Consolidating Categories: Tagging

Hey all! Is this the new place for conversations about the engaging design for the forum? Here’s the original thread … Fixing this Forum (The META-Thread) I wanted to ask a question about the top level and ‘public’ categories we should be creating? Is there any way we could consolidate a bit (to be friendlier and clearer fort new joiners) and perhaps use Tags to do some of the things like Recommended? See this piece:

There’s a nice pictorial metaphor at the start of it.