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A curious point of error can be the WoD/CoD mismatch, where players might assume the two share more rules than they do - and give advice based on the wrong system. Without pointing a finger, I have seen this at least twice.


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I linked a couple in one of my answers here on one of the iterations of the "don't guess the system" question. One was a Dungeon World question people mistook for D&D 5E, another was a Genesys question people mistook for D&D 5E. People, plural. They were both system-tagged at the time, as was this question about changing armor during combat ...


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Ask if you're interested Back in the day, if we guessed a system wrong, it was usually because the question was genuinely interesting in another system. Then we'd repost the question we thought it was and the answers based on that system and the question for the OPs real system would also get answered and we'd end up with two (or, well, at least one) decent ...


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At least 24 hours after the OP stops responding, and then only if you would ask it on your own behalf First, you shouldn't repost the question unless you want to ask it on your own behalf. If and when you do repost, you should be posting as yourself, rather than in lieu of the OP, and you should be able to fully justify the question based on that. Once you'...


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Until you are actually having the problem in that original question. From our tour: Focus on questions about an actual problem you have faced. Include details about what you have tried and exactly what you are trying to do. This is reinforced in the help page. You should only ask practical, answerable questions based on actual problems that you face. ...


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Re-ask the question with the appropriate system tag (The following is a summary of what, as far as I can tell, should be done under the current policies and is neither my endorsement nor lack of endorsement for those policies; debates of them are best left in the various Metas more specifically about them) Given the current policy to never add a system tag ...


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