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Tag cleanup - Part 1 - Results

These are the current outcomes of my earlier tag cleanup proposal. Two of our beloved moderators, Elmy and Lila, both helped out with this as well. Thank you to Journeyman Geek for offering feedback (...
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Tag cleanup - Part 1 - Proposal

This proposal has been completed. The results can be found on Tag cleanup - Part 1 - Results This is the first step in cleaning up Pets' tags. Most steps I have sufficient rep to do myself, but I ...
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Proposal to rename [desexing] tag to [neutering]

For UK/US users desexing is not a tag most would think to look for when refering to spay, neuter, castration, etc. In fact "desexing" is a term that I (a vet) have never heard used by any veterinary ...
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Separating out young and adult pet tags - Can we revise this?

This question has been asked before Should a cats/dogs tag always be added to kittens/puppies questions?. I'm asking that now the site has grown and is developing that the accepted answer to this is ...
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Containment vs. Enclosure (also sort of vs. Cage, Terrariums, and Crate) tags

There already was fencing or containment? , but this is with two different tags that mean sort of the same thing, but are used synonymously, especially as regards fencing. containment and enclosure ...
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Habitat - Redundant Synonym Tag or Eliminate?

Biweekly challenge brought attention to habitat, which not only has no wiki attached, but is only used in a few questions that are also tagged either aquarium or terrariums. Of the 7 questions tagged ...
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Tag synonyms and renames for shedding/molting

We currently have 4 questions tagged shedding and 1 tagged molt. They mean the same thing. Both terms can be applied to any species of animal that sheds its skin or fur. molt is inconsistent with ...
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Synonym request: [Age] to [Lifespan]?

We have two tags for the age of pets. age and lifespan. It makes sense to me that age should be a synonym of lifespan. Could we merge them?
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Tag rename request: [crate] to [crate-training]?

We have a tag for crating animals, crate, but it makes more sense to me that it would be called crate-training. Could we get crate turned into crate-training?
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Merge [laws] and [legal]?

So we have two tags: laws and legal. The first has a wiki: For questions related to laws, ordinances, rules, or regulations governing the behavior of pets and their handlers in public places. ...
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Should me make the tag 'agility' a synonym of 'dog-agility'?

There are presently only two questions tagged agility and five taggeddog-agility'. Should we make dog-agility the master and agility a synonym?
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Should [holiday] be a synonym of [vacation]?

In the UK we'd talking about "going on holiday" whereas I understand US usage to be "going on vacation", with talk about a "holiday" being more in line with the UK's "public holiday" concept. Despite ...
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Should we make [definition] a synonym for [terminology]?

The meaning of both tags seems very close. So far there are two questions that use these tags, and they both use both tags. I suggest definition be a synonym for terminology since the latter is very ...
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Remove the tag community-aquarium?

There's a tag community-aquarium which mostly seems to be a special fish case of compatibility. We don't have special compatibility tags for other animals, so it seems inconsistent to have a special ...
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fencing or containment?

We have a couple questions about fencing and such relating to keeping a pet (dog mostly) in the yard. Do invisible fences pose long term health risks to dogs? How can I keep vermin out of outdoor ...
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Should the synonym between [eating] and [chewing] be removed?

It was mentioned in chat that we have a couple questions that deal specifically with problems of dogs chewing on things, and in that case adding a [chewing] tag might be nice, but [chewing] already ...
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Synonym [introducing-pets] with [compatibility]?

I just discovered the undefined tag "compatibility". I'm of the mind that it is quite similar, and potentially better than the more unwieldy "introducing-pets". I think they should be synonyms and ...
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Aquarists: What are we tagging questions about your tank's water quality?

I'm the wrong person to ask this, as I am completely inexperienced with aquariums, but I think I've caught something early that probably needs a standard. We have 2 questions regarding aquarium pH ...
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Removing mistaken tag synonym

Quick housekeeping question. I have created two tag synonyms back to front (ie wrong master tag). Can I delete these or do we wait until they are downvoted and disappear?
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Should "sleep" and "sleeping" be synonymous?

I was posting my first question on this site, found here, and I saw that there was a tag sleep and a tag sleeping. Now, these are really two tags for one meaning, but are not yet synonyms, so I was ...
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Should there be a brush tag

I noticed this question that has a brush tag. Do we need a brush tag? I think since there is already a grooming tag, there is no need for brush tag. What does the community think about this?
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What tags should we use to distinguish gender from sexual behaviour?

We currently have two questions tagged sex that talk about behaviours that are possibly sexually motivated and three questions tagged gender-differentiation. My first instinct when seeing the tag sex ...
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Do we want to start creating tag synonyms

Any obvious tag synonyms the community thinks we can create yet? I have privilege to create tag synonyms, so we don't need to bother Community managers and can start forming these if the community so ...
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Synonyms diet, nutrition and usage of feeding [duplicate]

We have several questions tagged diet or nutrition. I really don't see any difference between them. feeding sound similarly close, too.
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Feeding, nutrition, diet, eating and food tags?

Currently we have a feeding, nutrition, diet, eating and food tag. Which of these should we keep and/or synonymize, Suggestions?
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Should we clean up "pooping" and "droppings"?

We have tags for pooping and droppings. These seem to be the same bucket of questions; should there be a synonym here? If so in which direction? I'm not sure how I feel about "poop" as a tag name. ...
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synonym request: "enclosure(s)" and "pens"

We have enclosure and pens, each with one question. Can we (a) pluralize the former ("enclosures") and (b) make the latter a synonym of it? "Enclosures" seems more general, and most of our counting-...
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Synonymize [dog] with [dogs] [duplicate]

Some idiot (who happens to look a lot like me) keeps creating/using a dog tag instead of using dogs forcing someone to edit it to dogs (and given the limited numbers of full edit users, we require the ...
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Tag synonyms fish-tank and aquarium

aquarium fish-tank are both used to describe indoor fish containers. I propose to make them synonyms. While I think that a fish-tank describes something bigger than an aquarium, the practical ...
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How can we create tag synonyms in these early stages?

We are having an increasing number of tags being created, many are a simple case of being synonyms. For example: cat and cats How can we create tag synonyms in these early stages?
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Are "aquarium" and "fish" tags redundant?

Are the aquarium and fish tags redundant, or do they have different purposes? You can have an aquarium with something other than fish in it (frogs, turtles, shellfish, etc.) However, the majority ...
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Create a tag synonym for behavio(u)r

We have both the behavior and the behaviour tag. At the moment, American spelling is winning 6:2 but we should probably settle on the one and make the other a synonym. I'm not sure who has the power ...
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Should our pet tags be plural or singular?

So far, there are more questions tagged as plural than singular. However, there is already a duplicate: cat and cats One should be made a synonym of the other. Additionally, we've got rabbit which ...
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