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2014 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the candidates on the topic ...
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A Close Vote is not a Super-Downvote. Please don't use it as one

So, yesterday a dumb question was asked.. It was closed as Not A Real Question in less than an hour, and reopened mere minutes later. This isn't the first time that this has happened. It usually ...
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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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Should we reopen questions being closed for 'unreleased game' after the game is released?

Question such as Can I use a PC license to play the Mac version? become useful once the game is released. Should it be reopened automatically, or should the user flag for a moderator's attention ...
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Promotion opportunity - participate in closed game betas

I've been thinking about this: Community promotion sponsorship -- new game releases for community members And an important part there is that the community member will get the game fast and will ask ...
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How should we handle non-beta pre-release questions?

This is separate from questions about gameplay during betas, which are a beast of a different caliber with a different set of issues. We all know the feeling of being excited about an upcoming game ...
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Mists of Pandaria Beta - play, ask, answer, win!

And the winners are... dlanod wins 30 days of free WoW Game Time Adanion wins the WoW Hoodie Koviko wins a video card worth up to $250! Congrats to our winners, and thanks to everyone who ...
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When is it OK to start talking about new games?

So while I anticipated some push back surrounding https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/27075/what-new-systems-exist-in-diablo-3, I was surprised that the push back seemed to be about the timing ...
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What are downvotes on a Meta Question supposed to mean?

I am of course aware that voting on Meta is different than on the main site, most particularly in the fact that it does not have any rep impact. Recently though, I've begun to wonder if everyone ...
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Shouldn't 'starcraft-2' and 'starcraft-2-hots' be split now that "Heart of the Swarm" was released?

StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm (HotS) was released today, but starcraft-2-hots is still a synonym for starcraft-2. This was already discussed a year ago, but now all information are available and I ...
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Why was this question re-closed?

129350 (" diablo-3How is loot shared on D3 console co-op?") was put on hold today, with the following close reasons given: "Questions about unreleased or illegal content are off topic on Arqade. ...
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Why was this question deleted?

10k+ users can probably still see this: https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/109342/why-were-there-civilians-in-char I just clicked on a link to this question, read it, went to upvote but it ...
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Why are concrete questions about pre-orders off-topic?

I've asked a question about the Digital Deluxe edition of Battlefield 4, which is already being sold pre-release. It's a concrete question and expecting concrete, referenced answers. Yet it was closed ...
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Should a question be closed if it is not a problem the user faces? [duplicate]

In many discussions when whether or not to close a question comes up on The Bridge, and even here on meta, there is often a vocal group who feels that questions should be closed if they aren't about a ...