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Make [google-bard] a synonym of [google-gemini]

According to its website, "Bard is now Gemini". The main tag should be something like google-gemini or just gemini with google-bard added as a synonym since many people still know it by the ...
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Why do mods sometimes decide not to follow the community consensus when deciding to keep questions closed?

For example, in the following meta questions, the community consensus is to reopen the corresponding main site questions: In the meta question Why was my question on how to disable "small caps&...
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Should we have a banner to warn about our policy on AI-generated content?

SE has recently announced that sites can now request to enable a banner to warn about their policy on AI-generated content. This feature might be beneficial for Web Apps SE, where the community ...
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Why is this question on canceling an .ics import in Google Calendar kept closed?

Timelime: I asked Cancel .ics import in Google Calendar a few years ago. It was closed a few months ago (I believed due to lack of research). I flagged it for reopening a few days ago (since it was ...
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Reduce the reputation threshold to be allowed to cast a reopen vote on a closed question

Closed questions on Web Apps SE are almost never reopened by regular users only: Only 1 question got reopened in all of 2023 without moderator help. TheMaster Oct 30 at 10:16 One of the reasons is ...
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Rename [youtube-creator-studio]

Many years ago (before I started using it, apparently), it was called youtube-creator-studio, but it's since been rebranded to youtube-studio. The former should therefore be a synonym of the latter. ...
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Why was this question on searching for [Equation] in a Word 365 online document closed as troubleshooting?

The question How can I search for equations that are displayed as [Equation] instead of the actual equation in a document in Word 365 online? was closed as troubleshooting: I’m voting to close this ...
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Why is my PowerPoint question still closed even though I added more details?

My question "How can I disable "small caps" in my text in PowerPoint 365 on the web?" (archive.org snapshot) was closed by a mod as "needs details or clarity." In ...
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Question closed for "needs details or clarity" but it's so simple I don't know what more detail to add

My question How do I download all my videos from Google Photos? was closed with the following reason: This question needs details or clarity. It is not currently accepting answers. Add details and ...
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Why was this question on setting up automatic alerts for new YouTube videos matching keywords closed by a moderator?

This question was closed by a moderator as "needs details or clarity." Can I setup automatic alerts for new YouTube videos that match keywords? I wonder if I can set up a notification for ...
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Why was my question on listing all mails in Outlook closed by a moderator as "needs details or clarity"?

My question How can I see all mails in the Microsoft Outlook web interface (OWA)? (mirror) was closed by a moderator. I chatted with the moderator regarding the closure and I believe the moderator ...
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Why was this question on "Where can I see all my comments on issues on GitHub?" closed by one moderator?

The question Where can I see all my comments on issues on GitHub? was closed by one moderator. The reason given is: This question doesn't meet the current quality standards. Rubén - People First♦ Apr ...
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What shall I add in this question on Slack to have it reopened?

The question How can I view the channels that I have been added to recently on Slack? was closed because it doesn't show research. It is now deleted due to Roomba. What should I say in the question to ...
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Can someone please give my stale pending edit some love?

Not sure why, but this (months?-old) edit is still awaiting review. A picture is worth a thousand words I hear. TIA.
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Make the tag wayback-machine a synonym of archive.org

At the moment, there are two tags on this site wayback-machine and archive.org. archive.org is the older of the two. It has 29 questions at the moment, and it also has a tag-excerpt and a tag-wiki. ...
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Do we want to reduce the number of votes needed to Close/Reopen questions?

Recently Stack Overflow reduced the number of votes needed to close/reopen questions from 5 to 3 after a successful experiment to see if it was worth it. The results were that it did improve the rate ...
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Please rename [commons] to [wikimedia-commons]

There's only 12 questions, and I'm tempted to retag them manually, but... commons is too generic, and doesn't have meaning without the existence of other tags. Since all of the questions with that ...
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Please rename [youtube-creatorstudio] to [youtube-creator-studio]

The tag youtube-creatorstudio should be renamed to youtube-creator-studio better to reflect the tool kit's official name. It's a minor tag with just three questions but I can't think of any reason ...
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Please make [outlook-on-the-web] a synonym of [outlook-web-access]

Currently outlook-on-the-web tag have 15 questions and outlook-web-access tag have 32 questions. Uses for the both tag is almost same. Please make outlook-on-the-web a synonym of outlook-web-access ...
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Please make [facebook-chat] a synonym of [facebook-messenger]

Ref: Distinction between [facebook-chat] and [facebook-messenger] The A there includes: I don't think there is a distinction. I think the former should be a synonym of the latter. It has been ...
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Can we rename [google-documents] and [google-presentations]?

Ref: Can we rename [google-spreadsheets] and [google-spreadsheets-query]? and: Please make [google-spreadsheet-charts] a synonym of [google-sheets-charts] Please rename: google-documents > google-...
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Please rename [hackernews] to [hacker-news]

The tag hackernews should be renamed to hacker-news better to reflect the site's official name. It's a minor tag with just eight questions but I can't think of any reason not to use the site's proper ...
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Please make [google-spreadsheet-charts] a synonym of [google-sheets-charts]

The official (current) name of the product is "Google Sheets", so tags about it and its functionality should reflect that. Please make google-spreadsheet-charts a synonym of google-sheets-charts.
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Please rename [stackoverflow] to [stack-overflow]

The tag stackoverflow should be renamed to stack-overflow better to reflect the site's official name. It's a tiny tag with just three open Qs but I can't think of any reason not to use the site's ...
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Please rename [research-gate] to [researchgate]

The tag research-gate should be renamed to researchgate better to reflect the site's official name. It's a tiny tag with just a single question, How to “unfollow” people on ResearchGate but I can't ...
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Can we rename [google-spreadsheets] and [google-spreadsheets-query]?

We have two tags that include “spreadsheets” within them, and both refer to the Google product: google-spreadsheets and google-spreadsheets-query. In use 3,200 times (approximately) between the two. ...
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Make [windows-live-mail] a synonym of [outlook.com]

The Microsoft email service for consumers has changed it's name several times. We have windows-live-mail(25 questions) which should be a synonym of outlook.com (249 questions) but as I haven't the 5 ...
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Rename request: [google-drawing] to [google-drawings]

Google calls its web-based diagramming software Google Drawings (see) and we are in favour of consistency. Please rename google-drawing > google-drawings. There are at present about 23 Qs with the ...
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What's the point of keeping a merged question with deleted target?

Want name only to appear after signing into gmail account, not my email address is locked: merged by phwd♦ Mar 30 '11 at 2:36 This question was merged with Display name instead of email ...
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Rename [deviant-art] to [deviantart]

The tag for deviant-art should be renamed to deviantart to reflect the site's official name. It's a tiny tag with just a single question, but I can't think of any reason not to use the site's proper ...
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Bottom border is not displaying in the profile page

There are few bottom border issue in the user profile page. In the Profile tab - Top Posts section, the bottom border is not displaying. In the Activity tab - Questions, Answers, Badges and Active ...
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Clean-up needed: [support] & [customer-support]

I draw your attention to the support tag. No tag wiki or usage guidance, of course. The questions tagged thus appear to be, by and large, questions asking for support, rather than questions asking ...
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Suggest [password-recovery] as synonym of [account-recovery]

Isn't password-recovery a subset of account-recovery? I mean, if you're trying to recover your password you're obviously trying to recover access to your account, no? (The reverse is not necessarily ...
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Break synonym between [account-management] and [account-recovery]

Currently, account-recovery is a synonym of account-management. While I agree that they're related, and sometimes closely so, I suggest that they're sufficiently different that they should not be ...
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Please rename [skype] to [skype-for-web]

While the usage guidance for skype points out that it's only for "Skype for Web", we still get people asking about the installable software.1,2 We can shortcut that to be specific with the tag by ...
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Let's rename [google-plus-hangouts] to [google-hangouts]

In Google's ongoing effort to divorce functionality from Google+, the "Plus" part of the name for Google Hangouts was dropped several months ago. As you can see from the official page, the name of the ...
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Why did I receive badge notification which I have already earned?

Yesterday I received notification 2 times on main site (as well as for Stack Overflow) that I have earned "Marshal" badge, which I have already earned back in November 2015. See the below screenshot ...
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Nobody's [defaults] but mine

I draw your attention to the defaults tag. This looks to be the very definition of a meta-tag. Every app will set these up differently, and whether or not they're changeable is up to each app. No one ...
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Please make [office-web-apps] a synonym of [office-online]

(This is related to: Clean up project: Office 365) Office Web Apps is an old name for what has now become Office Online. Please make office-web-apps a synonym of office-online and merge.
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Please make [google-inbox] a synonym of [inbox-by-gmail]

The official name of the product is Inbox by Gmail, but it is often called "Google Inbox". (The URL of inbox.google.com exacerbates this a bit.) Please make google-inbox a synonym of inbox-by-gmail ...
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Please update the "recommendation" custom off-topic reason to include guidance to Software Recs

Among our current custom off-topic Close reasons is one for questions asking for recommendations. It currently reads: Application/website recommendations are off-topic and out of scope. It is better ...
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Synonyms for Google Drive apps

Can we get some synonyms created? Google can't seem to make up their minds on what things should be called. google-slides should be a synonym for google-presentations Google Drive was originally ...
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Can we get rid of the [issue-tracking] tag?

There are 12 questions tagged issue-tracking. Most of them are also tagged with something else, usually the actual issue tracking system they are asking about. Those tagged with only issue-tracking ...
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Synonymize [forwarding] and [email-forwarding]

I'm not fully convinced that they're the best tags, but forwarding and email-forwarding seem to be covering the exact same territory. forwarding has usage guidance: Generically refers to the ...
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Create tag for telegram-messenger

I asked a question about telegram-messenger Telegram Messenger on a Google Voice number There is no tag for it, Would it be possible to create a new tag for it?
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Merge "spam" tags

Questions tagged spam are pretty much, by definition, about how to prevent spam. (I can't think of any questions that we would want here that wouldn't be.) I suggest, then, that the following tags be ...
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Make [gmail-chat] synonymous of [google-talk]

Google Chat used to be usable within Gmail, Orkut and iGoogle but the last two services were shut down, so presently Google Chat can be used only within Gmail. At this time there are two alternatives ...
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Tag [google-sheets] needs to be a synonym

If you got the reputation, please go to https://webapps.stackexchange.com/tags/google-spreadsheets/synonyms and vote up the synonym for 'google-sheets'.
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Merge [blogger] with [blogspot]

blogger and blogspot are about the same service. Please make them synonymous.
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Phantom triangles on downvote warning

There are phantom triangles on top of the warning bubble when low-rep users downvote a post: I'm running Chrome 40.0.2214.115 m on Windows 7 x64.
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