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Screenshot of the Tweak: replace image with smaller version

I would like to propose two more edits to the Screenshot of the Week widget: Have the image that appears in the widget be a smaller version of the original (Shadow's answer here pointed that out), so ...
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Screenshot of the Tweak: title links back to original answer

I would like to propose two more edits to the Screenshot of the Week widget: Have the title of the image (highlighted in the image below) link back to the original answer in the screenshot-of-the-...
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Can we delete our own downvoted, unhelpful but accepted answers when a user is removed?

I have a negatively-scored answer which was accepted by the question OP, who's account has since been deleted. I want to delete my answer now because it really has no use. I think users should have ...
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Can we add a The Battle Cats tag? [duplicate]

I have quite a few questions about The Battle Cats and I wish there was a tag for The Battle Cats so I could post them.
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Add a Scrap Mechanic tag [duplicate]

Scrap Mechanic is a (semi) popular creative/survival sandbox game, and could much use a tag on Arqade. The game on steam: Scrap Mechanic. Thank you.
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Ability to block/warn about certain combinations of tags

We already have blocked tags and tag warnings, but we need to expand this feature to block or warn about certain combinations of tags, not just the presence/absence of a certain tag. This argument ...
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Make screenshot of the week click-able [duplicate]

I know I can right-click to open image in a new tab but that might not be known by all visitors. Is there some unforeseen benefit to showing the small image instead of making it easy for people to ...
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Link the Screenshot of the Week to the original image so we can see it in full size

I noticed this while browsing the homepage: I found it interesting and wanted to see the full size image so I can read better, but alas... clicking the image didn't do anything. Only way to see it is ...
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The Screenshot widget should include the game tag or a direct link to the submission entry

Finding the game from the screenshot of the week in the side bar is unintuitive. Today I saw a screenshot, and was interested in it. Interested enough to go "what game is that?" However the ...
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Support syntax highlighting for NBT

TL;DR: Minecraft has the ability to syntax highlight NBT, and StackOverflow has the ability to highlight JSON, so why can't we? On StackOverflow, there is the ability to add syntax highlighting to ...
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Collapsible Sections/Spoilers

Feature Request - Collapsible Spoilers If the site added collapsible spoilers, that is, where it shows a block of text that has a label that when clicked on exposes all the text hidden away, long bits ...
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What's the deal with Community bumping obsolete questions? Necromancer bot?

I'm looking for new 'hot' Minecraft questions on the main page, and what do I find? Minecraft 1.9 freezes if I click on things too quickly Asked shortly after the 1.9 release in 2016. The problem in ...
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Should we have a closure/flag reason for talking about Bedrock NBT questions?

Because NBT is very limited/not possible in Bedrock edition, and many questions pop up regarding Bedrock Edition NBT (such as this), should we create a duplicate target/recommended closure flag for ...
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Can you upvote/downvote answers to your own questions even without the required reputation?

The upvoting privilege comes at 15 reputation points, and the downvote privilege at 125 points. If a user that has not surpassed this baseline has received a good answer to their question, can they ...
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Can the comment writing box be in monospace font?

Comments are used to clarify posts or ask for more information. They also support a very small sample of Markdown, to allow for the addition of links, bold, italics, and code font. I would like to ...
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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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Can we have Dark Mode?

Stack Overflow just got new fancy Dark Mode https://stackoverflow.blog/2020/03/30/introducing-dark-mode-for-stack-overflow/?cb=1 Can we have the same here?
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Can we add detection of Minecraft Bedrock Edition's NBT questions to the question asking process?

Can individual sites add features to the question asking procedure? If yes, could Gaming SE add a way to detect NBT questions in Minecraft Bedrock Edition and then ask the user whether How do you add ...
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Markdown or HTML for gamepad buttons

I've been wishing for this for a long time, but it seems nobody even mentioned this so far. I'm talking about markdowns or HTML tags for gamepad buttons. When talking about how to perform certain ...
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Could we add links to the Meta posts created to redirect users to external sources for off-topic questions to the relevant help page?

A couple months ago, I suggested we created several Meta posts for our default off-topic close reasons so we can redirect users to a location where that particular question is on-topic and users are ...
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Rename [gears-of-war-5] to [gears-5]

There are a few gears-of-war-5 questions posted, and there was one gears-5 question, but I think it may have been deleted and the tag died off. The game is officially called "Gears 5" as indicated ...
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Could user names in comments be updated when a user changes their name?

I changed my name a couple years ago on the stackexchange family of sites. It was an overall good experience. I would share links to my answers to my facebook friends and coworkers, but I don't. ...
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Update the off-topic reason for "Technical support for non-vanilla Minecraft" in the help-center

I was having a discussion with Robotnik in the comments to one of my answers, where it seems like the rule addressing tech support questions for modded minecraft is actually only for crash support, or ...
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Make formatting not take up characters in comments/chat?

As you may know, doing ['text']('URL link') makes a link that goes to 'URL link' but has the text of 'text'. However, when making comments with links in this way, the brackets, parenthesis, and URL ...
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Is there some way to request peer review on an edit?

I just edited this answer, I just reached 2000+ reputation and the edit got immediately accepted. Is there some way to turn this off? I´m fairly sure this was a good edit, but I have done bad edits ...
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Ability to delete a question that you asked and self-answered

I asked a question which, after continuing to experiment, I found the answer myself. I posted the answer, but I think that the question and answer really don't contribute to the site and, after ...
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Please add Rusted Warfare game tag (RTS) [duplicate]

rusted-warfare It's a game on steam. It's also starting to pick up steam
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Why aren't tags for released video games auto-generated?

Recently I asked a question about Far Cry: New Dawn and the tag didn't exist. This is a major AAA game release by Ubisoft... shouldn't at least all AAA games get tags auto-generated to prevent the ...
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Feature-Request: Mini games on sidebar to play for fun

There should be some random mini-games on sidebar which can be played. Games like pac-man: tetris: bubble shooter: will look good on the side-bar. It will give a good feeling to the visitors.
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Creating tags for new games [duplicate]

Creating a tag requires a minimum of 300 reputation, which not everyne can achieve. New games are not always noticed by people and tags may not be created for them. For example I am trying to create a ...
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"Ask question" button position

I am using StackOverflow most of time. Today I struggle for a few minutes (!) when wanted to ask a question at Arqade. The reason was: I couldn't find the button to ask a new question. Should we do ...
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Tagging for Minecraft Bedrock Edition [duplicate]

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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Add "COD-BO3" synonym for call of duty black ops 3?

A lot of people refer to Call of Duty Black Ops 3 as "COD BO3" to shorten it to 7 characters. Can we get cod-bo3 as a synonym for call-of-duty-black-ops-3?
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Retag request: [region-locked] -> [region-lock]

It would make more sense to have it as a noun than an adjective.
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Should we reword the closure text for duplicate questions?

When we close a question as a duplicate of another, the following is displayed on the question: I thought that the normal protocol was to have the original author edit the existing the question that ...
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Increase tag length limit to 32 or 35

Before you go and close this as a duplicate, I'm posting this as a new feature request because a lot has changed since the last time this was requested. There are now no technical changes necessary ...
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Add prohibition of "name this mechanic/design"-style questions to the tour [duplicate]

I asked, despite my best judgement, a poorly received question that got intensely downvoted and closed as too broad by five people, two of which are high-profile users. I thought "name this mechanic/...
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Moderation chat room

Can we create a moderation chat room, similar to Superuser's "Ask a Super User Moderator" room? Reaching Arqade moderators (searching for deleted questions, problematic users, editing tags etc.) isn't ...
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Make [ksp] a synonym of [kerbal-space-program]

ksp currently does not exist as a tag - it has a total zero posts, all posts ever posted under it were retagged to kerbal-space-program. However, it's a common abbreviation and it would be nice if ...
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Proposed tag: sdcard

We have a tag for hard-drive but nothing for "storage" or "sdcard". Adding this tag should make it easier for folks to find questions similar to the one they're asking which will hopefully reduce ...
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Could the Tags tab in the profile page also count in questions?

I'm more an asker than an answerer, so for me the Tags tab, and my top tag is far from representative of my most active tag. Yes AC-Revelations is my most answered tag (with 21 posts/80 score), but ...
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Tag synonym(s) Nintendo Switch

Right now we have the nintendo-switch Tag. In some questions it got edited into just switch. Would it be possible to add switch as a synonym to the previously created tag?
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Profile option for sticky header

I'd like to request a profile option that allows the header to be sticky. Often I am scrolling and scrolling and scrolling and I'll hit question number 80 something and start seeing old questions ...
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Expanding the Recommendations Flag

Recently, this question came up on Arqade, seemingly asking for mod recommendations for Kerbal Space Program. Regardless of what the question asks, there seems to be an unspoken rule/assumption that ...
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Retag [dragon-quest-7] -> [dragon-quest-vii]

This looks extremely pedantic, but all but one of the other dragon quest tags involve Roman numerals rather than numbers, so I think we should stick to the pattern. I was actually in the process of ...
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Could we get the Documentation feature for Arqade?

Considering the new Documentation feature over on SO, I think it would actually be a huge benefit to have our own repository of guides, tips, and even walkthroughs, which could be compiled easily ...
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Can a spell check button be added to the Markdown editor?

Every time before posting a question or an answer, I copy my write-up to MS word. I use the spelling checking function that corrects spelling mistakes and also corrects grammar. Can such functionality ...
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Should hyperlinks be more notorious? [duplicate]

I never thought of making a topic about it, but more than once I had to eyestrain (and placing my cursor over the whole text) to find the link within a paragraph. As the pic shrinks, it's easier to ...
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Create a chat room for the posts that don't fit the Q & A guidelines

It seems quite clear that the arqade site is not a forum and after looking at posts by new users it seems that quite a few of them do not know this and try to treat it as such. I was wondering if ...
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Tag search with accented characters should de-accent them, rather than delete them

If you create a new tag with an accented character, it gets converted to an un-accented character. For instance: pokémon → pokemon But when you search through this site's search box, the ...

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