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Whose Law do we follow?

Whose copyright rules do we abide by here? Wikipedia's list of parties to international copyright treaties outlines five major international copyright treaties, which apply in various combinations to ...
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The 'creating meaningful relationships' question was reopened and cleaned up too soon

I'm referring to this question: How to create meaningful relationships with NPCs The question's been mod-reopened from its unclear state already, and all comments deleted. I have no idea what has ...
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Synonym [nwod-god-machine] to [new-world-of-darkness-2e]

As discussed in Lets get a clear consensus on the use of [nwod] vs [nwod-god-machine], now that Onyx Path has officially rebranded the God Machine Rules Update as the second edition of New World of ...
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Am I over stepping the boundaries by deleting irrelevant passages in a question?

In regards to this question, the asker had a sentence that stated he was confused about the bugbear chief's Heart of Hruggek which gives it advantage on saving throws against being put to sleep (along ...
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Answering My Own Question With A Self-Made Homebrew

What if, 1. No one has really given an answer to my question (or no answer worked) 2. My group figured out a homebrew solution on our own and played it. 3. That answer was the best and solved the ...
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Request for reopening a post on the following grounds

I would like a post reopened I had put on hold for "unclear what you're asking" here:How do the Injury and Death mechanics work (Flow Chart) I fear I will get the same response here as I assume it ...
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Please synomise (or delete) [blood-and-smoke] with [vampire-the-requiem-2e]

The book/line nWoD: Blood and Smoke a styx chronicle is set to recieve a new name and cover (and no other major changed), and be rerelease as Vampire the Requiem 2nd edition The only user of vtr-...
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Blood and Smoke to Vampire the Requiem 2e [duplicate]

This is a follow up to this Please synomise (or delete) [blood-and-smoke] with [vampire-the-requiem-2e] can we please ,migrate synomise the blood-and-smoke to (I believe that's the tag suggested by ...
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The nested list formatting doesn't seem to work and isn't part of the official documentation

Official documentation here I'm not sure how to make nested lists work. It looks like the provided syntax shouldn't work, because it conflicts with code-spans (also signaled by 4 space indenting). ...
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Retaining lonely system tags

Apparently there is a dev(?)-accessible switch on a per-site basis that disables the script that cleans out tags that have only been used once in 6 months. Arqade recently turned this off because they ...
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Instant comment deletion

I am fully aware that comments are temporary means to communicate and improve a question or answer. Please don't mark this as a duplicate to the appropriate meta post, I have read all of them. This ...
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How can I reduce my chance of Arcane Spell Failure? [closed]

So, I recently read Brain, mxyzplk, and CRoss's excellent paper which can be found here, in Brian's answer. I migrate through the different divisions of the RPG space when performing different tasks, ...
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How to narrow down game-recommendation questions?

How to deal with questions that just don't understand the scope of the RPG landscape? covers the (somewhat persistent) problem we have with game-recommendation questions, and what members of the ...
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Are Non-Problem Based Questions Acceptable on the Main Site?

Recently I posted a question which was closed, if I understand correctly, because it was asked out of a desire to have a specific, narrow topic explained to me rather than asking out of a desire to ...
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My question is not answered there. How do I get rid of the blue banner?

Someone thought this question could have an answer on this another question. It hasn't. Actually, the latter question is about splitting dice and dodges in Vampire, while the one I asked is about ...
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Why would this question be closed for being subjective?

So, I tried writing a question with the title: "What's the point of risk, or the advantage of avoiding death, in games that let you return at the same level?" And as soon as I moved my cursor to the ...
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How should I have asked?

I have a problem. I need to know if there is a possibility to use gold to improve my character without buying magic items or using a wish. Actually I know that there is at least one combination of ...
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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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Cleaning up the Mess of cleaning up the mess of wod tag metas

There are 3 meta questions about clearing up the mess of WoD Tags. Shall we review the various World of Darkness tags' use? Clearing up White Wolf World of Darkness tags Clean up tagging for &...
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Why are minor edits discouraged?

From https://rpg.stackexchange.com/help/privileges/edit : Try to make the post substantively better when you edit, not just change a single character. Tiny, trivial edits are discouraged. So, ...
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Tag synonym request: [storytelling-system] - > [nwod]

The storytelling-system tag is a relic from a much earlier idea of WoD tagging; there never were any games that used the Storytelling system that were not also nwod games, and with the subsequent ...
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Vanished comment - how do I find out what happened?

I thought left a lengthy comment under an answer to this question: Without a magic item economy, what is gold for? Which now seems to have vanished. There's no record of my either posting it (or a ...
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Mod-tool request: change [npc] to [npcs], [villain] to [villains]

Can we get npc changed to npcs and and villain to villains? It just struck me that npc and villain are singular when most every other tag we have of this kind is categorical/plural: monsters, races, ...
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“Share a link to this question via e-mail, , , or .”

Recently I've noticed that at the bottom of questions, there is a rather odd message: I imagine it's supposed to say something like "...via email, Twitter, Reddit, or Facebook", but it seems like ...
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Synonymize [loot] -> [treasure]

I just noticed we have both a loot tag and a treasure tag. They both mean the same thing - providing or acquiring items - and four questions are tagged with both. Could we make loot a synonym of ...
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Is there a tag for various around-the-table issues?

I found that there is are not many tags that relate to around the table issues that do not directly relate to the game. I asked this question, but found myself at disadvantage when choosing ...
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Holy Glitch, Batman!

The Morningstar RSS feed post form Wizard's RSS feed is back with a vengeance. The feed post will show up in the chat RSS feed hourly if not more often. What can we do to address the issue?
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I want to write a Q&A: how do I go about doing that?

While I'm rather new to the website, I've picked up quite a bit regarding one particular topic (the Rainbow Servant prestige class for 3.5th edition D&D), and I would like to write this ...
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Format errors in Stack Exchange syntax?

I first noticed in a chat message I sent yesterday but now it's more irritatingly present in a comment: something's up with formatting on messages? There's also a question I read today (perhaps ...
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How can I request the reason for my comment being deleted?

The other day I made a comment on this answer explaining what I thought were problems with the the answer. A lengthy discussion followed and, for the most part, we discussed how my comment wasn't ...
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Please destroy the [mechanicaldream] -> [mechanical-dream] tag synonym

We have a a tag synonym pointing mechanicaldream to mechanical-dream, and it's preventing me from actually recreating the mechanical-dream tag and reapplying it to one of our past questions that lost ...
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Tag fix request: [mastersummoner] to [master-summoner]

This question has the tag mastersummoner, which should be master-summoner per the guidelines that spaces should appears as dashes in tag names. Seems stupid to ask a mod for something so simple, but ...
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Why did the Community user delete one meta post by a deleted user, but not another?

The user lately known as xxx got their account-deletion request fulfilled earlier today. Shortly after, it appears that the meta post (10k users) at the centre of that event was deleted, while this ...
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Off-Topic Flagging options vary with the questions

For some questions, when I try to flag for closing due to off-topicness, I get three options, one of them with one sub-option: Questions about video games are off-topic here, but can be asked on ...
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How does “review” work?

I'm new to SE sites, and today I noticed a "review" link on the top menu/banner for RPG.SE (but not on other SE sites). I looked into the about and faq pages for both the main site and the meta site; ...
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Editing a question to include linebreaks not possible due to “6 non-space characters minimum”

So this question needs editing; the author didn't realise (I assume) that linebreaks need to be inserted by using a 'double-space'. But editing the question to simply add the linebreaks and make the ...
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Why don't I have Strunk and White?

I noticed on the election page that I don't have Strunk and White, but I would think I should have it. My user activity page shows that I've done 162 revisions, while the badge only requires 80 edits....
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I just got fifteen badges, but I'm not bragging

I just got fifteen badges, about fifteen minutes ago, split between Announcer, Booster, and one Publicist. While I do pass links around ... it seems a little strange that I would get so many at one ...
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Retagging untagged questions

Could we retag our untagged questions on main, please? The reasons they have become untagged are here, in short, there is a periodic process that will remove any tag that only has one instance and ...
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Awarding bounty after it expires

I placed a bounty on someone else's question, because I was interested in the answer, and it didn't seem to be getting attention. It expired unawarded, because no one answered the question. Today, ...
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How does consecutive days work

I've visited the site every day for the past couple of months, every morning like clockwork. But today when I visited, my consecutive day count had been reset. How does the consecutive day counter ...
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Why do privileges have different reputation requirements on other SE sites?

I just noticed that the reputation requirements for privileges are higher on gaming.stackexchange.com than on rpg.stackexchange.com. For example, Create Tags is 150 here, but 300 on Gaming, and ...
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Citizen's Patrol Badge… why?

I just got awarded the Citizen's Patrol badge... but I don't think I flagged anything recently. Anyone know why that might happen?
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How to contact a user?

I'd like to thanks one user for some changes he made to one of my question, how can I do it? I've done it trough the comments, but I'm not sure he will get my answer, am I wrong?
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Why is my question “subjective and likely to be closed”?

When posting a question recently, I filled in the title field as follows: Can you Shift, or move your speed, while Sqeezing? Immediately after moving off the title field, I got the following red ...
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Proposed tag synonyms for [dnd4.0]

dnd4e, dnd 4.0, 4e should all be expanded to "Dungeons and Dragons 4e" The tag wiki could include instructions on how to search the community wiki for hints, links to the compendium, and the rules ...
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Where did the Community Wiki option go?

I tried to mark a post CW, but I can't find the check box that used to do that. Has it moved, been removed, or is it just my head that's not on straight?
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How to know what last affected my reputation?

Seems like I should be able to figure this out on my own ... yet here I am :) Example, I returned from lunch to find my reputation went up 35 points. Cool! However, I'd like to know specifically ...
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Where did my close votes go?

Once again, regarding this question on the main site. I haven't looked at it in a while, but at one point there were 3 votes to close on it. I've been a member of Stack Overflow since it was first ...
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How can I search for a term on its own?

How can I use the search feature to find, for example, all posts with the word 'mage' without also including those that have the word 'image'?

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