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Should we implement 'how-to-ask' tips for certain tags? (Updated May 2021)

In regards to the identification tag being replaced with various other more specific tags I would like to suggest the following changes: part-identification Part identification questions get better ...
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Should we implement 'how-to-ask' tips for certain tags? (Updated May 2021)

Should we implement this system for identification questions? Oh, yes! If a 'how-to-ask' tip is provided for identifcation questions, what tips should be provided? The second and third in the ...
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Do we really need a [brick] tag?

This tag does not seem to add anything to the questions, many of these questions use part-identification or piece-information which describe the questions well enough. Only two questions used this ...
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Do we really need a [brick] tag?

I know I am a new user here and even made that wiki excerpt myself but when I think about brick tag, it seems useless to me. It's like having a movie tag in Movies & TV stack exchange. I will say ...
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Should the clone-brands tag apply to non-LEGO non-clone toy systems?

I asked the question and I had difficulty trying to find a suitable tag. I guess now that 3rd-party would have been a reasonable choice. Why did I ask on your SE? Because the drop-down list (top right ...
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Should the clone-brands tag apply to non-LEGO non-clone toy systems?

No. Fishertechic clearly isn't a Clone Brand, and has limited if any connectivity with LEGO elements. With regards to non-LEGO, non-Clone things, they aren't really on-topic for the site - from our ...
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Should there be a Lego Masters tag?

Generally tags are only added when there is a demand for them. If someone asks a question about LEGO Masters and they have the privilege to do create a new tag at 150 reputation, they may do so. If ...
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How many TAG tags we need in meta?

We could probably merge tags and tagging here, which would simplify things, even though you could argue there are some minor differences (nouns versus verbs, etc.). I disagree that tag-synonyms (...
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Should we implement 'how-to-ask' tips for certain tags? (Updated May 2021)

How does this sound? Identification questions get better answers if they... Provide detailed descriptions of the physical appearance of the part (color, theme, connections, etc...) Have ...
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Is it time to phase out the identification tag?

This is a good call. There are currently 163 questions tagged as identification questions. I will be going through the list to ensure any identification tagged questions are either tagged as piece-...
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Should we have a rendering tag?

There seems to be some confusion between the usage of the lighting tag for rendering virtual models and lighting for electronics. I have removed that tag for the former and have replaced it with a ...
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Did we mean to have motor and motors tags?

Looks like we created a synonym for Motors to motor a few years ago, but we'd not completed the merge. I've done that now.
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How old is [vintage]?

Looking at the questions we currently have tagged vintage it does seem to imply "early 80s" at the latest - however as with cars and furniture, this is likely to be a moving target: would you consider ...
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Should we add a "bag-identification" tag?

Personally I think set-identification would be better than "bag identification" - it would cover both "what set do these random pieces come from" and "what set did this unopened bag" come from - the ...
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moving towards fewer tags

Thanks for bringing these to attention, I've made changes to the most obvious ones: The adult-lego tag is now a synonym of afol. The tag abs has been removed. The brands tag has been removed and ...
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Rename [manipulation] to [disassembly] (or similar)

Good call. It seems like this is one of the relics of the early stages of the site. I've gone through all the questions (17) that use the [manipulation] and it seems to be that the [disassembly] ...
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Part Identification vs Set Identification

It's a good question - in general "set identification" is more useful when there's clearly only one set a collection of parts would come from (i.e. a picture of a sealed bag, or half built models) - ...
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How old is [vintage]?

To second Alex's timeframe, the urban dictionary definition for vintage states: An item of age, usually from around the 1920's to [approximately] 20 years ago. The items could be anything from ...
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How old is [vintage]?

For me personally, vintage seem to be pre-1995 too (as this is where I got into Dark Age). This was 25 years ago, which is quite some time ago. However I could think of a good point of time in LEGO ...
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Should we have a rendering tag?

Its a topic that comes up also in lots of other lego-related boards so I'd say yes
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Is it not adhesive better name for the tag rather then glue?

This definition I found explaining the difference seems quite helpful. What Is Glue? Glue is a substance that allows two surfaces to be bonded together. The term is commonly used ...
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Where does Python questions belong to?

Yes, the tag belongs on this site as well. There are a number of 3rd-party firmware replacements for the Mindstorms hubs, so it makes sense for us to be able to tag questions with the language being ...
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Do we want a parts-database or parts-library tag?

That makes sense to me. I like part-database with parts-library as an alias.
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How about a tag for logos?

I guess the question is how related are they really? And what benefit do we get by grouping them as such. A question about the font used in the LEGO logo is really about branding, or design, rather ...

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