Questions tagged [tag-wiki]

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How to avoid Tag Wiki/Excerpt plagiarism?

I am sorry to bring up an old dead topic yet again. I am running into rejection on tag wiki excerpts because of plagiarism yet again. I have been following advice posted on meta about writing tag ...
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“How to reference” link in “Copied content” edit rejection reason is broken

Pretty self explanatory.
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Tag wiki reviews - editing text

When I'm reviewing a tag wiki addition, it prompts me to Approve, reject, or improve edits suggested by users Most of the reviews I've done are in cases where there is no existing entry and ...
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Rejecting tag creation because it defines the tag?

So one of my tag edits was rejected. I'm curious as to why this is. Surely, having something in a tag, even if it is basic info like year, system, and genre, is better than having completely empty ...
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Tag wikis for meta

We have a meta question here for an ongoing effort to add tag wikis and usage guidance for tags on the main site which is great and helpful. If we had usage guidance and wikis for ever tag on the main ...
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Could tag wiki reviewers please check for plagiarism?

This is primarily a PSA to get users to be sure that tag wiki content is not plagiarized. The fact that only 20k+ users can edit tag wikis without being reviewed first carries quite a bit of weight ...
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What is a Tag Wiki?

I am new to this comunity and I am enjoying getting the badges. It is fun helping people. Though what is a Tag Wiki? I have no idea.
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Overwatch heroes on the tag wiki

I was reading some of the overwatch questions and decided to look at the tag wiki to find out more about the game, specifically the characters, I noticed that on the wikipedia page the characters are ...
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“Top tags without excerpts” query returning incorrect values, likely using it incorrectly

A few days ago, I noticed the "Top tags requiring a wiki" question. For those unfamiliar, it is an old post, directing users to update the wiki for popular tags. In the answer, there is a useful list ...
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Is it worth adding a screenshot to tag wikis?

I have recently added tag wikis for several games, and loosely based the content on this question. I have added very basic information to help identify the games in question (full name, publisher, ...
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Is it allowed to add the logo of the corresponding game to tagwiki's?

Just as the title says, is it allowed to add the logo of the corresponding game to tagwiki's? For example, I just edited the tagwiki roller-coaster-tycoon-3 and added the logo of the game at it.
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Is there a way to search tags based off of tag-wiki?

After seeing this question, which I am in no was supporting, I thought the base problem could be solved by the ability to pull a list of questions based on tag-wiki for the game, since all of our game ...
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Should i reference Anime.SE for Lore Questions in Tag Wikis

I'm looking into working on some of the Tag Wikis of games i know about as a means to try and get closer to 10k rep so i can finally start reading deleted questions and answers. i'm wondering, here ...
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What's wrong with this tag wiki excerpt?

I recently suggested the following tag wiki excerpt for the diablo-3-crusader tag: Crusaders are the sword and board class for Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls. These champions of the faith are expert ...
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Why didn't my tag wiki edit appear?

I posted a question regarding the game Wayward. Since there was no tag for it, I added one and then wrote a tag wiki entry. It was approved (I still see the reputation gain from the accepted edit), ...
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The tag wiki for [octodad] implies it should be [octodad-dadliest-catch] instead

All three questions with the octodad tag appear to be about the newly-released sequel, Octodad: Dadliest Catch, and not about the original game that came about as a school project. Even the tag wiki ...
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Could we have the preferred tag wiki format indicated to suggesting users?

Related: How should I write tag wikis? Currently, there is no easy way to find the community's preferred tag wiki format apart from specifically searching meta for it. The sidebar has a link to the ...
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What tag wiki am I editing?

So I'm churning through some suggested edits, and see a tag-wiki edit which, while reasonably informative, doesn't conform to our newly agreed upon standards, so I hit Improve. Here's what I see: ...
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How should I write tag wikis?

We've recently instigated a discussion about cleaning up tags, following on from last year's tag cleanup. You can see it here. While there is more to Arqade than just the tags we have, let's stick on ...
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What does a game tag wiki excerpt need to explain? [duplicate]

I have some extra time today, so I've been adding tag wikis for tags that simply don't have any. All of them have been approved overall, but one received a reject vote: word-hero excerpt. The ...
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Should we allow or disallow tags for future releases?

I saw some tag wiki suggestions for battlefield-4 in the review queue today. The game doesn't come out for several months and so has no valid questions until that time, so why do we need such a tag ...
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Should spoilers in tag wikis be edited out?

While viewing the information on the Resident Evil 5 tag I noticed that the details contain what is potentially a spoiler (the bit about Jill). Now arguably, in this instance, it may not be such a ...
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Roguelikes tag wiki is weird

The roguelikes tag wiki is very meta, featuring (old) commentary on what it should contain. I just rejected a tag edit which tried to add further commentary. The excerpt is fine, except for the fact ...
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Unable to create new tag wiki

I saw that there was no tag wiki summary for legend-of-grimrock yet, so I was going to add it. However, I don't seem to be able to get to the screen that lets me submit an edit. When I click on the ...
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Can't edit/propose Tag Wikis on Meta.Gaming.SE

So, I thought it would be helpful to have a tag wiki for hats here on Meta, because Tag Wikis are a good thing, and Hats is one of those tags that might actually benefit from some explanation. ...
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Tag wiki edit suggestion rejection is rather rude/impersonal

Yesterday I tried to create tag wikis for super-smash-bros-melee and super-smash-bros-brawl. Today I found the super-smash-bros-n64 tag (funny name by the way, that's why I didn't find it at the same ...
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Can [untagged] have a tag wiki?

I try to keep an eye on untagged and keep its population low. A couple of days ago it occurred to me that a tag wiki inviting others to do the same might be a good idea and so submitted an edit for ...
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Should tag wikis include links to non-official sites?

A recent suggested tag-wiki edit for example: Glitch is a web-based massively-multiplayer game which takes place inside the minds of eleven peculiarly imaginative Giants. If your question is ...
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How do we prefer to start our tag wikis?

There's two general approaches to how one starts a Tag Wiki Excerpt. The Dictionary Method, in which we obviously believe you know what the word you're looking at is, so we don't repeat it. We just ...
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Doppelgänger detected: support tag wiki excerpt

I just received the tag editor badge for the support tag, the tag wiki of which we can't edit anymore. Now the tag excerpt, apparently written by this badp idiot, goofily mimics the body of the full ...
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Is it OK to copy game descriptions from Wikipedia for new tag wikis?

Is it okay to start a tag wiki for a video game by copying & pasting text from the Wikipedia article on that game? Do we need to put a link back to the Wikipedia article at the end to indicate ...
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How can I view the top 20 answerers for a tag?

I was notified today that I now have the ability to edit tag wikis. Of course, to edit a tag wiki, I have to fulfill one of two requirements: have a total score of 100 or more for the tag (thus ...
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Top tags requiring a tag wiki

Tag wikis are now prominently shown on hover and when tagging a question -- all the more reason to at least write their excerpts down! If you consider yourself knowledgeable about a game, please ...
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What do we think about maintaining a site list of covered/tagged games?

Talk about a radical suggestion coming from the least likely of candidates! Read me out, if you will, because this actually has nothing to do with the Rec Wars. While addressing this question ...