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I've got a question called subset sum problem, which is the proper name of the problem. Now I want to edit the question and I can't edit it, because the system will reject the title for having "problem" in the name. Subset Sum Problem is the proper name of the task at hand, not some generic "Problem with C++" title. How can I edit my question?

Edit: I admit, it was a bad title to begin with. However, that had nothing to do with the reason the system rejected it, which was because it has "problem" in the title. If I were to extend it by saying "subset sum problem algorithm in polynomial time?" it would still have been rejected.

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Word-based filtering is stupid. Stupid. Stupid. –  sbi Jan 2 '12 at 16:58
    
@sbi an epidemic of bad titles is far stupider. –  Jeff Atwood Jan 2 '12 at 17:09
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@Jeff: You cannot prevent bad titles by filtering for words. You killing Martinho's answer proving this doesn't change that fact. –  sbi Jan 2 '12 at 17:11
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Your title

subset sum problem

Is .. not very good to start with. I changed it to

Is my subset sum algorithm in polynomial time?

Which I feel does a far better job of accurately describing the actual content of your question.

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I'm just a furriner, but "Is my subset sum algorithm in polynomial time?" makes me doubt it's even proper English. –  sbi Jan 2 '12 at 17:08
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Admittedly, it isn't good to begin with. However, that has nothing to do with the fact that it has "problem" in it. –  DeadMG Jan 2 '12 at 17:09
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