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Why were my comments deleted on the Ninja identification (Pixels) question?

I'm 99% sure I had at least one if not two additional comments on this question: What video game are these ninjas from? I'm pretty sure there was nothing wrong with them. If I remember correctly, ...
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Bridge Movie Night 5: The Bridge Strikes Back

I know it's been awhile, we seem to have skipped a month. But don't worry, nothing's changed. I realize that we ran into a few problems with Rabb.it the last time around, supposedly they were going ...
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How do we deal with duplicate answers? [duplicate]

So I recently came across an answer that was already previously answered (quite a few months back), and the new answer did not seem to add anything that was not already covered. After a brief ...
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Multiline Spolier? [duplicate]

Alright guys, I was reviewing this post and I was trying to get his figures in a spoiler tag. >! but apparently we are unable to do multiple line spoiler blockquotes. Can someone point me in the ...
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Why are there so many Minecraft questions?

Why are there so many Minecraft questions? I used to play Minecraft ALOT but now I have sort of gone away from it and I came on here to help people with other game and I only really see Minecraft ...
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Are companion names in SWTOR considered spoilers?

Are the names of companions in SWTOR considered spoilers? You don't find out the info until you reach a specific planet in the story, but you can also see the name of every single one in the Legacy ...
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Should the [steam] tag be used only for technical issues relating to Steam itself?

This may seem similar to the previous question I asked about the [dota] tag, but it's still something that I've pondered about. I see quite a few questions around Arqade that relate to Steam tagged ...
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Why is Arqade spelled with a 'q'?

Why is Arqade spelled with a q instead of being spelled "Arcade" as is the correct spelling? I have looked around and could not find any evidence that showed that "Arqade" is even a real word. Is it ...
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Suspicious edit

I found this question, where an answer had been flagged to be removed, due to low content. As it stands, I would agree. The answer in question is half a sentence, at best. Not exactly what we strive ...
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Do I flag them?

So there is a question that I answered. I feel that I answered well and completely, even cited sources. Suddenly 2 other people post nearly exactly the same answer I gave. Whats more odd is they are ...
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2answers
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A Close Vote is not a Super-Downvote. Please don't use it as one

So, yesterday a dumb question was asked.. It was closed as Not A Real Question in less than an hour, and reopened mere minutes later. This isn't the first time that this has happened. It usually ...
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How will Arqade handle the cutsom games available in the soon to be released Reborn client for DotA 2

Just like the old Warcraft 3 days, Valve is bringing with Reborn the possibility for people to create and host custom-made games. Those gamemodes will be playable within the DotA 2 Reborn client and ...
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1answer
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Can I provide an answer that involves breaking censorship of a game?

I have been keeping tabs on this question, and I am confident that I could answer the question. The problem is, OPs major issue is that they are using a copy of the game that was censored, for ...
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0answers
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Why do I have more rep from this year than my total reputation?

I was looking at my profile, and "Oooh! Top 2% this year? Lets take a look!" Wait, how the hell is my total reputation less than my reputation this year? After some investigation, it seems that ...
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50 views

Would a change in format re-qualify this question?

I seen this question, which had been closed for the obvious reason of asking for a game recommendation. TL,DR: OP is asking for recommendations, trying to find a game that is like Agar.io, but plays ...
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1answer
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“What order should I play the Half-life series in?” question

RE: What order should I play the Half-life series in? The above question was closed as 'primarily opinion-based'. I believe OP was asking about how the different Half-Life games fit into the overall ...
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Marking as duplicate can cause a very slow questions rate in the future

Many of the best questions about gaming were already asked. An answer posted now to them will not be significant. This means that new users will earn reputation harder. And in the future,because the ...
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1answer
58 views

What is the correct situation to use the spoiler markdown?

I was browsing when I found this question. In the main body, the poster talks about central plot-line, as well as a few other events that happen at the end of a previous title. While the way OP had ...
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1answer
857 views

League of Legends Chatroom and Ranked Team (EUW)

A number of League of Legends players have been hanging out in the chatroom Summoners Rift. We've also created a ranked team called "Arqade Community", on the EUW servers. We're trying to set up an ...
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1answer
87 views

Why is a question getting so low views?

I posted this question, but it has low views (The last time I checked it had 31 views). It also has 3 votes and a "Favorite" star, so it's clearly a decent question, but it seems people do not look at ...
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1answer
63 views

Duplicate mistake

A question was marked as duplicate even if it is much older than its "duplicate". The other one should have been marked as duplicate. Can you vote for the question to reopen,please,so that the other ...
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1answer
45 views

Is this questions “off-topic” reason valid?

Browsing the questions, I found this question, which has been put on hold due to being off topic. The automated reason behind it is that the question is about unreleased or illegal software. My main ...
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1answer
56 views

Can/Should a question be moved once it has been answered?

This question is having issues with Minecraft after a PC reset (I believe it roughly equates to a format). Depending on what the solution is, it's possible that this question might be better suited on ...
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Why do (good) Game-Id questions get so much rep?

When I say "good" I mean the ones that follow the rules - that provide some example of the game. I often see these questions pop up, and in just the same way that users pounce on game-id questions ...
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1answer
46 views

Should the [dota] tag be used ONLY for the Warcraft 3 map?

I see plenty of questions on Arqade that are about DoTA 2, the Valve game, rather than the actual Warcraft map. Most of the time, these questions also tend to have both [dota] and [dota-2] tags. The ...
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2answers
232 views

Do we need more reputation to comment than to answer?

I raised an issue I see a lot when reviewing new users posts, in that the answer the user had given was more of a comment, if anything. The user replied that they were forced to supply an answer to ...
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Google phrase to get to 'The Bridge'

What can I type into Google in order to receive a link to 'The Bridge' as one of the first few results? 'Arqade the bridge' doesn't even give the link to the chat in the first two pages. 'arqade the ...
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1answer
125 views

Embed youtube videos using the HTML5 player

I noticed that embedded videos are still using the old flash player. Would it be possible to change the embedded video settings to use the HTML5 player? I've seen other sites that embed youtube ...
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1answer
47 views

Which one is the “correct” answer?

So I asked this question about the third sub-class slot in Destiny a while ago (when Destiny was still cool new). At the time, it was uncertain what it was for/if it was going to be used/if it was an ...
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1answer
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What is the number displayed next to most badges?

I saw a gray-tinted text near most badges that says "X awarded" (where X is a number). What does it mean?
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NFS Most Wanted Stopped Working On Ronnie Rival Challenge [migrated]

My game was working all fine so far. I am on to rival challenge for Black List #3 'Ronnie'. Game stops when i start rival challenge with Ronnie. I would be great if anyone faced this problem and ...
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1answer
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Don't answer - just vtc

I have asked a similar question over on StackOverflow about this practice, and the general consensus is that answering bad questions is a frowned upon practice. To explain; when a bad question is ...
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4answers
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How should I write tag wikis?

We've recently instigated a discussion about cleaning up tags, following on from last year's tag cleanup. You can see it here. While there is more to Arqade than just the tags we have, let's stick on ...
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1answer
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So long and thanks for all the fish (again I guess)

I swear I had not seen agent's post until it came up on the related questions list when I finished typing the title. Anyway, since the reason is the same I decided not to change it. You may notice I ...
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Tag rename request: [roller-coaster-xxx] -> [rollercoaster-xxx]

The official name is RollerCoaster Tycoon X. See here, Wikipedia, Steam, iOS. You name it. There is no space between Roller and Coaster.
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1answer
45 views

Mark as dupe of a dupe, or dupe of the original?

Sometimes when a question is marked as a dupe, the linked question is also a dupe, like this one has been marked as a dupe of this one, which is also a dupe. Should we mark it as a dupe of the dupe, ...
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1answer
45 views

Will there be a tag for mount and blade warband viking conquest? [duplicate]

Is there a tag or should I use the mount and blade warband tag ? Is there many people on this site that play mount and blade warband Viking conquest? Is there a demand for this tag ?
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Using comments as answers

A similar question was asked over on rpg.se, and I thought I should bring it over here and ask the same thing. I feel this topic is a bit similar to Answering a question using someone else's comment ...
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1answer
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Google Play Store - Off topic?

Inspired by this recent question: I cannot download games even though I have a lot of storage. I tried uninstalling my apps but it still did not work. Is there a way to fix this? A comment ...
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3answers
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Should “how do I attack this base?” questions be considered off-topic?

Certain types of games, such as Clash of Clans, seem to attract quite a few questions asking how to attack a specific player's base. These questions are usually titled "How do I attack this base?" (or ...
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2answers
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How should we tag the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of the same game?

Terraria was just released for the Xbox 360 and PS3, with a lot more features than the PC version, and it will be getting more. As far as I know, the base mechanics are the same, but it's been updated ...
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1answer
42 views

I can't create tags on mobile

I request the "feature" of the mobile version of the site being able to create tags.
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0answers
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faq on mobile site

There is no link to the site faq in the homepage in the mobile site, so mobile visitors cannot readily determine whether or not their question is appropriate. A link should be added.
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1answer
35 views

Youtube video in answer - embedded or as link?

Do we want answers with embedded youtube videos or is a link to the Video(s) preferred? Any rule for that? Just found metas about "Video only answers".
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1answer
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Why is the Question about a range of possibilities too broad?

I just came online a few min ago and the first thing I found was this question on hold because it's too broad and I can't figure out the reason for that. I don't play TF2 however the question is ...
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1answer
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What can we do to attract users that post high quality content?

Stack Overflow (SO) is probably the best website when it comes to programming. This is due to the very high-quality content it provides, maintained by the community, with strict but fair rules. I've ...
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9answers
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What is the point of “help me remember this game” questions? [closed]

UPDATE: As of 16/3/2012, Questions asking for help identifying a game are now prohibited on the site, unless you have an actual artifact from the game such as screenshots or audio clips. For ...
1
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1answer
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What should be done about these similar Skyrim questions that ask if certain NPCs are available for marriage?

Seems to me that the later questions of the following should be closed as duplicates of the oldest one. Should they be closed? What should be done about these questions? How can I determine if an ...
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1answer
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Does the ban on game identification cover custom game levels?

I am looking for a particular level wad file from Doom II. Is this allowed, or is it banned via the "Requests for game identification based on personal recollection alone" exclusion? I read this, but ...
1
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1answer
46 views

What is the difference between Windows Phone and Mobile tags?

I just saw This question which uses windows-phone and windows-mobile now to me both are the same because a mobile is a phone but that's just me (because i still use my smart phone as exactly that, a ...

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