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1:01 PM
Trivia: it's actually possible to browse and read discuss.area51 on SE app (at least on Android), but the user cannot interact (comment/vote) since it's impossible to join & create account in the app.
unix.stackexchange.com/questions/214166 when do I get the bounty? thought I get it today and now there is a grace period.
I don't understand the grace period system.
@JodkaLemon hmm maybe they forgot to award it
@JodkaLemon You get it when it's assigned or you get half the bounty in 23 hours, which ever comes first
The grace period is to allow the bounty poster the chance to evaluate answers (especially if they were to show up at the last minute)
@UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy I htought I get all, when the original poster set's my answer as "best answer".
@it_is_a_literature would you grace me the bounty at unix.stackexchange.com/questions/214166?
> If the bounty was started by the question owner, and the question owner accepts an answer posted during the bounty period, and the bounty expires without an explicit award then we assume the bounty owner liked the answer they accepted and award it the full bounty amount at the time of bounty expiration.
1:08 PM
@Andy so get all in 23 hours?
@JodkaLemon Unless it is explicitly assigned to someone else first, yes
ah, thanks.
@JodkaLemon Aside: since it_is_a_literature isn't here in chat, pinging them won't work.
But I was pinged yesterday. That worked.
@1999 Is it possible to send a message?
@JodkaLemon personal message? nope
1:11 PM
@ShadowWizard brews coffee for @ShadowWizard
so only moderators can ping someone not in the chat?
@JodkaLemon they can use super ping but it's not private, anyone can see it
@JodkaLemon No, there is no private messaging. Chat ping works for users who are in the room, or were there recently (within 2 days). Comments under their post also notify them. Also, you can ping in comments under posts where they commented.
@JodkaLemon You would have been able to ping them, if they'd been in this room recently.
OK, thanks for your help guys.
1:12 PM
..or girls.
@JodkaLemon guy here
^^ Smokey is defective
would be interesting what the gender distribution is on stackexchange
@JodkaLemon You can start the pool by asking Gracenote
@JodkaLemon We can give you some insight into Stack Overflow's distribution: stackoverflow.com/research/developer-survey-2015#profile-gender
@Andy oh, that are not many woman.
@AndrewT. umm, I think I can't do this on next version, since the bug is fixed on v1.0.69.... :(
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sd tpu-
sd gone-
1:34 PM
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@AndrewT. nvm, there's other way to browse it inside the app
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how to get no. of accepted answers of a user for specific site?
@Pandya You have 1 accepted answer on meta stack exchange
@SmokeDetector spam, with broken english (possibly translating word-by-word). facepalm
1:43 PM
@durron597 how to find out?
@Pandya open the user profile, go to "Profile", filter the post by "Answer", see the green background on the score
durron's method is easier though (Activity - Answer)
no @AndrewT. I already know that but suppose if user profile answer tab has no.of page and no.of answers then it is not easy. @durron597
I am talking about total no. of accepted answers. like-no. of answers, questions, helpful flags etc
I think only SEDE can do that easily
what do you mean by SEDE? @AndrewT.
@AndrewT. do you mean Stackexchange Devloper/Employee?
have found one method
Q: Number of accepted answers

Shiraz BhaijiIs there a way to find the number of accepted answers you have, other than manually counting each one?

oh! found another am I right?
yep, that works too
Yeah but my link prevents you from having to count...
1:59 PM
@Pandya if that was honest innocent lack of knowledge then it's just hillarious :D
@durron597 helpful :D
@Pandya Of course that only applies to Stack Overflow, you'd have to target the particular site you want
@durron597 yes, I've tried ; really helpful
flagged as spam :P
2:14 PM
Looks too old-school as well, shouldn't it be no place like ::1 ?
@PraxisAshelin That is so expensive
I would totally buy that for like... $20
Is this posted correctly?
@Pandya Ha! Maybe I should have posted it and gotten the rep
In all seriousness, though, you should probably mention that SEDE's data only gets updated every Sunday.
I think I'd flag/vote that as dupe instead of answering it
2:24 PM
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@durron597 it is ye
@SmokeDetector ignore- whatever the offensive word is, it's RPG
@PraxisAshelin while it is a classic nerd joke, at now I am just trying to find a convenient way to buy some 4de plush from the Europe zone
@AndrewT. also?
@Pandya thanks, seems dupe to me
2:29 PM
@AndrewT. Is there a way to see what the offensive word was?
@AndrewT. I'm SmokeDetector, a bot that detects spam and low-quality posts on the network and posts alerts to chat. A command list is available here.
No, there isn't at present. (It was shit-talking)
I thought Big Pussy, but seems too general :S
I suggested an edit to trash talking. shrug There was a typo in that sentence anyway.
@SmokeDetector ignore- "asshole" at the end of a long post, not in an offensive way
@Pandya no need to delete just because someone disagree with what you suggest. I'm just one person who happened to explain his downvote. For all we know, many others might agree with you. Your call, but I think it's better to have it stick around longer.
YCS is working to regain the form: Why SO is so disgusting? by Your Common Sense on meta.stackoverflow.com
@1999 wasn't he suspended for year or so?
@1999 but that word is offensive even when just standing alone.. for many people, at least
Yes, it shows in that his writing isn't on the usual level.
2:43 PM
@1999 well, don't think anyone really thought he will change
still, there is some truth in the first point.
> Don't bother to answer.
If the question is simple enough to provide some easy reps scraps.... many seem to "forget" close as duplicate....
Just YCS being the usual YCS?
@Sha he reopened the mentioned question, not the meta post itself
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2:53 PM
@AndrewT. oops, just couldn't believe nobody closed it yet
umm... wrong
He did reopen the MSO question just like I thought
Okay, I stand corrected.
(I was fooled since there's no revision link)
@AndrewT. yeah, need to manually change the URL to see
> However, let's say we have a silver / gold badge, and the gold version is named 'deduplicator (participated in marking 500 duplicate questions)', I could unlock some privileges for the people who earned it, maybe access to Thor's hammer? It's something I've been thinking about lately, and I'm open to thoughts.
Ooh, that'd be nice.
3:09 PM
@hichris123 s/deduplicator/ @Deduplicator
I wish I could have a badge named after me
I wish that I could have a greater weight in closing questions. I've almost given up recently... too much time spent on something that just keeps happening.
Hey Folks
Please see this [question](http://stackoverflow.com/q/31433817/2173917)
Mr. Marek told me that my answer is not easily understandable
I tried to add some details
does it look ok now?
Can anybody suggest some improvement on that, if required?
link to [my answer](http://stackoverflow.com/a/31433874/2173917)
@SouravGhosh for me it looks OK and is understandable and I'm not a C/C++ dev
@rene Then you're the best person to review. :-)
@rene Thank you sir. :-)
3:30 PM
also wtf +4 votes for homework question
kids doing homework must love you guys
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3:46 PM
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Today's xkcd comic (Pluto):
4:21 PM
More like yesterday's.
@hichris123 Pluto should have a week not a day
I'm pro-Pluto
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@SmokeDetector tpu-
Pluto is awesome!
i hope to own some land near Pluto's chocolate frosting someday
4:29 PM
@Dronehinge Seems close to Debate Hole. I don't know if I'd want to be that close to that neighborhood
@Andy yea, not the best, but still better than the bullet holes neighborhood
@SmokeDetector fp-gratis
@Dronehinge Eh, that's on the north side. You should be safe from that neighborhood crowd. Debate Hole has more of the snobby rich folk that look down on you for holding an opinion and talk about you behind your back if your opinion is wrong (protip: It is wrong because it's not their opinion)
I just figured out one reason I don't like jazz. Unprepared 7ths.
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4:36 PM
Law is no longer lawless: Please welcome your new moderators! by Pops on meta.law.stackexchange.com
Pops is appointing too many new pro tems recently.
Cartaino is on vacation.
Still haven't figured out where exactly. Where do people from Florida vacation?
@1999 Mm, a bit. But the other part is I'm doing other things in my life... so closing questions and such stuff is taking the backburner.
@hichris123 to save time you could focus on easier close reasons like just using SEDE to close ones that already have a close vote for tool/rec , since they pretty easy to tell right away if that's what it's asking for, whereas like no-repro and other reasons can take a lot longer.. could do 50 tool/recs in 15 mins pretty easily
@Dronehinge I already do that. But only for questions with 4 close votes.... otherwise they typically age away.
@hichris123 i guess, but I think many old questions have been getting closed lately , i don't have any good data on it, but it seems like it imo from what i've noticed. Also, i adjusted a query you could use that only shows tool/rec questions less than 550 length, to avoid reading long questions. But yea, sometimes taking breaks are worthwhile
Someone has to go first... or second, or third, or fourth.
4:56 PM
@1999 They do... but then you have to hope there's 4 more voters, or 3 more voters, or 2 more voters. I don't want to waste my time attempting to close a question and my close vote just ages away.
At your age, hope shouldn't be in short supply.
inb4 bjb flames me for age-ism
I do get the point about doing other things instead of spending time on CVs.
5:00 PM
No, not a hairboat.
a programming boat?
No, that was hard deleted.
@Braiam ;)
./braiam --pedantic
5:13 PM
Looking for feedback here (MSO):
Q: Synonymize [char] and [character]?

durron597Not your typical synonym-request, as I'm genuinely conflicted about this one. character has 3,723 questions char has 6,156 questions They seem like they're the same, but maybe they're not - one is often a primitive data type, but when you start thinking about unicode / wide characters they're...

How do you compile Braiam?
with Haskell (in principle)
Q: Feedback Requested: Design-Independent Graduation

AnaLast month's announcement about our updated criteria for graduation and site closure sparked some solid examination into the intended nature of public beta and graduation. One thing these discussions showed us is that, contrary to what the Community Team had long believed, getting a custom desig...

1: 1
2: 2
3: 4
4: 8
5: 16
6: 32
prime generation: I'm doing it wrong
5:23 PM
Subtract 1 from each, and you will have a chance. Mersenne Primes
aha, I was doing it exactly backwards :P
+1 for effort....
^2 for effort
(trying to solve projecteuler.net/problem=7 in ruby)
aaaand there it is
They'll need a new name for sites that are in between beta and design.
5:29 PM
gamma sites?
they'll be graduated, just not colored
But betas are also uncolored/dull/bland
5:30 PM
@Dronehinge Those would be betas, easily fired
5:44 PM
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I'm not so sure about this new process of graduation. When the community team distills it like this... there's really not that much that beta sites don't have and that a "graduated" but not designed site would have.
And a feeling of accomplishment for the folks that put in hundreds of hours
Mods that are not appointed by Pops.
You should feel accomplished every time someone upvotes/downvotes your answer... every discussion you have... everytime you interact with your site.
Sounds like more carrot.
5:52 PM
@hichris123 sure, but remember people were promised graduation.
@SmokeDetector I edited this, I don't know if I ought to tell you that I did so
You can if you want. It saves others a click. Reports are not just for Smokey.
Recognition from the team that "You're doing it right, and we're really confident this site isn't going to fail" is why graduation is a big thing
Well, actually, going back to the beta label... why, after 90 days or so, is the beta label even still there?
@SmokeDetector fp- lol
How about we don't report posts with 600+ upvotes?
5:54 PM
Yeah, that would probably be a good idea. :P
@Undo Then why not remove the beta label when the CMs say "hey, this is working out fairly well"?
@SmokeDetector ignore- I edited it to not be ALL CAPS
@hichris123 I suppose that'd work
I missed the link, what was it to?
@SmokeDetector fp- nike
@durron597 What is the XY problem? by a deleted user on meta.stackexchange.com
5:58 PM
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@SmokeDetector fp-
@durron597 In general, the Charcoal HQ has a mostly untouched transcript of reports.
Yeah I typed that before I saw the link to charcoal hq
Actually, I think what I'm confused about re: graduation is this idea that you weren't a graduated site... and then suddenly, you are! Magic!
I'd be more in favor with milestone based graduation, like:
Q: Replace graduation with an incremental process

ManishearthI mentioned this in TL before, and it got a positive response. It has been discussed internally, but I'd like to see what the commuinty in general thinks about it. Pre-ramble In the past, sites used to graduate within 90 days if they showed sufficient potential, or be closed down. It seems to h...

@hichris123 The version proposed in my answer is less "magic": perks are given after the community succeeds in running a mod election (which is nontrivial amount of work). That's a milestone for sure. The fact that the election announcement itself comes out of blue for most... well, that's how it works on graduated sites too.
6:15 PM
@1999 Haha I ended up answering a question I saw in Charcoal HQ
@1999 chat.stackexchange.com/… is the best place.
6:38 PM
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6:54 PM
so, I can't inscribe for the next semester at my uni, because system went kaput
Try circumscribing instead?
I will try just get my PhD, thanks
on the gripping hand:
A: Please, is anything going to be done about the Pedantic question closers?

Shog9These rules have nothing to do with SEO (which is as inscrutable now as it was 7 years ago) or disc space (which was still pretty cheap 7 years ago). They have everything to do with people not reading. Background: in which I annoy you with graphic analogies 7 years ago, the problem was that pr...

that answer is somehow better than mine, wonder why...
Post.OwnerID = 811?
btw, TIL what balk means
> it's supposed to be peers helping each other, not a few wetnurses serving the planet
7:08 PM
Though on the other hand, a bunch of calculus kids doing each others' homework isn't exactly what I want Mathematics to be. Also, the h-word again.
I've found that most of stuff SE struggles with about question quality is the same people struggles in RL while trying to teach something (and I have first hand experience running into the exact same problems)
Just it's easier on SE to say "yeah, not going to bother helping you with this... it's too broad" than it is IRL
I want to close asking sessions as too broad too T_T
and heck, they ask me the same question in 5 different ways!
7:28 PM
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Three all caps in a row, impressive
@Braiam so wait, 7 years ago people stopped reading books, then SO came along and people stopped reading, period? ... well done SO.
8:11 PM
Well, @Bart came onto SO 2 years later... I find an interesting correlation there.
> If you care about a question, taking a few minutes to make it read as though it was written by an educated adult instead of drawn on a wall in crayon can make a huge difference in its future prospects.
Amen Shog
@SmokeDetector tpu-spam
@SmokeDetector tpu-
@hichris123 I take pride in my work.
8:14 PM
Funny user name too: "upvote 0 downvote 0 favor"
@KevinBrown Are you minoring in Russian, by any chance?
(You often are the first to identify spam on Russian sites)
> "If you're overwhelmed by all the information coming at you, you're doing it right." -- me talking to new coworkers -- Ana Noemi at 1:13 PM - 15 Jul 2015 via Twitter
Heh, Happy Eyeballs is an RFC name.
8:38 PM
I got invited to a calc pizza party but can't go because I'm at camp having a pizza party here :(
It was sent by the calc granny, in case you're wondering.
@bjb568 who doesn't want anchovies in their ice cream? srsly?
So you can't go to a pizza party because you have a pizza party? How sad ...
Well, over here I have to pay for pizza.
Meanwhile, back at the Tavern, @Bart hasn't been invited to any pizza parties. Bart, how does that feel?
8:41 PM
yeah, that's very sad
How do you furnish (provide (a house or room) with furniture and fittings) a pizza?
@TinyGiant tastes like chicken
8:44 PM
8:56 PM
chicken are people too
People can be chickens too
Site deathmatch update: 26 hours into private beta, the score is 141:30 in favor of Portuguese.
(The number of questions)
vs who?
@bjb568 the arabs
9:06 PM
Cricket test matches seem completely exciting in comparison to that deathmatch @1999
Of course. Cricket is an awesome game.
ODI, yes. T20, sure. But I don't have the patience for anything longer than that.
@TinyGiant That one is less awesome, imo.
Is there actually a game named cricket? I thought you guys were just mixing up the name.
9:09 PM
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of 11 players each on a field at the centre of which is a rectangular 22-yard long pitch. The game is played by 120 million players in many countries, making it the world's second most popular sport. Each team takes its turn to bat, attempting to score runs, while the other team fields. Each turn is known as an innings. The bowler delivers the ball to the batsman who attempts to hit the ball with his bat away from the fielders so he can run to the other end of the pitch and score a run. Each batsman continues batting until he is out. The batting...
@TinyGiant FOR SHAME
> the world's second most popular sport
9:24 PM
@Bart I'm sorry, but they all look gay... and possibly retarded
@TinyGiant ... how mature of you
Not that there's anything wrong with being gay... or retarded.
I'm sure your best friends are ... well ...
I don't really have any best-friends... besides my wife... and I doubt that she's gay
@TinyGiant ... I'd extend that statement
9:28 PM
Well, you never really know, do you?
My mom had me tested, so I know
Cricket is a darts game that uses the standard 20 number dartboard with the triple and double rings. It is known by various names in Britain, including "Mickey Mouse",Tactics "Horse and Carriage", "Coach and Horses", "The Game", "Faldo", "Beds and Bulls" and "Oscar Boscar". == Gameplay == Cricket is typically played between 2, 3 or 4 players, or teams of players, although the rules do not discount more players. The goal of cricket is to be the first player to open or close all the cricket numbers and have a higher or even point total. === Cricket Numbers === Cricket uses the numbers 15 to 20 (or...
@Shog9 Interesting
Gotta be careful; some foreigners have this notion that cricket can be played without beer, which is... just awful.
9:30 PM
> In fraternal game play, like a friendly game of darts with mates, usually after the beer has been flowing; a player may call "Sailors Rules". Agreement to this amendment states that any player who catches a dart in mid flight from a ricocheted shot, may shoot his or her full compliment of darts and score additionally.
That article appears to be written after the beer has been flowing.
I could imagine. No game involving darts should ever be played without alcohol, especially lawn darts
No one in their right mind spends much time talking about cricket when sober
The problem with drinking beer while watching cricket is that the only option is likely to be Kingfisher.
In India perhaps
9:34 PM
Yes, I was referring to that.
That's the best way to play lawn darts, but more beer should be used
Just get rid of the darts all-together and play beer
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9:53 PM
@Shog9 have your tests on the H&I finished yet?
@TinyGiant I'm working on compiling the results right now...
Lol, awesome.
Nothing that will be too surprising to anyone with 10K
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10:54 PM
I was just reading some comments under an English Language & Usage Question and noticed that a commenter's name was formatted like a code block. The comment I'm referring to is the question's 7th comment and show all comments is required to view the comment.
The perl reference resonated, as the author of this particular book could very well be a perl developer. — Bill Nov 15 '12 at 3:42
That one?
yep that one
No idea
I think it's because he is the author of the post?
oh touche, I missed that completly
Yeah, see this one
In the case of arguably <superlative>, I'd agree with you, but not not when opinion is divided roughly 50-50 between great! and terrible!. Also, given that any false statement can be made if qualified with arguably, it undermines the assertion. I wish to make an exact statement rather then avoiding the issue by appending "or maybe not" to it. — Kirk Douglass Jr. 33 mins ago
He is the author of the question and his name is displayed the same way
@amanaPlanaCAnalPAnaMA what a name :) Panama Canal?
11:03 PM
yep I just checked with a few my questions on SO and you are correct, nice catch
11:14 PM
@SmokeDetector fp- gratis
blacklist candidate dropbox18gb.com
@TinyGiant hmmm? have you read it bakwards?
It's just as confusing backwards as forwards
Do you have a source for this claim? — Undo 32 secs ago
11:21 PM
@TinyGiant it is what we people like to call a "palindrome" :-D
I know what a palindrome is, but it also has to be real words.
@TinyGiant word/phrase that is the same when reversed
like "heh"
Yes, but it has to be real words
Or numbers
I think
11:31 PM
Yes real numbers are acceptable, though I don't know where you would find fake numbers
Would imaginary ones count?
You would have to figure out how to create a not real number first
Then figure out how to type it into the chatbox
Not a number, there's letters in there
11:34 PM
Certain numbers with letters are acceptable if they are in scientific notation, but those are real
your link says it's the Gulf of Guinea.
Not for me... google's calculator says it's 3
I... have no idea how they got that result
It is a real number if it is an equation that evaluates to a real number
oh, stupid me forgot that ^-2 doesn't mean square root
wait yes it does
11:38 PM
ah right, misplaced base. Dangit
Well would 3 * sqrt(-1) count?
Whatever that means
It did take google a while to process
The term imaginary unit or unit imaginary number refers to a solution to the equation x2 = −1. As a convention, the solution is usually denoted i. Since there is no real number with this property, it extends the real numbers, and under the assumption that the familiar properties of addition and multiplication (namely closure, associativity, commutativity and distributivity) continue to hold for this extension, the complex number system is generated by including it. Imaginary numbers are an important mathematical concept, which extends the real number system ℝ to the complex number system ℂ, which...
(if @bjb568 @calculuskitten was here he'd be all over this)
Lol, so there are imaginary numbers, but then those numbers cannot be fake?
I wonder if we could use imaginary units in css...
stackoverflow.com/a/31443069/4639281 question should be clarified before answering
@TinyGiant They are all real words (wo)man...
A man a plan a canal panama
11:48 PM
amanaP is not a word
that is a word
Yes but backwards it is not
oy the whole sentence is the palindrome
Overly confusing and possibly debatable.
@TinyGiant Gotta shuffle spaces when reading backwords.
11:58 PM
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@SmokeDetector ignore- but closable, no MCVE
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