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Merge [canyoneering] with [canyoning], and [abseiling] with [rappelling]

canyoning and canyoneering are essentially the same thing, just with regional variation in what it's called. I propose that these tags be merged and a synonym created to avoid confusion. I've ...
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Tag merge request: toilet-etiquette and human-waste

I think we should merge the tags toilet-etiquette and human-waste. Although people might come up with (hypothetical) questions covered by one and not the other, the overlap is substantial and a ...
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Make [abseiling] a synonym of [rappelling], not [abseil]

Currently, people are voting to make abseil a synonym of rappelling. This is file, but it doesn't appear that anyone has suggested a synonym of abseiling into rappelling. I have not got enough rep to ...
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Making Law a synonym of Legality

Update: I merged the Law tag into Legality. legality has 32 questions, law 2. The tag wiki for legality is The legalities associated with aspects of the outdoors. Ask questions using this tag if ...
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Synonyms of the Scope/Off Topic/On Topic/Topics tags

When looking at the this question, I wanted to see what topics had recently been decided were on or off topic. I noticed that there were two tags off-topic and on-topic and they were used rather ...
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Merge the new-england tag and the us-new-england tag

Should the us-new-england tag be an alias for the new-england tag?
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Naming vs nomenclature

I think naming should be a synonym of nomenclature. What do you think?
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Tagging: animals vs wildlife?

Maybe this question is clear for native speakers, however I cannot find an answer to it. What is the difference between the tags animals and wildlife? Should they be synonymized?
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Rappelling or abseiling?

I was recently reading this article and it had an interesting insight that I think is relevant to us: Why do American climbers call it “Rappelling”? They chose the French term for sliding ...
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Difference between walking and hiking?

Is there any difference between walking and hiking? There is more popular tag hiking and less popular walking (used intensively be me in past...). I see they are used for the same activity, so my ...
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Footwear-related tags

Do we really need all the different tags for footwear? Most don't have definitions to help people decide which one to use (or how to choose more than one) - and I think, at the very least, footwear ...
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Tag synonyms - [gear] and [equipment]

I think these two are close enough to merit a synonym, anyone object to gear->equipment?
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Tag synonyms: [insects] -> [bugs]

These two tags seem to have an awful lot of overlap. The bugs tag description basically says it's a superset of insects. I think we should make insects a synonym of bugs, as I don't think there will ...
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Synonym: torches->flashlights

By some wording in recent posts, I was reminded that the British English-speaking parts of the world use "torch" to refer to what we Americans call a "flashlight," so, I think we should make them ...
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Request to make the tag winter be a synonym for cold-weather?

I can't make synonyms, but could someone with mod powers change the winter tag to be a synonym for cold-weather. Winter can mean different things for different locations on the globe, but what is ...