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Isn't interaction just a roundabout way of saying "interpersonal"? That's the entire scope of this site. This feels a bit like a ubiquitous tag that doesn't really aid in any sort of categorization of content.


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Before you read what I say, please read this meta post: What's the official SE response to serious mentions of suicide or self-harm in posts? Go back, I'm serious. Read it. First case, at-risk user. If you ever find a question where you believe that the asker is at-risk, either from harming someone else or themselves, then you must take the following ...


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Oh my goodness yes! Social skills and norms, traditions, values... etc vary so much depending on where you are and the culture of that region. Pakistani social norms will be different from Canadian norms, which themselves will be different from those of South Africa.


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I think it could be helpful for categorization, yes. This is information that will almost certainly be included in the question if it is relevant, but tags do make it easy to search for types of questions; members of the LGBTQ community would likely find such a tag useful. Suggestions for usage: Do use this tag When a question is about issues of sexual ...


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At the very least, we should push people asking questions to provide regional or cultural context in the body of the question. I don't see a problem with tagging it, too. If the community feels the answer doesn't actually depend on that, we still have the option to remove a tag if it was applied, but it's much harder to get the information if it wasn't ...


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In general, I think tags should only be used when they are relevant to the specific situation in the question (and that relevance is clear in the question). Like tag help says: A tag is a word or phrase that describes the topic of the question. For example, I could ask a question about "how to come out to my religious parents about being agnostic?". That ...


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Should we rename our country tags to be cultural tags? I'd say no. But you raise a very good point IMO. The location AND the culture can be (are?) important. I don't think we can answer the question the same way if we have: Indian culture in Bombay. Indian culture in Atlanta (Georgia - USA). Indian culture in Valencia (Spain - Europe). Or even Indian ...


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As you say, almost everything in interpersonal skills is a form of communication. This is a meta tag. If you're asking a question about a specific form of communication, that tag is preferable (e.g. emails, texting). If this post gets support, the mods can request the CMs blacklist the tag to prevent it being recreated. This is better done before the tag ...


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Every topic on the site falls under the the tag "interpersonal"... Which is blacklisted for that reason. Arguably the same could be said of communication, since the vast majority of questions here concern communication, including the top tag conversations... ...Which is to say, you could get rid of pretty much everything here except for communication and ...


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It should be read as three possible conditions that would effect the question: Gender Sexuality Lack of gender or lack of sexuality (Or romantic disposition.) Because the lack of those things can impact a question and it is important that the tag is inclusive of Aromantic, Asexual, and Agender folks.


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personal-hygiene should work for anyone's hygiene, not just your own. If it relates to the hygiene of a person (as opposed to any other thing), then it's personal hygiene. If you look at the questions tagged with personal-hygiene, even excluding yours, there are several that relate to other people. How can I politely tell someone that they should take a ...


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I notice that all four questions using the saying-no tag are about how the asker can say no to someone. Out of the two questions using the rejection tag, one deals with something different: Interacting with someone after they reject the asker in some way, or say no to them. The two are certainly very different sides of the same coin, so to speak, and so the ...


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1. It's plagiarized. The first sentence of that text is taken verbatim from the first sentence of the Wikipedia article on Asperger syndrome. You did not attribute (i.e. give credit to the source) the text in your tag; therefore, you violated Wikipedia's copyright on that text. As Catija reminded me, you can't even attribute this because of one technical ...


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If anything queer would be a subset of lgbt+ and I would suspect that it's a small enough subset that it doesn't really need a separate tag at the moment. Most people who would identify as queer wouldn't have a problem with identifying as LGBT+ but as demonstrated by that question the opposite isn't always true.


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Tagging too many questions will discourage people from posting who are from outside a region/culture. We should tag questions by culture if it seems like the culture is especially relevant, but not as a default recommendation. Examples of where we should tag: Someone said "Bless your heart" to my face and I think it had a loaded meaning. How can I tell? [...


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Definately, without a doubt. As I've been told in both my questions now (and what no doubt I'll be reminded in questions to come) is that the devil.is indeed in the detail. We could have tags for all sorts of relationships, and I think we should encourage more tags in this private beta. However once public beta comes out, or further down the line of private ...


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It's pretty standard on the other sites I use to use the plural version of tags along with the -ing version of many nouns (on Arts and Crafts, we use "crocheting" instead of "crochet", for example). You can see this standard in the tags you've used on this question. Those tags are tags and tagging. So, friends would be correct and is what ...


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Like what more specific tags? difficult-people is useful. Also, I don't think it's being overused - currently there are 8 questions tagged with it, out of 236, which is about 3.39%, nowhere near 50%. If you have good ideas for more specific tags, I guess that's something to think about, but just a general proposal to kill difficult-people isn't a great ...


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This isn't a bug. This is status-bydesign. Users who have under a certain amount of reputation can only have 20 suggested edits on a beta site: From Shog9's answer: As of a few seconds ago, this limit is now active network-wide: at-most 20 pending suggested edits per editor on beta sites at-most 5 pending suggested edits per editor on graduated ...


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For now I recommend we get rid of all of these tags because they are shorthand for longer terms. They can be made into synonyms of what I would like to recommend be the master tag: autism-spectrum-disorder According to my research (Wikipedia), ASD is the term currently used to encompass a variety of different disorders including Autism Disorder and ...


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Since there don't seem to be objections, I created the new tag jealousy and am adding it incrementally to the linked questions. I also wrote a tag wiki and summary - feel free to edit!


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I read an interesting statement on the internet today: Companies are changing their terminology from 'private messaging' to 'instant messaging' or 'direct messaging' because we all know those messages weren't really private. It was probably just a joke/shower-thought, but I think renaming instant messaging to private messaging won't help much. People ...


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Mostly yes. If the question is closed as duplicate or too broad, then tag it properly. Tags are defined as : Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question. Closed may not be answered, but we can try to salvage it by removing objectionable content. Sometimes, a moderator or other experienced with site's scope may perform a ...


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Considering that the tag page will intentionally exclude some of this introductory text as discussed on Meta Stack Exchange, I don't know that it really matters. The reasoning in the answer there even emphasizes the fact that the repetitive text takes up spaces unnecessarily and obscures actually valuable content - the part of the excerpt that actually ...


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We don't need to synonymize them, because etiquette and courtesy have totally different meaning. As per Oxford definition for etiquette, The customary code of polite behaviour in society or among members of a particular profession or group. and for courtesy, The showing of politeness in one's attitude and behaviour towards others. Etiquette is about ...


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While I certainly think there could be a use case for memory, I'm not sure that either of those two questions fit it. Rather than "forgetfulness" I would recommend we use forgetting. We want our tags to be non-judgmental, and I think that "forgetfulness" is a term that implies a repeated history of memory issues (often related to aging) while questions may ...


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I think this is a more difficult question than you might first imagine. There are two sites I think it's worth looking at for comparisons - English Language Learners and Travel. Both of these sites have region-specific tags. ELL only uses these tags when the person asking the question really needs an answer that relates to a specific region. Most of the ...


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Whenever we like. Though we should remember a couple of things: The CMs are the people who will actually be carrying out any decisions that we make since we don't have moderators at the moment, so having them actually merged/deleted will depend on their time. As a new site, we may not see the value of some tags initially, so it can be difficult to ...


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This is part of the reason I thought the issues should be separated... An awful lot of people deal with some level of depression at some point in their lives. The vast majority aren't suicidal or in serious danger of harming themselves or others. Looking at the questions so far, depression related questions seem to be reasonably well received and there ...


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