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What to do about users posting the same question from multiple accounts?

Example here The question is exactly the same as a question posting yesterday. It's almost certainly the same user, using a different account. The new question is clearly a dupe but cannot be closed ...
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User keeps editing questions incorrectly

There 's this user that goes around any question he can find and edits it. What the issue is, his edits add exactly zero value to the question. Most of the edits are few new lines, where he sees fit, ...
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Do we allow image answers?

Flagged an answer for only providing an image, akin to link-only answers, and had it declined because "I should not flag answers for inaccuracy". The entire answer is an image, which as far as I was ...
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1answer
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It'sa Charity! Mario Charity

Update: Donation matching has ended. See answer for the full breakdown. The world has circled 'round the sun and we are once again at that time of the year. Charity time! And this year, Mario ...
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3answers
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Are “what was the first…” questions on topic?

In another question, someone pointed out that the "first game of X" class of questions, and those that are similar, have certain faults and should get some additional analysis. What should be done ...
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1answer
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Overwatch game stats question incorrectly closed as off topic

I asked Where does Master Overwatch get its data from?, which was incorrectly closed as off topic. The mods assumed it was about game design or development, but Master Overwatch is not a game designer ...
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Why was this flag rejected as well?

I flagged this answer as "Not an answer", since it doesn't try to address the question, which is specifically about accessibility and being locked out of gameplay. According to this meta post, an ...
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1answer
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Why was this other flag rejected?

I flagged this answer as "Not an answer" since it doesn't try to address the question, which is specifically about Damage over Time abilities, which Chum the Waters isn't. According to this meta post, ...
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1answer
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What to do about declined flags I still believe are correct?

Am I supposed to ask about each of them here? Is there another way to do it? Should I just not bother with them?
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1answer
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Why was this flag rejected?

I flagged this answer as "Not an answer", and it was simply "declined - a moderator reviewed your flag, but found no evidence to support it". Is it a mistake or am I missing something?
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2answers
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How should we handle “why doesn't this game run” questions, when the askers posted specifications do not meet the minimum system requirements?

When I run into a computer based "why doesn't this game run properly" question, I immediately check the users reported system requirements against the minimum system requirements reported by the ...
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1answer
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“Dark Souls Series” tag?

Should there be a dark-souls-series and/or dark-souls-lore tag? There are a few questions I have found that could use one or both of these tags, and with multiple games in the series now, (for some ...
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Can we change the criteria for tag badges?

What is a tag badge? A tag badge is a badge you receive when you obtain a specific score for a tag, subject to meeting a minimum number of answers in the tag. You can earn a bronze, silver and gold ...
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2answers
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Is there any advantage to asking a question here rather than on a dedicated forum?

Is there really any advantage to asking a question here on Arqade Stack Exchange than asking a question on the dedicated forum for a specific game or game company? Examples: Arqade.SE versus http://...
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2answers
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Is editing my own posts an approved-of way of earning reputation?

I just discovered a user editing his own answers on old, inactive questions to have his posts on the first page of the "active" tab. That means more people stumble across the Q&A, and many of them ...
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1answer
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Are “What characters work well with this character?” acceptable?

A question I ask earlier today was put on hold, and will later be closed, for being primarily opinion-based (and probably too broad, upon reflection). One way that was suggested of narrowing it, while ...
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1answer
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What is the reasoning behind only being able to tag one person in a comment?

I am curious as to why we can only tag one user in a comment. I'm sure it helps with clarity and readability, but it seems a little strange still. What should I do if I wish to tag multiple people in ...
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1answer
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Retag request for zerg, protoss, and terran

There seems to be a general agreement that zerg, protoss, and terran should be retagged as starcraft-zerg, starcraft-protoss, and starcraft-terran so that they follow the same convention as subtags ...
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1answer
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Tag change request: agar to agar.io

When it first came out, there was a small debate on the real name of agar.io. The URL for the site clearly listed it as "agar.io", however, the ".io" was also a visible byproduct of the site being ...
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1answer
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What does 'MSO' and 'MSE' mean?

I've seen the user “Community♦︎︎“ edit questions before and said 'migration of MSO to MSE links' in the edit desc. What does this mean?
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0answers
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Should we allow questions about a unique item's price?

Question: I need help for the pricing for this knife Should we allow questions like this? They only help the asker, the answer only applies to the particular pictured item and there can be many ...
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2answers
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Locked post apply for unlock

This is the post I am talking about, so Fredley now give me a VERY good explantion why you closed my post. Just to know if it is because of the "greetings message" then show me the RULE that says ...
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2answers
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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 ...
10
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0answers
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Prevent Markdown from turning links into other links

This happened recently, and tripped up the mod who reviewed the flags. Can Markdown be prevented from linkifying text which is itself a complete, and different url? I mean, it's just amending a regex, ...
7
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1answer
142 views

Why was this offensive flag declined?

I flagged this question (deleted now so only 10k+ can see it). When it was first posted, it had a link to a porn site, so I flagged it. It was then edited out by the user later. So was the flag ...
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6answers
465 views

2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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2answers
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How do bounties work with repcaps?

I hit my reputation cap earlier today at 215 rep on the day, then I offered a bounty, which dropped my reputation to +165. Now all upvotes I am receiving are not adding reputation, even though I am ...
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3answers
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People who comment or action questions when they don't play the games themselves

A user made a comment on an Overwatch question, a game he clearly doesn't play: Also, this information is freely available, in game, where the player can freely view all hero audios. A clear ...
8
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1answer
121 views

Why did we get 2 new mods?

RE: If you have general questions about the election process, or questions for moderator candidates, feel free to ask them here on meta -- just make sure your questions are tagged election. ...
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1answer
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2016 Community Moderator Election Results

Arqade's fifth moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 2 new moderators are: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for volunteering, ...
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1answer
70 views

Lots of low-quality questions recently

Today and yesterday there have been a large amount of questions on Arqade (not Meta) that have been downvoted, put On Hold, etc. Does this happen often when schools [in general] let out for summer?
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10answers
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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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1answer
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Is it possible to view the highest rep users by tag?

This question made me curious about something. It pointed out that the only gold tag badges that have been awarded were for Minecraft. Given how big of a deal Fallout 4 was/is, and how much the site ...
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vote
1answer
115 views

Can the question “How do critical hits and misses work in Illyriad?” be undeleted?

The Community user deleted this question: http://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/62320/how-do-critical-hits-and-misses-work-in-illyriad on the grounds that it is an "abandoned question". I don't ...
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1answer
292 views

Unable to chat in The Bridge

When I try to chat in The Bridge it says I can't because I've been suspended from the Stack Exchange main network for 359 days. However, if that were the case how come I can post this? Also, I'm ...
0
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1answer
154 views

Peoples reputation vanishing

So this one person has a ton of badges but one reputation! I don't think this is possible unless there's A. A bug B.(unlikely) his questions got flagged as SPAM. I've seen this happen to a lot of ...
10
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11answers
413 views

Bridge Movie Night - June 2016

See ground rules and guidelines here: So You Want to Attend Movie Night It's summertime and that means summer break. For those of you in school, enjoy your time off and try to catch a movie with ...
7
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3answers
269 views

Bridge Movie Night #6

So, turnout for the previous Movie Night was not very encouraging. I understand that several people had time conflicts and so could not participate. For that reason, I will be posting a straw poll ...
14
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6answers
550 views

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 ...
5
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1answer
82 views

User profile pics disappearing

During the past couple of days, some users' profile pictures have stopped appearing. It happens to most but not all profile pics, and doesn't seem to stay with any type of user (moderator, new, etc.). ...
7
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2answers
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Should I delete Questions?

If I'm on Arqade and one of my questions gets closed because it's off topic or it's marked as a duplicate, am I supposed to delete it or do I just leave it? Or, do I leave a comment or something? I ...
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2answers
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Extremely trivial edits from 2k+ users? [duplicate]

What's the policy guideline here? Flag the question/answer for intervention by moderators? Examples of extremely trivial edits: ... end will add towards your total, from testing it myself... ...
5
votes
1answer
60 views

Question feeds seem to be broken

Sepia Lazers, Lazers, and Athena have all seemed to stop posting new questions in the chat room. Is this due to the change to Fastly, or do they just need to be reconfigured again or something? If so ...
4
votes
1answer
57 views

Interesting things happening to my badges

So a little while ago, I noticed my recent achievements button was green denoting I had gotten a new badge. I clicked on it and it displayed no new badges, but when I went to my profile it showed that ...
5
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4answers
224 views

Is it ok to ask a question from the POV of an unknowing person, when self-answering moments later?

I noticed this behavior from a specific person already multiple times. While I fully understand that it is a good thing to provide interesting questions even if you know the answer, I feel kind of ...
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1answer
107 views

What does TL;DR mean?

Very often I find TL;DR in a post. It's usually in bold or like a title. What does it mean? Where should it be used?
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2answers
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Should streamers be considered members of the industry for purposes of unreleased content?

In the moderator election questions, badp's suggestion provoked an interesting train of thought. I'll provide a little backstory. Dark Souls 3 was available to popular streamers well before the ...
18
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12answers
461 views

2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

we're having a new election, which means a new round of the moderator Q&A. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the candidates on the topic of moderation. ...
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2answers
152 views

Is Arqade the only Q&A site like this?

Like the title indicates, is Arqade the only 'ask & answer'-style website? or to be a little more precise, what I want to know is "Is there other website like Arqade but isn't about gaming?" The ...
1
vote
1answer
54 views

Is there a way to view the current close votes on a question without voting yourself?

Sometimes I run across a question that has close votes, and I don't really have any idea why. Apparently the person who left the vote thought it was pretty clear, because they didn't leave a comment. ...

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