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Blacklist the [music] tag

The music tag should be blacklisted as intrinsic tag. If your site has a term that can apply to all questions on the site and folks are persistent about trying to use it as a tag, post a request on ...
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Tag Cleanup For Graduation

I believe the learning <- pedagogy synonym request should be declined, and instead: teaching <- pedagogy Reference: oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/pedagogy
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Do we need a tag for every composer/artist?

No There are a lot of composers. Even if we limit tags to composers who have at least 5 questions, we will probably be facing delicate decisions on naming conventions and tag duplicates. I would ...
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Bulk editing: can it be done without clogging the Top Questions page?

There's only one way to change tags without bumping questions: when a ♦ moderator merges a tag with another one. There's a feature request It should be possible to retag a question without bumping it ...
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Tag Cleanup For Graduation

On the pedals issue that Charles raised, I propose that pedals as a tag itself is scrapped. Lots of the questions should be retagged effects-pedal. Those questions referring to piano or harp pedals, ...
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Tag Cleanup For Graduation

The tag alternatives should be removed because it doesn't really give any information about what the question is about. Of the 3 questions it is tagged in, 1 is closed and the other two are about ...
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Should we separate guitar tags?

I would not want this to be separated. We do have acoustic-guitar and electric-guitar for those occasions where a question specifically refers to one or the other, but many guitar questions are ...
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Do we need a tag for every composer/artist?

Tags should come into play as they are needed. Currently I can't see a good reason to have composer tags. This may change as we grow, but I think we would have to have many questions on a composition ...
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The Feedback tag is kinda hilarious right now

This is why it's always important for tags to have some kind of excerpt on the directed use of the tag. The intention is to use the feedback tag for the kind that is from a sound loop (i.e. from mics, ...
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Blacklist the [music] tag

I mean, I'm hardly qualified to render my opinion, but I'm pretty confident that all the questions here are in some way related to music (if they weren't, they'd be off-topic). No, I don't see any ...
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Tag Cleanup For Graduation

key <- key-signatures should be a synonymy because they both are typically used to talk about keys and are typically used interchangeably. Even if the questions that talk specifically about the key ...
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Misspelling of 'hand independance' tag

Yes independence is spelled with an e between the d and the n instead of an a. I just did a quick, dirty fix by making hand-independence and switching out the hand-independance tag and marking it do ...
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How should the bass tag be used?

My suggestion is since the term bass covers a lot of different concepts and since pretty much every use of the tag is covered by another tag we blacklist the bass tag. If we really need a tag for ...
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Should we make the tag instrument-care a synonym of maintenance?

I agree that on most existing questions here they are used for the same thing and should be merged, but I think the word "maintenance" is a bit too potentially ambiguous. instrument-maintenance would ...
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Shouldn't we have a tag for bluegrass?

Tags are generally created as needed, not because we could have questions with a particular tag. In the past we have typically waited until a few questions have been asked that may benefit from having ...
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New tag for multiple voices issue helpful?

So there are two different questions here: what to do about the mass amount of duplicates of the questions that have confusions about multiple voices and should there be a tag for questions that are ...
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Discussion of a new tag for physical positioning issues aside from fingering

I agree - looking at both ergonomics and physical-positioning, I think they are synonyms. I'd suggest making ergonomics the primary, with physical-positioning being a synonym, and then updating the ...
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Tag Cleanup For Graduation

I just found instrument-maintenance -- should be merged with maintenance.
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Is the [instruments] Tag too broad?

While there are a lot of questions that don't show it, I believe the tag can have a good use and that it is useful in certain scenarios. I do think the tag definition should be altered because we ...
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Instrument-maintenance tag should be removed/aliased

Meta is the right place, yes. Although chat is another option for relatively simple tings like tag synonyms. Your rep level should let you propose tag synonyms, just click on the tag, then the ...
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Could we add some internet related tags?

Tags come as needed, not before - so we don't need to create an mp3 tag, for example, unless we need it. We are unlikely to ever need online-theory, music-tutorial, music-video, music-ebook, music-...
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Should the [catholic-church] tag be burninated?

It's already pretty much burned. It's not on any current questions, it has no valid wiki, and will be deleted tonight on the system cleaning. It should be pointed out that it is not blacklisted yet ...
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Should we 'fughetta' the fughetta tag?

Getting rid of it and replacing it with fugue seems sensible to me. Tags that are too specific aren't very useful; There don't seem to be many (any?) other fughetta questions waiting to be tagged with ...
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Do we need a tag for every composer/artist?

There are currently 5 questions about Bartok. That would make bartok a bigger tag than about 40% of the tags we currently have. As such, I think we should go for composer tags, I think there's enough ...
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Why do we have a 'set-theory' tag?

We have a set theory tag because we cover set theory and it's kind of a step outside of typical theory so a separate tag is optimal for covering this subject. The four questions tagged with it are ...
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How do I block a tag?

You can ignore tags via your tag preferences. There will be two options: one to gray out tags which they will still be on the questions page, but be harder to see the other completely removes them ...
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Do we need the [identification] tag?

I do not think the current version of identification works on this site. I think we should remove it for now. If we eventually need to group identification questions it should be under a much more ...
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Tag Synonyms Proposals Repository!

loop should be a synonym of looping The loop tag has 4 questions, none of which are any different from the 29 other questions under looping. There is no reason to have the smaller loop tag since ...

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