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7:00 AM
@SmokeDetector tpu
@bummi Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
7:20 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in title: Exercise For Weight Loss by Nobita Doremon on meta.stackexchange.com
@SmokeDetector tpu
@bummi Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
@SmokeDetector tpu
@AndrewT. Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in title: Weight Loss Dietary Supplements by Angela Steele on meta.stackexchange.com
@SmokeDetector tpu
@bummi Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
@SmokeDetector fpu
@bummi Registered question as false positive, whitelisted user and added title to Bayesian doctype 'good'.
7:58 AM
@bummi thanks NAA
@JanDvorak thanks for the vote, so I'm able to place a delete vote
Not mine. I only flagged
them again...?
@SmokeDetector tpu
8:05 AM
@bummi Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
8:25 AM
Why why why do policies exist that invalidate your account password every 90 days?
That just makes people pick a SIMPLE, EASILY GUESSABLE password.
Argh. =)
Am I getting paranoid? superuser.com/a/869536/172747 two post with spyhunter links :(
8:32 AM
The answer might be legit, maybe just remove the link
@bummi you don't look too paranoid on the video feed :p
@bummi Yea..... "while leaving my Mac idle" and in the reply " In addition, it will also modify registry entries and other important settings"
also no name...
Wait, the answer is a copy-paste from the given link
@JonClements video?
@AndrewT. you are more brave than me. I avoided clicking the link.
8:34 AM
Spaaaaaam. Or VLQ.
@bummi oh nothing... forget I mentioned it...
@SPArchaeologist There's Google to do dirty work :p
Search the first sentence
Well, too many copy-paste on other sites, seems spam
@AndrewT. "deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com hijack" searched. All results are classical bogus sites "fix your pc"
no one Kaspersky, Norton or other know AV forum, no know anti malware community.
Search "deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com has been reported as a nasty browser hijacker virus, which can act on web browsers including IE, Firefox, Google Chrome, and so on" without quotes. Some are really copy-pasted.
@AndrewT. that only add to the felling of bogus. Using a common server that many will see as a fear factor (name is strange, IT newbies may actually think it is an infection)
8:41 AM
I really meant the answer is suspicious.
there are actually two answers pointing to spyhunter
this one is also a candidate making me wonder, the link to a commercial solution was covered with a tiny url before the edit superuser.com/a/872965/172747
it goes to tenorshare. it's a spam
@AndrewT. I'm a little uncertain in flagging on SU after a decline a view days ago, SO seems to work a little strict, flagged this one nevertheless, will keep a track on other ones
8:55 AM
Ridiculously gone.
*Just to be clear: I'm not looking for software; I am looking for a solution. What can I do if sometimes software is a solution?* ;)
9:09 AM
I regret looking on other answers on that post superuser.com/questions/853665/…
[ SmokeDetector ] Blacklisted website: I'm and bad well star yes it was dark and Paul by David Silva on drupal.stackexchange.com
All answers (except 1 with very long post) pointing to sp*hunte*
@SmokeDetector tpu
@bummi Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
@AndrewT. I did see :( but how to close the question?
9:12 AM
I tried to salvage the answers by removing the link, but now I'm worried due to editing many answers on same post
(I suggested once already)
The upvoted answer did mention to beware, so probably I don't need to remove the link
Never mind, assume I had amnesia and already forgot that post
@AndrewT. mhmmm ... might blur the tracks?
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in title: How to make FIFA 15 COINS fast and easily? by diablo ti on gaming.stackexchange.com
@SmokeDetector tpu
@AndrewT. Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
Spam Q (90.9%): How to make FIFA 15 COINS fast and easily?, by □ diablo ti, on gaming.stackexchange.com.
9:23 AM
I'll just leave this here: stackoverflow.com/questions/28295284/…
And that's from a user who's had an account for more than three years.
nuke-pls ^
@J.Steen It's Urgent ... To the close-mobile!!
@Bart Holy Close Vote, Batman!
@J.Steen boom
Ehr. Or should that be Closeman.
9:27 AM
for a second I thought we had a new bot I didn't know about
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title: XAMPP CAN'T CONNECT TO DATABASE by user2309930 on stackoverflow.com
@JanDvorak Who, Bart? Yeah, he's always been a bot.
Definitely too broad/unclear/too localised/no code in question, etc etc.
@Sam Closeman
Well, actually...
IIRC, @moo did create a bot to help out with CV requests.
9:31 AM
What does one do with questions like these, where the OP doesn't even have a grasp on the basics of how their code works? stackoverflow.com/questions/28295331/…
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in title: which the Best Eye Wrinkle Creams by hyro hoel on superuser.com
Or their programming language, for that matter?
And then there's the SOCVR bot...
@J.Steen too broad
@SmokeDetector tpu
9:32 AM
@bummi Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
[ SmokeDetector ] Repeating characters in answer: How are IP addresses assigned? by guio on superuser.com
Just reported
while the question seems to be OT too
What to do with this? Vague question, but has three upvotes (?) stackoverflow.com/questions/28295428/…
question about js, but no js: stackoverflow.com/questions/28295427/…
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body: Supplements For Mental Health by Oerian Ken on superuser.com
9:41 AM
@SmokeDetector tpu
@bummi Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
@Pham gone already
Yes, definitely.
In fact, both answers. Except the other doesn't have a link.
Meh ... not sure if the OP intends to spam there
9:46 AM
And what is this doing on WebApps? The entire thing seems like spambait.
@J.Steen close the question, it's asking for
@Bart Point. They have a previous question.
@J.Steen yeah, I flagged as off-topic. The question got what it was asking for
I should get an account everywhere so I can flag stuff...
*help flag stuff
9:49 AM
Although. Do more flags help? Isn't a flagged post a flagged post? Except when it comes to auto-effects like spam/offensive?
And it begins...
Hey, we've seen that pattern before.
Was that user nuked? I forget.
I'll check my flag history...
Nope, the account is still live, and so is my flag.
9:54 AM
Huh. Well, this should be proof enough, I think, of malicious intent... >.>
Is that the TV guy?
We think so.
The TV guy what?
Oh, his question. Right.
blames lack of coffee
Yeah, the noise questions
heard trigger word ... zombies his way to coffee machine
9:56 AM
It's an interesting way to spam, for sure.
It worked on math.
spam/train a bot.
What was that other user's profile? Have they posted more stuff yet?
@J.Steen Which one? The original, or the 2nd?
I like how it was closed as opinion-based.
Hmm. Some of his questions have been tweeted.
Oh, bio's own account. NVM
I got an "Other" flag useful yesterday with " helpful - Cannot see any evidence of it on this site." I wrote at "Contact us" now regarding these 3 users
10:04 AM
It's blatantly obvious something fishy is going on.
No matter how much good faith you're assuming.
Flagged it myself. Let's see
Yeah, 3 different users all using the same pattern..
Voting ring? Spam ring? Bot ring?
Once they get the association bonus, they could go wild on multiple sites.
One of 'em already has >50 rep.
Oh yeah, that's the one I remember.
10:09 AM
@J.Steen Boom.
[ SmokeDetector ] Blacklisted website: your ankles Bosworth musical here India 21 I work by ThomasP Hooker on drupal.stackexchange.com
Hooker. Inventive.
@SmokeDetector tpu
@bummi Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
I guess the problem is these accounts are multi-site. So, if these flags don't help there should probably be a post on MSE soon.
10:25 AM
Q: I am absolutely OFFENDED

SosukodoI find this new ability to FLAG COMMENTS on StackOverflow absolutely ABSURD and OFFENSIVE! If this is an experiment, I VOTE NO. If this is a permanent addition to StackOverflow, I'd like my account (and all questions and answers that I have contributed) to be removed from every StackExchange web...

Woot, insta-deleted comment.
Ah, deleted by owner.
The onebox should suffice, @J.Steen
@JanDvorak That's all there was? I was expecting a longer rant. =)
10:27 AM
It was a rather short one
Ranters today are no fun.
@Pham I flagged all the posts as spam. It's really spambait
This one seemed like a troll to me
He's right though. If I have some time after work I'll be complaining about this new voting feature that seems to have appeared. What's all this reputation nonsense all of a sudden?
Has there been a change?
10:30 AM
His latest comments indicate he's not really a troll - just seriously entitled and pissed.
@AndrewT. expect the next on askubuntu.com
@JanDvorak jk
This is a very angry person.
Me? Sure
Well, you too.
I meant sosukodo.
10:46 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in title: Acne Skin Care Products? by vewima on askubuntu.com
So... no more skins for google chrome?
@SmokeDetector tpu
Oh, never mind, just had to install it again.
what exactly does 'tpu' stand for?
@chmod711telkitty TP + user
10:49 AM
@SmokeDetector tpu
@AndrewT. Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
Your user ID need to be added to Smokey's privilege user, if you want to use the command
thought it's for getting rid of spams ... guess I wasn't too wrong
@AndrewT. Ok
10:51 AM
(I can't actually, whom should I ping... hmm...)
@chmod711telkitty @hichris123? @Undo?
That went fast
@Pham gone
@Mooseman Smokey already picked that one up. ;)
Must. Read. Transcript. :p
No! Wildly guessing at context is so much more fun!
Spam Q (90.9%): Best Bodybuilding Supplement, by □ Dombikilush, on drupal.stackexchange.com.
I'm starting to suspect the captcha for new users isn't all that effective...
11:29 AM
The tavern squad is doing fairly well though
I'm not a captain. I'm more like a squad-elected prime military advisor :-)
g2g lunch
11:37 AM
11:57 AM
Hmm. Food truck on the corner made a killer cheese steak today.
@J.Steen That sounds good. Whereabouts?
Stockholm. ;)
@J.Steen :O
@Mooseman Jeffrey's Food Truck. They do Mexican, Argentinian, and a sort of Churasco-ized cheese steak sandwich. It's delish.
10+ hour flight? You tell me if it's worth it. ;)
11:59 AM
There's a foot of snow, the food trucks are only out for two hours every day, and in USD (I assume it'd be USD for you, correct me if I'm wrong) it'd be 9 bucks.
You tell me if it's worth it. :p
Nearly $1000 round-trip, $9 sandwich. I'll see ya next week. :p
(food is stupidly expensive here)
And you're saying it isn't in the States?
If the cheese steak is of good size, $9 is an average price here.
It's the size of, say, a Burger King whopper.
But contains more meat. Cause, fast food doesn't.
I had a cheese steak in Philadelphia. It was huge.
And nice.
Just the right amount of grease.
[ SmokeDetector ] Blacklisted website: Be sure to heat and cool every time by Lingen Sely on drupal.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Repeating characters in answer: How to center a checkbox in a table cell? by user4524127 on stackoverflow.com
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title: CAN'T GET THE REASON FOR OUTPUT by raul j. on stackoverflow.com
12:12 PM
@J.Steen I read it as, "Butt contains more meat. Cause, food doesn't" and was like, WHATT?! I might need an eye checkup and mind checkup
You do.
Do we flag answer-plagiarism?
@J.Steen "other" flag
But, do we?
Ah, to heck with it. I'll try.
@J.Steen I did it once, they deleted the answer. It was around 20 upvotes, but was a 100% copy of another
Sometimes, Stack Overflow makes me angry.
@DroidDev This is getting downvotes, so... =)
12:16 PM
For some reason, that image pops up from time to time in here... >.>
@J.Steen I bet you haven't been in newest tab of android ever
@DroidDev I've spent half a day in the newest tab of PHP, just as a psychosocial experiment. Will that do?
@J.Steen well...in that case I must say...and it is the first time I am using this word on SO, "Brother, my condolences"
My own fault. I wanted to see what it was like.
12:23 PM
@J.Steen and? Got any insights?
Aug 27 '14 at 14:07, by DroidDev
@bjb568 it has life destroying traits ;) :P
same thing goes for php
@ShadowWizard That there're a lot of... mistakes?
@J.Steen was expecting something more like "lots of crap", but guess you're too gentle :)
@ShadowWizard I try to be polite.
12:25 PM
@ShadowWizard I recommend a half hour seminar in den ;)
and you can edit chat messages 2 minutes after posting them ^^^
@DroidDev lol, that would be interesting! :D
mutters "sturgeon's law"
it always is ;)
@JanDvorak ahaha, good reading thanks!
The other day, someone pointed out that the total score of the ten newest questions in the vb.net tag was -18.
12:28 PM
@DroidDev yeah, but looks like Mr. Steen is going to be much harder nut to crack than our dear @malviň :P
@ShadowWizard I actually don't think same.I think he is just holding back because of others ;)
@J.Steen yup, and I fear it doesn't end with ten, total score of newest 1000 would most likely below 0 as well. Like -1800 :O
I'll get banned if I let loose.
Just look at TomTom.
Tom who?
12:30 PM
whole year suspension
More, I think.
He's been suspended a while now.
So he talked too much?
And several times.
He was very... honest in his commentary. =)
@J.Steen nope. He posted a comment on December 16
Only on SE - are there so many aggressive older people :x
12:31 PM
@ShadowWizard Alright. Then he's been suspended several times. =)
@J.Steen yeah, first is for one day, second for a week etc. Makes sense.
@ShadowWizard Somehow, I suspect this was a custom suspension...
@ShadowWizard Generally, it's 7 days, then 30, then 365. But moderators can also input a custom duration as well.
But anyway.
12:33 PM
@J.Steen of course, there are no automatic suspensions
@DroidDev I've done that. I didn't get the job.
@ShadowWizard I meant the time span. But maybe not, considering Doorknob's comment.
@DroidDev I didn't want the job. ;)
why bother to go for the interview then?
Sometimes you go to an interview, and midway through realise that it's crap. =)
Trust me. I was still polite. But that's the gist of what I said.
12:35 PM
@J.Steen especially if it's for janitor job position :D
Janitorial work is very zen.
Q: Html: Mobile website for mobile devices

mkayaa93I'm trying to make my mobile website.And my design at http://muratkayaa.com/otel/this link.Would you tell me what should I do ? Its urgent. Thanks

^^ THAT is a winner of a question
Private beta :/
I pasted the wrong link :P check again
12:44 PM
All gone.
Thanks, honorary smurf mod
12:47 PM

5x Spam

4 mins ago, 1 minute total – 5 messages, 1 user, 0 stars

Bookmarked 5 secs ago by Mooseman

the coffee one was a mistake :P
Ha ha.
Why do people bother editing?
I have managed to suppress my own OCD by now.
I have a mere 3 cv's left...
My timing, it is special.
@Mooseman I still have all 50. Want some? :P
12:52 PM
I've got 20. I've been lazy today.
Low Quality A (47%): LOLspdgjdghgjp'fj\khoffsbu\yh;uiotbh'tj, by □bob, on superuser.com.
ROFLlwkejklegjwoiegjioriijbodijgo4gl;''5;piijtgoejr — Doorknob 11 secs ago
(anyway, that's offensive/abusive ^^^)
@Doorknob that wasn't helpful
12:55 PM
@JanDvorak flag?
@JanDvorak Does it matter when the post is about to disappear regardless?
@ShadowWizard no need to; the answer is a goner anyways
@Doorknob Let users freely transfer rep, flags, cv's, etc.
@SmokeDetector fpu
@Doorknob Registered question as false positive, whitelisted user and added title to Bayesian doctype 'good'.
12:58 PM
@Mooseman That could easily be abused.
Hmm. Water that's been on the desk since friday. Safe to drink?
Only one way to find out!
Low Quality A (21.6%): get rekt get rektget rekt get rektget rekt get rektget rekt get rektget ..., by □satan, on gaming.stackexchange.com.
Vim launches in 6 hours! (hopefully)
Vim? The old editor?
1:17 PM
I feel like there should be a "gimme the regex" Area 51 proposal, so the questions has a spot to go from instead of Stack Overflow. What do you think? Should I propose it?
@Unihedro It might be rejected as too similar to SO.
@Sam It was a joke ;)
@Mooseman Ohhh, facepalm
@Mooseman Aww, I thought it was a good idea and might get implemented. :(
We also still need an inventory page - how much rep, flags, and cvs left for the day, etc.
@Unihedro Bounties transfer rep. But away. That's the problem.
@Unihedro I'd upvote that...
1:24 PM
Low Quality A (40.7%): dfdfdfdsfsdfdsfdsfsddsadsdsadasdasdasdasdasdsadasdsadasdasdas, by □test, on drupal.stackexchange.com.
@Unihedro That sounds awesome.
@Unihedro "rep ... left for the day"?
@Braiam 'You can earn up to 200 more rep today (neglecting bounties, points earned from accepts may overflow).'
@Unihedro I could probably make a userscript for that. Would take a minute to populate, but it'd work.
1:38 PM
'I would like something like this please!' stackoverflow.com/q/28269505/3622940
PS. By stating "I do not want to use WorldEdit", it implies the lack of skill set to properly use the API, hence too broad.
I would like a unicorn.
[ SmokeDetector ] URL in title: How to remove dx.doi.org string from doi field in BibTeX style? by Igor Kotelnikov on tex.stackexchange.com
@Unihedro Two of the answers have a code : text ratio that is similar to the OP, I'm not sure how I feel about that
Low Quality A (60.9%): Yes still working excelent tip, thanks, by □ Satspeed, on superuser.com.
1:45 PM
^^ NAA
@Unihedro should that have a MC tag?
Q: Stack Overflow Annual Survey 2015

samthebrandThis year's survey is officially open. To participate, click here. Windows vs. OSX. Vim vs. Emacs. Tabs vs. Spaces. Lots of questions about who you are, how you work, and how you use Stack Overflow. It's all in there. Joel wanted to include a dozen "Would you rather fight..." questions involvin...

@Unihedro I did ;D
At least I don't have to move my mouse to the second age column yet. >.>
@Unihedro done. Now give me those M&Ms
1:59 PM
Low Quality A (60.8%): sometimes i cut myself to see how much it bleeds, by □ lol, on scifi.stackexchange.com.
^ offensive

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