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What information should be included in a Tag Wiki Excerpt for a film/tv series title tag?

When creating tag wiki excerpts for film or TV show titles, what information should be included? Right now, every excerpt seems to be different, which makes some of them more helpful than others. ...
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Deleted tag: Harry-Potter-Universe / Potterverse

In continuation to the topic What to do with the [marvel-cinematic-universe]? I added the tag: harry-potter-universe but this one was deleted. I think it should be added, and used when needed. Just ...
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How often should we use the Arrowverse tag?

We have a tag called arrowverse for the shared universe between Arrow, The Flash, DC's Legends of Tomorrow, Vixen, and Constantine. When questions are about more than one show, it certainly makes ...
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Should there be an "Identify-this-documentary" tag?

Identification questions looking for a documentary end up using some combination of identify-this-movie, identify-this-tv-show, documentary and few other tags giving additional information about the ...
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Have country tags been deleted?

Country tag consistency refers to tags about countries, but I can't find country related tags any more. Have they been deleted?
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Let's kill all the [character]s

Does this site really need a character tag? Nearly every question is about some character in one way or another. And character wouldn't work as the sole tag on a question, which makes it a meta tag ...
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Do we really need an ending tag at all?

We have removed the specific scene tag recently because that was not considered a good tag and used quite inconsistently and doesn't hold much value to it either. Similarly I feel the ending tag is ...
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Scope of X-Men tag and its usage? Is it really suitable for being a franchise tag?

We have an x-men tag with the tag wiki A film series of superhero films based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. Even with having a tag wiki for the universe tag it is still ...
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What's the point of the "Specific Scene" Tag?

Essentially, specific-scene is a pointless meta tag that doesn't really add anything. (not like anyone is going to follow/be an expert in "specific scene"). It's basically synonymous with plot-...
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Should the Movies & TV SE have a "suggested order" tag?

Over on the Sci-Fi & Fantasy SE they have a "suggested order" tag which is used for questions where people ask for the order in which they should consume a certain franchise. Considering that ...
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much-ado-about-nothing tag

This question is tagged with much-ado-about-nothing tag. This tag has been created for the Joss Whedon's movie question (and it's also used for one more question regarding this movie), while the ...
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Should we implement tags for Seasons of TV Shows?

One aspect of this site is that sometimes questions can lead to spoilers. It's an inherent danger to any topic regarding a movie or tv series. With movies it's fairly easy to avoid, as each movie has ...
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Fix the "Sisters" tag please

Someone created a tag for the Tina Fey film "Sisters" but made the tag sister. I tried to fix it but the stupid system won't let me because it's too similar or something idiotic. It says something ...
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Best tag suggestion for Fantastic World of DC Collins

There's a question on the main site here, asking "Are the movies 'The Fantastic World of D.C. Collins' and 'Cloak and Dagger' connected somehow?" I created cloak-and-dagger for the latter film, which ...
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Improve and extend the automatic tag-popup for identification questions

We currently have a feature in place that creates an automatic tag-popup whenever someone uses the identify-this-movie tag. This tag popup shows a message asking for providing as much details as ...
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Ampersand (&) character in tags

I just added a new question regarding the movie Tango & Cash which did not have an existing tag so I added it as tango-&-cash, but apparently this is not allowed by SE and instead two new tags ...
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Movie Sequel Tag naming convention

There is some inconsistencies in how tag names for various movies are created. This is to clear up how they should be named, based on existing examples. So here is my proposed approach for movie ...
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Cinema-history tag seems to be attracting trivia

Since trivia is banned why do we allow questions like "What was the first/most X", "Who was the first/most X to do X" on the cinema-history tag? It seems to me that those will be questions will ...
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MCU Tag and defining scope

What do we consider part of the marvel-cinematic-universe? Who gets final word on what is or isn't MCU? From interviews, there is internal strife on what counts and what does not: While speaking with ...
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What to do with the [marvel-cinematic-universe]?

The usage of the marvel-cinematic-universe tag seems quite a bit inconsistent at the moment. While it is clear that it should be used for any question pertaining to the general cross-movie intricacies ...
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How come this tag [romantic] is not needed on a question when the question is specially about romantic films?

I am confused about rejection of the below edit: https://movies.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/25680 I can understand that the question is about casting of a movie. However, the OP seems ...
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Would a spoiler tag be a good idea?

This question is about asking how to make spoilers easier to markup: Can we have a spoiler button? I'm a fan of movies and, as such, tend to appreciate spoiler markup. But it seems that it not what ...
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The future of Genre tags

As discussed in this completed proposal regarding all of the other content description tags and this subsequent discussion on tags in general, I would like to start a discussion about Genre tags and ...
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Make the Ignore theme more suitable for spoilers

When I spot a tag about a movie / show I plan to watch, I ignore it to help hide the spoilers, unfortunately the only slight reduction in colour doesn't really help and I inadvertently find myself ...
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Conflicting and confusing ratings tags!

We have movie-rating - this is for questions about content ratings for movies. We also have television-ratings - this is for questions about viewer ratings. Since we're cleaning up the [tag:tv-shows]...
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Star Wars Episode IV - A New Hope

We have a lot of Star Wars tags - as per the discussion on how how we use tags large franchises should be tagged per movie with a main franchise tag. In this instance, we have star-wars as the main ...
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Television and TV Shows

Following on from my initial post, would it be possible for us to discuss tv-shows and television? Did you know that we actually blacklist the movies tag? We explicitly ban the use of movies but we ...
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Cameras and cinematography

Following on from my initial post and the subsequent discussion on cleaning up the advertising tag, would it be possible for us to discuss camera and cinematography? camera Questions about the use ...
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How to address the "Advertising" tag?

Many of the 15 questions (of which two are closed) tagged advertising are actually about product-placement or marketing. In relation to the former, I feel that product placement is the preferable tag ...
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Do you think it's time for a change in the way we use tags?

I would like to apologize in advance for the long post, this post encompasses a full change to how we use tags on Movies and TV by focusing on the types of tags that we allow on the site, rather than ...
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Tags: [technology] into [props]

technology needs something to happen with it. I suggested that we merge the tag into props after editing out all the unrelated non-props stuff based on an initial glance through technology. Props are ...
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The identification conundrum and the resultant tagging mess

I've been looking at tags recently as part of a post graduation clean up effort of sorts. The way tags are used on identification questions results in a lot of mess and I would like to propose a new ...
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Separate TV/movie tags? [duplicate]

I asked a recent question about the movie Mission: Impossible. I elected not to tag it mission-impossible, as the description for the tag reads Series of spy movies based on the early 70s ...
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No tag for The 100 [duplicate]

Please create a tag for the 100 TV Series of The CW. I have only 100 reps, and therefor I can't create one. I need to ask a question on the 100.
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Continuity vs Chronology

So I'd like to discuss these two tags: continuity : Question regarding the continuity of events in a film or TV series. chronology : Question regarding order of occurrence in a film or TV series. ...
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The one tag cleanup post to rule them all

As I went through more and more tags, I found that more than a couple probably need cleaning up. Any tags that you feel need cleaning up - post them as an answer, as they get voted up and down they ...
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Let's talk about [sex] [duplicate]

I can't see that this tag would ever be used for any purpose other than "having another tag on it". Do we really need a sex tag? Wouldn't the fact that the question is obviously about sex be enough?
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About [zombies] and [vampires] [duplicate]

aliens are already dead. Obviously, aliens should be about the classic sci-fi movie and not about aliens. Why are we even talking about aliens? Surely a conversation specifically about aliens would be ...
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Specific scene / Dialogue / quote tags

This question is about two tags - dialogue and quote (and to a lesser extent specific-scene). Dialogue is defined as: Questions related to specific pieces of a work's spoken word. Quote is: A brief ...
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Tag for 2011 TV show "Episodes"

We've just gotten this question, based on the 2011 TV series Episodes. It's the first question based on that show, so I created a tag for it. As episodes would be a fairly generic tag and might lead ...
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Merge [tags], [tagging] and [retagging]

Those three meta tags are basically the same thing, and for the sake of cleanness we should merge them: tagging tags retagging I would propose the tag synonym, but it won't let me (because ...
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Removing inappropriate tags after question is answered?

Not trying to go over heads here but thought this was an appropriate question to bring up here. On this recent topic, I asked this question and I thought it might be good to get some opinion/...
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Is there any point to the "cancellation" tag?

There are currently two questions using cancellation, and one of them is barely relevant WRT this tag (which has now been fixed). I'm wondering whether there's even a point to the tag in general: I ...
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Bug with automatic reminder message for ID-tags

There currently seems to be a bug with the automatic message popping up whenever a question is asked/edited with an ID-tag (identify-this-movie, identify-this-tv-show, ...). The reminder message, that ...
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Create Tags for every movie I want to ask something about?

A few days ago I earned the 'create tags' privilege. My question for this privilege is short and simple: Should I create a tag for every movie which has no tag yet? I don't want to create a tag for ...
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Cleaning up the general topic tags

There are various general topic tags like zombies, vampires, sex, fight, technology or revenge. Those serve primarily for either tagging identification questions or general questions about the ...
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Rules for multiple media using the same name

There's been a couple of discussions in the past about whether specific series or movies should get the -tv or -2001 (or whatever year) extensions due to their being a remake or a duplicate title in ...
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Automatically remind users for the age, country and language of a film

How many times have you seen a "Country, age and language?" comment to an identify-this-thingy question? I'll bet it's every single damn time, or as close as makes no differences. Would it at all be ...
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Rename [black-adder] to [blackadder]

I spotted earlier that the tag for Blackadder is black-adder rather than blackadder. The only time in the show's history the names are separated is in Series 1 which is called The Black Adder, ...
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Film and TV terminology tags

It seems we have a couple of different tags which are different ways of saying "film and tv terminology": movie-jargon terminology There are also many other questions which would fit in this ...