Linked Questions

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Re-evaluating our site - what is the scope of an “acceptable” list, if it exists?

We have a lot of open discussions on the subject of list questions - at least five of them. One conclusion I can draw from analyzing them is that we don't have a conclusion. There seems to be a faint ...
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What is the point of “help me remember this game” questions? [closed]

UPDATE: As of 16/3/2012, Questions asking for help identifying a game are now prohibited on the site, unless you have an actual artifact from the game such as screenshots or audio clips. For ...
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Do we have personal problems with polls/List<T>/Game-Rec questions or is it habit?

I'd honestly like to get an opinion out of the community. Do we have an actual personal issue with List questions/Game-Rec questions or are we deciding against them because that's what the rest of SE ...
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2answers
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How do I get noticed on this site?

I am new to stack exchange in general and I would like to know how to get noticed more as I seems to not receive many up votes to my posts. Please give me some good advice on how to do so.
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4answers
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How is this Off Topic?

My question posted here: Where can one find a list of players ranked by achievement points? was closed as "Off Topic" and I fail to see how a question about a game, and the scoring system within is ...
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1answer
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What is the Use Case for Community Wiki

We tried to discuss this question once before, but it devolved into a discussion of what questions should be allowed and how people were using CW; so I'd like to refocus on this topic once again. You ...
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3answers
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What makes my question a real question?

Hi, I (not really) asked about interesting bugs which are messing up game logic. For me it's interesting or funny to see what scenarios developer did not think about. I can't see a difference of ...
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1answer
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How large can an objective question's scope get?

Forgive me for the unclear title; I can't think of any better way to word this question. Because of this question asking for the easiest boss path through all the Megaman games, it has occurred to me ...
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Is flagging and downvoting done in good faith, or is it merely a fun way for “in” members to exercise power? [closed]

I asked a question about certain game assets. These assets happened to be music, but that is kind of beside the point - the question depended on whether there is an in-game or development process ...
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1answer
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Question closed for being too specific?

This question is closed, apparently because it is too specific (although neither of the closers who left comments did a good job of explaining why it had been closed.) Can we just clarify if and why ...
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Etiquette of breaking up a multi-part question

The question, team strategies asks for SC2 strategies for 2X2, 3X3, and 4X4. Based on Manual's comment, Could you narrow your question a little? What exactly would you want to know? -- right ...
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How should on-topic lists be answered?

I just asked a list question with a finite number of objectively correct answers: Which Fallout 3 items are sought-after by NPCs? What should the answer format be? I can think of two good options: ...