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What should we do when encountering wiki excerpt suggestions on useless tags?

I'd say to reject the suggestion and to get rid of the tag. Creating / editing a tag wiki excerpt for a tag that has no reason to exist puts the cart before the horse, and shouldn't be encouraged: ...
kos's user avatar
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7 votes
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Suggested tag wiki edit proposes a new tag for a 3rd party software package - should I approve?

I feel this particular tag wiki edit should be rejected. In general, consider approving edits to tag wiki if the tag is popular (minimum 5 questions tagged). If there is only one question with that ...
jokerdino's user avatar
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6 votes
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Why were my Tag Wiki edit suggestions rejected (and is it acceptable to copy-paste the Tag Wikis from SO?

I'm afraid both your original suggestions and the new ones added by the editor should all have been rejected. The point of a tag wiki excerpt isn't to explain the tag's subject, it is to explain how ...
terdon's user avatar
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The [format] tag has a broad scope. What should we do?

You're right, the tag covers too much (file format and formatting a drive are barely if at all related), and is being used even for other types of "format" like date format and text format. ...
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Do we need "support"?

While I would not go so far as to say that the posts in support have nothing in common with each other at all, I do not think grouping them with this tag is useful. The questions fall into three ...
Zanna's user avatar
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2 votes

The [format] tag has a broad scope. What should we do?

There already is a tag hard-drive that is "Questions about hard drives, configuring and formatting them." format includes questions about things like SD cards and flash memory, which aren't ...
Omar and Lorraine's user avatar
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What should we do when encountering wiki excerpt suggestions on useless tags?

Two things would be nice: Remove that particular tag as this has wasted the time of the person who submitted the edit (me in this particular case) as well as the time of the reviewer. Conduct a ...
andrew.46's user avatar
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