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Are golden tag badges broken?

Now I don't mean to complain, but I was curious if perhaps the feature was not working. According to the tag badge page golden tag badges are awarded for 1000 upvotes in a given tag (not counting ...
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Policy on tech support questions related to games

I noticed the question i3 core performance problems migrated from Superuser to Gaming. It is essentially a tech support question about Linux graphics driver problems/performance. I personally think ...
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The “moderator tools” privilege page still lists 2000 rep as the threshold

https://gaming.stackexchange.com/privileges/moderator-tools The number on the right is okay, but the text itself reads: When you achieve 2000 reputation, you will earn... Should be 10,000 - or, ...
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What do we think about maintaining a site list of covered/tagged games?

Talk about a radical suggestion coming from the least likely of candidates! Read me out, if you will, because this actually has nothing to do with the Rec Wars. While addressing this question ...
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Is it possible to add a bounty to someone else's question?

If I find someone else's question and I'm very curious as to what the answer could be, how can I add a bounty to the question?
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Ask Question background color glitch

I noticed on the Ask Question page, the link graphic has a white background that wasn't there before. I believe this is a new bug introduced from fixing the Active Tab highlight problem. I demand a ...
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Stylize 'spoiler' tag

Along the same lines as the various logo'ed tags over on SF, and the colored tags on the Meta SE sites, it would be nice to see some kind of style applied to the spoiler tag here on G.SE. It could be ...
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What should be done about [Strategy] and similar tags? What conventions should we be adhering to?

Those who have been in chat for the past day or so have seen me ranting at length about how tags which are not [Game Title] are, for the most part, fundamentally not useful. As an example, take a ...
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Awarding a bounty to myself

I noticed that I had the button to award a bounty even on my own answer, so I couldn't resist and awarded the bounty to myself, just to see what happens. The result is that the bounty is awarded, but ...
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Does this site support the computerized versions of board games?

Does this site support the computerized versions of board games? Computer mahjong, computer chess, etc? I'm asking because Board and Card Games is debating here whether they will support them. Their ...
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Active tab is not highlighted on both parent and meta

On IE8 active tab (such as Questions, Tags, Users etc) is not highlighted. So you can't tell where you are unless you read the URL or the text below the tabs (which I always find myself too lazy to do,...
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How should we deal with out of date questions/answers?

This is perhaps a concern largely unique to questions about MMO's, and other multiplayer games that see major game-balance patches released on a regular basis, but how should we address content ...
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Styling for tag specific badges is incorrect

Here's a screenshot of my badge list. The blank looking spot is the badge for the civilization 5 tag.
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Please change the default text for title textbox of the question

Its still showing:-- what's your programming question? be specific. On a gaming site programming question.... :-)
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How do I read the “Recent Activity” page?

      I was looking at my profile the other day, and I realized that I have no idea what most of the symbols on the Recent Activity page mean. Can someone explain them to me?   &...
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Reputation number in the top bar hard to read

Apparently a new feature has been added recently, so that you can now click on your reputation number and get to the privileges page, meaning the reputation number is now a link. However this feature ...
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Should this (kind of adult-themed) nethack question have been deleted?

Ok, so back in August I saw an entry in a public nethack highscores file that listed "choked on an attempt at self-fellatio" as the reason of death. I've asked a question about this here, which was ...
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Add Comment button not working in FireFox 3.6.10?

Just started happening today for me. I click the "Add Comment" button below any given post and nothing happens. No box appears for me to type, nor do any notifications on closed questions. I'm ...
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Off topic close dialog options

Following the New Question Migration Paths blog post, you (mods and those with close right) should ask for links to the sites you'd like questions to be migrated to. Click to embiggen picture. You ...
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Are we going to apply the “subjective question guidelines” or continue to close subjective questions?

There's a blog entry about "subjective question guidelines" and this is enforced on the programmers beta site Are we going this way? I think this deserves discussion. Update: If yes, will the the ...
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Are we going to have more legitimate moderator nominations/votes now that we're out of beta?

I think the current moderators have done a wonderful job so far, so this is more out of curiosity than it is out of a dire need for change. Are we going to have some more formalized sort of moderator ...
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List of games with X in the main plot? (about X)

Is it valid to ask a small list of games with (for example) samurais ninjas dragons in the main plot? As a community wiki perhaps?
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Is it possible to extend a bounty?

The bounty I put on this question What is the Formula for Unit Maintenance in Civilization V? is due to expire in less than 24 hours. There's some good work there, but nothing that yet really ...
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The [game-info] tag - What does it mean and should we keep it?

I was watching a bit of chat the other day and saw a discussion about the [game-info] tag. Currently, it's only on one question, but it has been used on a few instances. Its original creation was for ...
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About asking for “a game similar to X”?

My question on that kind of subject was closed. I wasn't exactly asking for a game recommendation, but rather for any games known to be similar to a particular one. I think that is a question that can ...
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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 ...
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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", ...
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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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