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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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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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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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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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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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Update the Help Center to list game currency sellers (Gold Selling) as off-topic

With this question that has been deleted only a few minutes ago, a flaw in our What topics can I ask about here? Help Center article has been raised. The question was where to buy credits online, ...
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Why are the top two tags being added to a question's title?

A few of us noticed today that Gaming has started adding twice the number of tags into the title of the page (if the Question title doesn't already contain the string in question). In a word, why? ...
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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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Add a link to The Bridge chatroom for Game Recommendations in the FAQ

Because The Bridge is an acceptable place to discus Game Recommendation questions, should the faq be updated to include a link saying where to discuss it, rather than to the proposed 'Game Rec' site ...
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Tag synonym: [music] -> [audio]

When I was trying to write the tag excerpts for audio, I realized that I basically had to add a line that states: questions that do not pertain to music in the entry since we have both tags. Then I ...
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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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Tag synonym request: [eu4] --> [europa-universalis-4]

This is a pretty common abbreviation for the game, so much so that whenever I mention it in text (and most of the time in speech as well) I use eu4 rather than the draw out Europa Universalis Four. ...
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No mothership animation on meta site? [duplicate]

Why is there no animation of the right-hand-side mothership on Meta?
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A way to offer private, personal help for trivial questions that end up closed?

I have come across many questions on the site that are very trivial and get closed. However, it is still helpful for the person asking the question to get an answer. I was thinking there should be ...
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Can we try and recognise game-rec questions before they're asked? [duplicate]

game-rec questions often contain words such as "suggest", "similar", "recommend". Can we have a notice displayed when question titles that look like game-recs 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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Allow spoiler text to be inline with a surrounding paragraph

Spoiler text has already been basically implemented as shown in post.. What I would like is to not have an entire spoiler block breaking up sentences and paragraphs, and instead have it appear inline,...
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Undoing upvotes for comments

Is there any way to undo upvotes for comments, like upvotes and downvotes for normal questions and answers?
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Tag Synonym Request [playstation-3] -> [ps3] [duplicate]

There are quite a few questions tagged playstation-3, but a lot more with ps3. Obviously, there is a tag that is redundant here, so one of the should be merged with the other one.
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The FAQ should be mandatory checked before new users can ask questions

I see a lot of posts on Gaming Stack Exchange that resemble forum posts. It is common to see people thanking others, adding an 'argument' as an answer, and even another question as an answer. Seeing ...
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No Steam Log-In on other sites

Before we begin, I'm sorry if this is posted somewhere inappropriately. When I first joined Stack Exchange (via Arqade) I was given the option of using Steam to sign in. When I attempted to sign in ...
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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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Can we improve the current way spoilers are written?

I've noticed that when hovering over a question/answer with spoilers, the text displayed will instantly pop up, and will give no warning of "spoilers" until you hover over it. Can we implement a ...
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Can we have a way to view a random Question?

No, this isn't a random question. I want to SEE random questions! Is there an easy way for the addition of "RANDOM" under the questions tab so you can cycle through random questions? Maybe I'll ...
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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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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 the review queues respect ignored tags?

While still playing through Bioshock Infinite, I have the tag ignored to avoid any spoilers. While going through the review queue, I came upon a question asking, Why did X happen during the ending? ...
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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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Can we get a migration path to SuperUser?

I don't know if this is just observation bias, but it seems like we've had a number of questions recently that should be migrated to SuperUser. This migration path, by far, would be the most common ...
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Should we have a migration path to Software Recs for game recommendation questions?

Currently our stance on game recommendation questions are that they are closed, per this meta article. However, I've found that Software Recs SE does have the tag game that allows people to post game ...
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Let us be able to close with the reasoning being that it belongs on GameDev.SE

It seems that a lot of the times, questions about game development are posted on Arqade and sometimes questions pertaining to gaming are posted on GameDev. With that being said, why can we not close ...
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Should hat dash continue after christmas?

The title resumes the question... So I officially request that hat dash continues after Christmas time. What do you think?
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Should “hide ignored tags” be the default?

The recent spate of Skyrim questions has made the home page unusable for people who aren't interested in the game. Due to the nature of the gaming site (and since we're probably going to do more ...
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Should I be able to delete questions after lengthy periods w/answers?

I asked this question, thinking it was something that would help me and be a valid contribution to the site. However, the question clearly did not go down so well and I don't feel like getting ...
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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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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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