Cultural Height: TBD
First Seen: MSO Chat, probably in The Tavern
Background: Not completely known. Some believe it is the Jewish / Yiddish phrase "Oy Vey". Others like Michael Myers believe "It's 'yo' backwards. [Because] everything is backwards in Missouri.". "Oy" mo...
First, a quick update on the Stack Exchange moderator election schedule.
Ending today, so get those votes in!
Coming soon, in this order, at 3 per week:
(as always check out Yi Jiang’s awesome Stack Exchange Moderator Candidate Statistics page for insanely detailed election stats on any of the above.)
As you can see, we have a lot of community moderators! That’s why we’ve been working so hard lately on improving our moderator tooling, to make sure our new class of incoming moderators have as pleasant, polished, and smooth an experience as possible. …
Occasionally, on approving a suggested-edit to a post, I receive an error message that indicates that I do not have the privileges to do so:
An error occurred when trying to approve
You must have edit rights to approve a pending edit
On refreshing the page, I find that the suggested ed...
(Draft of a potential template for election THC digests. I tried different ways of saying who posted the answer: A bare name, a name linked to the nomination page, a name linked to their profile, a flair image, and a link to the transcript entry of that person's answer to the question. I think a ...
Tim Post's name coming before mine in the autocomplete is the best thing that could have happened. People accidentally throw insults his way, and he can ban them before they realize their mistake and come after me.
This is a request for the SO chat system to have an XMPP interface.
The whole idea of a chat system is to bring people together, and a key way of doing that is to allow people to access the system using more than one method. Right now there's a web interface, but it's limited to being a web inte...