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6:02 AM
As mentioned before, has been created and removed several times in the past. (Maybe it would be good to discuss this tag on meta...? The most recent instance was created by abc in: Two players multiply a number until it reaches 1000
Q: Two players multiply a number until it reaches 1000

abc...Two players start with $1$ and take turns multiplying it by $2$ or $3$ or $4$ ... or $9$. The first player to make the number $\ge 1000$ wins. Who has a winning strategy? My attempt: obviously $112$ is a losing position since $112*9=1008$. Then it's a winning position for all numbers between $5...

Here are instances when this tag was mentioned in this room: generalization and "tagged/generalization".
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1:04 PM
Q: Is "generalization" a good tag?

YuiTo ChengRecently I've come across the tag "generalization", see here. It's relatively new and there is only one question (Edit: now removed) under it. However, I don't think it's that useful, taking into consideration there isn't any mathematical content associated with it. On the other hand, it's quite ...

1:27 PM
If I may ask, why is this question tagged (specific-flag)? As far as I can tell, it is unrelated to flagging. — Martin Sleziak 25 mins ago
@MartinSleziak Sorry, I think it's (specific-tag) instead of (specific-flag)... — YuiTo Cheng 22 mins ago
@MartinSleziak Btw, why isn't (specific-tag) a tag in meta? — YuiTo Cheng 1 min ago
The tag seem to me well, .., a bit too specific.
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5:03 PM
Why would [specific-tag] be a tag on meta? — Asaf Karagila ♦ 3 hours ago
@AsafKaragila But there are (specific-questions), (specific-users), (specific-answers)... — YuiTo Cheng 3 hours ago
And...? Those all serve a purpose. What would be the purpose of [specific-tag] which is not covered by the existing tagging-related tags on meta? — Asaf Karagila ♦ 3 hours ago
@AsafKaragila Oh, I see your point. — YuiTo Cheng 3 hours ago
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7:55 PM
Only now I noticed that abc... also created a tag-excerpt for generalization. It seems a bit vague though: "to generalise a particular problem."
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10:34 PM
Q: Tag management 2019

Lord_FarinNew year, new tag management thread. Rules of the game are basically the same: Post your suggestion as an answer here if you see A particularly bad tag (a rule of thumb: «if I can't imagine a person classifying a tag as either interesting or ignored, I'm getting rid of it»), A tag that shoul...


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