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The tag looks like it has attracted lots of the same types of off topic questions as the tools tag. I suggest we close any off topic questions then burninate it.

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closed as off-topic by Sompuperoo, Al E., Shadow Wizard, Martijn Pieters, nicael Dec 7 at 12:01

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But it's a useful utility for finding off topic questions tagged [utilities]! –  Cole Johnson Nov 10 '13 at 23:22

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As Cole Johnson pointed out, it's helpful to identify off-topic questions. So it's a symptom but not a cause?

But on the other hand, should there be questions tagged "utilities" on meta?

Interesting quandary: do you get rid of a signal that helps you enforce policy, or do you shut down the signal in the hopes that its disappearance will cause fewer violations of policy?

As a matter of pure enforcement, the disciplinarian in me says get rid of it, but as a matter of strategic enforcement, perhaps it should remain.

This is a choose-your-own-adventure answer. I can't decide.

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