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Where are the reviews? [duplicate]

Ever since I hit 10k rep, I have a number of "posts awaiting review", but when I click on it, there are none to review: Clicking on the Meta Reviews, doesn't show any posts waiting for review either. ...
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Why can I unilaterally reject a suggested edit?

I recently reviewed this suggested edit that was proposed by an anonymous user. I rejected it as I felt it offered no real improvement to the existing question, but what surprised me is that the edit ...
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Why the down votes?

I was asking a fine question and am getting down votes without explanation, please explain why? Also why are the downvotes reducing reputation by 2 and not 1 please also explain?
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Removing sensitive information from question edit history

A question was asked recently where the asker unknowingly included some personal account information that could be exploited by users with malicious intent. I edited the question to remove the ...
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How to list questions that have a vote to reopen on questions that I previously voted to close

Scenario: I vote to close a question, which is subsequently closed. The OP and/or others fix the question. Someone votes to reopen. How can I efficiently find such questions? The purpose is ...
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Why was my flag accepted, but no action was taken?

I flagged This Question for mod attention stating that the users profile picture wan inappropriate. It got accepted. And no action was taken. Can someone tell me why this happened? Or is the mod still ...
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What's up with this 'R' button functionality?

I just came back after a 1 month ban, so bear with me if I've tried searching the keyword 'R', "R", R functionality in the search bar and have found nothing. When did they add this to Gaming.SE? When ...
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Why only meta appears when closing a question for migration? [duplicate]

When I try to click the "close button --> Off topic because --> This question belongs to another site in the Stack Exchange network" only meta appears as an option, am I doing it wrong, or do I lack ...
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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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Proper Flag for Modded Minecraft Questions [duplicate]

I'm curious as to the correct flag that needs to be raised on Minecraft mod questions. I understand that questions on the usage of mods (ex. How does thing 'x' work in mod 'y') are okay, but questions ...
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How to remove tags from my user page?

There is currently tags on my Arqade profile that I have no intelligence in (windows-10, controllers, and technical-issues). Is it possible to remove them from here?
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What warranted this 24 hour chat ban?

I got into an argument with @LessPop in the Bridge, here. It got a little heated, and ended up with me being told off, and I called him a dick. Perhaps that wasn't the best response to that, I admit....
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Do we allow image answers?

Flagged an answer for only providing an image, akin to link-only answers, and had it declined because "I should not flag answers for inaccuracy". The entire answer is an image, which as far as I was ...
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Why was this flag rejected as well?

I flagged this answer as "Not an answer", since it doesn't try to address the question, which is specifically about accessibility and being locked out of gameplay. According to this meta post, an ...
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Why was this other flag rejected?

I flagged this answer as "Not an answer" since it doesn't try to address the question, which is specifically about Damage over Time abilities, which Chum the Waters isn't. According to this meta post, ...
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What to do about declined flags I still believe are correct?

Am I supposed to ask about each of them here? Is there another way to do it? Should I just not bother with them?
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Why was this flag rejected?

I flagged this answer as "Not an answer", and it was simply "declined - a moderator reviewed your flag, but found no evidence to support it". Is it a mistake or am I missing something?
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Is editing my own posts an approved-of way of earning reputation?

I just discovered a user editing his own answers on old, inactive questions to have his posts on the first page of the "active" tab. That means more people stumble across the Q&A, and many of them ...
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What is the reasoning behind only being able to tag one person in a comment?

I am curious as to why we can only tag one user in a comment. I'm sure it helps with clarity and readability, but it seems a little strange still. What should I do if I wish to tag multiple people in ...
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What does 'MSO' and 'MSE' mean?

I've seen the user “Community♦︎︎“ edit questions before and said 'migration of MSO to MSE links' in the edit desc. What does this mean?
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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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Why was this offensive flag declined?

I flagged this question (deleted now so only 10k+ can see it). When it was first posted, it had a link to a porn site, so I flagged it. It was then edited out by the user later. So was the flag ...
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How do bounties work with repcaps?

I hit my reputation cap earlier today at 215 rep on the day, then I offered a bounty, which dropped my reputation to +165. Now all upvotes I am receiving are not adding reputation, even though I am ...
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People who comment or action questions when they don't play the games themselves

A user made a comment on an Overwatch question, a game he clearly doesn't play: Also, this information is freely available, in game, where the player can freely view all hero audios. A clear ...
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Why did we get 2 new mods?

RE: If you have general questions about the election process, or questions for moderator candidates, feel free to ask them here on meta -- just make sure your questions are tagged election. ...
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Is it possible to view the highest rep users by tag?

This question made me curious about something. It pointed out that the only gold tag badges that have been awarded were for Minecraft. Given how big of a deal Fallout 4 was/is, and how much the site ...
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Unable to chat in The Bridge

When I try to chat in The Bridge it says I can't because I've been suspended from the Stack Exchange main network for 359 days. However, if that were the case how come I can post this? Also, I'm ...
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Should I delete Questions?

If I'm on Arqade and one of my questions gets closed because it's off topic or it's marked as a duplicate, am I supposed to delete it or do I just leave it? Or, do I leave a comment or something? I ...
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Extremely trivial edits from 2k+ users? [duplicate]

What's the policy guideline here? Flag the question/answer for intervention by moderators? Examples of extremely trivial edits: ... end will add towards your total, from testing it myself... ...
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Is Arqade the only Q&A site like this?

Like the title indicates, is Arqade the only 'ask & answer'-style website? or to be a little more precise, what I want to know is "Is there other website like Arqade but isn't about gaming?" The ...
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Is there a way to view the current close votes on a question without voting yourself?

Sometimes I run across a question that has close votes, and I don't really have any idea why. Apparently the person who left the vote thought it was pretty clear, because they didn't leave a comment. ...
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How do you get more flags? [duplicate]

So, I flagged a comment for being unuseful, and it now says I have nine flags left. So I was wondering, how do I get more? I do not intend on flagging posts willy-nilly, but I was just curious.
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What should Minecraft mods be flagged as?

So recently I have found a question about Minecraft crashing due to mods(which is off topic). But when I flag it and the post closes I don't see my name in the "who flagged it as off topic" list. Am I ...
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Why is my question on hold?

First things first, this is the question I'm talking about. After reading it, it's easy to realize that, as I said on a comment, I just wanted to know, it won't help future generations understand ...
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Are guide questions off topic?

I'm really confused. Strix says that this site is not for guides. Yet we have plenty of questions with guides covering strategies from Mobas, FPSs, RTSs, single player games, RPGs, etc. Are these ...
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How to ask moderator for help, raise awereness, or policy changing

I cannot find any particular way to ask moderators for help, propose/contest/change policies or similar things. Is there any way to do this? Since I don't know how to reach one, I'll post my issue ...
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Sudden Increase in Reputation

In Arqade, yesterday my reputation was like 192-195 but today it suddenly increased to 309. I don't know what happened. Is there a lucky draw or something?
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Content lock on game bar answer

I've got an answer here. It refers to the terrible usability of the Win10 game bar. It recently came back up for me because somebody upvoted it. I wish to edit it to add a simple joke that I thought ...
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Why can't I undo up-votes on comments?

So recently I liked a comment, but then I realized that it was the wrong comment I up-voted! And I was presented with this screen Why is this?
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Is it appropriate to flag questions that should be protected?

In the past, here and on other SE sites, I flagged many times to protect some questions that I think they should be. Every time, it's ended fine. In every case, question has attracted a lot a ...
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How do I go back on a review?

I was reviewing Answers from new users to old questons. The answer was essentially a thank you comment. While I meant to flag it and then press done, I got distracted by something. Result? Forgot to ...
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What is the process when a new tag contains a spelling mistake?

I recently approved a suggested edit to correct a new tag that was created with a spelling mistake: What are the moving glowing balls in slither.io? Assuming the edit is accepted, and the question is ...
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Positive and Negative votes

I recently noticed that when an answer has a positive amount of votes, It looks exactly the same as when there are no votes. On the other hand, when an answer has a negative amount of votes it fades ...
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Can I browse questions and omit a specific tag?

I don't play Minecraft, and most likely never will. Is there some clever lifehack I can use to omit the 'Minecraft' tag when browsing the site? In a similar fashion to how your favourite tags are ...
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Why do I have to wait two days to accept my own answer?

So I posted a question and then answered it(On normal Arqade) But when I hit the check mark it says "You can not accept your answer for 2 days" Why is this? I also searched the normal Arqade and the ...
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Men of war Assault Squad 2 tag [duplicate]

We need a Men Of War: Assault Squad 2 tag. It could be MOW:AS2 or MOWAS2
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Should identify-this-game questions be tagged with the game name when an answer is found?

Someone else knowing this game could use the other ("wrong") answers as recommendations to similar games.
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Help with my post

I posted my first question on Arqade and it received three downvotes: Half Life 2, Episode 1 starts running slow in-game Does this meta site allow newbies to get feedback on their post? I was hoping ...
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Asking about map editors, where to ask? [duplicate]

"Arqade" is a site where you ask for games, dudes and etc. My question is about where I have to post a question related with game editors like "Badland's level creator (android)" or "Hammer world ...
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Where should we direct users asking questions on technical support for modded games?

I was recently informed that questions involving Minecraft mods are off-topic. As a new user to Arqade who is attempting to help out the community, where should I direct users asking questions on this ...