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This question was just migrated from SO, and it brought the restricted [faq] tag with it. Now no one but a moderator can remove this tag.

Restricted tags* should be stripped from the question when it is migrated.

*And blacklisted tags, when this feature is implemented in 6 to 8 weeks

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    I agree, this seems highly automatable, but for now you can flag these for moderator attention. Particularly here on meta where you can't swing a dead cat by the tail without hitting a moderator. – Bill the Lizard Apr 14 '10 at 19:03
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    I'm tempted to create a silly feature request, mark it status-completed, and wait for it to be migrated... sadly, I know better – juan Apr 14 '10 at 19:11
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    @Bill: I object to your abusive connotations towards my species!!!11!!!!oneoneone – Ether Apr 14 '10 at 19:15
  • @Ether: Whoops! That was a poor choice of expression, given your gravatar. Please don't hold this slip of my forked tongue against all members of my scaly species!!!! ;) – Bill the Lizard Apr 14 '10 at 19:25
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    @Bill: no worries; I eat your kind for breakfast. :D – Ether Apr 14 '10 at 19:27
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    @Æether, what did I tell you? Bad kitty, bad! Leave that mod on the ground! – perbert Apr 14 '10 at 20:31
  • Refuse to upvote, even if I support this suggestion. You could at least have cleaned that question up, lazy furball! – Ladybug Killer Apr 14 '10 at 20:38
  • @Lady, what? – perbert Apr 14 '10 at 20:58
  • this reminds me of all the questions that get migrated from SO to SU and immediately closed as offtopic. this is automatable, sure, but how big a problem is it? if you notice a question with this problem, flag for moderator attention so the errant tag can be removed. – quack quixote Apr 14 '10 at 21:47
  • @quack: I did flag the question for moderator attention (Bill the Lizard came by immediately afterward and removed the tag and closed the question). However I can't imagine he'd enjoy doing that repeatedly, hence this bug report for the general case. – Ether Apr 14 '10 at 21:55
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    @Lady: what is it that you feel I should have done for the question? I did try to edit out the faq tag, which is how I discovered that it wasn't possible and led me to file this bug report. I also flagged it as a dupe, and left a snarky comment for Jonathan regarding his answer. I'm not sure what else I could have done :) – Ether Apr 14 '10 at 21:56
  • @Furball: Look and learn: meta.stackoverflow.com/posts/46655/revisions – Ladybug Killer Apr 15 '10 at 6:48
  • @Ether, the small-font link you gave is actually marked [status-completed] now... I know it isn't, exactly, but it looks weird. – Pops May 11 '10 at 14:07
  • @Lady: baffled expression – Ether May 11 '10 at 18:38
  • @Ether: Waffles are nice! – Donal Fellows May 15 '10 at 10:05
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Great suggestion - no need to overwhelm the mods :)

This will be deployed either tonight or in tomorrow's push.

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How about letting Community user drop all the moderator-only tags and add support tag as new revision, once a question is migrated to meta.

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