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A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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For questions concerning The Matrix, the 1999 sci-fi film starring Keanu Reeves, its sequels, and its spin-off media. When asking questions about the Animatrix TV show use in conjunction with the [ani…
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For questions looking to identify a story in the Horror genre that also contain elements of science-fiction and fantasy. Always use in conjunction with the [story-identification] tag.
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For questions about the animated media, Anime (アニメ), which generally stems from Japanese animations.
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Questions asking for help identifying a character in a TV series/episode, comic-book issue/story arc, movie, book, or other story.
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For questions asking about the suggested reading or watching order for a series or franchise. If asking specifically for the chronological ordering, use the [chronological-order] tag instead.
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For questions about The Silmarillion, a collection of works by J.R.R. Tolkien posthumously published by his son, Christopher in 1977. Always use in conjunction with the [tolkiens-legendarium] tag.
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For questions about the energy field that connects all living things in the Star Wars universe, known as The Force. Always use this tag in conjunction with the [star-wars] tag.
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For questions about the members of the Jedi Order or about the Order as a whole. Always use this tag in conjunction with the [star-wars] tag and any relevant works, e.g. [the-force-awakens] tag.
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For questions about the magical castle featured in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. Must be used in conjunction with the [harry-potter] tag.
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related to or might be set in space. Always use in conjunction with the [story-identification] tag.
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For questions about the first of the Star Wars film series released. Always use this tag in conjunction with the [star-wars] tag.
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For all questions about the "Arrowverse", or any of its subsequent media. Use this tag for any in-universe questions about any of the media set within the Arrowverse. Always use in conjunction with th…
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a short, hand-drawn (or made with computers to look similar to something hand-drawn) film for the cinema, television or computer screen, featuring some kind of story or plot (ev…
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For questions about the plot or backstory of a game with science-fiction/fantasy elements. Questions about playing the game or the mechanics are off-topic here, but may be on topic at Arqade (http://g…
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For questions about robots and their use in a specific work of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Use this tag in conjunction with the specific work in question, e.g. [star-wars]
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For use when you know the TV series an episode with a particular plot belongs to, but need to find the title or number of the exact episode. Also for use in situations in which you know the movie seri…
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For questions about Marvel's Avengers, a team of superheroes appearing in comic books, movies, and TV shows. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] tag.
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For questions about the X-Men cinematic universe, distributed by 20th Century Fox. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] tag and with any relevant film tags, e.g. [x-men-days-of-future-past]
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For questions about the films and television series based upon the 1984 movie The Terminator created by James Cameron. Must be used with one of the specific works: [terminator], [terminator-2-judgment…
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For questions about the technology and its usage and knowledge of tools, techniques, crafts, systems or methods of organization in order to solve a problem or serve some purpose. Must be related to an…
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one of the most popular fantasy series today, started by Robert Jordan and completed from Jordan's notes by Brandon Sanderson.
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a science fiction franchise which originated with the 1965 novel Dune by Frank Herbert. Considered by many to be the greatest science fiction novel of all time, Dune is frequently cited as the…
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For questions about an object in Harry Potter in which a person has concealed part of their soul, thus making that person immortal. Voldemort used horcruxes. Always use with the [harry-potter] tag. Us…
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The Sith Order was a sect of Force-sensitives who used the Dark Side of the Force. In the six Star Wars films, the Sith are the primary antagonists, in opposition to the Jedi Order (Episodes I, II and…
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For questions about Ridley Scott's Alien film series and related franchise, including prequels, spin-offs, video games and more. Use with the relevant work tag such as [alien-1979], [prometheus], [ali…
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For questions about Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi (also styled Star Wars VIII or Star Wars 8), the latest installment in the main Star Wars saga. Always use this tag in conjunction with the…
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what motivates characters to behave in a particular way and describes why a particular character does so. It propels the personality of the character.
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For questions about the TV series "Stargate SG-1" that ran from 1997 to 2007. Always use in conjunction with the [stargate] tag.
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For questions about names: of characters, including titles, nicknames, and honorifics; of in-universe locations, e.g. countries or planets; or of objects, e.g. vessels, weapons, etc. Questions can be …
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A novel targeted at children or young people. Written for those with basic levels of reading comprehension & vocabulary.
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For questions about the Marvel character Thor. Use this tag together with [marvel]. For the original Thor from Norse mythology, use the [thor-mythology] tag instead.
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Post-apocalypic refers to the time frame beyond the catastrophic end of a civilization.
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the headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and a major character in the Harry Potter series. Use this tag for questions about the character, …
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Referring to things that happen "behind the camera", the real-life reasons for how/why a TV/film/book/comic turned out the way it did
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the primary antagonist in the original Star Wars films. Wearing a black armoured life-support suit, he features in all three original films. As a master of the dark side of the Force, V…
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a fictional pseudo-race of cybernetic organisms depicted in the Star Trek universe, first encountered when Q brings the Enterprise to meet them in 2365. Use this tag with the [star-trek] …