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burninate new-gm tag

The new-gm is a meta-tag and should be burninated: The criteria: Only Tag: If the tag can’t work as the only tag on a question, it’s probably a meta-tag. new-gm doesn't really describe any area of ...
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Should we update the site help to include non “pen and paper” games

The consensus on Are we including LARPs? seems to be Yes!. Should I update the site help to remove the words "pen and paper"? If so how should we distinguish between our RPGs and all the other RPGs (...
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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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User was removed?

I'm not sure if I did something wrong and I'm doing something even wronger posting this, but there is only one way to know. I went to my profile a few minutes ago and I found that there was a "User ...
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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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Main page blank space?

This isn't present on other SEs I've visited, so the new header alone isn't the cause..? Though they may have already fixed it on the sites I checked. In case it matters, this view is from Firefox and ...
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Does this question about smartphone apps for LARP combat really need a historical lock?

I just happened across this old question. It's short enough that I might as well quote it in its entirety: Are there any serious smartphone apps for handling combat in a LARP situation? I've seen ...
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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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Do we need both [plot] and [story]?

We have the tags plot and story. Is there any value in having both, or should one be a synonym of the other? Previous inconclusive meta: How should the "story" and "plot" tags be ...
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Perhaps The Back Room and The Game Table are confusingly named

While I do love the name of my room, Going to "the Back Room" for gaming and "The Game Table" for talking does seem slightly counterintuitive: every so often someone comes by the room and we have to ...
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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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Re-earned all my tag badges at once

Today I had virtually no activity on the site (other than visiting) and to my surprise I somehow just earned all of my tag badges simultaneously. As far as I am aware I already had all these badges ...
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How should we handle this question that refers to information that's likely to change over time?

I'm curious specifically about the question What is the order in which published D&D 5e adventures should be played?, which listed the published D&D 5e adventures available at the time the ...
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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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The Stack Exchange bot is doing my dice rolls instead of the Dice Service bot

Apparently the Stack Exchange chat bot has developed a special place in its heart for me. Most people attempting a dice roll get a reply from the Dice Service bot. But not me! The Stack Exchange bot ...
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We need a [dungeons-and-dragons-5e] synonym, please and thank you!

I just realised that part of why we've been getting 5e questions tagged dungeons-and-dragons instead of dnd-5e is because someone typing in "dungeo…" isn't going to see the 5e tag pop up. I would do ...
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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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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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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 ...
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This year's Community Ads are NOT being served

The community ads from 2015 are still being served. I don't know if this is normal during some kind of transition phase or if it's a legit bug, as I never would have noticed were it not for the new ad ...
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Time to burninate the [mechanics] tag

The original discussion of the mechanics tag had many votes against it and no votes for it. Unless there are new arguments to keep it, we should burninate the tag now. We have 161 questions tagged ...
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Main help center page: Question collection and voting

Coming from this question what to put on the main help center page, the suggestion is to have a (relativly short) list with important meta questions to help introduce new (and network) users to our ...
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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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Can we rename [dnd-next] to [dnd-next-playtest] before it's released?

The 5th release of D&D is due for release in "Summer 2014", which means sometime soon. As far as I'm aware, it does not have a definite name yet: it might be D&D 5th Edition, or retain its ...
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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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Should something be done about the current duplicate statuses of these related questions on readied actions?

The three following questions currently exist (ordered from newest to oldest): If I Ready an action, can I then use my reaction for something else? Reaction while holding a readied action? Can you ...
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Can we make [pbta] a synonym for [powered-by-the-apocalypse]?

In many places online, people refer to all games derived from Apocalypse World as "PbtA", short for "Powered by the Apocalypse". Could we make pbta a synonym for our powered-by-the-apocalypse tag?
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Should we use [horror] or [horror-gaming]?

I noticed we have two competing tags, horror and horror-gaming. I was going to synonym them as horror-gaming->horror but I noticed horror-gaming has more uses than horror. A tag of horror-gaming ...
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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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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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Downvoted answers stay grayed-out when hovered over

Answers downvoted to -3 or less are shown grayed out, but they're supposed to unfade when you hover the mouse over them. Except it doesn't work here on RPG.SE. (It does work on most other SE sites.) ...
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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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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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Migration flags should be more general than “questions about computer-based games”

Recently, I flagged a question about a console game (The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker) as off-topic for this site. However, I noticed that the flags I had to choose from were as follows: Both flags ...
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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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Site stats: “1% answered”

For me, the site stats show "1% answered". I guess that is a bug? Screenie:
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Do we need a separate [scroll] tag beside the [magic-items] tag?

We have a scroll tag with all of six questions (though one doesn't seem to deserve it). Do we need this tag, or does magic-items suffice? Should it be merged with magic-items as a synonym?
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Could an “undo vote” option be added, for close votes?

This is probably good to be considered for any types of votes, but I'm especially asking about the close vote because of the special significance they have over the usual up/down voting. This was ...
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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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When are we getting the new user pages? [duplicate]

Stack Exchange just debuted new user profile pages, and they're pretty great. Are they coming to RPG.se? When?
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How should we deal with these multiple related questions about weapons used for Extra Attack/Two-Weapon Fighting?

There are a number of D&D 5e questions specifically asking about what weapons can be used when making multiple attacks using the Extra Attack feature, the Two-Weapon Fighting rule, or both: Can ...
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Rename the M&M edition tags to be properly hyphenated

As a result of Do we need more Mutants and masterminds edition tags? we now have a couple of Mutants and Masterminds edition tags: m-and-m2e and m-and-m3e. By the convention of basically every other ...
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The chat help-text for guests is unreadable

I hopped on chat for the Town Hall and saw this at the bottom of the window: The logo doesn't look great, but the real problem is that the help text is completely unreadable. Highlighting it gives: ...
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CSS woes: blue links, messed up user page (Are we getting an upgrade?!)

Links have suddenly turned blue, again. New question instead of bumping the old one because I can’t remove status-completed from the other. Moreover, the CSS on the user pages is messed up, floats ...
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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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Player-Needs Tag Clarification

A recent question used the player-needs tag, and being unfamiliar with it I had a look at what other questions have used it. Having done so, I find that I have no clear idea as to what the tag is ...
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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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Links suddenly blue?

Links are suddenly blue. Personally, from a usability standpoint, I find this to be a significant improvement (blue is the standard link color on the internet, the dull red stands out poorly compared ...
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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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Can we make dnd-5e the default and dnd-next the synonym?

With D&D 5e's Basic Rules released today I think that we should make 5e the default tag that shows up and make dnd-next the synonym (its the other way around currently).