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How should "The $100,000 Pyramid" be tagged?

I created a tag called game-show. I think this is sufficient for tagging any TV shows classified as "game shows". We haven't really had many questions of that genre, I don't think every game show ...
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Scope of X-Men tag and its usage? Is it really suitable for being a franchise tag?

I don't see any reason why we can't go with x-men-cinematic-universe. It parallels very nicely with the marvel-cinematic-universe, and until Fox decides to name it officially, we have no better option....
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How should titles like "P'tit Quinquin" be tagged?

In this case, p'tit is an abbrev of petit. It seems weird to replace the apostrophe with a space, because that suggests they are two words. As such, I would suggest going with ptit-quinquin. The ...
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Improve and extend the automatic tag-popup for identification questions

While we're at the task of cleaning up the identify tags (as much as possible) it might be worth also trying to improve identify-this-actor. It's not nearly the crisis that identify-this-movie is, but ...
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What to do with the [marvel-cinematic-universe]?

The question you ACTUALLY are asking is: "Should all the movies/films/videos/shows of a given franchise be tagged with the associated franchise tag, regardless of question scope?" To that question, ...
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Changing tags from [the-fairly-oddparents] to [the-fairly-odd-parents]

It sort of is, and sort of isn't. Officially, the show's name is The Fairly OddParents, with the two words squished together into a single compound word. This makes more sense than it appears to - it'...
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Deleted tag: Harry-Potter-Universe / Potterverse

There are a few issues - While "Marvel Cinematic Universe" is the official term for this collection of Marvel film and television properties, it is not the case that "Harry Potter Universe" is an ...
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Can we rename [mst3k] to [mystery-science-theater-3000]?

Your request has been fulfilled and the tag has been renamed and synonymized. Thank you for bringing this to notice.
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Tag Suggestions for Star Trek The Next Generation

Make star-trek-the-next-generation the master, and make star-trek-tng a synonym. The official name of the series is Star Trek: The Next Generation. The tag was created as star-trek-next-generation ...
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You can select tags to ignore

This changed at some point and is not in preferences; now the way to hide tags rather than just gray them out is a box on the right side of the homepage: If you click the Hide questions in your ...
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Create Tags for every movie I want to ask something about?

Now first of all, you can't create a tag if there isn't a question about the movie yet, neither should you. Tags are only created when asking a question by just adding it to the question. But when ...
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Would a spoiler tag be a good idea?

No, it wouldn't! First of all, while I don't have as narrow a view about tagging as SE seems to have and don't value the "meta tag" term they coined as much as other people, this tag would clearly be ...
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Improve and extend the automatic tag-popup for identification questions

I think it should be enhanced a bit to something like: Don't forget to include the following in your question: The original language of the film (English, French, Spanish, etc.) The ...
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Let's kill all the [character]s

I think that this tag is useless. No one is going to look for all of the questions about all characters in all movies or TV shows. Most questions with this tag are about a specific character in a ...
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Should there be an "Identify-this-documentary" tag?

No, there shouldn't. Documentary is less of a medium than rather a genre or style. Documentaries can very well be either movies or TV-shows, which are the media that we separate ID questions into. So ...
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Rules for multiple media using the same name

Personally, I think it makes for bad policy to have the tags be inconsistent. Giving out the tag to the first film version that gets a question is arbitrary and tends to bias towards newer versions ...
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The one tag cleanup post to rule them all

status-completed - Tags blu-ray and dvd have been removed accordingly. blu-ray Not sure we need a tag for a specific HD format, however, the point is moot as pretty much every question with this tag ...
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Cameras and cinematography

Merging those two is very good idea, they've always been a thorn in my eye. They seem to be synonyms for all intents and purposes. One could argue that cinematography is more about the action of ...
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Should we implement tags for Seasons of TV Shows?

Tags are designed as a means to categorize groups of related questions based on a typical users' interests. Tags are not really intended to enumerate every possible detail about a question. It is ...
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Let's kill all the [character]s

I don't think that this tag, character, is useless. "Nearly every question is about some character". It's good word choice: "near" ...it`s not the same than all. I've made questions about characters ...
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What information should be included in a Tag Wiki Excerpt for a film/tv series title tag?

The tag wiki excerpt is formally called User Guidance and that is what is should be. In the case of a film or a series, it should give enough information for a user to be able to discern tags for ...
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Can we increase the tag length limit?

This has finally reached the whole network and the new maximum tag length is 35 characters.
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Tag merge/synonym request: [memories-of-murders] » [memories-of-murder]

I have updated these two questions with memories-of-murder. If plural one doesn't get used, it will die automatically.
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Should we have [YEAR] tags?

TL;DR: This would cause more problems than it would solve, especially when dealing with new users, so no, we shouldn't do this. Napoleon Wilson has already pointed out in the comments that we can ...
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Do you think it's time for a change in the way we use tags?

A lot of the tags you've listed as meta tags are very close to genres IMO. I think the key is to ask, would someone view the tag page for this? Many people are interested in animation, black & ...
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Do you think it's time for a change in the way we use tags?

I don't think it's time for a significant change in the way we use tags here. Now first of all, your tag category based approach for cleaner tagging is in general a very good idea. However, I don't ...
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The future of Genre tags

Based on your three options, I think my preferred solution is #2... Genre tags should only be used to mark questions about the genre in general, not about any specific film, or ID question. I don't ...
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Fix the "Sisters" tag please

I have added the correct tag sisters to the question. The old tag sister will get auto-deleted after a day since it has no questions anymore now.
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Why is Adaptation-Differences tag being removed from my question?

The tag was originally created not to discuss the difference of an adaptation to its source material (which your question seems to do), but for discussing the differences of two adapations between ...
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"13 Reasons Why" vs "Thirteen Reasons Why"

We had two question with thirteen-reasons-why and one with 13-reasons-why, now they have been merged while keeping the original show title as primary one. Synonym tag th1rteen-r3asons-why is also ...
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