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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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Associated Account?

Does anyone know what this notification means? Or why I got an extra 100 rep?
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How can I delete my Arqade account?

Is there a way to permanently delete an Arqade/Gaming Stack Exchange account?
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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 the “Publicist” badge broken?

I have been seeing this dialog (see image) frequently, and when I go and share the question on facebook or twitter, it does not do anything. Not that I am crazy about the badge, but I wonder if it is ...
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ZergOverflow seems down

Is the site gone down for good? How was their content licensed?
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Where should I ask for game suggestions based on games I've enjoyed? [duplicate]

Are there websites or other services when I can get decent answers to questions such as: I enjoyed X, based on the things that make X great, what other games would others reccomend I try and why?
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What is “rolling back”?

I have seen the gaming.SE Badge "Cleanup: First Rollback" and searched for it but couldn't find anything on to what it refers. What does this mean? How do I roll back (presumably a question, an ...
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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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Time is up - what is our domain name finally? [closed]

Fun fact: In 85 days we cast 1,450 votes on 235 different domain names and we still don't have a clear winner. Here, have a complimentary graph: With roughly 5 days to go and a logo to design ...
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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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Why did I lose consecutive status?

Possible duplicate: Consecutive Day count reset this morning on meta.stackoverflow.com According to my user page, I only have one day consecutive, but looking at this answer: Which StarCraft 2 ...
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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 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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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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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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Can diamond mods permanently delete answers?

This is a little embarrassing, but I accidentally answered a question instead of commenting on an answer. It's kind of weird looking at my answer every time I look at the question, so I'm wondering; ...
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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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What determines the close reason in the event of conflicts here?

On the Trilogy, at least as far as I've been told, the stated close reason in the event of a tie is the earliest given reason in the majority. Example, if all 5 votes are different, the first one wins....
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Formatting sandbox

Feel free to do your tests here.
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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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Please swap synonym suggestions around.

EDIT: Thanks to the downvoters! I have put the correct synonyms in now, should you want to upvote them. Complete! They are now in place. I mistakenly suggested [l4d2] as a [left-4-dead] synonym and ...
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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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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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Synonym request: [zelda] to [the-legend-of-zelda]

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Why did my reputation decrease overnight?

I filled out my profile information after achieving a reputation of nearly 200 and as I saved the changes, all of a sudden my reputation dropped(in the parent site) to 25! I checked my rep page and it ...
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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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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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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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Answered a closed question?

A picture is worth a thousand words: alt text http://www.juanformoso.com.ar/images/answered_closed.png Perhaps the user had the browser opened for 8 hours? Question in question
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Is there any way to save/favorite questions?

For example, I saw this question, and I have the same question. I would like some way, within the system/site, to monitor this question if it receives an answer. I don't want to post a comment on it ...