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Questions tagged [support]

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What to do - game identification question is off-topic but I know the answer

See this question. I know it's off-topic because it lacks an auido/visual artefact from the game but I do know the answer. I answered it in this case, but I'm wondering what's the right thing to do.
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Can someone with more rep than me create a tag for Bloodborne? [duplicate]

I searched through the tag list for "Blood" and none of the results were for Bloodborne. I even searched through the new tags page as the game came out yesterday the 24th but I couldn't find a tag for ...
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Should we ask people with Steam/Steam integrated game issues for their Steam profiles?

https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/210321/the-tf2-trading-only-shows-me-a-couple-items-when-i-have-tons Aytimothy asked the OP for his Steam profile to further troubleshoot the issue. Should ...
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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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tag people inside answer

Is there a way to add people and thank them inside answers? In this question I wanted to thank TimB for improving my answer but writing "Thanks to .." didn't seem correct.
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Is there a way to delete a tag? [duplicate]

I was creating a tag for this question, and I accidentally created two, one of them that is incorrect (late night mistype). Is there a way to delete the incorrect tag? This tag is the correct one, ...
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How do I add a picture to a Stack Exchange post?

I'm trying to make people see what I did. Can someone help me.
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Do we allow audio artifacts in game-identification questions?

Where does Freak Fortress 2's The Tank theme (titled metalfox.mp3) come from? I posted the question above to which a user immediately cast a close vote and a downvote, citing that an audio ...
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Flag Off topic -> migration gives only the option gaming-meta [duplicate]

I just flagged this question this question as off topic. I tried to use the option "this question belongs to an other site of the stackexchange network. But the only option I got there is gaming-meta,...
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'Delete' button missing when I reviewed an answer in the Low Quality Posts queue as a 20K rep user

I noticed that one of the answers I recently reviewed in the Low Quality Posts queue didn't allow me to 'Delete', but only to 'Recommend Deletion'. Another example here. (Normally, a user with 20K rep ...
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Why can't I flag as “not an answer” even though I've never raised this flag?

This is either a bug or an unknown feature I'm unaware of but when I try to flag an answer, the "not an answer" option is grayed out and a message saying "you have already raised this type of flag", ...
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Why was this question closed as “too broad”?

https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/204021/how-do-i-deal-with-online-trolling-harassment-in-video-games
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How should I flag a question that includes the answer?

How should I flag a question by someone who hasn't understood the Q&A format of this site and posts an answer in his own question (like a guide)? Should I flag it for moderator attention? The ...
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Wrongly closed / on hold?

Take a look at this question. Why is it on hold? It has the question written there and it has a detailed code. There is also a lot of useful information and the OP clearly pointed out his problem and ...
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Synonym request: Tome-4 needs a tag synonym of Tales-of-Majeyal

Or tales-of-maj-eyal. I don't know exactly what we do with apostrophes. The game name is Tales of Maj'Eyal. This is how it appears on Steam. Tome-4 is not a terrible tag for people familiar with the ...
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Is there a way to search tags based off of tag-wiki?

After seeing this question, which I am in no was supporting, I thought the base problem could be solved by the ability to pull a list of questions based on tag-wiki for the game, since all of our game ...
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Duplicate user accounts

I've found something strange on pokemon-oras This makes me think that this guy has created several accounts, each one has only asked a single question. He hasn't even upvoted or accepted an answer. ...
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What does “Edit removed during grace period” mean?

https://gaming.stackexchange.com/revisions/201413/3 Revision did nothing to alter the question, but the description reads "Edit removed during grace period". What does that even mean? If the edit ...
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Are community ads still being displayed?

Has something changed with the way community ads are displayed? Last year our top ads were getting 10+ clicks a day, but so far this year our ads have 1 click overall. There was a delay in getting the ...
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Are questions about game specific bugs off topic?

I frequent the destiny tag, and while browsing recent questions I came across https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/198220/destiny-compatibility-pack-download-stops-at-50 I was going to flag it ...
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How do people check how many characters there are added/removed when editing question/answer?

when sombody edits a question, he always leaves like "added 70 characters in body" in the explenation. I don't think everybody counts the amount of characters they add. how do they know how many ...
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Does refreshing the site help to get new nofications?

I was wondering if refreshing from time to time actualy shows me new nofications of reputation changes? I guess it might help sometimes if internet connections are slow or if I am on a protected proxy ...
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Is there actually a gap time between game release and question asking?

User MattR made a comment on a question on Payday 2: A reasonable time would have been better, rather than directly after the came out. Overkill can, and have, been cryptic in how certain ...
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Bug / unclear behaviour in close review queue?

for this review: https://gaming.stackexchange.com/review/close/107409 To this question, https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/194144/far-cry-4-cross-compatibility-multiplayer I try to select "...
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How can I set in my profile, to see only tags that I chose?

For example I want to set some tags in my profile (dota-2, world-of-warcraft, skyrim) so I can only see questions with these tags when I enter the website
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Tag synonym suggestion [bukkit-worldedit] to [minecraft-bukkit-worldedit] [duplicate]

In exactly the same vein as my previous question, I would like to suggest that we migrate and synonym-ise bukkit-worldedit to minecraft-bukkit-worldedit (or if that exceeds the character limit, to mc-...
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Is it okay to use the Name of this site in a Clan?

With the chatroom Summoners Rift being reopened, the small (and growing) amount of users that play League now have a place to hang out and chat etc. We often play together for fun and now we've found ...
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Why are links to www.mariowiki.com not allowed?

When attempting to answer the question Do Shadow People Exist?, I found some valid-looking information on www.mariowiki.com. After I linked to it in my answer I wasn't allowed to submit, with an error ...
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Is there any way to add more reputation into an existing bounty?

I've made a bounty. But I feel like the question that I've offered the bounty to doesn't have a big enough bounty. What's the best way to start the Crash Landing modpack? I mean honestly, who ...
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Is bumping your question for answers allowed?

Are you allowed to leave a "Bump" comment on your own question, if has not gotten an answer or has very few views?
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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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Are bounty points refunded if there is no answer? [duplicate]

I recently put a bounty on one of my questions, but instead of losing points when I got an answer, I lost them straight away. Is this a bug or is this meant to happen? Also if it is meant to happen, ...
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How to prevent bounties being awarded to bad answers

I have posted a question a while ago, but I got no answers so I decided to put a bounty on it. My question is: How I do I prevent someone gaining the bounty point with a bad / stupid / invalid ...
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Is there any way to search for or find questions or answers with unapproved edits?

I want to help out and try new features by approving good edits. I'd there any way to find edits that have not been approved? Also how do I approve them if I find them?
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Unexplained +1 rep

Every so often I have been getting random +1, or +2 rep bonuses. I'm not sure what they're from. Is it possible I was reimbursed the points after an answer I downvoted was deleted?
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In what scenario is this Opinion-Based?

What format are most Hearthstone tournaments using? I edited my question to make it very clearly not opinion based and it went from being on-hold to closed. There is absolutely nothing opinion based ...
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How do I ask a good Minecraft Bug/Crash question?

I have seen my/other questions reporting bugs in Minecraft get downvoted and/or closed. what can I do/be aware of in order to prevent more questions being downvoted/closed?
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Is there a way to see a list of comments I posted?

Question is in the title. Just looking to see if there is a way to see the comments I posted, not just the comments I'm tagged in. (Responses etc)
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What review am I missing?

I have for weeks now been wondering why do I always see a certain number of reviews pending but when I go check the reviews' queues there are none. Today it got worse when on the main page of the ...
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Is it possible to have another QA event?

I am not sure if this should be posted here (or in chat), but I do miss the days of when QA had major events for big game releases. In my opinion, these events created enormous amounts of traffic ...
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What does VTC mean?

I've been reading many times the term VTC from this question (Can there be a draw in League of Legends?) and each time I try to find the meaning, the results aren't what I'm looking for or doesn't ...
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Does editing in information from a given link “change too much”?

I've edited the answer to this question but the edit got rejected for "This edit changes too much in the original post; the original meaning or intent of the post would be lost". The answer as it is ...
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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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Highlight certain letters in words

How exactly can I highlight certain letters in words? I recently answered a question where I wanted to highlight the starting letters of 3 words. I finally had to put in spaces so the letters appear ...
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How to address Cross Network Duplicate Questions [duplicate]

This question, as you can see in my comment, has been posted by the same user on English Language & Usage here now I've posted a comment on both site indicating this and i've down voted the ...
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How can I unapprove edits?

I just made a mistake by approving this edit: https://gaming.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/93132 because I confused left side and right side... Is there a possibility to edit your own ...
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Is it proper to ask about cpu specs?

I want to post a question about if a laptop I have my eyes on is powerful enough for hardcore gaming. Basically, is it ok to ask questions about software in collaboration with games on the website?
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Suspect Serial Downvoting, when does the system do the check?

The image above is a screen shot of my Rep History, in the space of 3 minutes a bunch of my questions were downvoted, particular 4 in one minute, 3 in another. While some i could accept the downvote ...
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Tag for the new game FIFA World

I would like to request a new tag "fifa-world" as well as a retag of the question I just asked here: What does the finesse modifier do in FIFA World? FIFA World is a new online game from EA that is ...
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How to get rss feed of favourite tags?

I'm sure that this has been asked before; however, a 5-10 minute search has not revealed any answers. Anyway,how do I get a feed of my favourite tags? I did check out this particular link RSS feed ...