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Why was the edit suggestion correcting an error in this answer rejected?

I recently proposed this suggested edit correcting a mistake in an answer to the question What powers do Elemental Mages start with?. The answer originally stated (emphasis added): This might not ...
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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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Has user 'last seen' information been moved?

My recollection is that "last seen" information was prominently displayed on a user's profile page right after "member since" on the top line. As I look at profiles today, it is ...
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Which tag should we use when OP thinks they are asking about a house rule but it is actually an official optional rule?

The description for house-rules states: House rules are small fan-created additions and replacements to core rules in a rules set, and this tag should be used when there are locally-created rules at ...
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What is a Community-awarded bounty supposed to motivate?

Bounties exist to motivate answerers, and help questions get the answers they deserve. A few weeks ago I received my first bounty, +50 for my answer to this question. It was a two year old question, ...
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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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When you have multiple gold tag badges, how does the system decide which to use when closing as duplicate, and does it matter?

I have gold badges in dnd-5e and spells. My dnd-5e gets used the most, however, just now I voted to close as duplicate a question with both tags, and the closure message listed spells as the gold tag ...
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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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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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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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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 do my answers and comments keep getting shut down because I say "thank you"?

Every time I post an answer to my question or someone makes a small suggestion I respond and then I say something along the lines of "Thanks" or "Thank you". This ends up in my ...
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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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Are Tag Criteria Prescriptive or Descriptive?

Which of the following is true: Tag criteria are prescriptive; one reads the criteria of a tag and checks whether they apply to the question; tag criteria change through meta discussions and/or wiki ...
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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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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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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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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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Why couldn't I submit changes to a question?

I tried to edit the question "Do: Experience with the journal" to be of a more a question and answer format, following some of the other changes I've seen on the site. I changed the question to "How ...
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Confused about "Adding Comments"

Over in This Thread I posted a response that really should have been a comment. However I don't see the option to add a comment to the question. In fact the only place I have the ability to add ...
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Making Citations Accessible

Years ago I had to fight to preserve citation styles - especially fighting inline citation. Because I honestly believe Inline citation is ugly and throws off my reading experience. Now, Citations in ...
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Asking a potentially problematic follow-up question vs. unaccepting an answer

Some time ago, I asked the following question: What is the relation between Tabaxi and ordinary cats? My question in the body text was a bit more nuanced, though: How closely are Tabaxi and ordinary ...
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How can we use bold/italics inside MathJax tables?

In this Q&A, it is shown that we can use MathJax to create tables (see this answer in particular). However, as I attempt to use it, I find myself unable to add the text formatting I wish to use. ...
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How does one earn the "Socratic" badge?

The badge description confuses me: Ask a well-received question on 100 separate days, and maintain a positive question record The only part I get is "ask a well-received question". What I don't ...
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I'm sure there was an Advanced Fighting Fantasy question somewhere - what happened to it?

There was a question on RPG.SE about the game system called Advanced Fighting Fantasy. I think it was the only question that used the tag for that game (there was also a tag, probably called advanced-...
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Where is the info regarding the dispute resolution of "What happens when a small army runs through teleportation circle?"

On What happens when a small army runs through teleportation circle?, I read: This post has been locked while disputes about its content are being resolved. For more info visit meta. But I couldn'...
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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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