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Stack Exchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ notifications are off-kilter in new design

Look in the top left of the below image, you'll notice that the 1 message is not quite on top of the Stack Exchange speech bubble. Looks to just be a miss on positioning.
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Is the site design finalized?

So, we've launched. Is this design final, or are we still ruminating and waiting for Jin? The "beta gaming" logo was cleansed when I refreshed my cache, and we've got the heart logo there now, which ...
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“ASK QUESTION” is not really obvious as a button

This has been mentioned a few times on the feedback threads. But never really addressed. So let's make it its own post. Because I find this to be problematic. Because I am familiar with the sites, I ...
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Increase font size on vote count in question view

I don't like that the numbers are too small comparing them to the default trilogy sites. I suggest their sizes to be increased. Default Theme Gaming Theme
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Please change the home page / question list font back to the normal font

I'm having a lot of trouble with the font on the home page. I like the font in headings and buttons, but on the home page it's just too much. I find it hard to skim through the list of questions the ...
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New Design Launched

Hi guys, As you can see, the new design launched. Grats, and thank you for forming such a wonderful gaming community. » Click here to post feedback about any css or rendering issues. That is, ...
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Are questions about games that won't start wanted here?

We have a question over on Super User about why a game doesn't start. I suggested he try here instead as SU has a no game-questions policy. But the another user wondered if questions like that are ...
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Gaming Branding, Take Three: One Sentence Elevator Pitch

In the latest development of SE sites' branding, Robert writes: I have a feeling that the real heart of the issue is that everyone thinks naming is hard. That’s not completely true, the truth ...
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Logo for Gaming

Hi all, Sorry about the delay on the logo. I was going to wait on the logo until we settle for a domain name. But due to the domain name policy change, I think I'll design a logo for the gaming ...
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Any news about our launch? (When do I get my shiny coin-badges?)

I like the coin-badges. :D More seriously, I presume we passed, especially because: Jin was working on "finalizing" the design, until we find all the problems with it. Area 51 says "This site is ...
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No need to be afraid of flagging

I very often use tools such as "new posts by new users" or "new answers to old questions" in order to quickly hunt down problematic posts, e.g. "I also have this problem" answers. Sometimes, though, ...
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Has the blog been effective?

Has the blog for Gaming.SE (original post) been effective at all at garnering users or interest? Has it even gotten many views? I ask because we're considering something similar over at rpg.se.
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The site should use a Killscreen image for HTTP/500 Server Error pages

As badp proposed in chat, this site should use a killscreen image for HTTP/500 Server Error error pages:
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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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It seems I can vote for my own answer, and get rep for it.

I voted for my own answer, and I got a message saying I can't do that. So I tried again, but this time navigated away before the message popped up... and now it seems I got 10+ rep for that vote. If ...
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Are questions about mods on topic?

Are questions about mods to game on topic? For example "How can I play as infernal in Fall From Heaven II" for Civ IV. Related: What's the stance on mods to PC games?
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Are questions of realism on topic?

Are questions of realism on topic? Is it on topic to ask whether Dwarf Fortress represents metallurgy correctly, or whether Call of Duty illustrates the firing of a certain firearm correctly? ...
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Show me new questions since my last visit? [closed]

Duplicate of Show me new questions since my last visit? on meta.stackoverflow.com Gaming SE's question count is still pretty low, which makes me want to read all the new questions and hope I can help ...
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Can we have a “show only favorite tags” option?

On Stack Overflow, there is no option to show only favorite tags. The reason for that is given here: We believe that browsing by tag, and tag combination, should be sufficient. The bleedthrough and ...
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Map Share Space

With games like Starcraft 2 and Halo: Reach that allow users to create custom games and share them, can you explore the idea of setting up something where users can share their creations? I was ...
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Shooting trouble and supporting tech - yet another tagging qualm

In today's episode of tagging disputes, we discuss one of our topics that isn't about gameplay! Well, usually. We're talking our support for software and hardware, which we have considered on-topic ...
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Answering spoiler questions with hints

This answer got me thinking about questions involving spoilers. The question asker doesn't exactly specify whether he'd prefer hints or outright answers. Obviously concrete answers fit best with our ...
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Should the “Glitch” and “Bug” tags be merged? [closed]

I don't think there's an obvious, meaningful difference between these two terms. The questions in each tag seem pretty similar.
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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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Increase tag length limit to 30 characters [duplicate]

Note: As of 2017, the maximum character limit has been increased to 35. This discussion has been left in its original state for historical purposes. You don't have to go exotic and pull games like "...
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Make this site Wii-browseable

Wikipedia, when browsed via the Wii's Internet Channel, has a nice large font view. I'd like to be able to browse Gaming.SE from a Wii in a similar fashion, too. Currently I can't even search ...
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When is it appropriate to downvote a question?

Clearly there are some questions asked that are not appropriate for the site. Many of them come from users that are new to the site. I have no problem with voting to close the questions, and ...
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Should we have a policy for when a question is answerable, yet has an unreasonably large scope?

Inspired in three parts by an existing question here, a Meta Stack Overflow question, and a withdrawn follow-up to an answer. While this affects objective lists the most, there are also a lot of non-...
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Are questions about natural languages appropriate? (Specific example included)

This is an expansion of the discussion over at this question, which I'll quote here. The meaning of the German words in Commandos I played the game a lot and was always fascinated with the ...
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Upvoting question or answer edits

I've had a few edits to my posts recently, and all of them helpful. Should we have some means of appreciating this?
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Encourage user to not give URL-only answers

Many questions on Gaming SE can be answered by just posting a link. As I just answered this question, someone else posted the same link but with no further explanation. Everybody knows that in a ...
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Yet another experiment for dealing with game-recommendations

Since Programmers.SE seems to be quite a good solution as a subjective stackoverflow, I proposed a new site for game-recommendations in area 51. I don't know if it's a good idea, I don't know if it'...
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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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What pro players would you like to see the most in a SC2 tournament?

In continuation to this question, we might be running a tournament in which some players are invited to participate without winning any sort of qualifiers. This is common in SC2 tournaments, as ...
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Can this site be reduced to “read the game FAQ”?

I recently asked for some feedback on gaming.stackexchange and got this: Who are these people who can't find the existing hand-edited, 1000x better FAQs for popular games they're playing? The ...
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Handling game recommendations - how can we solve these two problems of quality?

Yes, this is really long. But if you actually care about game recommendations and want to support making them on-topic (or at least want to understand some part of our opposition in clearer detail), ...
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Cooperatively coping with the [co-op] coop - can we agree on a single tag?

There's irony to be found here. [co-op] - 6 questions about cooperative multiplayer gameplay. [cooperative-mode] - 4 questions about cooperative multiplayer gameplay. We also had a short-lived [coop-...
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Design Ideas for Gaming Site (updated with screenshots v2)

Hi all. I'm Jin and I'll be working on the designs for the Stack Exchange sites as they graduate from the beta phase. Each site will have its own unique theme that will reflects its topic. However, ...
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Gaming.SE StarCraft 2 tournament plan

In continuation to the great idea proposed previously, I believe that we should actively work towards running - or at least sponsoring - a StarCraft 2 tournament. I have already discussed this with ...
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Appeal for “Where to find a list of online games ordered by number of players?”

This is an appeal thread for "Where to find a list of online games ordered by number of players?". It is currently reopened, but forcefully so. I'll copy my comment from it, before this is now open ...
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Should we allow asking of questions as a means to provide answers?

I'm fairly sure most of us have happened upon this situation: You find something new, and possibly difficult to determine, in a game and you think "This is really cool I can't wait till someone asks a ...
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Issue with assigning a bounty

I attempted to assign the bounty for this question: how-do-you-build-a-load-out-for-modern-warfare and it said it was assigned. Today, however, I got a message saying, that it was "automatically" ...
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Plethora of non-answer answers

Recently I've noticed a lot of users posting answers that, well, aren't answers. Examples here, here, here, and here. All of these have already been commented on that they're not appropriate. Two ...
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Does anyone else think they should change 'reputation' to 'exp'?

Then earning badges could be like proficiencies or something. Plus they could make other stackexchange sites more customizable if it was possible to do all this in the database.
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Should similar questions be closed because they are exact duplicates? [duplicate]

Exact duplicate of: Should different questions that yield similar/duplicate answers be closed?
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Should different questions that yield similar/duplicate answers be closed?

I asked a question: What's the proper way to deal with someone who Team Kills and harasses you constantly in Starcraft 2? This yielded answers/comments such as: Report it to Blizzard (The accepted ...
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Outdated Answers Due to Patches

What happens to questions and answers that will eventually get outdated because of future patches? Take for example if we were at the day that Warcraft 3 was released and I asked How do you ...
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PS3 Blu-ray Questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Non-gaming gaming console questions — allowed? Would they be on topic? Technically, they have nothing to do with games, but the PS3 is a gaming console, and many of us ...
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Game recommendation room experiment

I created a chat room as an experiment to help people get game recommendations. Let's see how it goes. Opinions are welcomed. Please remember you need 20 reputation to talk in our chat channels.
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Console tags, any consensus yet?

Yesterday, Someone removed the [Wii] tag from almost all many Wii questions. I rolled-back is modification on the question I asked because I found those tag really useful; In my interesting tags, ...

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