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Will tags in title be prohibited programmatically ever? [duplicate]

Pretty popular and actual problem: infinite amount of volunteering moderators edit infinite amount of questions by removing tags from beginning of question. Day after day, years so far. Didn't see ...
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How to prevent tags from being used in question titles [duplicate]

There are numerous questions on meta requesting automated removal of tags from titles (1, 2, 3), and the rule that questions should not have tags in their titles. This is obviously an issue with many....
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Can we do something about people adding C# in their titles? [duplicate]

Commonly, you see questions that state the problem (in very bad, lowercase Engrish) followed (or proceeded) by (lowercase) "c#". Can we do something about this? Maybe ban C# from titles? c# is ...
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Getting rid of questions with tags in title [duplicate]

Tags in titles are not okay and I usually go out of my way to search for those and edit them, since this seems to be very common with iOS questions, which is where I usually live. What is interesting ...
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Automatically remove tags that are at the beginning of titles [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we prevent titles with an unnecessary tag in them? I find myself "untagging" titles a lot. For example, a question that is tagged java might have the title: Java: Why ...
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When Asking a Question, show Information that tags in Title are not welcome [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we prevent titles with an unnecessary tag in them? A while ago, an experienced member in StackOverflow advised me once that putting tags in title like c# - My Title ...
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Can we automatically detect discouraged patterns in question titles? [duplicate]

Given Should questions include "tags" in their titles? I was wondering whether it would be viable to detect patterns like Foo: Does the quick brown fox jump over the lazy dog? in a ...
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Filter out question titles with tags in them [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we prevent titles with an unnecessary tag in them? At present, there are a number of reasons why a question title may not be accepted. For example, when it contains the ...
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Disallow (at least top) tags to start question title [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we prevent titles with an unnecessary tag in them? Seems that more than a half of my edits are about to remove c# from c# <title> and c# - <title>. Lookup all ...
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Tag: <- prevent this [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we prevent titles with an unnecessary tag in them? Tags don't need to appear in the title, there are some scenarios where this is ok, but certainly not in the format "Tag:...
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Implement a simple title-tag check [duplicate]

I notice a lot of questions like this: C# My Question Details... Details... c# Can't a simple check be done that says "you cannot start a question title with the name of a language tag" or ...
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How do I write a good title?

A good title helps your question get the attention it deserves. What goes into a good title? Return to FAQ index
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Should questions include “tags” in their titles?

I've seen questions edited to remove the language name from the title. Won't search engines - and folks using search engines - have an easier time finding them if these "tags" are kept as part of the ...
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5answers
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Warn users before posting if they have a tag at the start of their title

Users, who most likely come from web forums, who are not familiar with StackOverflow's tagging system, will often include tags in their title, which: as there is a tagging system, it's a little ...
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2answers
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How do I get attention for old, unfixed bug reports and feature requests without official responses here on Meta?

I posted a question here on Meta Stack Exchange, or on a per-site meta, regarding a bug I found in the system. I got no comments, or a few comments stating that this is a legitimate bug (and not by ...

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