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All [minecraft-mods] are [mods]

@Penguin asked this question on the meta and I answered it, where I specified this: But should we burninate minecraft-mods in favor of mods? It would depend on the community, to be honest. Then @...
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What should be done about the tags for the Retrocycles/Armagetron Advanced game?

Yesterday I asked a question about the game Retrocycles. As I noticed there was no tag for it, I made one. I later realized that "Retrocycles" is just the steam version's name and it is ...
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Tag merge and synonymize request: [skyrim-special-edition], [skyrim-anniversary-edition] → [the-elder-scrolls-v-skyrim]

Currently, we have three (!) separate tags for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, one for the original edition (the-elder-scrolls-v-skyrim), one for the Special Edition (skyrim-special-edition) and one for ...
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Retag request: The Elder Scrolls series

As per the meta post, Should we standardize our tag formatting regarding Arabic vs. Roman numerals?, the official spelling of the game title should be used in the tags whenever possible, instead of ...
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Tag synonym request: Street Fighter tags

As per Should we standardize our tag formatting regarding Arabic vs. Roman numerals?, the official spelling of the game title should be used in the tags whenever possible, instead of replacing Roman ...
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Rename [gears-of-war-5] to [gears-5]

There are a few gears-of-war-5 questions posted, and there was one gears-5 question, but I think it may have been deleted and the tag died off. The game is officially called "Gears 5" as indicated ...
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Tag synonym request: Age of Empires II and Age of Empires III tags

As per Should we standardize our tag formatting regarding Arabic vs. Roman numerals?, the official spelling of the game title should be used in the tags whenever possible, instead of replacing Roman ...
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Should we kill [tag:teamfight-tactics] and repoint it to [tag:league-of-legends]

League of Legends just released a game mode called Teamfight Tactics. It is played through the LoL client, using LoL assets. Someone has created teamfight-tactics and it has 3 questions that I can see....
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Suggest removal of tag synonym (The Elders Scrolls Construction Kit)

There are two tags for questions about the TES Construction Kit, namely tes-construction-set and (the presumed master tag) the-elder-scrolls-construction-Set. The first tag has zero questions, and ...
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Add 'ssbu' tag synonym to 'super-smash-bros-ultimate`

I don't have 5 score in the category yet, but this seems pretty obvious. Smash Bros on the N64 is often just called smash 64 Smash Bros. Melee is often called ssbm or melee Smash Bros. Brawl is ...
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Tag merge request: [minecraft-spigot] to [minecraft-bukkit]

Could we merge minecraft-spigot to minecraft-bukkit as most of the Spigot (a fork of Bukkit) questions are also applicable on Bukkit and vice-versa?
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Tag synonym request [armed assault] → [arma]

The tags arma and armed-assault should be synonyms. Both tags refer to the same game: ARMA: Armed Assault. From Wikipedia: ARMA: Armed Assault (stylized as ARMA; known as ARMA: Combat ...
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Tag merge & synonym request: Use official titles for Grand Theft Auto series and Saints Row IV tags

As per community consensus at the meta post: Should we standardize our tag formatting regarding Arabic vs. Roman numerals? - the official spelling of the game title should be used in the tags whenever ...
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Expand the Metal Gear Solid tags to reflect 35 character tag limit

Since the 35 character tag limit is long enough for all of the full game names in the Metal Gear Solid series, the following tags should be renamed: metal-gear-solid-2 → metal-gear-solid-2-sons-of-...
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Synonym request for [record-of-agarest-war] ↔ [agarest-generations-of-war] and others in series

Currently, we have questions like How do I beat the Golem Boss in Tymmer Palace Ruins in Agarest - Generations of War ZERO?, which refers to the European name for the game (Agarest: Generations of War ...
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Add "COD-BO3" synonym for call of duty black ops 3?

A lot of people refer to Call of Duty Black Ops 3 as "COD BO3" to shorten it to 7 characters. Can we get cod-bo3 as a synonym for call-of-duty-black-ops-3?
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Should [sims-freeplay] and [the-sims-freeplay] be synonyms?

Should sims-freeplay and the-sims-freeplay be synonyms? They are relating to the same game. The only difference is that sims-freeplay has a tag wiki.
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Dune2 tag synomyms

Some confusion arose while tagging this question. The game in question was called "Dune: The Battle for Arrakis" on Genesis/Mega drive, "Dune II: Battle for Arrakis" on PC in Europe, and purportedly "...
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Minecraft cross-compatible edition tags

So, as Mojang announced at E3, Minecraft is merging Pocket edition, Console edition and Windows 10 edition as one cross-compatible edition. Currently, we have tags for each one of them. minecraft-...
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Is there any reason why the Final Fantasy tags don't have a corresponding 'FF' tag synonym?

Most Final Fantasy games have quite a lot of ways to be expressed: Final Fantasy IX (Name, Roman Numeral) Final Fantasy 9 (Name, Arabic Numeral) FF IX (Shortname, Arabic Numeral) FF 9 (Shortname, ...
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Make [ksp] a synonym of [kerbal-space-program]

ksp currently does not exist as a tag - it has a total zero posts, all posts ever posted under it were retagged to kerbal-space-program. However, it's a common abbreviation and it would be nice if ...
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Tag Synonym: Destiny Rise of Iron -> Destiny

There are currently two questions tagged to destiny-rise-of-iron. When other Destiny DLC were released, the tags destiny-taken-king and destiny-house-of-wolves were created, but were later updated to ...
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Tag synonym(s) Nintendo Switch

Right now we have the nintendo-switch Tag. In some questions it got edited into just switch. Would it be possible to add switch as a synonym to the previously created tag?
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Should we merge [minecraft-wii-u] with [minecraft-console]?

Instead of having a different Minecraft tag for each gaming console, we previously merged them into minecraft-console. I've just come across minecraft-wii-u. Should this also be merged into minecraft-...
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Merge synonyms for tags on Meta

There are a few duplicate tags on our meta site that need to be synonymised (is that even a word?): new-user > new-users user-accounts > users flagging > flags answering > answers Note ...
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Can we rename the [mgs-5-online] tag to [metal-gear-online-3]?

*As per comments below - I've suggested a tag synonym* I understand that this tag is currently as it is due to it being the online portion of to Metal Gear Solid V, but it's actual title of this ...
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Can we change the Metal Gear Solid Series to Metal Gear Series?

On the surface, this seems like a silly question, but why do we have a metal-gear-solid-series tag? Please bear in mind that there is the assumption that users reading this question will have a good ...
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Tag for Ratchet and Clank Going Commando

See this question I saw that it was incorrectly tagged. So I changed it to ratchet-and-clank-going-commando but this is too long. So instead I changed it to ratchet-and-clank-2. While it's true that ...
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Why do we tag Reaper of Souls as Diablo 3?

Looking through the Diablo 3 tags, I noticed that we have a tag for Reaper of Sous on computer, but not console. After looking further, it appears that the tag diablo-3-reaper-of-souls links back to ...
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Tag synonym / merge request: [zelda-series] » [legend-of-zelda-series]

I'd like to request that zelda-series be made a synonym of and/or be merged into legend-of-zelda-series. legend-of-zelda-series better represents the actual name of the series and fits the tag ...
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Tag synonym request: [eu4] --> [europa-universalis-4]

This is a pretty common abbreviation for the game, so much so that whenever I mention it in text (and most of the time in speech as well) I use eu4 rather than the draw out Europa Universalis Four. ...
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Meta: Tag synonym request: [tag:votes] -> [tag:voting]

The following tags need to be merged as synonyms: votes - 1 question, no tag description. Needs to be made a synonym of voting - 41 questions, no tag description. These two tags have exactly the ...
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Synonym request for [mortal-kombat-10] -> [mortal-kombat-x]

I think the official name of the game is Mortal Kombat X, so the mortal-kombat-10 can be a synonym of mortal-kombat-x. Can someone suggest it?
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Synonym request: Tome-4 needs a tag synonym of Tales-of-Majeyal

Or tales-of-maj-eyal. I don't know exactly what we do with apostrophes. The game name is Tales of Maj'Eyal. This is how it appears on Steam. Tome-4 is not a terrible tag for people familiar with the ...
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Tag synonym suggestion [tinkers-construct] -> [minecraft-tinkers-construct]

After concluding that Unionhawk is correct and The tagging on Minecraft mod questions is a mess, I thought I'd go about tidying them up a little. Going by Fredly's upvoted answer, we want to get rid ...
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Tag for Beyond Earth

I don't have enough rep here to create tags yet, but asked one of the first questions about Beyond Earth. The tag civilization-be was created, but I didn't find it until I looked at recent questions. ...
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Synonym request for ps-vita-tv: playstation-tv

Can playstation-tv be made a synonym of ps-vita-tv (or vice versa)? The device originally launched as Vita TV in Asia but has been released as PlayStation TV in other regions e.g. North America.
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Tag Synonym Request Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

I recently wanted to browse some questions about Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate and I typed in [mh3u] but I was surprised that it showed 0 results. I'd like to propose the tag Synonym mh3u for monster-...
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Add the tag "shin-megami-tensei" as a synonym for the tag "smt"

I just saw that the tag smt was added for the game Shin Megami Tensei, but a tag with the full name of the game (shin-megami-tensei) doesn't exist. I don't have 5 rep in the tag so I can't suggest a ...
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Tag synonyms not working as intended

I'm pretty sure the Tag Syonyms is not working as intended. Take the following example, for the tag counter-strike-go. tag synonym http://puu.sh/a5ofM/7be5e35b7b.png Looks fine right? "global ...
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Should DotA get another Tag synonym

I would like to suggest that defense-of-the-ancients2 and defenseoftheancients2 as a synonym for dota2.
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Can/Should we reverse the Playstation tag synonyms? [psX] -> [playstation-X]

Currently, the tags use the abbreviated form, which stems back to the discussion here: Tag Synonym Request: [PS1] -> [Playstation-1] ; [PS2] -> [Playstation-2] ; [PS3] -> [Playstation-3] ...
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Synonym request: [esports] -> [competitive-gaming]

We have a competitive-gaming, and we have a esports. These are basically the same, and should be synonymized, but the question is, what direction should they be synonymized in? Should competitive-...
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Tag merge request - "Gmod" and "Garrys mod"

gmod and garrys-mod is the same game, it's just different ways of referencing it. They should be merged.
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Tag merge + synonym request: [xbox-gamertag] → [xbox-live]

As discussed in this year's burnination thread. Can we merge xbox-gamertag with xbox-live and then possibly make xbox-gamertag a synonym of xbox-live?
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Can we get a "black flag" tag synonym for Assassin's Creed 4?

We have an assassins-creed-4 tag, but lots of people are going to be typing black flag and aren't going to find the correct tag. I don't have enough rep in the tag to suggest a synonym. Could we get ...
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A request to make [echo-bazaar] a synonym of [fallen-london]

The game Echo Bazaar officaly changed it's name to Fallen London back in March 2012. Since we have a few existing questions on both the echo-bazaar and fallen-london tags, and it's purportedly the ...
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What actually is "tag score"?

I tried to make an (admittedly trivial) tag synonym for esports (has 1 question): competitive-gaming (has 1 question...closed), but was rebuffed by the man system. What is "tag score" if not what the ...
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x-com-declassified and the-bureau

x-com-declassified and the-bureau should be synonyms for x-com-the-bureau. Unfortunately the full game title is too long for a tag: the-bureau-x-com-declassified but both these tags might be good ...
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Mii Plaza mini games have different names worldwide than in the US, can the tags be synonymised? [duplicate]

The Streetpass Mii Plaza minigames currently use their US names, but worldwide they are known by other titles (see the Mii Plaza Wiki). Can we synonymise these two groups for ease of searching? ...
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