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What are “blue” questions?

I noticed today that some questions on the Parent site seem highlighted in blue, but I can't find an obvious differentiator between these and other questions. Was there a recent change to the system? ...
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Linking articles to answer questions

Is it appropriate to answer a question by simply linking an existing article and possibly giving a short summary as to why that answers the question? Example: Myself
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Follow up to posted questions

Is there a mechanism for a poster to follow-up their question with the results of actions taken based on what was learned here? I'm thinking specifically of GM Techniques questions, but I suspect ...
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Why are certain chatrooms giving me a Page Not Found?

I was trying to find a chat room associated with an answer to a few different questions, but in all instances I kept getting hit with a 'Page Not Found' presumably because I lacked the 20 rep to ...
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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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What are the criteria for graduation from beta?

In reading about the recent beta design changes, I saw a mention of if/when we get graduate out of beta. I did a quick bit of noodling around and found nothing on graduation from beta. So, what are ...
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More than 2 levels in bullet points

In a number of questions, I've found the need to use 3-4 levels in bullet points (ex: here). Would it be possible to request the devs implement arbitrary nesting of unordered and ordered lists? * ...
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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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Why does this old user have an unclickable profile, yet retain the profile name by their posts?

This user looks like a deleted user, but unlike most (all?) users, they retain their username - usually a deleted user become user123456 or something random number. Is this a bug? What happened to ...
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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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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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No access to review queues?

When I click on the review queue button, it shows There are no review queues available to you I previously had access and I am wondering if this is just saying that there are no queues that need ...
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What privileges, exactly, come with tag badges?

I'm given to understand, based on questions like this one, that tag badges (only gold tag badges?) come with some privileges that apply only when acting on posts with that tag. However, I'm unable to ...
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How can I see a reply to my comment on a deleted question?

I recently discovered that I have gotten a reply to one of my comments. However, the question that I commented on is deleted, so I can no longer see any of the comments on the question (including the ...
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Why was my duplicate flag declined?

I tagged this question as a duplicate of this question yet my flag was declined. The question has now been marked as a duplicate of that question, so why was my flag declined?
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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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How are comments removed when they are no longer relevant?

I see that a comment can be flagged but I take that as a function for comments that are offensive in some way. In cases where a comment is not relevant because the question/answer has morphed in to ...
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Why is there a “mechas” tag when “mecha” is the proper plural?

Why is there a mechas tag when mecha is the proper plural? Perhaps I'm infected with incurable pedantry, but it's as glaring as wandering around and seeing references to "sheeps" and "goatses," or ...
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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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Inconsistency around the [antimagic-field] tag

There is an antimagic-field tag that I've recently seen edited into a couple dozen questions. I searched and noticed that there are 300+ results for posts including "antimagic" and all but a handful ...
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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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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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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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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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Synonimise [ironkingdoms] to [iron-kingdoms]

This is pretty small, but a recent question created the ironkingdoms tag. Normally we put a hyphen for the space in a tag's name, so it should be iron-kingdoms. I would make this change myself but I ...
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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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Can't edit my profile

I've been low-key following all the stuff with the new CoC and figured, fine I'll give my pronouns or whatever. Go to make the change and keep getting stopped because apparently my profile picture is ...
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My question was closed as too broad, but I thought it was very filtered and refined. Why?

The question on trial: What creature(s) can a Moon Druid transform into that would benefit from humanoid armor? TL, DR: When druids shapeshift, is there a valid form that benefits from their armor? ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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We still don't actually take flags seriously, right?

So, now when I flag comments I get a "We take your reports seriously" message popup. I just wanna make sure I'm correct in identifying that as corporate-speak (i.e. a lie) and we don't actually take ...
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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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Why is this question about which build is optimized for damage too broad?

My question: Which of these builds is best optimized for damage? I am wondering about the amount max average damage each of my suggested builds could put out each turn. This seems like a math ...
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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 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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Why Are Modification Logs Misleading?

I noticed something odd going on. Two questions I found interesting on the front page list new modification (incidentally both by Abraham Ray). So of course I wanted to read what was edited. Clicking ...
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Is there a quick way to link to the help center?

I learned from a meta post by HeyICanChan once that you can type [tour] in a comment and SE will convert that into a link to the tour page. Is there a similar way to link to the help center? It's ...
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My question was put on hold, even though I saw someone else ask something similar without it being closed

I have a question about my Role-playing Games Stack Exchange post: How do I test my own game online I have edited my question now. But why did my question get put on hold, even though someone else ...
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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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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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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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Is there a way to hide “ignored” tags completely?

So I've been trying to ignore the dnd-5e tag, but on the homepage - and really on any question search page - it just grays out the questions rather than leaving them out entirely. Considering the ...
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Will this work for the main site: “How Do I Get Players to Post More?”

Please let me know if this question fits or if it can/should be adjusted to fit within the main site and how. Its kind of long but thats because our play system has aspects I feel I need to explain so ...
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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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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 ...