Questions tagged [life]

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

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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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Any ideas for how to promote this outside the network?

Proposal: Etiquette We're 10 months into commitment stage. We've actually done pretty well getting users already on Stack Exchange to commit here, with 83/100 of the needed commitments and 100% ...
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How to promote Health StackExchange proposal?

I think it would be a good idea to promote this proposal to existing groups who may already be interested in the topic. Of particular importance is finding people who will have good health knowledge ...
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Should 'Laws' be renamed 'Law'?

Proposal: Laws Calling this proposed site 'laws' seems clumsy to me, and seems to narrow the scope of questions to specific laws rather than law in general (cf 'medicines' vs 'medicine'). For ...
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Scope of Narcotic, Withdrawal, Rehab

please contribute in defining scope of this proposal, I've had these points in mind Drugs and their effects, addiction, withdrawal, ease of availability, methods of consumption etc. First aids for ...
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Would it be Ok to ask question for specific states inside Fedoral One

Proposal: Laws Many countries are Federal States which have States in themselves. Many Others have autonomous regions. Would it be Ok to ask questions for specific laws in those regions or it would ...
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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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Should an example question that is good, but would require editing, be upvoted?

Proposal: Coffee This question is a perhaps a bit broad to be answered with a single answer. However, it's a great question, suitable for this proposal. I imagine, in a beta, the question could be ...
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What animals should we classify as pets?

Proposal: Pets Right now the site is described as a site for pet owners, caretakers, etc. However, I don't feel like that does a good job of what animals should be considered "pets", and what animals ...
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Could be a good idea the creation of a proposal for disabilities issue?

I'm speaking about this thing: Where do a user can ask something about disabilities? Some thing like, for a "normal" person; "how does the screen readers work on Chrome?" Or, for a blind person, "Can ...
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Where is the “relationships and dating” data dump?

Most (all?) sites closed during beta have a database dump: for example, mental fitness, machine learning. However, the relationships and dating closed beta site does not appear to have any data dump. ...
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Start using votes

Proposal: Coffee The paste few weeks there has been a positive growth in this proposal, although we are stuck on up-/downvoting questions. So i kindly ask everyone to use your votes or try to come up ...
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Is first aid on topic for health?

Proposal: Health Are questions on first aid on topic for the health proposal? I once did try to create a first aid SE but it didn't get enough followers. I'm a (certified) first aid instructor so ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Difference between Mind and Cognitive sciences?

Proposal: Mind Proposal: Cognitive sciences What's the difference?
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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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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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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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How to get the last few people with 200+ Rep needed

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History When a proposal gets close to 100% Committment, but is only short of the 200+ Reputation people it needs, what can be done to get it there? I see the ...
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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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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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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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So close to beta

Proposal: Pets Just need three more committers! Tell anyone who is interested to commit to pets.
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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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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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Doesn't this need to be country specific?

Proposal: Expatriates Doesn't this need to be country-specific, potentially both for the country you are living in and the country you came from? Should these country-specific questions also go here,...
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Should this proposal be merged with Travel?

Proposal: Expatriates Considerations: Visas — all expats, unless they become naturalized, anyway obey visa requirements. Those requirements may be different (e.g. between tourist/guest vs. ...
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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 ...