I am not sure if this should be posted here (or in chat), but I do miss the days of when QA had major events for big game releases. In my opinion, these events created enormous amounts of traffic and activity on QA.

How does an event start and can we have another one soon?

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    I would love another event, but I don't think it's going to happen. If it does, I'd prefer one that's not Destiny. :P
    – Frank
    Commented Sep 4, 2014 at 19:38
  • It doesn't have to be Destiny :P edited I just miss the days of having events on here!
    – Zero
    Commented Sep 4, 2014 at 19:39
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    Those events weren't exactly cheap, both in prizes and SE manpower. I wasn't surprised when SE stopped doing them. But I'd guess that they'll be back occasionally on a smaller scale, I think you could make a case for doing that e.g. for a Skyrim successor. Commented Sep 4, 2014 at 19:42
  • What is QA? 123
    – Flyto
    Commented Sep 5, 2014 at 9:53
  • @SimonW QA in arQAde, otherwords - gaming.stackexchange.com
    – Zero
    Commented Sep 5, 2014 at 13:39
  • Ah. Thanks. That seems like an...odd choice of letters. Presumably there's a historical reason.
    – Flyto
    Commented Sep 5, 2014 at 13:41
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    @SimonW Question and Answer site, not all that odd of a letterchoice.
    – Arperum
    Commented Sep 10, 2014 at 13:11

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Word from on high was that the events themselves didn't increase traffic enough to justify their expense.

So due to high level of effort and low return, you're unlikely to see anything like these events again anytime soon.

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    boooo....... :( But thank you for finding this out
    – Zero
    Commented Sep 4, 2014 at 20:22

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