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Can I check a tag's creator if the Taxonomist badge hasn't been awarded?

According to the accepted answer for Show a tag's creator on the tag wiki page: If a tag has a related Taxonomist badge, the creator will now be shown on its tag wiki/info page. I recently ...
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Who will be considered as the creator of a tag?

A user, Tom, asks a new question with a new tag, then promptly deletes the question after finding the post useless. Since tags will automatically be deleted in a day if there are no questions tagged, ...
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Taxonomist Badge - Who's the owner?

I have identified an anomaly in the awarding of a Taxonomist badge in Gardening. This fortunate user was awarded Taxonomist for tomatoes. This is doubly fortunate because this user has never added a ...
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Tag change request - Taxonomist

After reading this post, something occurred to me; the OP misspelled a tag and inadvertantly created a new one. That tag is Now, ...
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Why wasn't I awarded [taxonomist] badge for tag [matlab-load]?

I created a tag matlab-load to disambiguate load (see: The tag is used more than 50 times (last time I checked). I would like to know why wasn't I ...
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Where is my taxonomist badge? [duplicate]

I'm kinda mad. I created burninate-request on Apr 30 2012. I remember creating and thinking "lol it would be funny if it caught on. Then I'll get taxonomist badge". I tagged another question or two ...
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Taxonomist Badge

I recently got the taxonomist badge awarded for acs. However, I am sure that I do not have used this tag. I did not even know what it stands for. Is there a bug?
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can the taxonomist badge be awarded only once? [duplicate]

This question tells the contrary, information here and here (no "this badge can be won multiple times" message) suggests it can be awarded only once. Which information is true? I suppose the answer to ...
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Show a tag's creator on the tag wiki page

Seems like it'd be simple to have the Tag Wiki page for a Tag show who is responsible for creating it. I'd limit it to tags with at least 5 questions or more, that way those of us who have ...
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Creating a new tag before you have enough rep

I noticed today that I can add a tag to my "favorite tag" list that does not yet exist. I then went to ask a question using that tag and was told I do not yet have enough rep to create new tags. ...
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Why was taxonomist badge not awarded, is it broken?

I remember being the creator of the iis-7.5 tag with this question. Since then it has had 324 questions tag with it. Any idea? EDIT: after reading the comments from the moderators, I feel this 'error'...
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Not enough Taxonomist Badges

The Tag page, Popular view shows @ 116 Tags with other 50 instances, but the Taxonomist badge page only shows 72 Taxonomist Badges. What happened to the other 44?
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Have Tag Top Users page show winner of Taxonomist badge

I've searched the Taxonomist page to see who won the badge for certain tags, and was unable to find the winners. How about on the Tag Top Users page you show the winner of the Taxonomist badge for ...
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If I retag someone's question, and create a new tag, is that tag still attributed to me? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Taxonomist -– who is the “creator” of a tag? I recently re-tagged a question, and created a new tag in the process. If that tag becomes popular, who will get the ...
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Should creators of the infamous year tags and dangling version tags have their Taxonomist badge revoked?

Now that year tags and dangling version tags are gone (cleanup is automatic and effective in 24 hours, right?), remains the matter of the Taxonomist badges for those behind these messes. Should the ...
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How to see what tag I created?

I have the the taxonomist badge, and I'd like to know what tag earned me that badge.
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Is the taxonomist badge been awarded *immediately* when the tag is been used for 50th time?

I just received the taxonomist badge at SO. This was a surprise because the only tag which I remember I created was [ie6-ie7-bug] which is at 33 questions now. Out of curiousity I immediately went ...
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Did I create this tag?

Some time last year, I asked a question on SO with the tag [windows-desktop-gadgets]. As of Windows 7 (still in beta at the time), this was the official name for Windows Sidebar Gadgets, since the ...
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What behaviour does the "Taxonomist" badge encourage?

In line with the "badges and other rewards should encourage desirable behaviour", what desirable behaviour does the Taxonomist badge encourage? Taxonomist - Created a tag used by 50 questions ...
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Inform users for what tag they received the Taxonomist badge [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Find out which question/answer awarded you the badge Can I find out which tags I have created? Is it at all possible to find out which tag earned me the Taxonomist badge? ...
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When a tag is merged, who gets the taxonomist badge when eligible?

Who gets the "creation ownership" of a tag when they're merged?
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No Taxonomist Badge?

The 50th question on Stack Overflow tagged with the go tag has been asked; as far as I know this question was the first with the tag, yet I have not received the Taxonomist badge. What am I missing?
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Is it at all possible to find out which tag earned me the Taxonomist badge? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Who created which tag? I just got the notification telling me that I earned the Taxonomist badge. With curiosity getting the better of me, I tried to find out what badge I had ...
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Who created which tag?

Is there a page where we can see the what tags were created by the taxonomists?
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Who is the "creator" of a tag for Taxonomist purposes?

When I started on Super User, I asked one question. My reputation was too small to create tags (this was before accounts being linked, so I had rep of 1), so I tagged my question with available tags. ...
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Change Taxonomist's definition

How 'bout we change the definition of the Taxonomist badge from "Created a tag used by 50 questions" to "Created a tag used by 50 users"? That would prevent users from trying to game the badge by ...
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Is there a way to find which tags you've created? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How does one find which tags they created? Can I find out which tags I have created? Once you've got taxonomist, could there be a way to find out wich tag helped you get it?...
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How does one find which tags they created? [duplicate]

Is there some way to tell who has created which tags, and when? If a method doesn't exist I would petition SO to add this, as I would very much enjoy seeing tags I created being used by other people. ...
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What tag did I win a taxonomist badge for? [duplicate]

Duplicate/Related: Find out which question/answer awarded you the badge Taxonomist badge: what counts as “creating” a tag? And what prevents gaming the badge? How can I find out what the tag ...
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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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What counts as "creating" a tag, for Taxonomist? And what prevents gaming the badge?

The description for the Taxonomist badge is: "Created a tag used by 50 questions." This leads me to a few questions. Consider the following scenario: Alice creates a question that is tagged with ...
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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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Is the taxonomist badge really needed?

From what I have observed it doesn't help identify a user who is any better at asking and answering but instead helps clutter the system with unnecessary alternative names for tags. These extra tags ...
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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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Can the taxonomist badge be awarded more than once? [duplicate]

Can the taxonomist badge be awarded more than once? I would think so, but there are only 874 badges awarded and over 1500 tags that have been used 50+ times. The definition states "Created a tag ...
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