Joe W
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Are game copyright issues on topic here?
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I would say they are not on topic here as the legal issues can be very tricky and users on this site are not expected to have the required legal knowledge to properly answer those questions. I can ...

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Can the Autocard feature be improved (again)?
3 votes

Adding an answer with all the example cards as a quick way to check some of cards that are not in the latest update post. Lightning Bolt Death's Shadow Island Curiosity Sun Titan Platinum Angel ...

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Are there scenarioes in which posting answers that aren't answering the question is acceptable?
2 votes

Simply put I think they are answering the question by talking about alternate methods of choosing a starting player that work for them. In the end if a starting method works or not really comes down ...

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Mass-fix broken links from old usages of autocard functionality
5 votes

That would be a good idea! I have been manually fixing them as I run across them and mass fixing them without bumps would be better.

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2021 Community Moderator Election Results
9 votes

Congratulations to all the winners! Thanks Cascabel for your service as a mod during our beta years and initial time post beta.

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Has the color scheme changed?
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6 votes

It appears to be a bug that they are working on fixing as we speak. Why did all sites turn orange? It it appears to have been fixed and reverted back to the correct colors.

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Should we have separate tags for Classic and Modern Canasta?
3 votes

No I don't think we should make this change as it is a low traffic tag as it is. There are currently a total of 56 questions with the canasta tag which makes me think that splitting them into separate ...

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Why was question regarding professional play closed?
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I voted to close it because it is a never ending list. There is an endless amount of possibilities that can be considered having professional players and deciding what game has one and doesn't can get ...

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If answering and closing a question takes about the same time, why not just answer the question?
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Because it makes it appear as if those questions are on topic on the site when they are not. Even if the question is closed future users can point to it as an example of why they asked their off topic ...

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Alice, Bob, and Carol — Should we encourage using placeholder names for the players?
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I don't think it matters as readers can still understand the question if is says Players A, B, C or Alice, Bob, Carol. If a question choses to use them it is okay and if a question choses not to use ...

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Is one distinguishing feature between two questions sufficient to make the second question NOT a duplicate of the first?
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After looking at the questions it seems to me that both of them can be answered in the same answer as the reasoning behind the answers will be the same. There might just have to be some minor ...

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How can I hide ignored-tagged questions?
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2 votes

It should be right in the ignored tag section.

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How should we tag old questions that don't specify an editon?
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4 votes

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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Strategy questions
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Sure strategy questions can have more than a single correct answer but is that what we really want at this site? The problem is we are a question and answer site and once you start getting into ...

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Asked a Yes/No question on mechanics, but Closed for Opinion Based?
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I disagree that this is a simple yes/no question as it seem pretty clear that it does have a big impact on the balance of the game with the question being what kind of impact it would have (positive/...

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Congratulations, you're no longer in Beta!
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I am glad to see this as I am sure others are that this is happening not only for this site but for other long term beta sites that are part of the Stack Exchange Community. I am looking forward to ...

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Can the edit approval rules be improved?
3 votes

This is something that is unlikely to happen as it has been shown on other sites that people who have the edit privilege are not always properly reviewing suggested edits. Because of this the rule is ...

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Did the site disable changing the link colour when the question is looked at?
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1 votes

Nope it is still there for me.

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What is the current consent on version-specific tags?
1 votes

I would strongly disagree with your assumption that the entire game system is overhauled from edition to edition and there are things that remain the same across all editions of a game. The main ...

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How are these two duplicates
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4 votes

They are both asking about the same rule which is En Passant which means they can both be answered by the same question. Just because one is only asking about the name doesn't mean it can't be ...

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How should we handle tagging of board games with different editions?
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A new tag should be added for the new edition and existing tags can be updated as needed if they only apply to an older edition. There will always be questions that can apply to all editions and those ...

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Why do contributors with no experience with trick-taking card games insist on closing questions on such games?
4 votes

Because you don't need to have experience with a tag in order to perform moderator type actions on it. And in those cases the questions where reopened. You need to remember, even if you don't like it,...

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Questions that attract new answers due to new expansions being released
2 votes

When we get a question asking for a card (or cards) that meet a specific criteria for a game that is still getting regular updates a community wiki answer should be started to compose a master list of ...

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Should very low quality answers be deleted?
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Yes they should be deleted as there is no reason to keep around low quality information that is incorrect. The option to delete an answer is there so that we can help keep up the quality of the site. ...

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Should we keep [combat]?
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15 votes

This tag doesn't sound like it is one that will have any experts in it as combat is different in many games. I would recommend removing this tag.

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Create tag full-thrust
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7 votes

Tags can only be created after a question relating to the tag has been asked. Once you have asked your question a user with enough reputation will create and add the correct tag for you. One thing to ...

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Got achievement notification before reaching the milestone
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Look at your reputation history, it is likely that you had the reputation and then lost 7 rep. If you try to edit a question at this point it would be a suggested edit. One quick way to test that is ...

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Are questions requesting objective data on-topic, and does the motivation for those questions matter?
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I would argue that if they really are looking for new card games then data showing which card game is the most played (or even top 5) will not reveal any new games since if they are popular enough to ...

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Should we dual-tag my question?
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4 votes

Just because two games are similar doesn't mean that they should both be tagged on a question where the answer could apply to both of them. In my opinion having multiple game tags on a single question ...

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Autocard opens non-scrolling windows
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That sounds like it might be a bug with firefox as when I open any gatherer link in chrome it opens with scroll bars as expected including the one you linked in your question.

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