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I spent some time trying to be helpful for Get rid of [suggestions], [advice], [recommendation] and likes.

Many of the questions here are so far off-topic that there should be no possible tag for them. All their tags were either 'meta' or billboards for their off-topic nature.

I was a bit puzzled, thus, as to what tags to leave on them, particularly the ones that were already closed.

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We could introduce a [無] tag... –  Frédéric Hamidi Oct 23 '11 at 12:33
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See if you can add . This is what the tag merge/delete tool adds to a question when it's left with zero valid tags. Please accompany that retag with a flag for deletion.

If any of those questions are fit for migration to other sites (I'm doubtful, but just thought I'd mention it), you can leave whatever tags would work on the target site and flag for migration.

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Aha, the English translation of 無. –  Rosinante Oct 23 '11 at 13:22
    
Indeed. Do [untagged] tags have tag-nature or not? –  Frédéric Hamidi Oct 23 '11 at 13:26
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Why not just flag for deletion or migration without a fake retag? [untagged] is a bit of a special case tag, I think, and encouraging its use is not a good idea. –  Anna Lear Oct 23 '11 at 13:35
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@AnnaLear The main reasons are to remove the other unwanted tags, and because [untagged] is something we already check periodically to see if there's anything there to clean up. Bumping it with a retag also gets other people to look at the question and hopefully close/delete it without moderator intervention. (We're a little backed up at the moment.) –  Bill the Lizard Oct 23 '11 at 13:44
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