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Do you hate hats?

We should allow winterbash. It's a fun little thing that lasts for about 2 months, which users can opt out of if they don't want to take part in it, so there's no reason not to do it. Secondly, I'd ...
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Do we want to enable the photo widget for our site?

I'm in full support of including the photo widget here on meta, as long as screenshot-of-the-week continues to be consistent for the foreseeable future. If screenshot of the week becomes inconsistent,...
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Let’s build some Arqade community ads - congratulate our winners!

Here is a more rounded, evenly scaled, png version.
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Let’s build some Arqade community ads - congratulate our winners!

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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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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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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

Robotnik As a community, we have our fair share of divisive issues, often hashed out at length in meta and on chat, usually with strong arguments either way. As a moderator, what do you see as ...
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Let’s build some Arqade community ads - congratulate our winners!

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Do you hate hats?

I don't care about hats. But if there is one SE site that should have hats, it's this one.
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Visited hyperlinks are hard to distinguish against plain text

To demonstrate this, I inspected the source to get the hex codes for the colors. The visited link is #114475, and the plain text is #3b4045. If you run a contrast on these two colors you get a ...
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Let’s build some Arqade community ads - congratulate our winners!

Some late entries: A 'standard' ad, in white and black: (The explosion graphic can be worked into the black version, as well) For Movies.SE: (Not sure if these are recognizable. I have a ...
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Do we want to enable the photo widget for our site?

Heck yeah. Anything cool like this that could drive participation on Arqade should be utilized. It's small enough that people who don't care won't be bothered, but big enough that it's noticeable ...
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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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Do we need a separate Starcraft: Legacy of the Void tag?

starcraft-2 should continue to be used for all Starcraft 2 multiplayer questions. Now that the expansion is out it's what the majority of folks are playing, and all tournaments will be Legacy of the ...
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

Wipqozn As a community, we have our fair share of divisive issues, often hashed out at length in meta and on chat, usually with strong arguments either way. As a moderator, what do you see as ...
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Rename [aaaaaa] → [a-reckless-disregard-for-gravity]

I support this proposal. It would also prevent confusion with the (pseudo-)sequals AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! for the Awesome and AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! (Force = Mass x Acceleration)
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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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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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A suitable tag for "Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth"?

boi-afterbirth works fine and fits with established conventions of things like ac-revelations which we have for Assassin's Creed: Revelations, which also exceeds the character limit.
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Can we rename the [mgs-5-online] tag to [metal-gear-online-3]?

Personally, I don't think it's a good idea to outright change the tag to metal-gear-online-3 from what has come to be known as the more common title: mgs-5-online. However, I would definitely see ...
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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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Do we want to enable the photo widget for our site?

This is live now: Thanks so much to the SE team!
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Embed youtube videos using the HTML5 player

All Stack Exchange sites that have either YouTube or SoundCloud embedding enabled now use the respective IFRAME embeds. In light of recent flash-related happenings, we have also re-rendered all ...
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Is it possible to completely not see "not interested" flagged questions?

Yes, that is an option. Select "Edit" beside Favorite Tags, then Set Tag Preferences (or simply go to https://gaming.stackexchange.com/users/preferences/current). Go down to Ignored Tags and select ...
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Should we merge [minecraft-wii-u] with [minecraft-console]?

status-completed! This answer reached 5 votes with no downvotes, so I went ahead and edited all questions with the tag. Out of the 8 questions, 7 were specifically about the Wii U edition (and not ...
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Rename [simcity] tag to [simcity-5] or [simcity-2013]

The simcity tag should be a synonym for simcity-2013. That way, if they come out with a new title that they also want to call SimCity, we could just change the synonym. sonic-the-hedgehog-2006 and ...
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Do we want to enable the photo widget for our site?

Yes, it should be added. Why Arqade users could benefit. It would give users interesting content to see on a regular basis, even if they never click to see the rest of the week's submissions. 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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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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