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Romanian speakers learning English and English speakers learning Romanian on the same site

I have noticed that there are quite a few language sites on area 51. They all seem to involve helping people who already speak English to learn to speak another language. What if instead of only ...
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Who is the target audience? What sorts of questions are welcome?

Are learners of romanian included in the scope of the site? I have noticed that the the english language site has broken into two sites, one for people learning english and another for people that ...
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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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Currently developing/running a bespoke POS system - anyone else doing this?

Proposal: POS (Point of Sale/Service) Systems I'd previously posted a proposal by the same name, but it became inactive. I'm currently developing a system being used at a factory to process goods ...
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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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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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Overly broad scope

Proposal: Events Proposed Q&A site for people to discuss the latest political and major events of the world. This Q&A site can be used to understand, discuss and share thoughts on the ...
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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 do we think about homework questions in Translation?

Proposal: Translation This seems like a really cool little place -- I'm currently trying to learn German, and having a community where I can see the idiomatic translations of things I don't ...
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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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Can we expand the proposed Birds site to include all backyard animals?

I've been thinking about proposing a site for common backyard animals, their behaviors and how they relate to each other and their environment. Some examples include birds, squirrels, chipmunks, ...
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What types of wine does the Wine proposal cover?

Proposal: Wine In the western world (at least the parts of it I'm used to), the word wine often means grape wine in particular. There are many other kinds of drinks carrying the wine namesake: rice ...
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What it the plan for this restart of Comparative Religion?

Proposal: Comparative Religion Presumably this is restart of the closed proposal http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/58788/comparative-religion Does the proposer have a plan that offers any ...
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How about just, 'Privacy'?

Proposal: Digital privacy I think taking Digital out and making it wider scope - while including digital privacy as obviously one of the central themes - would be better, and also get more interest ...
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Will Answers Be Too Opinionated on Stock SE?

Proposal: Stock Exchange The Stack Exchange platform has thrived on quality questions that don't delve into opinions: What types of questions should I avoid asking? [Relevant points extracted and ...
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Should we allow exposure questions?

Proposal: Magic We don't have that many questions, but a considerable portion of them are purely after exposure (e.g. How did ${magician} pull off ${effect}?). Do we want this kind of questions? ...
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Who is this proposal for?

Proposal: Psychology Some SE sites pride themselves on only being for "experts" and professional, and quickly close any beginner questions (naming no names); while others allow beginner/non-expert ...
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so what's the sailing scope going to be?

Proposal: Sailing Joe left a comment elsewhere with this: What I'd really like to see is a discussion of software development while cruising. Too niche? I think maybe keeping it in a Q&A ...
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Why aren't these questions included in existing sites?

Proposal: Résumé Review and Interview Prep I think questions about résumés and interviews for "students, and professionals" would already be found in The Workplace and Academia (though "nailing the ...
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Can we emphasise “Professionals” to discourage simple Googleable questions?

Proposal: Audio The proposal says "Proposed Q&A site for electronic musicians, DJs, and professionals using DAWs" which I think is pretty broad, but not completely out-of-scope. If pushed, I'd ...
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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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Questions about feminism's view on X aren't answerable

Proposal: Feminism and Gender Equality Several of the definition questions treat feminism as a monolith, and not as a collection of independent thinkers who often share ideas but also often disagree. ...
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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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Does it should include discussion about any methods of software security/isolation or it should be restraint to hypervisors

Proposal: Virtualization, Cloud and Grid Computing According to Wikipedia there's two types of hypervisor. In each case (inside the schema) the target isn't the application, but it's OS. However ...
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On-topic on “Veganism”

Proposal: Veganism I will state my opinion what I think should be on-topic and what should be off-topic. Please write an answer if you have any additions to make or want to change something. ...
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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 ...
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Do we accept translation questions?

Proposal: English Language Learners Given that the site specifically caters to non-native English speakers, do we want to allow straight translation questions here?
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Defining topicality

Proposal: English Language Learners How shall we clearly define what is on-topic for this site and what is confusing enough that it should properly go to English Language and Usage?