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Can we get rid of the [shark-vs-gorilla] tag?

This question was recently asked (even though the OPer apparently knew it was borderline shark-vs-gorilla and therefore not appropriate for the site). The question was dealt with appropriately (DV, ...
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Rename [aladdin-disney] to [aladdin-1992]

We now have aladdin-2019, but we've got a lot of potential tag confusion with aladdin-disney (which is now vague). For the sake of clarity and consistency, we should rename the tag to [aladdin-1992] ...
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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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Duplicate tags: moon & moon-movie

So it seems there are two tags for the 2009 movie Moon moon moon-movie And there's a lot of confusion as the former tag [moon] is a general tag as well as the movie tag. Should [moon] be ...
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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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Editing tags on old questions that I've answered

A lot of the story-identification questions that I've answered do not have the short-stories tag, although the answer is a short story and the question specifically called for a short story. Can I ...
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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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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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Please blacklist the [spoiler] tag

The spoiler tag keeps popping onto existence on random questions, even though it is meaningless and we do not advocate its use. The spoiler tag has been blacklisted on Gaming. Let's follow suit. (I ...
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Do we need an 'artificial gravity' tag?

I just noticed a few recent edits adding the artificial-gravity tag to questions about artificial gravity. A few of these questions already featured the gravity tag. I don't really see why we'd need ...
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Should we delete "plot-explanation" tag?

There are 113 questions tagged plot-explanation. It seems to be a meta tag (which as a concept is frowned upon on SE). Used extremely inconsistently (113 Qs tagged; and I'm quite sure there are at ...
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How should Game of Thrones questions tied to the TV show be tagged? [duplicate]

Since the Game of Thrones show is now Topic of the Week, I have a question/issue with how the questions should be tagged. In order to be eligible for the contest, questions need to be tagged game-of-...
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Should there be a viewing-order tag?

There's already a reading-order tag that seems to be quite popular. There've also been a few questions (like this one) that are about the order to view a long series in (in this case, Dr Who). It ...
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Tags asoiaf and song-of-ice-and-fire

There is a tag named asoiaf witch seems to refer to the song of ice and fire. It is only used twice. I'm too low-ranking to do anything about it. I'd think, they are synonyms - but since it's only ...
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Should we police the Martian questions for "movie" tags?

There seems to be a glut of new questions prompted by the release of the movie "Martian". If this film (haven't seen yet) is as different from the book it's based on as the usual pattern is, we ...
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What's a good tag for fake worlds?

There's a bunch of sci-fi that depicts simulations of reality. From crude virtual reality in things like Lawnmower Man, to the more recent Matrix or Inception (maybe even Tron?). The underlying ...
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Do we need a J.K. Rowling tag?

As for now, it looks like harry-potter will be the only fantasy work by jk-rowling. I think it is confusing because some questions are tagged only with the title name, while others are tagged with ...
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Sanderson's Tags of Magic

Questions about Brandon Sanderson and his works are getting ever more frequent on this site, and yet I'm unclear on how our tags in this area should be used. Here's what we have at the moment: ...
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Why are the media tags still around?

I recently noticed some questions tagged with movie and it seemed off. Upon visiting the tag, I saw that its wiki is an awful circular definition followed by a short list of sci-fi elements that will ...
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Is "opinion" the new "subjective"?

I noticed several questions being retagged with opinion. Do we really need these meta-tags? I don't see any value in being able to, say, browse through all the opinions.
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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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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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Tag for printed interactive fiction books (gamebooks, choose your own adventure books)

Do we have a tag for printed interactive fiction books (gamebooks, choose your own adventure books, not requiring a computer)? If we do, tag Trying to find book I read from library about a lone ...
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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 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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When to use the video-games tag?

A question of mine tagged video-games was just revised, replacing the tag with quake. As far as I can tell, this introduces a new singleton tag quake which has no other questions right now. It is my ...
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What should get tagged [the-new-52]?

Should questions about any comic title in the New 52 be tagged with the-new-52? Or should it just be used on questions that are specifically about the New 52 series - that is, about continuity issues ...
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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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Altered Carbon/ Takeshi Kovacs tags

I am a little bit confused about the tag policy in case of book series vs adaptations: We have currently tag altered-carbon described as "For questions about Richard K. Morgan's novel "Altered ...
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Do we need "science-fiction-genre" tag?

These days, whenever I ask a history-of question, next minute I find Gallifreyan (and always Gallifreyan :)) has added the science-fiction-genre tag. A quick glance at the science-fiction-genre tag ...
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Can we get rid of 'TV channel' tags?

We have at least one of these (sy-fy). There are problems with this: TV programs almost never run on a single channel. In some cases, they don't even run on a single channel within a single country....
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Why is there a tag for "zones-of-though"

The tag "zones-of-though" is clearly a typo but I am unable to correct it. It should be "Zones-Of-Thought"
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is [tag:xkcd] going to be contentious?

I can find at least ten different question that are directly inspired or directly related to XKCD. My opinion is that such a tag is both appropriate and useful. I can totally envision someone ...
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Please, add icons to famous tags

If you go to Stack Overflow and see the list of popular tags, you'll find icons on some tags like Android, Angular etc. We'll also like such icons. Star Trek can have its icon because it has one. ...
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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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How should we tag questions about Ms. Marvel (Kamala Khan)?

I want to ask a question about the Marvel character Ms. Marvel (Kamala Khan), but I don't know how it should be tagged. Multiple characters have been called Ms. Marvel in the comics. It originally ...
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Do we need Mass Effect have tags for each installment, or should those tags be synonyms?

I noticed we have tags mass-effect, mass-effect-2, and mass-effect-3. Do we really need a tag for each installment?
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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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What should we do with a tag that's used only for questions closed as off-topic but not deleted?

I just discovered that we have a james-bond tag. This surprised me, as community consensus is that James Bond is off-topic. So I went to burninate the tag ... and discovered that it's used on two ...
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How should this question be tagged?

Who/what made the noises on Miss Lucy's window? Now it's tagged books+dracula. I was thinking that bram-stokers-dracula would be better as a tag, but not entirely sure so won't retag without ...
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Tag synonym/rename/merge requests

If you have a request to create tag synonyms, or rename or merge tags, post the request here as answers. Site adminstrators can then act on the request. Requests are for tags on the Science Fiction ...
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Should we replace the star-wars-eu tag with a star-wars-legends tag?

In April 2014 Disney re-branded the Star Wars Expanded Universe as "Legends". In light of this, should we replace star-wars-eu with star-wars-legends? This has been mentioned before (e.g. here) in the ...

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