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PLEASE POST YOUR BURNINATION PROPOSAL AS AN ANSWER TO THIS CANONICAL POST: https://physics.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/4768/tag-burninate-requests-for-voting INSTEAD OF POSTING A FRESH QUESTION FOR EVERY BURNINATION REQUEST.

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Let's apply the lighter to this tag

applied-physics seems like a bit of a catch-all tag like general-physics (which is now removed from all questions and soon to be blacklisted). Thoughts on burnination and blacklisting? Note that ...
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Can we blacklist the general-physics tag?

This has bothered me for some time, and since bad tags are on the table, I think this is a good time to do it. The original burninate request got good traction, and all that remains is to implement it....
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Let's eat up another tag [duplicate]

Can we burninate food? Here there were three votes in favor and no dissenters. Yes, there are many questions tagged with it, but really, food isn't a good tag - the questions are about what's ...
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general-physics: a generally terrible tag [duplicate]

general-physics is one of the worst tags I have ever seen. It is a cesspit of filth and agony for good stout-hearted reviewers. It is worthy of burnination with fire. Okay, a little more seriously: ...
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Merge the "planet" tag

While editing this question, I noticed that we have a tag for planet as well as one for planets. A slightly deeper than superficial look indicates that planet is apparently a synonym of planets--it ...
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Burninate the "physics" tag

What's the purpose of the physics tag? Every question is supposed to be about physics. I've tried removing some myself but new users keep using it.
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Is [fun-stuff] on topic?

I just approved two edits removing the tag fun-stuff from the two only posts that currently have it: What are the limitations of performing music in space? How much force is in a keystroke? (...
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Tag burninate & blacklist requests for voting

As suggested by Natheniel in Redundant tags I, I'll make a single question and let people vote on the answers (containing redundant tags to burninate.).
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Redundant tags II [duplicate]

Redundant tags I has been made more specific to overtly specific tags. Here are some which don't even seem to be about physics. x-ray-crystallography laws-of-physics approximations complex-...
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Getting rid of the popular science tag

Related: What is the purpose of the popular-science tag?, Can we encourage the "research-level" meta tag? What about a "popular" tag? We currently have a tag called popular-...
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The "discrete" tag?

discrete? Seriously? What kind of a tag is that? Too broad .
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What's the rest mass tag for?

What's rest-mass for? It's probably too specific. Why not burinate it?
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Tag cleanup - burnination

In my recent perusal of the tags, I came across a couple that seemed unnecessary. Can we get rid of the following tags? proof-that-1-plus-1-is-2 Seriously, why? Even Mathematics doesn't have this as ...
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What is the fate of the engineering tag?

Given the discussion related to whether Engineering questions are on topic, we also need to consider whether the engineering tag has any reason to exist. We discussed it in the chat room using the ...
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Getting rid of "theory" tag

Most of the questions tagged theory are either closed (because they are advertisements of non-mainstream ideas) or tagged very irrelevantly. Many people like to pick on meta-tags, I've realised. But ...
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Why do we have an intuition tag?

Being subjective and rather vague, I propose that the intuition tag be done away with.
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