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How to tag a question that has no plausible tags? [closed]

I just tagged uses for state machines with 'terrible-question' and voted to close it. This can't be good, but what else is there to do?
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Shouldn't requirements for down-voting be improved?

Yesterday I submitted an answer to this question. I'll use it as an example to demonstrate why down-voting requirements should be improved. That question's quality is not the greatest, but I'm going ...
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The Exact Use Of Question Upvotes And A Suggestion On Question Downvotes

I was wondering why there is question upvotes. The obvious reason would be that the question is useful, clear, and has a positive impact towards the community. Also, the question asker has researched ...
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How about a good user interface backed up with a robust backend instead of 100+ different sites? [closed]

This is bound to catch some wind from the front, because it goes in totally against the just fresh choice of separating SE meta from Stack Overflow Meta, but just hang in to read it. Analysis of ...
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Beginners tag for Stack Overflow? [closed]

I have no idea if this is the place to discuss this, but here goes. I am looking for opinions on what people would think about having a beginners tag or something else similar. I am posting this ...
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Stop feature requests from hemorrhaging reputation when marked as status-declined

When a Meta question is tagged as status-declined, allow downvotes to continue, but stop it from affecting the reputation of the user who posted. Some related questions on the matter include: ...
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Remove 'Discussion' tag from Meta

Given the following: How can Meta be made more conducive to discussions? And the official closure response to many (most?) discussions: "As it currently stands, this question is not a good fit for ...
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On some sites, make questions by new users start off as untagged

Proposal Allow sites to opt in to the following behaviour: When asking a question, do not show new users the tag field. Instead, let the question start as untagged (just as if the question was just ...
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Beginners unwelcome on Stack Overflow? [closed]

I'm a relatively new programmer so some things, that are simple to many, are complex or at least not immediately obvious to me. Whenever I post a question, except for one or two responders, most ...
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Reputation should be split according to tags

There are many tags relating to different topics. Suppose a person has answered questions relating to 4 different tags, the reputation must be split as Tag1 rep =count1+ Tag2 rep =count2+ Tag3 rep ...
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Combinining all language related sites into one

There are a quite a few language learning related sites on the Stack Exchange network. I may have missed a few, but here they are: https://english.stackexchange.com/ https://ell.stackexchange.com/ ...
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Stop the segregation madness. Merge all Stack Exchange sites and differentiate them by tags [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can Stack Exchange follow a more generic approach? Tag all the http://stackoverflow.com questions with programming. Tag all the http://serverfault.com questions with server. ...
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Global tag suggestion: [best-practice] [closed]

I see a lot of best practice related questions in different areas, but without this very specific tag. Although I can (?) create this tag on some sites, I think, centralized implementation on all ...
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Why isn't there a “Jon Skeet” tag? [closed]

It's 2017 and we don't have a Jon Skeet tag on SO and SE?!
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What is the purpose of having tags if they are not honored?

What is the purpose of having tags if they are not honored? For example, if a post is tagged with a support request, then why is the post allowed to be treated as a discussion? In this case, assume ...
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Creating a tag so that our developers can track the related questions [closed]

We need to create crossrider, and track it so that our developers can find and answer the questions and bug reports on such. We are writing a script that will send us an SMS every time a question is ...
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Limitation to modify the tags of a question

Regarding: question editing It would be better to restrict the modification of a tag question. At least by allowing only to modify one at time and also require to provide a reason of more than 50 ...
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Where is the organization in this website? [closed]

Imagine a reference book with no table of contents. Ridiculous, right? Well this is an amazing reference site and it needs to group questions in categories. I see none. Just tags. There's a ...
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Prevent tag only edits

If an edit that only adds or removes a tag should be closed as "Too Minor," why do we allow them?
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Should the downvoters/upvoters have enough reputations on all the tags of the question/answers?

It is observed that the stackexcange permits to downvote/upvote by just having minimum cumulative reputation of all tags even though the member doesn't possess enough reputations in them. "Subject ...
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How to report annoying editing of my questions?

I have serious issue now with guy that edit my question and another questions that related to one of exist tag, I have no problem if that tag was right tag, or at least that tag has a description that ...
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Tag wiki edits rejected

I have tried to edit a couple of tag wikis with verbage from the appropriate Linux man page, aka the Linux Programmer's Manual. The edits were rejected due to quoting works without citing the source ...
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Can't use tag explaining which version I have [closed]

I'm sorry, but it's totally STUPID that you can't use something like 10.8 or execute as a tag... it's the version of my mac and it's an important piece of information. I shouldn't need a reputation of ...
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An “urgent” tag for questions that need answers within minutes

I often find myself in a spot of trouble, and when I have minutes left to fix it, I sometimes turn to SO/SF to start the "community help process". I suppose a tag like "urgent" or "immediate-attention"...