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I'm not a fan of [discussion], are there alternatives we could use?

I'm not a huge fan of the discussion tag. There are only three questions tagged with it. Is the idea of crowd-sourcing moderation duties a reason to prevent automated processes from helping?: This is ...
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Let's talk about tag wikis

According to SEDE, we have 104 unique tags for our 244 questions. Almost one out of five of the questions is tagged with user-behavior and almost one out of seven is tagged with problem-users. Only ...
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merge [punishment-severity] into [disciplinary-actions]?

The punishment-severity tag has 5 questions and the following wiki excerpt (no wiki): Questions about weighting the severity of a punitive action against a user. The disciplinary-actions tag has 3 ...
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What tagging guidelines do we want to establish?

Now that we have gathered some questions (and are closing in on the one-week-mark), it's time to evaluate the tags we have created. Some statistics (as of writing): We have created a total of 93 ...
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Do we need separate tags for different sites?

I mostly moderate on SE and a little on another site, so I'm not entirely sure how moderation varies from site to site. Nonetheless, should we have separate tags for the "most common" sites in which ...
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Drop "users" from some tags

I think there are a subset of tags that we can make easier to use by dropping the "users" portion of the tag. I propose the following: user-retention be renamed to retention (16 existing questions) ...
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What's the use and meaning of the [moderator-relationship] tag?

I'll put it right out there: I don't think this is a useful tag. I think its meaning is unclear and I can't imagine ever wanting or needing to use it to filter questions. That being said, what does ...
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Merge [rules] into [policies]?

policies currently has two questions and rules has four. These don't seem sufficiently distinct to me. Can we either clarify the difference (via tag wikis, please) or merge them (and create a ...
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Should the "Law" tag should read "Legal"?

I just suggested a description for the "Law" tag. However calling it "Law" sounds kind of funny. Shouldn't it read "Legal"? Maybe "Law" would be a synonym. https://communitybuilding.stackexchange....
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What is our tagging philosophy?

Tag taxonomy is hard, and no new site I've been part of has gotten it right on the first try. That's normal. We've now been in beta for a few months and have started to build up a hodge-podge of ...
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Make [users] into [members]

It was suggested in the chatroom that many of our users tags should be renamed to members. I feel, "members" makes sense, especially as we consider all the areas we cover for community building. ...
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Let's talk about our tags again

This may turn into a series of Meta posts. This is part 1. The first round of tag improvements took place back in February. One of the responses from that discussion mentioned that our tagging ...
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community-building tag

Now that our community is named Community Building, we ought to revisit the community-building tag. (SE doesn't even allow creating a tag that matches a site's name; this is only able to exist ...
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Are "physical communities" different from "local communities"? Do we need disambiguation of terms perhaps?

I like this question: How to organize a solution to a problem in my local community? I'd love to see us talk more about local community and neighborhood organizing. In this case the questioner is ...
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Remove the tag [forum-software]?

The help center's list of topics specifically excludes the technical platform/software - it says If yours is a digital community, please avoid asking questions about a technical feature of your ...
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Should we come up with tag standards?

When providing an answer to this question, I noticed that we have a variety of tagging methods going on. Some examples I found: moderation-bullying vs moderator-selection. Should we be using a common ...
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Tags: negative-attention, backlash, and mistakes

I just created negative-attention for the two Streisand-effect questions (1, 2). I looked at our tags first and saw mistakes and backlash. Neither has a wiki, and the questions on each seemed ...
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Can we kill [bad-moderation]?

The tag bad-moderation sounds vague and judgemental. What exactly about what happened is "bad"? Shouldn't a tag for that be used instead (like bias, in use on at least one of these questions)? In ...
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What is the [participation] tag meant to describe, and how is it different from [user-engagement] or other tags?

The participation tag has no tag wiki at the moment, but it currently appears on 23 questions. It seems to relate to participation in a community by members of that community in a very broad sense, ...
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tagging questions from the users' perspective

If questions from the users' perspective are acceptable, how should they be tagged? I was about to ask a question from a user's perspective and there doesn't appear to be a tag for that yet. I was ...
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Social-Network Tag

I was looking through the tags to see what else might be appropriate to add to a post only tagged with social-network. The description for that tag reads: This tag is appropriate for questions ...
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Should these two tags be merged?

Currently we have a law tag and a copyright tag, currently the law tag is being used to ask about content copyright, and the same is the case with the other tag, to me both don't need to be on here ...
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Splitting site-growth tag?

I think that the site-growth tag should be split to two tags- community-growth and site-growth. Why? I believe that this would make it easier to sort through questions related to growth of online ...
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Should tags contain the word 'moderator'?

It seems to me that tags like moderator-selection can be renamed simply to selection without being ambiguous, and avoiding redundancy. Similarly, moderator-teams can become teams, moderator-elections ...
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Merge chat-rooms and irc-tags

I don't think, we need a real distinction between general chat-rooms and irc-chats. Both work different, but IRC is technology how to set up chats but the kind of IRC chat is not so different to other ...
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