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Gryffindor is correct but the one below is misspelled.
"Yellow" - delete, pointless.
"Bunny" merge into "Rabbit".
"Kitty" merge into "Cat".
(Though note that 'Teddy' and 'Bear' are two different things).
If the idea on 79001 is that "spider is already in the title", a search on "spider" in titles gets you pages and pages of Spider-man.
4738-1: Hagrid's Hut
79001: Escape from Mirkwood Spiders
9470: Shelob Attacks
Can "Orcs" be added to
Uruk-hai are orcs. Goblins are also orcs.
The current Technic sets tagged are correct, but for #8466.
http://brickset.com/sets/7009-1/The-Final-Joust - Both knights(and horses) appear.
http://brickset.com/sets/7038-1/Troll-Assault-Wagon - The wagon can be seen in a crowd shot.
http://brickset.com/sets/7078-1/King-s-Battle-Chariot - The chariot is parked in the castle in the crowning scene.
http://brickset.com/sets/7079-1/Drawbridge-Defense - The queen appears in the crowning scene, and the jester appears at several points.
http://brickset.com/sets/10193-1/Medieval-Market-Village - The villagers appear in the crowd scene*.
*My bad for forgetting this one the first time around!
http://brickset.com/sets/5973-1/Hyperspeed-Pursuit - Ship is seen parked on the landing pad.
http://brickset.com/sets/5971-1/Gold-Heist - Ship is seen parked on the landing pad.
http://brickset.com/sets/5969-1/Squidman-Escape - Squidman.
http://brickset.com/sets/7093-1/Skeleton-Tower - Malek. Exactly how long he was imprisoned has never been stated, but he was there for long enough to be included.
http://brickset.com/sets/5974-1/Galactic-Enforcer - I debated this entry. Technically, the only on-screen appearance of it was a unit that was flown there, not one that was already stationed. However, going off of precedents set by the Star Wars line, it was there long enough to be added. (For example, look at the Home One set. It doesn't actually contain any elements specific to Endor, but it had enough of an appearance in relation to it to be registered as an Endor set.)
Technically, you could also argue that it should have an Ashlar tag as well, since it is presumably how Malek was landed, but since Malek is never actually seen being landed on-screen, there is not enough proof for an Ashlar tag to be added.
There would need to be some editorial restraint on this, some definition to keep things in hand, but many of us like "buildings." I collect the Creator houses and shops, Ninjago temples, Chima structures and City buildings, Friends shops and occasional Super Hero buildings. Winter Village and Architecture and Modular Buildings are already well defined as buildings. I am looking for a way to pull all the nice structures out of themes where you have tons of mechs, vehicles and battles to wade through.
These all have "shuttle" in the set name, so tagging "shuttle" might seem redundant.
7166: Imperial Shuttle
10212: Imperial Shuttle
20016: Imperial Shuttle
This set does not have "shuttle" in the set name, but could be tagged "shuttle":
7264: Imperial Inspection
That would connect them all. All have a (Lambda-class) shuttle as the primary part of the set, yet one fails to mention "shuttle" in the name.
8096: Emperor Palpatine's Shuttle
7659: Imperial Landing Craft
Sentinel-class landing craft. Shuttle?
Of course the unrelated Earth "Space Shuttle" could end up mixed in as well.
Having "sentinel, lambda, theta" is probably more fine grained than necessary, but "shuttle" would be sufficient to tie all these to sets like "7264: Imperial Inspection" that do not have "shuttle" in the name.
Also in the Star Wars theme, there are many walkers.
8038: The Battle of Endor
could benefit from the tag "AT-ST". While the bunker is the biggest part of the set, the AT-ST is present. The tag could be applied to all "AT-ST" sets, named with it or not. That would connect all sets with AT-STs in them regardless of the set name.
Also the tag "walker" could apply to all walkers (AT-AT, AT-ST, AT-DP and so on).
Right now if you search "coast guard" you'll get quite a bit different results than a search of "coastguard" yields. Not only are they different, but mutually exclusive. These common sets cover four different subthemes (arguably a fifth if you were to consider a few sets from World City.)
So, I'm not sure if the Coast Guard sets are supposed to stay separate from the Coastguard sets, but if not and this was just a case of overzealous, yet well-intentioned tag removal, please consider reintroducing the tag or fixing the theme names. Thanks!
I also went on and added the tag Juniorized.
It might also be a good idea to delete Legos and Legoes, just incase.
Also, another suggestion: categorize tags. There's lots of tags available that have to do with Architecture sets, such as "Frank Lloyd Wright" and "Modernist" as examples. A good idea would be to change their names and add something in the lines of "Arch - " at the beginning. Then, a tag like "Neoclassical" would look like "Arch - Neoclassical". Same goes for minifigures and locations included in specific sets, they should be categorized after their corresponding themes.
At the moment too many tags are being added for the moderation team to be able to keep up with them, particularly given the relatively crude tools I've built for them so far, and given that over half are unwanted and need removing I'm fast reaching the conclusion that that is the only option.
I will therefore shortly suspended everyone's ability to add them pending a rethink of the whole situation.
^ Because the mods think that no more tags are needed for them.
It's a valuable new tool - I've already found it to be useful - but with the volume of tagging going on and the number of inappropriate tags being added there's too much mess to clean up retrospectively in a timely fashion I think.
Having thought about it more since posting the message above I think what I'll do is grant specific users the ability to add tags, and not open the doors to all and sundry Tags added would not be moderated, since these users would be trusted to do a good job, so moderators will then just keep a general eye on things.
- For the past couple of days, I've been tagging everything on my list with "Aircraft", then adding "Helicopter", "Aeroplane", "Autogyro" as appropriate. But I'm wondering if every aircraft set having two tags is a bit redundant, and if it would be better to drop the "Aircraft" tag altogether. On the other hand, the catch-all tag would make it easier for someone searching all aircraft in one go. Up to you.
- Maybe it would be worth compiling a master list of tags to be used first, then applying these to sets in order to keep some degree of coherence amongst everything. Perhaps some process (this forum might be the most obvious one) could also be created to allow people to suggest tags beyond that master list, so that it is still able to pick up on things which get missed.
The tags that have been submitted so far could form the basis of a master list. There'd be two levels of master list: tags that are useful across all themes (aircraft, train, building etc.) and those useful for only one (Hoth, Endor etc. for SW)
Other things this crowdsourcing experiment has proven: tags are needed, will be useful and people are passionate about them. We just need to tweak the process of curating them to have them reach their potential.
- a list of tags grouped by theme
- a list of tags sorted by tag showing which theme(s) they are used in
- a list of all tags showing how many times they are used across all themes
I wonder if the next step is to have 'theme experts' take a look at the tags used in specific themes and decide what's needed and suggest others. Some themes have been done by the mods already (I'll post a list when I've consulted with them as to what state we are in) but the big ones, castle, pirates and town/city haven't.
I'm proposing to slowly weed these tags out myself over the next few days, unless somebody here specifically objects to it.
For example: though the tag "Gresh" looks superflous, it comes in handy when you click on the tag itself. When you do this, all of the sets with this tag appear in the search result, even with the set named "Gresh". When a set named "fire helicopter" (for example) and someone would click on the tag "helicopter", the fire helicopter set does not appear if it isn't tagged "helicopter" so you need to do a manual "helicopter" search to see it. I know, it's not that much work but I think that the above is the power of tagging)
- Tags are now hidden from everyone except moderators UNLESS a set has been marked as checked by the mods. 1000 sets have been checked so far.
- Tags can't be added by anyone but moderators
- If you don't want to see tags at all you can remove them here.
- Tags can still be searched for and still appear in the drop-down list even if they are otherwise hidden.
A new role 'tag contributor' has been created and in a couple of weeks I will invite people to request to become one. Not right away though as I want to give the mods time to catch up with the 10,000-odd that need sorting out.
Character pseudonyms and full names, for example the "William Furno" tag applied to all Hero Factory sets with just "Furno" in the name, are somewhat a different kettle of fish and probably make more sense, so I'll keep those in.
In the meantime, I'll work on cleaning up the Bionicle and Ninjago tags a bit.
- newly created tags should be subject to approval by the moderators.
- existing (already created and approved) tags assignment for each set should be subject to approval by the tag contributors. Also tag contributors should be able to freely assign tags.
I added 'dragon' to set 4767.