Questions tagged [tag-synonyms]

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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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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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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: [pop-forgotten-sands] & [prince-of-persia-fs] (Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands)

I requested this because of this question: https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/107467/graphics-are-glitching-out, a question about Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands. It was tagged prince-...
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Synonym requests - gta-x > grand-theft-auto-x [duplicate]

Can these be made synonyms? gta > grand-theft-auto (or possibly with a '1' appended) gta-2 > grand-theft-auto-2 gta-3 > grand-theft-auto-3 gta-san-andreas > grand-theft-auto-sa (For the reasons given ...
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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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Should Bioshock Infinite be considered part of the series?

My question was retagged from bioshockbioshock2bioshock-inifinite to bioshock-series. what I would have considered a series, is Bioshock 1 and 2 would be the series/sequels. while, Bioshock Infinite ...
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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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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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Synonym request: [ftl] as synonym for [ftl-faster-than-light]

Can ftl be created to act as a synonym for ftl-faster-than-light? It's the standard usage to refer to the game.
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Tag Wiki Rejected Edit Question

I think I might have made a mistake. I have been trying to get the Research Assistant badge and I am selfish for that. I like shiny new badges. For that I have been adding information to tag wikis ...
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Synonomize tag RSV2

RSV2 is commonly used to search for Rainbow Six Vegas 2. No one has used either tag before, so someone removed RSv2 tag and recommended I post on meta to synonomize the two (whatever that means).
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Remove the tag synonyms for [world-of-warcraft] on [wow-cataclysm] and [cataclysm]

There are two tags that are subsets of world-of-warcraft and have been incorrectly made synonyms: cataclysm wow-cataclysm "Cataclysm" is a subset of World of Warcraft, it is not an alternate ...
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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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Synonym request: [vpn] to [networking]

I think vpn should be a synonym of networking - VPN questions are largely going to be off topic on Arqade so having it's own dedicated tag is a bit overkill, and VPN questions will always be ...
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Synonym discussion: [teamspeak], [ventrilo] -> [voice-chat]

As part of the clean up do we want to be grouping up ventrilo and teamspeak and any similar tags under voice-chat ?
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Synonym request: [port-forwarding] -> [networking]

Can we add port-forwarding as a synonym for networking please? Currently port-forwarding has four questions on it, all of which would be perfectly suited under networking.
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Tag Synonym: [wireless], [network] -> [networking]

Can we get wireless added as a synonym of networking? (Looking through wireless there are some questions that just need re-tagging) In addition would it be possible to do the same with network? There ...
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Tag Synonym: [screen-capture] -> [recording]

screen-capture has 4 questions, recording has 25.
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Tag Synonym: [laptop] -> [technical-issues]

laptop seems to be pretty useless, but has some valid questions. Grouping them under technical-issues would be a better idea.
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Tag synonym: lan-party -> lan

I don't see any reason why we need separate tags for lan-party and lan.
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Tag Synonym Request: [qube] -> [q.u.b.e.]

The game is actually called Q.U.B.E., so the main tag should be q.u.b.e, but qube already exists and is easier to type.
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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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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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Tag Synonym Request [playstation-3] -> [ps3] [duplicate]

There are quite a few questions tagged playstation-3, but a lot more with ps3. Obviously, there is a tag that is redundant here, so one of the should be merged with the other one.
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Tag Synonym request: [patch] → [update]

I'd like to request that patch be made a synonym of update. Or the other way. While I know these are not synonymous in terms of functionality (a patch by definition will alter, rewrite, or remove ...
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Synonym requests: [cheating], [cheat-codes] -> [cheats]

The tag cheats currently has 32 questions and a wiki. cheating and cheat-codes have 6 and 4, respectively, and no tag wiki.
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Tag Synonyms: [dating], [romance], [marriage] & [sex] → [relationships]

I'd like to request that dating, romance, marriage & sex be preemptively made synonyms of relationships as this will help people searching in this domain. I'd suggest them directly, but I keep ...
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Synonym request: lol-dominion

I just saw the lol-dominion. As it is a game mode, I suggest to merge it to the game it refers to : league-of-legends. I do not think we have cod4-ffa or other like that for each type of game. (Or ...
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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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Tag synonym request: [keyboard-shortcut] and [key-binding] → [keyboard]

The wiki for keyboard says it already covers what keyboard-shortcut and key-binding cover, so I think they should be made synonyms of keyboard. keyboard-shortcut → keyboard key-binding → keyboard
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Tag synonym request [gba] & [gameboy-advance] → [game-boy-advance]

I want to request that gba & gameboy-advance be made synonyms for game-boy-advance. I tried doing it myself, but I don't have enough rep there to do it myself.
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Merge [famicom] → [nes] or leave them separate?

I was wondering if we should make famicom a synonym of nes. I ask this because essentially the hardware is identical, the major difference being that the plastic cartridges are keyed differently so ...
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Tag synonym request: [gameboy] → [game-boy]

Game Boy is two words, so I would like to request that gameboy be renamed/made a synonym of game-boy.
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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/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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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 [cheat] → [cheats]

It seems we have both cheat and cheats. I request merging into cheats.
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[abilities], [skills], [talents], [feats], [perks] and the like into [character-capabilities]

I'd like to request that tags referring to a character's in-game capabilities (skills, abilities, perks, spells) rolled into character-capabilities. I'd like a broader tag because it is very game ...
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Tag synonym request: [trenched] → [iron-brigade]

Trenched by Double Fine is going to be renamed Iron Brigade. I'd like to request that trenched be made a synonym of iron-brigade when the update goes live later this month (September 2011).
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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: [experience] → [experience-points], [xp] → [experience-points], [exp] → [experience-points]

I feel that just experience on it's own is too vague, do we mean the experience of playing the game or the experience points? Since it would appear to be generally used for experience points, I'd ...
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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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Tag synonym request [sneak] → [stealth]

I'd like to request a tag synonym for [sneak] into [stealth]. Sneaking in the sense of movement would fit well in stealth.
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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 synonym request: [hotkeys] and [keyboard-shortcuts]

There are 18 questions tagged hotkeys and 14 questions tagged keyboard-shortcuts (and of these, 3 questions share both tags). I can't quite see the difference, I really think one of these tags should ...
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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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Tag synonym request for servers and installation

Saw on a post someone using : dedicated-server server and servers. Not sure to merge the first one with the last two, but server and servers could be synonyms. I'm not sure we needed the server tag to ...
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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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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 ...