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.

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The [tools] tag is too ambiguous. Let's burninate it

The tools tag has 34 questions and no tag wiki/usage guidance. Its most recently posted question was asked on January 31st of last year. The questions tagged with tools appear to be either related to ...
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​[http] is no longer supported

The http tag has no tag wiki/excerpt and 19 questions about various topics. Since Stack Exchange doesn't work over HTTP anymore for quite a while now, isn't it time to burninate this tag? I see some ...
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​[how-to] get rid of this tag?

The how-to tag has no tag wiki but 37 questions covering widely different topics. I'd be inclined to associate 'how to' questions with support ("How do I use Stack Exchange feature X") but users have ...
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Let's disambiguate / burninate [filter]

The filter tag, used on 27 questions has no excerpt or wiki, and it's used in quite a few different situations, see below. I think we should get rid of it, but slowly, in order not to flood the ...
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We don't have any [friends]

The tag friends (8 non-deleted questions, no tag wiki) is one of those useless meta tags. It seems to refer to several different concepts: Adding some kind of social media-style 'friends list' to the ...
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Is burnination a [niche-area]?

Do we need the niche-area tag (6 questions, with half of them closed or marked as a dupe, no tag wiki) here on Meta Stack Exchange? I question its utility for two reasons: It's not really possible ...
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Burninate [15-characters]

status-completed Currently there exists a special case of character-limit, namely 15-characters. The latter refers explicitly to the minimum length of comments. Seeing the relative low amount of ...
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Let's close the [awards] ceremony

The tag awards has 11 questions, no tag wiki, and is used for three different purposes: Awarding bounties, e.g. Is it possible to avoid awarding a bounty on a low quality post? Awarding badges, e.g. ...
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There are [community-standards] here?

The community-standards (30 questions, no tag wiki) tag here on Meta Stack Exchange seems unclear. It seems to imply some sort of social standard or community consensus is happening or being requested,...
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Time for [regression] to make an egression?

I just noticed that one of my questions was tagged regression. I think that's a meta-tag, not a proper Meta tag: Avoid meta-tags Do not use meta-tags in questions. Here are some tips to help you ...
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Should we burninate the [groups] tag?

I recently found out that Meta Stack Exchange has a groups tag. It has 9 questions and no tag wiki or excerpt, and really doesn't add any useful information to questions. On most (not all) questions, ...
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Any problem with burninating [problem-user] tag?

The problem-user tag has 12 questions for now, and I don't think it's a proper tag. It has no tag wiki. In some cases it's just useless, in others can be replaced with users tag and perhaps adding ...
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Let's not be [argumentative]

The tag argumentative seems to be another tag with little use and no clear purpose. Some of the nine current uses are along with subjective where the question refers to the old "subjective and ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 Explorer....
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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),...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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[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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 "...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Put [stack-exchange] in the stack for tag exchanges

It looks like the stackexchange tag (later renamed to stack-exchange) 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 ...
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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 ...
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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'...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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-...
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Burninate “development-approach” [closed]

development-approach on Stack Overflow is just... awful. Please kill it with fire.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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Remove the [monitor] [closed]

I met monitor and expected it would be about screens, but not so... it's about monitoring.
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Remove [changed] and [changing] [closed]

changed and changing should be removed for the same reasons [change] was removed.
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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 ...

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