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Where's my question

Some time ago I asked a question, It was located here https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/2707/help-identifying-a-nes-racing-and-shooting-game now I get a 404 and the question is not listed ...
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Why wasn't my question fully answered?

Take my question: How likely is it that an Xbox 360 hard drive will die, and are there any early warning signs or indicators? I asked for people with experience in hard drive failure, but I got a few ...
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Dragging and dropping tags doesn't work

I saw that the RELATED TAGS section allowed drag and drop... so I dropped one into the add to favorites box and clicked Add. now the incredibly long uri is in my interesting tags section and the ...
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My Gaming open id is not being associated with my other stackexchange accounts, is this expected?

For some reason, my gaming open id is not being picked up with stackexchange and associated with my other accounts. Is this because the site is special or something or is this a bug? Or did I do ...
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Question page refresh shows answers in different order

If answers have equal score they displays in random order every time. Is it OK?
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So, what actually is a game-rec?

The problem with all encompassing policies is that people tend to use those instead of using the brain and determining whether a question possesses or not the bad qualities that make game-rec's toxic ...
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Can a tag be removed?

I believe I made the tag sims3 by accident at one point. when I made another question about it today, I noticed there were 2 tags: sims3 and sims-3. I retagged all my older questions under the sims3 ...
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Rules for substituting images with text in question/answer?

I just saw an answer's images to this Minecraft question have been substituted with text ASCII arts. I like more images in that case than text, but this is a personal opinion. I am wondering instead ...
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Doppelgänger detected: support tag wiki excerpt

I just received the tag editor badge for the support tag, the tag wiki of which we can't edit anymore. Now the tag excerpt, apparently written by this badp idiot, goofily mimics the body of the full ...
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What is Steam's OpenID URL

I was wondering that there is a login in Steam option here and was wondering what is the URL for it on any site that has OpenID support.
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Need to distinguish between Portal (the game) and Minecraft portals.

Currenlty the portal tag is applied to both games about Portal the game and Minecraft portals. One (or both) need changing to disambiguate.
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Is it possible to reverse a flag on a post?

I recently flagged a post as a duplicate before reading the entirely of the post that I indicated was the original question (yeah, I know, bad Shaun). After reading, however, I realized the original ...
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Problems running certain queries

I'm trying to run the following two sql queries on data.stackexchange.com/gaming : http://data.stackexchange.com/gaming/s/86/most-and-least-dangerous-tags-to-answer-among-the-tags-with-1000-questions ...
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Votes for moderator doesn't drop below 0

I'm not sure if it's supposed to be like that be the number of votes the nominees have doesn't go below 0. Doing the maths the normal view should display -14 but instead it displays 0 Is this done ...
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Rename tag “red-faction-guerilla” to “red-faction-guerrilla”

The game is called Red Faction: Guerrilla with double r. Perhaps the old version as a tag synonyme is a good idea.
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Better support for favorite tags

For example, I love the game ufc-undisputed-2010 and I would like to know if any new questions are asked about it (I bet I can answer most of them). Nowadays I need to manually check the tag once in a ...
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How can I view the top 20 answerers for a tag?

I was notified today that I now have the ability to edit tag wikis. Of course, to edit a tag wiki, I have to fulfill one of two requirements: have a total score of 100 or more for the tag (thus ...
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Associated Account?

Does anyone know what this notification means? Or why I got an extra 100 rep?
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Is there a way to see Meta Participation?

So I noticed the moderator election thread today, and I noticed the nifty little info boxes they had down at the bottom (this is Fabian's): meta participation questions: 7 / +13 answers: 9 / +38 Is ...
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FYI - Self promotion

May I promote products I am affiliated with here? The community generally frowns on overt self-promotion and tends to vote it down and flag it as spam, so be careful. Post good, relevant answers, ...
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Tag rename request: [dragonage-origins] -> [dragon-age-origins]

dragonage-origins (35 questions) -> dragon-age-origins (0 questions) The actual title of the game has a space between "Dragon" and "Age". Chat discussion.
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ZergOverflow seems down

Is the site gone down for good? How was their content licensed?
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E-mail Address to Inform Site Staff

Didn't I read something regarding an e-mail address for any/all sites that was team@this->domain? I just got a notification that my message to team@this->domain hasn't been accepted. Does it exist? ...
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Is it possible to add a bounty to someone else's question?

If I find someone else's question and I'm very curious as to what the answer could be, how can I add a bounty to the question?
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How do I read the “Recent Activity” page?

      I was looking at my profile the other day, and I realized that I have no idea what most of the symbols on the Recent Activity page mean. Can someone explain them to me?   &...
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List of games with X in the main plot? (about X)

Is it valid to ask a small list of games with (for example) samurais ninjas dragons in the main plot? As a community wiki perhaps?
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Is it possible to extend a bounty?

The bounty I put on this question What is the Formula for Unit Maintenance in Civilization V? is due to expire in less than 24 hours. There's some good work there, but nothing that yet really ...
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Reputation requirements have not been changed

As much as I may enjoy the fact I can still inline retag posts and access the 10k tools, I must report the rep requirements haven't changed yet from the public beta. Are we sticking with close at 500,...
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faq currently discriminates against older consoles

The gaming.se FAQ currently reads: Gaming - Stack Exchange is for passionate videogamers from all platforms, including consoles and computers. If your question generally covers … - PC ...
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Include game title in title of question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Question with Vague title Kind of a silly question but I never know if I should include the game title in the question title or simply provide the game title in the subject ...
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How to hide questions with given title?

Dear Gaming Stackexchange community, In previous stackexchanges (SO, SU, etc) I usually found my daily dose of altruism by browsing &clicking around interesting tags, hot questions, etc. However, ...
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Why can you comment on some questions/answers but not all of them?

OK, so I haven't been using the Stack Exchange websites long. However when I have been using them, I've noticed that sometimes you can comment and sometimes you can't. For example, I just went to ...
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Undelete different phrasing

This question: https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/5138/what-do-i-do-with-excess-dacite-and-alunite-etc Was deleted because it is a duplicate. In my opinion it should be undeleted and closed ...
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What differentiates a “Game Design/Development” question from a question that belongs on this site?

Game design and development questions are considered off-topic, and should be asked on the corresponding Stack Exchange sister site. But what defines a question as being about game development? How do ...
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How do I suggest tag synonyms?

I understand tags can have synonyms, for example [rpg] can be a synonym of [role-playing-games]. How can I suggest new synonyms to existing tags?
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How do we get out of beta?

What has to happen for this site to progress beyond the beta stage?
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Start a bounty still available after answer has been accepted.

Fastest way to level up in Modern Warfare 2 / Black Ops this question has been closed but I can still start a bounty. Is this a feature or a bug?
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Do we allow questions about how to set up a computer for certain games?

Specifically, do we allow questions about which ports are used by which games, to enable firewall administration, or would that belong elsewhere? I vaguely remember questions of this nature being ...
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Retagging [elder-scrolls] into [the-elder-scrolls] (Completed)

As hinted in this answer the series "The elder scrolls" is usually referred to by including the article, so I suggest retagging.
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[the-elder-scrolls] vs [elder-scrolls]

Shall we include articles or not? 1x https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/the-elder-scrolls 5x https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/elder-scrolls
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Merge [old-game] and [oldware] into [old-games]

old-game, oldware. Can't argue by numbers yet, but old-games seems better to me

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