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Is there a complete list of blacklisted words for titles?

I think there's:

  • problem
  • error
  • issue

But I'd like to be sure.

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So, network-wide or just Stack Overflow? Because I think the ones you listed are SO only. Also, [closed] and [migrated] are blocked, too. – lunboks Nov 2 '11 at 20:36
"Error" and "issue" are not blocked (yet – let's keep it that way). – slhck Nov 2 '11 at 20:45
@lunboks SO (or trilogy) – MPelletier Nov 2 '11 at 20:58

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All Sites

  • [on hold]
  • [closed]
  • [migrated]
  • [tag] at the beginning of the title (tag can be (almost) any string)

Trilogy Sites (SO, SE, SF)

  • problem
  • help (only at the beginning of the title, or if followed by  with; ref)
  • question (confirmed on SO at least)


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Feel free to expand – I don't want to go fill every site with test questions :P – slhck Nov 2 '11 at 20:45
It seems you can test this without actually posting a question: just typing in the title and changing input focus is enough to trigger an AJAX validation check. – Ilmari Karonen Feb 14 '14 at 13:26
@IlmariKaronen Yes, that's possible ever since they revamped the error messages. Before you'd have had to submit the question in order to test this. – slhck Feb 14 '14 at 14:50

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