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Front page render problems in FF with full page zoom

The front pages (and only the front pages) of both gaming and meta.gaming give me a rendering issue in FF 3.6(.11) with full page zoom set to 150%. In my test, any full page zoom > 100% shows this ...
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Cloning questions for different versions?

Does it make sense to clone a question for a different version of a game? For example I saw What happens to the bonuses when I build a city in a special resource tile? and immediately wanted to know ...
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Write an Elevator Pitch / Tagline

We closed the domain naming thread (click for details). Instead, let's start with a killer "elevator pitch!" Joel will be blogging about the elevator pitch approach to naming, but to get you started:...
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Change 'favorite' tags background color please?

They are really hard to differentiate because the color is almost white: #EEFAFF vs #FFFFFF. It might be my 26 year old eyes or it might be my screen, but I really have a hard time telling them apart. ...
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Should zergoverflow.com not be merged with gaming?

ZO seems to be very focused subset of gaming. Is there a particular reason it is not merged with gaming?
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Recent activity page missing/hidden filter buttons (IE7) on new design

As per the title, when you click the envelope icon and open the recent activity page the filter buttons (today, yesterday, week, etc) are hidden - except for the right edge of "Last Month", which ...
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Questions with ignored tags are a little too transparent

The questions tagged with ignored tags have opacity: 0.2 in the stylesheet. I think this is a little too transparent. Stack Overflow and Meta Stack Overflow (the only two I checked) use opacity: 0.5. ...
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Reputation requirements unchanged for the Meta site?

So originally, I was going to post that the "links" tab used by 10k users still says "2000" reputation, but only 3 people can actually vouch for that. And it turns out it's only on the Meta site; the ...
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User profile pages do not come with a pixelated title in the default theme

I didn't notice earlier because of my modifications, but the user profile page does not sport a pixelated title.
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Tags' shadow design

When you put mouse cursor over a tag, some kind of shadow appears, and I don't like it. One of the suggestions of new design may be: Umm... post your suggestions or proofs that the current ...
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The chat/user links on the meta sidebar are broken

They lead to http://chat.meta.gaming.stackexchange.com/rooms/# rather than http://chat.gaming.stackexchange.com/rooms/#
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sidebar: to box or not to box?

I don't care for the white boxes on the grey sidebar -- I find that my eye is drawn to the sidebar because the white on grey "vibrates". I don't think the role of the sidebar is to be quite so in-...
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Notification bar doesn't push down the header area of the page correctly

This is only in Gaming and meta.Gaming; I can't reproduce this on any other StackExchange site. This is on IE7. First, the notification bar does not push the header downwards with the entire page as ...
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Auto-login looks strange

On the Trilogy sites, the auto-login thing goes over any notification bar and also goes down pretty far. On Gaming at least, it seems to append itself to the notification bar and it is also poorly ...
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Etiquette of breaking up a multi-part question

The question, team strategies asks for SC2 strategies for 2X2, 3X3, and 4X4. Based on Manual's comment, Could you narrow your question a little? What exactly would you want to know? -- right ...
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Bring back pixelation! (a how-to)

Here's a user CSS file by myself to bring more pixelation awesomeness to Gaming. Chrome users can enjoy it with Personalized Web, use the following as the match URL: ^http://(meta\.)?gaming\....
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Was there a spurt of new users associated with launch?

I know Webapps garnered quite a few new users in the few days site left beta. Is the same thing happening on gaming?
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OpenID Account creation page has old cancel button

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Reputation requirements have not been changed

As much as I may enjoy the fact I can still inline retag posts and access the 10k tools, I must report the rep requirements haven't changed yet from the public beta. Are we sticking with close at 500,...
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Colors of links are hard to distinguish from normal text

Yes, I used the exact same title as another question to show that I'm aware that it has been asked before. However, the previous question was for the "beta sketch" design. This is for the current ...
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Etiquette of *immediately* answering one's own question

There are a lot of meta-discussions, here and on meta.stackoverflow, that all agree that self-answers are okay but it is encouraged to wait a bit, to give others a chance to answer. However, let's ...
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Share box lacks boxiness

The box that occasionally appears lack any sort of background image or border:
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The question page's bounty section still looks sketchy

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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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