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Questions are the basis of all SE sites. To ask one, use the button in the top right of the main content area. Use this tag if you have a question about questions and how they should be asked. If your question is more so about what are allowed questions, use the [allowed-questions] tag.

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Do we have different definitions of "Looks OK"?

When a new user asks a question, I usually open it to check it and give them a welcome. Sometimes those questions are badly worded, have missing punctuation or some misspelled words, or in other cases ...
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Include the game in the question title so that it's clearer in the Hot Network Questions list

Suggestion: make all questions look like this one where it's apparent from the title which game is being discussed. Reason is because it makes it clear from the HNQ list whether or not to look at the ...
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Include a game's name in question titles to avoid confusion in the HNQ sidebar [duplicate]

I just joined this exchange solely in order to post this meta question. Usually, I hang out in the programming-related exchanges, but, as with any old dictionary, one gets ... sidetracked ... by the ...
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What types of question are not a good fit for the Hot Network Questions list?

On 2019-03-11, a number of changes related to the Hot Network Questions (HNQ) list were applied across the Stack Exchange network. You can read all about it here: Updating the Hot Network Questions ...
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Are question bookmarks anonymous, like votes?

Are bookmarks on questions anonymous? In many questions, answers already state that upvotes and downvotes are 100% anonymous and can't be seen, that moderators/developers can't even see them. ...
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How can I improve or add detail to this downvoted question?

I have a question about looney-tunes-world-of-mayhem (I created the tag). It is about this violent but cartoony game related to Looney Tunes. This is my question. (Undeleted) Do I need more details ...
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Is it possible to sort questions by most viewed?

I'm curious to know how to sort all of the site's questions by most viewed. Is this possible? Is it the 'most frequent' filter?
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How to handle a question with low effort?

This was posted recently How do you have very cool skins on a PS4 like the creeper skin It wont let me where it, and was wondering how to handle it. I politely (I hope) commented on it asking for ...
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Make the 'Related' sidebar links prioritize questions matching *all* tags

Although SE in general considers tags to be equal, we have some tags (like achievements) that are usually only valid when paired with another tag for a particular game or series. However, the code for ...
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Is there any kind of feed (rss|atom|...) that we can use?

Is there any kind of feed just to receive new questions comfortably in our feed readers?
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Are questions about the social rules/etiquette of a multiplayer game in-scope?

I've recently been playing a massively-multiplayer game in which an informal or semi-formal honor code or code of conduct has taken root among most players. The rules not only require adherence to the ...
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Why are some posts marked as highly active and others are not?

I came across a question while I was browsing the main section of Arqade which was classified as a highly active question: Why are pokemon stacked on top of each other whenever I start? I am a little ...
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Can we have a way to view a 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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Why was this question's title reverted to be in the '[tag] - [question title]' format?

This is regarding this question which is currently titled: MU online - are there accumulated benefits to raising stamina early in the game for high HP? I have previously changed the title of the ...
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Should I be able to delete questions after lengthy periods w/answers?

I asked this question, thinking it was something that would help me and be a valid contribution to the site. However, the question clearly did not go down so well and I don't feel like getting ...
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Why is every question I ask getting deleted?

I've asked about five questions on this site, and I occasionally check back to see if there is an answer yet, but somebody has usually deleted it. They say it's because there are similar questions, ...
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Can we add detection of Minecraft Bedrock Edition's NBT questions to the question asking process?

Can individual sites add features to the question asking procedure? If yes, could Gaming SE add a way to detect NBT questions in Minecraft Bedrock Edition and then ask the user whether How do you add ...
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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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Question with big "EDIT:" in the body. What should be done in this case?

I recently found this question that has a big EDIT: area in the body, where the OP says something that should be a comment on the accepted answer and asks a completely separate question. What should ...
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This question may already have an answer?

I have just seen the below auto-generated markup for the first time: Unlike other auto-generated markup, this isn't edited into the question and appears to be in-page rather than in-post. The post in ...
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Why have I been banned from asking questions?

The last question I asked was one year ago, and took forever but ended up with -5 votes. I then asked another one recently (not downvoted or upvoted) which got a couple of answers as well, literally ...
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Pokemon tag problems (Gotta Tag 'Em All)

I was looking at this question and got worried, should I remove those two extra tags (soul-silver heart-gold)? So I asked in chat and got a good point from StrixVaria: Pokemon is all messed up. ...
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"You have reached your question limit" - What can I do?

Can someone explain why my account is blocked when I asked for the logic of legend experience in Dying Light? What can I do to get back my account to healthy condition?
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Dealing with old questions about non-existent features?

As games get updated, sometimes features are removed, or become redundant, especially with games that cannot have previous versions accessed, like the leaves in Pokémon Go. Questions like this, ...
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What is the ideal body for simple unambiguous one-liner questions?

Let's say I have a question that's as simple and unambiguous as "What is 1 + 1?" (in decimal, of course; that's the assumption here). It's a one-liner. There doesn't need any other context to it. I ...
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Why are my questions having the game name added to the title?

I've recently posted a few questions and they've been edited to include the game name in the question title. It was my understanding that this was not required as the game is in the tag. These have ...
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Why did so many questions I've answered get bumped to the Arqade homepage recently?

Over the course of the weekend five questions I've answered were bumped to the homepage of Arqade. Before this no questions I've asked or answered have been bumped by Community before (to my knowledge)...
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Just a Curiosity Question: Whats with the recent downvoting on the newest tab?

So, I came in today, and saw that nearly every newest tab item (or atleast many of them) had -1 to -4 downvotes, Is someone serial downvoting? or are the questions literally that bad? I dont want to ...
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User changed the meaning of the question multiple times. What now?

So, I started checking unanswered questions for my tags and found this one. It might look like a normal question until you check the revision history. The title was originally: Where exactly is ...
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Why is this a bad question? How could it be improved?

I recently wrote this question and almost immediately received two downvotes on the question, without any explanation as to why. I added a comment, asking for clarification, but yet nobody has ...
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Please do not recommend moving an on topic SFF video game identification question to Arqade!

Story identification questions are perfectly on topic on SFF and in fact we are one of the main sites that have made them work. Video games are also on topic for us and we even have a specific video ...
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Why are these two questions "linked"?

When looking at this question about Monster Hunter World, the sidebar on the right shows a single "Linked" question, which is this question about Apex Legends. The opposite is also true, with the ...
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How do I deal with a question ban without a way to meaningfully improve most questions?

As I recently received a question ban, I went again through my questions to improve them. I have a total of 3 questions which have no accepted answers (1 off-topic (deleted), 1 without answers, 1 ...
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How can I improve my questions?

So I've been asking some questions on stack exchange here, and I got question banned. I read the article at the help center on asking good questions. I can't improve my questions (mostly because they ...
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Why aren't my questions being well-received?

I've been an active member of the Stack Exchange network for a little under a year now, and I've been trying hard to integrate myself into Arqade. I've played games since I was a kid, and I really ...
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Hello, my name is Self-Promoting Spammer

I'm just getting a hot discussion with @Frank and @SevenSidedDie who are old guys on arQAde, which I suggest solely by their rating. There is a number of questions regarding inability to upload ...
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How is link rot treated for questions?

I came upon a question which shall remain unnamed and unlinked, where data relevant to the question was linked to a pastebin post.. which then linked to other pastebin posts. On Stack overflow(which ...
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What to do if I don't get an answer even after starting a bounty?

So, last month, I asked this question here about a problem I had playing my Pokémon Black game. I got a comment that the emulator I was using didn't support the game and another suggesting I used an ...
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Inserting links in text

I dont know how can i put some hyperlinks in text? For example if I want to write down "You can use minecraft wiki to see" How can I make "minecraft wiki" become a hyperlink?
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It is appropriate to ask for in-game tips and tricks

It is appropriate to ask for in-game tips and tricks as long as I narrow down to a certain play-style, etc? For example : I ask for tips/tricks for improvement in Battlefield, stating that I like to ...
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I can't get the "Curious" badge, even if my total questions' score is actually positive!

My profile page keeps saying that I have a negative question record. But that doesn't really seem true, because I actually have an 85+ scored question, and about 8 5+ Questions. I did delete many ...
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Why don't I have a positive question record?

I am working towards the 'curious' badge (on the Arqade site), and one of the requirements is to maintain a positive question record. As visible on my profile, I have asked 10 questions, of which all ...
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Should I ask the same question across multiple games or one question to cover all the games?

There is a couple of questions I want to post: When/where is the earliest I can catch a low level female Ralts? How many Unlocker Subchips do I need unlock all Purple Mystery Data? Both of these ...
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Lots of low-quality questions recently

Today and yesterday there have been a large amount of questions on Arqade (not Meta) that have been downvoted, put On Hold, etc. Does this happen often when schools [in general] let out for summer?
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Why can't I get the "Curious" badge?

As you can see in the picture above, I have already completed the "Curious" badge's tasks which is Ask a well-received question on 5 separate days, and maintain a positive question record I already ...
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When should we upvote a question on Arqade?

The question I ask was first a question I had for any SE community. Naturally I make a research on this subject and find some very interesting Q&A : Meta SE; Why arent people voting for ...
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Should we include the game name in questions titles?

Firstly, I personally believe this is not a duplicate of Question with Vague title as this question is a lot more specific while that one covered a broad number of points and was thus difficult to ...
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Please don't discourage new users from using this site

Don't discourage strange or odd new users to use this site. I saw this question with a score of -8 and closed. (I've edited it recently) It was asking about filling some hotel rooms using cheats, ...
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What to do to get the "Curious" badge with a negative score question?

Source post: Villagers still not breeding I got a small problem for getting the "Curious" badge because this question has a -1 score and the "Need a positive question record" requirement isn't met....
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Is there a difference between hacking and edging your chances?

If a user asks us about a way to better his/her abilities in a game do we flag it or answer it. For example: If the user wanted a way to increase their FOV in a game which would increase their ...