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My question was marked as shopping when it isn't. How do I get it reopened?

My question was wrongly put on hold as shopping. It is a finding online resources question and, as far as I can tell, seems to be no different than other questions that weren't closed. It's not asking ...
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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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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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Is editing tags enough to quality for the Illuminator badge?

The Illuminator gold badge description says: Edit and answer 500 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0) Is editing the tags of a question enough for the purposes of qualifying ...
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What can I do to get my secret backstories question reopened?

I've recently asked my first question: Should players know each others' secret backstories? It was put on hold as being primarily opinion based. I do understand that there might be no absolute ...
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How do I cancel a -1 vote without give a +1 vote?

I want to remove a down vote to make it a non-vote but I don't seam to be able to without upvoting? Is it possible?
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A question about the system recommendation tag

I recently posted a question What are the major differences between AD&D 1st Edition & AD&D 2nd Edition and I was wondering if this question meets the requirements for the system-...
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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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Why are some questions tagged with [untagged]?

You can see them here: untagged
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Star Wars Lore: a Request for Explanation, and Either Migration or Reopening

I've had this question about sources for price benchmarks for typical items/services closed as off-topic. I would like to request either one of two actions, or an explanation of the logic behind what ...
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Is there a way to find a history of the questions I've viewed on Stack Exchange?

My question is about a possible feature this site might have. The problem is that I've lost track of what I was doing on Stack Exchange this morning because I've been dealing with students, work, and ...
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How do I link Player's Handbook passages to my post?

How do I link or copy/paste the Player's Handbook passages to my post?
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When editing, should I make the question into the one it should be, or the one I now need?

I am writing a heavy edit to my own question: Do players know that Wizards don't wear armour? ShadowKras mentioned the ability to make a knowledge check to determine class features and abilities. ...
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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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Does editing in @User into a comment still ping that user?

Let's say I wanted to reply to someone's comment, but I forgot to add @user. If I submit the comment, then realise, edit the comment, add @user, then confirm the edit, does the user receive a ping at ...
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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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Is there a duo tag or something like that

Is there a way to search for duo campaigns- GM and player? Solo is pretty limited and seem to be no GM campaigns. Are there many duo threads?
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How do question migration paths get set up?

When you vote to close a question, a list of related candidates to move the question to shows up. For us this is only Meta.Rpg. How does this list come to be? Is it strictly manual? If it's manual, ...
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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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Is this question within the guidelines?

Is the following question within guidelines? If not, what are some suggestions for how I might modify it to be within guidelines? How does PC access to life-restoration magic affect a westmarchian ...
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How can I retract or revoke my decision on a suggested edit review?

How can I retract or revoke my decision on a suggested edit review? I accepted an edit suggestion that, at that time, looked sensible to me. After I accepted the edit, it clicked to me that it was ...
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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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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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“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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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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Countdown indicator to end of beta (or count up from the start)

I don't see an easy way to find out how long this site has been in beta for - this sounds like a fairly easy, useful, feature to add to the stack-exchange sites.
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Does the answer need to be upvoted within 12 hours to qualify for the Illiminator badge?

The Illuminator gold badge description says: Edit and answer 500 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0) If you post an answer and edit the question, but then the answer goes ...
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Migration rejected - and now what?

How to create a logical system to run a divination engine based on d&d magic? How do I help OP to get this question clarified and possibly reopened (on Worldbuilding on here, depending what he ...
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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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One of these chats doesn't belong!

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Marking duplicates in a chain?

I'm not entirely sure how to phrase this question. I originally created this question: Is Power Word Kill's save DC from the Orcus' lair a typo?, which stems from a typo found in MToF. It was ...
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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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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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Can we merge [settings] and [campaign-settings]?

I can't imagine we need both settings and campaign-settings. I've set up a synonym request, but if it can be magically made to happen through a meta post, why not?
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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 do I quote RPG.SE material outside the site?

How do I quote Questions and/or Answers outside the site that I've written myself for the site? Secondarily, how exactly do I quote - again, outside the site - Q&A by others? And what's the ...
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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 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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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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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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Mouseover text for community promotion ad says 2012

The advert for Community promotion ad says 2012 in its mouseover text, but the graphic links you to a 2013 site. Blah blah attention to detail yada yada? Obligatory:
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What is this thing? [duplicate]

While reading the answers to this question, I noticed this thing: Some of the information contained in this post requires additional references. Please edit to add citations to reliable sources ...
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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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Why was I downvoted?

In this question, I was downvoted a lot. As far as I am aware, I did not do anything wrong. Can someone please explain to me why I was downvoted?
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Why is there a malus on downvoting?

If I upvote someone, it doesn't cost me anything, but if I downvote it costs rep and provides a disincentive to do so. Downvoting is treated also as a personal attack, and there is a general attitude ...
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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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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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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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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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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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