Rules

Why do you not allow Facebook links on CaL?
Facebook links aren't allowed in posts because people then promote their groups/pages/products/brands. Apart from that, links from personal profil...
Tue, 2 Aug, 2016 at 2:57 PM
What's a Top Level Link?
A top level link is one that points to the base address of a website or Facebook Page among other entities. Examples of (prohibited) top level links ...
Tue, 2 Aug, 2016 at 2:58 PM
Why do you not allow discussion of the rules or feedback on the main wall?
We welcome feedback, but cannot spend time on opinions that come from members who have not read, do not follow the rules or have not spent sufficient q...
Tue, 2 Aug, 2016 at 2:58 PM
What does 'Socially unacceptable behavior' mean?
Any sort of behavior that the moderators deem impolite. As mentioned in the rules, it includes condescension, low readability, ridicule, rudeness, di...
Tue, 2 Aug, 2016 at 2:59 PM
Why do you ban members who 'Like' certain posts?
'Likes' equal encouragement and support on social platforms Rule breaking posts represent actions that are not allowed on Chef at Large, su...
Tue, 2 Aug, 2016 at 2:59 PM
Why do you not share the reasons behind a ban?
Simply because we do not have them. We cannot maintain details of the 14,000+ banned members, including but not limited to names and reasons, due to ti...
Tue, 2 Aug, 2016 at 2:59 PM
Why are members discouraged from sending private messages to admins/moderators on FB?
Because we manage over 2,50,000 members across or social media and even if .25% decide to contact us each day via FB, it's over 600 messages, over...
Tue, 2 Aug, 2016 at 3:00 PM
What do I do if I have been banned?
Bans are permanent from time to time. They are not currently permanent. Most banned members can easily and quickly be reinstated. If you have been bann...
Mon, 18 Sep, 2017 at 7:38 AM
Why do you discourage the use of 'F' to follow a post?
'F' or other similar, abbreviations etc meant to follow posts are disallowed because they are not in line with normal social behaviour and when tak...
Thu, 11 May, 2017 at 2:19 PM
How to handle unwanted contact on CaL
If you're being contacted by CaL members, outside of the forum, like on FB Messenger, among other platforms, and you do not want the person to do so, p...
Wed, 10 Jan, 2018 at 12:33 PM