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12:26 AM
so I'm looking at my classlist for semester 2 and it seems I can take year 2 semester 2 classes
Specifically one about C++ and Java
12:42 AM
Traditionally, we would post a sample ad with the site's twitter, but unfortunately Puzzling does not have a twitter account. Here's an example of one, though. — Grace Note ♦ 6 hours ago
So now we have it, the sites graduating these days are too new to have a Twitter bot.
Any idea for a sample community ad applicable to every site?
I can think of one: "visit meta". At least one site actually runs it...
The "x bounties currently available worth y rep" one would work on some sites, not all though.
... yes, it's Chemistry
12:46 AM
@hichris123 It's also a 3rd party app, not the best for a demo of what ads are.
True... hold on, since when are suggested edits allowed on a per-site meta?
Oh, must be only for community ads posts?
Ah, CW, of course.
1:33 AM
Morning Pokémon Masters
2 hours later…
3:25 AM
Q: How many moderators are we supposed to have?

Caleb WoodmanI feel like since a couple people have stepped down, we're a bit short on mods. Anybody know how many people should be wearing the diamond?

Q: PSA: Please don't post images of text

terdonWhen asking or answering questions, please don't post screenshots of text. This is a very bad idea because: You can't copy/paste the commands into answers, google searches, into local files to work on a solution, or anything else. They won't come up when searching The post is heavier (in terms ...

Korean Language is accepting pro tem nominations: meta.korean.stackexchange.com/q/70
3:46 AM
Huh, usually that doesn't happen until public beta. Sometimes the community jumps on it, but I think the only time I've seen a CM do something like that is with SR.
social media cashes on herd mentality
and yes, all social animals can be herded
humans are no exception
4:36 AM
@hichris123 apparently public beta is in three days
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in title, link at end of body, pattern-matching website in body: The Best Muscle Builder For Every Body Type by Richard on askubuntu.com (@kos)
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WBW is organizing a meet up and has a questionnaire which I'm answering. I put in my birthday, but it wasn't intelligent enough to hide the option of arranging a romantic date o_0
I guess I am legal by n/2 + 7 now, which is a weird feeling.
They did put in this check.
you can't date someone who is 101?
age discrimination!
4:53 AM
how are you doing in typhoon?
It's pretty tame.
@Quill waitbutwhy
I'm thinking about applying for this: stackoverflow.com/jobs/119440/…
@hichris123 Robert started doing this recently, after getting fed up with calls for nomination that had some weird criteria or expectations.
heh. We had a moderator questionnaire after our pro tem nominations
5:01 AM
@Bookend Looks like I haven't been keeping up with new betas.
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Q: Can we just upvote questions more?

DMooreDon't have much to say. I thumb through questions. I upvote anything that contains all info needed and not a repeat. However I often see comments on the question from our top 30 users and see no upvotes for the user's question. Just upvote good questions. If a topic spurns 10 comments and t...

I only answer the easy questions. And I give easy answers!
the hole on the door is at butt level
5:11 AM
because it's for the seat, and the seat is for butt
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5:28 AM
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5:55 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] URL-only title, link at end of body, pattern-matching website in body, pattern-matching website in title: www.supplementsauthority.com/white-light-smile-reviews/ by gercemolle on askubuntu.com (@kos)
sd 4k
6:15 AM
I just had to solve 20 Recaptcha screens for Google. WTF.
It looks like the creator of Redux, Dan Abramov, wanted to join Fog Creek as an intern
6:33 AM
I tried this with my chicken, it worked :p
I have a video about it too, but I have not uploaded it on youtube
only shared it amongst my friends
7:13 AM
A: Cancel misclicked flags

Michael StumThis is now completed and (for now) enabled on meta.stackexchange.com and meta.stackoverflow.com. If there are no issues, it'll go live network-wide soon. Note that if you're a moderator (and thus your flags are authoritative), there's no retracting. Also, close flags get converted into close vo...

Michael is my favorite dev now.
7:34 AM
We need to see a dev off between Michael and Oded
See some serious dev magic happen...
@Quill Sounds like fun
Hullo @Pëkka
winner is decided by most meta upvotes (+ bounty scores / 10)
@Quill Also bring Jaydles and Skilvvz in.
Oooh, and Balpha, definitely Balpha.
7:38 AM
balpha is a PM now, PMs don't get to participate in dev offs....
It doesn't matter if Balpha is a Prime Minister or not.
PM = pony master ... pony !unicorn
@Telkitty an unicorn is still a pony, but not all ponies are unicorns.
7:58 AM
@TIPS maybe balpha should be prime minister... he can stop that darn brexit mess
he isn't british
8:21 AM
I just flagged this post at spam, so it received a downvote from Community. Retracting the flag does not remove the downvote. — bjb568 9 secs ago
Can you retract a flag?
Read answer.
But reading is hard
I don't see a downvote... o_O?
Q: Bug: UUID displayed instead of username

AlexI've found a bug where my profile appears as a weird token thingy. It happens for Movies and TV Physics Electrical Engineering Super user Puzzling Is this a bug or is this just me being inactive and having only 101 rep on those sites? App Version: Device: iPhone 6 OS Version: V...

@Quill Upvoting a post removes Community downvotes.
9:03 AM
There's no gyms in the radius from my house ;-;
9:18 AM
@Quill Enjoy your forever battle-less game.
@Quill do you have a park nearby?
gyms are boring
but then again I love the great outdoors
9:36 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Email in answer: I'm looking for this FPC connector by Alexia Yang on electronics.stackexchange.com
10:00 AM
@Quill so sad!
@Telkitty I meant in the pokemon game <_<
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[ SmokeDetector ] Link at end of body, link following arrow in body, pattern-matching website in body: Expands and gets stronger when you're away from gym by WistcherQuick on superuser.com
why u gotta taunt me Smokey
10:10 AM
@Quill so you want to get stronger?
not just stronger.... I wanna be the very best
the very best of what?
@Bart why are you sorry that you are fat?
we love you just the way you are
You guys are weird
10:16 AM
"guys". What about all us poor critters in the room?
we have cats, ponies, ducks, penguins...
Those are perfectly normal. Except for some flowers ... I'm not naming names.
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10:54 AM
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@Bart Now the floating glasses are talking. Thats rich
@Bart You mean this one, right?
user image
^ @rene
11:13 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Pattern-matching website in answer: How to start writing my literature review? by Emma Skone on academia.stackexchange.com
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Somebody needs to make a stack exchange dungeon game
where Zombie Jeff is the final boss
@Quill Isn't Dwarf Fortress already based on stack exchange?
With all the tantrum spirals, cats begin the worst thing ever, old trash coming back to life to kill you...
Q: Stack Overflow - The Game

Philippe CarriereStack Overflow is a good RPG so far with so-called reputation (which I easily decrypted as being xp). But it can become a great RPG. It needs more emphasis every time you make a level. And there should be a few more levels. For example, split the 100 rep level into two levels. And there should b...

(for the record, I upvoted)
@Quill really? Not Shog's floating head?
@ShadowWizard Nah, Shog is the main boss of the meta level, Jeff is the main boss of the business level
@Quill even these days when he's far away?
11:25 AM
that's why it's zombie jeff
on a serious note, I'm surprised no one's done one of those satire "simulator" games on SO
photoshop ain't a game
@Quill what do you mean?
Simulate what?
[ SmokeDetector ] Pattern-matching website in answer: How can I do a literature review efficiently? by Emma Skone on academia.stackexchange.com
@ShadowWizard sometimes salty people make like "simulator" games that do a fake design of the site and then proceed to "let you experience" the product, in this case, it might look like it's asking a question that gets downvoted and closed or whatever
11:40 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Pattern-matching website in answer: Is it acceptable to use mainly websites in a literature review? by Emma Skone on academia.stackexchange.com
I think I recognise the avatar of Grammar Nazi ...
11:58 AM
May 20 at 8:27, by Derpy
@Bart You are lucky I don't have found a way yet to write in Comic Sans...
/me grabs smiting stick
ITT skeleton has muscles on eyes
@Derpy I found grammar nazi
oh dear ...
12:05 PM
Oct 14 '14 at 14:24, by Jan Dvorak
*one that was
Oct 14 '14 at 14:25, by Infinite Recursion
^grammar nazi owl
talking about recognise a user from one pixel
12:38 PM
Arqade traffic went from 293 kilovisitors to 518 kilovisitors in one day. quantcast.com/gaming.stackexchange.com#trafficCard
@Bookend That's not a very nice thing to call somebody's mother.
@Bookend The Pokemon Go effect at work
Trivia: Arqade is the most-visited SE site that doesn't carry paid ads.
12:55 PM
"Seasoned Advice"
That name is punilicious
1:14 PM
damn, SE doesn't sell games ... arqade would be a perfect place
I washed my credit card twice in the washing machine, dried it in clothes, found it someday when looking for the card and it's still useable ... plastic nowadays
Has plastic ever not been washable?
@Telkitty Unless you're washing with extremly abrasive compounds, plastic is washable
In fact, your cotton or linen clothes will give way significantly faster then plastic.
Thanks, fixed that. We actually did start working on a new default ad but I can't seem to find what happened to it. — Grace Note ♦ 1 min ago
1:34 PM
wtf is the cat doing
Looks like manishearth became part of the Servo project
@Quill Yeah, quite a while ago:
Announcement: I'll be joining the @ServoDev team at @mozilla in May! Really pumped to be able to devote more time to Servo!
sd k
@ProgramFOX ah, I only just saw it on my github feed <_<
Bank just got robbed
2:25 PM
@Unix Huh?
A bank here just got robbed
30000 SGD gone
It's a pretty simple algorithm. https://t.co/M0NJZwI1bQ
So my skewl district is starting to use this new system next year called schoology. It's kinda like a Facebook clone, but also stores are grades and stuff.
Some problems:
It's like CMS but with L instead of C.
1. There really isn't a permissions system. I can view everything, including teacher conversations and lesson plans. I clicked a teacher's profile and saw their personal phone number, email address, and physical home address.
2. There is SSL, but it isn't used by default. Not for logins. Not for showing grades.
2:29 PM
At least it isn't blackboard
Blackboard leaked less info than this.
Every time I try to view my grades in Blackboard I get a Java exception about converting a long to an int
LMSes are weird
I can get infinite time by disabling ajax on a certain URL
3. A lot of the stuff on it is just meta discussion on how to use it. Even more horrifyingly, the teachers try to use memes.
2:31 PM
@Quill Your scores are too damn high.
> Grammer
@Bookend Not like that, they measure points in .5 increments: so 1.5 obviously has issues
Second part of #3 is a problem between some keyboards and chairs.
it's usually either a lot of LQ meta discussion, forced system training, or no one uses the features
Heh, apparently my school just broke powerschool too. It's showing the wrong classes for many students.
I don't have permission to view my GPA anymore. But I can update immunization records for the district still.
2:37 PM
This was part of the class management code while I was in high school
yay! Add more costs for contributing.
2:56 PM
That's bad... but then, there's Ingress.
Getting upvotes amongst FGITW reminds me of the sunnier side of SO: helping people
@Quill Yuck
@Derpy :D
Getting "Perfect, thank you!" comment with no upvote or accept reminds me that the OP is a one-time visitor, never to be seen again.
3:09 PM
@Derpy Looks fake though. @rene says "hiya" more often.
I do?
I never realized I have habits ...
They're called instincts.
Most SOCVR'rs say "hiya" a lot.
polite and concise
(did I do it right?)
@TIPS I'll add another rule, @hichris123 will be happy ....
oh boy ... a complaint on facebook ...
@rene Yay rules!
The only thing better than a new rule are new rules
@Quill Hallo is superior.
in The 2nd Monitor on The Stack Exchange Network Chat, 1 min ago, by Mat's Mug
is it just me or the logo for aviation.se looks like a... picnic table
3:24 PM
@bjb568 My school skinned Powerschool onto their own website. Problem is, it's not as functional (it doesn't show Semester grades until after the semester ends, it has problems at the end of a quarter, usually showing N/A, etc...)
I saw A quick new nav update was bumped... turns out it was just a typo fix. :(
@hichris123 PowerSchool sucks. It isn't really even functional in telling me my grades without a userscript.
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword with email in answer, email in answer: Are my husband and I truly divorced? by Sandee Caunga on islam.stackexchange.com
@bjb568 At least you can use PowerSchool. If I try to log in to PowerSchool, it redirects me away from the page with grades. (and the HTML content is just an inline script redirecting away)
They put the Apollo 11 source code on github and of course someone posted an issue https://github.com/chrislgarry/Apollo-11/issues/3
3:40 PM
@hichris123 meh, things still break all the time
> The PowerSchool Student and Parent portals, as well as the PowerSchool mobile apps, have been temporarily disabled. Check with your school for more information.
Now you can't even login. :/
sd f
Back in my days, LMS was a physical bulletin board on which everyone's grades and academic events (e.g., failed out of university) were posted. I didn't check back then, but I'm pretty sure it didn't support SSL.
I didn't know GitHub added reaction emote :O
3:58 PM
Now their discussions look like...
A: How to play music stored in SD card 540 Lumia

user21940Tap on the music app that you have it stored in. It may even be on Xbox 🎮. If so just tap it and it should give you an option as to what you want to hear 😊 🎻. U know that you can upgrade your phone to probably 8.1 Windows App. Makes things much easier. And anytime you have a problem. First cre...

[ SmokeDetector ] Manually reported answer: How do I find research groups that do work in field X? by sindhukk on academia.stackexchange.com
I'm up to 10 pending NAA/VLQ flags on Windows Phone site. (And they get about 5 answers a day.)
Huh. Since when did skipped reviews become "not reviewable"?
Depends on the queue, I think.
4:03 PM
Weird. I know it does that if it's an audit.
In Close queue, skipping and hitting Back in the browser allows me to review. In LQRQ it doesn't.
I always thought I could go back & review it. Doesn't seem to work that way anymore (this is with LQP).
@Bookend Looks like LQP is the only queue that exhibits this. I don't remember this happening before...
was sooooo cute
4:38 PM
I told someone on the street that I liked their stackoverflow shirt and they ran away.
4:55 PM
> You will receive one final email to confirm that we unsubscribed you.
... I haven't received a final email yet. Not sure what that means...
... you're still subscribed ...
... u can join, but never leave ...
I guess not. :/ Well, at least all of those emails have been going to Junk anyway...
Yes, we saw that ....
5:10 PM
You're in my email too?
Yes, but I've told you too much already...
Sorry, I can't send the final email yet because the email server suddenly went down.
Will tell the spammer technical guy to fix it soon.
5:47 PM
No repro for meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/327606/…? That certainly doesn't seem like no repro... that just seems like "@rene fixed the problem"
The mSO CV queue always disappoints me.
6:19 PM
@hichris123 yeah, maybe retag it as support?
it is not a bug I think
It works as dersigned
Well, right now it's a discussion, probably should be support.
I retagged but if I edit it it invalidates the second answer
@hichris123 can you verify if the title still works for the second answer as well?
needs re-open votes now
@rene That's probably decent, I'm not really sure how you can better title it.
OK, thanks
6:38 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword with email in body: IP by Yvette Thomas on security.stackexchange.com
sd off-topic not spam
You just gave feedback to that post. :P
Fixed that for you.
Hey, @jadarnel27 came around.
Jun 28 at 9:39, by Bart
Oh you post-jadarnel27 noob @Quill
No longer true. :D
Haha awesome.
6:50 PM
Certainly, brown to you too.
Tell me everything I missed.
Okay... this will take a while...
Uhm, probably lots of pointless meta drama, SmokeDetector becoming quieter, Town Halls... return of Happy Hour (can't remember when that happened)
pointless? Are you saying meta is pointless? What about all those answers I wrote? Are they pointless as well? And my rep?
Your answers are wonderful, @rene. Other people's questions on the other hand...
6:57 PM
sure, sure ...
and now I should feel better
Yes, you certainly should...
You guys did a great job. I feel like I never left.
Wait, so I can unmute SmokeDetector now?
Maybe. Down to about 20 messages/day, should be quieter but maybe not quiet enough... chat.meta.stackexchange.com/users/266345/smokedetector
I'll think about it.
Ok, long enough... and?
7:28 PM
@bjb568 "Hullo" is even more so.
@rene Are you saying meta is not pointless?!
7:46 PM
I have a lot of points there ...
@rene When you point to void, are you still pointing points?
In my mind yes, void is just a type
8:10 PM
Happy hour, again in the middle of my sleep.
Thanks, Tavern
You can take a short nap...
2 hours later…
10:14 PM
@Quill ... did I miss something?
@hichris123 µsleep(int(rand(17)))
It's good to see you're alive... Unlike the tavern
@tchrist That seems like it would be really short...
You mean that doesn't count as a short nap?
10:18 PM
I suppose it does, but would you really gain anything from that?
A C# and F# IDE for the iPad! It's a whole new world. Runs your code as you write it. http://continuous.codes/ https://t.co/3qDz8vLhi6
Shoot, I was gonna apply, but since I know the meaning of common English words I'm overqualified (h/t @quominus) https://t.co/9mD7zTp009
11:00 PM
time for Happy Hour!
Time to learn some JS.
This was my setup a year ago:
I've gotten rid of the stable-release Firefox completely since. Everything is done on Firefox Developer Edition.
I've had to move away from my office to another room in my house because it's not air-conditioned, so I don't have access to the extra displays (which will slow me down a bit) but I'd rather work more comfortably.
Alright, let's fire up NetBeans.
@bwDraco I don't see the Tavern in those tabs
I used to not be a regular here.
That was more than a year ago.
11:21 PM
836ms render time for my React app.... nice
and that's unminified including React in my app code (instead of using a CDN)
React server is nice, I can render most of the app layout server side and just let the client render the list items at their own pace
11:41 PM

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