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So, I’ve noticed there’s a BP that’s adding a “nudist [X]” tag in a lot of pictures, even when there’s no context for nudity, or even worse, it’s nudity in a regular context, like during intercourse or while showering, which doesn’t count for nudism.
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I have another conundrum: conical hat, coolie hat, rice hat and even Chinese hat (which is now empty, but someone will likely use it again one day). They all refer to the same Asian hat. I think “conical hat” is an unfortunate tag name because without reading the description, it makes it seem like it’s applicable to any conical hat. I did make this mistake earlier. Since Wikipedia uses “Asian conical hat” as the main name, I propose we also make it the main tag and alias all the others to it. It is very descriptive, even without a description.
EDIT:
kasa is another related tag. There might be more tags using Asian names for these hats.
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What’s going on with the timpani tag? It seems that there are more images of some ponifed Doctor Mario character than there are of actual kettle drums or pauken.
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im wondering if the tag is worth keeping or is it worth deleting?
Becuase AFAIK the dress is never given a name or any importance in the series,nor do any of the other characters have a tag dedicated solely towards the outfits they wear, plus this feels more like it’d be better suited for a gallery instead of a tag.
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  • added by 10 users within the last 6 months
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  • used objectively, seems to be applied to any relevant picture without bias
I don’t see any reason to get rid of it. It’s an iconic outfit. We even have a couple images of other characters wearing it.
Btw we do have multiple other similar tags: Twilight’s birthday dress, constellation dress, jester dress, stained window princess dress and second coronation dress, Lemon Zest’s zest best dress, Jessica Rabbit’s famous red dress, and Rarity’s mermaid dress and her carousel dress.
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@saby
Loong into the tag history, even though other people have added the tag it only really seems to be 2 users that are adding the tag to everything, which again makes it feel more like it’d be better for a gallery (especially since one of them already has a gallery for EQG outfits)
and as for the other outfits, all of those are just one off outfits that have appeared in only one scene/episodes, this outfits is just the default outfit Rarity wears for the EQG shorts and i don’t see what makes her outfit come across as more special then any of the other default outfits the EQG characters wear, especially since iirc we already have a tag dedicated solely for the EQG outfits (also the “zest’s best dress” tag is again only being added and maintained by the same guy as before, and i don’t see what makes Zests dress more special then the other outfits)
Also none of the other EQG cast have tags dedicated solely towards the default outfits they wear in the series to my knowledge, it just feels unnecessary IMO that Rarity’s outfit has a whole tag dedicated to it while the others don’t.
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I believe incorrect leg anatomy’s description implies something that doesn’t fit entirely with its list of images:
Missing or reversed joints and other such anatomical errors. Applicable regardless of degree of anthropomorphisation - both horses and humans have same amount of joints in the limbs. For humanoid legs on otherwise quadruped characters, use semi-anthro instead (and don’t forget to remove pony if it refers to same character)
Through a combination between that definition and what the term looks like: If both hind legs on all onscreen characters bend like a human’s, then it should be considered semi-anthro instead of incorrect leg anatomy, no matter how odd the “forelegs” look.
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Then add tags for the others. (hyperbolic) It’s not like they can’t exist, they’re not opinions and they hurt no one. Being added by one or two people isn’t a reason to dismiss them when they’re not opinions. You have to look at it like that. If you see a tag that you suspect is a waste of time, ask yourself, if it an opinion, or is it a fact? Rarity’s dress is a fact.
Imo I’d just rename it to remove her name so it can serve a universal purpose, but staying just for her isn’t hurting anyone either. It can prove useful and isn’t bogging down the tags with opinions like ‘sexy’.
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this outfits is just the default outfit Rarity wears for the EQG shorts and i don’t see what makes her outfit come across as more special then any of the other default outfits the EQG characters wear, especially since iirc we already have a tag dedicated solely for the EQG outfits
I do sort-of share this point of view…like, it seems more sensible to tag “missing accessory” if Apple Bloom doesn’t have her hair bow, than to tag “apple bloom’s bow” on nearly every picture of Apple Bloom - because then, how would I find a picture of Apple Bloom’s bow just sitting there (not an “accessory swap”, and Apple Bloom might still be in the image, too), or getting tied on, or something else of interest? Surely we don’t need an “apple bloom’s bow focus” tag; just use the tag when it’s not merely incidental.
But, the EqG cast do wear different outfits, so it’s not quite the same situation. As for “why this one and not others”, who knows why some people find something to be particularly notable - maybe because Rarity’s character is associated with fashion?
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I had a whole rant written up about how “factually correct” is not sufficient to justify a tag, by itself, but, whatever.
It’s just one of several factors that help judge if a tag is a “waste of time”.
Anyway, “rarity[’s] peplum dress” seems fine.

I’ve got a question, too.
When should a year be used as a tag? Normally, I think of adding year-tags when the picture refers to a year directly, in accordance to the principle of “tag what’s in the image”. The focus of my question is that I’ve seen the year a picture was originally posted - especially if making its way to Derpibooru much later - get added as a tag. Is that proper?
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IMHO the date the picture was originally posted should be a metadata field on Derpibooru, not a tag. It could even be scraped from the source (or file metadata) when uploading pictures.
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I do sort-of share this point of view…like, it seems more sensible to tag “missing accessory” if Apple Bloom doesn’t have her hair bow, than to tag “apple bloom’s bow” on nearly every picture of Apple Bloom - because then, how would I find a picture of Apple Bloom’s bow just sitting there (not an “accessory swap”, and Apple Bloom might still be in the image, too), or getting tied on, or something else of interest? Surely we don’t need an “apple bloom’s bow focus” tag; just use the tag when it’s not merely incidental.
The various [character’s accessory] tags really should be reserved for images where they’re not the one wearing it, or it’s the sole focus of the image; applejack’s hat belongs on images where Rarity is wearing it or cropped screencaps of it and the like, not every single got-dang image of Applejack behatted as per usual.
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