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Cleanup 2013: It's time to clearly identify community consensus

On meta we have a tag to denote frequently asked questions, it is the moderator only bright red tag known as faq. This tag provides us the opportunity to group together our agreed community ...
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Handling game recommendations - how can we solve these two problems of quality?

Yes, this is really long. But if you actually care about game recommendations and want to support making them on-topic (or at least want to understand some part of our opposition in clearer detail), ...
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Q&A with the Candidates in the 2011 Moderator Elections [closed]

Based on Ivo's work on Super User, which in turn was based on Math.SE, I'd like to establish a list of questions for the candidates. Some of these will be similar questions (or the same), others will ...
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Why are *-rec questions closed as off-topic instead of not constructive?

The close reason that a new user sees for an off-topic question is: Questions on Gaming - Stack Exchange are expected to generally relate to gaming, within the scope defined in the faq. Why isn't ...
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Why are there so many game recommendation questions?

The game-rec tag is the fourth most-used tag on the site, and currently has 263 questions: (virtually?) all of which are closed as game recommendations are categorically off topic. Many of these ...
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Closed 'mod recommendation' Skyrim question - Can this question be improved and then reopened?

This question has been recently closed by a moderator for being a mod recommendation question (which I reckon, as an extension of the 'game recommendations questions are not allowed' policy): How ...
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Final game-rec showdown preparation

TL;DR - the parts below in bold convey the key message of this post. This question is now LIVE: What should be done with questions asking for game recommendations? I guess we all want to have the ...
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Game recommendation room experiment

I created a chat room as an experiment to help people get game recommendations. Let's see how it goes. Opinions are welcomed. Please remember you need 20 reputation to talk in our chat channels.
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Mod Identification Questions

I had recently posted a question about looking for a certain type of Minecraft mod. This got closed by several people and downvoted and the likes. The following question is not about the Minecraft mod ...
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Should we have a migration path to Software Recs for game recommendation questions?

Currently our stance on game recommendation questions are that they are closed, per this meta article. However, I've found that Software Recs SE does have the tag game that allows people to post game ...
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Yet another experiment for dealing with game-recommendations

Since Programmers.SE seems to be quite a good solution as a subjective stackoverflow, I proposed a new site for game-recommendations in area 51. I don't know if it's a good idea, I don't know if it'...
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Can we use meta for gaming related discussions?

I like this community and I want a community like this to have 'philosophical' discussions with (such as the nature of IP rights and so on) Is it possible to use meta for stuff like "What is your ...
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Is it allowed to ask tips about new games I want?

Is it allowed to ask this communinty about what new game to buy, giving information about genre and gameplay?
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This site looks confused

The "parent" site has this in right at the top before any questions: VOTE NOW: What should be done with questions asking for game recommendations? But when you click on the link, you go to a ...
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What's with this tag? See above link. I was looking to see if there were any tags for Game suggestions, or something similar and I was redirected to that: "game-...
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