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Counter beside review button in top bar

Wouldn't it be easier to have a number (maybe in brackets) beside the review button at the top to show you how many items you can currently review? At the moment you have to click the review button to ...
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Make Tag Wiki edit limits/bans more obvious (Why is it not explained nicely?)

In the past few minutes I submitted 3 tag-wiki edits. Lacking sufficient reputation, they are placed in a queue for peer review. When I now try to edit the fourth tag it seems I cannot do that. There ...
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Can we do something about suggested edits that are replies to the original answer?

For example, the following edit was suggested: The proper way to do this edit would be: to correct and refactor the answer with the correct information or create a competing answer instead, and ...
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Make the meta mothership shoot its lasers too

The main site does it, why not the meta site? Related: Make the mothership shoot its lasers on hover
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Make this site Wii-browseable

Wikipedia, when browsed via the Wii's Internet Channel, has a nice large font view. I'd like to be able to browse Gaming.SE from a Wii in a similar fashion, too. Currently I can't even search ...
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Can I transfer my answer on a duplicate question to the duplicate target?

I answered a question, and later on that question was marked as a duplicate. After checking out the original question closer I realized that my answer to the dupe answers the original question better (...
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I would like to be able to link to comments on the election nomination page

For some reason, unlike every other page on the site, there are no built-in links to comments on the nomination page. I'm not sure if it's a bug that the links aren't showing up, or if was an ...
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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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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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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 have hints for [image]s and [video]s in the Flagged Posts tool?

I'm reviewing flags, and I see this: It looks like mild lunacy, and I'd probably flag as low quality and move on. However, looking at the actual answer shows that it's not quite as mad as it seemed: ...
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We need a way to search only for questions or answers

Just a quick questions: Why can we not search just for questions or just for answers? Will this be a future option? I think it may be useful for people, especially when they are looking for ...
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Is There a Way to Post Spreadsheets in an Answer?

I have an answer which needs to calculate all possible combinations from a quest pool to determine what the most likely outcome of re-rolling a quest would be for the current combination of quests: ...
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Feature for the [technical-issues] tag regarding games that crash

After reading several questions such as this one, I wonder if we could add a popup message when a user is using the [technical-issues] tag. Something like this: If your game is crashing, make sure ...
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Should we have a tag for finding info about obscure games that don't warrant a full [game-name] tag?

There are a a few obscure games that I know the title of, but I can't seem to find any information on them. Googling them leads to games with similar title, but after several pages I get nothing. Is ...
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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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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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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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Can we have a tag for MCEdit?

There have been a lot of minecraft questions relating to the popular tool MCEdit. Most of them can be found here. Could we create an mcedit tag that would (probably) be applied to these questions and ...
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Add Software Request to Close -> Off Topic -> Belongs on another site? [duplicate]

Can we have https://softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/ added as a close -> Off-Topic because -> Question belongs on another site option? Right now it only has this meta site as an option, but a lot of ...
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Main chat feeds double-post Skyrim/MW3 questions

Someone, probably in retribution for me complaining about something else, decided to cause me more irritation with the main chatroom ("The Bridge") feeds. Message feeds Recent Questions - ...
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Allow users to Follow/Subscribe to chat rooms and receive notifications on activity?

Some of the less busy chatrooms may not receive messages for a few days. To save people checking in every couple of hours, it would be nice to be able to subscribe to particular rooms, and receive a ...
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What tag wiki am I editing?

I'm churning through some suggested edits, and see a tag-wiki edit which, while reasonably informative, doesn't conform to our newly agreed upon standards, so I hit Improve. Here's what I see: Wait, ...
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What about a way for people to rank/review games as a whole?

I am constantly looking for reviews of games, and think there's a real opportunity to have users review games on here. I think a tag based system would work well, with each question being a call for ...
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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 we have a flag for answers which failed to realize a question's scope?

I am really new to the Stack Exchange community and after reading several answers, I seem to come to the same conclusion; that some fail to realize the scope of the question. Now I'm unsure as to ...
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Add the ability to further refine search results?

While the similar questions presented when creating your own is helpful, I generally find search to be better at identifying these possible duplicates. Therefore, in order to ease searching, I ...
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Increase daily vote limits depending on a user's reputation

According to this post, you get 40 votes a day. This seems like a good limit, but I find myself hitting the limit everyday. There are so many questions on Arqade, and so little votes to cast. I think ...
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How do I remove or avoid getting the ultralisk-huge StarCraft 2 'AnswerSwarm' promo banner in my profile page?

I don't play StarCraft 2 and have no interest in seeing the 'AnswerSwarm' achievement points. I would prefer to see my profile details immediately when I view my profile page, but the 'AnswerSwarm' ...
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VTC option for outdated questions/ Delete outdated answers [duplicate]

Arqade is unique in SE in that our subject matter is in constant flux. In they last several years, more and more games come out that patch out old problems and introduce new ones. Despite this, our ...
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The Gaming logo doesn't show up on the hotdog-stand flair, can it be given an outline? [closed]

It's just about visible, but only just: How about:
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Make the 'Related' sidebar links prioritize questions matching *all* tags

Although SE in general considers tags to be equal, we have some tags (like achievements) that are usually only valid when paired with another tag for a particular game or series. However, the code for ...
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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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Questions with ignored tags are a little too transparent

The questions tagged with ignored tags have opacity: 0.2 in the stylesheet. I think this is a little too transparent. Stack Overflow and Meta Stack Overflow (the only two I checked) use opacity: 0.5. ...
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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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Other Stack Exchange sites are missing from the migration options [duplicate]

I was trying to flag a question as off-topic but relevant to be migrated to another StackExchange site (in this case SuperUser). However, the "Migrate to another Stack Exchange" page only lists this ...
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Can abandoned questions be transferred to new owners for answer acceptance? [duplicate]

I have noticed many questions that have had perfectly good answers for many weeks, but the asker either seems to ignore them, or signed up just to ask one question and then left, never coming back. Is ...
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Give us the new hotness <kbd> styles [duplicate]

The <kbd> elements were supposed to have been given a makeover by Jin to make them less hideous. Arqade still has the old style. Old and busted: New Hotness: Aside from the aesthetic issues, ...
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Add a 'new tags' review queue

David has kindly granted the request to Stop removing tags that are only used once in the last 6 months. In his answer he mentioned that we should: Get familiar with http://gaming.stackexchange.com/...
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Tag rename request: [osx] → [os-x] or [mac] [duplicate]

The name of the platform is Mac.1, 2, 3 The name of the operating system is OS X.1, 2 Our tag is osx. That's not what it's called. Can this be changed to either os-x or mac? Earlier, failed attempts ...
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Rename [osx] → [mac-os-x] [duplicate]

The tag osx should be renamed to mac-os-x as that is the proper name of the operating system.
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Tag synonym request: [mac-os] to [os-x] (or vice versa) [duplicate]

The upcoming version of "OS X", which is macOS 10.12 Sierra, changes the canonical name of the operating system series from "OS X" to "macOS". Therefore, I suggest that ...
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Tag synonym request: [prof-layton-last-specter] → [prof-layton-spectre-call]

The fourth game in the Professor Layton Series is called Professor Layton and the Last Specter in North America, and Professor Layton and the Spectre's Call in Europe. Due to this we currently have ...
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Do we need a flag/close option for questions asking for people to befriend or play with them?

I've seen quite a few questions asking for people to play with someone, add them to their friends list, or most recently, help them out in-game. I used the Very Low Quality flag on that question, but ...
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Tag synonym/merge request [zelda] → [the-legend-of-zelda]

I'd like to request that zelda be made a synonym/merged with the-legend-of-zelda.
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Tag Synonym Request: [steam-store] → [steam]

The tag steam-store should be made a synonym of steam. We don't need to split hairs for the service - the store is just a part of the continuing transactions with the service regarding any game.
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Consider an escalation path for handling flags in chat

I found out about the flagging system in the chat area the hard way today. From what I can gather it seems to be a 30min ban per successful flag - maybe I got more than one entry flagged but that is ...
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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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