[Tagging] Tagging for board games themed pubs

Rory McCann rory at technomancy.org
Fri Sep 11 18:53:58 UTC 2020

On Fri, 11 Sep 2020, at 8:38 PM, Paul Allen wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Sep 2020 at 19:09, Martin Koppenhoefer 
> <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Themed implies that is the raison d'etre for the pubs existance and you would only go there to play board games, which would attract a very limited clientel.
> > 
> > +1, this is also my interpretation.
> Not my interpretation of "theme."  Most pubs I've been in, themes have
> been about decor.  Like the pub named "Walpurgisnacht" and decorated
> accordingly, but there were no battles against witchcraft there.  Like
> the pub with many shelves of books, which nobody read.  Like
> the pub with a fake tree built into a corner.  Like the pub called The
> Buccaneer, decked out [pun intended] as a sailing ship, but there
> were no acts of piracy.

I think "theme" can be used here. For example, I use `theme=irish` for an Irish pub. And people can go in normally. I've never been in a board game pub (maybe a board game café), but I think `theme` makes sense.

There are many pubs which don't have a theme.

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