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[donald-trump], you're fired!

My first reaction to this was: we should use tags to help people to deliberately search for questions that interest them and to have serendipitous discoveries of other related questions. I have used ...
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Should we stop adding [fluoride]?

Tag synonym added. fluoridation -> fluoride Thanks for the suggestion.
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Updating the [Judaism] tag

"Jewish" has several different meanings. However "Judaism" means: The religious doctrines and rites of the Jews, as enjoined in the laws of Moses. The same dictionary has the traditional ...
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How are we supposed to use tags associated with a person?

Trump is the object of the claim, in other words what the claim is about, and this means that the tag is appropriate. If Trump were the subject of the claim, in other words the claimant, then the tag ...
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Is it OK for tag-wiki excerpts to promote political bias

No it's not, but I don't see a bias in the existing descriptions. FGM is the term used in all recent scientific literature, by all relevant health organizations, etc. The same goes for male ...
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Should the stage-magic tag include tricks not performed for audiences?

I was about to explain why we specify "stage" in "stage-magic", when I realised the stage-magic's tag description already does it: Referred to as stage or street magic to distinguish it from ...
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Should we have a tag for crazy law questions?

I am fine with having a tag - perhaps mainly because these types of questions tend to share the exact same problem: i.e. they so very easy to invent to flesh out a listicle, but are very difficult (or ...
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1 vote

Should we have a tag for crazy law questions?

I say no, at least not call it crazy laws as what one person considers a crazy law someone else will not consider a crazy law. The same could be said for weird laws as well. Unless there is a ...
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Does the [COVID-19] tag include related behaviour, such as panic-buying?

I for one have tagged my own question on paperwork-check in France with this, since it's clearly related to the pandemic, even if that question of mine was not about the virus/disease in itself. I ...
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Should we favor [social-media] tag over individual social media names, like Twitter or Facebook?

When I find more time, I'll update with what I can find for other social media sites and make a recommendation for usage First impressions are that it's appropriate to have all three tags, but there'...
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Should the first letters of tag text be capitalized?

I strongly favor correct grammar in all settings where we should expect it. I even go a step further that correcting missed and misplaced capitalization are not minor edits. I favor that we correct ...
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Do we need to deal with [brexit]?

No, questions about the status quo of Britain's involvement in the EU should not be tagged as [brexit]. It's understandable that these questions come up in discussions about brexit, and their answers ...
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1 vote

Tags: health vs environmental-health vs public-health vs healthcare vs medical-science

I confirmed that the "health" tag has been banned (not directly with mod powers but at a level that requires Stack Exchange employee intervention). I have no recollection of when this happened or why. ...
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Tags: health vs environmental-health vs public-health vs healthcare vs medical-science

The distinction between environmental health and public health doesn't make sense to me on Skeptics, which, as I understand it, is supposed to be accessible to a lay person. Environmental health can ...
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Let's clean up some meta tags!

hollywood This is being used as a synonym for movies I believe. Update: status-complete
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Merge the 'answering-questions' meta-tag into simply 'answers'?

I merged and created a synonym. Anyone typing in answering-questions will now get answering instead. Update: Now anyone typing in answering-questions OR answering will get answers
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1 vote

Creating a dr-mercola tag?

Uh, in March 2012, I created a joseph-mercola tag, and added several questions to it, without reference to this question. It was only just brought to my attention.
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Entirely remove the tags from the HTML title

I think this might be mostly resolved or at least much improved thanks to Google: More examples from mobile: medical science - Is thyme antiviral? - Skeptics Stack Exchange Do “Soupeurs” exist? - ...
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