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Community Ads for 2021

We're almost halfway through 2021, and in case you missed it, Community Promotion Ads are gonna be a bit different this time! TL;DR: submit and vote for ad proposals before August 2nd! What are ...
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Another way to deal with ID questions

I have a particular unpopular opinion, when it comes to this site. I love game ID questions, and I don't think we should restrict them to requiring media artefacts. I know this has been well discussed,...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #41

Hello and welcome to the forty-first edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Booga Roo's submission of a the player facing off ...
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Are questions tagged with one of my Watched Tags no longer highlighted?

I watch the tags minecraft-java-edition and minecraft-commands, which makes them highlighted in the Top Questions feed. Recently, these questions stopped being highlighted. Are questions tagged with ...
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Should a game always have its own tag?

In a recent answer to another one of my Arqade Meta questions, the answerer mentioned that I should create a tag if I find myself asking a question about a game that doesn't already have its own tag. ...
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Do we allow questions on how to avoid or identify pirated games?

I know that we disallow questions on pirated games, but the questions that typically get closed under that reason are questions that directly relate to actually committing piracy and/or resolving ...
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My upvoted question getting no interactions?

A few months back, I wrote this question: How can I compact my Scrap Mechanic logic down?. It has since (at the time of writing) gotten 3 upvotes, and a hundred views. I have put two bounties on the ...
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Are there best practices for asking a question about a very old game?

I know that there has been some discussion on tag usage for "retro" gaming (with the apparent consensus now that there doesn't need to be a special "retro" tag), but I'm not seeing ...
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UI issue while viewing the bounties tab when there are no bounties to display

Previously, there was a question with an active bounty, so I visited the "Bountied" tab. I guess between the time I clicked on the link and visited the page, the bounty had expired and ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #40: Robots!

Contest has ended Good morning and welcome to the fortieth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Robotnik's submission of ...
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Minor spelling error in flagged question description

There is a minor grammatical mistake in the description that shows up in the review queues: It should read "This question doesn't meet an Arqade guideline."
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Do we have to close “bad questions” at the drop of a hat?

Here's a new question: The name of an old 'tower defence' game It was opened 4 hours ago. And then it was closed less than an hour after it was opened. And here's me, 4 hours later, and I'm 99%...
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Answering non-Homebrew specific questions with Homebrew specific solutions

I have recently found a lot of old console related questions that are either unanswered or the answer is just a variation of "this is not possible", but I feel that it will probably be a ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #39 [Submissions closed, vote now!]

Submissions are closed Vote for your favourite screenshot below! Good morning and welcome to the thirty-ninth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of ...
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How should questions about pre-release demos be handled?

I'm playing the King of Seas demo which is slated to release before the end of this month and have some questions on some of the game mechanics. There isn't any in-game explanations that answer as far ...
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Would a question about brain activity during different video games be on topic?

I am interested to learn about any statistics on levels of brain activity during video games, specifically to learn about differences in games' effects on people's problem solving ability. (I am ...
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Close-reopen war on “Where do the plastic boxes for screw containers come from?”

Where do the plastic boxes for screw containers come from? This is a game lore question - asking if devs mentioned explanation for the presence of plastic bags for screws, long before plastic is ...
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Showing +20 near my reputation even though it isn't added

I have a +20 symbol near my reputation of 85. But it isn't added to my reputation. Please clarify what it is. Thank you!
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Text on Footer on Arqade Meta Difficult to Read [duplicate]

I noticed today that the footer across the Arqade Meta site is difficult to read the text on because of the gray lines. It's as if the lines are going through the text, almost like a strike-through. ...
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Why can't I up-vote

I can't up-vote, I have 15 reputation, the requirement. Can anyone tell me why I can't up-vote? I have tried on up-voting a Terraria question, is that my problem? Also this was my first up-vote ...
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Game identification question based on description from memory

I was hoping to ask a game-identification question, basing my description of the text-based RPG on memory. But the tag description states: Only ask if you have a screenshot, video, or audio clip from ...
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Can we please stop using inline code for formatting Minecraft commands?

Related: Can we please stop using block quotes for formatting Minecraft commands? Can we please stop using inline code for Minecraft commands? I notice a lot of people have been doing this, and you ...
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Format of “Where am I this Week?”

This thread exists to help us agree on the precise format of the "Where am I this Week" series going forward, and to provide justification for edits made when the format isn't followed. I ...
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Where am I this Week? Challenge #3

Welcome to the third challenge thread in the "Where am I?" series. A "Where am I?" challenge involves posting a screenshot from a game and having other users guess in the comments ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #38: Into the Storm [Submissions Closed - Vote Now!]

Submissions are closed Vote for your favorite screenshot below! Welcome to the thirty-eighth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous ...
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Tags for NieR Replicant

So, apparently NieR Replicant was a Japan-only release, which has recently been "updated" and released globally with the official title NieR Replicant™ ver.1.22474487139.... Should questions ...
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Why am I not earning the “Revival” badge?

The badge "Revival" is a bronze badge that can be obtained after 30 days of your answer being accepted with a score 2+, and for this answer, I haven't earned the Revival badge. May I get the ...
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How should I tag a question about Universal Minecraft Editor?

I have found a fix for Universal Minecraft Editor's broken chunk locator, and I wish to ask a question to provide information on how the fix works. This question is on-topic because it asks about game-...
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Where am I this Week? Challenge #2

The second challenge for the "Where am I?" series. Please enjoy! How to participate Upload a screenshot of a game into an answer. Others will have to guess in the comments not only which ...
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Is this question (identify an arkanoid-like game) appropriate?

I have a question which I'm not sure is a good fit for this site (searching around, I'm not finding a lot of similar questions here); before asking it, I wanted to run it by meta. EDIT: embarrassingly,...
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Low Quality Post reviews are too absolute

The latest update to the LQ queue only provides three options for improving a post: "Looks OK", which explicitly states that an answer is perfectly fine, "Edit", which allows you ...
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Should Modded Minecraft have it's own SE site?

Update: Essentially this question was based on a misunderstanding. I had believed Modded Minecraft questions were all off-topic but it is only tech-support Modded Minecraft question that are off-topic....
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How can I negotiate with this “angry” user?

There was a user who's answer I unaccepted, who went and randomly downvoted one of my answers. I know that they were the one who did it, because: I can see the change to their rep One of the most-...
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Where am I this Week? Challenge #1 [Submissions closed; participate in the latest version!]

This "Where am I?" challenge is now over! Please participate in the newest question tagged where-am-i-challenge! This is the first challenge thread in the "Where am I?" series. ...
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Can we delete our own downvoted, unhelpful but accepted answers when a user is removed?

I have a negatively-scored answer which was accepted by the question OP, who's account has since been deleted. I want to delete my answer now because it really has no use. I think users should have ...
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Would this idea for a challenge series work on either gaming or gaming meta?

I'm from the puzzling stack exchange where questions can be either related to puzzles such as "Who invented X type of puzzle?" or (more often) challenges, particularly where the asker knows ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #37

This contest has ended Welcome to the thirty-seventh edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! n00dles' submission of a giant larva ...
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How can I fix these downvoted answers?

Sorry, and yes, this is legitimately more than 2 times I would post a question like this, but I just need info for the future. So, answers like mine in this question are downvoted, just like any other....
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How should we tag questions that aren't about any one game in particular?

Here is the situation: someone made a question, and added WAY too many tags. I wanted to retag it with something general (general, multiple-games) but we don't really have that many 'general' tags, so ...
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Why do answers turn blurry when downvoted -3+?

I have saw this before, but now I want to find the bottom of it. Answers that are blurry I have seen downvoted massively (-3 or more), and a answer of mine (edited from a comment) became one of them. ...
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Why are answers deleted because the question was made long gone?

I was saying the right answers and not duplicating and I got upvotes.But my answers are deleted because the question was asked long ago why is that?
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Is asking about the plot of a game accepted here?

Sometimes we have questions about the story of a game when it's confusing for us to understand one point; and many other reasons. Can we ask these questions here?
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How To Access Minecraft Community Wiki

How do I get to the arquade community wiki?
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #36: Giant Monsters

This contest has ended Welcome to the thirty-sixth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Marc_Alx's submission of a group of ...
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200 daily Max Reputation Tips

According to the reputation section on the help center, you can earn 200 max. There are Bronze, Silver, and Gold badges with their description being that you should collect 200 max reputation. ...
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Can we (I) mark all the “What is this icon next to the player's name” as duplicates

If you go to the roblox tag like the last six questions are all "what is this foo icon next to the player's name" and the answer is always "it's game specific". Can these all be ...
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Are question bookmarks anonymous, like votes?

Are bookmarks on questions anonymous? In many questions, answers already state that upvotes and downvotes are 100% anonymous and can't be seen, that moderators/developers can't even see them. ...
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Why was my reputation reset?

My reputation points have been reset fully. I checked the activity tab and it says I lost 28 rep. When I looked deeper I saw nothing that could have caused that. Does anyone have any idea why?
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Can we add a The Battle Cats tag? [duplicate]

I have quite a few questions about The Battle Cats and I wish there was a tag for The Battle Cats so I could post them.
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Add a Scrap Mechanic tag [duplicate]

Scrap Mechanic is a (semi) popular creative/survival sandbox game, and could much use a tag on Arqade. The game on steam: Scrap Mechanic. Thank you.

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