Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [burninate-request]

Use with [meta] to request that a tag here on Meta Stack Exchange be removed. Use in case of uncertainty when requesting discussion, or when the popularity of the tag makes manual retagging prohibitively difficult.

16
votes
2answers
133 views

This tag needs some [clarification]

The tag clarification seems to be useless. When looking at the questions, I see two main use cases: as a meta-tag for questions where the author wants to have something explained similar to comments ...
5
votes
1answer
50 views

Do we have incentive to burninate the [incentive] tag?

The incentive tag has 18 questions ATM which aren't much. I can't see any benefit having such a tag, being meta and without any real value. Should we burninate it? If I'll see no compelling reason ...
10
votes
2answers
127 views

Can I learn what [learning] is?

The tag learning on this site seems to have no clear purpose, with questions ranging from "learning how to use the site" to "learning about topics". It seems to meet the definition of a too-broad tag. ...
16
votes
1answer
188 views

The [vampire] tag kinda sucks — can we stake it?

I just noticed vampire wandering out in the daylight. In theory it could be help-vampire, but it's really a meta tag (about people) that needs to go away. There are only 11 posts so I can get rid of ...
-10
votes
1answer
144 views

Should the [Internet Explorer] tag be removed?

The Stack Exchange Meta has the tag internet-explorer. The description is Questions about site's functionality issues (bugs, incompatibilities, feature requests) in any version of Internet ...
6
votes
1answer
41 views

Remove any indication to the indication tag?

I believe the indication tag should be burninated. The term itself is too broad and doesn't really fit as a meta tag. With 12 questions only it should be simple even for one or two users, just want ...
10
votes
2answers
97 views

Is [limits] useful as tag?

Here on Meta we have a tag limits. It doesn't come with a wiki. There are no watchers for that tag. Looking at the 52 questions in that tag you'll find ones about question bans, input limits, voting ...
2
votes
0answers
29 views

Should we burninate the [stackexchange] tag? [duplicate]

I didn't notice it until recently, but apparently we have a stackexchange tag. IMHO it's rather pointless; as you may guess, This tag is for questions about the entire network of Q&A sites that ...
2
votes
2answers
85 views

Should we bury [Money-Making]?

The money-making tag seems to be a meta tag - it doesn't seem useful, and just adds noise. SE's financial plans are one of the few things the average user's likely to not have a say in, and I'm sure ...
15
votes
1answer
152 views

Will a good [job-interview] where I pass all the [interview-questions] help my [career-development]?

We have the following tags here on Meta Stack Exchange: career-development (13 6 4 questions) all gone job-interview (3 1 questions) all gone  interview-questions (0 questions)  all gone ...
-4
votes
1answer
93 views

Should we burninate the [ios] tag?

Currently, ios is used by only 30 questions on Meta Stack Exchange. Looking at the tagged questions, nearly all of them would easily fit under ios-app (1,140 questions) or mobile-web (782 questions),...
6
votes
1answer
74 views

display tag is too ambiguous, better be burninated

I don't think there's any reason for any question to have the display tag. It's ambiguous and many times just wrong, e.g. here where design tag is the correct one to use. Many other cases actually ...
10
votes
0answers
125 views

Arrest [development]

development seems rather poorly defined; most of its questions are about generally developing things (which is not a topic Meta is for) and the rest are about developing SE (which is arguably what ...
-17
votes
2answers
82 views

Do we need to clean up all the duplicate cross site tags?

I'm seeing lots of duplicate tags across stacks: Stack Overflow's inkscape tag Stack Overflow's gimp tag Ask Ubuntu's gimp tag Ask Ubuntu's inkscape tag Ask Ubuntu's photoshop tag Super User's gimp ...
5
votes
1answer
66 views

[programming-languages]: Burninate?

The programming-languages tag seems to be useless on Meta. It has 10 questions and only 4 are still open. And those 4 could live without it, as they don't add anything at all.
6
votes
0answers
67 views

All that [gold] is not gold

I’ll make it short: Please delete the gold tag as it is pointless. There are one or two questions that are actually about gold badges in general without being about specific badges, but I cannot ...
-7
votes
1answer
79 views

Burninate the stackapps tag

Should we burninate the stackapps tag? It says: If you have a question about the API, or an application or script listed there, you should post them on stackapps.com itself, not here. So let's ...
5
votes
0answers
62 views

Burninate the [rant] tag

The rant tag currently has 17 questions. But we do not accept (nor welcome) "rants" here, and authors admitting their question is a rant by using this tag should technically/arguably have their ...
0
votes
2answers
90 views

Tag “edit-and-answer-badges” - do we need two badge types in one tag?

As we have individual tags for each badge type, I see no point in creating tags which couple some badge types together. Such as edit-and-answer-badges It'd surely be pretty rare for someone to ...
9
votes
0answers
93 views

Blacklist 'problem' and related tags across all communities

This issue has come up again and again with different results depending on which moderators/users saw the question first. Most recently, Please blacklist the [problem] tag ... again Remove "...
3
votes
1answer
88 views

Burninate [specific-answer] tag - questions are about Stack Overflow

The specific-answer tag seems to contain questions only about Stack Overflow. I did not go through all 108 questions, but quite a few of them. I presume the tag is from when MSE was also MSO, to ...
7
votes
0answers
90 views

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 ...
35
votes
1answer
286 views

Put [stackexchange] in the stack for tag exchanges

It looks like the stackexchange tag is a holdover from the pre-split days when this site was called Meta Stack Overflow and also served as the meta site for Stack Overflow (in addition to its current ...
-22
votes
1answer
408 views

Should [waffles] be burninated?

I don't get the point of waffles. Nearly all posts with that tag are humorous and unnecessary or necessary, constructive, but waffles have nothing to do with them. Also, from their tag wiki: Waffles ...
7
votes
1answer
117 views

Should the [via] tag be burninated? [closed]

I browsed over the list of questions under via tags, most of them means only the English word via. Some of them refers to the via link on a website or an app. This part I'm not so sure, I do feel it'...
4
votes
0answers
47 views

Burninate meta tag [non-technical] [closed]

The non-technical tag is a terrible meta tag and any questions that could be tagged non-technical would be very off topic on StackOverflow. Most of the questions on this tag are already closed. I ...
-8
votes
1answer
109 views

Burninate the [html-table] tag [closed]

I'd like the html-table tag to be burninated. Because this tag somehow conveys the idea that it's OK to use tables in HTML, and everybody knows it's not. There is no legitimate use for tables. Tables ...
2
votes
0answers
22 views

burninate request: device and devices [closed]

A couple of years ago, someone suggested merging device and devices. Nothing happened, apparently because it seemed obvious that these tags were useless. But oddly, they remained on the site anyway. ...
1
vote
0answers
70 views

Block the [meta-tag:block]s?

blocked× 26 and blockgone! appear to be Kinda Ambiguous Meta-Meta-Tags™. Blocked content, possibly-blocked JS, auto-blocking on failed SSL ads, downvoted ads not getting blocked, being blocked from ...
10
votes
0answers
80 views

Burninate [3rd-party] and [third-party] tags? [closed]

All of the following tags are ambiguous, applied to a variety of questions and do not provide any useful information: third-party and 3rd-party third-party-controls and 3rd-party-controls third-party-...
17
votes
0answers
103 views

Burninate “development-approach” [closed]

development-approach on Stack Overflow is just... awful. Please kill it with fire.
11
votes
1answer
106 views

Burninate the [dell] tag [closed]

The dell tag does not add any useful information to questions other than "I am using something made by Dell". The range of questions includes laptops, monitors, android phones and tape drives so the ...
6
votes
0answers
54 views

Delete [saveas] [closed]

I've been going through the Clean up of hyphenated tags list, and retagged all saveas questions as save-as (props to this question for further guidance). Would it be possible for a moderator to ...
4
votes
0answers
60 views

Remove [redhat] [closed]

Excerpt: For issues relating to Red Hat platforms, products, and/or services. As was done with [google], redhat must go. Those 900 questions should simply be tagged with names of those platforms, ...
5
votes
0answers
56 views

Remove the [monitor] [closed]

I met monitor and expected it would be about screens, but not so... it's about monitoring.
8
votes
0answers
41 views

Remove [changed] and [changing] [closed]

changed and changing should be removed for the same reasons [change] was removed.
8
votes
1answer
53 views

Burninate the [rtt] tag? [closed]

The rtt is only used for a couple of questions (23) but it is used as an abbreviation for a variety of different things like "render to texture" "re-transmit timeout" "real-time text" but in most ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

Destruction of irrelevant / typo tags [duplicate]

I can't find an answer to this after searching meta and the help files: how do "typo" tags get killed off? For example, currently there are tags for i0s7 and javascipt, which are both obviously typos. ...
-8
votes
1answer
120 views

Burninate the [easter-eggs] tag

An easter egg in some software is not a problem to be fixed. Asking what easter-eggs there are is a polling question, and unanswerable in many cases. Fortunately, not a common tag, but every question ...
17
votes
0answers
105 views

Burninate the [pc] tag [closed]

The pc tag is too broad to be useful and it has been applied to a large range of questions. I suggest it is burninated.
8
votes
0answers
46 views

Burninate the [options] tag [closed]

The tag has currently 867 894 questions most of which are regarding options in various tools, compiler, languages, ... It'd be rather useful on https://money.stackexchange.com/ or even https://quant....
12
votes
0answers
81 views

Burninate the costs tag [closed]

I'm thinking we could do without costs, I'm an open source fan and it doesn't fit in with my ideology... Joking aside it looks to be pretty useless; only 16 questions currently use it, a couple of ...
12
votes
1answer
111 views

Should the [piano] tag be burninated? [closed]

In no way is a piano relevant to programming (except in a twisted, musical way), so I propose its burnination. Agree? Disagree?
10
votes
1answer
65 views

Why do we need the removing-whitespace tag?

If you look at the questions in removing-whitespace, most of them also have the whitespace tag. Also, we have the symbols tag, but that doesn't mean we should have a removing-symbols tag. I mean, if ...
-3
votes
1answer
56 views

Should I edit tag wiki to add “do not use” note for tags that are candidate for burnination

This is an example tag compiler-hints on stackoverflow. This tag do not suits fine since it will used on opinion based questions and I can not think of any question this tag can be used which is ...
-2
votes
1answer
62 views

Should the act tag be burninated?

I think the act tag should be burninated, because Only 4 questions with the act tag were asked this year. I don't understand it, because it has no wiki summary. Most of the questions asked with the ...
8
votes
0answers
74 views

Is there a point to the 'returning' tag? [closed]

There are 138 71 21 0 questions with the tag returning. Just in the first page of questions, I saw it being used for questions about returning values from a function in 10 different languages (...
4
votes
0answers
62 views

Burninate the [apple] tag [duplicate]

It has already been established that the [apple] tag should be burned to death. A bunch of questions havee been cleaned up and now there are currently only two questions without other relevent apple-...
7
votes
0answers
79 views

Burninate [syntax] and [syntax-error] [closed]

The syntax tag has 8500 questions linked to it. A quick glance at the first few pages reinforce the assumption that this is really just about syntax issues. This tag serves just as much use as ...
5
votes
0answers
65 views

Clean up the App Store approval tags [closed]

It has already been established that questions about app store approval are off topic. Lots of these questions are along the lines of "Will Apple approve my app if...." and would be much better asked ...