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Let’s fill [lead-poisoning] full of [lead]!

There are currently four questions tagged lead and five questions tagged lead-poisoning, one of which is tagged with both. All of the questions tagged with lead are about lead poisoning, which means ...
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Can we add to tagging instructions not to tag on claimant?

Is it possible, in the instructions for tagging, to state that tagging ought to be on the subject of the claim, rather than on the claimant? It’s understandable that the average user won’t browse ...
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Do we need to deal with [brexit]?

Some questions tagged brexit are about claims that are being made by pro or anti Brexit figures, sometimes making a claim about the status quo of Britain's involvement in the EU, but do not appear to ...
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Should we evolve out of the tags [intelligent-design] and [young-earth-creationism]?

Currently we have the tags young-earth-creationism and intelligent-design. The questions aren’t used for questions that are about those movements, but to categorise claims that are made by those ...
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Should we get rid of the tag [sex-perverts]?

The tag sex-perverts has recently been created. Should we get rid of it? From a purely classification point of view, it’s hard to agree upon what is or is not perverted. On a more serious note, the ...
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I do not like some uses of [Facebook]

Some questions tagged with facebook are merely tagged that way because the claim is being spread via a Facebook meme or picture, such as Is this a photo of a rough sleeper who froze to death? . As per ...
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Houston, we have a problem with [anatomy]

The tag anatomy refers to astronomy (which already has the tag astronomy), rather than the discipline of medicine or biology. Unfortunately, I can't blank out the description (the site doesn't allow ...
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[donald-trump], you're fired!

Questions should not be tagged based on the claimant, i.e. the person or organisation making a claim. It's not possible to have expertise on claims by a certain person. To be an expert on claims by ...
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Time for some [myth] busting?

Some uses of the tag myth seem to be about mythology, whereas other uses seem to be just saying something's not true. Should questions that are about mythology be tagged mythology instead, and ones ...
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Should we nuke or at least rename the nuclear tag?

The word nuclear can be used in combination with other words, such as nuclear power, nuclear fusion, nuclear weapons, nuclear radiation, or nuclear physics, but doesn't make much sense on its own. ...