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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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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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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 ...
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Where do our example tags come from?

So, we have two kinds of example tags, from what I can see. The first is when you ask a new question, before tags are entered, three are provided as suggestions. For example, today it says (for me) "...
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Editing a question to include linebreaks not possible due to “6 non-space characters minimum”

So this question needs editing; the author didn't realise (I assume) that linebreaks need to be inserted by using a 'double-space'. But editing the question to simply add the linebreaks and make the ...
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See non-featured questions for a tag

When I search for questions with a given tag by entering, for instance: [gurps] into the search bar, or by clicking a tag like gurps, I invariably end up on a page telling me there are no featured ...
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why does the site say an existing tag can't be created with this low a reputation?

for my first question i tried tagging it nwod (for new world of darkness) and changeling. The system tutut-ed at me saying that ...
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How do I privately ping someone? [duplicate]

I recently received a couple of relatively large bounties from fellow members of this Stack, and I've not known how to thank them for their generosity. I know we don't have a private message feature ...
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Why do some feeds not work in chat?

I've been trying to add the RPG Bloggers Network RSS feed to the chat, and just can't make it work. It's a feedburner feed, and we have one of those working for Gnome Stew. I've tried playing with ...
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Why is “http://dnd.arkalseif.info” blacklisted?

The subject web-site is black-listed, which disallows me to save an edit of one of my answers that links to the said web-site. What issues does it have? Should I delete the link from my answer even if ...
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Where to post hacks?

I have thought of no less than three Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition spell hacks. Is there anywhere on the site I can post these?
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Why is it difficult to edit the “on-topic” help page?

A question that I asked on the main site was closed, despite following the rules as they are stated on the page about what's on-topic. When I asked why, I was told that Rule Intent questions are not ...
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Strange reputation behaviour

Relating to this question on Stack Overflow Meta, I'd just like to confirm that there's no odd voting behaviour going on with this question, as it's an old question and I've just had two upvotes for ...
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How best to incorporate a comment into an answer?

Two comments to this answer would, I think, be nice to incorporate into the answer proper. Is there a way to do this wholesale, or do I effectively need to re-create each of the commenter's references ...
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Where's the “vote to close” button?

I was considering voting to close I'm creating an original setting for D&D--where do I start? as a duplicate but there is no 'close' button. Vote to close takes 250 rep (which I have) Is it '...
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Can these 3 locked questions be unprotected?

There are 3 questions that are currently locked. However before they were locked they were protected, causing them to show up in the protected question list. Since users cannot answer locked questions,...
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Reopen “How can I balance adventures around one of the party members being a monarch?”

The question: How can I balance adventures around one of the party members being a monarch? On RPG stack exchange the question was held for being too broad, but I edited it so it would be asking a ...
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Is there a tag for various around-the-table issues?

I found that there is are not many tags that relate to around the table issues that do not directly relate to the game. I asked this question, but found myself at disadvantage when choosing ...
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My Reputation Seems Frozen?

In the past 24-ish hours I've gained 75 rep (or so says my responses) but my score hasn't changed from 768. Anyone else experiencing something like this? Is it because I've only been active on Meta ...
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My question is not answered there. How do I get rid of the blue banner?

Someone thought this question could have an answer on this another question. It hasn't. Actually, the latter question is about splitting dice and dodges in Vampire, while the one I asked is about ...
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What does the exclamation mark on a timestamp mean?

I've noticed a couple of times that in comments (where I've seen it, but maybe it's in questions/answers as well) that sometimes the stamp is -- UserName X [time unit(s)] ago ! Where most other ...
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How do 'Get X votes/views' badges work?

If you get 100 upvotes on an question or answer, that'll get you a Great Question/Answer badge. Likewise, there's the Famous Question badge for question views. But what happens if you already have a ...
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Bulk extraction of answer text?

It has crossed my mind more than once to use some of what I consider to be my better answers here as the basis for my own blog. Is there a way for me to easily extract my answers from RPG.SE?
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Where is the FAQ about Moderator Tools?

Call me a dummy, but I can't seem to find this. I know there was some form of FAQ provided shortly after I gained access to the Moderator Tools, but I am having trouble locating it again. Could ...
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How should I have addressed this old comment answer?

On When to apply XP in Pathfinder? there is a comment answer which, unfortunately, I think is an important answer because it provides the only RAW information on the topic. This information is not ...
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Cleaning up the Mess of cleaning up the mess of wod tag metas

There are 3 meta questions about clearing up the mess of WoD Tags. Shall we review the various World of Darkness tags' use? Clearing up White Wolf World of Darkness tags Clean up tagging for &...
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Account Merge Request

I would like to merge the following two accounts: https://rpg.stackexchange.com/users/411/mike-riverso https://rpg.stackexchange.com/users/4445/mike-riverso I've tried to change the e-mail addresses ...
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Unable to page AceCalhoon in Chat?

Whenever I try to page AceCalhoon in chat using the command @@77@rpg.stackexchange.com I get the message ...
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Account merge request for a friend

I just convinced my co-author Samuel Russell to proper-register on this site. Unfortunately, his cookie-auth has expired or is on a formatted computer. Can we merge: https://rpg.stackexchange.com/...
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Does the new spoiler code work?

I tried editing a question earlier, to implement the new spoiler code, and ran into some troubles. I'll be using this thread to test my usage of that code to make sure I'm doing it right - instead of ...
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Format errors in Stack Exchange syntax?

I first noticed in a chat message I sent yesterday but now it's more irritatingly present in a comment: something's up with formatting on messages? There's also a question I read today (perhaps ...
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I want to write a Q&A: how do I go about doing that?

While I'm rather new to the website, I've picked up quite a bit regarding one particular topic (the Rainbow Servant prestige class for 3.5th edition D&D), and I would like to write this ...
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How can the D&D lore question about evil/good and light/dark be reopened?

I asked this question (What is D&D lore establishing Evil/Good = Dark/Light?) to gain some knowledge about D&D lore, mythology, arcana, tales, stories etc.within published D&D literature ...
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There seems to be only one question on this site

https://rpg.stackexchange.com/questions I only see one question on this page, is that correct?
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question determined to not be a duplicate is still marked duplicate?

https://rpg.stackexchange.com/questions/90590/what-rules-effectively-model-severely-over-the-top-style-of-powers-combat-and is currently marked as a duplicate, but has been determined (post edit) to ...
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Retagging untagged questions

Could we retag our untagged questions on main, please? The reasons they have become untagged are here, in short, there is a periodic process that will remove any tag that only has one instance and ...
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How can I search for a term on its own?

How can I use the search feature to find, for example, all posts with the word 'mage' without also including those that have the word 'image'?
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Do Community Wikis affect my statistics, particularly the Accept Rate?

I've just posted a couple Community Wikis to help build lists of common RPG/DnD terms here. Although answers to CWs should (theoretically, I believe) be contained within one community-edited answer ...
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What's required to create a tag synonym?

I just created hoard-of-the-dragon-queen and think it would be a very good idea to add a synonym hotdq, considering how common that abbreviation is. However, when I go to suggest it, I'm told I need 5 ...
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Why deleting a bad question/answer doesn't return reputation points?

It appears that after a bad question/answer removal the reputation points are not returned to the downvoters. Why is it so? Shouldn't it be different?
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Are Non-Problem Based Questions Acceptable on the Main Site?

Recently I posted a question which was closed, if I understand correctly, because it was asked out of a desire to have a specific, narrow topic explained to me rather than asking out of a desire to ...
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Instant comment deletion

I am fully aware that comments are temporary means to communicate and improve a question or answer. Please don't mark this as a duplicate to the appropriate meta post, I have read all of them. This ...
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Why has this NLN comment flag been declined?

My DM insists on rolling a single save for groups affected by AoE save spells. How does this affect my odds of successfully affecting the enemy? Why has this "no longer needed" flag been declined? ...

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