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Apostrophes in links

Alright, wikipedia allows apostrophes in their links and when I tried to add one of said links to a comment, the url gets cut off at the apostrophe. This also occurs in Questions (I would assume ...
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What's the stance on mods to PC games?

I've just spotted this question and a bit of research yielded this mod which might solve the problem. Is it OK to post links to such mods?
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Are suggestions really subjective enough to close?

If people are asking for any suggestions for a game genre or a game that fits a specified niche. Is that really subjective enough to warrant a close vote? I agree that "Best of X" and "Suggest a fun ...
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Ordering existing LOTR guides

I would like to reach a consensus on the existing LOTR guide questions (reducing the count for unanswered questions in the process). What do you think about closing them (or deleting them) in favor ...
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Badges in notification system cannot be read

I finally got the Taxonomist badge (yay!) and noticed that you can't read the tag text in the notification bar which appears at the top of the screen.
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Would a “Level Bar” or other “Gaming” mods be of interest for the Gaming SE?

Alright, so I'd like to offer up some of the modifications we've made on EpicAdvice.com to the Gaming SE if the community would be interested. Most of our modifications are pure JavaScript ...
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Is this proposal in danger? [closed]

I just listened to herding code's latest podcast, where Jeff was a guest. Close to the beginning, he said that he was nervous about the Gaming proposal because "it isn't really a learning topic". ...
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How do we promote our site?

When we reach public beta of course. Most gaming forums have strict rules for posting links to other sites, so it won't be possible to make the site known there, which would be ideal to bring ...
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How are we doing on traffic?

I know we've been in beta for a very short time, but I was wondering how we are doing on traffic compared to web apps' private beta. I see a few questions with very low view count, and I worry we ...
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What should be our battle plan for tagging strategy and tactics?

We have a [strategy] tag on the parent site... which is unfortunately mixed between strategies to use in games, and games of the strategy genre. I looked into this because I noticed a new [tactic] tag,...
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Images for controller buttons and keyboard keys

I just saw this answer and was kicking myself for not thinking of this first, but I think it's a fantastic idea to use images for keyboard keys and console buttons. Can we get or does there already ...
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Meta Tag: Top-7

Noticed someone added the tag top-7 to a few things. Wondering if that serves some purpose I don't know of. https://gaming.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/top-7
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Are questions about setting up consoles/PCs on topic?

I've just seen this question on Super User and was reluctant to mention that this site existed as a potential place where the question could be asked. There's at least one hardware question already ...
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About fading of questions and tagging

If you think this is more related to StackExchange platform please, consider to move it. I am building my list of Interesting Tags. borderlands is one of them. I also play only PC games and therefore ...
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[game-recommendations] and single, correct answers

On my question asking about game recommendations, the user random asked how such a question can have a single, correct answer. It's a very good question, in my opinion, so I bring it here - ...
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Answered a closed question?

A picture is worth a thousand words: alt text http://www.juanformoso.com.ar/images/answered_closed.png Perhaps the user had the browser opened for 8 hours? Question in question
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Etiquette in unintentional re-answers

A few times I've gone to answer a question and just after or before I actually submit a very similar answer is posted. I've lurked stackexchange sites for a while now, but I've never been this ...
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Missing “flag” link

On Ivo's answer to this question the "flag" post link is missing. I've checked other posts at random and they all seem to be OK. This has been consistently missing too. I should have added I'm ...
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Should we allow links to “abandonware” game sites?

I'm seeing a number of mod flags around links to abandonware sites like: http://www.abandonia.com Should these "grey market" sites be allowed?
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Can we call badges “achievements”?

Given the theme of this StackExchange site, would it be possible to change the "badge" labels on the site to read "achievement"? Badges were inspired by the Xbox 360, after all. :-)
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What's the official stance on hacked/modded consoles?

Is it legitimate for a user to ask a question about a hacked or modded game console, provided said question is about gaming on it? For example, would/should we shut down a question about running MAME ...
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hardware questions?

How should questions related to gaming hardware be handled?
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Should World of Warcraft Questions Be Closed?

I think we should close World of Warcraft questions and direct them to Epic Advice. I would assume most WoW questions would have already been answered or would receive better responses at Epic Advice.
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Profile issues on Gaming Meta?

I would like to change some profile information, or at least copy it from StackOverflow. There's no option to do this, nor is there an Accounts tab. I changed my profile on Gaming just fine, but the ...
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I received a “correct answer” mark, but I didn't receive any rep for it.

I'm at the rep cap for today, but getting an answer marked as correct shouldn't be influenced by the rep cap? The item appears in my "Answers" section as green, meaning it was selected as correct, ...
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“Tags” vs “Labels”

The word "Tags" is all well and good for the current inhabitants of Stack Exchange Land, but in the future, when more and more users join, I think that the term may end up sounding confusing to ...
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Asking about upcoming game releases

Is it OK to ask for information about an upcoming game? When is Halo 4 coming out? Or is this too speculative/subjective?
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How should sequels / game series be tagged?

If there are multiple games in a series that share a common name, how should these be tagged? Take How do I lower my weapon in Halo 3? for example. Should this be tagged: halo-3 only, as it refers ...
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What should our FAQ contain?

Enter a single FAQ (with answer) per answer. Vote on the ones you like the best. Vote on other site attributes
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“looking-for-game” tag vs. “identify-this-game” tag

I think the looking-for-game tag is excellent, but it's being used for two purposes right now. Some people are using it when they are looking for a game they remember details of but not the name of. ...
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Moderator nominations [closed]

Robert Cartaino recently announced the following on Meta Stack Overflow: The nominations for moderator elections will start about 30 days after a site graduates from beta. Moderator ...
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Reputation Cap not being enforced?

The reputation cap is supposed to be 200? I'm at 533 on the second day. That shouldn't be possible? Am I misunderstanding how reputation caps work?
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Detail of Guide Answers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should we Link to Content or Contain content? Since this is a gaming website, there will be a lot of answers linking to online guides. Would it be better to just post the link ...
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Weird profile behavior on meta.gaming

I've seen this happen several times since joining the private beta. When I joined, Gaming pulled my profile from either Area 51 or Meta.SO, and thus had the name, "Dr. Gonzo." Both Gaming and meta....
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Are we going to get the beta badge for participating in the private beta of Gaming?

Do we get the beta badge or is that for Stack Overflow alone?
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Are non-video game questions (Board, Card, etc) allowed on this site?

Do we accept questions about non-video games? With the Board & Card games site proposal, I would guess no, but it is not blazingly obvious from the Gaming Stack Exchange site itself.
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Tagging games that have more than one title

As if the differences between abbreviated titles and full titles was not already a problem, what should we do for games that actually have multiple different titles? There are a few different cases ...
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Tagging games with numbers as series

Do we want to be consistent with numbering in our tags? There's generally two conventions, your standard 0-9, and roman numerals (i, ii, etc), and we're already using both. It seemed harmless at first,...
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Should we avoid all legal questions?

On Super User (and probably on others), legal questions are usually closed, or at least refrained. The simple reason is that we are not lawyers, we are computer users (and here, gamers). As such, we ...
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Should all questions be tagged with the system(s) they are valid on? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should questions always be tagged with either a console/platform or with “multi-platform”? And what about multi-system games where the question does not specify ...
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What tag should be used for MMO questions?

What tag should be used for Massively Multiplayer Online Games? Options that come to mind: mmo Most common? Combined with rpg for games that are both. mmorpg Also common. In contrast to tagging ...
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Is there any kind of feed (rss|atom|…) that we can use?

Just to receive new questions comfortabily in our feed readers
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Views not updating

I noticed that the number of views arent updating for a lot of questions. It stays on 0 even after the question has been answered.
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Question about the iPod Touch and iPad

Can the iPod Touch/iPad be considered a portable game console?
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Should we Link to Content or Contain content?

There have been a number of '[Game] [Craft/Class] Guide questions' today. While I think it'd be appropriate for those questions to be asked organically, I have an issue with the intentional 'seeding' ...
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Search by tag delay?

Not sure if it's a stackexchange thing, or just because the site is new, but I can't seem to find all the related tags for a tag. E.g. https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/team-fortress-...
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Plural or singular tags?

roguelike or roguelikes? shooter or shooters?
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Game-specific tags

I've noticed some tags in used that are very specific to the game in question. For example, there's a civilization question which had the tags (among others) "worker" and "settler", and there are ...
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Seeding the site

I'm having a small issue on how the site should be seeded. I recently asked a "seed" question: How do I get the cake in Portal? Obviously I know the answer but it seems like the type of question ...
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Re-asking questions from other sites

I came across this question, which is attributed to an almost identical question on a different site. The other site has a perfectly good answer to the question. Should this sort of thing be ...

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