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Should the [mi-yodeya-series] Tag Be Retired?

The [mi-yodeya-series] tag was introduced at this site's inception, when things were far less formal than they are now, and was intended as a fun sort of event to celebrate the founding of this ...
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Are questions on jokes, humour, fiction or pop culture allowed?

What's the point of popular-culture and humour/humor tags if my question What's up with answering questions with questions in this joke from Family Guy? is going to be closed? I don't see anything ...
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tags merging and news

Shalom! I want to know if people are interested to merge the tags "mishnah" and "mishnayot". I feel that to merge all in mishnah may make the search easiest. In my mind "mishnayot" may be a subgroup ...
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Should there be a "Kitzur Shulchan Aruch" tag?

Many people on Mi Yodeya (including myself) use the Kitzur Shulchan Aruch as a source in our questions and answers. Sometimes I have questions on certain phrases or passages in the Kitzur. Should ...
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Should there be an [A-cappella] tag?

Should there be an a-cappella tag for the many questions that are now tagged sefirat-ha-omer, three-weeks, and music? According to a quick search, six questions come up: Is it o.k. to watch "...
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Delete yeshiva-policies tag

Should we delete the yeshiva-policies tag? I suspect that it will encourage off-topic questions, as the focus is on Jewish institutions rather than Judaism. The only question which has it, seems off ...
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Should we have a state-of-israel tag?

We have zionism and I see now israel-defense-forces, but no state-of-israel. Questions that are actually about the State of Israel frequently are tagged eretz-yisrael even if they have nothing to do ...
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Tag Proposal 'minhag-theory'

Just as we have separate tags for halakha and minhag, I propose a separate tag for minhag-theory parallel to halakha-theory. This would be for "questions about theoretical and general concepts of ...
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The Tags Derabanan and Oral Law

Closely Related: https://judaism.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/4143/the-tag-deorayta-deoraita Could the descriptions of the two tags "Oral-Law" and "De-Rabbanan" be clarified - to clarify which ...
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Mishneh Torah Tags

How should a question regarding a Passage in the Mishneh Torah, (Sefer Shoftim, Mamrim) be tagged? Rambam: Could "also: mishneh-torah" be added to the tag? Mishneh-Torah: As a separate tag - to ...
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Merge [Hebrew], and [Language]?

Pretty self-explanatory. Is the fact that hebrew is more specific than language enough of a reason to keep them apart?
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What's up with [commentaries]?

I'm assuming that commentaries is supposed to be used for questions that relate to a specific peirush, or Mefarshim in general. If you go to the tag, it doesn't seem that way. Is the tag being ...
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Delete [Ahavat-Hageir]?

Do we really need the ahavat-hageir tag? There's exactly one question in it. Should we delete the tag and let love suffice?
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Reassign many [time]-tagged questions

It seems to me that the time tag should be used for questions pertaining to the usage of time, or about time itself, such as Davening schedule for someone with a night shift, or Is bitul zman (wasting ...
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Should [music] and [song-poetry] be merged?

Either that, or we should designate music for questions about music in general (such as when and if it's permissible, for instance) and song-poetry for questions about specific songs (such as the ...
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Info for Aggadeta Tag

The info for the aggadeta tag is: Non-legal passages in the Talmud and other Rabbinic writings that use descriptive allegories and stories to convey fundamental truths about reality, as well as ...
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Usage of Rabbis Tag

The rabbis tag says that it is intended for "Questions about the lives and personalities of Jewish religious authorities." I agree that there is reason for a rabbis tag. However, this description ...
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Tag synonymy arayot to replace by [tag:isure-bia]

For all halachic topic concerning prohibited sexual intercoure, I feel interesting to re-group the topic to Issure Bia, following the Rambam category, instead of the olds Arayot, giluy-arayot erva. ...
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Are the [bava-kama], [baba-metziah], and [baba-batra] tags for the Gemara or the Mishna?

None of these tags has a tag wiki excerpt that explains which one, and I'd... like to write one? :P But seriously, are they for the Mishna or the Gemara?
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Should we remove the "list" tag?

The tag list was recently added to a whole bunch of questions. This tag clearly describes the form of what the question is asking for rather than the subject-matter of the question. That's not what ...
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targum-translation tag seems to merge two mostly unrelated tags

Why is there only one tag targum-translation for both "Questions about the various Aramaic translations that accompany much of the Jewish Biblical Canon" and "about translation of specific words in ...
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Typo in tag nuschaot

Just realized there was a typo in the tag nuschaot - should be nusachot. I am not sure how to change this and understand only a moderator or high-reputation user can do it. Also not sure it justifies ...
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What's the "money" tag for?

Since June, 2014, the excerpt for the money tag has been: Questions pertaining to different types of currencies and the mechanics of currency in general, pertaining to Jewish Law. However, of the ...
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Criteria for tag: Judaism101

As per our discussion in Creating a new tag for simple questions we want to decide on objective criteria before launching this new tag. What makes a question qualify for the tag Judaism101? The ...
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Creating a new tag for simple questions

Mi Yodeya caters to two distinct populations: those who give questions that show some good research and demand sophisticated answers, and those who ask basic questions and want simple answers. A tag ...
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New blessing tag?

Currently, blessing covers questions that ask about two entirely different ideas -- that of (as the tag wiki says) "short prayers called b'rachos ("benedictions" or "blessings"), generally said to ...
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What's the mesorah-tradition tag for?

The mesorah-tradition tag currently has 79 questions that have not been closed. Most of those concern general Jewish traditions, m'sora, one receives from his forebears or teachers. A few, however, ...
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Kesuvos or Kesubos?

The main tag on the second tractate of Seder Nashim is maseches-kesuvos, with other variant spellings synonymized to it. However, the correct transliteration should be kesubos (or ketubot), since the ...
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Propriety of a Tag for "Counter-Missionary" Related Questions

We have a number of questions about interpreting passages in the T'nakh (or the like) with explicit contrast to how Christian understand such verses (or ideas) as supporting Christian belief. Does ...
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Very confusing [sefarim-books] [seforim-books] synonyms

sefarim-books is a synonym of jewish-books; seforim-books is a synonym of books-generally. This is extremely confusing. If they both exist, they should both go to the same place. Which one should ...
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What is the extra question in [mi-yodeya-series]?

mi-yodeya-series is listed as having 328 questions right now. However, the most recent question is 327. What is the extra question in here?
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Synonimze [origin] for [provenance]

Anyone want to create origin as a synonym for provenance? I think it's much easier to find.
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Blacklist the Torah tag

As was until recently indicated on its wiki, the torah tag is unproductive. Now that it is an empty tag, the wiki warning not to use it is gone. I want to request that it be blacklisted. The ...
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Should we split up the midrash tag?

When I asked a question recently about a drasha for a specific din, I had some trouble choosing the tag for "drasha." In the end, I chose exegesis, but then realized that the only other question with ...
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Remap [zmiros] synonym

Can the zmiros synonym be remapped from song-poetry to shabbat-songs, which seems to be a more appropriate usage?
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Is [talmud-bavli] useful?

Is there anything about talmud-bavli that cannot be covered by talmud-gemara and/or the pertinent masechet tags? There are under 60 questions, many of which are already tagged under other Gemara tags....
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'torah-reading' and 'laining' tags

We've had the torah-reading tag for a while, and it's included all sorts of questions about the Torah reading. Then someone asked a question about reading Nach with the cantillation, and, presumably ...
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Can we get a minhag shtus tag?

There are lots of minhagim of dubious origins or worse and many, many teshuvot which refer to practices as minhag shtus. I submit my most recent question as evidence that questions about minhagei ...
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The parshanut-torah-comment tag

It seems to me that this tag needs sorting out, because the wiki explanation of this tag is very vague and unclear, and there seems to be no consensus as to its correct application - yesterday I added ...
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Make parsha tags consistent

I know questions about consistency in the tags have already been raised, but I wish to raise the question about one particular set of tags - the parsha tags. The main problems in this area are: a) ...
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Should emunah and theology be combined?

Questions in Emunah tend to be about what Jews believe, or the halachos of Jewish Faith. In other religions that sort of thing falls under the topic of theology. Should the tags be made synonymous?
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Should we split the faith-bitachon-emunah tag?

There's currently a faith-bitachon-emunah that contains questions about both emunah, which I generally understand to mean something like "belief in God," and bitachon, which I generally understand to ...
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Merge or redefine Kavanah tags?

Should we merge or redefine the "kavana" tags? The tags in question are: kavana-concentration kavana-intent This question stems from this chat.
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What to do with the avot-patriarch-fathers tag?

Well, it was bound to happen: someone's created the abraham tag. So do we go through all 116 avot-patriarch-fathers questions now, splitting them up into abraham, isaac, and jacob, and retaining it ...
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Should the "alacrity-for-mitzvot" tag exist? If so, what should its scope be?

Should the alacrity-for-mitzvot tag exist? If so, what should its scope be? Please propose a tag wiki that you'd like us to attach to the tag.
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Can we have a tag for Daas Torah?

I was speaking yesterday, at some length, with a yeshiva rav who is also involved in broader relations with the community. I told him that recent controversies has filled me with questions and ...
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Oneness of God tag

I think that perhaps there should be a tag for questions discussing the singularity of God. What would be a good name for such a tag?
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Out"date"d/unused tag

Sorry for the pun, but there's an outdated tag, jewish-date-series. Since we're not using meta-tags (and since the series seems to have stopped), it probably ought to be done away with.
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the 'sources' tag

We have a sources-mekorot tag. To the best of my recollection, it's until very recently been used primarily or only for questions that present a statement, halacha, or idea and seek only a source for ...
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the 'rebuke-tochacha' tag

The rebuke-tochacha tag, q.v., currently has four questions: two are about rebuking one's fellow Jew when he sins, one is about a verse in the tochacha in parashas B'chukosay (and also has the ...
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