Duplicate tags: and

Edit: Also and

has 1 follower and 22 questions, and has no followers, and 9 questions. They seem to be pretty obviously the same thing.

I think we should go with , as it is (slightly) more common. Also, (IMO) it flows a little better. The same would also go for and , although which one is again completely aesthetics.

  • I have moved all questions under the two-stroke and four-stroke tags. Now if we can get one of our two illustrious mods to make the synonyms. I'll leave a note in chat. Jul 3, 2016 at 11:39
  • Hadn't realized I was the only follower of [two-stroke]. Glad I helped sway the decision :P
    – helrich
    Jul 12, 2016 at 13:49

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They are basically the same thing. IMHO, it should probably go under just because I think it looks better (complete aesthetics here - Really it doesn't matter). It definitely should be consolidated, either way. There is also and ... either one could go either way. The real question is, since you brought it up, which way should it go? Edit your idea in your question and we'll tag @BobCross or @Movemorecommentslinktotop to come do the deed, since we don't have enough people in either tag to vote on making them a synonym.

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    Done ☺ I would personally go for completely written out, as that's a little more common.
    – Cullub
    Jun 30, 2016 at 0:08

I agree. Most style guides I've seen say that you should spell out numbers under 10 (e.g. This Academia.SE question, so on that basis it ought to be and


For symmetry should the rotary-engine tag be changed to rotary?

And how did you get the nice rounded tag highlights? I'm not allowed to inspect by editing…

  • This looks like it should be a separate question...
    – Cullub
    Jul 7, 2016 at 17:18
  • Which part (or both)?
    – dlu
    Jul 7, 2016 at 17:19
  • Well, mainly the first part- I think you get the nice rounded tag by linking to the tag. (but I'm not sure)
    – Cullub
    Jul 7, 2016 at 17:22
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    Actually, its [tag:tag-name] & [meta-tag:tag-name] per meta.stackexchange.com/a/69482/258851
    – Cullub
    Jul 7, 2016 at 17:25
  • And now that you've asked the separate question, you can probably delete this one.
    – Cullub
    Jul 12, 2016 at 13:52

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