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Should we add [minecraft] to the tag blacklist?

I'm in favor of this. If we clean up without addressing the underlying source of these tags then Arqade members & moderators will have to continually retag these posts. It'd be a lot easier to ...
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What to do about flood of low-quality Minecraft questions?

If the question is just crap, you can downvote. With four or more downvotes (net), the question will disappear from the main page. If the question has been asked before and has a decent answer, ...
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Let's test out the Modded Minecraft Tech Support close reason

status-completed This close reason is now active. We reviewed the stats in the following post, with majority community support for leaving the close reason in place: Modded Minecraft Close Reason - ...
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Separate site for Minecraft

If you are not happy to see any tags, you can use "Ignored Tags" panel to ignore them. After that these tags won't appear on main page or in search for you.
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Where can I ask technical troubleshooting questions about modded Minecraft?

This will depend entirely on the mod that you're having issues with, but: Reach out to the Developer or Community Team surrounding the mod Minecraft has stabilised a lot over the years, and most of ...
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What to do before asking a minecraft-commands question?

The first thing you should do before asking a question is read this guide to Minecraft Commands, to make sure that you know the basics. The second thing to do is to make sure to search Arqade to see ...
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Modded Minecraft server tech support

Let's keep it off-topic. Any minecraft questions that have something to do with tech support and mods are off-topic. Let's keep it that way. The questions being on server tech support may make them ...
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Should we add [minecraft] to the tag blacklist?

I already had that in mind when planning the tag cleanup, apparently I just forgot to actually write it down. So: Yes! Also, minecraft-console should be blacklisted for the same reason. I just ...
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Why do we have so many Minecraft tags?

There are 3 types of tags beyond the base Minecraft tag here: Core parts of minecraft: things like Redstone, Commands, Resource pack. These are usually quite complicated and a game in themselves to ...
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Modded Minecraft Close Reason - Let's Review

I think the Modded Minecraft close reason serves a good purpose and should remain. While I think the Unreleased/Illegal close reason was also useful, we get more off-topic Modded Minecraft posts than ...
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Should we add [minecraft] to the tag blacklist?

The blacklist for ^minecraft(-console)?$ is now in place. Since there is no way to dynamically specify a wildcard (so that we could pull a dynamic list of all existing examples of minecraft-* tags to ...
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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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We shouldn't have a close reason specific to a single game. What is a better close reason?

The close reason is very specifically: Technical Support of Modded Minecraft. Here's the definition from the Help Center: Troubleshooting and diagnosis of modded Minecraft, including crashes, ...
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Can "What is the seed for this Minecraft image" questions be asked?

I think a problem with this question is that it is impossible to answer. There isn't a tool to identify the seed of a world by inputting the appearance of the screenshot, and people who play Minecraft ...
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Should we replace one of our close reasons with modded Minecraft tech support?

I would choose to replace the "unreleased or illegal" close vote reason. It's the close reason that used the least It's easy to identify - Unreleased game questions are obvious and are usually off-...
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Where do I post computercraft questions?

You should ask your ComputerCraft programming questions to StackOverflow with tag computercraft. You can ask non-programming questions like (not sure what I can include, I didn't use ComputerCraft ...
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The great Minecraft tag family cleanup!

The following merges/renames have been completed: Merged/renamed without synonyms: minecraft→minecraft-java-edition minecraft-console→minecraft-legacy-console minecraft-windows-10→minecraft-bedrock-...
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New Minecraft proposed Site. What do you guys think?

Minecraft is in-scope here. Always has been, always will be. This is a periodic proposal, but at the end of the day, Arqade is well equipped to handle Minecraft questions, and your proposal will ...
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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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Pocket Edition is now Bedrock. Why PE is not a synonym? When should the PE tag be used?

This had been discussed before here, but without a conclusion (or really any wider response at all). I had written an answer there, but in the >2 years since then I learned more about the different ...
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Should we add [minecraft] to the tag blacklist?

Yes, absolutely. The community here has done an incredible job of organizing minecraft content. If we do not blacklist it, new content will slowly (but 100% surely) become disorganized again. ...
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Can "What is the seed for this Minecraft image" questions be asked?

No, unless there is enough interest and specialty (e.g. the image appears on the splash screen), such questions have no utility to future readers, and therefore goes against Stack Exchange's ultimate ...
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Can we please stop using inline code for formatting full Minecraft commands?

I believe that this should be left up to discretion of the editors. Look at the following examples: When I see: Use /tellraw instead of /say. I think: Perfect. When I see: Here is my full command: ...
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Why we should make a flag reason for closing modded Minecraft tech support questions

The problem with this suggestion is... we've hit our cap on custom off-topic close reasons; we can't have more than 4. If we wanted to fit in modded Minecraft crashes, we'd either have to merge two ...
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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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Does someone know more about "Minecraft – Greek mythology edition"?

Minecraft Greek Mythology is a so called Mashup Pack: A mashup pack is a combination of Skin Pack, Texture Pack, and a Map all rolled up into one. These have been common on Minecraft Console ...
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Where should we direct users asking questions on technical support for modded games?

If you want to, you direct them to ask the mod creators for support. Beyond that, there's not really much we can do for them.
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Proper Flag for Modded Minecraft Questions

While @Wipqozn offers a correct solution for voting to close, people with under 3k rep cannot vote to close or flag as off topic with custom reasons. Thus, in my opinion, they should just flag as ...
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Modded Minecraft Close Reason - Let's Review

I think we should leave it in place. It serves as a helpful guide, especially for newer users to the site. It also provides resources the asker can use to get the help they need. If there wasn't a ...
Gigazelle's user avatar
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Are Minecraft JE data packs considered mods?

I'm inclined to say that, in general, these sorts of questions should be on topic. I would not close this particular question for the modded Minecraft reason. There are a few parts to data packs ...
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