One thing the Gaming.SE has that other SE's don't seem to is an abundance of eye-catching, peculiar questions that, when taken out of context, are hilarious. These questions get a ton of views and get quickly linked and shared among communities (at least among the six members of CHAOS here at SE). Would anyone be interested in merchandise with some of the most interesting questions on them, with the Gaming.SE logo/url/etc. on it as well?

Some contenders for t-shirt/mug/etc immortality are:

If you think this is a fun idea, please respond and say so. Also include any other questions that I may have missed (I know I definitely did).

UPDATE: I've edited this post to collect all the question suggestions. It's nice to have them all in one place, and also it makes me chuckle every time I come to this post. More importantly, there has been some discussion over in The Bridge about having mousepads instead of (or in addition to) mugs and t-shirts. If this sounds like a solid idea, let me know. We're still a step or two away from getting this done, but let it be known that it is on my mind daily (along with all my X-Men thoughts).

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    No love for our top question of all time? How can I tell if a corpse is safe to eat?
    – user56
    Commented Aug 4, 2011 at 15:35
  • Yes of course! I seriously spent a little while trying to remember what that question was. Thanks! Commented Aug 4, 2011 at 15:37
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    I tend to not be crazy about t-shirts, but other textually deserving swag seems like a huge win. In pipe dream land, I'd love a "When Should I Start Drinking" clock... Commented Aug 5, 2011 at 4:24
  • I think that such T-Shirts should contain the [Tags] on the question in question. Otherwise, hell yes! Commented Aug 5, 2011 at 22:35
  • This meme is what makes Gaming.SE so special. Putting our specialty in the eyes of the public is surely a good idea... Go for it! Commented Aug 10, 2011 at 14:26
  • Mousepad would be perfect. Commented Aug 10, 2011 at 21:26
  • How to pray safely (to God)?gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/5089/…
    – Tharius
    Commented Aug 11, 2011 at 19:51
  • I'm not terribly active here, so I didn't realize that this was already a thing, but I set up a Twitter account to collect these: twitter.com/#!/gamingqs I don't know if I'll add all these awesome ones listed here; I rather like the idea of adding them as they're asked and hit the front page. But it may be that I'm codifying something that should not be codified, or making it more likely for people to purposely ask ridiculous questions in hopes of making the list. What say y'all: Should I keep going, or just delete the account? Commented Nov 25, 2011 at 5:31
  • @BrettWhite what about this one? How do I know who I slept with: gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/58819/…
    – The Ugly
    Commented Oct 28, 2013 at 15:22
  • How can I kill myself? // Why should I take showers? The last one is especially funny seeing as how this kinda references a popular gaming stereotype.
    – scenia
    Commented Mar 13, 2014 at 9:14

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Only if the other side of the shirt has the answer!

Crappy mockup

(I apologize for the crappy mockup.)

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    cough really long domain name being graphically a pain in the arse cough
    – badp
    Commented Aug 4, 2011 at 15:36
  • I love it. I considered putting the answer on the back, yeah, just forgot to put it in the question. Commented Aug 4, 2011 at 15:38
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    You should really get that cough checked out
    – juan
    Commented Aug 4, 2011 at 18:01
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    +1 for "stackexhcange"
    – Mana
    Commented Aug 10, 2011 at 15:07
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    Hey, @badp. How about a design update with the name Arqade? A bit easier to fit in?
    – TRiG
    Commented Jul 23, 2015 at 19:52
  • arqade.com actually does redirect to gaming.stackexchange.com Commented Jul 24, 2015 at 10:27

You missed:

Would the shirts be something like this?

My children are useless.

   What should I do?



Why did my dog just eat my cat?
My pet is a public menace, what did I do wrong?
Why make cheese if milk is already food?

There are a few others that might not always strike the same chord with everyone ... I think you can browse the Dwarf Fortress questions and see which ones I mean.


A few more, courtesy of The Witcher series.

What are the consequences of accepting unknown substances from strange men?

I lost all my stuff after a night of hard drinking... Can I get it back?

What's the best way to sober up?

How do I get sex from the woman in the village?

I'm particularly fond of the unknown substances from strange men question...


Some More:

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    How can I tell whether or not my friend will backstab me? is great for the back of a shirt.
    – Keavon
    Commented Jun 26, 2015 at 13:42

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