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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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Tag synonyms vote 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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Allow tags to be blacklisted specifically from appearing in the HTML page title

The HTML page title feature which puts the most popular tag on the front of the question is a very useful tool. Problem is two-fold, however. It kills our game-specific SEO if we try to implement a ...
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Quick link to tags

badp seems hell-bent on making sprays for TF2 for the sake of advertising the site, but he was remarking how long the domain name is, e.g. Why do we have to have such a longass domain name :| ...
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Should there be some way to designate answers as deprecated?

Most notably for minecraft, but I'm sure this happens with others as well, many questions and answers become irrelevant after a certain amount of time or after a game update. So should there be some ...
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undo-ing 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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Redirect tags to [tags]

The following tags should redirect to tags on Meta GSE, tag, tagging, and retagging. This is how MSO does it, so no reason not to follow.
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Related questions are closed

I'm noticing that some of the 'related questions' on the right hand side of the screen are closed ones. Could we filter those out? We obviously don't want to be drawing people's attention to them.
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Add [spoilers] Tag to Questions When Answering

When someone asks a question on Gaming, they may tag it as spoilers to warn other people off. However, what if the answer to a question contains spoilers? For example, This Question of my own (this ...
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“Game On” room doesn't show up under the Gaming.SE chat rooms

The "Game On" room doesn't show up with the other gaming themed rooms, can this be remedied?
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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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Add link to The Bridge for Game-rec in faq

Because The Bridge is an acceptable place to discus game-rec should the faq be updated to include a link saying where to discuss it rather than to the proposed site that is still is the commit stage?
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Closed tag for closed questions?

Is it worth having a closed tag (as well as "[closed]" in the title) as this stackexchange site seems to have a lot of closed questions and a closed tag would make it really useful to put it in the ...
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Wowhead tooltip support for World Of Warcraft questions

It would be great to have Wowhead tooltips on world-of-warcraft questions. It requires linking this JavaScript, which in turn loads this script and this stylesheet. The script scans the page for any ...
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Make the mothership shoot its lasers on hover

All trilogy sites, and almost all other SE2.0 sites, have a hover effect on their "ask question" button. It can be argued the "ask question" button looks less "clickable" than how it looks in all the ...
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Add “Game Development” to off-topic selection list when flagging a post

I've noticed a few different questions recently that were better asked on the Game Development Stack Exchange site. Considering how closely the two sites are related, I would assume that such ...
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Add tag for “Diggles, the Myth of Fenris”

I asked a question about the game Wiggles from a German developer, forgetting that it was released in English as Diggles, the Myth of Fenris. Someone kindly created a tag for it. However, I have ...
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Unbinding votes for moderators?

If a moderator finds a question that they don't think should be allowed, but aren't sure, if they voted to close, it would be immediately closed. Shouldn't they just be able to vote like a normal user ...
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Spell-checking in question titles [closed]

Crossposted on Meta Stack Overflow: Enable spell check on title, search and tag input element I notice that I'm the only person on Gaming to misspell achievements in a question title: Super Meat ...
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Make a special tag class for “game tags”.

An unofficial but neigh-undisputed pattern that appeared here in gaming is tagging questions with the name of the game they are concerned with. Some questions concern more than one games while others ...
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Please add a :hover rule for #system-message a

Currently, the entire system message is a link. As a result, it doesn't appear like there is a link in the first place. The fact that the link doesn't react on hover doesn't help. Would it be ...
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Can we get a red FAQ tag?

Web Applications launched before us as a beta, and they had a red faq tag. Cooking launched after us as a beta, and they got a red faq tag. In fact, Web Masters launched alongside us as a beta, and ...
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Comment upvote/flag buttons are vertically-aligned in middle instead of top

I noticed that the upvote/flag buttons for long comments are vertically aligned in the middle instead of the top. Was this intentional? It's different from Stack Overflow. I find it a little more ...
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Why does gaming have an 8-bit theme?

Modern video gaming is some of the most (if not the most) visually appealing and graphically intensive activity you can do on a PC/Console. Yet, the gaming stackexchange sports a theme that's out of ...
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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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Off topic close dialog options

Following the New Question Migration Paths blog post, you (mods and those with close right) should ask for links to the sites you'd like questions to be migrated to. Click to embiggen picture. You ...
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Change 'favorite' tags background color please?

They are really hard to differentiate because the color is almost white: #EEFAFF vs #FFFFFF. It might be my 26 year old eyes or it might be my screen, but I really have a hard time telling them apart. ...
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Questions with ignored tags are a little too transparent

The questions tagged with ignored tags have opacity: 0.2 in the stylesheet. I think this is a little too transparent. Stack Overflow and Meta Stack Overflow (the only two I checked) use opacity: 0.5. ...
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Colors of links are hard to distinguish from normal text

Yes, I used the exact same title as another question to show that I'm aware that it has been asked before. However, the previous question was for the "beta sketch" design. This is for the current ...
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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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The site should use a Killscreen image for HTTP/500 Server Error pages

As badp proposed in chat, this site should use a killscreen image for HTTP/500 Server Error error pages:
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Show me new questions since my last visit? [closed]

Duplicate of Show me new questions since my last visit? on meta.stackoverflow.com Gaming SE's question count is still pretty low, which makes me want to read all the new questions and hope I can help ...
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Can we have a “show only favorite tags” option?

On Stack Overflow, there is no option to show only favorite tags. The reason for that is given here: We believe that browsing by tag, and tag combination, should be sufficient. The bleedthrough and ...
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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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Make this site Wii-browseable

Wikipedia, when browsed via the Wii's Internet Channel, has a nice large font view. I'd like to be able to browse Gaming.SE from a Wii in a similar fashion, too. Currently I can't even search ...
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My question was flagged, why don't I see reasoning?

Hi, one of my questions was closed so it's pretty probable someone flagged it before. Wouldn't it be nice to get a note telling me the statement the user made to see what I made wrong? (the users nick ...
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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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Provide a markdown extension to hide text (anti spoiler)

Cool it has been implemented. Most of my text would not be spoilers but there may be a small part of my question which may mention something that could be a spoiler. It would be great if I could ...
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can I change the timezone?

I see in the recent activity page that "all times are in UTC; the current time is 2010-07-29 10:20:15Z" Can I change this to reflect local time?
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What about a way for people to rank/review games as a whole?

I am constantly looking for reviews of games, and think there's a real opportunity to have users review games on here. I think a tag based system would work well, with each question being a call for ...
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Add search capability for roman numerals

Please add numeric-conversion capability to the search mechanism. Tons of games have sequels that are either written as VII or 7. Case in point: I posted this because I didn't see this when I was ...
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Can Steam be added as an OpenID provider?

Obviously anyone can just put http://steamcommunity.com/openid into the generic OpenID field, but a nice button would be good to make it easier for PC gamers to sign in. Nice buttons are available ...
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A request for chat.

Related: Temporary chat for Gaming This is a feature request for a chat site for gaming to be setup as soon as possible. The room on the meta site was extremely useful in reaching consensus, ...
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We need more close votes [closed]

Now that we're trying to course correct the site to Q&A, we need to close many subjective and offtopic questions, which makes the 12 close votes not enough. Could we have more until we have ...
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Is it possible to remove bounty related badges and reports from the Meta?

An interesting thing I noticed the other day was that when someone was rattling off all the requirements to post a bounty, one of them was "Not on a Stack Exchange 2.0 Meta". Which, in glancing, is ...
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Can we call badges “achievements”?

Given the theme of this StackExchange site, would it be possible to change the "badge" labels on the site to read "achievement"? Badges were inspired by the Xbox 360, after all. :-)
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Profile issues on Gaming Meta?

I would like to change some profile information, or at least copy it from StackOverflow. There's no option to do this, nor is there an Accounts tab. I changed my profile on Gaming just fine, but the ...
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“Tags” vs “Labels”

The word "Tags" is all well and good for the current inhabitants of Stack Exchange Land, but in the future, when more and more users join, I think that the term may end up sounding confusing to ...
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Is there any kind of feed (rss|atom|…) that we can use?

Just to receive new questions comfortabily in our feed readers
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Additional closing reasons

Can you think of additional closing reasons specific to this site?