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Tag synonym request: [minecraft-windows-10] -> [minecraft-pocket-edition] [duplicate]

As of Sept. 9, Minecraft Windows 10 beta is identical to Pocket Edition. Most questions regarding either pertain to the other, with the exception of minor technicalities such as savegame location (...
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Creating tags accidentally

I asked a question recently, and I wanted to add the tag suggested-edits. I started typing it in, then selected it from the list, but something went wrong and I posted the question with just a tag ...
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Is it possible to have a pop-up upon using the [game-rec] tag?

There have been many [game-rec] questions being asked recently, despite them being defined as out of our scope. I don't know what the Stack Exchange engine is capable of, but would it somehow be ...
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Issue with the Civilization V Gods and Kings tags

An expansion pack to the game Civilization V has recently been released, called Civilization V - Gods & Kings. Civilization V is currently tagged civilization-5 and has civ5 as a synonym (civ is a ...
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Why do we have a game-rec tag if it's off topic?

Looking at the list of questions for the game-rec tag and this meta question, why does this tag even exist if it's off topic?
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Should we add more specific tags for ME3 questions?

ME3 has more than 500+ tags at the moment, and we are starting to get a number of duplicates (including ones I've opened). Should we consider going through old questions to add more tags to them to be ...
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Differences between Controllers and Peripherals?

There are these two tags on our site, controllers and peripherals. Both are in need of tag wikis. I don't think we have a site policy on how the tags should be used, and I'm noticing some questions ...
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Do we want tags for specific heroes or roles in Overwatch?

As per Should we allow tags for a specific class in RPG games?, we consider adding sub-tags for games on a case-by-case basis. Some of the games we have done this for include Team Fortress 2, Diablo 3 ...
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Why do we have tags like diablo-3-demon-hunter?

The tags for questions concerning Diablo 3 characters look very redundant like this: diablo-3 diablo-3-demon-hunter For Starcraft there is no starcraft-1-terran and starcraft-2-terran. It is just ...
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Achievement tagging by game or service.

I have been tagging my StarCraft 2 questions that deal with achievements with starcraft-2, achievements, and starcraft-2-achievements. The starcraft-2-achievements tags keep being removed by other ...
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Tag synonym request: [street-fighter-4] [street-fighter-iv]

Since street-fighter-4 and street-fighter-iv are the same game… I'm not sure about the direction, though. street-fighter-iv is the game's official title, but street-fighter-4 has more ...
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Can the review queues respect ignored tags?

While still playing through Bioshock Infinite, I have the tag ignored to avoid any spoilers. While going through the review queue, I came upon a question asking, Why did X happen during the ending? ...
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Using game sub-tags but not using the game tag

This issue came up recently after I retagged a pair (1, 2) of questions to add the dwarf-fortress tag. Both of the questions only had the dwarf-fortress-adventure tag. A while later the changes were ...
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Should questions about a game's DLC be tagged with the DLC's name?

When asking a question about a game that specifically involves some form of DLC for that game (as is the case here), should the game be tagged with the name of the DLC as well as the game? Or just the ...
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How do we handle Simcity (1989) and Simcity (2013)?

So we've already discussed how to handle this scenario in the general case. Now for what concerns this specific situation, what should we do? simcity-classic vs simcity It seems that the owners of ...
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Why are my questions having the game name added to the title?

I've recently posted a few questions and they've been edited to include the game name in the question title. It was my understanding that this was not required as the game is in the tag. These have ...
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Will 0x10c programming questions be on topic?

Stack Overflow already has a related tag, although it appears early questions have been deleted. Should questions about programming in 0x10c be on topic on this site?
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How to tag Smash Bros 4

Super Smash Brothers 4 is a bit of an odd game. It is currently out on the 3DS and is coming to the WiiU, but there are apparently going to be version differences. An example from the link above, ...
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How to handle multiple games with the same exact name?

Need for Speed: Most Wanted is the 2005 EA Black Box game that's imho the only Need for Speed game worth playing of the titles I've tried so far. Box art straight from Wikipedia: Need for Speed: Most ...
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How should we tag questions dealing with expansions of games?

Currently on the site we have 32 questions tagged under cataclysm and 11 questions tagged under expansions. Similarly, with DLC, we have some questions for Fallout:NV:Dead Money tagged as fallout-new-...
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Rename [gta-*] → [grand-theft-auto-*] to be consistent with other tags in the series

There are a number of tags for the Grand Theft Auto series, such as grand-theft-auto-5, grand-theft-auto-san-andreas, grand-theft-auto-5-ifruit, etc. However, this is inconsistent since there are a ...
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What's going on with meta tags?

I've noticed that there have been some edits recently involving meta tags: specifically, on questions like these ... https://gaming.stackexchange.com/q/30443/8366 https://gaming.stackexchange.com/q/...
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Is a good idea to edit ETS2/ATS questions to make them suitable for both games?

About Euro Truck Simulator 2 and American Truck Simulator: They are both truck simulators made by SCS Software with the same game engine and set of features with a couple of exceptions. As of 1.34 ...
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Is [java] a good tag?

I noticed java due to a recent suggested edit. It appears to be used with Minecraft questions to mean "I run a command involving either java.exe or javaw.exe at some point". Is this useful? IMO, it ...
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What happened to the [terraria-console] tag?

In the latest Meta discussion that I can find, consensus was reached to use the following tagging structure for the various flavors of Terraria: terraria <- terraria-pc ✓ terraria-console <-...
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Let's clean up the Streetpass Mii Plaza minigame tags

6 years ago (wow!) I asked whether we should synonymise the Streetpass Mii Plaza names. The reason? The games were localised differently in the US, with each minigame gaining a completely different ...
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How to tag “Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+”?

I just found this question asking about new DLC of Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, which is called Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+. The old DLC was tagged as boi-afterbirth so I tagged this one as boi-...
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'Skyrim Special Edition' question handling

As the Skyrim remaster is out today, we need to determine how to tag it. According to this discussion, it should get a new tag if it's a rework with new mechanics, but it shouldn't get a new tag if ...
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Can we get a red FAQ tag?

Web Applications launched before us as a beta, and they had a red faq tag. Cooking launched after us as a beta, and they got a red faq tag. In fact, Web Masters launched alongside us as a beta, and ...
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Looking for a way to conveniently view Vanilla Minecraft questions

As a player of Vanilla Minecraft, many of the Minecraft questions here would interest me. I usually navigate to that tag every time I visit this site. One unfortunate navigation obsticle I have found ...
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Change the title when the two most popular tags share a common prefix / substring

As seen in this discussion, the community seems to look favorably at tags in the form of [gamename-suffix], e.g. diablo-3-demon-hunter. Unfortunately, as Mark pointed out, this does not really sit ...
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What should we tag the Steam Summer Sale Monster Game?

So we're getting questions now on the Steam Summer Sale incremental game. Right now questions are getting tagged with steam. Is that how we want to tag it? Or should we go with something else? ...
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How should we abbreviate this tag "Kiss: Psycho Circus: The Nightmare Child"?

"Kiss: Psycho Circus: The Nightmare Child" is clearly over 25 characters, so how should we abbreviate this tag? I made the tag kiss-psycho-circus-tnc just so we would have something to put for it on ...
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Should [minecraft-bedrock-edition-server] always be used with [minecraft-bedrock-edition]?

The tag wiki excerpt for minecraft-bedrock-edition-server was recently edited to strongly recommend also using minecraft-bedrock-edition. There's a similar suggested edit for minecraft-java-edition-...
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Class Tags and Diablo 3

In the spirit of things elsewhere on the site, and since the Diablo III promotion is winding down, I thought it might be prudent to reflect on the consensus to allow class-specific tags for a game. ...
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Tagging standards ain't standard - they're confusing

To illustrate and explain my source of confusion, I present you two opposing examples. Example 1 - less tags I recently asked this question. Because I play Skyrim on the PC and was expecting the ...
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Audio tag discussion

We have audio, at the moment it's not in a great state and pretty much every question needs retagging. I have posted up a couple of audio related merge requests for sound-system and headset - and ...
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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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A suitable tag for "Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth"?

I've posted a new question about the new DLC of Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, which is called Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth. Of course I needed a new tag, but the name binding-of-isaac-afterbirth exceeds ...
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Tag rename request: [mtg-online] → [magic-online]

There are two questions tagged mtg-online; however, the name of the game is Magic Online, not Magic: The Gathering Online (the "The Gathering" part is just part of the logo in this case: it is not ...
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Expanding tag names for Pokémon

I would like to propose renaming the following tags in the Pokémon series: pokemon-rse → pokemon-ruby-sapphire-emerald (29) pokemon-frlg → pokemon-firered-leafgreen* (25) pokemon-dpp → pokemon-...
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How to deal with the large numbers of Diablo questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Overwhelmed about Mass Effect 3 promo missions What is the best way to hide all the Diablo questions? Gaming has become almost unusable for me. I already added diablo-3 to my ...
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How should we tag Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One?

This is yet another of the greater-than-25-character games, in that ratchet-and-clank-all-4-one doesn't quite fit, and as mentioned below, we can't use ampersands in tags ... how should we abbreviate ...
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Tags are bad for organization, and require more effort than they should

Here's version 2.0, which cuts a lot of the flavor in favor of more bullet points :) Problem: Tags != Organization Organization requires: Planning, to understand the best way to organize Structure, ...
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Where did I go wrong in creating a new tag?

When I asked this question: Using scoreboard objectives as arguments for commands, I created the tag minecraft-commands, since I thought that such a tag would be useful now and in the future (...
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How should we abbreviate the tag for "Affordable Space Adventures"?

This question was asked, but with the inappropriate tag. I tried to add the tag affordable-space-adventures, but that is 27 characters long. I'm not sure how to abbreviate the gamename (or remove the ...
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Easter eggs are evil

At least, the tag easter-egg is evil and should be murdered forthwith. Its definition is ambiguous and it doesn't add any value to the questions it's on. A good portion of them are closed as off-topic ...
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What defines "old games"?

While related to an early discussion on retro gaming, this isn't the same. I noticed a question got retagged to old-games, which investigation led me to see that it has a 66 questions (excluding two ...
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Rename [pes] tags → [pro-evolution-soccer]

There are a number of tags for the Pro Evolution Soccer series that use the abbrevation "pes" in their tag name. Now that we have a 35 character tag limit, let's expand those: pes-2009 → pro-...
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Retag [dragon-quest-7] -> [dragon-quest-vii]

This looks extremely pedantic, but all but one of the other dragon quest tags involve Roman numerals rather than numbers, so I think we should stick to the pattern. I was actually in the process of ...