astronomical software be allowed?

Proposal: Astronomy & Astrophysics Both professional and amateur astronomers/astrophysicists use a lot of software either for image processing or data analysis. So should queries related to those ...
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Is it allowed to invite people?

I am proposing an area to discuss about GeoGebra software. But I would like to know if is allowed to invite people to follow me. And what about other areas? I am a member in Mathematics, but I would ...
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Rename to “Earth Sciences”

Proposal: Geoscience Rename to: Earth Sciences Rationale: Geoscience has connotations of geology and geography (all to do with the surface of the planet, or what's under it. This could potentially ...
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Why wouldn't this just be part of the existing physics Stack Exchange site?

Related: http://meta.physics.stackexchange.com/questions/4223 We tried an astronomy Stack Exchange site, and it ended up being merged with Physics after the beta ended unsuccessfully due to lack ...
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Boundary between space exploration and astronomy sites

Proposal: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Space Exploration and Technology I believe these two are closely related, and we should discuss where to draw the line between the two, should both sites be ...
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When does the future become off topic?

Proposal: Space Exploration and Technology Proposed Q&A site for spacecraft operators, scientists, engineers, and enthusiasts, to discuss the building, launching, operating, history, and ...
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We have great R-User support

Proposal: R Users For developers, there is a huge (and once celebrated) contingent of R-user and support on our Stack Overflow site — http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/r For the ...
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All healthcare related area 51 proposals. Differences? Similarities? Can they co-exist? How can members of all proposals benefit?

Proposal: Healthcare Industry Proposal: Bioinformatics Proposal: Biomedical Informatics Proposal: Biomedical engineering Proposal: Neuroinformatics Proposal: Public Health & Epidemiology ...
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SE for Proto-Indo-European language and culture [closed]

I do not know how the proposals are created, but I want to suggest this one. This may be a site of reference for historical linguists as well as thiose who are interested in PIE language, culture and ...
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SE Sites for communication and for psychology?

I was wondering if there are some existing sites where questions about (interpersonal) communication and ((applied or theoretical) psychology can be asked? I searched around, not finding any for ...
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How is this proposed site different from the epidemiology SE proposal?

Proposal: Disease I think there's too much overlap between this and the epidemiology SE proposal.
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Would it be worth including space & planetary sciences?

Proposal: Astronomy & Astrophysics As the Astronomy proposal didn't get enough participation, would it make more sense to broaden the proposal even further to specifically include: Solar ...
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How does Disease differ from Health?

Proposal: Disease How is this any different than the Health proposal?
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Please can a moderator delete my “unregistered user” commitment so I can register using my StackExchange account?

Proposal: Chemistry I accidentally committed to the above proposal as an "unregistered user" (see this question). There seems to be no way for me to undo this. Since this proposal will likely go into ...
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Will we need MathJax/any other formatting here? [closed]

/Proposal: Chemistry Related: http://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/128238/adding-mathjax-to-specific-questions-only/128240#128240 Most SE sites use MathJax for mathematical formatting. Will ...
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Chemicals in the food that we consume

We consume food which contains lot many chemicals, excluding carbohydrate / protein / vitamins, which a lay man can easily understand. What about discussing these aspects in the propose forum. ...
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Computational Chemistry, official location?

Proposal: Chemistry As many of you may know, or perhaps have already previously discussed, computational chemistry already resides in the 'Computational Sciences' community. I've just recently ...
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Computer science: the audience description is now wrong

Proposal: Computer Science The title of the computer science proposal is now presentable, thank you. The site description has also been edited, but that edit threw out the baby with the bathwater. ...
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Is Behaviorism within our scope?

Proposal: Cognitive Sciences Behaviorism has widely been regarded as an affront to Cognitive Psychology but many findings of Behaviorism are still extremely relevant to psychology today. Are ...
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Why was the future studies proposal deleted, but less frequented and older proposals still exist?

I have no problem if too less traffic for this site, but there are proposals twice as old and not gaining any new followers or questions in the same period of nov-dec, who are still not deleted, like ...
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Would like to represent Neurorehabilitation

I'm a physician specializing in pain medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation. We work with stroke, traumatic brain injury, and spinal cord injury patients. Wondering if there is room here ...
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You do realize that 'Libraries & Information Science' is not the same as 'Libraries', right?

Proposal: Library & Information Science You'd have almost been better off merging Libraries with Books. LIS deals more with the theory of how information is organized. Now, an MLS (Master of ...
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Mathematica proposal has disappeared

The mathematica proposal at 89 commitments has disappeared without warning or trace. Why has it disappeared? And why without prior warning?
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Time to reach out to the floundering Linguistics SE and suggest a merger?

Proposals: Cognitive Sciences, Linguistics I initially embraced the different focuses of Cognitive Science and Linguistics and committed to both proposals. Linguistics rightly claimed that many ...
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Scope of Computer Science (non-programming)

Proposal: Computer Science (Non-Programming) I am having trouble with understanding the scope of this proposal. (Partially because of attempts to merge it with other CS proposals.) My first ...
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Population ecology

Proposal: Biology Should population ecology be also part of this this site?
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What should the real title of this proposal for beta be? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The title “Computer Science (Non-Programming)” Proposal: Computer Science (Non-Programming) What should be the real title of this proposal? I know Computer Science ...
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The Computer Science proposal should be in the Science category

Proposal: Computer Science (Non-Programming) I don't know how Computer Science ended up under Professional, but it clearly belongs to the Science category.