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Are [video lectures] useful?

Let's burninate tag video-lectures. As of now, there are 5 questions in this tag. All appear to be off-topic education advice / off-site resource requests. None looks worth keeping. https://...
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The Psychology Tag

I was scrolling through the question list this evening when I noticed Software engineering - “Precious project” syndrome? What made this question stick out was the psychology tag. Looking through the ...
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recommendations tag - burn? edit? blacklist? or kill one by one?

Historical questions about recommendations: Should we ban the recommendations tag? Is a [recommendations] tag really necessary? The general consensus of these two is that the tag really should go ...
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Do we need to ban the [free] tag?

It's not widely used but it's hugely ambiguous as to what its exact meaning is and in all cases the questions were either off-topic or better covered by existing tags that were already applied. I've ...
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What to do with the [learning] tag

I have noticed that many questions tagged as learning are closed. I counted in the first 100 questions only 34 were not closed. I think it gives the false impression that questions like "Where can I ...
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Career Advice type questions [duplicate]

Perhaps a duplicate of Blacklist [career-advice] (status deferred) The FAQs state (inter alia): and it is not about... general workplace issues, office politics, résumé help, career ...
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Blacklist [subjective]

I thought subjective was blacklisted already, but it made its way onto a recent question. It's one of the unholy trinity of bad meta-tags: can it be blacklisted here?
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Should the [compensation] tag be removed?

There are 8 questions tagged with compensation and 5 are closed. Also, compensation is literally off-topic according to the FAQ: salary or compensation The 3 questions that remain open seem as if ...
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Do we need to black list the [beginners] tag?

A while ago we cleaned up the beginners tag, but it has returned. Do we need to ban the `beginners` tag? Is now the time to request it gets added to the black list (after another clean up)?
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Kill The [carreer] Tag

Really. We just cleaned up the career tag, and now we have a carreer tag? Let's poke it with a stick. Or better yet, just kill the dang thing. It has one question and that question is closed.
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Blacklist [software-engineering]

software-engineering was recently cleaned up, through the Structured Tag Cleanup Initiative. Obviously since we already identified it as a tag that doesn't belong and we went through the trouble of ...
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Blacklist [career]

career was recently cleaned up, through the Structured Tag Cleanup Initiative. It's a rather troublesome tag that we've been trying to get rid of for quite some time: Previous attempts to clean up ...
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Blacklist [homework]

homework was recently cleaned up, and as meta tags usually do it found it's way back to us, on at least three questions. Can this tag be blacklisted, so it doesn't keep coming back?
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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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Please blacklist [best-practices]

best-practices was recently burninated and removed from all 700+ questions that had it. However, it's sprung up again like wild fire on 6 new questions in the last week. Can this tag be blacklisted, ...
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Blacklist [good]

We have a good tag! Only two questions so far, the second one appeared today. Let's just get rid of it, sooner than later.
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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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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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Blacklist [programming] and [programmers]

Other sites have been able to get their site name and primary focus blacklisted: English WordPress Drupal This is a request to get ours blacklisted as well. Our entire site could be tagged with ...
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Blacklist [career-advice]

This tag is a broken window, and it's causing problems by its continued existence: People see the tag and assume career advice questions are automatically on-topic It's a Venus Fly Trap for Bad ...
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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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