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.
    – user1228
    Commented May 20, 2011 at 14:50
  • ROFL!! I'm just asking for further "emphasizing" with adding the favorite/followers star on it :D Commented May 20, 2011 at 19:15
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    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
    Commented May 20, 2011 at 23:49
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    @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 Commented May 21, 2011 at 3:10

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The popup dialog now deals with synonyms: tag synonyms

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