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We shouldn't do this Anakin being Darth Vader is a spoiler and per meta spoilers don't "age away" so we shouldn't be having our tags contain a spoiler. It also provides quite a nice distinction between the two sides of the person. Anakin and Vader are not really the same person, from a certain point of view, and so it helps distinguish between which part ...


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It's not an inherent spoiler because you're not obviously given the context. The tag would be only a minor spoiler, and only if you view the question. In this case, the question is about a broader topic to try and avoid a spoiler, so it doesn't need the series tag. If the question's title were (massive star-wars spoiler ahead) then I would be inclined to ...


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In response to your second question about which to use and how to tag, I think we should keep the current state of affairs. The manga tag is mostly (173/183) applied to story-identification questions. Adding manhwa and manhua tags wouldn't make it easier to either answer or find those questions, so I think it would be counter-productive. The user posting ...


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Tag questions properly! The system is set up for the user who does not want to be spoiled to take steps to do so. Luckily, SE provides us with an easy avenue to do so, ignoring tags. If a user wants to avoid spoiler for a specific franchise they can if the question is tagged properly. For the particular question I have no reason to hide general star-wars ...


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You have over 300 reputation, so you should be able to add new tags. Just try typing the text of the tag (I'm guessing "deryni-series") into the tag area. If you're getting an error, you might want to ask about that. Sometimes a tag already exists, but is not spelled or punctuated the way you expect, and the system won't let you create a new tag ...


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The pattern I've seen established with other works is to have a series/universe tag and, if required, a work tag. For example, there's the-lord-of-the-rings for the series as a whole, and individual tags for the books: the-fellowship-of-the-ring, the-two-towers and the-return-of-the-king. I don't like takeshi-kovacs as a series tag, since a tag should be ...


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A new tag should be made for the new series. What we have done in the past to separate series that share an incidental name that run across multiple medias or been rebooted/remade/whatever is to add the year of the release. i.e. this new Watchmen series would and should be tagged watchmen-2019. Other examples are westworld-2016, daredevil-2003 and daredevil-...


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The makers of the show have stated that the TV show is canon to the original comic books (on which the 2009 live action film was loosely based). Given that they're all part of the same fictional universe, using watchmen as a franchise tag makes sense. Yes. Look, [the new series] certainly fits into the ‘sequel’ box, and definitely doesn’t fit into the ‘...


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Yes, we should. And while we're at it, let's merge recurring-themes into trope (11 questions) too.


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One tag for the whole franchise: the-witcher. It's fine to define subtags as we've done in other franchises, but there should be one overarching tag so that someone who's interested in the whole franchise, everything Witcher related, can get all of that in a single list or by following a single tag. Also, many questions are going to be about the whole ...


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In my experience there are two main usages of video-games, with a third used improperly but relatively frequently: Used alongside story-identification to find a video game the OP can't remember. Used as a media tag, like movies and books, to specify which media the question is focusing specifically on if the main tag covers more than one. (Improperly) used ...


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I don't think it matters either way but without a good case that we do need it I'd err on the side of not creating it. When should I create new tags? Most common tags already exist on a mature site. You should always favor existing tags; only create new tags when you feel you can make a strong case that your question does cover a new topic that nobody else ...


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Tags are only created when they first are used on a question. Searching for brightburn yielded 0 results, so we don't have any questions to tag with it and hence don't have that tag. According to this stack's privileges, you only need 300 points of reputation to create a new tag. You have quite a bit more than that. You already exceed the 5000 rep points ...


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This seems to have been already settled, but I think that adding specific tags for the original comic book, for the movie and for the new series would help to better categorize the questions, in addition to a broader umbrella tag like the existent generic watchmen; I would also add something like watchmen-comics, watchmen-movie and watchmen-series; or maybe ...


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