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Please vote on this proposal to ban from question titles certain words whose posts we usually end up closing and deleting

Yes, but not for trusted users the 'old hands' This ban should only be implemented for new users. I suggest that users with the Established User Close/Reopen privilege should not be limited, in the ...
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Please vote on this proposal to ban from question titles certain words whose posts we usually end up closing and deleting

No, we should not adopt this proposal! Vote this answer up if you think the proposal should not be adopted. If you disagree, upvote the corresponding aye-answer. (Feel free to add your own answer ...
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Do we want to enable post limits?

Up vote: Implement the 6/50 restriction. Down vote: Do not implement the 6/50 restriction.
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Please vote on this proposal to ban from question titles certain words whose posts we usually end up closing and deleting

Yes, with proper scrutiny There should be a new meta post in which (an updated version of) the list of banned words is posted as an answer, for everyone to see. That post should have a separate ...
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Please vote on this proposal to ban from question titles certain words whose posts we usually end up closing and deleting

There are some problems with this proposal. One is that this is a website about English Language & Usage, so every word we outright ban is going to be a word that can not be used in the title ...
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Do we want to enable post limits?

Look at what we have now. I see questions being asked that, in isolation, bear all the hallmarks of a "good" question--they raise reasonable points, they're well-phrased and courteous, they clearly ...
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Do we want to enable post limits?

I can see definite advantages to all users if these restrictions were implemented. KitFox has mentioned the obvious ones. No one objects to a slew of good questions. If a user decided to post, say, ...
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Please vote on this proposal to ban from question titles certain words whose posts we usually end up closing and deleting

Yes, we should adopt this proposal! Vote this answer up to say that you think the proposal has merit and should be adopted. You can vote it down to say that you don’t think so, or you can vote up the ...
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Please vote on this proposal to ban from question titles certain words whose posts we usually end up closing and deleting

Yes, but we should commit to reviewing policy effects in a few months. In general, I agree with the urgency of the issue. When a significant portion of questions are moderated, we should look for ...
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Do we want to enable post limits?

Erik asked in a comment for some quantitative data. By way of example, these are real figures for one fairly prolific poster, whom I do not intend to identify. These figures come from SEDE (with the ...
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Please vote on this proposal to ban from question titles certain words whose posts we usually end up closing and deleting

Why is it, that those words tend to be found in unsuitable questions? Does anybody know? Is it because the person asking tupically ‘needs help or has a problem’ (that seems to be the main theme)? ......
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Do we want to enable post limits?

Since KitFox has asked for some discussion that opposes the proposal to limit the number of questions that can be asked in a given period, I'll play devil's advocate. (Please note that I have not yet ...
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Do we want to enable post limits?

I'm of the opinion that a limit makes no sense, for the following simple reason: If 50 new questions are added to the site in a month, it makes no difference whether they were all posted by the same ...
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