+26 Mathias Frits Rørvik · September 8, 2014

Seriously guys, look at these topic names.

I need help ASAP!!!
Help please!!
need help
Ajax help
Web Browser
Need some help
Need some help to get rid of this error
Creating Apps
No splash.. :(
Help needed
please help me
wanna understand
Need Help!!
C# Basics
Database Problem
dot net
Need Help!
C Programming (Help)

Each line is a name of a topic. Can you try figure out what any of these people want help with? The answer is no, why? Because they suck. 

What makes a good topic name? Everything else than "HALP". A topic name should be concise and include exactly WHAT you need help with. Not that you just need help.

TL;DR: If your topic name is under 3 words, you're probably doing it wrong.


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0 Sean O'Brien · February 23, 2015
I didn't know what to name the topic.
0 Abdullah Nauman · February 24, 2015
Yea, I see what you mean Raahim. Though the first 5 posts have to be approved, so if they mods see anything they talk them, if their first 5 posts consisted of anything like this, the mods would have already warned them.
0 Developer John · March 8, 2015
Wheately has one eye.
I have two ears.
Two has three letters. 
There are three sides on the Illuminati triangle.
But wait m8s, there's more...
Egyptians like to make pyramids.
A pyramid has 5 sides.
Do you know what shape Egyptians like? 
That's right! Rectangles, which have four sides. 
Bill Gates has two feet. 
Feet leave footprints behind.
Footprints are dirty. 
My mind is dirty.
My mind is also a potato. 
China grows potatoes.
The Chinese flag consists of two colors.
They are red and yellow.
The sun is yellow. 
Do you know what else is red? 
That's right! The color red!
Red has three letters.
The word green has five letters.
Do you know what else is green? That's right! Shrek.
Shrek likes his swamp. He also likes to molest children at night.
Wait m8.
Swamp and night both have five letters. 
Coincidence? No m69.
Gabe Newell has ten fingers. 
Gabe Newell is a programmer.
Wheately is also a programmer.
Wheately has eight letters in his name.
9gag confirmed?
I don't think so m9.
There are three sides on the Illuimati triangle.
Wheately has one eye.
The Illuminati triangle has ONE EYE. 
Wheately is Illuminanymousati confirmed! XDXDXD
0 Jay Deshaun · February 24, 2015
Lol I had to check if my topic name was there.

Either way I agree with you as I like to help people based on specific issue but if they make a topic name like one of those then I would be forced to open it even if I'm not going to help depending on the issue.
0 Abdullah Nauman · February 24, 2015
@Raahim, why do you blame Wheately?!
0 Developer John · February 24, 2015
Wheately is loominarti.
0 Mathias Frits Rørvik · February 21, 2015
I'm sorry to bump this up, but this problem has gotten a lot worse lately, AGAIN. 

Please use descriptive topic names, not the name of the programming language or "HELP", "HALP", "PLS" etc. Thanks.
0 Cardinal Coog · February 21, 2015
Someone with Admin privileges should pin Mathias' post  at the top of the forum.

I would also like to see someone post "PLEASE, stop copying and pasting your homework assignments and asking people to complete them for you." That one *really* gets on my nerves
0 Branislav Lazic · February 21, 2015
Best post ever! For god sake! How can you expect an answer when you don't even post your question properly. More effort you put into a question, better answer you get.
Usually I close their questions on stackoverflow and then they come here! :D
Stackoverflow has kind of harsh rules, but more-less, they are reasonable. See why.

P.S. Negative votes should be considered.
0 Developer John · February 22, 2015
Don't be such a douche bag about it. Just ask nicely.

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