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Game canon questions which extend beyond the context of the story and its material

This is a Meta discussion being opened for the following question, as it does classify a general sort of question. https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/23041/why-didnt-aperture-science-invent-...
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Is “This question requires developer only knowledge” the same thing as developer intent?

The question I have in mind, in particular, is this one. There are arguments being made that this question is off topic because it requires developer insight in order to have a 100% authoritative ...
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Should the E.T. question be reopened?

This question about E.T. is currently on hold for being primarily opinion based. Should it be reopened?
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Why is it considered correct to answer a similar question in addition to the question asked when there is a better alternative?

Problem Definition I see a ton of specific questions getting answered along with non-essential stuff not actually asked. From a data perspective, this creates false mappings where one question is ...
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Inconsistent moderation on specific point in time?

I asked this question yesterday which was quickly closed for being "dependent on a specific point in time": https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/17560/what-is-the-most-succesful-profitable-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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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 do we do with highly upvoted, accepted, wrong answers?

We've run into somewhat of a sticky situation. There are a couple parts to it, so I'll try to lay it out as best I can. We got a question that was very, very broad: Could ALT + F4 to close a game ...
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Why was this edit (providing a more useful title and alt content) rejected?

This question currently has the title "What game is this from?" and an image with an alt content of "enter image description here". With this edit, I tried to add the only characteristic OP mentioned ...
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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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Where's my question

Some time ago I asked a question, It was located here https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/2707/help-identifying-a-nes-racing-and-shooting-game now I get a 404 and the question is not listed ...
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Why was my edit rejected as incorrect?

I recently submitted an edit suggestion which was promptly rejected. The edit was rejected under the pretense that port 27016 is the default and not, as I had suggested, 27015. I don't know if anyone ...
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I asked a question that they didn't know how to answer, so they flagged it?

How do I deal with a situation where I am /trying/ to ask a question, but everyone is telling me I'm not? I mean, clearly, I am asking a question. I can see the question, I can see how it is ...