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Using the word “problem” in titles
Remove blacklist filter for problem

See this question about "Problem Signatures".

Of course this also applies to other reserved words.


Well, currently, it can't.

It's not really a "reserved word" in the traditional sense—there are no technical limitations on using that word in your question title. Rather, there's a word filter in place that intentionally blocks this.

I and several others think that the filter is a bit overzealous and unnecessary. Rather than deterring people from writing bad titles (which it was theorized the word "problem" is a hallmark of), it has just forced people to come up with even less stellar "workarounds", like the one you point to. Many a times, I have tried to edit a post and fix spelling mistakes, only to be told by the system that I actually can't spell the word "porblem" correctly. Somewhat self-defeating, I think.


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