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I lost access to the review queues?

Since you've used up your daily votes, First Posts and Late Answer queues are hidden from you Because one of the key actions for the First Posts and Late Answer queues is to vote on them (in addition ...
Someone_Evil's user avatar
12 votes
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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 ...
Timmy Jim's user avatar
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11 votes
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Why can I not down-vote?

It's not a bug. You need to have 125 reputation to down-vote a question or answer. Also, down-voting an answer will take one reputation from the down-voter.
TwentyCharMax's user avatar
8 votes

Is there an issue with the required rep to vote to close a post?

Using the information I could gather, I found the post in the first screenshot was this one, which is your own. You can cast close votes on your own posts starting at 250 reputation (and you can ...
Unionhawk's user avatar
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8 votes

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 ...
Wipqozn's user avatar
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7 votes
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I just received an Announcer badge for a question I have no recollection of ever seeing before

Are you sure you've never seen that question before? If it wasn't you, who wrote this question? ;) In the following screenshot, the first link is the question you've "never seen before": It ...
Laurel's user avatar
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6 votes
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Why is this image here?

You're looking at the post history. Version 1 had the picture. Version 2 had the picture. Version 3 removed the picture.
badp's user avatar
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6 votes
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Excavator Medal not awarded

Excavator requires you edit someone else's post, not your own: Self-edits do not count for the Excavator or Archaeologist badges. It must be an edit on another owner's (or anonymous/deleted user's) ...
Robotnik's user avatar
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6 votes
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Peoples reputation vanishing

This is not a bug. Retrosaur normally has tens of thousands of reputation points and earned those badges through normal use of the site. Right now this user is on a temporary suspension, so the rep ...
GodEmperorDune's user avatar
6 votes
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Bug or feature: I can't vote to close a question a second time

This is intended. Once you retract a close vote, you cannot cast another vote to close. See this meta post from when close vote retraction was originally implemented.
Unionhawk's user avatar
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5 votes

What's the deal with Community bumping obsolete questions? Necromancer bot?

I'm looking for new 'hot' Minecraft questions on the main page Have you considered creating a filter? To address your actual question though: Coming from other sites, like Reddit or forums, there's ...
Robotnik's user avatar
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5 votes
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Only one Hot Meta Post is showing

Yeah it seems that support questions are excluded from 'Hot Meta Posts'. I would assume this is the case for bug and feature-request too. Both badp and Invader Skoodge's posts used support, while ...
Robotnik's user avatar
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4 votes
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How is Impact Reached calculated?

It's not a bug, but it can be confusing if you aren't familiar with how it works. It's the sum of your question views + the sum of the views of a question you have an answer on that meets certain ...
Timmy Jim's user avatar
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4 votes
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Username with superscript letter

Unicode names are allowed, and as long as they are not problematic, or do not meet the criteria for usernames generally (rude/abusive) they're fine.
fredley's user avatar
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4 votes
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Why aren't tags for released video games auto-generated?

To expand on what Wipqozn states: Autogenerating tags sounds like a good idea in theory, but the practicalities of implementing this would mean a lot of work for very little (if any) gain. Where ...
Robotnik's user avatar
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3 votes

No Steam Log-In on other sites

Open ID Support ended in 2018 It is no longer possible to log in with Steam's Open ID on Arqade or the wider SE network. See the following Meta SE Post: Support for OpenID ended on July 25, 2018
Robotnik's user avatar
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3 votes
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Review queue bug?

According to Jarrod Dixon, Review is probably our heaviest database hitter, so we've had to add caching to those counts; usually it's 5 minutes on them. So this is a status by design via ...
Dragonrage's user avatar
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2 votes

My excerpt edit is not removed in the editing queue

status-bydesign According to Nick Craver on Meta SE: Yep, you could call this a bug, that's certainly valid. However, this value is displayed on every page load and cached for the system overall. It'...
Robotnik's user avatar
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