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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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Tags for Lego Star Wars

Do we need a tag for the Lego Star Wars franchise? We have about five to ten questions about it, including What is the canonicity of the new "Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales" TV show? What is ...
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Should we have a graphic-novel tag?

We have 630 questions with the tag comics. These cover all sorts of comics. We have questions about comic strips: Searching for this comic on bots and humans We also have, of course, lots of ...
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Do we want Individual character tags and general character tags both? If yes then do we really need all 5 generic character tags? [duplicate]

We have individual character tags like voldemort , severus-snape, sirius-black etc. Keeping personal feelings apart, they are allowed by community. Then there have been dual tags for a single ...
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How many tag edits should we allow per day?

Background. Over the past few days a user has been mass-editing this tag (nolan-batman-trilogy) onto the Nolan trilogy films. 33+ edits have been made in the past 48 hours with no sign of abating. ...
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Why are we keeping a [kill-count]?

Do we really need kill-count? Tag scoring checklist stolen from this post: Does it make sense to be an "expert* in kill-count"? No, because questions with this tag could belong to any fictional ...
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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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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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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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Retagging [retagging], or a [tag-cleanup] tag cleanup?

We have two tags on meta about what to do with tags: retagging and tag-cleanup. Is there any meaningful difference in meaning, or any useful difference in usage, between these two tags, or should ...
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Some meta tag synonyms

I propose that the tags below on the left be merged and possibly synonymized to those on the right. Because if there's one thing people love more than tags, it's tags on meta.1 statistics → site-...
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Should we merge [chronology] and [chronological-order]?

We have a chronology tag with 19 questions and a chronological-order tag with 9 questions. They seem to be used in the same way. (A couple chronology questions should perhaps be retagged suggested-...
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Retagging some questions from [klingon] to [klingon-language] would be a most logical action

There's currently the tag klingon and the tag klingon-language. As Klingon is probably the most famous fictional language around, it having a separate tag from Klingons in general is justified. ...
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What's with all the closure tags?

Let's raise the tagging topic to a new level of meta-ness by talking about tags on meta! We have four different tags on meta.SFF which are about question closure: closed-questions (81 questions): "...
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Map of all 2,355 tags

Inspired by this question, I created a map of all tags on the site. I used some software from the same person who made the TagOverflow online tool. This tool uses a data.SE query, so it isn’t limited ...
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Should [clark-kent] be a synonym of [superman]?

The clark-kent tag has four questions and the superman tag has 341. Should clark-kent be a synonym of superman, or is there value in having both tags? The only similar situation I could find is that ...
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Should we synonymize [robocop] and [robocop-1987]?

The robocop tag has 11 questions and this tag wiki excerpt: A 1987 science fiction film starring Peter Weller and its titular character which have inspired a number of sequels, a "reboot", comic ...
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Should there be a tag for the Rule of Two?

Rule of Two seems to get too much a lot of attention in the form of questions on SF&F.SE and it got me wondering, should there be a tag for [rule-of-two]? It would make it easier to find answers ...
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Do we need the [Knight-Bus]?

I say we don't. However, YMMV. The knight-bus tag was recently created and has a total of 5 questions attached to it. No tag-wiki or tag-excerpt either. It's a bit of a specific tag, a bit too ...
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Should we merge [ethics] and [morality]?

The ethics tag has ten questions and the morality tag has nine. The tag wiki excerpts on both are basically dictionary definitions. Should we merge these tags? The morality tag has a full tag wiki ...
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What is the difference between the [co-dominium-series] and [mote-series] tags?

Five questions are tagged mote-series. One of those questions is also tagged co-dominium-series. Checking Wikipedia, The Mote in God's Eye is a novel that is part of the CoDominium series, which ...
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What is the [pottermore] tag used for?

Five questions have the pottermore tag. I presume that @ibid knows what the tag is for, since he wrote four out of the five questions. Two questions are about Pottermore specifically, but I don't know ...
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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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What do the different colors of meta tags mean?

Normal SF&F tags are all one color (blue with a lighter blue background): But META.SF&F tags are all over the place: What do the different colors (text and background) mean?
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Should we merge/remove the [sexuality] and [lgbt] tags?

28 questions are tagged sexuality, and eight questions are tagged lgbt. No questions have both tags. Browsing the list of sexuality questions, I saw five or six that could be tagged lgbt. Neither tag ...
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Do we need both [currency] and [money] tags?

The currency and money tags have 16 and eight questions, respectively. I can’t think of a reason why we would need both tags. Should one of them be made a synonym of the other? Or should questions be ...
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Should we have a tolkien-language tag?

A quick search of tolkien language yields 161 results, 33 of them questions, while quenya yields 89 results. I scored tolkien-language using this system and got 12 (+2, -1, +1, +2, +2, +2, +1, +2, +1)...
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Is there a way to search but exclude questions with a certain tag? [duplicate]

I am currently reading A Song of Ice and Fire (just finished CoK) and I am really scared that I will accidentally read a question title that will spoil something really big for me. Is there a way to ...
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What is the [reference] tag for?

There are nine questions tagged reference. It has no tag wiki. Browsing the list of questions, it’s not clear to me what its intended use is. Some of the questions appear to be seeking references for ...
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Star Wars Faction tags

With the volume of Star Wars questions we have, would it be relevant to have tags that refer to major factions for questions that are not about a specific work or character but the group in general? ...
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Rename [amber] to [chronicles-of-amber]

The amber tag has 11 questions and no tag wiki. Every question appears to be about Roger Zelazny’s Chronicles of Amber, rather than, say, fossilized tree resin containing Jurassic mosquitoes. Should ...
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Make [x2] and [x-men-2] synonyms

The tags x2 and x-men-2 appear to be about the same movie. The site won’t let me suggest synonyms, so I’ll ask here: should these be made synonyms of each other? I suggest making x2 a synonym of x-men-...
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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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Synonymise [influences] and [inspiration] tags?

The tags influences (23 questions) and inspiration (26 questions) both seem to have roughly the same meaning: they're both for questions about where an SF/F author's ideas came from, what influenced ...
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Does SFF need/have an objective way of scoring tags?

I've been noticing a lot of meta questions asking whether or not some tag should be created/destroyed are including a "tag score sheet" copied from this meta post. That score sheet seems to have been ...
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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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Do we need [science]?

The science tag has 87 questions and 16 followers, but it isn't clear to me what it's supposed to be used for. The tag wiki does not help much: Stories about science, or questions about the science ...
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Is it time to get rid of the [real-world]?

I recently discovered that we have a real-world tag. Firstly, I'm really not sure when this tag is meant to be used. It can't be for all out-of-universe questions, as it would then have a lot more ...
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Synonymize [legal-proceedings] with [laws]?

I think that we should synonymize legal-proceedings with laws. Legal proceedings has 4 questions, Laws has 31. Legal proceedings is part of laws, right? So can we please synonymize these?
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Should we rename [tmnt] to [teenage-mutant-ninja-turtles]?

tmnt (21 Q) does not show up on a search for 'teenage' while asking a question, nor is teenage-mutant-ninja-turtles a synonym or anything. If I hadn't clicked on a tmnt question, I would have no idea ...
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What is correct usage of [military-sf]?

Military science fiction is a sub-genre of science fiction for which the principal characters are members of a military service and an armed conflict is occurring, often in space or on a planet other ...
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Should we add the [star-trek] tag to all of the Star Trek questions that don't have it?

I've just searched for questions tagged star-trek-tng without being tagged star-trek. There are 79 of them, right now. (Here's where you can find them.) There also star-trek-tos, star-trek-voyager, ...
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What should we do about tags on story-id questions?

Often, in posting a story-identification question, a user will add a tag that has to do with one element of a story that they remember. e.g., A story about a werewolf that tries to eat lettuce will be ...
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Can we rename the [stormlight-archives] tag to [stormlight-archive]?

We have a stormlight-archives tag, for the Brandon Sanderson's series, but the correct name of the series is Stormlight Archive (singular; without the s at the end). Can we replace this tag with ...
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What's the backstory of [backstory]?

We have a tag backstory. It had less than 15 questions, but I've already removed it from some questions where it didn't make much sense. But I checked myself before continuing, and thought it better ...
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Rename [thedaggerandthecoin] to [the-dagger-and-the-coin]

We have the tag thedaggerandthecoin (1 question). The proper tag name would be the-dagger-and-the-coin, but the existence of the former prevents creation of the latter. Can we please rename this tag?
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Do we need the 'book-vs-movie' tag?

Considering the last time this was asked, we decided that these questions were iffy at best. Do we need the tag though? To paraphrase dlanod's answer, it's not clear how the tag should be used. It can ...
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Why don't we have tags for each Harry Potter installment?

In the question Who killed this Harry Potter character? the asker is talking about events from the book Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. I tried to tag the question deathly-hallows but someone ...
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Do we need a “credits” tag?

Do we need a tag for what happens on-screen during credits (end titles of a movie)? I think this would be useful because searching on "credits" gives you: credits (end titles of a movie) credit (...
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Supergirl and Arrowverse

In light of the news: The Flash & Supergirl Crossover Officially Confirmed When this happens, or similar cross-overs in the future, do we need to go back and retag the existing stand-alone media, ...

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