Questions tagged [status-declined]

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Should we have a tag for finding info about obscure games that don't warrant a full [game-name] tag?

There are a a few obscure games that I know the title of, but I can't seem to find any information on them. Googling them leads to games with similar title, but after several pages I get nothing. Is ...
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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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Add Software Request to Close -> Off Topic -> Belongs on another site? [duplicate]

Can we have https://softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/ added as a close -> Off-Topic because -> Question belongs on another site option? Right now it only has this meta site as an option, but a lot of ...
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What about a way for people to rank/review games as a whole?

I am constantly looking for reviews of games, and think there's a real opportunity to have users review games on here. I think a tag based system would work well, with each question being a call for ...
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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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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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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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Can abandoned questions be transferred to new owners for answer acceptance? [duplicate]

I have noticed many questions that have had perfectly good answers for many weeks, but the asker either seems to ignore them, or signed up just to ask one question and then left, never coming back. Is ...
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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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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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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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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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A way to offer private, personal help for trivial questions that end up closed?

I have come across many questions on the site that are very trivial and get closed. However, it is still helpful for the person asking the question to get an answer. I was thinking there should be ...
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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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The FAQ should be mandatory checked before new users can ask questions

I see a lot of posts on Gaming Stack Exchange that resemble forum posts. It is common to see people thanking others, adding an 'argument' as an answer, and even another question as an answer. Seeing ...
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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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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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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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Can you upvote/downvote answers to your own questions even without the required reputation?

The upvoting privilege comes at 15 reputation points, and the downvote privilege at 125 points. If a user that has not surpassed this baseline has received a good answer to their question, can they ...
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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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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 Synonyms: [dating], [romance], [marriage] & [sex] → [relationships]

I'd like to request that dating, romance, marriage & sex be preemptively made synonyms of relationships as this will help people searching in this domain. I'd suggest them directly, but I keep ...
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Should Arqade be divided into sections?

Arqade is a nice site, but it just has too many games on it, so some users might be familiar with some games but not others. Shouldn't it be divided into a section for every genre? Here are some ...
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Suggesting the “quiet edit” toggle; Would it solve the implication of editing old questions?

Every now and again, I see some old content that could use an obvious edit. This might be something as simple as some bad spelling or grammar that made its way through, or a series of questions that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Should old questions be auto-locked for new users?

I know this has most likely been covered before but if not: Has the community considered implementing a system to "lock" old questions that already have answers to new users? Honestly, I don't know ...
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New community “accept” privilege

We have questions where the OP has commented "Yes, that's it!" or something similar, especially in identify-this-game and then disappeared into the ether. We have other questions where the consensus ...
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Too many one-question users

Lately I've been noticing a lot of users who ask one question, and then do nothing else with their account. This means that more and more inactive accounts are lying around, not being used ever, and ...
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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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Should we make an [io-game] or [internet-broswer-game] tag?

Previously in my last question, I asked about if we can ask questions about .io games. There are hundreds of these games, and we have a few .io tags now: slither.io moomoo.io mope.io agar.io I think ...
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Ask Question animation is really Tacky and looks bad

This is a request to counter what was done for Here, from the basis of Here. I believe (and you can feel free to disagree and vote this down, to indicate as such) it should be changed to something ...
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Create a chat room for the posts that don't fit the Q & A guidelines

It seems quite clear that the arqade site is not a forum and after looking at posts by new users it seems that quite a few of them do not know this and try to treat it as such. I was wondering if ...
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Make searching easier by renaming [little-big-planet] → [littlebigplanet]

All the tags for the LittleBigPlanet franchise have the game title separated into three separate words, Little Big Planet. This makes questions about the game harder to stumble across due to lower SEO ...
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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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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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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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Locked post apply for unlock

This is the post I am talking about, so Fredley now give me a VERY good explantion why you closed my post. Just to know if it is because of the "greetings message" then show me the RULE that says ...
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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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Request to move this question to SuperUser | There's a question that's not about gaming. But instead the usage of such software (the Steam platform)

Question in question: Steam opening in another Windows User account Request: Can it be moved to SuperUser? Although this question is about the gaming platform Steam, solutions to her problem isn't ...
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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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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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Can rep features have a lower requirement count?

Can you please lower the amount of rep requirements for us newer users? The rep requirement for some features (cough like downvotes and comments) shouldn't be so high. Thanks!
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Mouse Wheel Scroll in question body is not bound

I noticed today that it is now possible to scroll the body of a question (but not on the main page) with the middle-click scrolling mousewheell. This is using Chrome 14.0.835.186 m, on windows 7 64 ...