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For questions about the process of editing, how edits work, and other general inquiries about the edit system.

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How do I correct a misspelled tag?

A user has posted a question concerning a game. The user seems to have created a tag with the name of the game, but it is misspelled. How do I correct a misspelled tag that is in use? The tag in ...
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Drastically edited question

There was a question that at first was very unclear asking about discarding cards and tagged with magic the gathering. It was gathering close votes for unclear questions and an answer explaining that ...
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Sugested edit was a rollback

Not really a question. I just reviewed and rejected this suggested edit. (I wasn't the only one so the edit is rejected.) But I zoomed in at the question, I saw it was edited a few minutes before. ...
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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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Can I make a substantial content edit to an answer in these circumstances?

Here is the situation: A user posted an answer that was correct five years ago. The answer was accepted. Recently, the rules changed. The answer is no longer correct. Someone tried to edit the ...
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What happened in this edit log?

This question received two edits by user T G. Those edits made no improvements to the answer. Why did these edits go through? Should I revert them? Possibly related, this user (T G) seems to own the ...
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Single tag wiki - Multiple games

Recently I encountered a tag wiki that was edited to have information about two different games from two different publishers and the edit was approved. There is currently an edit suggestion that is ...
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Why was this 'obsolete' flag declined? [duplicate]

This answer was commented on by the poster, and the comment should have been part of the answer. So I edited the comment into the answer, and flagged the comment as obsolete. This flag was declined: ...
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Why can I edit on main but not on meta?

On main, I can click on the "edit" link on a post to propose an edit. On meta, it's not a link -- just text. Why are the privileges different? Or is this a bug?
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How does this question have the same tag twice?

This question shows as having rules, agricola, and rules. When I tried to edit the question to remove one of the duplicates, it only showed one instance of the duplicate. Why is the question showing ...
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Should we have a standard for editing questions like "Help me think of this game?"

Assuming that we allow them, should we come up with a standard way to edit question titles? I just saw this question and wanted to try and make it look a little better. There's a big noise to signal ...
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