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What to do if a game changes completely?

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 ...
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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 ...
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“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. ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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, ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Reputation point in chat room different than actual reputation on Arqade

So, when I speak in a chat room, or look at my profile through a chat room, I see that I have more reputation points than I actually own on Arqade. How is it possible? Are the reputation points in ...
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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. ...
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What does “Edit removed during grace period” mean?

http://gaming.stackexchange.com/revisions/201413/3 Revision did nothing to alter the question, but the description reads "Edit removed during grace period". What does that even mean? If the edit ...
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Questions about odd in-game functions

I asked this questions about fishing in lava in Minecraft, and it has been getting some mixed reviews. Initially, I didn't really show much effort (even though I had researched it prior), which ...
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Why is this question on hold?

There is this question that is currently on hold. From the comments, it seems that it is on hold as "unclear what you're asking" but it is currently on hold as off-topic for game identification. ...
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Is it appropriate to ask for reopen votes on correctly identified ITGs?

Context: Can't remember an old "cyberpunk" Winforms game (Update, found!) Is it appropriate to ask for reopen votes? If it is, then please consider the following: I asked this ...
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Answered in the question [duplicate]

Originally, this question was closed because it didn't have the required details for a game-identification question. However, with a little perseverance, they did find the solution. Should it be ...
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Should I discourage this behavior?

This Question has several comments saying something like "I googled your picture and found it right away, do a search." Should we discourage this behavior?
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What are the requirements for asking a game identification question?

I want to ask about a game I can't remember the name of. How should I do that?
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Should Arqade be divided into sections?

Arqade is a nice site, but it just has too many games on it, so some users might be familiar with some games but not others. Shouldn't it be divided into a section for every genre? Here are some ...
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Should I close as unclear or duplicate?

I saw this question this morning, and while the question wasn't very specific, I still kinda saw what the OP (might) have been getting at, and I had seen a similar question before. However, since we ...
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Can we ask questions about Forgotten Games on Arqade? [duplicate]

I am wondering if we (as a community) are aloud to post questions here on Arqade asking for help naming old, forgotten games without been bombarded with downvotes, hate and having moderators closing ...
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What happened to the hats?

'Twas the season, but 'tis no more... Cool, no worries, I had fun while it lasted, now it's time to get back to work. But I just think it ended a bit too abruptly. Was this part of the plan?
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Should tags really be created for each specific version instead of having a general one for each platforms

I tagged a game and used the PC tag to let the users know I am specifically talking about the PC version. I then read the tag properly to realize that the PC isn't used at all to tag a version of a ...
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Are community ads still being displayed?

Has something changed with the way community ads are displayed? Last year our top ads were getting 10+ clicks a day, but so far this year our ads have 1 click overall. There was a delay in getting the ...
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2answers
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Was my question really off topic?

I asked this question here about trying to locate a summary of hardware requirements for all of my steam games. It eventually got closed as a recommendation question. I don't feel that I'm looking for ...
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Voting issues again [duplicate]

I am not seeing any arrows in the voting for a question what is happening? Is anyone else having this issue? I have tried refreshing the page but still nothing.
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How do we indicate that questions are (specifically) for BETA versions of games?

I just asked this question: How do you move prisoners? The question is about RimWorld, which is currently in BETA/EAP The question is hopefully not relevant and the solution would then be ...
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Are questions about game specific bugs off topic?

I frequent the destiny tag, and while browsing recent questions I came across Destiny compatibility pack download stops at 50% I was going to flag it for closure, but could not find a good fit for ...
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Bridge Movie Night

A few people had the idea to do a Bridge-wide movie night, so let's coordinate one! Movie: Wreck It Ralph (+Paperman) When: Two Showings 2:00 PM Saturday Jan 3rd, 2015 PST 5:00 PM Saturday Jan ...
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What to do with unruly users?

Earlier today, a new user posted a question about a Minecraft crash. Being a regular user, I made a couple of touch-ups, edited the title, removed unnecessary tags, etc. This was not received well. I ...
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Vast amounts of Minecraft Crash questions

The ever present issue about "how to handle Minecraft Crash questions" has gained itself another meta question. We have had a few good meta posts in the past, like How do I ask a good Minecraft ...
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1answer
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Discontinued browser game

I want to know something about a browser game that seems to have been discontinued. I'm not certain that it's been discontinued though. Is it appropriate to ask about the location of the game on this ...
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1answer
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Why was my edit removing superfluous meta content rejected?

I recently made a suggested edit on a question, removing the following content: You may think that this question is nonsense. But to me it's NOT. I'm really curious why. So, down voting is your ...
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1answer
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Is it okay to purposely post a question and answer for the sole purpose of helping someone else? [duplicate]

This is not rocket science, but I don't want to have to guide people step-by-step on doing things through chat boxes. Is it alright if I create a question (if it hasn't been asked yet), and briefly ...
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1answer
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Where do we stand on cheating in single player games?

From what I can see in meta, it appears that the community generally agrees that, provided the cheating isn't about multiplayer games, that it is perfectly on topic. See: How do we stand on cheats, ...
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1answer
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Is this question appropriate?

Take a look at this Minecraft question on Arqade. Is this question appropriate? As it's asking for opinions about a spawner, and not about some specific questions, I don't think it meets the ...
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1answer
52 views

How do people check how many characters there are added/removed when editing question/answer?

when sombody edits a question, he always leaves like "added 70 characters in body" in the explenation. I don't think everybody counts the amount of characters they add. how do they know how many ...
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0answers
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Have links to items on Steam posted in chat expand like Wikipedia links do

When posting a link in chat, some websites will expand the link into details from the destination. Examples of links that do this are site such as: Youtube Wikipedia xkcd Stack Exchange sites For ...

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