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Add non-programming related examples to 'How to write a good title' FAQ on MSE

I recently came across the post How do I write a good title?. While it was a good post, I'm having a hard time understanding how the examples they gave are relevant (first five 'good questions'): ...
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Is “How to…” a good title?

I see a lot of titles that start with "How to..." Personally, I think that is a bad title, but in A: How do I write a good title?, How to UPSERT in Oracle (update or insert into a table)? ...
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Using tags to derive intent of question

I see a lot of questions whose full meaning cannot be derived without noting the tags. (eg 1221534). Another large family of questions which falls into this category is "What's the syntax for ...", ...
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Discussing title: Which fits better?

I was posting a discussion on Stack Overflow with this title: "Xcode: best documentation tool (objective-C project)", that has been changed into "Best documentation tool (objective-C project)" saying ...
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Sandboxing the FAQ for Stack Exchange sites to make it international

The content was taken from the rev. 233 of FAQ for Stack Exchange sites to test an idea shared on a comment to my answer to Help develop the site and community knowledge base in your language. The ...
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Able to break the minimum title length restriction? [duplicate]

I was trying to format code in this revision, but it wouldn't submit because "The title is too short, minimum 15 characters." I had not changed the title, so the original version must have suffered ...
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Make it easier to disassociate from (fine) community wiki posts

tl;dr If the community wiki posts has proven its worth, provide an easy way (button) to original authors to disassociate from it. The FAQ tells us The original author still receives notifications ...
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Prefering How to <something>, How do I do <something> or Doing <something> in question titles?

A current FAQ on How do I write a good title? seems ambiguous on whether titles that begin with "How do I <do something> ... ?" or "How to <do something> ... ?" are desirable on Stack ...

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