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How can we tidy up the [etiquette], [politeness], [social-norm], and [formalities] tags?

I don't think we need all of the tags: etiquette (9 Qs), politeness (20 Qs), social-norm (9 Qs), and formalities (20 Qs). I'd like to get it down to one tag that encompasses all these concepts, if ...
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What's the [definition] tag for?

Currently the tag definition has 35 questions. No tag wiki excerpt is available. The dictionary definition of "definition" (how meta...) is: a statement of the exact meaning of a word, ...
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Let's merge [speech], [spoken] and [speaking] into one tag

I feel the three tags speech (5 Qs), spoken (17 Qs), and speaking (41 Qs) are not meaningfully different, so I think we should merge them (creating suitable synonyms). It seems natural to keep the ...
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What's the difference between [terminology] and [technical]? Burninate [technical]?

The usage guidance for the terminology tag reads: For questions about technical or specialized words in fields like grammar, IT, politics, sports, etc. Which is very much appropriate. The formal ...
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Should the [ime] and [input-methods] tags be synonym-ized, and if so which one should we keep?

The ime (30 Qs) and input-methods (10 Qs) tags arose in possible to streamline existing tags?. I think they're the same thing, but maybe there's some nuance I'm unaware of. If they're basically the ...
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What is the [origin] tag for? Retag to [etymology]

Beside the fact that the origin tag has no usage guidance, isn't it a synonym of etymology? The term "etymology" means: (the study of) the origin of a word and the historical development of ...
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Tag synonym: [verb-object-compounds] and [separable-verbs]

These two tags verb-object-compounds and separable-verbs identify actually the same thing. However I can't propose the tag synonym myself, because I don't have 5 total score on those tags. It seems ...
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Time to burninate the [beginner] tag? (+[intermediate] and [advanced] tags)

The beginner tag (with 28 Q's) is one of those meta tags which are generally discouraged; see: The Death of Meta Tags. If the question is well-formed this tag shouldn't be needed. I plan to burninate ...
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Let's change the temporary logo from “Cn” to 漢?

Time to change "Cn" to 漢? The story so far... In Chinese Language temporary logo, droooze suggested we talk about replacing "Cn" with something more appropriate. People gave suggestions. I gathered ...
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What's the difference between [classifiers] and [measure-word]?

It looks like classifiers has the same meaning as measure-word. Perhaps we don't need both of them. Question: What's the difference between [classifiers] and [measure-word]? Bump: Now I have a ...
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Should the tag “charcter” be removed?

I failed to see any point of the tag charcter. Should it be removed, or at least be combined with the tag characters?
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Are questions on specific dialects on topic?

I am thinking about researching some various dialects. Are questions on the grammars and vocabularies of Wu, Hakka, Cantonese etc on topic here?
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Any reason to keep this question open for 6 days?

I am not a regular visitor and I only visit here from time to time to study Chinese. I saw the linked question, we teach eachother ,I teach you chinese,you teach me other language! 6 days ago and ...
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Can I use academic tag for designing lesson questions?

I want to design an app for learning Chinese and when I come across a conundrum, such as the order of words are best learned, could I ask it in the academic tag or is there another tag that is better ...
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Two links not getting parsed correctly

As you can see in this comment of mine, the two links [1] and [2] are not getting parsed correctly. Yet the markdown code I used there is exactly the same I used here, i.e.: [[1]](http://...
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Disable [Enter] in comment field

My IME allows me to choose from several hanzi and commits the selected hanzi by typing [Enter]. At the moment I have to edit the comment for every hanzi I enter (which also means I can write a comment ...
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Why was my flag declined?

I flagged this question because it seemed to be a definition question, and it appears that my flag for it was declined. Why was that the case?
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Chinese language chat room frozen

The chat room designated to practice Chinese is frozen http://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/6586/ Can it be unfrozen? BTW - I think there should be a way to request this task on chat rooms in ...
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Move javascript libaries etc.. off google hosts

I got this message Chinese Language Stack Exchange requires external JavaScript from another domain, which is blocked or failed to load. Seeing as this site caters to Chinese language learners ...
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Proposal to drop “& Usage” from the site title

Update 11/25: Thanks for your feedback! We're going to go ahead and drop "& Usage" from the site title. The header image and the "official" language around the site (in the help center and about ...
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Policy refinement for questions related to translation

I notice that there is a lack of a clearly defined policy for closing questions pertaining to translation. From the FAQ of the Chinese SE site, this is the current status: Can I request a ...
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Policy for questions about chinese names' meanings/requests

As I'm writing this, a question has been asked on the Main site, "I chose 拳拳 as my chinese name, what does it mean?". At first, I was thinking of voting to close because it seemed as "too localized", ...
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Redirect loop when accessing user page

It seems that after I changed my display name to include my Chinese name, trying to go to my user page (https://chinese.stackexchange.com/users/67/brc-寇百强) results in a 310 error - Too many redirects. ...
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Central place to dump resources

I know this is a Q&A site.. but is it possible to create a central place to dump resources. Or perhaps a type of question that is never "accepted" but just contains a poll of best resource for x.