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Please remove the s/!/?/ title filter from Metaǃ

I posted a question on meta exchange and I had an exclamation mark at the end. The '!' was switched to a '?'. I thought I mistyped it, so I retried and it did it again. WT..

I hate apps which modify things under your feet without a warning or suggestion. Thumbs down for this feature.

marked as duplicate by user149432, Adam Lear, random Oct 6 '11 at 21:22

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    Are you asking for the behaviour to be changed? Just expressing your dislike? What are you hoping to get out of this post? – Adam Lear Oct 6 '11 at 21:19
  • Like I said, give a warning when the site is going to change something I typed. I almost missed it and I was never aware of this feature. – Tony_Henrich Oct 6 '11 at 22:16

This probably happened because it's usually expected that the titles should be in the form of a question. Using ! designates an exclamation, not a question.

  • There's are tens of thousands of questions on SO and SE sites which are not pure questions and end with a question mark! – Tony_Henrich Oct 6 '11 at 22:21
  • That doesn't make it the right thing to do, @Tony_Henrich. Just means we need to edit and/or downvote and/or close and/or delete tens of thousands of "questions." – Pops Oct 7 '11 at 14:30

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