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Achievements tag use: include unofficial accomplishments?

The achievements tag just got added for review to this question: How to quickly score 5,000,000 points in Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3? The comment for adding it was that "this is ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #17: Victory

Welcome to the seventeenth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Unionhawk's submission of a flying ship in sea-of-thieves took ...
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How can I request the reopening of a question with less than 3000 reputation?

Fictional situation. I've found a question on Arqade that I think should be reopened. I've read all the help pages and documents around what should be closed/opened, and I am sure the reviewers that ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #16

This contest has ended Welcome to the sixteenth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Dragonrage's submission of some ants in ...
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Screenshot of the Week - Hall of Fame

Since the screenshot-of-the-week contest was based on the 'Photo of the Week' contest of our Photography sister website (see here), a corresponding 'Hall of Fame' has been suggested (here), to ...
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Somebody please tell me what details are lacking in this question

I asked this yesterday (and that was my second attempt, rewritten, after the first attempt was also closed for the same reason): In Ocarina of Time and Majora's Mask, are the "follow-guy maze ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #15: '90s

This contest has ended Welcome to the fifteenth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Robotnik's submission of an errant spent ...
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Should question titles use “I” or “you”?

I have noticed questions on Arqade phrases in different ways. Which of the following ways is better, does it not matter, or does it depend on the circumstances? Can I negate the effects of a slime ...
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Should I mark edits that have some good aspects and some bad aspects as helpful or not?

The Suggested Edits Review Queue contains five buttons for actions to take on suggested edits, two of which allow the reviewing user to edit the post further. The only difference between the "...
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Screenshot of the Week Themes

To make is easier to track what themes have been suggested, this will be a central location for proposing themes for future Screenshot of the Week contests. Please limit answers to one theme per ...
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Arqade Community Check-in 2019: A call for input

Arqade, our well loved Q&A site for passionate videogamers is rapidly approaching its 9th birthday! We (and Stack Exchange as a whole) have grown a lot as a community from those heady days and - ...
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What happens when you flag a post?

Flagging is mentioned in the Help Centre as being a way to bring content to the attention for review. The help centre also provides info on what some of the flags do, such as "Spam/Rude or ...
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How can I reduce the size of my screenshots?

Often on Arqade, I find myself taking screenshots of my game window and drawing on them to show a more detailed explanation of my answer. I use the Windows Photo app's Drawing editor to achieve these ...
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Code blocks aren't working correctly when placed after a list

There seems to be something wrong with the code formatting blocks. It seems to be correctly working when done, like so: Working! Definitely working. But, when placed after a list (markdown ...
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Tag synonym request: [minecraft-windows-10] -> [minecraft-pocket-edition] [duplicate]

As of Sept. 9, Minecraft Windows 10 beta is identical to Pocket Edition. Most questions regarding either pertain to the other, with the exception of minor technicalities such as savegame location (...
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What is the difference between “bookmarking” and “following” a question?

In any question on StackExchange, there are two buttons that let you remember a question: the "Bookmark" button on the left of the pane (only available for questions) and the "follow&...
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Does the review queue's “filter” function combine tags using AND or OR?

In any review queue, you can choose filters, which will streamline your reviews to only those from the tags you specify. When entering multiple tags (example 2), does the review queue only select ...
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Question reopen request and question on how to properly take action on similar issues

I've found a question on Arqade that has been closed as a duplicate of another. I do not believe that this question is a duplicate of its current duplicate target. It can be inferred in two ways, one ...
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Should the usage guidance for [minecraft-pocket-edition] and [minecraft-bedrock-edition] be edited so that it is clear which one is which? [duplicate]

Recently I’ve seen many questions tagged with minecraft-pocket-edition even though minecraft-bedrock-edition has been released for a while now. Some users may not have updated to 1.0, but I think many ...
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The form for flagging an answer obscures the answer being flagged

I've been noticing something about flagging answers that I forgot to put into a question until today ... when you flag an answer, the modal form that appears is covering the answer that was flagged. ...
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Query over suggested edit that was rejected

A few minutes ago I answered this question: What's the best amount of Hz? The question was rather confused, but it was clear from reading it that the asker did not actually want to know the ...
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Have the 'Share' link use our Arqade domain name

Currently, if you click on 'Share', the URL that is generated uses the Stack Exchange URL, i.e. https://gaming.stackexchange.com/q/... https://gaming.meta.stackexchange.com/q/... This could/should ...
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Why are questions about piracy and related issues off-topic?

This site seems to have a harsh policy regarding piracy, and it makes me wonder. However, I am sure that there do exist grounds to ban questions regarding pirated games. If you admit using an old, ...
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How exactly did this answer violate our Piracy policy?

10k+ users will be able to see that this answer was removed since it was found to be in violation of our Piracy policy. But how exactly was this answer violating this policy? According to the ...
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We shouldn't help users run pirated software [duplicate]

Edit: There does seem to be a bit of confusion from some people about my stance, so I want to be perfectly clear: We shouldn't require users to prove they own a copy of the game, and we should assume ...
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When does a question “support piracy and pirated games”?

There's been a lot of talk recently about what it means to support piracy and pirated games. A very recent example is this question, in which a user asks a question that turns out to be a valid ...
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What's bad in helping someone move their save files from a cracked game?

This question was asked and closed: The Binding Of Isaac: move stats from pirated version to legal, steam-bought version? How is it suddenly not a good idea to help a person move their progress from a ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #14

This contest has ended Welcome to the fourteenth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Dragonrage's base in rust took the first ...
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Vote to Close dialog needs some cleanup for the new domain

There's a few minor quibbles here. First off, and most obviously, the migration path is wrong. It should (presumably) have the monochrome version of the site logo, and shouldn't be meta.gaming. ...
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Let's use the MathJax extension for equations like Math SE

As remarked by Sadly-not as a comment on this question. It seems that math.stackexchange has a lot of nice ways to express mathematical formulas. Perhaps it would be a nice feature for arqade to also ...
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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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Lower or remove the tag synonym upvote restriction

I tried to create tag synonym today for iphone -> ios, since there is an obvious split on these kind of questions. Although true that iOS encompasses the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, software that can ...
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Tag rename request: dissidia-*

The follow two tags need to be renamed to their full name: dissidia-nt -> dissidia-final-fantasy-nt dissidia-012 -> dissidia-012-final-fantasy
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Are feature requests on StackExchange Meta considered duplicates here?

I've seen a particularly good feature request on the StackExchange Meta site. Is requesting it here considered a duplicate of the one on the StackExchange Meta Site or not? On one hand, it could be ...
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How should we tag The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics?

We just got our first question for The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics, and I'm at a loss for how to best tag it. the-dark-crystal-age-of-resistance-tactics is 42 characters. dark-crystal-age-...
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What is the appropriate action for editing an answer that was rejected by the community?

While going through the review queue yesterday, I came across this edit. At first glance, it appeared to have been an edit that conflicted with the authors intent. I almost rejected it as such until I ...
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Privileges: Create Tags page still says tags get deleted after 6 months

I'm aware that Arqade has disabled the automatic-tag-cleanup-after-6-months script (see Stop removing tags that are only used once in the last 6 months), but the Privileges Create Tags sub-page still ...
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How do I see all of my privileges?

The title pretty much speaks for itself because all I want to know is how to view my privileges
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Can the comment writing box be in monospace font?

Comments are used to clarify posts or ask for more information. They also support a very small sample of Markdown, to allow for the addition of links, bold, italics, and code font. I would like to ...
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Why can't I downvote answers or questions?

When I first created my account, I tried to vote on an answer. But it said that I must have 15 reputation to vote. After some time, I got up to 21 reputation, and I voted on an answer I liked. But ...
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Can I ask about how to support black game developers?

Because of current events, I'd like to ask a question (doesn't really matter whether on meta or on the main site) about how to find and support black game developers, or otherwise support the Black ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #13: Residence

Welcome to the thirteenth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Booga Roo's submission of an unfitting character costume in a ...
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Why is every question I ask getting deleted?

I've asked about five questions on this site, and I occasionally check back to see if there is an answer yet, but somebody has usually deleted it. They say it's because there are similar questions, ...
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Is asking for code off-topic?

I like glitches, but I really don’t know much about games and their code. If I’m asking about a glitch (e.g. an iron golem falling through the floor in MC Dungeons), can I ask for specific code that ...
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How do I see items that I already passed in a review queue?

After passing through a review queue in Arqade, I would like to revisit some of these questions/answers, but don't remember the name or any of the text in that question. I do not want to have to ...
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What to do before asking a minecraft-commands question?

Want to ask a question in minecraft-commands? Don't know how to summon an entity or give a player an item? Read this guide first to make sure it isn’t already covered here, or in one of the linked ...
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Can you upvote/downvote answers to your own questions even without the required reputation?

The upvoting privilege comes at 15 reputation points, and the downvote privilege at 125 points. If a user that has not surpassed this baseline has received a good answer to their question, can they ...
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Is asking for the highest score of a game on-topic?

This question just got asked: What is the highscore for each vehicle on Countryside? (Hill Climb Racing) I have the feeling it's off-topic, but I don't really know why. It's trivial, it doesn't add ...
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(not) Closing old questions

Today I decided to go through the Close Votes reviews. There seemed to be nothing wrong with the reasons for closing the flagged questions at first, but then I noticed the dates of asking the ...
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Where did I go wrong in creating a new tag?

When I asked this question: Using scoreboard objectives as arguments for commands, I created the tag minecraft-commands, since I thought that such a tag would be useful now and in the future (...

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