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4:00 PM
Today's xkcd comic (Ozymandias):
 
4:31 PM
 
anything wrong with my answer?
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A: Restart a GIF animation when you click on a text link

cybermonkeyYou need to assign an id to your link (a), let's use the id aniclk for this example. Replace <a href="#">this</a> with this: <a id="aniclk" href="#">this</a> Notice the id="aniclk". You'll want to change your Javascript to this: $(function(){ var image = new Image(); image.src ='...

I can't see why it would be DV'd
 
user259867
4:49 PM
@SmokeDetector fp-
 
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A: Excel VBA Getopen file dialog in Mac/Apple

Thiru SelvamI found the answer - No issues guys thanks for your contribution

I... you're welcome?
Maybe SO should disable answers. Rubber-duck debugging is good enough.
 
user259867
I think so. Certainly not a question.
 
Please don't add "thanks" as answers. Invest some time in the site and you will gain sufficient privileges to upvote answers you like, which is the Stack Overflow way of saying thank you. — cybermonkey 10 secs ago
 
4:52 PM
@NormalHuman gone
 
user259867
@cybermonkey Not sure that the template applied, as there is nothing for the OP to upvote.
 
user259867
5:15 PM
scope blocking is coming up in JavaScript Harmony. — user1637281 Jun 10 '13 at 16:16
 
user259867
S/he didn't live to see the day, unfortunately.
 
How to look for an edit I've done in the past?
 
@U̶n̶i̶h̶e̶d̶r̶o̶n̶ suggested? or normal? SEDE?
@bummi Oh, that would be interesting...
 
5:28 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] Email in body: August E.F. Reichow in Germany by gail reichow scaramuzzo on genealogy.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title: VB WEBKIT INVOKEMEMBER by Mattyb Belcher on stackoverflow.com
 
[ SmokeDetector ] Pattern-matching website in body: Netsuite div__body: Css can't force removing padding/margin by user883356 on stackoverflow.com
 
5:46 PM
@cybermonkey Doesn't work, Safari 9.0
Doesn't work, Chrome 44
Doesn't work, FF 40
 
user259867
@SmokeDetector fp-
 
oh, whoops, clicked the wrong thing
yeah, works, the text below the image is conveniently under the fold o_o
 
[ SmokeDetector ] Offensive body detected: Grub reboots PC after showing only "Grub loading." by theFlyingDutchman on unix.stackexchange.com
 
user259867
@SmokeDetector ignore- he's a Dutchman
 
[ SmokeDetector ] Repeating characters in answer, repeating words in answer: How to root the SM-G900F Android 5.0 without tripping KNOX? by lol on android.stackexchange.com
 
user259867
6:00 PM
> The goal of my job is simple. Sending people I meet that obviously know how to code to Stack Overflow shouldn't create stress and task me. -- Tim Post at 9:39 AM - 29 Jul 2015 via Twitter
 
@bjb568 Works fine on Chrome 44, something's wrong your end
 
user259867
Not so sure. One can send email and chat messages, not people. People do decide where to go and what to do there.
 
probably blocking Javascript or JQuery
 
Looks as if the question can be closed now: stackoverflow.com/a/31707155/1699210
 
6:54 PM
1 hour ago, by bjb568
yeah, works, the text below the image is conveniently under the fold o_o
I was clicking the imge
Image
Img
 
Words
 
such words
 
7:10 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title: NO HELP NEEDED REMOVE by Mattyb Belcher on stackoverflow.com
 
the user is blacklisted over at the SOCVR
 
7:37 PM
WHY DID I NOT KNOW ABOUT THIS BEFORE
I was actually considering sending GitHub money
@SmokeDetector fpu-
 
7:53 PM
Just out of the curiosity how is a user with rep below 50 able to comment (which would seem to be useful in this case without the additional answer):stackoverflow.com/a/31709693/1699210
 
That's weird
 
@bummi Looks like it was automatically converted
 
But it wasn't. The answer would be deleted and there'd be something in the rev history
Oh wait
they might have tried posting a different one that did get converted
 
@Undo mhhh I can't see anything other there
 
I know
 
user259867
7:57 PM
Automatic conversion leaves no trace because no actual answer is created: the text entered by user gets redirected to a comment.
 
I think the system throws it directly into a comment without making a deleted answer
^ that
 
Ok, thanks, that's new for me
 
user259867
This can be abused by leaving comments wherever: just put "see this: <random SO link>" as an answer, get it converted, then rewrite your comment to be whatever you want to say.
 
user259867
You don't even need a registered account for that.
 
user259867
And there will be no trace in web sockets.
 
user259867
7:59 PM
Shh, don't let the spammers know...
 
Looks like Nicael should report it :)
 
user259867
It's known, including to SE employees.
 
bad
 
user259867
 
user259867
I'm not actually worried about abuse; spammers aren't that knowledgeable yet.
 
user259867
8:02 PM
And if it becomes an issue, that loophole will be closed.
 
@NormalHuman interesting, thanks, though I think it's ... mhmmm ... dangerous
 
user259867
I removed the answer just in case. :)
 
@NormalHuman :) so I bookmarked this: meta.math.stackexchange.com/questions/9203/…
 
user259867
Now, if one made a userscript to automate the process: add custom textarea under question, where the text of comment is entered, and then the rest is done automatically...
 
user259867
that probably would be going too far.
 
8:09 PM
@NormalHuman I think you can undelete it ... there are enough other posts showing the hole
 
user259867
undeleted
 
[ SmokeDetector ] Offensive body detected: selecting in python: ask to pick an object? by knekke on blender.stackexchange.com
 
Let's wait for bamware or testorone ... etc in the comments
 
@Undo What's wrong with that?
 
8:30 PM
@bjb568 I can send Amazon less money for the same thing
Minus the UI stuff, but I don't need that
 
user259867
But... unlike GitHub, Amazon is evil
 
Or you use Bitbucket
If you don't need tons of users
Does this video work for anyone? youtube.com/watch?v=qatBF5Ov3Zo&feature=youtu.be
 
@PraxisAshelin did you get your computer fixed ?
 
@Bart yes...
 
user259867
@SmokeDetector fp-
 
8:41 PM
@rene :/
 
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title: XSD + DAT => XSLT <===> XSLT + XML => DAT by CGSK on stackoverflow.com
 
IE?
 
user259867
Stack Overflow на русском users are discussing how to rename Community user on their site... among the suggestions: Big Brother and Mephistopheles.
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@Bart no FF with html5 player
 
Hmm, okay. Can't get it to work in Chrome.
 
8:42 PM
hold on..
@Bart works in chrome as well
 
Meh
 
>
This video is unlisted. Be considerate and think twice before sharing.
 
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Q: Why does this script not work on imported models

Vin BreauI've created a movement script that checks to see if an object is grounded, and if so, moves the object based on user input. When I attach it to an object I create in Unity, it works. When I attach it to an object I created in Blender and then imported, nothing. No errors, the object just fails t...

Ah, Chrome update fixed it
 
@SmokeDetector fp
 
8:58 PM
@The_IT_Guy_You_Don't_Like noooope. atm trying a CLEAN ALL on one of my disks.... it's been doing that for 1,5h tho
 
user259867
@Jamal Does Smokey not recognize you? Odd. I thought it had something automatic for mods... (cc: @Undo)
 
Jamal's not a mod here
 
@NormalHuman mods on Meta SE
What Undo says ...
 
user259867
@SmokeDetector fp-
 
9:15 PM
@PraxisAshelin :(
 
@The_IT_Guy_You_Don't_Like any clue how long it should take?
 
[ SmokeDetector ] Email in body: Quantum Entanglement - How To Interpret by David White on physics.stackexchange.com
 
@SmokeDetector Self-vandalism
 
9:44 PM
!!/help
 
@manetsus 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.
 
!!/status
 
@manetsus Running since 20:42:34 UTC (62 minutes)
 
!!/test ইনাম
 
> Would not be caught for title, body and username.
 
9:45 PM
!!/test enam
 
> Would not be caught for title, body and username.
 
!!/why
 
10:05 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] Repeating words in body: tring to convert a simple hashtable to html powershell by ANeed4Help on stackoverflow.com
 
@NormalHuman actually answers converted to comments appear in the revision history and is visible for 10kers as "converted to comment"
 
user259867
@Braiam That's manual conversions (by a mod), not automatic conversions.
 
user259867
Automatic conversion is really redirection of input.
 
ohhh.... what the heck, that's a hole waiting for potential abuse....
 
We are aware of the http://serverfault.com HTTPS certificate issue and are processing a fix with @CloudFlare now.
 
10:18 PM
I'm not even sure if this is funny or not... for now I would say 'yes'
 
A fresh certificate has been issued for https://serverfault.com/ We will continue to track down the auto-renewal issue with @CloudFlare.
 
user259867
TIL: for autoconversion you don't need to link to another post; putting a link to the very question you're posting under works.
 
user259867
Also, one of Beer.se users may be a little confused by a notification.
 
user259867
Now it's certainly doable as a userscript. I'm on it.
 
user259867
Nice things must not be allowed to be had.
 
10:38 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title: PHP- ERROR IN CHAT APPLICATION by Ndiokwelu Zubby on stackoverflow.com
 
Vvvvvvvvvvbbbbbbbvvvvv
 
... cat?
 
no, that seems to be spider...
 
Seems possible
I hope I didn't break anything too badly :P
 
user259867
 
10:56 PM
@Undo I do
 
11:22 PM
I can't help but notice yesterday's batch of questions were 1. terrible, and 2. asked by the same user
and their profile explains
 
user259867
11:35 PM
Luckily for everyone, the CAPTCHA triggered by automatic submission of answers messes up the flow of my primitive script comments without 50 rep. Could be solved, but I got bored of it.
 
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user259867
People lamenting the poor experience of new users should spend more time reading posts like these.
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@NormalHuman I'm pretty sure you have to do more than just including a random line to apply a license.
 
user259867
@U̶n̶i̶h̶e̶d̶r̶o̶n̶ Probably, but in the spirit of the license I don't give ... much thought to it.
 
At least add a link.
 
11:43 PM
@NormalHuman cl.parentNode.parentNode.parentNode.parentNode.parentNode.appendChild(tf);
I like it.
 
user259867
Yes, that's my style.
 
user259867
> As long as your intention is clear, you can place your license information wherever you like. Some projects only include a descriptive line in the project's README (e.g., "This project is licensed under the terms of the MIT license."). However, to avoid any potential ambiguity, it's best to include the license file with your project as well. help.github.com/articles/open-source-licensing
 
user259867
Also, a result of SE using tables for comment layout.
 
This question needs to be closed. Also the OP's username made my heart pressure rise. stackoverflow.com/questions/11356804/…
 
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