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What should we do about piracy-specific-bug questions?

A flag just came in to the close queue, and I thought about it a lot. As you might know, some games add an intended bug/glitch to the game if they detect that the game was pirated. This is usually ...
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Improving tag for fanmade game

I have stumbled upon this question While the question itself is absolutely valid, I disagree with tagging it as pokemon-series as it is not part of the original series and as the description states: ...
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Is it OK to ask about the origin of contents of the game in real life?

For example, asking about the identity of real people appearing on the game. Another example is about the existence of a place or any object inside the game in real life. Is that OK? Check this ...
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Can we burn the game-rec tag?

Recently, this question was asked: Where can I find a top 100 of all videogames? It has since been put on hold. Between the question being opened and then put on hold, an edit was made to link it ...
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Top tags requiring a tag wiki

Tag wikis are now prominently shown on hover -- all the more reason to at least write their excerpts down! If you have 20,000 rep, or consider yourself knowledgeable about a game, please consider ...
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Is it appropriate to make an answer that basically merges two answers together and post it as a separate answer?

Where can I find Alien Alloys? The answer Raven Dreamer posted first lists ways to solve the problem OP has, let's say A. A comment on his answer adds a tip, which we can call A1. The answer I ...
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Auto navigation to gaming.stackexchange.com from arqade.stackexchange.com

I'm new to this site and always I'm talking about this site I name it ARQADE so for many times I write arqade.stackexchange.com in the address bar and it couldn't find arqade.stackexchange.com, then I ...
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Should questions about achievements/trophies for a specific game include the console-specific tag?

For example, I had edited this question and removed both the ps4 and xbox-one tags, since the question is concerned mainly about a specific trophy and/or achievement being bugged/patched/etc. I felt ...
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Can we rename the [mgs-5-online] tag to [metal-gear-online-3]?

*As per comments below - I've suggested a tag synonym* I understand that this tag is currently as it is due to it being the online portion of to Metal Gear Solid V, but it's actual title of this ...
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Where would I ask about designing games indie-style

From something like a 2D android app similar to chess with different mechanics though, to other styles of gaming like a shooter. Where would I ask about what and how I could acquire a program like ...
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Hitting the Vote Limit

So according to this post, you get 40 votes a day. This seems like a good limit, but I find myself hitting the limit everyday. There are so many questions on Arqade, and so little votes to cast. I ...
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VTC option for outdated questions/ Delete outdated answers

Arqade is unique in SE in that our subject matter is in constant flux. In they last several years, more and more games come out that patch out old problems and introduce new ones. Despite this, our ...
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Bridge Movie Night - February 2016

Happy New Year and welcome to our first full season of Bridge Movie Nights! We'll be kicking things off this year with a movie in February. As usual, vote your favorite proposals to the top and make ...
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What do we do with highly upvoted, accepted, wrong answers?

We've run into somewhat of a sticky situation. There are a couple parts to it, so I'll try to lay it out as best I can. We got a question that was very, very broad: Could ALT + F4 to close a game ...
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What to do to get the “Curious” badge with a negative score question?

Source post: Villagers still not breeding I got a small problem for getting the "Curious" badge because this question has a -1 score and the "Need a positive question record" requirement isn't ...
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How can videos be inserted without hyperlinks? [closed]

As far as I know, the only way to insert videos into posts is to make a hyperlink. Any other way of inserting videos? If not, please make one.
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Blade and Soul gold?

This question (new user) asks for the best place to buy gold for Blade & Soul. In a couple of minutes, an answer has come for a specific site (also new user, different one). It smells like spam to ...
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My friend lost the ability to ask questions. Is there any way he can get the ability back?

My friend lost the ability to ask questions, due to his first questions having negative reputation. Since then he has gained more reputation due to helpful answers. The message he got told him to ...
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Recent Questions about names of map callouts in CS:GO

I recently noticed questions about why a special place on a CS:GO map is called like it is. Two examples: Why is there a BANANA in Inferno? Kitchen on Mirage There are so many examples in CS:GO ...
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Requesting tags for “Waves” game [duplicate]

I'm not sure at all if I am requesting tags correctly. If not, let me know it. Yesterday I couldn't publish a question in Arqade because there weren't tags for the game in question. I would like to ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2016

It's 2048 eventually, but it's 2016 now, and we've made some changes to the sidebar size. As such, we can now restart the Community Promotion Ads for 2016! Keep in mind, we have updated some of the ...
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Should the name Think-Different and the level number be included in Think-Different question titles?

Should we include both the title and level number in the title for these questions? It seems like both are needed to distinguish between questions. Stuck on level (a common phrase in think-different ...
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Do I have to justify placing a bounty or to proof the value of an answer I'm awarding it to, in any objective way?

In comments made to this answer: http://gaming.stackexchange.com/a/251899/88641 I get criticised for placing an bounty on the post while it allready has an accepted answer. After guiding the user to ...
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Skyrim 'follower not wearing armor' question dupe closure should probably be the other way around

RE: My companion won't wear her armor (2011-11-18) and My housecarls won't stay dressed! (2012-01-15) The former, older question has recently been closed as a duplicate of the latter. Now as ...
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Are there problems known about moving comments into chat?

(I'm sorry for producing so much noise about refering in my posts to this question that much) There actually was a chat room for discussions on this topic. But this post: ...
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Why was my edit of a question title rejected?

As far as I understand, putting the name of a game (aka a tag) in a title is not needed at all, unless its in the flow of the question. Yet one of my edits was rejected because: "This edit does not ...
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Rename the [bukkit-worldedit] tag to [minecraft-worldedit]? (It doesn't just support Bukkit)

As part of the Tag Wiki edit post I stumbled across bukkit-worldedit. Now it was proposed just over a year ago to rename it to minecraft-bukkit-worldedit however - according to WorldEdit's Wiki page ...
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Questions asking for cheats in games where the singleplayer also has multiplayer components

We have Where do we stand on cheating in single player games?, about cheating in singleplayer games (which says "cheating in singleplayer is fine") and How do we stand on cheats, in particularly for ...
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How did this get closed as a duplicate of a completely different question?

This question: What items look like scrappable junk, but aren't?, was somehow closed as a duplicate of this question: Is there any scrappable junk I should hold on to that could otherwise be used for ...
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How should we tag Jedi Knight 2: Jedi Outcast?

I created the tag jk2-jedi-outcast because jedi-knight-2-jedi-outcast it 1 character too long. Any other suggestions, or should we leave it be. At the moment one question.
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Are questions about Skyrim's creation kit allowed here/on-topic?

I have not seen any questions about the creation kit and this makes me wonder if these types of questions are allowed here? The creation kit is technically a separate program but it is used ...
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Rename the [majoras-mask-3d] tag to bring it in line with the rest of the [zelda-*] tags?

The Legend of Zelda games typically have long titles, such as "The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword" which - other than the first one - we've been abbreviating to zelda-game-title: legend-of-zelda ...
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Can we change the Metal Gear Solid Series to Metal Gear Series?

On the surface, this seems like a silly question, but why do we have a metal-gear-solid-series tag? Please bear in mind that there is the assumption that users reading this question will have a good ...
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Deleted Question - What Gives?

Question deletion has been reversed Yesterday, somebody did a drive-by down voting on a question I asked about how the Logitech G13 interacts with Star Trek Online. The question had been open and ...
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Where can I see what powers I can unlock when?

I have tried searching if someone asked it before, but I fail to find it. Before the update, when you clicked your reputation you went to a page where you could see all the power you could unlock. It ...
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What to do if there currently is no tag that fits my question? [duplicate]

I am wanting to ask a question about the game Slime Rancher, however there is no slime-rancher tag, nor any other tag which I have been able to find that has fitted my question, so what does one do in ...
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“Top tags without excerpts” query returning incorrect values, likely using it incorrectly

A few days ago, I noticed the "Top tags requiring a wiki" question. For those unfamiliar, it is an old post, directing users to update the wiki for popular tags. In the answer, there is a useful list ...
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Is suggesting games in comments for off-topic questions discouraged?

A question recently was asked, Racing Game in Arcade where you can save your game. Based on the information the asker was able to provide, this was flagged as off-topic, as there was only criteria he ...
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Let's go backward with backwards-compatibility's synonyms

There's 3 synomyms to the backwards-compatibility tag which are : old-games retro-gaming classic-games but when I look at the newest, and older ones too, tagged questions for ...
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How pedantic is too pedantic?

In this question, Can I select the nearest quest to my location in my Pip-Boy?, I seem to have an issue with the accepted answer. I am aware that my answer clearly doesn't give you a way to do what ...
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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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This site should be called minimodding.com

This isn't a question site, this is where people bash you over one small capital word or one small spelling mistake and as their excuse: "wer net absin" This "Question" site is horrible at answering ...
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Is “Unclear what you're asking” -flag used as a way to ask for more details?

I've been noticing in this a lot in the Close Votes -queue. It's actualy rather clear what the asker's problem is, but the community thinks (mostly justifiably) that it needs more details to properly ...
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Should I reject additions to answers made by other users?

If any user adds additional information to an answer that was clearly not in the original answer itself, should that answer be approved or rejected (assuming this information is correct)? For ...
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Change avatar on Arqade

It might be easy for you guys, but I can't figure it out, how can I change my avatar (profile picture) on Arqade? Did I need to have enough reputation point to do this? I have tried to change it by ...
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Should we remove the Minecraft mod tags?

As of this year, we only support questions about the vanilla version of Minecraft. However, when searching through the tags typing in "Minecraft" quickly reveals we have a plethora of tags related to ...
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Do we need the [ultimate-team] tag?

I stumbled across ultimate-team today, and after a brief read of what 'Ultimate Team' actually is: FIFA Ultimate Team (commonly called FUT or sometimes UT) is a mode in FIFA where you build teams ...
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How do I ask a good Minecraft Bug/Crash question?

I have seen my/other questions reporting bugs in Minecraft get downvoted and/or closed. what can I do/be aware of in order to prevent more questions being downvoted/closed?
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How can you vote to close as blatantly off-topic?

I've just reached 3k reputation today and earned the close and reopen votes privilege. Before I had this privilege, I was able to flag many questions as Blatantly off-topic, if they had nothing to do ...
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The 'What topics can I ask about here?' Help Center page is out of date

The help center currently only lists the following topics as off-topic: Game and Mod Development (try the Game Development Stack Exchange instead) Speculative questions about developer ...

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