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Several recent questions have been tagged "appeal to pity".

Avis Rent-a-Car's slogan 'We're #2' : This is an Appeal to Pity?

Why is it an Appeal to Pity if a defense attorney evidences misfortune of the defendant?

Did Clarence Darrow really Appeal to Pity?

Please expose how Socrates subtly Appeals to Pity

Is this necessary or helpful?

Or does the more general fallacies tag suffice?

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    That's the result of one particular user whose MO is to study a small area in great depth, and then move on to new once he's found satisfactory answers. I'd say the next time a question is asked about the AtP, by a different user, it's worth revisiting the need for a tag. For now, I'm not sure it's useful. – Dan Bron Jun 19 '16 at 20:56
  • @DanBron That user would be I. Please tell me if there is something wrong that I study a small area in great depth, and then move on to new once he's found satisfactory answers. Am I overdoing anything? – NNOX Apps Aug 2 '16 at 19:58
  • @Timere No, nothing wrong with that at all (by my lights, anyway, but I'm mostly a passive user on this stack). I was just making the point that a tag is probably unwarranted until we see more (than one) users with a need for it. I infer you sometimes read it that way, but I have no issue with you or your questions. – Dan Bron Aug 2 '16 at 19:59
  • @DanBron OK. Thanks. I ask because I am learning this on my own. – NNOX Apps Aug 2 '16 at 20:01
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The topic of fallacies is rather narrow and most questions we get are things like "what's this fallacy" or "is this a fallacy". The 'fallacies' tag definitely suffices for this, and I don't see any point in tagging specific types of fallacies.

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