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Do we want to unpin the accepted answer from the top?

Stack Overflow has changed the way the answers are sorted: We no longer pin the accepted answer (with the green checkmark) to the top of the list of answers. By default, we now sort strictly by votes ...
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Should we enforce the correct use of the [espresso] and other coffee machine tags more strictly?

Wikipedia's page on espresso defines espresso as: a coffee-brewing method of Italian origin, in which a small amount of nearly boiling water (about 90 °C or 190 °F) is forced under 9–10 bars (900–1,...
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2021 Community Moderator Election Results

Coffee's first moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied and the two new moderators are: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly—please thank them for volunteering, ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election

The 2021 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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Announcing a Pro Tempore election

Summary: Coffee Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for a special election on March 15 to bring in two more moderators. For full details of the process, see the announcement on Meta Stack ...
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2020: 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 past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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2020 Pro-Tem Moderator Election: Community Interest Check

Coffee Stack Exchange last had moderators appointed over 5 years ago. After discussing it with the current moderator team, we're looking at scheduling an election to start somewhere in October 2020. ...
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Are city-specific questions on-topic?

I have come across a question which is specific to Sydney. I have also answered another city-specific question. Are those kinds of questions on-topic for coffee.SE? I think city-specific questions may ...
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Do we accept or close recipe requests?

Seasoned Advice has excluded recipe requests for various reasons. One of the most important one being that asking for recipes is fundamentally opinion-based and therefore not a good fit for the site ...
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What's the convention on coffee regarding signatures in questions and answers?

The convention on StackExchange is that signatures in Q & A aren't required, or desired: We don't want to clutter up question pages with a lot of redundant signature blocks and taglines and so ...
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Can we ban low-quality product comparison websites?

Us coffee nerds are forever searching for the best grinder / espresso machine / French press / other gadget for our passion. So asking for recommendations is for many users a logical approach. We don’...
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2019: 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, ...
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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 ...
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Should we remove recommendation tag?

Today, I realized that a "recommendation" tag exists. As the tag itself suggests "opinion-based question", should we discourage its use?
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We're in an abyss of inactivity... a massive one

We are in extreme inactivity. Reviews rarely pop up and we aren't doing anything really, anxious to get something done on this site. Sure, (all of the following stats are from Area 51), we're good on ...
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Where is the chat room for coffee community?

I could not found any chat room for this community. If this community don't yet have chat room, then one chat room should be created.
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Has Coffee SE tried making some adds to promote the site?

I have noticed in particular that Coffee SE hasn't been getting much traffic than it should be getting. Has any of the admins of Coffee SE tried looking into making some ads to post on other more ...
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Post reviews, what to do when options don't fit circumstance

I'm beginning to do some post reviewing in my spare time and have run into quite a few circumstances where I just hit the Skip button because I'm not sure that my options fit the circumstances. Sweet ...
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Questions about Iced Coffee?

This has partially been covered here, but was more broad than specifically iced coffee Are questions about the beverage iced coffee here appropriate? Such as differences in bean types, preparation ...
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Can I post a question asking baristas their experiences?

Some baristas have an interesting story to share and there are various things that even regular customers do wrong and it drives them nuts. I don't exactly remember, but once there was a barista who ...
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Coffee machine question

I have a high end but not commercial latte machine It has broken three time and twice I was able to fix it and third I had to pay. It is broken again but since it is getting old I am reluctant ...
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How to deal with question that is essentially the same question but about a different model of coffee machine?

I recently answered a question about fitting a specific steam tip on to the Breville Dual Boiler. The user linked the steam tip in question which described the threading to be 1/8" female British ...
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Should we merge coffee-culture and tradition tags?

I think the question is straightforward. Are they synonyms or do are there nuances? I think they could be declared as synonyms.
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Should we opt-out for Winter Bash 2016?

To steal mercilessly from last year's post: For those who are new to the Stack Exchange network, Winter Bash is an annual light-hearted event where users can earn virtual hats by doing certain things ...
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Would this question be considered on topic or not too broad?

What alcohol products go well with a particular type of coffee? I enjoy the odd Irish Coffee occasionally. What alcohol products go well with a particular type of coffee? Desiring to expand my ...
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Are these two tags the same: equipment & coffee-machines?

I'm thinking on these two tags, equipment and coffee-machines for a while. Are these two the same thing? If not, what's the difference? coffee-machines: This sounds like an automated machine used to ...
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Should this question be closed as too broad?

The question What factors contribute to differences between coffee beans? asks the questions: What are the different types of coffee beans, and what are there characteristics? What other factors ...
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Is mentioning a product or website in each post should be considered spam?

If an answer or a question from a specific user continuously mentions a specific website or a product (line) as well as functions as a question or an answer, should we consider these series of posts ...
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How far do we extend "all aspects of producing and consuming coffee"?

Which books do you recommend to read for people who are interested in coffee? This question asks for literature about coffee - is that still within our scope? My gut feeling would be no, yet our ...
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Coffee doesn't show up in "Your Communities" dropdown

I've "joined" the Coffee site. If I'm on another StackExchange site, I can click on the dropdown on the upper left corner and there's a list very close to the top of "Your Communities" that shows all ...
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Do we have any other site where our Q&A s are getting fetched?

I was searching on a google and found out that there is one site which contains all our questions and answers in same exact manner. So, i am just curious to know that what is happening here? If it's ...
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Does accepting an answer to a question with 1 answer deter people from adding another?

I've been a member of the group for a week or so (lurking a bit before that) and have been looking at some of the meta chats about getting more participation. I've started to add a few questions and ...
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Is there an API for Coffee Stack Exchange?

I'm creating a Coffee related iOS app and as a side-feature I would like to allow users to read, ask and answer questions on Coffee.StackExchange from the application. Of course I would make it very ...
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Getting even more users [duplicate]

We've got a great site here, but we're only getting one or two posts a day at the moment, and it would be good to expand, especially given the new year. How can we encourage more people to post here ...
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Community ads for Coffee.SE 2016

In the vein of this previous post, please share any ads for Coffee Stack Exchange in the appropriate size!
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Is "Barista Exchange" confusing for users?

Have you guys seen this site? http://www.baristaexchange.com/ Looks very similar to stackexchanges' site. For example, look at the header. This seems confusing for our users. Is it also IP ...
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Are we in private or public beta?

I was just thinking about this, and was wonder if we are in private or public beta? I just joined, and have no way of knowing. I am kind of curious because I would like the beta badge.
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I made a picture of you

I love coffee; it is great. Happiness and coffee. Happy Coffee Day!
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Migration and you: getting the best answers for everyone

After a little discussion between the mods at Seasoned Advice (cooking SE) and us, we've decided we're going to push for a bit more migration between the two sites. What this means Asking a question ...
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Are we in for Winter Bash 2015?

Stack Exchange Winter Bash 2015 is coming soon! Are we in?? For those who are new to the Stack Exchange network, Winter Bash is an annual light-hearted event where users can earn virtual "hats" by ...
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Is a question regarding descaling products on-topic?

I would like to ask a question about descaling products for machines (question below), but wanted to find out if it's on or off topic prior to asking as I'm new to this community. There also isn't a ...
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Product Reviews?

Jefromi's answer here suggests that Product Reviews might be a fun and attractive type of question we might cultivate, as a more manageable alternative to lists and polls. What should they look like? ...
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Uploading images with question

Sorry if this is a dupe. I considered uploading an image with a question but the functionality is not working for me. The interface says "click here" but this seems to do nothing. I tried copying and ...
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Do we want some kinds of poll-type list or fishing questions?

I have a closed question here and I have some ideas about narrowing the scope. But I wonder if we shouldn't voice some opinions on the broader issues at stake. Poll, lists. On big sites like SO, ...
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How can we get people to ask Coffee Questions at This Site?

I peruse both Coffee and Seasoned Advice daily. Even since the inception of the Coffee site, I frequently see coffee questions on Seasoned Advice. Coffee is on-topic at Seasoned Advice, but it's MORE ...
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Where did this site come from?

I contributed many example questions and discussions to the previous (failed) Area51 proposal for a Coffee site a few years ago. And I didn't even know about this one until seeing it on the SE ...
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Why was this question migrated without discussion?

I recently asked this question about how to know what type of coffee to use in a recipe, and how to be able to tell whether the difference will be tasted in the final result. I happened to give a ...
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Should we have Community Challenges?

I've seen other sites have some success drawing in and retaining users via regular community challenge events, e.g. World Building or Code Review. Since our participation is waning, should we ...
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I'm on the fence about closing this question for the reason "too broad"

The following question is under review for being closed as too broad. Here's the question: Coffee on daily basis I would like to know what the community thinks about this. Is it too broad, or not? ...
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Should we produce canonical community wiki questions and answers for basic topics?

I'm thinking questions such as: What is Kopi Luwak? How do I make a Cappuccino? Simple questions that might not even be asked by the user base until the site has grown a little, but might bring in ...

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