Questions tagged [asking]

if your question is about the toolset surrounding asking questions, or you have a general query related to asking particular questions, use this tag. For checking whether a particular question would be on-topic, use [allowed-questions]

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Question with Vague title

I know those question are ok when you look at the tag, but I think this and this questions should have "in nethack" at the end of the title. Do you agree or it's just me that is picky? Update: OK, ...
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When should we edit game names out of question titles? And why?

I like including game names in my question titles. I feel it makes more grammatical sense and gives a clearer indication of what the question is about. From time to time, though, I see an editor ...
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How can we sculpt character/strategy build questions?

In this question, we softly addressed the acceptability of the subject. There's no contribution other than my own answer, and it's not exactly a very attended post, but build questions haven't really ...
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Disable the "question with the same title" filter on Arqade

When trying to ask What does Luck do in Hyperdimension Neptunia mk2? I found there was already a question titled "What does luck do?" No biggie, it was a completely different game (tag based ...
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Is there a question limit?

In reference to badp's comments on this: How does Jigglypuff's Rest work? I was wondering if there was a limit on how many question a user can post at any given time? This is assuming that ...
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Should we include the game name in questions titles?

Firstly, I personally believe this is not a duplicate of Question with Vague title as this question is a lot more specific while that one covered a broad number of points and was thus difficult to ...
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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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"Ask Question" button in different position for meta than main site

I realise how trivial this is, but given how meta Arqade and Arqade seem graphically alike in every respect (apart from the grayscale,) it seems strange that the Ask Question button is in a different ...
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Posting a question for a game that doesn't yet have a tag

I want to post a question about the game Towns, but there's no tag for that game and I can't create one. I'm not really sure if any tag that current exists applies. How can I post this question; what ...
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Why am I getting "The question you're asking is likely to be closed."?

I went to ask How do you get the Custom Game Novice achievement in Starcraft 2? and I got the following message: The question you're asking is likely to be closed. I feel coming from Stack Overflow ...
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Why are my questions having the game name added to the title?

I've recently posted a few questions and they've been edited to include the game name in the question title. It was my understanding that this was not required as the game is in the tag. These have ...
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Can dupe suggestions pay attention to question tags?

When creating a new question we all get the suggestions of similar or potentially dupes. With this site in particular, going solely on question title can lead to false positives since we can have the ...
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Since Arqade does not allow questions with the same titles, should I put the game name of a same-title question at the start or the end of the title?

Consider that: Arqade does not allow questions with the same titles (even if they're about different games and are tagged differently). See this meta post: Disable the "question with the same ...
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Won't "Answer your own question" just encourage people to game the system?

It's bad enough when folks zerg rush the site with sockpuppets during contests or major launches. But now we're directly encouraging folks to rep-whore?!! What possible good can come of this?!!!
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"Ask question" button position

I am using StackOverflow most of time. Today I struggle for a few minutes (!) when wanted to ask a question at Arqade. The reason was: I couldn't find the button to ask a new question. Should we do ...