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Can we remove some useless tags?

I recently had a look through the "new" tags and found that most of them apply to 1 or 2 questions, and aren't really necessary. Can we remove these obsolete tags? For reference, the tags I'm ...
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Matrix vs. Linear Algebra

Currently we have two tags matrix and linear-algebra. These tags have a rather large overlap, in fact (after a clean up) of the 30 questions tagged linear-algebra the following are the questions not ...
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Synonyms: [anagrams] and [permutations]

I just noticed we have both anagrams and permutations. Is there any reason not to make anagrams a synonym of permutations? If so, how should the tags be used?
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Is [oeis] a synonym of [sequence] [duplicate]

Yesterday the oeis tag was created for this question about an oeis sequence. I assume that this tag would be used in the future for other oeis sequence questions (There was no usage guide or ...
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The tags [hashing] and [checksum]: do we need both?

I've been considering writing a couple of checksum-based challenges, and while checking for duplicates, I noticed that both hashing and checksum exist. Now, hashing and checksums aren't the same ...
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Should [cipher] and [cryptography] be merged?

While reviewing a post in the Sandbox, I went searching to try to find some duplicates. I recalled a previous challenge that was tagged cipher: Caesar shifting. I didn't think this was a duplicate of ...
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Should we change “Question” to “Challenge” in meta tags?

I just realized that on meta, we have lots of tags about asking questions, and very few tags about challenges. For example: asking-questions, questions, specific-question closed-questions, deleted-...
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I'd like to say a [word] or two about this tag

We have a tag: word I see no value in this tag. Here's from the wiki: Use this tag for: Challenges involving generating words Challenges involving using words Challenges involving ...
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Tag Synonyms For New Redundant Tags

I recently noticed the code-generation tag, which is a redundant with metagolf. I'd suggest that code-generation is a synonym of metagolf, but don't have the rep to do so. Since there's only one ...
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Proposed tag synonyms

I don't know whether people with the rep to vote on tag synonyms get notifications on proposal, or whether they have to look manually, so this is a notification that I've proposed two synonyms to ...
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Tag Synonym Suggestions

Since I don't have the reputation required yet, does some moderator agree with these linkages? arithmetic = math? text = string? Anyone else, please feel free to add your own!