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How is the community doing? [2017] [duplicate]

We wanted to take a minute to check in and see how the community feels like things are going on the site. A little more than a year ago, we had a pretty lengthy discussion about site problems; it ...
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How is the community doing? [2019] [duplicate]

We, the elected moderators, wanted to take a minute to check in and see how the community feels like things are going on the site. We did this in 2017 and 2018 and it was very helpful. So again we'd ...
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Can we affirm that RPG.SE embraces a plurality of playstyles?

I've recently had the dubious pleasure to have been told both that the high visibility of RAW-centric optimising online is an illusion and nobody actually plays that way in a real game, and that old-...
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How do we save designer reasoning questions? [2018] [duplicate]

I think we have a bit of a problem with designer reason questions on the site. A little history: designer-reasons questions were our attempt to save "what is this rule for" questions. Those were ...
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Why are site comments being deleted?

Some site users have noticed old comments being deleted. This is correct - site comments are meant to be a mostly temporary means of improving questions and answers. Here's an explanation of the ...
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Site approachability

I just had the following conversation with a friend of mine, summarizing him grumbling about RPG.SE not being very useful to him. Mikhail: Being a total stranger to the resource, i come there, and ...
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Should users refrain from answers (or partial answers) in comments?

There are situations, when you know something that is related to the question, but it's too insubstantial to be a proper answer. For example, let's imagine a question: In which edition of game X ...
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Has Role-Playing Games Stack Exchange lost its appeal?

In comments to my answer to the Our beta stats are slipping question, there was a question and answer exchange: ...
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What to do about comment misuse?

In the recent community checkin post How is the community doing? [2018], the two most highly voted complaints (at the time of this writing) are about comment misuse - namely: Answering in comments (...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2018 [duplicate]

It's almost February in 2018, which isn't supposed to be the proper time to cycle these, but for this year it'll be once again, so we'll be refreshing the Community Promotion Ads for this year now! ...
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Why people are being so rude?

We are here to help people to have fun. We are here for a hobby, not something we are being paid for. Is not our job like Stack Overflow and it is not our creed like the Religious SE. It is not about ...
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How/should we stage an intervention?

There is one querent, intentionally not identified here, who likely needs a "you may want to reconsider how you go about gaming." While any individual question from this querent isn't horrible, the ...
Brian Ballsun-Stanton's user avatar
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I've been told my question is better suited to a forum, but where should I go?

I asked a question that got closed for not being suited for the Q&A format that RPG.SE uses, and was told that my question would work better on a discussion forum. Where can I find an RPG ...
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Please avoid using the RAI acronym, or use it carefully & be clear in context

This meta exists to explain some issues with the RAI acronym. It has a couple of issues with its usage, and often get asked to clarify it. You've probably been pointed to this meta in relation to a ...
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Let's brainstorm some [chat] events

Chat events are a thing, I recently learned. They range from project meetings to movie nights to happy hours. Are there ideas people have for events around here? Propose topics, time-frames (...
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