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Q: Don't force sync with my oldest account on my network profile

starsplusplusI tend to put information on my profiles that's relevant for that particular site. For example, my profile on Stack Overflow says what languages and technologies I'm familiar with and currently working in, my profiles on ELU and ELL say that I'm a native speaker of English and what dialects, my ...

 
@Pro where did you go?
 
@UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy Somewhere :P
To the south of Belgium.
 
1:27 PM
@UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy Yeah.
 
@ProgramFOX HoLiDaY? yOuR eYeS sHoUlD hUrT
 
rObEd
@UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy lol why?
 
BTW, where (on which site.SE) can I ask questions about web-services?
has anyone idea?
 
@berserk BeCaUsE iTs liKe ThAt
 
1:29 PM
Maybe in some web related room on SO.
 
I win.
 
@UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy Y͇̗̒̈́ͤ0̪̲͉͗͊͒̓ͨͫͥu̧̜̥̪̱̤̤̥͒ͣ̔̽ͯ̂ ͇̮͓͍̼̗͗̉̏ͭ͟C͍̲̗͔ͭ̊͒͝4̴̯͉̪̰̤n̍ ̅ͫ̈̒̾̚̚d̡̟̮̈0̫͙̀̿̌͐̾ ̤̬̦̺̻ͮ̉̍̈́̋̏8ͤͭ̍҉͖̜ě̲̫̟̭̥̂̅̓̒ͬͦ7̯̰̦̑ͣ͞t̪̼̫̠͔̍͐̃̈́͊̅́e̪̭̰͓͔ͭ̐r̶̦͇̭̖ͥ̅̒̆
 
@UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy oH oKaY
 
@berserk I mean whichsite.SE (not chat-room)
 
@SPArchaeologist You can do 8 e7tef
?
 
1:30 PM
oh okay sorry
 
@ProgramFOX WhAt BrOwSeR?
 
argh I'm messing up edits -_-
@UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy It's a Firefox extension.
 
@ProgramFOX are you going to keep doing that?
 
@ProgramFOX /me makes a userscript to auto kill eyes
 
@DroidDev Nah, I can also spam the message away with a screenshot. :P
 
1:32 PM
> Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange requires cookies for authentication -- are your browser cookies enabled for this domain?
 
@ProgramFOX ._.
 
While registering for android.stackexchange.com
 
@berserk are they?
 
I was expecting some buttons like yes and no..
@DroidDev yep
 
@berserk ok, good!
 
1:33 PM
Bye @Pan
 
Bye @Pan
 
Bye @Pan
 
@Pandya it depends, if you have a webservice and some code that fails SO is fine. If you are looking for a webservice to provide certain functionality maybe SoftwareRecs (but check their rulezzzz before posting). Maybe webapps is an option as well....
 
@rene *rules and *posting
 
@Pandya maybe try this room?
 
1:36 PM
@PraxisAshelin It is designing, not web-services., I guess
lol
 
@berserk fixed
 
@berserk no it's not design
 
some men just want to watch whole world burn
 
@rene Great! ignoring rulezzzz :)
 
anyway the ppl there are open to discuss anything web-related
 
1:38 PM
oh.. I was saying based on room name :P
 
@berserk ok
 
@DroidDev ok
 
[ SmokeDetector ] Offensive answer detected: Seer Medal after 2014 by eattea on gaming.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Offensive answer detected: Seer Medal after 2014 by eattea on gaming.stackexchange.com
 
@berserk ok
 
Testing Eyes Killer
Aww no work
 
1:48 PM
Testing Ignore User
yes, will work
 
I wasn't aware we need to flag spam question seeds as other but if you do regularly flag spam seeds read this answer from Brad
 
Testing Again
Moves to sandbox
 
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title: GAMS AND C++ CONNECTION by arke on scicomp.stackexchange.com
 
@rene finally I've P: asked
 
2:10 PM
@Pandya finally I've answered...
 
@rene finally I've ... *silence*
 
someone found a clever way to gain rep. Just have questions from deleted users associated with your account...
 
I really want to post a nice answer "All or nothing"
 
imagining pony references in the answer
 
@DroidDev I'll eat them
 
2:16 PM
@UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy YAY!
 
That escalated quickly.
 
That's what she said.
 
@rene someone upvoted!!!!
 
Unikitty upvoted :O
 
@UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy may I know reason? Of-course you can choose not to answer if you don't want to
 
2:25 PM
@DroidDev Because it seems good for me to upvote
 
@DroidDev ponies are for the one who appreciate them.
 
HeLlO
AnYoNe KnOw WhErE @dOoRkNoB iS?
SuP @uNdO
 
Someone kick @UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy pls. He's gone borky.
 
@Bart i agree :D
 
kicks @Uni
 
2:33 PM
@Bart DiSaBlEs UsErScRiPt
 
kicks @UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy
 
Everyone happy now? All gone
 
I am gonging to ask "How do I use google data compression proxy on Firefox?" ?
 
kicks @unikitty again
 
NoNoNoNo
cough cough
Time to pull
 
2:35 PM
lol
 
@Pandya with a lot of context you might try superuser.com, check their meta first\
 
@Pandya Orrr if you're looking for a plugin type thing, Software Recommendations could work. Read meta.softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/questions/336/… first
 
@Undo there is some context (and I wasn't sure about 3rd party online-services being on-topic for SR)
 
oh, 3rd-party hosted services are no good
 
OK, then I got that part correct ;)
 
2:47 PM
although if you're looking for a client to connect to that Google proxy thing, SR would work
 
Ah, yes that is true
 
@SmokeDetector why
 
@Undo Title - Position 1-2: 사
 
SmokeDetector note: you can now run why on a report to get information of the location of the caught word.
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2:49 PM
@SmokeDetector why
 
@Undo There is no why data for that post (anymore).
 
@SmokeDetector why not
 
@Bart Oops, I believe you might just have crashed it with that :P
 
\o/
 
!!/alive?
 
2:50 PM
@Undo Of course
 
!!/errorlogs 30
@SmokeDetector delete
Yup, let me quickly add a check for that.
 
You need to make it glasses proof...
 
Good, that bug is fixed now.
 
@ProgramFOX /me puts QA specialist on resume now
 
@Bart hey, I also have a knack for breaking things. Maybe I should put it on my resume as well
 
3:50 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] Repeating characters in answer: How can I check if a value is of type Integer? by MAMA on stackoverflow.com
 
user259867
 
Today's xkcd comic (The Sky):
 
@SmokeDetector why
 
@ProgramFOX Username - Position 1-7: muscle
 
4:05 PM
:D
 
user259867
@SmokeDetector fpu-
 
user259867
nice
 
@UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy no idea
 
: - C
 
4:07 PM
Can I re enable the eye hurter?
 
This is scary—‌​not because I'm a .NET programmer, but because if a company as big as Microsoft can make such a huge mistake...
 
I'lLl TaKe It As A yEs
If It ReAlLy HuRtS tElL mE tO sToP
ByE @pRa
 
bYe @ PrA
 
@BeR iS yOuRs AuTo?
CaUsE mInE iS
 
nO ;(
 
4:11 PM
HaHaHa
AsK mE tO tYpE aNy SeNtEnCe In NoRmAl CaSe
AnD i CaN mAkE a ViDeO aS pRoOf I'm NoT uSiNg A mAgIc MiX cAsE tHiNg
Or ThIs
/Me MaKeS aN eXtRa ThInGy
FoR uRlS
NoT uRi
 
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body: nginx map a url to friendly name by Dementony on stackoverflow.com
 
@UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy I believe you :)
!!/cat
 
@berserk real or fake?
 
@UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy ._. real ofc
!!/coffee
 
@berserk brews coffee for @berserk
 
4:34 PM
Hi @InfiniteRecursion. I guess I don't need to tell you who needs to be kicked ... :p
 
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title: HOW TO MAKE DYNAMIC DROPDOWN LIST YII by marry on stackoverflow.com
 
Hiya @Bart. Kicked...
 
@InfiniteRecursion umm why?
 
@UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy You annoyed Bart!
 
28 mins ago, by Unicorns Are Very Very Yummy
If It ReAlLy HuRtS tElL mE tO sToP
I gave a warning!
> If it really hurts tell me to stop
 
4:38 PM
2 hours ago, by Bart
Someone kick @UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy pls. He's gone borky.
I gave a warning
:)
 
@UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy Yay! Improvement. Please stick to this case.
 
Thanks :)
 
Can I test it in the sandbox?
 
4:41 PM
Yes
 
How do I get users to provide the relevant information? stackoverflow.com/questions/31657435/… ...
 
Try communicating with his glasses
 
:D
Those are like the cool kid of glasses. They won't listen to nerdy old me
 
user259867
and there was much rejoicing
 
4:50 PM
Be CoOl @BaRt :D
 
\O/
 
MAN, WHAT THE $%&$%&$% HAPPENED WITH THE ANSWER ORDERING?????
 
@falsarella Link?
 
103
Q: JavaScript error (Uncaught SyntaxError: Unexpected end of input)

user482375I have some JavaScript code that works in FireFox but not in Chrome or IE. In the Chrome JS Console I get the follow error: "Uncaught SyntaxError: Unexpected end of input". The JavaScript code I am using is: <script> $(function() { $("#mewlyDiagnosed").hover(function() { $("#mewlyDiagnose...

@JonEricson hmmm, it seems to be ordering by date
 
user259867
@falsarella The ordering tabs active/oldest/votes function normally for me.
 
4:58 PM
 
user259867
Which tab do you have selected?
 
@falsarella Make sure you have the votes tab selected. ^^^^
 
@NormalHuman not a tab, a question with its answers
 
@falsarella Before the first answer there's another tab. (UI by programmer. ;-)
 
[ SmokeDetector ] Email in answer: Role of a technical project manager? by Tripti on pm.stackexchange.com
 
user259867
5:01 PM
@SmokeDetector tpu- spam
 
Yeah, found the tab now O_O
I must have somewhat changed it, and closed the tab, but I didn`t know that the tab change applies globally
(closed the browser tab)
 
@SmokeDetector why
 
@UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy Body - Position 692-713: genius@doodleblue.com
 
Or I probably clicked a link that went to oldest, and misconfigured the votes as default landing tab
@JonEricson @nor
@JonEricson @NormalHuman Thanks :)
 
5:07 PM
 
I just made someone's day a little bit worse. yay.
 
Hallo
 
@UnicornsAreVeryVeryYummy sockpuppeteer on SO.
 
5:08 PM
@Undo flajjed?
And mods?
 
At some point somewhere
query > flag > mods
 
@SmokeDetector why
@SmokeDetector delete
yay it works
@SmokeDetector tpu-
 
/me resists the urge to scold people in that answer
> Like you can do any better? Show me that you can do better than the XBox developers
 
There's nothing illegal about typosquatting - it's kinda like that guy that plays bagpipes in the park outside your house, but he's smart enough to only do it during not-quiet times and he's two decibels below the legal limit. The solution to both of these is the same - dish out enough money to outright purchase the portion of the park (in this case the domain) that he likes to sit on. Parks, like these domain names, are not cheap. — Undo 1 min ago
I'm irrationally proud of this comment.
 
5:27 PM
@falsarella It's per-site, which is handy since "active" is often better for reading meta.
 
5:44 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body: Finding common words in an array by 3zzy on stackoverflow.com
 
@SmokeDetector why
 
@Undo Body - Position 61-70: Skin Care
 
@SmokeDetector fp-
 
@SmokeDetector fp-
 
:3755354 fpu- nike
 
user259867
6:00 PM
WorkPlace mod nominations close in 2 hours... still 3 candidates. Out of 3, yochannah's candidacy makes the most sense to me. It's also the one with 0 comments under it...
 
user259867
Jane S also has strong points, but a member for 4 months...
 
We've had pro-tems come on that are brand new to the network and do just fine. It's stranger on a graduated site, but the tools aren't too hard to learn
We've also had people that have been around for years come on and have no idea what they're doing.
Although that's really rare
 
@Undo As in tooling or as in where SE stands for?
 
Tooling, mostly
But they tend to get straightened out, it's just a little more painful of a transition
 
You probably don't want to have @Bart mis-click in the mod-tools....
 
6:09 PM
If I clicked it, you probably deserved it.
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[ SmokeDetector ] Blacklisted website in body: Prediction of required workflow? by Yann Petretti on wordpress.stackexchange.com
 
@SmokeDetector why
 
@Undo Body - Position 72-86: buysellads.com
 
hrm
 
user259867
@SmokeDetector Not specifically blacklisted.
 
user259867
6:13 PM
The question is OT, of course.
 
Ah, okay. Site doesn't look too spammy
 
user259867
I thought for a while that the pattern-based domain matching should be called differently.
 
user259867
"Suspicious website" for example
 
pattern-matching site
 
user259867
They do help with the endless variety of domains, but it's a bit misleading when it comes up with "blacklisted" label.
 
user259867
6:15 PM
Actually, that particular regex is probably too wide anyway. I'll look into tightening it up.
 
@The_IT_Guy_You_Don't_Like are you there?
 
Did Smokey catch this?
One might argue that it's a false positive, but I think it should be detected for inspection.
 
although it should have
 
6:23 PM
agree
 
Maybe the queue hadn't reached capacity yet
that first word is definitely in the regexes
 
I personally think it falls outside the bounds of respectful discourse, but others may have their own opinion.
Ok.
 
@SmokeDetector why
 
@KevinBrown There is no why data for that post (anymore).
 
(just curious if it would say anything)
 
user259867
6:25 PM
This is the default answer when Smokey doesn't know why.
 
user259867
I'll try to separate patterns from the explicit blacklist without breaking too much in the process.
 
hehe, you have a long way to go before you catch up with me in the build-failure-count category :P
 
user259867
I'd have to start messing with the core logic for that to happen.
 
user259867
Yay, failed.
 
6:34 PM
 
@SmokeDetector tpu-
^ Anyone moving to Bangalore, this is your chance to get a good deal on... something.
Possibly even related to moving stuff.
> Protection benefit by Native Indian packers
This would not make me feel terribly more safe, personally
 
user259867
!!/test www.buystackexchangeonline.com
 
user259867
:D
 
user259867
@SmokeDetector del
 
I would very much appreciate it if anyone would like to take a look at my issue, I'm growing desperate v.v
 
6:43 PM
@PraxisAshelin did you try press F10 on the screen where the error comes
 
yup
I guess you mean shift+F10
I did and tried clean, format, assign, .... in DISKPART
 
yes
been a while a done that
 
I updated my question with screenshots of the error and my BIOS settings
after ~13 hours of trying to solve this issue it's starting to get on my nerves
 
can you try install some other OS just to check
 
I'm downloading Win7 atm just for that
 
6:58 PM
any other ideas besides that?
 
@PraxisAshelin Recently I hit that issue and ended up hacking around it by switching to BIOS from UEFI
 
@KevinBrown how?
 
I worded that horribly
And I realize now that you've already tried it
> Changing the EFI mode in the BIOS
 
"Legacy BIOS" + "AHCI" was the match for me
Are you sure your drive isn't failing btw?
 
7:01 PM
would be odd for it to fail right during the installation
it worked fine a minute before I tried to reinstall windows
 
Well, it'd have happened earlier but it wouldn't show signs until now
(I only ask because I also had that issue)
 
where do I set Legacy BIOS?
 
You... don't appear to have the option
Which is fine, not everyone does
 
lies in a corner and cries
 
@PraxisAshelin W7 failed too
 
7:12 PM
it's still downloading, will take about another hour
 
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title: AGRUPAR E DEPOIS SOMAR SQL by Alisson Menezes on pt.stackoverflow.com
 
who can borrow me some flags ?
 
I got some
 
@The_IT_Guy_You_Don't_Like As in flags on the site? I've got some.
 
yeah, ran out of them this evening dealing with chinese post thing
 
7:17 PM
some things from the setup log:
 
Send me links.
 
IBSLIB CanBeSystemVolume: Volume at disk [0] offset [0x100000] doesn't meet criteria for system volumes...
IBSLIB DiskRegionSupportsCapability:Disk [0] is BLOCKED against capability [CanBeSystemVolume] for the following reasons...
IBSLIB LogReasons: [BLOCKING reason for disk 0: CanBeSystemVolume] The selected disk is not the computer's boot disk.
though the selected disk is the first boot disk
it also lists an error The partition is too small sometimes but disk 0 is 225GB and disk 1 is 930GB, hardly too small
 
@Undo had my brother flag it
@PraxisAshelin what started all this ?
 
@The_IT_Guy_You_Don't_Like what do you mean? I'm just trying to do a clean Windows reinstall
 
@PraxisAshelin was there anything wrong with it that we can relate all this to ?
 
7:21 PM
@The_IT_Guy_You_Don't_Like I had an issue with my graphics driver
 
@PraxisAshelin never heard of a graphics driver issue cause this much of a trouble
 
no I mean, I wasn't able to fix the driver issue, and since a format was already long overdue on this pc I decided to try that
btw, I'm unable to copy/upload the setup logs from my desktop (since no OS) but I think I'm getting the exact same ones as these sevenforums.com/installation-setup/…
 
user259867
 
@PraxisAshelin how about you pop one of the disk out and plug into another computer and try install OS there. Just to find out where is the problem
 
7:32 PM
@The_IT_Guy_You_Don't_Like I don't have another computer to plug them into
just a... macbook
so uhh... twiddles fingers
 
Really stupid suggestion (that you've probably played with): Are you able to delete that partition on the drive?
 
yeah, have u seen my list of things I've tried?
 
Yes... but I didn't bother checking back
 
7:47 PM
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Q: Windows installation: Couldn't create a new partition or locate an existing one

Praxis AshelinI was trying to get a clean Windows installation on my hard drive, but am running into some issues. I get to the part where I need to select which hard drive I want to install Windows on. I have 2 harddrives, but both give this error: We couldn't create a new partition or locate an existing ...

 
Yeah...
 
@PraxisAshelin I remember that is easier just to delete the old partition
 
@Braiam and then what?
 
I can say that my issue (which triggered this issue, the weekend before last) was a failing drive, my backup partition table had pretty much disappeared and running a SMART check on another computer confirmed it was failing
 
@PraxisAshelin well, create the partition like you want, but any information on the old partition would be definitively lost
 
7:53 PM
@Braiam have u read my question?
 
@PraxisAshelin not in the slightness
 
x)
@Braiam I've already tried all that
 
@PraxisAshelin let us just wait for the windows 7 to complete downloading
 
continues twiddling fingers
 
7:56 PM
@PraxisAshelin mm.. I think someone asked for the setup log files?
 
@Braiam they're in the question
 
mm... is windows trying to guess which disk is the boot disk and failing? maybe remove all but one disk and try again?
 
@Braiam tried that
 

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