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Preferred title format: gerund or “how to”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I write a good title? What format for question titles is preferred, if any, of these two? How to do something with something Doing something with something These ...
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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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What if I can't answer?

Recently, I was banned for asking new questions on Stack Overflow. I can understand that my questions were probably wrong and I would have been search Google before I ask (even though I did it all the ...
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How can I use stackoverflow more effectively? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: HOWTO: Writing Good Titles Is SO/SF/SU search not good or am I using it wrong? When I search for some solutions to my problems, I search in the StackOverflow search box ...
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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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Title being rejected on StackOverflow [duplicate]

I'm trying to post a question/answer on StackOverflow and it won't accept any title I give it, saying "This title doesn't meet our quality standards". I've tried every possible wording that makes any ...
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Disappointed with Stack overflow-specially the working [closed]

Recently I asked a question on Stack overflow which is this: JSP with HTML As soon as I could post it, I was rewarded with -4(-2) votes.As a beginner in my Technology, it should be OK to ask a ...
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FAQ for Stack Exchange sites

Community FAQ For sites in the Stack Exchange 2.0 network To see a list of commonly used words and phrases, see the glossary. For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. ...
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Show the title character limit when writing a title

I just ran into this while writing this question. [I originally wrote: you need a minimum of X reputation to comment on questions that are not your own, and on answers that are not to your own ...
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An exclamation point is not a word!

I was just editing an old question whose title ended with an exclamation point. I left the punctuation; I thought it was appropriate, since the question describes a surprising and counterintuitive ...
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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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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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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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Title for questions - delete tag name if included? [duplicate]

Is there any recommended way to title or change the title of questions? If the title mentions tags, should we delete them? In particular, I just found a question title "BASH - Howto run function when ...
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Title post on Stack Overflow [duplicate]

Sometimes, I just don't know what the title should be for a given question/problem on Stack Overflow, though I can detail the question/problem... What should I do in such case as I really don't ...

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