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The Culture category includes proposals in subjects like language, religion, society, groups, and politics.

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Loads of great questions on the Sanskritic Languages proposal

Proposal: Dravidian and Sanskritic Languages was just closed a few hours ago Which is unfortunate, because there were a great deal of what appear to be great questions in the proposal However, I ...
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What were the flaws in Dravidian and Sanskritic languages proposal?

Proposal: Dravidian and Sanskritic Languages Question: What led to the closure of the proposal? Inactivity yes, but what led to the inactivity? Here is my opinion. It may not be correct. Some thoughts:...
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Can this proposal include Prakrit and Pali

Proposal: Dravidian and Sanskritic Languages Can this proposal extend to include Prakrit and Pali?
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Proposal: Telugu Stack Exchange

For those who don't know, Telugu is a language in India. It has 56 characters in its alphabet. There are a lot of Telugu speakers in India, and it's growing in America. This would be a site discussing ...
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Proposal about culture bias or culture difference?

I encountered the concept of culture bias years ago and I found that really matters when I went abroad. For example, showing knowledge may seem offensive, especially in front of the elderly. ...
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A fresh start for Sanskrit Stack Exchange

Sanskrit is an Indic Language of the ancient Indian subcontinent with a 3,500-year history. There had already been a proposal for the Sanskrit language which was closed due to not meeting the minimum ...
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How do I find a community or organization “eager and willing” to build my site?

I want to propose a new site for Scandinavian/Nordic Languages, e.g. Norwegian, Finnish, Swedish, Icelandic, etc. I think, since these are modern languages, there may be more interest than there was ...
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Where is the community for the Dravidian and Sanskritic Languages proposal?

Proposal: Dravidian and Sanskritic Languages The new, combined proposal got off on a good start but I see that new followers have dropped off significantly in the past week or so. What is the main ...
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Before it's too late, should we expand the scope of the Tamil language proposal?

Proposal: Tamil Language Recently a proposal for Tamil and a proposal for Sanskrit made it rather far in the Definition stage, with each of them having the required number of followers, but both ...
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Would a general Languages.SE supersite (synchronized with the current language sites) be feasible?

If people are interested in this, please 🅼🅰🅺🅴 🅽🅾🅸🆂🅴; I suggest describing your interests and expertise in an answer: the proposal (once proposed) will be immediately closed if there's no pre-...
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Would a shared SE for Scandinavian languages make sense?

There are quite a few “X·ish language” sites online by now, and they seem to be really useful for learners to ask native speakers. Each of the nordic countries is probably too small to have an own SE....
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A “translation exchange” site?

Sometimes, you find a complex piece of text in a language you don't speak - or do speak, but not well enough for poetry, or metered prose, or an archaic / high-brow dialect etc - or perhaps the ...
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Are there any learners of Polish language on Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

Are there people around here interested in learning/brushing up their Polish? It's a good language, spoken by ca. 40m people in Poland alone.
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Is anyone interested in creating a Q&A for Greek language & Usage? [duplicate]

I think that the Greek would make a good addition to the Stack Exchange culture. In my opinion, Greek is a rich language and there are also some schools in various countries which teach Greek to ...
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About community

Maybe it's a stupid question but I don't know how to establish a community to support my sites ideas. Do I just search for people here ? like sending them messages or something ?
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Hebrew site q&a

I want to propose a Hebrew Q&A site but I don't understand what does is mean " Please link to the community (or announcement) who will be supporting this proposal" - How do I get a community or ...
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Gujarati Language

Gujarati is widely known language is in India, as of now many people want to learn gujarati language so this site would be useful to those who want to learn gujarati
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Welsh Language / Cymraeg

I'd like to propose a new site for Welsh language and Culture. There's a huge effort in Wales to promote use of the Welsh language (Cymraeg), with the aim of reaching 1,000,000 speakers by 2050. As ...
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The Bone Yard. Question limbo, SE Rule boot camp, or low-quality purgatory. A place where questions go to die?

I propose a SE site that any answer or question is on topic and never closed or put on hold.Unlike other sites the commonality of these question will be that they need work. This will give th OP the ...
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Would it be a better idea to propose “Indian Languages”?

I remember that there was a proposal like "Indian Languages" may be deleted due to inactivity. And there was a question like "support Indian Language proposal instead of initiating separate" which ...
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StackExchange about Brands [duplicate]

Can we create a proposal for a Brands StackExchange were you can ask questions about every brand, for example Nike, Adidas, Mercedes Benz, Tesla, BMW, Puma, ... etc.
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Scripts other than English

Suppose we are proposing a new language site. Would it be okay or even preferable to have scripts other than English? I think it would be better as it lead to more use of the language the site ...
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Azerbaijani Language [duplicate]

For linguists, teachers and students who want to learn the Azerbaijani Language. It is proposed to be Q&A site, and will be useful for anyone who want to get particular information about the ...
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What type of language-related questions would be allowed here?

Proposal: Constructed languages What I mean is would questions about synthesizing my own languages be on topic, or only questions about existing ones? I think it should, but it should be up to all ...
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How is this going to differ from knowyourmeme.com?

What's to stop this site from just posting answers copied from knowyourmeme.com? Proposal: Memes
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Is there interest in a general “Semitic languages” site?

Proposal: Hebrew Language Proposal: Arabic language (اللغة العربية) Both of these proposals have been proposed before but were closed, and are now only in the definition phase. Moreover, it's a pity ...
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Is Aramaic on-topic here?

Aramaic is a language closely related to Hebrew both genetically and culturally. Are questions about Aramaic on-topic here? Proposal: Hebrew Language
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Germanic languages

In learning the West Frisian language I'm amazed at how, after learning the pronunciation of the Frisian alphabet, how closely related is English and Frisian grammar and vocabulary. So much so that ...
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Wouldn't a single location for questions on Germanic languages and dialects be more beneficial to scholars than individual websites?

I would like to propose an omnibus "Germanic Languages and Dialects" category. The category would have tags that can help scholars link specific Germanic languages, dialects, their grammar, syntax, ...
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Is someone interested in supporting the creation of a Site for Degrowth?

In reference to the existing Site Sustainable Living, I would like to broaden the topic and thus create a Site for the larger topic of Degrowth. Is someone interested in pursuing this effort?
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Do programming languages have a place within Conlang discussion, and why or why not?

Proposal: Constructed languages What sets programming languages apart from artificial ones? I feel like there are important connections here, but I can't put my finger on exactly what they might be. ...
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Fine line between constructed and natural languages

This question: If a parent talks to their child exclusively in [constructed language], does this language become a natural language? was closed as off topic. However, I think it is relevant -- it is ...
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Do the Mods need our help to push forward the creation of Beta?

Proposal: Ukrainian Language This proposal has reached 100% commitment two weeks ago, on January 25th. However, the Beta has not yet been created. Do the StackExchange Moderators need any help to ...
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Will this site allow no-food vegan questions?

Proposal: Veganism & Vegetarianism Because reasons of being vegan or vegetarian varies, I wonder if questions that do not ask about food would be accepted. For example, is talking about "vegan ...
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Separate section for creating guides to switch to a vegan lifestyle? [closed]

Once this site graduates to beta, will there be a specific section for creating "how-to" guides on how to go vegan or a section for "resources on benefits of going vegan"? Or should we create a ...
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Is question about translation from or to Arabic are in-topic?

Proposal: Arabic language (اللغة العربية)
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How can we get the last five 200+ rep users?

Proposal: Ukrainian Language As of today, we have 397/200 committers in total 95/100 committers with 200+ rep on any other site 100% commitment score, based on committers' activity on all ...
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When will this site begin?

Site: literature. The Literature proposal now has 210 committers but the beta site has not yet started. Am I missing anything or it's going to begin soon?
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What about language of the site interface?

Proposal: Ukrainian Language Чи можливо буде перекласти інтерфейс цього сайту українською? Те саме, тоді необхідно зробити з довідкою та іншими частинами сайту. Я готовий допомогти з цим. Що треба ...
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Do we discuss here as well the about the good practises on how to build the right mindset/cultural in a organisation?

Often you can see that DevOps is about automation of tasks, measuring services and sharing information, but the right mindset/culture is also very important when it comes to practising DevOps. Are we ...
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Would a fact based vegan answer to a vegetarian question be appropriate?

Proposal: Veganism & Vegetarianism Consider a question like "What is the healthiest cheese?". Would an answer like "The healthiest is vegan cheese home made with cashews [references]." (purely ...
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Are these some ways psychology topic might differ from cognitive stack?

Proposal: Psychology Don't issues relating to cognition link more to brain science and neurological research while issues pertaining to psychology also embrace theoretical topics such as personality, ...
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Is it a good idea to mix ancient and modern Greek?

I should think in most cases people who are interested in the one are not particularly interested in the other. And why is combining them any more natural than combining Latin and Italian? Surely ...
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If you're asking about a historical society, surely it'd be on topic on the existing History site?

Proposal: Indus Valley Civilization (Ancient India) This seems like it should be on topic on History.SE. Is there a reason we need a site for a specific civilization?
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Should we vote strategically?

Proposal: Greek Language The next stage needs 'more questions with a score of 10 or more', a target more quickly reached if users transferred their upvotes from those questions with > 10 upvotes to ...
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Isn't it too broad?

Proposal: Slavic languages Proposal mentions piling up Czech and others western Slavic languages, but Russian etc are also Slavic. Edit: With Russian out of the way that's still mixing of Polish ...
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Should questions about Ukrainian written in Russian be allowed here?

Proposal: Ukrainian Language Hear me out and just don't take this as trolling. This is a very subtle issue but I guess it's better to discuss here. Let me start with some facts: The thing is that ...
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Should conlangs include critique/help on parts of users' own conlangs?

Proposal: Constructed languages I'm not clear on exactly whether a constructed languages site would include this. For example, if I were to post a question like "What are the fundamental problems ...
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Casinos & Gambling - what area would this fit in?

I am considering a proposal for something of the above. A sample description is This site is for gamblers, casino and industry professionals, and those interested in aspects of the games, ...
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Will this site allow other reduced-meat diets?

Proposal: Veganism & Vegetarianism Does this community have an interest in offering health advice, recipes, etc to encourage reduced meat diets such as pescetarian? Would these diets be ...

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