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A bookmark option would be great

Something like this exists already! You can click the star by the voting buttons to mark a question as a favorite, and then it'll show in the favorites tab of your profile. (Note that this is public; ...
Cascabel's user avatar
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Questions with a false premise.

There is nothing wrong with a question having a false premise. There is this aphorism that the most important word in science is not "eureka" but "that's weird", and it captures something very ...
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Are questions about preservatives off-topic?

Argument: they should be on-topic. They're about cooking for humans, and there is referencable, online, authoritative material recommending preservatives which can be quoted in answers. See my answer ...
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Rewording questions on "Why do people do X"

I'm broadly in favor of this kind of edits, just as I favor pretty much any sort of edit that improves question/answer question quality without drastically changing the intent. I certainly agree that ...
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Did I do what Cascabel advised me to (maybe I didn't understand correctly what did she advise me to do)?

In a very literal and narrow sense I would say that yes, with the current version of your question on the main page (created after you asked this Meta question and Cascabel answered) you have met our ...
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Did I do what Cascabel advised me to (maybe I didn't understand correctly what did she advise me to do)?

No, you did not do what you were asked to do. You have edited your question more than once, and made it much shorter but probably no more answerable, certainly no more likely to produce an answer that ...
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Did I do what Cascabel advised me to (maybe I didn't understand correctly what did she advise me to do)?

Your question Many people tried to help you fix your question, and notably all of my comments you've quoted describe the issue and/or how to fix it: If standard, safe methods of cooking from some ...
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Are questions about preservatives off-topic?

Suggestion R2 We can write up a canonical question and start closing all these additional questions as duplicates. A canonical answer to that question could then explain the erroneous thinking behind ...
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Rewording questions on "Why do people do X"

While I've not had the time to participate here as much as I once did I'll take a moment to try to 'split hairs' here. Given the general theme of Stack Exchange to direct users to more 'objective' ...
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How to deal with old questions with good information, but no accepted responses - a duplicate?

As far as I understand we should mark as duplicate if the question has at least an answer, period. It will push people to add answers to the duplicate instead of the new question. Exceptions: The ...
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What (if anything) do we do about answers to "method" questions that seem to be "my recipe works, here it is"?

The example would be adequate -- not great but adequate -- if posted as the first answer. Posted several years later it's a duplicate of existing answers and not a very good one. It's well-...
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Questions pointing to video recipe (only) should be closed?

It's a case by case thing, in my view, and it's always better to edit than to just close, if possible. Sometimes the details of the recipe are really critical to the question, and sometimes they're ...
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