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Could you please reopen my question asking privileges please?

I’m trying to improve my question asking abilities, but I can’t do it if I can’t ask questions, could someone please reopen my question asking privileges please?
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What can I do to get my secret backstories question reopened?

I've recently asked my first question: Should players know each others' secret backstories? It was put on hold as being primarily opinion based. I do understand that there might be no absolute ...
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A question has some facts majorly wrong: should I be correcting them in comments or an answer?

I've come across a question where the querent has some facts majorly wrong, and they seem to be a substantial cause of the problem they're describing. I know that we refrain from answering in ...
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Why does the chat link on the right-hand sidebar only show up sometimes?

I currently have https://rpg.stackexchange.com/ open in three different tabs. In one of them, the right-hand sidebar has links to two rpg.se-relevant chat rooms: In the other two, there's just ads (...
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Reopen “How can I balance adventures around one of the party members being a monarch?”

The question: How can I balance adventures around one of the party members being a monarch? On RPG stack exchange the question was held for being too broad, but I edited it so it would be asking a ...
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Why is “http://dnd.arkalseif.info” blacklisted?

The subject web-site is black-listed, which disallows me to save an edit of one of my answers that links to the said web-site. What issues does it have? Should I delete the link from my answer even if ...
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What's required to create a tag synonym?

I just created hoard-of-the-dragon-queen and think it would be a very good idea to add a synonym hotdq, considering how common that abbreviation is. However, when I go to suggest it, I'm told I need 5 ...
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Can I ask self-answered questions about obscure games?

I play an obscure game that has very little Web presence. Over the years, the group that I play with has struggled through many questions about rules, implementation, DMing, etc. for this game. Can ...
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Do I have a setting wrong? I can't see what I am editing

Ever since I joined the SE system, when I am editing an answer or a question I can see how it looks before I hit "submit" or accept the edit. I have found, this morning, that I have to submit the ...
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Can we do a mass update on old wizards links?

The link structure in the wizards site has changed. It has gone from http://dnd.wizards.com/go/we/20060327a too ...
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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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Strange reputation behaviour

Relating to this question on Stack Overflow Meta, I'd just like to confirm that there's no odd voting behaviour going on with this question, as it's an old question and I've just had two upvotes for ...
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Unsyn game-rec and game-systems

The tag game-systems is apparently a synonym for game-recommendations. I think that this should be changed is self-evident. Please fix this.
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When will Starfinder become an available tag?

Starfinder is now released but I notice there is still no tag for it. I cannot make one yet, but are there plans for someone else to?
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Could I please have my privilege to edit without a peer review removed?

I have hit the 2k-rep threshold recently, and hence my edits should now be automatically accepted without a peer review. However: My English, though fluent, is very far from perfect. I can't edit a ...
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Problem with Accounts. Please Advise

I am actually Ruut. However... That e-mail account was hacked by someone from China (literally) that I used to log-in with that account; I made a new account just so I could ask new questions (as ...
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How should I flag comments criticising my choice of game/edition?

When a comment that is definitely non-constructive offends me, but I am unsure whether it passes muster as patently offensive (i.e. offensive beyond a reasonable doubt), should I flag it as non-...
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Where do our example tags come from?

So, we have two kinds of example tags, from what I can see. The first is when you ask a new question, before tags are entered, three are provided as suggestions. For example, today it says (for me) "...
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What do I need to do to not get upvoted, completely inappropriate Fate Core answers on my FATE 2.0 questions?

Whenever I ask a FATE question, with the SOLE exception of the edition differences question, I always get a terrible Fate Core answer that seems to completely fail to understand that I'm not asking ...
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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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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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Our custom off topic close reasons need updating to HTTPS

I found a spot on our site where links haven't been updated to HTTPS yet: our custom close reasons. The links in them still point to HTTP:// locations. Here's an example:
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Migration rejected - and now what?

How to create a logical system to run a divination engine based on d&d magic? How do I help OP to get this question clarified and possibly reopened (on Worldbuilding on here, depending what he ...
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How do I privately ping someone? [duplicate]

I recently received a couple of relatively large bounties from fellow members of this Stack, and I've not known how to thank them for their generosity. I know we don't have a private message feature ...
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Why does downvoting hurt my reputation (but upvoting does not help it)? [duplicate]

I feel that legitimate downvoting is disincentivised by the rep penalty. What are the reasons this penalty exists?
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Why is there a malus on downvoting?

If I upvote someone, it doesn't cost me anything, but if I downvote it costs rep and provides a disincentive to do so. Downvoting is treated also as a personal attack, and there is a general attitude ...
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Can I Rescind a Reopen Vote?

I accidentally voted to reopen a question that I just meant to make some improvement edits to. When I attempted to reclick the 'reopen' link I was told that I'd already voted to reopen and there was ...
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What to do about (some of) the answers for the DnD 5e 'character knowledge about monsters' question?

The specific question I'm talking about is: Does D&D 5e have a rule for character knowledge about monsters? and for what it's worth I'm not trying to start a flame war or call out users for doing ...
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How do I link Player's Handbook passages to my post?

How do I link or copy/paste the Player's Handbook passages to my post?
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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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Is there a good way to view my candidate score?

I notice the election candidates all have "candidate scores". I don't want to be a moderator, but I do want to view my candidate score. Is there a way to view this without being a candidate? If I ...
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Can we bounty things on meta?

While researching up some examples for my recent suggestion for a new close reason, I found this. It's pretty awesome, so I want to bounty it. But I can't find the bounty button! After some ...
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What is this thing? [duplicate]

While reading the answers to this question, I noticed this thing: Some of the information contained in this post requires additional references. Please edit to add citations to reliable sources ...
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Rename [videogame-role-playing] to [video-game-role-playing]

https://rpg.stackexchange.com/q/94646/1204 has come with the creation of the tag videogame-role-playing. Based on Are questions about roleplaying within a video game context on topic? roleplaying ...
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Should I reword a question or ask a new one, if it's not getting useful answers?

I asked a question about spec-ing npcs a while back, and I realize that I still don't really have an answer I like. The problem I'm having is either I make enemies that can easily tear the head off a ...
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When editing, should I make the question into the one it should be, or the one I now need?

I am writing a heavy edit to my own question, Do players know that Wizards don't wear armour? . ShadowKras mentioned the ability to make a knowledge check to determine class features and ...
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How can I respond to important information brought up in comments in my answer?

So, I'm struggling with improving my answer to this question. I've written out several major partial edits, but I keep discarding them because they all change my answer to address the way the querent ...
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Change the question featured in the Tour

Our tour currently features Are Hags Fey or Fiends?. One of the answers featured begins with "To add to Dressy's answer ..." which might not be setting the best example of what kind of answers we ...
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Why is someone one with no specific knowledge judging the worthiness of my question?

I have a question about my Role-playing Games Stack Exchange post: What other benefits can the Mind Sphere 1st Dot have? Why is someone who knows nothing about the game I am asking a question about ...
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How do I cancel a -1 vote without give a +1 vote?

I want to remove a down vote to make it a non-vote but I don't seam to be able to without upvoting? Is it possible?
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Bulk extraction of answer text?

It has crossed my mind more than once to use some of what I consider to be my better answers here as the basis for my own blog. Is there a way for me to easily extract my answers from RPG.SE?
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How can I make sure my unposted answer was saved?

I wrote this long answer and couldn't finish it in one sitting (attention span issues) so I figured I could just close the site and pick up the saved draft where I left off some time later. That works ...
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How should I provide examples of experience as support for my answer?

I attempted to answer a question about group dynamics today, which I did by talking about how I think this issue would be best resolved. I received two comments, suggesting that I should provide ...
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Eek! A troll in the Stack! What do I do?

I've seen a strange question and it's accumulating poor responses from its owner. Stuff like this is happening to me or someone else: left a comment asking for a clarification, and got a response ...
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What should I do about spam questions?

Hey, I keep seeing spam questions on the site. Usually about poker, for some reason. What should I do about those? They make me angry. They make me want to HULK SMASH.
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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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Can I edit an answer without bumping the question?

I just made a very minor edit to my answer to this question: Can a creature swap places with another willing creature on their turn?. My only changes were syntax, changing hyphens to em-dashes. As ...
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what button makes a comment appear as an answer?

If I post a question then someone answers said question as a comment how do I say that’s the right answer, (what button do I click) so that they get the proper recognition? How do I vote a comment as ...
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An answer I flagged as very low quality was declined despite answer being of very low quality?

I flagged an answer as 'Very Low Quality,' which has a description of "This answer has severe formatting or content problems. This answer is unlikely to be salvageable through editing, and might need ...
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question determined to not be a duplicate is still marked duplicate?

https://rpg.stackexchange.com/questions/90590/what-rules-effectively-model-severely-over-the-top-style-of-powers-combat-and is currently marked as a duplicate, but has been determined (post edit) to ...

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