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Minecraft crash questions should be made off-topic: yes/no?

I'm tired of seeing terrible Minecraft crash log questions. I'm tired of closing them. I'm tired of posting comments asking for a shred of useful material. Tired of seeing the same errors repeatedly. ...
SevenSidedDie's user avatar
18 votes
12 answers

2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

we're having a new election, which means a new round of the moderator Q&A. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the candidates on the topic of moderation. ...
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When is a game publicly available?

I have posted this question and it seems that a bunch of guys in the chat have decided that a game has to be publicly available to be able to ask questions about it. Considering this is what the ...
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"Here is a thing. Look at the thing. Do you see the thing? I would like to know what this Thing is Called." A plea for sanity

identify-this-game was a Bad Tag. It was applied to Bad Questions. It is gone forever, and I could not be happier. But it appears, that we have been throwing some babies out with our admittedly ...
LessPop_MoreFizz's user avatar
25 votes
6 answers

Do we want to support "Is there a term for x" questions?

We have a terminology tag, which makes sense. Sometimes, you run into a term in a game (or game related meta - I'm thinking of you, MOBAs, where I feel like I have to learn a whole new language...) ...
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What should we do about these old Starcraft 2 build order questions?

We have a problem. Three of our currently highest scoring questions are no longer acceptable by current site rules, and may never never have been acceptable to begin with. It's likely the only reason ...
Wipqozn's user avatar
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Should lore questions as an entire category be banned?

There are some very vocal users who feel that lore questions should be banned. From what I've been able to find, they were just sort of allowed on Arqade in the first place, as I can't find any meta ...
Sterno's user avatar
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14 votes
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Should "how do I attack this base?" questions be considered off-topic?

Certain types of games, such as Clash of Clans, seem to attract quite a few questions asking how to attack a specific player's base. These questions are usually titled "How do I attack this base?" (or ...
JonK's user avatar
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17 votes
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Should we be undeleting questions that weren't relevant at the time, but now are relevant again?

Minecraft. Love it or hate it, it drives a lot of traffic to our site. Sure, recently we've had some bother with modded tech support questions, but overall, most of our questions/answers are fairly ...
Robotnik's user avatar
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1 vote
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Do we want tags for specific heroes or roles in Overwatch?

As per Should we allow tags for a specific class in RPG games?, we consider adding sub-tags for games on a case-by-case basis. Some of the games we have done this for include Team Fortress 2, Diablo 3 ...
Robotnik's user avatar
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Why does Game Identification require pictures, audio or screenshots?

If you cannot remember what a game is called, how can you have footage or screenshots? Unless it's in a YouTube video (or any other video sharing site). A game is identifiable through a list of ...
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