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Should we enable a banner to warn about our policy on AI-generated content?

Yes. It can't hurt. It costs us nothing. People will either read it & pay attention or not, but if only 1% read it & then don't post the AI answer they were about to, then the banner has been ...
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What do a writer, taxi, and horse have in common?

It seems to have three primary uses: The poster thinks they've been hacked, and they want to undo what the bad software/entity did. Example. The poster is trying to break into something and needs ...
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User SS64 updating URLs, but old URLs still work

Yes, I do run SS64.com. I moved the pages to live under /mac as a better representation of the OS name now that it is no longer called OS X. There is a redirect in place, but editing the links on ...
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Let's part ways with [computer-parts]

Considering that Super User has a seperate tag for nearly all computer parts, (ram, cpu, power-supply, hard-drive, motherboard, graphics-card just to name some), I think this tag can safely be removed....
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Don't hate the [player] hate the tag

Yes, player is too meta. What to do about it? On many questions, it's just decoration, duplicating a specific player tag. Delete those. On some other questions, separate word tags are used in place ...
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Disconnect the [intermittent] tag

Yeah, it gives no useful information at all. And its small enough not to flood the front page. I'd be inclined to wait a day or two, and if no one has a good reason to keep it, nuke it.
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I am getting a “You are currently banned from flagging…” message but no clear end for this ban is given

After the next build, the ban message on your flag summary page will indicate how long you must wait before flagging again: Fair warning: flag ban durations are calculated on demand. If more ...
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Cannot ask question with Korean in it?

This is due to a rather nasty spam influx a couple of years back which resulted in a blanket ban on korean: Sudden influx of Korean spam I've spoken to a member of the team and they have pushed out ...
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User SS64 updating URLs, but old URLs still work

I'm a Community Manager following up on this request. There are 34 instances of the /osx/ URL on Super User. Typically we don't send replacement requests to developers unless there are 50 or more ...
Berthold's user avatar
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Can the review system be fixed?

Sorry about that; this was completely broken for a few days, but it should be all good now.
Shog9's user avatar
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Is application-error an error?

I say burninate application-error. Super User has a long-standing tradition of burninating error-related tags. I see no reason to break this tradition now. error: What could we do with the [error] ...
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Is there an easy way to find out what this site's on-topic and off-topic questions are?

What is currently written in the tour: Ask about... Specific issues with computer software, hardware or networking Real problems or questions that you’ve encountered Don't ask about... Anything ...
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Windows Features?

The deed is done. And now the answer meets the 30 character minimum.
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Is there a reason why the tag "slackware" cannot be edited?

According to the edit history, the post was deleted "by the community": I guess you can't edit a tag wiki that has been deleted. Turns out what happened here was that the original wiki was suggested ...
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Please merge [tag:extended-desktop] [tag:multiple-desktop]

Although extend-display would be the most correct in my opinion, I feel like a lot of people would use extend-desktop if they didn't think about it. But the tag usage frequency seems to prove me wrong....
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What do a writer, taxi, and horse have in common?

Just to close the loop on this question, the tag has been cleaned up. The majority were simply decoration, others were retagged as appropriate, following suggestions in the answers and comments.
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elections.stackexchange.com doesn't like SuperUser

Maybe some preliminary changes related to this have stuffed something up? Yeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah. Emergency fix in and deployed now. There are several other related and unrelated issues that I will get ...
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User SS64 updating URLs, but old URLs still work

UPDATE: After revisiting this question and experimenting with inputs into the bulk replacement tool, I found a total of 52 instances of the /osx/ URL on Super User. So good news, that means I can ...
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Retag [Windows-2012] into [Windows-Server-2012] or [Windows-Server-2012-R2]

I've gone ahead and merged windows-2012 into windows-server-2012 updating post history, 55 rows affected (pipe delimited) updating posts, 54 rows affected (pipe delimited) updating PostTags ...
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Blocklist Google?

Yes, please blacklist the tag. I've often seen newer users constantly recreate the tag, unaware of the previous discussions that generic company tags are not allowed. Overall, the google tag has been ...
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Merge [transparent] and [transparency]

Merge done. updating post history, 49 rows affected (pipe delimited) updating posts, 34 rows affected (pipe delimited) updating PostTags associations, 32 rows affected updating Documentation tag ...
Mokubai's user avatar
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Cannot ask question with Korean in it?

The restriction on what characters are no longer allowed has been relaxed. You should be able to post Korean characters now and the error message has been updated to be more helpful.
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HTTP status 404 for image on Meta's 404 page

If you can’t find a page on Meta Super User, you will no longer find a page that can’t find the image to show (it is now using the same image as SU). Load page, then not found Error image also gone?? ...
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Tag rename request for spelling of TrueType

Please could the tag name be corrected This is now status-completed true-type-fonts has been renamed to (and is now a synonym of) truetype-fonts
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Is this text on a help article a bug (or something else)?

It is possibly a bug, and that the site parser is supposed to evaluate thisSite.Settings.Site.StyleCodeByDefault to write either Code blocks will be highlighted using highlight.js. In many cases, the ...
Mokubai's user avatar
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User SS64 updating URLs, but old URLs still work

I've run the bulk replacement on Super User, replacing 52 instances (the 34 count mentioned at some point was due to the inclusion of https in our query, as some are http - both work fine so osx has ...
cart's user avatar
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Let's deal with the [if] tag, else it'll become a problem

While most legit uses of if will be conditional statements, there will likely be a small but significant number of posters looking for tags to add, and if is a very common word. I believe the better ...
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Tag cleanup: Delete tag [rows]

RIP rows: February 29, 2012 - July 4, 2016. As usual, I made sure to fix all other obvious problems with each question in addition to removing the tag.
Ben N's user avatar
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Korean characters not allowed

There was a second spam wave in October of 2019, so the ban was added back again. We can disable it again or we can try to make it smarter since these waves seems to happen more than once. I looked at ...
Catija's user avatar
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[hardware-combination]: lock it away

Cleanup of this tag has been completed.
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