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How should we handle the situation where a question has only one tag, but the tag is obsolete and the question is off-topic? For example, see this SO question (10k-only), which is off-topic and didn't have any tags other than until after it was brought up here on Meta.

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closed as too localized by Martijn Pieters, Mark Trapp, Rosinante, Peter Mortensen, ben is uǝq backwards Nov 2 '12 at 23:44

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I've retagged it with concurrency, excel and dropbox. –  Martijn Pieters Nov 2 '12 at 16:48
Looks like a perfect deletion candidate... maybe a kindly moderator / covey of 20k plus users will come along. –  ben is uǝq backwards Nov 2 '12 at 16:50
@MartijnPieters thanks. I never even thought of looking for a dropbox tag on here as it's way OT but I suppose if people are using the dropbox API or using it for storing source code I guess it could be legitimate. –  Caltor Nov 2 '12 at 16:53
If a closed question that is clearly off-topic can't be retagged, you can also flag for a moderator to delete it. –  Bill the Lizard Nov 2 '12 at 16:53
Any chance I could have this reopened please as I've de-localized it now? –  Caltor Nov 5 '12 at 10:29
We already have guidelines for handling obsolete tags and guidelines for handling closed questions. They don't contradict each other, so if you find a question that fits both descriptions, just follow both sets of guidelines. (I'll expand this into an answer if and when this question gets reopened.) –  Pops Nov 5 '12 at 15:27
@PopularDemand It's not the face it is closed that is at issue but rather the fact the obsolete tag is the only tag and the question is offtopic. I have updated the title accordingly. Could you point me to the guidelines for handling obsolete tags please as I have searched meta and the FAQ and I can't find them. –  Caltor Nov 6 '12 at 10:56

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