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What happened to the option to move questions to a different Stack in vote to close?

There used to be an option for vote to close that would allow us to migrate questions to other Stack sites. I'm currently referencing this question How do you disable keyboard inputs?. It would be ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #12

Welcome to the twelfth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Ronan's submission of an impending tarantula attack in animal-...
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Is it on-topic to ask for a game which is set in a real world location?

On the one hand, it is not opinion based. On the other, there is no single definitive answer. I don't care about the kind of game, but would like to explore some places where I have lived, for ...
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How can I find a question deleted more than 60 days ago?

I'm losing my mind. On 2019-11-17 I posted this question to Reddit (which STILL has no responses) after I'd already posted the same question somewhere else* that DID attract some helpful responses. *...
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How can it be determined whether a question speculates about developer intent?

I noticed this question, which I personally had thought was a reasonable one, has been closed: Why does the scythe have a cooldown bar? Does it have a hidden ability? The close reason given is: ...
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Screenshot of the Week #11: Moments Before Disaster

Welcome to the eleventh edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Fabian Röling's submission of a creeper and a skeleton fusing in ...
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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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Should we have a tag for issues to do with [scaling]?

A very central issue to classic gaming, is that CRTs didn’t have pixels as we know them, and games were generally not designed with square pixels. The numerous Google hits on the topic (e.g. Hot ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #10

Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! Welcome to the tenth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! ...
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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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Can we have Dark Mode?

Stack Overflow just got new fancy Dark Mode https://stackoverflow.blog/2020/03/30/introducing-dark-mode-for-stack-overflow/?cb=1 Can we have the same here?
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Which political opinions are tolerated in the 'This is Fine' chatroom?

I got banned from chat for thoughtcrime. Would it help if we codified which political opinions are acceptable in 'This is fine' and which are not?
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #9

Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! Welcome to the ninth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! ...
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Can we add detection of Minecraft Bedrock Edition's NBT questions to the question asking process?

Can individual sites add features to the question asking procedure? If yes, could Gaming SE add a way to detect NBT questions in Minecraft Bedrock Edition and then ask the user whether How do you add ...
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Why has the quotation markup changed?

Since a week or two, the vaguely yellow background (reminiscent of Post-it notes - see the sidebar to the right → ) of > quotes has changed. Does anyone know why? It's currently a lot harder to ...
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Mobile app constantly prompts me to “join site” while doing actions on meta

With the Screenshot of the Week contests, I find myself visiting Arqade Meta on the mobile app frequently to check out any new posts. In recent days, the meta version of the constantly prompts me to ...
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Prioritising our bugs and requests for CM review

Last week, a proposal was announced on Meta Stack Exchange to address the growing workload of the CM team, and for them to actually start addressing community requests and feedback again: Our ...
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Question posted in a language other than english and was closed. Should I translate it and vote to reopen it?

The question ¿Como puedo pasar de aplicación a externa (archivo)?Minecraft PE [closed] was closed for being written in Spanish instead of English. I know Spanish, so I can translate it into English. ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #8: Scenery

Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! Welcome to the eighth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest!...
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Are the rules or details of speedrunning specific games on topic?

Today I answered a question regarding why it's impossible to do a 100% kill nightmare speedrun in Doom 2; which to me seemed on topic regarding speedruns, which have been discussed on meta before. ...
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For which games would you like to see regular events and/or tournaments?

Since we already got two successfully executed ideas for community events from this meta post, I'd like to expand onto one idea brought up in the answers by Wrigglenite: Periodic gaming sessions ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

2020 has come! But… oops, where did the time go? It’s already March! Belated as it is, it’s time for a refresh of Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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Should [discussion] posts have the discussion occur in the comments or in the answers?

I've seen a few posts on Arqade Meta with the discussion tag. It's unclear if the discussion should occur in the answers of the post or in the comments in response to the post. In this discussion of ...
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Should we add [minecraft] to the tag blacklist?

Last month, we completed a big tag cleanup of the Minecraft tag family. A big part of this cleanup was the removal of minecraft in favor of version specific tags like minecraft-java-edition and ...
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How should all the GTA IV spin-offs, re-releases and 'complete editions' be tagged?

With the upcoming (re)release of Grand Theft Auto IV Complete Edition for PC on March 19, 2020, there will be 5 different releases for GTA IV and their side stories: GTA IV Standalone Game PS3, Xbox ...
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Why was my flag on a resolved duplicate comment declined?

On this question, I noticed that it was closed as a duplicate but the "Does this answer your question?" comment wasn't automatically removed like it's supposed to be, so I flagged it as "no longer ...
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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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(Ended) Livestreaming question answering!

Since I answer a lot of questions and they seem to be pretty popular (I'm #1 this month and last year), I will be livestreaming my process of answering some tricky gamingSE questions, starting in 1 ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #7

Welcome to the seventh edition of the Screenshot of the Week! Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous ...
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Do we want to enable the photo widget for our site?

With the screenshot-of-the-week being popular for about 2 months now, the mod team was wondering if the community would like to enable the photo widget for our site to highlight these screenshots. ...
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Is an edit adding a transcript to an image containing mostly text considered a meaningful edit?

Someone in chat just asked about an edit to a question where they added in a transcript for an image where the question asks about certain text within that image. Essentially, one of the reviewers ...
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How to ask for updates on questions that don't include DLC?

Answers to this question cover the base game Monster Hunter World. I would like to know how the list changes/expands with Monster Hunter World: Iceborne. How would I ask for an update of this list? ...
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Movie Night - February 2020

Wow, it's been two years already? I've been thinking about starting up Movie Nights again and here we are. Unlike our previous Movie Nights, I've pre-selected the movie we're going to be watching: ...
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Screenshot of the week contest #6: Wildlife

Welcome to the sixth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest!...
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Is it ok to ask poll-type questions?

The question I want to ask is: Title: [poll] Would you switch to a pay-as-you-go game server hosting service? Tag: poll, hosting, minecraft-server Body: The goal is to make game ...
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Are questions about games on specific servers on topic?

I've been playing Skyblock on Hypixel and I've had a few questions that the wiki doesn't seem to answer. Would I be able to ask these questions or questions about any other games on here?
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Is it ok for me to post a question detailing the consequences for the GTA series after Dan Houser leaves Rockstar?

After seeing multiple titles on the internet about any updates for the next GTA 6 release I came upon some bad news. Apparently, Dan Houser is quitting Rockstar Games. Multi-Era Vice City is in the ...
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Modded Minecraft Close Reason - Let's Review

Well everyone, it's been over 3 months (closer to 5!) since we implemented the Minecraft close reason, and we have some fresh statistics to review. First up, here's the previous discussion in case you ...
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Why can't I track some meta badges progress?

On my profile page I cannot track progress to community-event and screenshot-of-the-week tag badges, while I have some answers and positive score for them. I can only track these: Why?
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Why haven't I earned the Curious badge?

For some reason I don't understand, the site will not give me the Curious badge. The criteria for it states, "Ask a well received question on 5 separate days, and maintain a positive question record". ...
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Adjusting the Game Identification off-topic reason to call for credible references

Since this happened, and the voting for questions of that kind is erratic, can we please just adjust the description of the off-topic rule for game-identification? Currently this is Game-...
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Shoud 'Technical difficulties' questions be considered off topic?

I really feel like basically any question in the technical-support tag can be answered in a few steps. Google the Error code, continue from there Reinstall the game, or if is in Steam, check for ...
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Are questions about in-game jokes/references off-topic?

This question that I asked, about what the video games being referenced in a DOOM Eternal screenshot were, got closed for being off-topic for reasons I don't fully understand. Now, re-reading the [...
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Are hardware settings on-topic?

I would like to ask about nVidia GPU's, G-Sync monitors and in-game framerate capping. In this instance, specifically for Destiny 2. I've had a read of Superuser on-topic advise, and it prohibits ...
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Screenshot of the week contest #5: Glitches and Bugs

Welcome to the fifth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest!...
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Tag rename request: [rockstargames-social-club] -> [rockstar-games-social-club]

The official name of the service is Rockstar Games Social Club, as you can see from Rockstar themselves: Wikipedia: And the excerpt of the tag: Rockstar Games Social Club is a stat tracking, ...
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How can I open the “Revisions” of a question when it has never been edited?

I want to access the Revisions of a question to see when it became a Hot Network Question, but because it has not been edited, there is no "edited Month 00 '00 at 00:00" that I can click. How can I ...
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Welcome Dragonrage and Unionhawk to the Moderator Team!

As we’re sure you’ll remember, Arqade last held an election in June 2019. Since then, the mod team has been working fairly heavily on a few activities that need moderator attention (community building ...
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Are MCBE “behaviour packs” on-topic?

If I understand it right, this question is about behaviour packs in MCBE. As far as I know, those are written in a regular programming language, just using an MCBE specific API. Are those questions on-...
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The great Minecraft tag family cleanup!

It was discussed recently that the minecraft tag family is potentially up to 6 years behind the actual reality of Minecraft naming conventions and versioning, and a lot of Minecraft tags are used ...

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