Specifically, this question: What is the secret of the blue bug in Your Doodles Are Bugged?

I tried tagging the question as 'untagged' and 'tagme', so that someone else could edit and add the appropriate tag, but no joy. Eventually I just tagged it Steam.

I'm not suggesting that meta tags are a good idea in general, but in this special case they would have solved the problem.

What other solutions could / should I have tried?

  • For now, I guess you just put a trite tag on it and request a retagging in the question body. But yeah, this is silly.
    – GnomeSlice
    Dec 25, 2012 at 21:09

2 Answers 2


The same advice applies here that applies to users with insufficient reputation: If you're unable to create a new tag, use the most appropriate tag available to you, and leave a comment, a mod flag, or a request on The Bridge for somebody to fix it.

In general, when in doubt, platform tags work well for these situations.

  • 3
    You can also just switch away from the mobile site to create a tag.
    – Niro
    Dec 26, 2012 at 1:53
  • @Fluttershy True, but switching back is a pain in the ass, and thus I tend not to like bothering. Dec 26, 2012 at 2:22
  • I, for one, like the original site. But maybe that's cuz I'm using an iPad.
    – user28379
    Dec 27, 2012 at 19:14
  • @LessPop_MoreFizz Is there a technical reason why the Mobile site doesn't allow tag creation - or is it a policy decision to not allow Mobile users to create tags?
    – EBongo
    Jan 7, 2013 at 2:23
  • @Ebongo as I understand it, it's a policy decision: mobile users are assumed to be typo prone, and the limitation is meant to prevent incorrect tags. Jan 7, 2013 at 2:46
  1. ask using wrong tag
  2. switch to full site
  3. retag
  • Had to do this today for shank 2 :-\
    – badp
    Dec 26, 2012 at 2:23

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