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What to do with questions asking to explain a joke?

Proposal: Humor Sometimes I see questions asking for the explanation to a particular joke. There are a few of those all over the SE network. Here are just a few ones as examples, there are certainly ...
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Are questions about narrow AIs allowed?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence The title says it all. Are we allowing questions about AGI -- as in, attempting to replicate the intelligence of humans with computers -- or any AI, including narrow ...
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Is there a “residual” Q&A site? [duplicate]

If a question fits nowhere but still is good, is there a place for asking that question i e this Q&A is for questions that don't belong anywhere else but still can be good questions?
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What about a “route my question” site?

I was wondering on this idea - perhaps this has been discussed before. It happens often to me that I have some question to ask and I think: I'd like to ask this on SE, but I don't know if there ...
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Should the “Home Automation” proposal be enveloped by IoT?

Proposal: Internet of things A large portion of the "internet of things" is made up of connected home automation devices. While it's been closed, the Home Automation proposal got relatively far in ...
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What topics should be avoided in “Alternate History” SE?

Proposal: Alternate History Wikipedia entry for "alternate history": Alternate history or alternative history, sometimes abbreviated as AH, is a genre of fiction consisting of stories in which ...
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What is the definition of “Drones” for this proposal?

Proposal: Drones This proposal has the name "Drones" which is pretty vague. What is included in the definition of "Drones" for this site? I am guessing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) is definitely ...
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what is the difference between the 5 main questions about the proposal and the 40 example questions?

I got a bit confused between the minimum number of questions required to start a site. when I propose a site I need to have 5 questions but to get the proposal (defined) I need at least 40 question ...
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How is this proposal any different than Arqade?

Proposal: Gamers Gamers appears to be a general gaming site, which already exists in the form of Arqade. How is this proposal any different than Arqade?
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What are the question guidelines for “Website recommendations”?

Proposal: Website recommendations What are the question guidelines for posting on "website recommendations"? What is considered off'topic and what questions are you looking forward to answering?
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How is the Open Source Projects Recommendations proposal different from Software, Hardware or Website Recommendations?

Proposal: Open Source Projects Recommendations At the moment there are two very active Recommendations Q&A Sites proposed on Area51: Hardware Recommendations Website recommendations and ...
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Should the description be changed to reflect all domains of product design?

Proposal: Product Design Product Design is a very general term encompassing many different business fields in both digital and physical forms. Should this site be geared toward a more general ...
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Would derivatives and uses of tools created for Arch Linux outside Arch be welcome here?

Proposal: Arch Linux The Wikipedia page on Arch Linux mentions several derived distributions. Are they welcome? What about specific utilities such as pacman? pacman is also used outside of Arch ...
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Different, but necessary

Proposal: Problem and Solution I swear I understand that all stack exchange sites have another goal, but this kind of site would attend another demand like the ones in the Social Problems proposal ...
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How can I help my followers to understand what is required on definition phase?

I noticed a problem in my proposal and in other proposals as well. If proposal is followed by a person not familiar with area 51 process they upvote/downvote and comment questions as if it was a real ...
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Final Review: Is the proper title “Second-Language Acquisition”?

Proposal: Language Learning When a proposal nears the end of the "definition" phase, the Community Team does a final evaluation to see if the proposal is ready to move forward. I'm wondering if ...
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Do I have permission to advertise this proposal in other Stack Exchange sites?

Proposal: Geomatics and Remote Sensing I've been thinking about advertising this definition in other Stack Exchange sites like: Geographical Information Systems Cross Validated Earth Sciences ...
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Maybe it's better to aggregate this proposal with GIS.SE

Proposal: Geomatics and Remote Sensing Regarding this discussion, I have an idea for my proposal. I think it will be better if we aggregate this with Geographic Information Systems and name the ...
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Creation of a new site for remote sensing community

If you agree with what I have written here, comment under this question and tell me whether you will follow if I make a proposal and also give some suggestion for questions of remote sensing that ...
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Would questions about exams on topic?

Proposal: Language Learning Some examples: Do I need a TOEFL to study in Canada? TOEFL vs IELTS? Why doesn't GRE Physics have on my country?
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“New” Latin words

Proposal: Latin Language Is it acceptable to ask or answer using terms from neo-Latin and Contemporary Latin (created to describe more modern things or ideas)? For instance, Contemporary Latin has a ...
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Community for Game lovers

I have checked all SO communities. I am not able to found any game related community. Yes there is a one role playing game community. But it's not fruitful for all. So my idea is to have one more ...
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Are vimgolf questions on topic on vi/vim?

Would asking vimgolf style questions be on topic on vi/vim? This is a type of question that is poorly suited for SO and most of the other SE sites. While it is conceivable that such a question would ...
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What coding topics will this site address?

Proposal: Open Source The site description currently reads: Proposed Q&A site for questions regarding motivation, marketing, organisation and coding pertaining specifically to open source ...
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What to do with the questions about the launched sites?

There are many questions about the definition of the sites that are already launched (public beta or fully mature site). They are not actual anymore. Should they be closed? They are shown as related ...
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Site Suggestion: Software Usage - The 'why' I proposed

Proposal: Software Usage Don't think this has been suggested before but: There should be a StackExchange site dedicated to the help of usage of software. Of course, there would be questions that ...
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Would it be possible to create a language to describe worlds in?

I am heavily influenced by the Myst-Series with this thought. There, the D'Ni found a way to use write symbols into special books, which then would open a portal to the described world. Of course ...
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Can it include things like GPGPU programming?

Proposal: Computer Graphics GPGPU programming include different technologies with the objective of increasing speed of normal CPU computation. While they involve graphic cards, they are rarely ...
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Would questions about existing world building tools or software be on topic here?

Proposal: Worldbuilding Correct me if I am wrong, by skimming trough the discussion I did not see this topic brought up. I am concerned about this as I am a user of a few tools that came up with ...
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Should the proposal definition be changed?

Proposal: Arabic Language I don't think the current proposal definition: Proposed Q&A site for people who want to learn the Arabic language is befitting for the site we would like to ...
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Would it be Ok to ask question for specific states inside Fedoral One

Proposal: Laws Many countries are Federal States which have States in themselves. Many Others have autonomous regions. Would it be Ok to ask questions for specific laws in those regions or it would ...
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This proposal really needs to be properly defined

Proposal: Worldbuilding World-Building is a massive topic, covering many different areas. While I agree we shouldn't just go asking a scientist what would happen if happened, I also think that ...
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When can we start asking real questions?

Proposal: History of Science And Mathematics When can we start asking questions about the History of math as opposed to questions about which questions are okay to ask?
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Shouldn't there be more involvement in the discussions as well?

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education There have been various discussions about (1) Framing the site definition. (2) Discussing and voting for an appropriate name. (3) Determining ...
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Questions out of curiosity - new or existing site? [duplicate]

Is there a site to ask questions that do not fall under any existing site and are of pure curiosity? Ranging from "Why grass is green?" to "How does automatic parking system work?" or could be "why ...
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What language will be on topic?

Proposal: Dutch Language & Culture Example questions both include English and Dutch questions. I don't think two languages should be allowed, since that would fragment the userbase. Allowing only ...
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Defining “Home Remedies”

I have found this space yesterday and I believe it would help to share knowledge with everyone to easily cope up with daily problems. People interested in Home Remedies should gather and share their ...
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Remote sensing in Geoscience?

Proposal: Geoscience Is it planned to consider remote sensing in Geoscience? It would be great to aggregate all the related questions into one place and not to scatter them on Stack, Cross Val and ...
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Covering whole of Gamification: Social Good and Life

Proposal: Gamification The proposal's one-liner definition states "enterprise or consumer applications". Well, what about the other aspects of Gamification? There are overall four aspects of ...
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Are snakes, snails, lizards, … considered on-topic here?

Proposal: Pets There is already discussion about definition of pet: What animals should we classify as pets? However it seems that it does not give clear answer to my question and this is why I am ...
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Too many questions with exactly 10 votes

In lots of proposals, you'll see a lot of questions with exactly 10 votes. You'll even see people saying that you're wasting votes if you vote for a question with more than 10 votes. Most questions ...
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Data Science Proposal

Proposal: I think its good time to have a Data Science community. The basic goal is that people from different disciplines like health, education, economics, agriculture, advertisement, etc working ...
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How broad is the site?

Proposal: India I am feeling like the site is too broad, since asking questions about each and everything related to India would be too fragmented. Can we have a list of topics which should be there ...
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Have you added five questions? Have you used all five of your upvotes on questions with less than 10 votes?

Proposal: Big Data Why does this proposal have so many followers who haven't voted up questions, and who haven't offered their own questions? Remember, you can add five example questions, to help ...
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Will proofreading be allowed on ELL?

Proposal: English Language Learners As we know, proofreading involves checking for grammatical, spelling, and mechanical errors, which may include problems with verb tense, subject-verb agreement, ...
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Will EL&U be a General Reference site respect to ELL? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Drawing the lines between ELL and EL&U Proposal: English Language Learners Considering that EL&U is a complete repository of high quality answers on English ...
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Drawing the lines between ELL and EL&U

Proposal: English Language Learners Since the proposal has been re-opened and given the excitement its closure caused, I think it is appropriate to further discuss the delineation between ELL and ...
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What animals should we classify as pets?

Proposal: Pets Right now the site is described as a site for pet owners, caretakers, etc. However, I don't feel like that does a good job of what animals should be considered "pets", and what animals ...
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Pervasive(Ubiquitous) Computing Site

I think it worth having a new site about pervasive(ubiquitous) computing. Is this area covered by any other existing site? If yes, would you introduce it? And if not, what's your idea about such a ...
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Would anyone be interested in an “internet pornography” site proposal?

Since pornography has been, and still is, the most profitable business on the internet; would anyone be interested in discussing it here? Analysis would involve: Statistics Categorization Social ...