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What is the right way to tag a game that has multiple platforms? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should questions always be tagged with either a console/platform or with “multi-platform”? Platform Tags are Useless I was reading a question about Kingdoms of ...
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The Great Arqade Clean-Up of 2012

Don't just delete the tag from the question and ignore everything else. If a question also has grammatical errors, terrible title, et cetera, then fix it along with removing the tag. Let's Get This ...
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Should questions always be tagged with either a console/platform or with "multi-platform"?

We appear to have instant consensus that a game tag (or game series tag) should be applied to all questions on specific titles. Should we also look to apply either a console or platform tag (iphone, ...
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Have we not been clear enough that meta-tags are a Bad Thing™?

We have some users going around specifically adding meta-tags to questions. I cannot fathom why, honestly. I thought we were very clear on this point. But some people seem not to get it. They're ...
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Why are the top two tags being added to a question's title?

A few of us noticed today that Gaming has started adding twice the number of tags into the title of the page (if the Question title doesn't already contain the string in question). In a word, why? ...
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Sorting out the tagging mess

A lot of users, myself included, believe the current tagging situation is a bit messy. This has been discussed before: A personal appeal to Jeff Atwood: Recent Changes to Gaming Let's talk about [...
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Tagging standards ain't standard - they're confusing

To illustrate and explain my source of confusion, I present you two opposing examples. Example 1 - less tags I recently asked this question. Because I play Skyrim on the PC and was expecting the ...
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Tagging games with numbers as series

Do we want to be consistent with numbering in our tags? There's generally two conventions, your standard 0-9, and roman numerals (i, ii, etc), and we're already using both. It seemed harmless at first,...
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Questions where OP has mentioned he/she is using a specific platform: how to answer, how to tag and when to close as exact duplicate?

In the question, Can I empty a soul gem?, the OP has mentioned that he is using Xbox 360. I take this to also mean that he's not looking for PC-only console commands or mod solutions, so I edited in ...
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Is there any way to combat the minicraft problem?

You probably thought this question was about minecraft. It's not, it's about minicraft. Nearly every minicraft question has, or has had minecraft answers, and the author has to add a disclaimer. Is ...
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How to tag Smash Bros 4

Super Smash Brothers 4 is a bit of an odd game. It is currently out on the 3DS and is coming to the WiiU, but there are apparently going to be version differences. An example from the link above, ...
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Identify this game - removed?

ETA: Yes, I have read the arguments. I found them lacking. While they have their merit, none of them really explain why ITG questions harm SE and why they must be removed. The only single fact that ...
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Should there be a diablo-3-console tag?

There are some major gameplay differences between the console and PC versions of Diablo-3. According to this meta post, should those questions be tagged diablo-3-console instead? Example question: ...
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Should I specifically tag if a game is on a mobile device?

Recently I have asked a few questions regarding mobile device games and I have been inclined to tag with the "Mobile" tag. The reason for my choice is because with such a massive mobile market and ...
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Are we making new tags for duplicate game names hard(er) to use?

There is a current trend of games being released that re-use its original name. For example, Doom. The current method for creating new tags for duplicate game names is to append the release year to ...
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