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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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Use for identifying a work of SF or Fantasy, including novels, movies, comic books, fanfic, TV series, video games, etc. Use with other tags to specify the type of media, eg. [short-stories]. Use [epi…
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For questions about J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter or the related franchise, consisting of the original book series, expanded books, feature length films, plays, Pottermore, video games and more (includ…
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For questions about the 'Star Wars' universe created by George Lucas.
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For all questions about the Star Trek universe. Including the television series, films, characters, events, and technology in the universe. For more specific questions, use in conjunction with the re…
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For questions about all Marvel Comics' and Marvel Studios' properties or the company as a whole, including decisions made by the studio regarding those properties. Only use with [comics] tag if limiti…
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For questions about any works in J.R.R. Tolkien's Legendarium - The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, The Silmarillion, and other works set in the same universe - or about that universe as a whole. Quest…
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For about a fictional work too small to be called a novel - usually less than 10-20 thousand words and no chapters. Only use when identifying a work (use in conjunction with [story-identification] her…
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For questions about all DC Comics' properties or the company as a whole, including decisions made by the studio regarding those properties. Only use with tag [comics] if limiting answers to comics, no…
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For questions about the trilogy of movies or books, 'The Fellowship of the Ring', 'The Two Towers' and 'The Return of the King'. Always use in conjunction with the [tolkiens-legendarium] tag and, for …
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For questions about the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), the media franchise and shared fictional universe that is centred on a series of superhero films, independently produced by Marvel Studios and …
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has three different uses: for questions specifically about the movie version of a work which has been adapted for different media (answers may draw on any adaptation but must be relevant to t…
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For questions about the long-running British science fiction television programme "Doctor Who" that depicts the adventures of a mysterious and eccentric Time Lord known as the Doctor who travels throu…
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For questions about a book of long narrative in literary prose, in order to distinguish it from other types of story. Do NOT use this tag for every question which happens to be about a novel: it is no…
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For questions concerning the "Star Trek: The Next Generation" (TNG) TV series and its four feature films. Use this tag in conjunction with the [star-trek] tag and any other relevant character tags.
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For questions about the fantasy TV series "Game of Thrones" by HBO. For questions about the book series, which is the basis of the show, use the [a-song-of-ice-and-fire] tag instead. If your question …
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to indicate the question is about the book version or adaptation of a work. If applicable, use a more specific tag instead (novel, short-stories, comics). For differences between the book…
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For questions about the series of epic fantasy novels titled "A Song of Ice and Fire" written by George R. R. Martin. For questions about the TV series based on this series, use the [game-of-thrones] …
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For use when asking questions about comics or comic books.
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For use as the generic term 'alien' which generally refers to a life-form not of Earth, but it can also be used to describe anything, including objects, from another world or system. Use [aliens-19…
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For use on questions regarding travel forwards or backwards in time. This tag should be used in conjunction with the universe it is found in and any relevant work tags.
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For questions about the "Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens" movie. Always use in conjunction with the [star-wars] tag.
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For questions about works in the Star Wars universe which don't fit in with the new Disney Canon, such as what was formerly known as the Expanded Universe and other work. Always use this tag in conjun…
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used for content originally distributed by television. It should only be used when it may not be immediately clear that the question is about content produced for television.
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For use on questions about Star Trek: Deep Space 9, the 1993 Star Trek TV Series. Use this tag in conjunction with the [star-trek] tag and other relevant tags (such as character tags).
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For questions about the team of mutant superheros in the Marvel universe. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] tag. When asking about the comics use the [comics] tag, if asking about the film s…
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For use on questions specifically about Voldemort, the main antagonist of the Harry Potter series. Always use in conjunction with the [harry-potter] tag and any relevant tags. Only use the tag when sp…
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For use on questions about Star Trek: Voyager, the 1995 Star Trek TV series. Use this tag in conjunction with the [star-trek] tag and other relevant tags (such as character tags).
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For questions referring to powers obtained by supernatural or spiritual means outside of science or technology. Can also be used to signify that the question contains magical elements, especially in c…
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For questions looking to identify young-adult novels or asking about their presence in Science Fiction and Fantasy. If looking to identify a story, include the [story-identification] tag, if asking ab…
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For questions about the superhero and Justice League member from the DC comics franchise. Use with the [dc] tag and any relevant adaptation tag(s)
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For questions about the history of the genre: the origin and evolution of ideas in speculative fiction. Example topics include the first work of speculative fiction with a particular property, or the …
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For questions about the specific functions or layouts (etc.) of spaceship or spacecraft in a work. Always use this tag in conjunction with the correct tags for that work.
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For questions about the iconic superhero and Justice League member from the DC comics franchise. Use with the [dc] tag and any relevant adaptation tag(s) (i.e. use [comics] to refer to comic reference…
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For questions about the 'Stargate' franchise. For the movie of the same name released in 1994, use [stargate-movie]. Use in conjunction with the specific series as well: [stargate-sg1], [stargate-atla…
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For questions specifically about Star Trek: The Original Series which aired in 1966. Always use in conjunction with the [star-trek] tag. Users should clarify if they want to include or exclude the TOS…
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For questions about The Hobbit, a 1937 Children's novel by Tolkien. Please always use with the [tolkiens-legendarium] tag. For questions about the film adaptations use in conjunction with the film ta…