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tag getting cutoff in the UI

I was editing a question today and noticed that the ? link was being cut off in some tags, it seems to affect the ones with a long name. Looks like a bug in the website UI.
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Rename [mulan] → [mulan-1998]

According to the top-voted answer in the meta post Rules for multiple media using the same name: if there are two films (or TV shows) with the same title, they should both (or all) have dates on the ...
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merge [comedians-in-cars] and [comedians-in-cars-getting-coffee]?

comedians-in-cars 1 question: Can someone explain the Acura "I sell cars, you sell you" ads? comedians-in-cars-getting-coffee 1 question: Who is Jerry ranting about in the Bridget Everett ...
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The [science-fiction] tag is rarely used correctly. What should we do to address this issue?

I have observed an issue with the usage of the science-fiction tag. Upon browsing through the 180+ questions tagged with science-fiction, I found that only a handful of questions seem to be using the ...
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What should the tag be for "The Following Events Are Based on a Pack of Lies"?

The title of the TV series "The Following Events Are Based on a Pack of Lies" is too long for a tag: it has 48 characters, when the maximum tag length is 35. A possible tag could be events-...
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What's the correct way of using filmmaker tags? [duplicate]

From some recent posts, I noticed that there is a christopher-nolan tag, with 19 questions altogether. I'm not familiar with M&TV policy on filmmaker tags, and two related sister sites have very ...
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Tag merge & synonym request: [guardians-of-the-galaxy-*] → [guardians-of-the-galaxy-vol.-*]

According to our current tagging policy, as agreed by the community in the meta FAQ post, What's the policy on abbreviating titles of Movies & TV Shows? If the original title fits into the limit, ...
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How should the [animation] tag be used? What should we write as tag usage guidance in the tag wiki?

I would like to request community feedback on the animation tag usage guidance. I’ve noticed that this tag is being used as a meta tag; that is, it is applied to questions that are not about animation,...
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Top tags requiring a tag wiki

Tag wikis are descriptions of tags that are displayed when you hover over a tag or when you are tagging a question. Tags should at least have tag wiki excerpts (usage guidance) to help users ...
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Tag merge and synonym request: [glass-onion] → [glass-onion-a-knives-out-mystery]

Since the full and official title of the movie is Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery (according to Netflix, IMDb, and Rotten Tomatoes), I am requesting that glass-onion be merged and synonymized to ...
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Creation of a ww2 tag -- pros and cons?

I asked a question about a scene in a movie that not only takes place during ww2 in Vichy France but also ww2 and the persecution of Jews are absolutely central to the film which is Au Revoir Les ...
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Does the tag "inside-man-series" follow our conventions?

I just noticed the tag inside-man-series. Does this follow our naming conventions? Shouldn't it use the year instead of the word "series"?
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Changing tags from [the-fairly-oddparents] to [the-fairly-odd-parents]

Could someone rename the-fairly-oddparents to the-fairly-odd-parents as this is not one singular word...
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The tag "topgun-maverick" should be corrected to "top-gun-maverick"

Can someone please fix the tag topgun-maverick to the correct spelling "top-gun-maverick"? I cannot do it because when I try to replace the wrong tag with the right tag, the system refuses ...
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Could someone please create an "Eternals" tag? [duplicate]

A new (2021) Marvel movie: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eternals_(film)
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How should we tag the new Dune movie by Denis Villeneuve?

How should we tag the new Dune movie by Denis Villeneuve? Should it be dune-2021 (the David Lynch one is currently dune-1984)? Or should it be "dune-part-one" (as the film is apparently ...
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Corrections for Tag: Rush [duplicate]

There is a tag named rush. It has been assigned to two questions, both of them on the movie Rush (2013). Unfortunately there is also a movie Rush (1992), starring Jason Patrick and Jennifer Jason Lee. ...
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Should there be a specific tag for Zack Snyder's Justice League?

Currently the Justice League tag says: 2017 American superhero movie about the team of comic superheroes of the same name as part of the DC Extended Universe But the 2021 director's cut, which is ...
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Should there be tag for the [John-Wick-series]

There have been a few questions related to the world beyond the character of John Wick. Questions regarding the organization of the enigmatic High Table and the operations of the Continental Hotel ...
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Tag is too long

Found a question about a movie called I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore. When I tried to edit the question to include movie name, I see an error saying movie title exceeded the maximum ...
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Should the [identify-this] tag be added to the other "identify" tags?

Apparently someone created the tag https://movies.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/identify-this. Their question will likely be closed and deleted ASAP, but this tag will probably be available for ...
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Is uncut-gem actually uncut-gems?

So while fixing up this question I was trying to fix the tags and found there was a tag for uncut-gem with a question to it. Now when I Google the titles I find Uncut Gems which is a 2019 film ...
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Rename [once-upon-time-in-america]

Can the tag once-upon-time-in-america be renamed to once-upon-a-time-in-america, which is its real name? The existing name is clearly an artifact of the old 25 character max tag length.
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Distinguishing tags that are film titles from normal tags

A few times I've been frustrated by the tags on this site. The vast majority of tags are the names of films or programs, which makes finding suitable tags of the normal kind very difficult. So, when ...
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Witch VVitch is which?

In the tag, it is spelled "normally", with a W: the-witch In a few questions, a user has spelled it stylized with a double V: Can corns be grown the way in the VVitch? What is the name of this ...
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Can someone please correct the tag "jojorabbit" to "jojo-rabbit"?

https://movies.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/jojorabbit is incorrect, it should be jojo-rabbit ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jojo_Rabbit ), but when I enter that one it is rejected as "too ...
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REQ: Merging "criminal-intent" into "law-and-order-criminal-intent" tag

Can someone please merge https://movies.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/criminal-intent and https://movies.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/law-and-order-criminal-intent ? I suppose the first one ...
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Should we have [YEAR] tags?

Whenever there are multiple films with the same name (remakes, franchise reboots and such) usually we create moviename and moviename-year to differentiate them. However (bear with me, maybe it's just ...
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Tag creation: [Suspiria-2018] and [Suspiria-1977]

Seeing that there are 2 movies with the exact same name shall I create these tags to help differentiate them? (not that there are billions of questions for these anyway, so no rush...)
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Tag merge/synonym request: [memories-of-murders] » [memories-of-murder]

There is currently a question with the tag, memories-of-murders: Who is the serial killer in Memories of Murders? According to IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes, the English title of this movie is Memories of ...
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How should the various properties called "Homecoming" be tagged?

There are currently three questions tagged with "Homecoming": https://movies.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/homecoming . Two of those are about the 2018 TV series, and one of them is about a movie ...
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Replacing the "millionaire" tag with "who-wants-to-be-a-millionaire"

Can someone please link https://movies.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/millionaire and https://movies.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/who-wants-to-be-a-millionaire ? Maybe millionaire should be ...
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Cannot update tag information

I saw there's few tags still has no usage guidance. so I tried to update some. after two (I think), every tag I tried to update shows below message. One section with this: There is no usage ...
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Do we need Time Travel?

We have the tag time-travel which is inconsistently used. I thought to fix it but I am still unclear where to keep it or even if we need it? Currently, it's used for the genre, plot device, and for ...
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Synonyms which don't work

While looking through some of the tags pertaining to the MCU, I noticed there is a tag synonym for captain-america which points to captain-america-the-first-avenger, meaning the movie itself. I find ...
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Please change [Samsara] tag

Can someone with enough rep edit samsara to be samsara-2001 in accordance with this meta answer), then add in the tag info that this is about the 2001 movie https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0196069/?ref_=...
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Create a tag for The Beyond

I am a noob and I just asked a question for the movie The Beyond Can/Should someone create a tag for the movie?
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How to tag "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation"?

Despite the length increase of tag names to 35 characters, there are still titles that exceed this limit. Case in point: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. Strip the apostrophe and replace the ...
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Is the Filmography tag now obsolete?

With our ongoing efforts and struggle to keep the questions being asked on the Movies SE site objective I was wondering if the tag Filmography is now obsolete or simply being misused. Out of the 4 ...
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Is there an easy way to search for Non-English movie question in this community?

I tried searching for questions about Non-English movies on this site but couldn't find anything apart from Indian movies. I am Indian so can identify them more easily. But searching for "French", "...
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Tag Suggestions for Star Trek The Next Generation

Right now this site uses the tag star-trek-next-generation, while the Science Fiction & Fantasy site uses the tag star-trek-tng. There is a synonym that maps star-trek-tng to star-trek-next-...
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How should titles like "P'tit Quinquin" be tagged?

There is a question about the movie P'tit Quinquin: Who is the murderer in p'tit quinquin or li'l quinquin? I wanted to add the appropriate tag, but I'm not sure whether it should be ptit-...
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O brother where art thou tag

I noticed that the tag description for o-brother-where-art-thou includes the line "An optimistic young Hollywood actress gets caught up with a woman with amnesia in a dark adventure." This has ...
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Can there be a tag synonym for 'plot-explanation'? [duplicate]

I want to use something shorter than using *plot-explanation' all the time, and I want to start using the tag synonym conspiracy which means basically means 'plot'. I have checked the tag synonyms ...
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Creation for the tag synonym 'Red Dog'?

I have tried to see if there is actually a tag for the movie Red dog. I wanted to ask a question about Red Dog but I don't have the reputation to create tag synonyms. I checked the tag synonyms on ...
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Can someone please create a tag for "The Night Of"?

I just asked a question about HBO's series The Night Of, and there doesn't seem to be a tag for it yet. And I don't have enough rep yet to create tags here.
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Can we have a franchise tag for The Conjuring universe?

There are total 4 main and spin-off films release till date in The Conjuring franchise and there will be more in the future. So, can we have a tag for The Conjuring franchise in order to get all ...
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Can we rename [mst3k] to [mystery-science-theater-3000]?

Now that we can have more than 25 characters in tags, I'd like to recommend renaming mst3k to mystery-science-theater-3000, preserving the old one as a synonym. This site seems to prefer full names ...
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How should "The $100,000 Pyramid" be tagged?

The question https://movies.stackexchange.com/q/79614/12783 is our first about the game show The $100,000 Pyramid. How should this be tagged? My first guess is the-100000-pyramid. However, that's ...
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How to know which tag to apply "plot explanation" or "analysis"?

I have found that there are alot similar questions that ask for better understanding of the plot and some of them use "plot explanation" tag while others use "analysis" tag. The tag info says what ...
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