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How can we get rid of misspelled and unused (or “zombie”) tags?

During the re-tagging of questions, tags sometimes become orphaned from existing questions. Are these zombie tags ever removed from the tags list? What if a tag is misspelled and needs to be removed?...
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Burninate Tag [jquey] [duplicate]

On SO I found a tag jquey, that is I think a typo of jquery. Currently this tag has no question associated with it. But as jquery is largely used tag, so SO user might use the wrong one as it looks ...
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Remove misspelled tag from Stack Overflow [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What *currently* happens to zombie tags? How do I remove/request removal of a tag from Stack Overflow? The tag androind should probably be deleted; it appears to be a ...
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Removal of misspelled tag javascrpt [duplicate]

Found a misspelled tag javascrpt on SO tonight. Possible choices(in my opinion) Remove the tag. Merge the tag with correct one javascript. There are no questions in the tag, so deletion seems to be ...
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Misspelled new tag immediate deletion feature [duplicate]

There are lots of questions here about dealing with misspelled tags, yet none if them seem to offer a general non-moderator solution. Recently, I noticed a new tag "quicksrot", which is obviously a ...
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Deleting misspelt tags [duplicate]

Under the newest tags section of Stackoverflow, I found the tags elipse and javascrpt which are likely to have been created as a result of a typo. Is there a way to suggest removal of such tags? If so,...
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Tag removal: Jqeury [duplicate]

No, I'm not wanting you to remove jquery, but there's a mis-spelt jqeury that has cropped up. Can it be deleted? Currently, there are no questions that use the tag.
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What happens to unused tags on sites that lack the tag cleanup script? [duplicate]

On Scifi.SE, the tag cleanup script is disabled. This means that when a tag is used once, it no longer is automatically deleted after 6 months. However, what happens to tags that are now defunct/...
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Kill the misspelled objecitve-c tag [duplicate]

A couple of questions have been incorrectly tagged with the misspelled tag objecitve-c. Can we please have it killed? All questions that were previously tagged with it are now retagged. It's a clear ...
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Should We Zap The Low-Occurrence Tags? [closed]

I just looked on SO, and found that there are about 12,880 tags with only a single use. There are 26,250 used less than 10 times. That's just too many for the community to fix. I think we need some ...
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Why was the *pronoun* tag removed?

I recently asked a couple questions with the pronouns tag. A mega-high-rep user removed that tag. Now, the tag doesn't exist. What gives? Why was the pronouns tag deleted? Update: I don't know if ...
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Give moderators the ability to manage blacklisted tags

The request to Implement a Tag Black List was first raised back in Aug '09, but as one of the mods on English Language & Usage pointed out only a few days ago, even moderators don't have access to ...
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Unwanted Tag [manage] [closed]

manage with no wiki summary exist on Stack Overflow, with 62 questions tagged. Some questions tagged with this, even not related to managed-code. I think it should be removed (or renamed to managed-...
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Why do we have the C++14 tag? [closed]

As it turns out, my question is a duplicate of c++14 or c++1y? We have the c++14, but, according to its wiki we are not allowed to use it. Then why have it in the first place? It only leads to ...
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Is there any process for getting rid of useless tags?

A few minutes ago, I saw a tag called am-i-missing-something on Stack Overflow. I assume someone asked a question using this tag, which was then deleted or edited, but this tag is still there. I'm OK ...

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