I typed the following three words in the title of a question:

"Correcting your schema"

and got the blue "appears subjective" popup. I'm not seeing anything subjective about this title.

I tinkered with my title a bit and found that what is being objected to is the word "your". I can enter

"correcting a db schema"

and not draw a pop-up. The use of "your" here doesn't seem subjective. Also, isn't three words into the title a bit early to start drawing conclusions about the post?

BTW, my question isn't posted yet.

  • That's quiet specific for the stackexchange side of things, not really something we can configure for our site. Maybe better asked at meta.stackexchange.com where more stackexchange mods and developers are active. Commented Jun 19, 2014 at 21:25
  • @SamuelDeRycke Asking here is fine.
    – Adam Lear StaffMod
    Commented Jun 20, 2014 at 0:10

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The title warning is a relatively simple regex that for the most part gets the job done. It's there to warn folks who might otherwise write up a question along the lines of "what's your favorite X?" which doesn't tend to work out too well on most SE sites.

You found an edge case where it doesn't quite apply, but that's okay - it's just an informational warning that doesn't prevent you from posting. If anything, it made you come up with a marginally more descriptive title... seems like it served a purpose.

  • I realized that the message was just a warning, but having it appear after typing three words in the title felt, well, a bit hasty.
    – Jagular
    Commented Jun 20, 2014 at 16:30

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