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A request to add one tag as the synonym of another tag. Please be specific about which tag should be a synonym of which. Bidirectional synonyms and cycles are implicitly disallowed, so suggest wisely.

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How to get synonym creation history?

Each tag may have several synonyms. On synonyms page like this you can see the synonym's creator. This is the user who started the process of synonymizing. In case if that done by a mod, no other ...
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What should we do with the [alias] tag?

Since we've been seeing some meta-tag discussion these past few days, here's another: What should we do with the six-question wiki-less alias tag? It seems to have been used as a synonym of tag-...
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Merge the [anonymous] and [anonymous-visitors] tags

anonymous and anonymous-visitors seem synonymous. Let's merge them?
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What's the difference between [easter-eggs] and [hidden-features]?

I just learned that Meta Stack Exchange has a tag hidden-features and a tag easter-eggs, and apparently at least one site regular sees sufficient difference between these tags to replace one by the ...
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Synonymize [user-rank] to [top-users] and [rankings] to [reputation-leagues]

Both the tags rankings and user-rank seem to describe the same thing as either top-users or reputation-leagues. Since the tags pertain to approximately the same concept I think they should be ...
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Synonymize [the-overflow] into [blog]

There are two tags for the company blog: blog (381 questions) This tag is for questions about the Stack Overflow blog, the place for official company communications as well as essays, opinions, and ...
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Merge and synonymize [bookmark] with [bookmarks]

The tag bookmark has no wiki or excerpt. It has 12 questions, and quite a few, if not all of those questions seem to be asking about the SE bookmarks - and there is already a much clearer, better tag ...
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Should [careers] be a synonym of [jobs]?

Previously the functionality we currently know as Jobs was known as Careers. Seeing that most of the questions regarding this topic are off-topic to MSE in the first place, I don't see any value in ...
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Can we [table] this tag, and use [tables] instead?

I saw the table tag on this, now deleted, off-topic question. I figure, since tables are now supported in markdown, we should be able to merge table into tables, especially considering the latter has ...
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Make [glossary] a synonym of [terminology]

This was already discussed on What should we do with [glossary]?. There is only one answer which is proposing this, it has +15 / -0. glossary has 8 questions, no tag excerpt no tag wiki terminology ...
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This tag [belongs-on] another site

The tag belongs-on (currently 6 questions, all of them asked in 2011 or earlier) seems to be a very old way to refer to what are now known as migration close reasons. belongs-on should be a synonym of ...
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Where is all the [activity]?

Currently there are multiple tags in regard to the same thing, the activity tab of a user profile. There are: activity recent-activity activity-summary With the following excerpts: Use this tag ...
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Synonymize/merge [newsletter] into [community-digests]

Apparently, the newsletters have been renamed to Community digests. (I haven't seen an announcement or something.) In my opinion, we should do the same for the newsletter tag here. I have already ...
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Should [sharing] and [share-this] be merged/synonymized?

We currently have two tags on Meta Stack Exchange about sharing: sharing (79 questions) For questions relating to sharing a post or promoting the site via email, on Facebook, or on Twitter. ...
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Let's get these tags [locked] down - do we need them all?

I just wrote a question about post notices on locked questions. When using the tag picker, I realized that we have three tags that are all really versions of the same tag: locked - 86 locked-...
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Make [answers-in-comments] a synonym of [answers-as-comments]

The tags answers-in-comments and answers-as-comments seem to refer to exactly the same thing: comments that should be answers. Because of that, answers-in-comments should be made a synonym of answers-...
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Synonymise [locked-questions], [locked-answers] and [locked] to [locked-posts]

Suggestion On Meta SE, synonymise: locked-questions → locked-posts locked-answers → locked-posts locked → locked-posts Rationale While technically there is a difference between locked answers and ...
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Please make [polling] a synonymous of [list-questions]?

This question use both tags What close reason for polling questions? list-questions (34 questions) has tag excerpt and wiki, polling (36 questions) doesn't. I think that list-questions should be the ...
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Make [international] a synonym of [internationalization]

NOTE: On 2018-10-09 a tag excerpt and wiki were added to international UPDATE: On 2018-10-22 international was renamed as international-sites international currently has two questions but no wiki. ...
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Overlap? [deleted-accounts] vs. [deleted-users]

deleted-accounts 252 questions Use it for questions about user accounts that have been deleted or the process of that deletion. deleted-accounts is for questions about user accounts that have ...
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What's the difference between [retag-request] and [synonym-request]?

I'm a bit unclear what the difference is between a retag-request and a synonym-request. retag-request This tag is for requests to replace one tag with another existing tag. It also applies to ...
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Is it an [escape-character], or is the [character-escaping]?

The tags for character-escaping (25 questions) and escape-character (4 questions) should be merged. They're both fairly small tags about escaping special characters: . ^ $ * + ? ( ) [ { / \ | ` " <...
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Which required tag should be used with [tag:synonym-request]?

There are 436 questions on Meta SE tagged under synonym-request. Of these, 211 are tagged with support, 197 are tagged with discussion, and 35 are tagged with feature-request. Since every meta ...
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Should [rss] and [feed] tags be merged?

Should rss and feed tags be merged? rss For questions about the various RSS feeds provided by Stack Exchange sites. feed Use this tag for questions about Stack Exchange RSS feeds (existing or ...
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Should the merchandise and swag tags be synonyms?

After digging around meta for posts about official Stack Exchange items, I've noticed a few different tags for this topic: merchandise - For questions regarding Stack Exchange-branded merchandise and ...
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Meta-meta: synonymize [delete]

The delete tag seems like it's fairly pointless to me. It has the same meaning as at least one of these tags: deleted-questions deleted-answers vote-to-delete Can it be synonymized with one of those?...
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Merge [site-stats] into [statistics]

As the statistics tag already handles Questions about sizes and other quantities of Stack Exchange sites, e.g. number of questions, GB/day transferred, etc. in other words: site statistics, I ...
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Merge [frontpage] with [homepage]

MSE has these tags: 64 questions tagged frontpage For questions involving the site front page. 97 questions tagged homepage The initial view of a Stack Exchange site that consists ...
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Do we really need four tags about moderation?

Do we really need moderation, moderator-tools, moderator-abilities and moderators? From the excerpts: moderator-tools: Tools available to ♦ moderators. (862 questions) moderation: This tag is for ...
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Meta meta tag synonym: [about-page] [stackexchange-tour]

I believe these two tags on this very Meta should be considered synonyms: stackexchange-tour (24 questions, more descriptive name) about-page (63 questions, legacy name, has synonym tour) Of all of ...
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Tag synonym proposal: [original-author] -> [original-poster]

Suggest to make tag original-author (18 questions tagged as of now) to be a synonym of original-poster (9 questions). Preference for master tag, even though it has less questions, is because I ...
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How to send users in the right direction before they post asking for the wrong technique? [duplicate]

I often see users asking for batch programming on Windows and they try to solve rather complex tasks. A lot of these tasks would be better solved with a different technique that is also built-in to ...
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Make [tag-page] a synonym of [tags-page]

It seems that tag-page and tags-page mean exactly the same thing. Currently there are 15 questions for the former tag and 1 question for the latter. I think that either one of these tags should ...
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Merge or synonymize the [icon] and [icons] tags on MSE

I wrote this question, and in doing so, I found out that we have two tags, icon and icons. These are identical. Can someone merge them or set up a tag synonym for them? There aren't many questions ...
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Can we get a synonym from [language] to [languages]?

language is the not-yet-synonymized singular of languages, less used though used in the same way. Can someone please add the appropriate synonym?
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Rename [exact-duplicates] to [duplicate-questions]

Going by this question, there once was a time when what we now know as duplicate questions were called exact duplicates. Fortunately, this has been changed with exceptions to the tags on Meta SE and ...
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Synonymize [merged-questions] and [merge-questions]?

Should merged-questions (x 72, +excerpt, +wiki), be a master synonym of merge-questions (x6, no excerpt, no wiki)? The latter seems to have been used within the context of merged-questions.
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Having [suggestions] as a synonym of [discussion] doesn't make sense

Here on MSE, suggestions is a synonym of discussion. What? When i think of suggestions, the first thing i think of is going to be feature-request. Wouldn't that be a more appropriate mapping?
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Can [advanced-search] be made a synonym for [search]?

I noticed that MSE has two tags for search: search advanced-search Can [advanced-search] be made into a synonym for [search]? I see no reason why we need both. "Advanced search" questions are just ...
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Synonym / Retagging request: [mathjax] and [latex]

The latex tag, as it is used on meta.stackexchange.com, seems to actually mean mathjax.
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Synonymize / merge meta-tags: [original-author] & [original-poster] [duplicate]

Synonym / retag suggestion: original-author← original-poster Question count: original-author= 12, original-poster = 6 (Not including this feature request.) At present, no tag wikis / excerpts for ...
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Make [meta-stack-exchange] a synonym of [meta]

Can we please make meta-stack-exchange a synonym of meta? Because the purpose of both tags is same that is for questions related to Meta Stack Exchange itself (meta meta). We are using meta tag for ...
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Make [mro] a synonym of method-resolution-order [closed]

mro is an acronym for method-resolution-order, I suggest that they become synonyms. Even though mro is more commonly used than method-resolution-order, I suggest that method-resolution-order be the ...
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How to split hyphenated tag-strings?

I have found a tag named unicode-string, which is used to categorize some questions which should properly have tags unicode and strings on StackOverflow. Most of those questions have at least one of ...
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What is the best choice to use as a synonym for [invision-power-board] and [ipb]? [closed]

There are two tags (invision-power-board and ipb) that refer to the same piece of software. I believe they should have a synonym created but I don't have a score of 5 in either tag. Neither tag ...
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Merge [javascript] and [jquery] tags [closed]

There is often confusion among beginners. Most of the time, when they ask a JavaScript question, what they really want is JQuery. In fact, every problem can be solved with JQuery. We should make ...
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Merge/synonymize [arquillian] and [jboss-arquillian] [closed]

I noticed that these tags: arquillian and jboss-arquillian are almost identical. In fact jboss-arquillian looks like a superset of arquillian since most of the questions I checked in arquillian have ...
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Synonimize [aem] and [cq5] tags [closed]

Adobe CQ5 was recently named Adobe Experience Manager (AEM). We have tags for both of them even if they are the same thing. Can someone please make then synonyms?
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Please make [spark-cluster-framework] a synonym of [apache-spark] [closed]

The tags spark-cluster-framework and apache-spark refer to the same thing. Spark's overview page uses the following language Apache Spark is a fast and general-purpose cluster computing system. ...
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Make all USB drive tags synonyms [closed]

I suggest all of the following be made synonyms of usb-drive: flash-drives usb-flash-drive thumb-drive pendrive
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