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Does RPG Stack Exchange want to opt out from Hot Network Questions?

Let's not opt out The motivation for wanting out is perfectly valid, but I think the benefits of HNQ to tabletop players outweigh the problems that HNQ attracts. The bad side first I'm speaking of ...
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Does RPG Stack Exchange want to opt out from Hot Network Questions?

We should stay in HNQ. The arguments against HNQ: untrained users voting out of line with established community norms, new users submitting low-quality answers (especially GS/BS problems), comment ...
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Does RPG Stack Exchange want to opt out from Hot Network Questions?

I received though other channels the following from a high-rep active-most-days member; they'd rather not post under their identity for personal reason, and rep-requirements make sock-posting on meta ...
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Does RPG Stack Exchange want to opt out from Hot Network Questions?

I like it being there. As someone who often frequents Stack Overflow for work purposes, I enjoy seeing the occasional interesting thing coming up in HNQ. Often, as a tabletop player myself, the ones ...
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Should we turn off the HNQ feed on our main chat room?

Yes, let's switch it off. It fills entire page scrolls with chat messages in the room which impedes our ability to have conversations there now that things are slower. It can move to the ticker, but ...
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What are RPG.SE's goals for Hot Network Questions?

HNQ should promote our best content As it stands now, HNQ–both here and on other sites I've observed–tends to feature the perverse, controversial, eye-catching, or bizarre questions of the site. This ...
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What is the most efficient way to flag to remove a post from the HNQ?

Moderators can remove posts from the HNQ It's a two-click process, easy as pie. So flag the post "in need of moderator intervention" and explain what you find problematic about its being ...
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When should a question be removed from the Hot Network Questions List?

When HNQ Harms the Interests of the Asker HNQ can give the asker extra visibility, but it can also result in answers that are missing some of the expectations specific to this sub-stack. It is a ...
vicky_molokh- unsilence Monica's user avatar
7 votes

What are RPG.SE's goals for Hot Network Questions?

Find some way to reduce bad answers on popular questions from users coming in from the HNQ There's a common thing we run into here: User asks a perfectly fine question. Question gets a bunch of ...
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Can we add the feed of RPG.se Hot Network Questions to the chat feed?

It'd be good to test out. It seems simple enough to implement, based on your description. The only potential problem I foresee is that it might get too "noisy", if too many questions hit HNQ ...
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When should a question be removed from the Hot Network Questions List?

When the Question isn't a Good Representation of Our Site Speaking as a mod who has removed a few of these types of question: There is a certain style of question that is likely to end up on the HNQ ...
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Meta Image not on meta question?

This has been resolved, SE Dev Felippe Rangel writes on meta.se Sorry about that! We're releasing new site themes (have you checked out https://mechanics.stackexchange.com/ and https://datascience....
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What are RPG.SE's goals for Hot Network Questions?

HNQ should go. I personally like HNQ, and go to other sites to look at interesting questions. However, as an adult with a firm grasp of my faculties, I don't contribute answers to sites I'm wildly ...
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Can we add the feed of RPG.se Hot Network Questions to the chat feed?

This feed just showed me my own question In my opinion this feed has already proven useful. I didn't know my question was on HNQ until it showed up in the feed. Super useful and nice to know. I don't ...
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Does RPG Stack Exchange want to opt out from Hot Network Questions?

Yes, we should opt out. I believe HNQ does little to benefit our site overall, and regularly does significant harm to some of our questions and our site processes. Over on the MSE discussion, Monica ...
doppelgreener's user avatar
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Can we add the feed of RPG.se Hot Network Questions to the chat feed?

Having had this feature turned on for a few hours, I have some feedback on how I've experienced the feature so far. It might be better to populate these in the feed in the top-left corner instead. ...
Xirema's user avatar
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Does RPG Stack Exchange want to opt out from Hot Network Questions?

I Think HNQ Should Remain For reasons that echo other answers: I think the pros outweigh the cons Pro: It's good advertising for this stack inside the overall stack ecology. It is, in fact, how ...
Novak's user avatar
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2 votes

What are RPG.SE's goals for Hot Network Questions?

I've only skimmed the MetaSE post answers, so this suggestion might already be on there, but I think some automated scripts and an alteration to the Protected post status could substantially help on ...
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