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Should a tag be added?

I recently came across This Question. The only tag that the user could put this under and the only one that I could find was "usb". After a search of all available tags the only other one I found ...
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Tag creation request in hardware recommendations

I would like to add the tags, open-hardware, and open-source, for product descriptions, related to the hardware having an open design, such as available schematics, and or pcb layouts, and for ...
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What is the difference between “wireless” and “wifi”?

We currently have wireless and wifi. Is is appropriate to merge and make the two synonyms? The majority of the questions in both tags are dealing with wireless networking. If it is not appropriate ...
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on-topic meta tag?

Should we have a tag for requesting if something is [on-topic]? There are multiple meta posts here asking if things are on-topic... Are batteries on-topic? Help! What's on-topic here? Laser ...
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Why not replace the [mp3-player] tag with, for example, [audio-player]?

Most of the devices that get called "mp3 players" in reality do play several audio formats. Also, MP3 is nowadays the most ineffective if compared to popular alternatives (Vorbis, Opus, AAC) due to ...
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Should this site have region tags to help region specific reccomendations

Following this comment and related question. Since a lot of recommendation questions are region specific , both in terms of suppliers availability, as well as price and currency , should some kind ...
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What to do regarding market / region specific hardware ( Q & A )?

I am asking this question, because I feel that this is somewhat of an inherited problem in hardware recs. Many questions have an answer , that might be more or less correct depending on the specific ...
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What to do with the [durability] tag?

Currently, the durability tag has 3 questions and on JohnB's answer, it is to be merged or renamed to durable. Personally, I don't like either of these tags. Before I take action against them, I ...
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Merge [monitor] into [display]

I have been looking at tags to clean up, and I came across the tags displays (6 questions) and monitors (8 questions). Most of the questions are asking for the same hardware. One monitor question is ...
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Tagging: Wi-Fi or WiFi?

We currently have a wi-fi tag. This seems unnatural to me - I've always written WiFi. There's precedent for wifi - Super User has wifi-configuration and wifi-driver, Server Fault uses wifi, and Apple ...
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Should we group technical terms (like 1080p) into more generic tags (like HDVideo)?

We have a 1080p tag currently, which means that in theory we probably need 480i, 480p, 720i, 720p, 1080i, 4k etc. That seems a little too specific to me for this type of site, and the list will only ...
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Tag excerpt consistency

Going through the current tag excerpts we have in place, I've begun to find that certain tags need certain things — not all (in fact not many) need usage guidance. For example, I recently added ...
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Remove the [playstation-4] and [playstation] tags?

It seems obvious to me that these tags aren't needed. The question they are used in only tags them because the real hardware in question is a hard drive that will be used with a PS4.
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Are full tag names or abbreviations preferred?

There are situations in which it is desirable to have a tag exist under both the full name and an abbreviation. I believe it we have consensus that in such cases one should be a synonym for the other....
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Merge [hdd] into [hard-disk]

I noticed my first question which I had tagged hard-disk got retagged as hdd. I prefer the full name rather than the abbreviation. But most of all, I think one of those two tags should definitely be a ...
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Which tags need to be cleaned up?

Which tags need to be cleaned up by a user with elevated editing or tag privileges? Instead of posting a new answer per tag, feel free to just edit the CW answer.
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Remove the [name] tag?

Should we keep the name tag? The tag doesn't itself contain any information. Almost any post can have it. There's only one question marked with this tag and the tag is useless there.
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What is the right tag for a computer SMPS? power supply seems to be too generic

A desktop computer SMPS / power supply unit is widely known as SMPS and it referrers to the desktop computer Power Unit. On the other had a "power supply" or "power-supply" tag seems to be too broad ...
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Should we use: [GPU], [Graphics-Card], or [Video-Card]?

As most gaming (or graphics editing work) towers contain some sort of graphics processing unit and they can be fairly pricey I suspect there will be several questions about them. Current Options: [...
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Should we use [sound] or [audio]?

I just asked a question with the audio tag, on top of an existing question using sound. Which should we use?