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

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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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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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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 ...
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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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How is a question prefix determined?

Pick some question tagged harry-potter and voldemort like this: Why didn't the basilisk bite in Chamber of Secrets destroy the Horcrux? If you open it, the browser tab will be titled harry ...
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Can we make it so questions regarding the Marvel Cinematic Universe are automatically tagged correctly?

There are an awful lot of questions regarding the various MCU properties that are not tagged with the marvel-cinematic-universe tag. Is there a way we can automatically tag any questions that contain,...
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Can we have relevant icons on tags?

Over on StackOverflow, some tags are decorated with relevant icons. For instance, the tag for Chrome sports the Chrome icon, while the Android tag shows Bugdroid, the Android mascotte. There is a ...
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Creation of the DC Extended Universe tag

I noticed that we don't currently have a tag designed to support the DCEU (DC Extended Universe) in the same way that we have a tag for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, so I created it. dc-extended-...
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Could we allow sponsored tags?

Over on Meta Stack Exchange, another debate is brewing on the usefulness of non-Stack Overflow sites to the company, specifically bringing up profitability. Could this site allow tag sponsorships a ...
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Add a new tag for Apple TV+ “For All Mankind” series?

As I have understood (still new here), the current policy is that all individual works get their own individual tag; so, should we add a tag for the Apple TV+ alternate history series For All Mankind, ...
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Massive tag cleanup

I recently posted a question here about how we should handle tag hierarchies on this site. I pointed out the many ways in which are current use of sub-tags is inconsistent, with many of our sub-tags ...
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Retagging efforts

I've been doing some re-tagging. Here's a bit of what I've been up to: I created a few new tags, namely magical-items, magical-creatures, and character-development I'm tagging questions related to ...
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Should we consolidate questions on the Evil Dead franchise under a single tag (with or without sub-tags)?

army-of-darkness has several questions. A new question was recently asked that was (appropriately) tagged evil-dead-2. One of the Army of Darkness questions also relates to Evil Dead 2. Should ...
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Ban on sci-fi and fantasy tags

The sci-fi and fantasy tags are currently banned. There have been some discussion about this already, here and here. The main problem seems to be that these tags are considered too general, that is ...
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How can I view my top tags by period of time?

If I look at myself under the user's tab, I can see my top tags (how're they calculated, by votes?) for that period. These are my top tags for this week (starting 27/8/12). How can I view these ...
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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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When should we do another tag cleanup?

Recently, I've been looking at tags, and realized that some things really need to be cleaned up. Like all those star-trek questions without the star-trek tag. While we're at it, why not clean up other ...
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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 ...