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Questions tagged [retagging]

for requests or discussions about renaming, merging, or splitting tags

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Rename 'refinsh' tag to refinish?

Not sure if this belongs here but it seems like the 'refinsh' tag is a misspelling of 'refinish', and should be renamed somehow.
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Merge [septic] and [septic-tanks]

We currently have septic (77 Qs) and septic-tanks (30 Qs) Septic has this excerpt Questions related to septic systems There's no real distinguishable difference here. The tags should be merged.
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Can't edit tags following migration

I just migrated this question from EE.SE, and as frequently happens, the tags didn't carry over. So I tried to edit it to add the wiring and switch tags — something I do regularly on other sites ...
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Do we need the [gas] tag?

gas - 254 questions natural-gas - 95 questions propane - 59 question Is there enough variance for this tag? Should we retag to the specific natural gas or propane tags?
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Should we remove the [wire]?

As I noted here and here, the DIY.SE electrical folksonomy is in serious need of cleanup. While a couple of the minor tagging errors, such as ground, are small enough that I can handle the editing ...
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Time to redistribute [electrical-distribution]?

As I noted here, the electrical specialty tags on DIY.SE are a mess. While that thread already addresses one of the chief culprits, namely circuit, another tag of confusion lurks in the mud: ...
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Should we break the [circuit]?

In the DIY.SE folksonomy, the electrical specialty's tags stand out as a cross-connected pile of confusion, and one of the chief culprits is circuit. While not particularly rare (129 questions use it)...
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Tag merge [tag:kitchen] to [tag:kitchens]

I see two tags: kitchen and kitchens in the available tags. I'm pretty sure they mean the same thing.
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Should the electrical tag be removed and replaced with electrical-region?

This one is killing me. We get far too many electrical questions that don't specify the country. Can we permanently ban a tag, forcing the questioners to choose the appropriate regional tag? ...
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What happened to the home-wiring tag?

I just noticed that the home-wiring tag has disappeared. From the sudden jump in the number of electrical questions, I presume it was moderator-merged into that tag and -- maybe -- black-listed. A ...
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Brand names as tags

We have a few questions that are tagged with brand names: What is the best way to get superglue off a Corian countertop. [Corian] Replace a glass stove top…in unconventional ways? [Whirlpool] Humming ...