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I've been looking around on SO to see when to vote on tag synonyms. But I cannot find the answer.

I was trying to vote up for and as synonym. But it did not take my vote.

Could anyone of you help me out?

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You need 2500 reputation to vote on tag synonyms, see the privilege page (Titled Suggest and vote on tag synonyms) – Shadow Wizard Nov 13 '12 at 9:14
@Sha, funny, does that mean the synonym page is misleading? It says "Users with more than 2500 reputation and a total answer score of 5 or more on the tag, can suggest tag synonyms. Users with a total answer score (total upvotes minus total downvotes) of 5 or more on the tag, can vote for tag synonyms." To me it implies that rep is needed for suggesting, but not for voting. – SingerOfTheFall Nov 13 '12 at 9:22
@SingerOfTheFall true, looks like the privilege page need to be rephrased then.. – Shadow Wizard Nov 13 '12 at 9:26
@SingerOfTheFall OK, edited what I can on the privilege page here on Meta it will be pushed within day or so to all sites, and asked to change the title in there as well. – Shadow Wizard Nov 13 '12 at 9:41

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

Unfortunately (or furtunately, who knows), one needs to have a total answer score of 5 or more on a specific tag to be able to vote for the synonym. Here "total answer score" is total upvotes minus total downvotes. From your profile page I can see that you have not answered any questions on the tag, thus you can't vote.

However, it should show a notification about that for you, like this:

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Yep, even 20K+ users can't vote without enough score on the specific tag. The system works! :) – Shadow Wizard Nov 13 '12 at 9:28

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