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Is a question about the classes/subclasses in Baldur's Gate 3 on topic?

I want to ask a question about how many of the official DnD classes/subclasses from DnD 5E Baldur's Gate 3 has. I also want to know if they have any that 5E doesn't. Is this on topic?
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Requesting the reopening of the Fallout lore question about the Boeing 737

This is about the closed question: “Could the Boeing 737 have plausibly existed in the "Fallout" timeline?” The stated reason for closure is that it pertains to “Game Design and Development,”...
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Why was this question about running Valorant on a Mac computer downvoted?

Here is the question — How to get VALORANT on 2021 M1 MacBook Air: VALORANT, currently, is not on MacOS. It is also not on Steam. You cannot download VALORANT through the website because... well, ...
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Should we allow an identification question for a game CD or game bundle that lacks a media or screenshot of the game CD or game bundle itself?

A game-identification question was recently asked to identify a game bundle in a game CD but lacks a media or screenshot of the game CD or game bundle itself. I've voted to close it but it was left ...
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Should the "Which games use a neural network to influence gameplay?" question be reopened?

Recently, the question, Which games use a neural network to influence game play? was closed as an off-topic game identification question and left closed in the Reopen review queue. Should it be ...
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Should the "upgrading Nintendo Switch microSD storage" question be reopened?

This is about the currently closed question: What should I look for when upgrading Nintendo Switch microSD storage? It had been left closed in the reopen review queue. I don't think the above question ...
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Why is this question not about technical support for modded minecraft?

The question Recreate Item from NBT was reviewed as leave open by a moderator with no explanation, despite myself and three different close vote reviewers agreeing the question should be closed. It ...
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Does the media included in the "Naruto fighting game with Hulk and Homer Simpson?" question comply with our game identification policy?

This is about the game-identification question: Naruto fighting game with Hulk and Homer Simpson? According to our game identification policy - What are the requirements for asking a game ...
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What to do with an overwritten question with an open bounty?

I'm referring to this question, which previously was asking "How can I execute at a chest with a specific pattern of certain items?" Several edits have occured, also because OP was ...
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Should this post be considered spam?

I notice that this answer has been deleted as spam and have gone to check it out. The contents of said answer are as follows: I currently am working on a server-side Fabric mod which would entirely ...
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Problem with understanding an incorrectly closed valid question

Just asked consecutively 2 questions relating to an issue I'm experiencing with Diablo 3. Someone suggested to ask another question for the very specific issue, which I did, but someone decided to ...
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How can I get an answer on my question deleted, when my flags are denied?

I have this answer to my question: Answer, but it doesn't answer my question at all. I have flagged it as not an answer (disputed), once as requesting moderator intervention (denied), and again, with ...
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No button to create a fourth bounty on my question?

I have this question: How can I compact my Scrap Mechanic logic down?. I want to add a fourth bounty of 50 rep, but the button is no longer there. The only bounty-related button is saying that it has ...
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My upvoted question getting no interactions?

A few months back, I wrote this question: How can I compact my Scrap Mechanic logic down?. It has since (at the time of writing) gotten 3 upvotes, and a hundred views. I have put two bounties on the ...
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Close-reopen war on "Where do the plastic boxes for screw containers come from?"

Where do the plastic boxes for screw containers come from? This is a game lore question - asking if devs mentioned explanation for the presence of plastic bags for screws, long before plastic is ...
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Why is this question being downvoted heavily?

I made the idle-supermarket-tycoon tag, because I want to talk about it with some questions of it. I asked this question: What are the descriptions of each item?, and I gained a downvote, but what's ...
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The strange history of a question's votes

So I asked this question and it has some interesting story of its votes which I find strange. So I asked it, self-answered it as a CW, and let it be before I can accept the answer. For some time, it ...
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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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Why is this mildly subjective Minecraft question getting downvoted?

Today a question was asked on Arqade: What is the hardest block to obtain in Minecraft? I think this is definitely one of the more fun and interesting minecraft questions of the past few weeks. It ...
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List of Bedrock NBT workarounds to be posted as separate questions

Visit this post to see my proposal on MCBE NBT question split. Here is a list of the changes that should be done if we approve of it: New questions If a question about BE NBT is possible using one of ...
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Should we split the Bedrock NBT question into different questions for each possible workaround?

Here is a link to the famous Minecraft BE NBT question, giving you all the info you need about NBT in Minecraft Bedrock (mostly the fact that it's impossible, except for some workarounds). I've seen a ...
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How can I improve this question to be suitable for reopening?

I've just came across this question, which has been closed as unclear/too vague. I understand very well what the asker is demanding an answer to. However, judging by the fact that it is closed, some ...
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Debate on question closure: “Why is MCStacker not giving me the correct command?”

After this question got closed, I became quite an advocate for getting it reopened. We’ve had quite the discussion in the question comments, and I’d like to start an official debate on it. Click on ...
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Should this question have been closed for mentioning piracy?

After answering this question with a good answer that got 23 upvotes, it has now been closed because the asker mentioned that it was a pirated game. The question was a pretty good question though, and ...
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How can it be determined whether a question speculates about developer intent?

I noticed this question, which I personally had thought was a reasonable one, has been closed: Why does the scythe have a cooldown bar? Does it have a hidden ability? The close reason given is: ...
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Are the rules or details of speedrunning specific games on topic?

Today I answered a question regarding why it's impossible to do a 100% kill nightmare speedrun in Doom 2; which to me seemed on topic regarding speedruns, which have been discussed on meta before. ...
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Are questions about in-game jokes/references off-topic?

This question that I asked, about what the video games being referenced in a DOOM Eternal screenshot were, got closed for being off-topic for reasons I don't fully understand. Now, re-reading the [...
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What should we do with clearly fake questions?

This question about a "new horror steve or bug" is, as far as I can tell, not a real question about a real problem (it could, though extremely unlikely, be a mod that the author forgot about). There ...
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Comparing graphics between gaming consoles shouldn't be closed as opinion-based

The following question was closed as opinion-based: How do the Nintendo Switch graphics compare to the Playstation 3? I agree that a question which asks if a console is 'better' in general would be ...
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Locked Stardew Valley question for more than 3 years now

Just noticed that this Stardew Valley question has been locked since May 2016, apparently due to an edit war about its title: Do I get any benefits from petting my chicken? Since it's been more than ...
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Why was this question put on hold?

This question was automatically deleted, because it was put on hold and... I am not exactly sure why it was deleted, but my question is mainly why it was put on hold in the first place. closed as ...
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How did my answer get so many upvotes?

This is one of quite a few answers that I have given in the last few days. It somehow got a lot of upvotes, a lot more than my answers usually get. I try to give good answers and I am really unsure ...
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Did I do anything wrong with this answer?

I have a question about my Arqade post: How to cope with choking when playing games? Is there anything I did actually wrong with this answer? I'm just new here and worried about the -3 that quickly ...
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Regarding retagging of a particular question

Not really sure about this. I stumbled upon this question: Is there a way to check how long you've been playing a DRM-free game with no in-game counter? It was tagged with a planescape-torment ...
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Why does my duplicate deserve so many downvotes?

A while back I asked the question: How can I stop getting notifications when my friends start games? Given the net score of -2 (+2/-4) I don't think this comes down to Tim losing his keys. What ...
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Can the tag needed for my mis-tagged question be created? [duplicate]

I just posted this question. It should be tagged warlords-battlecry-2, but the tag doesn't yet exist and I lack the rep to create it. Would someone with 300+ rep mind creating the tag and applying ...
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Why is this question about "recommendations of games"?

I've recently asked this question. Currently it has 4 close votes that say Questions that ask for recommendations of games, servers, software, or hardware are off topic. For more information on ...
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Should this question be edited, or should a new question be asked?

This question was asked and answered today, a game-identification question where a user quickly identified that the provided screenshot was from the game Metin 2. The asker commented on that answer to ...
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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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Why was this COD WWII question deleted? [duplicate]

I understand why this question (about a soon-to-be-released but not-yet-released game) was closed (although I think it was a bit inconsistent, since there are several other questions about the game ...
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Should this question about colors depicting game item rarity have been re-opened?

There is a question that was asked involving gaming history and color schema of item rarity. As standards go on this site, this is off-topic as it is requesting the identity of the game that first ...
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Question closed as Game-Rec (and now has a delete vote)

My question Updated guide for skill leveling order? gathered a few close votes soon after posting. I was asking for a similar quick reference/ cheat sheet to the outdated one shown there. When I ...
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Why is the baseball rule question considered off-topic?

Regarding this question, why is it off-topic? I can see that you want to argue that is it "identify this game", however this is not what I'm asking. I want to know if a very specific baseball ...
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What is wrong with this question?

How can I finish Battle for Whiterun? It seems that I "completed" battle for white run without doing anything. I just hop from places to places and suddenly the jarl has been replaced and all. I ...
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Why is this question locked down?

We had a question asked a few hours ago about the world of Fallout 3: Fallout - Vault 87. I don't fully understand what happened with it, but it seems to have been migrated to Meta at one point. ...
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"Evolving/Powering Up *Insert Pokemon Here*"

I noticed today that there is a question about evolving or powering up a specific Pokemon, here. I remember a similar topic came up in Meta around the time of Overwatch's release, in which someone ...
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Should we add a platform tag?

This question was just asked: Can I download GPS so I can play Pokémon go?. It's actually a question about the platform, not the game. Therefore, it would make sense to add a platform tag. I don't ...
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Are game-specific answers to general terminology questions discouraged?

In terminology questions, is it discouraged to explain how the fandom of one particular game has decided to use a particular term? Here's the gist of an answer that I gave (10k) that has been fairly ...
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Why was a mechanic question closed for Game Design and Development?

This question was closed for Game Design and Development. But to me it seems on-topic. As a DotA2 player the term used is correct and is asking about a mechanic: Why don't Desolator and Mask of ...
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Why has this question asking for developer statements been reopened?

We've undergone two close and reopen vote cycles with this question: What will happen to my owned games if Steam were to close? Originally, it was asking what would happen if Steam were to shut down,...
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