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The question you're asking is designed to solicit opinions or best-practices on a particular topic, with the goal of reaching community consensus.

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My question was down-voted, then abruptly locked. Why was it down-voted? How long will it take to get unlocked? Why was it locked?

A few days ago, I asked a question. This question asked for evidence to support a popular belief about the game "UNDERTALE", which didn't make much sense to me. This post seemed to cause sparks to ...
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Why was this question downvoted without even telling me why and no answers?

So I just posted a question about different gun types in Fortnite BR here . Now it has 2 downvotes, with no comments (Other than me asking why it's downvoted) no answers in just like 30 mins. I don't ...
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Re-evaluating the text of our Game Identification close reason

Update: Thanks to all for your suggestions and feedback! We have decided to go with Dragonrage's suggestion, which addressed all the key points, and combined the best parts of the other suggestions. ...
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Should we make the [io-game] or [internet-broswer-game] TAG?

Previously in my last question, I asked about if we can ask games about io games (There are hundreds of them). I see a few .io Tags now: slither.io moomoo.io mope.io agar.io My question is, I think ...
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Can we please Be Nice when commenting on ITG questions?

I understand that it's annoying to see game-identification questions that don't have artifacts. I understand that it is annoying that the people who post those questions don't seem to have bothered to ...
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Can we ask questions about internet browser games?

I noticed that people only talk about big games; Games that require you to download, or are really popular. Per example, take an (.io) game like slither.io. No one talks or posts about it. Can we ask ...
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Rename [tf2-*] → [team-fortress-2-*]

We have a number of Team Fortress 2 tags* that were created during the era of 25 character tag names. Now that we have a 35 character limit for tag names, I recommend we rename the following tags: ...
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Are game subtags still needed?

I'm talking about tags like tf2-spy, diablo-3-wizard, and starcraft-zerg. I believe only team-fortress-2, diablo-3, and starcraft-2 use subtags like these. I have the feeling these tags were created ...
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Why was this question closed as “unclear”? [duplicate]

This question was closed as "unclear what you're asking" despite me pointing out earlier in the comments that "too broad" was the correct close reason. If it all, because shortly afterwards OP ...
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Do questions about the functions of a game system itself fit here or in the SuperUser stack exchange?

I posted a question about how the 360 and X-box Live manage installations which involve DLC, how to successfully ensure they are installed to external media with all content so they are playable, etc. ...
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Are questions about Discord on-topic?

Prompted by discussion in chat about flags on How can I change the "Frequently Used" emoji in Discord? for migration to webapps being declined because "discord is a game-specific utility". ...
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Rename [persona-2-ep] → [persona-2-eternal-punishment]

With our 35 character tag limit, the tag for Persona 2: Eternal Punishment should be expanded as follows: persona-2-ep → persona-2-eternal-punishment This will make it consistent with the other game ...
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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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Would adding an additional prompt for 'game identification' questions encourage users to provide more information?

I've been on a number of SE sites for a while now but this is my first post on a Meta. If this has already been suggested before, I'm happy to recind the question. Game identification questions are ...
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Is asking for official resources off-topic?

Example here. The question asks for official resources for guild recruitment. While I would agree that asking for places in general is off-topic I would allow this question to stay open. Official ...
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Is it OK to ask questions about Minecraft server tools like Thermos, seeking help with some issues regarding them which do not involve crashes?

The title pretty much has it. I am trying to use Minecraft Thermos (a thing to use Forge mods and plugins for Minecraft 1.7.10) and I have some minor (?) issues regarding this software. It is no ...
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In regards to translating another user's questions [duplicate]

https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/327362/Помогите-исправить-ошибку-срочноЯне-разбираюсь-в-кодах?noredirect=1#comment466683_327362 The question has been deleted by now, but I can see in my ...
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Can I fix legal question 329974?

My question about Skyrim's new terms of service has been closed. I couldn't find online references for the terms or their changes (e.g. on https://tosdr.org ), so I was hoping this would be a valid ...
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Consider creating a separate tag for Fortnite's “Battle Royale” mode

fortnite has an entirely distinct Battle Royale game mode (PvP, Save the World is PvE), which is sometimes referred as a standalone title, with its own progression system and game mechanics. It may ...
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Rename [shadow-of-mordor] → [middle-earth-shadow-of-mordor]

Monolith Productions' two latest games set in The Lord of the Rings universe are Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor and Middle-earth: Shadow of War. However, the tags of these two games are inconsistently ...
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Rename [gta-*] → [grand-theft-auto-*] to be consistent with other tags in the series

There are a number of tags for the Grand Theft Auto series, such as grand-theft-auto-5, grand-theft-auto-san-andreas, grand-theft-auto-5-ifruit, etc. However, this is inconsistent since there are a ...
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Rename [star-trek-botf] → [star-trek-birth-of-the-federation]

In the continued effort to expand tags in light of our 35 character tag limit, I'd like to recommend that we expand the tags for Star Trek: Birth of the Federation. star-trek-botf → star-trek-birth-...
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Questions asking for a list of items are often outdated by game updates

There is one particular set of questions, often starting with words such as "What are all of the..." or "Where are all of the...", for which the Q&A format suffers slightly in the modern, ...
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Do we need separate [3ds] and [2ds] tags?

As stated in the 3ds tag excerpt: The Nintendo 3DS is a portable gaming console released by Nintendo in 2011. Use this tag for 3DS, 3DS XL, 2DS, and the New 3DS XL As you can see, it states that ...
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What's up with the excessive close- and downvotes lately?

For example here and here... these two are only examples because I was directly involved, there will likely be more. I get the feeling that this is a problem in situations where people don't read or ...
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Is it possible to add another Off-Topic close reason?

The current OT close reasons show several options, but one key reason is missing: blatantly Off-Topic. I have tried to fetch some numbers from Data, but I can only access comments that are not ...
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Are questions asking about game files on topic?

Are questions like these, What does each option in game.cfg mean? Where and in what format are the in-game assets, sounds, models, etc. stored? Asking about the games files and such on topic? ...
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Should we change inappropriate nicknames?

To my knowledge (reading documents) there is no regulation to inapproprate nicknames and reporting and enforcement. Recently on I came across this person with the name "poop shitter" and although it ...
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Delete “Paragon” tag

The game Paragon was shut down by EPIC Games. Should we delete the "Paragon" tag due to this inconvenience? I can not delete it as I do not know how to do so.
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Rename [borderlands-2-ttaodk] → [borderlands-2-tiny-tinas-assault]

Borderlands 2: Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep currently has the severely abbreviated tag borderlands-2-ttaodk. While borderlands-2-tiny-tinas-assault-on-dragon-keep is too long (47 characters), it ...
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Rename [the-witcher-2] → [the-witcher-2-assassins-of-kings] and [the-witcher-3] → [the-witcher-3-wild-hunt]

The full names of the second and third games in The Witcher franchise are The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Since we have a 35 character tag limit, we should expand the ...
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How should we tag Innocent Life: A Futuristic Harvest Moon?

Innocent Life: A Futuristic Harvest Moon is currently tagged as harvest-moon-innocent, which is less than ideal since it doesn't even follow the right word order. However, there isn't an obvious ...
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Is there any explanation for some random upvote marathons?

Maybe once a month, I just get a random boost of maybe 15 upvotes in a very short timeframe (about an hour). Looks like somebody just ran down my question/answers and threw upvotes on everything. (...
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Rename [clash-in-the-clouds] → [bioshock-infinite-clash-in-clouds]

Since we have a 35 character tag limit now, the tag for Bioshock Infinite: Clash in the Clouds should be expanded. Unfortunately, bioshock-infinite-clash-in-the-clouds is two characters too long, so I ...
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Rename [civ-*] → [civilization-*]

There are a number of games in the Civilization franchise that can be expanded thanks to the 35 character tag limit. civilization-4-bts → civilization-4-beyond-the-sword civ-4-colonization → ...
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Answering a Broad question with a Broad answer

This question has been closed as too broad - basically because they're asking several questions at once. That's fine - that's not what I'm asking about. What I'm asking about is the answer. It starts ...
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Rename [warzone2100] → [warzone-2100]

The game Warzone 2100 currently has the tag warzone2100. The convention on this site is to use hyphens wherever there is a space, so it should be migrated to warzone-2100. Since these two tags are ...
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Rename [yugioh-duel-links] → [yu-gi-oh-duel-links]

The proper name of the game is Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links, with hyphens in the first word. We should rename the tag to match that. yugioh-duel-links → yu-gi-oh-duel-links This will also match Board & ...
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Rename [chantelise] → [chantelise-a-tale-of-two-sisters]

The game Chantelise – A Tale of Two Sisters should be renamed to its full name, thanks to the 35 character limit. chantelise → chantelise-a-tale-of-two-sisters
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Rename [the-stick-of-truth] → [south-park-the-stick-of-truth]

The game South Park: The Stick of Truth can be expanded to its full name, thanks to the 35 character tag name limit: the-stick-of-truth → south-park-the-stick-of-truth
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Rename [dragon-age-awakening] → [dragon-age-origins-awakening]

The tag for Dragon Age: Origins – Awakening should probably be expanded to the full name, thanks to the 35 character tag limit. dragon-age-awakening → dragon-age-origins-awakening
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Rename [recettear] → [recettear-an-item-shops-tale]

The tag for Recettear: An Item Shop's Tale can be renamed, thanks to the 35 character tag limit. recettear → recettear-an-item-shops-tale
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Rename [artemis] → [artemis-spaceship-bridge-simulator]

The tags for Artemis: Spaceship Bridge Simulator can be expanded as follows, thanks to the 35 character tag limit. artemis → artemis-spaceship-bridge-simulator
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Rename [mtg-*] → [magic-the-gathering-*]

The tag for the games related to Magic: The Gathering should be renamed as follows, thanks to the 35 character tag limit: mtg-duels-of-planeswalker → mtg-duels-of-the-planeswalkers magic-2012 → mtg-...
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Expand tags for Amnesia game series

The following tags can be expanded thanks to the 35 character tag name limit: amnesia-dark-descent → amnesia-the-dark-descent amnesia-machine-for-pigs → amnesia-a-machine-for-pigs There was a ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2018

You'd think that after 7 years I'd get the hang of actually posting these at the start of January. At least this year it's not in February though. At any of the rates, let us enter yet a new cycle for ...
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Expand the Metal Gear Solid tags to reflect 35 character tag limit

Since the 35 character tag limit is long enough for all of the full game names in the Metal Gear Solid series, the following tags should be renamed: metal-gear-solid-2 → metal-gear-solid-2-sons-of-...
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Rename [phoenix-wright-aa] → [phoenix-wright-ace-attorney]

Given that we now have a 35 character tag limit, let's rename phoenix-wright-aa → phoenix-wright-ace-attorney. I don't think that a tag synonym for the old game is necessary, given that if they type ...
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Minecraft Bedrock Edition

Prior art: Minecraft cross-compatible edition tags, Tag synonym request: [minecraft-windows-10] -> [minecraft-pocket-edition], Tagging Minecraft for consoles As part of the official release of the ...
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Rename [halo-mcc] → [halo-the-master-chief-collection]

Thanks to our 35 character limit, we can now fit the whole name of the Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Can we rename halo-mcc → halo-the-master-chief-collection? I'm not sure that a synonym of ...