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In this meta.SE post is a neat functionality to stop people from creating new tags is described. Unfortunately it's not active on ELU. Fortunatly, Laurel has this brought to ELU attention over here in an answer.

This feature is currently enabled on Stack Overflow, Server Fault, Super User, Unix & Linux, Mi Yodeya, Ask Ubuntu, Physics, Sound Design, Pets, and Mathematics.

It would provide us with this neat warning:

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Since it is already available on other network sites it should be relatively easy to activate it on ELU. I think it would be a great addition and keep senseless tags from being inadvertently created.

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    Yeah, why isn't that a default everywhere? – Mitch Sep 21 '16 at 22:00
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    Don't know about everywhere, but for here, yes please. – Andrew Leach Sep 21 '16 at 22:04
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    @Mitch maybe the reasoning is that on new sites there are more occasions where you actually want to create tags, as the taxonomy is not as mature yet. – Helmar Sep 22 '16 at 9:57
  • @Helmar But it doesn't stop the tag from being made, and a question worded like that is not much of a psychological barrier (in my estimation). – Mitch Sep 30 '16 at 12:32
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    Now I want a [noot-noot] tag.... – Hellion Sep 30 '16 at 17:09
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Done.

Note, this isn't turned on for meta as new tags are far more likely to be needed here (in conjunction with the required tags) as things evolve on the site.

But, it's now enabled on the main site.

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