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Add prohibition of "name this mechanic/design"-style questions to the tour [duplicate]

I asked, despite my best judgement, a poorly received question that got intensely downvoted and closed as too broad by five people, two of which are high-profile users. I thought "name this mechanic/...
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Could we add explicit language in the FAQ section to allow questions relating to lore?

In response to this discussion I've decided to open a new topic. I previously opened my own question here on Arqade Meta asking whether lore questions were considered on topic, and while I got my ...
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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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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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Cleanup 2013: It's time to clearly identify community consensus

On meta we have a tag to denote frequently asked questions, it is the moderator only bright red tag known as faq. This tag provides us the opportunity to group together our agreed community ...
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The FAQ should be mandatory checked before new users can ask questions

I see a lot of posts on Gaming Stack Exchange that resemble forum posts. It is common to see people thanking others, adding an 'argument' as an answer, and even another question as an answer. Seeing ...
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"practical, answerable questions based on actual problems that you face"

The FAQ says: You should only ask practical, answerable questions based on actual problems that you face. It could be me, but lately there seem to be more people quoting this phrase to gain close-...
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The FAQ has pictures from other sites and with the beta CSS

I don't know how long it's been since I visited the FAQ, but I found my way there today and noticed that all the example pictures (which I don't think existed before) show the CSS from beta sites, and ...
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The FAQ lists disallowed questions awkwardly.

Essentially, the FAQ is listing questions that we should not be asking on this site in the What kind of questions can I ask here? heading. Directly below that is the What kind of questions should I ...
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Add a link to The Bridge chatroom for Game Recommendations in the FAQ

Because The Bridge is an acceptable place to discus Game Recommendation questions, should the faq be updated to include a link saying where to discuss it, rather than to the proposed 'Game Rec' site ...
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Revisions of the Gaming site FAQ - on what we can actually ask about

There appears to be no real objection to the list of "acceptables" and "unacceptables" that have been presented below over the course that this question has been setup. This is a ...
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