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Would it be okay to use questions from an existing Stack Exchange site as example questions?

Proposal: Mass Spectrometry Many questions about mass-spectrometry would arguably be on topic at Chemistry Stack Exchange. Most of the questions deal with it being used as a tool. I also see that ...
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Can we have a SE site for energy information system?

I'm working on a regional project that deals with energy data collecting and reporting. There are lot of sources including the International Energy Agency (IEA) website, however for people who are new ...
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Should questions asking for support for a specific software suite or firmware be on-topic?

Proposal: Drones and Model Aviation This proposal has a number of example questions that amount to "How to do X in Y software suite?" Some of these might be better suited to the specific product's ...
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How does the topic of this site differ from Aviation, Electric Engineering and Robotics?

Proposal: Drones and Model Aviation As per the title, how would this site's content differ from a mixture of: Aviation (for everything related to flying, aerodynamics, regulations, etc) Electrical ...
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Redefining Site in Beta

I am the current top user for Music Fans Beta. We have high traffic, but low engagement, and only a tiny core of passionate users. Based on a recent meta question about a dance-oriented question ...
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Which topics of the following list; would be on-topic (or off topic) in bioinformatics SE? [closed]

Proposal: Bioinformatics List 1: Following are some area closely related to bioinformatics from the view that all them contains things related to "bio" and "computation" Computational biology. ...
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What benefits will Scratch.SE provide to the Scratch community above and beyond the official Scratch forum?

Proposal: Scratch Scratch already has a forum at its home site, here. What additional benefits would the existence of Scratch Stack Exchange provide to the Scratch community, that would more than ...
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How does Interpersonal Skills differ from the failed "Relatioships and Dating" site?

I'd like to ask a question asked on the "Relationships" proposal, as I feel it's relevant here. How is this site different from Relationships&Dating site, and why would it succeed where the ...
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Overlap with The Workplace

Proposal: Interpersonal Skills There seems to be some overlap between the territories of Interpersonal Skills StackExchange and The Workplace. Does a question being on-topic for The Workplace ...
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How would a device-specific site be better than a tag on a VR/AR/3D site?

Proposals: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive There’s already a proposal for a generic Virtual and Augmented Reality site. A specific device like the Oculus Rift or the HTC Vive would seem to be on topic there ...
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Are questions about narrow AIs allowed?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence The title says it all. Are we allowing questions about AGI -- as in, attempting to replicate the intelligence of humans with computers -- or any AI, including narrow ...
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Is there a "residual" Q&A site? [duplicate]

If a question fits nowhere but still is good, is there a place for asking that question i e this Q&A is for questions that don't belong anywhere else but still can be good questions?
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What about a "route my question" site?

I was wondering on this idea - perhaps this has been discussed before. It happens often to me that I have some question to ask and I think: I'd like to ask this on SE, but I don't know if there is ...
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Should the "Home Automation" proposal be enveloped by IoT?

Proposal: Internet of things A large portion of the "internet of things" is made up of connected home automation devices. While it's been closed, the Home Automation proposal got relatively far in ...
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what is the difference between the 5 main questions about the proposal and the 40 example questions?

I got a bit confused between the minimum number of questions required to start a site. when I propose a site I need to have 5 questions but to get the proposal (defined) I need at least 40 question ...
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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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How can I help my followers to understand what is required on definition phase?

I noticed a problem in my proposal and in other proposals as well. If proposal is followed by a person not familiar with area 51 process they upvote/downvote and comment questions as if it was a real ...
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Final Review: Is the proper title "Second-Language Acquisition"?

Proposal: Language Learning When a proposal nears the end of the "definition" phase, the Community Team does a final evaluation to see if the proposal is ready to move forward. I'm wondering if we'...
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Creation of a new site for remote sensing community

If you agree with what I have written here, comment under this question and tell me whether you will follow if I make a proposal and also give some suggestion for questions of remote sensing that ...
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Would questions about exams on topic?

Proposal: Language Learning Some examples: Do I need a TOEFL to study in Canada? TOEFL vs IELTS? Why doesn't GRE Physics have on my country?
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"New" Latin words

Proposal: Latin Language Is it acceptable to ask or answer using terms from neo-Latin and Contemporary Latin (created to describe more modern things or ideas)? For instance, Contemporary Latin has a ...
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Community for Game lovers

I have checked all SO communities. I am not able to found any game related community. Yes there is a one role playing game community. But it's not fruitful for all. So my idea is to have one more ...
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Are vimgolf questions on topic on vi/vim?

Would asking vimgolf style questions be on topic on vi/vim? This is a type of question that is poorly suited for SO and most of the other SE sites. While it is conceivable that such a question would ...
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What coding topics will this site address?

Proposal: Open Source The site description currently reads: Proposed Q&A site for questions regarding motivation, marketing, organisation and coding pertaining specifically to open source ...
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What to do with the questions about the launched sites?

There are many questions about the definition of the sites that are already launched (public beta or fully mature site). They are not actual anymore. Should they be closed? They are shown as related ...
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Site Suggestion: Software Usage - The 'why' I proposed

Proposal: Software Usage Don't think this has been suggested before but: There should be a StackExchange site dedicated to the help of usage of software. Of course, there would be questions that ...
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Would it be possible to create a language to describe worlds in?

I am heavily influenced by the Myst-Series with this thought. There, the D'Ni found a way to use write symbols into special books, which then would open a portal to the described world. Of course ...
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Can it include things like GPGPU programming?

Proposal: Computer Graphics GPGPU programming include different technologies with the objective of increasing speed of normal CPU computation. While they involve graphic cards, they are rarely ...
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Would questions about existing world building tools or software be on topic here?

Proposal: Worldbuilding Correct me if I am wrong, by skimming trough the discussion I did not see this topic brought up. I am concerned about this as I am a user of a few tools that came up with ...
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Should the proposal definition be changed?

Proposal: Arabic Language I don't think the current proposal definition: Proposed Q&A site for people who want to learn the Arabic language is befitting for the site we would like to build, ...
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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 really needs to be properly defined

Proposal: Worldbuilding World-Building is a massive topic, covering many different areas. While I agree we shouldn't just go asking a scientist what would happen if happened, I also think that world-...
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When can we start asking real questions?

Proposal: History of Science And Mathematics When can we start asking questions about the History of math as opposed to questions about which questions are okay to ask?
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Shouldn't there be more involvement in the discussions as well?

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education There have been various discussions about (1) Framing the site definition. (2) Discussing and voting for an appropriate name. (3) Determining ...
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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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What language will be on topic?

Proposal: Dutch Language & Culture Example questions both include English and Dutch questions. I don't think two languages should be allowed, since that would fragment the userbase. Allowing only ...
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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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Remote sensing in Geoscience?

Proposal: Geoscience Is it planned to consider remote sensing in Geoscience? It would be great to aggregate all the related questions into one place and not to scatter them on Stack, Cross Val and ...
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Covering whole of Gamification: Social Good and Life

Proposal: Gamification The proposal's one-liner definition states "enterprise or consumer applications". Well, what about the other aspects of Gamification? There are overall four aspects of ...
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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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Too many questions with exactly 10 votes

In lots of proposals, you'll see a lot of questions with exactly 10 votes. You'll even see people saying that you're wasting votes if you vote for a question with more than 10 votes. Most questions ...
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Data Science Proposal

Proposal: I think its good time to have a Data Science community. The basic goal is that people from different disciplines like health, education, economics, agriculture, advertisement, etc working ...
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How broad is the site?

Proposal: India I am feeling like the site is too broad, since asking questions about each and everything related to India would be too fragmented. Can we have a list of topics which should be there ...
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Have you added five questions? Have you used all five of your upvotes on questions with less than 10 votes?

Proposal: Big Data Why does this proposal have so many followers who haven't voted up questions, and who haven't offered their own questions? Remember, you can add five example questions, to help ...
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Will proofreading be allowed on ELL?

Proposal: English Language Learners As we know, proofreading involves checking for grammatical, spelling, and mechanical errors, which may include problems with verb tense, subject-verb agreement, ...
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Will EL&U be a General Reference site respect to ELL? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Drawing the lines between ELL and EL&U Proposal: English Language Learners Considering that EL&U is a complete repository of high quality answers on English grammar, ...
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Drawing the lines between ELL and EL&U

Proposal: English Language Learners Since the proposal has been re-opened and given the excitement its closure caused, I think it is appropriate to further discuss the delineation between ELL and EL&...
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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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Pervasive(Ubiquitous) Computing Site

I think it worth having a new site about pervasive(ubiquitous) computing. Is this area covered by any other existing site? If yes, would you introduce it? And if not, what's your idea about such a ...
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Would anyone be interested in an "internet pornography" site proposal?

Since pornography has been, and still is, the most profitable business on the internet; would anyone be interested in discussing it here? Analysis would involve: Statistics Categorization Social ...
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