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Remove "This question has more than 30 answers" warning for "big-list" questions on meta

Since "big-list" questions are expected to get more than 30 answers, is it OK for you to remove the "This question has more than 30 answers" warning? Could it also be done on other ...
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Warning when creating a new tag on meta

When a new tag is created on the main site, you get a warning before you can continue - this prevents creation of a tag by mistake. This was implemented as a result of this feature request: Warning ...
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Tag tips/warnings [duplicate]

Inspired by: Help the helpless with how-to-ask tag tips It seems this hasn't been proposed on this site yet, so here goes... We could consider adding tag-specific messages that pop-up when you try ...
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The word "urgent" in a title should trigger a warning

It doesn't currently, and it adds nothing to the question. Most of the time it's "urgent" because homework is due soon. Agree or disagree?
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When does a question appear subjective and is likely to be closed?

I asked a question recently, and when I was done typing the title, I got a pop-up saying: The question you're asking appears subjective and is likely to be closed....
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Which are blacklisted tags and blacklisted phrases?

There are many tags which are blacklisted. And so are some strings/words/phrases in the title. Is it possible to have a list of them publicly available somewhere? As I was told by a moderator in ...
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Do we want tag warnings, and for which tags?

(Inspired by this meta.academia.SE discussion) A new feature has been introduced this summer, tag warnings. These warnings are meant to provide users with just-in-time information to help them avoid ...
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A warning to those who use only rare/new tags

There are discussions on giving warnings to those who creates new tags: 1, 2. It seems that this feature has not been carried out in Math SE. Does anyone know why? I would be very happy to see this ...
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Are there reputation or frequency thresholds for "warning" messages?

Here is a question I posted not long ago. It wasn't particularly well-received (-1), but I finally got around to working out the problem some more and decided to post my answer in case anyone else ...
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Warning for new tags

I have a reasonable idea for a feature request. When a user is creating a tag the system will recognize that and point out that the following tag is new, requiring the user to acknowledge the ...
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