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Which political opinions are tolerated in the 'This is Fine' chatroom?

I got banned from chat for thoughtcrime. Would it help if we codified which political opinions are acceptable in 'This is fine' and which are not?
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #9

Welcome to the ninth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Wondercricket's submission of a foggy plain in Shadow of the Colossus ...
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Why has the quotation markup changed?

Since a week or two, the vaguely yellow background (reminiscent of Post-it notes - see the sidebar to the right → ) of > quotes has changed. Does anyone know why? It's currently a lot harder to ...
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Prioritising our bugs and requests for CM review

Last week, a proposal was announced on Meta Stack Exchange to address the growing workload of the CM team, and for them to actually start addressing community requests and feedback again: Our ...
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Question posted in a language other than english and was closed. Should I translate it and vote to reopen it?

The question ¿Como puedo pasar de aplicación a externa (archivo)?Minecraft PE [closed] was closed for being written in Spanish instead of English. I know Spanish, so I can translate it into English. ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #8: Scenery

Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! Welcome to the eighth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous ...
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Are the rules or details of speedrunning specific games on topic?

Today I answered a question regarding why it's impossible to do a 100% kill nightmare speedrun in Doom 2; which to me seemed on topic regarding speedruns, which have been discussed on meta before. ...
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For which games would you like to see regular events and/or tournaments?

Since we already got two successfully executed ideas for community events from this meta post, I'd like to expand onto one idea brought up in the answers by Wrigglenite: Periodic gaming sessions ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

2020 has come! But… oops, where did the time go? It’s already March! Belated as it is, it’s time for a refresh of Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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Should [discussion] posts have the discussion occur in the comments or in the answers?

I've seen a few posts on Arqade Meta with the discussion tag. It's unclear if the discussion should occur in the answers of the post or in the comments in response to the post. In this discussion of ...
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Should we add [minecraft] to the tag blacklist?

Last month, we completed a big tag cleanup of the Minecraft tag family. A big part of this cleanup was the removal of minecraft in favor of version specific tags like minecraft-java-edition and ...
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How should all the GTA IV spin-offs, re-releases and 'complete editions' be tagged?

With the upcoming (re)release of Grand Theft Auto IV Complete Edition for PC on March 19, 2020, there will be 5 different releases for GTA IV and their side stories: GTA IV Standalone Game PS3, Xbox ...
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Screenshot of the Week - Hall of Fame

Since the screenshot-of-the-week contest was based on the 'Photo of the Week' contest of our Photography sister website (see here), a corresponding 'Hall of Fame' has been suggested (here), to ...
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(Ended) Livestreaming question answering!

Since I answer a lot of questions and they seem to be pretty popular (I'm #1 this month and last year), I will be livestreaming my process of answering some tricky gamingSE questions, starting in 1 ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #7

Welcome to the seventh edition of the Screenshot of the Week! Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the ...
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Do we want to enable the photo widget for our site?

With the screenshot-of-the-week being popular for about 2 months now, the mod team was wondering if the community would like to enable the photo widget for our site to highlight these screenshots. ...
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Is an edit adding a transcript to an image containing mostly text considered a meaningful edit?

Someone in chat just asked about an edit to a question where they added in a transcript for an image where the question asks about certain text within that image. Essentially, one of the reviewers ...
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How to ask for updates on questions that don't include DLC?

Answers to this question cover the base game Monster Hunter World. I would like to know how the list changes/expands with Monster Hunter World: Iceborne. How would I ask for an update of this list? ...
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Movie Night - February 2020

Wow, it's been two years already? I've been thinking about starting up Movie Nights again and here we are. Unlike our previous Movie Nights, I've pre-selected the movie we're going to be watching: ...
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Screenshot of the week contest #6: Wildlife

Welcome to the sixth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous ...
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Is it ok to ask poll-type questions?

The question I want to ask is: Title: [poll] Would you switch to a pay-as-you-go game server hosting service? Tag: poll, hosting, minecraft-server Body: The goal is to make game ...
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Is it ok for me to post a question detailing the consequences for the GTA series after Dan Houser leaves Rockstar?

After seeing multiple titles on the internet about any updates for the next GTA 6 release I came upon some bad news. Apparently, Dan Houser is quitting Rockstar Games. Multi-Era Vice City is in the ...
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Modded Minecraft Close Reason - Let's Review

Well everyone, it's been over 3 months (closer to 5!) since we implemented the Minecraft close reason, and we have some fresh statistics to review. First up, here's the previous discussion in case ...
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Adjusting the Game Identification off-topic reason to call for credible references

Since this happened, and the voting for questions of that kind is erratic, can we please just adjust the description of the off-topic rule for game-identification? Currently this is Game-...
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Shoud 'Technical difficulties' questions be considered off topic?

I really feel like basically any question in the technical-support tag can be answered in a few steps. Google the Error code, continue from there Reinstall the game, or if is in Steam, check for ...
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Are questions about in-game jokes/references off-topic?

This question that I asked, about what the video games being referenced in a DOOM Eternal screenshot were, got closed for being off-topic for reasons I don't fully understand. Now, re-reading the [...
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Are hardware settings on-topic?

I would like to ask about nVidia GPU's, G-Sync monitors and in-game framerate capping. In this instance, specifically for Destiny 2. I've had a read of Superuser on-topic advise, and it prohibits ...
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Screenshot of the week contest #5: Glitches and Bugs

Welcome to the fifth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous ...
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Tag rename request: [rockstargames-social-club] -> [rockstar-games-social-club]

The official name of the service is Rockstar Games Social Club, as you can see from Rockstar themselves: Wikipedia: And the excerpt of the tag: Rockstar Games Social Club is a stat tracking, ...
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Welcome Dragonrage and Unionhawk to the Moderator Team!

As we’re sure you’ll remember, Arqade last held an election in June 2019. Since then, the mod team has been working fairly heavily on a few activities that need moderator attention (community building ...
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Are MCBE “behaviour packs” on-topic?

If I understand it right, this question is about behaviour packs in MCBE. As far as I know, those are written in a regular programming language, just using an MCBE specific API. Are those questions on-...
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The great Minecraft tag family cleanup!

It was discussed recently that the minecraft tag family is potentially up to 6 years behind the actual reality and a lot of them are used incorrectly all the time, not only because they are so ...
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How many questions have been marked as a duplicate of “Is there a list of error codes for Minecraft?”

I have been seeing a lot of questions being marked as a duplicate of Is there a list of error codes for Minecraft? on the Close Votes Review Queue, and most of the flags are right. But how many in ...
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Tag:technical-issues - not useful?

I've seen user Ola Ström add the tag technical-issues to a lot of questions, all of which I, without exception I think, accepted. The tag description lets users know it is important to note down their ...
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Screenshot of the week contest #4

Welcome to the fourth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous ...
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Question with big “EDIT:” in the body. What should be done in this case?

I recently found this question that has a big EDIT: area in the body, where the OP says something that should be a comment on the accepted answer and asks a completely separate question. What should ...
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Tag rename request: [sao-hollow-fragment] -> [sword-art-online-hollow-fragment]

I want to request the rename of the tag sao-hollow-fragment to sword-art-online-hollow-fragment (and probably making the old one a synonym). The reason is simple: to keep consistency with other tags ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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minecraft-server tag

I noticed a suggested edit that added hosting to a question with minecraft-server. Since Minecraft has been rather extremely updated in this regard, I think it warrants a meta discussion. I'm not ...
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Screenshot of the week contest #3

Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! Welcome to the third edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous ...
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How should I name the tag of “Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! -Kono Yokubukai Game ni Shinpan o!”?

I wanted to ask a question about "Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! -Kono Yokubukai Game ni Shinpan o!" (on English: "KonoSuba: God's Blessing on this Wonderful World! Judgment on this Greedy ...
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Are questions about names of in game music on topic?

I recently saw that this question about a song that plays on GTA Online was closed as Off-topic, with Wrigglenite saying in the comments: I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it's ...
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Pocket Edition is now Bedrock. Why PE is not a synonym? When should the PE tag be used?

From Minecraft Wiki: Bedrock Edition (also known as the Bedrock Version or just Bedrock) refers to the multi-platform family of editions of Minecraft developed by Mojang AB, Xbox Game Studios, 4J ...
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Is it possible to change [elder-scrolls-blades] to [the-elder-scrolls-blades]?

Is it possible to change elder-scrolls-blades to the-elder-scrolls-blades? This was discussed in the distant past and completed as per these two questions. Question1, Question 2 It is breaking my ...
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What details or clarity is required to reopen this question?

I asked the following question: ELI5 — Steering Non-linearity What details or clarity is required to re-open it?
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Let’s build some Arqade community ads - congratulate our winners!

Competition closed! Winners announced here Something that I brought up on the community check in post was reaching out to Stack Exchange sites that share similar ball-parks to us, and doing some ...
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Can you ask how to pass a stage? What tag should I use?

If you want to ask about a certain objective, or what do you have to do to pass a stage in a video game, is this allowed on Arqade? If so, which tag do you use for the question when it isn't one of ...
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When should the Spam flag be used?

Right now the spam tag is labeled as Exsits only to promote a product or service, does not disclose the author's affiliation. and in the author's affiliation it says "The community here ...
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Screenshot of the Week contest #2

Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! Welcome to the second edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous ...
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Is it OK to tell a user to install mods/community patches to fix problems with old games?

Not all of the games available on the internet can run on recent versions of Windows, and because of this, mods created by the community usually appear attempting to fix the problems that the game has ...

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