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Please remove blacklisted tags from 'recommended' tag badges

We've blacklisted the tag, preventing getting the badge for identification-request but if the tag is still your closest tag to receiving a badge the system will still suggest it as the recommended. ...
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Swift deletion for new id requests under different tags

Now that the id request tag is blacklisted, people are coming in and posting new id requests with tags like manga-production and anime-history and the tags for shows they think resemble the show they'...
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Proposal: Let's form viewing circles!

Update: Since the reaction to this idea seemed pretty lukewarm, I've decided not to move ahead with this. If someone else wants to build an event on this idea, feel free to do so. This is a ...
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HTML in customised blacklisted tag warning does not display properly

As I wrote in another meta post, the warning that appears on the mobile website, when the now-blacklisted identification-request tag is used, does not display properly. The HTML for the link to the ...
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Please blacklist the “identification-request” tag and lock all question with the aforementioned tag

Request: I would like to request the CMs blacklist the "identification-request" tag, close the remaining open questions tagged with it and apply an historical lock on all questions tagged with this ...
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Identification Request Cleanup: Phase 2 - Blacklisting

Continuing with our our cleanup of "identification request", as detailed in this proposal. Phase 2: Blacklisting (ongoing until June 6, 2016, note the length was shortened after receiving feedback ...
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A&M EU Meetup - The convention approaches!

The time approaches for Anime Con, where we will have our first A&M meetup! The convention runs from 10th to 12th June. Check out the schedule You can find helpful resources at a previous meta ...
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Art of War by Sun Tzu study group

We will be using an annotated, free, and online version of the book. What does this have to do with Anime and Manga? All the major generals during the sengoku period studied the book (Oda Nobunaga, ...
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Can the tooltip that shows up when asking [identification-request] questions be updated to reflect we're on the process of deprecating them?

As @Memor-X has mentioned in the other meta, we need to adjust the wording of the tooltip on asking a question tagged as id-request. Can we get it to be changed to: The Identification Request tag ...
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Identification Request Cleanup: Phase 1 - Deprecation

I'm here to announce the first phase of the our clean up of "identification request", as detailed in this proposal. Seeing that there have not been any noteworthy counter proposals, we're looking to ...
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Tag Proposition: media-comparison

For questions like these two: How much difference is there between Chronicles of the Going Home Club anime and manga? Why is the Black Jack anime and manga so different? I feel a tag called media-...
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What we'd like to do about those gosh darn “identification requests” questions

This discussion is now closed. Here's phase 1 of what we've decided to do about identification-requests (deprecating). Here's phase 2 (blacklisting). Here's phase 3 (delete and lock). TL;DR for ...
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Community Notice: Pending policy changes on the horizon

Right now we're (the mods) in the midst of figuring out what to do about our current "identification-request" issue. It's a complicated and deeply rooted issue with with no easy resolution. We're ...
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Should the Europe tag have been used for these questions?

I noticed recently that a tag for europe exists, which seems to serve the purpose outlined here. However, currently there are only two questions in it, which look like they could be better served with ...
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Why is this question regarded as opinion based?

So Why do people tend to think anime is weird porno? got closed as opinion based. Personally I don't consider this to be opinion based, as the question states Is there a specific reason as to why ...
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Does deleting an answer remove the negative points to your reputation?

I answered a question, but it doesn't follow with the majority's conjecture and is being downvoted. Should I just delete my answer? And if I do, will that reverse the negative reputation points?
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Let's make some games!

We (me and a vague but definitely real group of users) in the Maid Café would like to make some games. If you are interested, ping me in chat or post/comment here. There are no limitations, but ...
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Should we really answer ID Requests which don't meet the minimum guidelines

So i have been noticing some users posting answers to questions which clearly do not meet out Minimum Guidelines for Identification Requests eg. Girl with face paint or tattoos. With a wolf Anime ...
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Why does the tag animation-mistakes exist?

The tag animation-mistakes exists, with 5 questions tagged. However, it doesn't really seem like it belongs here. A tag is something set by the question asker: How can you know if something is an ...
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Offtopic? Seriously?

I see that many of these identification request are being downvoted or closed by the wrong reason. Take this one as an example. In StackOverflow, if you are making a poorly contextualized question, ...
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When should a cosplay be tagged as Identification request

Taking a look at this revision history I noticed a lot of adding and removing of the identification-request tag. The tag itself clearly states Do When identifying a anime/manga When identifying a ...
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Did Someone already proposed compiling Answered ID requests in a meta post?

I was just wondering, there is not much use in already answered ID requests and even unanswered ones. Once they are answered they are just left behind. ID requests is one of the most rapidly ...
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Anime Weekend Extra: Come watch anime with us!

On March 12th and 13th we'll be having our next anime viewing event with Anime.SE's Basement Anime Club. The session will start on the 12th of March at 0500 UTC and continue until it dies on Sunday. ...
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Id requests that admit they might be looking for non-anime

Recently I've seen a few id requests that say right in the question something like "By the way, this might not be anime." Usually they think it might be a Western cartoon. In one case the OP thought ...
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What does the button with a number next to review mean?

Often, I have a button next to review with a number on it. This number doesn't correlate to the number of posts available for me to review, as I can click on it and find no reviews available. What ...
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Can we have embedded YouTube videos enabled?

During beta, it was suggested that embedded YouTube videos be turned on in this meta post. I think that as a recreation site, it would be nice to have these links auto-embed similar to the way they do ...
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On what basis should I upvote identification requests?

When should I vote up? Whenever you encounter a question, answer or comment that you feel is especially useful, vote it up! Whenever I see any question which I saw very useful, then for sure it ...
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Change the identification request prompt

The current prompt given when identification requests are asked is: Please read our guidelines for identification request questions to make sure you've included sufficient detail. If you're looking ...
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How do I find an anime or manga only from memory?

If you want to find an anime or manga on your own and you remember something about it, this post is for you! If you have a picture, but you don't remember anything, see how to reverse-search images ...
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ID requests: Raising the bar − Proposition to require a list of wrong titles

Proposition Let's upgrade the minimal requirements of an ID request to add a list of at least 3 wrong titles and 1 search query. Without this list, the post would be closed for not showing enough ...
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Is there a meta post here on Anime.SE that explains user bans?

Is there a meta Question and answers regarding the topic about bans? For example if a user is banned from doing something such as a privilege in this site. Also like what he/he is prevented from ...
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How do I make good Tag Wikis/Excerpts?

After reading this meta question I am wondering. how can i make a good Tag Wiki/Excerpt?
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Do not copy blocks of text from Wikipedia/etc into tag wikis/excerpts

Do not copy text verbatim from Wikipedia or elsewhere into tag wikis and excerpts. Not even if you do so in a license-compliant way. Here is why: Any idiot can type the name of an anime or whatever ...
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Should there be QC criteria for photograph Identification Requests that are being converted to more general tags?

During the tag cleanup, several of the questions have been being converted to more general tags like merchandise, cosplay, and itasha. The idea behind the tag cleanup was that all picture-only ...
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Change the question to include more viewpoints from other anime and manga productions

Based on my question about censorship in Pokemon, I'm thinking in if I can post another question asking basically the same, but with another anime i.e. Yu-Gi-Oh! But, I really don't know if that ...
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Image-only Id-request cleanup

As can be seen from our previous meta, there is a clear community concensus that image id-requests don't have a place on our site. As such, we will begin phasing out these questions. The first thing ...
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Let's talk about the place of ID requests on our site

So you probably know about those Identification Request type of questions, most probably from them swamping the front page pretty often. Let's talk about where they are now and where they may better ...
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Policy Review: Image-only id requests

It's that time again, let's look at another aspect of the site that you picked for review. Our continuity tagging experiment is still underway, but this is an item I've wanted to review for a while. ...
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Can I ask this type of questions

I have a view on a certain topic that I relate to an anime. Can I say my view and ask people to give their perceptions and points on the truth or shortcomings of my view
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Is it acceptable to ask (and answer) a question asking for a real life counterpart of a place seen in an anime?

I want to ask a question which goes like this: What are the places in Love Live that are real places in Japan? How do I go there? I already have an answer (3 places) to this question, and I am ...
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A certain multivariate experiment: Testing changes to series tags based on story continuity

The meta is written in order to better explain the intent behind the changes to site tags in regards to series continuity as noted in this meta. This experiment is being done in an attempt to access ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2016

It's 2016 now, and we've made some changes to the sidebar size. As such, we can now restart the Community Promotion Ads for 2016! Keep in mind, we have updated some of the guidelines compared to ...
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Should identification answers be strictly minimal?

It appears there's some pressure on users to avoid tips and background information on how they identified an anime within their answer. I think this stems from earlier answers that berated question ...
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Winter 2016 series tags

The winter 2016 anime season is under way. We want to get as many tags as possible for this season's shows into the system, both so we get more interesting content on the site and so that low-rep ...
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Is it possible to configure synonym to [retag]?

Is it possible to "synonymize" manga, anime, visual-novel, light-novel to retag? I'm thinking that it might help new comers who don't have enough reputation more options to arrive at a dummy tag, ...
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Should we allow “From which episode is this image” questions?

Recently I came across this post, the author was asking from which episode a certain picture/screenshot was. I wrongly voted to close this as a duplicate of "Where is this picture from? How do I use ...
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Proposal: country tags for certain classes of questions

Some time back, we got a question about which operators offer the Animax channel in India - On which DTH operator can I get Animax channel in India?. This is a topic that would benefit from the ...
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What should be done with inactive users questions?

I frequently see unanswered questions, not because there isn't good answers but because the user who asked them is no longer active. Should these be closed? As without an accepted answer they are ...
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Standards for questions

What exactly are the the standards for asking a question in title and body? This just came up for me because I wanted to ask a question but had to unnecessarily make my title and body longer because ...
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Policy Review: Tagging - separate continuities

As part of solidifying & simplifying our rules, let's look at tagging next. The fact that our tagging is confusing has been brought up a few times in the past, and our current approach to ...

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