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My post on a Nemesis thread

With all due respect, did you read the comments that were posted? However, please note that we're not a regular discussion forum, but rather a focused Q&A site. If you have a new question, please ...
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Are Hearthstone Questions allowed here?

They are off-topic because they while it is a card game it is a purely digital one. They are on topic over at Arqade however.
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My post on a Nemesis thread

Stack Exchange is a question and answer site, not a system of post threads like most forums and social media. You posted a new question as an answer to the question - it wasn't an answer so it was ...
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Can a gold badge holder nominate/vote to close a question as a duplicate?

No, once you have this power you cannot choose not to use it. Often, if I'm not entirely sure, I'll wait for two or three other people to vote before voting myself. That way, even though my vote is ...
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Weekly email is primarily about Magic: The Gathering

It's algorithmically generated, presumably based on things like number of answers, votes, views, post age, and so on, but I don't know the details offhand. So unfortunately, the answer here, or lack ...
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How do I filter out all the *Magic: the Gathering* questions?

If you go to your Preferences page at the bottom of the page there is a place to put in favorite and ignored tags. Put magic-the-gathering (and any other Magic tags like mtg-commander) in there, and ...
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Why was my answer deleted?

I think there are a few separate issues here. Meta discussion should be on meta. I pretty much agree with Pat here. I wish things hadn't escalated quite as much, though. If I understand right, ...
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Should a "Poker Dice" tag exist?

Assuming that the game of Poker Dice is on-topic at all, then it is reasonable to have a tag for it. After all, it is normal to have a tag for each game. Dice games are on-topic, according to this ...
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Reputation earned in migrated answers

This is the site working as intended. If a question belongs on meta, then main-site reputation should not be awarded for it or its answers, regardless of where it was originally posted. That said, I'...
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Bug: I Can't Post Comments

The browser you are using is not in the list of supported browsers, or even in the list of browsers that are not officially supported but seem to work anyway. As this seems to be a client-side issue, ...
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Why aren't answers-in-comments I'm flagging being deleted?

I flagged an answer-comment once on Board and Card Games. It was deemed helpful. You raised the same type of flag, and it was rejected. That tells me that our moderators probably handle these ...
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How do I filter out all the *Magic: the Gathering* questions?

Alternative to going to your preferences page, is to hover over any question's tags on any page until the hover tooltip opens up. Then, click the Star twice to turn it into a red cross. This ...
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Bug: I Can't Post Comments

We do not support browsers in beta/alpha or experimental states. Please use one of the supported browsers.
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How should we tag old questions that don't specify an editon?

Unless the version is specified in the question we shouldn't add version tags to a question. Even if you know the current version at the time of the question was 6th edition you don't know that is the ...
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Why did this question get three review comments?

The Low Quality Posts review queue asks you, if you choose Delete or Recommend Deletion, if you want to leave one of five standard comments, corresponding to the most common situations where a (new) ...
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Closed a dupe but with the wrong Q&A, please close again

status-completed – I've dupehammered it. In the future, you could edit the duplicate list instead of reopening it.
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What do I add to my question?

The first comment on your question is asking for clarification Wouldn't its origins and evolution be necessarily part of its history? What are you looking to find out that you have been unable to ...
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How do I correct a misspelled tag?

You have enough reputation to edit the tags of the question and make sure the tag is spelled correctly. If a tag isn't used on any question, it's automatically deleted after 24 hours. See How can we ...
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My post on a Nemesis thread

Your "answer" was deleted because it did not provide an answer to the question. For more information, please see Why and how are some answers deleted? If you want to know how to write a good ...
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Hide specific Questions

As far as I know, you cannot do this. The only question hiding functionality is by hiding tags as you mentioned.
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Requesting tag for AnyDice

Tags can only be created by using them in a question's tag field. You can't create them in advance. So the tag will be created when: someone submits a new question and adds the tag anydice to it, or ...
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Problem with expansion tag

We can now rename it All sites are now allowed to use tags with 35 characters. Thus we can rename these tags to battlestar-galactica-pegasus and battlestar-galactica-exodus.
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Why was my answer deleted?

If the answer is spam, offensive, or not an answer, delete it. Otherwise, if the answer is not causing problems, then there is no need for heavy handed moderation. The community should be allowed to ...
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Can we do something about getting a simple on-death-trigger canon question?

I agree with the OP. The Marchesa question is a complex question, one that is perhaps best treated as a "standalone," as opposed to a model or duplicate for other, simpler questions. It may be ...
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Can we do something about getting a simple on-death-trigger canon question?

In principle, I think this is a good idea (I feel like I say that a lot). The newest question. The newest question is the simplest expression of the question we have so far, and the others add some ...
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Can we do something about getting a simple on-death-trigger canon question?

How about a compromise? Close the old question as a duplicate of the new one. I agree that the new question makes a better canon question. The wording is much simpler. The examples are easier to ...
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How do we enter Go Boards on this site?

You can code diagrams of as much of a board as you want, with a maximum of 10 numbered moves and various highlights and letters. This function only works on the main site, not here on meta. ...
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Why was my answer deleted?

Thanks for posting on meta. It is the proper forum for questioning moderation. Oddly, the question you chose to post contains a quick answer within the text of your question. I'll give the better ...
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Why aren't answers-in-comments I'm flagging being deleted?

In practice, "no answers in comments" is not enforced in the main StackExchange sites (like StackOverlow), and what is done there is what most people get used to. It can be difficult to decide if ...
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Adding image from web blocking jpeg

That URL redirects to a regular HTML webpage, and just happens to have .jpg at the end. If you want the URL for the actual image, right click the image and choose "Copy image address". That will give ...
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