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Is the language "BrainF_ck" offensive?

There are a couple of posts on SO where the BrainF_ck language is mentioned that have been flagged as offensive. Should these be edited to "BrainF_ck" (or something else), or left as is? Personally, ...
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Which common English language errors and idioms make SO questions tough to read?

I hope this is the right place to ask this question, as it was first asked on SO itself by someone else, then at English.StackExchange, and both were closed. Which is fair enough, but it is something ...
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Too Minor rejection reason needs either to be reworded or removed

At the moment the reviewers are split into two camps, one is accepting minor edits, the others don't. But first, let's start with some basics: too minor This edit is too minor; suggested edits ...
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Let's clean up low-quality posts with profanity on Stack Overflow [closed]

When I originally wrote this request, I was basing it off of Jeff's assertion that "expletives are not acceptable behavior on meta or any other Stack Overflow site." After going through a number of ...
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An alert to serial minor edits

I have noticed that this user, Jamie Hutton is doing a massive set of typo-correction edit suggestions. This is pushing the review queue right up (over 70 and over 90 at different points today) and ...
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What should the policy be about mock profanity?

By "mock profanity", I am referring to using the top keyboard row with the shift in place of where profanity would have been. The relevant question I asked started: !@#&%!@$# spammers are ...
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Should I edit question titles to accomodate users with overzealous nanny automata?

I will occasionally browse through questions and encounter a question that the firewall on a computer I frequently use blocks. Some blacklisted words that appear in the URL, such as "adult" or "gay" ...
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Gaming the edit system with tiny edits?

I was on the Suggested Edit's review tab today, and noticed that this user (take a look at today's reputation), was putting in hundreds of edits adding the C# tag to questions that didn't really need ...
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Does Stack Exchange have an official stance on users doing a large number of trivial edits to old questions?

It drives me mildly insane to see the "Active" page of a Stack Exchange site filled with old questions that have all had trivial edits from one user. Modifications I consider trivial are: a single ...
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Why was my comment edited? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are expletives allowed on SE sites? For four days, my comment here had, after the question mark, something like this: "(To tell him to f**k off might not be appropriate, ...