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Why is there even a tag? Isn't that a bit too localized? I did a quick look, and there's no or or , so why on $DEITY'S green Earth is there a tag?

There's 5 questions there, of which at least a couple I feel could be closed as too localized. I just want to get people's opinion on it before doing anything.

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    Well, my personal life goal is to get the copper tag badge for Canada. I take offense. – Shane Madden Aug 19 '11 at 1:29
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    Offense taken on both sides sir. Gauntlet thrown. Or is it snowball, in this case? – Holocryptic Aug 19 '11 at 1:31
  • Not to mention, that if I can't have a dutch or indonesia tags to bolster my heritage, then no one can have anything! – Holocryptic Aug 19 '11 at 1:34
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    Dibs on the first gold badge for anglo-saxon-bitzer – womble Aug 19 '11 at 1:37
  • I was wating for this question after I saw a question with just canada ;) – Mark Henderson Aug 19 '11 at 2:36
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http://www.l-way.com/no-canada.gif

this tag has been burninated.

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    applause <pad> – womble Aug 19 '11 at 5:21
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    Blame canada! Blame canada! – voretaq7 Aug 19 '11 at 16:13
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    Shouldn't this question now have the status-completed tag? Apart from throwing a few jokes around there doesn't seem to be a lot more to discuss on the topic. – John Gardeniers Aug 23 '11 at 1:32
  • Your image link is broken. – kasperd Nov 12 '16 at 20:57
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I feel it falls into the "can't stand alone" definition of a meta tag, and as such should die in a fire (or a snowdrift, if that's your preference). Also, I can't think of a situation where it'd make sense to use it that wouldn't fall foul of our dislike for either "too localized" or else "shopping question".

  • This was my feeling as well – Holocryptic Aug 19 '11 at 1:35
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I would have liked the CANADA tag to be retained - it's appropriate for questions pertaining to IT in Igloos, or hazards facing consultants travelling to sites where moose or polar bears are common.

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    I bet the costs associated with A/C are quite nice in igloos – Holocryptic Aug 21 '11 at 6:07
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    Yes, but dehumidifying cost are what kill. – jscott Aug 21 '11 at 13:23

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