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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why does “Questions that may already have your answer” work better than the conventional search tool?

Before I ask a question, I always search with the "Search Q&A" box to see if there is already a question and answer about the topic. When there is no question, I start a new question, but often ...
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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 ...
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How do watched “asterisk” tags work?

I follow [*pokemon*] as a tag. From my understanding, that will follow any tag that contains the word "pokemon" somewhere in it. This works correctly when I'm browsing the question list (they are ...
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Declined flag on low-quality question

My last flag was declined. I flagged and downvoted this question because it just doesn't contain enough information. Specifically, it's missing what level it's on and attempts made by the OP. There ...
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What to do to get the “Curious” badge with a negative score question?

Source post: Villagers still not breeding I got a small problem for getting the "Curious" badge because this question has a -1 score and the "Need a positive question record" requirement isn't met....
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Where would I ask about designing games indie-style

From something like a 2D android app similar to chess with different mechanics though, to other styles of gaming like a shooter. Where would I ask about what and how I could acquire a program like ...
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My friend lost the ability to ask questions. Is there any way he can get the ability back?

My friend lost the ability to ask questions, due to his first questions having negative reputation. Since then he has gained more reputation due to helpful answers. The message he got told him to ...
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Are there problems known about moving comments into chat?

(I'm sorry for producing so much noise about refering in my posts to this question that much) There actually was a chat room for discussions on this topic. But this post: https://gaming.stackexchange....
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What to do if there currently is no tag that fits my question? [duplicate]

I am wanting to ask a question about the game Slime Rancher, however there is no slime-rancher tag, nor any other tag which I have been able to find that has fitted my question, so what does one do in ...
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“Top tags without excerpts” query returning incorrect values, likely using it incorrectly

A few days ago, I noticed the "Top tags requiring a wiki" question. For those unfamiliar, it is an old post, directing users to update the wiki for popular tags. In the answer, there is a useful list ...
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How can you vote to close as blatantly off-topic?

I've just reached 3k reputation today and earned the close and reopen votes privilege. Before I had this privilege, I was able to flag many questions as Blatantly off-topic, if they had nothing to do ...
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What's wrong with asking about using handheld units as TV console controllers?

Here's my complaint: I recently asked a question about using the Nintendo DS as a controller for the Wii, something which I thought would bring a detailed answer about if this is possible, and if not ...
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Why was this answer locked?

In an effort to better understand the goings-on of the site, I'd like to know why the accepted answer on this post was locked. It seems to be an appropriate answer, but now I am not able to upvote it. ...
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Why does the 'Active: today' on the side have a link?

On this question: Can you buy specific cards with gold?, if you hover around the "today" next to the "active" part of the sidebar, it can be clicked as a link. In this case, this one: https://gaming....
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Why isn't this edit by the orignal poster automatically approved?

Why was this pending edit not automatically approved? I thought that original posters could always edit their own content? It looks like there may be an issue regarding the user's ID or account. ...
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Why can't I close a question for migration?

I've just tried to close this question for obvious reasons. At first (since this is clearly destined for the English Stack Exchange) I tried to use Close -> Off-topic -> Migration to close the ...
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Why do I lose Reputation when I downvote?

When I downvoted a bad answer (because it was copied from a duplicate question) I lost 1 reputation. This is the answer I speak of. At first I thought it was a glitch, so I down voted another bad post,...
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Rename Tag: [tag: pulsarlostcolony] to [tag: pulsar-lost-colony]

I just came across a question tagged pulsarlostcolony and per the convention it should be pulsar-lost-colony, but I don't yet have the rep to rename a tag or retag a question. It only has the one ...
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Can we block certain users?

I feel as though I am being constantly pulled down by a certain other user, not naming names. I'm beginning to actually feel agitated and less attracted to the site because I know if I post something ...
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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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Why can you favorite your own question?

I have noticed, on occasion, new questions appearing with no upvotes but marked as a favorite by 1 user. I originally thought that perhaps someone marked it as a favorite to keep an eye on it during ...
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Where did the Arqade name come from? [duplicate]

I'm just curious, what the origins of the "Arqade" name for the site are. Are there any reasons it wasn't just called Gaming?
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Is asking about the reasons behind game mechanics off-topic?

Resulting question on Game Development. I've recently been pondering a question of the reason behind a certain game mechanic used in many games. I was going to ask it on Arqade as the Ask > On-Topic ...
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Does arqade support questions about modifications for games?

So yesterday I asked a question about a plugin for a minecraft server. I got 1 comment before I deleted this question. It read: I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is about ...
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Why do we tag Reaper of Souls as Diablo 3?

Looking through the Diablo 3 tags, I noticed that we have a tag for Reaper of Sous on computer, but not console. After looking further, it appears that the tag diablo-3-reaper-of-souls links back to ...
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Rainbow Six tag inconsistencies. What do?

I just updated the tag rainbow-six-series with a summary and main wiki. One element I feel is important in a series tag is listing all the games that would be included in that series. If available, I ...
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Tag synonym / merge request: [zelda-series] » [legend-of-zelda-series]

I'd like to request that zelda-series be made a synonym of and/or be merged into legend-of-zelda-series. legend-of-zelda-series better represents the actual name of the series and fits the tag ...
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Where can I ask about “Conway's Game of Life” gameplay?

I have a question about Conway's Game of Life's gameplay, but I can't seem to find an appropiate tag for it. I was looking for game-of-life or something similar, but there is none. What would be the ...
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What's the name of this font?

I came across this site accidentally and noticed the font in this site: Would anyone(mods?) care to tell me what this font is? I do not know wether this is the right place to ask this silly question ,...
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Why were my comments deleted on the Ninja identification (Pixels) question?

I'm 99% sure I had at least one if not two additional comments on this question: What video game are these ninjas from? I'm pretty sure there was nothing wrong with them. If I remember correctly, ...
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Multiline Spolier? [duplicate]

Alright guys, I was reviewing this post and I was trying to get his figures in a spoiler tag. >! but apparently we are unable to do multiple line spoiler blockquotes. Can someone point me in the ...
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Suspicious edit

I found this question, where an answer had been flagged to be removed, due to low content. As it stands, I would agree. The answer in question is half a sentence, at best. Not exactly what we strive ...
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Do I flag them?

So there is a question that I answered. I feel that I answered well and completely, even cited sources. Suddenly 2 other people post nearly exactly the same answer I gave. Whats more odd is they are ...
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What is the number displayed next to most badges?

I saw a gray-tinted text near most badges that says "X awarded" (where X is a number). What does it mean?
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Google phrase to get to 'The Bridge'

What can I type into Google in order to receive a link to 'The Bridge' as one of the first few results? 'Arqade the bridge' doesn't even give the link to the chat in the first two pages. 'arqade the ...