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Suggesting a tag as a synonym of itself is just silly and shouldn't be allowed.

On a related note, some moderator could remove the suggested [methods] -> [methods] synonym (or a few people could downvote it).

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Not even the [recursion] tag? – David Z Jul 22 '10 at 21:04
    
@David: I stand corrected. – sth Jul 22 '10 at 21:37
    
My downvote (to put it at -3) on the [methods] synonym auto-nuked it. – Jon Seigel Jul 22 '10 at 21:41
up vote 3 down vote accepted
    [TestMethod]
    public void TestTheSameUserShouldNotBeAllowedToProposeAndVote() {
        var user = GetEditor();
        var synonym = TagSynonym.ProposeSynonym(user, "abcdefg", "f-sharpx");
        ShouldRaiseException<InvalidVoteException>(() => synonym.Upvote(user));
    }

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You do realize that Jeff owns another website, right? ;) – Jon Seigel Jul 22 '10 at 23:39
    
@Jon I kind of did this on purpose, but the purpose was misguided :) – waffles Jul 22 '10 at 23:46

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