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Why are the top two tags being added to a question's title?

A few of us noticed today that Gaming has started adding twice the number of tags into the title of the page (if the Question title doesn't already contain the string in question). In a word, why? ...
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Do we really have 1.7k late answers to review?

Just seen this on the Arqade Review page: Do we really have 1.7k late answers to review? I skipped through a couple and the answers do seem to be queued. Is that a bug? Or what is it?
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Should we reword the closure text for duplicate questions?

When we close a question as a duplicate of another, the following is displayed on the question: I thought that the normal protocol was to have the original author edit the existing the question that ...
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Possible to earn “Vox Populi” badge?

In my mouse over profile summary it says I have 39 votes casted today. When I try to cast another vote (regardless if question or answer) my vote is rejected and a yellow box says my daily vote limit ...
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Review queue bug?

Today I went to review a few things as it showed that there were a few things to review in the queue, however when I clicked on the review button, there was only 1 suggested edit though the indicator ...
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I get notified of my own Suggested Edits for review

I believe the functionality behind the review notification doesn't check the Suggested Edit's User Id against the logged in User's Id to determine whether you should be reviewing your own edit. The ...
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Grace Note wasn't awarded the Constable badge

The SE team quietly introduced the Constable badge reserved for pro-tem modraters. On this site, that means Oak, Juan and Grace. Flashback! I am pleased to announce that these members have stepped up ...
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Votes for moderator doesn't drop below 0

I'm not sure if it's supposed to be like that be the number of votes the nominees have doesn't go below 0. Doing the maths the normal view should display -14 but instead it displays 0 Is this done ...
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How did I get a secret hat?

I got a secret hat. How can I know how did I get it? If I go into the hat selection screen, it just says "this is a secret hat", which doesn't make much sense. Usually secret achievements and such ...
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Should hat dash continue after christmas?

The title resumes the question... So I officially request that hat dash continues after Christmas time. What do you think?
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Will gaming.stackexchange.com redirect to arqade.com soon?

Right now, arqade.com redirects to gaming.stackexchange.com. Will we soon be reversing that? Using a unique TLD would probably go a long way toward convincing newcomers that this site is legit.
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Why is my year reputation larger than my total reputation?

My reputation for the year is more than my total rep. How is it possible that my year reputation is higher than my total reputation? This is my first year on this site so it's not possible that I ...
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Spoilers cannot be made visible on iPad

I like to browse this site with my iPad and I noticed that there's no way to make spoilers visible. On your normal browser, the spoilers become visible on mouse-over, but such a thing doesn't really ...
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2k+ flags… 51 useful?

Is something going wrong here? Maybe 51 of my flags were not useful?
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The site doesn't know what subjective means [duplicate]

I was asking a question earlier, "Can you pause the game in Starbound?" A little popup appeared and told me off - "This question seems to be subjective and is likely to be closed" I'd argue that the ...
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Adding any of “age of empires” tags to favorites, adds extra tags

When i edit my "Favorite Tags" and add age-of-empires-2, it gets normally added but in addition to the tag i added, i get 2 extra tags: of and age. Same problem seems to occur with other age of ...
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What timezone is Stack Exchange in?

I just got a hat for posting on Christmas and it is still 1 PM on Dec 24th here in Connecticut. What time zone is Stack Exchange Servers in? So it is not UTC, and by logic if the server times are ...
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Why am I getting “The question you're asking is likely to be closed.”?

I went to ask How do you get the Custom Game Novice achievement in Starcraft 2? and I got the following message: The question you're asking is likely to be closed. I feel coming from Stack Overflow ...
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Only able to use flag “Other”

I just tried to flag a post, and the only option I had was "Other". I can see the full set of options when flagging other posts (and I refreshed the page to check it hadn't loaded incorrectly), so ...
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Main chat feeds double-post Skyrim/MW3 questions

Someone, probably in retribution for me complaining about something else, decided to cause me more irritation with the main chatroom ("The Bridge") feeds. Message feeds Recent Questions - ...
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Related questions are closed

I'm noticing that some of the 'related questions' on the right hand side of the screen are closed ones. Could we filter those out? We obviously don't want to be drawing people's attention to them.
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No reputation loss for downvoting a question

If I remember how SE works then downvoting costs you a small amount of reputation. I recently downvoted this question on arqade, but my reputation hasn't dropped. Is it because the question was ...
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SSL error on meta

I'm guessing *.stackexchange.com doesn't cover meta.*.stackexchange.com.
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No Steam Log-In on other sites

Before we begin, I'm sorry if this is posted somewhere inappropriately. When I first joined Stack Exchange (via Arqade) I was given the option of using Steam to sign in. When I attempted to sign in ...
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Is there a way to send private message on gaming?

I feel like an idiot, but I don't see any way to send a private message to someone, is this not allowed or am I a blind old man? I want to prompt someone to accept my answer since they said it fixed ...
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Is the Meta blog link intended to be Stack Overflow's blog?

Now that we've got our blog rolling along well, we link to it at the bottom. But only on the main site. On the Meta site, it's linking to the Stack Overflow (and thus, more accurately, Stack Exchange) ...
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Badge numbers of usernames with long names in badge page appear cut off

A freehand red circle points to the problem. Browser is Firefox 3.6.
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Answered a closed question?

A picture is worth a thousand words: alt text http://www.juanformoso.com.ar/images/answered_closed.png Perhaps the user had the browser opened for 8 hours? Question in question
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Date display bug

I found a bug, viewing my questions sorted by views. Can you see it? If you're having trouble, I'll highlight it for you: May 26th of what year??? This is important!
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Got an achievement that was meant for another user

I think there's a bug in the StackExchange achievement system. I received an announcer badge for a question that I've never seen before. What makes it even more look like a bug is the fact that my ...
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Are golden tag badges broken?

Now I don't mean to complain, but I was curious if perhaps the feature was not working. According to the tag badge page golden tag badges are awarded for 1000 upvotes in a given tag (not counting ...
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101 rep but can't post answer

I have the automatic 101 rep coming from StackOverflow but I can't post an answer to How do you breed an Opal Dragon in Dragonvale? as it's protected. The text I see is this: I am logged in and I ...
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Search auto-converts words to tags - but I didn't want to search for the tag!

This is probably more unique to Gaming than SE at large. I was trying to search for questions about mods in swtor. Not mods, but mods, the actual items that you can slot into your equipment. So, ...
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Some answers aren't accepted because the askers are long gone [duplicate]

I notice that some questions have lots of good answers, but there is no accepted one because some people come to StackExchange expecting answers right away, but leave after they see that nobody is ...
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I just received an Announcer badge for a question I have no recollection of ever seeing before

I just received an Announcer badge for this question. As far as I can remember, I've never seen this question before. I certainly haven't shared it (I know nothing about this game, and it looks okay ...
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Link to blog appearing when logged out, but not when logged in?

I had the good fortune two days ago of checking the site on a different computer, logged out from my account. Because of this, I noticed the link to the site blog right up there with review, chat, ...
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Moderator Candidates you have voted up for have a minimum of “1” instead of 0

I think I have found a small error in the vote display code for the electorship, most likely due to the same mechanics that prevent the showing of negative votes (which has already been established to ...
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Why does Gaming SE have an 8-bit theme?

Modern video gaming is some of the most (if not the most) visually appealing and graphically intensive activity you can do on a PC/Console. Yet, Gaming Stack Exchange sports a theme that's out of an 8-...
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What happened to Flag Weight?

Up to a couple of days ago, I could go into my account and see me flag weight, but now it just seems to show how many helpful flags I've raised. It seems the badges related, Deputy and Marshal, have ...
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Bug or feature: I can't vote to close a question a second time

I voted to close this question since it is asking for game recommendations. However, I also wanted to leave a comment linking the asker to suggestions for sites that allow recommendations. I wanted to ...
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Only one Hot Meta Post is showing

Arqade Meta has recently had three different posts that have attracted quite a bit of attention, announcing three beloved Arqade mods giving up their diamonds: The time has come, the Walrus said, to ...
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Tags seem to have too much padding on the right side

Tags seem to have too much padding on the right side. This is best illustrated when put in parentheses: (example-tag) You can see the gap between the tag and the right paren that doesn't exist ...
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Views not updating

I noticed that the number of views arent updating for a lot of questions. It stays on 0 even after the question has been answered.
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Is the “edit tags” element supposed be hidden?

I can't reproduce this on other network sites, but it could be reputation related. Normally "Edit Tags" doesn't appear, but when you hover your cursor next to the tags, it appears. Shouldn't this ...
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Missing achievement in AnswerSwarm

I had a bounty on this question: What are the new units in Heart of the Swarm? which was awarded during the AnswerSwarm period. Doesn't look like I have the 'My Precioussss' achievement. Any admins ...
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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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We need a way to search only for questions or answers

Just a quick questions: Why can we not search just for questions or just for answers? Will this be a future option? I think it may be useful for people, especially when they are looking for ...
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Where da lazers at?

I visited the site on my iPhone this morning and found it... Depressingly barren. Where did my lasers go? Is this a new mobile stylesheet? Because it feels like the worst of both worlds - all the ...
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There's no [about] link at the top

The site exists at https://gaming.stackexchange.com/about, but there's no link to it.
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Where is my Enlightened badge?

On this question someone recently gave me an up vote (yay!) which puts me currently at 10 upvotes. This awarded me the "Nice answer" badge. Nice Answer: Answer score of 10 or more. This badge can ...