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Some time ago a new feature was added to SE software, which allows customizing a message shown when a user is trying to add some blacklisted word to a post. See this post on meta.SE: Allow adding a specific message / guidance to blacklists

Example of blacklist message

You might have noticed that a customized message was added when blacklisting (exercises-and-solutions) tag.

I do not know what are the requirements on the text used for such messages, the only information I have is from here:

Tim Post said that it should be about a couple of lines long within the pop-up, and that pop-up is exceedingly narrow.

The same thing was discussed when the algebra tag was blacklisted, but it was not possible to customize these messages at the time.

Should we request adding some message to some of the currently blacklisted tags?

The current list of blacklisted (and intrinsic) tags is: , , , , , , , , , , , .

I should thank to Arthur Fischer, who provided me with the information I quoted above, when we briefly discussed this in chat.

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    $\begingroup$ Speaking of this I have noticed that when I try to enter homework as one of the tags, I receive the warning saying that this tag is not allowed and containing the following text: Please do not use the 'homework' tag, it's currently deprecated and will be removed entirely within the week. For more information, please see the related meta discussion. I think that it should be somehow rephrased, or at least the sentence that it will be removed entirely within the week should be omitted. $\endgroup$ – Martin Sleziak Sep 6 '14 at 5:44
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    $\begingroup$ For example it might be good adding some explanation for (algebra) (saying that (abstract-algebra) and (algebra-precalculus) should be used) or for graph/graphs (mentioning (graph-theory) and (graphing-functions)). $\endgroup$ – Martin Sleziak Sep 7 '14 at 10:30
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As it might by confusing to new users, I think some kind of explanation why algebra tag is blacklisted could be useful.

I think that in addition to the default message

The 'algebra' tag is not allowed.

we might add something like:

Choose some other tags, for example, abstract-algebra or algebra-precalculus.

Please upvote/downvote this post to show whether you agree with this. Feel free to suggest better wording in comments (or edit this answer).

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    $\begingroup$ This has been done. $\endgroup$ – Shog9 Nov 5 '15 at 20:42
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As it might by confusing to new users, I think some kind of explanation why the tags graph and graphs are blacklisted could be useful.

I think that in addition to the default messages "The 'graph' tag is not allowed" and "The 'graphs" tag is not allowed"

we might add something like:

Choose some other tags, for example, graph-theory or graphing-functions.

Please upvote/downvote this post to show whether you agree with this. Feel free to suggest better wording in comments (or edit this answer).

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    $\begingroup$ This has been done. $\endgroup$ – Shog9 Nov 5 '15 at 20:42

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