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Show the tag(s) for which a user earned Taxonomist [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Find out which question/answer awarded you the badge Is it possible to show what tag someone got the Taxonomist (and whatever other badges that are tag-related) badge for?
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Change the “belongs-on-serverfault” tag when a question is moved to serverfault

When a question is closed on StackOverflow as "belongs on ServerFault" and thus automatically moved to ServerFault, it retains the 'belongs-on-serverfault' tag. It would make sense to either remove ...
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Good Tagging frame - add a new rule

I'm for adding the following rule to Good Tagging frame; Don't tag with two separate tags (general and specific) when they can be merged into one specific one. Example: not windows and xp but windows-...
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Should meta use Tags and Title Labels?

It seems a lot of questions on Meta Stack Overflow are being prefaced by "Feature Request:" or "Bug:". Should this title labeling be done, or is a duplication of the tagging system?
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How do I ignore an individual question?

Is there a way to ignore individual posts/questions? So, for example, the top question for "Highest Voted Questions" list is always What’s your favorite “programmer” cartoon? I've seen this post and ...
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Should the SQL Developer tag be named sqldeveloper, or sql-developer? [closed]

For Oracle SQL Developer, which you run by typing sqldeveloper, should the tag be named sqldeveloper or sql-developer? I noticed there were exactly six of one and half a dozen of the other when I ...
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Add meta-tag to support internationalization

Not intending to change its current "declined" status, just to facilitate the understanding of the suggestion The request is to allow content in languages other than English. This is how it would ...
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Tag counts way out of date [closed]

If you go look at the main tags page right now, the count for the "new" sql-server tag is off by over 6000! Tags aren't normalized, and this one is still out of date after a major re-tag. It's the ...
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RSS feed of your favorite tags

It would be nice if we could subscribe to an RSS feed of all the questions that match your 'favorite' tags i.e. an RSS feed of the questions that get highlighted as yellow when viewing the question ...
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Can I search for just (unanswered) content that matches my Interesting tags?

I've answered questions in a lot of areas that are only of passing interest at best to me, so the 'my tags' feature when I go to look for Unanswered content is filled, frankly, with spam. I may have ...
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Odd capatilisation error in a tag feed

This link https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/Agile Takes me to a list of questions with the tag "gile" I use it as a "live bookmark" in firefox, and as far as I can see the list there is up-...
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The Great Tagging Reorg and tag-based badges [closed]

How will the great tagging re-organisation (10k MSO rep required) affect you if you are working towards a specific tag-based badge, if at all?
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Would a system of personal labelling be more useful on own questions, answers and favourites?

Having looked at these questions about how to more easily search and locate own answers and questions: Tags on Answers Please allow us to browse our own questions by tag Ability to search ...
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Send Question To User Tags

I'd like to see SO implement user based tags like delicious. For example, if no one is answering my question, but I know Scott Hanselman would know the answer I could tag my question "for:shanselman"....
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What do the multipliers next to tags mean on the user stats page?

On the user stats page, under tags, what does the little multiplier indicate? It's clearly not upvotes, as you can check anyone who's gotten a silver badge for a tag and see that the multiplier is ...
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Should tags take the form foobar or foo-bar?

Generally speaking, should tags be in the form of [foobar] or [foo-bar] ?
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Is there a way to know which tags I created? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I find out which tags I have created? Seeing this question about the Taxonomist badge caused me to wonder how close I am to said badge. Is there a way to see which tags I'...
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Could we make tags imply other tags?

The prime example is C# and .Net. 95% of C# questions are also tagged .Net. The reverse isn't the case so it's not a synonym. Basically, C# is a child of .Net. Would it be possible to create some ...
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Could the tagging system be enhanced to support tag synonyms?

Quite often Transact SQL questions get tagged as t-sql when the convention now is to tag as tsql. However, no matter how hard you can try to educate users that the 'correct' tag is tsql, you're ...
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Should mass tag edits/removals be throttled or put to the community for voting?

Recently I watched the bcl tag disappear in one fell swoop (over a period of 3-4 hours). While there were only around 120 questions so tagged, it was a fairly valid tag when referring to the .NET ...
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Search for questions with tagA, but not tagB?

I'm asking because of these comments.. Basically wondering if there's a way to find all php5 questions without the php tag. If you search for [php5] -[php] it goes to.. http://stackoverflow.com/...
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Is there a way to do RSS feeds on a set of tags

Hello It seems to me that if I want to actually help on StackOverflow.com that I might want to monitor new questions using an RSS feed for certain tags only. That way I could see questions that ...
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Allow tags to be edited on 'moved' questions

From this Uservoice Item: If you look at this question there's a tag called 'ass-kicking' that no one can get rid of since the question was locked and moved to serverfault.com . I'm not sure what the ...
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Please show the tags associated with each question listed in the “Related Questions” section of the “Ask a Question” page [duplicate]

I think it would be very handy if we were able to see the tags associated with each question listed in the "Related Questions" section of the "Ask a Question" page. Use case I was asking a question ...
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Suggest “Question not Appropriate for SO” when tagged not-programming-related

When the OP tags their question not-programming-related it's almost always going to be closed. If they've already admitted it's not related lets save the close attack and just tell them what to do. ...
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Indicate number of Tags in Tooltip

When viewing the main questions page, questions have their tags listed below them. Currently, when you hover the mouse over a tag, a tooltip comes up with information on the follower count, some ...
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How about a tag-based exploration of a user's profile?

Now the database refactoring is done, would it be possible to explore questions through tags based on the USER's profile ? I.e: if I am on a user's profile and I click on one of their Tags 'T', I ...
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Please allow wildcards in tag searches

Upon reading this question, i was intrigued - i'd never realized that such a feature existed on SO! Unfortunately, that was because it didn't exist on SO. But, come on - it'd be cool, right? After ...
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We need meta tags to be able to organize and search tags easily

We need meta tags to more easily describe our preferences. Current mechanism (regular expressions) is not sufficient because related tags (semantic issue) don't have to have related names (syntax ...
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Ability to add tag to Interesting/Ignored by clicking on it

I maintain an extensive list of interesting/ignored tags, and add to it almost daily. It would be extremely usefull to be able to click on a tag in the question and have the option of adding it to the ...
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Automatic tag suggestions [duplicate]

Would inferring tags from a question's title and body and filling them automatically into the tag field (or at least suggesting them separately as a hint list or something) be worthwhile? Note that I'...
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Please allow us to browse our own questions by tag

It would be really useful to be able to browse my own questions like I can all questions and that is by one or more tags. Sometimes I'm looking for a particular question to reference and just can't ...
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Please review this faster way to input tags into filters

Make Enter behave like a normal form. Currently it just auto-completes tags (like Tab). It should add the selected tag to the list, clear the box and let you continue adding more tags. Here's what ...
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Tag Highlighting

I find the following behavior weird, am I the only one? I haven't found any other questions here or in UV that address this "issue". Click on "Questions" (My Interesting Tags get highlighted) Click ...
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Stop tag completion from stealing cursor focus

How often does this happen to you? Edit a question Change a tag Hit tab and type "tags" in the edit summary box Notice that the tag autosearch has stolen back your cursor so you just typed "...
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LINQ tags in Stack Overflow [closed]

There are a lot of LINQ tags in Stack Overflow: linq, linq-to-objects, linq-to-entities, linq-to-xml and a lot of crazy stuff. There one big tag that doesn't follow the more or less general pattern of ...
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Mark tag as “interesting” or “ignored” from that tag's page

Right now, if I want to add a tag to my list of "interesting" or "ignored" tags, I have to go to the home page, type in the tag name, and click Add. I think this would work better if, while I was on ...
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Put “edit” and/or “retag” links on the question list pages

If I'm editing or retagging a question, I don't like to have to go into the question page itself. This is particularly cumbersome when doing librarian work - retagging multiple questions to conform to ...
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Create a tag homepage/FAQ

Create or allow for a community-wiki editable home page per tag. One where we could place essentially the tag-specific FAQ and other tag-specific links. Imported from uservoice
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Filter “My Tags” questions using “Interesting Tags”

It's confusing to me that the "My Tags" tab of the Unanswered questions page doesn't use my "Interesting Tags". Instead, it appears to use the 25 most overall popular tags that were on any question I ...
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Move the remove tag “X” icon inside the tag in interesting/ignored tags

Currently, the list of tags in "ignored tags" and "interesting tags" has a little "remove tag" icon to the right of each tag. However, since this icon is not inside the div containing the tag, it can ...
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Unanswered Questions on StackOverflow - tag search not working?

On the "Unanswered Questions" page of stackoverflow.com, clicking on one of the tags in the "Unanswered Tags" list doesn't have any affect on the list of questions shown. For example, the top question ...
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Tags on answers

Sometimes an answer is very detailed and expands on the question. It would be good at this point to have separate tags for that answer. Maybe just 2 (giving a total of 7 when combined with the ...
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How much does bad tagging impact StackOverflow?

I'll start by saying that the tagging system on StackOverflow is generally very good, especially when compared with other sites. But at the same time there is some obvious room for improvement and I ...
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Do 23,000+ tags need tag database editors?

In less than one year, StackOverflow has accumulated 23,305 tags (as of this post). Should higher-end moderators have an interface to rename, combine, and delete tags at the database level (i.e. ...
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Proposed Tag - “helpmetagthis”

When I was asking another question on this meta site, I realized that because of its newness, I wasn't really sure what I should have tagged the question. A had the idea of using the tag "...
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Batch retagging?

What is the recommended way of dealing with retagging many questions? For example, if there are only 6 questions that use the smething when they should be using something, it's easy enough to ...
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What should happen with a question that has both ignored and interesting tags

As I keep collecting tags to highlight interesting questions and questions I want to ignore more questions now appear where tags from both lists are present. It seems like currently the ignore tag has ...
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Can I find out which tags I have created?

Can I find out which tags I have created? This would be interesting to know. The tags could be highlighted on the users page for example.
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How to display questions with tag X that are unanswered

I can display questions with certain tags and questions that are not answered but not both conditions at the same time? And maybe only questions with no upvoted answers yet. Is this possible? Which ...