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

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Country specific Proposal

Would it be a good idea to have a proposal about a specific country. The questions in it can be about their culture, history, policies etc. I can see religion specific proposal in Area-51, such as on ...
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What about money?

Proposal: Sustainable Living Modern money is created via interest bearing debt. The only way to pay back that debt (which is larger than the original loan) is with new debt. Thus, debt grows ...
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Could we ask technical questions about sustainable energy production here?

Proposal: Sustainable Living Would it make sense to ask questions here about the nitty gritty of sustainable/renewable energy production? Like "how would i go about building an efficient wind ...
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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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What is included in 'Sustainability'?

Proposal: Sustainable Living Are we talking only environmental sustainability or does it include social sustainability? Permaculture talks about "permanent culture" and is one model of a sustainable ...
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Audience for the proposed site “Sustainable Living”

Proposal: Sustainable Living What is the intended audience? The description is supposed to describe the audience, not the content of the site.
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Cross-over with gardening

Proposal: Sustainable Living I figured we should probably discuss this sooner rather than later - there's a fair few example questions that relate to sustainability which have been proposed, such as ...
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What about Distributism?

Distributism is an economic philosophy in part aimed at sustainable living. It favors small businesses over large, localism over giant social systems, and integrated living (where different spheres, ...
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what should people be prepared to do when Genealogy & Family History goes beta?

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History What do we do when site goes beta? Is there anything in particular other than just start using the site?
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Chat area for Genealogy & Family History

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History A chat area for this proposal has been created, called: "Roots" Visit it at: http://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/6003/roots where you can talk live to other ...
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You won't be Committed if you don't confirm your email

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History Currently we show over 250 committers. You should see yourself in the list. If you don't, but you think you've committed, then most likely you haven't ...
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What about barter/gift economy questions? (Sustainable Living)

So I agree that "what about money" is a bit off base. However, what about alternatives to money systems generally? What about barter, fostering gift economy elements, and the like? Would these be a ...
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Can you make a referral retroactive?

I joined Area51 because someone suggested it in a blog. There must have been a link I should have use so that he would get credit referring me. Is there a way I can make it retroactive?
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“expert” instead of “professional”?

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History The current description is: Proposed Q&A site for professional genealogists and people interested in genealogy or family history Stack Overflow sites ...
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Problems to avoid in becoming a committer

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History I would really like this proposal to succeed and so I became a committer. Then through my activity on Stack Overflow, I reached the coveted 200+ rep points, ...
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New proposal description is too restrictive/uninviting

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History The new description does not reflect what this Q&A site should be about. It is far to restrictive. Proposed Q&A site for genealogists who study ...
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Hey there, we're hot! Bloomberg ranks genealogy second only to porn on net. Time to help push this to beta

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History Let's get behind this initiative and support a beta site. According to yesterday's issue of Bloomberg's Business Week, "... genealogy ranks second only to ...
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where can stackexchange newbies find out more?

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History For those who are new to stackexchange, is there a good place to go find out more?
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Why does the proposal include the term serious amateurs?

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History The proposal description reads: Proposed Q&A site for genealogy enthusiasts, family historians, professional genealogists, and serious amateurs. Why the ...
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Can an email be sent to the previous Genealogy committers?

Proposal: Genealogy and Family History The current Genealogy and Family History proposal was created after the previous proposal was closed for having been around too long. We would like to contact ...
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Getting more expert committers - Become one yourself!

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History To make beta, genealogy needs to excel in 3 areas: committers - currently 159, needs 200. Other discussions (eg Would someone draft a blurb I could use to ...
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Ensure You're “Committed” and not just “Following”

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History I've noticed almost half of the people who originally signed up to "Follow" the Genealogy & Family History proposal, have not followed that up by "Commit"...
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Did You Use a New Account for Area 51?

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History I've found a few Committers to the Genealogy & Family History Proposal at Area 51 inadvertently did not sign up to Area 51 with their Stack Exchange login ...
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How should we handle “help me find this person” questions?

Proposal: Genealogy We already have an example questions like it: I have reached a brickwall at (Example Person). I know (facts). Does anyone know more? The example question as closed because it ...
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Can we ask Genealogy related questions while this Proposal is in the Commitment stage?

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History
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Does Sustainable Living include all about Self Sufficiancy

Proposal: Sustainable Living I love John Seymour and his books against Self Sufficiency (Self-Sufficiency (1970)), and I would love to have a StackExchange platform for that. Does this one cover ...
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Is a notification sent out to tell followers that the proposal moved from the definition phase to the commit phase?

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History Is a notification sent out to tell followers of a proposal that it moved from the definition phase to the commit phase? If a notification isn't sent then I ...
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Would someone draft a blurb I could use to help get the word out on new Genealogy proposal?

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History The genealogy proposal is now in 'commitment' and needs more committers. How best should we get the word out? Could someone write up a blurb that I (and ...
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Commitment - What is required

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History Can someone explain what level of commitment is required to achieve Beta.
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How did 2 questions vanish?

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History Two questions just vanished. I know they did, because I congratulated the person who posted the 100th question. Now there are only 98. Questions can be voted ...
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WTF? Why can't there be more explanation?

Proposal: Genealogy & Family History Why can't the site have more explanation?
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Should the Genealogy Proposal Name Include “Family History”

Should the "Genealogy" proposal be renamed "Family History" or maybe "Genealogy and Family History" or "Family History and Genealogy". GeneJ proposed this to me with the reasoning that the word "...
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How can we get people to vote on example questions?

Proposal: Genealogy We are very close to getting the required number of followers (thanks Louis for starting the train of blog posts). But we are pretty far from having enough questions with a score ...
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Avoid recommendation questions

Proposal: Genealogy There are a number of proposed questions that amount to requests for service/software recommendations: What are viable alternatives to the GEDCOM format? How can I digitize my ...
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Are you interested in genealogy but new to stackexchange/area51?

Are you interested in genealogy but new to stackexchange/area51? Proposal: Genealogy has been re-opened. But many genealogists are not familiar with stackexhange and the process to get the genealogy ...
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What should be done differently so this proposal succeeds this time

Proposal: Genealogy This proposal description is exactly the same as the Genealogy proposal that petered out before. What can be done to get it to work out better this time? Should it focus more on ...
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does proposal to open websites with matured content welcome here?

i like to make a proposal for an site "sex games & toys" which can deal with adult games which revolve around the world since its an growing field and there were many users whom don't know where ...
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Is paleohacks.com not a Stack Exchange site?

Is paleohacks.com a knockoff stackexchange site? Or is it an old SE site prior to Area51 creation? If it is legitimate, then the paleo-life proposal is likely a duplicate. However, I don't see ...
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Proposal on Book Review

Proposal: *Book Review * A sample question: Did anybody read the book: Geometry of Design: Studies in Proportion and Composition, by Kimberly Elam? Requesting for concise review. Another could ...
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Is an “Undeclared SE” site a good idea?

Proposal: Undeclared Sometimes, a good question in a SE site will get closed because its not relevant to the site topics, but its generally speaking a good question someone might do. There should be ...