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Do we have a tag for "fitness training"?

I was reading this question and realized it didn't have a tag relevant to physical fitness. I wanted to add the training tag, but the description doesn't seem fit for a "fitness training". It says: ...
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How broad should our tags be?

This is after one of the discussions in chat where we had some debate over how broad or how narrow a tag scope should be. We currently have crows, dogs et al. These are pretty narrow in scope. ...
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Can we re-tag all dinosaur questions?

This comes out off a topic in chat. I don't see how this has a place. Being as we couldn't agree I'm opening it out to the wider community to vote on. The dinosaur tag is just misleading and it's ...
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Should a question be tagged with both the narrow and the broad tags in the same category?

Sometimes we will have both broad and narrow tags in the same category. Do we want to tag with both or just the most specific tag? For real examples, Should all of the questions with bug-...
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Can we make the identification tags more specific and decide on the convention?

Looking at the questions under the animal-identification and identification I think that we could be a lot more specific. There are two ways to do it, either the identify-this- convention or to ...
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Anchors Tag - retire it in favor of more specific alternatives

The anchors tag is mostly rock-climbing questions, but with a few boating and snow anchor questions mixed in. There's also the setting-up-an-anchor tag that's not used much. I'd suggest retiring the ...
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Should we be using geographic tags more often?

When and how often should geographic tags such as united-states & uk be used?
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Rename [tag:mountain] to [tag:mountains]?

Shouldn't the tag mountain be renamed to mountains? It sounds much better for me. I'd rather not say "I'm going to mountain" but "I"m going to mountains". disclaimer I'm not native speaker, so my ...
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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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Tag-Request: dividing boats into

While keeping the tag [boat] for genereal purpose we could consider to add tags as: [motor-boat] [rowing-boat] [sail-boat]. edit (answer by: Kevin): motorboats rowboats sailboats As the site is ...
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Proper use of the weather tag?

So on my question here I almost tagged it with weather when I wrote it but I decided not to because the question is about water levels in river which are not normally covered by weather sources. I ...
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[cold-weather], [hot-weather], and [temperature]

hot-weather actually hasn't been created yet, but assume for the purposes of this discussion that it is / will be. I've noticed that posts have been using either or both temperature and cold-weather ...
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Tags for geographical zones

As well as Tagging geographical areas we should also make tags for geographical zones: tropic polar temperate (just to be complete, but actually not needed I think) I think especially the tropic and ...
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Can't create a [snakes] tag

I tried to retag a question with the tag snakes (plural as suggested here). But I'm getting the following error: Oops! Your edit couldn't be submitted because: Creating the new tag [snakes] ...
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Tag naming conventions

We should make an effort to keep tags fairly uniform in their construction. I'm thinking: Actions with a proper -tion noun form should use that form (navigation, water-purification) Actions ...
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Tagging geographic areas

I asked a question about camping on beaches, and I am interested specifically in the US's east coast from Main to Maryland, more or less. I tagged the question with new-england and mid-atlantic rather ...
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Tagging questions - cleaning, washing, sanitizing

I just retagged this question, changing "clean" to "washing." I think we should keep the distinction that clothes are washed, equipment is cleaned, and (preemptively) only things that need to be ...
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