16 questions linked to/from FAQ Maintenance 2023
Is there a functional purpose to putting things in code text here?
Fellow member @SteveC has been doing diligent work editing questions and answers to put the names of Dungeons & Dragons terms into code text: from Toughness to ...
Are campaign research questions on topic? 
There is a category of questions on this site that seriously pollutes our scope. Taking these questions to their logical maximum (which I see us continually approaching) everything under the sun has ...
Don't signal your edits in text
To amplify the bullet from here: Stop using the "Edit:" syntax of forums. We have explicit revision histories on everything, so everything should read as if the best version was the first ...
What's a frame challenge?
So there's a ton of questions about how to present a frame challenge, or how not to frame challenge, and I've had people mention it on the comments on questions of mine in response to others' comments....
How do we handle a desire to challenge the frame of a question?
Sometimes, someone asks a question that seems like it might suffer from the XY Problem (asking about your attempted solution instead of your actual problem) and you want to point that out. Or you ...
Is there a style guide for posts?
I understand editing questions for clarity, but is there a style guide somewhere for Questions and Answers, detailing things like "These things should be italic, these should be bolded, ...
Use real headers instead of fake headers
It's a somewhat common habit at RPG.se to use bold sentences to make the appearance of a header for a section of text, rather than using our existing header formatting. This is probably because it's a ...
FAQ Proposal Index for Role-playing Games Stack Exchange
We have a great FAQ Index post here on the Role-Playing Games Meta Stack Exchange, but our current process for adding things to that list is a little lacking. Currently users add the faq-proposal tag ...
How should we use Community Wiki? 
In the beginning, RPG.SE was Community Wiki crazy. We used it for everything. We have an old Meta question on what to use CW for. But then we realized list questions were bad and CW was being used as ...
Are tool recommendation questions on topic?
Recommendations for games and published adventures are now off topic due to our policy on them being rescinded. The general agreement was that we did have functioning rules for them, but enough users ...
Eek! A troll in the Stack! What do I do?
I've seen a strange question and it's accumulating poor responses from its owner. Stuff like this is happening to me or someone else: left a comment asking for a clarification, and got a response ...
What should I do about spam questions?
I keep seeing spam questions on the site. Usually about poker, for some reason. What should I do about those? They make me angry. They make me want to HULK SMASH. Return to FAQ Index
FAQ Index for Role-playing Games Stack Exchange
For frequently-asked questions common to all sites in the network, see FAQ for Stack Exchange sites. For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. Asking questions How do we ask ...
Are Game Recommendation Questions On Topic? 
Game recommendation questions are sadly NOT on topic here on RPG.SE. This means the following kinds of questions are off topic: I want to play (details) kind of game/story. What game should I use to ...
I want to ask for recommendations, but that's off topic. Is there any way to ask my question?
Recommendation questions have been off-topic since August 2015. If I need a recommendation, how can I get help now? Return to the FAQ Index