Wikipedia:Wikipedia clichés

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Due to overuse, editors are asked to avoid adding the following text strings to Wikipedia's database:

  1. "more heat than light"
  2. "a solution in search of a problem"
  3. "witch hunt"
  4. "mob" with or without "pitchforks" and/or "torches"
  5. "pound of flesh"
  6. "[other page] is that way"
  7. "beyond the pale"
  8. "net positive"/"net negative"
  9. "not a good look"/anything mentioning "optics"
  10. "if it isn't broke, don't fix it"
  11. "just don't like it"
  12. "suboptimal"
  13. "sound of crickets"
  14. "I thought they were already an administrator"

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