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user315433
12:00 AM
Yes, but imagine gettng push access to the private repository at, say, 1000000 rep.
 
12:57 AM
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1:43 AM
Is there any particular reason for using state with OAuth? Why would I care if some other site logs my users in?
 
user202362
lose of control
 
But why do I care? Why would anybody even bother to exploit it?
 
user315433
@bjb568 This seems relevant: security.stackexchange.com/a/81315
 
@redredwine That's… weird. I don't see how getting a user's access is supposed to give you access to all the things that has the user's access. Isn't that what OAuth is supposed to prevent?
I just don't see how that attack is possible.
 
user315433
Maybe this should be a Information Security question, then...
 
1:51 AM
Eh, too tired now to write. I'll post it this afternoon.
 
user202362
2:01 AM
You know what's missing in a overly nice and friendly place? People like me. when you are forced to exclusively hanging around with politically correct NormalHuman for too long, you life will become excruciatingly boring ... I am yin to the yang, a magpie in your coop of chickens.
 
Sure. Also you're a kat!
This caused the bug I described yesterday.
 
user202362
 
3:39 AM
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sd k
 
Creamy Cervical Mucus I almost spit out my mouthful of tea
It's not my area of expertise, but is that something that happens often? Surely that's not a good thing
 
4:07 AM
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We connect talented junior JS devs with insane billionaires that don't understand the internet
Sales pitch for bjb's internship?
 
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4:31 AM
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[ SmokeDetector ] All of this user's posts are spam: user 616162 on superuser.com
 
4:56 AM
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A: How to flag correctly?

Shog9First off, read the section on flagging in the help center - there's a ton of good information there, and links to more. Second... Don't think too hard. Flagging is something that's made available to almost everyone who uses the site constructively even a little bit - as such, it generally does...

 
user315433
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Q: We just hit another milestone!

Dawny33So, our site just hit another milestone. We are over 10 questions per day, which means we're increasing in traffic and volume. (Kudos to the mods too!) You can view the stats here. We also have very impressive other stats too. The only orange and red areas are the number of unanswered questions...

 
user315433
I didn't expect Data Science to get there... Then again, perhaps accumulating a lot of data is what they do... the quality of answers is usually in the meh territory though.
 
rephrase the title: pls give us grad nowwwww!!!111!!
@ThomasWeller Absolutely. I was already planning to pull 1 extra person to make up for that Tim Post guy stealing one of the spots. Pffft. That guy. — animuson ♦ Jul 25 at 20:52
 
5:20 AM
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5:57 AM
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6:16 AM
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6:44 AM
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7:04 AM
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7:26 AM
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7:45 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] All of this user's posts are spam: user 181890 on android.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword in answer, pattern-matching website in answer: How do I transfer data from a android phone to a mac? by jakesphan on android.stackexchange.com (@Portal)
 
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1. [:5166117] <processed without return value>
2. [:5166116] <processed without return value>
3. [:5166112] That message is not a report.
 
8:00 AM
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8:28 AM
Our company proxy has been rate-limited by SO. It's like Lord Of The Flies and it's only been 15 minutes D:
 
Ouch
 
user202362
you work for a spammer company?
 
user202362
finally a spammer got enough reps
 
No(t that I'm aware of :P)
 
!!/blame
 
8:30 AM
@JamesENL It's Ffisegydd's fault.
 
See, Smokey knows all
 
D:
 
My Pokémon go question got tweeted by the Arquade twitter account
I didn't even know that was a thing
 
8:57 AM
Different machines with different Culture settings are just great ... GREAT ... sigh
 
[ SmokeDetector ] Pattern-matching website in body: How to promote on facebook? by herbalextract on webapps.stackexchange.com
 
9:11 AM
@Bart problems with times?
 
[ SmokeDetector ] Few unique characters in answer, mostly non-Latin answer, repeating characters in answer: URGENT Accidently xkill remote ubuntu server now cannot connect by Anonymous on askubuntu.com (@kos)
 
@ShadowWizard floats. Writing a code generator, and of course my machine is set to English. I just forgot that my colleagues used French settings, so float values format to 0,2 instead of 0.2, generating invalid code.
 
@Bart heh, classic bug though. How you solved it?
 
Forcing the CultureInfo to en-US :)
Simple stuff, just annoyed because I was in a nice flow on other stuff.
 
reminded of that Visual Studio French edition question...
 
9:29 AM
[ SmokeDetector ] Pattern-matching website in body: How to promote on facebook? by herbalextract on webapps.stackexchange.com
 
Hmm, flag? Edit? Is this a known spammer?
 
9:44 AM
@Bart if you click the ... dots you'll see it has pattern match on the domain
I would say it is a known spam site
 
Holy frick, you can click on that? Never knew.
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Flagged
Would be hilarious to edit it into a good question with the link removed though. :D
 
yeah, but it is already nuked now ...
 
I always wonder who is on the other end. Who is the person writing the posts
 
A dog.
 
I think they are next to the factory hall where they make your t-shirt ...
 
9:53 AM
> This edit does not make the post even a little bit easier to read, easier to find, more accurate or more accessible. Changes are either completely superfluous or actively harm readability
 
thx
 
yw
Hopefully this time it won't cause any mess..... :D
@Bart hehe, me too, until someone told me a while ago
@Bart usually those are bots, someone just click a button somewhere.
 
@ShadowWizard this kinda sorta seemed like a somewhat on-topic question though. Someone writes that stuff.
 
that medium linked that red red wine posted before is pretty weird
feels like a Liam Neeson movie
 
@Bart might still be some automatic template to make the spam look legit, with <insert link here>.
 
10:02 AM
Sure. I'm just curious about the other end. Could make for an interesting documentary
 
or the spammer hires actual people for very low salary to spread the spam in their own ways
 
that ^
I envision a spam-centre much like a call-centre but then even worse
maybe provisioned with Bill Gates 100$ laptops
 
10:22 AM
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10:55 AM
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11:05 AM
@rene more likely 0$ stolen laptops, yeah
I don't think spammers care much about laws
 
@ShadowWizard Oh ... I'm an innocent flower ... I have no knowledge about the cruel world
 
@rene You are just one step away from becoming Cthulu the dark one, wtf?
 
11:20 AM
 
(If you played any part of Undertale you'll know why thats fitting)
 
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user202362
My dumb comment has been starred again
 
user202362
My thick skinned face is almost blushing
 
11:39 AM
What comment?
 
ok I'm curious if anyone thinks the following is trolling:
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Q: How to launch a program on a USB flash drive when plugged in?

hyperviper11Good afternoon! Today I was playing around with my USB drive. I wrote a program that will open this gif: I put the program onto my flash drive. Now I want the program to run when the flash drive is plugged into a computer: not just my computer, but any computer (I want to play a prank on my fr...

* The question has no code or attempt
* it's using a bounty to prevent close votes
* Massive Gif
 
12:40 PM
@Mgetz Bounty removed & Q Closed by a mod
 
12:50 PM
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Q: Japanese Language — Top User Swag!

JNatWe want to congratulate and thank everyone that helped this site and community grow healthily into what they are today! おめでとうございます! If you can find your name among the top 72 users in the first two pages here, we have a surprise for you! We want to send you a token of our appreciation for being ...

 
1:23 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] Bad keyword with email in body: WinGPG - simple yet secure way to protect your data by Alexa on superuser.com
 
2:12 PM
Oh. Huh. I just realized that I spelled my name wrong in an email signature.
 
lol
 
user315433
jbj567?
 
:p
 
bj569 sounds better
@bjb568 "an email signature"? Meaning you got several?
 
Yeah.
I have like 6 email accounts that I use and multiple signature for each.
 
2:16 PM
Personal, Business, Fun?
 
user202362
6j656B
 
Personal, iCloud, work, spam, school, school.
 
user202362
only 6? I have 8-9
 
user315433
"Hi", "thanks", and signatures should be removed from email automatically, like from posts on SE.
 
user315433
Or never entered in the first place.
 
2:17 PM
@Telkitty I'm a simple kat.
 
user202362
5 for work 1 for personal 2 for spams
 
reporting to @bjb568's school manager that he got socks
 
@redredwine They are by most email clients.
@ShadowWizard :o
 
lol
@Telkitty and you wonder how you get into trouble? ;)
 
user202362
I have a few different telkitty email accounts, they are for different things
 
user202362
2:19 PM
so the frequencies I check them are different
 
I have one for garbage signups, one for work and one for private serious business
 
user202362
public accounts are susceptible for spams
 
user202362
@ShadowWizard I mainly get into trouble when people, I mean powerful people getting jealous of my 1337 trolling skillz
 
Well, my first email was Hotmail. Then I also created Yahoo! mail account. Then another one using a local provider. And then GMail arrived. Guess which of those survived? :)
 
Yay
Every time I start answering something someone else answers
And that person has the accept...
 
2:22 PM
@Unity3D Jon Skeet?
 
@ShadowWizard I'm sensing a pattern. You kill email provider companies. WATCH OUT GOOGLE!
 
nope
 
@Andy well, they just can't handle my emails... :P
 
I hear they like "reply all" to giant lists of users. Do that to increase their volume. Volume = Ad impressions.
Save Google!
 
2:24 PM
nah, Google don't need saving. They're big enough to survive anything by now. :D
 
user202362
To be fair, two of my telkitty email accounts are for people who I used to collaborate with
 
user202362
I can check those accounts but I don't usually
 
@Telkitty "used to" meaning not any more? That's sad...
 
user202362
lol, no always the more people the better
 
user202362
Many religions would tell you God made this world, not God and God's 1000000 employees
 
user315433
2:27 PM
@Andy I finally understand why "reply all" became the default in Inbox-by-Gmail.
 
Status in signing up for Statistics: Just got forwarded to somebody who forwarded me again.
Apparently it's quite complicated.
 
user315433
College class? During a regular semester? Yes, can be complicated.
 
^ somebody who is worse at marketing than me
@redredwine Yeah, it's dual enrollment. But the math department doesn't need to know that.
 
user315433
They will find out eventually. And then their fury will have no boundary, exterior, or interior.
 
user202362
or infinite
 
user315433
2:32 PM
Well, the empty set does have exterior. I didn't think that through. Corrections are left as an exercise for the reader.
 
user202362
why is that every time someone who knows a little maths is next to you, you no longer claim to be a mathematician?
 
user315433
A correct version would be "... will have no boundary or exterior" => will fill up the Universe.
 
Clopen?
@redredwine Sounds like one of those weird sets.
^ message order was changed, TCP is broke
 
user202362
empty set
 
yah
 
user315433
2:45 PM
@bjb568 Yes, if I stopped at "has no boundary", that would be precisely clopen.
 
I was just thinking about the boundary part. If there's no interior or exterior then there just isn't anything.
@redredwine :D I do remember that part of that video I watched about intro to higher mathematics and stuff a year ago!
 
user315433
The union of interior, boundary, and exterior is always the entire ambient space ("the Universe"). So if all of them were empty, we'd be in a boring universe.
 
Sounds like the kind of set theory used in some people I know's heads.
 
user315433
With the boundary empty, and assuming the Universe is connected, we are left in an ambiguous situation: their fury is either empty or fills the Universe.
 
I prefer the former.
 
user315433
2:48 PM
Yeah, they probably don't care.
 
Hmmmm... == is equal but not ness the same type. Did you mean to use ===? — Neal 40 secs ago
 
user202362
why is bench always teaching bjb kitty?
 
user315433
@amanaPlanaCAnalPAnaMA Mike McCaughan posted the same 5 min earlier
 
@redredwine Ha I did not see that. it was written a lil differently ;-P
 
@amanaPlanaCAnalPAnaMA Oh wow, I used to use processing.js. Those were the days. Specifically the days after Actionscript and before canvas.js, the DevDoodle clone of processing.js.
 
 
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5:14 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] Manually reported answer: Contact Fisherman Guesthouse in Penang by Evelyn White on travel.stackexchange.com
 
Is it possible to manually force a URL as an image in chat?
 
user315433
If a URL is recognized as an image, it will be posted as such, provided the entire message is a URL.
 
But mine has a url query behind
 
user315433
If this doesn't happen, there is nothing else you can do besides downloading and re-uploading the image.
 
user315433
 
user315433
5:18 PM
Is it just me, or is Brent tossing up his own head in that Tweetdeck profile?
 
@Unity3D put an exclamation point in front of it.
 
@Shog9 Thanks!
 
ex: !http://example.com/image.bin
 
@Shog9 This is a useful hack. I should remember to remember it.
 
eh;
avoid posting off-site image links when possible
 
5:21 PM
why?
 
@Unity3D many of them have a nasty tendency to block external referrers, which means YOU see the image you intended to post (from cache), and WE see... [blocked]
 
5:34 PM
 
user315433
5:45 PM
Monero went public (no surprise there) and prepared a press release for the occasion. I thought they wanted to be intraceable...
 
@Shog9 Imgur is fine, right? I assume stack is collaborating with imgur via stack.imgur?
 
@Magisch stack.imgur is fine. AFAIK, regular imgur works too (although we have no contract there, so in theory it could stop but I don't see that any time soon).
 
Right
Its noon for americans right?
 
Noon in Colorado. Before or after to the left and right.
(well, clock-time. Solar noon isn't for another hour here)
 
@Magisch Good guy, Pekka
 
5:59 PM
Ahh, so you're in the middle of your workday @Shog9
 
heh... My workday is... Kinda skewed and spread out.
 
I wish I had your amount of flexibility in my job. My workday is mandatory 8am - 4.30pm every day with no exceptions
 
How much coffee?
 
Well if I was working at stack I'd not even be sure where work begins and where leisure ends since I find myself drifting to stack for leisure every other half hour :p
@TIPS only during lunch break
we aren't allowed to grab drinks during non-lunch break
 
yeah, getting enough coffee before 8 would be a problem for me.
 
6:01 PM
@Shog9 Besides being a sponge for user indignation and invalidating tons of votes all day, what do you do?
 
what, that isn't enough?
 
I get up at 5.30 or 5am usually, I'm an early bird
 
user315433
Challenges of Scale talk by balpha, actual presentation begins around 3:30.
 
thats why I do my review queue reviews between 8 and 9 usually
@Shog9 I assume you do more since you're good at more things
 
that just means more things to procrastinate at
 
6:02 PM
or I'm severely underestimating the among of votes that need invalidating
 
you're severely underestimating user indignation
 
moderating stack is work by any objective measure
yet it doesn't feel like it
 
user315433
@Shog9 Would its amount decrease if downvotes cost 0 rep and did not come with a notification?
 
It feels strangely catharthic and is a so welcome relief from coding business crap all day for a company
 
but seriously: most of what I do is support - answering questions, listening to feedback, trying to find areas where there's unnecessary friction
 
6:04 PM
So you're the professional shoulder to cry on?
 
@Magisch yeah, that's how I ended up doing this. Though now strangely I find coding cathartic.
@redredwine slightly.
 
I guess its a "the grass is always greener on the other side" thing
 
You really wanna get under someone's skin, you leave a comment. That's true now and would still be true then.
 
@Shog9 I've had a decent amount of success with explaining my downvotes to people
I got serially downvoted a couple times too, but eh, the script gets those
And swishing around with smoke detector is an oh-so-satisfying part of my daily work routine
 
user315433
 
6:08 PM
@Magisch we are creatures built for contrast. Consistency, no matter how pleasant, is something we quickly acclimate to; when small irritations are the only change, they seem to fill our world. The old joke about hitting yourself in the head because it feels so good to stop is truer than we'd like to admit.
 
@Shog9 I suppose.
Btw, are you guys content with the H&I queue?
 
user315433
^^^ a bubble chart of SO the company from balpha's talk. (Where are the slides?)
 
It feels like sifting the 99 questions wrongly put in there to find the one that belongs there
 
@Magisch no
but honestly, I'm not sure it can be improved much
 
@redredwine Looks yummy
 
6:10 PM
it's there if anyone wants it.
 
@Shog9 Yet you guys found a way to motivate otherwise highly paid and highly proficient professionals to not only give away free consultancy in the millions but also play digital janitors for free
Somehow making tasks that would ordinarily be super boring semi-interesting
 
user315433
For a limited time.
 
@Magisch folks want to do this. Remember that thing I said about the hammer...?
You sit at your job and you look at the horrible code in front of you and you see the clueless new folks struggling to make sense of it and mostly making it worse
And you think, "would that I could answer these questions in a way that would improve the caliber of new folks"
And given the opportunity, you try.
Our job here is to provide that opportunity.
 
@Shog9 For me its more like "I'm done with this assignment and the new one is tedious, slow, and has about 3x as much time allocated to it then I need for it, but I don't want to ask for another because it'll be somehow even more tedious. Lets see, ah yes, how about some close vote reviews"
That escalated into over 1600 close vote reviews in my 10 months here
:p
 
6:36 PM
@Magisch cool to see Pekka picked that one up. I have been tempted in the past. Very shady stuff.
Then again I guess Pekka knows "genuine" when he sees it.
 
user315433
6:47 PM
Is this a genuine answer?
 
user315433
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A: Is it possible to convert a MacBook Pro from the glossy to the matte option?

Eric600 grit sandpaper rubbed evenly on all areas of the screen should easily make your glossy display a matte display in short order.

 
Nope. Humorous, sure, but an answer it isn't. Not even an attempt at one.
 
Someone somewhere tried that
 
Right after they charged their iPhone in the microwave
 
On LH it would be an answer...
 
6:49 PM
Nah, doesn't involve babywipes.
 
sd k abusive
 
@rene Do you know about arts userscript yet?
 
nope
 
hmm, OK
 
7:06 PM
sd fp-
 
user315433
7:24 PM
I'm back. My vacation was long enough that I forgot all my passwords. I consider this to be an indication of success.
 
user315433
So if SO goes down soon, we'll have to hope someone else remembers some passwords.
 
7:35 PM
[ SmokeDetector ] Manually reported answer: Transferring money through ACH, SWIFT or Wire? by Abreham Bekele on money.stackexchange.com
 
 
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8:49 PM
Wait... I dont have to wait for approval of an edit I make anymore? stackoverflow.com/documentation/proposed/changes/81457
 
user315433
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Q: 2016 Community Moderator Election Results

Shog9Philosophy's first moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 3 new moderators are: They'll be replacing the pro tempore crew shortly — please thank everyone for volunteering, congratulate the veterans on the job they did shepherding this site through the b...

 
user315433
Not James Kingsbery :/
 
user315433
Well he was #3 on my list, which means most of my vote went to the two front runners... Not voting strategically enough.
 
19 messages moved to Sandbox
Oops, moved a message too much there. Ah, well...
 
user315433
@amanaPlanaCAnalPAnaMA if you have a good or silver badge in that tag. See the featured post about Docs changes.
 
8:57 PM
@redredwine Thats new to me
 
user315433
9:14 PM
> The SM will help evangelize new market sectors and help to establish Stack Overflow as the de facto standard for all things developer. This SM will be the first sales hire on our Private Communities/Enterprise team and will therefore need to work with the VP of Sales, the Product team, and relevant leadership to fully define and formalize the sales process for this product.
 
user315433
^ new job opening: SO Enterprise Sales Manager
 
user315433
Somewhat relevant: another chart from balpha's talk.
 
user315433
 
Anonymous
10:10 PM
@redredwine They need to hire more devs and keep the line up! :P
 
11:08 PM
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