Questions tagged [tags]

Questions about tags, and their usage in questions, as well as tags that are necessary or needed, as well as discussions on the removing/merging of them.

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LGBT+ tag question

By happenstance I just noticed the wording of the lgbt+ tag: The LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and sexual/gender minorities) tag may be used where issues of sexuality, gender, or lack ...
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What are the important information that a question tags should contain?

It's often a bit difficult to know what tag to use in a question, especially on a site like IPS. So, what are the important information, in questions related to interpersonal interaction, that should ...
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Retagging old meta questions with [back-up]

The "backup," "back-up," or "back it up" policy has become a staple of our site. In addition, we've seen a lot of questions concerning it on our meta. That being said, there's no easy way to see ...
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When can I use the lgbt+ tag?

Today, I asked this question: Avoiding conflict when showing my family my new name I added the lgbt+ on it with the following explanation: I put the lgbt+ tag because changing names is a common ...
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Should we re-tag closed questions?

You may have noticed that I tend to re-tag a lot lately. However, I only re-tag questions that aren't closed. But now I'm wondering, should I also re-tag closed questions? Is this useful? If it's ...
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Should we rename the “requests” tag into “making-requests”?

I recently discovered that we have a requests for when the OP need to request something from someone else. When I talked about it in chat, someone got confused and thought that the tag was for "I ...
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Rename [instant-messaging] tag to [private-message] tag?

For example: Can I quote a PM in a public post? I think the instant message is basically the same with private message, but the later is broader. Do you think we should rename it?
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Should we rename our country tags to be cultural tags?

We have several country or location tags - e.g. india, russia - as an attempt to get questions to specify what culture they're from, because cultural norms are inherently relevant to interpersonal ...
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Should this question have the jealousy tag?

In this question, As a woman, how to avoid angry stares from other people's wives or girlfriends, I added the new jealousy tag. Is this correct to do? Based on the context of the question, it ...
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Can we focus our tags more on the skills encountered in the question?

Since we're doing tag questions, I put the following idea in chat today: may I throw out the suggestion of no longer tagging based on the problem, but on the skill that the problem is with? It's ...
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Should we make a “jealousy” tag?

We have a number of questions regarding dealing with jealous people. From a search I found 7 open / 2 currently closed candidates: How to deal with a jealous girlfriend? How to manage someone ...
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Should we synonymize “coworkers” and “colleagues”?

I was checking out tags earlier and noticed a relatively new one, coworkers. This appears to have been created a couple weeks ago and has been used on 6 questions so far. We also have an older tag, ...
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Should the tags “conflicts” and “conflict-aversion” be merged?

https://interpersonal.stackexchange.com/tags/conflict-aversion/info Avoiding conflict in various situations, to prevent the situation getting worse. https://interpersonal.stackexchange.com/tags/...
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What value does a new tag on a heavily downvoted/closed question have and what to do about it?

This recent question has made me wonder if maybe we should delete a tag if the only question/s it points to have been heavily down voted and/or closed: How do I tell other gay people that they sound ...
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The tag [racial-issues] should be renamed to [ethnicity] or just [race]

The tag racial-issues inherently implies that there is an issue regarding race. There are two reasons why it is in our best interest to have the word "issue" removed: Issue implies that there is a ...
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Discussions or conversations?

This site has two tags -- conversations and discussions -- that have very similar definitions and that are being used in exactly the same way. Could these be synonymised please?
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Let's clean up rudeness, politeness, etiquette, and courtesy

One of the things that's confusing about tags is that tags are tools to help people find questions they can answer. This means that there can be situations where the two tags accomplish the same ...
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What to do about the speaking tag?

The speaking tag has six questions. Three of those questions only need the conversations tag: How can I get Americans to speak more slowly after I've already asked them once? How to respond to ...
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Let's remove the socializing tag

The socializing tag seems to be used for any question involving interpersonal skills, and doesn't seem to have any sort of specific meaning. Questions with the tag range from questions about the link ...
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Do we differentiate [tag:autism] and [tag:asperger]?

We currently have separate tags for autism and asperger. In 2013 the DSM-5 changed Asperger Syndrome to fall under the general umbrella of the Autism spectrum. However, there is a distinct culture ...
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Is [internet] synonym with [online-interaction]?

As of now, there is only three questions for internet Do studies about the internet's negativity exists? How can I politely tell a defensive Stack Exchange user to use proper punctuation? How ...
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Shall we make [manners] synonym to [etiquette] or [courtesy]?

As of now, there is only one question for manners Who should identify themself first on the phone: the caller or the person called? I think this tag can be a synonym to etiquette or courtesy. Or is ...
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What should our [approach] be?

The tag approach currently has currently five questions. Based on those five, the meaning of the tag is "what should my approach be to ...?" In other words, "how do I ...?", which is basically every ...
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Would creating an LGBTQ tag make sense?

I'm thinking about creating an LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning) tag. I've spotted a few questions so far where it would apply and I suspect we'll have more in the future. ...
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After making a number of wiki edits I can't propose new edits

I noticed a repeated grammar mistake in all country tags. So I went through them one by one editing them or adding a description if there is not already. After a number of edits, I found the edit ...
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What should the usage guidance be for tags where that aspect has different levels of granularity?

We have a number of tag groups, mostly for tagging the cultural background of a question, where the cultural aspects have different scopes, different levels of granularity, that causes the tags in ...
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Do [profanity] and [stutter] need their own tags?

Wouldn't both profanity and stutter come under speaking? (and profanity come under either online-interactions or communication for written?) I don't think we need specifics in regards to both aspects ...
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Should we be using the Europe tag?

The Europe tag has been used on some occasions, and there have been some edits trying to remove them in favour of specific country tags. Europe is indeed diverse, but their are some points that do ...
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Should we send [depression] and [suicide] to trained professionals?

As per Should we allow questions on dealing with depressed/suicidal friends/colleagues? All(?) question regarding depressed/suicidal should be closed as off-topic. At the present, depression has 3 ...
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Does a question that address universal/global phenomenon need a regional tag?

I'm revisiting my questions to add regional tag, and stumbled on this question: Why the closer the relationship is, the worse conflict we experience? I don't know if I should add a regional tag ...
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Let's make difficult-people less difficult

This site has a difficult-people tag. However, this is a site about Interpersonal Skills. I would guess that 50% of questions on this site are about someone being "difficult". Let's remove difficult-...
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Do you need public-transportation when public-issues already exists?

This site has public-transportation and public-issues. Yes, transportation is a subset of public issues. No, both tags are not necessary. Either remove public-issues in favor of more specific tags ...
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The awkward-situations tag is very unspecific; let's remove it in favor of more specific tags

Most questions on this site involve some degree of feeling awkward. I would estimate that 50% of questions on this site could use the awkward-situations tag. Let's remove it and use more specific ...
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Friends and close friends: are two tags necessary?

This site currently has a friends tag and a close-friends tag. Yes, close friends is slightly different from friends. But tags exist to help people find questions. Are there really a lot of people who ...
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Could saying-no be made a synonym of boundaries?

saying-no questions are basically questions about how to set a boundary (i.e. how to set a boundary by saying no). But a boundaries tag already exists! Could saying-no be made a synonym of boundaries?...
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Rudeness or Politeness. Choose one

This site has a rudeness tag and a politeness tag. If you go by the definitions of these words, rudeness is the opposite of politeness, and they need separate tags. But if you look at the questions ...
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Can we get rid of the behavior tag?

The behavior tag doesn't seem useful to me. Here's the excerpt: Questions about the behavior of other people around you, as well as how you should behave in certain situations and circumstances. ...
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Can we remove the communication tag?

The tag wiki for communication currently reads For questions involving interactions with other people, outside the standard conversation that you can have. This includes body movements and also ...
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Discussing [tag:memory]

It seems that memory is always about forgetting something. Currently there are only 2 questions about this, but I don't sense there will be any other question worthy of memory other than forgetfulness....
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Do tag wiki excerpts need to remind people that tags can be combined?

I just ran into a number of suggested tag wiki edits that included things like: This tag can also be used with tags such as united-kingdom and also friends. This sort of usage guidance makes ...
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Courtesy and etiquette: Can we make the difference clearer or synonymize them?

Today, I came across two tags: courtesy and etiquette. They've both been used for a decent number of questions, sometimes on the same one. Looking at the lists, it seems like the usage for both is ...
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Should we keep the [interaction] tag?

I noticed we've had some suggested edits recently removing the interaction tag from questions (e.g. 1). I can understand the rationale for doing so; to be honest, quite a few questions on this site ...
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Should we have examples of social events as tags as well as the tag “Social Event”?

As stated in the question, are tags such as dance and party necessary, or should we aim to remove them, using the social-event tag instead?
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How much should we be enforcing specific and regional questions?

As per this meta post, we should really be giving regional examples of our questions, however I'm seeing a large increase in open ended questions, where not only is the situation not really defined to ...
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Hygiene tag proposal?

There is a personal-hygiene tag, for yourself, but I recently asked a question about other people and there was no hygiene tag. Could we possibly get a hygiene tag?
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Should tag descriptions start with “Questions about” or “To be used”?

A lot of the current tags start with "Questions about..." (see saying-no), but also do many start with "To be used..." (see close-friends). I personally prefer the "Questions about" starter, however ...
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Should tags be pluralised or singular?

Should tags be pluralised or singular? For example: e.g. friend or friends
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Should parallel questions where you are the subject/object be allowed?

I'm not sure if I have the best title here, but I recently thought of a pair of questions, and I'm not sure how to pose them: how to make a good first impression? how to deal with someone who made a ...
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When we should start reviewing/merging/deleting/discussing tags for the site?

I've already noticed a lot of similar and potentially duplicate tags for the site, and I was wondering when during the site's beta is a good time to start asking for community feedback on merging 2 ...
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Rejection and Saying-no tags

Rejection and Saying-no tags Do we really need both? Should they be synonyms?