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How should we approach vague questions?

Sometimes we get vague questions, where someone tells us a symptom, but not much about the setup, e.g. they tell us how their recipe failed, but don't give much if any detail about the recipe used. A ...
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Should this general knife skills question be closed?

What are some good resources for learning Knife Skills? is a fairly old question, from when we were a lot more tolerant of wide-open questions inviting long lists of answers. It's recently been ...
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Why was this ingredient subsitution question closed?

This is a meta discussion about the closure of this question. It was closed as "primarily opinion-based," but I think this is the question to be asked and answered in order to make an informed ...
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Closing for “nutrition or health”--where is the boundary?

There is a close vote in progress for this question: What kinds of milk are low in carbs? While obviously, we explicitly have health and nutrition questions as off topic, this one doesn't mention ...
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What does closing a question mean?

In light of the debate going on regarding another question that was closed, I wanted to share something I found in the Skeptics SE FAQ, which was very persuasive to me. https://skeptics.meta....
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To close or not to close: Eating chicken bones and chicken bone soup?

Regarding: https://cooking.stackexchange.com/questions/32569/eating-chicken-bones-and-chicken-bone-soup I am torn--on the one hand, we allow food safety questions. On the other, whether chicken ...
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“What should i cook” type questions

Yesterday, this question was asked: How can I create a varied (or at least tasty) menu for a 12 day hike whilst using as few ingredients as possible? It was closed by a moderator, with the comment: ...
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Should questions about serving (rather than cooking) food be allowed?

This is partially inspired by the fried egg question which was closed. The question is: do we want questions about food presentation, or even preparation final touches, to be considered off-topic? ...
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Talking about some international scope

So we have closed this question for being to localized. I went in and edited question because it felt like the OP was being ignored due the broken english of his question. I don't really understand ...
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Should we lean more heavily to editing questions vs. closing them?

In the parsley/tea thread, we've been having an active and interesting discussion about whether certain questions are on topic or off, and whether they have objective or subjective answers. I wanted ...
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Why is “what is a sub for parsley” ok but “what goes with green tea” not?

Possible Duplicate: What's the point of cooking.stackexchange.com? I find it useless so far. See Also: What's the difference between these two "list of X" questions This question has ...
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“Votes remaining” when closing

I went to vote to close this thread, and saw at the bottom of the "why close" box that it says 12 votes remaining. I couldn't really find any info about that number in the FAQ or by searching meta, ...
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Should this “recipe” question have been closed/deleted?

I just want to put it out there - even though I'm firmly in the camp of recipe-swapping being off-topic, that doesn't mean we immediately need to close every question with the word recipe. The ...
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Appropriate close etiquette?

I voted to close this question, as it is a call for recipe swapping, which we have in our faq as off-topic: What should our FAQ contain? I'd like to know if I was appropriate in my comments. I said: ...