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Could we add links to the Meta posts created to redirect users to external sources for off-topic questions to the relevant help page?

A couple months ago, I suggested we created several Meta posts for our default off-topic close reasons so we can redirect users to a location where that particular question is on-topic and users are ...
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Rename [gears-of-war-5] to [gears-5]

There are a few gears-of-war-5 questions posted, and there was one gears-5 question, but I think it may have been deleted and the tag died off. The game is officially called "Gears 5" as indicated ...
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Could user names in comments be updated when a user changes their name?

I changed my name a couple years ago on the stackexchange family of sites. It was an overall good experience. I would share links to my answers to my facebook friends and coworkers, but I don't. ...
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Update the off-topic reason for “Technical support for non-vanilla Minecraft” in the help-center

I was having a discussion with Robotnik in the comments to one of my answers, where it seems like the rule addressing tech support questions for modded minecraft is actually only for crash support, or ...
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Make formatting not take up characters in comments/chat?

As you may know, doing ['text']('URL link') makes a link that goes to 'URL link' but has the text of 'text'. However, when making comments with links in this way, the brackets, parenthesis, and URL ...
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Is there some way to request peer review on an edit?

I just edited this answer, I just reached 2000+ reputation and the edit got imidiately accepted. Is there some way to turn this off? I´m fairly sure this was a good edit, but I have done bad edits ...
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Ability to delete a question that you asked and self-answered

I asked a question which, after continuing to experiment, I found the answer myself. I posted the answer, but I think that the question and answer really don't contribute to the site and, after ...
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A suitable tag for Bos Wars? [duplicate]

I wanted to post a question about Bos Wars, but no tag exists for the game. My reputation is not high enough to create a new tag. I am unable to post the question because I cannot find any other ...
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Please add Rusted Warfare game tag (RTS) [duplicate]

rusted-warfare It's a game on steam. It's also starting to pick up steam
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Why aren't tags for released video games auto-generated?

Recently I asked a question about Far Cry: New Dawn and the tag didn't exist. This is a major AAA game release by Ubisoft... shouldn't at least all AAA games get tags auto-generated to prevent the ...
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Feature-Request: Mini games on sidebar to play for fun

There should be some random mini-games on sidebar which can be played. Games like pac-man: tetris: bubble shooter: will look good on the side-bar. It will give a good feeling to the visitors.
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Creating tags for new games [duplicate]

Creating a tag requires a minimum of 300 reputation, which not everyne can achieve. New games are not always noticed by people and tags may not be created for them. For example I am trying to create a ...
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“Ask question” button position

I am using StackOverflow most of time. Today I struggle for a few minutes (!) when wanted to ask a question at Arqade. The reason was: I couldn't find the button to ask a new question. Should we do ...
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Consider creating a Tag for the arcade game Pokemon Tretta [duplicate]

I was about to ask a question about Pokemon Tretta in ArQade, but I realized that there is no tag for it. I was guided to ask here for a tag creation since I'm not yet able to create one.
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Minecraft Bedrock Edition

Prior art: Minecraft cross-compatible edition tags, Tag synonym request: [minecraft-windows-10] -> [minecraft-pocket-edition], Tagging Minecraft for consoles As part of the official release of the ...
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Add “COD-BO3” synonym for call of duty black ops 3?

A lot of people refer to Call of Duty Black Ops 3 as "COD BO3" to shorten it to 7 characters. Can we get cod-bo3 as a synonym for call-of-duty-black-ops-3?
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Retag request: [region-locked] -> [region-lock]

It would make more sense to have it as a noun than an adjective.
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Requested tags for 2 games [duplicate]

I really want some tags to be added to Arqade. 2 of them are (dof), which is Dawn of Fire, and (scrabble), or Scrabble. Don't say Scrabble is not online!
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Should we reword the closure text for duplicate questions?

When we close a question as a duplicate of another, the following is displayed on the question: I thought that the normal protocol was to have the original author edit the existing the question that ...
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Increase tag length limit to 32 or 35

Before you go and close this as a duplicate, I'm posting this as a new feature request because a lot has changed since the last time this was requested. There are now no technical changes necessary ...
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Add prohibition of “name this mechanic/design”-style questions to the tour

I asked, despite my best judgement, a poorly received question that got intensely downvoted and closed as too broad by five people, two of which are high-profile users. I thought "name this mechanic/...
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Moderation chat room

Can we create a moderation chat room, similar to Superuser's "Ask a Super User Moderator" room? Reaching Arqade moderators (searching for deleted questions, problematic users, editing tags etc.) isn't ...
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Make [ksp] a synonym of [kerbal-space-program]

ksp currently does not exist as a tag - it has a total zero posts, all posts ever posted under it were retagged to kerbal-space-program. However, it's a common abbreviation and it would be nice if ...
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Proposed tag: sdcard

We have a tag for hard-drive but nothing for "storage" or "sdcard". Adding this tag should make it easier for folks to find questions similar to the one they're asking which will hopefully reduce ...
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Could the Tags tab in the profile page also count in questions?

I'm more an asker than an answerer, so for me the Tags tab, and my top tag is far from representative of my most active tag. Yes AC-Revelations is my most answered tag (with 21 posts/80 score), but ...
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Tag synonym(s) Nintendo Switch

Right now we have the nintendo-switch Tag. In some questions it got edited into just switch. Would it be possible to add switch as a synonym to the previously created tag?
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Profile option for sticky header

I'd like to request a profile option that allows the header to be sticky. Often I am scrolling and scrolling and scrolling and I'll hit question number 80 something and start seeing old questions ...
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Expanding the Recommendations Flag

Recently, this question came up on Arqade, seemingly asking for mod recommendations for Kerbal Space Program. Regardless of what the question asks, there seems to be an unspoken rule/assumption that ...
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Should we give a website recommendation for off-topic identification and recommendation questions?

We have some topics on Arqade that we do consider as off-topic. I will here talk about the four ones you can flag a question for: Questions about unreleased or illegal content. Questions about Game ...
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Retag [dragon-quest-7] -> [dragon-quest-vii]

This looks extremely pedantic, but all but one of the other dragon quest tags involve Roman numerals rather than numbers, so I think we should stick to the pattern. I was actually in the process of ...
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Could we get the Documentation feature for Arqade?

Considering the new Documentation feature over on SO, I think it would actually be a huge benefit to have our own repository of guides, tips, and even walkthroughs, which could be compiled easily ...
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Can a 'spelling check' button be added to stack exchange sites?

Every time before posting a question or an answer, I copy my write-up to MS word. I use the spelling checking function that corrects spelling mistakes and also corrects grammar. Coming directly to ...
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Should hyperlinks be more notorious? [duplicate]

I never thought of making a topic about it, but more than once I had to eyestrain (and placing my cursor over the whole text) to find the link within a paragraph. As the pic shrinks, it's easier to ...
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Create a chat room for the posts that don't fit the Q & A guidelines

It seems quite clear that the arqade site is not a forum and after looking at posts by new users it seems that quite a few of them do not know this and try to treat it as such. I was wondering if ...
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Please make more strict rules about what is to be considered a duplicate and what isn't!

I'm assuming in the following that rules about what is a duplicate are consdiered to be the same over the whole stack exchange network. If this is not the case, my argument is invalid, but then there ...
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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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Can I find out why a user got deleted (why I lost rep)?

Very recently (a few hours ago), I got a reputation change of -22 reputation because a user (or more users) got removed. It seems I had edited 11 posts that just got deleted. 22 reputation isn't much,...
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Graphics Cards: Rendering a New Model for the Meta

The topic has come up in relation to this question, and at least from my point of view, has caused quite a stir in the community. It would seem that the community is split on the issue of graphics ...
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Option to hide duplicate or closed questions

Can we have an option to hide duplicate or closed questions? It would be easier to read that way.
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Tag synonym request: [mac-os] to [os-x] (or vice versa)

The upcoming version of "OS X", which is macOS 10.12 Sierra, changes the canonical name of the operating system series from "OS X" to "macOS". Therefore, I suggest that either to move the tag os-x to ...
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Tag change request: agar to agar.io

When it first came out, there was a small debate on the real name of agar.io. The URL for the site clearly listed it as "agar.io", however, the ".io" was also a visible byproduct of the site being ...
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Prevent Markdown from turning links into other links

This happened recently, and tripped up the mod who reviewed the flags. Can Markdown be prevented from linkifying text which is itself a complete, and different url? I mean, it's just amending a regex, ...
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MCEdit Tag Suggestion

There have been a lot of minecraft questions relating to the popular tool MCEdit. Most of them can be found here. Could we create an mcedit tag that would (probably) be applied to these questions and ...
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How can I show only some Badges in the Badges list?

In the Badges page, you can see all the Badges, with a check next to the ones you have. You can also select how to sort the Badges, which ones to filter out. Now, can I somehow sort the list by ...
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Answer number in “Related questions” list?

When I look at the related questions list and see a zero, it always makes me think there are no answers, then when I go to answer it, I discover that it has already been answered. Therefore, I am ...
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Missing StackExchange Sites [duplicate]

I was trying to flag a question as off-topic but relevant to be migrated to another StackExchange site (in this case SuperUser). However, the "Migrate to another Stack Exchange" page only lists this ...
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Is it possible to ask an anonymous question?

I really want to ask an anonymous question, and I think I have seen a question by "Anonymous", so it possible to ask a question and mark it as anonymous?
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Suggestion: Include game identifier in title [duplicate]

I just joined this exchange solely in order to post this meta question. Usually, I hang out in the programming-related exchanges, but, as with any old dictionary, one gets ... sidetracked ... by the ...
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Is There a Way to Post Spreadsheets in an Answer?

I have an answer which needs to calculate all possible combinations from a quest pool to determine what the most likely outcome of re-rolling a quest would be for the current combination of quests: ...
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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 ...