Questions tagged [tag-synonyms]

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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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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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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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Shouldn't 'starcraft-2' and 'starcraft-2-hots' be split now that "Heart of the Swarm" was released?

StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm (HotS) was released today, but starcraft-2-hots is still a synonym for starcraft-2. This was already discussed a year ago, but now all information are available and I ...
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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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Lower or remove the tag synonym upvote restriction

I tried to create tag synonym today for iphone -> ios, since there is an obvious split on these kind of questions. Although true that iOS encompasses the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, software that can ...
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Tag synonym - [heart-gold] / [soul-silver] -> [pokemon-hgss]

Earlier discussion: Pokemon tag problems (Gotta Tag 'Em All) (This post is to ask for a higher-rep user to take an action on something from that discussion.) I already retagged all of the ...
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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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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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Tag Synonym Request: [PS1] -> [Playstation-1] ; [PS2] -> [Playstation-2] ; [PS3] -> [Playstation-3]

In doing research for this question, I found out that the Playstation console tags have a bit too much redundancy in the curent tagging system, with their abbreviated forms not being attributed to the ...
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Tag Synonym Request: [Minecraft-Piston] -> [Minecraft-Redstone]

I'm not sure pistons need their own tag, given that to operate a piston, you'll need redstone. Minecraft-Piston is a subset of Minecraft-Redstone. Counter-thoughts?
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Rename tags zerg, terran, and protoss to starcraft-zerg, starcraft-terran, and starcraft-protoss? [duplicate]

Currently there are three tags called zerg terran and protoss I think having these current tag names is like tagging things redstone and minecart instead of minecraft-redstone and minecraft-minecart ...
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Tag Synonym: feats-of-strength > achievements

I have suggested a tag synonym for feats-of-strength to achievements as part of the clean up, can I get some votes on this? https://gaming.stackexchange.com/tags/achievements/synonyms
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Tag synonym: [music] -> [audio]

When I was trying to write the tag excerpts for audio, I realized that I basically had to add a line that states: questions that do not pertain to music in the entry since we have both tags. Then I ...
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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 + 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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Tag synonym/merge request [zelda] → [the-legend-of-zelda]

I'd like to request that zelda be made a synonym/merged with the-legend-of-zelda.
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Plot vs. Lore tags - do we need the distinction?

In asking the chat room whether the plot tag would be appropriate for this question, we briefly discussed which tag would be appropriate, plot or lore and whether or not they needed to be distinct. ...
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Tag rename request: [harddrive] → [hard-drive]

Hard drive is two words, and the tag should reflect this. So I'd like to request that harddrive be renamed/made a synonym of hard-drive. See also: Tag rename request: [dragonage-origins] -> [...
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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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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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Alias dota2 to the existing tag dota-2

I'm not really sure how this should be done, but it's far more common for people to refer to the game as Dota2 than anything else, and so having this automatically redirect to the existing dota-2 tag ...
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Tag synonym request: [dual-screen] -> [multiple-monitors]

dual-screen (3 questions) can be said to be a private example of multiple-monitors (8 questions), so I suggest making the former a synonym for the latter.
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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 platforms of the Death Rally remake does [death-rally-2012] cover? It should probably be renamed or made a synonym if it's for all platforms

Does death-rally-2012 refer to the Death Rally remake for the PC released in 2012 only, or is it also for the Android and iOS versions? From watching Youtube videos of the Death Rally remake on the ...
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Tag synonym request: [prof-layton-last-specter] → [prof-layton-spectre-call]

The fourth game in the Professor Layton Series is called Professor Layton and the Last Specter in North America, and Professor Layton and the Spectre's Call in Europe. Due to this we currently have ...
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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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Merge request: [assassins-creed-bh] to [ac-brotherhood]

Per this meta topic, I've created the tag ac-brotherhood. Can we merge all questions tagged assassins-creed-bh into this new tag, and create a synonym?
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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 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 Synonym Request: [steam-store] → [steam]

The tag steam-store should be made a synonym of steam. We don't need to split hairs for the service - the store is just a part of the continuing transactions with the service regarding any game.
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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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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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Tree tag redirects to Minecraft tag?

https://gaming.stackexchange.com/tags/minecraft/synonyms Apparently trees redirects to minecraft How did this happen? and can we get that removed please.
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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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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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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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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 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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Synonym request - megaman-x-street-fighter

Can megaman-x-street-fighter be made a synonym of street-fighter-x-megaman please? megaman-x-street-fighter was the early working title of the game street-fighter-x-megaman, we've had 2 questions ...
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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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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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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 synonym request [tag:xbox-live-profile] ↔ [tag:gamertag]

I'd like to make a tag synonym request xbox-live-profile and gamertag. I don't know which should be merged into which though, so I would like to open that to discussion. Background: "Gamertag" is ...
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Mods vs. Add-ons

An extremely small subset of terran questions aside, the usage of add-ons vs. mods appears to be strictly arbitrary. Does someone have a compelling reason to keep both tags, or shall I move add-ons ...
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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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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: 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: [screen-capture] -> [recording]

screen-capture has 4 questions, recording has 25.