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Delete [earthing] tag

I merged earthing into grounding and created the synonym so that future attempts to use earthing will be changed. Thanks for pointing this out.
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We have too many [ceiling-fans] in our Stack

Yes it should! It was an obvious synonym, so I went ahead and merged them. You should only see ceiling-fan from now on. As I write this, we have 36 questions tagged with both ceiling and fans... ...
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Merge [washing-machine] and [clothes-washer]?

I agree these should be synonyms. Washing machine is certainly the term most used in the US, hence the many more questions tagged with that. Typically that would mean clothes washer would be the ...
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The [fridge] should be a tag synonym for [refrigerator]

Thanks for pointing this out. Looks like tester101 created it, and I just approved the synonym.
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Should we break the [circuit]?

I don't think circuit is a very useful tag, as I can't think of any time you'd use it as the only tag on a post. I also don't think many folks would use it to find questions they might be interested ...
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Merge [breaker-box] with [electrical-panel]

Thanks for the suggestion. I've made electrical-panel the master with breaker-box and distribution-board as synonyms. Give them some upvotes on the electrical-panel synonym list if they look good to ...
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Time to redistribute [electrical-distribution]?

I think when it started, the tag was for questions that had to do with the electrical system beyond the service drop. Transformers, types of systems, etc. However, it's likely not used properly, and ...
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There's no [us] in [usa]

Good suggestion, consider it done, because it is.
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Synonym [electricity] and [electrical]

Thanks for the proposal. I've gone ahead and approved the electricity -> electrical synonym.
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Make [health-and-safety] a synonym of [safety]

Thanks for the suggestion. I saw a few questions that used both, and nothing that stands out needing only a single tag. I've approved your proposed synonym. This can still be undone if others have a ...
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Should we remove the [wire]?

wire is only a good tag on questions that ask specifically about wire. For example: "Is there a difference between stranded and solid wire?", "What material is the insulation of THHN wire?", etc. ...
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Merge [septic] and [septic-tanks]

Thank you for the suggestion. I've put in the requested synonym, but haven't merged it yet to give the community time to discuss it. For now, any new questions will only be tagged with septic.
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Make [structure] a synonym of [structural]

Thanks. I've added the synonym. There were a few questions in the structure that were not about structural. However, the ones I saw used it more as a meta tag that had no value.
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Make [taps] a synonym of [faucet]

Thanks for posting. I've approved the synonym from taps to faucet.
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Make [odor] a synonym of [smell]

I'm not seeing an odor tag. If there was before, the questions with that tag have been retagged and the system will delete an empty tag automatically. The odors tag is already configured as a synonym ...
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Merge tags [lighting-fixture] and [light-fixture]

I agree. I've merged them, and you should only see light-fixture in future.
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Pest and Pest-Control tags

pest and pest-control should be combined. I would combine them into pest-control both because that is the more frequently used tag and also because that emphasizes the DIY part - control of the pests. ...
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