Tags

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.

Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983, third movie produced) After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke Skywalk…
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A magical effect or influence induced by an incantation or formula. Spells appear often in Fantasy literature and RPGs usually employed by Merlin-esque wizards. Use alongside the work tag if asking ab…
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For use on questions about weaponry in works of speculative fiction. Only use when asking about weapons not for questions simply mentioning them. Always use in conjunction with the main work tag where…
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An alien invasion refers to the invasion of one planet by another species.
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Battlestar Galactica is an American science-fiction media franchise. Major works in the franchise include the original 1978 television series, a miniseries which aired in 2003, and a television series…
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For questions about "Avengers: Infinity War", the third ensemble instalment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] and [marvel-cinematic-universe] tags and any r…
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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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An anthology book is a collection of short stories or novella-length stories in a single omnibus edition. This tag is typically to be used in conjunction with the [story-identification] tag.
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Back to the Future is 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 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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"Star Trek: Enterprise" is 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 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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Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980, second movie produced). Three years after the destruction of the Death Star, The Empire has caught up with the Rebels and destroyed their base on Ho…
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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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For questions about "The Legend Of Korra", the sequel series to the animated TV series "Avatar: The Last Airbender" series. Produced by Nickelodeon, it follows Korra, the reincarnation of Avatar Aan…
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Webcomics are comics published on a website. Many of them are SciFi or Fantasy themed.
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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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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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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 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 use i…
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Zombies are 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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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 "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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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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on story-identification questions about works in unknown styles of animation in conjunction with another media tag such as [movie] or [short-film] when [animated-series] wouldn't make sen…
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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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Space Exploration is 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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The One Ring, created by Sauron, is 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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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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for questions about "Supernatural", an American TV series (2005-2020) about Sam and Dean, two brothers who follow in their father's footsteps by hunting demons and other supernatural bein…
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For questions about the 2015 film Avengers: Age of Ultron, the sequel to The Avengers (2012), in the MCU. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] and [marvel-cinematic-universe] tags.
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., is 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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Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999, fourth movie produced), was the first of the "prequel trilogy" Star Wars movies. It tells the story of Anakin Skywalker, and how he became the apprentice…
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Gandalf is 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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