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Why is there a voldemort tag? Is there a criterion for character tags? [duplicate]

It seems unnecessary to create a second tag for Harry Potter questions which include Voldemort. If we are going to do that then where are the Gandalf, Aragorn, Peter Wiggin, R2D2, and Crookshanks tags?...
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Would we be interested in a concerted tag cleanup effort?

One of the more common complaints on meta is the misuse/overuse/abuse of tags. Part of the problem is that not everyone agrees on what is good vs. bad tag use. But that's not what I'm interested in ...
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Kylo Ren tag question

I tried to add a kylo ren tag to the site and was shot down multiple times by a moderator. I was told he's not a main character, we don't do character tags, etc. A user here said nasty things to me, ...
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Let's figure out our Tolkien tags

Currently, we have a bunch of tolkien tags: tolkien middle-earth lord-of-the-rings the-hobbit silmarillion fellowship-of-the-ring the-two-towers return-of-the-king (as mentioned by @JasonBaker:) an-...
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Star-Wars character tags

There's the r2d2 and c-3po tags that appeared recently. Those are a subset of the star-wars tag. Before I (or we) start to re-tag all star-wars question with a character tags I would like to discuss ...
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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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Motion to re-define the [lucifer] and [sandman] tags!

Browsing through lucifer questions, I noticed two things: Majority is about the character who debuted in The Sandman, or Mike Carey's Lucifer series. That's not what the tag guidance says. To quote, ...
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Inconsistent tagging

There have been some recent discussions about Star Trek, Harry Potter and My Little Pony tags. While Star Trek tags seem to usually be prefixed with star-trek- (see the tags page) this seems to be ...
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Should we change [harry-potter] to [potter-verse]?

Should we change harry-potter to potter-verse? Reason(s) for: I feel that doing so removes the confusion about character tags, in that we're not asking about "Harry Potter" the character, we're ...
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Please, remove "yoda", "darth-vader" and "obi-wan-kenobi" tags [duplicate]

We've already disapproved character tags: Star-Wars character tags Also, based on this, @Null recently removed r2-d2 tag from one of my questions. It means it's in action. Please, remove yoda, darth-...
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What should our simple test be for character tags?

Based on the recent, upvoted answer to the old character tag question: Why is there a voldemort tag? Is there a criterion for character tags? If suggest reading the full post for background ...
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Why are there no character tags for "Game of Thrones"?

Tags like daenerys-targaryen or jon-snow, for example, would surely have more than enough questions to be justified, and I personally would consider them very useful. So I'm just curious why they don'...
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Should we have a Malcolm-Reynolds tag?

30 questions contain "Mal" and 16 of them are about the one from Firefly. I know this isn't that many, but this post seems to think it is enough. Besides, we do have tags with less questions. ...
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Can't merge tag A into tag B when a synonym from B to A is pending

The tag bobafett was recently created, and while I typically abhor character tags, it passes our general criteria for existence. However, all of our other character tags and property name tags ...