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I'm not electrified by the existence of the blanket [electrical] and [electricity] tags, let's remove them, or at least blacklist them

Both these tags are typically used when the poster isn't intending to dig for an actually descriptive tag. Neither of these tags should be existing, as they apply to every single question on this ...
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Time to burninate [small-electronics]?

There has been a tag small-electronics on this site, and I have no idea what it means. Is there such a thing as small and big electronics? I suggest to delete the tag small-electronics
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The `Texas` Tag

How did we end up with a texas tag? Can we please burninate it? I'm guessing that it's being used to refer to parts made by TI.
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Let's not over-engineer questions: blacklist [engineering]

While cleaning up electric, I noticed that there are an engineering tag. On a website whose title is "Electrical Engineering", that's a strong candidate for an intrinsic tag, i.e., one that ...
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block the [channel] tag

The channel tag is a useless meta-tag: this tag does not add any useful meaning by itself, it requires other tags to provide context. That's not how our tags are supposed to be used. channel has 0 ...
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Should we blacklist the [constant] tag?

Quite a few questions that are about constant voltage or constant current sources are often incorrectly tagged with constant and either voltage or current. We already have constant-current (and ...
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Would a Moderator delete the misspelled [verliog] tag?

Would a Moderator please delete the misspelled verliog tag? There is only one question with this tag: Basic Verilog Assignment The question title has the correct spelling of "Verilog". I ...
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implicit tag: can we cut out the [electric]ity?

(A bad pun or play on words in the title of such requests is expected by tradition.) Remembering I'm not electrified by the existence of the blanket [electrical] and [electricity] tags, let's ...
Marcus Müller's user avatar
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Typo: [transimpedence] is wrong, [transimpedance] is right, but far less popular

We'll need to retag 89 questions with transimpedence. Is there a script that can automate that? Also, can we please blacklist transimpedence?
Marcus Müller's user avatar
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Shouldn't we disallow adding deprecated tags?

I sometimes remove the deprecated homework tag, and five minutes later somebody reads the question and thinks: "hey, this looks like homework", and adds the tag ...
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Blacklist electronics tag

As discussed here, this tag is deprecated since it isn't adding information and should apply to all questions here. @Kevin Vermeer♦ said to create a per-tag discussion to delete them.
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Burninate [small] tag

I don't see the usefulness of the [small] tag. There are only 4 questions tagged with small. I suggest to burninate it.
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Blacklist [pads]

after tags: PADS and mentor-pads: same tag, not linked is done, we should now blacklist pads.
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Remove robotics tag from all questions

robotics is a deprecated tag that defines a set of off-topic questions. For a question about electronics related to robotics it does not change the solution space or change anything about the ...
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