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Questions tagged [meta]

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Should “questionable” questions be answered?

What's the protocol for answering questions which are neither clearly on-topic nor clearly off topic? Looking around, I find two posts along these lines: 1) "Don't answer - just vtc" 2) "Is it bad ...
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The game Go is replaced by a synonym for PokemonGo

I am an enthusiastic player of the board game called Go (Wikipedia on Go), as it's called in Japan and "the West". (It's known as "Baduk" in Korea, and "Weiqi" in China.) Though originally a board ...
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Where do I go if I want to ask questions about the meta part of this website?

I know that if I want to ask questions about https://gaming.stackexchange.com/ I should ask here, but what if I have questions about what questions are on topic here (https://meta.stackexchange.com/...
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Mod tags look all funny

Something changed and now the mod-tags on meta look weird. Fix it?
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Tags on meta look bad when hovered

When you hover the mouse cursor over a (non-required, non-mod) tag here on meta, the tag background turns gray. Except for the little tab on the left, which doesn't: The problem is that the CSS ...
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How Do I Post on Meta?

No No wait... This is not a "How do I google something?" Question. I'm rather asking about what rules there are when posting on meta? I mean on the main site you can roughly say: Post Questions that ...
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How can we draw attention to old meta discussions?

I really like this site and how most of the rules here are working, but there are some things that are rather unclear. I often find myself in a situation where I want to ask a meta question about ...
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Where is Arqade Meta connect to?

It seems not to be connected to Meta Stackoverflow. It is somehow connected to Arqade but I cannot see my meta questions, activity, answers in my profile https://gaming.stackexchange.com/users/61839/...
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“meta temporarily unavailable” on election nomination

On StrixVaria's nomination I'm seeing "meta temporarily unavailable" in the stats section, right above the count of helpful flags. This is the only nomination where I see this error, the others all ...
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How should we deal with obsolete questions on Meta?

There are a few questions floating around from days gone by, a time when we weren't as structured, a time before tag crusades, before the purges and burninations, that just don't make sense in the ...
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Page layout on meta breaks when I click “share” on an answer

Something weird is happening on meta when I click on the "share" link on an answer. It only appears to affect answers and it only appears to happen on meta. As below: Then I click on "share": As ...
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Will there be a 2013/14 moderator election?

Disclaimer: I have nothing against the current mods. (No banhammers please). I was reviewing the 2011 & 2012 Moderator elections, and noticed that they were both run in January of the respective ...
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Update the FAQ tag or create a new tag

Closely related: What questions should be in our meta FAQ? At least once a week I bump into a meta post about some site policy and I only feel like I should have read that ages ago. As it stands, the ...
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When does meta become site policy? [duplicate]

I have asked a few times where the Arqade site policy states different things. Many of these times, the response is a link to a Meta discussion. I realize that the Meta is the place where the site's ...
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Meta Off-Topic close reason makes no sense

We got new close reasons! Yay! It looks like we can have a different set of custom closures for Off-Topic on Meta. I don't think we need anything fancy here, but what we have now is just nonsense. ...
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Why is the reputation on meta and on main synchronized? [duplicate]

I know there seems to be two duplicated to this question but one points to the other and the other (which Jeff answered) fail to explain why it is like this. I approve the StackOverflow Meta ...
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Red tags are displaying strangely

Got this on Chrome, Mac, 100% zoom: Others have apparently been having similar issues with tag display.
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What are downvotes on a Meta Question supposed to mean?

I am of course aware that voting on Meta is different than on the main site, most particularly in the fact that it does not have any rep impact. Recently though, I've begun to wonder if everyone ...
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Why the amount of points for those badges is so odd?

As you can see in the images below, the amount for the "Reviewer" badge for Suggested Edits is quite low in comparison with the Reopen Votes. Even with the amount in all-time being so far from each ...
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What is Meta exactly?

I'm just wondering exactly what meta is used for. What questions should be asked in it? When you ask a question in meta, you have to tag either "bug, feature-request, discussion, or support". So does ...
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What does an accepted answer mean in the context of meta discussions?

I've seen multiple meta issues where there's a discussion about a site policy or how to handle certain issues, and answers get marked as accepted. When this lines up with the wildly popular sentiment, ...
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I just got Mortarboard … on Meta?

Yo. Obviously Meta still has rep, it's just hidden. I'd call this a bug though since I was notified of it and it shows up in my activity and so on, which is not exactly hidden.
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Meta Reputation Points

I've read from other questions the the Meta Reputation points that you earn do not effect your gaming.stackexchange.com account. That's fine, but I am curious. Do the positive meta points serve any ...
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Background Bullying Me On My Meta Profile [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Left side of profile page is cut off Clearly the background on Meta has never heard of 'personal space'. Can someone deal with this jerk?
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Is the Meta blog link intended to be Stack Overflow's blog?

Now that we've got our blog rolling along well, we link to it at the bottom. But only on the main site. On the Meta site, it's linking to the Stack Overflow (and thus, more accurately, Stack Exchange) ...
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Does Gaming Meta's icon look like a lost life? [closed]

While Gaming's logo looks right, Meta's logo reminds me of the lost life from "Video Games took my life" joke. While it is traditional way of converting logos for Meta, should it be more optimistic?
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Is there a way to see Meta Participation?

So I noticed the moderator election thread today, and I noticed the nifty little info boxes they had down at the bottom (this is Fabian's): meta participation questions: 7 / +13 answers: 9 / +38 Is ...
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This site looks confused

The "parent" site has this in right at the top before any questions: VOTE NOW: What should be done with questions asking for game recommendations? But when you click on the link, you go to a ...
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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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Reputation requirements unchanged for the Meta site?

So originally, I was going to post that the "links" tab used by 10k users still says "2000" reputation, but only 3 people can actually vouch for that. And it turns out it's only on the Meta site; the ...