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Specific guidance for tagging

One of the answers to Do we need to use the 'Europe' tag even when discussing just one European country? is Good plan. Use "Europe" if the question is really about Europe, the continent, not just ...
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Please reopen my question on Travel Documentaries?

Would someone please advise how my question can be improved or emended or sharpened? I tried to include details and didn't perceive it as "too broad," so would be grateful for a reopening. Update ...
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Migration path between Travel and Expatriates

I know we've been down this road a few times before, but the lack of a migration path has been really bothering me, because it provides an awful experience for people asking questions who wound up in ...
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Are questions about shopping forbidden?

In Shopping in Los Angeles , a diamond mod closed the question, saying "Please feel free to ask other questions about Los Angeles, cruises, or Hawaii, but just not shopping - sorry!" As I understand ...
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Travel.SE design support request

A while back @Jin showed us new designs for the promotion of Travel.SE. We've not heard from him in a while. Any chance of an update of where we're at - it's been three months and we're excited about ...
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The tagging system appears to be broken

With many thanks to RoflcoptrException a lot of tags have recently been renamed or synonymised. These include, for example, renaming drone to drones and ecuador-citizens to ecuadorian-citizens. ...
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Topic Challenge

@Roflcopter just pointed out https://judaism.stackexchange.com/ which has a big "Topic Challenge" banner at the top. We like the idea - how would this be possible to configure for Travel.SE?
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How does one determine the "consensus view"?

Where there are questions about the Community's 'consensus' view (many of which relate to tagging as the tag most often applied on meta TSE in conjunction with discussion) users may refer to decisions ...
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Preview of Google Map links in chat

If you paste a link to travel wiki or other SE questions into the chat, a preview image is automatically created. I would really like the same for Google map links. A lot of time we're discussing ...
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We should call it "Uluru" but let people find it when they search for "Ayers Rock"

Not trying to pick on anyone but we have another backwards pair of tag synonyms. The big red rock in the Centre of Australia has been officially and correctly called "Uluru" for some time now. But ...
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Can I undo an accept?

I asked a question about mobile data plan in France. One of the answers seemed to be good, alas I accepted. However, while travelling in France I learnt that the answer is incorrect. Both solutions ...
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Dear Stack Exchange people, could you tell us our "weekend slump" time window?

Hi there to the people who run Stack Exchange. I know us humble contributors don't get access to the traffic data but I'd like to file an official request for one bit of that data. We're trying to ...
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User was removed

In my reputation list, there is an odd entry: -65 18:42 removed User was removed What doest this mean? Why am I down 65 rep.? I'm curious how I can find out what happened and why it costed ...
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A little bit confused about the negative perception of my question

I've asked this question about different kinds of lighters on Gran Canaria. Meanwhile it is put on hold as unclear what I'm asking. I think about a way to edit the question but can't really figure out ...
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Reversed Amazonian tag synonyms

I just noticed a question about the Amazon jungle is specifically mis-tagged amazon-river. Then I noticed on investigation that amazon is a synonym of the more riverish tag. Since we'll surely be ...
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Tags should be plurals. "castle" should be "castles", etc

We've already discussed that tags should be plurals and it's come up since. I'm still finding a few singular tags. I could re-tag the question but for some of these tags a tag wiki and/or excerpt has ...
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What is the "Post is related to a rapidly changing event" flag?

Today I saw a question flagged with Post is related to a rapidly changing event, which I've never seen before and I liked very much. What's the story? Who can flag it? only moderators? and what will ...
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What happens to beta sites that don't achieve certain goals?

Our proposal page lists some goals. I think we will have some trouble with the question quantity and visits-per-day measures (maybe I am a pessimist, but for now I don't see any huge progress in these ...
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How to find tags without a description?

When I have time and there are no unanswered question I know an answer for, I would like to spend my time adding descriptions for tags that don't have a description yet. I can browse trough all tags ...
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Could we promote Expatriates proposal on the site?

The Expatriates proposal needs only 30 more commiters to go to beta phase. Because this site is strongly connected with Travel, could we promote it on the Travel site? We have already banner: http://...
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Why is Open question not answerable?

Can you hold two working visas for two separate countries at once? has 'history': Post Reopened by Ankur Banerjee♦ occurred Jul 28 '15 at 15:01 Post Locked by Community♦ occurred Jul 28 '15 at ...
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Disambiguation of [mobile-operators] and [phone-networks] tags

If we need phone-networks (11 Open Qs) as well as mobile-operators (33 Open Qs), the latter with a Usage guide of: The companies which provide cellphone / mobile phone services around the world. ...
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Revenge of the singular tags: Change "backpack" to "backpacks"

Personally I'm not convinced we need a "backpacks" tag since we already have luggage, gear, and backpacking. But either way, we long ago decided that plural tags are (usually) the way to go so can a ...
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How to delete accounts on Stack Exchange?

I have been told that I have too many accounts on Stack Exchange. And he is right. Some are totally useless. Now I would like to delete those accounts. I have found the following advice: How can I ...
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