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Questions about Arabic orthography

Proposal: Arabic Language Are questions about the Arabic writing system and orthography within the scope of this site? I mean questions like the placement of vowel marks, the dots under “ي” or the ...
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Questions about Arabizi (arabic chat)

Proposal: Arabic Language I guess this is in part related to questions about dialects and transliterations. If the scope is anything Arabic language then would such questions about Arabizi be ...
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Qur'an reciting (Tajweed) related questions - أسئلة في التجويد

Are questions related to Tajweed of Qur'an on-topic on Arabic Language; since Islam covers questions related to Fiqh هل تعتبر الأسئلة المتعلقة باحكام تجويد القرآن الكريم ملائمة لموقع اللغة العربية؟ ...
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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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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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Should we advertise this proposal on other Korean-languege forums?

Proposal: Korean Language and Usage I'm not a speaker of Korean, but I'd love to be, so I'm naturally very excited for this proposal. I linked the Stack Exchange proposal onto the /r/Korean sub last ...
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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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كيف نوازن بين مستويات المستخدمين؟ How do we balance the levels of users?

Proposal: Arabic Language هذا الموقع ستجمع -بمشيئة الله- صنفان رئيسان من الناس، هما: العلماء الطلاب والطلاب صنفان: صنف تتكلم العربية أصلا صنف لا تتكلم العربية أصلا وكل صنف على مستويات متفرقة، ...
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Why was close History in Spanish proposal?

Why was close History in Spanish proposal? what was the criteria to close it. http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/68616/history-in-spanish
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Should every question for Arabic Language have an English translation?

Proposal: Arabic Language Since the proposal for the Arabic Language is also for learners/beginners, does it make sense to have questions only in Arabic, without any English translation, as short as ...
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How to deal with dialects?

Proposal: Arabic Language This question recently made me wonder about this proposal: http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/62022/arabic-language/67683#67683 whereby it essentially asks for a map ...
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ماذا سنفعل بالمشاركات التي تنسخ العربية بحروف أجنبية؟ What to do about transliterated posts

Proposal: Arabic Language ماذا سنفعل بالمشاركات -خاصة الأسئلة- التي تنسخ العربية بحروف لغة اخرى؟ فمثلا السؤال: What is the difference between the usage of 'Rasoolahu' and 'Rasoolihi'? يسأل عن ...
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How good is questions like 62412 going to fit the topic of this proposal?

Proposal: Arabic Language This question is good in general in my opinion: I want to learn specifically Moroccan/Maghrebi Arabic. How can I get locals to help me with their dialect rather than "...
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Are English questions allowed about Arabic

Proposal: Arabic Language Would this proposal allow English questions about Arabic? For example: How could I tell whether تَنَاوَلْتُ is past I or present she? All I have seen so far are peple ...
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Slow Proposal Progress

Proposal: Mythology Moving forward, the beta step seems to be a challenge because Mythology currently has only 60 committed members. However many more actually joined the proposal. How can we get ...
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How can we improve this proposal?

Proposal: Korean Language and Usage What are some ideas on how to improve this proposal? My idea was to have a stackexchange site for learning Korean, mainly for beginners. But perhaps it would be ...
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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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What would we do with superstition related questions?

Proposal: Hinduism I don't know about other religions, but, I being a Hindu, know that we have a lot of crazy superstitous practices. I don't follow them, but I know a lot of people who do. They are ...
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When Hinduism is shaping out for launch?

Proposal: Hinduism I think its already been 3 weeks since the proposal has reached 100% commitment. So, When are we going to have our Hinduism community.
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ترجمة اﻷسئلة واﻷجوبة الانجليزية translate english?

Proposal: Arabic Language يبدو لي حين نطلع إلى البيتا أنه سيوجد أسئلة مطروحة في غير العربية وكذلك اﻷجوبة، فهل علينا أن نشترط لكل شي غير عربية أن تترجم إلى العربية؟ translate: I see that when the ...
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english support only?!!!! مشكلة عدم دعم اللغات الاخرى

Proposal: Arabic Language لقد تصقحت الشبكة ستاك اكستشانج هذه و رايت انه هناك حوالي مئة موقع لكن سبحان الله كلها تدعم اللغة الانجليزي فقط. فما سبب عدم دعم شبكة ستاك للغة العربية؟ من مشكلات عدم وجود أي ...
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Staff or moderator assistance requested.

Proposal: Pastafarianism Staff or moderator assistance requested. The question Please review this draft message promoting the Pastafarian proposal is intended to be a community approach as part of ...
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It's time to look ahead

Proposal: Hinduism At the time of my writing this, our Hinduism proposal has attained 93% commitment. It won't be long before we get into the Private Beta phase. So, it is almost time that we look ...
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I would like to submit a StackExchange proposal for the topic “Cultural Marxism.” Where do I go from here? [duplicate]

After reading through Area 51's FAQ, this is the closest I've come to figuring out how to propose a new stack exchange site: specifically dedicated to "Cultural Marxism."
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Should the proposal definition be changed?

Proposal: Arabic Language I don't think the current proposal definition: Proposed Q&A site for people who want to learn the Arabic language is befitting for the site we would like to build, ...
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What is considered canon?

Proposal: Mythology What is considered canon in these forums? Eg.: Most of Indian mythology has been taught through word of mouth and stories from families handed down through the generations.
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Are people who are casually interested in mythology discouraged from participating in this site?

Proposal: Mythology The proposal description reads: Proposed Q&A site for theologians, professors, historians and scholars who want to learn about the gods and their stories. All types of ...
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Korean Language stack exchange : if it doesn't make it, what happens to the existing questions?

Proposal: Korean Language Looks like this isn't going to make it within the one year allowed for definition - it needs 30 or so more 10-rated questions. What happens to the closed site and the good ...
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How do we keep questions about doctrine from devolving into endless debate and discussion?

Proposal: Buddhism I've always felt one of the greatest strengths of Buddhism is it's malleability. There are hundreds of sects and probably millions of ways to view/answer/experience most questions ...
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Help with forming questions

Proposal: Mythology This is just a generic Q/A as to what questions we are looking for because it has arisen that there may be questions that don't follow the guidelines. Here are 5 questions that ...
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What happened to the ESL (now ELL) site?

I joined this proposal to help turn it into a full site, and everything seemed to be going well. We reached some threshold, and then all the example questions were locked, and ... nothing. It looks ...
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Followers shortage

Proposal: Hinduism This meta is in commitment phase and needs followers to get launched into beta. We need followers desperately. I propose, we spam the invite link to all India related social ...
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Starting conspiracy site

I have a question regarding conspiracy theories about undeground cities, but was unable to find a place for it. Guess it should be made.
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Proposal for a language community

I think that Malayalam Language needs a place here in SE It is one of the prominent languages in India. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malayalam
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what about an open forum? [duplicate]

what if we create an open forum and discuss multiple and different topics on one place? i have this idea to create some thing unique on stackexchange whereas i have seen sites like yahoo answers and ...
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Is a mass down vote vandalism

Proposal: *Atheism and Agnosticism * It appears that someone came through and down voted pretty much every question in the last few hours. I don't see any offered rational, so it would seem to be an ...
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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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New site proposal: Universal History QA

I guess this is not proposed, a Q&A site for Universal History. I guess is general enough to include people from all over the world, but specific for a topic that you find in an encyclopedia, and ...
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Would questions on other religions which adopted Buddhism be accepted

Proposal: Buddhism There are some religions which have adopted Buddhism into themselves, like Shinto, I am wondering if questions on these religions would be accepted so long as they in some way ...
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Would root beer be included in this?

Proposal: Beer, Would root beer be included as one of the things involved on the proposed Beer site?
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Sign Languages and Deaf Culture?

There should be Q&A for sign language students and educators, others that use sign languages in their professions, the Deaf, and the curious. American Sign Language, the most internationally ...
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What language will be on topic?

Proposal: Dutch Language & Culture Example questions both include English and Dutch questions. I don't think two languages should be allowed, since that would fragment the userbase. Allowing only ...
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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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Generic Theology and Meta-Theology

I want to create a group/forum called 'Generic Theology and Meta-Theology' where people from various beliefs can come together in a friendly manner and discuss things such as how their views and the ...
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When will IL&U start?

Proposal: Italian Language & Usage 'We are preparing for its launch and expect to create it soon.' said the banner. Since the proposal has reached 100% commitment some days ago, when will IL&...
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The scientific way of living : hinduism [closed]

Proposal: Hinduism As I heard a speech about science in Hindusim yesterday, I wish other people get a brief introduction about this great ancient Indian culture and know how much it is related to ...
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Jainism and Cārvāka

Proposal: Hinduism Is Jainism and Nastik (Atheist) Hindu philosophy such as Cārvāka also in the scope of this proposal?
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How we going to handle mythological conflicts in generic questions?

Are we going to allow generic questions? If yes then how we going to handle mythological conflicts in generic questions. For just an example if someone ask Is eating non-veg is crime in eye of god? ...
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How many days should I wait before I restart a closed proposal?

My question is very simple and straightforward. How much time should I wait before I restart a closed proposal? Its been over 2months IIRC that particular proposal is closed. Can I restart now?
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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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