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Is asking a question about the location (pg number, chapter, etc) of content in a specific book on topic?

Background -- I own and have read the Curse of Strahd, and know of some information that exists within the book but cannot for the life of me remember where I read it in the book. Short of reading ...
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Why isn't it possible to delete an accepted answer?

I answered this question quite some time ago with a link that was useful to the asker at the time, but has since decayed (error 404). At the time, my answer was accepted, but it is now completely ...
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Is there any kind of notification mechanism to let me know when my comments are deleted?

I've left a comment to this question: How to deal with players rejecting the question premise The question had zero comments at the moment. Now it has zero comments as well. Was my comment deleted? ...
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Is there a way to request an answer from a specific user?

I am fairly sure that there is exactly one person on this site who can answer the MERP question i just posted, due to it being about a fairly obscure game system. Is there any way to get in touch with ...
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How can one resolve duplicate accounts?

if a person asks questions using an unregistered Profile, then creates a registered profile under the same email address, is it possible for the unregistered questions, notifications and reputation to ...
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What do I do with a question that contains multiple questions in its body and/or title?

How do I address a question where the description does not match the title? For example, the question's title asks for one specific thing, and in the description, a different (sometimes multiple) ...
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There seems to be only one question on this site

https://rpg.stackexchange.com/questions I only see one question on this page, is that correct?
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Is there a rpg.se compatible way to ask a question about counter organisation?

I have the following problem: I have Pathfinder Pawns (their branding for a type of cardboard counter miniature) in about 7 boxes from different sets. Some of those boxes have the same or similar ...
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Should mods close questions using their own ad hominem against the asker as reason?

I am closing this. It's clear your real question is not about expanding the scope of back it up! in general, but about its applicability in one certain case or class of cases that you are not really ...
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Why ask if we're sure about deleting a question with answers, if it's not possible anyway?

Trying to delete question How can I turn the Kobold Hall delve into a full-fledged Adventure?, the confirmation text is: Delete this answered question? We do not recommend deleting questions with ...
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Why deleting a bad question/answer doesn't return reputation points?

It appears that after a bad question/answer removal the reputation points are not returned to the downvoters. Why is it so? Shouldn't it be different?
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What does it mean when it says I need “50 reputation” to comment?

I want to add a comment on a question about disability in RPGs and it won't let me without "50 reputation". What is that?
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Should I try to improve my answer even after it was selected?

Pretty much as the title. I would like to add more information and edit the organization of the answer I gave and was selected by the asker, is it bad practice? Will my answer lose the selected mark?
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We have better advice for answerers in our “On topic” page than our “How to answer” page

Our Help page "What topics can I ask about here?" has some lovely site-specific advice for answerers under the heading When replying to questions, be aware of our site guidelines: Not everything ...
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Our “On Topic” page still implies game-recs are on topic

"What topics can I ask about here?" still says: Do some research before asking for games that have/do X so that you're asking an answerable question - also review the site guidance on asking game ...
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Can the moderators delete comments on an answer?

The question "Can a character elect to be considered "running" or "sprinting" even if they don't exceed their walk rate?" has an accepted answer. Another user disagrees with ...
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What exactly is the [problem-players] tag for?

Looking through the meta, I can only seem to find posts about people dissatisfied with problem player questions, so I'll ask here. I've always understood the problem-players tag as the tag you use ...
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Why is an edit to fix a 1-character spelling mistake required to be at least 6 characters long?

Why is an edit to fix a 1-character spelling mistake required to be at least 6 characters long? I tried to edit the first line of a good answer to correct "fulfil" into "fulfill". It seems silly that ...
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Disassociating account from the rest of SE network

Role playing related topics are sometimes such, that taken out of context, or read by someone who doesn't understand the context, would seem... quaint, and not necessarily in a positive way. Rather ...
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Questions tagged [game-recommendation] still show the old banner

Questions tagged game-recommendation on the main site appear to still get the banner defined in another meta question saying As this is a game-recommendation question, please adhere to the FAQ, the ...
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RPG moderators behavior standards

I'm not sure if this is the proper area to post this question. Please inform me to move it where appropriate. Is it proper for a moderator to tell a user "we're not your shrinks."? In a "discussion" ...
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Is there a way to sort questions by ones that have higher question scores than answer scores?

Just based on what I've seen so far, it seems like people generally are more excited about upvoting answers than questions, with the effect that for most questions with a good answer, that answer ends ...
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Need help in clarifying what I'm asking for

How to design a GMPC that will not push the story ahead? Has been closed as beeing off topic, given the reason that actually I recived many answers on something I wasn't looking for, so beeing ...
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Reputation breakdown

Is there a way to see how much of your reputation has been earned from the various activities? So its broken down into the points for what you have asked, what you have answered, and the other ways ...
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Is there a guide on using the Search Function?

Up in the right corner, there is a search box. I know, based on clicking on things from profiles, that there are modifiers that can be added to the search to filter the return. At the least, you can ...
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Can I please post my answer to this question that closed while I was writing it?

I'd like to post the following answer to GURPS 4E Space Combat - Hexes and Distance but in the time it took me to write it, it got closed. One-yard hexes are for man-to-man combat, usually in close ...
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What to do when your question gets closed as a duplicate, but you have no usable answer?

This question got closed as a duplicate. However, the "original" question is not same as mine, and has no usable answers. I tried editing my question, to make the difference more clear, but it seems ...
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Why's the review notification still showing up when I've reviewed everything?

In the site review tab right next to the help tab, it said (3) and indicates there are 3 posts to review. I open it and all I get are zeroes indicating no questions to review. I go back, refresh ...
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Did I really asked how to get around Healers Armor limitations?

I am a bit confused about what to do with my question Optimizing Torso/Body slot when restricted to light armor, no metal with high WIS. I was expecting the answerers to suggest cool items existing ...
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The site's availability to newcomers seems startlingly low

I'm new to this site and to RPG Stackexchange where I have been spending my time so far. I only have a moderate experience with DND and most of my friends have none. I've been looking for a reliable ...
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Why can't someone link their game in their question when it's useful but non-critical?

Inspired by How do I get my game reviewed? and in particular in response to We also don't want people to link their games here, unless the game's content itself is material to answering the ...
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How best to incorporate a comment into an answer?

Two comments to this answer would, I think, be nice to incorporate into the answer proper. Is there a way to do this wholesale, or do I effectively need to re-create each of the commenter's references ...
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What if someone asked my question and it has been answered, but I don't understand the answer?

I have a question that has been asked before by another member (see here). There is an answer, which has been accepted as well and I think it would probably help me to solve my problem as well, but ...
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What are the criteria for the “Curious” Badge?

The "Curious" Badge is awarded when you "ask a good question on 5 separate days, and maintain a positive question record." What is meant by "good question" in this? It's not the score of 25 required ...
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How should I have addressed this old comment answer?

On When to apply XP in Pathfinder? there is a comment answer which, unfortunately, I think is an important answer because it provides the only RAW information on the topic. This information is not ...
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Are the game-rec guidelines strictly equivalent to GS/BS?

GS/BS applies to everything subjective all the time across all stack exchanges and is one of our most frequently linked posts, to the point that we have a highly supported proposal to get a shortcut ...
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How can I link directly to one answer in a question?

I spent some time looking for and mousing over some answers in multi-answer questions, hoping to arrive at a "properties" tab that give me a link to the answer, which is mid to lower page, not the ...
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Should I skip review-queue items that I've already handled normally?

Just now I opened a question, saw something from a new poster that didn't meet guidelines, gave a down-vote and a helpful comment on how to fix. Then I noticed new review items, so I jumped into the ...
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Would this be a duplicate?

I want to ask a question that is nearly identical to Is there a spell managing program/app for D&D 3.5e? however about Pathfinder instead of 3.5 I am aware the two systems are very alike but I ...
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Why do some of my questions have a (-2) to reputation?

How do I get -2 Reputation for some of my questions? They are sincere questions. And I don't have the reputation to tag this with reputation.
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How do you 25 point bounty?

This... has a 25 point bounty? What's up with that? Is that a thing? If it is a thing, how do I do it? Bountying seems to start at 50 if I approach it the normal way.
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Save our system tags!

According to this meta suggestion, single-use tags will no longer expire if they have a tag wiki. We have a historic problem whereby users will ask about a game system (and a tag will be created for ...
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Do we or do we not tag based on the kind of expert we want to attract?

I have in the past been told that a question has to/should have a tag because, even though the tag doesn't really describe the question, experts in the tag would be interested in/useful for answering ...
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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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Commenting on the background information

Across StackExchange, I quite often use the commenting function when I want to add something that I feel may well be relevant to the poster, but doesn't answer his question (as asked) so will probably ...
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How do you flag/upvote comments on election material?

I'd think you couldn't but there is an upvoted comment by @Emrakul on @WaxEagle's nomination post. Is there a place other than the nomination screen where you're supposed to look at these? Will it ...
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What VTC reason should I choose if there are multiple applicable problems?

So, we have a new earnest poster who seems to think this site is a forum. They've had several questions closed, including this one (well, it will be soon). I'd like to close their questions with ...
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How does all the various Stack Exchange functionality work?

The FAQ If you want to know how asking/answering, tagging, voting, bounties, or whatever works, all the answers are linked from the Meta Stack Exchange master FAQ question: FAQ for Stack Exchange ...
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Is there any way to just get rid of the RPG profile without the others?

I'm really frustrated, and a bit stuck. At the end of the day, posting on the RPG stack only ends up in aggravation. Can anyone tell me how to delete just the RPG profile without effecting the Stack ...
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How do I stop getting notifications from this stack exchange?

I'll spare you all the rant but I don't like this stack exchange anymore and haven't for several years. The obvious solution was to stop reading it. But I do use other stack exchanges. And sometimes ...

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