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refers to the program Things. Makes sense. There was no wiki on this, so I just stumbled on to it. Of the 6 questions tagged with at least 4 of them give some specifics as to what "things" is.

My proposal

be turned into or at least something more descriptive like . My first thought when I saw the tag was "what things?" which lead me to do some digging and put in a wiki edit request. Ultimately, the tag is way too generic and has the possibility of being misused. It should be a synonym for the new tag or burninated.

  • Yes. things is ambiguous. – iglvzx Feb 29 '12 at 18:33
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    We have [office-for-mac] so it should probably be [things-for-mac]. – slhck Feb 29 '12 at 20:12
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    Things for mac is actually the name used on its website for distinguishing it from things for iPad for example. Things mac application otoh just sounds horrible. – Daniel Beck Feb 29 '12 at 20:45
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    By the way: What windows? What intel? What outlook? What exchange? – Daniel Beck Feb 29 '12 at 21:36
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    I don't understand a Word you say. – slhck Feb 29 '12 at 22:01
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    What Apples are rotten? where should I land my iPod? Can I buy a bachelor iPad in NYC? – studiohack Mar 1 '12 at 1:50
  • @slhck word redirects to microsoft-word. – Daniel Beck Mar 1 '12 at 6:01
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    whose boot are we referring to? – Raystafarian Mar 1 '12 at 11:39
  • WHERE do{ i goto now()? We should have a contest of writing prose using programming terms. Oh, that's right, we do that already. – user488805 Mar 3 '16 at 17:09
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Given that this is a non-destructive and tiny retagging task, I retagged all questions to and adapted the Tag Wiki Excerpt appropriately.

The tag should therefore be vanishing in the next 24 hours.

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