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Is the “poll” tag redundant? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Let's nuke the catch-all tags Surely all questions here are polls, in the sense that people vote for answers they agree with?
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Blacklist [holy-war] [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Let's nuke the catch-all tags We have an artifact from the Antedisciplining period that should be removed: holy-war, which is obviously not the type of question we're ...
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Should the “software-engineering”, and “software-development” tags exist? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Let's nuke the catch-all tags Every question on this site should be related to software-engineering (or something tangentially related to software engineering), and/or ...
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Structured Tag Cleanup — Call for proposals #1 [closed]

Related: Request for comment: structured tag cleanups This is a call for proposals for the Structured Tag Cleanup Initiative. Provide one proposal per post A tag cleanup proposal is a tag, ...
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Posse request: jobs/career/etc. tag cleanup

We discussed merging career and jobs, but now it's time to put a plan into action. Aaronut's plan is great, but we need some help from the posse: Step 1: Clean up the tags There are currently ...
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Burninate and blacklist [advice]

Every question is about advice: it'd be akin to tagging every question with help or this-is-a-question-i-assure-you. I would speculate the vast majority of questions tagged advice are there because of ...
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Offering Solutions to the Career and Jobs Tags

We can’t perform the operation requested here, that is, blacklist career and jobs while still leaving the tags present on the site. We have some suggestions on what could be done as an alternative, ...
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Yet another cleanup idea

I was looking through some of the tags on this site, and, well, yecccch. And then I thought, hey, could this be part of the Programmers.SE Summer Cleaning project? For instance, the question Do we ...
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Bad-practice, good-practices, best-practices, practice and programming-practices tags

I notice there are five tags: bad-practice (10), good-practices (18) and best-practices (536), practice (9) and programming-practices (195). I believe: bad-practice must be removed in all cases and ...
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1answer
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Removing the [homework] tag

The homework tag is a meta tag, it adds nothing to the question and can removed without adversely affecting the question. It has recently resurfaced. I made a start removing the tag from the most ...
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1answer
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Blacklist [career] and [jobs] [duplicate]

So pursuant to the monumental task we have to clean up the career and jobs tags, we've taken to putting the following notice in the tag wiki excerpts: Do not use this tag. Click "learn more" for ...
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Is a [recommendations] tag really necessary?

Seen this on a few questions, but is it really necessary? Isn't half this site recommendations? We recommend principles, languages, contests, and best ways to handle something. Thought I would ask ...
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How should I go about getting rid of bad tags en masse?

I'd like to help deal with many of the bad tags on Programmers, but I'm not sure how to deal with them properly. What should I keep in mind as I work through a bad tag?
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Why is Best-Practices Tags black listed?

Referring to this: Please blacklist [best-practices] Why is tags [best practices] tag blacklisted anyway? Does it define any ambiguity or does it cater to poor quality answers? Or is there some ...
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Tag merge / Synonym request: [programming-languages] --> [languages]

programming-languages - 774 questions languages - 52 questions They're the same thing people! At least in the sense that we use it (seeing that we have a spoken-languages tag), they are used the same ...