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What to do with Pokémon Go questions where askers mistake us for Niantic support?

I think most of the questions are fine and covered by existing close reasons and other moderation tools like protection for popular questions. There is one thing I'd like to enforce for pokemon-go in ...
Private Pansy's user avatar
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Is there a duplicate for that? Pokémon GO Edition

Here is a list of the most commonly repeatedly asked questions. These are almost all related to technical issues that people are having with the game. Pokemon Go login issues after update Is it ...
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Can we make the Pokemon GO tag harder to post in?

No Pokémon Go has brought a huge amount of new traffic to the site, and a lot of it is from people who don't necessarily have a grasp on how we're different to fora they may be used to. We already ...
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How should the Pokemon generation 4 remakes be tagged?

I suggest pokemon-diamond-pearl-remakes with pokemon-brilliant-diamond and pokemon-shining-pearl as synonyms.
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Petition to slightly alter how we handle early Pokémon game tags (Gen 1 and Gen 2)

That makes sense and is consistent with our tagging policy of having the game name as part of the tag whenever possible. Another advantage is for searchability purposes: as per the Meta SE post, “...
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Let's address the Donphan in the room- should Pokemon Go tech support be off topic?

No, for multiple reasons. First of all, it is no secret that I am not a fan of the modded minecraft decision, because I do not believe we should feel comfortable taking categories of questions about a ...
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Can we have a "Feature x glitches out" duplicate target for all Pokemon Go performance problem questions?

This is not a good idea. Closing a question as a duplicate is meant to be done when the questions are duplicates, not when the answers are duplicates. Among other things, this causes a problem where ...
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Is this "Individual Values" tag necessary?

This tag should be removed. Tags are an extra catalog system to more easily find questions concerning a certain game, and to have an easy way to identify all questions for a specific game. People use ...
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How should the Pokemon generation 4 remakes be tagged?

Created the following synonyms for the tag pokemon-diamond-pearl-remakes: pokemon-brillant-diamond pokemon-shining-pearl pokemon-diamond-pearl-2021 pokemon-bdsp
Timmy Jim's user avatar
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How should the Pokemon generation 4 remakes be tagged?

I suggest pokemon-diamond-pearl-2021
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Is asking how to hack Pokémon necessarily a multiplayer cheat?

No, but only if the title requires players to be in the same physical vicinity as one another (e.g. generation IV and newer is out of the question entirely). The no is answering the question's title ...
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Tag rename: [pokemon-sword-and-shield] ->[pokemon-sword-shield]

Sure, renamed. I originally created some synonyms back in June, and I just based the main tag off the marketing material at the time.
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Consider creating a tag for the arcade game Pokemon Tretta

Ask the question anyway using an as close to approximate tag (in this casepokemon-series would do nicely) and mention the title in the question (ie. in Pokemon Tretta _______) and/or at the end make ...
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Expanding tag names for Pokémon

Right, this is now done. First, the easier tag renames: pokemon-super-md → pokemon-super-mystery-dungeon pokemon-explorers → pokemon-mystery-dungeon-explorers Now, for the main series games. While ...
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"Evolving/Powering Up *Insert Pokemon Here*"

Late answer but most of these 'Should I evolve this Pokemon', 'Which Pokemon should I evolve' or 'Evolve vs power up' questions should be marked as a duplicate of the more general How does evolving ...
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Tag synonym - [heart-gold] / [soul-silver] -> [pokemon-hgss]

With Pokemon Sun/Moon's imminent release I thought it was high time someone actioned this (as well as the other synonyms proposed by that other meta), so this is now done.
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Can we have a "Feature x glitches out" duplicate target for all Pokemon Go performance problem questions?

Late answer, but we did end up creating a canonical question for the most common server load issues that Pokemon Go/Niantic faced: I can't play Pokemon GO! What's wrong? If you find any more, feel ...
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