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What should I do when I'm asking a question that needs a new tag, but I don't have enough rep?

Today, I asked my first question on WebApps.SE: "could not find driver" error when registering at ghtorrnt.org/dblite. (I'm fairly active on other SE sites.) My question was about a web app ...
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Small inline image overlaps tag formatting by 1px

status-declined Long sentence to test what happens when we post any size image over the top of a tag: status-declined Long sentence to test what happens when we post any size image over the top of a ...
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Favorite Tag Buttons partly sticking off page

I appear to have found a bug, when adding Favorite tags, I find that the buttons are half off the page (this is of the AskUbuntu site): Although on other sites it looks more like this:
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How does the “Next tag badge:” determine the badges to display?

I was checking out the new profile and was going to go about changing what is displayed for the "Next tag badge:", bellow is all the badges I could select However there is a badge missing, I was ...
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Making tags favorite in mobile versions of SE sites

Now I'm not able to make tags favorite in mobile versions of all Stack Exchange sites. Maybe I just haven't found how but in this case UX should be improved and be more intuitive. If open a Desktop ...
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Add a BadgeTypeId to the Badges table on SEDE [duplicate]

When trying to derive badge statistics on SEDE it would be helpful if there was an identifier (say BadgeTypeId) that would mark the badge as being Bronze badge Silver badge Gold badge Bronze tag ...
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Recreate a query for the tags associated with a user based on time filter

I'm looking to recreate a SEDE query that represents the tags associated with a user based on a specific time filter. Consider, for example, the list of users sorted by reputation, filtered by week: ...
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Mark a tag as a historical significance only

We already have tag blacklisting. That's great, and very useful. I would also like to have a related feature: marking a tag as "historical only". For example, on Programmers.SE, one of the custom ...
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Not all tags are shown when trying to edit a post [duplicate]

When trying to edit this phys.SE question, the tag line becomes this: Where two and a half tags are hidden, and it is impossible to get the two leftmost ones to show. The same happens when I try to ...
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Multiple tag search using OR operator broken for logged out users [duplicate]

I just noticed an odd bug. Steps to recreate: Do a search for two tags, using the OR operator. Example link Observe that it properly returns results that contain either tag. Log out. Do a search ...
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Reduce reputation requirement to create existing tags

Local creation of a tag on a Stack Exchange site requires a certain number of reputation points. What about foreign/existing tags, i.e. tags which exist on other (or many) Stack Exchange sites? I ...
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The tag “navel-gazing” has no tag wiki and is um…?

The tag navel-gazing has no tag wiki and just 2 (well, now 3) questions. Please could someone explain what navel gazing is (Ooh, Wikipedia says Meditation) but I am confused how looking at one's ...
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Are there any guidelines around which SE site should host a given question/tag?

I wanted to ask a question about Paw. Their support link says to post questions to Stack Overflow. However the SO tag for Paw says to use Apple StackExchange. Figuring that posting a question on SO ...
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Merge or synonymify [icon] and [icons]

I wrote this question, and in doing so, I found out that we have two tags, icon and icons. These are identical. Can someone merge them or set up a tag synonym for them? There aren't many questions ...
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Don't suggest a tag that I've added a synonym of [duplicate]

I have already added the tag comment, but it is also suggesting I add the tag comments: Could it grey it out, or hide it, if I have already added a synonym please? Also, can there be a space ...
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A tag I've created now shows as created by the Community ♦ user; why? [duplicate]

A while back I've created a new tag [xsd-1.1] (on Stack Overflow). It now shows to have been created by the "Community" user; why is this?
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Can you use links when sending a message from Careers?

I would like to send some links to a potential employee/employer. We have an ongoing message thread going. It is not clear if Markdown like [link text](http://link) will work in there, or if they will ...
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Why doesn't language:lang-none work?

I tried using <!-- language: lang-none --> to display the output of a program without any syntax highlighting at C++ - Vector seems to be overwritten on for loop. However it still displayed the ...
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Useless popular tags [duplicate]

I found this tag on Stack Overflow. Whoever created or edited the tag had said specifically not to use it. What is the point of the tag then? It has quite a few questions on it, which some are ...
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Editing to enter a too long tag name and cancelling the edit still causes the “tag name too long” error balloon to display

I tried editing a question to add a tag (the question was migrated from another site and came across untagged) and the best I could think of was adding a new one. Unfortunately the name I picked to ...
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Should we handle tags with no not-locked questions the same as non-existent tags?

Since locked questions cannot be edited by anyone but a moderator, and (especially for historically-locked questions) many are off-topic, they have a higher incidence of bad tags. My request is ...
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What does “scoring tags” mean?

On the blog entry Stack Overflow Homepage Changes there is mention of "scoring tags". What does this reference to "scoring tags" mean? For example: Your top 40 scoring tags...
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How to subscribe for a tag over all SE sites?

How can I subscribe for a tag over all SE sites that I've got an account on?
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Tag for “free-software”? [closed]

First of all let me introduce What is free Software?:- The free-software defination comes from GNU Philosophy. You can see that definition from Wikipedia. The defination is: A program is free ...
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List of recently created tags

What does the word recently in the tab with recently created tags exactly mean? (The name of the tab is new, when I look at the tooltip, it only says "recently created tags"). It there a way to list ...
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Why can I reject an edit that doesn't touch the tags with the reason “irrelevant tags”?

Well, as the title says: Why is it possible to reject an edit that does nothing to the tags for introducing irrelevant tags? Here's visual proof that this is possible:
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“created” date and user displayed on tag wiki refer to different events

I edited the formcollection tag today, and my edit has just been approved. But the created date looks to be the date of when the tag wiki was created, while the linked user is the one who originally ...
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Renaming a tag (via merge) to an existing synonym does not work

On the Android site, updates was a synonym of update. I wanted to reverse that, so I started a merge of update into updates. With and without the synonym option checked, I got the generic "a problem ...
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tag: markdown sometimes links to Stack Overflow

Inspired by this question. If I use sometag ([tag:sometag]) here, it goes to "sometag" on Meta Stack Exchange. Good. But in this question, the same markdown links to Stack Overflow! And to make ...
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TagOverflow - interactive exploration of Stack Exchange tags

I created a graph of tags from Stack Exchange sites (including Stack Overflow, obviously), TagOverflow. It is a continuation of my previous project, which have met with a warm response here. Nodes ...
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View inconsistency when deleting tags

I just noticed a inconsistent and most likely wrong behavior while editing my Stack Overflow Careers profile. Used browser: Google Chrome Version 40.0.2214.94 (64-bit) Steps to reproduce: Create ...
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Why don't meta sites use common tag wikis for common tags?

Some tags such as discussion and retag-request have, or should have, the same wiki across MSE and all per-site metas. I propose that tags can be whitelisted here on MSE to have their wikis copied to ...
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Inconsistent behavior when adding duplicate tag into Favorites/Ignored Tags List

Step to reproduce Add some tags (between 6-10) into Ignored/Favorites tags Click the area outside the textbox then refresh the page Add the same tags into Ignored/Favorites tags. Repeate step 1-3 ...
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Favorite tags/filters on Android App [duplicate]

I login to my SO mobile android app to browse for questions/answers for very specific tags every time. I wish there was an easy way to do that in one click: like a favorite tags or a recent tags ...
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User without the “create tags” privilege is able to create tags

On Meta Stack Overflow a user was able to create several new tags despite the fact that he doesn't have enough reputation for the "create tags" privilege (link). The limit is 1500 reputation on Stack ...
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How to find top users by several tags?

I know it is possible to find top users by one tag, but is it also possible to use several tags: to cross reference users? For example, on Stack Overflow I want to find the top user for phonegap AND ...
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Help me find the right Stack Exchange site/tag for my question

This is my first attempt at using Stack Exchange, so please go easy on me if I'm doing the wrong thing here. I need expert advice on choosing the right computer to buy to fulfill a specific need. I'm ...
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Are tags for what the content of the question is, or what the answer is? [duplicate]

I was having some trouble with a recent question I asked and people kept editing in erroneous tags as I described the problem. I reverted back to the original over and over and finally I arrived at my ...
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Return to the main page of the tag from a question?

This is what I called "the main page" of the tag (e.g. c++ tag): Once I enter a question, the layout becomes: How can I return to the main page of the tag from a question? At present, I can only ...
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query for top 50 related tags for all tags with respective counts

How would you create a query to return all tags with their corresponding 25 most popular tags and counts and the tag itself with its own count? For example, output would be like: tag, related_tag, ...
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Inconsistency of Tag definitions across the various Stack Exchange sites

Has anyone noticed that there is a distinct lack of consistency in the definitions of the same Tag, across the various sites under the Stack Exchange umbrella? Cases in point: The definition of ...
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Please Burninate [stackexchange] [duplicate]

I hereby propose that the tag stackexchange be burninated. The tag's wiki: stackexchange is for questions about the entire network of Q&A sites that make up the Stack Exchange network. is ...
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Can this [status-completed] tag be removed?

This bug report I filed was marked as status-completed when only one part of it was resolved, specifically the site age. Since it wasn't fully resolved, could the tag be removed for now? I'm most ...
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Inappropriate match on tag prevents use

A user on meta Raspberry Pi Exchange, where I'm a moderator, recently asked this question which seems to indicate a bug. In brief, the user went to edit a question tagged qtonpi. When the edit was ...
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Can we make the minimum rep to add a tag synonym depend on the size of the tag?

As you probably all know, in order to nominate a tag synonym you need and answer score of 5 or more in the tag (and 2500 rep.) For very large tags, say c++, this seems low. It's not hard to get 5 ...
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Is it OK to reuse tag wiki descriptions across Stack Exchange sites?

Certain tags are common to more than one Stack Exchange sites and the context is similar enough for these sites to share a common description of the tag (or at least significant portions of the ...
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Innapropriate tags [duplicate]

I saw a lot of tags that don't make any sense on stackoverflow, many don't even have a description. How these should be handled? Is there a functionality like flag for questions?
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Accessing historical top 20 users information

Is there a way to access historical top 20 users information like this one but for any given historical date (since SE and the tag exist)? I mean the "top [tag] answerers in last 30 days" ranking, ...
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Tag field needs a clear function

In the Android app when searching for and entering tags on a post, it is somewhat cumbersome that after selecting a tag you must then either manually select and delete or backspace over the search ...
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(merged-questions) and (merge-questions) - synonyms?

Should merged-questions (x 72, +excerpt, +wiki), be a master synonym of merge-questions (x6, no excerpt, no wiki)? The latter seems to have been used within the context of merged-questions.