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Map of related tags

I put together this mind map to best represent the relationship I see between tags. Hopefully this is useful when writing tag wikis and excerpts.
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Do you like the idea of an [unresolved] tag on Meta?

I'm considering introducing a new tag, unresolved, for questions here on Meta that still require some kind of action or decision. Meta tags, only on Meta This would be what Jeff Atwood calls a meta ...
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New tag: therapeutic-diet

I created this new tag: therapeutic-diet This tag is for questions about eating patterns that aim to assist with recovery or mitigation of chronic disease or other conditions. I'm surprised that I ...
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Is the [veganism] tag too big?

Half the questions on this site are tagged with veganism and I think that's a problem. Looking at a few other sites on Stack Exchange, we can see that it's highly unusual for a single tag to feature ...
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Can I ask something related to flexitarianism on vegetarianism? [duplicate]

If I had 150 rep and a question about flexitarianism, would vegetarianism.se.com a relevant place to post it? If you do not know what this diet is, Wikipedia can help: A semi-vegetarian or ...
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Don't add diet tags to questions that aren't about a diet pattern

In my zealous pursuit of good tagging I've gone too far and made an error. I added veganism to questions that don't really need it, and in fact are probably better off without it. Dropping the ...
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Let's rename [ovo-lacto] to [lacto-ovo-vegetarianism]

Let's rename [ovo-lacto] to [lacto-ovo-vegetarianism]. I noticed that in the tagging prompt to ask a question, typing in vegetar displayed the option for lacto-vegetarianism but not ovo-lacto. It ...
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Should we have tags for food groups?

We have many tags about nutrition: nutrition protein vitamins-and-minerals iron But we have very few tags for food groups: fruits seeds So it seems that the focus is this site is placed very heavily ...
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How should we tag “bad things in food”?

I've noticed that we have a few questions about "bad things" in/on food, sometimes seeking suggestions on ways to deal with that. Whereas the nutrition tag is about getting sufficient nutrients, these ...
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How should we handle parent tags and tag trees?

I've spent quite a bit of time thinking about the tagging structure we're using on this site, and one thing that particularly concerns me right now is parent tags or tag trees. Any tag which is a ...
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Should tags be written in the plural or singular form?

I noticed that many of our popular tags are currently written in the plural form. substitutes micronutrients dairy-products sports supplements fats This came to my attention while I was thinking ...
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Please vote on tag synonyms

Please remember to vote on tag synonyms if you are an experienced user. Currently we have a suggestion to synonomize micronutrients with vitamins-and-minerals that has been awaiting votes for more ...
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Let's rename the [raw] tag to [rawfood-diet]

The raw tag currently describes two distinct sets of questions. I think the questions should be tagged differently, as described below. Raw Food Diets - I suggest creating a new rawfood-diet tag to ...
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What should be done with the [sports] tag?

We currently have a sports tag which encompasses everything about both sport and fitness. However, sports generally describe competitive activities (practiced either alone or with a team) whereas ...
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Can we burninate the [nutritional-deficiency] tag?

Can we burninate the nutritional-deficiency tag? The nutrition tag is shorter and more broadly applicable. Since the nutrition tag is already about meeting nutrient requirements, nutritional ...
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How should we tag animal byproducts and trace ingredients?

We have a sizable and growing collection of questions that explore the fringes of veganism. All of these questions have one thing in common: they're about products that have been contaminated or ...
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Should we have tags corresponding to common nutrients of concern?

There are several nutrients that vegetarians and vegans may want to pay extra attention to. Currently we have tags for some of them, but not all of them. Tags we have b12 x14 protein x18 Tags we ...
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Should tag spelling be standardized to US English?

I have noticed that some tags on this site are spelled with US English, while others are spelled with UK English. Examples: UK English ageing vs. aging gelatine vs. gelatin US English fertilizer ...
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Can we make [climate-change] a synonym for [global-warming]?

Can we make climate-change a synonym for global-warming? Although these terms have different meanings within the scientific community, and especially among climate researchers, they are often used ...
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Is the [diet] tag useful?

It's not clear to me that the diet tag provides any usefulness in filtering questions right now. Currently its use seems quite synonomous with food, another tag with concerns. I think the diet tag ...
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Is the [food] tag too greedy, or should it eat even more?

We have a tag food. This seems to me likely to apply to so much that it describes very little... The only use of it I can think of is to help people who are only interested in food topics, or are ...
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Can we have a [lacto-veg] tag?

https://vegetarianism.stackexchange.com/a/1125/861 - Based on this classification of Veggie types (and maybe more types), would it not warrant equal privileges and filtering & tagging capabilities ...
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An idea to make the [recipes] tag less vague

I think cooking and recipes should be clearly distinguished. Presently the questions in recipes seem to be mainly requests for recipes. To prevent confusion, I suggest creating recipe-request and ...
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The [lifestyle] tag is too vague. Can we burninate?

The lifestyle tag currently has 16 questions, and they are about everything imaginable. In vegan-oriented businesses and organisations "lifestyle" usually means anything vegans need an alternative ...
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Should I use localisation tags?

I recently created the uk tag, as I'm in the UK so wanted UK-relevent answers, as often the vegan or vegetarian situation is different in other countries, and if I'm looking for an alternative the ...
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Should we synonymise [science] -> [research]?

Currently we have research (7 questions) Use this tag when you are asking about scientific studies. If you are asking about experiments done on animals (an ethical issue for veg*ns), please use the ...
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Do we need a [men] tag?

In this question edits, there is a debate about the usefulness of the men tag. I think it's better to discuss it here, together. What are your thoughts about it? Do we need the men tag?
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Tag suffixes for subsets of vegetarianism

In the spirit of tag cleanup, we should decide on a convention for tagging various diets. Currently we use the following suffix's *ism veganism fruitarianism pescetarianism *-diet vegetarian-diet ...
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Let's clean up our tags

We have 67 tags that are on only one question. That's a lot. A good bit of these tags are unneeded, though not all. Let's try to clean those up. Here's a list of all these tags. (I would make a ...
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Should we keep [research]?

It's currently used on two questions only, and has no tag wiki. The purpose seems to be for questions asking for scientific studies as answers. This seems to be a bit of a meta-tag, a tag not about ...
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Do we need [vegan]?

We already have a veganism tag, on 55 questions. It already has a tag wiki excerpt, though no tag wiki yet. As a contrast, vegan is on 8 question with no wiki/wiki excerpt. The tags appear to have ...
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What is the [sharing] tag for and how could we be more precise?

We have a sharing tag with two questions: What can be said when people argue that "plants suffer too"? How can I communicate ideas about vegetarianism or veganism to others without ...
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We have 5 [farming] tags: what to do about it?

This new question created a farming tag. I was fairly sure we had one already, because I remember fixing a typo in one. However, it turns out we have 5. Which crops involve the least collateral ...
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How do I search for questions without the vegan and veganism tags?

There are a lot of questions with the tag vegan or veganism but if a user is only a vegetarian (and since the tag is now blacklisted), how can (s)he search for vegetarian-only questions? I.e., how to ...
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Blacklist the vegetarianism tag

vegetarianism seems awfully redundant to me. It's the site name. I think it's safe to assume that questions are about some subset of vegetarianism without tagging it as such. veganism is useful ...