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Formatting sandbox

Feel free to do your tests here.
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Bounty button missing

I would like to place a bounty on why just ban minecraft modding tech support, but I can't seem to find the button. After some research it seems like it's supposed to be under add a comment, but it ...
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What should we do with clearly fake questions?

This question about a "new horror steve or bug" is, as far as I can tell, not a real question about a real problem (it could, though extremely unlikely, be a mod that the author forgot about). There ...
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Why was my other account removed?

I need to know why I was removed, if it was because I didn't use this site much, well I couldn't - it wouldn't let me ask stuff for a month or even comment. Can a moderator answer me? I lost over 30 ...
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Looking for help to ask a parental control question about Xbox One

Could you help me to start on the right foot? First time posting a question here. I would like to make a question as a gamer parent. While I have several answers on other SE sites only very few of my ...
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Rename: [paper-mario-ttyd] -> [paper-mario-the-thousand-year-door]

Title pretty much says it all: paper-mario-ttyd should be renamed to paper-mario-the-thousand-year-door. The new tag name is 34 characters long, just below the limit
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How can the Community user bot edit questions?

It seems like the Community user that's supposed to be "a background process to keep this site clean", somehow figured out that an answer contained an unformatted quote and formatted it. Is it ...
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Why did so many questions I've answered get bumped to the Arqade homepage recently?

Over the course of the weekend five questions I've answered were bumped to the homepage of Arqade. Before this no questions I've asked or answered have been bumped by Community before (to my knowledge)...
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How to take back flags?

Recently, I flagged this answer as 'Not an answer'. Now, after looking at it a couple of times, I have realized that this is an answer, just it is extremely badly written and needs editing. So my ...
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Why keep dead link comments?

I recently flagged a few comments that provided a link to what was ostensibly a helpful resource, but had since become dead links linking to nothing in particular. The comments did not provide any ...
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How to make links in comments?

I have been trying to get links into comments but can't get it to work. I tried making one the same way you make one in a question or answer, but that didn't work. And then I tried these guys ways, ...
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How do I earn the Tenacious and Unsung Hero badges?

The description is weird and hard to understand. The description for Tenacious is Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total Unsung Hero is similar, just a little harder. What ...
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Where should I ask subjective “game recommendation” questions? [duplicate]

I have certain consoles, and I'm always looking for recommmendations on certaing genres I like. Is gaming stackexchange the place to ask for these recommendations? Who better than the users here to ...
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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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Is it on-topic to ask about something based on a game?

Could I ask a question, for instance, about the Super Mario Bros.-based cartoons or Dishonored books here?
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Why was this answer locked?

In an effort to better understand the goings-on of the site, I'd like to know why the accepted answer on this post was locked. It seems to be an appropriate answer, but now I am not able to upvote it. ...
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Tag synonym request: Age of Empires II and Age of Empires III tags

As per Should we standardize our tag formatting regarding Arabic vs. Roman numerals?, the official spelling of the game title should be used in the tags whenever possible, instead of replacing Roman ...
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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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What does the red dot in the drop down review queue tab mean?

Usually when I click on the review queue tab at in the top right hand corner of the site, the queues with items to review have a grey dot next to them. Occasionally there is a red dot and I have ...
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Why does “Questions that may already have your answer” work better than the conventional search tool?

Before I ask a question, I always search with the "Search Q&A" box to see if there is already a question and answer about the topic. When there is no question, I start a new question, but often ...
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What happened to this review?

I was attempting to review an answer in the VLQ queue. I voted to delete the answer, and a message popped up and said an error occurred, please try again. I refreshed the page only to be greeted with ...
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Tag score not showing up on profile?

I am not sure if this is the right site to post this question. When I go to my Arqade public profile, the score for my top tags isn't showing up. My top tag right now is bomber-crew and it says that I ...
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Is there some way to request peer review on an edit?

I just edited this answer, I just reached 2000+ reputation and the edit got imidiately accepted. Is there some way to turn this off? I´m fairly sure this was a good edit, but I have done bad edits ...
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Add 'ssbu' tag synonym to 'super-smash-bros-ultimate`

I don't have 5 score in the category yet, but this seems pretty obvious. Smash Bros on the N64 is often just called smash 64 Smash Bros. Melee is often called ssbm or melee Smash Bros. Brawl is ...
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The Memes of Arqade and its Chat

In the style of The Many Memes of Meta Catchphrases and concepts that spread from person to person are known as memes, which, courtesy the internet, can now explode across the earth like a highly ...
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Edge cases in reversal of votes

I lost 170 reputation due to vote correction today, it makes sense and I expect to loose about 150 more soon, but it made me think about what would happen in some (hypothetical) cases. First case: I ...
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Questions about new game versions

Here's the situation: A game gets a revolutionary update, which changes tons of important stuff. A player that was used to the old game system doesn't know how to reach their goal in the new version ...
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Where would I ask about xbox 1?

Where would I ask a question about my Xbox 1? I looked at the desc of all the Stack Exchange sites but none said anything about Xbox. (none of the tags really describe this question.) So should I ask ...
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On Meta, [mods] is an alias to [moderators], but there are also discussions about game mods

I found four questions that use the moderators tag while discussing game mods, as in the mods tag on main. Presumably, these questions used a mods tag, before it was aliased to moderators. Do "...
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Why are these two questions “linked”?

When looking at this question about Monster Hunter World, the sidebar on the right shows a single "Linked" question, which is this question about Apex Legends. The opposite is also true, with the ...
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Why were my downvotes retracted?

On several questions I received reputation back after previously downvoting due to what I believed to be low-quality effort posts. I both received my reputation back and the downvotes were retracted ...
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Tag synonym / merge request: [zelda-series] » [legend-of-zelda-series]

I'd like to request that zelda-series be made a synonym of and/or be merged into legend-of-zelda-series. legend-of-zelda-series better represents the actual name of the series and fits the tag ...
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Do answers get pushed into Low Quality Posts when they gather enough downvotes?

Part of this question says: Is it incorrect? Downvote it (and if it gets enough downvotes, it’ll get kicked into the low quality queue where the community can delete it). Emphasis mine. Is this ...
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Is it an appropriate forum to ask my question [duplicate]

I have a question regarding a mobile game, Hustle Castle. I haven't found the answer to it when googling and I have poor experience from the dedicated forum since previously. Usually, I'd just ask ...
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How do I deal with a question ban without a way to meaningfully improve most questions?

As I recently received a question ban, I went again through my questions to improve them. I have a total of 3 questions which have no accepted answers (1 off-topic (deleted), 1 without answers, 1 ...
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Suggest removal of tag synonym (The Elders Scrolls Construction Kit)

There are two tags for questions about the TES Construction Kit, namely tes-construction-set and (the presumed master tag) the-elder-scrolls-construction-Set. The first tag has zero questions, and ...
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How can I improve my questions?

So I've been asking some questions on stack exchange here, and I got question banned. I read the article at the help center on asking good questions. I can't improve my questions (mostly because they ...
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How do I log out of arqade? [duplicate]

Sometimes I am on my friends computer and i go to to this site, and it automatically goes on his profile. i look around a lot and can't find a log off place. How do I do this?
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How do I log out of Gaming StackExchange?

I just registered with this gaming site and I can't find the "log out" button. How do I log out?
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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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As of 2019 am I allowed to ask about speculative lore on Arqade?

I've recently become very interested in the Bloodsouls lore and this got me to thinking: Can I ask about questions about speculative lore on Arqade? I've read through questions already asked on the ...
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There's a character limit for editing a post?

Recently, I was looking at Dungeon Defender questions when I noticed a slight inaccuracy in one of the answers. The ETA of a patch. It was originally the 7th, but had been changed to the 9th. ...
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Can we get tags for Borderlands 2 Classes?

I have asked two class-specific Borderlands 2 questions, one about a particular skill in Axton's tree, and one skill in Maya's tree. It could be useful for people looking for answers in class-specific ...
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Why is my question downvoted, and why no comment and low views after a while

I have a question about my Arqade post: What is the sound ID of the Neutron Punch spell in Elemental Battlegrounds on Roblox? Why does no one answer my question for a while? I really need an answer! ...
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Can the tag needed for my mis-tagged question be created?

I just posted this question. It should be tagged warlords-battlecry-2, but the tag doesn't yet exist and I lack the rep to create it. Would someone with 300+ rep mind creating the tag and applying ...
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How do I link to a meta tag in the main site?

So, as you know, if you write a tag, like so: minecraft [tag:minecraft] SE automatically converts that into the relevant site's tag link and formats it nicely like the ones at the bottom of the ...
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Why do I have a tumbleweed badge?

I just checked my profile here and I have a tumbleweed badge. The description for the badge goes: Asked a question with zero score, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week. However, I ...
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Why can't I delete a post I made?

I posted a question a couple years ago. It did not receive any answers for several days, at which point I decided to do my own research for a second time to see if I missed something, and found the ...
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How do I edit my profile?

I wasn't entirely sure where to ask this, but this was the best place I could think of. I'm trying to edit my profile on stack exchange, but I can't figure out how. I've matured a lot since I created ...
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Imprecise answer accepted, what to do?

On this question, the accepted answer mentions key ghosting, although the actual issue the user is experiencing is key rollover. This answer is not outright wrong and it has the potential of offering ...