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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keywords or labels that categorize and group your question with other, similar questions.
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For questions regarding asking questions or otherwise interacting with questions on Ask Different
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in scope (on-topic) for Ask Different and what not.
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For questions about the flagging process, how flags are handled, etc.
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For questions about the process of editing, how edits work, and other general inquiries about the edit system.
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Anything related to posting answers, their scope and style. Also about improving their content, voting on answers, editing your own answers or others' answers, etc.
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When you wish to promote the main Ask Different site, this is a good place to discuss your ideas and experiences with how we can better spread the word.
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a measurement of a user's contributions to the site, and the extent to which the community "trusts" that user with extra privileges.
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the primary way users gain reputation, and also how many items are sorted to the top.
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Each month, we have an overview of the most active contributors on Ask Different in that month.
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meta-meta: questions specifically about the process of asking and posting questions.
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For questions about the process of suggesting edits on posts for which you do not have the ability to edit directly and must go through the review system to have your edits approved.
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For questions about the bounty system, which allows users to spend some of their reputation in order to draw more attention to a question.
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a place where you can actively discuss a problem or just talk in some rooms made for it. You need at least 20 reputation to talk in chat, unless a moderator grants you access when you have…
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Questions about current moderation policy and support about the way moderation is supposed to work.
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Page containing various information about a user, available at /users/userid
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