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Put the Meta back in Meta Arqade

I noticed that the Arqade Meta doesn't have "Meta" in its logo. Was this purposeful or accidental? Not a top priority, but I suggest that Arqade Meta has the Meta text in its logo.
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Tag synonym request: [minecraft-windows-10] -> [minecraft-pocket-edition] [duplicate]

As of Sept. 9, Minecraft Windows 10 beta is identical to Pocket Edition. Most questions regarding either pertain to the other, with the exception of minor technicalities such as savegame location (...
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The form for flagging an answer obscures the answer being flagged

I've been noticing something about flagging answers that I forgot to put into a question until today ... when you flag an answer, the modal form that appears is covering the answer that was flagged. ...
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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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Let's use the MathJax extension for equations like Math SE

As remarked by Sadly-not as a comment on this question. It seems that math.stackexchange has a lot of nice ways to express mathematical formulas. Perhaps it would be a nice feature for arqade to also ...
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Lower or remove the tag synonym upvote restriction

I tried to create tag synonym today for iphone -> ios, since there is an obvious split on these kind of questions. Although true that iOS encompasses the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, software that can ...
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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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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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Warning for questions with Clash of Clans tag

Lots of clash-of-clans questions are about "How to attack this base" even after the decision to make those question off-topic since these questions are usually from new users, who have no idea about ...
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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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Is it possible to completely not see “not interested” flagged questions?

Right now when a tag is flagged as not interested it appears faded and greyed out. I like this behaviour normally. However with certain new games such as Fallout 4 I do not want to know anything ...
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Can better support be added for creating tables, for science?

When writing an answer like the one here, I felt the need to create tables to display summarized data. Since I believe we are a site that encourages users to provide detailed data whenever possible, ...
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FAQ/Reputation info images are low quality

Various images from the FAQ and privilege info pages are either low quality, outdated, or simply incorrect. For example, this image is of especially low quality: Sure, it's not a huge problem, but it'...
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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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No revisions link in this closed and reopened question

This is about this question: Why is it suddenly raining dragons? It was closed and then reopened. (Related Meta post about that: When are two identical "bugs" questions not identical?) ...
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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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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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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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Disable the “question with the same title” filter on Arqade

When trying to ask What does Luck do in Hyperdimension Neptunia mk2? I found there was already a question titled "What does luck do?" No biggie, it was a completely different game (tag based ...
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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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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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Should vague ITG questions have an edit window? [closed]

UPDATE: As of 16/3/2012, Game Identification/ITG questions based only on the asker's memory are now prohibited on the site. See the following post: What are the requirements for asking a game ...
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Should we add an “other” option when flagging a post?

It's either just me, or there's no "other" option for flagging. There is the box to notify moderators, but that's only for content that requires their direct attention. We should get an "other" option ...
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Tag Synonyms: [dating], [romance], [marriage] & [sex] → [relationships]

I'd like to request that dating, romance, marriage & sex be preemptively made synonyms of relationships as this will help people searching in this domain. I'd suggest them directly, but I keep ...
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Should Arqade be divided into sections?

Arqade is a nice site, but it just has too many games on it, so some users might be familiar with some games but not others. Shouldn't it be divided into a section for every genre? Here are some ...
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Suggesting the “quiet edit” toggle; Would it solve the implication of editing old questions?

Every now and again, I see some old content that could use an obvious edit. This might be something as simple as some bad spelling or grammar that made its way through, or a series of questions that ...
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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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Tagging for Minecraft Bedrock Edition

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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Gaming.SE should get a Google+ Page

Now that we can finally have pages on Google+, Gaming should totally get one!
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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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Make the [spoiler] tag ignored by default, even for anonymous users

That's what it says on the tin, although chances are spoilers are to be expected throughout the website really. This can make for a useful inbuilt spoiler warning: Alternatively, the spoiler tag ...
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Could there be a way to associate similar questions?

Recently I asked the following question: Does the distance between nodes effect the advance of the Rebel Fleet? In my question I cited that I had found an read: What factors influence the speed of ...
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Is there any kind of feed (rss|atom|…) that we can use?

Is there any kind of feed just to receive new questions comfortably in our feed readers?
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Will someone create a pokemon-second-generation and pokemon-third-generation tag, please? [duplicate]

It would seem that all of the other generations are represented except for these ones. I can't yet add tags. Will you please add them for us?
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Should we do something about spammers?

Should people place a reputation cap of ten before new users can answer a question? This would limit spammers tremendously. If not, should we wait until they have fully registered and block the e-mail ...
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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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Remove the vertical padding from the <kbd> tag

I think the kbd tag's vertical padding is too large to use them inline with other text. Once your text wraps onto multiple lines, kbd-tagged elements' vertical padding makes them visually overflow ...
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Skip the primary phase if enough candidates withdraw

At the end of the nomination phase there were 12 nominees, so a primary phase was required. During the primary, 2 nominees withdrew their nomination. Doesn't that mean we can prematurely end the ...
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Frag the “lag” tag

The lag tag (on 30 questions) seems awful. In common parlance "lag" is a catch-all term for poor performance; attributable to myriad things. Many of the questions it's on have a network bent, but ...
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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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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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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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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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How to take back flags?

Recently, I flagged this answer as 'Not an answer'. Now, after looking at it a couple of times, I have realized that this is an answer, just it is extremely badly written and needs editing. So my ...
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Can the blog contain links to the twitter accounts somewhere

Can the blog contain a follow me or similar twitter link for the @StackGaming twitter account or the proposed account from this question etc i think it would be a neat addition and useful ...
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Why isn't the Blog linked to the OpenID system?

Despite the art looking similar on the Blog, nothing screams "I'm not really a part of StackExchange" than the lack of OpenID. Why can't I use it to post instead of handing over my Name/Email every ...
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Should old questions be auto-locked for new users?

I know this has most likely been covered before but if not: Has the community considered implementing a system to "lock" old questions that already have answers to new users? Honestly, I don't know ...

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