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Why are certain questions put on hold?
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The help answers this already: Why are some questions marked "on hold"? Questions that need additional work or that are not a good fit for this site may be put on hold by experienced ...

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Suggest or choose a theme for the 2014 Winter GDSE Game Jam!
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Mad scientist. Vote up the themes you want; vote down the themes you don't.

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Suggest or choose a theme for the Fall 2013 GDSE Game Jam!
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There can only be one. Vote up the themes you want, vote down the themes you don't.

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Suggest or choose a theme for the Fall 2013 GDSE Game Jam!
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Time is broken. Vote up the themes you want, vote down the themes you don't.

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Most wanted. Vote up the themes you want, vote down the themes you don't.

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In the end, you die. Vote up the themes you want, vote down the themes you don't.

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Is asking for a real-world weapon that has specific characteristics on topic for a game development question?
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As I left some of the comments, I'll post an answer. I believe it's off topic because it's backwards from what one would expect a game development question to be about. What the question asks: How ...

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What makes a game development tools question acceptable?
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The questions are actually pretty different in my opinion. The Unreal question is about using the interface provided by Unreal to modify the available components. In this case, it's a fairly large ...

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How can I ask about what I need to know to make a game similar to an existing game?
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Some questions, no matter how they're asked, will never fit into the stack exchange format. A question like "What skills do I need for X?" or "What should I learn to do X?" or "What should I know ...

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Do the rules allow opinion-based discussion, and should we allow it?
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We already allow some sort-of opinion based discussion: Some subjective questions are allowed, but “subjective” does not mean “anything goes”. All subjective questions are expected to be constructive....

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Tiny number of high rep users and the consequences
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Well, you could at least do a cursory investigation before passing rumor. There are a number of graduated sites that have fewer users below 10k: Android Enthusiasts: 16 Bicycles: 7 Christianity: 12 ...

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Are general reference threads a good fit for this community?
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Maybe. The help is fairly clear on what's allowed in this sense: Some subjective questions are allowed, but “subjective” does not mean “anything goes”. All subjective questions are expected to be ...

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Suggest or choose a theme for the 2014 Winter GDSE Game Jam!
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Expect the Unexpected. Vote up the themes you want; vote down the themes you don't.

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Suggest or choose a theme for the 2014 Winter GDSE Game Jam!
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Trust no one. Vote up the themes you want; vote down the themes you don't.

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Why is there no voting for closing or holding questions?
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It only takes one vote from a moderator to put questions on hold. It's not closed yet, it's on hold giving you an opportunity to adjust the question to be on topic. When questions are clearly off ...

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Should we consider questions about parsing file formats on- or off-topic?
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I think it depends. If the file formats are game development specific and the question is about the format structure (as in, how the data is arranged), I think it could be on topic here. Some formats ...

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Are "how do I set up my development environment" questions on-topic?
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I think they're generally off topic. How to set up development environments isn't a task that's specific to game development. They're also questions that are often overly broad and essentially asking ...

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Suggest or choose a theme for the Fall 2013 GDSE Game Jam!
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Then everything changed. Vote up the themes you want, vote down the themes you don't.

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What have you done!? Vote up the themes you want, vote down the themes you don't.

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Suggest or choose a theme for the Fall 2013 GDSE Game Jam!
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One last time. Vote up the themes you want, vote down the themes you don't.

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Suggest or choose a theme for the Fall 2013 GDSE Game Jam!
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Go into the light. Vote up the themes you want, vote down the themes you don't.

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Mutually assured destruction. Vote up the themes you want, vote down the themes you don't.

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Why was the 'simple snake game' question protected?
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You're not seeing it, but there are five answers that have been deleted. I don't know if the protection was automatic or not, but that's likely the reason. The protection was automatic after three new ...

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Should closed questions be retagged?
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You can edit only the tags, but it still marks the question as "active" (I tested it). If you mouse over just to the right of the tags, you'll see the following option: It would be nice if editing ...

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How can I see someone's accept rate?
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This does still appear under a askers badge on the question page. I don't know the exact conditions that need to be met, but it will not show up for users that haven't asked a question before and ...

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Is asking for reason for down vote OK?
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If there are no other comments and you're going to down vote the question/answer, it's polite and useful to post a comment. The FAQ specifically asks you to do so. It's part of the etiquette of the ...

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Can we prevent the change of post order when moderators are editing meta info?
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These kinds of mass editing events are rare. There isn't a way for us to edit these questions without rising to the top of the active list. If you're interested in seeing the newest questions, I ...

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Where is the question which lists Game Development SE questions with funny titles?
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I'm not aware of any such post on Meta. Further, I don't see a reason to maintain such a list, so I'm not sure why such a question would exist in the future.

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Let parallaxscrolling be dashy
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That's because parallax-scrolling didn't exist before. It does now. And, parallaxscrolling has been merged into it, so anyone trying to use that non-dash-non-sense will be converted to the dash-tastic ...

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Why was my off-topic flag declined even though the question was marked as off-topic?
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I saw the question through the review system and voted to keep the question open. This rejected your flag. A few hours later another moderator migrated the question to Stackoverflow. The question was ...

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