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You have a history of asking poor questions. These get downvoted and/or closed, and the system has locked you out as a result. This is to protect the site from more of the same crap you've already dumped on it. The details of the algorithm are not published. This site isn't a game to see exactly how bad a question you can get away with. You have posted ...


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On EE.SE the tags get so wildly misused and over-spawned that it's nigh on impossible to moderate it all away with the small group attempting to do so. (And I admit freely to not being a big enough part myself) As such my only interaction with tags is to delete wrong ones, add relevant ones and once in a while look at merge/deletion proposals and weigh in ...


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If you comment on a question the OP is always automatically notified and the OP's name is NOT added as a link in your comment. The same applies if you add a comment to an answer and attempt to notify the answer's writer. If you comment on a question or answer and cite a person who is involved in the conversation who is NOT the person who wrote the question ...


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Tags are irrelevant to the content of a question. They are for limiting search results only. My brain has long ago tuned them out when reading a question. If it's not in the question body (comments don't count either), it's not in the question. I'm totally with pipe in your sequence above. I wouldn't have noticed the tag either. The downvote for not ...


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Out of courtesy to other users, large numbers of tag edits should not be done all at once. That being said, yes the system is working as intended(people noticed the addition of the new tag). Tag edits are still edits, and benefit from community review. A few hours after this post, there were none of the mentioned edits visible in the active list.


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