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Rename [unlocking] tag?

The unlocking wiki says quite clearly that it is for question about SIM unlocking. However, there have been a lot of questions recently where the asker has used "unlocking" to refer to getting past ...
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Change the primary tag for certain Google renamed services?

Google has renamed some services in the last few months. While we have managed to add the correct tag synonyms to those services, there still appear under their old name on the posts. Here is a list ...
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Question closed during editing an answer, trying to 'post' gives no error

I tried to answer a question but that was closed during my editing time. That drove me nuts: The rich client didn't give me an error when I clicked on 'post your answer'. That did just nothing and ...
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Award badges for a quantity of well-received answers

Where can new badges be suggested? Android Enthusiasts' value mostly comes from people providing (quality) answers. Immediately (in my opinion) the most natural badge came to my mind but I couldn't ...
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Confusion between stock-android and stock-ui tags

The stock-android tag covers versions of the OS that includes manufacturer enhancements, but the stock-ui tag excludes manufacturer enhancements (according to the description). stock-android The ...
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Please make [ics] a synonym for [4.0-ice-cream-sandwich]

Lots of people are abbreviating Ice Cream Sandwich as "ics". I've fixed about a half-dozen questions today. Please make ics a synonym of 4.0-ice-cream-sandwich.
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Synonymize [web-browser] and [browsers] with [browser]?

web-browser is only used once and browsers four times. Sure, I could edit the posts but I think that making these two synonyms of browser is the better approach. Sooner or later someone else will ...
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Synonymize 'osx' and 'mac-os-x' (and possibly 'mac'?)

Can we synonymize osx to point to mac-os-x? It doesn't make sense to have both, and the latter seems to fit our scheme best. Also, can we do something with mac while we're at it? We have mac-address ...
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What's the intended purpose of the 'radio' tag?

I was performing a quick edit on this question and decided to see if we had a radio tag available since I know I've seen other questions around about streaming radio stations and such to devices. As ...
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AndroidFoodFight footer links

Some links to other Stack sites in the footer of http://androidfoodfight.com/ are missing hyperlinks. See the links that are not underlined, are actually not hyperlinked: EDIT: I can see what is ...
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Character encoding issue on the main page

Concerns this meta question which has a ' in the title. It renders properly everywhere, except in the small box on the main page that direct people to visit the meta. Screenshot with obligatory red ...
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Synonymize “google-chrome-to-phone” and “chrome-to-phone”

Title basically says it. google-chrome-to-phone and chrome-to-phone should probably be synonymized somehow. I'd personally say I have no real opinion either way, though chrome-to-phone seems clear to ...
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Do we need to do anything with the “aosp” and “android-source” tags?

I already knew we had an android-source tag, but apparently we also have an aosp tag (with AOSP being an acronym for Android Open Source Project, for anyone who might not be aware). This strikes me as ...
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Should we revisit our “How do I root X?” policy?

Edit: The changes have been implemented. Individual device rooting questions are encouraged, though we want answers to be complete -- covering all Android versions. The big rooting question now ...
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Tag synonym request: certificates -> certificate

Title says it all :) certificates should become a synonym for certificate
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De-synonymize vibration, haptic-feedback

I don't know who or when, but haptic-feedback is currently a synonym of vibration. Now, while haptic feedback is a vibration, it is quite separate and distinct from notification vibrations. (The lack ...
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Tag merge/synonym request: “services” and “service”

We currently have a service tag as well as a services tag. Since the only difference appears to be the pluralization of the latter, I think they should be merged and synonymized somehow.
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Why does the “devices” tag exist?

What benefit does the devices tag provide? It seems really vague and unnecessary in almost every possible circumstance. The only question that seems to even remotely use it in a reasonable manner is ...
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Can someone make an ad banner for Android Enthusiasts?

I'm not much of a graphic artist, but I would like to include a banner ad for Android Enthusiasts in my Android app, Car Dashboard. I get about 10k eyeballs a day, so maybe a few will of my users will ...
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Add [.duplicate.] instead of [.closed.] to questions closed as duplicate

I always find it irritating that questions marked as duplicate show up as closed in the overview. Of course these questions are closed, but they are not closed because they are off-topic or because ...
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Should “nookcolor” really be a synonym of “nook”?

Perhaps I'm splitting hairs a bit here, but I noticed just now that nookcolor is a synonym of nook. While on the one hand I can understand why this was probably done, part of me feels like this is, in ...
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Merge wifi, wireless-network and wireless-networking tag?

How should we handle these tags: wifi 170x wireless-network 16x wireless-networking 8x Should they be merged?
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Should a CW “When will my device get Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0)?” be created?

Well, the title pretty much says it all, is it a good idea to create this in advance to reduce a flood of similar questions?
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Please merge Kyle Cronin with Kyle Cronin

We have several posts on the site, listed below, which belong to Kyle Cronin but aren't associated with his account (the username is greyed out), presumably due to migration from the Electronic ...
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Should we merge mobilephones with cellphones?

I don't see any difference between mobile-phones and cellphones. Should we merge them? :)
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Another tag merge request: system-numbers and dialer-codes

system-numbers should be a synonym for dialer-codes
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Merge the “logs” tag with “logging”

Since there are to few high rep poeple, I suggests here another tag merge: Should "logs" become a synonym of "logging"?
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Should samsung-gt-i5800 be merged to samsung-galaxy-3?

Just as the title says, same model, different names. EDIT: my bad, meant samsung-gt-i5800, not samsung-galaxy-i5800 which has been a synonym as Matthew Read commented.
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Shouldn't we make “tether” a synonym for the “tethering” tag?

Step-by-step tag clean-up, part 3 :) "tether" should become a synonym for "tethering"..., right?
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Should we merge all i18n related tags into one?

We have currently these i18n related tags: localization internationalization with the synonym "i18n" They both describe technically different approaches, but I doubt that the average AN.SX users is ...
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Should the “samsung-gt-i9000” tag be a synonym of the “samsung-galaxy-s” tag?

samsung-gt-i9000 and samsung-galaxy-s are about the same device. The full name of the device is: Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000. So I would suggest it as a synonym, but I don't have the reputation yet. If ...
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User reputation list by posts reads “votes” when it should read “edits”

I am not sure, but this doesn't seems correct. My reputation by post and day reads "votes" when it should read "edits": I have edited "How can i disable Phone, SMS, Market and 3G functionality from ...
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How should we handle obsolete answers?

Given the (relativly) fast evolving process of Android development, there will always be obsolete answers. I wonder how to handle these? Downvote Inform moderator Edit I think edit is best when the ...
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How should we handle the flash tag?

Update: The split is done. Whats still on the ToDo list is the blacklisting of flash. There was/is some inconsistency with the flash tag. It meant either: To flash a new ROM Adobe Flash The camera's ...
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Links from tag edit in a users activity summary don't work

I have noticed that the links shown in my activity summary that belong to a tag edit, excerpt and full tag wiki, point to non-existent questions. Is this intended?
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Need alternatives to [blocking] tag

I call your attention to the blocking tag. I see questions in there about blocking applications, calls, SMS messages, and processes. That's no good. I suggest the following replacements: call-...
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Please merge [gps] and [internal-gps]

Can you please merge these tags. I believe they are redundant. internal-gps gps
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Remove “pc” tag?

I see a lot of questions tagged pc that are really better tagged with windows or linux as a lot of them are operating-system specific. Example: "MTP USB Device" driver error (screenshot) ...
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Why there is a must-have tag?

It is clear that questions with must-have tag will be very subjective and localized. Why there is a must-have tag?
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Super User questions that can be migrated? [closed]

Random asked us to go through the android tag on SU and pick out the high view count/voted question we want to migrate to here. Otherwise he is going to clear them out if they don't mention a PC ...
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Google +1 integration: Yea or nae?

Google just rolled out it's +1 feature across the web, and it got me thinking that using it on SE sites could be a great way to further promote great questions since the more a site or page gets +1 ...
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May you merge these user accounts?

May you merge https://android.stackexchange.com/users/5521/kiamlaluno (the current account I am using), with https://android.stackexchange.com/users/4765/kiamlaluno. As you can see, both the ...
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“Favorite tag” highlighting too subtle

Just wondering if we can make the colouring of the "Favorite tags" row highlight a bit more obvious. It's barely visible on one of my monitors and not at all on my laptop screen. Currently it's set ...
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“Post Question” buttons look disabled

It could just be me, but one thing that's happened since the new design has been launched is that, more than once I've typed out an answer to a question, and then once I've read through it to double-...
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“android” tag no longer blacklisted

This was working for a time, but now new questions can get the android tag, whether asked here or migrated from another site. (Previously, migrated questions would get untagged if "android" was the ...
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Bug: Can't vote for answer (or possibly, vote is not being shown)

When I view this answer, the upvote and downvote buttons are not highlighted, which seems to indicate that I have not voted on it. However, when I try to vote it doesn't let me, saying I last voted ...
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Please add Stack Overflow as a migration option in the off-topic vote-to-close dialog

The vast majority of off-topic questions that we've migrated away have been to Stack Overflow. (In fact, I only see two questions migrated to a site other than SO.) Please add Stack Overflow to the ...
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Text delay in Firefox 4

This is a very small issue; in Firefox 4, there is a small but noticeable delay between page layout and the text showing up. This delay does not exist in Firefox 3. This could be a Firefox 4 issue ...
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Merge stock, stock-android, vanilla; define “stock-android”

vanilla, stock and stock-android are being used interchangeably, and belong lumped together under "stock-android." Also, I took it upon myself to define stock-android but folks should weigh in about ...
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Merge milestone, motorola-milestone

Same device milestone motorola-milestone