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What's the deal with Community bumping obsolete questions? Necromancer bot?

I'm looking for new 'hot' Minecraft questions on the main page, and what do I find? Minecraft 1.9 freezes if I click on things too quickly Asked shortly after the 1.9 release in 2016. The problem in ...
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'Too Localised' is no longer a valid close reason, can we review these two popular Diablo 3 posts that were closed as such?

TL;DR: Two highly-voted questions by high-rep users appear to have been deleted for reasons we do not accept as valid close reasons, anymore. Can we reopen them with a disclaimer that they apply to ...
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1answer
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Dealing with old questions about non-existent features?

As games get updated, sometimes features are removed, or become redundant, especially with games that cannot have previous versions accessed, like the leaves in Pokémon Go. Questions like this, ...
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3answers
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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 ...
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5answers
971 views

What do we do with questions about games that can no longer be played?

So City of Heroes shut down over the weekend. There is no longer any way to play it, as the servers went dead. Now, we only have seven City of Heroes questions, so there's not a lot of content, one ...
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1answer
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What do we do with historic questions that no longer make sense?

Minecraft's new (as of 1.5) water physics mean that this question no longer makes sense as a question - the situation can no longer arise. Should this question be closed/deleted?
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1answer
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What should I do to a question that doesn't apply to a game anymore? [duplicate]

I once asked this question about My Nintendo and a specific feature. However with recent updates they removed the feature I'm asking about. What should I do with the question? Should I remove it, or ...
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2answers
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Outdated Answers Due to Patches

What happens to questions and answers that will eventually get outdated because of future patches? Take for example if we were at the day that Warcraft 3 was released and I asked How do you ...
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3answers
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Do/Should questions about limited time events in apps get closed after the event passes?

Recently there have been a rash of questions about Tiny Death Star's holiday update ranging from bugs to end date. The event is now over, and presumably most of the questions are now moot. Do they now ...
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1answer
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How do we tag outdated questions now?

I asked in this Question but did not receive any response: Outdated Answers Due to Patches So since "too localized" does not exist anymore, how do we tag questions that are outdated and are not ...
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2answers
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Game X Online — Post Beta, Pre Release

Meet Game X. It's an online game. A rather popular online game, in fact. That doesn't really matter, though. Whenever the game has to be maintained, this happens: This is the natural course of ...
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1answer
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Diablo 3 tag cleanup

There has been some major changes to this game with even more to come once the expansion is released. This invalidates a lot of questions/answers that's on the site right now. For example, once the ...
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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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1answer
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Should I vote to close questions if they are outdated? [duplicate]

What does the number below the energy counter mean in Spiral Knights, and what is it for? Maximizing gameplay time in Spiral Knights These two are just an example of an update that hit Spiral Knights ...
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5answers
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Can we stop closing questions that have become obsolete as “Too Localized”?

After some recent discussion in chat, it came up that we have been closing questions as "Too Localized" because they no longer apply to the game they are about, even though they were good questions ...

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