Linked Questions

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Do we want to tag questions by the titles of books (part 2)?

Early in the beta, community member Beastly Gerbil started a meta conversation titled Should we be tagging questions with the names of specific books?. So far, we generally have been tagging questions ...
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Who are the experts? Not us. We've grown a philosophical bezoar - let's work this through!

Buckle up, this is gonna be a journey. We're pretty early into the site's existence. Things are rolling along nicely. We're hanging around a whopping 45 questions a day, and we've got the rocky ...
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When should I use an author tag?

If I my question is about a certain book by an author, should I use the tag for both the book and the author? Or just the book? What's the purpose of these author tags in the first place and when can ...
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Can we increase the maximum tag length?

Is there any way we can increase the maximum tag length to something bigger than 25 characters? Right now, our site tags questions by book titles. Unfortunately, many book titles are longer than ...
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Do we need such broad tags on questions about specific works?

It has come up in chat that the usage and existence of such broad tags as russian-literature or short-stories (or mexico) on questions asking about specific works are debatable. On one hand, they ...
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Site evaluation: how are we doing at half a year old?

It's been 183 days since we launched; we're half a year old! How are we doing? What are people's goals for the site? Are we on track to meet those goals? Please share any and all feedback.
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A proposal for [poetry] and [short-stories]

We've had a couple of discussions about these tags already: Is [poetry] too broad / how should we use the tag? How should we use [short-stories]? Consensus in both cases was to keep the tags, but ...
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Translations, and books with different titles with respect to tags

I recently answered my first question on Literature, Yaay! Why does Meursault kill "the Arab" in The Stranger? The question is about a book by Albert Camus. The book was originally written ...
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Tag synonym request: [one-100-years-of-solitude] and [100-years-of-solitude]

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez has one of those long names which don't fit in tags and aren't easy to shorten. One way to make it short is writing "(one) hundred' as "100". We ...
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Should title tags only be used for questions explicitly about a specific work?

Sorry for all the questions about tagging lately. This question will hopefully be simpler to answer. The story-identification question Looking for a poem about the (fictionalized) writing of The ...
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How should we tag questions about song lyrics?

Currently, we have a number of song-lyrics questions. Currently, all of them are tagged with [song-lyrics] and the name of the artist who wrote the song. Should we also include a tag for the specific ...
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Do we want anthology tags?

Our next topic challenge will be the anthology The SEA is Ours. It's an anthology, meaning it's a collection of short stories. Should we have a The SEA is Ours tag?
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How do we deal with tags in composite works such as the Bible?

A recent question from Tsundoku about the Bhagavad Geeta led me to think about how we tag works whose component parts themselves can be regarded as independent works. The Bhagavad Geeta is a small ...