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Please create a standard, explanatory tag wiki for the [untagged] tag

Sometimes, questions get the tag untagged. And dozens of such questions languish on many sites in this state for ages. (A review queue was once suggested, though it doesn't seem to have gone anywhere.)...
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Unable to translate the notice for "untagged" tag usage [duplicate]

I just tried to add another tag to the question tagged untagged and got an error message: I can't find that string in the translations DB via
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Can the [untagged] tag be blocked on the newer sites too?

As per the details in What is a blocked tag?, the tag untagged is supposed to be blocked throughout the network. However, apparently the tag needs to be manually blocked for each new site separately, ...
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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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Do not allow the author or a moderator to override an edit if it results in blocked tags being applied

Due to a feature, a user was allowed to override an approved edit, which resulted in their question getting tagged with the untagged tag. That should not be allowed, given that no question should be ...
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Burnination vs. merging into a specific tag

When there is a tag which should be removed completely and removing the tag manually would cause bumping too many questions, the typical solution is burnination. Perhaps in some cases, the moderators ...
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Translation for error about use of tag "untagged"

When trying to ask question with tag untagged there is an error with text: This tag is for use by the system for questions that have had all other tags removed. Please use a real tag instead. ...
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Why do some [untagged] tags miss an excerpt?

Most untagged tags (such as those on SF, SO) have an excerpt: This is a special tag that is designed to be used only by the system for questions that have had all of their other tags removed. Do ...
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How important is comprehensive tag coverage?

I have read a number of the tag-rated questions here on meta, searching for any consensus on human-moderated auto-tagging. Here is a great one. I got thinking about this because I've been on a '...
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Why the untagged tagged questions not visible?

I know that we have the untagged tag in Stack Overflow. I can see that there are 4 questions tagged with that tag. But, when I click on that tag, I can't see those questions. I clicked on all (Newest,...
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What causes a question to be tagged as [untagged]?

I had thought that any question tagged untagged was as a result of migration. But What happened to the village in Contagion? was not migrated from anywhere as far as I can tell, so how did it end up ...
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How can I find all untagged questions on Stack Overflow?

I know how the untagged tag works, but under (clicking on) the untagged tag on Stack Overflow, we don't get all questions tagged with untagged. For example, this question tagged with untagged, but it ...
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Review task for untagged questions

In certain cases, questions will arrive with untagged, such as via migration and no destination tag, or the only tag being removed. This leaves questions in the untagged state, which desires a fix. ...
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Users should not be able to suggest tag wikis for 'untagged'

untagged isn't a real tag, and it should be reduced to 0 questions as fast as possible. Yet, you can suggest tag wikis for it that slowly but surely result in orphaned wikis. Can we blacklist this ...
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