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Questions tagged [culture]

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

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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 topics in any language be welcome?

Proposal: Esperanto The majority of questions would likely be in English, but then we all want to try out our Esperanto too... and it seems silly to limit to just those two languages. Would ...
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Should questions generally include information about the OPs native language? [closed]

Proposal: Language Learning Looking at some of the questions, like should I learn Chinese or Japanese first, clearly the answer to these sorts of question hinges in part on the OPs native language. ...
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Fake languages?

Proposal: Language Learning Are made up languages like Klingon on-topic? What about more realistic ones like Esperanto?
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How is this different from individual language sites?

Proposal: Language Learning We already have plenty of sites for learning languages, like Spanish, English and Portuguese. Each of these is for its own language. What will this site do differently, ...
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What are the advantages of single language sites over collective ones?

It has already been asked at the current Lojban proposal, but not at the Esperanto and Constructed Languages proposals, why it would make more sense to have a SE site dedicated to this single ...
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Latin Crossword

Proposal: Latin Language 'The Times' (of London) has recently introduced a Latin Crossword, in which the answers are in Latin, but the clues are a mixture of Latin, references to quotations and (...
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Nutrition in general

Proposal: Veganism and Vegetarianism Would a nutrition and diet site not be more useful? Questions relating specifically to veganism or vegetarianism seem too specific.
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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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Are requests for translation on topic or not? (Da mihi codez.)

Proposal: Latin Language It's inevitable that there will be many questions posed where the OP only wants to get some text translated to or from Latin. Do we want to encourage or discourage such ...
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Do we only want to “discuss the finer points of the language”?

The target audience of this proposal is: linguists, teachers, and students wanting to discuss the finer points of the Latin language This is more or less the same as every proposal for a language ...
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Why do country specific proposals always fail?

Country specific Proposal Can proposals regarding a specific country be made? I can see from previous questions that country specific proposals have been tried before but there currently aren't any. ...
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Using Tags in Language Learning [closed]

Proposal: Language Learning As far as I know, there are roughly 6,500 spoken languages in the world today. And since one language can't be learned directly without the help of other, and one can't ...
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Should we avoid questions that try to rigidly define vegetarianism/veganism?

Proposal: Veganism and Vegetarianism Some of the questions being proposed are asking about what people are 'allowed' to eat and what really counts as vegetarian/vegan. For example: As a vegetarian,...
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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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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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Ukrainian Language site name

Would it be better to change the site name (Ukrainian Language) to "Ukrainian Language Learners" or to "The Ukrainian Language" in order to comply with the rules of the definite article usage? See ...
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Чи можна вводити типові питання українською мовою? / What languages can I use in example questions for the proposed “Ukrainian Language” site?

Чи можна вводити типові питання для запропонованого сайту “Ukrainian Language” українською мовою? What languages can I use in example questions for the proposed “Ukrainian Language” site?
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Is creation of new language-devoted sites still allowed after the “Internationalization 'State of the Stack' - SE 2.0 Sites edition” was issued?

I ask not about sites like "Programming (in Chinese)" and "Cooking (in French)", but about sites devoted to specific language like German Language or Spanish Language. Important point: I assume that ...
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Wine has already a place in HomeBrewing

Proposal: Wine With the current scope: Proposed Q&A site for seasoned oenophiles & viticulturists to those who have newly discovered the world of wine. Has already a corresponding tag ...
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Етимологія і історія мови? / Are questions about word etymology and Ukrainian language history allowed within the proposed “Ukrainian Language” site?

Чи дозволені запитання щодо етимології слів і історії мови на запропонованому сайті “Ukrainian Language”? Are questions about word etymology and language history allowed within the proposed “...
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Should Veganism be extended to Vegetarianism?

Proposal: Veganism Veganism imho is a pretty narrow topic for a SE site. Should we extend this proposal to Veganism and Vegetarianism?
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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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Яка цільова аудиторія? / What is target audience of the proposed “Ukrainian Language” site?

Яка цільова аудиторія запропонованого сайту "Ukrainian Language"? What is target audience of the proposed "Ukrainian Language" site?
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Final Review: Is the proper title “Second-Language Acquisition”?

Proposal: Language Learning When a proposal nears the end of the "definition" phase, the Community Team does a final evaluation to see if the proposal is ready to move forward. I'm wondering if we'...
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Would “Language Overflow” be a good name for this site?

Proposal: Language Learning This is just a suggestion. As this site would contain questions about multiple languages, would the name Language Overflow be considered good for it?
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What happened to the Scientology proposal?

There used to be a Scientology proposal on A51. I was looking to see what had happened to it, but it seems it's been deleted. I was thinking of reopening it but I'd like to know more about why the ...
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Korean Language Discussion Room has been created

Proposal: Korean Language To keep the interest in this going and to encourage more new users to commit here I have set up a chat room at http://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/30769/korean-language-...
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Proposal: International Scouting

I think it would be nice to have a StackExchange site for scouting (http://www.scout.org/). There could be tags in the site representing questions specific to a certain country (e.g. Boy Scouts of ...
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Isn't Rambam a subset of Mi Yodeya?

Proposal: Rambam Mi Yodeya is already dedicated to Judaism, and even has a tag for the Rambam with 242 questions, ~80% of which have answers. Do we really need a dedicated site for this topic?
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I advertise this proposal on ELU

Proposal: Language Learning ELU SIne ELL has graduated, I place it there too ELL You can go there and upvote it. 6 upvotes will make it be shown on the ad panel.
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Can proposals regarding a specific country be made?

For example, can I make a proposal for a community for a country, example: India? In which, discussions ranging from economics, politics, education, etc of the country be discussed I did see this ...
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Language Communities and Translation Communities

I was unsure if I should ask this here or on meta, but here seems to fit better. I've been in some of the Stack Exchange's Language Communities, and saw that many questions are being asked in English ...
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Would questions about exams on topic?

Proposal: Language Learning Some examples: Do I need a TOEFL to study in Canada? TOEFL vs IELTS? Why doesn't GRE Physics have on my country?
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Are questions about software support on-topic?

Proposal: Language Learning For example, this question: Can I convert my CSV file into an Anki deck? I can't find any options in the program. And its answer: The desktop Anki version will ...
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Are recommendations for language learning resources on topic?

Will this site be strictly about the general principles and process of learning a new language or can it also suggest web/print resources for learning specific languages? Proposal: Language Learning
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Why is a propsed site still on the list and in definition stage?

I tried to create an English and Chinese Cross Learning site. It is closed already due to duplication, which is fair as I did not make a distinction. I hope to target beginners with less academia ...
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Why has my proposal Slavic Languages been deleted?

Recently I proposed a site for Slavic Languages, wrote 4 example questions and had 2 followers after 3 days. Yesterday, the proposal disappeared. Why? As for my understanding, it was well-defined, ...
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Latin Language Proposal: Beginners and experts?

Proposal: Latin Language I'm curious as to how oriented these language exchanges are towards the newer and inceptivus (beginn[er][ing]) group that may ask questions as simple as, "How do I properly ...
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In which category shall I put a proposal about comics and cartoons?

In which category to put a proposal about comics and cartoons? Perhaps in the "Culture" category?
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Qual será o critério utilizado em perguntas em português que poderiam ser evitadas com uma rápida pesquisa?

Proposal: Portuguese Language Prevejo e vejo perguntas nesse futuro S.E. em que com uma rápida e simples pesquisa já se teria milhares e milhares de resultados com a resposta. Perguntas simples e ...
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Our proposal is in commitment. Thanks to everyone!

Proposal: Korean Language and Usage As we can see, our Korean Language and Usage proposal has finally reached commitment stage after a year. To be honest, I had braced myself up to see this ...
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Qual “portugues” exatamente ? Which “portuguese” exactly?

Proposal: Portuguese Language Esse site será pra Português de Portugal ou do Brasil ? Ou de todos? 9 países falam português, cada um com seus dialetos, diferenças e semelhanças. Como nós lidamos com ...
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Four more people for the Korean language proposal

Proposal: Korean Language and Usage At the time of writing, there are 133 followers and have 35 out of 40 questions with 10 votes or more. We have less than three days left to find (& upvote!) 5 ...
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Where's taoism proposal?

There was a proposal for a daoism/taoism page, there were some questions there already. When I came here to add another questions, I saw the page is missing. Are you short on disk space? I know it was ...
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Proposal for a “general” site on Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

Not every topic can have its own Stack Exchange site, so we're proposing a new site just about general-purpose "things." For example, how about this question that doesn't fit into any existing sites: ...
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Classical Languages/Cultures?

Proposal: Latin Language Now, I may get a lot of initial skepticism for this, but since most Classicists know both Latin and Ancient Greek, and since the Greek proposal is going nowhere, and since ...
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Quais tipos de pergunta devem ser evitados?

Imagino que haverá perguntas sobre gramática, etimologia etc. Mas, qual é o limiar do aceitável em termos de conteúdo das perguntas? Proposal: Portuguese Language
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I think Arabic language Q&A should support RTL design

Proposal: Arabic Language I think this website should support the RTL design in general (the look & feel), and support combined text (English & Arabic) in questions and answers.
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Hindi and Urdu Language

I propose that a new Stack Exchange website be created for Hindi and Urdu languages. Separate proposals for Hindi and Urdu languages have been made but both independently received very poor votes. ...