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

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A Stack exchange site about books

I was looking for some books in a specific topic but google did not help me. I came to stackexchange to check out whether is there a "books.stackexchange" or "reading.stackexchange" site but upon ...
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What is a prepper?

Proposal: Prepper A prepper is "An individual or group that prepares or makes preparations in advance of, or prior to, any change in normal circumstances or lifestyle without significant reliance on ...
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Should we be upvoting off-topic examples?

Proposal: Expatriates I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this, but I myself and others have listed off topic examples of questions before, using the 5 example questions we are allocated. ...
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What does it mean. “No Shopping Questions”?

Proposal: Consumer Issues and Protection It seems like all the example questions are about shopping by some interpretation. Can we specify and say "no shopping questions about getting the best price,...
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How does Readers differ from Literature?

Proposal: Readers How does this proposal differ from the now failed and closed Literature stack exchange site?
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Is there a site dedicated to Women's Health?

I'm not an expert, but I always seem to have questions I'd like to ask, and feel like I could contribute to help others should they ask about something I have experienced. I've seen general health ...
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Isn't it too localized

Proposal: Where to get The proposal is about where to get stuffs, but the stuffs can be found at different places in different countries/regions. So all answers would be localized. What do you think?
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Idea Word Search [closed]

Understanding that there are Reverse Dictionaries, they aren't very good. The proposed sight would be ideally for people to get input for a/some concrete word(s) that could define the idea that they ...
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Is a University-specific site feasible?

I just want to get a feel for what other Area 51'ers think about this idea. I go to the 6th largest university in the United States (over 50,000 people). It's a university rich with tradition, has ...
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What is the first belief to which we should call non-muslim towards Islam [closed]

Should we call them first towards: Tawheed (oneness of Allah), salah (prayer), Zakah (charity) or Hajj (pilgrimage to kaabah) ? Proposal: Islam
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Why is sexuality proposal only for 18+? [closed]

Proposal: Sexuality I'm not sure, why is this site 18+ ? Is there something that might be inappropriate for young people ? Even < 15 might be interested in these things and most interest about ...
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What is the proper target audience for the Sexuality proposal? Sample questions don't match the description

Proposal: Sexuality The description of the proposal is: Proposed Q&A site for educators and professionals to discuss human sexuality. However none of the questions I see as upvoted > 10 is ...
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Where does the name change to “Sexuality” leave the “non-platonic relationship” part?

Proposal: Sexuality I was wondering where does the name changing leaves the "non-platonic relationship" part, since it's not specified anywhere, so one could think either it still is fully considered,...
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Extend “Everything you always wanted to know about sex but were afraid to ask” to include BDSM and related practices or new site?

Proposal: In my opinion there should be a site that also includes BDSM, fetish and related practices. Since the overlap between BDSM and sex generally are pretty big in my experience; including it in ...
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Will Sexuality be on the SE domain and will this affect the way web filtering software checks stackexchange.com?

Proposal: Sexuality In one of the first SE 2.0 sites, a meta question was asked about whether adult web applications are allowed. The answer given was: No, I don't think we want this, as it would ...
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The name “Human Sexual Response and Non-Platonic Relations” is horrible and has got to go

Proposal: Human Sexual Response and Non-Platonic Relations That's a title for (purely theoretical) sexologists. Yes, SE is for experts, but also for people who have questions to ask said experts. So ...
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Should some sites have requirements other than number / reputation of users before going into beta? [closed]

Proposal: Human Sexual Response and Non-Platonic Relations I just went through the list of committments to the proposal, and out of 192 committers, I found just three with a recognisably female ...
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Only men for a parenting discussion site?

A quick look at the list of committers shows a lot of manly faces, at least for those that have have a picture. We need more women! Proposal: Parenting
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技术移民在现在的形势下是否合适 [closed]

Proposal: Immigration Oversea(in Chinese)移民海外 前几年倒还好说,现在的形势是不是有点反转了?欧美国家经济发展停滞,很有可能二次探底,失业率居高不下。在此背景下本地人对外来移民的敌意也越来越大。而中国经济虽然有各种问题,但至少还在高速增长,对科技人才的需求也很旺盛。这种时候移民,时机上是否有点问题呢?实际上美国的占领华尔街运动,欧洲的大罢工,...
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So… Parenting or what? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do we really want to segregate special needs? Proposal: Special needs Well, looking at the description and information laid out, this honestly looks like a Parenting site, ...
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Are there any SE sites for questions on house renting issue?

Are there any SE sites that I can ask about house renting issue, such as what tenants can do about landlords' undoing on house repair? Thanks!
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Should there be some privacy/anonymity by default or identity separation from other stack exchange sites?

Reading over the A51 proposals, I see a proposal for a sexuality Q&A site (cough "sackoverflow" cough ). I don't know if I would particularily like Careers2.0 to link up a potential employer or ...
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What is “Bro Code”?

Proposal: The Bro Code Does "Bro Code" refer to the American sitcom How I Met Your Mother, "a list of rules frequently referenced by Neil Patrick Harris' character, Barney Stinson, on how men ...
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Is Ethical Consumption a duplicate of Sustainable Living? [closed]

Proposal: Ethical Consumption Is Ethical Consumption a duplicate of Sustainable Living?
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Appropriateness of stackexchange for a potential site and the category it should go under

I am thinking of starting a site for students preparing for engineering entrance exams in India. Typically there is a large community of such students each year and the questions for entrance exams ...
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Shouldn't be phase changed automatically? [closed]

Proposal: Home Theater I'm not sure if this is bug, but shouldn't it move to the next phase automatically?
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Where are all the Genealogists? [closed]

I'm not sure why, but the Genealogy topic here at Area51 has needed a few kickstarts since it was originally proposed by Dean Richardson back in May. I've attempted to promote it over at Google Plus ...
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Do not use “create new discussion” to ask questions, since this proposal is still at commitment stage. (本项目仍在Commitment阶段,暂时不能在此提问。) [closed]

Proposal: Applying to Foreign Colleges & Universities (in Chinese) 我也刚刚知道这个规矩:在commitment阶段,SE(Stackexchange)暂时不提供“问答”功能。所以,目前依然不能在这里进行问答活动。在“create new discussion”中,应该讨论的是关于当前Proposal的一些建议及其相关话题。...
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How to help this proposal pass through the “commitment” phase? (如何帮助本项目通过Commitment阶段?) [closed]

Proposal: Applying to Foreign Colleges & Universities (in Chinese) 目前本项目已经进入Commitment阶段。为了能够顺利通过该阶段,请大家认真阅读以下评判标准: 这其中最为重要的是上图红框中的部分:要有100个拥有200+威望值(rep)的活跃用户。 这里有个困境:在一个尚未存在的问答社区(...
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Should all the Q&A in this proposal use Chinese language only? | 这个项目里的所有问答都将使用中文吗?

Proposal: Applying to Foreign Colleges & Universities (in Chinese) 这个项目的核心是解答中国学生在留学上的疑惑,这是不是意味着,这个项目里的所有问题和解答将完全使用中文?如果完全使用中文,那么对于诸如在国外生活体验这样的问题,就仅仅只有海外的华人可以回答了,毕竟大部分外国人是不懂中文的,而懂中文的未必在国外生活。 ...
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我的情况想申请美国Top 25的MBA还缺什么 [closed]

Proposal: Applying to Foreign Colleges & Universities (in Chinese) 我的目标是就读美国Top25的MBA,2013年秋季入学。 我的情况: 9年前从一所国内非重点院校企业管理专业本科毕业。毕业后在一家知名日企工作3年; 后进入一家纽约证交所上市的美国中型企业在华制造工厂服务6年至今,在现在中层经理职位1年;...
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Frugal: Is this a viable SE site? [closed]

Proposal: Frugal I'm not convinced that Frugal could be a viable Stack Exchange site. Its description is: for frugal people. Not interested in new gizmos and marketing spam. Happy with low budget ...
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Does Gardening and Landscaping only include outdoor plants or indoor plants aswell?

Proposal: Gardening and Landscaping I was just wondering if this only includes outdoor plants. As "gardening" is usually reserved for outdoors and landscaping definitely is. Would it be acceptable to ...
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Permaculture and aquaculture questions on topic? [closed]

Proposal: Gardening and Landscaping Will the gardening site include other gardening related topics covered more broadly in permaculture and aquaculture? Would a question on raising chickens, water ...
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How about a “social advice” stack exchange?

Certainly, many of us are socially awkward nerds who can't really socialize in real life. So why not create a social advice stack exchange? It would provide us with so much advice!
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Wouldn't most questions be subjective?

Proposal: Will my idea work? And if not, wouldn't most of the answers be subjective anyway? What person A and B think might contradict C and D. It also doesnt' seem like it'd give any real value ...
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What does Freelance Workers address that can't be handled by OnStartups?

Should Freelance Workers merge into OnStartups? What does Freelance Workers handle that cannot be asked there? Proposal: Freelance Workers
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Could this proposal be expanded to include Home Care & Maintenance?

It appears to be quite common to link both home & garden topics together. For example, one find HGTV (Home & Garden TV), Better Homes and Gardens magazine, House & Garden Magazine. The New ...
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Is my reputation from commitment phase supposed to follow me into private beta?

The gardening and landscaping site just went into private beta. When I logged into the new site for the first time my reputation was at "1". Is this correct?...or is something wrong? I was assuming ...
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Supporters of “Running” please come over and get “Exercise and Fitness” over the hump! [closed]

I'd honestly like both of these ultimately succeed. However, it seems that to achieve critical mass, we should first start getting the more general category of Exercise and Fitness up and running. So ...
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Merge “Running” into “Excercise and Fitness”? Will they sap contributors from each other? [closed]

In response to Rick Roth's answer to my other question. Should we merge Running into Exercise and Fitness? I can see arguments both ways. There certainly are a lot of questions specific to long ...
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Fitness Proposal Updated

Proposal: Fitness & Nutrition I incorporated many of the suggestions surrounding this proposal (discussions tab). After reading the discussions and consulting industry professionals, I updated ...
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Is it unusual for a proposal to be closed during the private beta?

Proposal: How Things Work (IIRC*) I started to follow the How Things Work proposal a bit late, just to get reminded when the public beta would begin. As I didn't get the mail, I decided to check the ...
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Please help me find a good title for this proposal.

Proposal: Hair, Make-up and good looks I would like to find a shorter title that could be a good idea for the url of the site itself. If we find out of an opportunitn, will you I welcome ...
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Can the name be changed to an actual question?

Proposal: How Stuff Works? The phrase "How Stuff Works?" grates at me, in short because because, as the joke goes, it no verb. Can this be renamed to "How Does Stuff Work?" or "How Stuff Works" (...
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Why is an adoption question marked as one of the off-topic questions in Parenting?

Proposal: Parenting
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Is Home Improvement ever going to get out of public beta?

I'm asking this about Home Improvement but it applies to all slow moving sites. Just what are the criteria that a site has to meet to go fully live with it's own design etc. Home Improvement now has ...

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