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What is the process when a new tag contains a spelling mistake?

I recently approved a suggested edit to correct a new tag that was created with a spelling mistake: What are the moving glowing balls in slither.io? Assuming the edit is accepted, and the question is ...
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Men of war Assault Squad 2 tag [duplicate]

We need a Men Of War: Assault Squad 2 tag. It could be MOW:AS2 or MOWAS2
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Where should the "mobile" tag be used for?

On the main site, there's a "mobile" tag however I'm not sure how and where to use it. Should I only use it if I have problems with mobile games or should I use it for every mobile game? Description ...
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Add game tag to answered game identification question? [duplicate]

Once a game identification question is answered, and the asker acknowledges the answer, would it make sense to add the tag for the game to the question? I think this would primarily serve to alert ...
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Include a game's name in question titles to avoid confusion in the HNQ sidebar [duplicate]

I just joined this exchange solely in order to post this meta question. Usually, I hang out in the programming-related exchanges, but, as with any old dictionary, one gets ... sidetracked ... by the ...
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Notches on tags not appearing on 'Top Tags' section of profile

As you can see, the notches/knobs/things on the tags in the 'Top Tags' section of the user profile are not displaying: It does seem to display on the top tag though. As a side note, long tags seem ...
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Can I use the Minecraft tag to draw more attention to a Minecraft mod related issue?

I have posted this question on a mod related issue on the main site. But I did not put the minecraft tag in the tags because I thought it was non necessary. Is this thought good or can I use the tag ...
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Improving tag for fanmade game

I have stumbled upon this question While the question itself is absolutely valid, I disagree with tagging it as pokemon-series as it is not part of the original series and as the description states: ...
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Can we burn the game-rec tag?

Recently, this question was asked: https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/254329/where-can-i-find-a-top-100-of-all-videogames It has since been put on hold. Between the question being opened ...
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Should questions about achievements/trophies for a specific game include the console-specific tag?

For example, I had edited this question and removed both the ps4 and xbox-one tags, since the question is concerned mainly about a specific trophy and/or achievement being bugged/patched/etc. I felt ...
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Requesting tags for "Waves" game [duplicate]

I'm not sure at all if I am requesting tags correctly. If not, let me know it. Yesterday I couldn't publish a question in Arqade because there weren't tags for the game in question. I would like to ...
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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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Why was my edit of a question title rejected?

As far as I understand, putting the name of a game (aka a tag) in a title is not needed at all, unless its in the flow of the question. Yet one of my edits was rejected because: "This edit does not ...
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Rename the [bukkit-worldedit] tag to [minecraft-worldedit]? (It doesn't just support Bukkit)

As part of the Tag Wiki edit post I stumbled across bukkit-worldedit. Now it was proposed just over a year ago to rename it to minecraft-bukkit-worldedit however - according to WorldEdit's Wiki page ...
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How should we tag Jedi Knight 2: Jedi Outcast?

I created the tag jk2-jedi-outcast because jedi-knight-2-jedi-outcast it 1 character too long. Any other suggestions, or should we leave it be. At the moment one question.
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Rename the [majoras-mask-3d] tag to bring it in line with the rest of the [zelda-*] tags?

The Legend of Zelda games typically have long titles, such as "The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword" which - other than the first one - we've been abbreviating to zelda-game-title: legend-of-zelda ...
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Can we change the Metal Gear Solid Series to Metal Gear Series?

On the surface, this seems like a silly question, but why do we have a metal-gear-solid-series tag? Please bear in mind that there is the assumption that users reading this question will have a good ...
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What to do if there currently is no tag that fits my question? [duplicate]

I am wanting to ask a question about the game Slime Rancher, however there is no slime-rancher tag, nor any other tag which I have been able to find that has fitted my question, so what does one do in ...
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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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Do we need the [ultimate-team] tag?

I stumbled across ultimate-team today, and after a brief read of what 'Ultimate Team' actually is: FIFA Ultimate Team (commonly called FUT or sometimes UT) is a mode in FIFA where you build teams ...
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Why are the class tags for TF2 abbreviated? [duplicate]

There are several tags for the different classes in Team Fortress 2, for example tf2-spy and tf2-medic. Why is Team Fortress in the tag abbreviated? Written entirely does not go surpass the character ...
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Do we need a separate Starcraft: Legacy of the Void tag?

I just noticed that a sc2-legacy-of-the-void tag has been added: How to pass "Evil Awoken" mission of prologue campaign on Brutal? Judging from our past experiences[1] [2] with Heart of ...
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Adding fallout-4 tags to fallout-3 and new vegas questions

There are a lot of similar mechanics between the new fallout-4 and the previous fallout 3 and New Vegas games. When the mechanics are the same between games: Is it appropriate to tag newly asked ...
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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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Tag for Ratchet and Clank Going Commando

See this question I saw that it was incorrectly tagged. So I changed it to ratchet-and-clank-going-commando but this is too long. So instead I changed it to ratchet-and-clank-2. While it's true that ...
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We need a minecraft trouble shooting tag because it has a large portion of questions

Do we need a Minecraft trouble shooting tag because it has a large portion of questions? Recently I have seen that a lot of the questions are about Minecraft problems. Now I know they have 2 tags, ...
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Should there be a separate tag for Minecraft questions related to snapshots?

With every period of time when a new update is in the works for Minecraft, Mojang will often release 'snapshot' candidate versions on a weekly basis to test out any new features being added and to ...
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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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What should we name the Halo 5: Guardians tag?

Halo 5: Guardians was launched 3 days ago, on 27th October, 2015. We already have a tag for it: halo-5, which (at the time of writing) has 12 questions. According to the official site and the ...
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There should be a tag on trouble shooting

Fro past experiences I have always seen posts that are on troubleshooting a game. should we add a tag on troubleshooting for this. If we cant can someone tell me why?
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Are platform agnostic answers off topic for questions targetting a specific platform?

For example, if I ask a question about Game A and tag System 1 but someone provides an answer for Game A on System 2, is that answer off topic, or "Not an answer" since it unrelated to the system at ...
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Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes tag

We have at least one question about Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes but it's too long for the tag keep-talking-and-nobody-explodes or even keep-talking-nobody-explodes. Any ideas? I'm leaning ...
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How to suggest tags? [duplicate]

Arqade really needs a tag for the game "Growtopia". Is there a way we can suggest tags?
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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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How can I un-ignore a tag?

I play Prison Architect, and I therefore have favourited the prison-architect tag. However, as you can see in the above screenshot, the tag appears to be both favourited and ignored at the same time. ...
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New Star Wars Battlefront tag problem

What should be done about tagging for the new Star Wars Battlefront? It has the exact same name as the original Star Wars Battlefront. Should the original be retagged as star-wars-battlefront-1 or ...
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Why do we tag Reaper of Souls as Diablo 3?

Looking through the Diablo 3 tags, I noticed that we have a tag for Reaper of Sous on computer, but not console. After looking further, it appears that the tag diablo-3-reaper-of-souls links back to ...
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How should we treat demo related questions in terms of tagging?

I came across a question about a demo that has been released. The question is entirely answerable, but this lead me to look up how many demo related tags we have. I found three matched the search ...
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New tags / tag edits [scummvm] [monkey-island-se] [monkey-island-2-se]

I have made a number of suggested edits to categorise a small collection of questions better. Firstly, I have tagged some questions with a new scummvm tag. This (once created) will represent the ...
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All [tag:metal-gear-solid] tags to [tag:mgs]?

Of our Metal Gear Solid tags, we have metal-gear-solid, metal-gear-solid-3, metal-gear-solid-4 and more. But we have mgs-5-the-phantom-pain and mgs-5-ground-zeroes, which makes sense as they are both ...
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Let [magic-2015] duel [magic-duels]

The tag magic-duels is about the same game as magic-2015, at least their description . There's only 2 questions tagged magic-duels. Just wanted to be sure it is indeed the same game the 2 tags are ...
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Tag synonym / merge request: [zelda-series] » [legend-of-zelda-series]

I'd like to request that zelda-series be made a synonym of and/or be merged into legend-of-zelda-series. legend-of-zelda-series better represents the actual name of the series and fits the tag ...
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Where can I ask about “Conway's Game of Life” gameplay?

I have a question about Conway's Game of Life's gameplay, but I can't seem to find an appropiate tag for it. I was looking for game-of-life or something similar, but there is none. What would be the ...
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Should the [steam] tag be used only for technical issues relating to Steam itself?

This may seem similar to the previous question I asked about the [dota] tag, but it's still something that I've pondered about. I see quite a few questions around Arqade that relate to Steam tagged ...
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Should the [dota] tag be used ONLY for the Warcraft 3 map?

I see plenty of questions on Arqade that are about DoTA 2, the Valve game, rather than the actual Warcraft map. Most of the time, these questions also tend to have both [dota] and [dota-2] tags. The ...
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Will there be a tag for mount and blade warband viking conquest? [duplicate]

Is there a tag or should I use the mount and blade warband tag ? Is there many people on this site that play mount and blade warband Viking conquest? Is there a demand for this tag ?
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I can't create tags on mobile

I request the "feature" of the mobile version of the site being able to create tags.
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What is the difference between Windows Phone and Mobile tags?

I just saw This question which uses windows-phone and windows-mobile now to me both are the same because a mobile is a phone but that's just me (because i still use my smart phone as exactly that, a ...
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What's with this tag?

https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/game-rec See above link. I was looking to see if there were any tags for Game suggestions, or something similar and I was redirected to that: "game-...
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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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