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The tag contains 233 questions. Impressive at first, but about 90% of these questions are related to Facebook, and should be using the tag instead. The rest use it as a meta tag, except for one (mentioned in comments).

At first I thought we could synonymize and merge and after removing the tag from all the questions which use it inappropriately (there's only 27 of them). This seems like the best option, but uses up a very general word "wall" specifically for Facebook. Perhaps we could just send them all to the other tag instead and then get rid of the tag, so they'll at least all be on the other tag.

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I haven't checked yet, but my first thought was "at least one of these must be for the compiler option -Wall." EDIT: Okay, here's one (possibly the only one): stackoverflow.com/questions/4001736/… –  Pops Feb 3 '12 at 22:08
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Mr. Gorbatschev, TEAR DOWN THAT WALL. –  örs Feb 3 '12 at 22:08
    
@Popular: So one out of 29? ^_^ So there's a reason to keep the main tag, we just need to get Facebook people to stop using it. –  animuson Feb 3 '12 at 22:11
    
Yep. If you'd asked me to guess how many [wall] questions were about -Wall before I read this question, I wouldn've said "at least half." Definitely not "less than half of one percent." –  Pops Feb 3 '12 at 22:18
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We don't need no education.... –  Pëkka Feb 3 '12 at 22:36
    
It's now only 27 not related to Facebook. I just noticed a couple other Facebook tags that didn't have the icon in them. –  animuson Feb 3 '12 at 22:36

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I disagree. "Wall" is such a generic term that I don't believe it should be a synonym with anything for the reason you suggest.

I do, however, recommend the retagging of these questions, and burninating the tag in the process (which happens shortly after you remove it from all questions that have it), making it subject to reputation requirements for creating a new tag again.

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