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Does Stack Exchange generally “not split off subjects simply to give them their own space”?

On my Area 51 proposal for an anti-natalism site (unilaterally closed and now deleted, as I recorded here, Robert Cartaino commented: This subject is already well-covered by a live Stack Exchange ...
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Why was my fasting and dieting Area 51 proposal closed (prematurely)? [closed]

Today I tried to create a Stack Exchange site in Area 51 called "Fasting and Dieting" for people trying to follow a fast or restricted food diet with specific objectives but with the fast not ...
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Why not let Communities refer questions to other communities?

The issue: As the number exchanges/communities have grown, a lot of overlapping question are spreading across the lines between the communities. Examples: In the robotics exchange there is a ...
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Area 51 proposal disappeared

I posted a proposal (Men @ 40) at Area 51 with two suggested questions. I thought the questions were relevant but it seems that others didn't; both were at scores of -5 at the same time. Now it says 0 ...
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Area51 proposals are being advertised now all over the network?

While happily browsing Super User I suddenly noticed this: Curious, I clicked and landed here. Appears to be ordinary Area51 proposal, one out of hundreds. Do all proposals get such ad at some ...
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OpenERP StackExchange site in Area51

There is a proposal for an OpenERP StackExchange site currently in Area51. It is currently stuck in the "needs more questions with 10 votes" stage. On StackOverflow there are currently 975 OpenERP ...
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Why is the Compiler Design proposal on hold?

Today I discovered the following message on my proposal: This proposal is on hold as a possible duplicate / merge candidate, pending further discussion on meta.stackoverflow.com. Why is this? This ...
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Is the web performance proposal a duplicate of stackoverflow? [closed]

Web performance proposal from the comments: These skills, tools, and best practices are specific enough that there is a niche industry forming around it. Check out the O'Reilly Velocity conference ...
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Is the databases proposal a duplicate of Stack Overflow? [closed]

Database proposal From the comments: there's a lot with databases that isn't development or admin (eg modeling). It seems like a lot of the sample questions would do fine and are probably already ...
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Should “Developer Testing” be folded into a more general “Programmers” site? [closed]

We want to inject some discipline into programmers.stackexchange.com. One of the ways we hope to achieve this is by merging the Developer Testing: Unit Testing site proposal***** into programmers.se. ...
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Is the Software Engineering site proposal a duplicate of programmers.SE?

With the creation of Programmers Stack Exchange site, the purpose of creating a Software Engineering site has become very unclear. The Software Engineering proposal says that it is for: Proposed ...
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Renaming the “Not programming related” proposal [closed]

The Not programming related proposal will soon go into the beta stage, but its name is a huge misnomer. The description says: Proposed Q&A site for expert programmers interested in discussions ...