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Questions that deal with our cleaning up unwanted junk tags.

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No [news] is good news

The news metatag is old news. It only has 7 questions, including one that's spam, and is a candidate for speedy deletion.
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Is the [ethics] tag appropriate?

ethics is an undefined tag. It has two questions, both closed. Comments on both go to the issue of whether ethics is an appropriate topic for this site. I would think the existence of the tag would ...
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How far should we take manufacturer meta tags?

We have tags for a number of companies that make only one type of equipment or software, like synaptics, wacom, aptana, and mikrotik. There are also companies like apc that make a range of products, ...
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Shred document meta tags

I've found a handful of meta tags related to text editors: newlines (and its synonym: newline), linebreaks, bullets I think none of them should exist. And a related tag which also seems to be not ...
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Should we keep the [front-panel] tag?

While questions tagged with front-panel seem to be really about it, is this tag useful for anything?
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A sneak peek at the end of [preview] [duplicate]

preview has 107 questions with no consistent usage. Some refer to the OSX Preview.app (there's already preview-app) Quite a few refer to Microsoft Office or Adobe Reader document previews (there are ...
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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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We're in the [same-state] as a messy tagged site

Does anyone know how to be an expert at same-state? Who are the experts that would benefit from this tag? Get rid of it!
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Unraveling the various types of [wiring]

wiring is an undefined tag that enjoys varied usage: computer circuitry network connections home electrical wiring (power/grounding) phone line wiring/connection networking over electrical or phone ...
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Tag cleanup: [interface]

interface is an undefined, ambiguous tag that appears to be unnecessary as a stand-alone tag. It is used to mean: network interface (existing specific tag) user interface (existing specific tag) ...
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Don't postpone fixing the [delay] tag

The delay tag is undefined and used in several ways. Many of the questions are about processing delays. Some are about postponing activity. Some are about external delays (like emails not being ...
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Cleanup up [organization] tag [duplicate]

Most of the 98 questions with the undefined organization tag refer to providing structure, and that is probably the appropriate usage. There are some exceptions that should be retagged. A number ...
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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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Do we need the [scattergraph] tag?

With only 10 questions and no follower or tag summary, scattergraph seems a good case for deletion and, when possible, replacing with the more frequented graphs or chart tag whenever needed.
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I speak [spanish], and [english] too… [duplicate]

The tags spanish and english seem to not have a very clear purpose. Looking through those questions, it seems like most of them could be retagged to translation or localization. They also don't have ...
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Memory channel tangle: Clean up [single-channel], [dual-channel], [triple-channel], and [multi-channel]

There's a bunch of different tags related to multi-channel memory architecture, including single-channel, dual-channel, and triple-channel. However, we happen to have multi-channel as well. Can ...
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Glitch tag cleanup now completed

Similar to yesterday's question: Looking at the planned tag cleanup requests, the tag glitch has now been cleared. No questions remain. So, can the question: Remove the [Glitch] tag now be set to ...
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Options tag cleanup now completed

Looking at the planned tag cleanup requests, there is one, options, that now has no tagged questions. So, shouldn't the question: Too many [options] to choose from now be set to status-completed? ...
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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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Sonicwall: Is it a manufacturer tag?

As part of the ongoing manufacturer tag clean up I came across this question: L2PT VPN ports are not opening Which is tagged with sonicwall, I was wondering if this is considered a manufacturer or ...
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Eliminate [capabilities]

capabilities is an undefined meta tag that does not appear to add value to any of the three questions using it. One of the questions should probably use [permissions] or [file-permissions] instead. ...
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Stop mis[behavior]

behavior is a meta tag that does not appear to add value. A few of the 8 questions with this tag could benefit from the addition of an existing specific tag (unrelated to "behavior"). Recommend ...
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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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Eliminate the [skills] tag?

skills is undefined. It has two questions, both generally about acquiring skills. Acquiring skills seems off-topic. The tag doesn't add anything to either question. Should it be eliminated?
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What is the difference between the file-types and filetype tags?

What is the difference between the file-types and filetype tags? Is it best to leave them as two separate tags or merge them together?
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Tag cleanup after migrating posts elsewhere

google is one of the manufacturer meta tags we're cleaning up. Many of the posts with this tag have been migrated away (e.g., to Web Apps), and the tags then get changed to appropriate tags for the ...
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Usefulness of product line tags?

Product Lines Some model names describe a specific piece of equipment, so the name is synonymous with its unique characteristics. In other cases, it's a product line covering numerous models aimed ...
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"blocking" is too generic

blocking includes questions about all kinds of software and problems, from Make computer lock itself after 30 minutes of continued usage to Block ONLY Google Ads and Block outgoing connection to a ...
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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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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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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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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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Do we need the [downtime] tag?

I can not see any possible use for the downtime tag, and there are only 7 questions tagged with it. Should we remove it?
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Deletion of [tag:wrong]

I believe that the wrong should be deleted. It is not description and I do not see how it could be applied to any question.
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About [crash] and [freeze] tags

(I did point this out earlier in the now defunct June tag cleanup post as a comment, but this way I can discuss it better). Now... as per the June cleanup audit, the freeze tag was uncovered in the ...
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Is [crowd] needed?

crowd is undefined. It has one question which never received an answer. The question appears to be about basic functionality which would seem to indicate that there is not much familiarity with 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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Delete redundant [microsoft-dynamics] tags

Note: The question has been revised since Mokubai posted the comment below. It originally looked like all of the microsoft-dynamics tags referred just to CRM, and the question suggested synonomizing ...
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Image modification tag cleanup

We have a number of tags relating to image modification: image-editing (189 Q) image-processing (85 Q) image-manipulation (25 Q) image-transparancy (10 Q). None of the tags have a definition, and ...
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Be done with [gtd] [duplicate]

The gtd tag is about getting things done which is a method or strategy for productivity. All the questions could easily be retagged as productivity or even time-management or time tracking (why aren'...
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Tags related to time and clocks

I believe that questions marked with time-zone should be re-tagged with time, and time-zone should then be made a synonym for time. Mentioning the phrase "time zone" in the title and/or body of the ...
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Eliminate results

Meta tag results has four questions, zero followers, and zero utility. Can we nuke it?
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Make a decision on [decision-tree]

decision-tree is an undefined meta tag with two questions, both of them closed. Recommend deleting the tag.
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Normalize [database]

database is largely a meta tag. Unlike the spreadsheet tag, its definition doesn't cover a non-meta usage, although there is some non-meta usage among the questions. It looks like the vast majority ...
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Eliminate [annoyance]

annoyance is a meta tag that serves only to diminish any question it is attached to. Actually, it's not even a meta tag, it's a comment tag. Recommend simply deleting it (4 questions, which makes ...
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tag cleanup: [editor]

I was looking for an example for my question on tag definitions and came across editor, which isn't the best example because it obviously needs tag cleanup. So this is a tag cleanup request. In ...
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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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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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Split the [dolphin] tag

dolphin is currently used for both the file manager and the Dolphin emulator. The tag info says: File manager for KDE As there are only 13 questions tagged with dolphin, and as I don't have ...
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Tag cleanup: Delete the tag [collecting]

There are currently five questions with the tag collecting, some of them has some relation to collection, list... I don't even understand the meaning of this tag, neither can imagine an expert of ...
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