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[–] TimberWolfAlpha 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

I would be curious to hear what you feel could be "phased as a question" and be unclear about it? Either the title solicits a response, or it does not. if it does nothing to seek the input, opinions, or other answers of voaters, it is a statement. if it does, it is a question, regardless of punctuation.

What sort of abuse can you imagine occurring? Can you give an example?

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[–] bilog78 [S] 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Well, for example, rhetorical questions (are they questions or statements?), questions for which it's not obvious if they are rhetorical or serious, or titles such as this

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[–] TimberWolfAlpha 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Is a question really rhetorical if you open it up for responses? If you ask the question, even if your intent is rhetorical, if people interpret it as a genuine question, I see no problem here. I also doubt the thread would do very well, and would naturally fail without the need for moderator intervention.

Your latter example could be phrased better, it has a terrible title, but the post has text that fleshes it out and clearly the user has something to ask us.