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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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Naming convention for tags? [duplicate]

What are the various naming conventions for tags? This may include First name/last name order in person tags? Inclusion of propositions at the front of fiction works (like the-wheel-of-time vs. wheel-...
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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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Proposals for a list of FAQ questions

For the pedants: yes, I realise that "FAQ questions" looks like a tautology, as it means "frequently asked questions questions". But in this context, the word FAQ refers to the tag, so it means "meta ...
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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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Should we do away with the media tags (books, novel, TV, movies, etc.)?

It's quite clear to me that all the media tags are meta tags: they can't stand on their own, at least on open questions, and they're not tags you'd search for. Moreover, they're applied only spottily. ...
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How should we handle tag hierarchies?

Current Context We seem to have wound up in a position where we have some weird tag hierarchy issues on this site which have lead to inconsistent tagging practices. I'll point out some specific ...
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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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Does A Song of Ice and Fire need individual book tags?

Looking through some tags I came across a-clash-of-kings - 1 question a-storm-of-swords - 16 questions but did not see a-game-of-thrones a-feast-for-crows a-dance-with-dragons the-winds-of-winter ...
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Why don't we have 'science-fiction' and 'fantasy' (or similar) tags?

A significant number of story-identification questions are tagged as science-fiction-genre or fantasy-genre. However, it is an incorrect use of the tag for specific stories as explained in the tag ...
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Shouldn't all/most Deadpool-2016 questions also be tagged Deadpool?

I had added deadpool to my ignored tags and life was good. Then, to my dismay, I start seeing Deadpool questions again. Turns out they were not tagged Deadpool but rather Deadpool-2016. I'm fine with ...
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Marvel Cinematic Universe Movie Titles that Have the Same Name as the Superhero

With the superheros in the MCU that have multiple movies made after them, I've noticed that each individual film has its own tag, but that the first film in each series tends to be titled to be simple ...
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What is the policy for author, series/universe/work tags? [duplicate]

The policy on tagging doesn't seem entirely clear with respect to when a question should have the author tag, when it should have the series/universe/work tag, and when/if it should have both. Since ...
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Should we have a tag for original web content?

Context Tonight, we discussed in chat how some story-identification questions might use a tag to point out that the story tackled was originally read/watched/heard/whatever online. The discussion ...
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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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