KorvinStarmast
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How to deal with OPs accepting answers they want to be right instead of ones that are right?
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Yes, you should ignore it. On this stack in particular, since it is about a gaming hobby and not about a medical question or computer codes that might end up in a public train, accepting that ...

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How do we save designer reasoning questions?
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Treat these questions similarly to Charop questions The meta brain trust was able to arrive at a nicely organized "how to write a charop question" meta that helps a lot in getting the charop style of ...

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Are questions learning about loaded dice and creating and detecting them on topic?
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They are if you are dealing with the RPG issue involved: cheating. I think you have an X-Y problem going on here. The problem with loaded, or badly balanced, dice is that they can (but not ...

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What to do with semi-opinion questions in dnd-5e?
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It's not a matter of either / or It's both. But there is a difference between saying "no rules forbid this" and "yes it can be done". The difference lies in the attitudes and philosophy of the ...

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Proposing a [cheese] tag that is a category of rules exploits/fun
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If someone explicitly wants cheese, let them ask for it. Let's not use a tag as a substitute for asking, in a question, for exactly what we are looking for to solve a problem or achieve an objective. ...

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Does this question about multiple attacks and advantage need more details?
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Yes, it needs more details And the kicker is that at any time a DM can rule that an attack or an ability check can have advantage, or disadvantage, regardless of what other mechanical bits are in play....

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What could be done to improve the question about Joules of energy required to lift in-game objects?
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What could be done is to ask at Physics or Worldbuilding SE That would improve the location of the question; however, you'd likely get downvoted at Physics there for lack of research, since it doesn't ...

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How do I stop a "more senior" user, that seems to dislike my logic, from harassing every answer I give on StackExchange-RPG
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You grow a thicker skin and you grind through it That's what I did. Well, I already have a thick skin and I am a stubborn SoB. When I first got to RPGSE (2015) I had no experience with Stack ...

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Purveyors of fine cheese!
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Kobolds and Traffic Tickets What is the farthest someone can travel in 8 hours without teleporting? How fast a kobold tribe can move across country to take advantage of housing prices has an answer ...

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How to ask about changes resulting from homebrew elements or house rules?
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In this case, focus on power and changes in use of Ability Checks Since you are changing a core class attribute, the issues that you'll want expert advice on would be the ripple effects of this ...

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Time to retire the [rules-as-written] tag?
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A modest proposal: link this Answer to the FAQ or [help] One of the best treatments of what that RPG-centric topic covers that I've read, in terms of how to understand that term and apply it. I am ...

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Deleting of "bad" answers by Stackizens seems to be increasing
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This is good news Community moderation is a goal of the SE system. You are seeing the community in action, which means that those with enough rep to exercise those controls care enough about site ...

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Role-playing Games's updated site theme is live!
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We fixed something that wasn't broken. Yay? No disrespect intended to the folks who were tasked with this change -- time and effort appreciated -- but the site worked just fine before this. Value ...

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What if you agree with an answer, except for one part that is not really on-topic but you find very wrong?
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Use comments to raise objections where you find them. I've been leaving comments on the site to a variety of answers and questions, explaining what issues I have with a given answer or question. ...

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Is it appropriate to define what should *not* be in an answer?
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Yes, it's important to specify what you don't want. Here's an example of why. Had the asker been more specific about what wasn't desired, I'd not have answered at all. Legendary Dude did a nice ...

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It's [time] to remove a tag, but are there some good replacements we can make first?
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Don't fix what isn't broken. That's as true in car maintenance as it is with tags.

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Does the community agree with the part of the "never guess" policy regarding asking meta first?
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If a question is unclear, close it until the querent engages and clarifies That was the MO when I stumbled across this site over 5 years ago. Perhaps our problem - as beautifuly illustrated by @Medix2'...

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2020 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection
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How strongly do you support the SE objective of having a high signal-to-noise ratio? One of the few things that makes SO and SE sites better than the rest of the internet has been the focus on ...

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Purveyors of fine cheese!
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Inceptum ad Absurdum How high can a PC's initiative bonus get? @T.J.L. has offered a way to get ridiculous boosts to initiative in this answer. Being able to get a +53 + 1d10 to a d20 roll for ...

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Purveyors of fine cheese!
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"Cry havoc! And let slip the Mugs of War!" How dangerous can I make my tankard? We discover that Someone_Evil, in cahoots with David Coffron, is designing a fatal glass of beer, or rather, a killer ...

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What should we do about people downvoting to try and push subcommunities they don't like off this site?
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What should "we" do? Well, who is we? There are a number of approaches to dealing with questions or comments that one finds to be a bad fit. Refrain from commenting when one down votes. ...

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Purveyors of fine cheese!
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Cheesum Absurdum, Armor Class Edition Under the premise that the cheese we sell in this cheese shop is based on a reduction to the absurd of RAW, we find that the absurd question of "what is the ...

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Mounted archer/caster question should be reopened
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Thanks to the community working together ... ... it's open again. Teamwork for the win! This answer is provided as requested here.

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Should resolved comment conversations that revolve around improving an answer be kept or deleted?
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Deleted - once their helpful effect has been applied As I said here, questions and answers are content, comments are noise (in the long run) The longer term goal of the SE model of web sites is to ...

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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?
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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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Can/should we do something about early answers getting the lion's share of votes?
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It's a feature, not a bug Fastest Gun in the West has been accepted as a feature of SE for quite some years, and is not likely to change despite some suggestions to require a dwell time or cooling ...

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How should we handle this "fireproof worn items" question?
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I believe that this may be a place for experience based answers I think that experience is the basis for the answer with a lot of up votes. There have been a couple of design decisions in this ...

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Are we satisfied with the Tag Wiki / Info entry for the RAW Tag?
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Yes, I am satisfied. For new users, the chances of any of them (informed by my own experience) to put deep thought into which tag to use is nil. Thus, as new users do or don't use tags correctly, ...

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When answering a product/content identification, please explain *why* you think you've found the right thing
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There is nothing alarming about bad answers; they happen. We have tools to deal with them. There is apparently a need for better guidance on how to answer a product identification question, and ...

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Should we burninate [attack] and [damage]?
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No, you have not demonstrated that there is a problem. The [damage] tag has 184 uses. Can you please illustrate how it has been misused? There is a distinct lack of evidence in the OP that the tag ...

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