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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 ...
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Is my reputation stuck?

E.g. 6 minutes ago, I received another upvote from this answer, however my rating is still that of several hours ago. I already noticed this problem a couple of hours ago, but I hoped it would just go ...
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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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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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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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Why does editing a question or an answer resurrect it?

I can understand why if an owner of a question updates it, it should give the question more attention, and if a question has no answer and someone edits it making it more clear, it would make sense to ...
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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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Maintenance message links to serverfault blog

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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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Is it possible to add a bounty to someone else's question?

If I find someone else's question and I'm very curious as to what the answer could be, how can I add a bounty to the question?
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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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Weird profile behavior on meta.gaming

I've seen this happen several times since joining the private beta. When I joined, Gaming pulled my profile from either Area 51 or Meta.SO, and thus had the name, "Dr. Gonzo." Both Gaming and meta....
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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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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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How was this person able to comment?

Okay, so I'm filing this under a bug report because I don't see how this person should have been able to comment. The user Claudio (who is unregistered, and currently has 1 reputation) left a comment ...
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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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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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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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Reputation Cap not being enforced?

The reputation cap is supposed to be 200? I'm at 533 on the second day. That shouldn't be possible? Am I misunderstanding how reputation caps work?
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Reputation loss for downvoting an answer

I learned recently that downvoting no longer costs reputation. But I found this in my reputation count today after voting on this answer: -1 23:02 downvoted Where can I find more Eridium? So ...
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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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Why can't I award a bounty immediately?

So, I have the ability to award a bounty because I wish to award a particular answer. So, I do that on the question. This implies I have already "lost" my reputation I decided that one of the ...
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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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The FAQ lists disallowed questions awkwardly.

Essentially, the FAQ is listing questions that we should not be asking on this site in the What kind of questions can I ask here? heading. Directly below that is the What kind of questions should I ...
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How can I delete my own comments from mobile phone

I did search for this but could not find any answers on Arqade Meta. Did not search MSO. But is it possible to be able to delete my own comments from mobile browser? In mobile version of Arqade, I ...
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Potential Bug: Accidental Downvote gives "Critic" badge

I accidentally downvoted an answer but quickly undid the action and upvoted it - which I intended to do first anyway. Whilst the reputation has balanced out properly and everything is back to normal, ...
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Apostrophes in links

Alright, wikipedia allows apostrophes in their links and when I tried to add one of said links to a comment, the url gets cut off at the apostrophe. This also occurs in Questions (I would assume ...
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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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Question sorting is kind of weird

On main pages of sites, aren't posts supposed to appear with the most recently edited one at the top, and then go in order from most to least recently edited? Decidedly unlike this picture. I've seen ...
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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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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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VTC on a question that was reopened

I just discovered that How do monster level and act number affect crowd control reduction? is a duplicate of How is CC reduced in higher difficulties? This dup was earlier closed as a duplicate of a ...
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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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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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Tab buttons don't fade since rebranding

It has been brought to my attention that the buttons to change tabs no longer fade. Currently, if you hover over something like Tags or Users, it blinks to the right color, but if you check the web ...
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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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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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All stats on site stats note listed as "0"? [closed]

I was looking at the side of the page on the parent site and noticed that every single stat in the site stats was listed as 0. I've been having some network issues so I wouldn't be surprised if this ...
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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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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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Graphical error with featured bar?

Is the white space supposed to be there? I think it looks a little odd, and should span the entire width of the site. Am I the only one getting this?
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mobile access layout request

The site doesn’t show some menus, like the "review" and "meta". So to use it I typed in the url. Also the suggested questions that appear when you are creating a question didn't show either. And ...
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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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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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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 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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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 ...