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, 2012 at 18:33
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    We have [office-for-mac] so it should probably be [things-for-mac].
    – slhck
    Feb 29, 2012 at 20:12
  • 3
    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 Mod
    Feb 29, 2012 at 20:45
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    By the way: What windows? What intel? What outlook? What exchange?
    – Daniel Beck Mod
    Feb 29, 2012 at 21:36
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    I don't understand a Word you say.
    – slhck
    Feb 29, 2012 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, 2012 at 1:50
  • @slhck word redirects to microsoft-word.
    – Daniel Beck Mod
    Mar 1, 2012 at 6:01
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    whose boot are we referring to? Mar 1, 2012 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, 2016 at 17:09

1 Answer 1


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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