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When I was going through the tags to check what I've been missing and adding the ones I find interesting to me, I realized that hovering over synonym tags like , displays a blank dialogue like this one:

WP7 blank dialogue

I know I can't follow or favorite the tag synonym itself, because it's not actually a real tag. But I'm expecting them to act the same as a "regular" tag, and allow me to favorite the "real" tag (for eg in case of ).

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That's a super-emphasizing underline. – Won't May 20 '11 at 14:50
ROFL!! I'm just asking for further "emphasizing" with adding the favorite/followers star on it :D – Shady M. Najib May 20 '11 at 19:15
Please don't change it to match the synonymous tag—the blank popup is currently the only way to know if the tag is a synonym without clicking through. – Dori May 20 '11 at 23:49
@Dori: I'm not sure why would you like to differentiate between them. But don't you think that making them "usable" and being more explicit about synonym-tags (add text saying so, on the dialog or a symbol may be) is much better for all users? :D – Shady M. Najib May 21 '11 at 3:10
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The popup dialog now deals with synonyms: tag synonyms

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