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I understand tags can have synonyms, for example [rpg] can be a synonym of [role-playing-games]. How can I suggest new synonyms to existing tags?

  • What are the requirements? Kind of an important point. – Macha Jul 23 '10 at 19:15
  • I'm not sure if Macha's question is the same as mine, but in order to suggest a tag synonym, do you have to have access to moderation tools? What level of rep does this become accessible? – Michael Herold Jul 23 '10 at 20:36
  • No idea. 1000 reputation, maybe? The answer is probably buried in meta.stackoverflow.com – badp Jul 24 '10 at 10:49
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Visit that tag's page and click on the info tab. If your suggestion has already been made, upvote it.

You can also see a list of pending and active tag synonyms.

Once a suggestion reaches a score of 3, it is automatically accepted.

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As of August 2, 2010, users require 1000 reputation in order to suggest tag synonyms.

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    I have 1000+ reputation and can suggest synonyms. – badp Jul 26 '10 at 20:56
  • Do you have access to the other moderation tools? – Michael Herold Jul 26 '10 at 22:06
  • Nope... not yet. – badp Jul 27 '10 at 11:35
  • Confirmed at 1000 rep. Edited answer to reflect this. – Michael Herold Aug 2 '10 at 21:22
  • The current requirement seems to be "more than 2500 reputation and a total answer score of 5 or more on the tag [for which you'd like to request a synonym]". – Dave DuPlantis Jun 12 '11 at 16:59

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