Tags

A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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when examining what is on-topic or off-topic, and why.
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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.
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used to write mathematics on Stack Exchange sites.
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held to choose moderators for all graduated sites and some beta sites.
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primary means of sorting content so the best posts rise to the top. Voting on content also how users award reputation points to the recipients.
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For questions about the process of editing, how edits work, and other general inquiries about the edit system.
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be used when you ask a question on meta that is referencing question(s) on the main site. For example, if you have a question about why questions on Stack Overflow are of such low quali…
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a feature that can be applied to answers which lowers the barrier for editing and prevents any rep gain/loss from voting. With the introduction of the [suggested edit](https://stacko…
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For questions about the syntax highlighting performed inside code blocks on Stack Exchange sites.
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for instructions and guidance on closing or migrating questions, and the reasons for those closures.
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For questions about events organized OR.SE or other Stack Exchange communities.
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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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about ethical implications of operations research; examples may concern data privacy, scientific integrity, etc.
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for questions about tag synonyms (how they work, who can create them, etc.). Use [synonym-request] for tag synonym requests.
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for questions specific to downvotes, the community's way of telling peers that their content can be improved. Downvotes on the Meta site have different meanings to on the main site.
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a way to get additional attention for a question by offering some of your own reputation for great answers.
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