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blog.arqade.com and meta.arqade.com are broken

Yesterday, http://arqade.com gave a "We're offline" message while http://gaming.stackexchange.com was up. Today, the DNS entry is gone entirely: Chrome says ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED Now http://arqade....
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Mass Effect 3 Prizes [closed]

Unless we've contacted you about an ordering or shipping problem, the orders have all been placed and you should be receiving your prizes soon. The only exception is for the Messenger Bag - Razer is ...
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Make the meta mothership shoot its lasers too

The main site does it, why not the meta site? Related: Make the mothership shoot its lasers on hover
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Why are there so many game recommendation questions?

The game-rec tag is the fourth most-used tag on the site, and currently has 263 questions: (virtually?) all of which are closed as game recommendations are categorically off topic. Many of these ...
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Whither [Murder]?

Where did the murder tag go? It appears to have been, well, murdered, silently, in the night, with no record of the deletion in the edits of any of the existing questions. :(
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Twitter account for gaming.blogoverflow.com

I've been seeing the statistics for gaming blog this evening. It seems that all visitors come from chat rooms. (And some blogoverflow.com today since Rebecca has been announcing it all day :D) Would ...
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The [usb] tag is not a game specific area of expertise - can we burn or merge it with [hardware]?

The usb tag is used on questions relating to issues to do with USB ports on consoles, or peripherals such as headphones that use the USB standard. However, unlike other hardware types, such as ...
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Privileges: Create Tags page still says tags get deleted after 6 months

I'm aware that Arqade has disabled the automatic-tag-cleanup-after-6-months script (see Stop removing tags that are only used once in the last 6 months), but the Privileges Create Tags sub-page still ...
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Visited-links are too low-contrast [duplicate]

Visited links on the site are a dark blue that has very low contrast with the surrounding black text. This isn't a problem in post bodies since links are dotted-underlined (except in post preview, ...
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Please change the home page / question list font back to the normal font

I'm having a lot of trouble with the font on the home page. I like the font in headings and buttons, but on the home page it's just too much. I find it hard to skim through the list of questions the ...
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Ask Question mothership is flying too low! Causes random question asking

Since the rollout of the almighty new Stack Exchange whatsit bar, the Ask Question Mothership has been flying low: This has the effect that clicking on certain links (ie: delete/flags/close in the ...
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I would like to be able to link to comments on the election nomination page

For some reason, unlike every other page on the site, there are no built-in links to comments on the nomination page. I'm not sure if it's a bug that the links aren't showing up, or if was an ...
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SEO for AC: Revelations

Should the AC: Revelations tag be ac-revelations instead of the current assassins-creed-revel? Google doesn't (predictably) pick up on "revel" = "revelations", but easily seems to equate "ac" with "...
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Rename [simcity] tag to [simcity-5] or [simcity-2013]

A few years back, Arqade decided that simcity-classic would to refer to Simcity (1989), while simcity would refer to Sim City (2013). However, the tag name simcity doesn't give the impression it would ...
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Should we merge [minecraft-wii-u] with [minecraft-console]?

Instead of having a different Minecraft tag for each gaming console, we previously merged them into minecraft-console. I've just come across minecraft-wii-u. Should this also be merged into minecraft-...
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Frag the "lag" tag

The lag tag (on 30 questions) seems awful. In common parlance "lag" is a catch-all term for poor performance; attributable to myriad things. Many of the questions it's on have a network bent, but ...
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All 12 candidates are listed on the elections page after primaries ended

During the primaries three people withdrew from the election, but they're showing up as candidates again on the elections page. Is that intended? I thought at least the primaries were supposed to ...
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Rename [ac*] tags to [assassins-creed*]

Since the character limit for tags was increased to 35 a few months ago, there are a few Assassin’s Creed tags which haven’t been renamed yet. ac-brotherhood -> assassins-creed-brotherhood ac-...
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Rename [vampire-bloodlines] and [vampire-redemption] following the tag limit increase

Since tag length limit has been increased to 35 characters, I suggest to rename vampire-bloodlines to vampire-the-masquerade-bloodlines (33 characters). The other tag, vampire-redemption, could ...
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Would you liketh a user icon in the style of my hat designs?

In the spirit of the season, I grant-eth ye one wish-eth! If any of our users think it would be cool, I'll do 10 user illustrations in the style of the Hats illustrated for the gaming site. First 10 ...
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Should kingdom-hearts-3d be renamed?

Now that Kingdom Hearts 3 is finally released, it is only a matter of time before questions for kingdom-hearts-3 start showing up. There is currently the tag with a few questions under kingdom-hearts-...
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Synonym request: [esports] -> [competitive-gaming]

We have a competitive-gaming, and we have a esports. These are basically the same, and should be synonymized, but the question is, what direction should they be synonymized in? Should competitive-...
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Should we split the Bedrock NBT question into different questions for each possible workaround?

Here is a link to the famous Minecraft BE NBT question, giving you all the info you need about NBT in Minecraft Bedrock (mostly the fact that it's impossible, except for some workarounds). I've seen a ...
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Hot brown on brown action in /review

The suggested edits counter in the Review page features a .hotbg brown on .mod-flag-indicator brown counter. Can it be made more readable?
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Who is Brett White and why was he a moderator?

Who is Brett White? Is he an employee of Stack Exchange? Does that tiny psi/fork/trident in his username mean he's part of CHAOS? Is he going through highly viewed questions and editing their titles ...
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Tags on meta look bad when hovered

When you hover the mouse cursor over a (non-required, non-mod) tag here on meta, the tag background turns gray. Except for the little tab on the left, which doesn't: The problem is that the CSS ...
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<kbd> elements are not hidden in a spoilers block

Recently noticed the following: Is it intentional to have <kbd> text visible inside spoilers markdown? Image for future reference:
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The 'What topics can I ask about here?' Help Center page is out of date [duplicate]

The help center currently only lists the following topics as off-topic: Game and Mod Development (try the Game Development Stack Exchange instead) Speculative questions about developer intent, ...
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Change the title when the two most popular tags share a common prefix / substring

As seen in this discussion, the community seems to look favorably at tags in the form of [gamename-suffix], e.g. diablo-3-demon-hunter. Unfortunately, as Mark pointed out, this does not really sit ...
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We need more close votes [closed]

Now that we're trying to course correct the site to Q&A, we need to close many subjective and offtopic questions, which makes the 12 close votes not enough. Could we have more until we have ...
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Recommend retagging "Desktop-Dungeons-Paid" to "Desktop-Dungeons"

Now that Desktop Dungeons has released on Steam and is likely to see a much wider user base, I recommend retagging desktop-dungeons-paid to simply be desktop-dungeons. The other tag is desktop-...
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How should I name the tag of "Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! -Kono Yokubukai Game ni Shinpan o!"?

I wanted to ask a question about "Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! -Kono Yokubukai Game ni Shinpan o!" (on English: "KonoSuba: God's Blessing on this Wonderful World! Judgment on this Greedy ...
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2012 Community Moderator Election [closed]

The 2012 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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404: Reasons for keeping [online] not found

So I've recently discovered that we have an online tag. From a cursory look at the questions in that tag: It's ambiguous - It's not used for one particular game or service. Not to mention most '...
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Blog double login

Since the change of domain, we have the particular problem of having to log in twice to blog. In fact, the address of the admin site is : http://gaming.blogoverflow.com/ while the preview module ...
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Can we get a red FAQ tag?

Web Applications launched before us as a beta, and they had a red faq tag. Cooking launched after us as a beta, and they got a red faq tag. In fact, Web Masters launched alongside us as a beta, and ...
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Rename Tag: [tag: pulsarlostcolony] to [tag: pulsar-lost-colony]

I just came across a question tagged pulsarlostcolony and per the convention it should be pulsar-lost-colony, but I don't yet have the rep to rename a tag or retag a question. It only has the one ...
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Pixel seam visible in meta background

While I'm bringing up other Arqade Meta styling issues, there is a bug in the background between the footer and rest of the page that sometimes shows up when scrolling on Meta. I think the body ...
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What happened to my edit?

I edited this question last night to clean it up and this morning to my surprise my edit seemed to go through but not by me. I assumed maybe the OP "Reject and Edited" but then changed ...
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Rename [star-wars-old republic] → [swtor]? [duplicate]

Yesterday we renamed [star-wars-tor] to [star-wars-old-republic]. Well, it looks like it didn't work. When I search... "old republic social skills" → this question in the #2 (and #3) spot. "swtor ...
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June is here. Who's ready for another Mario Marathon? [closed]

As some of you may recall, last year Arqade took part in the annual Mario Marathon! Personally, I feel it was a huge success! It (hopefully) brought traffic to the site, and put us in the spotlight ...
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Make the rep display bold again [closed]

With the site redesign, I noticed that on the main site (but not on meta) rep now does not show as bold. Can someone please fix this?
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Tag for the new Final Fantasy XIII (Lightning Returns)

The official name of the game is Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. I tried to create the tag lightning-returns-final-fantasy-13 but it exceeds the 25 character length cap. The actual tag being ...
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Eeeek! Lazerpewpew will return!

I made a dumb dumb. I thought the the ME3 contest ends at midnight, EDT. But it turned out to be midnight UTC. I need to do some extra css work to get the mothership back. yes mothership lazerpewpew ...
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Link the Screenshot of the Week to the original image so we can see it in full size

I noticed this while browsing the homepage: I found it interesting and wanted to see the full size image so I can read better, but alas... clicking the image didn't do anything. Only way to see it is ...
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Should we banish the 'User-Interface' tag?

This question is pretty self explanatory. Should we get rid of the user-interface tag? It bears many similarities to previously destroyed tags.
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Why is the header badge count pink?

This has been bothering me for more than two years now, and I've always wondered: why in the world is the top badge count color pink (or more specifically, #FFDBDB)? Wouldn't white be better? No?
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Update the off-topic reason for "Technical support for non-vanilla Minecraft" in the help-center

I was having a discussion with Robotnik in the comments to one of my answers, where it seems like the rule addressing tech support questions for modded minecraft is actually only for crash support, or ...
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Rename [star-wars-tor] → [star-wars-old-republic] [duplicate]

I'm playing around with Google searches, and it looks like we're at a big disadvantage due to our SWTOR tag being star-wars-tor. It seems like people will either be searching "SWTOR" or some variant ...
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Comments on nominations (and other things) appear to be broken

(A real bug report this time!) I commented on Arda's nomination, and noticed that the input text box wasn't cleared like normal after the post was made. I refreshed the page and verified the box was ...

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