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Why was question regarding professional play closed?

Why was this question - my first on this site but far from my first on SE; I certainly don't see how it is overly broad - closed, just when it had begun accruing useful responses? A question requiring ...
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How do we handle the situation where the answer is the same for many different questions?

Something is clearly not working when several times per year, there are seemingly different questions are asked and marked as duplicates, because the answers are identical. Or in other words, the fact ...
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Tag for closed questions?

Does it make sense to create a tag for closed questions? I'm not sure it does, but it occurred to me because I thought it might be nice to put that tag on my ignore list.
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Can there be an LCG (Living Card Game) Tag?

Can there be an LCG (Living Card Game) Tag? With all of the LCG games (LOTR, GOT, etc.) I think there will be a lot of duplicate questions regarding the idea of this game type for each individual ...
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Old answered questions that have not been accepted

Is there anything that can be done about old questions that have a valid answer that has not been accepted? For example, How many Mythos cards can be played during the investigator's turns? This ...
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How can I help this site make it out of beta?

I've seen many topics on meta that continue to say that non-objective less than perfect questions are not allowed. The argument usually back to this quote from the FAQ: Chatty, open-ended questions ...
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What's wrong with this question and answer?

This question https://boardgames.stackexchange.com/questions/29443/game-where-you-guess-which-cards-come-out-of-a-semi-shuffled-deck/29444?noredirect=1#comment39886_29444 Outlines a specific game ...
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Why was my comment deleted without explanation or a discernible good reason?

In this question competetive viable or junk? I left a comment explaining why the question was a bad match for this SE, and I want to think it was constructive criticism, nothing remotely delete-worthy ...
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How are these two duplicates

This first question was closed as a duplicate of the second. Chess. What is it called when a pawn takes a pawn by being passed What is the "En passant" rule in chess? The first asks what ...
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Is StackExchange a good place to get the word out on a new game?

I have created a new game, can I announce my website here? Where can I go to get the word out? Thanks.
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If answering and closing a question takes about the same time, why not just answer the question?

There is a trade-off between being a welcoming community and keeping the site in high quality, leaving only good questions and answers. A new user has asked an off-topic question here, I found an ...
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Why are questions being downvoted?

This question is -2 This question is 2 I don't see the latter being any more 'valid' of a question.
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Should our magic-the-gathering tag have subcategories?

As has been mentioned before the bulk of our questions are tagged magic-the-gathering. Would there be any value in breaking this down into subcategories? I'm not a MTG player so I'm not the person ...
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Should we 'deal' with card games here?

There is a site dedicated to Poker and another one in Area 51 called Casino Gambling. Most likely it will get passed and created. I have 2 suggestions: 1. Merge everything - Merge all 3 sites, and ...
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Can I get Reopen votes from other Bidge players?

This bidding question, while not great, still inquires on a topic that can be addressed sensibly. Note that my answer steps the reader through a logical process of analyzing possible responses ...
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Moderator wipes out comments (except for his)

I wasn't going to post this, but then it happened a second time over the span of two or three days. We have a moderator who keeps wiping out comments that he disagrees with. Two examples: Yes, pile ...
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Is the focus on Magic a problem? Is there anything to do about it?

Disclaimer - I'm the founder of Draw3Cards, originally a Stack Exchange 1.0 site. I'm not an avid user of Boardgames SE, and have recently stopped paying attention to Draw3Cards as well, in favor of ...
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Is there any interest in creating a recurring day for Code-Golf-esque MTG questions?

Topic I would like to discuss the idea to include Code-Golf-esque Magic the Gathering style questions on the B&CG StackExchange. Background Info What is now the Programming Puzzles & Code ...
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Should Moderators Be Able to Close Questions Unilaterally?

There's no doubt in my mind that some questions on this site need to be closed. I'm also convinced that we have a "pretty good" closing mechanism, whereby five users can close a question. This ...
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Should you edit answers to contain the [mtg:Card name] link instead of a direct link to the gatherer?

Currently we have the future to create card links to magic card using the following format[mtg: Card name] and this should be used instead of creating a link to the gatherer yourself, but should we ...
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Why is logic treated so harshly? [duplicate]

In most board games, the default assumption is You cannot do something unless the rules say you can. That might seem obvious, but in another universe the default assumption could be You can do ...
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Reopen old question to provide good answer

I was browsing across questions and I came across this one. I made a comment about the game Exploding Kittens, and I feel like it should be an answer because the game is specifically marketed as ...
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Why do people ask on the board and card games site about chess? [duplicate]

There is a site about chess an one about Board & Card Games. I keep seeing questions about chess on the Board & Card Games site. *The problem is it brakes the topic. 2 of 2 things need to ...
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Where can I ask questions like this: “Hi there. Tell me your opinion about my deck”

This community calls itself "board and card games" but refuses to answer a simple question like the one in the title so I'm looking for a site where I can ask something like this. Any ideas?
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Is A Question With a Clear, Objective, Expert Answer Likely NOT to be a “Bad Fit” For the Site?"

A few days ago, one of my questions on overcalls in bridge was closed by a moderator, apparently for being "subjective." What are rules for an overcall that have wide acceptance? When this happened,...
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How to protect this site against a cabal that publishes, as “ovfficial” bizarre rules interpretations?

The Monopoly board-game question Do you still pay 10x the dice when getting the chance card that takes you to the nearest utility if the property is mortgaged? is an interesting one, but has an ...

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