C. Ross
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Answering My Own Question With A Self-Made Homebrew
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Yes, as long as your question allowed for homebrew. This is the intended behavior of the system.

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Should this question be split into five?
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10 votes

No. The questions are closely related, and it would be confusing for the asker and the answers to answer in multiple places. The rules to cite will likely be similar between the questions.

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Should 5e no longer be verboten in the main chat?
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I believe it's probably time. Heads have cooled, there are plenty of resources and real games running. Also things are more awkward and hard to moderate (for mods and users) now that those ...

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What happens to users that constantly write bad posts?
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Normally quality doesn't require moderator intervention. As users respond to the low quality content by downvoting, voting to close, and voting to delete where applicable the system will flag that ...

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Stackexchange Rep is XP
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Reskinning rep as XP was actually a suggestion on this site and Gaming around their site launches. StackExchange never really bought into the idea.

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Clean up Duplicate Answers in forgotten character question
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StackExchange doesn't have a method for ridding itself of duplicate answers, because (excluding exact duplicates) it doesn't matter. Some of the answers get voted up. Some of the duplicates will be ...

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Are the verisimilitude and realism tags necessary?
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I have removed all instances of both.

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Voting on Subjective Answers
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As mxyzplk points out the criteria for voting is extremely simple, is the answer useful or not. However I think we can put some criteria around when you should vote. Strong indicators that you ...

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How can the policy regarding discussions in comments be improved?
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Comments are a tool for getting to the right answer, not a place for answer. You're right we need discussion in comments to suss out the question or improve an answer, but the result shouldn't live ...

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Close votes and Edited Questions
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This sounds like a good idea. We already put questions up for reopen review automatically after an edit. We should do something similar for questions edited before the last close vote.

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Add tag for Dwarf/Dwarves?
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I don't think we need the elf tag, so I don't think we need a dwarf tag, as much as I like the stout bearded folk. The elf tag is only used on two questions, both related to 4e racial abilities, but ...

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Mouseover text for community promotion ad says 2012
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I beleive it was copy and paste error on this post. I edited, it and the system should pick that up shortly.

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Can we re-evaluate our comment deletion policy? (or at least have access to the data?)
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Do we agressively delete comments on RPG.SE? Yes. How much? Approximately two thousand in the last three months. That seems like a lot of comments, but not when you consider there are 32k ...

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Is it okay to create a lot of chat rooms?
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Let's not create a room per session, that seems like overkill, but a separate room for discussing FATE and playing FATE would be fine. If you want to track individual sessions you should use the ...

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What's the status of the birthday contest?
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We're running a little behind at the moment. We hope to announce the results and the winners soon, certainly by the end of this week.

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Follow up to posted questions
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No there isn't, and I doubt it is likely to be added. There are a few ways you could currently do what you want: Poster Edit's the question: This works well if they attempted a solution and it ...

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Prestige Class Contest Proposal
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Gentlemen, StackExchange is not appropriate for these sort of contests. Part of our mantra is You should only ask practical, answerable questions based on actual problems that you face. Chatty, ...

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One year anniversary contest?
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Site promotion contest: Winner determined based on how many announcer, booster, and publicist badges are gained during the contest period. Advantages Garners attention for the site Easy and ...

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Upvoting Old Questions and Answers?
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You should absolutely upvote! The fact that it's old doesn't make it not worthy. In fact you should even suggest edits to old posts to improve them. The only thing we would advise against is ...

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Multiple Community ads for the same project
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Yes. People are welcome to vote for both or neither. Only the ads the community approves will be put in rotation. However, you shouldn't post the same ad twice.

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How are comments removed when they are no longer relevant?
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Flag the comment as Obsolete (that's an option under the flag) or if all the comments on a post are obsolete, flag the post for moderator attention. We'll clean it up.

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Editing a question to include linebreaks not possible due to "6 non-space characters minimum"
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No, they're not. Users with rep sufficient to edit without approval can make these kind of changes. Very small edits cannot be proposed, to keep them from drowning out more significant edits in the ...

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What should our pro-forma system-recommendation comment be?
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As this is a system-recommendation question, please adhere to both the [FAQ] and the rules for subjective questions as outlined in Good Subjective, Bad Subjective and on our meta. In particular, all ...

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Community Promotion Ads - 2012
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Acronyms; are they too confusing?
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You have a good point, and this can be especially confusing when looking at a new game or genre. I suggest our default policy be that an acronym should be written fully at least once in a post. For ...

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What does "Serial Upvoting Reversed" signify?
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This is an automatic attempt to reverse voting fraud, and it's not targeted on specific tags, but specific users. The algorithm says "If N% of User X's votes were for User Y's posts, that's ...

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Perhaps The Back Room and The Game Table are confusingly named
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I was thinking about this recently. We could certainly swap names, but I think the main problem is what do we name the "main" or "talky" room? The name "Back Room" doesn't really work, and "Front ...

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CSS bug: Review page inconsistant
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Confirmed for FireFox 11.0. Seems to be for answers that show up in /review. I'm really sick of this really high version number nonsense

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Design for RPG.se
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One minor quibble: The dark footer makes the CC notice almost impossible to see.

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WFRP by Edition tags
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If a game has editions, and the rules are non-trivially different between editions there definitely should be tags. However, it's not useful to create the tags for which there are no questions, so in ...

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