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For questions regarding suggesting edits to posts
Regarding the use of comments on a post.
Regarding answers and answering.
For questions and discussion regarding the use of hyperlinks on the Retrocomputing site.
For discussion of topics related to gaming consoles.
For questions about the review queues
For questions regarding the process of editing posts.
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For questions regarding a specific edit of a post on the Retrocomputing site.
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Regarding the Hats issued during Winterbash.
For issues regarding the Help Centre of the Retrocomputing site.
For questions and discusstion regarding the moderation tools available to users with a reputation of 10,000 (2,000 on Beta site) or higher.
For questions and discussion regarding the badges awarded for prowess in a specific tag.