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Increase tag length limit to 32 or 35

This is now at 35 - as of 8-8-2017, tags can be up to 35 characters long everywhere. Big thanks to everyone who jumped in here to help make this site a test subject for this change - if anything ...
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Could we get the Documentation feature for Arqade?

This is something I've asked SO devs before. Short answer: No. Currently Documentation is still a product that's maturing. It has been designed specifically for Stack Overflow. There are, as far as I ...
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Should we reword the closure text for duplicate questions?

It seems the consensus is to change the wording to be geared towards editing the current question, rather than asking another. I propose the quote should be: This question has been asked before ...
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Minecraft Wiki Migration - Link changes

There appears to be at least 3482 posts (15 of which are tag wikis) which contain one of these domains: //minecraft.gamepedia.com/ //minecraft.fandom.com/ //minecraftwiki.net/ //www.minecraftwiki.net/...
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Increase tag length limit to 32 or 35

Actioned These tags were raised as examples and have now been changed as a result of this meta post. If you want a particular tag lengthened, please raise it as a separate meta question so the ...
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Link the Screenshot of the Week to the original image so we can see it in full size

Update: Thanks for the feedback, everyone. We addressed this as part of bug duty this week. The change isn't retroactive, but the next time the screenshot of the week is updated, it'll link to its ...
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Make the meta mothership shoot its lasers too

status-completed This was done as part of Stack Exchange's standardised site design rollout. Both main and meta-site motherships will now fire their lazors on page load, after a short delay.
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How to take back flags?

To retract a flag, simply click the flag button again, then click the "retract flag" button: You will then get the message "Your flag has been retracted" near the flag button. It is worth noting ...
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Tagging for Minecraft Bedrock Edition

How Minecraft versions are organized There are three main Minecraft codebases. To simplify, I'm gonna call them Java, Bedrock and Console. Following are the versions of Java codebase: Classic, ...
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Why aren't tags for released video games auto-generated?

This feature likely doesn't exist because it would be a lot of work for the dev team for absolutely no gain. Creating a new tag takes a matter of seconds, and handling the occasional tag creation ...
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Make formatting not take up characters in comments/chat?

Comments can be 600 characters long (I assume this is the database column size), and the text is stored in Markdown format (which gets rendered on page load) - here's a SE Data Explorer query that ...
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Update the off-topic reason for "Technical support for non-vanilla Minecraft" in the help-center

How do we define tech support? When I argued the case for modded Minecraft tech support to be off-topic - I was referring to ones where users would post a question similar to the following: Minecraft ...
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Should we add a tag warning to [minecraft-commands]?

Yes, minecraft-commands should have a tag warning reminding the OP to specify the relevant Minecraft edition in their question and provide other necessary details to prevent it from being closed as &...
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Gaming.SE should get a Google+ Page

No
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Put the Meta back in Meta Arqade

I took the liberty of creating a new vector graphic with the 'meta' included. I'm not a vector graphics pro, but using Inkscape and copying and manipulating the existing objects I was able to create ...
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Tag change request: agar to agar.io

This has been done.
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Create a chat room for the posts that don't fit the Q & A guidelines

There are lots of video gaming forums already. The world doesn't need yet another. Creating an Arqade-branded forum would be putting a massive amount of work into creating something that nobody needs. ...
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Can a spell check button be added to the Markdown editor?

It's not worth it Most major PC browsers support spellcheck out of the box Mobile devices handle spell-check at the keyboard level Adding an additional level of spellcheck would be superfluous at ...
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Could we get the Documentation feature for Arqade?

Unfortunately, No. Documentation was discontinued back in 2017 and the service shut down, thus any chance of porting it over here died with it.
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Link the Screenshot of the Week to the original image so we can see it in full size

Seeing as this has been brought up for the 3rd time now, I'm promoting my comment into a full answer, hopefully making it clear just how trivial a fix this is: Here's the current code for the entire ...
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Option to hide duplicate or closed questions

Sorry, but this is not going to happen. Arqade is part of the Stack Exchange network, which is built on the idea of community moderation. You can see closed/on hold questions on the main pages and ...
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Retag [dragon-quest-7] -> [dragon-quest-vii]

Since tags are meant reflect actual usage, and the title of the game is Dragon Quest VII (less the subtitle) in fact and not just styling, yes, the tag should be dragon-quest-vii, with a synonym from ...
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Increase tag length limit to 32 or 35

So looking at some of our meta posts on how to abbreviate tags that are over 25 characters, I found the following tags that wouldn't fit and had to be shortened. I also looked through all of our tags ...
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Ability to delete a question that you asked and self-answered

I do understand your point of friction here! I've run into it from time to time myself. While this can be quite frustrating, there is a way around it, which antimo helpfully provided in the comments - ...
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Fix broken links to Dwarf Fortress wiki

The links have been replaced. I spot-checked a few and everything appears to be in order, but please shout if you see any weirdness.
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Other Stack Exchange sites are missing from the migration options

Many of Arqade's users don't know the rules and guidelines for other sites. Specifically: Superuser never answer questions about consoles or non-PC hardware/software. GameDev don't allow "how do I ...
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Tag synonym(s) Nintendo Switch

I think we'll be fine sticking with nintendo-switch without the synonym - typing 'switch' into the tag field will already bring up the nintendo-switch tag and now that the switch tag is uncreated, ...
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