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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.

In the Harry Potter universe, Severus Snape is a teacher of Potions and head of Slytherin House at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Use for questions about the character. Always use in conj…
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Refers to Episode 6 of the Star Wars film franchise where, after rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke Skywalker struggle…
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For questions about Wolverine, a mutant superhero in the Marvel Comics universe and member of the X-Men. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] tag and add the relevant media tag where appropriat…
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the first film (1985) in a trilogy of time travel movies that branched out into an animated TV series, theme rides and video games. This tag can also be used to refer to the Back…
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For questions about "Babylon 5", a 5 season television series developed by J. Michael Straczynski. Primarily, it's the story of the 5th Babylon space station, built by the Earth Alliance as a meeting …
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a Star Trek live-action show. The show lasted 4 seasons from Sept 2001 to March 2005. It also refers to the name of the main ship featured on ST:Enterprise as well as The Ne…
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For questions about "The Empire Strikes Back", the 1980 sequel to A New Hope. Three years after the destruction of the Death Star, The Empire has caught up with the Rebels and destroyed their base on …
For questions about "The Hunger Games", a trilogy of novels by Suzanne Collins, adapted to a tetralogy of films, set in a post-U.S. nation of Panem ruled by the Capitol. As punishment for a past rebel…
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A term coined by J.K. Rowling in the Harry Potter series, involving the history and study of magical wands. May cover the material composition of wands, theories and/or eccentricities of past wand mak…
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For questions about "The Flash" (2014) an ongoing TV show about the DC Comics-based character, The Flash. Always use in conjunction with the [dc] and [arrowverse] tags. For questions about the charact…
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For questions about The Incredible Hulk and the related franchise. Hulk is the angry, green skinned alter ego of Marvel Comic book character Dr. Bruce Banner. Always use in conjunction with the [marve…
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For questions about Lieutenant Commander Data, a character in the fictional Star Trek universe. Designed and built by Doctor Noonien Soong, Data is a sentient android who serves as the second officer …
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For questions about "The Legend Of Korra", the sequel series to the Avatar: The Last Airbender series. Produced by Nickelodeon, it follows Korra, the reincarnation of Avatar Aang.
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For questions about to elves, a common trope in fantasy works. Elves are magical creatures from mythology, popularised by JRR Tolkien as an immortal, wise, nature-loving, and beautiful race. Always us…
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The main protagonist for the Star Wars movies Episode IV-VI and featured in dozens of Star Wars novels. Use this tag for questions about the character, but not for questions which merely mention him. …
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For questions about the fictional characters, "Death Eaters", in the Harry Potter Franchise. Antagonists. Minions in the service of Voldemort. Always use in conjunction with the [harry-potter] tag and…
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An alien invasion refers to the invasion of one planet by another species.
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The Transformers toy line was introduced by Takara and Hasbro in 1984 and the first television cartoon was developed soon after. This tag covers discussion about all incarnations of Transformers acros…
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when asking about the primary antagonist of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, not just for questions with 'Sauron' in them. Should also be used in conjunction with the [tolkiens-l…
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the most powerful of the Rings Of Power in Tolkien's Lord Of The Rings saga. Imbibed with Sauron's powers, the Ring rules over the lesser magical rings mentioned in…
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Used for questions on the science fiction genre itself, including its tropes and conventions. Should **not** be used to categorize questions about specific works of science fiction.
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For questions about Avengers: Age of Ultron, the sequel to 2012's The Avenger's. This film is part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and questions about it should also have the [marvel-cinematic-unive…
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the artificially intelligent robots featured in the Star Wars universe. The term is short for Androids. They are specialized tools and are subservient to the biological characters in the St…
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For questions about "Supernatural", an American TV series about brothers who hunt demons and other supernatural beings.
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usually unintelligent undead, essentially reanimated corpses that seek to terrorize and consume the living. They can also be living humans infected with a terminal, rabies-like disease.
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a major character in the Lord Of The Rings and Hobbit novels by J.R.R. Tolkien (and their film adaptations). Use this tag for questions about this character, not those that merely mention h…
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For questions about the "Death Star", a moon-sized space station from the science fiction series Star Wars. Equipped with a superlaser, it was capable of destroying entire planets with a single blast.…
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an American television series created for ABC by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen, based on the Marvel Comics organization S.H.I.E.L.D. Always use in conjunct…
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the idea of traveling through space, beyond a home planet's orbit to discover things unknown to the explorer. Use this tag for questions about space exploration in science fiction…
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For questions about the use of religion in a work of speculative fiction, whether the religion is a real-world one or a fictional one. Always use in conjunction with the specific work tag the question…
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A 1984 film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. An artificial intelligence losing a brutal war with humanity makes a last ditch effort to win by sending an assassin to the past to prevent the birth of the…
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The Phantom Menace (Star Wars, episode I), was the first of the "prequel trilogy" Star Wars movies, and the fourth movie produced. It tells the story of Anakin Skywalker, and how he became the apprent…
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Refers to the large group of creatures based in magic in mythology, fantasy, and science fiction, such as elves, dwarves, and unicorns. Not to be confused with aliens.
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A trilogy of Batman films conceived and directed by Christopher Nolan between 2005 and 2012. They are Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, and The Dark Knight Rises.
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a major race in the Star Trek universe. The primary antagonists in The Original Series, the Klingon Empire and the Federation form an alliance before the time of The Next Generation. …
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For questions asking for identification of a science fiction or fantasy object. Please include an image of the object, or a link to the object, with the question, For identification of a character use…
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