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American or British Spelling for Tags?

There is a reason to discuss which to choose. It does matter which is the master and which is the synonym. As outlined here: Improve the search algorithm to work with tag synonyms , when you do a sear …
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Retagging Recap

Alot was discussed tagging and retagging wise, and a few things changed this week on SE, so I'd like to recap and consolidate everything into one post, which can be used by those of us doing tagging and … The main points are: From this point on, meta-tagging is explicitly discouraged. …
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What is the purpose of tags? How do I use them appropriately?

There has been a lot of talk recently on the subject, and I'd like to address each aspect of tagging in one place. …
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What is the purpose of tags? How do I use them appropriately?

Tags should not cross-link to indirectly-related content. Just because you think onions and garlic are closely related, that doesn't mean you should tag a question about onions with the garlic tag. …
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What is the purpose of tags? How do I use them appropriately?

Retagging a question should not be used as a flagging system. Do not tag/retag a question as [delete], [off-topic], [close], etc. to indicate an action that you feel should be taken on a question. …
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Tags needing synonymification/consolidation

I will definitely do the pluralized ones. I'll cross them out as I go. The rest I'll leave alone for a vote by the community.
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What is the purpose of tags? How do I use them appropriately?

Do not use tags to attempt to indicate subjectivity. Do not tag your own question as [subjective] or [wiki] or [discussion]. If it's too subjective and argumentative or discussiony, the community w …