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keywords or labels that categorize and group your question with other, similar questions.
when examining what is on-topic or off-topic, and why.
for questions specifically about the process of asking questions on Code Review; e.g. how to ask, whether specific questions are appropriate, etc.
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for questions about answers: how to answer, whether specific answers are appropriate, and so forth.
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for instructions and guidance on closing or migrating questions, and the reasons for those closures.
fun! Use this tag for anything that suggests adding a new layer of gamification to the site.
for questions about Code Review questions themselves. This can refer to things such as relevant feature requests, merging, and migration.
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Requests to have a tag "burninated" (or deleted) from the system. Use in case of uncertainty when requesting discussion, or when the popularity of the tag makes manual retagging followed by automatic…
for general questions about questions that have been closed because they are off-topic or otherwise do not meet the criteria defined in the FAQ.
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the process by which users can vote to close a question if it is off-topic or otherwise disallowed by the FAQ.
for questions regarding the amount of code used or to be used in a post.
For questions regarding posts being moved to other sites as a means of maintaining proper organization based on subject.
for discussions directly related to the progression of the beta.
For questions about the flagging process, how flags are handled, etc.
small addendum to each question or answer, intentionally limited in size and formatting. Comments are second-class citizens.
For questions about the /review path where users can view and act on posts by other users that the system thinks may need attention.
For issues regarding the help center of Stack Exchange.
A request to add one tag as the synonym of another tag. Please be specific about which tag should be a synonym of which. Bidirectional synonyms and cycles are implicitly disallowed, so suggest wisely.
for issues of what is allowable or desirable in question titles.
for the annual "Best of Code Review" awards.
for questions regarding the process of reviewing improved code over time.
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