I'm here to ask why are some tags grey and some are light grey? See in this photo:

tags discussion

tags is light grey, but discussion is dark grey. Why is that?

Edit: it does it here with the tags of this question


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Meta sites have compulsory tags, of at least one you need to have.

Screenshot of tag editor

and are compulsory. is not.

There's a third type of tag called a status tag that only mods and staff can use that's red.

Screenshot showing 3 different tag types and colours, annotated

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