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How to improve/maintain the quality-of-life of small fandoms in the face of a dominant big fandom on an open Stack Exchange?

Be the small-games advocate on-stack you want to see on-stack D&D is overwhelmingly represented on the site, but I don't believe it's a result of any artificial mechanism to monopolize the stack ...
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Are habits from D&D 3e making answers to 5e questions more prone to overly rigid answers?

No Here's the deal. Everyone (most people at least) know they can do whatever they want in their games. But they are asking a question not because they need someone to tell them "sure you can! make ...
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How can I give back to the rpg.stackexchange community besides answering questions?

Ask Questions If there are things you don't understand, create a question, there are almost certainly others with similar queries. You add to the pool of knowledge, and are even rewarded yourself with ...
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How can I give back to the rpg.stackexchange community besides answering questions?

Spread the good answers to other places on the web You can provide links to useful questions and answers to other places on the internet. That spreads the usefulness of the stack's output, and it ...
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How can we effectively measure user retention?

It's possible to get at this kind of information with StackExchange Data Explorer. When users sign up, how many of them come back? This query computes the proportion of users active in the last 365 ...
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How to improve/maintain the quality-of-life of small fandoms in the face of a dominant big fandom on an open Stack Exchange?

Ask questions about non-D&D games you're interested in Answer questions about non-D&D games you're interested in Contribute answers without "D&D bias" to more general questions as well, ...
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How can I give back to the rpg.stackexchange community besides answering questions?

You can edit posts and ask questions If you are uncomfortable answering questions of the systems you know, then you can edit older questions/answers. Remember to follow the editing guidelines. Older ...
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Can and how should we advertise community games on meta?

No Meta is specifically for discussing site operations, it's not a main site where the rules don't apply. It's counterintuitive except for site insiders that anything besides site business would be ...
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How can I give back to the rpg.stackexchange community besides answering questions?

Disable adblock on SE They don't sell ad space to malicious content providers and it helps them pay the bills.
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How to improve/maintain the quality-of-life of small fandoms in the face of a dominant big fandom on an open Stack Exchange?

Lobby to restore game recommendation questions Yes, that is something that you can do. No, it won't be easy. Change never is. How to improve/maintain the quality-of-life of small fandoms in ...
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How can we effectively measure user retention?

Sure! So, we're not free to share the specifics of the diamond moderator version of the site analytics with the public. And beyond that, we don't have a specific "bounce rate" metric. What I can ...
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How to give feedback that is not in line with mod opinion without getting temporarily suspended?

The General Answer To Your Question To give feedback on mod behavior, you would cite specifics in a meta question or an answer to a meta question about mod behavior, citing the behavior and why you ...
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Can and how should we advertise community games on meta?

Yes. I'm one of the chatizens mentioned in the initial question. I'm very much in favour of having a place on Meta where members of this community can find and organize games. The motivation for ...
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