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What should I do for posts like stackoverflow.com/review/low-quality-posts/6879057? They answer the question, and the question is the problem.... so looks ok?
 
skip if not sure
 
@bluet ... that's not an answer to the question.
 
user259867
@hichris123 The OP says it doesn't actually answer the question. Also, the flag could be VLQ instead of NAA, which I take as "tried to answer, did not succeed".
 
user259867
(My practice on math is to delete unless there is a good reason to keep, but that's just me.)
 
1:09 AM
@Fundamental Oh I was referring to @bluet's message as not an answer to my question. :P
 
@hichris123 flag it as NAA :/
 
@Braiam On chat? flags @bluet's message as offensive better? :P
 
user259867
"What should I do...?" -- "Skip" does look like an answer.
 
oh look, this is pinned...
that duck...
5
 
1:27 AM
did they forget to put an office space image in? meta.movies.stackexchange.com/questions/1501/…
those are very good artsy designs they did
 
@bluet Nope. It's just been used before:
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Q: Site design for Workplace.se

Stéphane MartinI’m Stéphane, the new designer at Stack Exchange. First, I wanted to announce that this site is now starting the process of moving out of beta to become a fully-graduated site! Congratulations! Graduation and Your Site Design Graduation comes with a few perks. I have already begun work on your ...

 
It's not by Jin? oh, new designer. Looks promising!
 
:)
 
user259867
Two sites that Stéphane designed shortly after joining SE are easy to recognize by the very generous spacing of question lists (Academia and The Workplace). It seems this trend did not continue, however.
 
i hear there's a sequel to joe dirt happening, can't wait could use more laughs
 
1:38 AM
oops
 
@bluet I only reckon 4-5 images, you want more!?
 
1:51 AM
^ Fancy Vim mini-screencast: likey? absolutely terrible and I should die in a hole? waffles?
 
What are the questions asking? What is likely? I think you are misusing question marks?
 
Likey == do you like?
 
oh
ok
 
:P
Many ugh, it's 9 and haven't done any homework.
 
1:59 AM
No, it's 8:59 @bjb568. GET IT RIGHT!
 
What if I told you you're off by a minute?
Says 9 here.
 
user259867
Ugh, it's 9 and I haven't graded any homework.
 
@bjb568 Actually time.gov says I'm 5 seconds ahead.
 
user259867
"Actually http" was better.
 
@Fundamental hehe can't you just feed things to robots?
 
2:01 AM
@bjb568 Why is this reminding me of The Homework Machine?
 
user259867
You mean, propose grading.SE, where homework gets posted and voted on? Neat idea.
 
@hichris123 Ha! I'm 300ms ahead.
 
@Fundamental ... thanks. ;P
 
@hichris123 Hm… IDK.
It horrifies me that I got the reference tho.
 
What, you didn't like that book?
 
2:02 AM
@Fundamental crowdsourcing homework grading since 2015...
 
*though
 
@hichris123 no, it horrifies me that I once read books
 
...
 
... and this is why I have no faith in humanity anymore.
 
It horrifies me that you say that as if it's a bad thing
 
2:04 AM
Those kids nowadays...
 
Err, reading books, that is
 
@JanDvorak I know, right?
 
Yeah, I know.
 
@bjb obviously needs to read this:
Fahrenheit 451 is a dystopian novel by Ray Bradbury published in 1953. It is regarded as one of his best works. The novel presents a future American society where books are outlawed and "firemen" burn any that are found. The title refers to the temperature that Bradbury understood to be the autoignition point of paper. The novel has been the subject of interpretations primarily focusing on the historical role of book burning in suppressing dissenting ideas. In a 1956 radio interview, Bradbury stated that he wrote Fahrenheit 451 because of his concerns at the time (during the McCarthy era) about...
 
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Q: Under which branch of mathematics do vectors fall into?

bolovWell... this is pretty basic. Under which branch of mathematics do vectors fall into? A quick search on the web revealed many kinds of vectors so what I have in mind are this kind of vectors: that for instance in a 3D space are represented as $\vec{v}_{(x,y,z)}$ (with the origin in $(0,0,0)$ ...

 
2:07 AM
@hichris123 watched teh movie
 
...
 
user259867
Much debate ensued, and then, later, the OP clarified:
 
user259867
> I am writing a data structure in C++ for vectors and I want to know under which namespace to declare them.
 
@bjb568 Actually, read The Veldt.
Another Bradbury story.
 
</assignment-list>
 
2:09 AM
You should also read the Gone series by Michael Grant. (I read it a few years ago, so my memory of it is a bit fuzzy, but I do remember really liking it.)
 
@Doorknob Never read it.
I like knowing though that I read series before they were cool. I read the Divergent books a couple years back (4?) and the Hunger Games books around the same time.
 
user259867
Book recommendations are off-topic.
 
@Fundamental Requests for fundamentals on a topic are off-topic.
 
@hichris123 "hi" is a greeting and does not belong on SE
 
Oh, by the way @Doorknob: if you ever have the time, read Michael Crichton's books. You've probably read one or two -- Jurassic Park is one, but all of his are super good.
 
2:29 AM
MANY UGH
read teh internatz
 
English, please
 
Many "ughs" "ugh". Read the internets.
:)
 
Not much better
 
@bjb568 ... why?
 
coz itz bettah
 
2:31 AM
... why?
Robert Cartaino on September 29, 2010

Stack Exchange is about questions with objective, factual answers. We’ve been crystal clear about this for as long as I can remember, even back to the earliest, pre-beta days of Stack Overflow. It’s right there in the standard Stack Exchange FAQ:

What kind of questions should I not ask here?

Avoid asking questions that are subjective, argumentative, or require extended discussion. This is not a discussion board, this is a place for questions that can be answered!

Thus, questions that are not answerable — discussions, debates, opinions — should be closed as subjective. It seems simple enough: Fact good; opinion and discussion bad. But why? …

> The folks at Moms4mom owned up to the subjective issue and came up with a set of principles to create useful subjective discussions on parenting: the Back It Up! Principle. Back It Up! means that your answers must be based on either:

Something that happened to you personally
Something you can back up with a reference
They talk about how “opinion, by itself, is noise.” They’re not saying that subjective opinions are to be avoided; they’re attempting to mold and shape their inherently subjective Q&A into something constructive, informative and helpful. As it turns out, there is an entire f
 
Sounds like how many of the other sites operate: e.g. science fiction requires canon.
 
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Q: How widespread is the "back it up" principle?

Monica CellioGood Subjective, Bad Subjective refers to the Back It Up principle that was developed on an early SE site. I've seen this principle in use on UX (though I can't find an example right now), and citing sources or experience is standard on Mi Yodeya. Backing up an answer includes citing sources,...

 
@hichris123 it has all teh infoz!
n areznt dum
 
english, please
 
A statement clearly disproved by Exhibit A: bjblish
 
2:35 AM
@bjb568 [citation-needed]
@Doorknob We, the People rest our case in the People v. bjb.
 
That sounds good.
Is it good?
 
user259867
People v. Cats
2
 
s/cats/teh kittehz!
 
@bjb568 false
 
We the People of the Tavern on the Meta, in order to form a more perfect chatroom, establish justice, ensure chatbot tranquility, provide for the common user, promote the general stars, and secure the blessings of Shog Almighty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the Tavern on the Meta.
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2:43 AM
uh… scratch that. WER KEWL N NEED TEH CONSTITUTIONZ!
 
@bjb568 English, please. It's hard to understand you.
Also, no shouting.
 
meh
 
@JanDvorak There's got to be a userscript to deal with that ;)
 
The ignore button, you mean? That's vanilla.
 
2:57 AM
:O
 
:D
 
:)
 
:)
 
closed as duplicate by Doorknob ♦
 
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Q: Web server be invaded!

wolf901901My personal Web is invaded by hacker. Who are good at Web safety? If you can help me to solve this problem, I will pay the remuneration. Thank you. If someone who know the Invasion of penetration’s communication platform, could you tell me? I need urgently to solve my Web safety problem.

 
3:15 AM
@Fundamental Is the realtime page working for you?
 
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A: What is an accurate method to measure the C:N ratio of Bokashi pickled/composted kitchen waste?

J. MusserThis isn't the easiest process in the world, but you can do it. Personally, I'd call up a lab and ask if they could test it for me. Other than that, you would have to use something like a combustion process, like a CHN analyzer such as this one (expensive), or use a mass spectrometer to ionize an...

 
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Q: how do you get a 100 on a test

helenhow do you get a 100 on a math paper if you got all of the questions wrong on the test and yous till get to go to the next grade and you didn't pass the star test?

 
no one will understand that one^^
 
@hichris123 I can open realtime page... if it's considered working
 
user259867
@hichris123 Yes, it does. The HTML page, and the polling URL http://stackexchange.com/questions/poll-realtime that my script uses.
 
3:18 AM
@AndrewT. But does it update? I think the websockets are borked, seeing if it's just on my machine or an actual issue.
 
> WebSocket connection to 'ws://qa.sockets.stackexchange.com/' failed: Error in connection establishment: net::ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT
 
websockets are indeed borked
 
Someone go tweet to StackStatus.
 
user259867
Not sure what to do with this trolling if anything. (webapps)
 
VLQ'd
 
3:19 AM
@StackStatus WebSockets are borked. :(
 
y do people tweeter
is everybody a twit?
does tweeter make people twit?
 
user259867
I never figured out how to actually use the ws: thing, but saw that that URL returns the information I wanted, and used it instead, sending a request every 5 seconds. Works fine.
 
you use JS
new WebSocket()
 
But what if we don't want to use JS?
(See github.com/KeyboardFire/stackexchange-chatty for an example of WebSockets in Ruby)
 
But if you just want to poke around JS is easiest.
@Doorknob ur bot iz useful
 
3:26 AM
See, if I could, I would give it room owner and make it kick anyone who used the letter "r" directly after the letter "u" in a single 2-letter word.
 
Smokey is dead for now, due to websocket issues. @Fundamental you're in charge of spam detection. :P
 
Ur kasdim
kicked
 
user259867
3:39 AM
Could you please help with this? weird question on UX.
 
user259867
mod-nuked
 
Huh, that's a weird error message: "You don't have permission to use this type of flag." when spam-flagging a deleted post
 
I'm pretty stoked about "Japanese Cryptography" — jonsca 4 hours ago
 
4:18 AM
@Doorknob wat, they changed it to "this post is deleted"
caching?
 
@RyanCavanaugh you might want to weigh in on this: meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/283358/…
 
Just came here to say websockets are borked on my end... glad I'm behind on the news. :)
 
user259867
^ user probably should be destroyed for being ~10 years old.
 
> i dont know why it dowsn't let me publish my question (it says something about quality standards...). so i'll write know some crap so it will let me post it. ignore it. (Source)
I don't understand people... "Hm, I can't post my question because it doesn't meet quality standards. I got it! I'll append some crap to get around the restriction." :\
(sorry, just had to vent as I was going through the queue.)
 
user259867
@anorton Markdown is ignored in multiline posts.
 
thanks.
 
user259867
4:53 AM
 
user259867
(I've no idea what's going on there; some contest apparently)
 
@anorton ahahaha
Tat actually made me laugh
 
"Passwords are currently the most universal way for people to say who they are." wat — bjb568 7 secs ago
 
@bjb568 Many of the top 10 users on Math.SE go through the review queue and vote to "Leave Open" everything except some exact duplicates. Your guy looks quite varied in his responses compared to a couple users I just looked at.
 
5:01 AM
@anorton what's math have to do with anything?
 
user259867
@bjb568 Math has to do with everything.
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oh ok
 
@bjb568 You were complaining about one particular (potentially) abusive reviewer, and I decided to participate in the scar wars by complaining about having a bunch of (potentially) abusive reviewers in the top 10 users on my "home" site.
 
oh
BAN THEM!
 
That always works quite well... :P
 
5:07 AM
Did SE just mess up their notification server, or it only affected on Android app... I got 3 push notifications which I already read and open :|
probably just a random error. whistle
 
user259867
On the plus side, the real-time tab is updating for me now, so web sockets must be back.
 
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in title: Cup of Buy Fifa Coins by user49313 on webmasters.stackexchange.com
 
5:30 AM
@AndrewT. Just had the same issue.
 
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body: Is Really A Perfectly Lovely Skincare? by darinlucian on stackoverflow.com
 
user259867
@SmokeDetector tp, and gone with the user
 
@Fundamental Registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in title: Removed your face wrinkles by darin lucian on ham.stackexchange.com
 
\o
 
5:38 AM
o/
 
user259867
@SmokeDetector tpu, post gone
 
SU gone
 
@Fundamental Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
 
user259867
@SmokeDetector tpu, still at -1 on ham.se
 
5:38 AM
@Fundamental Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
 
user259867
 
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body: Get a youthful skin by Jon Cote on drupal.stackexchange.com
 
@SmokeDetector tpu
huh!?
 
user259867
@SmokeDetector tpu, why don't you acknowledge Andrew T.?
 
@Fundamental Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in title: Muscle Building Best Supplement vitamins by StellaL Fodor on drupal.stackexchange.com
 
5:42 AM
@SmokeDetector tpu
 
@AndrewT. Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
 
ok. weird.
 
user259867
Smokey, a sentient bot that he is, got used to getting extra text with commands.
 
user259867
Upshot: 3 newest drupal questions are spam. And a ham post
 
[ SmokeDetector ] Repeating characters in answer: Why does Gilgamesh's casual appearance look different in different routes? by stu on anime.stackexchange.com
 
5:47 AM
Night!
 
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in title: Best Supplements For Muscle Growth by Lara Mara on meta.stackexchange.com
 
user259867
@SmokeDetector tpu
 
@Fundamental Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
 
user259867
Drupal clean, ham and meta remain
 
6:03 AM
meta clean, ham and spam are friends
 
user259867
Not surprising with Ham; their previous question was more than 2 days ago (55 hours between questions). So the users are not checking the site that often...
 
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body: Lets look at some of the dangers that by poppygamgee on drupal.stackexchange.com
 
user259867
@SmokeDetector tpu, you slowpoke
 
6:11 AM
@Fundamental Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
 
@Unihedro done
 
'I just don't know what to do' stackoverflow.com/q/28012389/3622940
@TGMCians Thanks :)
 
np
 
what is the link to @anna's profile doing on this question? Is she not getting paid? :0 Can't figure out why that link is there.
 
Read the answer
 
user259867
6:35 AM
@bluet OP is confused by different roles. Asking about mods, linking to Anna Lear...
 
@SuperstarGamer "this mostly has to do with JAVA networking" - Firstly, nothing about your question even lightly hints of anything to do with Java, the programming language, and I'm pretty sure JAVA is not a separate language. To continue, with no (research / attempt) effort shown at all, this does not fit into our standards of questions on the site as defined by the tour. And finally, your question is ambiguous, it's really hard to tell what you're asking for (even after my edit), and hence voted to close. — Unihedro just now
 
@Fundamental so s/he just linked to a random mod.. kinda weird question for someone with only 1 account on meta.SE created today... maybe it's a mod on some site that didn't want to post under their real account
 
user259867
Or it could be Anna Lear herself hinting at a raise... SE has money now.
 
user259867
:)
 
:) very, very, very clever
off-topic on chat.meta.se
 
6:53 AM
@bluet nooooo
 
user259867
gone
 
191 posts in LQP
 
> Thank you for reviewing 20 low quality posts today; come back in 16 hours to continue reviewing.
 
user259867
7:03 AM
in Whining Room, 11 hours ago, by Fundamental
See there is stuff in LQRQ => enter review => first item is an audit => "Thank you for reviewing 20 low quality posts today"
 
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body: hollister sale raised millions of dollars by babylisscurl on drupal.stackexchange.com
 
@SmokeDetector tpu
:(
 
@SmokeDetector tpu
 
@Unihedro Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
 
@Unihedro could someone add me to SmokeDetector?
 
7:17 AM
@bummi @Pro Can you add bummi to Smokey's response users list?
 
@SmokeDetector tpu
 
@bluet Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
 
The amount of spam seems to be increasing these days, spammers need to meet their monthly quota?
 
@AndrewT. or you know, bill time is coming and they need the cash to keep up their microbusiness :D
 
spam? I guess not...
 
doesn't appear to be, just a new user saw the wrong question that he could answer
 
nuke the question
 
they must be working on search again, last answer 21minutes ago stackoverflow.com/search?tab=newest&q=is%3aanswer
 
7:30 AM
^^ yes, including the nonsense answer that has been nuked
 
we can stay there ... :/
 
drupal is like watching a tv show that only shows commercials
 
First real question now after all the spam :)
this one isn't even a nice one :/ drupal.stackexchange.com/q/145777/20140
 
ugh.. commenter recommended he ask on SO instead :(
 
7:56 AM
still a lot of spam on drupal :/
 
Flagged and nuked all drupal spam, it's clean for now
 
LQ answer and a suspicious link superuser.com/a/870984/172747 ... edit out, or wait for more evidence?
@InfiniteRecursion you did it :)
 
8:17 AM
@bummi I already flagged it as spam. Question asks how to install wget on Windows. Answer is on CentOS.
1-rep unregistered user also
 
@AndrewT. I suspected, thx
 
> Design firm has announced plans to release a scaled-down version of a human-sized cat bed that looks like a human bed that was designed for cats. ... So, it's just a cat bed.
 
End result: cat sleeps on bad while human has to cope with small bed
 
I flagged a spam
 
8:37 AM
Myeah, same here.
 
[ SmokeDetector ] Offensive answer detected: How does MobiForms bypass the app store? by chemicalmtl on apple.stackexchange.com
 
@SmokeDetector tpu. Is the pinned butterfly an attempt to do census on the Tavern?
 
@AndrewT. Blacklisted user.
 
@AndrewT. nah, it's a sign of abusive RO @InfiniteRecursion pinning anything but my brilliant contributions.
 
abusive RO.... duck... uh oh
 
8:58 AM
@AndrewT. Wait, it's a butterfly?
Um... Joking, right? It looks like three boxes to me...
 
@Unihedro too much Minecraft...
 
@AndrewT. too much unicode :(
 
user202362
@InfiniteRecursion figured ... after I searched the keyword 'duck' on the chat & before realising it's a duck not a chicken in your avatar ... or is it a chicken? I always thought it was a baby chick ...
 
9:17 AM
@chmod711telkitty pssst, don't tell her, but she's actually a swan ... ssst
 
user202362
ever heard of the ugly duckling? swan babies aren't that pretty :p
 
gasp
 
user202362
 
user202362
gasp
 
9:31 AM
@GnomeSlice it's awesomeness
 
Spam Q (90.9%): multitude of flavors and specialty drinks, by user413449, on superuser.com.
 
I totally expected an other question based on that title @ShadowWizard :D
 
@Bart hmm? What title? Where? /hides
 
The "hostile" one
 
@Bart oh, well, it's still a pointless rant
no idea why I'm the only one who downvoted it
 
9:41 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in title: Has An Anti Aging Cream Review Steered You Wrong? by Elvkrkaz on superuser.com
 
Spam Q (91.1%): Has An Anti Aging Cream Review Steered You Wrong?, by Elvkrkaz, on superuser.com.
 
@Pham is slooooow
 
I guess Pham could use some anti aging cream
2
 
Apparently I was slower than both of them. (missed a chance to flag)
 
@Bart but he's still young... a baby bot, isn't he?
 
9:44 AM
@ShadowWizard kids these days ...
 
@AndrewT. not accurate, the bots don't flag - you were slower than 6 other users (or 1 mod :))
 
I received a mail:
Please don't edit my comments/answers anymore...

http://stackoverflow.com/posts/28063810/revisions
If I wanted to write it perfect I would have...

The expression of the words is more important than the words
themselves.
 
:D /ignore I've had plenty of those
 
I could roll back and see what happens ;)
 
@bummi this behaviour makes me want to downvote his post... calm down...
 
9:46 AM
Hehe, at least the mail is somewhat polite.
 
@AndrewT. no ....
 
One of the funnier ones I got said something like "You don't have anything better to do with your turdface. Go do research you researcher".
 
@Bart oh my... what did you do?
 
@Bart less polite, indeed
 
@ShadowWizard research. :p
I guess that's what you get when having information in your profile.
 
9:49 AM
Spam Q (91.1%): Man here’s the car love are, by waqas 258wq, on meta.stackexchange.com.
 
this one still resists to get closed stackoverflow.com/q/28208581/1699210
 
@Bart nice use of the hammer, missed that post when searching
 
I like a good hammering ... ehm ...
 
meta is full of spam ...
 
9:53 AM
@bummi MSE is like an ocean of spam: it comes in waves
 
@ShadowWizard You should not miss to surf, same on drupal
 
Spam Q (91%): Natural Max Garcinia Is The Best Slimming Shapewear, by ricarestu961, on meta.stackexchange.com.
 
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body: Natural Max Garcinia Is The Best Slimming Shapewear by ricarestu961 on meta.stackexchange.com
 
... MSE is slow?
 
spam attack....
 
Sam
9:56 AM
Who's slow now? >:D
 
@Sam what did you give @Pham?? :P
 
Sam
@ShadowWizard Coffee, of course.
 
@Sam Doppio
 
@Sam where has my coffee gone?!?!
 
Sam
:D
 
9:58 AM
@Sam lol, hope @Pham got nearby toilets then! ;)
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Q: What ingredient in coffee has a laxative effect?

AlexMy question is as simple as it sounds. I want to know which ingredient in coffee makes me poop. I'm sure everyone has experienced it. You drink a (couple) cup(s) of coffee and a few minutes later you'll find yourself rushing to the toilet. I personally don't drink a lot of coffee. I drink one cu...

 
Sam
@Bart It's all mine! :D
@ShadowWizard lol
 

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