I'm not sure this is a good idea.
Where do you draw the line?
arqade.stackexchange.com redirecting to
but this is only based on a new user assumption. Now you have discovered the correct URL all is right in the world!
This will only fix problems for new users, and I presume only when typing in the address as
arqade.stackexchange.com. What should happen if someone types the following into their address bar:
I would only reserve redirects when there is good reason for a user to be redirected. For example, a company re-brands itself or buys out another company and wishes to re-point users to a different location.
Back-patching redirects for this purpose brings more confusion, work and potential bugs/criticism of edge cases (e.g. "Why doesn't the meta also redirect?" etc).
It seems far easier to accept that the address typed was wrong, and accept that the address doesn't match the name of the Stack Exchange. Typing
gaming is arguably a more logical approach than typing a corruption of the word