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Why the down votes?

I was asking a fine question and am getting down votes without explanation, please explain why? Also why are the downvotes reducing reputation by 2 and not 1 please also explain?
2
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3answers
60 views

Are questions about canceled games and consoles allowed if they are now accessible to the public?

I asked a question recently about the Nintendo PlayStation, a prototype for the unreleased SNES-CD periphreal. There was some question as to whether or not a question about a canceled console (or game ...
8
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2answers
305 views

How should I flag “how do I attack this base” questions?

This meta states that these questions are off topic, but I was wondering how I should flag these questions when they crop up. I have seen them be closed as primarily opinion based, too broad, and as ...
1
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0answers
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Handling these duplicate questions

This question here asks about not being able to catch Pokémon anymore (they all flee) and not being able to collect anything from PokéStops anymore, and was closed as being too broad which I don't ...
3
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1answer
28 views

Removing sensitive information from question edit history

A question was asked recently where the asker unknowingly included some personal account information that could be exploited by users with malicious intent. I edited the question to remove the ...
2
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0answers
28 views

“Evolving/Powering Up *Insert Pokemon Here*”

I noticed today that there is a question about evolving or powering up a specific Pokemon, here. I remember a similar topic came up in Meta around the time of Overwatch's release, in which someone ...
4
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12answers
731 views

Formatting sandbox

Feel free to do your tests here.
3
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0answers
81 views

Can I ask about tools related to games?

I've had a question on my mind for a while, but I've been reluctant to post as I didn't feel it would get a good reception. It revolves around tools, tips, techniques and apps for helping to find a ...
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3answers
65 views

When does it become necessary to create a new community for a specific game?

As many games grow (more specifically, pokemon go) the content of arqade has become mostly pokemon-go based. Should we create a new community for just those games? Or should we wait for the popularity ...
2
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0answers
41 views

How to list questions that have a vote to reopen on questions that I previously voted to close

Scenario: I vote to close a question, which is subsequently closed. The OP and/or others fix the question. Someone votes to reopen. How can I efficiently find such questions? The purpose ...
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3answers
249 views

Rejecting an edit because “I don't see this answer sticking around”?

I made an edit on a low-quality answer (pretty much as a side effect while I was checking the answer for stealthy spam links and comparing it to other answers). But a user rejected it (edit has now ...
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1answer
83 views

Option to hide duplicate or closed questions

Can we have an option to hide duplicate or closed questions? It would be easier to read that way.
2
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0answers
57 views

Is this bounty text phrased well enough, so people will udnerstand what the requirements are?

While most answers seem more or less verisimilar, I'm looking for an answer that doesn't require phrases like "The factors I find[...]" or "I'm pretty sure[...]", to be correct. So I'll award the ...
0
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0answers
38 views

How to handle a question that has (wrong) answers on a different question?

What determines the max CP and which methods are there to predict them? has been marked as possible dupe. While I'd argue it is a different question the dupe suggestion also contains answers that ...
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3answers
709 views

Pokémon, gotta QAtch 'em All

With the Pokémon hype, we're seeing a lot of new users finding their way to our Q&A site. Unfortunately, this means a lot of low level questions: Duplications Error related questions (i.e. ...
2
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0answers
67 views

Why was my flag accepted, but no action was taken?

I flagged This Question for mod attention stating that the users profile picture wan inappropriate. It got accepted. And no action was taken. Can someone tell me why this happened? Or is the mod still ...
3
votes
1answer
51 views

First Post Review Queue Bug? More than 140 reviews in a week

When I hover over my picture in recent reviews, it says I have reviewed 147 first posts this week, however there is a limit to 20 reviews per day, and last time I checked, there are only 7 days in a ...
2
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0answers
47 views

Closing for off-topic, unreleased content per region?

With the release of Pokemon Go being staggered, not all regions have yet received an official release for the game. Due to this, I am seeing three potential categories for users: Those who installed ...
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1answer
97 views

Since we no longer consider “too localised” a valid close reason, can we look at these two popular Diablo 3 posts?

TL;DR: Two highly-voted questions by high-rep users appear to have been deleted for reasons we do not accept as valid close reasons, anymore. Can we reopen them with a disclaimer that they apply to ...
4
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1answer
88 views

Duplicates of deleted questions

I was browsing data.SE and noticed that the questions listed below are closed as duplicates of deleted questions. We could reopen them, delete them, or perhaps undelete their duplicate targets. ...
8
votes
1answer
145 views

How can I edit a typo?

Today I found an answer that has a typo (misspelled gastly), wanted to edit it but couldn't because of minimum character amount. What to do in cases like this one?
11
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1answer
496 views

Are these two duplicate questions, and if so, how should they be handled?

First off, I'll provide the details of both questions so you don't have to keep switching tabs to look at them. The two questions in question are Is a Pokémon's weight and height relevant? posted July ...
13
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5answers
287 views

Bridge Movie Night - August 2016

So You Want To Attend Movie Night The attendance for Movie Night earlier this month was great, I really enjoyed seeing all of you in the chat room, talking, and having fun watching the movie. You all ...
9
votes
1answer
266 views

What's up with this 'R' button functionality?

I just came back after a 1 month ban, so bear with me if I've tried searching the keyword 'R', "R", R functionality in the search bar and have found nothing. When did they add this to Gaming.SE? When ...
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votes
1answer
69 views

Can we have a “Feature x glitches out” duplicate target for all Pokemon Go performance problem questions?

Over the last few days I have noticed people asking questions in the following form: I tried to do feature x, but it glitched out. or I tried to do y, but it never loads. Pretty much all ...
1
vote
1answer
84 views

Should I go out of my way to avoid spoilers in my questions? [duplicate]

When I ask any question whether it's here or in real life, I will always try to lay down a foundation on what I'm asking about just to give context to anyone who could answer. This tends to make my ...
8
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2answers
298 views

Duplicate question, original question does not have a good answer

Looks like this situation has occurred previously here: Duplicate questions, both without an answer cannot be flagged There is a question (Who does healers follow?) that was just asked today that is ...
2
votes
0answers
74 views

Should we add a platform tag?

This question was just asked: Can I download GPS so I can play Pokémon go?. It's actually a question about the platform, not the game. Therefore, it would make sense to add a platform tag. I don't ...
29
votes
1answer
265 views

Hyperlinks hard to see against plain text

I don't know if it's just me, but I've noticed that if a Hyperlink is posted in a question, it's extremely difficult to differentiate it from normal text, considering the blue is so close to the black ...
4
votes
1answer
47 views

Why only meta appears when closing a question for migration? [duplicate]

When I try to click the "close button --> Off topic because --> This question belongs to another site in the Stack Exchange network" only meta appears as an option, am I doing it wrong, or do I lack ...
5
votes
2answers
273 views

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 ...
20
votes
1answer
3k views

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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votes
0answers
62 views

Should we create Community Wiki answers for standard Minecraft errors?

Over the past few months, there has been a lot of questions covering the same topic - for example "Meincraft won't run" or "I can't connect to a server". While a lot of these questions are specific ...
4
votes
1answer
69 views

Proper Flag for Modded Minecraft Questions [duplicate]

I'm curious as to the correct flag that needs to be raised on Minecraft mod questions. I understand that questions on the usage of mods (ex. How does thing 'x' work in mod 'y') are okay, but questions ...
1
vote
1answer
57 views

How to remove tags from my user page?

There is currently tags on my Arqade profile that I have no intelligence in (windows-10, controllers, and technical-issues). Is it possible to remove them from here?
5
votes
0answers
79 views

Review queue bug?

Today I went to review a few things as it showed that there were a few things to review in the queue, however when I clicked on the review button, there was only 1 suggested edit though the indicator ...
-9
votes
1answer
439 views

What warranted this 24 hour chat ban?

I got into an argument with @LessPop in the Bridge, here. It got a little heated, and ended up with me being told off, and I called him a dick. Perhaps that wasn't the best response to that, I admit....
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votes
1answer
82 views

What can be done about questions with multiple answers but no selected answer? [duplicate]

I see a lot of these around this SE and others, especially Super User, in which there will be answers to questions, sometimes upwards of 5 of more (see here), but the author has not selected an answer ...
43
votes
1answer
412 views

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, ...
29
votes
2answers
412 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
64 views

Should I edit this question to be more generic?

I am referring to this question. The OP originally asks about purchasing and playing multiple copies of No Man's Sky, which is not currently released. (From what I understand of the rules of this ...
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votes
1answer
89 views

I feel like I'm “stealing” rep?

There have been a few occasions where a user has asked a question, and an answer has been given, well recieved, and accepted. I then might have something to add, but it is usually too long for a ...
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votes
1answer
53 views

LoL Terrain Question Closure. (Wrong Closing Reason?)

So, while revewing I came across a question from '12. This Question was closed for being 'not a real question'. It's difficult to tell what is being asked here. It's really not that difficult, ...
1
vote
1answer
52 views

Tag synonym request: [mac-os] to [os-x] (or vice versa)

The upcoming version of "OS X", which is macOS 10.12 Sierra, changes the canonical name of the operating system series from "OS X" to "macOS". Therefore, I suggest that either to move the tag os-x to ...
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votes
3answers
85 views

Questions that have correct and upvoted answers that remain unchecked

Would it be reasonable to have a system in place that auto-accepts an answer that has upvotes, has the most upvotes, and has remained unaccepted for over a long period of time?
5
votes
2answers
233 views

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 ...
12
votes
1answer
324 views

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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votes
2answers
95 views

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 ...
19
votes
1answer
427 views

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 ...
6
votes
3answers
368 views

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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