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.

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For questions regarding the garb, uniforms, or costumes particular to a Science Fiction or Fantasy story, series, franchise or character.
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large celestial bodies in orbit around a star. Sometimes, large moons are also called planets - especially if they are able to support some kind of life. A typically habitable planet is ab…
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an ancient and long-lived extraterrestrial race in Doctor Who of which the Doctor is a member. The name also applies to their civilisation. Always use in conjunction with the [docto…
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For questions about cyborgs, short for "cybernetic organism". Can either be biological bodies with mechanical parts or a mechanical body with biological parts. Use in conjunction with the relevant wor…
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The most powerful servants of Sauron in Middle-earth. Also known as Ringwraiths, Black Riders, and The Nine. They were once mortal men, bearers of nine of the Rings of Power. Always use in conjunction…
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Hyperspace refers to a parallel realm, outside our own, commonly used to travel through space at great speed from one point of space to another point of space. Hyperspace may also refer to a region of…
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For questions about The Justice League, Justice League of America, or simply the JLA, a group of superheroes from the DC Comics universe and has transitioned into animated TV. Always use in conjunctio…
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The 2013 sequel to the J.J. Abrams directed 2009 "Star Trek" film and the 12th movie based on the franchise created by Gene Roddenberry. Use this with the [star-trek] tag.
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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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For questions about the 2017 film Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2, which is part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] and [marvel-cinematic-universe] tags.
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Food, it's the stuff we eat. Tacos, cookies, salads, red meat, disgusting vending machine sandwiches... all of it. Maybe even us, if we're not careful.
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The act of creating a work (esp. movies: filming).
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For questions about the biology of life and organisms in works of science fiction and fantasy. Always use in conjunction with the relevant work tag. Biology is a natural science concerned with the stu…
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Relating to or denoting faculties or phenomena apparently inexplicable by natural laws, esp. involving telepathy or clairvoyance.
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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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The process by which individuals or a governing body can influence others on a particular or range of topics, usually with the aim of generating consensus in order to pursue a strategy or plan.
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a superheroine from the DC Comics universe. Use in conjunction with the [dc] tag. For questions about the movie or series, use [wonder-woman-2017] or [wonder-woman-1975].
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a mythical reptile known for its deadly gaze. Use this tag together with [harry-potter] when asking about J.K. Rowling's fictional Basilisk in her Harry Potter books.
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For questions about the fictitious in-universe genetic engineering found in works of speculative fiction. Questions purely concerning real-world genetic engineering are off-topic.
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For questions about the term "first contact", used to refer to humans interacting with an alien race for the first time in most science-fiction films, television, and literature. For the Star Trek mov…
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refer to tie a real-life location (Earthly or beyond) to a fictional setting. Always use in conjunction with the work tag you are asking about.
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A form of elf appearing in the Harry Potter universe who are typically servants to magical families and act as housekeepers and protectors.
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An individual with slightly different DNA (a mutation), either by natural occurrence or by an external process (esp. genetic engineering), which imparts a new characteristic to the individual.
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Questions about Hermione Granger, a heroine in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. Always use in conjunction with the [harry-potter] tag and any relevant tags. Only use the tag when specifically …
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) is an American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Captain America. It is the sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
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to refer to mechanisms used in science-fiction works altering or creating gravity. Can be used in conjunction with the [gravity] tag.
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the third installment of Christopher Nolan's acclaimed Dark Knight trilogy. It takes place eight years after the events of The Dark Knight.
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For questions about Spock, a major character in the Star Trek Universe. A half-human, half-Vulcan member of Starfleet, he is James T. Kirk’s best friend. Use this tag for questions about the character…
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should be used for "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" movie. Always use in conjunction with the [harry-potter] and [fantastic-beasts] tags.
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for questions about how money is used in-universe in a work of science fiction or fantasy.
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a seemingly true statement or group of statements that lead to a contradiction or a situation which seems to defy logic or intuition. For the short-lived UK sci-fi series, use the tag [p…
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Virtual worlds, as opposed to fantasy worlds, are typically environments that are created by computer technology into which people from the real world can be immersed in. These can range from holodeck…
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For questions about Halo, a video game franchise owned by Microsoft Studios, centring on an interstellar war between humanity and the Covenant, a theocratic alien alliance. Many of the games feature a…
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Foundation refers to both the series of novels by Isaac Asimov, and the eponymous institute/world. In the series, the fall of a great galactic empire is predicted and only through Psychohistory and t…
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Doctor Strange, full name Doctor Stephen Vincent Strange, is a superhero in Marvel Comics.
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The Unforgivable Curses - Crucio, Imperio, and Avada Kedavra - are the three most sinister spells known to the wizarding world, and are tools of the Dark Arts. They were first classified as "Unforgiva…