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Make a special tag class for "game tags".

An unofficial but neigh-undisputed pattern that appeared here in gaming is tagging questions with the name of the game they are concerned with. Some questions concern more than one games while others ...
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Could we get the Documentation feature for Arqade?

Considering the new Documentation feature over on SO, I think it would actually be a huge benefit to have our own repository of guides, tips, and even walkthroughs, which could be compiled easily ...
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Increase tag length limit to 30 characters [duplicate]

Note: As of 2017, the maximum character limit has been increased to 35. This discussion has been left in its original state for historical purposes. You don't have to go exotic and pull games like "...
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Why isn't the Blog linked to the OpenID system?

Despite the art looking similar on the Blog, nothing screams "I'm not really a part of StackExchange" than the lack of OpenID. Why can't I use it to post instead of handing over my Name/Email every ...
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Skip the primary phase if enough candidates withdraw

At the end of the nomination phase there were 12 nominees, so a primary phase was required. During the primary, 2 nominees withdrew their nomination. Doesn't that mean we can prematurely end the ...
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Stylize 'spoiler' tag

Along the same lines as the various logo'ed tags over on SF, and the colored tags on the Meta SE sites, it would be nice to see some kind of style applied to the spoiler tag here on G.SE. It could be ...
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Add a 'new tags' review queue

David has kindly granted the request to Stop removing tags that are only used once in the last 6 months. In his answer he mentioned that we should: Get familiar with http://gaming.stackexchange.com/...
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Make this site Wii-browseable

Wikipedia, when browsed via the Wii's Internet Channel, has a nice large font view. I'd like to be able to browse Gaming.SE from a Wii in a similar fashion, too. Currently I can't even search ...
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Have the 'Share' link use our Arqade domain name

Currently, if you click on 'Share', the URL that is generated uses the Stack Exchange URL, i.e. https://gaming.stackexchange.com/q/... https://gaming.meta.stackexchange.com/q/... This could/should ...
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Should we have a migration path to Software Recs for game recommendation questions?

Currently our stance on game recommendation questions are that they are closed, per this meta article. However, I've found that Software Recs SE does have the tag game that allows people to post game ...
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Cannot search Arqade mobile site from Nintendo 3DS

I was playing a game on my 3DS and wanted to get an answer about it, so I figured I'd use the 3DS's web browser to access Arqade. Overall the mobile site works quite well on the 3DS (though it is not ...
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Clean-Up: [framerate] and [performance]

I'm not sure if this should be a merge but I think there should be a discussion on it either way. I think having both framerate and performance is excessive, and as performance is a more generic term ...
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Gaming.SE should get a Google+ Page

Now that we can finally have pages on Google+, Gaming should totally get one!
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The Gaming logo doesn't show up on the hotdog-stand flair, can it be given an outline? [closed]

It's just about visible, but only just: How about:
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My profile picture is glitched!

My profile picture seems white and light-blue instead of dark-green and white! Why? Another picture showing the glitched profile icon: So, what is happening?
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People who claim positions of authority should have to substantiate those claims

We recently had a problematic answer that originally claimed to have privileged information from development of the game in question. This answer made basically the same claims as other answers to ...
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Why are my "Ignored" tags showing on mobile?

I have no particular interest in seeing any Minecraft questions, so I used the * wildcard to ignore any and all Minecraft related questions. While browsing Arqade via the web, everything looks as is ...
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Tag synonym: [music] -> [audio]

When I was trying to write the tag excerpts for audio, I realized that I basically had to add a line that states: questions that do not pertain to music in the entry since we have both tags. Then I ...
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Do we need a flag/close option for questions asking for people to befriend or play with them?

I've seen quite a few questions asking for people to play with someone, add them to their friends list, or most recently, help them out in-game. I used the Very Low Quality flag on that question, but ...
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x-com-declassified and the-bureau

x-com-declassified and the-bureau should be synonyms for x-com-the-bureau. Unfortunately the full game title is too long for a tag: the-bureau-x-com-declassified but both these tags might be good ...
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My Hats Are Floating Away!

If you start with a full sized window and then shrink it, this is what happens... It also works in reverse. I haven't tried any other browsers yet; this was achieved using Chrome. Help!
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Can the blog contain links to the twitter accounts somewhere

Can the blog contain a follow me or similar twitter link for the @StackGaming twitter account or the proposed account from this question etc i think it would be a neat addition and useful ...
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Let us be able to close with the reasoning being that it belongs on GameDev.SE

It seems that a lot of the times, questions about game development are posted on Arqade and sometimes questions pertaining to gaming are posted on GameDev. With that being said, why can we not close ...
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Bounty for Great Answer - Can't award straight away

I just wanted to award a bounty to someone for a great answer. After 2 years, one of my questions got a great, complete answer and I wanted to give a little more. In Mario Party 4, what are the odds ...
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Image floating in questions and answers

Is it possible to float images here in Gaming.SE? It seems the html style-attribute is completely disabled, any other way to do it? What do I need it for? See my answer here as an example for the ...
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Can we call badges "achievements"?

Given the theme of this StackExchange site, would it be possible to change the "badge" labels on the site to read "achievement"? Badges were inspired by the Xbox 360, after all. :-)
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Other Stack Exchange sites are missing from the migration options [duplicate]

I was trying to flag a question as off-topic but relevant to be migrated to another StackExchange site (in this case SuperUser). However, the "Migrate to another Stack Exchange" page only lists this ...
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Have unique Gravatars shown with ME3 missions page

Currently, anyone who has completed a mission, no matter what rank that mission is, they are shown for completing it, regardless of how high their rank is. For example, I have completed up to Rank ...
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Is it possible to have a pop-up upon using the [game-rec] tag?

There have been many [game-rec] questions being asked recently, despite them being defined as out of our scope. I don't know what the Stack Exchange engine is capable of, but would it somehow be ...
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Mobile app constantly prompts me to “join site” while doing actions on meta

With the Screenshot of the Week contests, I find myself visiting Arqade Meta on the mobile app frequently to check out any new posts. In recent days, the meta version of the constantly prompts me to ...
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Letter spacing increase?

Can we increase the spacing between letters? I noticed this on my user page. The link looks like is says "dock" but as the alt-text (and question) shows it should read "clock" Not sure if it ...
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Bold, Italic links do not show in link colour on old mobile site

The 'HERE' in the screenshot below is a link, although when viewing the answer through the mobile site, it doesn't have the blue link colour. The example answer is here Here is the link when ...
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Can we get a migration path to SuperUser?

I don't know if this is just observation bias, but it seems like we've had a number of questions recently that should be migrated to SuperUser. This migration path, by far, would be the most common ...
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Option to hide duplicate or closed questions

Can we have an option to hide duplicate or closed questions? It would be easier to read that way.
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Can we try and recognise game-rec questions before they're asked? [duplicate]

game-rec questions often contain words such as "suggest", "similar", "recommend". Can we have a notice displayed when question titles that look like game-recs that ...
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Large enough images break the Gaming blog layout.

I'm afraid tables (yes, actual tables <3) also might cause this very same issue.
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Can I find out why a user got deleted?

Very recently (a few hours ago), I got a reputation change of -22 reputation because a user (or more users) got removed. It seems I had edited 11 posts that just got deleted. 22 reputation isn't much, ...
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Tag rename request : [gameboy-color] -> [game-boy-color]

I recently created gameboy-color and it seams that I went wrong, the tag should be game-boy-color like game-boy or game-boy-advance. Renaming/making synonym the tag could also be a good occasion to ...
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Can I have a question migrated to Super User?

I would like to have a question migrated from this site to Super User as I feel that it is a highly technical question and I might be able to get an answer there (I haven't been able to get an answer ...
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Tag synonym suggestion [action replay] -> [cheats]

I think making action-replay into a synonym of cheats makes sense since AR is a kind of cheaty thing.
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In-house ads for Gaming on Gaming?

Is it intentional that the ads for gaming questions are show on Gaming.SE itself? I'm not seeing the benefit of that, so is this a bug or a feature?
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Please change the default text for title textbox of the question

Its still showing:-- what's your programming question? be specific. On a gaming site programming question.... :-)
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Can answers be accepted by other users?

The answer to this question is correct and should really be accepted, but I don't know if the user will return to do it. Is it possible to mark an answer as accepted on their behalf?
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Arqadians or Arqanoids? [closed]

When we refer to Arqade and all of our users, what do we call ourselves? This is somewhat of an on going discussion. Are we Arqadians or are we Arqanoids? Are we neither of these and in fact ...
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Shouldn't [hogwarts-legacy] be renamed to [harry-potter-hogwarts-legacy] and/or a synonym be created?

As stated in the title: Shouldn't hogwarts-legacy be renamed to harry-potter-hogwarts-legacy or do we consider it a separate game in the same universe, but not a "true" Harry Potter game, ...
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Make the [spoiler] tag ignored by default, even for anonymous users

That's what it says on the tin, although chances are spoilers are to be expected throughout the website really. This can make for a useful inbuilt spoiler warning: Alternatively, the spoiler tag ...
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Unbinding votes for moderators?

If a moderator finds a question that they don't think should be allowed, but aren't sure, if they voted to close, it would be immediately closed. Shouldn't they just be able to vote like a normal user ...
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Notification bar doesn't push down the header area of the page correctly

This is only in Gaming and meta.Gaming; I can't reproduce this on any other StackExchange site. This is on IE7. First, the notification bar does not push the header downwards with the entire page as ...
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can I change the timezone?

I see in the recent activity page that "all times are in UTC; the current time is 2010-07-29 10:20:15Z" Can I change this to reflect local time?
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Can the close review queue stop assuming that an edit to a duplicate is the last action I want to take?

Disclaimer: This is about closing as duplicates only - not other types of closures. When in the review queue for close votes, I sometimes find myself reviewing a question that has been voted for ...
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