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I accidentally created an inaccurate tag on Stack Overflow - I created when I should have been using .

How can I delete it, or get it deleted?

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I think duplicate's a bit of a stretch for this... probably just related. –  Emrakul Apr 20 '13 at 22:59
    
@KnightswhosayNi so long as it serves as a signpost for future searchers it is ok –  Billy Moon Apr 20 '13 at 23:21

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Retag your question. It will be removed when the cleanup scripts run next, at 03:00 UTC to(day/night).

See What happens to "zombie" tags? for more info about tag deletion.

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It does not run at midnight. It runs at 03:00 UTC (also midnight UTC is in 1 hour 30 minutes). –  animuson Apr 20 '13 at 22:28
    
Thanks, changed. –  Emrakul Apr 20 '13 at 22:29
    
great - thanks! –  Billy Moon Apr 20 '13 at 22:32
    
@animuson May I ask how you know that? –  ɥʇǝS Apr 20 '13 at 23:06
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@Seth: I watched a zero-use tag one night when I was bored, and it disappeared around 03:00 with all the other tag stuff that runs at that time. –  animuson Apr 20 '13 at 23:07
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@animuson: how bored did you have to be before you started watching a zero-use tag's approach to annihilation? And, I may regret asking, but how long did you watch for? And what did you do afterwards, when there was no more zero-tag to occupy your mind..? –  David Thomas Apr 20 '13 at 23:23

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