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12:02 AM
how is everyone?
mostly not suspended yet
12:10 AM
Grr, with importxml I can grab every element on that page except <input> elements with type="hidden" -- where, of course, SE keeps the actual data.
Then use something else.
Yes, plan B is to parse title attributes of those spans. It's not that bad.
not looking over your shoulder
12:13 AM
@bjb568 Not parsing HTML itself... extracting numbers from //span/@title.
I know.
I disagree with the answer.
Heh, Chemistry.SE has community promotion ad for its meta
@Yes what the heck are you doing with xml?
30 mins ago, by Yes
My current project is to tie together a few Google services for better visualization of SE sites stats.
12:17 AM
I.e., import into Spreadsheet, process with a Script, visualize as a Chart.
Hm… maybe XML of a site would be easier to deal with if the site was in XML…
@bjb568 Isn't it valid XML?
HTML isn't.
Or usually isn't anyway, it could be.
Not all HTML, but specifically of stackexchange.com/sites looks pretty XML-y
why not looping through the /sites API and asking for the data?
12:22 AM
Took a peek. The SO pages are not valid XML.
@Braiam That would work, but then I'd be writing a standalone script that I would have to put somewhere. A Google-based thing can be published as a web app, so I wouldn't have to host it.
Also, API does not return the number of visits, which is one of the most interesting stats.
@JanDvorak I've wondered that too. I know I have very little use for xpath because I always find better solutions with other entity mapping or dom apis. My hypothesis is that I'm not the only one.
@JeremyBanks No.
Being an idiot is too tempting, sometimes.
12:33 AM
I'll leave the "No", lol.
I love how everybody seems to look at a comment and wait for somebody else to leave the first star, then the star dam breaks.
@JasonC that's called group behavior
There should be a badge for pioneering the first star on a message some number of times.
Or maybe just a network wide auto-ban for not conforming, because you are hurting the efficiency of the collective.
@JasonC Conform and be assimilated and you won't be brutally murdered! LIFE HACK!
12:51 AM
@AlexisKing I was really sad about this meta.stackexchange.com/a/256514/230261; I facepalmed in real life, and may have cried a little.
@JasonC Just know that, however you may feel, you didn't choose to get a suggestion to ask a question on Lifehacks.
And even if I wanted to ask a question now, for the sake of consistency I can't.
Yes. Yes, good point. It's OK. It's not my fault. It's not my fault.
@JasonC I clicked on that link half expecting to see a suspension notice.
My top Lifehacks tags are and . Sweet.
Ha, sorry to disappoint. I guess it was misleading.
[ SmokeDetector ] Offensive title detected: Shit was SO cash by John on parenting.stackexchange.com
12:56 AM
Oh man.
This is amazing.
> have any of you ever gotten any pussy?
@SmokeDetector fp, needs edit
12:57 AM
1) I'm a cat
@AlexisKing Registered question as false positive and added title to Bayesian doctype 'good'.
2) These are parents
@bjb confirmed for getting all the pussy.
@JasonC yeah, YOU ARE SO SUCK!
1:03 AM
Haha oh man.
I'm pretty sure I recognize the so cash picture from hotchickswithdouchebags.
1:17 AM
Wow, that blog is still going strong, I haven't checked it since he "retired" it. So cash.
@hichris123 seems normal/fine?
In what browser?
Everything's wrapped in a <pre> tag here.
@hichris123 Looks fine to me too in Chrome 42.
... weird.
I see no pre tags in the source or the hierarchy.
1:36 AM
Maybe it's the new CSS parser...
> Resource interpreted as Document but transferred with MIME type text/vnd.wap.wml
Anyone need a #stackoverflow web tier for anything? http://t.co/xN9XQWULFX
Me please, Shane!
[ SmokeDetector ] Repeating characters in answer: Can you use the Apple Watch with an iPod touch? by Bob on apple.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Offensive body detected: Trouble in understanding Christianity by John on christianity.stackexchange.com
doods, totalyly.
Wow, Christianity.se just got tubgirled. (Nsfw on that one btw)
@SmokeDetector tpu
@JasonC Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
@SmokeDetector tpu
@JasonC Blacklisted user.
2:06 AM
omg wait don't click that
Woah that's 1 MB!
30 MB un-gzipped!
so we found out something that SE needs to paginate
6000+ accepts and unaccepts
DDOS, anyone? :p
in hindsight they should've implemented accept/unaccept rate limit at the same time they did the up/down vote rate limit
Yeah, DD won't have that problem.
2:11 AM
@bjb568 Right.
Finally, a compelling reason to migrate to DD.
This is the correct answer - a particular user was just upvoting, then undoing the vote, over and over. While this doesn't occur often, it's annoying to see in the logs. Look for some vote throttling in the future. — Jarrod Dixon ♦ Aug 5 '14 at 21:27
@Yes Compelling?
omg, @nicael did it too me too meta.stackexchange.com/users/244519/…
did I really lose 300 rep?
-300 rep for trying to start this conversation again.
2:22 AM
@JasonC sorry, I just logged on , so first time for me
You missed your chance then.
@JasonC that sounds so cool, without context of course
You mean SO CASH.
I want SO cash.
No, not cache. Not unicoins either…
did they ban all his socks
2:23 AM
Including Shog, yeah.
Now that'd just be uncivilized
@Roombatron5000 They did whatever they needed to do to stop the behavior and now it's time to talk about cats.
Are your cats okay, @JasonC?
2:27 AM
Sorry it took me a minute to find that.
umm... creepyness++
> “Hey…but I still have work tomorrow.”
“Take a day off…”
“Give me a legitimate reason, kid!”
“Just say you’re busy…”
Ooh yay, first outsourced googling then… reddit.com/r/videos/comments/363y26/op_is_a_phaggot/craiun5
@tchrist You want to complain about image quality?
2:47 AM
@hichris123 and @TravisJ: Yes, I was able to access this room and chat and kick (because RO). I had exited and returned and tested it with 1 rep. I couldn't star or pin any message. It said I don't have enough rep to vote. I could access settings page too.
@InfiniteRecursion how do you have 41 rep? Looks like you were serial upvoted 4 times! They should be reversed shortly!
@Roombatron5000 Welcome to the group :P
Huh okay @Inf. Glad to see all of our ducks are in a row, ;)
@Roombatron5000 Yes, I saw that. Someone pity upvoted me :/
2:51 AM
How come I have to wait 24 hours to award a bounty?
@ASCIIThenANSI This time period exists to give others an equal opportunity to post a deserving answer and compete for the bounty.
@InfiniteRecursion But what if I'm giving a bounty to an answer that deserves it (on a question with no bounty)?
Bounties are primarily for attracting attention to the question. That takes time.
@ASCIIThenANSI Still you need to wait and give others a chance to write better answers than the existing answer. Sometimes the author of the existing answer improves their answer when you offer a bounty. It encourages good quality.
@InfiniteRecursion Ah, OK. Thanks
3:05 AM
> He shows limited understanding of the situation to produce irony
Ouch this is the ELA 9th practice PARCC test.
> He shows a limited understanding of the situation to produce irony
And how do you "produce" irony?
in a foundry?
^ facepalm
... I get it. :P
Hm… a is often omitted with understanding.
3:10 AM
had to throw a punch line in there
@bjb568 I’m sure you can manage.
We need more ellipsis in here.
Look up ellipsis in the dictionary, @bjb.
Noun: ellipsis (plural ellipses)
  1. (typography) A mark consisting of three periods, historically with spaces in between, before, and after them “ . . . ”, nowadays a single character “…” Ellipses are used to indicate that words have been omitted in a text or that they are missing or illegible.
  2. (grammar, rhetoric) The omission of a grammatically required word or phrase that can be inferred.
  3. ellipsis f (genitive ellipsis); third declension
2nd definition
3:14 AM
@hichris123 Indefinite article not needed because understanding is not quantifiable.
You can similarly have limited grammatical ability.
...and live in a shoe
@santiago stared because is true...
3:16 AM
I like shoes.
Not needed, but it's an English test which would likely count your incorrect if you used an ellipsis.
But it's not incorrect…
I agreed with you.
@bjb568 As if we weren't addicted enough.
3:22 AM
Feb 13 at 15:32, by bjb568
@bjb568 "What's that? I can't hear you over the sound of all the money I'm making!"
-- Candy Crush devs and Bill Gates
At least Bill Gates gives to charities.
@bjb568 Why can't we have a company that takes the money it needs to stay afloat, plus 5% of that to pay their employees (and as profit), and gives the rest to charities?
Bill Gates drinks poop water, too.
3:26 AM
@ASCIIThenANSI sounds like socialism
i.e. taxes
Now I've played enough Democracy 3 to know that raising corporation taxes probably isn't a good thing.
Yet another one of my great ideas, already taken.


---A way to plug in your hard drive from a USB port---
---A question-and-answer site with built-in experience points and chatrooms---
---A pad which you could draw on and it registers as a mouse click on the computer---
---That thing I said---
More time to edit posts in chat
"Cameras, games, etc.[what else?] are dangerous[how?] distractions to young minds[citation-needed]. ... and remember, we[who?] all grew up without cell phones and we managed fine anyway[citation-needed]." — bjb568 8 secs ago
Spend more time outside.
No computers.
That is all you need to know.
3:36 AM
the second [citation-needed] should be [dubious-discuss]
It’s hardly limited to young minds.
@JanDvorak hm… good idea
the who? thing would like the the weasel words of course
@bjb568 Your snark filled comment is a pretty good example of the claim :P
Play in the park. Or the fields. Or the woods. Without parents. Be a kid again. Shit.
!xkcd find citation needed
3:37 AM
@bjb568 Unrecognized command. Use !xkcd commands for a list of commands.
!xkcd 597
Seriously, go run around in some construction sites or something.
Trespass while you can.
You really should not go into the abandoned missile bunkers in eastern Colorado.
But they are awesome.
@tchrist s/the abandoned missile bunkers in eastern//
3:39 AM
However, if you get arrested, you didn’t hear this from me.
@tchrist s/abandoned missile bunkers/unsuspicious mountains/
Some folks went. They had a good time. They seemed undetected. Most of them went back a week later. Those ones got arrested. I stayed home.
That sounds jolly.
A friend of mine in Colorado threw a rave in one that they broke into. I think it went on for quite some time before they got busted.
3:42 AM
They knew they were going to get caught, it was pretty much a given.
It’s hard to throw a proper rave.
After all, the sun also rises.
Well, except at Burning Man where you don’t care and the rave lasts eight days. It makes all others seem like a joke.
Burning Man is more of a job fair for me.
What the hell job?
Dude it's total audiovisual / interactive art tech nerd heaven.
Yes, I know.
I’ve been eight times.
3:45 AM
This'll be my 10th, so HA.
I'm a freelance programmer, I mostly work with artists. I pretty much make lights blink for a living. So it's always a good place to connect.
Hey, do you camp with anybody?
Haven't gone for a few years.
I wonder if we've ever met up there.
No way to know.
If so I probably just yelled at you to get off my lawn.
Sorry about that.
Unless you’re that guy with the funny birthmark you know where.
3:47 AM
You mean you didn't bring your Rolodex?
You know, there's somewhat functional cell phone service out there now. It's a tragedy.
This conversation seems to be the opposite of "kids these days".
@JasonC It’s horrible. I had wifi last time because I was right off Center.
Put it was nice to be on the power grid. Only done that twice.
Wifi is evil. There's a guy in our camp who pulls it from center with a dish; we're usually out on 2:00. Part of me wants to stop him from doing it.
I’m usually closer to 10.
Unless I’m at center, or near enough.
3:51 AM
Did you ever go to the hot springs after the event?
It's my favorite part. That and the week before.
I was there 11 days last time. Injured falling off a scaffolding the day before it started. Pain.
I’ve a local friend who's a ranger who always has extra get in early slots.
Aw, that sucks.
Yeah. It's great. It's so awesome to watch the city build up from pitch black, no street signs.
Yes. People don't know what they’re missing.
I don't have much sympathy for folks who arrive midweek. It’s best to arrive the week before, but that takes some work.
It didn’t used to.
Well if you ever go again come to disorient and ask for jason c; we can hang, and you can come to the hot springs after too. I like to go up the very first early arrival day and stay until the wednesday or thursday after. I've been in charge of the camp for a few years now so I kind of have to.
Yes, we've probably met.
3:56 AM
I've only been with disorient for 5 years, I was with a smaller nyc based camp called image node for the 4 prior.
That’s within time frame.
Erm... fingers...
2006-2010 image node; 2011-on disorient.
2006-2009, 2010-on
Oh you didn't actually ask a question. Thanks for making me do math for no reason.
You didn’t do math. You did arithmetic.
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, blacklisted website: Improved Skin Immunity? by nainastilla on drupal.stackexchange.com
Whatever it was it hurt my head.
4:00 AM
And that’s my signal to ditch for the evening. Nothing but spam from now on.
blacklist candidate weightruinations.com
4:12 AM
think 2 will stop 'em?
Can anyone make sense of this? github.com/Charcoal-SE/SmokeDetector/pull/…
@ɥʇǝS travis is the build system; can't tell you much more beyond that.
yeah, I know what travis is, but the comment makes no sense :/
Maybe he's been drinking.
@Braiam yup, know about that. Still doesn't make the comment make sense :/
4:23 AM
Manish usually reviews requests with r+ or r-, if I remember right. So, r= could mean he doesn't have an opinion.
@Yes ah, that makes sense.
I usually use :+1: or :-1: so it's obvious.
:-1 looks like an emoticon
it is.
I was thinking that he wanted travis to send him a message post test
(when you have images enabled anyway)
4:24 AM
Maybe the comment will only make sense after you've completed your training at the temple.
@Braiam ah, that's a possibility too.
I like the star wall sequence "Finally, a compelling reason to migrate to DD and live in a shoe."
4:47 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, blacklisted website: You will definitely feel active throughout the day by tritynsh sitrh on drupal.stackexchange.com
It's good that optimalstackfacts was blacklisted without .com part... now it's .net. (I'm pretty sure they used .com originally)
[ SmokeDetector ] Offensive answer detected: Other than gelatin what makes gummy bears chewy? by YoMamaWuzInMe on cooking.stackexchange.com
5:05 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in title: Best male enhancement product by Rose Davis on drupal.stackexchange.com
It's A/B testing. We're seeing if they drive more answers or not. Pseudo-secret pro-tip: If you have keyboard shortcuts enabled, you can use j/k to go back or forward without the tyranny of your mouse/keyboard. — Jaydles ♦ 3 hours ago
[ SmokeDetector ] Blacklisted website: optimalstackfacts.net/test-x180-ignite/ by Paige Green on drupal.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, blacklisted website: It as well this is somebody the eat the leaves by madisonhal on drupal.stackexchange.com
5:23 AM
@SmokeDetector and shoots?
@Braiam I like that they'd rather keep users at risk than lose users to Chrome. If I were using Firefox, I'd switch to Chrome after reading that.
5:39 AM
Yay! I got most of my rep back @Roombatron5000 :)
Ooh, a hint at Shog's dark past.
@SmokeDetector fp, Hangul chars
@ProgramFOX Registered question as false positive and added title to Bayesian doctype 'good'.
@SmokeDetector tp
@JasonC Registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
6:21 AM
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[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title: MICROMAX YUREKA ISSUES AFTER UPDATION by user108891 on android.stackexchange.com
@JasonC This is... not something I would have expected.
6:49 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Email in answer: Clash of clans bluestacks to original? by TrivisionZero on gaming.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in username: Imperative towards the sun? by ㄱㄴㄷ on english.stackexchange.com
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7:18 AM
@SmokeDetector fpu
@ProgramFOX Registered question as false positive, whitelisted user and added title to Bayesian doctype 'good'.
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, blacklisted website, repeating characters in body: How deos health problem by Donna juriya on drupal.stackexchange.com
7:34 AM
@SmokeDetector tpu
@rene Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in title: Thoughts On Key Criteria For DermaKin Super C Eye Serum by anshu juriya on drupal.stackexchange.com
@SmokeDetector tpu
@rene Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
good to see that all is back to normal
7:49 AM
@rene Morning rene, you are referring the multi-accepts and following discussions yesterday?
a sad story :(
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is. — Unihedron 11 secs ago
This makes no sense. The <a> tag has the attribute href that links to the target site through a hyperlink URL, that's all there is to it. — Unihedron 2 mins ago
Ugh triage queue.
@bummi Yeah, a waste of human capacity
I see you are improving the site with leaving helpful comments ;)
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because the OP wants us to write their code. — Unihedron 7 secs ago
It seems that you forgot to ask a question. — Unihedron 7 secs ago
8:10 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Blacklisted website, nested quote blocks in body: The producer says that it is surety tha by gdhneyjerry on drupal.stackexchange.com
@cybermonkey Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
What exactly happened to Nicael?
suspended for 30 days
8:15 AM
O-O? Was that him?
Drupal has so much spam it's not even funny anymore
I'm already capped on flag weight on Drupal
i'm not far from there
@Unihedron made sense to me...
@rene your answer blatantly misses the question; it's about making a link element point to two urls, while your answer shows how to open two links with one element
8:21 AM
Yeah, but it is early and I only have one coffee so far so my reading comprehension is not up to par yet
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, blacklisted website, repeating characters in body: Noticeable Skin Lifting by jackfortlu on meta.stackexchange.com
@Unihedron I covered all bases with the lazy exercise for the reader trick
it still misses the question
aside from "No, you can't", the rest is immaterial
This is just a setup to get the peer-pressure badge
blacklist candidate manchester-datarecovery.co.uk
8:35 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body: Help you with troubles including by Duweo Uoze on askubuntu.com
@SmokeDetector tpu
@rene Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
A: Can I set more than one hyper links on single word?

Matthew StrawbridgeDo a search for JavaScript pop-up menus. It sounds like what you really want is for a user to be able to click on a link and then get a choice of which target page to go to.

this answer is worse than yours @rene
does it even count as an answer?
@Unihedron that OP has the same problem as me: No serious javascript participation, just a c# dev that thinks he knows something...
8:46 AM
8:58 AM
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[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, url in title: http://weightruinations.com/wrinkless-cream/ by johncole on magento.stackexchange.com
9:14 AM
@SmokeDetector tpu
@rene Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
@SmokeDetector tpu
@rene Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
Ok, Visual Studio, I hit cancel build, do you really think I'm still interested in getting the stuff running?
9:27 AM
@SmokeDetector tpu
@rene Blacklisted user.
@SmokeDetector tpu
@rene Blacklisted user.
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in title: 9 9 1 4 7 0 3 2 2 2 Love Marriage Specialist baba by rinasharma on aviation.stackexchange.com
interesting kind of bayesian poison
[ SmokeDetector ] Email in answer: What do I do if appleid can't send me email? by mythri on apple.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, blacklisted website: I'm you know more I car yeah by john on drupal.stackexchange.com
9:38 AM
baba still sitting at -2
9:52 AM
@JanDvorak both are alive
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