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Old 06-27-2006, 03:26 AM   #1
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New section for Chocolate

Hi

It would be useful if we had a section on all things chocolate. It would make navigation much easier.

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Old 06-27-2006, 04:24 AM   #2
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But what then? sub sections on chocolate cakes, choc torte, choc sweeties, choc puddings, choc souffles.....?!
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Old 06-27-2006, 04:48 AM   #3
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I just love chocolate!
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Old 06-27-2006, 05:31 AM   #4
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Not a bad idea, actually, there could be sub-forums for "milk chocolate", "dark chocolate", "white chocolate", it's a common ingredient in cooking.

Reminds me I've been wanting to do a search for chocolate soup recipies, someone asked me about them, and I had absolutely no clue.
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Old 06-27-2006, 12:48 PM   #5
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But what then? sub sections on chocolate cakes, choc torte, choc sweeties, choc puddings, choc souffles.....?!

Yes and also the different types of chocolate such as: dark, milk, white etc
Simply an everything chocolate section
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Old 06-27-2006, 01:00 PM   #6
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So, do chocolate cookies go into the chocolate category or the cookie category?

Do chocolate cakes go into the chocolate category or the cake category?

What about chocolate candies, muffins, pies, etc.

We would end up with 16 dessert categories instead of 8. Talk about difficulty navigating!
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Old 06-27-2006, 04:06 PM   #7
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That's why this and many forums are equipped with that nifty little feature called the "Search" button. When used in "Advanced Search" mode, this handy tool can narrow down pretty much any thread or topic that one wants to find. Just select either "search thread titles only" or "search entire posts" to either narrow or expand your search parameters.
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Old 06-27-2006, 04:10 PM   #8
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You beat me to it, IC!
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Old 06-27-2006, 04:30 PM   #9
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So, do chocolate cookies go into the chocolate category or the cookie category?

They would go in both categories. A simple copy and paste will do the trick.


We would end up with 16 dessert categories instead of 8. Talk about difficulty navigating!
The search or advanced search is not that helpful. If something is spelled wrong for example it might not come up. Personially I think 16 categories is way better then 8. With the 8 for general browsing it is cumbersome to go though all the groups when you are looking for something general yet specific. For instance what category would scones fall into? When I do a search I get 106 results, which are almost all not relevent. Clicking on pies and pastries doesn't do it either.
Brownies & Dessert Bars
Cakes
Candies
Cobblers & Crisps
Cookies
Frozen
Muffins & Loaves
Pies & Pastries


Anyways that is my view on the navigation of this site, take it or leave it.....
A chocolate category would be very useful for all of the chocolate lovers.
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Old 06-27-2006, 04:37 PM   #10
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Out of curiosity - how many ways can 'chocolate' be spelled incorrectly?
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Old 06-27-2006, 04:42 PM   #11
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...For instance what category would scones fall into?...

I'd put scones into the Bread, Cornbread, Sandwiches... forum.

As an alternative, the general dessert category is also a possibility.
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Old 06-27-2006, 04:50 PM   #12
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And, anyway, as a Scot I can assure you that Scones have no chocolate in them!
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Old 06-27-2006, 06:27 PM   #13
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I'd put scones in a 'quck bread' category! Errr - what Andy said - sorry, Andy, didn't see your post!


Please - not 16 dessert forums - please - I'm begging you!
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Old 06-27-2006, 06:31 PM   #14
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You can find chocolate in any of those catagories, liketobake.
When you are in, say, the pie threads, click on search this thread. It will search only the pie forum and nothing else. It's easier than the general search at the top.
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Old 06-28-2006, 11:05 AM   #15
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Go check the dessert forum. I stuck the Chocolate Lovers thread for you. I'll leave it up there for a bit so everyone can go drool over all those lovely recipes.
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Old 06-28-2006, 02:22 PM   #16
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Go check the dessert forum. I stuck the Chocolate Lovers thread for you. I'll leave it up there for a bit so everyone can go drool over all those lovely recipes.

OH MY gosh!!!!!!!!!!!!! wow I am gonna be here a while copy and pasting............ boy o boy.. I shouldn't have popped in here RIGHT before dinner.. huh? YUMMY YUMMY!!! * drools*
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Old 06-28-2006, 03:08 PM   #17
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Glad you like it Debbie. That ithread is one of my particular favorites.
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Old 06-29-2006, 09:41 PM   #18
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It would be useful if we had a section on all things chocolate. It would make navigation much easier.
Not really - chocolate is just an ingredient. If we had a forum with sub-forums dedicated to every ingredient - how would anyone ever find anything?

What would really help more would be if everyone put their recipes in the proper forum and titled them correctly .... like, instead of "Nanna's Favorite Scones Recipe" they would title it "Nanna's Chocolate Scones Recipe".
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Old 06-30-2006, 08:38 AM   #19
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..."Nanna's Chocolate Scones Recipe".

Michael:

Ishbel assures us there is no chocolate in scones. Your Nanna's recipe is suspect!
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Old 06-30-2006, 11:22 AM   #20
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Not if you are calling them scones - now if you want to call them chocolate biscuits..... I'm quite happy with that! (The American type of biscuit, not the British type which are really cookies!)
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