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Should we merge [car] and [cars]?

Personally I think we should merge the two tags because they appear to be used for the same kind of questions, but the final decision is up to the community. Everyone with 1250 or more reputation can ...
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Is air-conditioning a synonym for cooling?

It shouldn't be a synonym. That is, in careful technical usage, they mean different things. Cooling can be done without air conditioning. Air conditioning can be done without cooling the room: ...
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Merge battery and batteries tags?

Thanks for catching this! Yes, this is clearly a case where it makes sense to create a synonym. I've completed both suggested actions: Added battery as a synonym of batteries. Merged the tags so that ...
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Tag suggestion: "best practices"

There used to be such a tag on Stack Overflow, but it was black listed after Jeff's blog post "The Death of Meta Tags", which by the way explicitly mentions the former best-practices tag. The problem ...
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Map of related tags

I think this is great as an overview of our tags. I see several tags I wasn't aware of. There are a few tags that I personally would have placed differently, but with so many cross-relations between ...
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Difference between 'carbon footprint' tag and 'greenhouse-gas-emissions'?

This is a hard thing to categorise. The topics intersect somewhat and the tags are currently used interchangeably. It might be worth renaming greenhouse-gas-emissions to just greenhouse-gas (or ...
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Definition for organic tag

I propose the following tag definition: Organic is a label placed on food products and clothing that are produced according to organic farming principles. The exact meaning of organic differs per ...
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Make [climate-change] a synonym of [global-warming]

TL;DR Let's keep climate-change as the primary and make global-warming a synonym. There is definitely a difference between global warming and climate change (scroll down) but of course the question ...
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Should we keep the [aquarium] tag?

Since we've already got fish, aquaponics, I think it's safe to remove this one. Those two questions weren't about aquaponics, but with fish they'd be easy to find.
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Should [battery-charging] be merged into [batteries]?

I added battery-charging to the list of synonyms for batteries, but haven't merged them yet. I'll leave a bit more time for people to give feedback if they want, before I proceed with merging.
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Please contribute to tag wikis (2021)

Top Tags without excerpts This is an Stack Exchange Data Explorer (SEDE) query to track which tags see the most use, and don't have tag excerpts. The top 15 (as of writing) are below. Please feel free ...
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Should we keep the tag [green-construction]?

Thank you for posting this! The tags on this site can do with some cleaning and wiki improvements, so it's great to see people working on this. I agree that on this site being green/sustainable is ...
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Difference between 'carbon footprint' tag and 'greenhouse-gas-emissions'?

For greenhouse-gas-emissions, riffing on the description for carbon-footprint, how about this: For questions about direct greenhouse gas emissions produced by a product, process, or facility (such ...
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Disambiguation of the toilet tag?

Since users will still search toilet, perhaps it's best to make compound tags - such as toilet-lavatory and toilet-hygiene?
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