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Can this question about the Sense Motive skill be reopened?

This question for Pathfinder about how to use the Sense Motive skill is marked as a duplicate of this question for Dungeons & Dragons, 5th Edition about how to use the Insight skill. While these ...
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Please delete the misspelled [pronounciation] tag

I have accidentally misspelled pronunciation and thus created a meaningless pronounciation tag. I do not know how to (and probably do not have the privileges to) delete it. Apologies to the ...
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Angry DM/GM site change - link updates?

Someone kindly pointed out that the link in this answer to an Angry DM post goes to what looks very much like a malicious domain squatter. Looks like he's moved to ...
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Is it possible to create a tag referral?

A recently added tag was created with the UK English spelling flavour. Many US English speakers may have trouble finding or be hesitant to use this tag. Is it possible to create a tag that refers to ...
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Should the [pathfinder] tag be renamed to [pathfinder-1e] (with the former as a synonym)?

Pretty straightforward question. Pathfinder's 2nd edition has just been released, and correspondingly there is a pathfinder-2e tag (as well as the pathfinder-2e-playtest tag for the playtest version(s)...
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Should we rename the [adnd] tag to [adnd-1e]?

Relevant recent Meta: Appropriate response to questioning which version of D&D I'm asking about The user for that meta is describing a difficulty they're facing on this site where use of the adnd ...
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Should “Do role-playing games have to be fun?” be closed?

"Do role-playing games have to be fun?" was a nice question in the early days of the site, very typical of early-beta-site questions generally. Then it went quiet for five years until a (totally ...
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Should we have a [food-and-drink] tag?

We have 212 questions about food within the context of rpgs, but no tag to connect them. A question was just asked where the definition of food and drink will be important to the answers. I was ...
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Should the synonym between [spellcasting] and [spells] be broken?

I ask this question because I have asked questions lately that play on the spellcasting mechanics of Anima: Beyond Fantasy lately, that nonetheless have almost nothing to do with a particular spell or ...
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Should we add [sentient-magic-items] as a synonym of the [intelligent-magic-items] tag?

Right now, the intelligent-magic-items tag exists, with the tag info: For questions about intelligent or sentient magic items. (In D&D 5e, at least, these are referred to in the DMG (p. 214) ...
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The problem with the [gurps-dungeon-fantasy-rpg] tag wording

Today I saw a Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game question (or rather, question spanning both GURPS and DFRPG), and decided to add the latter tag to it, started typing dungeon-fantasy-roleplaying..., ...
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Time to retire the [rules-as-written] tag?

We have recently seen some issues around site users being unclear on how to use the rules-as-written tag and some unpleasantness broke out on the topic. Sadly, this has been happening for more than ...
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Should the [grab] tag be merged with the [grapple] tag?

I just noticed that the grab tag existed recently because I saw it added to a Pathfinder question. It seems very similar in scope to the grapple tag. The grapple tag info/wiki says: For questions ...
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Should the [wfrp-4] tag be renamed to [wfrp-4e]?

Pretty straightforward stuff. We generally use the -[#]e tag suffix to denote different editions (presumably because that's how those editions of those games are ...
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Stack Devs: Please let us show longer answers in the Tour page

The tour page presents a sample of the kinds of Q&A we might see on this site. Moderators can pick what shows up there from a very limited list of questions, with a preview of how it will show up ...
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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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Should the [breath] tag be renamed to [breathing]?

The usage guidance for the breath tag currently says: For questions related to to the act of breathing or holding your breath. However, any time I see the tag, it takes me a second (or takes me ...
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Do we need a [disadvantage] tag?

When I was writing my question, I tried to find disadvantage which does not exist, but then remembered that I might should use advantage instead. Disadvantage is part of advantage/disadvantage ...
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Blacklist bare [#-edition] tags

D&D editions sometimes colloquially go by their edition number alone, and people sometimes enter just the edition for a tag. We've had to burninate the 5e tag a few times. I'd like the following ...
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The [story] tag should be merged with the [plot] tag

This issue of the confusion between the story and plot tags has been brought up twice in the past (years ago): How should the “story” and “plot” tags be used?, in November 2011 (eventually closed as ...
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Should we burninate [3rd-party]?

3rd-party just seems to be a reincarnation of 3PP, a tag that was previously burned. This tag seems to be used in the exact same way and have the exact same issues as the previously burned tag. The ...
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Burninate [players]. The tag, I mean

I've browsed through the players questions and found these ones: Questions about issues with problem-players Questions about social aspects of role-playing games or group-dynamics Question about ...
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Make 'shadowrun-5e' a synonym of 'shadowrun-sr5'

The shadowrun-5e has only two questions, and appears to be synonymous with shadowrun-sr5. It should be made a synonym of the much more popular tag shadowrun-sr5.
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Is the 'weapon' tag a synonym of the 'weapons' tag?

The weapon tag is not currently a synonym of the weapons tag. The tag synonym guidelines state that If you know of common, alternate spellings or phrasings for [a] tag, add them here so we can ...
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“Backstory” vs. “background” — what is the difference?

There are only two questions tagged with backstory so far, both are closed. Is this tag useful, do we really need it? We have background and backstory at the moment, I guess they do intersect. For me, ...
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Make [specialabilities] not special

This tag has (only) 4 questions and is only recently created (early March). specialabilities seems useless and should be removed. Can we burninate this tag?
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Burnination of D&D 4e power type tags

We have some old 4e tags that should probably be cleaned up: utility-powers (burninated) daily-powers (burninated) encounter-powers (burninated) sustained-powers (preserved at doppelgreener's request)...
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Do we need the [trying-new-systems] tag?

I stumbled upon the tag trying-new-systems. Sadly it has neither a tag wiki excerpt nor a full tag wiki, and I can't find any discussions about the tag to learn something about the reasoning behind ...
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Break [Enchantment] cast

About implementing decisions made about enchantment, per New enchantment tag, not sure about this (A: Yes, it’s an issue and needs to go away.), Should charmed be synonymized with mind-control? (A: No....
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Conjuration spirited away

So per the discussion about conjuration and necromancy, conjuration has been mostly removed from questions. It was removed from each of the following, and replaced with summoning: Does a dagger ...
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The [multiple-systems] tag has been burninated

I've just burninated multiple-systems. I'm leaving this post for record-keeping. It had the following tag wiki excerpt (and no full tag wiki): For questions that involve multiple rules systems at ...
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Review queue indicator doesn't show up, despite apparently being aggressive now?

We've just been informed that we're taking part in an experiment on a more aggressive review queue indicator. Apparently, this should make it so that a red dot appears on the review queue icon in the ...
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Add [feat] as a synonym for [feats]

several times i get this warning when tagging questions, you seem to be attempting to create the tag [feat] but the tag [feats] already exist. Did you meant to use [feats]? Or something to that ...
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Burninate [draconic-bloodline]?

What the draconic-bloodline is about? Is it relevant? Should we burninate it? If not, can we do a tag wiki on it?
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Tag rename: Marvel Heroic Roleplaying

There was a tag that was forgotten in the longer names update: marvel-heroic for the Margared Weis Productions: Marvel Heroic Roleplaying. It should get its own tag updated/aliased to something more ...
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Make [spell] a synonym of [spells]

several times i get this warning when tagging questions, you seem to be attempting to create the tag [spell] but the tag ...
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What's the difference between [narration] and [narrative-techniques], should they be synonyms?

We have a narration tag and a narrative-techniques, as I was about to use one of them for a question in mind, I found their descriptions as: narrative-techniques Methods for describing how ...
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Should we rename/synonymise [larp-mes-camarilla] -> [minds-eye-society]?

We have a larp-mes-camarilla tag for a LARP organisation devoted to Mind's Eye Theatre (minds-eye-theatre), a World of Darkness LARP game & ruleset. However, the tag's own wiki suggests this name ...
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Add tag warnings for [rules-as-written] and [dungeons-and-dragons]

Back in Should we add a [rules-as-written] tag warning, and what should it say? we came to a general agremeent on a couple of tag warnings for the site. This post is a feature request directed to ...
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Should we add a [rules-as-written] tag warning, and what should it say?

I’ve recently discovered Stack Exchange has a feature called tag warnings which cautions a person with further information about how a tag should be used. Tag warnings look like this: This example ...
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What is the [dnd-miniatures] tag for, and can we give it a tag wiki / revise its usage?

We have a dnd-miniatures tag on main site which has 8 questions and no tag wiki, and I'm not sure what to add for one, nor what this tag gets used for exactly. There seems to be a D&D Miniatures ...
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Should we get rid of [3pp]?

Third party publishers themselves are awesome, so their existence isn't in question. Rather, I'm wondering about the 3pp tag. Ostensibly it's meant to indicate the question's referencing third party ...
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Amusing display bug when hovering over tags in a question

If you repeatedly slide your mouse back and forth over the tags listed for a question (that is, toggling their hover status many times), the user box slides farther and farther to the right, ...
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The [templates] tag has been burninated/re-tagged away into [character-templates]

Apparently we had a templates tag on these questions: How many templates can be applied to a summoned creature(s)? (asked September 2016) Where can I find extra templates for pathfinder? (asked ...
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Every “Hot Network Post” and Featured post link icon just changed to the 3D Printing stack icon

I'm not sure where the best place to report site bugs is, but this is currently happening:
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Community ads broken?

I noticed a blank ad, and clicked on the Stats link to see this: Something seems broken. I note that the Community Promotion Ads meta question is fine, all the images are there.
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How should we revise the tags for the different Exalted editions?

With Exalted currently in the 3rd edition (since this year), we should make sure that those 2nd/2.5th Edition Questions are marked distinct from those that target 3rd Edition specifically. At the ...
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Do we really need [rulings]?

This question (which is really more about semantics) added the rulings tag, and the author of that question is also the person who added the description to the tag. I personally feel that this tag is ...
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Tag Burninate Suggestion: [adventure]

We need to kill the adventure tag with fire. It's generic to the point of uselessness. Most of the questions that are tagged with it are either asking for recommendations (now considered off-topic), ...
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Answers blinking when clicked?

I noticed today that answers are sometimes blinking when clicked on. Very weird. Doesn’t seem to happen with questions, nor does it consistently happen with answers. When it happens, it happens ...