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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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available to users who have earned 10K reputation on the main site. It provides the ability to handle flags, vote on post deletion and assist our elected community moderators.
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Why should an answer be accepted, when and which one? This tag is for questions about such issues.
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A dropdown containing recent reputation, badges, and privileges earned across all Stack Exchange sites
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common phrases, words, jargon,abbreviations that are used on StackExchange sites
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for the Official Stack Exchange application only. The application is available in the Google Play store, for Android 4.0 and up only. When posting bug reports, please specify the app's ver…
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for questions about answers: how to answer, whether specific answers are appropriate, and so forth.
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the Stack Exchange Network staging zone. It's where groups of experts come together to build new Q&A sites that work just like other sites on the SE network. Area 51 has its own discussion …
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for questions specifically about the process of asking questions on a Stack Exchange site.
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rewards to encourage and incentivize positive community actions within the site.
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for questions about the TeX - LaTeX blog.
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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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indicates a reproducible problem on the site that you believe is due to a mistake, malfunction, or programming error.
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For questions about the CAPTCHA used on Stack Exchange sites to verify that you're a person and not a spam-bot.
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the real time, stateful web chat that's a part of every Stack Exchange site.
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used for questions related to various external sites that are clones of the Stack Exchange concept.
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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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for instructions and guidance on closing or migrating questions, and the reasons for those closures.
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For questions or problems relating to the use of code in questions or answers on a site or the way that markdown works with code/preformatted text.
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For questions about comment @replies, also called pings.
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small addendums to each question or answer, intentionally limited in size and formatting.
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For questions about fostering a sense of community amongst users of Stack Exchange sites.
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Indicates a post used for submitting and voting on Community Promotion Ads.
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For questions about the user named Community ♦ present on Stack Exchange sites.
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a flag that can be applied to answers (and sometimes questions) which lowers the barrier for editing and prevents any reputation gain/loss from voting.
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