3 votes

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

All merging does is it retags any questions which had the synonymous tag before the synonym was created. This is just to ensure consistency and make it easier for people to search. It does and it ...
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2 votes

Anchors Tag - retire it in favor of more specific alternatives

The problem with this is unwanted tag fragmentation. The reason why umbrella tags are a good thing (especially as we are talking about very few questions here) are described in this answer: https://...
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2 votes

Anchors Tag - retire it in favor of more specific alternatives

I think this would do much to clear potential tag confusion on these items.
2 votes

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

I personally feel that they should not be merged. As Liam already explained the main purpose of tags. These are the keywords that can help us get more visitors and hence potential users. There are ...
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1 vote

Tag merge request: toilet-etiquette and human-waste

Done - I have merged and ensured the synonym will remain.
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