"anti-pointiness safety device" is the same thing as "horn guard"

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anti-pointiness safety device has recently been created but it's the same thing as the older, established, but less-used horn guard (except for a few images where "horn guard" is used to describe an armor feature)

I'd suggest an alias is in order, but which is the better tag name?
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Aliasing these is a good idea, and probably into "horn guard" due to its brevity, seniority, and acceptance among more users.

On a related note, we have a few related tags (and IMO we need another for Izzy specifically), that could probably have implications and better definitions set up. Namely,
[Izzy hornball tag] → hornball (ball on horn) → horn guard (object stuck on horn tip) → horn impalement (horn through something else) → horn
Does this seem reasonable?
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I feel mixed about implying "horn impalement" because, for example, a horn guard could be something shaped to be fitted on the horn with no piercing necessary (a few images show something akin to a cap or thimble) and even a ball could be prepared to go on a horn, like IRL people do by cutting a tennis ball for use as a chairleg skid.

So, I think a reasonable level of pedanticness would have "hornball" imply "horn impalement" but "horn guard" would not.

Is an "izzy hornball" tag really useful? Is it important enough to distinguish it from images where Izzy is present and a tennis ball is present and there is a ball on a horn but it might not be on Izzy's?
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That's a good point about horn impalement.

As far as Izzy hornball goes, it's not hard to search "izzy, hornball", but given the volume of images that has, I think it would be useful for filtering and whatnot.
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I noticed, and this is a good tag. A few minutes ago, I set it to imply "tennis ball" and "ball" (and made "tennis ball" imply "ball"), though I didn't set Izzy as an implication for the reason you mentioned.
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From what I remember "horn guard" also used to refer to horn guard (armor) and at least few images were lost during the alias (should be tagged "horn guard (armor)" but aren't. I'm trying to fix it. Should I remove the "horn guard" tag when tagging with "horn guard (armor)"?

If yes, the "horn guard" tag should also get a description mentioning it's for anti-pointiness devices and that armor should be tagged "horn guard (armor)" instead.
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