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Questions tagged [tags]

For questions about tags: proposals to create, synonymise, merge, or remove tags, questions about usage guidance for particular tags, etc.

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What should be done about animation media tags?

Should animated-series be retired? animation's guidance is inconsistent with its use; it says that it should be on question about animation techniques, but forty-five of the forty-six questions on it ...
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Can we get an [ancillary-sword] tag?

Can we get an [ancillary-sword] tag to go with the ancillary-justice and ancillary-mercy tags?
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If a question asks say about Marvel comics, but happens to mention MCU, should the tags still mention MCU?

The tags on this question confused me: In the comics Did Thanos "kill" just sentient beings or all creatures with the snap? It's tagged as marvel-cinematic-universe, even though the ...
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Should this question have [novella] and [short-stories], or just [books]?

I was recently looking at questions about short stories that don't have a media tag when I came across this question (emphasis added): I remember reading an amazing short story/novella... I do not ...
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Meta meta question: How should we discuss whether we should kill some specific tags?

TL;DR of the TL;DR: Some tags suck. We should probably decide what to do with them as a community. How do we talk about all those tags without it being an unsufferable bother? TL;DR: Some users (...
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Author tags on story identification questions, when OP has a hunch

This is not a duplicate of Should we tag (solved) story identification questions with the name of the author / property?. In Chat, I asked the other users if this question should have the ray-...
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We need to fix [star-trek-enterprise] description

I can do it myself, but to be honest I wouldn't know what to write instead of what's already there. The current description begins with: "Star Trek: Enterprise" is the most recent Star Trek live-...
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Is there a consensus on tagging solved story ID's with the name of the author/story?

There is this meta question, which doesn't have an accepted answer/practice associated with it. I am asking, because this question was edited citing the above example, and promptly re-edited ...
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Why is there a [missing-scene] tag?

While scrolling to the least popular tags, I came across the missing-scene tag, with no apparent questions. Was this tag popular at one point or why does it exist?
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What should we do with [toads-spit]?

I can't think of a punny title, but we currently have 15 questions tagged with toads-spit, while we don't even have a toad. A character tag might make sense here, since he's part of various Marvel ...
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Should Tron have its franchise tag as well?

I've been adding some missing "franchise tags" lately, and I've stumbled upon the Tron related tags, namely tron, tron-legacy and tron-uprising. The tag wiki for tron currently reads: A 1982 ...
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What to build with [lego]?

Currently our lego tag (and related tags) are a mess something that can probably be fixed fairly easily given that there are around thirty questions overall (this query, courtesy of @SQB, yields 32 ...
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Ignored tag still shows up in HNQ?

I recently added harry-potter and fantastic-beasts to my ignored tags. I haven't seen the movie yet and I don't want to get any spoilers from question titles. While the questions successfully ...
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Tag Them

Currently we have a tag for "Fantastic Beasts" fantastic-beasts whose wiki reads: Use this tag to refer to the fictional book called 'Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them', the 2016 film of the ...
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Do the individual episodes of Black Mirror warrant their own tag?

black-mirror I've been adding tags for individual episodes of Black Mirror, when it came to my attention that not everybody wants them to have their own tags. I've stopped tagging the remaining ...
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Can [water] burn?

water We currently have 18 questions tagged [water]. Going through these, I fail to see the value of the tag. No-one is following the tag and I would be surprised if we had any "water experts" within ...
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Who are the top users in our tags?

After a recent discussion over in TREU with another user I wondered if there was a way to find out who the top users in our tags are. I know we can do this by going to the Top Users tab of the tags ...
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Halo by Tom Maddox vs. Halo franchise

As I had found out the title of the book I was seeking was Halo, I just ran a quick search for halo to see if there were other questions about this work by Tom Maddox... and found out that Halo is ...
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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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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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Should we have numbered tag synonyms for each Star Wars film?

As a suggestion, would it be good to have a corresponding number tag for each Star Wars film in the main series (not the anthologies). For example, a synonym for the-phantom-menace tag might be star-...
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How can I easily follow all works by an author?

The Problem I'd like to follow all questions on works of one of my favourite authors, Ray Bradbury, but there's currently no way for me to do so. Constraints Our policy is to not put an author tag ...
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Should we have a franco-belgian-comics tag?

Context This morning, we discussed in chat how the current comics tag seemed to be mainly aimed at American comics (read Marvel/DC, even if it's obviously not limited to that). The discussion starts ...
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Do we really need the [characters] tag? [duplicate]

Do we really need the characters tag? Going through some of the questions, I can't seem to figure out what, if anything, this tag is adding that makes these questions distinct. It seems like a meta ...
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Should [star-trek-emh] be renamed [emergency-medical-hologram]?

The tag for The Doctor from Star Trek: Voyager, officially the Emergency Medical Hologram Mark I, is currently star-trek-emh. Since we can use longer tag names for quite a while now, should we rename ...
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Should [star-trek-eu] be renamed [star-trek-expanded-universe]? [duplicate]

The tag for the Star Trek expanded universe is currently star-trek-eu. Since we can use longer tag names for quite a while now, should we rename that to star-trek-expanded-universe and use the old tag ...
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Are the “suggested-order” questions relevant if everytime the chronological order of publication seems to be the best solution?

Sometimes series (of books, movies, comics, etc.) can be very long or having some obscure numbering, crossovers, prequels, authors and so on ... but in the end, the order of publication will always ...
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Do we need the [pixar] tag?

pixar I've been looking for a corollary tag and I can't find one (i.e. we don't have a [miramax] or [paramount] tag), meaning it's probably a meta tag. Pixar is an animation(production) studio. That'...
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How should we tag Incredibles 2?

The new tag incredibles-2 has been created to tag a few questions about the new film. There is an already existing tag the-incredibles-2 that follows the naming convention of the-incredibles from the ...
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Clean up [jurassic-park]

The jurassic-park tag currently has 49 questions but is used for a lot of different things. Though the tag wiki/excerpt only mentions the book and film, it is used for the following: The book from ...
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Why are we double tagging MCU and Marvel Comics questions? [duplicate]

I edited a question in the re-open queue earlier, and removed the Marvel tag (it was tagged marvel marvel-cinematic-universe spider-man avengers-infinity-war) because it seemed redundant. However, I ...
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How should we tag Lost in Space (2018) questions?

As many of us are already aware, Netflix recently rebooted Lost in Space, but it seems we're still using the old lost-in-space tag for the new show. While the shows obviously have a number of ...
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How should questions about Ready Player One (2018 movie) be tagged?

Most questions about the 2018 film Ready Player One are using ready-player-one, a tag originally created for the 2011 book. I edited the tag wiki for ready-player-one to suggest tagging questions ...
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Do we want a tag for the Transformers live action movies?

I've seen questions questions about all Transformers live action movies. Do Transformers ever transform with people on board? Which radio/TV broadcasts were sampled by Bumblebee in the Transformers ...
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Do we want to create a new Wizarding World tag?

As of 12th March 2018, the Potterverse has a new name for the whole Harry Potter franchise - Wizarding World. This term covers the whole range of Harry Potter media, not just the original seven books....
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Is 'iconography' as a tag a good idea?

I've noticed that we get quite a lot of questions about symbols or signs on the site. Personally, I find these interesting and think they should be grouped under an 'iconography' tag (I added it ...
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Introduce NSFW tag and lock all questions tagged with it

This site has stormy relationship with adult questions: Should we have a policy on questions about adult topics in SFF? Sometimes, I feel like we are fighting with a virtual problem. Do we have ...
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What's the difference between [novel] and [books]? [duplicate]

I've noticed that we have both a novel tag and a books tag. The novel tag has 1,008 questions, while books has 879, 32 of which overlap. What exactly is the difference between these two tags? We aren'...
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How to handle “original movie” tags when there's a sequel?

I was reading through the questions under the tag independence-day and realized that quite a few of them were about the sequel, Independence Day: Resurgence. I checked the tag description for ...
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Should we expand the rest of the Star Trek series' tags?

I've noticed that for the longer Star Trek titles we're using the 'shortened' version: star-trek-tos, star-trek-ds9, star-trek-tng, star-trek-tas while the shorter-named shows are called by their full ...
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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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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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Would a [nazis] tag be useful?

I was answering this question and thought that we have asked about the inclusion of those wacky nazis and inspiration derived from their intolerant ideology in science fiction and fantasy many times. ...
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Should we kill the [animals]?

We currently have an animals tag, with ~80 questions at the moment. It does not have any usage guidance, just this as the tag wiki: Animals in science fiction and fantasy works have vital roles in ...
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Should we include 'the' in tag names when the official title starts with 'the'?

As @CreationEdge mentions in this answer, we have many tags where the official title of the work contains the word 'the' in the name but our tag on the site does not. Before the tag character limit ...
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How should we tag Rick Riordan's works?

I've just taken a look through the tags that we use for the works of Rick Riordan. For those unfamiliar, there are different series, all of them dealing with mythological gods and monsters in the ...
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What shall we do about these character tags?

The question Do we really need this many generic character related tags? was posted some months ago, and the top answer (+15/-2) says: We don't need any of these tags. They're all meta-tags that ...
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Should the Age of Ultron be Avenged?

Today I noticed that the tag for the MCU film Avengers: Age of Ultron is age-of-ultron. Considering this is not the official name of the film, should the tag be renamed to match? Other tags in the ...
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I have Infinitely messed up a new MCU tag!

So in light of a new question about Thor: Ragnarok, which was really asking for information that will come out (and was answered by) material in Avengers: Infinity War, I decided to create a tag for ...
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The music of the tags

The tag music (99 questions) has the following tag wiki excerpt (and no tag wiki): Refers to musical themes, cues, or scores present in works of science fiction. Usually used in relation to film or ...