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Tags

A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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for questions regarding tag wikis and excerpts - these little info boxes describing tags that you're reading right now!
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for announcements or organisation of events within the community - such as movie or gaming nights, contests and competitions, or other things that people can enter.
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questions about this site - Meta Arqade Stack Exchange - should use this tag.
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when a user offers a portion of their reputation to be awarded to an answer on a question. They are used to draw in more attention to post. Use this tag for questions you may have about …
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Questions about diamond (♦) moderators, their powers, and actions they have taken.
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denotes discussion on the subject of game recommendations. The discussion has expanded so large that its own tag became necessary.
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for questions about Arqade's (now defunct) gaming blog, available in a read-only fashion here: https://blog.gaming.stackexchange.com/
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questions about or addressing the community surrounding Arqade should use this tag.
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for questions regarding managing your account on Arqade or the Stack Exchange Network
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for questions about the new user experience & how to improve upon it. If you're a new user, try tagging with what it is you are trying to do instead, such as [asking], [answering], [allowed-questions]…
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relating to the process of asking a question and answering it yourself - either immediately via the 'Ask Question' page or from finding out the answer yourself later.
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if your meta question is regarding Pokemon questions, answers, tags, or moderation efforts regarding the [pokemon] family of tags
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Contests run by Gaming.SE to drive site traffic and win phat lewtz.
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the most frequently asked and answered questions on Meta.
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Indicates that the site developers were not able to replicate the behavior reported.
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'deleted' are still visible for users with 10k+ reputation. If your question pertains to one or more deleted questions, and/or the tools surrounding deletion, use this tag
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For questions about the handling of unsolicited advertisements posted to the site by automated bots (and sometimes by real people). Anything that deserves a Flag for Spam.
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for questions about tags which define subcategories under a game, such as [tf2-spy], [minecraft-commands], or [mass-effect-3-multiplayer]
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About the "Mass Effect 3 Missions" contest, where users ask and answer 'mass-effect-3' tagged questions to win ranks and prizes.
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if your meta question is regarding Diablo 3 questions, answers, tags, or moderation efforts regarding the [diablo-3] family of tags
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questions relating to the image uploading functionality for questions and answers should use this tag.
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if one or many similar questions have become obsolete due to a game patch, update, or new version, and you want to discuss what do do with the outdated questions, use this tag
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the answer the question owner thought best met their needs. This tag is for discussing issues related to accepted answers, not indicating that a question has an accepted answer.