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Questions tagged [recreation]

The Recreation category includes proposals in subjects like sports, games, and hobbies.

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Where can you find a safe, secure community, relax a little, let off a little steam, Rant, + superfluous fluff and bluster? [duplicate]

Proposal: Rants Seriously, no tag for Humour/Humor??? The main concept is ‘a Rant’, an Oration, an elaborate discourse delivered in a formal and dignified manner. Consider: a diatribe, a rhetorical ...
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Unfortunately Math Challenges will not continue

Note: When a proposal nears the end of its "Definition", it undergoes a final review by the Community Team to see if and how it fits within the network. Proposal: Math Challenges Area 51 is ...
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Must the asker already know the answer to their problem?

Proposal: Math Challenges Must the asker already know the answer to their problem? Or can one ask puzzles not knowing the answer?
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Is it on-topic to simply post a math puzzle as a question?

Proposal: Math Challenges On Puzzling Stack Exchange, it's considered on-topic to post a puzzle as a question. On almost all other sites, something like that is off-topic and would be downvoted/...
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Wording of Site Description

Proposal: Math Challenges "Proposed Q&A site for enthusiasts wanting to create and share their own mathematical challenges at all levels, including recreational mathematics." Does this mean we ...
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What to do with serial downvoting of my proposal?

Proposal: Math Challenges My proposal currently has 42 questions, 13 of which have received a score of -1 or lower. I know that the last two (at -3 and -4) are not really representative of the ...
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How is this similar or different from Art of Problem Solving forums?

Proposal: Math Challenges What is the difference between the proposed site and the https://artofproblemsolving.com/community ? To me it always seemed that questions on AoPS forums were kind of off-...
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People who follow a proposal but do not appear in the list of followers

I've created the proposal Math Challenges and several users have said that they've followed. However the count has not increased and they do not appear in the list of followers. This issue has been ...
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What is the purpose of the cutoff date?

Proposal: Math Challenges I see that in all of the example questions, you have followed the practice of adding a start and end date - what is the purpose of this? StackExchange questions are intended ...
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Questions about math challenges, or general theory?

Proposal: Math Challenges All of the current example questions seem to be math problems posted for the entertainment of others to solve. Should it be on topic to ask not for solutions, but hints to ...
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Are math competition problems on topic?

Proposal: Math Challenges I assume that questions from ongoing math competitions are certainly off topic, and perhaps even deserving of their own off-topic close reason. But should we consider old ...
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How will this community deal with homework type questions?

Proposal: Math Challenges Homework questions are boon and bane at Math.SE How will MatCh.SE deal with hw? Will it be as stigmatized here as it is there?
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Bug for BG stats [duplicate]

The stats for Board and Card Games SE seem to be glitched. How can 4 visits/day equate to 3.8 questions, while maintaining 1.9 answers?
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The Bone Yard. Question limbo, SE Rule boot camp, or low-quality purgatory. A place where questions go to die?

I propose a SE site that any answer or question is on topic and never closed or put on hold.Unlike other sites the commonality of these question will be that they need work. This will give th OP the ...
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Do Diku and Merc MUD creation and design questions belong in an existing site?

I have been playing a particular MUD since 2003, have logged over 15k hours doing so, and have been playing with the idea of building my own. The only issue is that there is limited information to be ...
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StackExchange about Brands [duplicate]

Can we create a proposal for a Brands StackExchange were you can ask questions about every brand, for example Nike, Adidas, Mercedes Benz, Tesla, BMW, Puma, ... etc.
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Isn't Wilderness survival & Bushcraft a subset of The Great Outdoors

Proposal: Wilderness survival & Bushcraft The title really says it all - isn't Wilderness survival & Bushcraft a subset of The Great Outdoors?
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Merge “Militaria”, “Weapons”, and “Firearms” into one about combat?

On History.SE we get a lot of questions about the history of the military, warfare, firearms, and other weapons that drift into military strategy and firearms. Worldbuilding.SE also gets a lot of ...
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Why this proposal is located in recreation?

Proposal: Railways and Railroads I would think that railways must be in professional section of topics rather than in recreational.
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Fantasy “weapons” are not in scope

I propose that fantasy "weapons" should probably not be in scope. "Weapons" being any device or machine designed and/or used for war or warlike purposes. Unless they are trying to make comparisons ...
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Why there's no go (AKA baduk or weiqi) site?

...or my search-foo is not good enough to find it? The game of go (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Go_(game)) is becoming more and more popular in Western world nowadays, thanks to all the publicity ...
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Shogi Stack Exchange

Are there any Strategy games enthusiasts who play Shogi? I think it would be really nice to start a shogi stack exchange. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shogi I am curious as to the thoughts of both ...
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perhaps a library science page? [duplicate]

I have looked it up and haven't seen anything on the stackexchange network. I believe there should be. As my rep was lowered to below 50, I cannot propose anything.
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Weapons as catagory based on individual fighters usage possibly best direction for proposal

Proposal: Weapons I just spit balling here but Weapons would be great place to discuss all types of weapons on the level of the individual fighter soldier. Adding in Nukes, battleships, and ...
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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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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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How can we help this proposal to succeed when the previous one failed?

Proposal: Railways and Railroads The previous version of this site had 100 followers, but failed through a lack of +10 questions - what can we do to help this one succeed? Were the old questions ...
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Do we need another competitive programming site?

Proposal: Algorithmic Competitive Programming There are a number of places on the Web for competitive programmers to ask and answer questions: The Competitive Programming topic on Quora gets a lot ...
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Are naval vessels like destroyers and corvettes in scope?

As per my question, do naval weapons have scope in this site because up until now example questions are mostly about atomic and hand-held weapons. IMO putting naval and aerial weaponry will increase ...
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Clash of Clans Stack Exchange

Clash of Clans was the third highest game in revenue generated on the App Store and no 1 on Google Play. In 2015, the game was the top grossing app on both the App Store and Google Play, with an ...
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Would discussing how everyday items can be used as weapons be on topic?

Proposal: Weapons Would questions about using an everyday object (that wouldn't normally be considered a weapon) as a weapon be on topic for Weapons? I would think it's off topic, but want to ...
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Casinos & Gambling - what area would this fit in?

I am considering a proposal for something of the above. A sample description is This site is for gamblers, casino and industry professionals, and those interested in aspects of the games, ...
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Duplicate of RPG/Arqade

Proposal: Toontown As this is a role-playing online game, i think that this is on-topic at both RPG.se and Arqade.
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Duplicate of Sports?

Proposal: Football Fans There is already a site for sports in general. Is there a reason that a site for an individual sport is necessary? Football/soccer is already much discussed over there, so it ...
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DC and Marvel Universe

The comic proposal was very broad. How about a community for the actual comic nerds, people who wants extensive information about the superheroes and villains in the biggest universes of fiction and ...
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How is this proposal any different than Arqade?

Proposal: Gamers Gamers appears to be a general gaming site, which already exists in the form of Arqade. How is this proposal any different than Arqade?
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Duplicate of “Arts and Crafts” and “3D Printing”

Proposal: Make The text of this proposal reads: Proposed Q&A site for people who fashion things with their hands, 3-D printers, cosplayers, costumers, glassblowers, makerspacers, robotics, ...
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Recreational Indulgences

Did anyone Propose this before? Marijuana,Mushrooms,Solvents,Ecstasy Safety Tips , Helplines , Rehabilitation Talks Guidelines,Quality Metrics, New Stuffs and so on. Absolutely Educational and No ...
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Have created advertisements on Reddit and Quora. Need your votes now!

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Probably you can upvote these so that the many people see it. Crafts reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/crafts/comments/3hjtz6/arts_and_crafts_qa_website_on_stackoverflows/ ...
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Who are the experts for “The Finding of the Forgotten”?

Proposal: The Finding of the Forgotten It seems that there are no people who are expert at this. There might be experts at remembering movies, others good at songs, others at names of animals. But ...
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What is Puzzling.stackexchange.com's rating ? Adult ? Child safe?

Proposal: Puzzling I would like to authorize access to https://puzzling.stackexchange.com/ to my boys (preteen). I think they will like it, and that this site will help them learn english. My ...
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Making sure my beta invite didn't get put into the junk folder

Proposal: Woodworking I don't know how long it takes to get beta up and running, but the WorldBuilding didn't seem to take to long once it hit %100. So I just want to make sure that we are all still ...
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What would separate this site from Board & Card Games?

Proposal: Magic the Gathering We currently have a Board and Card games Stack Exchange, which allows Magic the Gathering questions. What would this proposal do differently from them? As previously ...
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What would separate this from Board & Card Games?

Proposal: Magic the Gathering We currently have a Board & Card Games Stack Exchange, which allows Magic the Gathering questions. What would this proposal do differently from them?
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Did Cars Proposal Exist

I've seen a few proposals that involve cars, like maintenance and repair, electric cars. Has there ever been a generic cars proposal posted here on Area51?
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Retraction of Offer

It is with some regret that I post this to inform anyone who may have been following the "let's post some videos" initiative that I am rescinding my offer of services in this matter. I went into this ...
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Is this a duplicate of Puzzling.SE and Riddles.Area51? [duplicate]

Proposal: Puzzle and Riddle Challenges We already have the Riddles proposal for riddles and the Puzzling Stack Exchange site for puzzles. How does this proposal fill a niche that is not filled by ...
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This proposal is officially dead [duplicate]

Proposal: Puzzle and Riddle Challenges Per Robert Cartaino in this Meta.Puzzling.SE answer: we're not going to create a "Code Golf" counterpart to Puzzling SE.
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Puzzling.stackexchange.com Merge? [duplicate]

Proposal: Puzzle and Riddle Challenges Currently there's a been of trouble rising about challenges (see; https://puzzling.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/1601/is-it-time-for-us-to-disallow-challenge-...
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ok I guess we need to close this as a duplicate now

https://puzzling.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/1601/puzzling-se-where-we-hate-fun-its-time-to-disallow-challenge-questions/1612#1612 Given the above, we may have to close this as continue our ...