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12:00 AM
"was wondering if you developers could help me answer a couple of quick questions"
12:16 AM
According to Arthur Fischer, the blurb at the beginning of tour ("Foobar Stack Exchange is a question and answer site ... ") is mod-editable. Has any mod ever edited that part? I never saw anything other than standard text there.
Any news about loans?
@1999 None!
I'm very dissatisfied with their customer service
You probably went overboard in the email to them.
I'll figure out how to tune it right eventually
12:24 AM
> i can't think of anything good to do with the domain youcanthandletheknuth.com but if you have a good idea i'll give it to you -- Joel Spolsky at 4:53 PM - 8 Jul 2015 via Twitter
@1999 10-hour organ solo
12:57 AM
Does SE have a mascot?
Alex Miller on October 17, 2011
This past weekend, CHAOS was working the New York Comic Con (NYCC) here in New York City. It was kind of amazing. But CHAOS wasn't the only one working hard this weekend....
I could not but noticing that the whole theme of SE is ... very blue @_@
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because no one cares. — Bret Copeland ♦ Jun 26 at 3:04
1:05 AM
@Undo Happy ending :D
Smokey is down again... :(
@1999 Yes, I can see history entries on PPCG.
(not sure how much more I'm allowed to say, so just to be safe I'm gonna go with none)
Thanks, I see the text is different there. "a library of programming puzzles and their solutions" instead of "a library of detailed answers to every question about aviation"
No, unfortunately we do not accept questions about aviation on Programming Puzzles & Code Golf. Crazy, I know.
I was looking at Aviation because of this post: Experimental self-evaluation by Jon Ericson on meta.aviation.stackexchange.com
1:10 AM
Anyway, SPAM money.stackexchange.com/questions/46119/… in case it wasn't clear....
@JonEricson I can't suggest an edit on Aviation Meta, but you have a typo in implementation.
@1999 Thanks. If only metas had suggested edits. ;-)
I wonder what the OpenSSL vulnerability will be.
How much snow?
1:18 AM
No idea
Okay, that was a set up for lol, Australians can't handle a little snow, which we may as well skip.
Yeah.... its not going to be ideal, but apparently they should get 30-40cm over the next 2 days
@1999 Cause we don't get snow?
Cause it's a slow chat day, mostly. Even Smokey is silent.
@Quill We really dont'
The only runs that are open are the ones they are making snow for
1:24 AM
And I can't understand what "order by newid();" does in @JonEricson's query... it's not defined anywhere.
A: How to request a random row in SQL?

Yaakov EllisSee this post: SQL to Select a random row from a database table. It goes through methods for doing this in MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, IBM DB2 and Oracle (the following is copied from that link): Select a random row with MySQL: SELECT column FROM table ORDER BY RAND() LIMIT 1 Sel...

[ SmokeDetector ] Manually reported question: Supplements For Naturl Bodybuilding by emma mich on meta.stackexchange.com
Is smokey running off Chris's profile now?
1:26 AM
Hi, I'm SmokeDetector. I'll be your guide tonight.
@hichris123 Then why didn't you detect that post yourself?
@1999 I only started the bot up after you posted it.
@hichris123 which?
> These releases will be made available on 9th July. They will fix a
single security defect classified as "high" severity. This defect does
not affect the 1.0.0 or 0.9.8 releases.
1:32 AM
@hichris123 obviusly they opened a hole after that... just check the git changelog 1.0.0..1.0.1p
I'm not sure it's in the repo yet.
Not sure how this works.
if the affected versions are >1.0.0 and <1.0.1p, then the bug was introduced in the range of x, so 1.0.0 > x < 1.0.1p
@TinyGiant ha!
Oh, I see what you're saying.
cc @bjb568
1:36 AM
@Braiam That's too much work. :P
nah, just go to GH repo and find the security hole :P
... I'm that much of an expert, eh? ;P
I bet someone deleted a line that shouldn't be deleted, again
@Braiam That's the only way to find out if that line is really necessary
1:43 AM
@EthanBierlein Kinda sorta
What... chat.meta has the weirdest ping sound...
Someone ping me.
@EthanBierlein Yup
@EthanBierlein ?
We should all just ping ethan really fast...
Do it
I don't want to get kicked for spam though....
1:47 AM
shhh.. one or two pings won't hurt.... shhh..
I'm more of a follower when bending the rules, so someone else would have to start it.
Ooh, hey @Malachi
Maybe I'll just do !!/alive
@EthanBierlein Watching this endless list of new questions never gets boring
@EthanBierlein 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.
1:49 AM
my sounds wasn't on. do it again
@Malachi Hear this ping
@Malachi, @EthanBierlein, seriously?
oh maybe I have to be on another tab....
@Quill Oh yah, you betcha
@Malachi Okay, now hear this ping
1:50 AM
oh that was different. why is that?
It's chat.meta.
I say we blame someone for that noise.
@Quill It's James's fault.
Oh yah?
@EthanBierlein It's Ethan Bierlein's fault.
1:51 AM
Oh, well... Okay...
@EthanBierlein It's Jon Ericson's fault.
@EthanBierlein !!/wut is wut you're looking for there
@EthanBierlein Whaddya mean, 'wut'? Humans...
1:53 AM
Okay. Enough ping.
That's pretty annoying
In today's edition of , an answer that begins with "Let me sneak in an answer before this gets closed" and has words like "naked singularity" and "cosmic censorship". Pretty cool. Open problems in General Relativity by Willie Wong on math.stackexchange.com
From the time before Math.SE became CalculusStrugglebus.SE
@TinyGiant Or not, that's fine too I guess.
2:09 AM
Welcome back @SmokeDetector! we missed you!
No one ever welcomes me back.
@AaronHall who are you?! O_O
[ SmokeDetector ] Manually reported question: Physiques are more tracked from by dhola greenh on superuser.com
@AaronHall maybe I'm more useful.
2:16 AM
goes and sits in the corner
sd ignore-
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title: LONG-SHOT DRAW IF PRICE IS RIGHT by jim on poker.stackexchange.com
example.com/org/net/etc. should really be whitelisted for email checks
Teach Me Something About Regex time: how do you make a regex not match something?
2:30 AM
@hichris123 Like this: (?![abc])([a-z])
You use the (?!) null lookahead to block certain characters
[ SmokeDetector ] Repeating characters in body: Nested If Statment Formula field for Text fields by J.Y. on salesforce.stackexchange.com
So, the characters abc would be blocked, but any other a-z character would be selected
@KevinBrown I... didn't know that.
@Quill Huh, okay. Thanks.
2:37 AM
@hichris123 np
@KevinBrown net/org/com good enough?
That should be good, yeah
Hey, is this a good place to ask whether or not a comment would be considered appropriate?
2:43 AM
You know what they always say about asking that...
I'll fill it in before @Kevin does: if you have to ask, probably not.
Depends though @DavidYoung -- what do you mean by appropriate?
That was probably the wrong way to word that, ha. In particular, someone is asking about importing Haskell code to be used in Coq, so that they can prove theorems about it. I don't know whether this is possible (I think that it is not, but I'm not an expert on the subject), but there is a system that is designed for proving theorems about Haskell code. I was wondering if it would be appropriate to mention this in a comment on the question
For full disclosure, I work on this project for my job
Probably appropriate, but put the disclosure in your comment. Is it open source?
Yeah, it's entirely open source
and free
@DavidYoung can we see the question?
I mean, if it's an answer, you should post an answer instead...
It's not an answer, unfortunately. The question is about Coq specifically
yep, that's what I was thinking
So that seems like it should be ok?
Yeah, as long as you include the disclosure
2:52 AM
Cool. Thanks everyone!
3:05 AM
@DavidYoung Oh yeah, that should be fine. I'd be a little wary if it was commercial (paid), but free & open source should be fine.
> There really needs to be a community for IKEA furniture building. #halp #StackExchange #Area51 #realworldbuilding -- Elaine W. at 6:22 PM - 8 Jul 2015 via Twitter
Product marketer... hmm... IKEA deal in the works? :P
@1999 Woodworking might help...
It's not obvious whether it's on-topic or not, but there are no such questions there.
Home Improvement seems to be on the more conceptual side of things
> We are currently offline for maintenance
3:20 AM
Is there a market for SE accounts with 15 rep? Just wondering.
How much would they sell for?
if SE found out they'd destroy it
@1999 Your best bet is mpgh.net, they have lots of shady deals there involving alternate accounts and whatnot
I hear there's a huge market for accounts with fake, nonsense email addresses as their only credential
I wonder if it'd be possible to make more money than the spammers just by selling them fake email addresses
3:34 AM
@AaronHall trivia: I have 72 deleted answers in [javascript]
probably another half-dozen attached to sockpuppets
Perhaps I should've used real email addresses
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, blacklisted website in body: But do not mix them at the same time by Zara Gadsdon02 on stackoverflow.com
sd tpu-
I do have a real email address in the profile now, fwiw.
none of your email address are real, since everything is a dream of an autistic child on some hospital in Menphis
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, bad keyword in title: How many free 07 rs gold can i get by writing a review for rsorder on Trustpilot? by rsstar on gamedev.stackexchange.com
3:48 AM
I suppose that an answer that consists of "call us at +91 blah " counts as spam.
[ SmokeDetector ] Manually reported answer: Indian Resident Working for US company by Naman on money.stackexchange.com
sd 2tpu-
4:06 AM
> [2604:9a00:2010:a001:1:face:bad:c0de]
Name: "elite test 360", the url is forgettable
[ SmokeDetector ] Manually reported question: That I'll skip the brown by susan gross on superuser.com
Doing QA with "secondary accounts" eh?
good night everybody!
@AaronHall afternoon
4:25 AM
@SmokeDetector fp-
sd tpu-
gone ^
4:37 AM
@ff524 I don't understand your edit at all. This is spam that should be destroyed with the user, so that Spam Ram learns from this. The text is put together semi-randomly just to have a place where to plant that link. — 1999 49 secs ago
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, blacklisted website in body: Important Methods That Can Help You Maintain The Skin Balanced by beatrice annatta on superuser.com
@SmokeDetector tpu- "Ginoni Milan"
gone su
4:50 AM
need one more cv ^
5:04 AM
out of curiosity, does anyone know if there was something special recently that would cause the spike in questions in the VLQ queue?
Bill retired
@DennisMeng Which site? On SO, there are no questions in the VLQ queue. Except audits.
@Shog9 lol
@1999 Er, answers, sorry (and yes, I meant SO)
guess i still need my nighttime coffee
have it please.
I'm working on it right now, as a matter of fact...
5:07 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in title: Your Metabolism And Muscle Building by Horne Jused on unix.stackexchange.com
sd gone-
5:22 AM
All this Alpha Rush spam and for once, nobody's online to merge my PR blacklisting it. Usually they are merged in seconds, I'm spoiled...
@SmokeDetector tpu-
5:34 AM
I just wasted two close votes cv'ing as dupe of each other, lol
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is not a specific code problem, instead asking for details already readily provided from official sources. See the tour. — Unihedron 6 secs ago
@Unihedron The code is also not included (in the post)
5:59 AM
@bummi already blacklisted, as are all domains ending with recovery.
Perhaps Smokey missed it due to its login problems?
Ok, thanks
@1999 The login problems have been fixed and pulled a few minutes ago.
Cool. Hopefully this is the end of the login adventure...
6:16 AM
1. [:3678699] Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
2. [:3678688] Post ignored; alerts about it will no longer be posted.
3. [:3678687] Post ignored; alerts about it will no longer be posted.
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in answer: How to find a phone number in a Gmail message by nirav on webapps.stackexchange.com
@SmokeDetector That's actually NAA, I think. Don't know the language, and I don't think it's worth translating.
It's amazing what people will imagine up when they can't see the code causing the issue.
Embedded systems is at 100% commitment (with only 199 users? odd). So there are 4 (formally) launch-ready proposals right now.
@TinyGiant Are they answering with a link to xkcd.com/1316 ?
lolz, pretty much
I just want to punch some users. So much....
6:43 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Blacklisted website in answer: Side bar menu with sliding in Angularjs by timmm yerss on stackoverflow.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, bad keyword in title, korean character in body, korean character in title: 》강남오피ネ강남건마|밤||의||전||쟁|일산오피ざ창원오피BAM w a r5.C O M by makivaldez on askubuntu.com
Hi @JacobAkkerboom you've arrived just at the right time... there's some spam to flag. ^
Nice, I will have a look :)
so, who is abusing flags again?
IMO such users should be suspended from chat themselves
Hm.. Well I ended up only downvoting one of them
[ SmokeDetector ] Repeating characters in body: Google Drive SDK Push Notifications, recieving wrong changes id by user3812607 on stackoverflow.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Email in answer: PyCharm vagrant Connection failed by Stanislav Pleshkov on ru.stackoverflow.com
6:57 AM
Meh. Cheers!
blacklist candidate buyinstagramlikesx.com
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title, bad keyword in body, bad keyword in title, bad keyword in username, korean character in body, korean character in title: _,BAMWAR5.COM〈밤의전쟁〉「분당건마 아이비테라피 」\부평건마_부천건마 by bamwar3 on askubuntu.com
blacklist candidate onlineitguru.com
@SmokeDetector This is the first time I see six criteria for one post. A new record.
7:07 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, bad keyword in title, korean character in body, korean character in title: 【밤워】b a mw a R5 .c o m「일산건마귀족」간석건마ᄽ홍천건마 by user4849590 on askubuntu.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, bad keyword in title, korean character in body, korean character in title: 〔밤〕〔전〕강남오피ら강남건마∩ b a mWAR 5. c o m 창원오피ガ서울대오피 by dantesmikihiko on askubuntu.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Offensive answer detected: JPanel.setSize() not working by Nonsense on stackoverflow.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, bad keyword in title, korean character in body, korean character in title: 《밤전》서면건마し부평건마Bamwar5.Com『안양건마^황실 』』 by danikawoobin on askubuntu.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in title: Natural Plant-Based Weight Loss Supplements by henry nixion on meta.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, bad keyword in title, korean character in body, korean character in title: 청주건마〔bamwar5.com안양건마|민트 〕[밤워]일산건마 by dannymichiyuki9 on askubuntu.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, blacklisted website in body: somebody and keep their general health? by nishviromy on drupal.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title, bad keyword in body, bad keyword in title, korean character in body, korean character in title: 대전건마:수원건마〈화정건마 골든 :BAMWAR5.COM「밤의전쟁」〉 by dannymichiyuki9 on askubuntu.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, bad keyword in title, bad keyword in username, korean character in body, korean character in title: 〔밤전〕B A MW A R5.c o m영월건마『일산건마 골드힐링』서울건마 by aton bamwar3 on askubuntu.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, bad keyword in title, bad keyword in username, korean character in body, korean character in title: _,Bamwar5.Com|밤전|《화정건마 좋은날 》〓부산건마_분당건마 by bamwar3 on askubuntu.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, bad keyword in title, bad keyword in username, korean character in body, korean character in title: 〔밤워〕bamwar5.com「강남건마 빼라리」부천건마청주건마 by bamwar3 on askubuntu.com
7:33 AM
Maybe burn bamwar3?
That's a lot of spam in a short period of time
@UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy same Q.
@SmokeDetector tpu-
@SouravGhosh what do you mean same Q?
7:40 AM
@UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy I also want to ask the same question as you asked to @rene. Clear now? :-)
@UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy his other account is suspended for spamming
@SouravGhosh oh!
I meant to link to the answer
@bummi so flag to suspend him for trying to evade bans
7:42 AM
That answer had 3 downvotes, now it has one?
@UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy sorry mixed something up, same account
@SPArchaeologist hi
[ SmokeDetector ] Blacklisted website in answer: how to save songs from spotify on pc by Cheerful Childrenc on askubuntu.com
let's see.....
hi @Uni​kitty
7:50 AM
Spotify is blacklisted?
Wait, Allav
quick question:
stackoverflow.com/q/31309577/4639281 (Not enough information to reproduce, unclear, no mcve, take your pick)
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title: PWM-FILTERS -DAC by Νίκος-Μάριος Κοκολάκης on arduino.stackexchange.com
Did @bjb568 already notice @TinyGiant?
Notice what?
7:54 AM
@TinyGiant (you are a mouse, he is a cat. You know... just joking about that)
No, the avatar is a rat, and I've already posted the video of the cat being eaten alive by rats to prove the overall win of the humble rat.
@TinyGiant you know.... someone may reply with a pack of cats against a single rat....
It was originally a ganster rat, but bjb thought it looked more like a rabbit, so I changed it.
Cats don't usually hunt in packs.
Rats always do
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title: STORE IMAGE PATH IN CODEIGNITER by user3551487 on stackoverflow.com
8:11 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body: system, it's likely included workout by mary ledonniie on superuser.com
8:26 AM
sd tpu-
[ SmokeDetector ] Repeating characters in answer: Can I appear offline on steam but still be online? by user117971 on gaming.stackexchange.com
sd tpu-
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in answer: Combating the Dunning-Kruger failure to recognise genuine skill in others? by Zookah on workplace.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body: hitting Q for my frost arrow by user75900 on wordpress.stackexchange.com
8:42 AM
This should be moved to Arqade — ExplosionsPlus 4 mins ago
No, it is SPAM @ExplosionsPlus
@SmokeDetector tpu-
@rene oh
[ SmokeDetector ] Repeating words in body: IE how to prevent text selection under overlay by Vitaliy Chopenko on stackoverflow.com
@SmokeDetector fp
8:48 AM
@SouravGhosh Registered question as false positive and added title to Bayesian doctype 'good'.
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title: CXF DOSGI ZOOKEEPER by thiboli on stackoverflow.com
That's so cool I'm automatically logged now anywhere!
9:06 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Repeating characters in body: C# AcessExceptionViolation with Marshal.Copy by Dipodino on stackoverflow.com
can we move this to MSO
That needs more fire
Oh good, you again. Please read meta.stackoverflow.com/q/296143/3001761. You have been told, clearly and repeatedly, that this matter is closed. Leave it alone, or just leave. — jonrsharpe 1 min ago
[ SmokeDetector ] Offensive answer detected: Creating a Hadoop production cluster by leocook on stackoverflow.com
@rene what is going on there?
Seems to be a troll
9:15 AM
Yeah, I've seen the context now
@rene while the question may seem a rant, based on the user info I can get he may actually be right on the sock thing.
Q: The chat room doesn't have the viable name still; name it?

nicaelMost of the private betas decide how to name the main chat room. Currently, its name is quite expectable - elementary OS. How would you name the chatroom?

How didn't it get such a post yet?...
@SPArchaeologist from what I can see those who would need to be aware, are already aware of it (multipe times over)
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, blacklisted website in body, link at end of body: It is unimaginable that there by harmuans on drupal.stackexchange.com
@SPArchaeologist no, not really based on this
9:20 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Blacklisted website in body, link at end of body: Makes Your Work Outs More Effective by Chris Logers on drupal.stackexchange.com
@SmokeDetector tpu-
@SmokeDetector tpu-
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in answer, blacklisted website in answer: How to record League of Legends with OBS? by Kervin Lee on gaming.stackexchange.com
all solved by BoltClock
Back to flagging spam...
@rene I see "to avoid public shaming of this user for something that was addressed a long time ago.". Another way to avoid that is the way we used for ruling the paladin class on my old Uo server. "Do it once and you out" :P
[ SmokeDetector ] Repeating characters in answer: Displaying comment form at the bottom but comments at the top by pandamw on drupal.stackexchange.com
9:24 AM
@SPArchaeologist O, that would really help and largely reduce the number of users. It might be bad news for the manager of community growth ...
blacklist candidate pandamw.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body: Dermaliere Cream Is 100 percent nontoxic For skin? by Barby Lngram on drupal.stackexchange.com
@rene So it was your idea to move to meta? What's the point? Just close and delete on the spot
Yeah, I missed what exactly happened @BoltClock'saUnicorn
I thought it was the migration stub at first
@rene It depends if he want 1k apples with 100 rotten one or just the remaining 900. I am not advocating permaban for a minor infraction. I am wondering if we need to forgive mayor ones. Also, it may not need to be an ip ban at first.... just a nice "Start again with another account and another name" friendly reminder...
9:29 AM
@SPArchaeologist tldr User answers sock's question, gets votes from that one sock and many many other passers by. That one sock has been deleted. That one vote is gone. What's left is no different from a self-answered Q. This guy doesn't understand that
@BoltClock'saUnicorn yep, that I see Bolt, I was missing that part of the story. I just wonder if the rules against sock puppet votes are severe enough. Was for me, you could happily restart with a new account...
^ spam
@SmokeDetector tpu-
9:41 AM
@rene second post :/
user name match the blacklist candidate you reported earlier
9:55 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Blacklisted website in body: 5 Big Explanations Why You Should Use Paraben Free Products by jja red on superuser.com
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