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Would it be possible to get tag alerts only if the question(s) have not been viewed?

I am subscribed to the logic tag in Philosophy.SE, and have set it up to get emails every three hours with new questions. I also happened to be on the site just now at the same time another user ...
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idea of RDF triple style for tagging [on hold]

Now "flat" tagging system is used, i.e. every question is tagged with keywords (no hierarchy and other "semantic"). IMHO tagging would be more functional if RDF triple style statement will be used in ...
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Do we really need four tags about moderation?

Do we really need moderation, moderator-tools, moderator-abilities and moderators? From the excerpts: moderator-tools: Tools available to ♦ moderators. (862 questions) moderation: This tag is for ...
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Tags are not prefixed in the <title> on the MSE question

We had a brief conversation regarding tags at the <title> tag of our SE questions in this question. According to our SE tagging system, most tags will automatically be prefixed into the title of ...
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SE new blog: Broken link on 'serverfault.com' and 'superuser.com' under 'TAGS'

On SE's new blog main page some tag names are linked to broken links. Upon clicking on the 'serverfault.com' and 'superuser.com' tags located in the right sidebar panel under 'TAGS' section ...
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Create filter and subscription on combined tags

How can I create a filter with AND, OR and NOT? Let's say I want to create a filter with: async-await AND (C# OR Visual-Basic) Can I do it?
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Attempt to create a new tag silently fails

I just tried to tag a new question with a 'googe-charts' tag. The tag appears rendered as the other tags (upon typing a space after the tag chars), but on saving the edit the tag disappears. I ...
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Adding a tag that is a synonym of a previously added tag

Here is what happens when one try to add a tag that is a synonym of a previously added tag: How about adding some visual indicator that "grant" is marked as a synonym of "funding", and therefore ...
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How to deprecate a tag [migrated]

For background to this, please see Sage accounting software tag as opposed to sagemath I would like to create a new tag (apparently I finally have enough rep to do so!) for sagemath, because of the ...
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What is the difference between a synonym and merging a tag?

This question is related to two questions one on this site: What to do with tags that have multiple names in different countries? and a Meta question on Outdoors.SE Specifically my answer Here So a ...
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Unable to view tag edit review [duplicate]

When submitting a question / answer edit (below reputation requirement for instant), you get a response box like this: However, when you edit a tag, you get: Notice the lack of the hyperlink, ...
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It does not seem possible to sort all questions in a tag by votes

We can't sort by votes on the new tag: Even changing the url manually: http://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/new/privacy?show=all&sort=votes quietly converts the sort order to: ...
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What to do with tags that have multiple names in different countries?

We're having a disussion on Outdoors.se at the moment about what to do with some tags. No one really seems to have a definitive answer. A good example of the issue we're having are the tags ...
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Suggested questions order in “Ask Question” [duplicate]

In "Ask Question" page of SE sites displays list of question already asked based on the title of the current question, it would be helpful if the questions are ordered based on the tags if tags are ...
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Does having an excerpt save a single-use tag from automatic removal?

A single-use tag is currently automatically removed after 6 months, unless someone wrote a wiki for it. Is it enough for a single-use tag to have a wiki excerpt to save it, or does it need to have a ...
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Please show a “more” in the tag search

When I type windows into the tag bar, it suggests 6 tags - windows, windows-7, windows-8, windows-xp, windows-8.1 and windows-vista. However, Windows 10 has been released, and because currently ...
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Should I add a tag to a question after the answer indicates that something, identified by the tag, is related with the question? [duplicate]

For example, if someone asks this question: I'm getting an error doing X. Why? A possible answer could be: You need to do Y to avoid getting this error. If Y is a technique or tool and if ...
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Should Area51 questions go here?

Should Area51 questions go here or on discuss.A51.SE? It seems that there are many questions here: http://discuss.area51.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/feature-request And none have been moved ...
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Searching for posts without a tag borks the search parameters

Currently, search seems to be doing odd things when you search for posts without certain tag(s) using the not operator. For example: -[css] -[html] should return a list of posts that do not have the ...
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Make the “how to tag” help actually helpful for new users

When you ask a new question (or edit one whithout having the edit privilege) and edit the tag field, a help box with the following appears on the right: How to Tag A tag is a keyword or label ...
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Merge the tags “angular2” and “angularjs-2.0”? [migrated]

The two tags describe the exact same subject. "angular2" ought to be preferred.
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Helping users figure out where to post their question [duplicate]

I'm an avid forum user. For years, I have successfully both retrieved and shared information on various forums. However, I am disappointed to find that the same is difficult to achieve here on Stack ...
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Have a mod tag that removes vote locks from child meta posts

Note: I've seen similar posts to this, but I haven't seen anything such as a feature request in my searches. However, this in a sense expands on Camil Staps post, which is found here: Don't lock ...
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How to find past questions within a particular tag that offered a bounty?

I have seen this post which is about finding active/featured questions with bounties. But what I want to find out is past questions within a particular tag that already offered a bounty. Is it ...
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Tag score over 100k causes minor bug

If someone has a tag score of over 100k, then the score will partly disappear under the tag itself on the user profile: I think there is only one user that has ever reached a tag score of over ...
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Modify all occurences of a tag [duplicate]

On Worldbuilding, we realised that a few tags would need some modification, namely uniformizing the plural/singular type. Is there a way to modify all occurences of a given tag, or should be manually ...
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Stack Overflow Careers job link / post tags mess and overlap issue

The tags on the "Sr. Software Developer/Web Application Developer" job post are a big mess. They are clubbed together and formed a big long link of tags. It also overflows on the share sidebar to its ...
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How to sort all tags on StackOverflow according to number of question?

Is this possible to show all tags of StackOverflow sorted according to number of questions?
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What dictates the tags appended to 'Not the answer you're looking for?'

Can a tag edit be devised to have a tag removed from being automatically appended to the list following 'Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged ...'? Specifically, the ...
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How to get tag info for tags with special characters using SE API?

Let's say we have the tag c#. How can I get its info with the Stack Exchange API? I tried doing api.stackexchange.com/2.2/tags/c#/info. However, it returns: {"error_id":404,"error_message":"no ...
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Adding a language hint to a tag for syntax highlighting

I am a moderator over at Economics.SE, where some users have requested that syntax highlighting be implemented for questions that use the r, Matlab, or python programming languages. As I understand ...
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Auto Complete feature not working when adding second tag on Stack Exchange websites

The below snapshot will clear the question that I am asking. When I clicked on the Tags for first time when I was asking this question, I got this result: On Clicking second time, to add second ...
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It should be possible to search by more than one tag on Careers

Currently it is only possible to search by one tag. So, for instance, I can search by the "Haskell" tag. I can also search by the "pair-programming" tag. I cannot however search for all listings that ...
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Preferred way to report the same bug in multiple apps?

A little ago, I found this question in the review queue. The asker is reporting a bug he found in the android SE app. The suggested edit proposed to add a second tag to the question to indicate that ...
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Burninate the stackapps tag

Should we burninate the stackapps tag? It says: If you have a question about the API, or an application or script listed there, you should post them on stackapps.com itself, not here. So let's ...
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Tag synonym proposal: [original-author] -> [original-poster]

Suggest to make tag original-author (18 questions tagged as of now) to be a synonym of original-poster (9 questions). Preference for master tag, even though it has less questions, is because I ...
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Open Source Communities should get “Sponsored” Tags

Currently "sponsored" tags are only available for tags in which a sponsor has ponied up cash for. Since most open source communities cannot afford or justify the expense of purchasing a "sponsored" ...
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How to select what tag should be “primary” for the question? [duplicate]

When a user visits a question, the HTML page header contains the whole title of a question, prepended by a tag, one of those the question bears. How to determine which tag is displayed there, and how ...
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Custom recommended tags list for individual SE sites

Over at the Workplace we've been discussing how to encourage people to tag which country they are from, as it often has a strong impact on our answers. This got us thinking that it would be nice for ...
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Multiple unspaced tags appear as one continuous link

As seen here: Here's the view on web.
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Formatting issues when using meta-tag: along with a link in the editor

I had a heck of time while editing my What factors decide when/why a status-planned tag is added? question. But, I guess, I discovered a new weird problem in the editor while formatting hyperlink text ...
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What's the possibility of adding a “Did you mean …” in the tagging system?

On some sites, and especially with new users, the format and function of the tagging system might be a bit unclear, so often tags get used incorrectly. For example, one such issue on Arqade is the ...
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What factors decide when/why a status-planned tag is added?

What criteria is used when applying the status-planned tag? I've seen that status-planned is one of the restricted tags that can only be added or removed by a moderator (or employee). But, I can't ...
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What happens with the tagged questions when a tag-synonym is cancelled?

As far as I know, moderators can cancel tag synonyms and such things happen occasionally. (I've seen some threads about removal of tag synonyms here on meta.SE.) How will the questions be tagged ...
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What tags are available to employers on Careers?

What tags are available for employers on Careers? Inspired by this question, I tried to find out how many part time jobs were available through Careers, but it seems there were none tagged part-time. ...
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Hard to exclude tags in search for new nav

Before the new nav, it was possible to use the search box to require some tags and exclude others. Typing something like [included-tag] -[excluded-tag] would bring up results that included and ...
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Indicate beforehand required tag(s) when posting

On Meta Stack Exchange, questions need to be tagged with at least 1 from discussion, bug, feature-request, or support. It would be nice to the user to select one of these tags when asking a question, ...
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Remove / hide “suggested tags” line, if there are already five tags added

Does suggested tags line make any sense, if there are already five tags added to question? Maybe this line should be removed/hidden in case user already provided five tags? Clicking on suggestions ...
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Rotating clears selected tags

Changing the orientation of your device within the tag selection view while asking a question removes all selected tags and clears the textbox. Steps to reproduce: Ask a question (does not ...
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Sequencing of favorite vs ignored tags

I have a favorite tag : arduino-duemilanove This relates to the Arduino board the Duemilanove. I have an ignored tag: arduino-due These are totally different boards (devices), despite the ...