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7 votes
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Merge the new-england tag and the us-new-england tag

Yes, a mod should merge the tags.
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5 votes

Should we be using geographic tags more often?

In addition to what Liam said, for questions where people ask for repair guides, licenses, gear guides etc though not in the sense of shopping but like 'What is good in a first aid kit' as an example ...
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4 votes

How broad should our tags be?

I also feel that having only very narrow tags is bad, whether for SEO (I no nothing about that) or just because a tag without enough questions can't really do grouping. However a new tag is by ...
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3 votes
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Do we have a tag for "fitness training"?

I wouldn't make a separate tag for fitness because any regimen to help you do X better in the TGO context will have an element of fitness to it. I suggest rewriting the tag description. Putting ...
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3 votes

Can we re-tag all dinosaur questions?

No, instead change dinosaur to something more general, such as "paleontology", and add fossil tags to the questions mentioned. Furthermore, other SE sites employ a similar tactic, using a tag "...
2 votes

How broad should our tags be?

Let's quote the purpose of tags from the help center, What are tags, and how should I use them? A tag is a word or phrase that describes the topic of the question. Tags are a means of connecting ...
2 votes

Can we re-tag all dinosaur questions?

No there are many types of fossils. The suggestion to merge/re-tag dinosaur into fossil is like suggesting merge/re-tag animals and trees into [tag:living_things], then of course we would need a ...
2 votes

Can we make the identification tags more specific and decide on the convention?

I like "something-identification" much better - in my opinion "this" is purely noise. According to the linked Q&A the "identify-this-something" pattern is a network thing, but e.g. biology.SE ...
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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.
1 vote

Should a question be tagged with both the narrow and the broad tags in the same category?

I agree that specific tags are a good thing. However for me there is one dilemma: Tags are useful to categorize questions broadly, e.g. to favorite/ignore question, narrow the search, ... Categorizing ...
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