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Is there a way to filter out Minecraft questions?

The front page is littered with Minecraft questions and I kinda want to see other video game questions on the front page. Is there a way to filter out Minecraft questions?
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0answers
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Game identification - exception based on screen/artefact/etc. and removal of valid questions [duplicate]

First of all this is my first post on meta so if the post is not correctly added here, or tagged incorrectly tell me to move it/retag it (also please excuse bad english, is not my natural language). ...
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0answers
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Do we allow questions about a game's staff? [duplicate]

Context: Who was the voice actress for GLaDOS? It doesn't help the gameplay nor (usually*1) the game's story, and I think that it should fall under either identification request or maybe too broad. ...
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1answer
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MCEdit Tag Suggestion

There have been a lot of minecraft questions relating to the popular tool MCEdit. Most of them can be found here. Could we create an mcedit tag that would (probably) be applied to these questions and ...
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1answer
48 views

Content lock on game bar answer

I've got an answer here. It refers to the terrible usability of the Win10 game bar. It recently came back up for me because somebody upvoted it. I wish to edit it to add a simple joke that I thought ...
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3answers
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Why do people get more reputation from lengthier answers?

I want to get peoples opinion on this topic. I generally spend a lot of time preparing answers: I spend up to an hour on some questions and 30 minutes on this question. As you can see, I don't have ...
0
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1answer
64 views

Why can't I undo up-votes on comments?

So recently I liked a comment, but then I realized that it was the wrong comment I up-voted! And I was presented with this screen Why is this?
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2answers
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Are “Me too” answers meant to be flagged or not?

I've recently found This Question. It had an answer from a 1 rep user. Kenjara Wrote: We found it in an alley on the upper floor of the Disney castle. It could of course be random though. ...
12
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1answer
123 views

Should we merge [minecraft-wii-u] with [minecraft-console]?

Instead of having a different Minecraft tag for each gaming console, we previously merged them into minecraft-console. I've just come across minecraft-wii-u. Should this also be merged into ...
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1answer
55 views

Is it appropriate to flag questions that should be protected?

In the past, here and on other SE sites, I flagged many times to protect some questions that I think they should be. Every time, it's ended fine. In every case, question has attracted a lot a ...
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0answers
28 views

Minecraft server crashing questions [duplicate]

Shouldn't questions about minecraft servers crashing be flagged. They pop up all over the recent questions and usually never have an answer. They are too broad and there are countless different ...
8
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1answer
151 views

Is emboldening questions a good practice?

I have always put my questions in bold to help other users reading and distinguish the question from the context and exemples. It helps to remember and to find it when the text is long. I learnt that ...
26
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1answer
1k views

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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1answer
95 views

Why was this League of Legends flag declined?

In This Question, the asker wants to know if he will earn a chest when his "non elegibility" (A term only used when a Chat Restricted or Recently Banned player meets criteria for receiving a chest, ...
21
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2answers
455 views

What does 'OP' mean?

In many comments, I have seen the word 'OP', and I have inferred that this refers to the asker of the question. What I want to know is why OP means what it does. Is it an abbreviation? Is it just ...
2
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1answer
36 views

How do I go back on a review?

I was reviewing Answers from new users to old questons. The answer was essentially a thank you comment. While I meant to flag it and then press done, I got distracted by something. Result? Forgot to ...
1
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1answer
35 views

Is it allowed to quote a question of a other site on the Stack Exchange network?

Recently, I found a question on Arqade that was similar to a question on the other site on the network. From my experience, duplicates between the whole Stack Exchange network are not possible. Is it ...
2
votes
1answer
45 views

What is the process when a new tag contains a spelling mistake?

I recently approved a suggested edit to correct a new tag that was created with a spelling mistake: What are the moving glowing balls in slither.io? Assuming the edit is accepted, and the question is ...
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1answer
106 views

Positive and Negative votes

I recently noticed that when an answer has a positive amount of votes, It looks exactly the same as when there are no votes. On the other hand, when an answer has a negative amount of votes it fades ...
1
vote
1answer
32 views

Can I browse questions and omit a specific tag?

I don't play Minecraft, and most likely never will. Is there some clever lifehack I can use to omit the 'Minecraft' tag when browsing the site? In a similar fashion to how your favourite tags are ...
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1answer
67 views

Answers on other parts of the site?

Just yesterday the question What does 'OP' mean? was asked, but it didn't need to be asked. The answer was on StackExchange just not on this part of the site. Stack Exchange Glossary - Dictionary of ...
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1answer
49 views

How can I show only some Badges in the Badges list?

In the Badges page, you can see all the Badges, with a check next to the ones you have. You can also select how to sort the Badges, which ones to filter out. Now, can I somehow sort the list by ...
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votes
1answer
70 views

Why do I have to wait two days to accept my own answer?

So I posted a question and then answered it(On normal Arqade) But when I hit the check mark it says "You can not accept your answer for 2 days" Why is this? I also searched the normal Arqade and the ...
0
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1answer
33 views

Men of war Assault Squad 2 tag [duplicate]

We need a Men Of War: Assault Squad 2 tag. It could be MOW:AS2 or MOWAS2
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2answers
57 views

Where should the “mobile” tag be used for?

On the main site, there's a "mobile" tag however I'm not sure how and where to use it. Should I only use it if I have problems with mobile games or should I use it for every mobile game? Description ...
15
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5answers
374 views

Do we want to support “Is there a term for x” questions?

We have a terminology tag, which makes sense. Sometimes, you run into a term in a game (or game related meta - I'm thinking of you, MOBAs, where I feel like I have to learn a whole new language...) ...
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1answer
91 views

Answer number in “Related questions” list?

When I look at the related questions list and see a zero, it always makes me think there are no answers, then when I go to answer it, I discover that it has already been answered. Therefore, I am ...
2
votes
2answers
94 views

Missing StackExchange Sites [duplicate]

I was trying to flag a question as off-topic but relevant to be migrated to another StackExchange site (in this case SuperUser). However, the "Migrate to another Stack Exchange" page only lists this ...
18
votes
1answer
204 views

Why the search tool “Questions that may already have your answer” works better than the conventional search tool?

Before to ask a question, I always search in with the "Search Q&A" box to see if there is already a question and answer about the topic.When there is no question, I start a new question, and often ...
22
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2answers
431 views

Why is “what is an RPG” opinion based?

We just had a question up about what made a game an RPG. The question was downvoted, and quickly deleted. The question was also flagged and backed as opinion based. Which makes me wonder why this ...
2
votes
2answers
128 views

Should identify-this-game questions be tagged with the game name when an answer is found?

Someone else knowing this game could use the other ("wrong") answers as recommendations to similar games.
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1answer
103 views

Ok to ask for alpha and beta testers?

Omnichess is an application I am planning on developing until release. I'd like to find volunteer alpha and beta testers for it, and was wondering if it was appropriate to ask for them on the arqade ...
7
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5answers
349 views

How should we handle “Identify this list of things” questions?

First thing's first, an example: Identify these video game characters and items from the Crash Course Games backdrop I've noticed a few of these questions being posted recently. Is there any reason ...
0
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0answers
71 views

Add game tag to answered game identification question? [duplicate]

Once a game identification question is answered, and the asker acknowledges the answer, would it make sense to add the tag for the game to the question? I think this would primarily serve to alert ...
12
votes
1answer
182 views

So You Want to Attend Movie Night

Given that we're a few Movie Nights in (to the point where I've stopped numbering them), I think it's time we nail some things down. Do not talk to me about Fight Club: Seriously, I've heard it all. ...
3
votes
0answers
49 views

Shadow of vote to close button still displays after button is pressed

When you press the VtC button, the button's background disappears but the shadow remains: The same appears to be happening to all buttons on the main site. On meta sites, the buttons turn grey ...
6
votes
2answers
205 views

What to do if a title is not best format, but my edits get rejected by the OP's poster?

How many kills do you need to get before leveling up a trait in Star Wars Battlefront? I atempted to remove the games name from the title, since afaik those don't belong into the title, sicne thats ...
12
votes
5answers
268 views

Bridge Movie Night - April 2016

February had some great attendance and some nice conversation during the movie, let's hope that will carry into April. Remember, you have the whole month to vote on scheduling and movie selection ...
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1answer
86 views

Are “Pronunciation” questions on-topic? [duplicate]

There are other questions about this topic, particularly this one, but they seem to be about a particular subject. IMO, the answers also appear to be a bit opinionated or subjective, so I'm just ...
0
votes
1answer
78 views

Is it possible to ask an anonymous question?

I really want to ask an anonymous question, and I think I have seen a question by "Anonymous", so it possible to ask a question and mark it as anonymous?
0
votes
1answer
90 views

Are questions where the answer is “Contact support” off topic?

Questions about account support such as this one crop up occasionally. These questions are almost always closed as off-topic, with a recommendation to contact support instead. Another example that's ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

Should I accept an edit on a closed question if it won't help it to be reopened?

Say that you got a nice edit in the edit review queue, however the question is closed and won't be opened over that edit. If I accept it, the question will go to reopen queue for no reason at all- it ...
10
votes
4answers
282 views

Are questions about mods on topic?

Are questions about mods to game on topic? For example "How can I play as infernal in Fall From Heaven II" for Civ IV. Related: What's the stance on mods to PC games?
0
votes
1answer
62 views

What do we do if we want a subjective answer?

Not sure what to say here, but if we have a question that says "this may be closed because it is subjective" or whatever, then where do I post the subjective question?
9
votes
3answers
247 views

When should we upvote a question on Arqade?

The question I ask was first a question I had for any SE community. Naturally I make a research on this subject and find some very interesting Q&A : Meta SE; Why arent people voting for ...
2
votes
1answer
69 views

I got more flags/day. Is that because of the Marshal badge?

I just flagged my first answer after I got the Marshal badge, and I noticed that I have 62 flags remaining. This number is higher then I got previously, iirc. Is this because I got the Marshal badge ...
4
votes
3answers
213 views

Is asking us to identify a genre on-topic?

We had a question posted recently: There are games of this kind? I voted to close this as a game-rec, but I'm not 100% sure that that's correct. I think the asker basically wants to know if a ...
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votes
1answer
77 views

Why do you lose reputation for answering a question loses reputation?

Having answered How does one effectively play as a Spy in Team Fortress 2? with what i consider a fine answer, the question was down voted and has been put on hold for being too broad (which i can ...
10
votes
1answer
260 views

Could we add explicit language in the FAQ section to allow questions relating to lore?

In response to this discussion I've decided to open a new topic. I previously opened my own question here on Arqade Meta asking whether lore questions were considered on topic, and while I got my ...
23
votes
7answers
521 views

Are questions about hardware design decisions classified as “developer intent” questions?

Specifically, this question about why the original Game Boy had a four-color palette. It's been asked, closed, reopened, unilaterally closed, and now has three additional re-open votes. There's been ...

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