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Tag rename request: [donkeykong] -> [donkeykong-gb]

donkeykong should be renamed to donkeykong-gb. The two questions we have under the tag pertain to the GameBoy version of the game. Donkey Kong is a series of similar games on various different ...
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Giving in to offended people is never a good idea

Since no moderator bothered to answer me privately, I drag this into public. For years I had the same user name here and now I am forced to change it because 1 Person got offended? That is a stupid ...
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Why are a lot of my edits being rejected?

Recently a lot of my edits have been rejected by the same user, all of these edits were correcting basic English, such correcting "cus" to "because", or "dose" to "does". Is there a policy against ...
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My question about Nexus Mod Manager was locked, other questions about the program are allowed

I have a question about my Arqade post: How does Nexus Mod Manager install mods? I asked a general question about functionality of the program. There are nearly ten questions about NMM on the site, ...
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How did I receive 207 reputation if the max is 200?

Yesterday, I gained 207 reputation on Arcade and I got a badge claiming I hit the daily reputation limit of 200. However, I thought that you could only get 200 reputation in one day, so how is this ...
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What does “Impact” mean?

I have this wierd impact thing where I can flag and that stuff, what does the Impact mean? What does the 66 mean?
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Review queue bug?

Today I went to review a few things as it showed that there were a few things to review in the queue, however when I clicked on the review button, there was only 1 suggested edit though the indicator ...
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How do I add a tag from the mobile app?

I was going to ask a question from the android app but the tag did not exist and I could not seem to add it. Any advice on how to do this?
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Is there any reason why the Final Fantasy tags don't have a corresponding 'FF' tag synonym?

Most Final Fantasy games have quite a lot of ways to be expressed: Final Fantasy IX (Name, Roman Numeral) Final Fantasy 9 (Name, Arabic Numeral) FF IX (Shortname, Arabic Numeral) FF 9 (Shortname, ...
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How can I get reputation fast? [duplicate]

I need 75 reputation for bounties, but the speed is so slow! Is there a way to get reputation a little bit faster?
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About the violence inherent in Stack Exchange: freedom of speech

Please print, tick what applies, sign, put on a wooden table, photograph and send by mail or fax. Attach an ID My ❏ question  ❏ answer  ❏ post  ❏ tag  ❏ ...
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Confused about moderators rejecting edits without author's consent

Recently an edit was proposed to one of my answers but before I got chance to review it, the edit was rejected by two moderators. This is the first time this has happened and the first time I have ...
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Why do I lose reputation for User Was Removed even when you upvote? [duplicate]

I lost 5 reputation for a User Was Removed, and yet I upvoted!!! I was in the 90's of reputation and now I have 88 for the User Was Removed thing, why do I HAVE to lose reputation for User Was Removed ...
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What can you see in the Google Analytics?

At 25k reputation or more, you can have access to the Google Analytics of Arqade https://gaming.stackexchange.com/site-analytics As a web developper, I'd like to see these stats. It doesn't seem to ...
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How do I delete posts?

How do I delete one of my posts? I have been looking for an answer everywhere, but I can't find it!
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Just to clarify: are game-recommendations off topic on Arqade?

I tried to make sense of it and failed. I have questions about kind of games I like and would like to know games depending on different factors at time. I am lost because the question asked and the ...
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Should I flag a question after I've messed up my close vote?

I voted to close this question but since it's really early in the morning (and I haven't had my coffee yet!) I messed up my close vote and VTC'd as "Developer intent" which I retracted immediately. ...
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Inserting links in text

I dont know how can i put some hyperlinks in text? For example if I want to write down "You can use minecraft wiki to see" How can I make "minecraft wiki" become a hyperlink?
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Why am I approving Tag Edits for higher rep users?

I just went through approving tag edits for Timmy Jim, a user outclassing my rep by 10K+. Is this normal function for the website? I've just never encountered it before, though I only did recently ...
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Roblox Programming Questions, Arqade, Stack-GD or Stack-O?

My question, which I was just about to post on the Main Site of Arqade, revolves around Ro-Lua. Otherwise 'Roblox Lua'. My question was to include some examples and to ask about certain Rotation-...
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Can I just create a chat room like that?

I was thinking about creating a chatroom for a specific game (For Honor) but I'm not sure if I'm allowed to do so. We do have some rooms that are game-specific but usually for more popular games. My ...
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Are questions about video-game specific hosting services on-topic?

So I posted https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/300630/what-causes-old-games-to-disappear-off-kongregate assuming that Kongregate would be considered a 'game-specific hardware or utility' (well,...
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Using Code-Snippets in Discussion

I'm currently in the process of writing up an answer for another Arqader, in the field of Minecraft, which either requires the use of a lot of images or heavy emphasis through massive code blocks. ...
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Tag Creator Credit

I just finished creating the pokemon-duel description, tag wiki, and its excerpt and got those edits approved. However, the creator of the actual tag is Community (according to what it looks like). ...
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What exactly does the law state about emulation and ROMs?

I hear a lot about how emulation is not illegal or that downloading ROMs is legal in some circumstances and I would really like to know the truth about emulators and ROMs in relation to the law. For ...
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Retag request: boi-antibirth -> boir-antibirth

I was reviewing the tag wiki submissions for what I thought was boir-antibirth, but upon closer inspection, was actually boi-antibirth. This is an issue, because the Antibirth mod is specifically ...
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Project Reduplication of Deduplication - Gaming / Arqade

Stack Exchange recently started a collaboration project with the University of Melbourne, in an attempt to improve the automatic detection of duplicate questions. More information on the project and ...
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How to know who created a tag?

Taxonomist badge description states: Create a tag used by 50 questions and I was wondering if there's a way to know which tags were created by me. So I searched on Stack Exchange Data Explorer ...
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Why is this tag without me as the author?

I was reading this question about knowing who created a tag and, after looking at the tags they had linked (like this one), I went to visit the tag I had created recently: space-hulk-deathwing. ...
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I can't get the “Curious” badge, even if my total questions' score is actually positive!

My profile page keeps saying that I have a negative question record. But that doesn't really seem true, because I actually have an 85+ scored question, and about 8 5+ Questions. I did delete many ...
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Why was my flag declined?

Comment in question: Hot Network Questions, here we come... The comment is a Facebooky-comment at best. It is not constructive to the question, has no relevance to the question's contents, yet I'...
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Looking for feedback from the community regarding “Dislikes”

I want an answer from a guy who knows the community best. ;) Why are people keep disliking my posts when they have good grammar? I mean there is no sense to dislike it. It can be only I didn't put a ...
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What is the difference between a declined and disputed flag?

I found this question here on meta, but that just says how a flag becomes disputed: Disputed flags are flags that one or more 10k users have marked to be invalid. What is difference then between a ...
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Tag synonym - [heart-gold] / [soul-silver] -> [pokemon-hgss]

Earlier discussion: Pokemon tag problems (Gotta Tag 'Em All) (This post is to ask for a higher-rep user to take an action on something from that discussion.) I already retagged all of the ...
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How did I get +15 points on this answer?

I got a notification for +15 points on one of my posts: Clicking on that link brings me to this answer. What surprises me is that I got +15 points. My understanding is that upvotes on answers give +...
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Why is a question from ignored tags showing in my feed

In My questions page, I see the following: As you can see, this question appears to be greyed out as if it has been deleted when it's evidently not deleted at all. Why is it displaying that way? ...
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Are my tag edit privileges revoked?

When I go to attempt to edit a tag wiki, it redirects me to this page: The tag definitely isn't deleted and it's also not a post as this words it. What is going on?
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How can I contact someone without using chatty comments?

How can I contact someone without using chatty comments? I see no way to do this.
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Are there any audits on this site?

I've done around 50 reviews for Arqade. I have not gotten a single audit yet. On StackOverflow I would have gotten at least two or three by now. Are there actually any audits on this site? If so, ...
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How best to ask about a game identification

I'm posting this here before writing up a question because, after reading the about page, I came across this rule: X - Requests for game identification or recommendations Now this rule lead me to ...
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I don't have a screenshot, but would sanity check an ITG question [duplicate]

After reading these two thorough questions about rationales behind off and on topic ITG questions, I would still like to have a sanity check because the criterions I have in mind do not appear in them....
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Where do I go if I want to ask questions about the meta part of this website?

I know that if I want to ask questions about https://gaming.stackexchange.com/ I should ask here, but what if I have questions about what questions are on topic here (https://meta.stackexchange.com/...
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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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How do I participate in chat?

I have enough reputation to participate in chat, and I have a feeling that there's a button somewhere, but I just can't find anything
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Is there a way to say that a question flagged as duplicate is not a duplicate?

I've seen a few questions that are flagged as duplicates, but the questions they are apparently duplicates of will elicit completely different answers, and it's just really annoying.
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Where do I post computercraft questions?

I am coding with computercraft and I do not know where to post the questions - Arqade or Stack Overflow? Or both? If so how?
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Why can I not down-vote?

When I up-vote it goes well it even records itself in my profile. Though when I try to dow-nvote it says I need 125 reputation to vote. Why is that? Is that a bug?
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Why did my people reached go down?

Yesterday my people reached was something above 520. Why is it at 493? (I am talking about my Arqade profile not Arqade meta)
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What is a Tag Wiki?

I am new to this comunity and I am enjoying getting the badges. It is fun helping people. Though what is a Tag Wiki? I have no idea.