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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? [closed]

I have heard a lot of talk about how emulation is not illegal, or that downloading ROMs is legal in some circumstances but not others, and I would really like to clarify what is allowed about ...
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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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Why am I getting "The question you're asking is likely to be closed."?

I went to ask How do you get the Custom Game Novice achievement in Starcraft 2? and I got the following message: The question you're asking is likely to be closed. I feel coming from Stack Overflow ...
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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 Game Identification 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 kind of feed (rss|atom|...) that we can use?

Is there any kind of feed just to receive new questions comfortably in our feed readers?
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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 ...

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