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Questions tagged [tag-wiki]

Questions relating to how tag wikis and tag wiki excerpts should be written and used.

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What should be the scope and usage guidance excerpt for The Adventures of Pinocchio?

So a new tag was created the-adventures-of-pinocchio (1 question asked). As of now there is no usage guidance for it. The adventures of Pinocchio has a whole list of adaptations in all forms of ...
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How much usage guidance is required for a tag?

I had this suggested excerpt rejected A well known children's book series featuring the lovable bear Winnie the Pooh, his various companions in the Hundred Acre Woods, and their human friend, ...
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When should we go to the [movie]?

The description for the tag movie is as follows: Use this tag when specifying the question is about the movie version or adaptation of a story. This raises a couple questions: Could this imply ...
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Can we direct people from the [story-identification] tag excerpt to story-id hints?

As you know, many people post story-identification questions with insufficient details, when they would have to spend only a little more effort to write a much better question, if only they got some ...
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Tag wiki edit history

Unlike questions or answers, tag wikis do not seem to have an “Active” view. Editing a tag wiki does not seem to “bump it,” to my knowledge. The 10k tools have a “new tags” area, but that seems to be ...
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Fill the empty tag excerpts

Tag excerpts are very useful. They provide a brief “elevator pitch” for a tag, explaining the meaning for those unfamiliar with a series. At least as important, excerpts and wikis can also help ...
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How many tags lack tag excerpts?

On the main site, we have over 2200 tags, at 36 tags a page and 63 pages. The majority of them have at least a tag excerpt, if not a tag wiki. However, there are a decent number without either. ...
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Should the Albus Dumbledore tag wiki be updated?

The usage guidance excerpt for albus-dumbledore reads: Albus Dumbledore, a powerful wizard, is the headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and a major character in the Harry ...
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Are tags with multiple meanings confusing? / Should 'Metropolis' tag be changed to include classic SciFi film?

The current metropolis tag description seems lacking in that it is limited to questions about the place where Superman lives. However the word 'Metropolis' to me, particularly in a SciFi/Fantasy ...
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When to use DCAU tag?

DCAU refers to DC animated universe and should be used for those questions only but here DCAU tag is used for DC Universe Animated Original Movies too which is wrong. Similar to MCU, DCAU is quite ...
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Is there a such thing as “too much tag wiki”?

Recently there was a flood of edits to the tag wiki for x-files. The original wiki entry was admittedly a bit lax, and needs improvement. But somewhere around revision 4 things went really off the ...
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What is the proper action when a tag wiki/excerpt has been copied from Wikipedia and approved?

We don't allow tag wikis/excerpts to be copied directly from anywhere, including wikipedia. Unfortunately (IMO), not everyone checks for plagiarized content in every wiki edit, and sometimes bad ...
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Tag wikis from Wikipedia [duplicate]

Recently, I had some suggested tag wikis rejected (fairly) because they were copy-pastes from Wikipedia. But today, I saw the tag wiki on the zombieland was an exact copy-paste from Wikipedia. Why ...
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No Tag Wiki tab in Tags Section

For people who, like me, want to edit the tag-wikis and add/modify information in them and are willing to do the research, it's difficult to find tags that have wiki information on them already - you ...
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Is there a way to make “tag info” more apparent?

I was about to post a question about whether links to standard references could be included in the tag wikis, but I discovered that such references are available via the "tag info" link (at the bottom ...
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How does copyright between SE sites work?

I just rejected a Suggested Edit for a tag wiki, for copied content. The issue, and source of my question, is that it was copied from gaming.SE's tag wiki for the game. Looking at the copyright ...
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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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Spoilers in the Wiki?

Should I be including information in a Tag Wiki that could be considered a spoiler? My initial thoughts: Never including any spoiler info in the Except. Allow spoiler info in the Wiki, since it ...
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Is copy/paste from Wikipedia allowed on tag wikis?

LOTR tag wiki has a long write-up that ends with "From: The Lord Of The Rings on wikipedia". I didn't check whether it was fully copy/paste as the sentence seems to imply, but in general; is simply ...
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What to do with Tag Wiki suggestions that I don't see as informative enough?

Recently there's been some tag wiki suggestions that I don't think have enough information...but they don't have wrong or copied information either... They have some very basic info, but nothing that ...
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What Should Be In A Tag Wiki?

I've seen edit flags pop up for a tag-wiki from time to time. While I haven't been working on them myself, what I see does raise questions. I've seen some nice, brief descriptions and I've seen some ...