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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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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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Which option should I choose for bad but not-obviously-deletion-worthy posts in the Low Quality Posts review queue?

The "Low Quality Posts" review queue presents me with four options for each post. The guidance it provides on which one to pick is: Looks OK if nothing is wrong with this answer Edit if you ...
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Can I ask about Maptool?

Would a question specifically about maptool functions (i.e. Macros) be off-topic here, given the "tools" and "gm-techniques" tags?
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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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Is sr4-matrix too specific?

I know that the Matrix differs from edition to edition of Shadowrun. It still feels quite redundant having a question tagged "shadowrun-sr4 sr4-matrix". Shouldn't all the matrix tags be merged? The ...
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Where's the FAQ? I can't seem to find it

I've been looking for a while and I can't find the FAQ, would someone be kind enough to link it to me?
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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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Is there a limit on how many questions can be asked in a given time frame?

I'm new to the site, and part of a group that is relatively new to Pathfinder. I've been asking a lot of questions (I think, anyway) and I can't help but wonder if I'm breaking a rule. I have more ...
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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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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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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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Synonymise [software] -> [tools]

Both software (34 questions) and tools (80 questions) generally cover software and online service recommendations, and their summaries seem to describe mostly the same thing. Software apparently ...
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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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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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What are “unregistered” members and why they are allowed to post?

I often see the word "unregistered" as a part of a nickname: greenmonster15 (unregistered) An example — https://rpg.stackexchange.com/users/46936/greenmonster15 What does that mean, is it just a ...
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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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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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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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What are the criteria for a comment being auto-deleted when you flag it as “no longer needed”?

I've noticed (and have done so today, in fact) that when I flag certain comments as No Longer Needed, they are auto-deleted right there and then, rather than requiring a moderator to delete them ...
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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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What does it mean when a question is highlighted yellow?

I've been part of the RPG SE community for a few months now I think, but I'm still learning the ropes and I consider myself new. This is my first time asking on meta and I apologize in advance if I ...
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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 do I ask for fan theories?

I have just asked a question relating to Mordenkainen, and this answer refers to a fan theory which I found really interesting. I would be very interested to see if there are any other similar ...
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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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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 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 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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What are the rules and policies of RPG.SE?

Is there a list of rules I need to follow here? What are the site policies I need to know about?
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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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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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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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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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