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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I answered this ps5 question that originally made use of Unicode characters in the title and the post (⭕ and ╳).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 [Submissions closed, vote now!]

Submissions are closed Vote for your favourite screenshot below! Welcome to the twenty-sixth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous ...
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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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Screenshot of the Week Contest #21: Classic Games

This contest has ended Welcome to the twenty-first edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! GnomeSlice's submission of marvelous ...
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Why was this question's title reverted to be in the '[tag] - [question title]' format?

This is regarding this question which is currently titled: MU online - are there accumulated benefits to raising stamina early in the game for high HP? I have previously changed the title of the ...
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How should we tag Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2?

Once again publishers are conspiring against us with titles that don't make easy tags In this particular case, we're limited by what characters are allowed to be in tags. tony-hawks-pro-skater-1+2 ...
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Why is this mildly subjective Minecraft question getting downvoted?

Today a question was asked on Arqade: What is the hardest block to obtain in Minecraft? I think this is definitely one of the more fun and interesting minecraft questions of the past few weeks. It ...
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Why was this comment removed?

Should one use first or third person terminology when discussing one's character? Seems like such a mundane thing but I'm mostly curious, why was my comment here removed? I voted to close as it's ...
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Guidelines for migration from Science Fiction & Fantasy

I'm putting together an effort on Science Fiction & Fantasy to give users guidance for when they should migrate1 a question from SFF to a different site on the network. Arqade has a decent amount ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #20

This contest has ended Welcome to the twentieth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Fabian Röling's submission of Yoshi's ...
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Are questions regarding modded game systems, including homebrew, considered off-topic? [duplicate]

As the title suggests..... By modded consoles, I mean consoles that have either hard or soft mods on them, such Free McBoot and RGH respectively. Additionally, by homebrew, I mean applications like ...
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Can I use more than one Minecraft tag if my question applies to more than one edition of Minecraft?

Being an avid Minecraft player, I find myself playing on both the Java Edition and the Bedrock Edition of Minecraft. This also allows me to help out more people on a broader range. Sometimes, even the ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #19: Space Exploration

This contest has ended Welcome to the nineteenth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! dly's submission of their relaxing summer ...
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List of Bedrock NBT workarounds to be posted as separate questions

Visit this post to see my proposal on MCBE NBT question split. Here is a list of the changes that should be done if we approve of it: New questions If a question about BE NBT is possible using one of ...
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Should we split the Bedrock NBT question into different questions for each possible workaround?

Here is a link to the famous Minecraft BE NBT question, giving you all the info you need about NBT in Minecraft Bedrock (mostly the fact that it's impossible, except for some workarounds). I've seen a ...
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Why is everybody downvoting my stuff?

I am just trying to help people but all my stuff gets downvoted. I am even being nice. They are making me loose all my priviliges and now I only have 9 reputation :(
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Are Minecraft data packs considered mods?

Here is a question that asks for technical support of Minecraft JE Data Packs. From the Minecraft Wiki: The data pack system provides a way for players to further customize their Minecraft experience....
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Are questions about professional training simulators on-topic?

Over the past few decades, formal professional training systems have been crossing over more and more with traditional video game technologies and tropes. For example, professional-grade flight ...
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New users asking questions to update old answers? [duplicate]

So, upon writing this, I have found a similar meta question asking the a similar thing; "Communicating with new users who ask a duplicate question", to which the answer was to basically ...
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How can I improve this question to be suitable for reopening?

I've just came across this question, which has been closed as unclear/too vague. I understand very well what the asker is demanding an answer to. However, judging by the fact that it is closed, some ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #18

This contest has ended Welcome to the eighteenth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Booga Roo's submission of their ...
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Is anyone on the site still playing new AAA games?

I've been part of this site for almost a decade, and I'm getting a bit worried about the state of the site. When I stumbled across Gaming.SE from SO, it was quite impressive compared to most gaming ...
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Is it possible to ask a question which isn't considered “off-topic” on this site?

Example #1: Why do the large treasure chests in Super Mario Bros. 3 use larger-than-1x1 pixels? Example #2: https://psychology.stackexchange.com/questions/25696/is-there-any-way-to-get-over-my-mental-...
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Debate on question closure: “Why is MCStacker not giving me the correct command?”

After this question got closed, I became quite an advocate for getting it reopened. We’ve had quite the discussion in the question comments, and I’d like to start an official debate on it. Click on ...
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Should this question have been closed for mentioning piracy?

After answering this question with a good answer that got 23 upvotes, it has now been closed because the asker mentioned that it was a pirated game. The question was a pretty good question though, and ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #17: Victory

This contest has ended Welcome to the seventeenth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Unionhawk's submission of a flying ship ...
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Achievements tag use: include unofficial accomplishments?

The achievements tag just got added for review to this question: How to quickly score 5,000,000 points in Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3? The comment for adding it was that "this is ...
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Somebody please tell me what details are lacking in this question

I asked this yesterday (and that was my second attempt, rewritten, after the first attempt was also closed for the same reason): In Ocarina of Time and Majora's Mask, are the "follow-guy maze ...
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Should question titles use “I” or “you”?

I have noticed questions on Arqade phrases in different ways. Which of the following ways is better, does it not matter, or does it depend on the circumstances? Can I negate the effects of a slime ...
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Should I mark edits that have some good aspects and some bad aspects as helpful or not?

The Suggested Edits Review Queue contains five buttons for actions to take on suggested edits, two of which allow the reviewing user to edit the post further. The only difference between the "...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #16

This contest has ended Welcome to the sixteenth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Dragonrage's submission of some ants in ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #15: '90s

This contest has ended Welcome to the fifteenth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Robotnik's submission of an errant spent ...
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Question reopen request and question on how to properly take action on similar issues

I've found a question on Arqade that has been closed as a duplicate of another. I do not believe that this question is a duplicate of its current duplicate target. It can be inferred in two ways, one ...
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Tag rename request: dissidia-*

The follow two tags need to be renamed to their full name: dissidia-nt -> dissidia-final-fantasy-nt dissidia-012 -> dissidia-012-final-fantasy
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Are feature requests on StackExchange Meta considered duplicates here?

I've seen a particularly good feature request on the StackExchange Meta site. Is requesting it here considered a duplicate of the one on the StackExchange Meta Site or not? On one hand, it could be ...
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How should we tag The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics?

We just got our first question for The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics, and I'm at a loss for how to best tag it. the-dark-crystal-age-of-resistance-tactics is 42 characters. dark-crystal-age-...

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