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Thanks to Aaronut for his years of service!
Aaronut was appointed as a pro tem moderator in 2010, then elected as a moderator in 2011 in our very first moderator election. Unfortunately he hasn't been active on the site in the last year, and it'...
A day without food safety questions
I just noticed that today -- Wednesday October 24th, 2018 -- when I opened up "new questions", there were the usual 25 most recent questions on the page, and not one of them was about food safety or ...
Please don't close questions from new members without explaining
Example: https://cooking.stackexchange.com/questions/113214/can-teflon-overheat-on-low That question, from a brand-new member, got two close votes (because of the medical aspects, I'm pretty sure) ...
2016 Community Moderator Election Results
Seasoned Advice's fourth moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: She'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank her for volunteering,...
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 ...
Proposal for Awesome Answers Contest
Update: Thanks for your input. I've just announced the contest! From the feedback I got when announcing the discontinuation of the weekly topic challenge, as well as some more casual conversations I'...
Link contrast is too low on meta
I've noticed this a few times recently. For example, I completely missed the "and others like it" links in this question. They're visible enough in good conditions, but if your screen isn't the ...
What makes a great menu planning question?
This question is partly in response to Joe's recent discussion about the closure of a hiking question, but I have no axe to grind here, I just think it would help to put our heads together and try to ...
Why require rep points to enter chat?
For the third [Edit: OOPS, my bad, fifth] time in three months I got caught up in a conversation tonight with a newbie cook trying to understand why something didn't work. For lack of a better way to ...
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 ...
2013 Community Moderator Election Results
Seasoned Advice's third moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: He'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank him for volunteering, ...
Help promote this site - ask your Thanksgiving / large group cooking questions here
Now that much of the world is entering a big holiday season where food is central to celebrations, people will have lots of cooking questions. We've already missed Canadian Thanksgiving and India's ...
2021: a year in moderation
As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
2018: a year in moderation
It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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 ...