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1answer
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“Certificate Exams”? really?

Proposal: Certificate Exams And this would be useful because...?
8
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1answer
226 views

What does Freelance Workers address that can't be handled by OnStartups?

Should Freelance Workers merge into OnStartups? What does Freelance Workers handle that cannot be asked there? Proposal: Freelance Workers
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1answer
75 views

Following a proposal at commitment stage [closed]

I'd like to follow a proposal at commitment stage. I'm interested in that area, and I would like to read the site once it comes up, but I'm not going to commit because I don't know if I'll have any ...
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3answers
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Allow reverse translations?

Proposal: German language The proposal currently suggests "translations from any language to German" as on-topic. Should the reverse be true as well? I can see questions like "What's the closest ...
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1answer
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Answers for Pilots [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Answers for Pilots Proposal: General Aviation I posted this question in Area 51 earlier today discussing the scope of my website, AnswersforPilots.com. Hosted in a user ...
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8answers
547 views

What problems does the two-level split solve?

Kaveh asked what problem the two level split into research and non-research sites would cause. This has now gotten a couple of answers. I asked what problem is solved which I think is more important, ...
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6answers
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Two level model (MO/Math.SE) vs one level model (SO)

Proposal: Theoretical Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Theoretical Physics, etc. Recently there has been a number of cases where people from SO/SU/SF sites have criticized the two level model ...
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SE Proposals: Breadth Versus Depth

Looking at some of the proposals, it seems that there many which should be merged, on the basis that the combined interested user base will be large enough to support the site. Good examples are all ...
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2answers
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A proposal only for newbies?

Proposal: Freshers Who will be the experts on this proposed site? StackOverflow already works for beginners. Is there a need to isolate them to a separate site?
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4answers
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Do we need a “Firearm Safety” site for questions like this: “How to disable a gun so it can be used as part of my halloween costume?”

Firearm safety should always be the cornerstone of any Firearms Q&A site. Which should mean that any question that involves a safety violation indicates that the OP has a lack of understanding of ...
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3answers
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Will the Chinese Language site allow for questions to be asked completely in Chinese?

Proposal: Chinese Language All of the examples provided so far have a mainly English component with Chinese characters added. I would like to know what everyone thinks about asking questions purely ...
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1answer
287 views

What is migrated from a Stack Exchange 1.0 site to Stack Exchange 2.0?

We're following the Area 51 process to migrate the SE 1.0 site, SharePoint Overflow, to Stack Exchange 2.0. A question from a user is, what is migrated out of: OpenID accounts non-OpenID accounts ...
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3answers
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Where can we get more involved commiters?

Proposal: Game of Go Go clubs? Authors of popular Go blogs? Facebook? Let's send e-mails to anybody we know or to Go "celebrities". (Note: I asked Alexander Dinerstain to advertise this SE on his ...
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2answers
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Please VOTE for top questions [closed]

Proposal: General Aviation Hey everyone, just wanted to throw up a note here to see if we can coordinate our voting to get us into the next phase. In order for a question to be considered "on-topic" ...
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1answer
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Since Project Management is now 100% committed, how long will it take to receive the invite?

Today I saw Project Management move from 99% committed to 100% committed. How long will it take for me to receive the invite for the beta phase?
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1answer
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Why should RuneScape be a different site than gaming?

Proposal: RuneScape Q&A It is possible you're thinking RuneScape Q&A should be kept in the Gaming StackExchange site. Well, here are a couple reasons it probably shouldn't: RuneScape is deep ...
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3answers
423 views

Why are there two SharePoint site proposals?

There is currently a SharePoint proposal and a SharePoint Overflow proposal. Why? Proposal: SharePoint Overflow
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3answers
405 views

Joint site for competitive board games

I think competitive board games are quite different from recreational board games in nature and draw different communities. The typical questions asked in the proposals for go, chess,... are very ...
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3answers
250 views

Merge “Running” into “Excercise and Fitness”? Will they sap contributors from each other? [closed]

In response to Rick Roth's answer to my other question. Should we merge Running into Exercise and Fitness? I can see arguments both ways. There certainly are a lot of questions specific to long ...
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2answers
194 views

Would a site like this cause more quarrel than reliable answers?

Proposal: Religion I am a devout Christian. I am also a Pastor and a Christian Apologist. While I think it is necessary to have religious discussions, I am slighted toward thinking that a site like ...
8
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1answer
204 views

Merge of Software Testing and Software Development (in Portuguese)

Proposal: Software Testing (in Portuguese) and Software Development (in Portuguese) Devemos estabelecer a fusão das propostas de software em Português? Eu não consigo ver qualquer razão para ...
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5answers
254 views

Are Project Management and IT Management merge-worthy? [closed]

Seems like these two proposals have significant overlap, but I don't have a strong feeling on what to do with it. How does the community feel? Proposal: Project Management Proposal: IT Management
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1answer
225 views

Supporters of “Running” please come over and get “Exercise and Fitness” over the hump! [closed]

I'd honestly like both of these ultimately succeed. However, it seems that to achieve critical mass, we should first start getting the more general category of Exercise and Fitness up and running. So ...
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1answer
147 views

Could the definition for the SharePoint proposal be broadened?

We would like to move SharePoint Overflow to Stack Exchange via the Area 51 process. This proposal matches our site the best, however it describes a developer-only site. We are only interested in ...
15
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7answers
516 views

We have 35% ==> How do we get to 100% and private beta?

Proposal: Signal, Image & Video Processing The signal, image and video processing site proposal has just reached 35% (75 commitments). In order to move the site forward, we need another ~ 200 ...
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2answers
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An official statement about how / if this is related to the existing SharePointOverflow.com is needed

Proposal: SharePoint Is this instead of the existing SharePointOverflow.com StackExchange 1.0 site or will SharePointOverflow.com be upgraded as part of this Area51 proposal?
12
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3answers
289 views

Best way to promote the site/proposal within the physics community?

Proposal: Theoretical Physics Does anyone have any thoughts on how best to promote the site within the physics community? By this I mean the community of research active physicists. I've tweeted and ...
10
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3answers
179 views

Organisation of digital libraries/deposits of research papers

Proposal: Libraries Does the topic of the organisation of digital libraries/deposits of research papers belong to this site? (Like http://arxiv.org or http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/ for a specific ...
2
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2answers
46 views

Errata could also be for “non-technical” textbooks

Proposal: Errata Say, I have had ideas of posting and collecting errata in textbooks teaching foreign languages, or science textbooks (maths). These topics are not "technical", but also quite non-...
19
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6answers
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Theoretical Physics: Merge with Physics?

Proposal: Theoretical Physics Is Theoretical Physics different enough that it deserves its own site separate from the Physics group? I would suggest just merging them.
6
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0answers
77 views

Merging Biochemistry/microbiology into Biology [closed]

The Biochemistry / microbiology proposal should be merged into the Biology proposal, or Biochemistry / microbiology should be closed as a duplicate. Microbiology is a subset of biology, and ...
8
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0answers
110 views

Merging with Skeptic Exchange [closed]

Proposal: Urban Legends and Skeptic Exchange I dislike this proposal but if it could be a valid Q&A site, please merge with Skeptic Exchange. Is has no recent activity. Any objections?
3
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5answers
183 views

What guidelines do we need? [closed]

Proposal: Christianity Faith is an emotive topic. As such, I suggest that the early establishment of posting guidelines will help maintain the quality of the site. If you agree, please add your ...
7
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1answer
76 views

This proposal should be merged with the Apple site - AskDifferent

Proposal: iOS and iOS powered devices This is a subset of AskDifferent and should be closed and people directed to that.
5
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5answers
571 views

Biblical Hermeneutics as a subset of Christianity?

Proposal: Biblical Hermeneutics looks like it's explicitly about Christianity, and I believe it would be best merged with the Christianity proposal. Although honestly, I'd probably prefer to see a ...
9
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0answers
96 views

SAS — it is already here!

Proposal: SAS Programming Language This topic is quite active both on StackOverflow (in theory SAS programming) and on CrossValidated (in theory using SAS to do analysis/visualisation/science). I ...
13
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5answers
351 views

Crowdsourcing: translation between natural languages

I have translated this song from Russian to English. Can you correct my mistakes? This is one of the questions in the proposal. Asker then wonders if this kind of question would work well for Q&...
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10answers
1k views

Christianity: Are rational questions allowed?

Proposal: Christianity Should this also allow questions that critically ask about the validity of the Christian faith, the Christian bible history and such? And questions about what the bible says ...
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4answers
1k views

Game-specific sites

There are a number of proposals around specific games, of both the computer game variety and the board/card game variety. Meanwhile we have a Gaming site that covers all types of video and computer ...
5
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2answers
287 views

Is there value in merging the Libraries and Books proposals?

The Libraries proposal had a significant amount of activity early on, but the activity chart has been more or less flat for a long time. Many people who signed up are not active on the Stack Exchange ...
4
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3answers
180 views

Should Skeptic Exchange be cross-listed under Science?

Proposal: Skeptic Exchange I'm not sure how the new tags for proposals work but surly Skeptic Exchange should be listed under science & culture. It will have plenty of science answers. Is it ...
5
votes
1answer
241 views

Should Skeptic Exchange be seeded with questions from skepticexchange.org.

Proposal: Skeptic Exchange Edit: The SE v1.0 site http://www.skepticexchange.org/ contains some good questions and answers, will/should/can this content be moved in to the v2.0 site when it goes ...
15
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9answers
564 views

What will it take for Firearms to get off the ground?

Proposal: Firearms Firearms has a storied history. It was one of the very first proposals, but has been plagued by a number of difficult and vocal members. It eventually made it into the commitment ...
8
votes
1answer
324 views

Is the reputation requirement during the commit phase too strict? [closed]

Proposal: Programmable logic and FPGA design My understanding is that the motivation for the reputation requirement during the commit phase is that the site is more likely to succeed if it has: more ...
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4answers
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Machine Learning is a duplicate of CrossValidated

Proposal: Machine Learning Machine Learning is a valid and avid topic on CrossValidated. So what's the problem? EDIT: While I can't see any justified point why this can't live happily within CV's [...
2
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5answers
376 views

Only men for a parenting discussion site?

A quick look at the list of committers shows a lot of manly faces, at least for those that have have a picture. We need more women! Proposal: Parenting
11
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2answers
313 views

Supporting your favorite proposal

Proposal: Theoretical Physics (but not restricted to it) Remember, if you want support a proposal during commitment phase, aside from advertising it to gain more followers, you can also help ...
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2answers
298 views

Is Home Improvement ever going to get out of public beta?

I'm asking this about Home Improvement but it applies to all slow moving sites. Just what are the criteria that a site has to meet to go fully live with it's own design etc. Home Improvement now has ...
6
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3answers
270 views

How long before the Quant Finance Forum start ?

Hi there is now more than 3 hundred commiters to that forum and the rate is 99% (and not increasing anymore when new commers get in). How long do we have to wait until the beta forum actually starts ? ...
10
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3answers
90 views

I would like to discuss merging all music proposals [closed]

Joel recently wrote a very succinct blog post detailing some of the issues that all of the disparate music sites are currently experiencing. I would like to organize all of the followers of the ...

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