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6answers
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Bridge Movie Night 2: Bridge Movie Nighter

After the rousing success of our first Movie Night, it's been decided that a second Bridge Movie Night is in order. The format will be roughly the same, we'll use Rabbit so that everyone can stream ...
59
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4answers
773 views

I've Leveled Up! - Leveling System for Arqade

We all love to gain experience rep here on Arqade, but wouldn't it be great if that translated into a leveling system? Don't you just want to see your experience bar build up as you answer more ...
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2answers
82 views

How do I add a picture to a Stack Exchange post?

I'm trying to make people see what I did. Can someone help me.
24
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4answers
451 views

Could we have the new <kbd> tag?

Recently, <kbd> tags on the trilogy sites and I think Apple as well were updated to look less ugly. vs. I am in favor of less ugly. Can we have it to match our sweet new design?
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0answers
94 views

Does the site allow for questions regarding how to obtain a software update?

I recently asked a question of how I can obtain the latest official patch for an old DOS game. The official site no longer provides the patch, and most other fan sites for the game have dead or ...
6
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1answer
111 views

Do we allow audio artifacts in game-identification questions?

Where does FF2's The Tank theme (titled metalfox.mp3) come from? I posted the question above to which a user immediately cast a close vote and a downvote, citing that an audio artifact wasn't ...
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1answer
66 views

How should we respond to an edit that removes the old 'Possible Duplicate' markdown?

I just made an edit to this question, and then noticed that it was marked as a duplicate . I couldn't however, see the duplicate notification at the top of the question. Diving in to the revision ...
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1answer
93 views

How to deal with two different questions with one same answer [duplicate]

I just found a question which is different from this question that I've answered a while ago. Yet the answer of the older one is valid for both questions. How exactly should we handle these? I mean ...
6
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1answer
228 views

Are questions asking if certain gaming focused shops accept a specific currency on-topic?

So a question asking where to buy an XBOX Live Gold subscription with Bitcoins was asked yesterday, which was close as off-topic (and rightly so, since that was "Where to buy"). However, it appears ...
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1answer
106 views

Close Reason: Can my computer run X

I really feel like the "Can I run gametitle on my machine" questions are popping up a bit too often and from what i've seen so far there is no easy accessible information about this topic except for ...
4
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1answer
175 views

Why is asking for payment-options flagged off-topic?

We got a question a few minutes ago which can be found here. I want to know why this got flagged as off-topic because i can't see reason for that. aytimothy gives the reason that this is about "pay ...
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2answers
95 views

I'm not sure how to deal with this answer

This question was self-answered once the OP figured out what the problem was, however, the solution was pretty much "oh, whoops, I just mucked it up". made it work, it turns out my controller ...
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1answer
310 views

What are the requirements for asking a game identification question?

I want to ask about a game I don't know the name of. How should I do that?
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1answer
40 views

Is it on topic to ask “help me remember this game?” [duplicate]

I have a computer game I played in the 90s that I can't remember the name of and am having trouble Googling. Is it on topic to post the details I do remember and ask if anyone knows the name of it?
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1answer
47 views

Flag Off topic -> migration gives only the option gaming-meta [duplicate]

I just flagged this question this question as off topic. I tried to use the option "this question belongs to an other site of the stackexchange network. But the only option I got there is ...
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0answers
35 views

'Delete' button missing when I reviewed an answer in the Low Quality Posts queue as a 20K rep user

I noticed that one of the answers I recently reviewed in the Low Quality Posts queue didn't allow me to 'Delete', but only to 'Recommend Deletion'. (Normally, a user with 20K rep should be able to ...
0
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1answer
19 views

Tagging issues when selecting from the list

I have found this on several SE sites, so I'm not sure what might be causing it, but sometimes when I start typing in a tag, like "dar" for dark-souls-2, I click on it in the list, but nothing ...
0
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1answer
46 views

Is there an easy way to tell where your rep has come from?

Before anyone blurts out with a "check the rep tab on your profile", let me explain myself properly. There is (generally) 3 types of rep income: Upvotes/Downvotes Accepted answers Bounties These ...
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2answers
68 views

Is it worth salvaging a closed question that someone else has asked?

Is it okay to edit another user's closed question in the hopes of getting it opened, or should that issue rest solely on the OP himself?
13
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1answer
606 views

Do we consider having a Youtube video as an answer acceptable?

Taken from this question. Is @BlaXpirit's answer too vague? I understand that he didn't explain what was going on in the videos, but merely linking them and saying "Watch them, you'll get your ...
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12answers
513 views

Community Promotion Ads - 2015

So comes the end of the latest of the even numbered years to date. Or maybe for you it has already come. All that matters is that it means that it's time for another round of Community Promotion Ads ...
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21answers
6k views

The Memes of Arqade and its Chat

In the style of The Many Memes of Meta Catchphrases and concepts that spread from person to person are known as memes, which, courtesy the internet, can now explode across the earth like a highly ...
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1answer
53 views

Do deleted answers eventually get removed permanently?

I'm new to the whole '10k rep' level, so bear with me. I can now see deleted answers on questions, which isn't a problem - but some of them seem to have stuck around for a long time, even long after ...
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2answers
54 views

If a question is deleted, what happens to any reputation linked to it?

Let's say someone creates a question, and after 2 days, puts a 50 reputation bounty. The question gets upvoted 20 times, and 3 answers get put on it. Answer A gets upvoted 5 times and gets accepted ...
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votes
1answer
51 views

How do I earn these types of badges?

I am enjoying earning badges and collection reputation on this site, but as I browsed some of the more veteran users, I saw a type of badge like this: Earned at least 100 total score for at least 20 ...
4
votes
2answers
76 views

Why can't I flag as “not an answer” even though I've never raised this flag?

This is either a bug or an unknown feature I'm unaware of but when I try to flag an answer, the "not an answer" option is grayed out and a message saying "you have already raised this type of flag", ...
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votes
1answer
100 views

Why was this question closed as “too broad”?

How do I deal with online trolling/harassment in video games?
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1answer
105 views

Duplicate user accounts

I've found something strange on pokemon-oras This makes me think that this guy has created several accounts, each one has only asked a single question. He hasn't even upvoted or accepted an answer. ...
26
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1answer
794 views

Gaming Stack Exchange Server List

We have an increasing number of Gaming Stack Exchange servers for things ranging from Team Fortress 2 to Terraria. I've posted a community wiki answer to keep track of all the servers. Use the ...
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0answers
35 views

line-height difference between paragraphs and list items

Paragraphs (<p></p>) and paragraphs in list items (<li><p></p></li>) have a different line-height. Example: answer with a paragraph and a list the ...
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votes
1answer
94 views

Shouldn't questions about the tag emulation be flagged as question about piracy? [duplicate]

According to the rules, questions relative to game piracy are not allowed in here. However, there is a tag emulation which confuses me. Isn't the essence of emulation to use games you (most likely) ...
10
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2answers
358 views

Outdated Answers Due to Patches

What happens to questions and answers that will eventually get outdated because of future patches? Take for example if we were at the day that Warcraft 3 was released and I asked How do you ...
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2answers
47 views

How should I flag a question that includes the answer?

How should I flag a question by someone who hasn't understood the Q&A format of this site and posts an answer in his own question (like a guide)? Should I flag it for moderator attention? The ...
2
votes
1answer
50 views

What to do if a game changes completely? [duplicate]

Starbound has recently released an update (Upbeat Giraffe) that changes approximately 90% of the game, and so most questions on the older release (Enraged Koala) are either less pertinent or no longer ...
12
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4answers
564 views

“Here, let me Google that for you…”

A similar question about the Google Image function has been asked, and I feel this is somewhat related. A lot of questions that people ask can be fairly simply resolved with a simple Google search. ...
10
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0answers
90 views

I get notified of my own Suggested Edits for review

I believe the functionality behind the review notification doesn't check the Suggested Edit's User Id against the logged in User's Id to determine whether you should be reviewing your own edit. The ...
0
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1answer
36 views

Creating tags accidentally

I asked a question recently, and I wanted to add the tag suggested-edits. I started typing it in, then selected it from the list, but something went wrong and I posted the question with just a tag ...
1
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0answers
25 views

Suggested edits not updating [duplicate]

Because a picture is worth a thousand words: The icon indicating how many suggested edits is not updating. I have refreshed the page multiple times, and even opened a new one, but it's always ...
1
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1answer
37 views

Don't Starve tag review

Don't Starve and its Reign Of Giants 'DLC' have very different mechanics that could impact the answer to a question. In addition, the mechanics of Don't Starve and the ROG DLC are much more different ...
0
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0answers
65 views

Why does a difference of opinion affect votes so much?

Sometimes you see questions that attract some negative input. For example, this game identification question about Fallout 3 received some heat, some heated discussions arose and next thing we know, ...
35
votes
2answers
691 views

Pokemon tag problems (Gotta Tag 'Em All)

I was looking at this question and got worried, should I remove those two extra tags (soul-silver heart-gold)? So I asked in chat and got a good point from StrixVaria: Pokemon is all messed up. ...
0
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0answers
70 views

Wrongly closed / on hold?

Take a look at this question. Why is it on hold? It has the question written there and it has a detailed code. There is also a lot of useful information and the OP clearly pointed out his problem and ...
5
votes
0answers
31 views

Sidebar links wobble when hovered

I just happened to notice a minor but annoying quirk in the styling of linked / related questions sidebar — when you hover the mouse over the links, all the following links move down by one ...
12
votes
3answers
346 views

Can an incorrect (accepted) answer be deleted?

I have found this question about bonfire ascetics in a Dark Souls question, and someone has posted an incorrect answer (it is blatantly incorrect) which has been accepted already. Can the answer be ...
5
votes
1answer
462 views

How do I ask Minecraft Questions?

This Meta Question is the result from This Meta Question ready to be used for the solution presented by This Answer and made using the similar format to This Anime/Manga Meta Question. (I am assuming ...
3
votes
1answer
89 views

Missing link on profile to view recently deleted questions

I recently deleted a question that wasn't well-received by the community since it was unclear. However, there is no way for me to see it. My understanding is that there should be a link to my recently ...
3
votes
1answer
33 views

Synonym request: Tome-4 needs a tag synonym of Tales-of-Majeyal

Or tales-of-maj-eyal. I don't know exactly what we do with apostrophes. The game name is Tales of Maj'Eyal. This is how it appears on Steam. Tome-4 is not a terrible tag for people familiar with the ...
1
vote
0answers
51 views

Pokemon tag rules [duplicate]

On most Pokemon questions people add the pokemon tag, but it's often removed in the first edit by other users. So my question is: is it wrong to use that tag for a question about a specific game? If ...
3
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0answers
37 views

Is there a way to search tags based off of tag-wiki?

After seeing this question, which I am in no was supporting, I thought the base problem could be solved by the ability to pull a list of questions based on tag-wiki for the game, since all of our game ...
2
votes
2answers
118 views

Is “Identify <character> from <game>” a subset of game identification?

Recently, a question was asked about identifying a boss/enemy/character in the original Sonic games. The asker is specific in his/her wording which helped narrow it down, but doesn't have tangible ...

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