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Can we synonymize the tags [fatboy-slim] and [norman-cook]?

The musician Norman Cook is also popularly known by the pseudonym Fatboy Slim. We currently have the tags norman-cook as well as fatboy-slim; there are 2 questions with the former tag, 4 questions ...
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Should we merge the tags [definition] and [terminology]?

We currently have the tags definition and terminology which seem to be used with the same purpose. The [terminology] tag is one of our more popular tags with 60 questions, and it also has some ...
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Can we burninate the tag [track]?

The tag track has no excerpt or wiki, and there are four questions tagged with it: Why are bonus tracks so common in japanese versions? What is the genre of "Kiss me (IMSA remix)"? Original ...
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What steps can I take if SE is no longer accepting answers from my account?

I have answered two questions so far. But Music Fans SE is not accepting any more answers from my account. So, I need to improve my existing answers, so that I can answer more questions. So, how can I ...
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Not satisfied with original formulation of my question and the answers I received — what steps can I take?

I have a question about my Music Fans Stack Exchange post: Taylor Swift and Maroon 5 - same song titles? I am not happy with the answers posted in my original question and I really needed some ...
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Can we merge our synonymised tags?

Tag synonymization is officially considered a precursor to merging. To quote from a post by @animuson♦ on Meta SE: [U]ltimately, this action should happen at some point. If everyone is too afraid ...
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Is there any way to sort questions on main page by ALL recent activity, including comments?

Sometimes, users, especially new ones, ask questions or answer with a comment that will most likely remain unnoticed by most of users. To help them posting in the right section, and to avoid missing ...
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Why is there greyed, unclickable usernames?

I have just seen an answer and three comments with their usernames all acting weird: What's going on here? It's definitely not migration, and the "deleted-users-username-change-to-user-id" thing ...
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What can I do to improve my flagging quality?

I just got banned from flagging posts for a week, so I am uploading a screenshot of all my flags that were declined in the past seven days. Here are my flags: Rude or abusive Can you mark this as ...
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What causes review bans, and how can I prevent them from happening?

I am close to getting the "cast close/reopen votes" privilege, and I will be reviewing close and reopen votes when I receive it. It is quite fun and interesting to look through the review queues and ...
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Please reopen my question

Identify this excerpt This question was initially closed as off-topic. But I've edited it and made it into an on-topic one. I want this to be reopened, but I can't cast my vote. Can anyone else ...
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What makes a good use of the phrase “Nico-nico-nii” here?

I see that using the phrase "Nico-nico-nii" is not allowed here due to various reasons, like this. So, are there any ways to use this phrase in a good/valid way here?
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Closure: Standard clef arrangement for SATB

Standard clef arrangement for SATB My question here was closed as off-topic. Can someone explain to me why this was closed? If this is on-topic on Music SE, I would love to ask it there, but my ...
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Why is “Nico-nico-nii” not allowed on Stack Exchange?

I flagged a post for moderator attention, with this custom reason: "Nico-nico-nii!" But then it was declined. Now I am curious: Why is "Nico-nico-nii" not allowed here? "...
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Are questions about naming certain chord progressions on-topic? [duplicate]

I'm going to be taking an exam later this month (October 2019), and part of the exam will ask me to name a bunch of certain chord progressions. Most of the progressions that I need to study are long ...
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What's the difference between plagiarism of an answer and “the same answer”?

I just had a declined flag after mod-flagging this answer for being plagiarism of this one. However, the mod declined the flag with the reason: "It's not plagiarism, it's the same answer though (.....
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What does it mean that this close vote review is “invalidated”?

I had recently flagged this question asking to identify a soundtrack used by Jincheng Zhang for closure because the linked video has been deleted and this makes the question obsolete. This is the only ...
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Why did the Community User accept this answer?

I'm not sure if this question should be posted here or on Meta SE. Perhaps the mods can guide me best on this. I was going through the activity log of the Community User and noticed that it has ...
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Are we allowed to ask people for advice on music clips with included links?

I am a bit of a newbie to making music, and I'm wondering if I'm allowed to ask questions about my tracks. I'm not advertising youtube channels or anything like that(it is a beepbox link), but I'm a ...
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Can I tag my question as referring to a specific language?

I have a question about my Music Fans Stack Exchange post: Meanings in "Mon Maquis" by Alizée I wanted to tag this question as "French," but I got the message that that was a new tag. ...
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Attaching the melody?

If my question or answer includes a short piece of a melody, what's the best way to include it? An example would be a question to identify a song I remember from a long time ago, and I only remember ...
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Why is there a tag “unknown performer”?

There appears to be a tag unknown-performer. Considering that all identification questions are tagged "identify-(something)", can someone replace this with identify-this-band, please? On a related ...
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Duplicated questions can't be reported as duplicated

Those two questions ask about identificate the same song and for me, it seems that is the same body question, but different formatting: Question #1 Question #2 When I try to flag as duplicate any of ...
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What should I do to improve my identification question?

When I ask an identification question (tagged identify-this-*), I receive downvotes and comments indicating that my question is not up to the standard. Why does this happen? What can I do to improve ...
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Why can't I migrate this question?

I wanted to migrate this question https://musicfans.stackexchange.com/questions/4584/what-are-the-best-quality-bose-speakers-for-conference-calls to http://sound.stackexchange.com but I couldn't. I ...
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Is it acceptable to ask how to improve my own music and DJing?

I make and perform house and techno. Is it acceptable to ask how to improve my own music and DJing from the perspective of a listener or a music fan? I know there is sound production SE site for ...
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Question Expiration / Force Accept Answers

Looking through my answer history, there are a few answers that are empirically correct, but the user abandoned over a month ago. What is the correct course of action for such instances? If the ...
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Cannot post: question duplicate of a previous question accidentally asked (then intentionally deleted) using the wrong account

I have two accounts on SE. I wanted to post a question in musicfans.stackexchange.com but later realized it was posted with the wrong account, which I also realized I didn't want later on. I then ...
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Should my bounty be refunded if the question was not answered?

I posted a bounty on my question about work rotas, the bounty expired with no answers and so was not awarded. I'd have expected that I get the 50 rep back but I don't seem to have... is this correct ...
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Is this not the “Private Beta”?

As such (and perhaps this is better suited for SE Meta), why have no Beta badges been awarded? I know I, personally, have fulfilled the requirements and I'm sure several others have as well.
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tag subscriptions don't work

As of now, there's no way to subscribe to tags - the normal subscribe option fails and the manual subscription page (e.g for jazz) gives a 404. Is that just because the site is too new?