Matthew Read
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Is it possible to view a list of non-closed proposals?
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You can use the closed:0 search term for this. That will include proposals that have launched, so if you want to see those that are strictly still in the pre-launch stages you can go to the last page ...

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Should we avoid questions that try to rigidly define vegetarianism/veganism?
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I would suggest having a Canonical Question for this like daniel mentions, with an answer providing the essential definitions and also noting that there is room for interpretation. An example excerpt ...

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Is a question about music in general allowed (see example)?
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I'd disagree with user3169's answer. With specific song lyrics, the only acceptable answer is "Maybe, who knows?" unless there is actual evidence that those specific lyrics have contributed to social ...

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Is this just for private health care IT, or will questions about NHS IT be welcome?
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While I fully agree that the US health care system is horrid, you seem to be the one bringing the negative mindset here. Being dismissive of American users and their perspective will not be helpful ...

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Pull Real Name from profile on commitment
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I think forcing you to type it out is the point -- akin to a signature: When a proposal enters the "Commitment" phase, we will present a petition for the site's creation. Interested users are asked ...

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Alert followers to Commitment phase
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Just the other day I got an email that Professional Matters was entering the commitment phase. This is in part what it said: A Q&A site proposal which you are following, Professional Matters, ...

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Is Computer Science a duplicate of Theoretical Computer Science?
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I don't think it's a duplicate. That said, it seems like a site for homework questions. Not sure I like it. The askers would be people who can't figure out their homework, and thus probably ill-...

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On-topic/off-topic questions: how often updated?
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Questions require 20 votes as on-topic or 20 votes as off-topic in order to "count". There's normally a while between a question being posted and enough people voting on it.

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Anime: are in universe or out of universe (or both) types of questions allowed?
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Those three are all crap questions, the fact that they're out-of-universe is irrelevant. You should have a good reason for rejecting out-of-universe questions, something defensible, rather than ...

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I'm attempting to create this site because I can't find a solid developer community relevant to my Parrot AR Drone work
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Are you kidding? That's way too specific. I wouldn't expect that proposal to get more than 5 followers. Quadcopters isn't much better. You need hundreds and eventually thousands of people to be ...

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Economics proposal vs. History proposal
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The percentage is of the total Commitment Points™ needed, not of the number of committers. Committers with experience on other Stack Exchange sites (over 200 rep, I believe) count for more Commitment ...

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Would Sports cover "Back Yard Sports"
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This is intended to be an inclusive proposal, so I would assume so. You're right that activities more commonly referred to as "games" rather than "sports" haven't been addressed in any discussion ...

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Have we ever had a site for building computers?
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People will always be looking for input on parts to buy That's exactly the problem. People are always looking because technology changes rapidly and even most common general tips ("stick with Intel")...

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Reviews on knives?
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That could work very well on a Community Blog. Be sure to discuss it on the site's Meta if it gets launched!

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Computer animated cartoons - overlap with AVP.SE?
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Their FAQ doesn't list animation, nothing on Meta either, nothing really on the site. But Graphic Design seems to have a few animation questions. I think that questions on creating animated designs ...

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Marking an answer as "Accepted"
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Accepting an answer is entirely up to the poster of the question, on every site. Programmers does not have rules preventing users from accepting answers. Accepting answers is completely optional. ...

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Proposal sorting
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Ctrl+End --> click the number for the last page --> Ctrl+End. Then just work your way from the bottom up, back to front :) (I agree it's not ideal, but hopefully short enough.)

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Can we add mountaineering, rock climbing, snowboarding, mountain biking?
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Proposed Q&A site for people who love camping, hiking, fishing, hunting, canoeing, kayaking, climbing, and other excursions of outdoorsmanship. You can't possibly list everything, and other ...

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Adventures in Odyssey
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It not being a real Q&A site is reason enough to close it. As you say, SE is not for general discussion. Some of it would fit on Sci-Fi & Fantasy ... not all episodes involved science ...

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Are questions that might make some people lose their faith allowed?
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Any and all questions and information can cause evaluation and introspection leading to a rejection of prior beliefs and/or the acquisition of new beliefs. If you believe in free will, you believe the ...

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Why the name signal, image and video processing?
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You're technically right that images and videos are signals. But note the "technically". This is not how they are commonly referred to, and I would expect the name "Signal Processing" to prevent ...

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How can you define off topic for this? Water cooler discussion is by definition off topic
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Read the description. The title is bad, but the definition is clearly not "anything goes": Proposed Q&A site for people in a workplace interested in discussion that relates to general office ...

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Commitment Indicator
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You just need to make a total of 10 non-CW posts on the site (Questions or Answers). Check your profile on the site in question to see how many posts you've made, and subtract that from 10. The ...

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