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When there is additional evidence of the system being used already in the question. As these two answers from experienced, and even venerable, RPGSE members point out, where there is additional contextual information available it's not a foul to add a tag if you recognize a system. That's when it's OK: when there are other pointers that an expert will ...


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We don't need to do anything else. We could but we have no reason to so we don't want to. There's no problem here, so there's no need to try and figure out a solution. What should happen, if the edit is one that's okay for an OP to make but not a regular user (which is a very small set of possible edits), is that the edit, since it appears to be from the ...


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I've rolled back the suggested edit, as it's not clear whether the suggested edit was by the same user that made the original post. While you might be right that it is the same user, you yourself have realized it could be a different user "hijacking" the post inadvertently in an overzealous attempt to improve it. Because it's not obvious whether it is the ...


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To throw my own answer out there, I'd say that we should revise our definition of system guessing. Whilst there may be plenty of ambiguity between, say, a Pathfinder question and a D&D question, or between different editions of D&D, and that we should still generally ask for clarification from the OP as we've been doing as per our established policy, ...


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Nothing is gained by editing in a system tag; Nothing is lost by putting a question on hold Closing the question prevents answerers from wasting time when the guess is wrong If a system was guessed incorrectly the answers people make would end up being useless and unhelpful, thus wasting their time. If the question were edited, then time would be wasted by ...


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