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Are Dragonvale questions that are easy to answer bad questions?

When I asked this question it seemed to cause a bit of a stir which I believe has been simmering for a while. Clearly some folks are of the opinion that some/all Dragonvale "How to I breed dragon X" ...
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Is it really acceptable to ask questions that are already easily googled?

I just saw this question here on Gaming.SE: Terminology: Gosu? The term "Gosu" is explained with a very quick Google. The first hit is Wikipedia's own page on the term (which the first answer here ...
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What questions should be in our meta FAQ?

The tag faq is useful on many sites on this network for creating a list of questions that many users need to know but could never fit in the site FAQ. Arqade is not using that tag to its fullest ...
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Should we support “what does health mean?”

A question was posted today, asking for us to define a group of terms in Overwatch. The terms are as follows: Health Life Armour Shield Anyone that has experience with games can tell you that all ...
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World of Tanks on Chrome OS

I want to know whether the online game World of Tanks can be played on a Chromebook. Is that on topic over here or should I ask that on Super User?
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Is it acceptable to cast a close vote if one thinks that a question is 'General Reference' (e.g. the answer is already indexed in a community wiki)?

A 'General Reference' question could be defined as (from this Meta Scifi SE discussion): "... too basic; the answer is indexed in any number of general internet reference sources designed specifically ...
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Which questions should we not answer?

Other SEs are discussing which questions are too general or easily answerable by google/wikipedia etc. Example , Example, etc. I was wondering the same thing about gaming. Someone had pointed this ...
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Should we allow the quick and dirty answer that merely links to an offsite resource?

Here's a real world example of what was the subject of discussion today on Chat -- the discussion was not on this particular question and answer couple, be warned. I'm not asking if it is a good ...
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Are guide questions off topic?

I'm really confused. Strix says that this site is not for guides. Yet we have plenty of questions with guides covering strategies from Mobas, FPSs, RTSs, single player games, RPGs, etc. Are these ...
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Are obvious questions, or questions that are extremely easy, but have no concrete evidence on-topic?

I recently came across and answered Who are the Trainers. It currently has a -3 vote as of this posting, and GarrettJ has posted a comment: Probably because the answer is obvious. Like all games, ...