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Exclamation(!) turned in to question mark(?) in title field [duplicate]

I just submitted a question (Untrusted connection!) with an exclamation (!) at the end of the title (with one space between the word and the exclamation) but it turned in to question mark (?). I ...
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The title word filter is one of the worst ideas ever implemented on SO

There are numerous (1, 2, 3) questions concerning this problem. I realize this is a borderline duplicate, but I'll re-iterate the futility of this particular filter and why it should be outright ...
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Let users with sufficient reputation use “problem” in titles

This is partly related to: Using the word “problem” in titles – however this one here is an actual feature-request. Problem, Sir? I am trying to edit a question that contains a specific error ...
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Can (should) we get rid of multiple punctuation marks?

Disclaimer: I admit that this is a personal pet peeve of mine, so feel free if to close this with extreme prejudice if I'm alone in this. Some people have a tendency to end their sentences with an ...
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Please preserve spaces before punctuation in title. At least unbreakable ones

The SE engine removes spaces before question marks in question titles. A title such as “Différence entre ‘patte’ et ‘pâte’ ?” gets rewritten without the space before “?”, no matter what I try to do. ...
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Eeeek! Why do we tolerate “Eeeek!” in question titles?

Recently, I have noticed some question titles beginning with "Eeeek!" It's now become kind of a meme here in meta, but why are we tolerating this? Maybe I'm missing something, but it's not better ...
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1answer
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Why can't I end a question with “…”?

Recently, I've posted a question with ... (three dots in a row) at the end of the question title. To my surprise, it was removed. I tried re-editing it into it, but it just got removed again. Trying ...
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Why are question marks not mandatory in titles? [closed]

Quora mandates question marks at the end of titles. Why doesn't Stack Exchange?
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1answer
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Why not remove trailing spaces after a question title?

I note that if there is a space after the question title, it is not removed and left as such. There is at least one issue with leaving the space right there. It breaks the possible dupe comment ...
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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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1answer
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Please include the title in the question preview

It would be really swell if the question title was included right above the preview of the body of the question. Every so often, I'll be asking about something and the very act of composing a good ...
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1answer
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Please do not auto-select the only matching tag!

It just happened again: I typed in the start of a tag, used the arrow keys to select it in the box that appeared and hit Enter. Only once again, there had been only one matching tag left and upon ...
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SE changes '!' changes to '?' in title [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Please remove the s/!/?/ title filter from Metaǃ I posted a question on meta exchange and I had an exclamation mark at the end. The '!' was switched to a '?'. I thought I ...
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Please STOP trying to convert ! to ? on all sites and not just the orginal trilogy?

Some days ago, I wrote this feature request removal. But as peoples are pointing it out, employers will still be encouraged to post non‑developers jobs on the new system. So I wanted to addin ...