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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Should the [blocked] tag on MSE be eliminated?

I just noticed that there's a tag on MSE called blocked that's currently on 36 questions. It has no tag wiki/excerpt, and the name is unhelpfully generic/vague as well. As such, it seems like this tag ...
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What does [active] mean?

Inspired by What does active mean? which had the very ambiguous active tag (thanks @Amplitwist for the edit). It has 19 questions but no tag excerpt. If you search in the tag list for activ, you'll ...
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The [messages] this tag sends are ambiguous

There is a messages tag with 67 questions and no excerpt/wiki, used for any sort of message. It seems rather ambiguous to me: there are plenty of specific kinds of messages that have more useful tags: ...
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I'm not really [content] with this tag

The content tag has 34 questions but no usage guidance, and it seems to be used for many types of content: user generated content (in the form of questions, answers or tag wikis) but also content ...
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Should we burn this [browser-enhancement]?

The browser-enhancement has 32 questions, no tag wiki or excerpt. A quarter of those are questions about Greasemonkey scripts that have been closed and should've been posted on StackApps. For those ...
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Should the [software] tag be uninstalled?

The tag software here on this site doesn't seem to serve much purpose in categorization. The excerpt for the tag states the following: Use this tag for questions about the software that powers the ...
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The [expiration] date of this tag is near

The expiration tag has 23 questions, no tag wiki or excerpt. It seems primarily to be used for asking questions about aged-away close/reopen votes, but is also on other questions covering topics such ...
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I'm having some [difficulty] discerning what we could use this tag for

The difficulty has 13 questions, no wiki or excerpt, and could be used for a lot of things: Having difficulty deleting crap posts, burning tags, making waffles, etc. etc. etc. There are a few posts ...
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Should we destroy the [websites]?

The websites tag has 27 questions, no excerpt or wiki (if it did, it might turn out to be "for questions about... well, websites"). At least 5 of those questions are "where should I ...
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Is this [text] useful?

There’s a tag text, with 24 questions and no excerpt or wiki. It seems to be used to refer to… text, somewhere on the site. This is a wee bit broad - there are a lot of different places text is ...
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Meta needs to be agnostic of the [language-agnostic] tag

(Note: this is not a duplicate of Why does the [language-agnostic] tag exist? or Is [language-agnostic] a meta tag? those pertain to the use of the tag on Stack Overflow) The language-agnostic tag on ...
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Let's get rid of this [page]

The page tag has 8 questions, no wiki or excerpt. There are many other tags for what it could be talking about: homepage, frontpage, profile-page, tags-page, etc... this question, for instance, ...
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Do we need any [developers] on Meta?

The developers tag has 11 questions but no tag excerpt. I see it's being used for questions about Stack Exchange's developers, for which we already have the stack-exchange-team tag, for bugs which (...
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What should we do about the [user-list] tag?

The tag user-list has no tag wiki or excerpt. It has just 12 questions. It appears to be used only for talking about the /users page on each site, and there is already a more concise tag for that: ...
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There are [multiple] problems with this tag

The multiple tag has 11 questions about ... multiple ... different things: e.g. multiple accounts, multiple tags, multiple duplicates. It doesn't have an excerpt, and can probably never be used as the ...
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We have no [knowledge] of this tag

The Meta Stack Exchange tag knowledge has ten questions about many different topics. It does not have a tag wiki or excerpt. Since about everything we do here is asking for or sharing knowledge, I ...
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Does this tag have the correct [syntax]?

The tag syntax here on this site seems to have no clear, specific purpose, and it's been used to refer to many different things on the 20 uses it has so far. Most of its current uses are already well-...
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Has this tag been [hacked]?

The tag hacked (18 questions) here on this site doesn't seem to have a clear use or intent. The tag has a usage description, which states the following: Use for questions about hacked Stack Exchange ...
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The existence of these tags reduce my [efficiency] and [productivity]

The efficiency and productivity tags have no tag wiki, only 5 resp. 8 questions, and (especially the first one) are not used in a consistent way. I can see some point in focusing productivity on tips &...
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Burninate the "inappropriate-advertisements" tag

Because we now have the Report this ad feature, I'm requesting that this tag be removed. (That post is not yet marked status-completed, but this comment says it was released network-wide nearly a ...
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Let's not engage in [social-manipulation]

I just encountered the tag social-manipulation (currently three questions, no tag wiki). The tag is unclear and seems to portend a rant about what the poster sees as social issues on the site or ...
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Confused about the use of [confused-users]

The confused-users tag has eleven questions and no tag wiki or excerpt. Since most support questions are asked by slightly, moderately or completely confused users, and otherwise they might be helped ...
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The [tools] tag is too ambiguous. Let's burninate it

The tools tag has 27 questions, and while it does have a tag wiki, it doesn't cover all of the various questions tagged with it. Its most recently posted question was asked 7 years ago. The questions ...
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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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