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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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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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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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English for Language Users

Proposal: English Language Learners My basic issue is that ELU is for linguists, etymologists, and (serious) English language enthusiasts. ELL is supposed to be for English learners And we still ...
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To follow is not enough, 40 questions with +10 are also needed!

Thus, if you want the site, you have to vote. This vote decides, which questions will be ontopic there, and which won't. Although the site have the needed 60 followers soon, it is not enough. Simply ...
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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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Would a proposal for issues related to disabilities and accessibility be a good idea?

Where can a user ask something about disabilities? Something like, for a "normal" person; "how does the screen readers work on Chrome?" Or, for a blind person, "Can you ...
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SwagOverflow - Clothing

I haven't seen a StackExchange site about clothing yet. If there is, please forgive me. I have a place in mind, where you could ask questions about your outfits or clothes, or what to buy. Doesn't ...
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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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غرفة دردشة للمقترح Chatroom for this proposal

Proposal: Arabic Language لقد تم تكوين غرفة دردشة مؤقتة لهذه المقترح لها هدفان رئيسان هما: ترويج المقترح، أو على اﻷقل تأييد الترويج لها جمع الملتزمين ومؤيدو هذه المقترح في مكان واحد إلى حين وصول ...
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How does Biblical Hermeneutics mesh with the new Christianity.SE site?

Proposal: Biblical Hermeneutics Question: Christianity.SE has 7 questions tagged hermeneutics at the moment. How many of those have at least one answer that qualifies as good/great Enough validity ...
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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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How down to 7 from 3 questions?

Proposal: Hinduism How did this happen? I doubt that only 10 vote questions are downvoted by someone?It was down to 9 actually, I changed some of my votes to make this 7 now..
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What are the guidelines (next to the obvious ones) that new proposals should adhere to?

I am involved in the the currently proposed Q&A site Buddhism, and as a user who is relatively new to Stack Exchange I'm learning e.g. there what does and what does not seem to work in Stack ...
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Suggestion to Change the Title of the Existing English Forum

I support the idea to create a new forum for ESL people. On the other hand, the title of the existing English forum, English Language and Usage, becomes somewhat misleading in that case. I naturally ...
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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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Why should this be launch while there are lots of LDS questions on Christianity.SE?

Proposal: Mormonism lds is one of the most frequented tags on Christianity.SE. How is this not just its subgroup? If it is, I'd vote for close - splitting Christianity.SE community just because ...
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We need more diversity, talk to your colleagues!! (About perceived duplicates and unsuccessful proposals)

First of all I'll say I love love love StackExchange. And I think it'd be awesome if communities from more fields of knowledge would spill their expertise to the CC internet. TL;DR We should be ...
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Is the 'Yoga and Meditation' proposal really also about meditation?

Proposal: Yoga and Meditation The proposal name is 'Yoga and Meditation', but in the proposal description I only read about Yoga. There is no mention of meditation. Is this site really about both, or ...
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This proposal is not a dupe

Proposal: French language I don't agree that this is a duplicate of 'correct French usage'. It's a more generic forum that covers that, and translations. It seems too granular to split French ...
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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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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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Duplicate of Linguistics

Proposal: Etymology Questions about the etymology of words, or about the field of etymology, are already on-topic on the Linguistics beta site. The etymology tag is among the most-used tags there.
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Expand the proposal to a taxonomically broader scope

What do you mean by "Alternate?" No matter how you look at it, though, I'm pretty sure it's already covered. If you mean fictional histories, I would say they belong at scifi.stackexchange.com. If ...
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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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Is it encouraged to discuss topics related to Literary Chinese(文言文) here?

Proposal: Chinese Language & Usage Although we chinese seldom use Literary Chinese in ordinary life, there are still many words or usage from Literary Chinese. I think it is good to learn some.
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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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Upvote not giving rep

I wrote an example question for my Dream Interpretation proposal which was downvoted then immediately upvoted back to zero. However, it appears I am still carrying the downvote but not the upvote. Is ...
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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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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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A way to have a translation of some terms, طريقة للإتفاق على ترجمة بعض المصطلحات

Proposal: Arabic Language أقترح أن يكون بالإمكان مناقشة بعض المصطلحات لإيجاد بعض التوافق بين الناطقين بالعربية و هذا نظرا لأنّ كثيرا من المصطلحات المستعلملة و خاصة في الأنظمة مثل ويندوز و أندرويد لا ...
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Process for shutting down a proposal

I just saw that Bible Applications was shut down by JNat as a duplicate of Biblical Hermeneutics with the notice that “This subject is already well-covered by a live Stack Exchange site. We generally ...
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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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Duplicate of SFF.SE

Proposal: Star Wars This is entirely cvered by BOTH Science Fiction and Fantasy and Movies SE.
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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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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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Can I discuss/ask about the relationship between composer's life and their song style?

Proposal: Music Fans As this forum is titled "Music Fans", while music and songs are written by composers who most likely get their inspiration from their lives/philosophical principles/sociocultural ...
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Is it possible to integrate a keyboard for sites of Languages with non Latin script?

For sites like Russia SE, Arabic SE etc, is it possible to integrate a respective keyboard to the sites?
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director specific site; where would you start

I'm curious whether there would be interest in director-specific stackexchange sites (or what the process would even be). Something like hitchcock.stackexchange.com? I have looked at movies....
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Move 'Bharat' to 'Culture' category?

Proposal: Bharat While creating the proposal, I failed to notice that i have selected wrong category i.e. 'Life'. Please move it to 'Culture' category?
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Maybe it dosn't fit, but this is ok

I'm pledging my support for this idea, it's such a good one. Maybe the ideas of this tend away from the usual SE format, but maybe in this case and this case alone this is ok. I hope SE is flexible ...
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Is this just for within the legal boundaries of the city, or are the suburbs included?

Proposal: Philadelphia Do questions about the outlying suburbs count as on-topic? Is City Line Ave. the boundary, or can questions cover topics that include areas like Bala Cynwyd, Belmont Hills, ...
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