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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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1answer
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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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6answers
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
52 views

What are the requirements and responsibilities of a mod?

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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1answer
61 views

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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2answers
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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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4answers
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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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Is there any way to search for or find questions or answers with unapproved edits?

I want to help out and try new features by approving good edits. I'd there any way to find edits that have not been approved? Also how do I approve them if I find them?
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1answer
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Request to move this question to SuperUser | There's a question that's not about gaming. But instead the usage of such software (the Steam platform)

Question in question: Steam opening in another Windows User account Request: Can it be moved to SuperUser? Although this question is about the gaming platform Steam, solutions to her problem isn't ...
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1answer
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How to prevent bounties being awarded to bad answers

I have posted a question a while ago, but I got no answers so I decided to put a bounty on it. My question is: How I do I prevent someone gaining the bounty point with a bad / stupid / invalid ...
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1answer
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Bounty expired, no answers given, what now?

I have a question Was there a similar chapter to Uncharted 3: “The Chateau” in any of the previous Uncharted games? that I put up a bounty for. Unfortunately I received no answers and now the bounty ...
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0answers
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Are bounty points refunded if there is no answer? [duplicate]

I recently put a bounty on one of my questions, but instead of losing points when I got an answer, I lost them straight away. Is this a bug or is this meant to happen? Also if it is meant to happen, ...
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What should we do about excessive minor edits?

Of late I have noticed quite a few minor edits being carried out by this "Ben" fellow. I'm not particularly sure if he's serious about his grammar or if he's just trying to make himself known by ...
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3answers
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Is it acceptable that someone else copied my answer?

I answered this question: What is most important when starting to play Clash of Clans?, and another person must have copied and pasted my answer into another answer box and posted it. Is this ...
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2answers
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The tagging on Minecraft mod questions is a mess

As many of you are well aware, we have a giant mess of tags related to Minecraft mods. (and if you're not aware, here's a short list: minecraft-forge minecraft-feed-the-beast minecraft-ae ...
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2answers
91 views

Is a minimum level of interactivity required for something to qualify as a video game?

Video games generally have some level of interactivity, but some have very little. Do/should we require some minimum level of interactivity for something to qualify as a video game that is on topic ...
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What is the definition of a video game? [duplicate]

It's come time to discuss what we consider a video game. We need some clear points on what makes something fall into the realm of this site. Wikipedia's definition is: A video game is an ...
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1answer
41 views

Can we talk about Minecraft Mods?

Some mods aren't fully completed in Minecraft so there are many questions to be asked. Is it okay to ask these questions or do they go under a category of "Don't ask these questions"?
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20answers
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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 ...
3
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1answer
87 views

Should I delete or vote to close?

If a question I have asked turns out to be a dud or a duplicate or for whatever reason should be closed, should I vote to close or just delete it? In some cases like this question they still do ...
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4answers
197 views

What should we do with foreign language posts?

So I'm going through the First Posts review and I find an answer that is in French. By the time that I see it, someone has edited in a Google Translate version of it. So now there's French and ...
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4answers
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How to tag Smash Bros 4

Super Smash Brothers 4 is a bit of an odd game. It is currently out on the 3DS and is coming to the WiiU, but there are apparently going to be version differences. An example from the link above, ...
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3answers
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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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0answers
43 views

No ask animation on meta site [duplicate]

Why is there no animation on meta when I hover over the ASK QUESTION button?
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0answers
52 views

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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0answers
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Is it possible to add an alternate coloring for questions with 'community upvoted' answers?

My original question was the common "accept" feature. But having seen the reasons against it I altered it to be more consistent with the desires laid out in the below meta question. I found these ...
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1answer
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What defines a “Well recieved question”?

I was looking at the badges and I saw the "Curious", "Inquisitive" and "Socratic" badges; Asked a well-received question on (x) separate days, and maintained a positive question record What ...
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2answers
230 views

Placeholder text in search box is black instead of white

It appears the "search" placeholder text in the search boxes (on both the main site and meta) are black instead of white, making them hard to read. However, when you begin to type a search, the text ...
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1answer
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Placing bounties and accepting answers

If I answer a question, then think "Oh what a clever boy am I!" and decide to put a bounty to award the answer, can I? My initial belief would be no, because it's redundant. However, if I place a ...
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1answer
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How can I ignore all tags that include my ignored tags?

I want to ignore all Pokemon games, so I added "pokemon" to my ignored tags, but it did nothing. To actually ignore Pokemon I would have to add all 20+ Pokemon-related tags to my ignored tags, and ...
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0answers
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Chat user list is jumping a line

I looked at the user list while in the chat and noticed there were 2 lines with 1 user on each. The 3rd lin contains user @TrentHawkins while the 4th line only has @hwlau. Additionally, the entire ...
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1answer
54 views

can a closed question be voted?

I'm not sure where to find an answer, but i asked an not-so-good question lately and it was closed... that fine, thats ok.. i apprechiate that it has been closed... ...after my question has been ...
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2answers
195 views

Where should I ask half-hardware-half-game-related questions?

If I had a question about hardware and a game itself (in particular, my hardware is malfunctioning and not all games/programs detect the hardware), should I be asking it here (at Arqade) or Super ...
6
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1answer
86 views

Unexplained +1 rep

Every so often I have been getting random +1, or +2 rep bonuses. I'm not sure what they're from. Is it possible I was reimbursed the points after an answer I downvoted was deleted?
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1answer
108 views

At what point does it become “Developer intent”?

I have asked this question, and one of the first comments suggested that it was developer intent/required developer knowledge. I could be persuaded either way, so at what point does this kind of ...
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3answers
393 views

Can I use gaming.SE as the main Q/A for my own game?

I am in the process of finishing the first open beta for my own browser game. Naturally, I want to have some way for players to get answers on questions they have - maybe by me or (even better) by ...
12
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1answer
225 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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2answers
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Why the hate for the “context needed” questions list?

I really don't get why people are so opposed to this question. I'm hoping someone can explain it to me. First I asked whether, given the success of the previous posts which had a small selection of ...
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1answer
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In what scenario is this Opinion-Based?

What format are most Hearthstone tournaments using? I edited my question to make it very clearly not opinion based and it went from being on-hold to closed. There is absolutely nothing opinion based ...
5
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1answer
102 views

Hovering over the community links changes the header height

These 3 links in the top-bar: When you hover over the links, the height of the whole div.header changes from 28px to 29px, which is caused by this rule: Tested in Chrome 33 and IE 11 in case it ...
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0answers
34 views

Add comment votes to Activity list?

After getting the "Pundit" Badge, I took an interest in seeing which of my comments I placed were receiving the votes. I have recently become aware there is a way to view all the comments I left in a ...
2
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1answer
31 views

Is there a way to see a list of comments I posted?

Question is in the title. Just looking to see if there is a way to see the comments I posted, not just the comments I'm tagged in. (Responses etc)
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1answer
53 views

What review am I missing?

I have for weeks now been wondering why do I always see a certain number of reviews pending but when I go check the reviews' queues there are none. Today it got worse when on the main page of the ...
1
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1answer
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When does the “Edit too Minor” option appear?

I got a heap of review notices for proposed edits, merely to find that a majority were simply adding "in [this game]" to the end of the title. I chose to reject them for being too minor, but the ...

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