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Questions that are asking to have some questions retagged, usually for a misused tag, or generally removing a tag

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Scan related tags

I think we need to sort out the following scan-related tags: scanner x 155 scanning x 87 printer-scanner x 9 document-scanning x 5 scan x 1 The rest are barcode-scanner, scan-disk and overscan which ...
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Merge [web-crawler] [webcrawling] [crawler] [spider] tags

web-crawler x 20 spider x 12 webcrawling x 6 crawler x 5 They're all identical and refer to Web crawler: Other terms for Web crawlers are ants, automatic indexers, bots, Web spiders, Web robots,...
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Merge [hard-disk-space] and [storage-spaces] into [disk-space]

disk-space: The amount of computer storage space on devices, such as hard drive, floppy or USB flash drive. I think we can merge hard-disk-space & storage-spaces into disk-space
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Tags flash, adobe-flash and flash-player

flash: Adobe Flash is a cross-platform multimedia runtime used to embed animations, video, and interactive applications into web pages. According to Adobe, Flash delivers over 75% of online video ...
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Merge [dual-monitor] and [triple-monitor] into [multiple-monitors]

I don't really know a lot about dual-monitor, triple-monitor or multiple-monitors setups, but it seems logical to move dual-monitor and triple-monitor into multiple-monitors since "multiple" refers to ...
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[internet], [connection] and [internet-connection]

First of all, there are 91 questions tagged with internetconnection (both) that should be retagged with internet-connection. Second, what's the difference between internet and internet-connection? ...
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Merge [vbs] into [vbscript]

Can we merge vbs into vbscript and synonymize?
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Merge [packet-sniffers] and [sniffer]

Can we merge and synonymize packet-sniffers and sniffer (probably sniffer into packet-sniffers)? It's not like there are non-packet sniffers; "sniffer" refers only to a packet-sniffer. Also, should ...
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Merge [tips] into [tips-and-tricks]

Can we merge tips into tips-and-tricks (and maybe even synonymize)? They're identical.
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Merge [spoof] and [spoofing]

spoofing - 21 questions tagged. spoof - 6 questions tagged. They're obviously identical. Can we merge them (I guess spoof into spoofing?) and synonymize?
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Merge [process] and [processes]

I guess processes refers to multiple process, but I don't see why process can't refer to both single / multiple processes so I don't think we really need processes. I think processes should be merged ...
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Difference between [shutdown] and [system-shutdown]

What's the difference between shutdown and system-shutdown? 1/3 (16/43) of the questions that are tagged with system-shutdown are also tagged with shutdown, so I don't think the difference between ...
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Retagging [microsoft] questions [duplicate]

Same as the 2 previous questions I've posted: Retagging [google] questions Retagging [firefox] [mozilla] questions? Most of the questions tagged with microsoft (180 questions) relate to Microsoft ...
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Retagging [find][replace] questions with [find-and-replace]

Please retag questions tagged with findreplacement with the find-and-replace tag. I know I could do it myself, manually, but I thought it would be better to post about it here on meta first. I've ...
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Merge [nvidia-geforce] and [geforce]

nvidia-geforce - 119 questions tagged. geforce - 3 questions tagged. These tags are identical, please merge them.
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Merge [acer-aspire-one] and [aspire-one]

acer-aspire-one - 40 questions tagged. aspire-one - 2 questions tagged. They're identical, please merge them.
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Merge [email] and [email-client]

Half of the questions tagged with email-client are also tagged with email (62 / 130) . About email (tag wiki): Questions about email clients, mail transfer agents and email software ...
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Retagging [google] questions [duplicate]

Some of the questions tagged with google actually relate only to Google Chrome and not to Google products / Google company in general, for example: How does Google Chrome installer work? Google ...
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Merge [fn] into [fn-key]

fn tagged questions should probably be merged into the fn-key tag, since all of the fn tagged questions relate to the Fn key. There are also questions tagged with both fn and fn-key.
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Merge [omnibar] into [address-bar]

As far as I know omnibar relates either to the Safari Omnibar or to the Google Chrome omnibar / omnibox. As for the Safari Omnibar, it's basically a tweaked location bar ("Search directly using ...
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Removing the [modification] meta-tag

modification seems like a meta-tag, as it doesn't really describe the content of the question. Also, there are only four questions under it, and two of them have been closed. Please burninate the ...
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Merge [sound] and [audio] tags

audio - 1338 questions tagged. sound - 692 questions tagged. Both audio & sound - 107 questions tagged. What is the difference between those tags? I think that most of the users (including me) ...
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Retagging [firefox] [mozilla] questions?

Almost all of the questions tagged with mozilla are questions about Firefox or Thunderbird, for example: Is there a Firefox extension to bookmark a specific position on a webpage? How to override the ...
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Merging [images] [photos] [pictures] tags?

Why do we need 3 different tags for this? Is there any difference? I understand that the terms might be a little bit different by definition, but I don't think it matters when tagging questions on ...
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Renaming/Merging App Store tags

I'm referring to these 4 tags: windows-store windows-apps windows-store-app app-store I think app-store should be renamed to something like apple-app-store because the term "App Store" is no longer ...
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Help me tag my question?

I'm not sure what I should tag my question with, so I am hoping that I can find someone to retag it: https://superuser.com/questions/499860/sqlfiddle-where-can-i-see-the-result-of-my-query. I also ...
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Use of the [extension] tag

Where should the extension tag be used? Does it refer to browser extensions? This question has both google-chrome-extensions and extension tags, and this question has both firefox-extensions and ...
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What is the [what-is] tag for?

what-is seems like the very definition of a meta tag. Should we whack it?
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Tag for burnation - [new]

I've just noticed we have a new tag. I can't see any benefit for such a tag - so it needs removing. There's at least one question where this is the only tag so it has to be a manual process. There ...
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Please burninate the [loading] tag

loading doesn't sound like a very useful tag to me. 16 questions are tagged with it and I request that it is burninated!
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The [desktop] tag is ambiguous

desktop (x119) has questions that deal with either: desktop (as opposed to portable) computers an operating system's desktop environment The tag wiki primarily concentrates on the former meaning, ...
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Cleanup of tags with similar names

Gilles was nice enough to share a Data.SE query with us identifying tags with similar names, prime candidates for cleaning up and possibly synonym creation. I consider the following to be false ...
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Please use [modern-ui] instead of [metro] for the moment, Metro conflicts

Please use Modern UI for the moment, because Metro was a code name that conflicts with Metro AG. Feel free to update questions with the new naming as you go around making our Windows 8 part of the ...
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Merge "jabber" and "xmpp"

jabber and xmpp are synonyms on Stack Overflow. They should be synonyms on Super User also.
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Burninate the 'links' tag

links is used for Hyperlinks (web sites, HTML emails, ...) Soft links and hard links on filesystems Library linking Someone probably even used it for the web browser... Therefore it is not useful ...
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Correct the [lithum-ion] tag

lithum-ion is misspelled. Currently, five questions are tagged with this misspelled tag. I propose two solutions: Option 1: Burninate lithum-ion. Just use the more general battery. Are different ...
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Synonym request from "system-tray" to "notification-area"

It looks like systray is already a synonym of notification-area (26 questions). However, system-tray (95 questions) is off on its own. I would suggest merging system-tray into notification-area, ...
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Add tag synonym: "preferences" -> "settings"

Add preferences as a synonym of settings.
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Tag "lock" is a mess

The tag lock seems to be a mess. It's used for among other things: file locks lock screen keyboard lock locking of preferences excel We should do something about it. We should probably ...
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Screen Recording and Screen Capturing tags

I would merge desktop-recording (x8) and screen-recorder (x18) into screen-capture (x122). After that, should we — per Daniel's suggestion — try to split up screen-capture into more precise tags, i.e....
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alternative vs software-rec tags

Do we really need alternative when we have software-rec? Not only is alternative vague in meaning, but most of the questions that use it are looking for software recommendations. Also, given this ...
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Get rid of the [hack] tag

The hack seems barely useful, more like a meta tag. It's used for hacking, but not strictly in the sense of security threats, but also "hacking" something together. Should we remove the "hack" tag ...
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Retag + synonym [systray] => [notification-area]

Could we have systray (4 Qs) made a synonym of notification-area (19 Qs)? At least according to Raymond Chen, the correct name is "(Taskbar) Notification Area", so the systray tag is ...
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Duplicate tags about duplicate files

deduplication duplicate seems to be used for deduplication but some are about how to create duplicate files. duplicate-files duplicating I suggest merging into deduplication for most of those ...
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Get rid of the "Broken" tag

Its basically the same as having a problem, issue, or other tag thats says they have a problem. 59 questions with it though, so its a little big for a manual de-tag (or not? not really sure). ...
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More tags to kill?

We're managed to kill off the free tag over the weekend (and without annoying anyone too much) conference and registration might be good targets - both mean nothing, and together have less than 40 ...
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The DOS tag is ambiguous

As it is, the dos tag is ambiguous. Even the tag wiki excerpt is split: DOS is an acronym for "Disk Operating System." DoS is an acronym for "Denial of Service." Do not use this tag for questions ...
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There ain't no such thing as a free tag

The free tag has 107 questions tagged to it - it dosen't have very much of a practical purpose (free what? Free as in beer? Free as in speech? Free hugs? Free space?), so, perhaps mercifully ...
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Burninate the [tools] tag

Similar to Kill the [software-tools] tag, I don't see the point in keeping tools around. Typical meta tag. It doesn't explain what the question is about. If you're looking for a tool to do something, ...
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Combining the "recovery" tags

Here's a list of tags related to "recovery": recovery (493) data-recovery (464) password-recovery (63) hard-drive-recovery (56) file-recovery (37) system-recovery (10) partition-recovery (5, this was ...
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