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12:33 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Repeating words in title: code code code code code code by Liam on stackoverflow.com
@SmokeDetector all three posts self-vandalized (one triggered), I rolled back.
[ SmokeDetector ] Manually reported answer: What happens to rappel anchors? by User6348 on outdoors.stackexchange.com
> *It is impossible to make a mistake that prevents you from getting all the Parts. Any item that can be lost is unnecessary for gathering Parts or else may be recovered.
Re: Ramble Planet
[ SmokeDetector ] Blacklisted user: What hand and finger exercises help with climbing? by User6348 on outdoors.stackexchange.com
12:43 AM
while that is terrible! LAWWWWWLLL!!
@SmokeDetector wat
[ SmokeDetector ] Offensive body detected: I hate my life, and I hate you by Pootisspencer on gaming.stackexchange.com
@SmokeDetector tpu-
Today is the 5th birthday of Ask Ubuntu! A question from its first day of life: How can I tell, from the command line, whether the machine requires a reboot? by Marius Gedminas on askubuntu.com
email time!
12:54 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title: GIMP INDEXED BUTTON NOT WORKING PLEASE HELP! by JacobRuby on graphicdesign.stackexchange.com
@Undo note to self: don't reply spam while drunk
So far, none of the exchanges matched the success of the first one.
TIL: all the spammers are the same guy...
I should probably be more realistic, but these are fun to write.
1:00 AM
where's this study that spammers deliberately write with broken grammar/spelling to cull their victims
@AndrewT. I don't know what to do with this user's answers: two identical ones...
Q: How do you navigate the invisible maze in the desert?

GnomeSliceOne of the earliest reachable puzzles in Ramble Planet is a maze in the desert, where the walls are invisible. The problem is, the path you can take through the maze appears to change based on which direction you take at certain junctions, so it's not very easy to map out the terrain, since it...

It begins.
[ SmokeDetector ] Repeating characters in body: qwertyuiopqwertyuiio by Patrick on stackoverflow.com
@SmokeDetector rolled back
SO is really slow for me right now... and Error 502
1:11 AM
@NormalHuman Yes, I'm also looking at the same post
I already added a comment.
That user is spamming promoting all over the internet...
TIL: don't go to meta while drunk
Agreed. It usually causes one to post programming questions, too.
I finally got a nice idea while editing a comment, when I was re-reading it, I got no freaking idea what I meant
@Jamal Is this kind of too-broadish
or perhaps too-crappish?
1:26 AM
I'm simply curious about Code Review... having a hard time imagining someone actually reading stuff like this, and answering...
It just has some noise, and not such a great title.
"How to make this better?" <wall of code>...
We prefer only to have the code's purpose, not questions or anything about suggestions, in titles. Every question would be asking the same thing if each question had to have a question.
@AndrewT. Maybe spam-flag then?
@NormalHuman I already spam flagged them for warning
*as a warning
(needing a coffee in the morning)
1:31 AM
pass beer to @AndrewT. is the same thing
gulp gulp
I just put different flags in a blender. Makes a nice smoothie.
Do you mean flagging posts on Blender, or something else?
Nah, just flags from other sites. I don't even have a blender account.
Put a blender in a Blender
1:48 AM
So I can blender while I blender?
[ SmokeDetector ] Offensive answer detected: How do I record my phone conversations on this phone by Ken Holland Jr on apple.stackexchange.com
2:06 AM
@SmokeDetector NAA
2:20 AM
So has the lid slammed shut on the degree mill spam
Hopefully they realized spamming SE doesn't pay off.
2:41 AM
It's in Chinese too, if only they did it on chinese.se
2:57 AM
Newest addition to my send-mail-as menu
@SmokeDetector SPAM
@Jamal As a mod, you should be able to confirm with tpu-...
Although one might argue that "spam" should be treated as a synonym for that, hmmm.
I wasn't too familiar with SD's commands.
3:02 AM
tpu- is the most frequent: true positive, blacklist user, suppress output.
> Guess who stepped on the power button on my UPS and hard shutdown everything in my office! Now Windows wont boot #FML pic.twitter.com/wbkyHrYbDp -- Greg Bray at 7:48 PM - 27 Jul 2015 via Twitter
@SmokeDetector why
@AndrewT. Body - Position 140-144: Nike
> Well crap, cat jumped on me while holding the digitizer cable…annnnnnnnd snap. uselessiPhoneScreens++; -- Nick Craver at 7:00 PM - 27 Jul 2015 via Twitter
3:10 AM
In Nick's household, even a cat can hold the digitizer cable.
So I was correct that it's bjb's doing, without looking the image (can't open Twitter in office)
@AndrewT. Correct. Cats breaking things is today's epidemic among SE employees.
@SmokeDetector fp- baba
3:16 AM
:3756948 why?
@James Body - Position 406-410: baba
okay folks, we need to figure out what's wrong with me. This guy wants to know.
You changed your dog too many times.
You're a mod, obviously. Wait...
3:18 AM
@James context
Wait is that the spammer?
Hold on, I might have that amount in bitcoin...
spammer/hacker trolled.
3:22 AM
@Undo I see someone plays Adventure capitalist. I managed to free myself.
3:47 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title: RELATÓRIO USANDO ARRAY by Marcelo Costa on pt.stackoverflow.com
4:16 AM
You can edit those, you know.
Yeah... But if I edited, I would want to remove "Bom dia!!" and "Agradeço a ajuda." ... which would probably go against the local norms, etc.
TIL... Gmail search does not accept time range boundaries finer than days: one can search after:2015/07/26 but not after:2015/07/26 10:00.
However, after:1437919200 works perfectly fine. I suppose this is Google's contribution to promotion of arithmetical skills.
"Want to search messages between 8am and 3pm?" Sure, just convert to epoch time, and you're done.
how about writing the time in ISO format? e.g. 2015-07-26T10:00:00?
4:32 AM
@AndrewT. Unfortunately, doesn't work. (No results, regardless of time)
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, blacklisted website in body: Have You Been Annoyed Your Diet Isn't Working? by Elena C. Leal on superuser.com
sd tpu-
4:56 AM
@NormalHuman I resisted. Barely.
Superuser spam is always my bedtime cue.
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, blacklisted website in body: Provides immediate relief from dryness by histarichky on drupal.stackexchange.com
sd 2tpu-
5:12 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title: SMS IS NOT SENDING WHEN CURL PARAMETER ADDED by sathya on stackoverflow.com
A first for me: spam answer to my question...
[ SmokeDetector ] Manually reported answer: How to delete a group of cells and shift the rest up? by Roger Stellon on webapps.stackexchange.com
5:33 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body: Well was in order to engage you in their by libbah star on superuser.com
@GnomeSlice nope
@SmokeDetector fp-
I don't think we ever had a valid report about a post with score 2+. Upvoted once, by a sockpuppet, yes.
Unfortunately, websockets don't give the score, so at that stage we don't know.
But the API does.
5:47 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Link at end of body: Reform erection that make this Annex stronger by Horina mshuf on drupal.stackexchange.com
@SmokeDetector why
@NormalHuman Body - Position 838-847: </a></p>
[ SmokeDetector ] Link at end of body, pattern-matching website in body: Insights Into Convenient Products Of Diabazole by neeras jukuy on drupal.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, bad keyword in title: Antiaging Supplements And Healing From Within by Ujje Befo on askubuntu.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in title: Best supplement for improve brain? by Brandon Dilley on drupal.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title: AUTHENTICATE THE TWITTER FEED by Jenny on stackoverflow.com
sd ignore- 3tpu-
@James I haven't posted enough messages after the latest reboot to execute all commands.
sd ignore 2tpu-
6:01 AM
1. [:3757060] That message is not a report.
2. [:3757058] <no return value>
3. [:3757056] <no return value>
Ouch, I blacklisted Jenny
@ProgramFOX User removed from blacklist (5163395 on stackoverflow.com).
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body: How to get obviate pimples by qling juriya on drupal.stackexchange.com
6:05 AM
OT/rec, slightly unusual: Open source livestock management and central register software by J Nash on superuser.com
sd 3tpu-
Aggressive recruitment campaign
6:20 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body: Education Skills For Exam Preparations by Greta Paille on askubuntu.com
sd tpu-
[ SmokeDetector ] Offensive answer detected: Python and BeautifulSoup - Scraping Error by audionautics on stackoverflow.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, bad keyword in title: With out studying This skin Care evaluation First! by JanyDury on drupal.stackexchange.com
sd 2tpu-
6:34 AM
What is a watchface anyway?
[ SmokeDetector ] Manually reported question: Website to create your own watchface for free by Evelyn Lee on productivity.stackexchange.com
@NormalHuman Watch dial
6:50 AM
The spam answer on my question is still there: webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/80815/…
Don't flag the question plz, I wasn't seeding...
Thanks. Having a spammer copying words from your post and adding a link is kind of unpleasant...
6:55 AM
@NormalHuman you are just being modest by only saying "unpleasant"
7:08 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Repeating characters in body: How to Configure CLoud service in Mage backuop extension in magento by Arpit Jain on stackoverflow.com
7:32 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, link at end of body: Mathematical Software Authors by Helen Betty on drupal.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Repeating characters in answer: How to set current time on Linux? by charmaineparnell on superuser.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Blacklisted website in answer: MySql Innodb corruption recovery by messiahkane on dba.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body: These are all great words it was by KASHIF KASHI on unix.stackexchange.com
@PraxisAshelin Look! @bjb568! another cat! Defend your territory!
8:13 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Pattern-matching website in body: Transaction id is invalid paypal woocommerce by The Tech Nerd on stackoverflow.com
I dunno, it might be spam
new member.
@SmokeDetector why
@ProgramFOX Body - Position 34-53: buyclashaccounts.co
8:17 AM
Hmm... don't know. It matches a spammy pattern but I don't know about this site in case.
I mean it's a shit question
So it's going to be closed
The real question is... why the paypal tag has the paypal logo in it?
8:37 AM
I want the MLP-FIM tag on sci-fi to have Twily face on it ;_;
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in title: Best ORACLE ADF Online Training by sasi on stackoverflow.com
sd gone0
8:57 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Pattern-matching website in body: Adrafinil Power Review by Sean Valadez on drupal.stackexchange.com
@UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy Body - Position 30-43: supplement.co
@UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy There is no why data for that post (anymore).
9:10 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body: Toad 12.6 for Oracle by Shrikant on stackoverflow.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in title: Fast Weight Loss For Men And Woman by seanajustus on unix.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Repeating characters in title, title has only one unique char: aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa by a deleted user on stackoverflow.com
@SmokeDetector rolled back
@Pro beat me
You don't have enough rep, have you?
only 200+ rep now
9:15 AM
how do u explain to him that's not the way this site works?
[ SmokeDetector ] Manually reported question: How recover My Yahoo Password? by yahoo tech support on webapps.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, bad keyword in title: quick Weight Loss accomplishment is that Weight Loss by Erica H Sweet on superuser.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Blacklisted website in answer: MySql Innodb corruption recovery by messiahkane on dba.stackexchange.com
9:48 AM
please see this question
Q: How to handle wrong and misleading comment

Sourav GhoshLet me be quick on this one, for wrong answers there are provision to down-vote to indicate poor quality, vote-to-delete to get rid of that. What about outright wrong, dangerous and misleading comment, which even gets upvoted? If to flag, which one? "other" seems to heavy, any other way out? Re...

[ SmokeDetector ] Offensive answer detected: Does OS X's terminal app support mouse? by skylander on apple.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Link at end of body: what's a variety of as crop my severe? by siktyjuriya on meta.stackexchange.com
@SmokeDetector And gone!
Within 1.30m
10:24 AM
wow, nice, they added me to the new navigation test
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body: Software Is All About Student Life by juhaha nhnia on meta.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body: How Can We change Our Education Skills by Angelina Finch on meta.stackexchange.com
10:47 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Blacklisted website in body, link at end of body: Diabetes is a serious type of diseaseDiabazole by saineocken17 on drupal.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body: Performance Checker Software For Exams by nina william on meta.stackexchange.com
Today's Listening | Chill out / Trip hop / Instrumental
11:01 AM
(One of this year's great releases)
11:17 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Email in body: status of Work visa london by Cleta Fernandes on travel.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body: Custom Post Types,Permalink and Heirarchy by Shahrukh Khan on wordpress.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, blacklisted website in body, pattern-matching website in body: Inpatient facility because by Raeesa Vanessa on drupal.stackexchange.com
11:31 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body: Student Learning Develop your skills by Sherry Langton on meta.stackexchange.com
11:43 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Email in body: Mail can't connect to... non-existing account by Anne Stahl on apple.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Manually reported question: Mortal speech in order to produce up awful by zindagi ali on askubuntu.com
@ProgramFOX Yup
It doesn't do anything anymore in Charcoal HQ, so I'm rebooting.
@SPArchaeologist hisssssss
@bjb568 to late.... the other cat went away.
11:57 AM
@bjb568 However, I seem to remember her going near where you keep your cat food. Check if the milk is still here.
12:04 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] Offensive answer detected: permutation and combination advanced by douchebag420 on math.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Manually reported question: movie theater arts you're arguing that there's by sumba Moouse on drupal.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Offensive answer detected: How to detect scroll position of page using jQuery by Andaeiii on stackoverflow.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Repeating characters in answer: Python Storing Data by xoxox on stackoverflow.com
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title: VALID FOR ITALY STUDENT VISA BUT ENTRY POINT IS FRANCE by ROBIE on travel.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Repeating words in answer: simple uint64 modulus issue i cant figure out by Mikhail Mozolin on stackoverflow.com
1:02 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] Email in body: Status of work visa London by Cleta Fernandes on travel.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title: ASM RMAN BACKUP FAILED by Jaad on stackoverflow.com
!!/test onlinefilerepair
> Would not be caught for title, body and username.
@SmokeDetector why
(just wondering what it says for an all caps title)...
...apparently nothing!
@SmokeDetector why
1:15 PM
@ᔕᖺᘎᕊ you have to reply
@ProgramFOX ahhh ok - thanks!
@SmokeDetector why
@ᔕᖺᘎᕊ Body - Position 107-140: [email protected]
:3757996 if you say all caps in the title ... it's in the title ...
Well, for "all-caps" it's pretty clear, but sometimes it's a bit more hidden.
1:16 PM
@bummi Is that a domain name?
@The_IT_Guy_You_Don't_Like €80/h rate for having the pc fixed at a shop Q.Q
@NormalHuman yes
@NormalHuman I'm digging, we had 3 spam seeds by on user the last days, all removed, a new on on softwarerec, now answered the user who answered leads to similar patterns all over the web, I'm collecting names
@PraxisAshelin O_O That is too much!
I think *repair.com is a good pattern already: while legitimate sites exist, they are rare (18 on SO, 10 on SU, 5 on DIY -- all time). This and the fact that reports are suppressed at 50+ rep -> very few fps.
Besides, some of the existing matches are suspicious.
1:26 PM
This one looks like spam to me: stackoverflow.com/a/30475511 --- oh yes, blatant spam -- copy/pasted around the net.
@berserk can't really find any other pc repair shops...
[ SmokeDetector ] Repeating characters in title: Passive voice >>>>>>>>>>>>>>> by Anita Halley on english.stackexchange.com
blogspot is a warning sign by itself, when it comes with "service" or "crack" the deal is rotten...
So Google, I heard you like shutting down underperforming services.... hint, hint.
1:38 PM
@NormalHuman Ok, found an other occurrence same users for question and answer different theme (recover Word) instead of (recover Illustrator) , known pattern, I hope softwarerec handles those like other sites do.
[ SmokeDetector ] Offensive answer detected: My son wants to learn to ride a motorbike. How can I discourage him? by BikerForLife on parenting.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title: FINDING CO-PRIME NUMBER by AKKI J on stackoverflow.com
@SmokeDetector VLQ, not worth editing
1:54 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] Blacklisted website in answer: Android Remote Desktop thru Wifi Only by mohammed khalaf on android.stackexchange.com
@SmokeDetector Guess it's okay if the link is edited in by a mod. The question is OT, however.
@NormalHuman yup, it is ok
@SmokeDetector knee problems because you didn't have a bike? OOOOOOOOk
2:14 PM
@SmokeDetector fp-
[ SmokeDetector ] Email in answer: Graph (or Group) in Astronomy by Rojukurthi Sudhakar on math.stackexchange.com
@PraxisAshelin wish we could have fixed your computer here
^^ interesting anonmous edit in that Smokey report
we would have spent that money on some beer
@PraxisAshelin what was causing the problem, did they tell you ?
@PeterJ The answer itself should probably be nuked, junk science of some sort.
2:25 PM
@The_IT_Guy_You_Don't_Like I haven't been to the shop yet, I just asked for price by mail
But it has +2 because Math.SE
@PraxisAshelin maybe they don't know what they signed up for ;p
@Normal actually I was going to ping you to see if you wanted to fix the formatting until I read the rest of the content lol
@PeterJ Interestingly, " The International Journal of Science & Technoledge" is not a typo. This is how the journal is called.
@PeterJ unanimous approve… ಠ_ಠ
2:30 PM
... because Math.SE. I'm spending a lot less time there recently.
@bjb568 If you DV, it will be eligible for VLQ flag
2:45 PM
flagged VLQ
I get the "Attention: some of your recent flags have been declined - please review them before flagging this post!" message but the link only leads me to my flag summary of which the first few pages are fully only helpful flags.
Why exactly doesn't it SHOW you the declined flag with that message?
@bjb568 Thanks, del-voted from the queue.
@U̶n̶i̶h̶e̶d̶r̶o̶n̶ Because it could be several. And because there isn't much room in that message. And because the content of your flags (which can be sensitive) shouldn't pop up on your screen when you least expect it.
@NormalHuman No, I mean the link itself.
There is no view for "my declined flags" as far as I know.
2:52 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] Repeating characters in body: python-win32 Python Exe is not running on Windows 2003 by Jeremy on stackoverflow.com
It links me to the flag summary, which doesn't even cover the declined flag, I'd have to dig through to find it by myself, which is stupid considering a link is supposed to be relevant. It could at least bring me to a defined page where a first declined flag is seeked.
So one would have to develop it first, before linking to it.
And you know how user interface is developed around here.
@U̶n̶i̶h̶e̶d̶r̶o̶n̶ You need multiple declined flags before you get that notice (10% over the last week, I think)
@KevinBrown Those "multiple" are buried in hundreds of helpful flags so that doesn't really change much
I bet it's some VLQ flags that shouldn't have been declined to begin with.
2:57 PM
@SmokeDetector why
@ProgramFOX Username - Position 1-6: DerMa
@SmokeDetector fpu-
That... probably shouldn't apply to usernames.
@U̶n̶i̶h̶e̶d̶r̶o̶n̶ I get that. And it doesn't seem like an issue until you get a new batch of declined flags and have to wait a week
Username checks are really ineffective except for offensive, rsorder and babyliss... Luckily not too many false positives either, but this particular regex is problematic .
3:00 PM
@KevinBrown Well, it is an issue because it makes me curious and I can't find it without going through too much effort that isn't worth (nothing I can do about declined flags).
This user's most recent posts are all copy pastes to another answer. I can't downvote all of them without triggering targetted voting: stackoverflow.com/users/1290329/user1290329?tab=answers I could use help on the low quality flags though.
@Andy flag?
Custom flags are designed for cases like that
@KevinBrown Why? There are 4-5 low quality flags. Mark them low quality and let them go through the queue. The mods aren't needed for that
Please don't post copies of this answer around. First of all it is link-only, which is not a good answer. Second of all, if that answer answers all these questions, make sure the questions aren't duplicates of a canonical source to begin with. If they are, they should be closed and not answered. — Bart 34 secs ago
3:07 PM
superuser.com/questions/946306/… $3 bitcoin baits for a solution
I send a downvote to whoever offers bitcoin tips, free of charge.
let it alone. i was sacked because of this problem. now i found it, i want all people know that and i dont need positive attention. — user1290329 23 secs ago
Well, I tried.
@Bart The lesson learned is to delete rows from the database faster next time.
[ SmokeDetector ] Blacklisted website in answer, blacklisted user: Remove that ugly skype banner by Ravinder Singh on superuser.com
@SmokeDetector tpu-
3:25 PM
Off-topic, insufficient data.stackoverflow.com/q/26344161/1864610
3:36 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title: PL SQL WHILE LOOP NO_DATA_FOUND by user3682983 on stackoverflow.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Offensive answer detected: How to Add All Songs of Apple Music Playlist to My Music at Once? by sfsfs on apple.stackexchange.com
4:07 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] Offensive answer detected: Change Appstore user from MacBook? by user138109 on apple.stackexchange.com
4:32 PM
Who writes this crap CSS?
@bjb568 Your user profile has a peeking cat.
At least this is how it shows up on my computer, and persists after reload.
Blaming caching
I'm not sure taking UX advice from Microsoft is advisable — Lightness Races in Orbit 18 hours ago
ewww somebody doesn't know how to use float — bjb568 10 secs ago
4:57 PM
It's in postfix notation, obviously.
@SmokeDetector fp-
On two newest language site, no community-driven mod nomination thread appeared... CMs are creating them instead.
Accepting nominations — Who should moderate this site? by Robert Cartaino on meta.portuguese.stackexchange.com and Who should moderate this site? by abby hairboat on meta.arabic.stackexchange.com
kewl key cursor!
5:35 PM
How you get?
El capitan!
I'm going to nominate @ᔕᖺᘎᕊ for Arabic Language mod, because the username kind of looks that way.
@NormalHuman So can I be the mod of 1337?
5:46 PM
Q: Is it possible to horizontally center an image on Stack Exchange sites?

Ben SSince we can only use Markdown and a limited subset of HTML/CSS is it possible to center an image, or any block element for that matter, on the Stack Exchange sites?

Should DevDoodle support centering?
Maybe just of images?
Maybe change the ![]() to !>[]() for right, !=[]() for centering, !<[]() for left, and ![]() for regular?
Regular is left.
@NormalHuman lol thanks... I'm thrilled! ;)
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