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I think we should discourage acronym tags like "tftfv". I assume it means Tales froma Floating Vagabond, but I'm not sure.

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We acronymize a lot of other games -- [nwod], [dd], etc. Obviously Tales from the Floating Vagabond is somewhat more obscure but I am not sure where to draw the line. I just created an info page for [tftfv] -- does that ability help resolve your concerns?

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  • \$\begingroup\$ And now I'm having fun writing info pages. Whee! \$\endgroup\$ – Bryant Aug 27 '10 at 13:58
  • \$\begingroup\$ Info pages work great! \$\endgroup\$ – anon186 Aug 27 '10 at 14:26
  • \$\begingroup\$ Whoa whoa, how does one create info pages!? \$\endgroup\$ – LeguRi Aug 27 '10 at 14:43
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    \$\begingroup\$ Heh! OK, you click on the tag. At the very top, you will see something like 'The mysteriousgame tag has no wiki, would you like to help us create it?' You click on the link, and you go to the wiki page. The catch: you need to have 1,000 reputation and you need to either be in the top 20 answerers for that tag or you need to have a total score of 100 or more for that tag. \$\endgroup\$ – Bryant Aug 27 '10 at 14:53
  • \$\begingroup\$ See also: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/62341/… \$\endgroup\$ – Bryant Aug 27 '10 at 14:56
  • \$\begingroup\$ nice! yeah, with an info tag it's fine. \$\endgroup\$ – mxyzplk - SE stop being evil Aug 27 '10 at 23:40
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Do people actually refer to Tales from the Floating Vagabond as tftfv outside this site? I hear NWoD and D&D on a regular basis...

Also, tftfv is a tough acronym to parse :-P

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    \$\begingroup\$ Yep. The top Google hit on TFTFV is Troll and Toad, it's used as a tag on Library Thing, and so on. \$\endgroup\$ – Bryant Aug 27 '10 at 14:42
  • \$\begingroup\$ @Bryant Then it should be fine. The important thing is that people who play the game will recognize it in a list of questions. \$\endgroup\$ – AceCalhoon Aug 27 '10 at 14:57

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