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Please give us the no-AI banner

Per the announcement on network-wide meta, we need to specifically request the right banner UI, stating that AI-generated content is disallowed — the policy we landed on in this discussion. (Otherwise,...
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Are questions about nutrition label calculations on scope?

I have a question about calculating the actual sugar used in a sugared fruit preserve fabricated in the EU. The label only provides the nutritional information per 100g of drained (net) weight. The ...
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What is the best way to thank a moderator?

I recently posted an answer to a new question. Shortly thereafter, a moderator deleted my answer and left a helpful comment correctly pointing out that I misinterpreted the question. I wanted to ...
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How do I find the canonical questions for certain general topics?

Is there a list somewhere of the "canonical questions" for general topics like the "has this food gone bad" one? I want to close something as duplicate, but I can't find the ...
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"Your vote is locked unless this question is edited"

Recently I voted on an answer, and downvoted it because I thought the answer was factually incorrect. But then, 1/2 hour later, I found out that it wasn't, and I tried to remove my downvote. I got ...
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Is there some way that SA participants can find my email address?

Lately I've gotten some spam emails that link some of my answers/comments on SA. This has led me to wondering if there's some way for SA members to find my email address? I'm fairly public, so there'...
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Is it possible to bookmark help pages. ( OR somehow retain notes about them in my profile)

I am a newbie, and will probably remain an infrequent poster on this forum. Sometimes I may wish to bookmark a help page. I am well aware of how to do this in my browsers, but can it be done within ...
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Please zap the meta-tags and dependent tags

I'm starting to see an alarming trend of what I feel is a major misuse of the tags. To recap what I've said in the past, tags exist for two reasons: To help other members determine whether or not a ...
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How can I talk in chat without talking?

I posted this here because my Meta Stack Exchange account is also suspended. I already miss being in Code Golf that I'm currently in their main room, and what I want to do is to send messages in chat, ...
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What makes this off-topic?

Sorry, but I'm new to Seasoned Advice, so please be a bit nicer. I answered a question which seems like an on-topic question, and I recently found out that it got closed as off-topic. The reason I ...
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Meta tags need blacklisting

We have recently had two meta tags (re?)appear, and grow in popularity. The first is the [cooking] tag, the second is the [recipe] tag. Since these tags should be applicable to basically 100% of our ...
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Why was this comment flag declined?

Recently, I've flagged this comment as No Longer Needed because it doesn't contribute anything to the post, but for some reason, it got declined. Does the flagging system work differently on Seasoned ...
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Can replace a tag I accidentally created?

I tried to tag a post "Flint's", and I got "flint" and "s" instead. I tried to delete the tags and enter "flints", but Stack Exchange says it's too close to "flint" and won't let me do it.
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UI | Red Dot Meaning

I'm not sure if this is the right spot for this question, but today I noticed that I had a red dot in my Review Tasks --- I don't know what this means. Can anyone give some insights??? Now this ...
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Can I ask health related question?

For example, is it ok to ask "Some people say that drinking water after a meal is harmful for us - is that true"?
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How do I manage to lose 1 point from a question I merely commented on?

Should I store root vegetables with or without the dirt? Somehow I got a -1 on this. Didn't even know that was possible. AFAIK it's all +10 +15, -2 What's the deal? Not unhappy or anything, I would ...
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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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Is there a stackexchange site for healthy or poisoning food questions?

I just joined Seasoned Advice, I read the tour and it states: Don't ask about... [...] General health, diet, and nutritional topics (e.g. "Is cauliflower healthy?") Well, bummer, I got a question ...
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How do I perfectly align 1. a. b. 2. a. b. formatting?

So I've posted this answer but I cannot seem to be able to perfectly align the formatting no matter what I do if I want to do the following: a. To reduce: don't wrap it leave it in the oven to cool ...
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edit button sometimes greyed out

For the first time, I have not been able to edit some of the questions today because the edit button became inactive. Is it because I have reached a limit (absolute, for the day, for the hour or ...
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I just got crushed by a moderator

I would like to know if the other mods feel he was abusing his power. This is the relevant question: How do you score pork skin? If I was out of line, I will quietly go away. If not, I'd like to ...
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Scope - valid questions

Cooking moderators are diligent about managing scope / valid questions. I am not questioning current scope. May I ask if that was the scope going into beta or during beta did you find the need to ...
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How much science happens on this site

I'm trying to gauge what the ratio of "in my experience, _____" and "According to _____, ________" is on this site. For example, rpg.stackexchange bans "in my experience, ______" answers. Food ...
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Comment on deleted answer

I made an answer on this question to the effect of "you don't, but it's safe" Someone commented on it but the answer has been deleted. How can I view that comment?
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How can I see my own Candidate Score?

On the election nomination page, below each person's nomination text, there's a grey box that gives a summary of their activity on the site, and a Candidate Score. How can I see my own candidate ...
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How do you do a "roll back" and when is it proper to do so?

Title pretty much say's it all. Have no clue how to do a roll back and what it's used for.
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Please center the toque in our logo inside the circle!

Not much else to say. I don't usually nitpick things like this but this is our site's logo and right now, it just looks a bit sloppy. I respect all of the hard work the design team does but please, ...
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Are fermented foods off topic for Seasoned Advice?

I have a question about making miso paste but fermentation is marked as off-topic. Does that include fermented foods? Miso paste is fermented soy bean paste Source: http://japanese-cooking-class-...
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Are questions about economical cooking welcome here?

By economical cooking, I am thinking about utensils, cookwares, stoves, ovens, electricity and gas consumption, etc... - the cheapest good quality stuff. I am also talking about cooking methods that ...
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Please blacklist the [recommendations] tag

Recommendations have never been on-topic here. Not recipe recommendations, not book recommendations, not recommendations of brands of mixers or knives. But now the recommendations tag somehow got ...
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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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Who posts these?

I'd just like to know because I've seen those on new posts in my review queue attached to kind of "borderline" posts. If the fact that the pre-formatted paragraph is there indicates that a mod has ...
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Why is the number of review tasks pending steadily increasing?

When I first got this number in brown on my black bar (that happens at 10K, right?) it was always in the single digits after cleaning out the queues available to me. It bounced around from 3-8. I ...
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What is a spoiler tag or spoiler quote and how would you create one?

I have seen spoiler tags or quotes (not sure if terminology is correct) on other SE sites. I can't find anything in the help topics that addresses them. Please see example . Any idea how to create ...
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How can I create a tag for [X]?

I have an idea for a new tag that is so mind-blowingly important and brilliant that every passing second without it fills me with unfathomable, suicidal sorrow. What can I do to add this wellspring ...
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Isn't the SEO working correctly?

When I got curious about the answer to the question featured in the recent blog post about the iPhone app, I decided to search it with Google. Surprised the question doesn't appeared in first result, ...
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Re-open votes running rampant?

Yesterday there were twenty-some reopen votes, most of which were for "duplicates" where there was no change in the text. Not one was worthy of being re-opened in my opinion. This morning, there ...
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Update close question reason?

I suggest we update the close question reason for health or nutrition as follows (new text in bold) to emphasize that health factors are included as off topic (excuse the extra space that is an ...
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Not an Answer -- Did something change?

Did something change recently in how Not an Answer flags are processed? I am now getting a yellow circle with a 2: But when I click, it doesn't show anything to review in the main part of the page. ...
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Seeing deleted comments

I just had a moderator delete some comments of mine, due to the extended discussion nature of them, on Can I always use butter instead of margarine when baking?, however I had assumed that I (at least)...
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Isn't this dangerous?

So, I just saw an answer that has some questionable advice. It's been there for a couple months; I'm pretty surprised that no one has said anything or downvoted it (esp. given how careful people seem ...
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why are both refigerator and refrigeration tags?

There are 5 refrigeration questions and 77 refrigerator questions. I can't think of anything that would really distinguish between them. Even questions about buying a fridge as opposed to what to put ...
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why I can't find the chat?

I click on "chat" at the top right, but it does not let me enter to any chat I just get this page: then I don't know what to do. Could you help me?
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What is this "chat with an expert" message I keep seeing? [closed]

The pass couple of days I see this little popup on the side of questions that says "Chat with an expert": At first I thought it was a functionality in which you can directly go into a chatroom ...
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Does everything on meta.stackoverflow.com apply to Seasoned Advice?

This meta.stackoverflow question says it does, but it's a bit old. Is this still the case? Should we ask non-cooking-specific meta questions here or there?
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How to un-flag or correct a flag?

How do you un-flag, or correct a flag, if you realize you did it in error? I flagged a question as not an answer, then realized that it probably was an answer, although very, very brief and possibly ...
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Why do downvoting lower my reputation?

What is the reasoning behind downvoting lowering the voters reputation? Isn't this supposed to be a helpful action?
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How does show total of up and down votes work?

I have over 1000 reputation which means that I should be able to "Show total up and down vote counts"... I'm not sure exactly how this works. I know for example my recent answer has at least 1 down ...
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How do I check my comments?

I made a comment on a post, and I have found some new information that would affect my comment. Is there a way to search for my comments? I can see a record of questions and answers, is there ...
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Why all the down-voting?

I'm a new member, and I've noticed that a number of questions (which seem fine to me, and apparently also to others who answer them) get down-voted. Then an answer I gave about frying potatoes got ...