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How to tag unlisted games

I looked around but wasn't able to find anything. I have questions about rules for unlisted games. What tags should I use for games that are not listed under the existing tags? I found this untagged ...
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Game specific tags

Stackoverflow model disallow user from creating tags belove some quite high reputation level. But this particular site really need specific tags for more or less popular games. I would like to propose ...
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Add a new “retag” tag for new users to request their question be retagged

Last week I asked a question about Phase 10 Twist for which there was no tag. As someone with low rep, I had no way to formally request that my question be retagged without adding something to the ...
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Avoiding ambiguity with Netrunner tags

Following the re-release of Netrunner under the Android franchise, I expect to see more questions about it. There are two tags for the two editions (netrunner and android-netrunner), but is it worth ...
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Are incremental tag-wiki edits valuable?

I've been reviewing our tags, as you may have noticed from some of the "is this tag really necessary?" questions I've asked. Along the way I've been editing tag excerpts and wikis where I can fill in ...
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Do we need all these number-of-player tags?

We currently have: multi-player, two-players, extra-players, and player-number. These tags have 6-11 questions per at present. Two of them have no wikis, and the wiki for multi-player says "more ...
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Merge teaching and learning?

learning has 11 questions and the following wiki excerpt: How to gain skill in a particular game, or teach others how to learn a game teaching has 9 questions and no wiki. What is the difference ...
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Let's clean up these very-specific Go tags

I just came across computer-go, having already noted a not-overly-populated computer. Should computer-go be eliminated, with those questions being tagged with both computer and go? If not, aren't we ...
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One crayon-rail-games tag to rule them all?

Currently we have two questions tagged empire-builder and one about the Eurorails family of games that doesn't have a game tag at all. We could of course create a "eurorails" tag, but that question ...
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Let's save our tags!

As noted here, tags with only one question are harvested after about six months, leading to questions ending up untagged and hard to find. I've come across a few of these recently and added them back,...
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Do we really need edition-specific tags for Twilight Imperium?

Tonight I found a question about Twilight Imperium 2nd edition in the "untagged" bucket. When I went to tag it twilight-imperium-3rd-edn came up, but nothing else. So I created twlight-imperium-2nd-...
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Meta tags 'R Us! [closed]

Background info on what meta tags are is on the StackExchange Blog. The Story so far: We've had a meta tag problem for a while. Perhaps since the origin of the site. Over the last few months I've ...
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How should I tag betrayal at the house on the hill?

Betrayal at the house on the hill has a ludicrously long title. Too long to be a complete tag on this site (>25 characters). Currently I'm tagging my question as BatHotH...which is less than perfect. ...
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Bidding tags for bridge questions

Quite a few questions recently (this is an example) ask about the merits of a specific bridge bid, but don't specify what system is being played. The problem is that bidding is nowhere near universal ...
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Can there be an LCG (Living Card Game) Tag?

Can there be an LCG (Living Card Game) Tag? With all of the LCG games (LOTR, GOT, etc.) I think there will be a lot of duplicate questions regarding the idea of this game type for each individual ...
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What are the actual use cases for tags?

We've had a lot of discussion about tag usage recently. I think a lot of these have been... unproductive. It's not clear to me that we're all working from the same understanding of what tags are ...
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What is appropriate use of the “beginner” tag?

User BBz removed the beginner tag from 8 questions yesterday, including 3 of mine. I don't agree with at least some of these tag removals, but on the other hand the definition of the tag isn't all ...
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Do we really need a rules tag?

Since I'm not a Magic player, I have that tag ignored. When I called up the site I was met with a huge wall of greyed out questions. It seems a whole bunch of Magic questions where re-tagged with "...
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How 'bout a quick review of our MTG tags?

We have a lot of MTG questions, so categorizing them is probably important. I was looking at our MTG tags today. Currently, it looks like we have: General: magic-the-gathering mtg -> synonym for ...
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Should Elder Sign: Omens (iPad app) be tagged differently Elder Sign (board game)?

Elder Sign is a board game. Elder Sign: Omens is an iOS app based on the board game, but with some distinct differences. I would argue that the differences are significant enough that the two games ...
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Tag for closed questions?

Does it make sense to create a tag for closed questions? I'm not sure it does, but it occurred to me because I thought it might be nice to put that tag on my ignore list.
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Tag usefulness/removal

For my recent question about cupboard sizes (https://boardgames.stackexchange.com/posts/2383/revisions) I added the tags boxes and furniture, which were both removed. The other tags board-games and ...
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Can I track Tags I have created?

Question is in the title I guess. Is there any way to know which tags your user profile created? Out of interest more than anything, but wasn't aware of it.
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Are tag-specific badges available in public betas?

I was poking around the tag statistics tonight, and noticed that Brian Campbell has 132 votes for the Recommendations tag, but no badge for hitting 100 upvotes in the category. Are these badges ...
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There needs to be a tag(s) for: one-player / single-player

Since there are many games that can be played by one person, I feel it would be useful to have a related tag.

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