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Merge the various geoscience proposals?

Proposal: Geoscience I believe we need a communal site for all the geoscience proposals. This site would cover multiple areas and multiple proposals into a larger site. The following existing ...
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Game-specific sites

There are a number of proposals around specific games, of both the computer game variety and the board/card game variety. Meanwhile we have a Gaming site that covers all types of video and computer ...
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Why not combine “English Language Learners” with EL&U?

Proposal: English Language Learners It seems the concern here is creating a separate forum for folks to ask basic English questions, and I can't help but wonder... why? There's already a forum for ...
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Two level model (MO/Math.SE) vs one level model (SO)

Proposal: Theoretical Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Theoretical Physics, etc. Recently there has been a number of cases where people from SO/SU/SF sites have criticized the two level model ...
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Many site proposals on project management and software development methods [closed]

Proposal: Kanban Proposal: Software Development Process Proposal: Agile Software Development Proposal: IT Management Proposal: Project Management There are many sites which deal with similar/...
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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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Raspberry Pi shares scope with many sites…is it necessary?

Proposal: Raspberry-Pi Hardware and Software This site shares its scope with many other sites: Electrical Engineering: The hardware, peripheral development, writing drivers, hardware-related ...
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Open Science is a duplicate (subset) of academia.SE

Proposal: Open Science I'm going to go further than the related question Should open science questions just be asked on academia.SE? I can't see any reason why this isn't a subset of Academia.SE, ...
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Is there any part of this proposal that is not already on-topic on User Experience?

Proposal: Gamification Gamification is on-topic on topic on User Experience and pretty much all of the answerable/constructive example questions would be perfectly on topic on User Experience (while ...
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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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Theoretical Physics: Merge with Physics?

Proposal: Theoretical Physics Is Theoretical Physics different enough that it deserves its own site separate from the Physics group? I would suggest just merging them.
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SE Moderators is a full subset of Meta Stack Overflow

Proposal: SE Moderators Let's take a look at the top five on-topic questions right now: A group of users in the chatroom "..." are speaking in a non-English language, and according to translation, ...
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Should we try to unify the fabrication and manufacturing proposals?

Proposals: Maker Professionals We currently have a plethora of Area 51 proposals skirting around the subjects of fabrication, manufacturing and design of physical objects, including the tools needed ...
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Could this be merged with Weapons?

Proposal: Firearms Could firearms be merged with Weapons proposal? It seems they alrready include firearms there too...
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Why is Arduino a proposal separate from Embedded Programming and Design?

Proposal: *Arduino * Proposal: *Embedded Programming and Design * While I understand why Raspberry Pi proposal can be separate - most of questions there treat RPi as a PC with some platform-specific ...
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I would like to discuss merging all music proposals [closed]

Joel recently wrote a very succinct blog post detailing some of the issues that all of the disparate music sites are currently experiencing. I would like to organize all of the followers of the ...
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Books is a bad organizational name for a proposal, overlaps with Sci-Fi and others

Ok, so Books right? What about novellas, or short stories? What about e-books? What about Sci-Fi books? If one went to a major university and asked to major in books, the counselors would ...
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Close World Politics for Politics proposal

In Merging Politics, US Politics, and World Politics, with 19+ upvotes and no dissenting responses, I declare the community has decided to merge World Politics and US politics with Politics. ...
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Proposed merging of the existing Agile and Kanban proposed sites into a general site [closed]

Proposal: Software Development Process The existing Agile proposal is http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/16601/agile-software-development The existing Kanban proposal is http://area51....
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Is there interest in a general “Semitic languages” site?

Proposal: Hebrew Language Proposal: Arabic language (اللغة العربية) Both of these proposals have been proposed before but were closed, and are now only in the definition phase. Moreover, it's a pity ...
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Starting new versus joining and supporting existing beta community

Proposal: Air Quality Modeling I found a beta community: https://earthscience.stackexchange.com/ It has several questions related to WRF and CMAQ. We may want to search other stack exchange sites to ...
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Duplicate of Electronics and Stack Overflow

Proposal: Embedded Programming and Design is a duplicate of Stack Overflow and Electronics. Why does it need its own site?
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Joint site for competitive board games

I think competitive board games are quite different from recreational board games in nature and draw different communities. The typical questions asked in the proposals for go, chess,... are very ...
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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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Merge of Software Testing and Software Development (in Portuguese)

Proposal: Software Testing (in Portuguese) and Software Development (in Portuguese) Devemos estabelecer a fusão das propostas de software em Português? Eu não consigo ver qualquer razão para ...
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SAS — it is already here!

Proposal: SAS Programming Language This topic is quite active both on StackOverflow (in theory SAS programming) and on CrossValidated (in theory using SAS to do analysis/visualisation/science). I ...
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Starcraft is a tag on Arqade

Proposal: Starcraft We already deal with any and all starcraft and starcraft-2 questions on Arqade.
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Merging with Skeptic Exchange [closed]

Proposal: Urban Legends and Skeptic Exchange I dislike this proposal but if it could be a valid Q&A site, please merge with Skeptic Exchange. Is has no recent activity. Any objections?
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Is there value in merging the Libraries and Books proposals?

The Libraries proposal had a significant amount of activity early on, but the activity chart has been more or less flat for a long time. Many people who signed up are not active on the Stack Exchange ...
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Pokemon cartoons: subset of Anime? [closed]

Proposals: Pokemon and 4kids translations of cartoons, Anime & Manga I'm not an expert in this area (or even a novice, to be honest) but my impression is that the Pokemon and 4kids translations ...
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This proposal should be merged with the Apple site - AskDifferent

Proposal: iOS and iOS powered devices This is a subset of AskDifferent and should be closed and people directed to that.
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Time to reach out to the floundering Linguistics SE and suggest a merger?

Proposals: Cognitive Sciences, Linguistics I initially embraced the different focuses of Cognitive Science and Linguistics and committed to both proposals. Linguistics rightly claimed that many ...
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Data Structure & Algorithms: Seems like a dupe to me [closed]

Proposal: Data Structure & Algorithms Seems like this could go into SO, Programming, DBA, etc. It's also not defined well.
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Biblical Hermeneutics as a subset of Christianity?

Proposal: Biblical Hermeneutics looks like it's explicitly about Christianity, and I believe it would be best merged with the Christianity proposal. Although honestly, I'd probably prefer to see a ...
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Are Project Management and IT Management merge-worthy? [closed]

Seems like these two proposals have significant overlap, but I don't have a strong feeling on what to do with it. How does the community feel? Proposal: Project Management Proposal: IT Management
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Monero, Litecoin, other cryptocurrencies… Should be merged with Bitcoin SE

There are many proposals for cryptocurrencies, such as Monero. The point is, theres already a Bitcoin SE. Shouldn’t the other cryptocurrencies be combined? By the way, there are hundreds and hundreds ...
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Why should we split c# from stackoverflow and programmers.stackexchange.com?

Is there Any reason for this split? It seems, the system we're having right now works fine. Why shouldn't the Questions just be tagged with the c# tag and maybe some dotnet, wpf, winforms or asp tags? ...
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Artificial Intelligence & Robotics progresses to next stage

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence & Robotics Artificial Intelligence & Robotics has reached Commitment Stage We are keen to get more Machine Learning and Computer Vision commitments on board....
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Merging Biochemistry/microbiology into Biology [closed]

The Biochemistry / microbiology proposal should be merged into the Biology proposal, or Biochemistry / microbiology should be closed as a duplicate. Microbiology is a subset of biology, and ...
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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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Computational Sciences and Computational Natural Sciences.

Ok guys, we have a problem. We have Computational Natural Sciences which is in committment and Computational Sciences which has 90 followers and it's close to enter committment phase. The second one ...
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Merge to “Arms & Armor?”

Proposal: Safe & Secure I like this proposal, but perhaps due to too much exposure to old RPGs my brain keeps on trying to autoreplace "Safe & Secure" with "Arms & Armor." Which leads me ...
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Is Haiku a duplicate? [closed]

Proposal: Haiku Seems like this proposal could be absorbed into Super User, Stack Overflow, Programmers, etc. In fact, there are questions on Super User, Stack Overflow, and Programmers concerning ...
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Is “Programming Languages” a duplicate of “StackOverflow” and/or “Programmers”?

Would you agree that Programming Languages a duplicate of StackOverflow and/or Programmers?
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“Networking” again?

Proposal: Networking has been tried in various forms (all of which are gone now) many times. All have been closed as duplicates of Server Fault. Why do we need another networking proposal that ...
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Lukewarm response for 'Business Intelligence'. Somebody else suggested an 'Enterprise IT' SE site. Should this proposal be merged into a broader site?

I originally proposed 'Business intelligence' because it tends to fall into some of the cracks between SO, SF and SU. Getting obscure business intelligence questions answered on Stackoverflow seems ...
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Would a Grilling/outdoor cooking proposal be redundant with cooking?

We already have Cooking.SE, and I have noticed a number of grilling/smoking questions on there, but they are hardly common. Would a grilling/smoking/general outdoor cooking proposal be redundant or ...
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A proposal made to unify all “Robotics” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Developing a unified robotics proposal Proposal: Robotics This is an attempt to unify the other Robotics related proposals into one all-encompassing proposal. Other ...
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Should this proposal be merged with “IT Management”? [closed]

I originally proposed the site "IT Management" with a view to including technical team leads, test analysts and other professions that were generally excluded from Stack Overflow or found it difficult ...
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Is this similar to Astronomy & Astrophysics

Is this going to be similar to Astronomy & Astrophysics. Proposal: Space Exploration