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Is there a maximum number of “favorite tags” a user can have?

I noticed my list of favorite tags getting pretty long on my sidebar. It made me question if there was a limit on how many favorite tags a user can have. I checked the Arqade meta and meta.SO but ...
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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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Can we remove the NPE from the minecraft error list?

The template answer we use to dupe-close most of the minecraft error questions contains a VERY basic hint to get rid of a certain Null Pointer Exception.. Also it is just a hint, not even a solution. ...
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Would questions relating to things that I found in game files be allowed?

I was going through a game's files and I found some files I wish to learn about. They are songs that I have not seen in game yet, and I was unable to find anything about them when I did some quick ...
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Is this question “impossible” or “too localized”?

This Is a question I recently found on stack exchange. On the one hand, finding this out seems to be an extremely difficulty and tedious task. There seems to be very little reason to figure this out ...
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What is going on with my tag badge tracking statistics?

I was fiddling around with my tracking stats under my user summary, and here is what my fallout-4 tag shows as my progress: However, this doesn't correspond to both my tag score and when I click the ...
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Minecraft /testfor command error questions

From my first visit on this site, I have see many, maybe tens of questions that ask about "Why does my /testfor command output an error", but each one is slightly different and asks about ...
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Should we allow questions about a unique item's price?

Question: How do I determine the value of a knife? Should we allow questions like this? They only help the asker, the answer only applies to the particular pictured item and there can be many answers ...
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Minecraft redstone questions about computers, here or in another page?

In Minecraft, exists the possibility to use redstone and then use it in redstone contraptions, such as computers. However, minecraft-related questions goes here (Arqade), but computer designing goes ...
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A Question was flagged after editing “Grammar”

A question (The shaders included in "Super Secret Settings" won't turn off!) was flagged when a certain user deleted the important information that set it apart from the question it was "...
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Why does a difference of opinion affect votes so much?

Sometimes you see questions that attract some negative input. For example, this game identification question about Fallout 3 received some heat, some heated discussions arose and next thing we know, ...
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Should tags really be created for each specific version instead of having a general one for each platforms

I tagged a game and used the PC tag to let the users know I am specifically talking about the PC version. I then read the tag properly to realize that the PC isn't used at all to tag a version of a ...
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Tags to distinguish tactics/strategy questions

Two weeks ago when I was looking for some answers to my question I've came upon this post : What should be our battle plan for tagging strategy and tactics? @Gracenote told me to post a separate ...
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Should we rename tags of games which have been “converted”?

Recently, the game Super Street Fighter IV was renamed in the Steam library to Ultra Street Fighter IV. SteamDB supports this, as did Capcom. They converted Super Street Fighter IV to Ultra Street ...
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How to handle modplatforms

D2Modd.in is a relatively new platform that enables you to play mods for DotA2. It is fairly popular with 200.000 Users that tried the platform. How should we handle questions about this platform? ...
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How should Distant Worlds and its expansion packs be tagged?

Distant worlds currently has two expansion packs: Distant worlds - Return of the Shakturi Distant worlds - Legends There are currently no questions about the base game, and a limited number about ...
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Why was this question closed?

https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/4816/where-can-i-find-serious-teammates-in-modern-warfare-2-closed I understand that there is a risk of subjective answers, such as X clan is awesome and so ...
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Should we have a tag for issues to do with [scaling]?

A very central issue to classic gaming, is that CRTs didn’t have pixels as we know them, and games were generally not designed with square pixels. The numerous Google hits on the topic (e.g. Hot ...
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Duplicate trial: “Duplicate” to “Not a Duplicate” to “Now a Duplicate” process

From Duplicate Questions: A Trial The broad rule is: Do not close questions as duplicates if the target question does not help the new asker. I understand that there is split opinion for support ...
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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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Borderlands Handsome Collection tag problem

I recently came across this question that concerns the Borderlands Handsome Collection: I have all DLC and I can't level up past 50 The Handsome Collection is a collection of Borderland games, ...
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How to handle a question that has (wrong) answers on a different question?

What determines the max CP and which methods are there to predict them? has been marked as possible dupe. While I'd argue it is a different question the dupe suggestion also contains answers that ...
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Blade and Soul gold?

This question (new user) asks for the best place to buy gold for Blade & Soul. In a couple of minutes, an answer has come for a specific site (also new user, different one). It smells like spam to ...
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Questions regarding new tags for extra long tags

So I have a question to ask about an unlisted game and as recommended I should create a tag for said game. (I didn't know that different SE sites had different reputation requirements. I'm mostly used ...
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Is there a difference between hacking and edging your chances?

If a user asks us about a way to better his/her abilities in a game do we flag it or answer it. For example: If the user wanted a way to increase their FOV in a game which would increase their ...
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Typo in help centre?

Quote from user behaviour article, emphasis mine: The community tends to vote down overt self-promotion and flag it as spam. Post good, relevant answers, and if some (but not all) happen to be ...
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One's a question about cars only, and the other's a question about all vehicles (SR4) - should the latter be closed as a duplicate of the former?

I'm talking about this question of mine for SR4: "What are the fastest vehicles, and where or how can I get them?" - which was closed* as a duplicate of: "What is the fastest car in Saints Row 4, and ...
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Why was this question closed (and also why not migrated)?

Why do console games require a button press before showing the main menu? Seems like a perfectly fine question, but it may be a bit development-themed, so if it is considered really off-topic, it ...
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Burial at Sea tag?

Should we add tags for bioshock-infinite Burial at Sea DLC? If so, how should we go about it, since it was released in 2 parts? My guess would be to make it 1 tag called burial-at-sea or something, ...
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Is this a list question?

A somewhat continuation of this question and this argument we had on The Bridge. I've been trying to ask this question on Gaming.SE. Apparently though, everyone else on Arqade seems to disagree with ...
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Is this also a list question?

Besides practicing, what are some great ways to become a better player? Subjective? It's not answerable, because anything anyone says is equally valid.

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