Well, could we? At first thought it seems nice. Has this been discussed before?

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    It seems nice doesn't sound like a compelling reason. Feb 26, 2015 at 18:14
  • People could use this to "scream" a question. It would not be fun.
    – Spotlight
    Feb 26, 2015 at 18:16
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    No because the entire front page of SO would be flooded with: PLZ HALP URGANT PLLLLLLLLLZZ
    – Mysticial
    Feb 26, 2015 at 18:16
  • @Mysticial - but that's fine. We could use a script to detect the annoying font style and auto downCloseVote all such questions. Feb 26, 2015 at 18:20

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People would use this to "scream" questions, it has been suggested and denied before. As @Mysticial said, the front page of popular sites would be flooded with


It would damage the content of the sites and essentially lead to harder and more moderaton... ect.

  • Whould these font styles not make it easier to detect the rubbish questions? Feb 26, 2015 at 18:22
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    @MartinJames No, it would just create more of them. Feb 26, 2015 at 18:23
  • @MartinJames not really, people would figure it out and game it to prevent and go under the radar.
    – Travis
    Feb 26, 2015 at 18:23

If anything, I'd rather have code formatting in titles.

People are trying to do that quite often, failing spectacularly. I catch myself on trying to do that all the time (which is also, incidentally, the case with GitHub's issue titles).


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