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primarily about questions - both on mainsite and on Meta. (If a more relevant/appropriate tag exists, it may be used alongside or instead of this one.)
For questions primarily concerned with or seeking guidance for an individual site question.
primarily about answers - both on mainsite and on Meta. (If a more relevant/appropriate tag exists, it may be used alongside or instead of this one.)
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for posts looking to raise meta discussions about specific closed questions, as well as for questions about the concept of a closed question in general.
For questions on Meta about duplicate questions, when a question should be closed as a duplicate of another, and how to handle questions closed as duplicates.
For questions and discussions about RPG.SE policy, or policy on the meta site itself.
For questions on Meta that ask about homebrewed rules content for an existing system, particularly regarding best practices for asking, answering, and sharing such content on the main Role-Playing Gam…
For meta questions specifically about Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition. This tag should ideally be used only when the question concerns D&D 5e as a whole, not simply on any meta question related to a sp…
For questions on meta about game recommendation questions. (NOTE: Game recommendation questions are no longer allowed on RPG.SE.)
For meta questions primarily about RPG systems (e.g. system tags).
For questions primarily involving either the Stack Exchange chat system in general or specific chat rooms for the Role-Playing Games Stack Exchange site.
For proposals to eliminate a tag by removing it from all questions using it (called burnination).
For questions primarily asking about downvotes, best practices on when they should or should not be used, and how to handle being downvoted. (See also: the [up-votes] tag on Meta.)
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