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Let's Talk About UFO's, and I don't mean the Ask Question Mothership: [closed]

175 Reasons LessPop_MoreFizz Doesn't Like identify-this-game This is a list of every currently open unanswered ITG Question that has not seen activity in more than a week. All but the first 25 or so ...
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What is it with the first custom off-topic close reason?

I still don't understand this close reason: Questions that ask which games or other products meet specific criteria are off topic. We primarily deal with questions about playing games, not about ...
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Why was my question about games in a compilation closed?

Cultures: What were the various games? What do the compilations contain? This question appears to have been closed (long after it was asked) due to this excluded criterion: "Catalogues (listing ...
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Are questions about names of in game music on topic?

I recently saw that this question about a song that plays on GTA Online was closed as Off-topic, with Wrigglenite saying in the comments: I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it's ...
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2answers
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What is an audiovisual artifact?

There's been a debate going on over whether or not this question should be closed: https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/123362/can-someone-identify-this-game-music-please The controversy is ...
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2answers
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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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1answer
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What are the requirements for asking a game identification question?

I want to ask about a game I don't know the name of. How should I do that?
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1answer
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Close reason for game identification questions has dead links

Close Reason: This question appears to be off-topic. The users who voted to close gave this specific reason: "Questions asking for help identifying a game, whether based on a description, or ...
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1answer
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What comes first, rules or helpfulness?

Reading this question, 99% of the gamers probably can figure out what the game is 2 sentences in. I'm perfectly aware that we don't allow game identification because it would be too opinion based to ...
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1answer
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Broken Link in Closing > Off-Topic

The highlighted link to this blog post is going to a 404. It looks like the link needs to be updated to point to: http://blog.gaming.stackexchange.com/2012/08/identifying-games-when-you-cant-remember-...
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1answer
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Are questions that are only loosely related to gaming on-topic? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “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 In questions like What is the genre of music in ...
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I don't have a screenshot, but would sanity check an ITG question [duplicate]

After reading these two thorough questions about rationales behind off and on topic ITG questions, I would still like to have a sanity check because the criterions I have in mind do not appear in them....
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Is it on topic to ask "help me remember this game?" [duplicate]

I have a computer game I played in the 90s that I can't remember the name of and am having trouble Googling. Is it on topic to post the details I do remember and ask if anyone knows the name of it?
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Should we allow questions asking to identify non-game elements in games? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “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 Last night in chat we had a spirited ...
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Links in "Questions asking for help identifying a game" close reason are broken [duplicate]

There is a "Questions asking for help identifying a game" close reason when flagging: Both links are broken, leading to 404 error page. First one (the blog) is http://blog.arqade.com/2012/08/i ...

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