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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

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.
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'Vox Populi' badges being awarded mistakenly

This issue is a big one on SO meta right now: Vox Populi, Civic Duty, and Electorate badges being awarded en masse I wasn't sure if posting here was a duplicate, but it should be noted that this is ...
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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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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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Where's my Populist badge?

On the question Is Skyrim Kid Friendly?, someone recently earned this badge: Populist: Answer outscored an accepted answer with score of more than 10 by more than 2x. This badge can be awarded ...
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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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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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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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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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Awarding a bounty to myself

I noticed that I had the button to award a bounty even on my own answer, so I couldn't resist and awarded the bounty to myself, just to see what happens. The result is that the bounty is awarded, but ...
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Why did I lose consecutive status?

Possible duplicate: Consecutive Day count reset this morning on meta.stackoverflow.com According to my user page, I only have one day consecutive, but looking at this answer: Which StarCraft 2 ...
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Moderator tools not showing tab menu in all cases.

I'm not sure whether this happens on SOFU since I don't have the rep there, but on most pages, I can see all tabs, but on the flags page I only see that page's tab. This makes navigation a bit ...
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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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I received a “correct answer” mark, but I didn't receive any rep for it.

I'm at the rep cap for today, but getting an answer marked as correct shouldn't be influenced by the rep cap? The item appears in my "Answers" section as green, meaning it was selected as correct, ...
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Garry's Mod Question shows up twice in question list

I do not know if this is a bug but Garry's Mod Question shows up twice in question list. Here is a screen cap. Umm is this normal? If so then please just ask me to go away. :-)
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SSL error on meta

I'm guessing *.stackexchange.com doesn't cover meta.*.stackexchange.com.
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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...