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Questions tagged [meta]

There's no Meta Meta Role-playing Games, so this tag is for discussing Meta Role-playing Games itself.

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What is the appropriate way to bring community attention to unacted-on meta consensus?

Just for example, these questions: Do we need a [disadvantage] tag? Non-duplicate questions, with opposite correct answers, merged (Disclaimer: one was my meta question, and the other one is about ...
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How to show the most recent community consensus in meta?

This meta: What to do when an edit guesses the system being used rather than waiting for the querent to clarify? is an old post that has received faq tag. However, there is an attempt to revisit the ...
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Which metas should we draw more attention to by featuring?

Meta is the part of the site where we figure out what's going on with the other, "main" part of the site. From an individual question's closure to electing a new moderator to figuring out how to help ...
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Why is my meta rep briefly different from my normal rep?

Literally as I started making this question it changed to what it should be, but I'm still curious as to why it was the case: I had two tabs in Chrome open, one on meta and the other on rpg....
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What is on topic for Role-playing Meta Stack Exchange

There doesn't seem to be any location to find this information, and I have a few questions that don't fit with many of the current meta questions.
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Have links on Meta been rewritten for the new HTTPS domains?

Without getting into the content if at all possible, I was browsing "Is something wrong?" Yes: Pervasive ad hominem and judgmental behaviors and noticed that links in that post cause HTTPS ...
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Feedback on healing our community [closed]

This was originally a response to How is the community doing?, but has been moved to its own question on request. The community’s situation is improving, but acknowledgements & commitments need ...
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A Featured meta question isn't showing up as “Featured on meta”

How is the community doing? is currently featured (as of 13 hours ago), but not showing up in the Featured on meta section of the community sidebar: It is however showing up in the hot meta posts. ...
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Just FYI, the RPG Meta site's link has changed (because HTTPS)

This post is likely of interest only to those who are curious about networking and security protocols, or Stack Exchange infrastructure projects. Or those wondering if they were only merely ...
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Small cleanup of the [faq-proposal] tag done

I've just cleaned up the faq-proposal meta tag. This isn't a big deal, but I'd like to leave a record of what changed and why a few very old questions just got edited. This tag had two kinds of ...
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Can and how should we advertise community games on meta?

There seems to be a bit of support for the idea of using meta to advertise about games we in the community are running or planning to run. I'd like to ask about whether and how we might do that here. ...
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What's the actual process around [faq-proposal]s?

Use real headers instead of fake headers just went from faq-proposal to faq without apparent discussion about the change, and Can I send private messages to users? became an faq-proposal. I thought ...
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“Is something wrong?” Yes: Too much moderation

RPG's users and moderators have a number of problems as summarized in this question's answers. However, several mods have said that they can't accept meta feedback in the form of anything other than ...
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“Is something wrong?” Yes: Pervasive ad hominem and judgmental behaviors

RPG's users and moderators have a number of problems as summarized in this question's answers. However, several mods have said that they can't accept meta feedback in the form of anything other than ...
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How does one propose policy?

Suppose I wanted to put forth a policy for discussion, refinement, some sort of decision process, and eventually formal adoption/rejection. Say... a policy to explicitly allow tool-recommendation ...
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Cleaning up the Mess of cleaning up the mess of wod tag metas

There are 3 meta questions about clearing up the mess of WoD Tags. Shall we review the various World of Darkness tags' use? Clearing up White Wolf World of Darkness tags Clean up tagging for &...
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The role of chat at RPG Stack Exchange

TL;DR? Meta is where consensus happens. Questions and answers, have to be good questions and answers without chat. Any Stack Exchange site has three realms for interaction, Main, Meta, and Chat. ...
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Where can novices ask RPG questions that fall outside the scope of this site?

As a relative noob to the site and RPGing, I just wanted to gather suggestions of where noobs with basic questions about RPG mechanics or rules (which aren't considered "expert" but are valid ...