Brythan
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What is the difference between historical trivia questions and identification or recommendation questions? And should they be allowed?
24 votes

The reason why game identification questions are off-topic without an audiovisual artifact is that otherwise we'd have to handle questions like There was this game that had some kind of weird ...

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What to do about flood of low-quality Minecraft questions?
15 votes

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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Where should I ask half-hardware-half-game-related questions?
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11 votes

IMO, you could ask the question in either place. If you want to concentrate on the problem of getting other games to recognize the device, you could post in Arqade. We might suggest programs that ...

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Rename [simcity] tag to [simcity-5] or [simcity-2013]
10 votes

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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What should we do about excessive minor edits?
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7 votes

As a general rule, the only bad thing that happens when you edit a post is that the post becomes the newest post. If someone edits fifty posts in a row, then it obscures the actual new questions and ...

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Random/erratic duplicate marking
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5 votes

It seems pretty clear to me that this answer is better than either of the answers at your question. As such, we'd rather encourage people to go to to the question with that answer rather than to the ...

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On ending Chronological Oppression with respect to the matter of Question Duplication
3 votes

It's a bit unclear what the action item is here. There is a proposal in the question and two answers contesting it with none supporting it. Does that mean that no one supports the proposal in the ...

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Good ways to improve rep without asking and answering questions?
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3 votes

There is a help page for this. The literal answer to your question is suggested edits (which give +2 reputation if accepted). But it may well be easier to ask questions.

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Overwatch heroes on the tag wiki
2 votes

The main site for Overwatch is here. Note that there is a tab called "Heroes" which links to the list of characters. That list is going to keep up to date naturally. Any list you put here is going ...

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Why has this question asking for developer statements been reopened?
2 votes

That seems more like a legal question than a developer question. It can be and was answered from the perspective of a user. And it's a useful question. What it really boils down to is "Can I buy ...

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Why was this edit (providing a more useful title and alt content) rejected?
2 votes

Titles should be straight forward and in the form of a question. Your suggestion: What game is this from? (probably an old Japanese arcade platformer) There are two problems here. First, "...

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Why do we tag Reaper of Souls as Diablo 3?
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2 votes

The synonym is correct There is no way to play the original Diablo 3 (with the auction house, trading, and Inferno difficulty) now. You can only play a special limited version that can't access ...

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Can we ask questions about internet browser games?
1 votes

We have questions about browser games. E.g. the-gold-factory succubox Those are two browser games that I played recently. They happen to be by the same author because I found the one through the ...

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What to do about users posting the same question from multiple accounts?
1 votes

Can I just point out that it's the first question that should be closed, not the second? Note that the assumption is that someone made a second account because they couldn't access the first. If ...

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What do we do with answers that don't completely answer the question?
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1 votes

There is no requirement to completely answer a question. Partial answers are expected. Stack Exchange actually expects to average at least 2.5 answers per question. If every answer were complete, ...

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What's wrong with asking for an equivalent goal to another game?
1 votes

There seems to be some confusion about what I'm suggesting in regards to how the question should have been edited. I think that the original question should have been cleaned up to something like ...

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Should we update our /help/on-topic page?
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Suggested wording for modded Minecraft: Please check the tag wiki for the game about which you are asking before posting. For example, modded minecraft questions are off-topic. This ...

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Mark as Duplicate?
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This seems overly narrow. In order to mark a question as a duplicate, you need to know that the problem with the command is imbalanced brackets. If you've done that, you might as well answer. You ...

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Declined custom mod flag on a first post/late answer review item
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I just Skip those kinds of answers. Yes, it would be great if we were clearing them off the site, but I don't have enough reputation to vote to close much less delete. I also don't have enough ...

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Is there any way to search for or find questions or answers with unapproved edits?
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Note: I'm trying to answer the more general question, "What can I do to help?" At 500 reputation, you will have access to the review queues. Then you will at least be able to see when you'll be ...

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What's wrong with this tag wiki excerpt?
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So we now have three proposals for how to write tag wiki excerpts for class and race subtags (as opposed to the more common game tag whose standard is here). I propose that people try to standardize ...

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How to tag Smash Bros 4
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We should have a vanilla tag that covers all games and which may cover a specific platform: super-smash-bros-4. If there are other versions of the game that have specific differences, a platform ...

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Undeletion request, question deleted by user after receiving an answer
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I think that a better way of handling this would be to post a new question. Advantages: Doesn't conflict with the poster's desire to delete the poster's question. You can ensure that you will ...

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