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2:11 PM
@MsYvette I'm, uh... looking... forward to it? >_<
 
I'm waiting for the time when spammer uses the correct term of "mass loss" instead of "weight loss", and I'm also waiting for them to suggest to go to space/moon for weight loss...
 
user310756
2:29 PM
@Doorknob :) I knew you would..
 
user310756
this is what you get when the community gets upset with people attempting to edit plagiarised wiki excerpts :P
 
user310756
@AndrewT. even density gain might be preferable if reduced fat and increase muscle is the goal
 
user310756
@Doorknob I have a bookmark for you i.stack.imgur.com/gZ3zh.png
 
hah
@MsYvette You know, I used to be a huge proponent of stopping tag wiki plagiarism. Nobody was listening, though, so I eventually gave up on it... clearly you're more persevering than me :P
 
user310756
@Doorknob 1 2 3 4
 
2:34 PM
Ok, what do I do with these?
 
user310756
The excerpts are straight out plagiarised.
 
user310756
I have updated some plagiairsed excerpts with original content, but didn't want to go over the line and get rejected edits.. so if you look at the wiki content, you should find links to the original site
 
Your first link doesn't appear to be plagiarized
 
user310756
You can renew your enthusiasm and join @Undo and I :)
 
user310756
@Doorknob oh sorry no, that one just has crappy punctuation and I didn't think it warranted me putting in an edit suggestion
 
2:37 PM
haha okay
 
user310756
are you cool to fix that.? oops
 
Yeah, no problem
 
user310756
thnx
 
user310756
you can see where I've struggled to write an original wiki and just added attribution, in some edits I've also added original wiki content :)
 
So just nuke the plagiarized excerpts, yeah?
 
2:39 PM
And rewrite them, if possible?
 
user310756
yeh, but they can't be left blank, so there's the rub
 
I thought excerpts can be blank?
 
user310756
nope
 
user310756
the wikis can
 
Oh, huh, I thought it was the other way around
 
user310756
2:40 PM
that was what I got into trouble over. adding a generic excerpt with a link to the docs
 
Excerpt can be blank when the tag first created, but I don't know if it's possible to blanken the excerpt if it existed
 
user310756
there's enough room in the wikis to make the plagiarised stuff a quote with room to add more detail
 
user310756
@AndrewT. correct, it cannot one it's been created..
 
Can excerpts even do Markdown?
 
AFAIK, no
 
user310756
2:41 PM
I don't think so, I haven't had the grace to test this though
 
user310756
I am happy to edit the excerpts if I create new content for the wiki, as then it's pretty easy to add a new blurb.
 
Excerpt supposed to be a short-and-simple guideline when to use the tag.
 
user310756
 
user310756
@AndrewT. yeh but sometimes I don't know how to paraphrase that, as I have no clue what the tag is yabbering on about
 
Speaking of wiki edits I don't know if someone wants to do something with this, it's just marketing crap copied from Xilinx's page but my edit got rejected: stackoverflow.com/review/suggested-edits/9639635
 
2:43 PM
So, if I have no idea what some of these tags mean... how do I rewrite the excerpts properly?
 
user310756
I understand what this means but beyond saying use this tag when using this language
 
user310756
@Doorknob this was my point on meta, when I was removing the stolen content and replacing it with for questions about -tag- plus link
 
Can haz linky?
 
user310756
in the wiki
 
Blame the robo-reviewer..
 
user310756
2:46 PM
yeh
 
user310756
I can write one for MS Blend if you like and you can add it?
 
user310756
actually just use the paragraph I've written, that should be ok
 
Wouldn't it make more sense for you to suggest the edit directly (and I'll approve it)?
Oh, okay, I'll use that paragraph
 
user310756
If you're ok with that. I need to coordinate a time when you're able to go through them though
 
user310756
Do you want me to edit the google and solidity ones?
 
2:48 PM
The google-elevation-api doesn't appear to be plagiarized either
 
user310756
it's a copy and paste from the google docs
 
user310756
is that acceptable, without attribution?
 
is it? I searched it within quotes and the only results were SO
 
user310756
that's because of our wiki tag
 
user310756
have a look at the link I supplied in the wiki. trust me it's all there
 
user310756
2:50 PM
in some cases editors remove a few words within the paragraph, but it's still >90% copied, in which case I make sure that any quotes are 100%
 
Oh, huh, yeah, it is
ok
 
user310756
it's a painstaking process, as you already know
 
Oooh
Github has a new fancy markdown editor
 
3:13 PM
Try to quote \ with ` which works on post but not in comment
 
> `escaped tick`
 
``
Why is it working for Q & A but not for comment on Q & A?
 
it works for comment too
`escaped tick` — Andrew T. 48 secs ago
 
2 mins ago, by Pandya
``
actually \ inside ``
 
`\`
 
3:18 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] Few unique characters in answer: Is it possible to use C++ with Unity instead of C#? by guest on gamedev.stackexchange.com
 
use double backslash to.. escape the backslash
 
`\`
works!
but doesn't have code type background try in comments!
 
try in comments on Q & A
 
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa `\` — Andrew T. 41 secs ago
 
3:31 PM
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Q: Quoting \ with grave accent not working for comments

PandyaI've recently faced difficulty in commenting. Actually I want to show \ and \\ but unable to.... So, How do quote grave accent with `? Example: I've used following text in comment to this question: This is not working: \ and \\ @Andrew T. suggested this but it is not working as expected m...

 
3:51 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] Blacklisted website in answer: Two errors that refuse to be resolved, Google Play, Android 2.2.1 by Rozen Gupta on android.stackexchange.com
 
Free facebook... Since when did I have to buy a facebook account?
 
[ SmokeDetector ] Blacklisted user: Is it possible to disable Google Play indefinitely? by Rozen Gupta on android.stackexchange.com
 
4:11 PM
Whut
sd k
Night people
 
4:54 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] Repeating characters in answer, repeating words in answer: Do you need to have to have the same mods in order to play on a modded server? by user137759 on gaming.stackexchange.com
 
6:10 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] Link at end of body, pattern-matching website in body: Look, let's assume this germane to Retinolla for now by Gallegzt on drupal.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Pattern-matching website in body: I will share the most crucial Retinolla now. Let's take it apart by Gallegzt on engineering.stackexchange.com
 
sd 4k
 
6:41 PM
New name, same guy.
 
7:12 PM
 
7:22 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] All of this user's posts are spam: user 3077341 on stackoverflow.com
 
 
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8:48 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] Offensive answer detected: How should I understand this line from Pulp Fiction? by Rex on ell.stackexchange.com
 
hichris123 flagged as spam
 
:(
 
:(
 
Hiya @bjb568
 
Hiya!
 
8:52 PM
Google tells me 4 of you clicked through it
 
How many of those were @hichris?
 
Likely 2 of those are your clicks. :P
@bjb568 -0.
 
o
 
o
 
9:38 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] Pattern-matching website in body: Might be Cellology Cream Urged? by Cellology Cream on gaming.stackexchange.com
 
sd trueu-
 
9:59 PM
morning
 
morning
 
10:16 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] Email in body: 1998 mazda 626 lx by Jesusmoya on mechanics.stackexchange.com
 
I don't think you can call yourself a javascript programmer if you get (and don't know how to fix) undefined bugs
there's only one thing worse than legacy code
and that's a broken coffee machine
 
Meh, coffee sucks. Hot chocolate FTW.
 
a coffee machine still makes hot chocolate ;p
 
you can even get keurig hot chocolate cups
 
10:32 PM
might as well just get the packets & boil some hot water...
(Keurig + cups = expensive. Boil water + hot chocolate packet = $0.01.)
 
they're actually some after-market brand so they're not as expensive
 
Should've known there's off-brand keurig cups...
 
i believe some K machines actually have a QR Code reader in them and refuse to work with after-market K-cups.
there's a company that sells stickers you can put on top of your after-market cups to make them work, or something similar.
 
10:52 PM
@hichris123 boil? o_0
Hot chocolate powder + brown sugar + reasonable 130˚F water from the sink works for me
 
normal people boil the water in a kettle
you cats with your silly logic
 
I feel like I had this exact same argument on YouTube almost a year ago.
over coffee.
its freaking me out
 
my sink at home doesn't do temperatures that my kettle does, so I use the kettle
 
11:23 PM
My question has had very little activity. Is there any reason why that would be?
 
because meta is murder
 
No, but seriously, I normally get closed within a few minutes. This has had 13 views, 1 edit, and no up/downvotes, no close votes.
It's... eerily quiet.
 
it's a feature req, not a bug or question about site workings
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Q: Chat Onebox Raw Text File Links

VoteToCloseOftentimes, while testing code or linking to raw GitHub, I find myself wishing that raw text or program files would one box. For example, the link: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/VTCAKAVSMoACE/Vitsy/master/examples/MathTest.vt should one-box; I want the person with whom I'm working to be abl...

pimping here
 
Ohaaaay, it got an upvote.
Probably from PPCG @Quill.
 
*me
 
11:26 PM
Well, you're honorarily from PPCG.
Even though you... hiss Code Review...
 
I have PPCG rep ;p I do challenges sometimes
I'm still getting there, but it's fun
 
PPCG is pretty cool.
#ppcgforgraduation
Have you seen the user script? x.x It's awesome.
 
yeah, I saw it
 
What about the eval bot?
 
didn't see that one
 
11:30 PM
We found a way to externally host chatbots. :D
 
"externally host"?
 
o_0
 
@MikeEdenfield Out of c9.io
 
i mean externally as opposed to what?
 
As opposed to running through a browser on a local machine.
 
11:42 PM
oh.
i thought they all did that.
mine's running on an old linux server in my closet
 
No, most of them run through Google Chrome scripts.
 
ugh.
I'm using a python SE chat library.
looks like you're probably using the same one :)
chatexchange?
 
bjbotling ran on skynet
 
@MikeEdenfield Mhmm. :D
@bjb568 :o
 
works pretty good.
 
11:44 PM
node and userscripts power my bots
 
on occasion the websockets get stale and the bot cycles itself.
but i don't think that's chatexchange's fault.
smokey's running on chatexchange too, right?
 
ya
 
you really missed an opportunity there to call it Smokey the Bot
 
@bjb568 I don't believe you get the full flavor without 100 C water. ;)
@MikeEdenfield Yep.
 
11:57 PM
@hichris123 what, of cooked meat?
 
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