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Create tag without privileges

Like the ability to submit edits for approval without privilege shouldn't there be an ability to do the same with Tags? Especially for this site with new games (and therefore tags) coming out monthly ...
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Would it be worth separating Xbox 360 Kinect & Xbox One Kinect questions?

Currently, kinect is being used for both the Xbox 360 and the Xbox One Kinect. We should probably separate them out. Why? These are different devices with different capabilities, and aren't cross-...
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Tag editing request: [tag:flashflashrevolution] -> [tag:flash-flash-revolution]

The name of the game contains spaces (see the copyright thingy on there bottom of here), therefore there should be hyphens in the tag to make it more readable. flashflashrevolution -> flash-flash-...
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Make the 'Related' sidebar links prioritize questions matching *all* tags

Although SE in general considers tags to be equal, we have some tags (like achievements) that are usually only valid when paired with another tag for a particular game or series. However, the code for ...
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Does talking about specific game groups constitute game history?

I was improving a question that asks about specific types of player groups in "No Man's Sky". It occurred to me that this sort of question might be considered gaming-history. Checking the ...
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Ability to block/warn about certain combinations of tags

We already have blocked tags and tag warnings, but we need to expand this feature to block or warn about certain combinations of tags, not just the presence/absence of a certain tag. This argument ...
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Feature for the [technical-issues] tag regarding games that crash

After reading several questions such as this one, I wonder if we could add a popup message when a user is using the [technical-issues] tag. Something like this: If your game is crashing, make sure ...
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How should all the GTA IV spin-offs, re-releases and 'complete editions' be tagged?

With the upcoming (re)release of Grand Theft Auto IV Complete Edition for PC on March 19, 2020, there will be 5 different releases for GTA IV and their side stories: GTA IV Standalone Game PS3, Xbox ...
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Tag search with accented characters should de-accent them, rather than delete them

If you create a new tag with an accented character, it gets converted to an un-accented character. For instance: pokémon → pokemon But when you search through this site's search box, the ...
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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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Networking tags

We've got kind of a set of network-related tags going, each with low question counts: networking - Some of these are port forwarding or connection issues, but a fair chunk appear to be about "lag" or ...
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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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Critique my retagging

Nobody seems to offer any feedback on my suggestions, so I'll just come right out and ask for it. My poorly defined modus operandi at present for retagging is that that tags should be about how to ...
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Rename [tf2-*] → [team-fortress-2-*]

We have a number of Team Fortress 2 tags*, which were created during the era of 25 character tag names. Now that we have a 35 character limit for tag names, I recommend we rename the following tags: ...
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Make tags bookmarking easier

I would just like to drag any tag to the "My Favorites" area and have it bookmarked that way. This would be a huge step in usability.
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Burn the Diablo 3 class tags!

I was just browsing the tags and I noticed that the class tags for Diablo 3 still exist. I don't feel like they are necessary. They are used sparingly nowadays. Even in general compared to the total ...
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Should we add a platform tag?

This question was just asked: Can I download GPS so I can play Pokémon go?. It's actually a question about the platform, not the game. Therefore, it would make sense to add a platform tag. I don't ...
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What are the non-game-name qualifier tags for this site?

Arqade tags are inundated with tags based on the names of games. Secreted within these tags are the actual helper / categorization / qualifier tags, such as achievements, controllers and terminology. ...
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Revisiting the Dwarf Fortress tags

A few years ago, we had this question: Do we need a separate tag for Dwarf Fortress adventure mode? Since then, we've made a number of changes to how we handle tags, especially in the area of ...
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Odd tag roundup, 2011/12/14 edtion

Another week, another set of weird tags: fast-expand - Is this maybe a subtag of SC2? It seems like it could be a concept across multiple RTS games though. I'm on the fence. economics - I don't ...
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Card-based vs. card-game and when to use them

So it looks like things have progressed from "Let's use genre tags if there's room" to "Let's use them only for questions about genre", at least as far as I could determine. Anyway, I was looking at ...
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Can the tag needed for my mis-tagged question be created?

I just posted this question. It should be tagged warlords-battlecry-2, but the tag doesn't yet exist and I lack the rep to create it. Would someone with 300+ rep mind creating the tag and applying ...
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"Scholar of the first sin" tag?

Since the release of the Scholar of the First Sin edition of Dark Souls 2, people have been asking questions about the functionalities of the game. For example this one here is about accessing a boss, ...
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How should we tag questions that aren't about any one game in particular?

Here is the situation: someone made a question, and added WAY too many tags. I wanted to retag it with something general (general, multiple-games) but we don't really have that many 'general' tags, so ...
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Tag:technical-issues - not useful?

I've seen user Ola Ström add the tag technical-issues to a lot of questions, all of which I, without exception I think, accepted. The tag description lets users know it is important to note down their ...
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Why did I get a mail for this question 6 hours late?

6 hours ago, this question was asked, which has the minecraft-commands tag that I follow with 15 minute setting. I saw it in a review first, long before I got the mail (which was a few minutes ago). ...
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Tags to distinguish tactics/strategy questions

Two weeks ago when I was looking for some answers to my question I've came upon this post : What should be our battle plan for tagging strategy and tactics? @Gracenote told me to post a separate ...
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Should we rename tags of games which have been "converted"?

Recently, the game Super Street Fighter IV was renamed in the Steam library to Ultra Street Fighter IV. SteamDB supports this, as did Capcom. They converted Super Street Fighter IV to Ultra Street ...
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Request tag for Jedi Academy

I didn't see a tag related to Jedi, or Jedi Academy, requesting it here. It was a game, and I want to ask how to "bounce the weapon attack back" Wiki Link
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How should Distant Worlds and its expansion packs be tagged?

Distant worlds currently has two expansion packs: Distant worlds - Return of the Shakturi Distant worlds - Legends There are currently no questions about the base game, and a limited number about ...
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Should we have a tag for issues to do with [scaling]?

A very central issue to classic gaming, is that CRTs didn’t have pixels as we know them, and games were generally not designed with square pixels. The numerous Google hits on the topic (e.g. Hot ...
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minecraft-server tag

I noticed a suggested edit that added hosting to a question with minecraft-server. Since Minecraft has been rather extremely updated in this regard, I think it warrants a meta discussion. I'm not ...
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Page crash when trying to add tag

I am trying to edit this post, adding the pt tag. I can open the edit window just fine, but once I type in "pt" into the tag field, the page locks up. Typing in "p" works fine, but adding the "t" ...
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Borderlands Handsome Collection tag problem

I recently came across this question that concerns the Borderlands Handsome Collection: I have all DLC and I can't level up past 50 The Handsome Collection is a collection of Borderland games, ...
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Firefox is linking the tag removal button to the tag

I'm running into an issue while trying to re-tag a question. For some reason, the tag link is including the X in itself. I try to remove the tag, it gets removed, and then I get sent to the tag page. ...
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Burial at Sea tag?

Should we add tags for bioshock-infinite Burial at Sea DLC? If so, how should we go about it, since it was released in 2 parts? My guess would be to make it 1 tag called burial-at-sea or something, ...