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Tag editing request: [tag:flashflashrevolution] -> [tag:flash-flash-revolution]

The name of the game contains spaces (see the copyright thingy on there bottom of here), therefore there should be hyphens in the tag to make it more readable. flashflashrevolution -> flash-flash-...
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Duplicate questions, both without an answer cannot be flagged

I am flagging a question that is a duplicate of another. I get an error. "This question does not have an upvoted or accepted answer". Duplicate: How do I filter out regions that are full? of original:...
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3-Day Passes available for New York Comic Con 2012, October 12-14

UPDATE: All 3-day passes have been claimed. Thank you to everyone who claimed a pass. See you at the con! New York Comic Con is soon approaching (October 12-14). For any users interested in attending,...
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Cross site ads should show tags

Here's a cross site question ad I just saw on UX: What game is this question is about? (Okay no fair if you've played Diablo 3). Arqade is probably one of the sites that benefits the most from ...
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How to avoid Tag Wiki/Excerpt plagiarism?

I am sorry to bring up an old dead topic yet again. I am running into rejection on tag wiki excerpts because of plagiarism yet again. I have been following advice posted on meta about writing tag ...
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Warning for questions with Clash of Clans tag

Lots of clash-of-clans questions are about "How to attack this base" even after the decision to make those question off-topic since these questions are usually from new users, who have no idea about ...
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How did this get closed as a duplicate of a completely different question?

This question: What items look like scrappable junk, but aren't?, was somehow closed as a duplicate of this question: Is there any scrappable junk I should hold on to that could otherwise be used for ...
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Why didn't my tag wiki edit appear?

I posted a question regarding the game Wayward. Since there was no tag for it, I added one and then wrote a tag wiki entry. It was approved (I still see the reputation gain from the accepted edit), ...
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Other media tangentally related to video games

This question and this question bring up an interesting conundrum of the Arqade StackExchange. Both questions, one about Video Game Music, and the other about Twitch-Played Video Games, are ...
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How do the review queues work?

I've been in the Review page recently. I was just wondering how the review queues for the different categories work. If I reviewed a 'first post', ' late answer' or a 'low quality' post, will that ...
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Stack Gaming sponsoring gaming personalities live-streaming new games

Food for promotional thought: Yesterday several prominent E-sports people/gaming personalities live-streamed Kingdoms of Amalur which as far as I can tell was some sponsored thing by the devs/...
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Can (should) new users be able to answer their own questions?

The question The Help center states about answering your own question: If you have more than 15 reputation and already know the answer, click the checkbox that says "Answer your own question&...
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Are questions about professional training simulators on-topic?

Over the past few decades, formal professional training systems have been crossing over more and more with traditional video game technologies and tropes. For example, professional-grade flight ...
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Skyrim 'follower not wearing armor' question dupe closure should probably be the other way around

RE: My companion won't wear her armor (2011-11-18) and My housecarls won't stay dressed! (2012-01-15) The former, older question has recently been closed as a duplicate of the latter. Now as ...
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How is this comment not 'Not Constructive'?

Last week (reopen, I think), I came across this question, I think in the review queue, not sure. Either way, I didn't act on it, since I'm not really a Dota 2 person, and that Skip button is always a ...
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How to proceed when reviewing questions with helpful comments

When reviewing I've found cases similar to this incomplete answer, where there is a comment explaining how to improve it. What is the correct procedure? Should I upvote the comment? Should I "Looks ...
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Moderator message pages aren't limited in width

Somebody misread the markdown formatting help and used a four indent space on a rather long paragraph in this moderator message. This screwed up the body of the page, which is now 6989 pixels wide. ...
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Dark flair looks bad

Our new branding has fixed previous problems with flair, but has introduced a new one: The logo just looks bad on the dark flair, you can't make it out at all.
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Should the “linked questions” menu show questions where the link is tied to deleted answer?

I was poking around a few older questions, and I came to this question. This question appeared in the linked questions menu, so I clicked on to see what it was. After viewing the question, I saw a ...
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Is editing a question to make it more generalized acceptable?

So yesterday, this question was asked. It assumes that the user themselves caused the change and the title reflects that. I answered it, explaining that it was a change for everyone that went in ...
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Looking for some constructive criticism

Why did my answer to this question: How to get Wii U to connect to SOCKS5 proxy? get downvoted? I did proper research, provided a correct answer, and answered the OP's question. Did I miss something/...
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On-topic question closed because it is “off-topic”

Recently, I asked something about emulators at Arqade ( post ). Also, in the comments I asked why I got downvoted, and then, someone said because people think I'm asking something that's off-topic ...
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Could the Low Quality review queue detect previous actions on a post?

I almost always have Arqade open on a tab watching for new questions to pop up while doing other things. When they do, I look at them, and sometimes I will flag them if needed. The problem is that ...
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Can the profile 'website link' be made to render Steam/YouTube/Twitch channel names like the Twitter one does?

I was updating my profile and I noticed that we now support links to Twitter, Which render the name of the feed quite nicely on the profile itself: This is great! My question is: could we do this ...
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2014 Community Moderator Election

The 2014 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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I can't select “I'm Done” when reviewing

I was looking at the review queue and ended up with a first post review that I had flagged half an hour before for closure. Until recently the "I'm done" choice was available to select if I had ...
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Links to mobile.twitter URL's don't Onebox in chat

URL links to tweets embed nicely in a nice chat onebox that provides the text of the tweet. It's awesome. But when the URL is for twitters mobile site, such as https://mobile.twitter.com/...
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Cannot search Arqade mobile site from Nintendo 3DS

I was playing a game on my 3DS and wanted to get an answer about it, so I figured I'd use the 3DS's web browser to access Arqade. Overall the mobile site works quite well on the 3DS (though it is not ...
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Make 'Related' links prioritize questions matching *all* tags

Although SE in general considers tags to be equal, we have atleast 2 tags that I know of - story and achievements - that are only valid when paired with another tag for a particular game or series. ...
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Page renders with me having upvoted and downvoted simultaneously

I think it's easiest to just explain this with a picture and steps to reproduce: Downvote a post. Leave that tab open. Wait for the post to get edited. Open a new tab and upvote that post. Wait ...
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Interested in a short story contest taking place in games' story lines?

Some of the games we love on the site have such rich stories and well-developed worlds. Many of us spend good times (and sometimes not as good :) traveling, hacking, defeating and dying in these ...
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Why was this question's title reverted to be in the '[tag] - [question title]' format?

This is regarding this question which is currently titled: MU online - are there accumulated benefits to raising stamina early in the game for high HP? I have previously changed the title of the ...
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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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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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(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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Formatting broken when bounty is suggested

Looking through my list of questions, I noticed that the banner suggesting accepting an answer/offering a bounty breaks the formatting of the list, pushing the question item far to the right. Should ...
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Markdown or HTML for gamepad buttons

I've been wishing for this for a long time, but it seems nobody even mentioned this so far. I'm talking about markdowns or HTML tags for gamepad buttons. When talking about how to perform certain ...
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Add 'ssbu' tag synonym to 'super-smash-bros-ultimate`

I don't have 5 score in the category yet, but this seems pretty obvious. Smash Bros on the N64 is often just called smash 64 Smash Bros. Melee is often called ssbm or melee Smash Bros. Brawl is ...
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Why are my “Ignored” tags showing on mobile?

I have no particular interest in seeing any Minecraft questions, so I used the * wildcard to ignore any and all Minecraft related questions. While browsing Arqade via the web, everything looks as is ...
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Tag search with accented characters should de-accent them, rather than delete them

If you create a new tag with an accented character, it gets converted to an un-accented character. For instance: pokémon → pokemon But when you search through this site's search box, the ...
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“Top tags” look funny in profile

So I looked at my profile (for probably the first time) and see this: I see at least three things wrong with this: The tag background box seems to have a max width, but the text doesn't care, and ...
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Tag synonym request: [eu4] --> [europa-universalis-4]

This is a pretty common abbreviation for the game, so much so that whenever I mention it in text (and most of the time in speech as well) I use eu4 rather than the draw out Europa Universalis Four. ...
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Should we ask people with Steam/Steam integrated game issues for their Steam profiles?

https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/210321/the-tf2-trading-only-shows-me-a-couple-items-when-i-have-tons Aytimothy asked the OP for his Steam profile to further troubleshoot the issue. Should ...
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Feature for the [technical-issues] tag regarding games that crash

After reading several questions such as this one, I wonder if we could add a popup message when a user is using the [technical-issues] tag. Something like this: If your game is crashing, make sure ...
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“meta temporarily unavailable” on election nomination

On StrixVaria's nomination I'm seeing "meta temporarily unavailable" in the stats section, right above the count of helpful flags. This is the only nomination where I see this error, the others all ...
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Is it possible to 'Subscribe' to a chat room and receive a notification on activity?

Some of the less busy chatrooms may not receive messages for a few days. To save people 'checking in' every couple of hours, it'd be nice to be able to subscribe to particular rooms, and receive a ...
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What are the requirements of the 'Chuck Yeager' hat?

I found out that I got this hat and I wonder why?
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Tag merge + synonym request: [xbox-gamertag] → [xbox-live]

As discussed in this year's burnination thread. Can we merge xbox-gamertag with xbox-live and then possibly make xbox-gamertag a synonym of xbox-live?
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How can I stop my Inbox from being flooded by spam edits?

It's getting to the point where every time I login to the site, my notification indicator lights up with several "suggested edits" that are spamifications of my questions. The edits are obviously ...
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Onebox Twitch.tv links (both streams and archives) in chat

I'd love to see links to Twitch TV oneboxed in chat for both streams and archives. So for the following link (Daigo vs. Xian at PAX): http://www.twitch.tv/madcatz/b/453563519?t=2h32m20s In chat, we ...

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