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VTC option for outdated questions/ Delete outdated answers

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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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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Should we have a migration path to softwarerecs 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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Hitting the Vote Limit

So 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 ...
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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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How to suggest tags? [duplicate]

Is this even an apropriate question for meta? I dont know where else to ask, but I think arquade really needs a "Growtopia" tag. http://growtopiagame.com/
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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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How should we treat demo related questions in terms of tagging?

I came across a question about a demo that has been released. The question is entirely answerable, but this lead me to look up how many demo related tags we have. I found three matched the search ...
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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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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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Tag rename request: [roller-coaster-xxx] -> [rollercoaster-xxx]

The official name is RollerCoaster Tycoon X. See here, Wikipedia, Steam, iOS. You name it. There is no space between Roller and Coaster.
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Embed youtube videos using the HTML5 player

I noticed that embedded videos are still using the old flash player. Would it be possible to change the embedded video settings to use the HTML5 player? I've seen other sites that embed youtube ...
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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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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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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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Sort questions by most viewed?

I curious to know how does one sort all of the site's questions by most viewed? Is it the most frequent filter?
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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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Do we need a new flag for questions like these?

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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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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Q&A searching option

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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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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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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Close Reason: Can my computer run X

I really feel like the "Can I run gametitle on my machine" questions are popping up a bit too often and from what i've seen so far there is no easy accessible information about this topic except for ...
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line-height difference between paragraphs and list items

Paragraphs (<p></p>) and paragraphs in list items (<li><p></p></li>) have a different line-height. Example: answer with a paragraph and a list the paragraph ...
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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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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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Adding Software Request to Close option

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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Vast amounts of Minecraft Crash questions

The ever present issue about "how to handle Minecraft Crash questions" has gained itself another meta question. We have had a few good meta posts in the past, like How do I ask a good Minecraft Bug/...
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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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Why tour example question is still about unicorns?

This site seems to be old enough and have enough good questions. Why is example question in the Tour still about unicorns (its standard example question)? Some question should be chosen to be Example ...
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No ask animation on meta site [duplicate]

Why is there no animation on meta when I hover over the ASK QUESTION button?
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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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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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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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People who claim positions of authority should have to substantiate those claims

We recently had a problematic answer that originally claimed to have privileged information from development of the game in question. This answer made basically the same claims as other answers to ...
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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 ...
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Lightbox for Screenshots

I always have to rightclick and open a new tab to see a picture in it's full resolution. Since we are a gaming site, screenshots are quite common and often used. I would really like if the ...
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Tag Synonym Request Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

I recently wanted to browse some questions about Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate and I typed in [mh3u] but I was surprised that it showed 0 results. I'd like to propose the tag Synonym mh3u for monster-...
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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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Tag rename request - [tinkers-constuct] -> [tinkers-construct]

The current tag for the Minecraft mod Tinkers' Construct is misspelled. Can we rename it to the correct spelling?
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Should we add an “other” option when flagging a post?

Either it's just me, or I've there's not an "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 "...
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Edit button for mobile users

Where's the button to edit my profile on the mobile interface? I want to edit my profile description, but I can't without having the Edit button to do so. Can one be added? Or not? If you're wondering ...
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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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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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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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Feature request: New flag type “Failed to realize question scope”

I am really new to the StackExchange 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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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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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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Can the close review queue stop assuming that an edit to a duplicate is the last action I want to take?

Disclaimer: This is about closing as duplicates only - not other types of closures. When in the review queue for close votes, I sometimes find myself reviewing a question that has been voted for ...
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Console controller button images instead of <kbd> used mainly for PC keys

Consider this answer as an illustration of how awkward the rectangular <kbd>-tagged keys look as console controller button: And compare with this mockup of controller button images: ...