Questions tagged [tag-cleanup-request]

Questions that deal with our cleaning up unwanted junk tags.

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Remove [asus-g73jh] tag

asus-g73jh has two questions. It is obviously too specific, I believe in both cases just asus would fit better. I am new to the whole tag cleanup/merge/remove concept and I am still trying to figure ...
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Cleanup the [typing] tag

typing is a pretty mixed bag: how to enter specific characters keyboard hardware problems how to change font attributes in various software hot to handle various page layout and LaTeX problems issues ...
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Separate the [separator] tag

I don't even understand why this tag exists. Only 5 questions.
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Eliminate [temporary] permanently?

Many of the questions with the temporary tag deal with temp variables, folders or files, but otherwise, this is a motley collection of stuff. Does this tag add value for any use?
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Canning the ccna tag

The ccna tag seems to either be "I saw this question in an exam" IE - not a actual problem or dosen't really add to the searchability of a question. There's 7 instances of it, a good chunk of which ...
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Normalize [normalize]

normalize is used mostly to mean equalizing volume. However, some questions use the tag to mean standardize the format of a document or spreadsheet. Although there are not yet any examples, the term ...
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Split the [manual] tag

manual usage is evenly divided between people referring to documentation and people referring to doing things by hand. Recommend splitting it into two tags that each have a consistent meaning. ...
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Rename [printer-scanner] tag?

Suggest broadening the printer-scanner tag to multifunction-printer. Many of these devices include fax and the more generic term would be a logical one that wouldn't cause confusion. There is an ...
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Clear up the [clear] tag

clear is another undefined tag that is used is multiple ways: the "Clear" command in a number of command languages To empty various lists like history, cache, or cookies Clear (TM) brand hardware to ...
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Skip the [skipping] tag?

skipping has no wiki definition and is used in various ways: failing to process fragments of audio or video intentionally ignoring items when processing a list like a playlist searching for the ...
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Get rid of the Manufacturer (tag)

manufacturer looks quite useless for the 7 questions it has... Let's just get rid of it! Too meta for us
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Eliminate [point] tag?

point has seven questions with almost as many tag definitions. It has been used to mean restore point, mounting point, wireless access point, and location on an image. There were no examples of data ...
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Remove [os-rot] tag?

os-rot contains two questions. One was a duplicate (of a question that didn't need the tag). The other asked, "What is OS rot?" in response to the duplicate. It appears to be unnecessary and not ...
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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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Remove [zip-drive] tag?

A single question (about how to recover data from the obsolete drive). Although, it's possible that a museum or archaeology team could post a question asking to identify a relic. zip-drive
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There's no point in running

run is absolutely useless. We should get rid of it.
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Possible Tag Merge: [toshiba-satellite] into [toshiba-laptop]

As part of the Manufacturer & Company tags cleanup, I'm removing toshiba and replacing it with a more topic/product-centric toshiba-laptop (for laptop-related questions anyway). However I've just ...
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Can we pair off [pairing] with [bluetooth]?

pairing is a tag specifically for pairing bluetooth devices, according to it's Wiki. However I'm not convinced it's different enough of a topic area from bluetooth to warrant it's own tag. Should we ...
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Kill the overutilized [utilization] tag

13 questions are currently tagged utilization (I removed the tag from one other question). How to find maximum amount of requests for a file with a certain utilization percent? elasticsearch + kibana:...
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Kill the [identification] tag

A very typical meta tag: identification for all kinds of "identify this for me" questions. Most of these are barely useful and can probably be closed and deleted while cleaning up the tag.
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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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Remove “binary”

I heard computers use binary. My question is about computers, so I tagged it "binary". binary
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Get rid of “text”

My question is about text, so I tagged it with "text". text
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Un-referencing the [reference] tag

It only has 7 questions, but I can't imagine reference is specific enough to be useful. I didn't want to just clear this out without asking others if it could be useful.
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Should we Merge/Synonymise [button-remapping]/[remapping] -> [keyboard-layout]?

button-remapping and remapping are the same thing, and keyboard-layout's Tag description says to use it for remapping keys. I'm for merging both of the former into the latter. Does this seem sensible?...
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Time to downgrade [upgrade]

I propose we clean up upgrade. It is a meta tag that is bloated and all over the place content-wise. There are questions about upgrading operating systems, RAM, software, etc. Furthermore, some are ...
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Beating the beta tag

Considering we already recommend having a sub-tag for betas and RCs, beta is redundant. Can we get rid of it?
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Reprocessing processing [duplicate]

processing is used in two ways - firstly as a meta-tag. Secondly to do with the processing language/IDE. I'd propose killing off the processing tag and merging it with a tag that specifically denotes ...
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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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Tag cleanup: Delete the [bug-report] tag

The bug-report tag doesn't specify any cohesive topic. Instead, there are questions under this tag about: how to report bugs to developers; issues caused by specific bugs, whether identified by the ...
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Should we recalibrate the [calibration] tag?

The calibration tag is another broad tag that includes questions about calibrating displays, mice, batteries, printers, etc. I think it is helpful to have tags specifically about calibration issues, ...
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Size doesn't matter

It's not the size that matters; it's how you use it. That being said, I have no use for these size-related tags: size (155) resize (207) (merged into size) filesize (96) (merged into size) folder-...
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Could we finally get rid of [software-rec]?

I know that this has been covered before (for example here), but communities evolve constantly and our current view on this matter can be different. In my humble opinion, software-rec should be ...
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Fold the [card] tag

card does not look like it helps anyone (except the Texas Hold'em players). It doesn't make certain questions easier to find, and has low usage. I recommend getting rid of it.
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Can we kill the consolidate tag?

Its not too bad, only 10 uses of it, and Its easy to eliminate. Its got no tag wiki, and as such it won't be missed if we drag it out somewhere and bury it. Its a classic metatag apparently used with ...
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Audio tags cleanup

There are a bunch of audio-related tags. In a quick search, I found 5.1, surround-sound, stereo, audio, mono, audio-output, static and clicking-sound. As per it's tag description, mono is meant for ...
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Is the `windows-8.1-preview` tag really needed?

As the title says, is the windows-8.1-preview tag really needed, especially as we're near the release of the Windows 9 Developer Preview (or beta, whatever it is). The Windows 8.1 Preview is over a ...
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Replacement needs a replacement

replacement Questions range from file replacement to find and replace text to hardware replacement
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Batch and batch-file tags

There are batch and batch-file tags. Their description is pretty much the same: batch the execution of a set of commands or software programs without user intervention. A batch file is a text file ...
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Nuke the [damage] tag

The tag damage is too vague, and people use it for very different things. Please block it.
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Tags beyond saving

save (merged into saving) save-as (merged into saving) saving These tags need to die.
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Manufacturer & Company tags are back. Again

We don't like company-only tags, and there's been various crusades in the past to purge them: Can we get rid of the company tags? Company tag necromancy: The zombie apocalypse! What should the [...
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Let's pull the plug on [plugins]

The plugins tag is not very specific to any question. It doesn't add any information as to what the question might be about and is very vague and overall useless.
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Performance tag requires eleboration

Not entirely certain from my observations of this tag but I seem to see that this tag is always linked to other tags such as hard drive or graphics card or seems to be relatively broad, I was thinking ...
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Burn [version-number], [updates] and related tags

BUMP: I started to write a new question about version, then discovered that it had been raised 5 yrs ago, when there were 47 questions, but not resolved. Then I found this question from 2 yrs ago, ...
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There should be no [untagged] questions

The tag untagged is applied to questions which either have all their tags burninated or to questions migrated from other sites whose tags from the origin site do not match any tags here. According to ...
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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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Remove the [malicious] tag

A classical meta tag, malicious needs to go. 'nuff said.
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Deletion of microsost-word-2011

Typo in name. Currently with one question. https://superuser.com/tags/microsost-word-2011/info
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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, ...