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Do we need a [Records] tag

An increasingly popular style of question is the format: [What/Who/Which] is the [longest/most/biggest] Thingy in television/film We have a couple of tags these questions can sometimes fall into ...
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Cleanup of the "version" tags

Currently there are a multitude of tags for questions about alternative movie versions. First of all, the tags versions and alternate-version, which have largely the same tag descriptions and usages (...
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Request for Tag cleanup

I've recently created both the multi-part and multi-part-films tags. One of these is clearly redundant but I don't have permissions to delete it. Can someone do the honours?
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Delete the foreign-film tag

The foreign-film tag is awful and should be burninated (deleted) and here's why: It assumes that everyone is from the same country. "Foreign" just means "anywhere except where I am", and unless you ...
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Do we need a comic-adaptation tag?

We have quite a bunch of questions, general as well as pertaining to specific works, about the intricacies of adapting books into movies, which are tagged book-adaptation. Likewise is there the ...
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Should we create a separate identify-this-short tag?

Looking around the identify-this-movie tag, I spotted we have at least 50 questions in the tag which are specifically asking for a short film, rather than a feature length movie. Does this qualify it ...
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Planet of the Apes tags

There are some questions about various movies in the Planet of the Apes franchise, in particular about the original as well as the 2001 remake, both directly titled Planet of the Apes, and some about ...
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Country tag consistency

I've been having a look through the tags, and there's a few country tags from identify-this-x questions, however the names aren't very consistent. Some are the name for the nationality, such as: ...
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Can the "frostythesnowman" tag be amended?

For consistency across the site, can I ask for a tag to be amended on this question. The tag is frostythesnowman. I suggest changing to "frosty-the-snowman", which is easier to read and consistent ...
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Goodbye [plot-inconsistency], hello [movie-mistakes]!

It has only been a few days since we declared plot-inconsistency as a synonym of plot-explanation, because it added no value at all: Should plot-inconsistency be scrapped in favour of plot-...
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Deleted tags vs. tag synonyms for invalid question categories

According to the results of a recent meta vote questions about identifying music videos or commercials have been ruled off-topic (and for the sake of this discussion here, that is to be taken as given ...
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How to translate @ into tags?

There was a recent question about the show @midnight and I was unsure what to use as tagname, given that you cannot use @, I settled for the rather easy and generic midnight. But this seems a bit too ...
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Is the tag "Veronica-Mars" or "Veronica-Mars-The-Movie"?

TV show and film have the same name. Don't know if I need to suffix with "-the-movie" or not.
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Please blacklist the TV tag

A recently-created tag, tv should be blacklisted. It's a given that everything on the site will be about a movie or TV show, so having such a uselessly broad tag is not helpful. Usually, tags that ...
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Difference: [cgi] vs. [special-effects] vs. [effects]?

What is the difference between cgi (currently aliased to production), special-effects and effects?
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[movie-rating]: star ratings vs. MPAA/content ratings

There appears to be some overlap in the use of the movie-rating tag with some users using it for content ratings (as in MPAA rating/content certification) while others are using it for questions on ...
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Rename "tarantino" to "quentin-tarantino"

For the sake of consistency and to avoid duplicates, the tag tarantino needs to be renamed to quentin-tarantino with the former possibly being added as a synonym of the latter. This is how it is with ...
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Multiple tags for 'The Hobbit'?

With the release of The Desolation of Smaug, do we need multiple tags for the three Hobbit films? (I'm guessing that we do.) If yes, how do we go about retagging all the questions?
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Do we need an identify-this-actor tag?

Seeing as to how identifying actors based on a single image or a description is apparently considered on topic, shouldn't we have an identify-this-actor tag?
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How should questions about movies with Roman numerals in their titles as a sequel indicator be tagged?

In my question, How did Nomak learn about the supposedly secret location where Blade was being held? - about the film Blade II, Christian Rau raised the following concern: @Community What to do ...
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Should TV series tags be suffixed with -tv or -tv-series?

We have some TV series tags formatted like revenge-tv and sex-and-the-city-tv while others are formatted like thriller-tv-series. Shouldn't we have a standard way to suffix these tags? In my opinion, ...
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Meaning of revenge tag [duplicate]

Recently the questions about the TV-show Revenge have been retagged revenge-tv in order to distinguish it from the general revenge tag used for movies about revenges. But given that such general ...
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Reference, homage, realism, scientific-accuracy

What is the difference between a reference and an homage? Both these tags lack descriptions and there is very likely considerable overlap between them. Similarly, what is the difference between ...
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What should be done to the tags related to The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo?

Currently we have two tags regarding the movies based on Millennium novel series. millennium-trilogy and girl-with-dragon-tattoo( previously was girl-dragon-tattoo). From my point of view, ...
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Rename [austin-power] to [austin-powers]

Please rename austin-power to austin-powers.
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Sherlock Holmes tags

The sherlock-holmes tag is apparently for Works based on the British Detective created by Arthur Conan Doyle. While questions on all Sherlock Holmes works are to be tagged with this, questions on ...
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Tagging foreign language films

Is there a system for tagging foreign language films (i.e., languages other than English)? I would personally like to follow questions on all Korean and Japanese films and there does not appear to be ...
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Merge Request: Merge [marvel-cinematic-universe] & [marvel] -> [marvel-universe]

I've been looking at these two tags, trying to come up with some reasons as to why we have both of them. I started by looking at the descriptions: marvel (No Description) marvel-cinematic-universe ...
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Merge [star-trek-wrath-of-khan] into [star-trek-2-wrath-of-khan]

In The "Star-Trek-2" tag , the star-trek-2 tag was moved to star-trek-wrath-of-khan. However, there is another tag, star-trek-2-wrath-of-khan which is also used for this movie. This is a ...
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What's the policy on abbreviating titles of Movies & TV Shows?

I've been browsing M&TV questions, tags, and meta discussions regarding tags, but haven't been able to pin down how we as a community decide whether to abbreviate tags or not. Here's a few ...
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The "Star-Trek-2" tag

There's a tag I've seen a few times for Star-Trek-2, I feel this is a little unclear as there are almost two "2" films (it's also rather inconsistent). Star Trek Into Darkness has it's own tag, can ...
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Do we need a retag tag?

On Anime SE, there is a retag tag. You use it when you are choosing a new anime with no existing tags. This way, the members with more points can create a tag for that anime. Do we need something ...
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Foreign (non-US) Movie Name tag should be of original title or English dubbed title?

After reading End of Ame Agaru question, i edited it to mention the English title of the film in question body but i got confused in creating Tag, I mean what tag should be name ame-agaru or after-the-...
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All about soundtracks and music - tag merge request

We have these two tags; music and soundtrack. Music's tag wiki states: For questions relating to the soundtrack of a movie, use this tag for questions regarding the musical score or other music ...
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What to do with the [aliens] tag?

At the moment the tag aliens is ambiguous, as the tag wiki states itself: Generally, indicates the presence of extra-terrestrial beings in a film or television project. Can also specifically refer ...
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TV-Shows tag, should it stay or should it go?

We actually blacklist the movies tag because it is felt as too meta of a tag and has limited use. Do we want to do the same to tv-shows?
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Indian-movies tag should not be a Synonyms of bollywood tag

Few moths ago i raised a Meta request,to delete the indian-movies because its not feeling important that time. Every question that time consist of indian-movies tag and bollywood tag regarding ...
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Disable removing tags used on single questions

This is a request to turn off the automatic removal of tags that only apply to a single question, preventing the situation where questions end up with just a meta tag against them. I have noticed ...
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What to do with a few Character tags

It was brought up in chat and now an active merge request to merge character, character-motivation, character-analysis all into the character tag. My personal opinion is to keep the character tag, ...
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Should two different TV series with the same name have the same tag?

There is a TV series called Shameless that has an American version and British version. Should both of them have the same tag called shameless? Or should they have separate tags like shameless-us and ...
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Should tags 'anime' and 'animation' be merged?

Current descriptions: 'anime' tag: "Most likely referring to Japanese style of animation and English term for animated series originating in Japan." 'animation' tag: "Movies or shows that consist ...
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Will we tag every sequel?

How do we tag sequels? Harry potter has 7 chapters, and the 7th is actually divided into 2 parts. back to the future, Star Wars, Kill Bill Don't think I need to add more examples, but really: Do we ...
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Are tag synonyms necessary?

I don't see the point of tag synonyms. I see bond for james-bond and nolan for Christopher-nolan. Wouldn't it make more sense to have a mod approve tags? We can even have people with enough rep do ...
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indian-movies and bollywood should not be Tag Synonyms

bollywood means movies made in the Bollywood Industry which generally consists of Movies in the language of Hindi, Hindi and English Mixed together, and very rarely completely English Movies. indian-...
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You can select tags to ignore

When you are browsing through the questions list, in the sidebar to the right there are a couple of text boxes labeled "Favorite Tags" and "Ignored Tags". By adding tags here you can alter the way ...
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Where does the 'Untagged' tag come from?

Why are there so many questions with the untagged tag? And how does it get there in the first place?
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Join [tv-shows] and [tv-series]

I'll make this one short. We have two tags tv-shows and tv-series. As Tyler Shads pointed out in his meta post there are valid uses for tv-shows. However I don't think we need to distinguish between ...
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Let's nuke [plot-inconsistency]! [duplicate]

I'll make this short: Pointing out obvious plot inconsistencies just to be clever is not something we want here: Yes, that was a plot hole, and? Asking about things that do not make sense to me are ...
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Would creating decade tags help to de-clutter and simplify tagging?

The issue of too many tags has been brought up before (Should tags for individual movies be encouraged) with the general opinion (from what I read) being that unused tags get removed automatically. ...
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Can we just roll up the identification tags?

I'm not a big fan of having the seperate tags, identify-this-movie and identify-this-tv-show. I think these are cumbersome and we should just have an identification tag. For further support, there ...