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What is the point of having different sites for each service in the same or similar domain?

{reposted from a deleted Area51 Discussion} I have been trying to understand why Stack Exchange has opted to have several different Cryptocurrency sites instead of a single site for a long time. In ...
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Suspicious activity in the Area 51 proposal for Roblox

What makes this proposal so suspicious, really? The only thing usual here is someone is using Area 51 exactly the way it was intended: "someone posted a link on a high-traffic site" "78.90% of the ...
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How can an existing site join the network?

There is no such process, because it hasn't technically been done before. Several of those sites you mention were actually SE 1.0 sites, built on our own software, albeit outdated software. Those were ...
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Is there a site for Greek language?

Latin Language Stack Exchange accepts questions about classical Greek: Policy on Greek questions There is no site in the network for modern Greek, but if you have an existing organization or community ...
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Suspicious activity in the Area 51 proposal for Roblox

I can confirm that they are cheating actually the members with high rep are cheating off each other. As Mark Otaris noted here32, we do not want the ROBLOX StackExchange proposal to fail because we ...
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Idea: techmology.stackexchange.com

The site is not meant for future references to other people. It is meant for people who need help now. And for people who care less about what the site rules are and more about helping other people. ...
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Is commitment necessary to participate in beta (as of June 2015)?

Will I be unable to participate in the beta if I don't commit? That used to be the case. Currently, you can go to the Area 51 proposal - once it has launched as a private beta there will be a link ...
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Requesting a Rubik's Cubing site

It's not necessary - questions about Rubik's Cubes are on-topic on Puzzling (if reasonably scoped, of course). They already have 75 questions tagged rubiks-cube at the moment of writing this post. ...
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What is the point of having different sites for each service in the same or similar domain?

Just my two cents. Consider Stack Overflow, which is quite the oldest. It hosts questions about a ton of different programming languages. An expert on one language may not know much about another ...
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Do we need "cloud recommendations"

After Software Recommendations and Hardware Recommendations, it was decided not to have more "Recommendations" SE sites for the foreseeable future. I don't think "Cloud Recommendations" would work ...
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Is it possible to have a Stack Exchange site dedicated to a specific computer game?

This is not necessary. We have Arqade.com, where you can ask questions about any computer game. So, if you created a proposal for a specific game on Area 51, it would be closed as a duplicate of ...
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Can I re-propose a site in Area 51 after it was deleted for not meeting the 3-day minimum requirements?

If you're sure you can get the required followers, yes, you can. Keep in mind that Area 51 does not have the built-in audience for you to get your proposal through; it's up to you to actively promote ...
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Maximum number of proposed sites

You can only commit to three proposals at a time. As for proposals, there is no practical limit: What this means is that you can propose an unlimited number of sites, but you can only propose one ...
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Would it be possible to create a site on climate change?

You don't need to create a new site since there is one already covering this particular topic. It's Earth Science Stack Exchange and they currently have 404 questions about climate change. If you want ...
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What happens when my proposal gets launched

You are just a normal user like any others. Okay, you had a good idea and the community supported your proposal, but that doesn't make the community yours. If you are a active member during all ...
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Where to ask about new site proposal

http://discuss.area51.stackexchange.com is the place. It's also linked from the top bar on Area 51 itself for ease of access.
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Would a SO variant for graphic designers go down well?

This site now exists as Graphic Design Stack Exchange. It’s even graduated, with its own shiny new graphic-designy theme.
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Why isn't there a Business Intelligence site?

If there isn't one it's because either no-one's proposed one or there hasn't been enough demand for one in the past. Head off to Area 51 and see if there isn't one already in definition. If not, then ...
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Why there is no dedicated Python community?

Isn't the language (Python) popular enough? Well, yes. Large enough to have a staggering 631,064 questions on Stack Overflow. The problem with your assumption is that Android and Drupal aren't ...
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Stack Exchange Site for Deciding Where to Post Questions

I think the simplest way to figure which Stack Exchange site to post on is to perform a Google Search using the title of your question or some keywords from it. Inevitably, near the top of the ...
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Why is there no beauty/cosmetics SE site?

Beauty has been proposed previously on Area 51. The proposal failed though. It had sample questions such as "What are the differences between BB cream and CC cream?" and "What are the tips to ...
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Should there be a colorimetry site?

Colorimetry is probably too small to be its own site. It's pretty specialized, and overlaps several existing sites. It looks to me like the question you posted probably fits best in the computer ...
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{Request} Russian SE site for English language questions

asking and explaining in English is difficult for them Exactly, that's why they should practice English. Immersion is very important when acquiring a language. On English Language Learners, we see ...
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Does Meta Stack Exchange reputation count for a commitment in Area 51?

This is still the case, it seems. I just committed a proposal with my sockpuppet, which has over 300 reputation on Meta Stack Exchange but no other accounts with 200 or more reputation. The number of ...
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Can we have a Blockchain community?

When this question was asked, the answer was simple: despite its name, Bitcoin Stack Exchange used to accept questions about alternative blockchains, i.e. blockchains other than the ones being used ...
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Should there be a colorimetry site?

@Rockwalrus' answer is better than suggesting Graphic Design, since there's only a few questions, and they're not about Mathematics. There are more than 500 on Physics.SE concerning visible light and ...
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Suspicious activity in the Area 51 proposal for Roblox

I agree that this is suspicious. To add to the evidence, look at the graph of followers over time: All that nothing, and then a sudden huge burst? It's possible this is legit (someone posted a link ...
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Is it possible to have a Stack Exchange site dedicated to a specific computer game?

TL;DR: The only possible exceptions I can think of would be longstanding, specialized communities like or Minecraft or Eve Online. Adding to S.L. Barth's answer, in most scenarios a game-specific ...
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Why is there a special site dedicated for Arduino, and not for uC/Embedded stuff?

Maybe because there's not enough need for it? Programming questions about embedded systems are on-topic for Stack Overflow; if you have a hardware-related question, there's Electrical Engineering for ...
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Is there a site about medicine, healthcare and illness?

Unfortunately, there is not a site like this. However, there may be a proposed site that will possibly cover some types of questions you have in these regards, as posted by @Benny Skoberg : There ...
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