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I think that badge-related tags should be consistently suffixed or not suffixed, but I'm wondering which way people think it should be.

For example, we have , , and , but also , , and .

Having "-badge" in the tag name is convenient because it allows the tag selector to suggest all the badges when you enter "badge," but that could also be accomplished via synonyms.

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How would you accomplish that via synonyms? You mean that we would have both tags for each badge, with the "-badge" variant as a synonym of the master? That seems unnecessary. –  Cody Gray Aug 12 '11 at 4:06
    
@Cody I was assuming that having a synonym which included "-badge" would also be enough for the tag selector to be able to suggest them, so that either way would be viable. –  Brad Mace Aug 12 '11 at 4:14
    
@bemace, please don't leave the excerpt detail out of the wiki section on your tag edits. The wiki section should be complete. I've been having to edit a bunch of them. –  Lance Roberts Aug 12 '11 at 5:40
    
@bemace, ran out of votes couldn't do them all, will have to fix 'citizen-patrol' when I get home next week. –  Lance Roberts Aug 12 '11 at 5:43
    
@Lance - you mean the body of the tag wiki? I'll try to find something to put in them, though with so many tags having nothing I figured just getting the excerpt populated would be a big improvement since it's the most visible part –  Brad Mace Aug 12 '11 at 5:44
    
@bemace, I mean don't leave the essentials out of the body, just because they're in the excerpt. Otherwise, they're fine. –  Lance Roberts Aug 12 '11 at 5:48
    
@Lance - ok I get what you mean now; will do –  Brad Mace Aug 12 '11 at 5:54

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We should do both, create and retag to the "-badge" tag, and make the non-badge tag a synonym for it.

But, I don't think we necessarily need to do this for every badge.

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