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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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New community “accept” privilege

We have questions where the OP has commented "Yes, that's it!" or something similar, especially in identify-this-game and then disappeared into the ether. We have other questions where the consensus ...
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I can't create tags on mobile

I request the "feature" of the mobile version of the site being able to create tags.
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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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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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Too many one-question users

Lately I've been noticing a lot of users who ask one question, and then do nothing else with their account. This means that more and more inactive accounts are lying around, not being used ever, and ...
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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 imidiately 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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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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Move the “hide ignored tags” option to the main page

On this site, whenever a new prominent game comes out, the main page is spammed with questions tagged with that game. Occasionally new users complain about this, because they don't know how to hide ...
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A suitable tag for Bos Wars? [duplicate]

I wanted to post a question about Bos Wars, but no tag exists for the game. My reputation is not high enough to create a new tag. I am unable to post the question because I cannot find any other ...
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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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Increase font size on vote count in question view

I don't like that the numbers are too small comparing them to the default trilogy sites. I suggest their sizes to be increased. Default Theme Gaming Theme
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Stylize 'spoiler' tag

Along the same lines as the various logo'ed tags over on SF, and the colored tags on the Meta SE sites, it would be nice to see some kind of style applied to the spoiler tag here on G.SE. It could be ...
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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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Rename [skyrim] → [elder-scrolls-skyrim] [duplicate]

Because, you know, scrolls is a pretty important aspect of the game.
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Ask Question animation is really Tacky and looks bad

This is a request to counter what was done for Here, from the basis of Here. I believe (and you can feel free to disagree and vote this down, to indicate as such) it should be changed to something ...
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Add tag for game “Planetary Annihilation” [duplicate]

I'd like to ask a question about the game Planetary Annihilation but there's no tag for it yet, and I don't have enough rep to create one. Would someone else be so kind as to create it for me?
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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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Can we remove the 'See your profile' text in notifications, or make it link to the profile page again?

When recieving notifications for earning badges, the text describing the badge still says 'See your profile', a carryover from the old Stack Exchange supercollider: However, this text is now a part ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 30 characters [duplicate]

Note: As of 2017, the maximum character limit has been increased to 35. This discussion has been left in its original state for historical purposes. You don't have to go exotic and pull games like "...
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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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Requested tags for 2 games [duplicate]

I really want some tags to be added to Arqade. 2 of them are (dof), which is Dawn of Fire, and (scrabble), or Scrabble. Don't say Scrabble is not online!