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Questions tagged [tag-blocklist-request]

tags can be added to the site's blocklist in order to prevent them being created. This is a drastic step and used sparingly; ensure your request is backed by evidence of the tag's problematic nature, including a history of being recreated and any prior or ongoing community efforts to remove the tag manually. Once your request receives community support, moderators will add [status-review] to have this actioned by a Community Moderator.

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Consider blocklisting the [microsoft] tag?

As per Manufacturer & Company tags are back. Again, microsoft as a tag is not wanted: we have more specific tags to use for microsoft products (microsoft-excel, windows-10, etc). It has been ...
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Add the [hp] tag to the blocklist

The hp tag has been removed repeatedly as a generic company tag. Since the previous major effort to clear out the company tags, this tag has been recreated and removed again four additional times, ...
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Blocklist 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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Blocklist request for [move], [removal] and some other unneeded tags

Following the tag cleanup for March 2013, I have cleaned up the move meta-tag so there are no more questions with move. Most of the questions tagged move referred to moving files - I have replaced ...
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Is there a way to block the recreation of the [bug] tag on the main site?

I've been editing out the bug tag from threads on the main site because I've noticed that there were just a few questions tagged with it and that it doesn't improve the post in any way that can't be ...
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