Questions tagged [retag-request]

Requesting changes to the tagging system: merges or synonymisations of existing tags, addition or removal of specific tags to large selections of questions, etc. For burninating requests, use the [burninate-request] tag instead.

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Replace [narrator] tag with [point-of-view]?

We currently have a tag narrator that as of today has 21 questions associated with it. The tag wiki excerpt says: Questions related to the concept of "narrator" in literature, i.e. the &...
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Can we merge [story-identification] and [book-identification]?

story-identification is our main tag for locating stories. However, book-identification has been recently created and has two questions in it. Can we delete or otherwise merge the second tag?
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Scope of 'style' and 'language' tags: retag 'language' question?

We currently have both a style tag and a language tag. The language tag currently has one question, namely about whether the language used by a 15-year old character intentionally represents the ...
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The tag [the-dark-tower] is ambiguous

We currently have the tag the-dark-tower, which has been tagged for a question about C. S. Lewis' novel The Dark Tower. However, there are several other literary works with the same title: a series ...
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Rename [hitchhikers-guide-galaxy] to [the-hitchhikers-guide-to-the-galaxy]

The tag character limit was recently lifted to 35 characters. With that room now available, I'd like to suggest that we rename hitchhikers-guide-galaxy (24 characters) to the-hitchhikers-guide-to-the-...
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Is it worth changing [song-lyrics] to [lyrics]?

This site currently has a song-lyrics tag with about ten questions. However, it seems to me that the "song" part of "song lyrics" is redundant; the word lyrics implies that the question is about a ...
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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 we rename [bs-johnson] as [b-s-johnson]? [duplicate]

bs-johnson refers to the author, B. S. Johnson. Should we rename bs-johnson as b-s-johnson?
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Should we merge Homer tags? [duplicate]

We have both odyssey and the-odyssey. We have both the-iliad and illiad. Should we merge and synonymise these? If so, which one should be our final destination tag?
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Should we merge and synonymise [history] and [history-of]?

Looking at the history and history-of tags, it is hard to tell which questions fall into the history-of tag, without also falling into the history tag. What questions would fall into history-of, but ...
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Should the [1984] tag be changed?

If I'm not mistaken, I was the one who originally created the 1984 tag, which has now been applied to more than a few questions. However, I'm wondering if I made a mistake, as I just realized the ...
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Can we make [moral] a synonym of [morality]?

The morality is one I just created, and I think it's more of a complete thought than simply the moral? Can we make moral a synonym of morality? (There's only one question tagged moral.)
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Tag synonym request: lord-of-the-rings -> the-lord-of-the-rings

Can we please have the-lord-of-the-rings and lord-of-the-rings as synonyms? In SFF, the latter is popular and in Movies.SE, the former. I think both are likely to be used here. (I personally prefer ...
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Do we need an [authors] tag? (And if so, can [writers] be a synonym?)

We already have a meta discussion about tags for individual authors, of which we now have plenty, but I just noticed that there's also an authors tag with 6 questions. The tag wiki excerpt says: ...
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Can [on-topic] and [scope] be merged and synonymised?

The scope tag is for questions about the scope of the site. That includes questions about what kind of things are on-topic or off-topic, but there have already been four questions using the on-topic ...
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Should we use the [poems] or [poetry] tag, and can we make one a synonym of the other?

Right now, this site has a poems tag and a poetry tag. Which tag should we use? I'm partial to poetry, since the word "poetry" refers to the art form, while "poems" refers to poem in the plural. ...
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Should "character-explanation" and "character-analysis" tags be synonyms?

One of the two questions with the tag "character-explanation" can be interpreted as a character analysis and also the term used in literature is generally "character analysis". Should these tags be ...
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Should "censorship" and "book-banning" tags be synonyms?

Should "censorship" and "book-banning" tags be synonyms? I'd propose the latter as a synonym of the former, since censorship is a wider term, which wholly encompasses book banning.
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