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I just looked at http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/cheap and the results didn't look much like programming questions. Is there anything that should be done about it? Anything I should do about it? If so, what?

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That is indeed a meta tag. Once the great turkey shoot is over, I'll look into eliminating it. –  Tim Post Mar 20 '11 at 6:22

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up vote 7 down vote accepted

You called?

burninated no cheap stuff anymore


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+1 for burninated! –  gideon Mar 20 '11 at 9:52
    
While I appreciate the effort, I was hoping that people could use the link to the [cheap] tag search results to find the off-topic posts and close/delete them. Then you could remove the tag from the 2 or 3 remaining questions still using it. –  Gabe Mar 21 '11 at 6:36
    
@Gabe - I removed from 7 questions, and in that process, also closed as many as I saw fit (off topic/localized) –  RichardTheKiwi Mar 21 '11 at 7:35
    
I saw that there were close votes on some, but didn't see that they were actually closed. –  Gabe Mar 21 '11 at 7:37
    
@Gabe This is a community site, all 10k users can see votes to close/delete. If not enough people feel strongly enough to close/delete, then the questions are fine to stay (less the cheap tag) –  RichardTheKiwi Mar 21 '11 at 7:43
    
The whole point of my post here was to draw attention to those posts that were off topic. By removing the tag, the attention is no longer drawn to them, and the posts languish forever in obscurity. –  Gabe Mar 21 '11 at 7:45
    
@gabe you know that you can check my activity right? see answer –  RichardTheKiwi Mar 21 '11 at 7:53
    
You have a lot of activity, you know! –  Gabe Mar 21 '11 at 7:55
    
@gabe Not enough that you cannot search between when you posted your question and when I posted my answer. But the 7 questions are now in the answer. –  RichardTheKiwi Mar 21 '11 at 7:57
    
-1 for comic sans. –  Won't Mar 21 '11 at 13:30

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