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Don't redirect unacceptable questions to other sites

We had a new user ask a question(10K only) that was most decidedly off-topic for us. Due to it being about Game Development, some users took it upon themselves to redirect them to GameDev.SE. So the ...
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Insert Coin, Feed Beast: mine.stackgaming.com

This is a formal notification of our commmunity FTB (Ultimate) Minecraft server. It is a whitelisted server, so if you want access ping @fredley or @RonanForman in chat. If you can't for some reason, ...
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Disable the “question with the same title” filter on Arqade

When trying to ask What does Luck do in Hyperdimension Neptunia mk2? I found there was already a question titled "What does luck do?" No biggie, it was a completely different game (tag based ...
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Would you like to help shape up our site for Grand Theft Auto 5?

GTA V came out recently. It's quite popular, and has resulted in a humongous traffic boost to Arqade, especially mobile traffic. In fact our mobile traffic was high enough to be over half the mobile ...
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Can the review queues respect ignored tags?

While still playing through Bioshock Infinite, I have the tag ignored to avoid any spoilers. While going through the review queue, I came upon a question asking, Why did X happen during the ending? ...
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What tag wiki am I editing?

So I'm churning through some suggested edits, and see a tag-wiki edit which, while reasonably informative, doesn't conform to our newly agreed upon standards, so I hit Improve. Here's what I see: ...
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Can we pay more attention when voting to close questions?

Recently we've had a few questions closed that perhaps shouldn't have been, or should have been closed with a different reason. I don't want to dig up the obvious candidate here, that has it's own ...
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Not An Answer flag are not intended for low-quality answers

This has always been a problem, due in part to the Not An Answer (NAA) flag previously having some unclear wording, but Not an answer flags are not intended to be used on low-quality or wrong answers. ...
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Can we have hints for [image]s and [video]s in the Flagged Posts tool?

So I'm reviewing flags, and I see this: It looks like mild lunacy, and I'd probably flag as low quality and move on. However, looking at the actual answer shows that it's not quite as mad as it ...
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Can I be notified if a question I've answered before offers a bounty?

This is possibly in the realm of MSO, but since it's particularly applicable to this site I'm asking here. We get a lot of answers that go out of date, particularly in oft-updated games such as ...
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Are people flagging as NAA or VLQ when they really should be flagging as spam or offensive?

I've seen a troubling trend of bad answers remaining on the site far longer than they should. And by bad, I mean really bad. Stuff that not only isn't an answer, but also contains swear words, ...
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Gaming promotional posters

As addressed in this question I have made some posters for anyone to print out and advertise the site. Please feel free to use them as you please. Please don't post suggestions here, ask me ...
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Arqade Gamer IDs

Feel like playing games with your fellow Arqade members but don't know their contact information? Fear not! Shotgun ninja whipped up a spreadsheet for just this purpose! The spreadsheet contains the ...
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League of Legends Contest!

Edit: This round is now over. The next round will begin tomorrow, so check out this post for the details and new prizes! Winners: The most viewed question (viewed 276 times) was What does SS stand ...
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Could we have the preferred tag wiki format indicated to suggesting users?

Related: How should I write tag wikis? Currently, there is no easy way to find the community's preferred tag wiki format apart from specifically searching meta for it. The sidebar has a link to the ...
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First Scheduled Stack Exchange 0 A.D. Game

We over at Ask Ubuntu have decided to schedule a game of 0 A.D. this Sunday. Someone suggested that I mention it over here, so that's what I'm doing :) Details For those who are interested, here are ...
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We have a YouTube channel

You can find it here: http://www.youtube.com/user/GamingSE At the moment it's a bit sparse, but that will be changing soon. If you have any videos you would like to put on it, Speak to us in the ...
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I would like to be able to link to comments on the election nomination page

For some reason, unlike every other page on the site, there are no built-in links to comments on the nomination page. I'm not sure if it's a bug that the links aren't showing up, or if was an ...
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Stack Gaming at PAX (the Penny Arcade Expo)

PAX East is coming up soon (April 6th-8th, Boston, MA), and while getting passes is difficult for the average plebian, there's still a little section... Exhibitors Interested in exhibiting at ...
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Can dupe suggestions pay attention to question tags?

When creating a new question we all get the suggestions of similar or potentially dupes. With this site in particular, going solely on question title can lead to false positives since we can have the ...
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Allowing new users to post comment on the original question when their question is closed as duplicate

When a new user ask a duplicate question, it most of the time ends up being closed as duplicate with a link to the original, usually with a comment saying "When you have earned enough reputation ...
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Would it be worth separating Xbox 360 Kinect & Xbox One Kinect questions?

Currently, kinect is being used for both the Xbox 360 and the Xbox One Kinect. We should probably separate them out. Why? These are different devices with different capabilities, and aren't ...
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Can we get better contrast on the .question-status boxes

Right now .question-status is a rather tough to read pale orange on light gray. Windows 8, IE10, 125% zoom (because large monitor): Chrome 29, Ubuntu 13.04, 125% zoom: (nevermind the black border ...
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Add new tags to the review page

David has kindly granted the request to Stop removing tags that are only used once in the last 6 months In his answer he mentioned that we should Get familiar with ...
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Vote to Close dialog needs some cleanup for the new domain

There's a few minor quibbles here. First off, and most obviously, the migration path is wrong. It should (presumably) have the monochrome version of the site logo, and shouldn't be meta.gaming. ...
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New York Comic Con 2011 - Gaming.SE involvement

New York Comic Con is approaching soon (October 13-16) and I would like for this site to have a presence of some sort. Here's what I tentatively propose: Up to 20 users from Gaming.SE can attend ...
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Can we remove the 'See your profile' text in notifications, or make it link to the profile page again?

When recieving notifications for earning badges, the text describing the badge still says 'See your profile', a carryover from the old Stack Exchange supercollider: However, this text is now a part ...
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3-Day Passes available for New York Comic Con 2012, October 12-14

UPDATE: All 3-day passes have been claimed. Thank you to everyone who claimed a pass. See you at the con! New York Comic Con is soon approaching (October 12-14). For any users interested in ...
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Create tag without privileges

Like the ability to submit edits for approval without privilege shouldn't there be an ability to do the same with Tags? Especially for this site with new games (and therefore tags) coming out monthly ...
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Tag for the new Final Fantasy XIII (Lightning Returns)

The official name of the game is Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. I tried to create the tag lightning-returns-final-fantasy-13 but it exceeds the 25 character length cap. The actual tag being ...
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Does making games within games belong here or on Gamedev?

With games like Little Big Planet, Garrys Mod, and now Project Spark I think we will start getting more questions making games using these games. I've never played little big planet so I don't know ...
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Can we get a “black flag” tag synonym for Assassin's Creed 4?

We have an assassins-creed-4 tag, but lots of people are going to be typing black flag and aren't going to find the correct tag. I don't have enough rep in the tag to suggest a synonym. Could we get ...
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Tag synonym - [heart-gold] / [soul-silver] -> [pokemon-hgss]

Earlier discussion: Pokemon tag problems (Gotta Tag 'Em All) (This post is to ask for a higher-rep user to take an action on something from that discussion.) I already retagged all of the ...
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FAQ/Reputation info images are low quality

Various images from the FAQ and privilege info pages are either low quality, outdated, or simply incorrect. For example, this image is of especially low quality: Sure, it's not a huge problem, but ...
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Stack Gaming sponsoring gaming personalities live-streaming new games

Food for promotional thought: Yesterday several prominent E-sports people/gaming personalities live-streamed Kingdoms of Amalur which as far as I can tell was some sponsored thing by the ...
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Other media tangentally related to video games

This question and this question bring up an interesting conundrum of the Arqade StackExchange. Both questions, one about Video Game Music, and the other about Twitch-Played Video Games, are ...
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How to proceed when reviewing questions with helpful comments

When reviewing I've found cases similar to this incomplete answer, where there is a comment explaining how to improve it. What is the correct procedure? Should I upvote the comment? Should I "Looks ...
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How do the review queues work?

I've been in the Review page recently. I was just wondering how the review queues for the different categories work. If I reviewed a 'first post', ' late answer' or a 'low quality' post, will that ...
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Cross site ads should show tags

Here's a cross site question ad I just saw on UX: What game is this question is about? (Okay no fair if you've played Diablo 3). Arqade is probably one of the sites that benefits the most from ...
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I get notified of my own Suggested Edits for review

I believe the functionality behind the review notification doesn't check the Suggested Edit's User Id against the logged in User's Id to determine whether you should be reviewing your own edit. The ...
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2014 Community Moderator Election

The 2014 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three ...
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I can't select “I'm Done” when reviewing

I was looking at the review queue and ended up with a first post review that I had flagged half an hour before for closure. Until recently the "I'm done" choice was available to select if I had ...
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Duplicate questions, both without an answer cannot be flagged

I am flagging a question that is a duplicate of another. I get an error. "This question does not have an upvoted or accepted answer". Duplicate: How do I filter out regions that are full? of ...
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Links to mobile.twitter URL's don't Onebox in chat

URL links to tweets embed nicely in a nice chat onebox that provides the text of the tweet. It's awesome. But when the URL is for twitters mobile site, such as ...
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Cannot search Arqade mobile site from Nintendo 3DS

I was playing a game on my 3DS and wanted to get an answer about it, so I figured I'd use the 3DS's web browser to access Arqade. Overall the mobile site works quite well on the 3DS (though it is not ...
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Dark flair looks bad

Our new branding has fixed previous problems with flair, but has introduced a new one: The logo just looks bad on the dark flair, you can't make it out at all.
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Make 'Related' links prioritize questions matching *all* tags

Although SE in general considers tags to be equal, we have atleast 2 tags that I know of - story and achievements - that are only valid when paired with another tag for a particular game or series. ...
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Page renders with me having upvoted and downvoted simultaneously

I think it's easiest to just explain this with a picture and steps to reproduce: Downvote a post. Leave that tab open. Wait for the post to get edited. Open a new tab and upvote that post. Wait ...
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Interested in a short story contest taking place in games' story lines?

Some of the games we love on the site have such rich stories and well-developed worlds. Many of us spend good times (and sometimes not as good :) traveling, hacking, defeating and dying in these ...
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The form for flagging an answer obscures the answer being flagged

I've been noticing something about flagging answers that I forgot to put into a question until today ... when you flag an answer, the modal form that appears is covering the answer that was flagged. ...

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