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I've found a few words to search for that are pretty good at finding questions to down-vote or close-vote--good enough that it might be worth factoring them into the question score that determines if they should be reviewed:

  • best
  • easiest
  • fastest

Other words that aren't quite as reliable, but worth considering:

  • simplest
  • quickest
  • 'vs' would be pretty good as long as it ignored questions tagged with , , and similar
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The presence of these words does not necessarily indicate that the question is subjective. And I'm getting a bit weary of seeing people hold up the almighty computer as the preferred solution to these kinds of problems. – Robert Harvey Jul 21 '11 at 5:47
@Robert - They're certainly no guarantee, but they appear to be decent predictors of sub-par content, which is what the review tab is all about, and the computers are still only assisting by putting them in front of people who will provide the solution. – Brad Mace Jul 21 '11 at 6:00
these are some of the same title words that trigger the red "this question looks subjective and is likely to be closed" warning on the /ask page.. guess how many users read that? – Jeff Atwood Jul 21 '11 at 10:29

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