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Questions tagged [feature-request]

You have an idea for a new feature, or for a change to the existing functionality.

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Which stack website do I ask questions about agriculture or farming homegrown food advice

I started growing my pineapple plant crown from a dole pineapple that I bought at the grocery store 3 months ago. It is growing bigger and healthy everyday that goes by.
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Should we add DIY to the off-topic close reasons?

As this is not the first ime this week that I see a question that would be more suited to Home Improvement than here, could we please add that site to our off-topic close reasons: as there seems to ...
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can I ask health related question

For example can I ask that some peoples says that "Drinking water after meal is harmful for us" is that true?
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Include other tasks normally done in the kitchen in the scope of this exchange

I'm curious about pickling wild edible mushrooms, but it can't get approved for this. Allow people to add pickling techniques for obscure things.
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Add the word “cook” or “cooking” to the site description on Stack Exchange sites list

I was looking for a cooking SE site a few times in the last years, and I just found it this week - how come? I searched the words food / cook in the Stack Exchange All Sites list, and not for the word ...
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Is there a reason to have both a [history] tag and a [food-history] tag?

These tags are not broadly used - though this is not exactly unexpected, as we tend to focus on applied cooking than on cooking history. food-history has 14 questions and has a tag wiki excerpt ...
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enzymatic-browning tag would be a useful addition

I noted that @Divi had rejected the new tag because "This edit introduces tags that do not help to define the topic of the question. Tags should help to describe what the question is about, not just ...
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using other languages

I see there are rules against other language use. I think it would serve the international character of this site well to allow QandA in languages non english speakers can understand. I do not see how ...
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Close questions that are too localised

I came across this question today: Can I store a fresh turkey in my garage for a few days?, and it just made me wonder if questions like these should be closed. It is such a specific and localised ...
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Can we have country tags?

Questions like these could do with a country tag (see the comment answer). I tried to edit one in, only to find out that there seem to be no country tags....
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Highlighting standard bounty reasons on bounty info page

I'm sure this may have been discussed over at the meta site for Stack Exchange in general (though I couldn't find it in a quick search), but I find the standard bounty info page to be a bit misleading ...
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Can we automatically annotate all tempuratures with there conversion in brackets [duplicate]

In common use today, we have two different temperature measurements. Degrees Celsius, and Fahrenheit. In cooking books is usual to have all temperatures specified like: "180C (356F)" or "365F (180C)",...
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Can I haz espresso? Proposal for improving the review tab

When reviewing tag wiki excerpts, I always find myself wondering which tag I'm reviewing. This is because the "tag wiki excerpt" is bigger and better than the tag. I propose to make two changes to ...
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How can I share the Cooking StackExchange site on Facebook (I can't find the social share facebook button)?

How can I share the Cooking StackExchange site on Facebook (I can't find the social share facebook button)? I've looked for the button on http://cooking.stackexchange.com but could not find it. ...
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Can we scan newbie 'answers' for question marks?

To continue the 'attempt to get bad answers converted to questions' front ... Why isn't there some sort of simple test for first time users to look at their 'answer' and check to see if it looks like ...
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What would it take to get a 'convert to question' option?

We get a lot of perfectly reasonable questions asked as answers to questions. I'll often reply and tell the person how to ask the question the proper way on this site, but it's rare that they ever do....
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But I already ate it! (Should this question be closed?)

Should this question be closed? Is an unrefrigerated canned ham safe to eat? If it (and the inevitable future questions like it) should be closed, can we add the poison control line to our list of ...
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Close vote - belongs on another site - needs ability to pick target site

The close vote dialog currently only permits our own meta to be chosen of the "this question belongs on another site" reason. It really should let any appropriate SE site be nominated, but should ...
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Make [potato] a synonym of [potatoes]

There are two separate tags for potatoes: potato and potatoes, and the questions in them don't seem to be different in any way. Could someone with enough rep merge the two? (I would recommend keeping ...
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Keyword filter for frequent off topic issues

On SA, we have a guideline that health and medical related questions (for example, is it better to eat green beans raw or cooked?) are off topic. However, many new posters don't read the FAQ and ...
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New top bar UI has serious deficiencies

The new UI that just appeared at the top has several serious deficiencies. The most important are is that the links to [meta] and [chat] are gone. It is now almost impossible for new users to ...
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Add beverages to the Help Center

There seems to be a consensus here that preparing beverages (tea, coffee, cocktails, etc.) is on-topic here, and that it's included in "Cooking & food preparation methods". However, by the common, ...
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Can flags on meta show up on the main site?

I do check meta reasonably often, but not nearly as often as the main site. It'd be great if flags here showed up somehow on the main site, so nothing goes unreviewed for too long.
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Prevent Community from bringing questions to the top?

Right now, there is process by which questions are automatically brought to the top of the list to get more attention, and marked as last touched by Community. I haven't worked out exactly what the ...
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Can search for words which happen to be tags have a fallback?

I saw a question on Main which looked like a duplicate, so I tried to search for the previous question I remembered. To do this, I entered oven temperature sugar into the search box at the top-right ...
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Can I go directly to a Newest Question Page?

I'm going through the site backwards by page. I've got it set to 50 questions per page to make it as quick as I know how if I somehow lose my place, but it is still frustrating. Sometimes I'll follow ...
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Remove time restriction on comment deletion

I understand that there is a legitimate purpose to restricting the rate at which comments can be added to a post. Still users should be encouraged to remove comments when they are no longer needed or ...
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Feature suggestion: enhance SE Markdown for em-dash

I would love if the Stack Exchange implementation of Markdown converted the character sequence -- (two minus signs or dashes, when not part of a larger sequence of dashes) to — (—)...
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Save me from “trivial answer converted to comment” please!

It just took me three tries to answer this question. The first two, my answer was automatically converted into a comment. While I appreciate what this feature is trying to do, it was really ...
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“Move Discussion to Chat” and 1 rep users

I would be happy to move a certain comment discussion with a new member to chat as suggested by the auto message—but that question asker has one 1 rep. She wouldn't even be able to comment ...
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Can we improve the sharing feature on the site blog?

I like our blog! We have some great stuff on there, and the folks here obviously put a lot of work into each post, not only in the writing itself, but in the research, experimentation, photography, ...
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Should SA create an 'official' lexicon?

Looking specifically at the question How do we deal with borderline questions during contest week?, and some others, it occurs to me that SA could use an official lexicon. A dictionary of cooking ...
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Link to the Blog missing

Now that we have the new blog for cooking.stackexchange.com if a user is not logged in there is a link to blog (located in the hlinks-nav span), once the user is logged in the link is missing. Based ...
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Review improvement

Sometimes when you click on a review, it takes you to an answer that way below the 'fold'. If you have to read the question to get into context, you have to go up, and basically lose the answer you're ...
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Can we have a printable version of Q&A?

I created a LibreOffice file to print this answer. I'd like to upload the file for the community, but it would be even better to have a way of printing the answer without having to print the whole web ...
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It would be great to see your progress towards badges…similar to how progress for privileges are handled

Does anyone else think that it would be great for users to see progress towards certain badges...similar to how users can see their progress towards privileges. For privileges, you see a % complete ...
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Two new flags I think we could use

I think we could use two new flags to indicate common types of problem questions: 1) Is a duplicate of ... (with a blank for a link to another question) 2) Is derivative of .... (with a place for a ...
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Notifications of new answers to the threads in which I have posted?

Checked the similar threads, this question wasn't shown there. So, is it normal that we don't get notifications w.r.t the new answers to the threads in which I have posted? If yes, then I would like ...
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Can we get a feature to bookmark responses so I can find them again later?

I really, really wish there was a way for me, within my profile or whatever, to bookmark responses I want to read again on the website. I can't find a place to discuss this in the stackexchange ...
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Private messaging option

Not exactly sure where my question went from last night, but I would like some way to privately talk to someone so that if and when problems arise, they can be dealt with in a private matter. Not out ...
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Instructions for chat room owners

Some days ago, I was surprised by a message that I am the new chat room owner of The frying pan. Nobody, not even the moderators here, knew why, or what I am supposed to do with that, or what ...
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Why can't I follow a user the way I can follow a tag?

I would like to be able to follow a user on this site-- or any other Stack Exchange site for that matter. Why can't I do this? If I could receive e-mail notification when on of the users I follow ...
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Suggestion - Change Link Color

I was reading this question - How to make my pasta less brown? - particularly Michael's answer. He links to a recipe of his. However, I only knew there was a link there was because I read his answer ...
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Any LaTeX formatting?

Why can't I use LaTeX formatting on this site like I can on other stack exchange site ? More specifically, can I insert the degree symbol?
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Can we replace some of the leftover “Food and Cooking” references?

I hope/suspect that the actual text is only stored in one or two places, but nevertheless the "title" of our site appears in a lot of places other than the logo itself. I'd like to see the "internal" ...
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Should some people have a louder voice in a community like this?

This may have been discussed previously, but my google fu isn't strong enough if it has been. The rather frustrating meta conversation about why this site sucks got me thinking about this. I guess ...
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Do we have beta stats?

Can we get some stats? A graph (per day, over time) of the number of: questions answers users views tags (-synonyms, perhaps) closed questions total upvotes total downvotes Starts are good. Graphs ...
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Get the FAQ up, please.

Today I told a user to please read the FAQ to understand why recipe questions were off-topic. He did. He said it didn't help. He's right. One of my biggest issues with the current state of things ...
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Making awarded bounty icons clickable?

I got an auto-awarded bounty on my answer and got confused. I tried to click on the +25 icon but to no avail. I respectfully suggest making awarded bounty icons clickable to explain the bounty ...
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Proposed Edit of Tag Instruction Area for New Questions

I think our site could greatly benefit from improved instruction on how to tag. There's been a lot of discussion here on meta about changes needed to the tags, what the purpose should be, etc. I ...