Joe W
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How to protect this site against a cabal that publishes, as "ovfficial" bizarre rules interpretations?
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The problem with your answer in this case it the assumptions you are making and having nothing to back them up them up then what you think. The question is asking about the results of a Chance card. ...

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Are there scenarioes in which posting answers that aren't answering the question is acceptable?
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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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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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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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Questions that attract new answers due to new expansions being released
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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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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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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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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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Request for [parcheesi] to be a tag synonym of [pachisi]
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According to wiki Parcheesi is just a brand name version of Parchisi so it sounds like a good idea. Parcheesi is a brand-name American adaptation of the Indian cross and circle board game Pachisi, ...

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Can I get Reopen votes from other Bidge players?
1 votes

The question you are referring to is missing a lot of information about the entire situation that is needed to answer the question. You even mentioned that in a comment on the question. While your ...

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Do we have any chance of graduating any time soon?
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I was able to get a query to show the stats of the review queue from meta stack exchange. From what it looks like it seems that some of the review queues can take a day or more to be dealt with and ...

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Single tag wiki - Multiple games
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In a case like this where a tag is edited to add a second game, or if another game has a better claim to the tag the following steps should be done to solve the issue. In the case of a tag edit it ...

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Is Pair Solitaire on topic?
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1 votes

I would say that it is not on topic as it is designed as a computer (mobile in this case) and not as a physical card game. While it should be possible to play it as a physical card game it seems that ...

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Primarily opinion based questions that morph into objectively answerable questions
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Personally I think it is still primarily opinion based for a couple of reasons. How do you decide what the consensus is? You can visit different communities and they can not only give you different ...

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Answer strategy questions at a lower level
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Personally I think that providing information at a lower level is a good thing, if all you know is that people say to do certain things it might hurt your play when playing someone who understands why ...

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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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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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What is the meaning of [designer-board-games]?
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The way I see this tag possibly being used is when a game has multiple editions where the difference is the quality of the game materials. A couple of exmples of this is. Hanabi which has a normal ...

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Rule translation differences
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Unless otherwise specified in the question the rule source should be considered English as this is an English based website. However that being said when the rules where thrown into Google translate ...

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Are questions about how to Navigate/Use Online MTG retailers considered on-topic?
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I would think they would be off topic as it would be the case of any site used for buying and selling of games and gaming components. It is hard to see how the use of a commerce website falls into the ...

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Can I make a substantial content edit to an answer in these circumstances?
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I think the more important question is what would we do if someone accepted an answer that was incorrect at the time it was posted? Would we go back and edit the answer into a correct one or would we ...

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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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Switch Magic autocard over to a different search engine, Scryfall
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No, I think we need to look at the current system to make sure we are using it properly and sending in search terms to the site in the expected format to return correct results. Have we reached out ...

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