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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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Why do I have more rep from this year than my total reputation? [duplicate]

I was looking at my profile, and "Oooh! Top 2% this year? Lets take a look!" Wait, how the hell is my total reputation less than my reputation this year? After some investigation, it seems that this ...
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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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Answer Order Bug

I have noticed a bug here on answers for a question. The answers aren't displaying in order of votes, like they should be. Here is a screenshot to demonstrate: I have refreshed the page, reopened ...
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Should we have a flag for answers which failed to realize a question's scope?

I am really new to the Stack Exchange community and after reading several answers, I seem to come to the same conclusion; that some fail to realize the scope of the question. Now I'm unsure as to ...
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Add the ability to further refine search results?

While the similar questions presented when creating your own is helpful, I generally find search to be better at identifying these possible duplicates. Therefore, in order to ease searching, I ...
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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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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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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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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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Suggested edits not updating [duplicate]

Because a picture is worth a thousand words: The icon indicating how many suggested edits is not updating. I have refreshed the page multiple times, and even opened a new one, but it's always showing ...
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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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What's the deal with Community bumping obsolete questions? Necromancer bot?

I'm looking for new 'hot' Minecraft questions on the main page, and what do I find? Minecraft 1.9 freezes if I click on things too quickly Asked shortly after the 1.9 release in 2016. The problem in ...
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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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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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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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Should vague ITG questions have an edit window? [closed]

UPDATE: As of 16/3/2012, Game Identification/ITG questions based only on the asker's memory are now prohibited on the site. See the following post: What are the requirements for asking a game ...
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Should we add an “other” option when flagging a post?

It's either just me, or there's no "other" option for flagging. There is the box to notify moderators, but that's only for content that requires their direct attention. We should get an "other" option ...
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Should featured (bountied) questions be required to give out the bounty?

Should featured (bountied) questions be required to give out the bounty for those who try their hardest in answering a question? I think that the person with the highest ranking score after the ...
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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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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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2k+ flags… 51 useful?

Is something going wrong here? Maybe 51 of my flags were not useful?
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badges on meta.*

meta.gaming shows 5 badges next to my name, which is correct, but gaming only shows 4. What's up?
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Why aren't tags for released video games auto-generated?

Recently I asked a question about Far Cry: New Dawn and the tag didn't exist. This is a major AAA game release by Ubisoft... shouldn't at least all AAA games get tags auto-generated to prevent the ...
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Creating tags for new games [duplicate]

Creating a tag requires a minimum of 300 reputation, which not everyne can achieve. New games are not always noticed by people and tags may not be created for them. For example I am trying to create a ...
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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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Did something change in the calculation of Helpful Flags?

The count of Helpful Flags on my profile has jumped up by several dozen since this morning, but I haven't flagged anything in the interim. Did something change in how this is calculated? Is something ...
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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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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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Is there an issue with the required rep to vote to close a post?

I was looking around Game Development the other day and I seen this: It is obvious that I have the privilege to vote to close post there. But when I looked at a post on Arqade: it is obvious that I ...
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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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Why is this image here?

I came across this edit page and it looks to me like there is an image in it that should not be there. I think this might be a bug because in this window we should see the raw text of the image aka ...
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Excavator Medal not awarded

I'm a completionist (sorry) and I did something that I think, by definition, should have awarded me the Excavator badge (Edit first post that was inactive for 6 months) here. Do abandoned buildings ...
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Suggested Edits reveal spoilers

I was going through suggested edits, and received an unwanted dose of spoil: Perhaps the text in the spoiler block that has been changed could be made the same colour as its background (red/green) so ...
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Why can I not down-vote?

When I up-vote it goes well it even records itself in my profile. Though when I try to dow-nvote it says I need 125 reputation to vote. Why is that? Is that a bug?
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Username with superscript letter

This user has a very strange nickname and I wonder how those characters can be allowed: https://gaming.stackexchange.com/users/161328/redarrowfx-%e1%b4%b9%e1%b5%92%e1%b5%97%e1%b6%a4%e1%b5%92%e1%b6%b0-%...
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Peoples reputation vanishing

So this one person has a ton of badges but one reputation! I don't think this is possible unless there's A. A bug B.(unlikely) his questions got flagged as SPAM. I've seen this happen to a lot of ...
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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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Flags in different chatrooms

I recently noticed that I get notifications about flags from chatrooms where I'm not a room owner. Now I'm not sure about whether this is intended or not but I feel like it doesn't really make any ...
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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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Reputation point in chat room different than actual reputation on Arqade

So, when I speak in a chat room, or look at my profile through a chat room, I see that I have more reputation points than I actually own on Arqade. How is it possible? Are the reputation points in ...
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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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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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Can [untagged] have a tag wiki?

I try to keep an eye on untagged and keep its population low. A couple of days ago it occurred to me that a tag wiki inviting others to do the same might be a good idea and so submitted an edit for ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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I just got Mortarboard … on Meta?

Yo. Obviously Meta still has rep, it's just hidden. I'd call this a bug though since I was notified of it and it shows up in my activity and so on, which is not exactly hidden.