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Fix discrepancy between Server Fault reasons for migration and FAQ

Server Fault is getting questions migrated to it that are not appropriate to it, because the close reason associated with migration to SF is overly general. From the migrate to SF close reason: ...
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Changing the FAQ: Home networks

One thing I've noticed in close-voting is that if the questioner mentions that what they're doing is in their home in any way, it gets voted off-topic. If it's about the network itself, it gets ...
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Please block the amazon tag

We did some work to remove the plain amazon tag recently but yesterday 2 questions appeared with the tag. Can the amazon tag be blocked please?
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Is the [help] tag helpful?

The help tag seems a little pointless, but there are 23 questions tagged as help, don't you agree?
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Possible canonical question: Windows Active Directory naming best practices?

Despite knowing squat about Windows, I have already this morning VTC'ed two questions as duplicates of Windows Active Directory naming best practices? Is it time to elevate that question to full ...
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Serverfault Tag Merge network/networking

I don't see logic behind a network and a networking tag, does anyone else? Can they be merged into Networking if that is the case? [network] (425) [networking] (1211)
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PoE vs. Power over Ethernet

I noticed there are both poe and power-over-ethernet tags. They should be merged or linked, right?
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Tag reverse is ambiguous

The reverse tag has been used with at least three different meanings. Reverse DNS, reverse proxy, reverse port-forwarding. I think the tag needs to go. Should it just be removed, or should questions ...
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question list color coding on serverfault is hard to read

On each site in the question lists, the second column from the left gives a visual cue whether the question has been answered (besides the numeric information). For example, on Stack Overflow, red ...
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Retag whmcpanel to whm?

I just saw a question tagged whmcpanel for cPanel's WebHost Manager (WHM). I vote that whmcpanel (with 75 questions) be retagged whm (which has 239 questions) Arguably both could be merged into ...
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Request to merge tags fedora13 and fedora-13

Please merge tags fedora13 and fedora-13. Only a small number of questions are tagged with either of these and they clearly point to the same release of fedora.
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Updated: Does the new-user URL filtering need a better error message on server fault?

There is a filter in place to prevent new users from posting more then one link on the body of a question. I believe the intent of this is to prevent spammers from using the system, but does it ...
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tag merge: utf-8 and utf8

Suggest we merge utf8 into the correct tag utf-8, and make former a synonym of utf-8. Maybe there's a more general fix you could make in the StackExchange code - when creating a new tag, save the ...
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Tag cleanup required

Apache 2.4 is sufficiently different from earlier releases that a new tag apache-2.4 has recently been created for it. There are a number of questions that have already been asked about Apache 2.4 ...
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Bad Synonym for APT

I think that the apt tag shouldn't have been set to a synonym of apt-get but it should have been the other way around. apt is the technology, apt-get is one of many ways to use apt. Probably we ...
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SF Retag Request: [windows2000server] -> [windows-server-2000]

(EDIT: changed the request based on Eric's answer) To align to the convention we've created on SF. 12 questions currently tagged with [windows2000server] 15 tagged with [windows-2000-server] ...
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We've always been at war with [standby]

Let's handle standby like thought police: eradicate all traces and deny its existence. I've just finished eradicating this tag from the conscious memory
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Deleting the `default` tag?

I'm still a bit new about reviewing posts on SE/SF, but after reading some guidelines, I'd like to suggest the deletion of the default tag. In the recent posts I've reviewed, I felt this tag was not ...
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Suggested edits on duplicate tags

I was asked to review an edit on a tag which has only a single question. Turns out it is a duplicate tag because both regex and regexp exist. Should I approve an edit to create a description on a ...
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Cannot do a primary vote: errors

Whenever I try to cast a vote on primary, I get a red popup saying: An error has occurred - please retry your request. I have already force-reloaded the site, but that did not help either. What am I ...
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Retag or synonym Corruption tag

Right now, there are a lot of unnecessary corruption tags. We have corruption, corrupt, file-corruption and data-corruption. Frankly way too many. Corruption is the most commonly used one, and ...
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Is it usefull to have both tags 'datastax' and 'datastax-enterprise'?

On questions related to tag cassandra, people tag often datastax and datastax-enterprise (example). I wondered if there a real difference between those two tags, and if one of them should be dropped.
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Request for Tag Merge: pcie and pci-express

pci-express has a description, and pcie doesn't, it seems like pcie should be merged into pci-express. Unless there's some difference between those two phrases that I'm not aware of. Thoughts?
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Typo in flagging suggestions - “not a real question”

From the flagging summary: It's difficult to tell what is being asked here. This question is ambiguous, vague, incomplete, overy broad, or rhetorical and cannot be reasonably answered in its ...
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Request to merge tags: [php-fpm] and [php5-fpm]

I noticed recently that some FPM questions are tagged php5-fpm and others php-fpm. I'm not sure there's any useful distinction here, should probably be merged.
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Duplicate tag windows-service and windows-services

The tag windows-service has 195 questions, windows-services got 25.
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Request to merge or synonym tags: [mongo] and [mongodb]

Please merge or synonym these tags: mongo mongodb
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Is it possible to merge the book and books tags?

Subject says it all.
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System Administrator Appreciation Day

Just thought that today (in South Africa, your time zone may vary) is System Administrator Appreciation Day. Would be nice to see a little banner or pop up on ServerFault saying thanks to the hard ...
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Duplicate tag [service] and [services]

I wanted to report a tag that seems a duplicate; service with 276 questions tagged, and services with 433 question tagged. I think that is similar to this meta question Q: Duplicate tag windows-...
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What's the question title doing over there?

Probably from a change to all.css, which seems to have just changed 20 minutes ago? Last-Modified: Tue, 25 Jun 2013 02:19:21 GMT
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TFS - Team-Foundation-Server Synonyms

tfs should be a synonym for team-foundation-server (or Vice Versa).
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Can't reject an edit

I was reviewing some edits today and went to reject one (which one is irrelevant). After clicking on the reject button I selected the custom option and typed in my reason. I then clicked the reject ...
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Kill it with enchanted lava: [offtopic]

Only three posts with offtopic and all are closed. Can we bannish the tag for good never to be used again? How about its hyphenated Siamese off-topic that doesn't yet exist, but could?
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Tag merge: amazon-web-services & amazon-aws

I believe the tags amazon-web-services and amazon-aws should be merged. amazon-web-services has more questions, currently. AWS stands for "Amazon Web Services", so they're both the same thing.
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Windows 7 Tagging

Right now there are 3 Windows 7 tags, plus a synonym: Windows7 (synonym for Windows-7) Windows-7 (1265 tags) Windows-7-64 (43 tags) Windows7-32 (6 tags) Should we merge the 32bit and 64bit tags into ...
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Tag synonym: hg -> mercurial

could we please have a synonym from hg to mercurial like we have on SO? I'm too new here to create it myself.
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Vote: What level of automatic code highlighting do we want?

Now that have code highlighting enabled, we need to determine how 'automatic' it should be. The code highlighting engine works in two ways: Automatic inference of the language in use via the tags on ...
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The Canada tag should probably go

Why is there even a canada tag? Isn't that a bit too localized? I did a quick look, and there's no usa or great-britain or australia, so why on $DEITY'S green Earth is there a canada tag? There's 5 ...
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Are WiFi extenders considered to be non-professional?

I asked this question, which got a great answer, but was voted to close. My question is, why? From what I can see, it appears to be well within the scope of the site (networking). Are the use of WiFi ...
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Tag double-entendre: rc

At the moment there are six questions tagged rc: Four are Unix/Linux questions, in which [rc] means runcom. Two are Windows questions, in which [rc] means Release Candidate. I don't think tags are ...
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Flag window dimming

While flagging an answer that already had a few down-votes to it, I noticed that the text that appears dims as much as the answer has. References: --------------VS-------------- I guess the ...
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Google Apps is now G Suite - should the tag be changed?

Google Apps is now G Suite - should the google-apps tag be changed to g-suite? It currently has 433 questions.
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Shouldn't be community wiki, should I re-ask?

3 years ago, before I understood what 'wiki' means in the SE world, I asked a question and converted it to community wiki. That was a mistake as it's really just a normal ol' question. Here it is: ...
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Weren't lmgtfy.com links blocked?

https://serverfault.com/questions/321559/how-to-install-a-vnc-server-on-ubuntu/321561#321561 In case of modify or delete, the full text of the answer is as follows: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=vnc+ubuntu+...
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Where's the upvote for primary

Where are the upvote buttons for primary ? Is this a bug or do we need to wait ?
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Delete tag: 2008

I think tag "2008" is not neccesary. All the questions in tag 2008 reffer to windows server 2008 or sql 2008. Both of them already have their own tags.
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adding ipset tag

I have a question about my Server Fault post: replacing a runtime instance of ipset I'd like to add ipset tag to my question. There are actually quite a few questions on serverfault that cover ipset, ...
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tag merge: fold socks-proxy into socks

There's two redundant tags: socks and socks-proxy. I propose merging the latter into the former as it's shorter and there's no collision of the name with another term.
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TAG Merge : snapshot and snapshots

I think these 2 should be merged snapshot snapshots