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A new name for Gaming Stack Exchange?

In the past 3 months, Gaming has grown to be one of the largest sites in the Stack Exchange network. Skyrim boosted it into the big leagues in November, and now Mass Effect 3 is showing that that ...
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Suggest a domain name for this site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Write an Elevator Pitch / Tagline Possible Duplicate: Last Chance — Top domain name: pauseforhelp.com. Speak now or forever hold your peace. Note: We are closing this domain ...
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Chat room for suggesting a new name for Gaming.SE [closed]

A couple months ago, David Fullerton posted a proposed new name for gaming.stackexchange.com: Game Council (see this post for details). Some members of the community supported the name, others were ...
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Last Chance -- Top domain name: pauseforhelp.com. Speak now or forever hold your peace. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Write an Elevator Pitch / Tagline Note: We are closing this domain naming thread. It is asking the entirely wrong question. See this blog post for details: Domain Names: Wrong ...
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blog.arqade.com and meta.arqade.com are broken

Yesterday, http://arqade.com gave a "We're offline" message while http://gaming.stackexchange.com was up. Today, the DNS entry is gone entirely: Chrome says ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED Now http://arqade....
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Have the 'Share' link use our Arqade domain name

Currently, if you click on 'Share', the URL that is generated uses the Stack Exchange URL, i.e. https://gaming.stackexchange.com/q/... https://gaming.meta.stackexchange.com/q/... This could/should ...
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Will gaming.stackexchange.com redirect to arqade.com soon?

Right now, arqade.com redirects to gaming.stackexchange.com. Will we soon be reversing that? Using a unique TLD would probably go a long way toward convincing newcomers that this site is legit.
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Add a redirect from arqade.stackexchange.com to gaming.stackexchange.com

I'm fairly new to this site, and whenever I'm talking about the site I call it 'Arqade'. A lot of times I will type arqade.stackexchange.com into the address bar, but I get a message that it couldn't ...
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Redirect 'arqade.stackexchange.com' [duplicate]

I'm surprisingly often tripped up by the fact that gaming.stackexchange.com is named Arqade; I sometimes mistakenly start writing arqade.stackexchange.com. My browser usually corrects me, but I'm ...
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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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Quick link to tags

badp seems hell-bent on making sprays for TF2 for the sake of advertising the site, but he was remarking how long the domain name is, e.g. Why do we have to have such a longass domain name :| ...
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Broken Link in Closing > Off-Topic

The highlighted link to this blog post is going to a 404. It looks like the link needs to be updated to point to: http://blog.gaming.stackexchange.com/2012/08/identifying-games-when-you-cant-remember-...
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Some Arqade subdomains do not work [duplicate]

I would expect the various Stack Exchange subdomains to work with the new arqade.com domain. Is there a reason we are not forwarding blog.arqade.com and chat.arqade.com, but are forwarding meta.arqade....
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Time is up - what is our domain name finally? [closed]

Fun fact: In 85 days we cast 1,450 votes on 235 different domain names and we still don't have a clear winner. Here, have a complimentary graph: With roughly 5 days to go and a logo to design still,...
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Gaming Branding, Take Three: One Sentence Elevator Pitch

In the latest development of SE sites' branding, Robert writes: I have a feeling that the real heart of the issue is that everyone thinks naming is hard. That’s not completely true, the truth ...