Questions tagged [culture]

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

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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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Stackoverflow in persian [duplicate]

As an stackoverflow user who are not native in english I see lots of questions in stackoverflow from new users that they cant say what they really want because of their poor english, and as a persian ...
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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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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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Will questions about Greek culture be considered on-topic?

Proposal: Greek Language Will questions about Greek culture be considered on-topic in this proposal? For example: Will questions on the clothing worn in ancient Greece be on-topic?
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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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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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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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Is question about translation from or to Arabic are in-topic?

Proposal: Arabic language (اللغة العربية)
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Default Language for Questions in Portuguese

The Portuguese Site is at the Proposal Phase. Some questions are entirely written in Portuguese (I think it is wrong) and some others in English (what I think is correct because Stack Exchange is a ...
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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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Why do proposals for a feminism stackexchange keep failing?

Proposal: Feminism & Women Rights is another attempt in a long series to establish a feminism stackexchange site. I remember several similar proposals over the past years. I also remember some ...
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Перекладацькі питання? / Will translate-to-Ukrainian questions be allowed in the proposed “Ukrainian Language” site?

Чи будуть дозволені питання щодо перекладу іншомовних слів/фраз/виразів на українську на запропонованому сайті "Ukrainian Language"? З одного боку, здається, що немає формальних причин це забороняти, ...
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How could questions in arabic be written although it's from right to left?

Proposal: Arabic Language How is it possible to ask questions in arabic? for example this sentence: اللغة العربية من اليمين لليسار. the full-stop is on the right not on the left. كيف تكتب ...
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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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Specify the reasons for your downvotes

Proposal: Hinduism There are many valid questions down-voted with no possible reasons. So, when down-voting a question, please do comment about your reason to down-vote the question. This will help ...
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Важливо / ReadMe for the “Ukrainian Language” proposal

Ця сторінка є не обговоренням, а інформацією. Ukrainian Language proposal — це сторінка пропозиції (англ. proposal) щодо відкриття на базі платформи Stack Exchange сайту питань і відповідей про ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 Ethics be allowed?

Proposal: Veganism and Vegetarianism When I originally created the proposal I was advised to disallow ethical questions as the tend to be opinionated and subjective. However, it's inevitable that ...
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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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Will it be strictly reserved to so called “natural products” or will question about GMO products will be also allowed?

Proposal: Vegetarianism Since vegetarian/vegans... have the tendency to fall into naturalist beliefs ("what is natural is good, what is artificial is bad") I was curious to know if questions related ...
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Які мови дозволятимуться на сайті? / What languages will be allowed for use in questions and answers within the proposed “Ukrainian Language” site?

Якими мовами можна буде писати запитання і відповіді на запропонованому сайті "Ukrainian Language"? What languages will be allowed for use in questions and answers within the proposed "Ukrainian ...
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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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Are more basic Ukrainian questions allowed?

Proposal: Ukrainian Language Stack Exchange sites generally don't allow simple questions that can be answered by "just googling it". But where there may be easily accessible answers available for ...
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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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How can we attract commitment to Veganism and Vegetarianism?

Proposal: Veganism and Vegetarianism How do you suggest we gain committers to our site proposal? Things that spring to mind: Creating a Community Promotion Ad which we then submit for review on ...