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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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One of these chats doesn't belong!

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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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When should I NOT protect questions?

So, the protection requirement has always seemed extremely low to me. You can't post an answer on a protected question unless you have at least 10 rep, which is one upvote. My default behavior, now ...
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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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What do I do with a question that contains multiple questions in its body and/or title?

How do I address a question where the description does not match the title? For example, the question's title asks for one specific thing, and in the description, a different (sometimes multiple) ...
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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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“A certain thread back in June”

First off, sorry, this is more of a direct question for the mods than meta, but I don't know how else to reach them. I recently conversed with Stack Overflow employees about a suspension last year on ...
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Do we or do we not tag based on the kind of expert we want to attract?

I have in the past been told that a question has to/should have a tag because, even though the tag doesn't really describe the question, experts in the tag would be interested in/useful for answering ...
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Are deleted questions visible?

Title kind of says it all. There was a question I recall a from a few days ago that I'd commented on, but I can't seem to find it so it was likely deleted. To clarify from a similar question, the ...
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Reputation breakdown

Is there a way to see how much of your reputation has been earned from the various activities? So its broken down into the points for what you have asked, what you have answered, and the other ways ...
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Tag Request: creature-size

As I don't have enough rep to create tags yet, I'd like to request that 'creature-size' be added as a new tag. A question that would have used it: What are the advantages and disadvantages of ...
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Which “dozen line graphs” can the mods see?

According to a post by mxyzplk, mods can see "a dozen line graphs", from which the high-rep users can only see 3 and others can see none. What are all those graphs (the 9 and the 3)? Why is this ...
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What is on topic for Role-playing Meta Stack Exchange

There doesn't seem to be any location to find this information, and I have a few questions that don't fit with many of the current meta questions.
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Problem with Accounts. Please Advise

I am actually Ruut. However... That e-mail account was hacked by someone from China (literally) that I used to log-in with that account; I made a new account just so I could ask new questions (as ...
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What are the criteria for the “Curious” Badge?

The "Curious" Badge is awarded when you "ask a good question on 5 separate days, and maintain a positive question record." What is meant by "good question" in this? It's not the score of 25 required ...
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How do you 25 point bounty?

This... has a 25 point bounty? What's up with that? Is that a thing? If it is a thing, how do I do it? Bountying seems to start at 50 if I approach it the normal way.
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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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Contacting a user

I wanted to make a comment on a question, but I don't have enough rep to make a comment but what I want to say is not an answer to the question. So how can I go about getting my comment to the person ...
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Should “corrective action” votes disappear when they expire?

By "corrective action", I mean close/delete/undelete or any other type of vote that may change a post's good-standing status. Refer to this thread, but I'm sure there's more like it. The thread ...
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Why doesn't my curious badge count all my well received questions?

After reading this Meta.SE post and reviewing this question and answer I can't seem to work out why the progress noted for my 'curious' badge is only 2/5 instead of 3/5. I don't have a positive ...
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what's up with comments being moved to chat for this question?

On this question: What happens to a Ghost when the Possessed creature polymorphs?, the top-voted answer has several warts: it cites multiple contradictory rulings without a clear way to reconcile them,...
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Can we dupe this question about Pathfinder half-humans the other way?

The question in question is To what extent are half-breeds treated as humans? I agree with KRyan that the older question(s), while duplicate, is/are not written or supported nearly as well as the new ...
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Meta questions not editable?

The Edit link for Meta questions is grayed out and not clickable. Is this related to a Reputation level? For reference, I only wanted to add a missing tag. EDIT: Examples of questions with that issue:...
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Forking a question, because answers pre and post edit are significantly different.

Query for a mod: How can DMs effectively telegraph specific dangers in D&D? is no longer relevant as an answer for the edited question, but as many of the answers are answering the "tone" question ...
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How can I sort my posts by “Last Time Edited”?

I got my second Yearling badge a few weeks ago. I've learned a lot about RPGs during my time here, I've also learned a lot about the StackExchange culture, which took a good bit of time to get a grasp ...
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How can I find my deleted questions?

There are badges that require a "positive question record", and this post gives the following way of calculating whether you have such a record. ...
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Is there any way to just get rid of the RPG profile without the others?

I'm really frustrated, and a bit stuck. At the end of the day, posting on the RPG stack only ends up in aggravation. Can anyone tell me how to delete just the RPG profile without effecting the Stack ...
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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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Does contributing to Close/Reopen votes outside of the review queue contribute to your total?

At 250 and 1000 reviews in a category, you get a badge. But if you either vote to close or reopen outside of the queue, does it still count towards this total? And if not (as I suspect at the moment), ...
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User delete policy? Re: Baelnorn [aka Damnit-just delete me already]

RE: https://rpg.stackexchange.com/users/660/damnit-just-delete-me-already What's the story? Can't someone delete their account?
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Where is the link to get from the new chat page back to meta/parent site?

I clicked over to the new third place from the banner on the parent site (which is cool btw). But I couldn't find a link back to either meta or RPG.se itself. There was a logo in the upper left that ...
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What is the [dnd-miniatures] tag for, and can we give it a tag wiki / revise its usage?

We have a dnd-miniatures tag on main site which has 8 questions and no tag wiki, and I'm not sure what to add for one, nor what this tag gets used for exactly. There seems to be a D&D Miniatures ...
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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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Retag [sr4.matrix] to [sr4-matrix]

Can we make sr4.matrix a synonym of sr4-matrix, creating the latter in the process? (Or just retag all the sr4.matrix questions) The former doesn't follow our tag convention. There is no reason it ...
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Do you lose reputation when a post is deleted?

I'm just wondering if you lose reputation when a post that you contribute to is deleted. Example: If you were to edit a question and that question gets deleted would you lose the 2 rep that you ...
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Do I have a setting wrong? I can't see what I am editing

Ever since I joined the SE system, when I am editing an answer or a question I can see how it looks before I hit "submit" or accept the edit. I have found, this morning, that I have to submit the ...