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1:00 PM
@tchrist you did find this MSO post touching that topic?
> Me encantan los unicornios que pasan el rato detrás de la cocina, pero suelen comerse muchas de las margaritas. ¿Qué puedo hacer al respecto?
@rene Thanks, I had not. There is some discussion on meta.es.so though.
Yeah, I can't check that. I don't speak Spanish.
I want to make a drunken unicorn joke, but I keep getting interference with Please Don't Eat the Daisies. :)
@rene Oh ok. Are you francophone?
(Not that that would be a free pass to Spanish, of course!)
Nope, I understand English and German beyond my native language
I had to promise my French teacher to drop French as he felt I would never learn it...
I kept my promise
Ah ok, that makes sense then. There is some silly English stereotype I've stupidly fallen into where every person name Rene "must" speak French, just like how every person named Juan "must" speak Spanish. :)
1:06 PM
And a person named Frodo, @tchrist?
@ShadowWizard Elen sila lúmenn’ omentielvo.
@ShadowWizard he purrs and meowth.
1:13 PM
@UNICYCLEZRDEBESTINDEHERE Watching this endless list of new questions never gets boring
Shog? Can you tell us a story please?
Sing us a song, you’re the piano man,
Piano Man’s superpower is to speak softly and carry a big stick.
Hal-le-lu-jah Hal-le-lu-jah Hal-le-lu-jah Hal-le-lu-jah Hal-le-lu-jah Hal-le-lu-jah Hal-le-lu-jah Hal-le-lu-jah
for the Lord God Omnipotent reigneth
Lol wat?
Shog! I asked for a story, not a song!
Triage is empty... Interesting...
1:29 PM
@UNICYCLEZRDEBESTINDEHERE Shog is busy with the "Royal decree of Chat Nice-nes"
Another audit
Wasn't mean to be a joke, the staff is really reworking the whole "Be nice" and chat tolerance problem.
How about the comment on that question?
1:52 PM
Hi @MadaraUchiha
Is this a hi? ^
@rene flagged as too chatty.
@ShadowWizard LOL, if I flagged it would I still have passed the audit?
2:00 PM
Just flagged as obsolete now it's been accepted anyway and must have been the last flag needed
@UNICYCLEZRDEBESTINDEHERE don't think so, it's not part of the audit
@PeterJ yup, ~3 flags are required to insta-nuke a comment
@ShadowWizard that is an option... I was more mentioning it as an example of a user not being pre-occupied with their own internet points
Remember flag gangs deleting mod comments?
2:01 PM
Were those gangs evil?
[ SmokeDetector ] Few unique characters in answer, repeating characters in answer: Do cryptographic hash functions reach each possible value, e.g. are they surjective? by Symeof on stackoverflow.com
@rene oh. To me it just looked on the verge of rude. Asking people to vote is wrong, even if not your own post
> The technique of nesting fragment caches to maximize cache hits is known as russian doll caching.
@ShadowWizard OK, I'll keep that in mind
Makes perfect sense to me. ^^
Somehow I can't find the vote gang thing
Tries MSE
@UNICYCLEZRDEBESTINDEHERE maybe because the mods revenged and deleted everything?
2:05 PM
Nah I don't think so
But it's an option
That troll from the doll caching is member for 2 years, 9 months. Amazing.
[ SmokeDetector ] Email in body: White Papers or Tips by cjohnson on stats.stackexchange.com
@SmokeDetector tpu
@ShadowWizard Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
let's black list the troll
sd tpu-
2:07 PM
@ShadowWizard [:4276225] That message is not a report.
@SmokeDetector tpu-
What's the suggested edit reject reason for "don't polish a turd"?
SO mods?
I remember there used to be a MSO post about sock voting gangs that kill Will's comments
@mikeTheLiar reject and edit to add a smelly-turd tag?
@mikeTheLiar "no improvement whatsoever" since you can't improve a turd
2:11 PM
You're welcome, putting them under a single tag is a good idea
@NormalHuman if @Undo doesn't beat you to it this time, can you merge this PR and re-deploy smokey, please?
Help! My twitter is spammed with 2016 party things!
2:14 PM
Countdown nonsense
Stopit with the news nonsense spammers
sd tpu-
Now that's interesting. We may have found a sock ring here.
Good work, Smoky!
sd tpu
@ShadowWizard [:4276289] Blacklisted user and registered question as true positive: added title to the Bayesian doctype 'bad'.
sd tpu-
@ShadowWizard I'm custom mod flagging that
> This user might have a sock, which is this other user. Why? See this question here and this other question by the other user. Very similar offensive topic, both deleted shortly after posting by their authors. IMO better get rid of both, but if not at least merge.
already did :)
2:19 PM
Good, I did the same on the first appearance
Well, let that troll keep using his socks, Smoky will catch them all ;)
hmm... so no sock just a hacker. Oh well.
Hello hacker!
Are you the Indian boy that claimed to hack SE a while ago?
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title: I WILL ASK ABOUT DOWNLOADING A NEW PROGRAM IN MY WINDOWS PHONE by Agron Islami on windowsphone.stackexchange.com (@Unihedron)
@TimPost if you're around, looks like that troll/hacker/whatever is back, e.g. this is kind of familiar - need your sniping skills to hunt him down again.
2:28 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] Few unique characters in body, repeating characters in body: Translation of Fortran 77 to C++ -How it works? by Wang L on stackoverflow.com
Found a reference
Jan 30 '14 at 13:08, by Tim Post
I'm going to see if I can bin this Indian Psychic. This is getting old.
Might be that same Psychic again now with this Putin stuff
All compromised accounts have Gravatar. Guess it's indeed bad.
2:35 PM
Ah, that is the final call then. Let's get rid of that.
throwing a flower on @ber
My flags get handled
I fear mods just nuked the accounts :/
Yup. All gone.
Not so good, as it's not their direct fault.
Should keep their account more secure, but still...
@berserk now thinks CM means Coffee Maker. Should we tell him the sad truth?
No, better not
Cutie Mark?
2:43 PM
@rene No... Manish did it.
I try to give you the honors ... ;)
@NormalHuman huh? He's still around? Didn't see him in MSE (or anywhere) for ages...
@Derpy Tim Post is a Cutie Mark? nah... doesn't make enough sense.
@ShadowWizard ✿ ︵ヽ(`Д´)ノ︵✿
lol took me a lot of time to find this
Manishearth is not dead yet — random 16 hours ago
@ShadowWizard TELL MEH!! ლ(ಠ益ಠლ)
2:47 PM
@ShadowWizard maybe he has one. We know that Bolt is secretly Applebloom. We are missing the other two CMC
(GitHub notifies all team members of pull requests, so Manish gets to them that way instead of via chat.)
@NormalHuman well, his last activity in MSE is three months ago exactly, and is a single word comment. So...
@NormalHuman oh, this explains the "how", yeah
Current GH streak: 625 days github.com/Manishearth
2:49 PM
@ShadowWizard No
I can prove it
@rene You doubt me?
Bot detected!
Correct answer is 1.
I don't robo review :P
2:51 PM
user image
New avatar? ^
If it gets 20 stars I'll do that
(no socks!)
@NormalHuman can you recycle Smokey so it picks up the merge?
2:55 PM
@rene ouch, that sounds cruel. To recycle someone.
yep, it is cruel
there is no love in IT
Poor Smoky. Hope he won't retaliate.
did you just said cycle?
@rene Just did. Smokey seems to be okay...
2:56 PM
I had to:
@googlechrome #devtools Who knew border could come out of margin? :P https://t.co/8iVJPnAmOv
@ShadowWizard Kinda sorta
@NormalHuman NOOOO you beat be :<
version should be a synonym for rev, I guess.
2:57 PM
@ShadowWizard Running since 14:55:53 UTC (1 minute)
@sha is the most senior non mod and he can't run smokey properly...
Senior... lol
looking for @Bart
@ShadowWizard he said user, not headgear.
2:58 PM
I am wearing bart atm.
Am I barber?
@ShadowWizard hahahahahha
@berserk that sounds... blech-y
!!/define senior
useless bot
in Shadow's Den, 19 secs ago, by FOX 9000
Definition from Merriam-Webster:
1. noun
- a person older or of higher rank than another
- a student in the last year before graduating from a school of secondary or higher level
2. adjective
- having reached the age of retirement
- higher in standing or rank
- of or relating to seniors
Remember Yahoo Messenger? It's been relaunched, and hopes to challenge rivals like WhatsApp http://bit.ly/1IFXxyZ https://t.co/yIxsc5IjgB
Lol so yahoo messenger bot now?
3:03 PM
challenge WhatsApp... good joke!
It's like Bing is a challenge to Google
Well we'll see
If it's good I'll write a chatbot for it
[ SmokeDetector ] Shortened url in answer: Angles in a triangle ABC by abangherbal on math.stackexchange.com
yup spam
Yay! I have 2 more hours for a 100 rep bounty
Q: Why does Pyrex glow orange under UV?

A AIn a Physics lesson today our teacher performed a demonstration to show how quinine in tonic water glows blue when under UV light. He showed us the same demonstration using water in a Pyrex beaker, and with just the Pyrex beaker itself in order to compare the effects. Under UV light the Pyrex be...

3:05 PM
Analytics of spammers: goo.gl/#analytics/goo.gl/BDiLti/all_time they are big in Japan
@UNICYCLEZRDEBESTINDEHERE And then the 24 hour grace period, though it's best not to push it.
So 7 people clicked the link
Q: Is killing fish with iced water really humane?

OddDeerSomeone told me that one can kill a fish by putting it in iced water. He stated that it'll kill the animal extremely fast and without any pain. I've my doubts... Can anyone explain why this should work? Or is it nonsense?

3:54 PM
CSS transforms are teh best
The interface of goo.gl pages is at least 2 generations behind most Google sites.
That navigation bar was replaced by black bar, which was replaced by a launcher thing.
in a regex, what's the difference between [a-z]{6,} and [a-z]{6} ?
what does that comma mean
Comma means: 6 or more.
{6,11} = at least 6 and at most 11.
{6,} = at least 6
4:03 PM
@PraxisAshelin no upper bound
{,6} would mean no lower bound
alright makes sense, ty
{6} means exactly 6
@Braiam No, that's not interpreted that way. You'd need {0,6}.
@NormalHuman mm? really?
@Braiam Try regex101.com
4:07 PM
you are right, but I kind of expected it was like that....
Regex: expect the unexpected
I think there was a reason once, but it was lost... If Triage does not hide the Unsalvageable from tag views, it does not serve the original purpose.
It still does something, being a version of "First Posts" with fewer questions but multiple reviewers.
But that doesn't explain having both.
4:19 PM
supposedly, FP should die after we figure out triage
In that case it might outlive us.
4:38 PM
It doesn't really do much given that Unsalvageable doesn't actually hide questions. Hopefully when it is more developed a concrete purpose will be easy to communicate to reviewers. — bjb568 13 secs ago
I use Normal chatroom as a kind of Triage for math (which doesn't have one): a stream of questions selected on (pretty simple) criteria, reviewed by me.
No robo-reviewers, and I always reach consensus.
Autocracy is best democracy!
5:02 PM
Smokey died... again...
So manual reports still work, but not commands?
Weird. Also, blacklisting a 21k user?
@NormalHuman Was a mistake.
I was about to !!/rmblu, but, you know...
5:07 PM
@NormalHuman we are taking care of that, sorry
Something's up with chat websocket, I suppose: Smokey doesn't listen to chat.
@SmokeDetector fp
Quick, someone post spam to see if main site websockets still work. :P
I guess balpha is playing tricks on us ;)
nah, I doubt it
5:10 PM
I COULD USE DOGFISH 90 MIN RIGHT NOW by Normal Human on beer.stackexchange.com
Nope, doesn't detect.
what is the tag for the old nav?
There isn't one, afaik.
We have an incoming stream of posts related to the earlier trolling
5:14 PM
Goodbye, cruel world
It just fell off the chat websocket
@SmokeDetector gone
@SmokeDetector tpu-
@SmokeDetector gone
Hi guys
5:28 PM
hei :)
any suggestions to improve my question? stackoverflow.com/questions/34072721/…
I think I covered everything
5:47 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] Offensive answer detected: Iodine-131 half-life and reality by ifti on physics.stackexchange.com
@cybermonkey I know of libraries that query the arp tables that may be more, um... easier
sd tpu-
sd tpu-
@SmokeDetector gone
> Mr ericson ask me to contact priest GAGU
They are trying to implicate Jon in their scam.
@SmokeDetector gone and autoprotected
@SmokeDetector tpu
@IlmariKaronen Blacklisted user.
6:08 PM
cool, it works :)
6:29 PM
@SmokeDetector Are you a bot?
You have a bot to detect offensive answers? :L
How on earth is that implemented?
[ SmokeDetector ] Few unique characters in answer, repeating words in answer: Usage of dabei and wobei by Notafaggot on german.stackexchange.com (@Unihedron)
@SmokeDetector tpu-
@ell The detection part is here.
the name of that file seems inaccurate :S
It's over 90% accurate, because most of the file is spam-catching stuff.
6:39 PM
@ell Mostly pretty easily, as demonstrated above. :)
It's really not hard to detect answers like "gay gay gay gay gay ..." as probably worth flagging and deleting.
7:20 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in body, bad keyword in title: What is Pureternal Anti-Aging Cream? by Ilarus Ilario on arduino.stackexchange.com
@SmokeDetector tpu-
@SmokeDetector tpu-
7:38 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] Repeating characters in answer: Why did Euclid call 6 a perfect number? by user295629 on math.stackexchange.com
@SmokeDetector tpu-
7:54 PM
@chmod666telkitty brews a cup of chamomile tea for @chmod666telkitty
no cake, time for breakfast :p
Good morning then! (Sent from a place where it's evening).
8:08 PM
It's an afternoon here, and not a particularly good one, at that. Dark, rainy. Nobody sent me Dogfish 90.
Blender site design by Courtny on meta.blender.stackexchange.com
Since when is Courtny doing site designs?
Something's odd here. You never posted site designs until now. And the post uses "we" pronoun without disclosing who it refers to. Is this a design by committee, or by someone whose identity must be concealed? — Normal Human 19 secs ago
8:40 PM
@NormalHuman "new" :) She's been a mod on Pets before. :)
@NormalHuman Better to meet you here, our design team is currently trying to tackle the big backlog of community site designs and I've been pressed into service to assist!
We also hired a new designer, Pawel who is helping to blitz that backlog as well.
@Courtny Condolences on your demotion. :p But great job on Blender.
@NormalHuman Haha, it's actually a very welcome change of pace from all Careers, all the time
Anywho, you'll probably not see a ton of sites by me...but now you know!
I appreciate the explanation!
It's odd to see an employee in here without blue. :P
8:47 PM
Hm, there is no easy way to find the number of custom-design sites...
I wonder how it compares to 150.
Oh, I guess there is a way: count custom icons on the site list.
I counted 62, including Patents and lang-SO sites (since they look like SO by design). That's a lot.
Could be 63 if Stack Apps are included, or 61 if Meta.SE is excluded. Edge cases.
9:06 PM
Speaking of design... only two sites still have the old profile page: Physics and Area 51 Discussion Zone.
@SmokeDetector fp-
I think Area 51 should be next. Physics should suffer for its sins.
As in... having a homework tag?
That, and trying to design by committee: this leading to that.
I think this is the only site design post with [status-declined]
9:13 PM
@NormalHuman To be fair, ES has a homework tag. I'm not in love with it, but...
No custom design for you, then...
@SmokeDetector gone
We may not have homework tag (good riddance) but we sure have lots of homework... I find this Real World Application of Calculus particularly charming:
Q: Integrals and Related Rates

Basel AnaniA window in Prof. Xu's office is defined by the function $f$, where $f$ is given by $f (s) = 5 sin ((π/32)(s^2 + 16))$. Every evening, before she leaves her office, Prof. Xu draws the curtain over the window. Every morning she draws the curtain open, starting at time $t = 0$. If she draws th...

@IlmariKaronen ... did I miss something?
I suppose it didn't delete the message because of 2 min limit...
Oh, there's a 2 min limit? :o
For deleting or editing chat messages.
9:36 PM
9:48 PM
> 14532
> 75143?
> 153267?
> 42
9:55 PM
@IlmariKaronen brown
> 14509
10:43 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] All-caps title: WAS THIS EXPIERENCE/DREAM REAL? by Cora Lee on christianity.stackexchange.com
@SmokeDetector I'm not going to touch that
> I thought I saw Jesus once as a jamican man dancing with me.
[ SmokeDetector ] Email in answer: Database Design for Inventory by ahmed aboelez on programmers.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Email in answer: On the Coulomb branch of N=2 supersymmetric gauge theory by Tom de Hoop on physics.stackexchange.com

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