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Let's draft better Help Center pages!

To follow up on Help spot deficiencies in our Help Center, let's collaboratively draft better Help Center pages. For each Help Center page to be modified, post a Community Wiki "answer" containing ...
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Is the tag [reinventing-the-wheel] really helpful?

So I just stumbled upon the tag reinventing-the-wheel and I ask myself if this is really a helpful tag. Most of the code on Code Review does reinvent the wheel in one way or another, there is nearly ...
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Burn the [beginner]s

beginner is unquestionably a meta tag, and yet, we continue to allow it to exist on Code Review. Despite communicating no information at all about the contents of the question, beginner is the 7th ...
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4answers
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Refactor vs Refactoring

In the end, there can be only one... We have refactor and refactoring as synonyms. There are 372 total questions (17 unanswered). I think we only need to have one of the two... if we need one at all....
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1answer
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Should we just put an end to [optimization]?

This is probably one of CR's oldest tags, next to refactoring and best-practice, both of which have already been removed. I recall similar discussion mentioning that specific optimization tags would ...
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3answers
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Do we have some rebel tags that shouldn't exist on Code Review?

I just found a question with finance and there are 45 questions tagged with it. what does that have to do with code review? This led me to the Tags page and I found a few that look out of place ...
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4answers
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Should we burn [Google]?

Recently some others and I began to clean up google a bit. This started with retagging a number of question with google-apps-script. Then we hit a wall. All of the questions that should have been ...
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1answer
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Do we need “acronym tags” ([dry], [solid], etc.)?

We have various "acronym tags" related to software principles: dry solid srp The problem is, they can still be used as meta tags, especially dry, for reducing code repetition. However, they're not ...
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1answer
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Should we forever deconstruct [data-structures]?

This tag was recreated today and was probably also recreated some time ago since its burnination as part of our massive tag purging. We already have separate tags for the most common data structures, ...
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1answer
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Let's clean up [cleancode]

The tag cleancode was recreated, so it was not blacklisted the whole time. Anyway, should it be blacklisted at last? If so, then I believe it should also apply to the other variant, clean-code.
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Use of the [refactoring] tag

It might be naive, but isn't the aim of a code review to find out if there is a way to refactor the code in order to have it improved? If this tag doesn't apply to all question, when should I use the ...
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1answer
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Do we still need a database tag like [database-schema]?

As part of our mass meta-tag burnination, we're also considering database-schema. It also seems closely related to database-design, which has been burninated and blacklisted just recently. We ...
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Would burninating [performance] bring good performance?

The performance tag has over 5000 questions which is also the master tag of 4 other tags. It can also be considered a "meta tag", much like previously burninated tags such as [naming] and [...
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Create Tag Clean Code

My reputation is too low to create the tag clean-code. I really miss this tag since clean code is a major aspect of code reviews (just nowadays more than in the ...
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1answer
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Any [comments] on this burnination request?

Last summer we burninated a number of meta tags. These were mostly tags that described what the original poster of a question was concerned about or wanted to have reviewed. I stumbled across the ...