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What can be done with my question about Exploiter Wizards and Arcanists to save it?

I have asked a question about comparing the Arcanist with an Exploiter Wizard. It got closed quickly, then reopened, now it's getting closed again. Before a full close-reopen war starts, I'd like ...
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Multiclassing mayhem: should all these questions be duplicates of this question about wizards' spellbooks?

Can a multiclass Wizard copy any Wizard spell they find into their spellbook? is a dupe target for a decent number of questions. However, I question whether some of them are actually duplicates. The ...
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My question was edited and now it looks like that the answer is in the question

I posted this question a few weeks ago: Do monks have a gempukku ceremony? As you can see, the second quote in this question seems to answer the question. If you look at the edit history, you can ...
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Why are 2, very similar optimization questions treated so differently?

Both of them has a common theme, "how can I get the most of these characters, given these boundary conditions", but the treatment is very different: How can I optimize this “max-languages” build’s ...
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Is “No, this is what that would look like” an acceptable answer?

I recently gave this answer to a question asking on how the Sleep spell works. The OP was confused about one part of it. As a counter example I wrote a homebrew spell that did work the way the OP ...
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How should we fix the Monster Lore Compendium question?

This question is currently hosting an edit war. It was originally posted as a D&D 3.5 question, but with an assertion that the Monster Lore Compendium would be added to the d20pfsrd website. This ...
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Should this question be reopened (when we don't know if it's OP's actual question)?

Is it possible to remove the attunement property of a magical item? was originally posted in an idea-generating form that wasn't really a good fit. (See, for instance, "short version" in revision 5 of ...
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An otherwise-valid question was closed because it was posted by a suspended user; is there any reason I can't repost a similar question?

This question asked something I myself would like to know. Unfortunately, it was closed for purely administrative reasons -- viz., because (per a diamond mod's comment) the querent was a suspended ...
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My question was put on hold, even though I saw someone else ask something similar without it being closed

I have a question about my Role-playing Games Stack Exchange post: How do I test my own game online I have edited my question now. But why did my question get put on hold, even though someone else ...
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Should we have edited a question to clarify the case to be considered after answers have been submitted?

In this question on whether a Sorcerer can twin cast Simulacrum, the querent had originally included the following line: Usually a Sorcerer does not have access to the Simulacrum spell, but he ...
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Non-duplicate questions, with opposite correct answers, merged

See this meta question, where two questions covering similar topics got merged: What Is The Difference, If Any, Between "Permanent", and "Until Dispelled"?, and Can a permanent teleportation circle ...
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How to sort out situation where two questions ask about essentially the same thing, yet answers are opposite?

What Is The Difference, If Any, Between "Permanent", and "Until Dispelled"? Can a permanent teleportation circle be dispelled? Answers to first one says it can't be dispelled, ...
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How to get this question re-opened?

Recently this question was asked: "Should I share personal dream sequences with the party as a DM?" Clearly as a "should I" question it was inherently opinion based and was closed. However I think ...
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Are these “is it possible to double your proficiency twice” questions duplicates?

Is it possible to double your proficiency bonus twice? Do features that allow you to add twice your proficiency bonus, under some other name, stack with Expertise? I Roll To Seduce The Dragon! (or, ...
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Is “How long does published adventure X take?” an appropriate question on RPG.SE?

It would be useful (in my eyes) to users of the site to be able to find roughly how long a published adventure for a given RPG will take, for time estimation / planning in real life. This varies ...
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What is wrong with this post?

How to summon risk free with Gate This post has received negative press, but had not been flagged as anything specific. I don't want to break any of the rules of the site, yet want my question ...
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Can we get voting unlocked on this post please?

This answer to "I think my DM is consistently faking dice rolls for saves against a specific spell; how do I call my DM out?" is a great answer to an interpersonal question. Unfortunately, presumably ...
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Why was my question about Cantrips put on hold?

My question was put on hold for being off topic. More specifically because I supposedly ask about the game. This is not true at all and even edited it in for more clarification: Whats the ...
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How to ask a country-specific version of a more general question?

I have a question about my Role-playing Games Stack Exchange post: How to find a tabletop RPG group open to newbies? My question is similar to this one : Where can I find other RPG players? I tried ...
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How should we sort out this question that was closed as a duplicate of another closed question?

The question "Were Grungs created for 5e or did they exist before this edition?" has been closed as a duplicate of a question that was closed as unclear. However, that leaves us now with a question ...
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What to do about unsupported answers

I recently read Valley Lad's answer to the "What is an Avatar of a God?" question. Is this answer acceptable? It doesn't seem to give any RAW, RAI or RAF interpretation, doesn't give any examples of ...
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How to make this “design combat encounter for a fighter in stealth mission” less broad?

As a DM, how can I best design a combat encounter in a stealth mission for a fighter? I've tried to restrict the question to only deals the problem from DM side, and right now I don't know what can ...
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Why was the 'taint' tag deleted from this question?

The question in question: Is it true that that "more taint-absorbing items = less protection against taint"? A moderate rep user created a tag that, as far as I can tell, accurately ...
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Why did this question allow one answer after hold but not mine?

I was in the middle of writing an answer to this question when it was held for being a duplicate. (This meta is not about the duplicate status, just that it was and still is held as of this meta.) ...
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Why was this homebrew question held as Too Broad?

This recent question was held as Too Broad, but it just as narrow in scope as many of the other good homebrew questions are. It provided one homebrew creation and asked for an evaluation. We've left ...
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What happened to get this mod notice placed on my question about the Bête?

I had asked a totally valid question with The Bête and LGBT-Questions, and after a short explanation why this was asked without an edition (because there is soo little on the topic) and a comment ...
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Missing comments on “thawing ice” question?

What spells can be used to thaw or melt ice? My question has some comments asking for clarification that I haven't addressed, but they magically vanished just as I tried to reply to them! I don't ...
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Should we reverse the duplication of these questions about simultaneous readied actions?

What happens when 2 readied actions trigger at the same time? the more recent question has been marked as a duplicate of How are simultaneously-triggered Readied actions resolved?. However, I think ...
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How to improve the 'invisible nearby enemy' question?

My question Does an invisible enemy within 5 feet of you still impose disadvantage on ranged attacks? seems to make people misunderstand the actual question. My goal is to clear misunderstanding and ...
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Delete this post for me

I have a question about my Role-playing Games Stack Exchange post: What is 5e's Damage Dice Progression? I am removing the Question for a lack of valid input in an attempt to clean up spam and ...
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Why was I downvoted?

In this question, I was downvoted a lot. As far as I am aware, I did not do anything wrong. Can someone please explain to me why I was downvoted?
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One question was put on hold as too broad, another wasn't. What's the difference?

This question: Party betrayal in an evil campaign was put on hold as too broad. On the other hand, this one wasn't: How can I handle players who want to browse shops at random? In both cases, ...
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How to handle accusations of dishonesty with respect to answers that cause disagreement in interpretations?

So my question with respect to spell requirements got locked and one of our moderators decided to throw this gem of a line in there: " not asking honestly about the practical situation it’s about. " ...
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Will this question about mapping not get put on hold as too opinion-based?

This question, "What map scales have you found useful", was put on hold as too opinion-based. I've tried to reformulate it. Will this question get put on hold as too opinion-based? I've tried hard ...
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How to ask about map scales?

I would like to salvage What map scales have you found useful?, which was put on hold as too opinion-based. What would make it more acceptable?
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Is the question about the origin of “Waterdhavian” on-topic?

The question at hand: In-universe, why is "Waterdhavian" the adjective form of Waterdeep? This question seems to be very close to a designer intent question (which are off topic). It does not fit the ...
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My question was closed as too broad, but I thought it was very filtered and refined. Why?

The question on trial: What creature(s) can a Moon Druid transform into that would benefit from humanoid armor? TL, DR: When druids shapeshift, is there a valid form that benefits from their armor? ...
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Are we sure DNDBBS is a video game?

SSD just closed this question as off-topic because it's about a video game. The question is about DNDBBS, which appears to stand for "Dungeons and Dragons Bulletin Board System." This site describes ...
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Should this question actually be marked as duplicate?

I have marked Can you Contingency a spell from a Ring of Spell Storing? as a duplicate of Can Contingency be used with a spell cast from an Ioun Stone?, but there was some disagreement in chat as to ...
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How to resolve excessive background information?

This question just got asked with a specific mention of experience with substance editing, and a request to not be edited. (Due to past experiences on this site, please do not edit my original ...
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How should I split/improve this question so it is not too broad?

I want to ask a question on the main site. This is the current draft: How does Time Stop interact with the duration of other spells? When someone casts Time Stop (in this case an Archmage), ...
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How can I handle this cleric water creation question being closed?

For the first time in two years of being a member of RPG.SE I feel the way my question was put on hold was unfair. It's about this one: Are there examples of priests/clerics having water creation ...
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Is this question within the guidelines?

Is the following question within guidelines? If not, what are some suggestions for how I might modify it to be within guidelines? How does PC access to life-restoration magic affect a westmarchian ...
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Where is the info regarding the dispute resolution of “What happens when a small army runs through teleportation circle?”

On What happens when a small army runs through teleportation circle?, I read: This post has been locked while disputes about its content are being resolved. For more info visit meta. But I couldn'...
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Is [dungeons-and-dragons] tag OK for questions without particular D&D edition in mind?

Here's the question How to stop players from making the game X-rated tagged dungeons-and-dragons. As far as I know, dungeons-and-dragons tag is supposed to be used for questions about Dungeons and ...
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Old Question about Cantrip Level is limited in scope

While this question: How can I tell how many damage dice to roll for an NPCs cantrip? does have a duplicate here: At what level do monsters cast cantrips?, the example for the older question limited ...
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Should we dupe the older question to this newer question about unarmed attacks and spells?

Should we reverse the duplication on this: Can I cast Blade Ward and then make my monk unarmed strike with a bonus action? and make Can a monk make a bonus unarmed attack after using shocking grasp? ...
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Should this question really be closed as opinion based?

Changing paladin's oath was closed as primarily opinion based. It seems to me that this is possibly another case of 'homebrew prejudice'. My answer there clearly shows that the question is ...
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Can this question be opened, or be changed to be reopenable?

How can I prepare for creatures with damage resistances or damage immunities? I saw a lot of questions floating around the Stack about damage Immunities and Resistances and troubles therein for ...
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Wizard God: too broad?

Consider Optimizing a Wizard that does no direct damage in D&D 5e: asked thirteen months ago, closed as "too broad" that day by 5 users, some commentary prompted OP to specify criteria, still on ...