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Blacklist Google?

google (the manufacturer meta tag, see Manufacturer & Company tags are back. Again), was cleaned up a little over a year ago. It stayed dead for almost a year, but starting in July of this year, ...
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Bug permits me to flag an answer as “not an answer” multiple times

I was previously using this bug to my advantage, but now I'm being honest and reporting it. Anyway, normally, when you flag an answer as "not an answer" using the standard option and you have already ...
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I am getting a “You are currently banned from flagging…” message but no clear end for this ban is given

Title says it all. I went to flag something as SPAM on the main Super User site recently and got a message (see screenshot below) that states, “You are currently banned from flagging…” Okay, fair ...
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Editing Comment Issue

I just noticed when I go to edit a comment from a typo or whatever, I get back [object Object]. Question: Am I the only one affected by this and what is it or what does it mean? I already closed ...
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Can we get a Monarch tag?

I just created this question. I tagged it excel, because the formulas are roughly analogous.
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Vampyric tags: [design] won't die

design didn't die like we wanted it to. The answer to life, the universe, and everything may be among the questions tagged with it, but these still cover such a broad swath of computery experience ...
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Is there a reason why the tag “slackware” cannot be edited?

Normally, when looking at tag information, at the bottom of the screen, there is a button labeled "Edit Tag Info". However, when looking at slackware today, there is no way to suggest edits. Problem ...
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Delete [delete]

I don't even know what to say about delete… but I don't like it.
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Recovery tag needs to stop recovering

I think that the recovery Tag is far too broad as there are so many different types of recovery (which also have tags for them) such as data-recovery, password-recovery, partition-recovery and so on. ...
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[hardware-combination]: lock it away

hardware-combination decorates questions about anything that contains two or more non-identical components. mixing RAM of different speeds how to orient the fan on a computer case that contains a ...
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Ship [shipping] to /dev/null

We have six questions tagged shipping. The tag has no description and there seems to be no clear usage for it. I would like to remove it completely. Opinions please.
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“Something bad has happened” trying to list my Famous Questions

I just tried clicking on the "famous question" badge bar to list my famous questions (on superuser.com, not the meta). I got this: https://superuser.com/error?aspxerrorpath=/help/badges/28/famous-...
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Is application-error an error?

We have a tag, application-error, with 79 questions. Since a good percentage of software questions could be labeled "application error", it is not only meta, but does nothing to differentiate ...
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Are “error” and “problem” meta-tags?

From http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2010/08/the-death-of-meta-tags/: If the tag can’t work as the only tag on a question, it’s probably a meta-tag. Clearly, error and problem fit this criterion. If ...
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Merge [transparent] and [transparency]

I propose merging transparent (34 questions) with transparency (79 questions). I think it's pretty clear to see why they should be merged. ... ... yeah, that pun was pretty terrible, even by retag ...
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Windows Features?

We actually have a windows-features tag (with 29 questions). I would just nuke it, but there are 29 questions. Any conceivable reason not to?
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Disconnect the [intermittent] tag

The intermittent tag has 7 questions. It seems too meta to be useful. Should we keep it around? Or is it time to end the connection?
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Don't hate the [player] hate the tag

The player tag feels like a classic meta tag, and one likely to be misused. I saw it in use for a question what seems to be a glorified cd player but could refer to audio, video or other software that ...
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Time to be LESS organised

organization is a pretty big meta-tag. It's uses include, Organisation charts Sorting data Windows Explorer functionality Email organisation and many more. Should we burn it?
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The [corruption] tag is corrupted

I've checked out some of the questions with corruption, and the more I read the more I'm convinced it's unhelpful as it is. Corruption of files, of streams, of download, upload, screen, filesystem, ...
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Get rid of “text”

My question is about text, so I tagged it with "text". text
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Let's change our [background]

There are actually a few 'background' tags floating around in the... background. ...Ok, that one was terrible. In all seriousness: Updates These tags have been removed: background - used ...
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Shred and wail on the [tab] tag

My question involves a web browser, a spreadsheet, a keyboard or a sweet guitar riff.. tab In a twist of fate tabs exists - https://superuser.com/tags/tabs/info
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Drop dropdownlist?

dropdownlist:A drop down list is a list with predetermined options that expands when clicked to reveal the options available. Do we have experts on drop-down lists? Does this tag helps clarifying ...
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Usage of “external” tag - burninate?

I just removed the external tag from a question regarding viewing of source code for a browser, and it got me thinking that this is somewhat a meta-tag. There exists tags such as external-hard-drive ...
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Cannot ask question with Korean in it?

I tried to ask a question about Korean fonts and copied some text directly into the question box. The following image appeared, though I moved the red box beneath the question to make the aspect ratio ...
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elections.stackexchange.com doesn't like SuperUser

The Election information page doesn't seem to like SuperUser. When you load the page, only the Loading elections page item is ticked and then the checklist disappears. However, the page continues to ...
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Retag [Windows-2012] into [Windows-Server-2012] or [Windows-Server-2012-R2]

windows-2012 contains 54 questions. All of them appear to actually be about Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2. Shall we re-tag these questions? What do to with the windows-2012 tag?
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Please change the “0 Answers” style on SuperUser

The "0 Answers" style on SuperUser looks horrid/out of place. You know the one I'm talking about, the big burgundy box of badness.
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Red remaining-character counter in SU flag reason unreadable/ugly

When you flag a post as "requires moderator attention", you get a box to enter a reason. On SuperUser, this box is pink, unlike the red on the other sites. As you type, the number of characters ...
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Why do the voting arrow images on superuser.com have non-straight edges?

Does it look like this to anyone else? missing image Edit: I've edited the image to show the stackoverflow and superuser arrows next to each other. I'm not terribly concerned about the difference in ...
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What do a writer, taxi, and horse have in common?

Answer: we don't yet have questions with the hack tag covering these, perhaps the only common uses of the term not included. hack and its synonym hacking are undefined and have 44 questions. The ...
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Please merge [tag:extended-desktop] [tag:multiple-desktop]

Those 2 tags are exact duplicates : extended-desktopmultiple-desktop isn’t it ?
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Synonomize Red Hat tags

redhat is among the remaining manufacturer meta tags. Roughly 500 of the questions have been cleaned up; the ones needing general tag remediation. About 136 questions remain. All of these refer to ...
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Can the review system be fixed?

I was just assigned the task of reviewing this inappropriate answer. I immediately flagged the answer, and when I did so, the SE system issued a red notification indicating that the answer had ...
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Show the [guest] the door

The guest is unwelcome and would benefit from clarification. As it stands "guest" is simply too vague to be useful. We have guest-additions, but this tag might do with being split into guest-...
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Tag cleanup: Delete tag [rows]

rows A row is a horizontal line of something within a program. It can be a row of cells in excel, or a row of text in a text document. Rows are horizontally positioned and are generally read left-...
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Can we empty out [null]?

Seriously, I have no idea what null is for - null characters, null processes, errors, null strings, nil, nada, nothing, blank, empty? I really don't see the point of null when it's not specific ...
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Let's retire the [sysadmin]

The sysadmin tag has a different meaning almost every question, and it never seems to refer to the actual role of a system administrator. It seems to be used for questions that have to do with the ...
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The accepted answer styling makes 'votes' invisible in search

See for example this search query: 'votes' is invisible here -- it's styled a pure white. Also, I believe there should be some border or background on the box surrounding the '2 votes'. Can this ...
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Question of the Week #45

Note: From here on, until I'm done with school, I'll be posting QOTW every OTHER week (unless someone want to join up and help me out) Now we're into post #45 of the "Top Question" of Super User in ...
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New Tag Request: “IIS-8.5”

We have a tags for "IIS", "IIS-7.5", and "IIS", but not for "IIS-8.5". IIS 8.5 is included in Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1.
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Split off [split]

The tag split is used for lots of things and not used consistently for anything. It has been planned to make it go since 2014. Can we burn it now?
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Split up the [split] tag [duplicate]

split is all over - it's about splitting files, DVDs, splitting windows/screen into two, Excel formula to split contents - I propose that we kill split
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Let's nuke a tag down to its [origins]

We have five questions tagged origins. Three are about origins of something (history). One is about the screen positioning (with origin at 0,0), and one is about a game client. I propose to be ...
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Erase the [notes]

notes is an undefined tag with multiple uses: The "Notes" feature of various software The Notes page in PowerPoint Small text files Endnote Lotus Notes Notes 9 Webmail Evernote MS Onenote Request for ...
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Does [bricked] need to be bricked?

bricked has been used with 16 questions, but it is applicable to a pretty high percentage of questions. It's good information about the current condition of the equipment, but it's too meta to be ...
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We need to modify [mod]

mod has no definition, but 19 questions where the tag has varying meanings: modification of various and sundry things what appears to be a reference to MOD format recording the Excel function ...
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there is no telegram tag

I was going to ask some question about telegram app and I noticed that there is no telegram related tag! Please add "telegram" and telegram related (such as telegram-desktop and such) tags.
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Clean it up, and [diy]

diy has many, many questions, that could be closed. This tag is also EXTREMELY meta. I propose we get rid of it, quickly... And with a can-do attitude