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Questions tagged [life]

The Life category includes proposals in subjects like home, family, education, careers, and self-improvement.

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This proposal is too narrow

Proposal: Coffee I believe this proposal is too narrow. You will run out of questions that can be asked after 6 months. Suggest merging this with a broader topic such as Cooking or Brewing.
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Why not have one international Scouting proposal? [duplicate]

I posted this question on the new Boy Scouts of America proposal. I think this might be better than having separate proposals for every country's scout programs. Thoughts? Proposal: SCOUTS South ...
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Can we have non-professionals answering questions on health?

I think a question which many people ask is whether we can have a site giving out medical advice. Proposal: Health
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Expand scope of Health proposal to include human biology

Are questions not directly related to a health problem on-topic? For example, take the question When I spend many hours in the sun, why do I feel fatigued afterwards? or Brian Rushton's question ...
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Forgotten proposal?

Proposal: Expatriates Expatriates were already ready to run in last week, but it's still in commitment phase? Is it a bug in automatic starting engine, or SE team has forgotten?
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How about an obituaries site?

Why cant we have a http://obituaries.stackexchange.com/ to share about high profile peoples? Eg: Steve Jobs, Dennis Ritchie
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Vote for community promotion ads for Expatriates proposal

Proposal: Expatriates Please vote for community promotion ads for Expatriater proposal: Travel.SE
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The Closing of “Life Improvement”

Proposal: Life Improvement When each proposal reaches about 45% commitment, the Community Team at Stack Exchange evaluates the progress of the proposal and the suitability as a Stack Exchange site. ...
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What isn't a “life hack”?

Proposal: Lifehacks What isn't a "life hack"? Moreover, what space would "life hacks" fill that Personal Productity, Philosophy, Super User and Personal Productivity do not?
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What are our feelings about location based proposals?

Proposal: Japan Proposal: Pittsburgh Proposal: New York City Proposal: Greater Boston Area What's the general opinion on these location-based proposals? I'm personally of the opinion that they're ...
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Add Aliens as a new tag since its AREA-51 [closed]

Please include "Aliens" as a tag. That's interesting too!
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Duplicate of Personal Productivity?

Proposal: Mental Fitness Isn't this site a duplicate of Personal Productivity? Seems that lots of these questions would be appropriate there too.
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How is this category objective?

Proposal: Relationships and Dating How could any question be objective? What works for some won't work for all. It's not questions about how to turn on a light switch...This is purely subjective ...
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Will questions related to approachong a girl/boy be accepted?

Are questions similar to this one get any support or will end up closed as too localized/off-topic? "How do I approach a girl/boy, who is with different ethnicity/culture/believe?" "There is this ...
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Questions out of curiosity - new or existing site? [duplicate]

Is there a site to ask questions that do not fall under any existing site and are of pure curiosity? Ranging from "Why grass is green?" to "How does automatic parking system work?" or could be "why ...
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Reached 100 percent commitment: What should we as a community do up to and including launch

Proposal: Relationships and Dating Seeing that this site/proposal has hit the thrash once before, I figure it's a good idea now to brainstorm ideas that will send us through private beta without any ...
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Is it inappropriate to ask questions about ettiquite that has not yet been popularly established?

The internet, for instance, is new grounds for social interaction. Take for example Facebook: a question such as Is it poor form to, without asking for permission, tag someone in a picture they ...
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What about Social Arts?

There are a few proposals which seem to comprise a larger topic = 'Social Arts'. The proposals that i found, that would match this are: Relationships and Dating Etiquette Body Language Soft skills ...
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Should tea be included with this as well?

Proposal: Coffee Brewing coffee and brewing tea requires a lot of overlapping skill sets and interest. A lot of people who are coffee lovers are also tea lovers and most cafes sell both. Or better ...
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The scope of nutrition group

Related to this question, I was wondering why nutrition group is limited to nutritionists and medical professionals. I think there is a need for anybody to ask questions about nutrition and get good ...
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When will Pets go to Beta?

Proposal: Pets It looks like Pets reached 100% in the Commitment Phase. It says the website will be created soon but how soon?
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So close to beta

Proposal: Pets Just need three more committers! Tell anyone who is interested to commit to pets.
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Defining “Home Remedies”

I have found this space yesterday and I believe it would help to share knowledge with everyone to easily cope up with daily problems. People interested in Home Remedies should gather and share their ...
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Is the scope of this proposal too broad?

Proposal: List of Websites Currently the scope of this proposal seems to include just about every topic under the sun (even the sun itself). Everything's on topic as long as questions ask for a list ...
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Is it right to have non-professionals answering questions on mental health?

I used to date someone that had BPD, and I had it in my head that if I could help her be more positive, then it would somehow be illeviated. After over a year of doing my best I finally understood ...
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This proposal appears to be terrible [duplicate]

This isn't even a question. Miscellaneous has been suggested again and it won't work.
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Why don't we create “Catch-All” for everything not on other Q&As? [duplicate]

Why not make a "Catch-All" or "Other" Stack Exchange site (there are probably better name ideas) for questions for which there is no specific site for them already, or for questions where users are ...
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Preparing for a Site Launch

Proposal: Mental Fitness After only five months in development, we're now in the final stretch of preparing this proposal for launch. Congratulations! This is when most proposals really gain momentum ...
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Merge “Hair”, “Facial Hair”, “Shaving” and “Beauty” into “Personal Hygiene, Health & Body Care”

Proposal: Personal Hygiene, Health & Body Care Proposal: Hair Proposal: Facial Hair Proposal: Shaving Proposal: Beauty Shaving, Hair and Facial Hair are all about personal grooming, and IMO fit ...
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Mood management (or science of happiness) vs. clinical depression and other pathology

Proposal: Mind Based on the example questions, it feels to me like this proposal is currently trying to cover two topics that may have some overlapping users, but aren't that natural to lump together....
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Committment not consistent

On pets http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/44686/pets the committment was listed at 58% in big numbers and 59% in the details. It had been this way for a couple days, I have attached a screen ...
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Is there anything we can do to speed “Chinese Emigration 移民海外” to beta? [duplicate]

Proposal: Chinese Emigration 移民海外 is already 100% so long, but never to beta, please tell me, how can we speed "Chinese Emigration 移民海外" to beta?
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Are snakes, snails, lizards, … considered on-topic here?

Proposal: Pets There is already discussion about definition of pet: What animals should we classify as pets? However it seems that it does not give clear answer to my question and this is why I am ...
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What to do in emergency situations?

Proposal: Mind Within the challenge of talking about mental health, there may very well be people in need of immediate help. Is there anything we can do to make sure that if people come to this site ...
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Should the description of the **beer** site be more specific?

Currently the proposed beer site's description says "proposed Q&A site for connoisseurs and lovers of Beer." Shouldn't it be more specific? Proposal: *Beer *
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Make people aware of not being allowed to remove their posts in the future

Proposal: Autism Unlike other websites, StackExchange does not plainly allow you to delete your own posts. Questions with upvoted answers (or something like that), cannot be deleted, for example. ...
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Change the name of “Mind” to “Mental Health”

Proposal: Mind The name "Mind" is much broader than the scope of the site implies: Proposed Q&A site for experts & enthusiasts in mental health and the science of happiness. It's also ...
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What exactly is “the science of happiness”?

Proposal: Mind Proposed Q&A site for experts & enthusiasts in mental health and the science of happiness. What exactly is "the science of happiness"? Should we come up with a more ...
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Is paleohacks part of the SE network?

http://paleohacks.com has the same format as SE sites. Is it part of the SE network? Also http://paleo.stackexchange.com redirects to paleohacks.com. Would a paleo site here be a duplicate?
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Should This proposal include extinct animals?

Proposal: Animals I believe this proposal should also include animals that no longer inhabit the planet Earth, but once did, such as Dinosouars. What are your thoughts?
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Standard Q&A criteria fundamentally inappropriate for this topic?

Proposal: Mind TL;DR: My question was this: "Can we have a different set of Q&A guidelines for this proposed topic?" The remainder of this "question" is a lengthy exposition of context and ...
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Difference between Mind and Cognitive sciences?

Proposal: Mind Proposal: Cognitive sciences What's the difference?
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The proposed site is just for “experts”?

Is the site just supposed to be for Experts in mental health to talk to each other, or is it supposed to be for people in general, experts and non-experts alike, to share experiences and information, ...
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Vote in questions with less than 10 votes

Proposal: Mind This site has grown very fast but some possible problem with questions votes are appearing. When a proposal is in the definition stage, the goal is to have a quantity of questions ...
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There needs to be more topical relationship questions here, start using up your 5 question limit

Proposal: Relationships and Dating Seeing that Valentine's Day was yesterday, I'm suprised that there were not any large number of questions posted to the proposal. There was one person who came in ...
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Are Question on Friendship are on topic?

Proposal: Relationships and Dating There is an existing demo question on Friendship. Two of my best friends hate each other. Assuming that won't change, what's the best way to avoid being drawn ...
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Should questions about pet diseases be discussed here?

Proposal: Pets Health is in general an insecure issue in Internet discussion. Usually some measures are taken to prevent people from treating themselves (in this case their pets) using the Internet ...
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Sustainability questions with geographically-specific answers

Proposal: Sustainable Living Questions related to sustainability often have geography-specific answers. For example, consider the question, "how much water per person can be used sustainably?" (think ...
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Can we have a Psoriasis discussion

For psoriasis sufferers to discuss treatments, diets and lifestyle changes that help improve their symptoms. There are loads of boards all over the web but none with the ability to promote good ...
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How can there not be a forum for sex/sex education related questions?

These may be the most searched and asked questions. There should be a dedicated area for such questions. (In fact there should be a separate category for medical/pharma related areas) P.S.: I haven't ...