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Is the tag still something we want to do?

This answer says that is more on-topic than the tag, but that was 2 years ago, and Interpersonal Skills started as public beta around 2 years ago too.

My opinion is that most of the questions could be more on topic on Interpersonal or Workplace SE sites.


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  • Are there any questions that are on topic here that wouldn't be on Interpersonal or Workplace?
  • Is the the tag generally on topic with the site these days?
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    It seems like it's almost always going to be about writing advice which would almost always be opinion based. But I don't see a glut of these being problematic lately. Is there harm in allowing it to stay? – Mitch Aug 27 at 17:24
  • @Mitch we've had 3 this month, this one made me think of it – marcellothearcane Aug 27 at 17:39
  • @Mitch this isn't a burninate-request (yet). I'm curious about whether it is relevant - if people think not, then it could escalate. – marcellothearcane Aug 27 at 17:42
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    Re 3 this month - for roughly 2 per month over the life of ELU, some clumping and some sparseness are not unexpected. Re burninating or rather its flipside, auto-closing of questions that would have such a tag, I don't think its on the level of "IELTS" or "Is this grammatical?" whatever the tags) which are almost automatically closable. – Mitch Aug 27 at 18:41
  • @Mitch fair enough. grammar 🔥 – marcellothearcane Aug 27 at 19:06
  • @Mitch the [grammaticality] tag is still a thing, right? It has over 5,000 questions. – JJ for Transparency and Monica Aug 29 at 0:33
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    @JJJ Sure it's a popular tag, and a very reasonable and logical one for this site, but any question that starts out "Is this grammatical?" is already going down a pathway that is unlikely to be a good one. First, such a titled question is most likely going to be more relevant to ELL, and for them probably closable too. Just my feelings about things. – Mitch Aug 29 at 2:33

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