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Closed a dupe but with the wrong Q&A, please close again

This question is a dupe of that question, but I closed it with an answer that wasn't the actual dupe. I re-opened it but now can't close it again.
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How should we tag old questions that don't specify an editon?

Can a Space Marine army consist of units from different chapters? has a generic question to which the answer varies by edition (quite significantly in this case). How should we handle tagging of board ...
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Why did this question get three review comments?

The answer here What if I forget to pay rent? ended up with the auto comments (some of which aren't very friendly, but that's a separate matter). I can't see on here what the review responses were. ...
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Hide specific Questions

Is there a way to hide specific questions? Merely to hide questions that while still in your interest categories, are but perhaps already answered, or the exact topic doesn't interest you. This is ...
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Reputation earned in migrated answers

So, I recently answered a question in regular Board & Card Games. I got a lot of upvotes, and thus a lot of reputation. Unfortunately, I woke up this morning to find that the question had been ...
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What does the help center mean by “the preparation of miniatures/terrain/etc.”?

When looking at the help center to see what kind of questions are on-topic, I saw the following: Minature wargames (including the preparation of miniatures/terrain/etc) What exactly is meant ...
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Why is my edited answer greyed out?

I undeleted my first posted answer and revised it to take into account the comments. Now, the answer is just greyed out; someone else's answer to the same question is displayed normally, so there ...
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Why do “auto-comment” options sometimes not work for review?

I've noticed that when I go to the "Review" section to look at things such as new answers in the queue, I sometimes have different options than other times. Just now I was looking at an answer under ...
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Who can add a new tag ticket-to-ride-nordic-countries?

ticket-to-ride-nordic-countries Is this the right place to ask to add a new tag?
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New Tag for Thornwatch?

Can we get a tag for the Thornwatch boardgame? https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/159011/thornwatch Thornwatch - How does paying for Hero Actions work?
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Can anyone qualified look into the [mtg:] tag?

In this question, the "mtg:Searing Spear" (Searing Spear) doesn't work for me, and it sometimes doesn't for other cards either. It gets me to Gatherer, but it can't find any result, despite correct ...
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Rename [star-wars-imperial-assaul], it's missing a T

star-wars-imperial-assaul is missing a T. I've created a star-wars-imperial-assault tag and added the same tag wiki and excerpt to it. Could the former be merged into it? I don't want to spam up the ...
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Can a gold badge holder nominate/vote to close a question as a duplicate?

I recently earned the gold badge for Magic: The Gathernig (yay), and that means that now if I mark a question as a duplicate, it is instantly closed. This is a fun new power that I promise not to ...
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Requesting tag for AnyDice [duplicate]

Many game designers and boardgame fans use Anydice as an analytics tool... There are questions regarding it specifically applied to board games. RPG SE has an anydice tag, but asking "RPG-looking, but ...
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Request a tag for “Fallout-board game” [duplicate]

A new board game is out, Fallout Board Game which I think needs a tag. More specifically, I was planning to as a question regarding it, but cannot since there is no tag.
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Bug: I Can't Post Comments

I can't post comments, whether they're on my own posts or another user's posts. When I try press the 'Add comment' button, nothing happens. I'm also not using any script blocking browser plugins like ...
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Weekly email is primarily about Magic: The Gathering

All but one of this week's email was about Magic: The Gathering, and similarly last week. Would it be possible for this to be more diverse or is it algorithmically generated?
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Should a “Poker Dice” tag exist?

Recently, I posted a post about Poker Dice, but I had to resort to the combination [poker][dice]. Poker has nothing to do with this. Dice barely has anything to did with this. Therefore, I think that ...
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Canonical question request: “Can I pay extra costs when casting a spell without paying its mana cost?”

We have a couple of questions that are just variations on the theme of paying additional costs on a spell being cast for free: Hideaway Lands and Additional Costs Can an imprinted spell be kicked ...
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Adding image from web blocking jpeg

I wanted to add an image to a post, I chose the "provide a link from the web" option, and it gave me "Failed to upload image; the format is not supported". That would make sense if I was trying to ...
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How do I filter out all the *Magic: the Gathering* questions?

Suppose I am not interested in Magic: the Gathering. How do I filter out all the Magic: the Gathering questions?
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Are Hearthstone Questions allowed here?

Plain and simple, are Hearthstone questions considered "off topic" here? It's a card game, albeit a digital one. I often hear it talked about side-by-side with Magic the Gathering nowadays.
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Why aren't answers-in-comments I'm flagging being deleted?

From our comment privilege help page, comments are not for answering the question: When shouldn't I comment? Comments are not recommended for any of the following: Answering a question or providing ...
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Why was my answer deleted?

I posted this answer (2K only) yesterday, along with this answer. It's not a great answer; the community does not even seem to think it's a very good answer, but it is a valid answer to the question. ...
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Can we do something about getting a simple on-death-trigger canon question?

Yesterday, this got asked: When a permanent has a "When a creature dies" ability, and gets destroyed at the same time as creatures, does that ability trigger? We've had questions before on ...
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My votes are wrong but are now locked

My votes on the answers of this question: What happens if I have two Pledges of Loyalty attached to a creature? are wrong. But they are now locked in and can only change if the answers are changed. ...
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Is the collecting aspect of collectible card games on topic?

Most players/fans of the popular trading card games either... play the game collect the game or do both. So for example, Pokemon Trading Card Game is first and foremost a card game, but the ...
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Why were my comment flags declined for some obsolete or discussiony comments?

I flagged a few comments on this answer as obsolete, and one not constructive. All were declined. I flagged them because: one suggested another removal card in addition to the one I mentioned, now ...
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Gained a privilege… except not

Earlier today I received a notification that I'd gained the privileges associated with 1,000 rep... except my rep has been 989 for several days. I'm not sure what to make of the situation. Any ideas ...
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Could someone add a “Mississippi Queen” tag please?

I've a question relating to this game but no way to tag it. Thanks. (Is this the right way to make such a request?)
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Why are we still in Beta?

I've read the meta discussion at What are the success criteria for an area 51 beta site, as well as the blog post When will my site graduate? Neither of these helps me understand why Board and Card ...
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When should the 'not an answer' flag be used?

There's been a recent spike in flagging as 'not an answer'. In most cases the answers are either inaccurate, not very good, or just plain wrong. Since they don't add much, it can feel reasonable to ...
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Request for tags

Since I am new to the site, I don't have enough rep to create tags. I have a question that could really use the tags "redemption" "artifacts" and "fortresses" and even possibly "rules-clarification". ...
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Can we get mtg-autocard support for inside code blocks?

Code blocks are often used on the site for the fixed-width indentation the provide. This answer attempted to use a mtg-autocard link inside the code block, but it didn't link. Would it be possible to ...
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How to tag unlisted games

I looked around but wasn't able to find anything. I have questions about rules for unlisted games. What tags should I use for games that are not listed under the existing tags? I found this untagged ...
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How do we create an autocard link to a card with an apostrophe in the name?

In Infractions/Player Communication - Infernal Tutor and Lion's Eye Diamond, it would be nice to link correctly to Lion's Eye Diamond. Using an apostrophe character, as in [mtg:Lion's Eye Diamond] ...
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Requirements to view Board and Card Games StackExchange Website

I have recently found this website and wished to share the particular questions pertaining to Bridge with a friend of mine in the UK so I sent them the following link but they said it wouldn't work. ...
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How do we enter Go Boards on this site?

I had asked a question (now deleted) on meta.stackexchange about a Go-version of stackexchange. https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/164930/go-stackexchange-com It was already tried http://area51....
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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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Avira alert for js/wmd.js - false alarm?

My Avira antivirus program keeps alerting me about "HTML/Rce.Gen3" in wmd.js on this site. Is that just a false positive? It doesn't happen on stackoverflow.com, only this site, possibly starting when ...
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Tag Synonym Request

I'm so far away from even suggesting synonyms that I'm going to buck convention and start here... Can someone please make elder-dragon-highlander and edh synonyms of commander? Commander is the ...
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Am I asking too many questions at once?

I am embarrassed to see that the top five questions on board are not only mine, but I was the last one active in each of them. This will make the sixth. Could someone tell me if I am being too pushy?...
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How do we count views on question-threads?

When I see that a question has 1067 views, is that 1067 separate people, or maybe 45 people many times? Or maybe even 1 view per person per day is counted. What does the 'views' number mean?
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Do I get any reputation from being upvoted/accepted on meta?

I didn't see any change in rep when I got upvoted on meta; how does the system work?
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Why do my badges change from beta to meta, but not my rep?

I see at the top of the meta page that my rep doesn't change when I switch views from the main beta site to its meta site. But the badges do change. Is there a reason why the badges are not made to "...
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When should I accept an answer?

So far, I have a 100% accept rate. I think I might be slightly overreacting to some peoples' 40% or 50% rates. I want to know if it's considered impolite (note the first comment) to accept an answer ...
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How should I concisely represent a chess position in a question?

If I want to ask a question about a certain chess position, how do I put it on-screen without the process being really tedious and the format impossible to decipher? I can type it out in in text form,...
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How did we get all these untagged questions?

There are right now 15 questions with the only tag of untagged, linked here. Some of these actually had tags at one time. What happened here? Please note I'm cleaning some of these up, though I don'...
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Extra Question Votes not working

I've tried for two days now to reach the new 40-vote limit (10 for questions). The first day I voted for all things and got stopped before 40. Today I voted for only answers until I hit 30, then ...
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I seem to have two different accounts here; how do I merge them?

I've joined a few other SE sites and my original identity migrated just fine. Here I can log in with either of my two openID accounts but it's not the same account -- contrast with my account on ...