Questions tagged [burninate-request]

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 culling of 0-question tags prohibitively difficult.

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Should we burninate the [job-interview-question] tag?

The job-interview-question has a simple tag wiki summary: For puzzles that were asked at a job interview At the time of writing, it has only 12 questions. Furthermore, reading it, it could be many ...
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Should we abolish tags that only describe the origin of a puzzle?

We have at least two tags (possibly more) which say nothing about the content of the puzzle but only describe what context it originated or was found in. iq-test - "For puzzles that have ...
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Is [chestnut] a meta-tag?

I've seen the chestnut tag being added to a lot of puzzles lately, with a vague feeling that there's something "wrong" about it. Today I finally managed to pin down what the problem is: it doesn't ...
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Should we burninate the [brainteaser] tag?

I think it's time for us to remove the brainteaser tag. Nobody seems to really know what it means, or what it's supposed to be used for, and as it stands, its description seems like it fits every ...
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Burninate the Martin Gardner tag?

I recently discovered that we have a martin-gardner tag. Martin Gardner was a man who wrote about puzzles (of many different kinds), not a type of puzzle. What use is this tag? Does it tell people ...
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Burninate the pangram tag?

Do we really need a tag for pangram puzzles? It's very very specific, and surely there aren't many puzzles that can be posed on this topic. Something more general should be usable. That said, there ...
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What is the riddle tag for?

When I think of a riddle, I think of the questions between Gollum and Bilbo in The Hobbit, or the classic riddle of The Sphynx. With that in mind, I might define a riddle as "A description or set of ...
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Burninate [i-know-the-answer] and [i-don't-know-the-answer]

We have a pair of meta tags — tags that do not describe the content of the question, but instead describe some context around the question. challenge: indicates that the asker wants the puzzle to be ...