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The tag has been applied to 112 pretty random questions just because the word happens to be a part of them. It doesn't seem to add any value, it's too common that a question applies to a "specific" situation or "specific" data needs processing.

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Would you say that specific, is not specific? –  Bryan Dunsmore Jun 17 '12 at 1:48
    
Specific is so vague! –  Travis J Aug 10 '12 at 19:27

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Ok, no more questions are tagged with this. It will die within 24 hours.

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The New Tag Deletionist Cabal assures you that the tag will remain quite dead. –  Charles Jun 17 '12 at 2:03

I browsed through them, and I don't see a single question where that tag adds anything. It should be burninated with extreme prejudice IMO.

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Since:

  1. It has no wiki summary
  2. It has no followers
  3. It isn't being used appropriately

There is no reason to keep it.

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Even if it had followers, those followers are better off without their tag as they know not what they are following. Exterminate. –  slugster Jun 17 '12 at 5:05

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