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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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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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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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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 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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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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1answer
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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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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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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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1answer
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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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2answers
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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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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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1answer
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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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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21answers
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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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1answer
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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