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The tags stationary and stationery do not mean the same thing

I have been looking at tags and synonyms lately (can you tell?). While the tags stationery and stationary may sound the same, they have very different meanings. Currently, stationary (which means not ...
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Delete tag effiency

There is a tag named effiency (see https://lifehacks.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/effiency ) Delete it, yes?
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The stationery tag is stationary

We have a tag stationary which is applied to just one, closed question. The tag, as used, is mis-spelled, it should clearly be stationery. Could we please either edit the tag to correct it or delete ...
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Remove or clarify tags “cleaning” and “cleanliness”

Are there a reason why both cleaning and cleanliness exist? I do see why tags like holiday and chanukah and easter coexist, but shouldn't tags which only vary in word type be simplified into one?
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Burn the tag “hygeine” as it is wrongly spelled?

Shouldn't hygeine be burned as it is wrongly spelled? There already does exist another synonym, namely hygiene.
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Is it right to delete the tags which are chosen by the users?

I see a lot of questions have their original tags deleted and then other tags added. I think we should leave the original tags of the questions if they are not offensive or have mistakes. I see ...
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Should a [cost-reduction] tag be created?

I was just reading this question regarding Money saving questions being on topic and general premise was: IF the question can reasonably be answered with an uncommon, inexpensive solution, I ...
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The “habits” tag should be removed

If this site will not contain psychology or mental-hacks, the "habits" tag should be deleted. The presence of it is misleading and conflates the scope of the site.
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Taking Action on Tag Synonyms

As you can see from this meta post I've already tried to take action on helping the site to get better tags. Now that we are in public beta, I believe that we need to actually take these actions now. ...
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Could we make a space for (dis)proving life-hacks?

I'm thinking that disproving notable but bad life-hacks would be interesting ground for our site to cover. There are some "life-hacks" that seem to get repeated all over the internet even though ...
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What about SE site links in tags?

So I have declared war on the un-defined tags to give the site more help and help people understand what questions are suppose to be about. Since we have off-topic questions I have been including a ...
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Do we need better tags?

Since this site has started I feel that we have had too many pointless tags. Most of these tags only have one or two questions. An example of one of these tags is the waking-up tag. There can't be ...
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Do we need [fashion]?

I saw that a tag for fashion was created and used on one question, but it doesn't really have to do with lifehacks as far as I can tell. Something like clothing seems to fit a lot better. Should we ...
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Should [morning-hacks] be a tag?

Apart from losing the -hacks suffix, is this tag useful? If we allow it, does it allow for other temporal tags like night, evening, etc?
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What is a “domestic hack”?

We have a tag for domestic-hacks with no definition. Currently the questions that use this tag are: How to remove screws with stripped heads? How can I eat an apple without getting sticky fingers? ...