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Provide “Keep Interesting Tags” option when “Hide Ignored Tags” enabled

I'll dive straight into an example. I have the tag "Java" hidden, I'm not interested in Java programming... in general. However, I do have "Android" marked as a tag I'm interested in. What currently happens is any question that is tagged as "Android" & "Java", I don't get to see. So I've had to remove "Java" from the list of tags I'm not interested in (which results in lots of questions I don't care about, with some that I do care about).

My proposal is to not hide any questions that have a tag I'm interested in - that should always be the most powerful criteria.

Tags: If "A" in My Tags, and "B" in Ignore, and a post has "A" and "B", I'd like to see it

Provide "Keep Interesting Tags" option when "Hide Ignored Tags" enabled

marked as duplicate by Grace Note, Robert Harvey, Tim Post, Pops, waiwai933 Aug 4 '10 at 17:02

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  • How about going to the prefs tab in your profile and deselecting "Hide Ignored Tags"? – Ami Aug 4 '10 at 14:45
  • meta.stackexchange.com/questions/26181/… and meta.stackexchange.com/questions/36954/… both cover proposals for this functionality. I thought there was also one that specified it should be default to interesting > ignored, but I am unable to find that one right now. – Grace Note Aug 4 '10 at 14:52
  • @Grace Note: and I was just about to comment "Grace will certainly remember the dupes" – Tobias Kienzler Aug 4 '10 at 14:56
  • @Ami, how would that solve my problem? I would still end up with noise from tags I'm not interested in. @Grace, thanks for the links. That's exactly what I'm talking about. – Mark Ingram Aug 4 '10 at 14:57
  • Another link (as a solution for you rather than as a duplicate), if you're up to using GreaseMonkey, might be this one. – Grace Note Aug 4 '10 at 14:58

You could try to modify Alconja's greasemonkey script accordingly.

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