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Ignored and watched tags seem broken

Sorry about that. What happened here: the favorites/ignored feature is implemented client-side; a UI tweak changed the DOM in a way that broke the jQuery selector, meaning that it no longer found the ...
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Is there a way to completely ignore every question but the questions in your favorite tags?

You're complicating the problem. ignore every question but the questions in your favorite tags == search for the questions in my favorite tags There're two variants: Per-site: search for intags:mine. ...
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How to find out how many users ignore a tag?

According to Shog on a similar question asked on Stack Overflow, this information is not available to users or moderators. "This isn't public information, at least as far as I'm aware." – Shog9♦ ...
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How do I hide posts matching my ignored tags?

Since the other answer was posted, the user interface has changed. Currently you can no longer change this in your user profile preferences. However, you can change this after you click on "edit&...
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9 votes

Review Queues and Ignored Tags

I think it should be a checkbox, like in this mockup I made: This way, people who ignore tags because they have spoilers can avoid them in the queues, while people who ignore tags because they are ...
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8 votes

Don't show questions with ignored tags on Hot Network Questions

This is relevant again now that Endgame has hit. Even though the posts have appropriate spoiler tags, the titles alone are giving me hints as to what occurs in the movie. This needs to happen.
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Is there a way to completely ignore every question but the questions in your favorite tags?

I already tried to put a * in ignored tags, but this just removes all questions. I, and many others, think this should work, unfortunately ignored tags are prioritized above favorite tags. There is ...
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Clarifying how Ignored Tags work

It means that the list of questions on the page would usually have questions with those tags on the page, but which the server is not serving up to you because of your preference. If you don't hide ...
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Ignored and watched tags seem broken

The same happens for me. I have a very long standing ignore list on SO, but as of now questions show up that should be ignored.
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Don't show questions with ignored tags on Hot Network Questions

Although the tag filtering is done by your browser when viewing each page, the way it works is not very flexible, and as Catija states in a comment above this proposal is not currently a good fit. ...
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Add thousands separator in suggested tags

Yes, adding commas as thousands separators would improve readability, and they are already used elsewhere on these English-language websites. Here's an example for reputation: And another: And a ...
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What happens if a question is both tagged with favorite and ignored tag?

This question came up over at rpg.meta.se, so the image below is taken from rpg.se. Ignored tags set to be greyed out In this image I have the four possible states in this order: Watched and Ignored, ...
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Possibility to hide questions with ignored tags?

To plagiarize my answer on a Movies Meta: This changed at some point and is not in preferences; now the way to hide tags rather than just gray them out is a box on the right side of the homepage: If ...
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4 votes
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Inconsistent behavior when adding duplicate tag into Favorites/Ignored Tags List

The issue was that only the initially hidden ignored tags were not considered when checking for duplicates, as they are wrapped in a div, and the duplicate check only looked at .children() of the ...
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Please hide questions with tags I chose to ignore and hide (on iOS app)

The basic limitation here is that as of version 2.2, the API doesn't give the app a way to retrieve a user's favorite/ignored tags. There is an endpoint in the upcoming version of the API (as of yet ...
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Is there a way to completely ignore every question but the questions in your favorite tags?

+1 for the feature request, it'd be great if there was a "my tags" link. Fitting it into the UI could be a simple as turning "Favorite Tags" into a link. There's a sort-of fiddly, awkward ...
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Wildcard tags can no longer be watched or ignored

My bad - I switched the Watch/Ignore code to use a different tag input sanitization method that supported synonyms and claimed that it supported wildcards, but in fact did not. :) That's fixed now, ...
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Don't show questions with ignored tags on Hot Network Questions

This can increase a user clicking the question, and also prevent showing the user irrelevant questions. But, developing this feature will be harder than hiding individual sites on the sidebar. This ...
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3 votes

Sequencing of favorite vs ignored tags

It's actually doing both, but the ignorance background color almost defeats the favorite background color. This is what happens if I have profile-page in favorites and people-reached in ignored. ...
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2 votes
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Please shade out ignored tags when doing a search for questions with zero answers

You can use https://stackoverflow.com/unanswered/tagged/ruby to find questions with no upvoted answers in your tag, and then click on the "newest" tag. That has questions with ignored tags shaded out....
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2 votes

Easier way to add a FAVOURITE or IGNORE Tag

Was just about to suggest the same thing. Seems like a secret gem really, as you have to hover to discover it. For anyone else finding this: Hover over the tag you want to change, on the pop-up box ...
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2 votes

Cross-site management of favorite and ignored tags

Tags are not always exchangeable between sites. Often they aren't. Apple has a different meaning across sites and so for gallery, picture, etc. If you take that into account, copying tags around isn'...
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Ignored tag preferences link doesn't show me any tag options

Ok, the footer now links to /users/tag-notifications/current. Thanks for reporting this, and hat-tip to the Shadow Wizard for digging up the correct link!
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1 vote
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Remove faded/ignored-tag questions from results

Go into your account preferences, scroll all the way down to the "ignored tags" section, and change the radio button to Hide questions in your ignored tags The direct link to your preferences is ...
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1 vote
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Ignored tags freeze "Questions" page on Chrome

It seems to have been fixed...
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1 vote

Advanced favorite and ignored tags management

The tags are sorted in a list, where tags can be browsed with the arrow keys and selected individually or in groups Individually? Then click on the tag itself. If in groups, what is the purpose to do ...
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Why does the list of Ignored Tags disappear in the sidebar after page refresh?

This is by design. There was a commit dated 2014-01-09 titled "move ignored tags out of sidebar and into footer". Not being at the company at that time, I can't tell you what the official rationale ...
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