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Error about "proper grammar" when writing the question's title

I was posting a question about enhancing Python os.walk and the built-in censor didn't like my title "python enhanced os.walk" with a box saying something about using proper grammar. However, "...
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Please allow "you" in question titles

Including the word "you" in the title of a question triggers an angry red-boxed warning saying: "The question you're asking appears subjective and is likely to be closed." The ...
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Is it useful to tag a question when the tag is already (appropriately) in the title?

Not to rehash Should questions include "tags" in their titles?, but after some amount of searching, I haven't found a discussion of the inverse scenario. To illustrate, here's the question ...
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Tags are not prefixed in the <title> on the MSE question

We had a brief conversation regarding tags at the <title> tag of our SE questions in this question. According to our SE tagging system, most tags will automatically be prefixed into the title of ...
Sathiya Kumar V M's user avatar
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Raising awareness for improper use of tags in titles, where they are not part of a full sentence

Check out these search results: is:question title:" - " A significant portion of results are questions with titles that have a tag that stands separately from the rest of the title. Having tags in ...
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Should we change vague question titles to more descriptive titles? [duplicate]

Sometimes, I encounter questions with vague titles: they do not always specify what is really being asked. For example, there is a question called How do I find all the files that were created today ...
Anderson Green's user avatar
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What is the right way to phrase a question at SE: common language or technical language?

Since a large part of the purpose of SE is to be the source of good Answers for seekers of knowledge, to find such Answers users need first to find the right Questions. It therefor occurs to me that ...
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Community Wiki card design looks weird/broken

Just noticed this weird design: Browsing other random CW posts, noticed another version: Using the wayback machine, found the good old design: Can this please be reverted back to the ...
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Warn about inclusion of unnecessary tags in question titles at the time of posting

This search will reveal a ton of questions with c# in their title, which are also already tagged as c#: [c#] is:question title:c# Currently there are 93,199 such questions. In rare cases it may be ...
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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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Questions with the same name [duplicate]

If you try to ask a question and a question with the same title exists you get this message: Your question couldn't be submitted. Please see the error above. To pass that people do things like ...
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Recommended place to add names & versions?

Usually I'll add any implementation specific info at the beginning or end of my question, such as: I'm using MySQL, Delphi 2007, PHP 5 etc. This is often important or even critical info, though the ...
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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 ...
Cezar's user avatar
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Display tags in/near question title?

Seems we are not allowed to inorganically include tags within titles, for example "jQuery: How to append to an element?". When displaying questions, what if the tags were moved to be displayed next ...
colllin's user avatar
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Addition to FAQ: taglines, expanded

I make this suggestion because it's ambiguous to me. When I google/search for answers on SO, I've seen others with (solved) or (fixed) in their titles and navigated to those before others in the ...
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