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This sort of question sounds simple, but is actually very difficult to give a straight answer. Pedantic note on behalf of the English prescriptivists: Food is better described formally as "healthful", not "healthy". To explain, I will use an invented foodstuff as an example: Lemon-Lined Lima Beans. There are a large list of problems with ...


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Just tackling the fact-based parts to the question: 6-Sep-2010: It was initially proposed by @rjstelling - Thanks, Richard! 24-Feb-2011: Private beta started. 4-Mar-2011: Public beta started. 16-Mar-2011: Initial pro tempore moderators were initially appointed by StackExchange (based on community nominations during the beta. The initial round was @Sklivvz, @...


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There are a number of minor reasons why this behaviour is detrimental, and so it should be discouraged. In rough order of importance: Answer History We generally discourage changes that affect the previous efforts of people who have answered the question. If the changes to a question make an answer no longer applicable, or worse, a magnet for downvotes, ...


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It occurs to me that one way to answer this, is to consult the informal AutoReviewComments template I use for handling the most common problems I see. This isn't an exhaustive list, but just the ones I find I am typing so much it is worth automating. No references. As discussed in another answer, this is not an instant delete, but starts the stopwatch. ...


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In general any question of the following form is on topic I disagree with this blanket statement because it's false, for example: The Bible says, "God created the universe". Is this claim true? Is clearly not on topic here, as any other metaphysical/belief question" "Was Hitler a convinced Catholic?", "Does Al Gore endorse environmentalism for his ...


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