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Blocking some words in question title to prevent silly questions

This is a XY problem. What you really want to do is prevent questions that are obviously non research level. Martin Sleziak has recently suggested a change that would help, but it has been ignored by ...
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Could there be a warning when a new tag is created?

I have just received a message from the Stack Overflow Team that the Warning pop-up for new tags has been enabled.
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Tag warnings on MO

There are several tags that are deprecated. Adding tag-warnings for them could decrease the probability that they will be added to new questions. (Tag-warnings are more visible than tag-excerpts.) I ...
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Blocking some words in question title to prevent silly questions

TL:DR; I support the proposal to have warning for some words in titles. But I do not think it would be good to blacklist them completely. It is explicitly pointed out in How to write a good ...
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Blocking some words in question title to prevent silly questions

Charcoal, a community group on Stack Exchange, has a bot called Smoke Detector. Currently, it's operating to detect (the commercial kind) across the Stack Exchange network, as well as reporting ...
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