I started to write a tag cleanup request for , listing the different ways in which the tag is used. I got writer's cramp. Basically, if you can create an anagram that spells "amazon" from letters in the question, it gets an [amazon] tag. The vast majority of these questions either use [amazon] to unnecessarily supplement an amazon-related specific tag, or have no substantive relevance to anything amazon (like how do I perform image manipulation on a picture I originally downloaded from amazon.com). Please make it go away.

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    Can you help me? How do I use my kindle which I bought from Amazon?
    – Hennes
    Commented Nov 16, 2014 at 20:15
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    I bought a book from Amazon and it hasn't arrived help! [amazon][windows-7][networking][windows-8][os-x].
    – Robotnik
    Commented Nov 16, 2014 at 23:27
  • In all seriousness though, it's a company tag. I've added it to the list :)
    – Robotnik
    Commented Nov 16, 2014 at 23:28
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    OK, it's on the list. But please hurry! This one is really, really bad.
    – fixer1234
    Commented Nov 16, 2014 at 23:30
  • Many thanks to @kurast for removing the Amazon tag from the question referred to in my example.
    – fixer1234
    Commented Nov 19, 2014 at 19:43
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    wouldn't amazon-web-services (AWS) actually be the tag you want ?
    – Sirex
    Commented Nov 23, 2014 at 23:49
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    @Sirex - for what, specifically? There are a few questions in that mess for which that would be appropriate. Only some of the questions relate to that.
    – fixer1234
    Commented Nov 24, 2014 at 0:01
  • yeah didn't make that clear, sorry - for the ones that have (for some reason) both amazon and amazon web services tags.
    – Sirex
    Commented Nov 24, 2014 at 0:09
  • You're right. Hopefully, [amazon] will disappear, but as a general rule, there shouldn't be both a specific tag and a generic one for the same thing.
    – fixer1234
    Commented Nov 24, 2014 at 0:16
  • Why? No Maza (person meant no mazda) would get an amazon tag @fixer1234
    – user354735
    Commented Nov 29, 2014 at 17:31


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