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I answered this question- Why does the humidifier make a stove's flame orange? and earned 300 rep points for it as an "accepted" answer, but serious doubts have arisen about its correctness.

Doubt is also thereby cast on the legitimacy of the rep I earned.

For this reason I am hereby re-asking the question and will place those 300 rep points in play as a bounty for whoever can settle the question with an experiment. In your answer, please include enough procedural details so others can replicate your experimental results, and discuss those results in light of known physics.

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    $\begingroup$ This is an obvious duplicate and should be closed. $\endgroup$
    – user137289
    Commented Nov 19, 2018 at 17:44
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    $\begingroup$ Possible duplicate of Why does the humidifier make a stove's flame orange? $\endgroup$
    – DK2AX
    Commented Nov 19, 2018 at 17:49
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    $\begingroup$ This is a great thing to do, but I think you could accomplish the same goal by just putting a bounty on the original question, instead of making a duplicate. $\endgroup$
    – knzhou
    Commented Nov 19, 2018 at 17:58
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    $\begingroup$ The only special circumstance seems to be that Nielsen did not know how to ask a bounty. @JohnRennie In the other question, the possibility of taking a spectrum was under discussion. That just takes a bit of time. $\endgroup$
    – user137289
    Commented Nov 19, 2018 at 18:20
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    $\begingroup$ @SamuelWeir I don't understand what special circumstances would justify this. Having multiple incorrect or unsupported answers doesn't make the question invalid or mean we require a new question to answer the same thing. It just means that the answers are inadequate. $\endgroup$
    – JMac
    Commented Nov 19, 2018 at 20:43

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