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Would you recommend phrasing questions controversially to provoke a response?

Glen_b provides a wonderful answer. To date, though, I don't see a key point expressed anywhere in this thread: A question that makes controversial or incorrect assertions is a confusing question. ...
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Question titles cannot be similar to those of a closed question

First of all, this is not something that we (neither the moderators, nor the community) can solve. This is how the platform is built, so if you wanted this to be changed, you should post a feature ...
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Modifying the title of duplicate questions

The question's an old one with a correct, clear, accepted answer that applies to the more general case, so I think we can be bold in editing; it's got many views, & duplicates linking to it, so I ...
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Question titles cannot be similar to those of a closed question

[W]hy shouldn't the same question be asked again, with a different description? This sounds a lot like you are asking a duplicate of a closed question. If the question was closed because it's ...
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