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What's with people editing my question(s)?

I know this isn't immediately an extremely specific question, but here is the rest of the explanation. I saw somebody edited my question, and they really screwed it up. I spent over an hour composing ...
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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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I am not allowed to ask questions, yet some of the questions are perfectly fine.

This question has -7 votes, yet there seems to be nothing wrong with it. It is merely an experiment. Why was this downvoted? It seems to be perfectly fine. As for this: This question seems to have ...
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Why do people get more reputation from lengthier answers?

I want to get peoples opinion on this topic. I generally spend a lot of time preparing answers: I spend up to an hour on some questions and 30 minutes on this question. As you can see, I don't have ...
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Gaming.SE turning into a helpdesk

Questions like these make me feel like gaming.SE is turning into a help-desk. These questions should, in my humble opinion, be considered off-topic since the help-desk of the game/platform in question ...
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Should featured (bountied) questions be required to give out the bounty?

Should featured (bountied) questions be required to give out the bounty for those who try their hardest in answering a question? I think that the person with the highest ranking score after the ...
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How can I negotiate with this "angry" user?

There was a user who's answer I unaccepted, who went and randomly downvoted one of my answers. I know that they were the one who did it, because: I can see the change to their rep One of the most-...
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Should we burn with fire "How much XP..." questions?

Seems that every RPG that comes out, there's that question that pops out soon after. Total Amount of Experience from 1 to 50 What is the total amount of exp needed to go from level 1 to 70 (71) in ...
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I'm trying to get all the badges on Arqade. Can you help me? [closed]

I'm trying to get all the badges. Can you help me through this journey?
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Make searching easier by renaming [little-big-planet] → [littlebigplanet]

All the tags for the LittleBigPlanet franchise have the game title separated into three separate words, Little Big Planet. This makes questions about the game harder to stumble across due to lower SEO ...
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Is leetspeak allowed in comments?

Let's talk about leetspeaking! The definition of leetspeak: An informal language or code used on the internet, in which standard letters are often replaced by numerals or special characters that ...
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Why are Arqade questioned policed with same vigor as SO?

I've seen a number of "off-topic" questions get quickly downvoted and closed due to someone asking about minimum specs or similar issues. Is Arqade really such a vast community that such questions ...
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When people purposely answer the question the way the OP says he/she doesn't want it

When asking this question I was looking for someone who actually knew about CPH. Now the question is closed and the answers are exactly what I don't want and have even said so. I have had another ...
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Rumor-debunking questions

My question about "(Valve Product) 3" was fairly swiftly closed and the rationale provided seems fairly senseless. The actual close reason was the "not constructive...should solicit facts, references"...
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Hello, my name is Self-Promoting Spammer

I'm just getting a hot discussion with @Frank and @SevenSidedDie who are old guys on arQAde, which I suggest solely by their rating. There is a number of questions regarding inability to upload ...
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"Not constructive" flag on comment declined [duplicate]

Why was this "not constructive" flag declined? I don't think that it contributes anything at all to the question and answers. Did I perhaps flag some adjacent comment by accident?
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Why don't we create a chat room? [duplicate]

I think that we need a chat room, just like in some other SE websites, where we can ask some off-topic stuff (etc.), show off new questions, discuss about something etc. For example Anime&Manga....
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Marking Duplicates - Isn't There A Better Alternative?

I've seen tons of questions that are exactly the same, and it's overflowing the Arqade site. An example of this would be: Can't destroy blocks without the right tool? This refers to Minecraft, and ...
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Why do people ask drop rate questions?

What is the point of these questions? It's not like the person is going to stop running a dungeon trying to get the item. And it's all luck, the rate could be 50% but it's entirely possible to run a ...
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Thoughts on Omni tags

Some games are repackages with updated information. There may be small improvements in one area or another, but most features are unchanged to a point where an answer to a 2005 game may be the same to ...
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What makes Arqade different from the rest of StackOverflow when it comes to prior research before asking a question?

When it comes to asking a question, should I be doing my research somewhere else first? Most people on the main SE meta site disagree - yet most people I've come across here do not: Although it would ...
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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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Questions that have correct and upvoted answers that remain unchecked

Would it be reasonable to have a system in place that auto-accepts an answer that has upvotes, has the most upvotes, and has remained unaccepted for over a long period of time?
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Chatbans getting way out of hand

I was chatbanned once more today. In my opinion it was an overreaction from the mod. In fact i believe that the mod did not even know what i was referring to. This was posted and I referred to that ...
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Your account has been automatically suspended for posting inappropriate content [closed]

OrigamiRobot has been repeatedly harassing me the past few months. Everytime I join chat, to talk about anything, he will constantly harass me by quoting something I said a long time ago. Even ...
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Temporary users

I see a lot of new/temporary users coming and going through this site, often posting incomplete or nonsensical questions that just can't be answered for one reason or another, like this one. Now by ...
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Is it appropriate to put the Bridge on a timeout in order to stop an argument?

The topic of discussion in the chatroom is VERY OFTEN not one of the topics listed in the room description. I can see how Arda was being a little difficult to talk to, but what the hell, you don't ...
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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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Marking as duplicate can cause a very slow questions rate in the future

Many of the best questions about gaming were already asked. An answer posted now to them will not be significant. This means that new users will earn reputation harder. And in the future,because the ...
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My question was closed in error as a duplicate

https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/73601/can-i-withdraw-my-battle-net-account-balance-into-paypal#comment102141_73601 I asked about transferring money after the money was put inside the ...
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What is an entire question down voted called? [closed]

I don't know if there is a problem but I found this question. IS there something wrong with it? They are all -1 voted.
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What can we do to attract users that post high quality content?

Stack Overflow (SO) is probably the best website when it comes to programming. This is due to the very high-quality content it provides, maintained by the community, with strict but fair rules. I've ...
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How can we reduce the downvote without leaving comment issue? [duplicate]

I don't think that it is very good practice for users to downvote a question or answer without at least leaving a comment to explain why, It makes me think there are people that just go around and ...
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Why was my question closed on the grounds of "not a real question"?

https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/112389/the-pyro-the-gender-ambiguity-problem?noredirect=1#comment150637_112389 In this question, I clearly asked for facts (game files, references) that ...
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Is flagging and downvoting done in good faith, or is it merely a fun way for "in" members to exercise power? [closed]

I asked a question about certain game assets. These assets happened to be music, but that is kind of beside the point - the question depended on whether there is an in-game or development process ...
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What happens when people run out of questions to ask? [closed]

What will happen when people can't ask anymore questions? The website sky-rocketed with tons of questions within 6 months. What happens when the questions people ask are so similar to other old ...
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What is a reasonable approach to deal with other Arqade users that seem to be ratting on you?

What should I do if I believe users are just saying things to make me look bad? This happened with NoneOfYourBuisness and now it's happening with me. I don't want to delete my account because I want ...
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The 'don't just link to something' policy is inane

From: https://gaming.stackexchange.com/a/79994/11047 The link in all likelihood won't die any more than this site will die, and even in the rare case that it does it can easily be edited and ...
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Can we stop voting down new user's posts? [duplicate]

Please stop voting down new people, instead just fix their spelling mistakes, say whats wrong and don't be the guy that sounds like this: CAN YOU PLEASE SPECIFY MORE OF YOUR PROBLEM BECAUSE I DON'T ...
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We Need To Add Ask More About Slender Games Into Arqade

I was thinking, we really need to ask more about Slenderman Games on this site! I mean how many of you play any Slender game like The 8 Pages, Haunt, The Arrival and so many more? These games are so ...
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Should we support "what does health mean?"

A question was posted today, asking for us to define a group of terms in Overwatch. The terms are as follows: Health Life Armour Shield Anyone that has experience with games can tell you that all ...
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Why is there a reputation system on this site?

I want to make this clear, the idea of a reputation system on a Q/A website is foolish. Why would you create a system that prevents people from posting their ideas, comments, etc. isn't that the point ...
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Should World of Warcraft Questions Be Closed?

I think we should close World of Warcraft questions and direct them to Epic Advice. I would assume most WoW questions would have already been answered or would receive better responses at Epic Advice.
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Some people here are abusing their power

So I answered this question: Pros Playing in 4:3 I wrote as a comment below "MAD PAINT SKILLZ!". This was meant as a joke. But someone deleted it. Enough is enough.. Yes, yes, I know you have your ...
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This site is practically just a Mini-Modding site

This isn't a question site, this is where people bash you over one small capital word or one small spelling mistake and as their excuse: "wer net absin" This "Question" site is horrible at answering ...

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