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Let's at least throw the basic "Make sure to specify your system" on there There are three spots on the new ask page which I think can benefit from telling (new) users to specify their system (and I think we'd rather have it up once too many). First, as new users will see it, in the welcome modal. (italic here are the bits we can't change which I've ...


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Your edit to make it system-agnostic substantially changes the scope of the question. When a Question Changes Completely, Should it be a New Question? says this should be a new question, not an edit. Accordingly I've rolled that question back to revision 16, the version that was about D&D 5e. Originally you ask: It seems the game developers consider ...


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What the policy says As far as I have gathered, the main point of this policy is to not edit a question to give it a system tag when the system is not 100% clear from the context. This is merely a specification of the generally accepted fact that editors should try to enhance a post without changing its message. Apparently, with no source I can find, people ...


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Consider how policies like these are perceived to new users. It's confusing. This isn't how other SE sites work, this isn't how tags are supposed to work. Claiming that mentioning "Adventurer's League" and "Sage Advice" isn't enough to determine the system is hostile, their first experience with the community brushes on sealioning. We seem robotic and cold. ...


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I wish it were possible to have mandatory tags, like in meta. In meta, you must specify one of the dark tags (e.g. discussion) to be able to post it at all, unlike the lighter "normal tags" (e.g. user-discussion). If we could have all system tags (I guess we'd need to include tags that are used in place of specific system tags in some cases, such as ...


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