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Merge [intellij] and [idea] into [intellij-idea]

As you can see, most of the questions tagged idea are also tagged intellij. Also, the full name of the IDE is IntelliJ IDEA. The two tags should be merged. Also, the one other question tagged idea ...
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Use of [startup] tag unclear

According to SU Retag Request: [startup] --> [boot], the [startup] tag could refer to starting either a computer or a program, but the tag wiki description of [startup] excludes it from being used ...
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The tag [windows-virtual-pc] should be merged with [virtual-pc]

I noticed that there are two tags for Microsoft Virtual PC, of which one is virtual-pc (327 questions) and the other is windows-virtual-pc (7 questions). Windows Virtual PC is referring to a specific ...
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Merge metro tags [duplicate]

The tags metro and modern-ui are duplicate. The proper term is neither; it’s “immersive”. (Confirmed in Windows 8.1)
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Tag deletion request: register

As shown on https://superuser.com/questions/tagged/register There are only 16 questions tagged with register. Within them, I found the following "meanings" for register: register as Registry CPU ...
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Can we have all ICS questions re-tagged?

Why is it that ics is used for questions relating to iCalendar? Can we have iCal or even iCalendar instead? I don't know if upper casing is allowed in tag names, but this could also be ical or ...
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Tag removal request

The following tags are have wikis submitted but aren't valuable imo - each have only one question: catalina - a tomcat startup script, the tomcat tag is sufficient aafp - a connector on Asus ...
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Rename the [usergroups] tag to [user-groups]

The convention with tags here is to replace spaces with hyphens: windows-7, wireless-networking, graphics-card. By convention, then, the usergroups tag really ought to be user-groups, as user is an ...
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Do we need the "used" and "user-friendly" tags?

Neither used nor user-friendly seem to be of much use to me. And while we're at it, is refurbished worth keeping?
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Should we merge the encoding and character-encoding tags?

As the subject indicates, should encoding and character-encoding be merged?
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Should [charts] and [graphs] tags be merged?

charts - 205 questions tagged / 77% answered. graphs - 148 questions tagged / 79% answered. Both charts & graphs - 27 tagged with both / 74% answered I think the real difference between charts ...
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Burninate the [service-rec] tag and delete its questions

The service-rec tag, aside from likely being a meta-tag, has 22 of its 23 questions closed for being off-topic and not constructive. As I don't believe that this tag, or its questions for that matter,...
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The [filter] tag is ambiguous

See list of questions tagged filter: some of them are about ffmpeg filters (used for resizing videos and such), some are about filtering data in MS Excel, some are about organising emails... none of ...
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plasma tag itself is too generic, should be compounded and split into TV and workspace

As things stand right now, plasma is ambiguous. Questions labeled with it refer both to plasma TVs and to the KDE graphical environment, and this doesn't seem correct to me. I suggest deleting the ...
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Burninate the [raw] meta-tag

Prior to an intervention, the raw tag was used for two different things: Questions involving the camera RAW format. All of these questions that weren't closed were retagged with the camera-raw tag. ...
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Get rid of product-rec tag

product-rec looks to be a good candidate for deletion, or do we keep it around as a match for software-rec and hardware-rec?
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Please burninate tag fx-8350?

fx-8350 was created here It's a specific model number so I don't think it belongs.
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Tag for blacklisting - for

As a follow-up to https://meta.superuser.com/questions/6059/tag-for-removal-for and as suggested by slhck ♦, am requesting for the for tag to be blacklisted.
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Merge [office-2013] into [microsoft-office-2013]

Currently, office-2013 and microsoft-office-2013 are separate tags. Can someone merge the former into the latter? microsoft-office-2013 should be the canonical tag, given that: microsoft-office-...
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Merge [remote-desktop] and [terminal-services]

Tags remote-desktop and terminal-services refer to the same thing. I think that terminal-services should remain, since it is the official name of the functionality, also it covers more than just ...
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Blacklist request: [Move], [Removal] and some more

following the tag cleanup for march 2013 I have cleaned up the move meta-tag. No more questions with move. FYI, most of these questions referred to moving files - I have replaced these mostly with ...
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We need to disambiguate the [wds] tag

wds stands for: Windows Desktop Search Windows Deployment Services Wireless Distribution System All of these are used here, so we need to figure out how to split up the tag. Suggestions? To get ...
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Merge or delete learning & guide-related tags

I'm referring to: tutorial x 67 learning x 43 guide x 10 guidelines x 7 troubleshooting x 739 Now, obviously they can all be merged (and if so we should also synonymize), but maybe they should be ...
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"not-recognized" - not-required?

Do we really need the not-recognized tag? There's unrecognized which needs to be killed too
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Merge [browsing] and [multiple-browsers] into [browser]

I think these tags are too similar to be different tags. browsing and browser are basically the same, and if the purpose of multiple-browsers is to be more general (not browser-specific) then I think ...
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Speed-related tags

We have both speed: Questions about optimizing your computer to take up less boot time, application launch time, download time, etc. and internet-speed. I think we can either merge them, or ...
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Tag clean up request - [repeating]

There is a repeating tag. It doesn't seem to be very useful, almost a meta tag. It's only on 16 questions (at the time of writing) so should be easy to clean up.
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Let's remove the "change" tag

change is an absolutely meaningless tag. With 43 questions tagged, it should be easy to get rid of. All that's needed is a handful of users who want to go through these questions and remove the tag, ...
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Combine SSMS and sql-management-studio tags

ssms and sql-management-studio tags both refer to the same application: SQL Server Management Studio. As a result there's no need to keep both tags around. While 21 questions in each here doesn't ...
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Merge connection & configuration related tags

configure & configuration should be merged (although I think they both should be removed). Some of the following should be merged: connect connection connectivity disconnects disconnection ...
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Remove bugs tag on Main site

Is there any point keeping bugs on the main site around? Related: Is there a way to block the recreation of the "bug" tag on the main site? (where soandos even commented about and drew ...
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Bad name for [modern-ui] tag

modern-ui was AFAIK never the official name from Microsoft. It was always either knows by the codename “Metro”, by the internally used name “Immersive” or by the moniker “Windows Store apps” Request: ...
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Merge [utf8] and [utf-8]

Can we merge utf8 and utf-8 & synonymize? They're obviously identical. I would merge utf8 into utf-8, since it's usually written with a hyphen (Wikipedia).
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Do we need "warning" and "alert"?

Similar to error-message, which we just got rid of, there are also: alert × 26 warning × 37 Neither of these are really specific. They don't add meaning to the questions. Sometimes, ...
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Let's nuke the "error-message" tag

We have a tag named error-message, with now 220 95 49 questions tagged. This is quite the meta tag, because it doesn't mean anything and adds no value to a question. Most problems result in some kind ...
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Tag for cleanup - finger

finger - Usage seems to roughly equally divided between the *nix command and the digit of one's hand. Perhaps we can break this up into 2 separate tags? Or even remove the references to physical ...
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Tag for removal - heater

heater - Stupid tag used by a single closed question. I think we can safely get rid of it.
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Merge [laptop-repair] into [repair]

repair x 247 laptop-repair x 81 I think these laptop-repair should be merged into repair - just like battery and laptop-battery - (link). Questions about laptop repair can be tagged with laptop and ...
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Merge Port tags, Report tags, Portable tags

I found these 3 groups of similar tags that I think can be merged and synonymized: Port related tags: port x 377 ports x 61 Report related tags: report x 20 reporting x 18 bug-report x 6 ...
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Merge password tags

These are the password tags: passwords x 730 password-management x 127 password-recovery x 90 password-protection x 52 password-generation x 11 password-prompts x 4 Do we really need all of them? I ...
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Merge [mic] into [microphone]

mic obviously refers to microphone. Can we merge mic into microphone and synonymize?
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Merge [screen] [display] [monitor] and [resolution] [screen-resolution]

I really think we should merge 2 tags out of these 3: screen x 544 display x 564 monitor x 1032 because they're too similar. There are even 11 questions tagged with all of them. I also think we can ...
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High Definition tags

I think we can merge / rename / remove some of the following HD tags: hdtv x 93 high-definition (hd) x 57 hdvideo x 51 What do you think? hd-dvd x 5 fullhd x 2
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Make [blue-ray] a synonym of [blu-ray] and [bluray]

bluray is already a synonym of blu-ray, so why not make blue-ray a synonym as well? (Hope no-one creates blueray!)
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Design, cleanup, recycling tags

There are 3 "design" tags: design x 75 web-design x 26 graphic-design x 20 The problem is that according to the design tag wiki, it already covers web-design and graphic-design: Questions ...
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List of tag merge requests (Dec 2012)

Merge: merge php-ini x2 => php.ini 10x merge autofill x1 => auto-form-fill 3x merge dos 2x => ms-dos 91x (checked their posts. They mean ms-dos) synonym mainboard 2x => motherboard 954x Split: ...
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Merge [laptop-battery] into [battery]

battery x 373 laptop-battery x 69 I think that instead of having 2 separate tags, questions about laptop batteries should be tagged with laptopbattery instead of having a special laptop-battery tag....
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Merge [advanced-format] and [4k-sectors]

Advanced Format, at least in its current state, specifies sectors of 4096 bytes in size, but questions involving 4K AF drives have been tagged as both advanced-format and 4k-sectors. Can someone ...
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Merge [xbox] and [xbox360]

Can we merge xbox and xbox360? I think all of the questions tagged with xbox refer to Xbox 360.
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Do we really need the [recursive] tag?

I recently found a question tagged with recursive, and my first immediate thought went to recursive function calls in programming. Then my thoughts went to the -r option you can specify with most ...
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