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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Tag rename request: [osx] → [os-x] or [mac] [duplicate]

The name of the platform is Mac.1, 2, 3 The name of the operating system is OS X.1, 2 Our tag is osx. That's not what it's called. Can this be changed to either os-x or mac? Earlier, failed attempts ...
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Dealing with tagging policy inconsistency for iOS games

There's no specific discussion on Meta nor any mention in the ios tag wiki of how we should be using this tag and whether or not it's being used properly, so I wanted to discuss it here. We currently ...
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How should we tag the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of the same game?

Terraria was just released for the Xbox 360 and PS3, with a lot more features than the PC version, and it will be getting more. As far as I know, the base mechanics are the same, but it's been updated ...

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