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Should we add a historical lock to, or delete this old upvoted question?

This question about planning perk point allocation is pretty clearly off topic, however it is upvoted quite a bit (+20), has 46k+ views, and has quite a bit of good information. To delete it, it would ...
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Should we go through old questions of newly released games and update them?

With the Minecraft release in the near-future, would it be worth it to systematically go through all the old questions (say, 621 of them) when games are officially released and make sure they are ...
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High maintenance questions on dynamic games, and handling them properly

A concern was voiced about a recent question we got about all of the abilities in League of Legends. You could similar questions to this for games like Sora or Star Ocean 3 or numerous other games, ...
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Should questions about obsoleted mechanics be simply removed?

We have quite a lot questions about minecart boosters and water elevators, neither of which work anymore in patch 1.6. The community's consensus is currently: "add a disclaimer on them all"; as the ...
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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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How should we deal with out of date questions/answers?

This is perhaps a concern largely unique to questions about MMO's, and other multiplayer games that see major game-balance patches released on a regular basis, but how should we address content ...
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Outdated Answers Due to Patches

What happens to questions and answers that will eventually get outdated because of future patches? Take for example if we were at the day that Warcraft 3 was released and I asked How do you ...