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How should I answer?

When I answer a question, I try to answer so that anyone who might not know about the situation will be able to follow along, even though the OP might think it's overkill. Questions like What bow ...
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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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Are ingame content identification questions allowed?

I know game identifications are off topic, but would I be allowed to ask for a certain content ingame? For example "Hows the level with the tall trees called in [game]?"
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Would a question asking what's the hardest game in a genre be on-topic?

So asking relative question about what's the hardest game and everything acceptable? I'm new here so feel free to edit my question if you want.
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Suggested edit flag isn't clearing, even there isn't anything for me to review in the queue

I came to the site this morning and saw the flag notice for a new suggested edit. I clicked the flag, looked at the suggested edit, and skipped it (because I didn't know anything about the game in ...
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1answer
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What defines a “Lore Question”

A lot of the time, when someone asks about a storyline or for clarification on a plot point, like this one about Dark Souls 2 or this one about Infinity Blade, a lot of the time they immediately open ...
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“Serial voting was reversed”?

I don't even understand what happened or what's going on. Screenshot: For starters: What is serial voting? It costed me points.. Did I broke rules of the site or something like that ?
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Bounty notice overlaps with add comment link

As can be seen here at the time of posting, the add comment link overlaps with the bounty notice a little bit. Windows 8.1 Chrome 35, Firefox 30 and IE11 all have the issue, so it doesn't seem to be ...
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On/Off Topic inconsistencies in Help, Flag, etc

This is a follow-up to @Caleb's Is "Historical Trivia" off-topic? The consensus there was that those questions are fine, since it's about video games. This conflicts directly with the older ...
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Is “Historical Trivia” off-topic?

I recently asked a question about the origin of the term 'buff' and received a comment saying: This question appears to be off-topic because it is about historical trivia about the origin of a ...
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Are questions about ToCs/EULAs allowed?

Are questions which ask if something is allowed by a game's legalese allowed? For example: "Is it legal to have multiple accounts in the game?"
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Should the Skyrim Tag be splitted or a subtag introduced?

EVERY, really nearly EVERY Skyrim question we have to ask the person if he is using a PC, PS4 or XBOX. Is there anything we can do about it via the tag system? We could introduce the following ...
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Reopen queue not working

The reopen queue (for me at least). It's showing an error message "An error occurred when loading the review item. Please try again." I don't have idea if this is occurring with someone else or I'm ...
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1answer
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How Do I Post on Meta?

No No wait... This is not a "How do I google something?" Question. I'm rather asking about what rules there are when posting on meta? I mean on the main site you can roughly say: Post Questions that ...
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Am I allowed to ask questions about a game which is in closed beta? [duplicate]

I have a WoW: Warlords of Draenor beta key and I played the closed beta of BF: Hardline, so now I ask myself, if I ever have a problem during a closed beta, am I allowed to ask a question about it or ...
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No longer a moderator

Just a notification - I am no longer a community moderator, I've resigned from the position. As I've written in my self-nomination: if I ever find myself falling beneath a certain reasonable ...
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20answers
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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
63 views

Lightbox for Screenshots

I always have to rightclick and open a new tab to see a picture in it's full resolution. Since we are a gaming site, screenshots are quite common and often used. I would really like if the ...
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2answers
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How long should I wait before bountying an answer as reward?

I sometime stumble upon relatively new users that post really good answers (and I would like to encourage them) or simply really good answers that truly show effort in research and are in my opinion ...
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Tag Synonym Request Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

I recently wanted to browse some questions about Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate and I typed in [mh3u] but I was surprised that it showed 0 results. I'd like to propose the tag Synonym mh3u for ...
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Where should I ask a question about character voice lines In different languages?

Looking to understand what Abel says during all his special moves in USF4, but I've searched online, and the only thing I can find are voice clips in japanese (but no subtitles) and english quotes. ...
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Can I ask a game identification question based on music?

The game-identificationtag's wiki states: These questions are allowed only if you have an actual screenshot, video, etc. of the game you want to identify Am I allowed to ask such a question ...
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Can the review queues respect ignored tags?

While still playing through Bioshock Infinite, I have the tag ignored to avoid any spoilers. While going through the review queue, I came upon a question asking, Why did X happen during the ending? ...
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I am asked to review Minecraft Questions [duplicate]

I have all Minecraft tags on my ignore list, yet I am always asked to review them. I feel that this needs to rectified, since Minecraft offends me really hard. Reviewing them is like being forced to ...
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How can I improve upon content in my question?

Normally, I'd ask a question the following way: write up a short little intro, then actually ask the focus of the question. However, that usually doesn't seem to A) attract visitors or B) attract ...
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2answers
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Graphics card question- does it go here or in Superuser

I have a problem with my graphics card sometimes not working. It's not limited to a single game. Would that question belong in Arqade or Superuser?
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Answering a question using someone else's comment

So, I stumbled across this question today (Magic launcher won't log in?). I see there is a comment answering the question in full detail. Is it at all unethical to copy what the user said (putting ...
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The master list of questions which *really* need context

Due to the nature of video games, many things which wouldn't be tolerated in real life are allowed, if not outright encouraged. This tends to produce questions with bizarre, eye-catching titles which ...
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0answers
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Put the Meta back in Meta Arqade

I noticed that the Arqade Meta doesn't have "Meta" in it's logo. Was this purposeful or accidental? Not a top priority, but I suggest that Arqade Meta has the Meta text in it's logo.
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Slang with hints in Arqade

I was thinking about implementing a mouseover event that would allow the usage of slang words that are pretty common in gaming such as: Dmg for Damage Atk for Attack Def for Defense Afaik for As ...
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2answers
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How should I approach the moderator's tool with my lack of experience

I've started becoming active on Arqade exactly a year ago and over the past year I've almost reached the 10 000 reputation mark which give access to moderator's tool. To be quite honest I feel a bit ...
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2answers
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Is reference clarification on-topic?

Some games (and not only games) contain references to popular books, films etc without identifying what they're referring to, probably assuming that it's popular enough for the player to know. Would ...
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1answer
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How can I unapprove edits?

I just made a mistake by approving this edit: http://gaming.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/93132 because I confused left side and right side... Is there a possibility to edit your own ...
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2answers
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Is it proper to ask about cpu specs?

I want to post a question about if a laptop I have my eyes on is powerful enough for hardcore gaming. Basically, is it ok to ask questions about software in collaboration with games on the website?
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3answers
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Is editing a question to use the Spoiler format acceptable?

I have unfortunately on multiple occasions seen answer or questions that i clicked on because i liked the game and ended up seeing a spoiler. Is it bad to edit these posts with spoiler markup so ...
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2answers
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Suspect Serial Downvoting, when does the system do the check?

The image above is a screen shot of my Rep History, in the space of 3 minutes a bunch of my questions were downvoted, particular 4 in one minute, 3 in another. While some i could accept the ...
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1answer
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Tag for the new game FIFA World

I would like to request a new tag "fifa-world" as well as a retag of the question I just asked here: What does the finesse modifier do in FIFA World? FIFA World is a new online game from EA that is ...
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Arqade League of Legends group

So, this didn't turn out to be one of my best ideas ever. Call it dead. I do like @StrixVaria's comment about compiling a glossary of terms and abbreviations, though, and @Raven has helpfully ...
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1answer
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Hovering over the community links changes the header height

These 3 links in the top-bar: When you hover over the links, the height of the whole div.header changes from 28px to 29px, which is caused by this rule: Tested in Chrome 33 and IE 11 in case it ...
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1answer
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How can we draw attention to old meta discussions?

I really like this site and how most of the rules here are working, but there are some things that are rather unclear. I often find myself in a situation where I want to ask a meta question about ...
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1answer
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Do moderators have the ability to mark an answer as correct?

I have noticed a lot of questions (normally by first time users) with perfect answers that are not marked as correct. Can moderators mark these as correct or is there a way to nominate an answer for ...
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2answers
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Minecraft tech support

Also tech support questions in general. I've been a member of this site for some time and these questions seem to be common and often completely useless. We've all seen them- usually along the lines ...
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0answers
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How to handle modplatforms

D2Modd.in is a relatively new platform that enables you to play mods for DotA2. It is fairly popular with 200.000 Users that tried the platform. How should we handle questions about this platform? ...
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Why is the text on some questions larger than other questions?

After looking around, I've been noticing some questions have larger text, and some have smaller text. For example, a question with large text. Then here's a question with small text, almost ...
2
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1answer
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Is SE doing anything for Mario Marathon this year? [duplicate]

Two years ago, SE did something for Mario Marathon. Last year, however, they opted not to (perfectly fine), but I did a bit myself. Likely I'm going to do something else this year because we didn't ...
4
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1answer
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kbd formatted text overlaps normal text in a list

I noticed this in a recent post: It doesn't seem to happen here It doesn't seem to happen here But it does seem to happen here But it does seem to happen here I first wrote this post up on ...
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1answer
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Can [untagged] have a tag wiki?

I try to keep an eye on untagged and keep its population low. A couple of days ago it occurred to me that a tag wiki inviting others to do the same might be a good idea and so submitted an edit for ...
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1answer
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Tag synonyms not working as intended

I'm pretty sure the Tag Syonyms is not working as intended. Take the following example, for the tag counter-strike-go. Looks fine right? "global offensive" is listed as a synonym. Not so, when ...
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1answer
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How can we reduce the downvote without leaving comment issue? [duplicate]

I don't think that it is very good practice for users to downvote a question or answer without at least leaving a comment to explain why, It makes me think there are people that just go around and ...
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1answer
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What happened to Retrosaur?

I have been on Arqade for a while now and I know Retrosaur as one of the most reliable guys. Recently, I noticed that all his comments and answers are gone (ohno!). Did he change his name or did he ...

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