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Please zap the meta-tags and dependent tags

I'm starting to see an alarming trend of what I feel is a major misuse of the tags. To recap what I've said in the past, tags exist for two reasons: To help other members determine whether or not a ...
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Why was "chinese-cuisine" tag removed from my question about 皮蛋?

I have recently created a question about how can one make century eggs at home, with eggs and chinese-cuisine tags. However, chinese-cuisine was shortly removed from question, and I assume this has ...
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Merge [replacement] and [substitutes] tags into [substitutions]?

Should we merge [replacement] and [substitutes] tags into the [substitutions] tag? [substitutions] seems to be very popular and the other 2 haven't been used much.
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Tag skin is ambiguous

skin is ambiguous it is used in the context of animal skin and vegetable peels. There are currently 9 questions tagged with it. I suggest retagging those questions about fruit or vegetables and ...
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why are both refigerator and refrigeration tags?

There are 5 refrigeration questions and 77 refrigerator questions. I can't think of anything that would really distinguish between them. Even questions about buying a fridge as opposed to what to put ...
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Can we add the synonym [brine] for [brining]?

There are 26 brining questions (and it has a brief tag wiki statement), and brine only has ten questions. I don't even have the rep to propose the synonym, so could a mod help out?
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Merge the "questions" and "asking-questions" tags

There are two questions on this site tagged with questions, and 10 questions tagged asking-questions. These tags should probably be merged.
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Tags needing synonymification/consolidation

--I think these are uncontroversial duplicates. I think we should make them synonyms to avoid repeat cleanup. I think a mod should do it to avoid bumping threads (or give me the ability to do it). ...
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Tags that should probably be deleted

I think these tags are fairly uncontroversial deletes. Please comment out exceptions, or re-list them as an answer for separate voting. Same comment about a mod-updating these (I was going to do it ...
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Tag merge request: [food-preservation] [storage-lifetime] [storage-method] into [food-storage]

The following tags all mean fundamentally the same thing: [food-preservation] [storage-lifetime] [storage-method] The most popular is [storage-method], but it's also the least general. I'd like to ...