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Edit to include additional information only found in comments reverted by moderator

SE - stop firing the good guys edited this post with important highly upvoted useful information from the comments that did not change the meaning of the post (it clarified that 'side content' ...
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Should we deliver the final blow of the Bedrock NBT question split?

It's been a while, but I'd like to revisit the movement we made of splitting the MCBE NBT question into multiple questions for each possible workaround. We made a plan for retargeting duplicates, ...
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Deleted User Rep

Today, I answered a question in which pushed me to 200 Rep on the site (in turn auto pushed to 300 for the Association bonus). This user sometime later was deleted from the site, and I got some Rep ...
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Minecraft Java edition commands in Bedrock questions - “Fix my answer for me”

Now, recently Minecraft bedrock and Java edition have grown very similar in most gameplay aspects, so in most gameplay questions I don't think it's a big deal if you are answering from a Java ...
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Possibility to add a popup to when you try to create a question with a particular tag?

We have some tags that really, are a foundation for bad, closed questions. (looking at you [game-identification]...) I wonder, would there be a way to popup a notice when you create a question with a '...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #33

Welcome to the thirty-third edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! arghtype's submission of actual easter eggs in risk-of-rain-2 ...
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Why doesn't Arqade use it's named URL when other sites like AskUbuntu do?

I just realized that Ask Ubuntu is actually a proposed site on Area 51, and I was curious why it got its own URL to be distinguished from others. Here on Arqade, if I type https://arqade.com/, it ...
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“Hope this helps!” or something similar. Let's talk about it!

So I found this user who's been giving some "OK" answers and I actually found a few of their (no ban please) answers having this phrase: "Hope this helps!" Now I don't think this ...
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How to handle a question with low effort?

This was posted recently How do you have very cool skins on a PS4 like the creeper skin It wont let me where it, and was wondering how to handle it. I politely (I hope) commented on it asking for ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #32: Secrets and Easter Eggs

This contest has ended Welcome to the thirty-second edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Raven Dreamer's submission of a love ...
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Be more friendly!

Yes, a game-research question should contain a picture or something.. I had remembered a Demo was on a CD that is dated A to B in Magazine X and the genre as well as setting. So I asked my case. I had ...
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Tag rename request [yogscast-complete-pack] -> [minecraft-yogscast-complete-pack]

yogscast-complete-pack's name really just doesn't make sense. I'm guessing it was just created by someone and then that was it's name, but shouldn't it be called minecraft-yogscast-complete-pack? I ...
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All [minecraft-mods] are [mods]

@Penguin asked this question on the meta and I answered it, where I specified this: But should we burninate minecraft-mods in favor of mods? It would depend on the community, to be honest. Then @...
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Should questions about Minecraft mods be tagged mods?

I know Minecraft mod questions should be tagged minecraft-mods. Should they also be tagged mods? That seems redundant, but should tags look like this: minecraft-java-edition minecraft-mods Or this: ...
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The Curious badge and timezones

Living around the GMT+8 timezone, I have been certain with asking questions on separate days in this site for a while, and seeing how all my questions progress, it seems like a possibility to get the ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #31

This contest has ended Welcome to the thirty-first edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! K00lman's submission of the bottle ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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Is a question about the “why” behind a technical part of an emulator allowed?

I'd like to ask about why PS2 emulators can't/won't play PS1 games when the physical PS2 was actually able to play them, but I have an inkling that it's off topic here. Is that the case?
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How should I deal with an answer that's only partially applicable and low quality?

We've all seen posted answers that aren't relevant to the question. There has been wide discussion about not voting to delete incorrect answers, enough to the point where text has been added to say &...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #30: Game of the Year 2020

This contest has ended Welcome to the thirtieth edition of the Screenshot of the Week, and the first of 2021! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Batophobia's ...
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How should a Game Identification question that no longer has a valid artifact be handled?

There is a recent close-vote review for a game-identification question that had a YouTube video in the post as the artifact for the game(s) needed to be identified. However, the post is nearing 4 ...
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What is the policy for a good question, but where the given use case violates a EULA? [duplicate]

This question asks how to make a custom durability for items in Minecraft. Which itself is a completely ok question, until you get to this part: For example, on my vanilla server, donors get an ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #29

Welcome to the twenty-ninth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Booga Roo's submission of some not too festive spirit in deep-...
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How to Handle Xbox Series X/S Tagging?

While we don't have many questions yet about these tags (or any for the Series S right now), it seems other sources (take Wikipedia for example) put the Xbox Series X and Series S together, rather ...
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Any possibilities for Arqade swag in the future?

The most recent top user swag was back in 2012. Arqade has grown considerably since then, and with it a whole brevy of top quality Q&A. Recently, SE has announced that for both SE and SO they will ...
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Can “What is the seed for this Minecraft image” questions be asked?

I have asked 2 questions about Minecraft seed images so far, 1 of them have a score of 5, and another having a score of 1. Of course, both of them did not get answered with the correct answer, and the ...
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Reopen commands randomness question

I've just stumbled upon the many ways of random output generation, mostly on this one asking for a solution involving redstone, and this one asking for a solution involving commands. The one involving ...
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Should [roblox-studio] be burned?

There has already been some discussion about Roblox studio being off-topic. If that's the case, why does the tag still exist?
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #28: Holiday

This contest has ended Welcome to the twenty-eighth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! arghtype's submission of their ...
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Are questions about the social rules/etiquette of a multiplayer game in-scope?

I've recently been playing a massively-multiplayer game in which an informal or semi-formal honor code or code of conduct has taken root among most players. The rules not only require adherence to the ...
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Are questions on why 2 quite similar gaming companies handle a particular aspect very differently on-topic?

I want to ask why Sony and Nintendo handle indie games and community building so differently even though they're both Japanese multinationals. Would this question be on-topic or be made on-topic?
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What should be done about the tags for the Retrocycles/Armagetron Advanced game?

Yesterday I asked a question about the game Retrocycles. As I noticed there was no tag for it, I made one. I later realized that "Retrocycles" is just the steam version's name and it is ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #27

This contest has ended Welcome to the twenty-seventh edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Unionhawk's submission of a loading ...
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Minecraft Version Stated In Questions/Answers

I know this is my 3rd post here in a few days but I think this could also help things get closer to this agreement. Right now whenever question about Minecraft Java is posted the version is implied if ...
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How should Minecraft Java Edition command questions be answered concerning versions?

Issue How should versions for Minecraft Java Edition be handled? The current agreement, concluded at the time of 1.13, is that the answer should have separated areas or multiple answers. The issue for ...
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How much scripting support is allowed for Minecraft commands?

(As will become apparent when you start reading, I'm talking about Java Edition.) Commands in Minecraft are very versatile, and new updates are making them even more versatile. There are lots of ...
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'Teeworld' to 'teeworlds'

Can the tag teeworld be changed to teeworlds? It seems that is the correct spelling. It was probably created too hastily for this question.
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Why were the Unicode characters removed from this question?

I answered this ps5 question that originally made use of Unicode characters in the title and the post (⭕ and ╳). In the edit history, I can see that the original poster wrote the question with these ...
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How should we respond to users “reprimanding” other users in comments?

I recently stumbled across this comment: Aren't you the one who tried posting a answer to my "should I pick doom shroom or cherry bomb" question and got your response deleted? Don't let it ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #26: Loading Screens

This contest has ended Welcome to the twenty-sixth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Robotnik's submission of a moonlit ...
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Tag rename request: [ps4-remote-play] -> [ps-remote-play]

Back in October 2019, I requested the tag rename of remote-play to ps4-remote-play, but now PlayStation has renamed the app once again to PS Remote Play due to the same app also supporting the PS5 ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #25

This contest has ended Welcome to the twenty-fifth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Wrigglenite's submission of spooky ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #24: Halloween

This contest has ended Welcome to the twenty-fourth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! SaintWacko's submission of a sunrise ...
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Who would be interested in playing Among Us with fellow members of Arqade?

If you hadn't noticed, among-us is a very popular game at the moment, but it is best played with friends or premade groups. Would anyone be interested in joining in playing together? Preferably, we ...
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Game ID questions in SE [duplicate]

So as we all know, Arcade doesn't allow Game ID without some kind of resource (image, video clip, etc) to help the answerer correctly identify the game in question. However, I saw this question on SF&...
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Are there any users from Mojang on Arqade?

I found a user named notch on Arqade and I think it might be a fake. But it got me thinking: are there any users on this site that are a part of Mojang studios?
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Can I get people to stop making my posts take away my reputation so I can stop deleting all of my posts?

I have barely any reputation left because of these bullies on arqade and I have no more answers because I had to delete them or a Cruel Hacker deletes ALL of my posts how Can I get This To STOP?!?!?
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #23: Water Scenes

This contest has ended Welcome to the twenty-third edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Rory O'Kane's submission of San ...
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Can (should) new users be able to answer their own questions?

The question The Help center states about answering your own question: If you have more than 15 reputation and already know the answer, click the checkbox that says "Answer your own question&...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #22

This contest has ended Welcome to the twenty-second edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Riley's submission of the opening ...

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