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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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Motorcycle Care and Mods

Proposal: Motorcycles I think it would be a good idea to put some focus on q&a's to do with aftermarket modifications to motorcycles in relation to this site proposal. Bikes such as the Suzuki ...
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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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Are fabric and glass painting questions on topic?

Proposal: *Painting and drawing * Or is it only about pencil and paper?
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Proposal/Definition - Not a duplicate of “Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair”

Proposal: Motorsports & Performance Tuning This Q&A site proposal is for the car enthusiast and the performance-minded technical crowd. The site should cater towards the DIY enthusiasts, ...
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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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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?
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What does it mean. “No Shopping Questions”?

Proposal: Consumer Issues and Protection It seems like all the example questions are about shopping by some interpretation. Can we specify and say "no shopping questions about getting the best ...
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Shouldn't site notes be more objective?

The proposal Not Programming Related has the following note at the top: Note that the scope and purpose of this proposal changed DRASTICALLY during the beta. Along with the name. You should still ...
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Can we modify the summary of Stack Overflow (in Turkish) proposal?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Turkish) Proposed Q&A site for professional and enthusiast Turkish speaking programmers. Profesyonel programcılar için Türkçe soru-cevap sitesi. Can we add the ...
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Tanım aşamasındaki öneride sorulara cevap verelim mi? (Should we respond to questions of a proposal in the definition phase?)

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Turkish) Area51'de tanım aşamasında, sitenin içeriğini belirleyen sorular sorulması öneriliyor ve önerilen sitelerdeki yöneticiler, cevapların daha sonra verilmesi, şu ...
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Can somebody explain why this was closed?

Proposal: Dumpster Diving I was surprised to see this closed as "not a real proposal." I am not aware of a "checklist" of requirements for a valid proposal, but this one has at least some points in ...
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What are the criteria for deciding whether a language is “natural”? [closed]

Proposal: Linguistics Short version. Just for the purposes of this proposal, what criteria does a language have to satisfy to be considered a natural (i.e. on-topic) language? Long version. I ...
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What should we do to increase visits of Area 51?

The overall visits of the area51.stackexchange.com is really very low and this is obvious from the statistics of questions (6 visits per 2 hours for example). This means that the proposals move really ...
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Are questions that might make some people lose their faith allowed?

Proposal: Christianity Some questions might reveal some sensitive topics about the Bible and the concept of Christianity as a whole that could lead to somebody to lose his/her faith. Some people ...
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App Store shouldn't be just for mobile markets

Proposal: App Stores There's really no reason for App Store-related questions to just be for mobile developers as stated here. Whatever Microsoft calls their Desktop Marketplace, the Mac App Store, ...
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What is included in 'Sustainability'?

Proposal: Sustainable Living Are we talking only environmental sustainability or does it include social sustainability? Permaculture talks about "permanent culture" and is one model of a sustainable ...
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A proposal made to unify all “Robotics” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Developing a unified robotics proposal Proposal: Robotics This is an attempt to unify the other Robotics related proposals into one all-encompassing proposal. Other ...
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Is literary analysis on topic?

Proposal: Literature From the proposal name, I was expecting more discussion of specific works of literature, literary analysis, and such. I saw almost no example questions along these lines, though, ...
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Are book recommendations a solid basis for an SE site?

Proposal: Literature The questions voted on-topic seem weighted rather heavily to "what book should I read next?"-type questions (by author, style, series order...). Is this the desired aim of the ...
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What about the kids resources proposal?

I am using stackoverflow since last years, every thing about programming and life is there but i did not found any thing for kids. some thing for kids should be here.
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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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Could someone clarify the criteria for questions being too technical (or off-topic) for Books.SE?

Proposal: Books I am confused as to whether asking for a book or list of books about a specific (very) technical subject would be off-topic or inappropriate. First, it says in the description of the ...
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Explaining what “Not A Good Example” (NAGE) mean as short and accurate as possible

I have a feeling that a percentage of people here, especially newcomers, do not understand what NAGE really means and mix it up with off-topic example. It's a bit discouraging and confusing to me when ...
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Should translation questions be bounded to German-English?

Some commenters on example questions seem to have the opinion, that translation questions should be bounded to German-English. As sometimes (but very seldom) a German phrase is difficult to express in ...
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What's the water cooler?

Proposal: Around the Water Cooler What do you mean "Water Cooler?" How isn't this already covered by other expert sites, or those questions that fill the cracks between?
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Would biochemistry questions go here or in Chemistry?

Proposal: Biology vs. Proposal: Chemistry The definition blurb says this site is for biochemists, but as there isn't a very clearly defined line (at least as far as I know) on the continuum from ...