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Tag Wars Episode I: Harry Potter and the Tag Cleanup

This is part of of the Tag Cleanup Effort discussed here. Discussions on the mechanics of this process are being had in the Tag Cleanup chatroom and will be posted in this meta question once they've ...
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Tags: Novel or Book?

There are currently 11 questions each tagged with either novels or books. Should we pick one and standardize, or leave them both? Edit: A more enhanced discussion of media tags is happening at ...
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How do we actually use tags?

I wanted to get some help of others that may be able to leverage SEDE in ways that I can't. I would like to see some analysis or statistics regarding how we actually, currently, are using tags. ...
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Do we need a sci-fi and a fantasy tag?

Back in the beginning, I asked the question "Do we need a sci-fi tag?". We went for no, I purged sci-fi from the existing questions, and we kept killing the thing whenever it reared its ugly head ...
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Should we admit that story-identification breaks tagging conventions and make new guidelines?

There have been a number of discussions on tags where it seems like the *-identification questions simply throw a wrench into the works. Genre tags, media tags, oddball topics/genre hybrids like super-...
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Should Book-vs-Movie tag be renamed to something more generic?

We have the tag book-vs-movie. The usage descriptions says: Questions about differences in plot/characters/details between a movie based on a book and the source book, and vice versa. So it is ...
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Tag Disclaimer- “It Should Only Be Used When Not Immediately Clear…”

There are features on this site, 'Favorite Tags' and 'Ignore Tags'. That being said, why do some tags, such as tv and tv-series have conditions in their FAQs stating ' It should only be used when it ...
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Why are the media tags still around?

I recently noticed some questions tagged with movie and it seemed off. Upon visiting the tag, I saw that its wiki is an awful circular definition followed by a short list of sci-fi elements that will ...
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General tagging practices [duplicate]

What are our general tagging practices? A few current practices are: Questions about a specific tv show, universe or well-known work: dune, battlestar-galactica Questions about a specific author, or ...
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Should we relax the tag creation rules for this site?

SFF won't reuse that many tags as other Stack Exchange sites. Each time someone wants to talk about a novel no one has talked about yet, it'll require the creation of a new tag. When that's the case, ...
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Remove the tv-series tag

We have tv and tv-series (and series). I suppose there's a small possibility that someone might want to distinguish between a one-off TV program and a series, but I don't see any value in separating ...
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TV and TV Series Tag Cleanup

Based upon this meta discussion, it seems there's a fairly decent consensus that tv and tv-series have not been used consistently. Original discussion supported the idea that media tags are bad in ...
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Rename the story-identification tag?

All identification questions are currently lumped under one tag: story-identification. Would it make more sense to separate out the different media and have identify-this-story, identify-this-movie, ...
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How should we tag [american-gods] questions?

American Gods is a story which was first told in book form and is currently being adapted for television. In line with our usual practice for tagging stories which have been adapted in multiple media, ...
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Tag Wars: cleaning up redundant media tags

TL;DR: I'm not proposing to burninate all media tags; I'm just proposing to remove them from questions where they really don't belong. Media tags in action We haven't reached a decision yet about ...

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