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Only able to use flag “Other”

I just tried to flag a post, and the only option I had was "Other". I can see the full set of options when flagging other posts (and I refreshed the page to check it hadn't loaded incorrectly), so ...
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Questions about game editors - Arqade or GameDev.SE? [duplicate]

Recently I had a bunch of questions regarding usage of the galaxy editor, a tool for Starcraft 2. Since there is both [Starcraft 2] and [Galaxy Editor] tags here, I went asking here right away. To my ...
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Is it bad practice to downvote an answer which I disagree with?

The privilege's page states : Use your downvotes whenever you encounter an egregiously sloppy, no-effort-expended post, or an answer that is clearly and perhaps dangerously incorrect. ...
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Do you hate hats?

We have been given the option this year to opt out of this year's Winterbash. The default is opt-in, so if we do nothing or can't decide, we will get hats. However if we decide that we definitely do ...
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Why does questions with accepted answers get less attention? [on hold]

Maybe this quote: "The question has an accepted answer, it doesn't need more attention since a answer helped out the person who asked the question" there is still a reason to up vote a answer that got ...
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How do I ask Minecraft Questions?

This Meta Question is the result from This Meta Question ready to be used for the solution presented by This Answer and made using the similar format to This Anime/Manga Meta Question. (I am assuming ...
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Should we intentionally seed questions for new games?

This is pretty much a follow up question to my previous one about my impression that we're not getting as many questions about new games as we used to. The main reason I propose this, and also the ...
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Revisit Smash Bros 4 tag

There are huge fundamental differences already known between the 3ds and WiiU version of Smash Bros 4 tag. The previous meta post indicates we'd like to stick with smash-bros-4, but since there are ...
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Why are we getting so few questions for big new games?

One thing that I noticed is that the amount of questions we get for new AAA releases seems to be getting lower. I don't have much hard data here, comparisons to the games where competitions were run ...
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Do questions on mobile devices with GPS disabilities deserve their own tag?

Can Ingress be played on Kindle Fire? This question is about a game which depends on the GPS functionality of the host device. There are at least 4 more games that I'm personally interested in (All ...
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How to handle a tag change on game that had its name changed with the old one still being prominent?

Next Car Game recently changed its name to "Wreckfest", as the former one only was a working title. However, to accomodate people being used to/only knowing that name, most of the time you're going to ...
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Could we have the new <kbd> tag?

Recently, <kbd> tags on the trilogy sites and I think Apple as well were updated to look less ugly. vs. I am in favor of less ugly. Can we have it to match our sweet new design?
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Vast amounts of Minecraft Crash questions

The ever present issue about "how to handle Minecraft Crash questions" has gained itself another meta question. We have had a few good meta posts in the past, like How do I ask a good Minecraft ...
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Declined custom mod flag on a first post/late answer review item

I recently hit 500 reputation which opened up the Late Answers and First Posts review queues to me. I took a look through the available items and was presented with this first answer to review. To be ...
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Are ios games on topic?

I have a few questions about ios games. But, I have a feeling that they belong on Ask different. Do they belong here? ie: What is the final dragon to unlock on dragonvale?
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Tags to distinguish tactics/strategy questions

Two weeks ago when I was looking for some answers to my question I've came upon this post : What should be our battle plan for tagging strategy and tactics? @Gracenote told me to post a separate ...
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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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Can we add an “other off-site resources” term to the recommendation close reason?

The current close reason for asking for recommendations is Questions that ask for recommendations of games, software, or hardware are off topic. I think this is too specific. We should also be ...
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Is it acceptable to answer questions with content copied directly from a wiki page?

In the comment section of this answer, it was suggested that the answer was downvoted because the answer came directly from a wiki page. With that in mind, is it generally acceptable to answer ...
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What to do with reworked/remastered games?

Recently, games are being reworked because of it's a very good game or a very classic game. I just don't know how to address them. One example is "Fable Anniversary", it's 'Fable 1' or 'Fable - The ...
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How can I set in my profile, to see only tags that I chose?

For example I want to set some tags in my profile (dota-2, world-of-warcraft, skyrim) so I can only see questions with these tags when I enter the website
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What constitutes a 'good' Terminology tag question?

Good questions on StackExchange should show prior research. There are a number of other sites that are good sources for "What does *** mean?" (I feel like Wikipedia is really good for technology or ...
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What does this user icon mean?

I have seen this icon a few times, and I just assumed it was a user that no longer had an account. But then I saw this question which was asked only 10 minutes before I asked this one. What's the ...
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Hot Network Question Silly Title Comment Sanity

Misleading question titles are great. They're kind of a thing around here and that's also great. What's not so great is every time one comes along, and we get dozens of comments about LOL, how amusing ...
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Why is my year reputation larger then my total reputation?

My reputation for the year is more than my total rep. How is it possible that my year reputation is higher then my total reputation? This is my first year on this site so it's not possible that I ...
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What should be our battle plan for tagging strategy and tactics?

We have a [strategy] tag on the parent site... which is unfortunately mixed between strategies to use in games, and games of the strategy genre. I looked into this because I noticed a new [tactic] ...
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Why tour example question is still about unicorns?

This site seems to be old enough and have enough good questions. Why is example question in the Tour still about unicorns (its standard example question)? Some question should be chosen to be Example ...
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How should questions about Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare be tagged?

I've tagged this question about Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare: Advanced Warfare: Requirements to get supply drops? - with advanced-warfare, similiar to the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare series tags ...
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Tag synonym suggestion [bukkit-worldedit] to [minecraft-bukkit-worldedit]

In exactly the same vein as my previous question, I would like to suggest that we migrate and synonym-ise bukkit-worldedit to minecraft-bukkit-worldedit (or if that exceeds the character limit, to ...
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Is it okay to use the Name of this site in a Clan?

With the chatroom Summoners Rift being reopened, the small (and growing) amount of users that play League now have a place to hang out and chat etc. We often play together for fun and now we've found ...
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Tag synonym suggestion [tinkers-construct] -> [minecraft-tinkers-construct]

After concluding that Unionhawk is correct and The tagging on Minecraft mod questions is a mess, I thought I'd go about tidying them up a little. Going by Fredly's upvoted answer, we want to get rid ...
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Asking a question just to answer it

What happens with questions being asked, just to provide an answer "FAQ Style"? I have been guilty of asking a question like this, about the timezones for an in-game character's apperance. Both the ...
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1answer
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Format a (long) bulleted list to be scrollable

In an attempt to format some questions (especially Minecraft crash questions) using this guide, I have run into a an issue concerning listing mods. Some users come with games with over 100 mods (like ...
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What information does a Minecraft crash dump contain on its own?

A user just posted a Minecraft crash dump without context. What useful information should I be looking for if I wanted to even attempt to help them out?
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119 views

Why are links to www.mariowiki.com not allowed?

When attempting to answer the question Do Shadow People Exist?, I found some valid-looking information on www.mariowiki.com. After I linked to it in my answer I wasn't allowed to submit, with an error ...
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Query over suggested edit that was rejected

A few minutes ago I answered this question: What's the best amount of Hz? The question was rather confused, but it was clear from reading it that the asker did not actually want to know the ...
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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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Tag for Beyond Earth

I don't have enough rep here to create tags yet, but asked one of the first questions about Beyond Earth. The tag civilization-be was created, but I didn't find it until I looked at recent questions. ...
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How do we handle harmful answers?

Every now and then I stumble upon an answer that is more or less harmful when followed. I'm talking about these "What's the shortcut for quicksaving?" -> "Alt+F4" answers (well obviously in a bigger ...
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Is there any way to add more reputation into an existing bounty?

I've made a bounty. But I feel like the question that I've offered the bounty to doesn't have a big enough bounty. What's the best way to start the Crash Landing modpack? I mean honestly, ...
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Should i reference Anime.SE for Lore Questions in Tag Wikis

I'm looking into working on some of the Tag Wikis of games i know about as a means to try and get closer to 10k rep so i can finally start reading deleted questions and answers. i'm wondering, here ...
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When is it appropriate to close a lore question as “not addressed directly through in-universe sources”?

This is the text for one of our off-topic close reasons. However, I feel we've got a pretty serious problem with this close reason. This is popularly interpreted as "If the game (or series) doesn't ...
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Log In/Out Screen is Vertically Challenged on High Resolution

I'm using a 2560 x 1440 monitor and Chrome. As you can see, the page background isn't quite able to fill the entire page.
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What are the requirements and responsibilities of a mod? [duplicate]

Just want to start off by saying no, I'm not asking if I can be recommended for becoming a Mod. I'm just curious as to what's involved. I have to say, first of all: time flies when you're having fun. ...
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Synonym request for ps-vita-tv: playstation-tv

Can playstation-tv be made a synonym of ps-vita-tv (or vice versa)? The device originally launched as Vita TV in Asia but has been released as PlayStation TV in other regions e.g. North America.
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Overriding my Edit to the original, but not rolling back?

I edited this question today, and then someone proposed an edit that reverted it (basically) back to the original. I have no idea why?
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What's the site's policy on personal details in questions/answers/comments etc.?

Today, I flagged two different comments on two different questions because users had left their email addresses in them. (This and this question) So far as I am concerned, leaving your email address ...
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Is bumping your question for answers allowed?

Are you allowed to leave a "Bump" comment on your own question, if has not gotten an answer or has very few views?
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Community Promotion Ads - 2014

We're here for yet another year! And with that comes yet another edition of our Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads are community-vetted advertisements ...
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Are Source Filmmaker questions on topic?

Based on this question on the big meta. Source Filmmaker is a video editing program built on the Source game engine. This makes it related to our site, but not definitively on topic. So, should we ...

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