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Should we allow or indicate non-English titles for SFF works along the English title?

Tag names: English. Tag names are important, because we can only put one name there (perhaps adding others as synonyms). We should use the English name there, because we're an English-language site. ...
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There is now a conlang stackexchange in public beta

This isn't really a question and thus can't be "answered" as such, so I thought I'd distill some useful advice from the comments instead. Conlangs which arise from SFF-related works are on-topic on ...
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Should we allow or indicate non-English titles for SFF works along the English title?

Use English as much as possible The site is English speaking all over so English should be used as much as possible. Tags should most certainly be in English. However, questions and tag wikis are ...
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Should I translate the quotes in my answer?

General Case In the general case I would say it is usually preferable to translate the quotes, even if it is just using an online service. However, when doing so (and this is a practice I've seen done ...
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Should we allow or indicate non-English titles for SFF works along the English title?

For me, it depends on what question I'm answering, and where the media originates. Since we are a site based on English, I always try to provide the English title, whether or not that was the original ...
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Non English tags, redux

You can't just take a foreign word and respell it to "look English." Let's get the specific example out of the way first: "la-derniere-vague" is neither English nor French. French ...
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Should I translate the quotes in my answer?

You should translate. Both for the sake of future non-bilingual readers, AND as another comment noted, for search purposes. You should also make it clear the methodology for translation - is it copy ...
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Should this expression with a mild expletive be edited?

Here's the strong consensus achieved on a different question, repeated here for convenience: It's OK to use NSFW language if that's an important part of the question. E.g. for story-ID questions like ...
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