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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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Can we replace the GitHub Profile field with Steam ID?

New profiles are here! Yay! There are fields for relevant social links like Twitter and... GitHub? I mean, GitHub makes tons of sense over on the mothership, but here at Arqade, we're about using ...
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What tag wiki am I editing?

So 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: ...
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Can we have hints for [image]s and [video]s in the Flagged Posts tool?

So 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 ...
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Can I be notified if a question I've answered before offers a bounty?

This is possibly in the realm of MSO, but since it's particularly applicable to this site I'm asking here. We get a lot of answers that go out of date, particularly in oft-updated games such as ...
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Could we have the preferred tag wiki format indicated to suggesting users?

Related: How should I write tag wikis? Currently, there is no easy way to find the community's preferred tag wiki format apart from specifically searching meta for it. The sidebar has a link to the ...
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Can dupe suggestions pay attention to question tags?

When creating a new question we all get the suggestions of similar or potentially dupes. With this site in particular, going solely on question title can lead to false positives since we can have the ...
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Create tag without privileges

Like the ability to submit edits for approval without privilege shouldn't there be an ability to do the same with Tags? Especially for this site with new games (and therefore tags) coming out monthly ...
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Have links to items on Steam posted in chat expand like Wikipedia links do

When posting a link in chat, some websites will expand the link into details from the destination. Examples of links that do this are site such as: Youtube Wikipedia xkcd Stack Exchange sites For ...
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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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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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Add new tags to the review page

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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Prevent Markdown from turning links into other links

This happened recently, and tripped up the mod who reviewed the flags. Can Markdown be prevented from linkifying text which is itself a complete, and different url? I mean, it's just amending a regex, ...
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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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Put the Meta back in Meta Arqade

I noticed that the Arqade Meta doesn't have "Meta" in it's logo. Was this purposeful or accidental? Not a top priority, but I suggest that Arqade Meta has the Meta text in it's logo.
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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 the profile 'website link' be made to render Steam/YouTube/Twitch channel names like the Twitter one does?

I was updating my profile and I noticed that we now support links to Twitter, Which render the name of the feed quite nicely on the profile itself: This is great! My question is: could we do this ...
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Make 'Related' links prioritize questions matching *all* tags

Although SE in general considers tags to be equal, we have atleast 2 tags that I know of - story and achievements - that are only valid when paired with another tag for a particular game or series. ...
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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to 'Subscribe' to a chat room and receive a notification 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'd be nice to be able to subscribe to particular rooms, and receive a ...
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Onebox Twitch.tv links (both streams and archives) in chat

I'd love to see links to Twitch TV oneboxed in chat for both streams and archives. So for the following link (Daigo vs. Xian at PAX): http://www.twitch.tv/madcatz/b/453563519?t=2h32m20s In chat, we ...
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Limit questions on the front page / above the fold per-tag

Right now, the front page looks like a LoL site, not a gaming site. I get that this is because the tournament is going on, and that's going to drive a lot of traffic and be good and so on - but I have ...
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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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Feature for the [technical-issues] tag regarding games that crash

After reading several questions such as this one or this one, I wonder if (when using the [technical-issues] tag) adding a popup message like : If your game is crashing, make sure you have provided ...
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Unable to flag upvoted comments

Once you have upvoted a comment, it is no longer possible to flag it. If you have upvoted a comment in the past, it's likely not going to be "spam" or "offensive", however, you may later want to mark ...
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Moving completed badges down on selecting new 'Next badge'

I tried to select my new "Next-badge", but all my completed ones are on top of the badges I can choose. Wouldn't it be more logical to move the completed ones under (I will never ever choose those as "...
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Can we add an “other off-site resources” term to the recommendation close reason?

The current close reason for asking for recommendations is Questions that ask for recommendations of games, software, or hardware are off topic. I think this is too specific. We should also be ...
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Redirect 'arqade.stackexchange.com'

I'm surprisingly often tripped up by the fact that gaming.stackexchange.com is named Arqade; I sometimes mistakenly start writing arqade.stackexchange.com. My browser usually corrects me, but I'm ...
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Can we advertise Game On! etc. in the Community Bulletin?

This would be an awesome place to advertise forthcoming games to users of the site besides those that hang out in chat! Also worthy of inclusion: blog posts, chat event etc. We can has?
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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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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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Tag Synonym Request: [steam-store] → [steam]

The tag steam-store should be made a synonym of steam, as we don't need to split hairs for the service as the store is just a part of the continuing transactions with the service regarding any game.
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faq on mobile site

There is no link to the site faq in the homepage in the mobile site, so mobile visitors cannot readily determine whether or not their question is appropriate. A link should be added.
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Make tags bookmarking easier

I would just like to drag any tag to the "My Favorites" area and have it bookmarked that way. This would be a huge step in usability.
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Website Questions and the FAQ

Well there's this thing about the website questions. As you may know I started a proposal about the Closing reason external resources and there I got redirected to the Discussion about whether or not ...
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I can't flag comments from mobile

Given the recent emphasis on Being Nice, and flagging comments that are rude or offensive, I was surprised to learn today that I can't flag a comment from the mobile version of the site. What gives? ...
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Adding an “Asking for unreasonable technical support” close reason?

Search didn't turn up any duplicates of this, so here goes... Is it viable/reasonable to add a "Person is asking for unreasonable technical support" close option? I've seen several instances where ...
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Is there a way to see why a bounty was awarded?

After browsing some posts, I noticed that some of them had completed bounties on them, and I wanted to know why a user gave a bounty. But, I was unable to figure why the bounty(s) were awarded. I know ...
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Is it possible to add an alternate coloring for questions with 'community upvoted' answers?

My original question was the common "accept" feature. But having seen the reasons against it I altered it to be more consistent with the desires laid out in the below meta question. I found these ...
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Filtering out similar questions based on tag

When you type out a new question title, se tries to show similar questions. I propose that, after adding a tag in, it filters "related questions" based on your tag.
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Add comment votes to Activity list?

After getting the "Pundit" Badge, I took an interest in seeing which of my comments I placed were receiving the votes. I have recently become aware there is a way to view all the comments I left in a ...
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Counter besides review button in top bar

Wouldn't it be easier to have a number (maybe in brackets) besides 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 ...
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On/Off Topic inconsistencies in Help, Flag, etc

This is a follow-up to @Caleb's Is "Historical Trivia" off-topic? The consensus there was that those questions are fine, since it's about video games. This conflicts directly with the older ...