Questions tagged [allowed-questions]

Questions about the acceptability of questions. This tag denotes discussions about what is acceptable to post on the site, and for what reasons in either direction.

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On Trivia, Answerability, Character Identification and Fun

tl;dr at bottom This is Gaming, we don't take kindly to fun around here. - a Cat, May 11, 2012 I found the quote*, for those who saw my comment on this question. When I first saw it, I thought ...
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A potentially better way of dealing with crash report questions

We've all seen them, endless machine-meandering about something that went horribly wrong because someone tried to modify their game. Because they're a self-replicating problem, searching for them ...
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The 'What topics can I ask about here?' Help Center page is out of date

The help center currently only lists the following topics as off-topic: Game and Mod Development (try the Game Development Stack Exchange instead) Speculative questions about developer intent, ...
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Does making games within games belong here or on Gamedev?

With games like Little Big Planet, Garrys Mod, and now Project Spark I think we will start getting more questions making games using these games. I've never played little big planet so I don't know ...
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What is the problem with my question about sand generators in Minecraft 1.7.10?

I have asked a question about sand generators recently, asking for a design of a sand duplicator that still works in 1.7.10. However, I got a rather negative reaction, and I think that it is going ...
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Asking a question as a community wiki

I would like to ask a question on the main site that would ask for command line arguments for starcraft 2 and what they do. I assume answerers would only know part of the existing command line ...
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Suggesting avoidance of multiple questions

Where should I point users to avoid multiple unrelated questions in a single post? I know from experience that a single posted question should contain either one question or only very closely related ...
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Closing for off-topic, unreleased content per region?

With the release of Pokemon Go being staggered, not all regions have yet received an official release for the game. Due to this, I am seeing three potential categories for users: Those who installed ...
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Where should I ask a question about character voice lines In different languages?

Looking to understand what Abel says during all his special moves in USF4, but I've searched online, and the only thing I can find are voice clips in japanese (but no subtitles) and english quotes. ...
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Website Questions and the FAQ

Well there's this thing about the website questions. As you may know I started a proposal about the Closing reason external resources and there I got redirected to the Discussion about whether or not ...
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Closed question about looking to play the unique cars only available in the different demo versions of a game — Can it be reopened?

This is about this currently closed question: I'm looking to play with the unique R/C cars only available in the demo versions — How can I do this? From reading the question as originally posted ...
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Are questions about Twitch on topic?

I read a question on here with an answer saying that if a topic is mostly about video games then it's okay. So are questions about Twitch on topic?
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Would questions relating to things that I found in game files be allowed?

I was going through a game's files and I found some files I wish to learn about. They are songs that I have not seen in game yet, and I was unable to find anything about them when I did some quick ...
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Should we allow questions about a unique item's price?

Question: How do I determine the value of a knife? Should we allow questions like this? They only help the asker, the answer only applies to the particular pictured item and there can be many answers ...
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How to handle modplatforms

D2Modd.in is a relatively new platform that enables you to play mods for DotA2. It is fairly popular with 200.000 Users that tried the platform. How should we handle questions about this platform? ...
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Blade and Soul gold?

This question (new user) asks for the best place to buy gold for Blade & Soul. In a couple of minutes, an answer has come for a specific site (also new user, different one). It smells like spam to ...
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Is there a difference between hacking and edging your chances?

If a user asks us about a way to better his/her abilities in a game do we flag it or answer it. For example: If the user wanted a way to increase their FOV in a game which would increase their ...
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One's a question about cars only, and the other's a question about all vehicles (SR4) - should the latter be closed as a duplicate of the former?

I'm talking about this question of mine for SR4: "What are the fastest vehicles, and where or how can I get them?" - which was closed* as a duplicate of: "What is the fastest car in Saints Row 4, and ...