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The use of tags in question detail

A recent question, Challenging Talkers in SIFRP, uses a large number of tags in the question. I wonder if this is proper (it can be), but also makes it hard to read the question detail. Inline tags ...
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Should questions include System/Setting in title if tagged with system/setting?

For example: "WFRP2e--Does Tzenntch bully Nurgle, if so, can he be reported, and to who?" Then tag the question with WFRP and religion-and-deities. My thought is that the question lead should be ...
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Why is there a “mechas” tag when “mecha” is the proper plural?

Why is there a mechas tag when mecha is the proper plural? Perhaps I'm infected with incurable pedantry, but it's as glaring as wandering around and seeing references to "sheeps" and "goatses," or ...
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How to tag different styles of LARP?

I recently posted a question about larp on the main boards, as I was curious about some of the different styles of larp that existed. Mainly how they handled combat. I was expecting three answers, or ...
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Differentiating between House rules, Homebrew and and game design

It struck me earlier that a few questions are being labelled homebrew when the house-rule is more appropriate. It also strikes me that the three tags, whilst related are not exactly the same, with ...
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Retagging untagged questions

Could we retag our untagged questions on main, please? The reasons they have become untagged are here, in short, there is a periodic process that will remove any tag that only has one instance and ...
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Do we need the System-Agnostic Tag?

Is the system-agnostic necessary anymore? We have quite a number of questions tagged with it, but does the tag actually add value? I'm asking because I recently had system-agnostic identified as one ...
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Clearing up White Wolf World of Darkness tags [duplicate]

There exists 4 tags for the White Wolf World of Darkness, specifically nwod, world-of-darkness/wod and the storyteller-system and storytelling-system. I've just edited the last two, to reflect the ...
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How should the “story” and “plot” tags be used? [duplicate]

There seems to be a consensus as to how the roleplaying tag works; it's for issues regarding persona portrayal in games. I'd like to work out something similar for the story and plot tags. Are they ...
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How can we be more awesome?

I've often gone through and edited out the system name from question titles. One of the reasons I do this is so that the question titles are snappier and more likely to get attention. Lets take a ...
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Should we use “setting” tags?

Many questions are very dependent on setting. As an example, " What would clever creatures do to protect their lair? " is oriented toward a low-magic d&d-type setting (and the word "neolithic" is ...
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Should the dnd3e tag cover all third edition, or just 3.0?

There are separate tags for dnd-3e and dnd-3.5. Does the dnd-3e tag refer to all of D&D third edition (including 3.5) or only pre-3.5 D&D (also called 3.0)?
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Tag Request: creature-size

As I don't have enough rep to create tags yet, I'd like to request that 'creature-size' be added as a new tag. A question that would have used it: What are the advantages and disadvantages of ...
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Does a specific indie game merit a tag?

I have a few questions about a specific indie game. Does that merit a tag for the game? How big/popular does a game need to be to merit its own tag, rather than the collective [indie-rpg]?
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Tag question - changeling tag [duplicate]

Maybe this isn't the right spot to bring this up but I saw this question tagged dnd-4e and changeling. This confused me because when I think changeling I think of the White Wolfs Changeling: The Lost ...
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Do we have too many tags?

I recently encountered the specific-spell, which seems to be to be ... useless for lack of a better word. I've also noticed that we have a lot of tags that are hard to define because they mean ...
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What does the d20 tag cover?

Prior to the publishing of D&D 4e, "d20" was widely understood to mean games compatible with or derived from the d20 SRD. Wizards of the Coast decided that they were going to keep trademarking D&...
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See non-featured questions for a tag

When I search for questions with a given tag by entering, for instance: [gurps] into the search bar, or by clicking a tag like gurps, I invariably end up on a page telling me there are no featured ...
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Why are some questions tagged with [untagged]?

You can see them here: untagged
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“By the Book” Tag

One of the things DragonsFoot does which seems fairly useful is mark questions where a "by the book" response is wanted - that is one which excludes house rules, "spirit of the game" explanations and ...
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Should we rename the “roleplaying” tag?

I recently went through the questions tagged roleplaying and cleaned out a few instances where the tag seemed to have been placed simply because the question was about RPGs. In one or two cases, it ...
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Terminology - Does AD&D (adnd tag) specifically refer to AD&D 1st Edition?

Is it safe to assume all references to AD&D (and the adnd tag) are references to the 1st edition (1e) version of the game?
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What's the process for merging tags?

I was just on the main site and saw a tag: dungeons-and-dragons-4e It seems to me that it is practically identical to: dnd-4.0 I think the tags should be merged - with the vastly more popular dnd-4....
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Need tag abbreviation expansion/synonyms for SEO purposes

As previously discussed in: Proposed tag synonyms for [dnd4.0] we have a significant SEO problem stemming from our use of (semi-) standard abbreviations for RPG names in tags. This is exacerbated by ...
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What's the right procedure to promote a proposed synonym?

Users with a total answer score of 5 or more, can vote for tag synonyms. Where's the right place to let people know that there's a new synonym up for a vote?
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How do we resolve the problem of tags with multiple meanings?

This is the opposite problem of Too many tags for d&d. The specific issue which prompts it is the [history] tag, which is currently being used to tag both questions about the history of RPGs and ...
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Is the dnd-essentials tag really appropriate/necessary?

Wizards of the Coast has stated that D&D Essentials is to be treated as just another set of rulebooks for 4.0 - not a new or at all separate system of rules. As such, is the D&D-Essentials ...
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Proposed tag synonyms for [dnd4.0]

dnd4e, dnd 4.0, 4e should all be expanded to "Dungeons and Dragons 4e" The tag wiki could include instructions on how to search the community wiki for hints, links to the compendium, and the rules ...
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How to write Tag Wikis

I find many of our tag wikis to be recursive, to say the least, especially for the more difficult ones. What should a tag wiki include to be as useful as possible?
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What was the final verdict on spoilers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should we worry about spoilers? This is a continuation/consoldation of Should we worry about spoilers?, which has 2 answer tied for the highest voted spot. They can be summed ...
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What does the tab becmi cover?

What does the tab becmi cover? Is this any different from all the other D&D tags we have, can it be folded, synonymed, gotten rid of?
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Figuring out tags

What is the difference between new-players (5 uses), new-gm(3 uses), newb-advice (1 use) and beginner (1 use)?
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[dnd] tag not useful, synonym for Fantasy RPG?

Followup to: Did C. Ross have to manually re-tag all [dd] questions to [dnd]? Looking at the questions tagged dnd, almost all of the questions either concern generic fantasy RPGs in general or are ...
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why does the site say an existing tag can't be created with this low a reputation?

for my first question i tried tagging it nwod (for new world of darkness) and changeling. The system tutut-ed at me saying that ...
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Should there be a tag for closed questions?

I was thinking it might be good to have a way to pull up a list of closed questions. I'm assuming mods can do this, but it might be good even for newcomers, kind of like that "breadcrumb" thing ...
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Should the D&D Essentials tag be changed?

There were questions tagged "dd-essentials." We had determined that D&D should be abbreviated "dnd", and also I think it's worth saying it's D&D 4.0 Essentials since there well may be a D&...
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What do I do if a tag needs correction?

This question was a response to a tag with a spelling mistake. I have enough rep to create tags, but I don't see an option to edit them yet. I can think of several ways I could handle this: Post it ...
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Do we need two Dread tags?

In response to the comment on this question. Do we need two Dread tags?
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Did you spot a redundant tag? Possible tag synonym? Post it here. [closed]

Instead of generating a bunch of questions about how specific tags may or may not be the same, lets have them all in one place. One pair (or triplet, etc) of redundant tags per answer. This is just ...
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What is the difference between fighting and combat?

Is there a reason to keep two seperate tags for fighting and combat? Or should we consolidate?
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Investigation, clue or something else?

We have tags for clues and investigation and a smattering of other posts that may be related. Is it possible to come up with a consoldiated tag that brings these together that serves a purpose?
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What are the meta tags?

Everyone should read The death of Meta Tags. In order to consoldiate some questions and try to look at it holisitically I thought one question is appropriate. Please one possible meta tag per answer. ...
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What are tags for?

I think we've been kind of dancing around this question a lot, lately, and I'm not seeing a definitive answer in the FAQ. If I click on Tags at the top, I get "A tag is a keyword or label that ...
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Did C. Ross have to manually re-tag all [dd] questions to [dnd]?

Did C. Ross have to manually re-tag all [dd] questions to [dnd]? If so, points to him, but it also means we need to hurry up and settle on tag syntax, sub-tagging, and removal of erroneous tag, else ...
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How do we handle ambiguous tag names?

I noticed that the tag for Original D&D is "odd." Will people realize that this is for OD&D? Will there be confusion with odd/strange? I think this another point in favor of retagging the D&...
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Should we use prefixed tags?

We have a few tags that are effectively sub-tags, using a prefix and another word. [sr4.shadowrun], [sr4.matrix], and [sr4.technomancer] appear to use that model. I think [dd-oriental-adventures] is ...
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4e class tags — good idea or confusing?

So we've got [barbarian] and [shaman] tags. There has been some degree of tag war about them. Are they useful?
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What should the “rules” tag include?

It's true that many questions about RPGs will be questions about rules. How should we use the rules tag? Prompted by this rules question. The “rules” tag was added ...
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I lack the necessary rep to create tags - should I suggest the tags here or wait until the tags are 'organically' created?

I tried to tag my question as "advice, genre, zombies, post-apocalypse" but my rep is too low to create new tags. The genre zombies and post-apocalyspe do not exist. edit: Genre might be too vague ...
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Where to discuss questions of the “What does [tag] mean?” format?

I know there are a lot of questions right now about "does this tag make sense," and that's not what I'm asking about - those clearly belong here. But when it comes to "What does [tag] mean?" it seems ...

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