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Subject: Question about Posting Tags
Date Posted: 10/15/2007 6:41 PM ET
Member Since: 2/8/2007
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I'm wondering about the Tags - I know that the plan is eventually that they will be searchable, like doing a Key Words search. 

Wondering if I should bother with tags that already show up in a book's title description?  For instance, in the Sue Grafton alphabet mystery books, a great tag to add would be "Kinsey Millhone mystery" or "Kinsey Millhone".  Except that most of these books already have it listed in the title, example Book Name (Kinsey Millhone)

So, does this make the Kinsey Millhone tag redundant?  Should these books not be tagged that way?

Then, what about the occasional Grafton book that -doesn't- (but should) have Kinsey Millhone in the title?  Better to submit a Book Edit in that case?  or better to have all the tags read Kinsey Millhone?

Date Posted: 10/15/2007 7:06 PM ET
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I would say better to add it than not in the examples you used.

Date Posted: 10/16/2007 7:49 AM ET
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I'd say tag it. Sometimes the titles don't include that information... and it's handy to have.

Sianeka - ,
Date Posted: 10/16/2007 2:26 PM ET
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Thanks for your opinions.  I have several ambiguous tags like that and wasn't sure if adding them would be helpful to the new tag program, or just a waste of time. 

I'm going to add them.  They can always be removed later, right?  =)