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I'm new to this site and always I'm talking about this site I name it ARQADE so for many times I write arqade.stackexchange.com in the address bar and it couldn't find arqade.stackexchange.com, then I search through sites in StackExchange drop-down list and come to this site.
I think it can be good to use a navigation from arqade.stackexchange.com to gaming.stackexchange.com.

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    Just go to arqade.com :D – Elva Feb 4 '16 at 11:30
  • Also searching arqade in Google ;). – shA.t Feb 4 '16 at 11:44
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    No. Bad. That's what the URL bar is for – Elva Feb 4 '16 at 11:46
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    I don't know if the redirection is necessary, but I have been confused between the use of "gaming" vs "arqade" before. Not a huge fan of having both... – Broots Waymb Feb 4 '16 at 19:15
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I'm not sure this is a good idea.

Where do you draw the line?

You suggest arqade.stackexchange.com redirecting to gaming.stackexchange.com, 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 arcade.

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    Sub pages and the www shouldn't be a problem with redirection I wouldn't think.The other two points make more sense. Of course arcade shouldn't be handled, it's a clear misspelling. And meta probably would have to redirect, from a UX POV, but would practically be unnecessary. All things considered, it's just slightly unfortunate that the actual name of the site is not what the URL actually needs. Basically, the small amount of confusion is probably not with the effort to change anything. – Broots Waymb Feb 5 '16 at 17:11
  • I would expect the domain to redirect when spelled arqade, and that's it. This doesn't seem like a real objection. – DCShannon Feb 16 '16 at 16:22
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Press the little arrow, next to the "Stack Exchange" logo, and you'll see a list of Stack Exchange sites. Also note that the URL adress is the following:
"gaming.stackexchange.com"
Even if the site is called Arqade, it's URL adress name is different.

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    Even if the site is called Arqade, it's URL adress name is different. True, but I see why OP does not like this. I don't either. It's "confusing", but I don't see it changing anytime soon. – Broots Waymb Feb 4 '16 at 21:13

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