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Can we [table] this tag, and use [tables] instead?

From the tag synonym page (emphasis mine): If you know of common, alternate spellings or phrasings for this tag, add them here so we can automatically correct them in the future. For example, suggest ...
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Why do we use [bonus-reputation] instead of [association-bonus]? Let's not!

#SeemsLegit Merged and synonymized bonus-reputation -> association-bonus.
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​[how-to] get rid of this tag?

Instead of burninating it I suggest asking a moderator to merge the how-to tag into the support tag with the latter being the master and leaving the former as a synonym to it. If there are any ...
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What is the difference between a synonym and merging a tag?

Merging (a mod-only action) and synonymising are somewhat independent actions, although they can be done in concert (by a moderator). When you create a synonym foo⇒bar, all it essentially does ...
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* [blocked] --> Synonym of [?-ban]

New users who get blocked for whatever reason will use it as a search term rather than those other options above, that are more useful for higher rep folks. I'd suggest it should remain, or at the ...
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Should we rename this tag to [improve] its usage?

Thanks for the cleanup; I've 'renamed' the tag. When I say 'rename', I actually meant I created the improve-edit tag by editing a question copied over the existing tag excerpt and wiki suggested ...
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The [featured-tab] tag should be renamed now that the "Featured" tab is now "Bountied"

This has been completed; the featured-tab tag has been synonymized to bountied-tag. As currently shown in the tag synonyms page:
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Can we merge [tag-watching] and [favorite-tags]?

Merges require a moderator, but this seems like a useful request. If having a favorite-tags synonym is useful, it can be re-added after the merge, so all the questions will be on tag-watching where ...
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What's the difference between [retag-request] and [synonym-request]?

TL;DR: Retagging/merging changes the tag on each post, while synonyms are a long-lasting redirect. retag-request is for requests that a tag be merged (or manually retagged) in to another... synonym-...
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What is the difference between a synonym and merging a tag?

Merging permanently binds tags together so that all are now tagged with the master tag amongst them. The others remain as synonyms (but appear on no questions). Later decoupling is not possible. ...
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Should [rss] and [feed] tags be merged?

Yes, it should. There is no use in keeping them both since they both cover the same topic, either the RSS feed or RSS feeds in chat (both tags are used for both topics). I proposed a synonym. Feel ...
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The tags [about-page] and [stackexchange-tour] should merge

Merge about-page into stackexchange-tour, and rename it to site-tour I agree with your suggestion; both tags are clearly asking about the same thing. Currently, plenty of the questions with the about-...
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Rename [deleted-recent-posts] to [deleted-posts-page]

♦ moderators can rename tags rather easily with the tag merge tool. It's as simple as entering the new tag name and submit the form: and I've just done so. The new tag name is deleted-posts-pages, so ...
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What should be done with the [flag-queue], [flag-dashboard], and [moderator-queue] tags?

Using this search [10k-tools] flag -[flag-queue] is:q, currently with 245 questions, it seems that most posts about the retired 10k flag queue aren't tagged flag-queue but are covered by the ...
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What should be done with the [flag-queue], [flag-dashboard], and [moderator-queue] tags?

I suggest we re-tag any questions about the flag-dashboard currently tagged with flag-queue, there are plenty that are also tagged 10k-tools so that makes life easy. This effectively separates out the ...
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Disambiguate [duplicate-proposal]

The deed has been done. The old tag duplicate-proposal no longer exists, and the new tag duplicate-site-proposals has an excerpt: Questions about Area 51 site proposals which may be/are duplicates of ...
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Conduct a [survey] about tags on Meta

I'm of the inclination that we should take your first proposed option, and rename this tag. This question about The Loop survey is of rather high traffic despite being incorrectly tagged as survey. ...
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Conduct a [survey] about tags on Meta

I've gone ahead and renamed the survey tag to stack-overflow-developer-survey now, as suggested in Spevacus' answer. I've also added survey (and some other alternatives) as synonyms of the tag.
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What's the difference between 'business' and 'stackoverflow-business' tags?

Well, they are both for questions about Stack Overflow the business, i.e. not about the Q&A sites but rather the business model behind them. It used to be only business and in June 3rd 2016 Adam ...
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Combine [quote] and [quotes] into a single tag

Only a few questions seemed to need quotation-marks. The rest were either retagged blockquote, tagged with something else more appropriate, or had the tag removed altogether. quote and quotes are now ...
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Let's disambiguate / burninate [filter]

I think this is a great proposal, but I would refrain from creating a review-filter tag, as it's use is too minimal. For your Others category I'd opt to delete the closed question on the Joel Score, ...
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Should the [blocked] tag on MSE be eliminated?

It definitely should be I just went through the list of the questions with the tag (18 done, 18 to go at the time of this writing) and cleaned up a little. The only viable use of the tag seems to be ...
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Conduct a [survey] about tags on Meta

I think we should follow your second approach. There are not too many questions around these topics that warrant a tag for all of them, that's just creating tags for the sake of creating tags. ...
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Let's disambiguate / burninate [filter]

Thanks to various users, the filter tag is now burninated. All that remains of my original request is the proposal for stackexchange-filter (13 questions, no excerpt/wiki) to be a synonym for tag-...
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Changing tag [stackoverflow-for-teams] to [stack-overflow-for-teams] etc?

That tag isn't supposed to exist here; in fact its tag wiki says not to use it here. The only two questions using it currently are a recently-filed bug report (very new) and a question that has been ...
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