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12:02 AM
I wonder if I can move other people's moved messages.
Lol, nope.
 
12:20 AM
@JasonC I tried that myself and failed. So I've been attempting to edit them into something intelligent but that only is possible half the time...
 
Ha, well
 
Poor phrasing. I am now ashamed for the second time today.
Oh, yeah
 
@JasonC No, I think I understood you the first time? Maybe I'm misunderstanding your misunderstanding? :P
 
I misunderstood your understanding, then you reasonably misunderstood my misunderstanding, and now nobody understands anything any more.
 
12:24 AM
Just a normal day in the Tavern.
 
I can make it more confusing, watch this
I totally understand
Our transcript will blow minds now
 
user315433
May 2016 mod newsletter is "in progress", modnewsletter.stackexchange.com
 
user315433
In the sidebar, the link "[reference] Blog Posts" is broken.
 
1:18 AM
@Magisch ah, the sounds of the distant past, how nostalgic and calming
@JasonC blow minds and break natural language parsers
 
1:29 AM
Check out my new $1,000 tv stand https://t.co/zxAXAPp6eH
 
user202362
2:06 AM
 
user202362
 
2:34 AM
 
2:48 AM
That weekend was defective.... I require another
 
3:16 AM
@JamesENL I've had enough defective weekends in a row that I'm starting to think it's just user error.
 
Problem exists between user and reality?
 
Error 0: Weekend failed successfully
 
user202362
@JasonC (😸/(😾^🎒 ))x(😾/(😸^🎒 ))
 
user202362
@JamesENL will get a replace in a weeks time
 
actually I have Friday off, but I don't know if that'll fix my issue
I may have to file a bug report with my manager
 
3:44 AM
@Telkitty = (😸 x 😾) ^ (1 - 🎒) and yes I did just work that out on paper.
 
user202362
4:01 AM
telkitty = ∫f((😻 +🐥)x🙀 )^🌔 )d😂
 
user202362
 
user202362
 
user202362
I wonder if I will ever get banned for spamming meta chats with pictures :p
 
I for one accept our new cat overlords
3
 
user202362
4:27 AM
:D
 
@Telkitty What do I win if I predict the answer correctly?
Also... the egg hatchy one is freakin adorable
 
user202362
@JasonC what do you want to bet with?
 
@Telkitty Other people's lives
I can't stop laughing at this:
 
user202362
@JasonC I am listening ...
 
Sorry I forgot which tab it was in hold on
 
5:14 AM
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Link at end of answer: Do peer reviewers receive any salary? by Reviewer Credits on academia.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Link at end of body, pattern-matching website in body: Elevating up to 95% of skin snugness level, you can put forth a valiant effort by Ressigirly30 on drupal.stackexchange.com
 
sd 2k
 
5:43 AM
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Link at end of body, pattern-matching website in body: There is a sheltered portion system in by user630001 on superuser.com
 
6:14 AM
sd 2k
 
6:51 AM
Enough with cats! Time for sports! :D
 
user202362
7:11 AM
yeah, that was cool
 
user202362
saw it
 
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Link at end of body, pattern-matching website in body: The transportation at first expenses by Thave1992 on workplace.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Pattern-matching website in body: The elements have been tested first and by mahikuli1 on money.stackexchange.com
 
sd 6k
 
7:59 AM
!!/rev
 
@Undo @hichris123 @zaq what's this "MS" thing in Smokey?
!!/status
 
@ShadowWizard Running since 07:50:04 UTC (10 minutes)
 
oh, wait... it's instead of the tiny dots?
 
Whatever it is it's broken for me
Rails can't route the request
 
8:04 AM
@JamesENL some broken, some working for me. How is this one for you? m.erwaysoftware.com/posts/by-url?url=//…
 
That one works
 
for me it's redirecting to metasmoke.erwaysoftware.com/post/37370 which works
@Pro fix smokey plz :D
 
what should I fix?
 
@ProgramFOX the "MS" link for manually reported posts is borked
 
Looks like a Metasmoke bug. @Undo ^
 
8:06 AM
Maybe just omit the "MS" in those cases?
 
@ShadowWizard The "MS" thingy is supposed to be there, to link to the post on Metasmoke.
 
@ProgramFOX yeah, just checked older reports and it's there for manually reported posts as well.
So the bug is that the URL of the manually reported posts is lost somehow. (i.e. I don't think it's Meta Smoke bug.)
 
Either it's a bug with Smokey communicating with MS, or a bug on MS's side. I have no experience in either part :P
 
@ProgramFOX yeah, blame others.... :D
!!/blame
 
8:12 AM
@ShadowWizard It's Shadow Wizard's fault.
 
hahahah ^
 
#rekt
 
#sadface
 
> This is a test the contents of those fine clothes Sarah accounting paprika; Alaska hot pepper hair; delirious; the holiday ah
I.. don't know.
 
8:50 AM
Always account paprika
 
9:03 AM
Holy fricking avatar @Telkitty
 
@hichris123 I don't get that.
 
user202362
9:18 AM
@Bart cute kitty isn't it?
 
@Telkitty "cute" is not the first thing I thought. Especially not in the smaller versions :D
 
9:29 AM
 
user202362
@Bart assertive?
 
Let's go with that
People, be very quiet. I think I have spotted a wild @jcolebrand here. Haven't seen one of those in quite a while, so I don't want to scare it away.
 
10:04 AM
:3
 
10:42 AM
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Pattern-matching website in answer: Skin Issues - Health and beauty by user34743 on health.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Manually reported question: Skin Issues - Health and beauty by Alice Jones on health.stackexchange.com
 
10:55 AM
!!/blame
 
@DEAD It's Shadow Wizard's fault.
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Bad keyword in body, bad keyword in title, link at end of body, pattern-matching website in body: I would say the mix of peptides will dispense with wrinkles by gojipro385 on drupal.stackexchange.com
 
 
1 hour later…
12:26 PM
!!/blame
 
@qwer It's DEAD's fault.
 
user202362
12:54 PM
TIPS is now DEAD? :p
 
user202362
@de
 
@Te you need at least 3 letters to make a ping
@Tel ^
 
user202362
~_~
 
ç_ç
 
1:07 PM
o_o
 
=_=
 
√_√
 
user202362
1:28 PM
@_@
 
🍌_🍌
 
ø_ø
 
user202362
🌘_🌘
 
♥_♥
 
💩_💩
 
1:42 PM
🚽_🚽
 
ﷺ_ﷺ
 
∫_ ∫
 
user202362
>_<
 
2:05 PM
sd f
 
damn those spamming code review moderators
 
sd k
 

~_~ %_% ç_ç o_o =_= √_√ @_@ 🍌_🍌 ø_ø 🌘_🌘 ♥_♥ 💩_💩 🚽_🚽 ﷺ_ﷺ ∫_ ∫ >_<

1 hour ago, 1 hour 7 minutes total – 20 messages, 7 users, 0 stars

Bookmarked 9 secs ago by Shadow Wizard

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user315433
2:27 PM
 
user315433
Maybe it's already reported on meta, but this filter is how I read metas...
 
user202362
you missed the party now your filter is broken
 
user202362
looks like you got out from wrong side of bed ...
 
He zaq-ed where he should have ziq-ed.
 
user202362
don't make fun of young cranky bench, bench might snap
 
2:36 PM
@zaq it happens once in a while, fixing itself within a day or so.
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Q: Filter that has worked for a year just stopped working and now takes me to an error page

jfriend00I have a filter that just stopped working yesterday and I can't figure out how to make it work, how to edit it or how to remove it because trying to select the filter just takes me to an error screen. This is the URL for the filter: http://stackexchange.com/filters/150086/socket-io When I try...

I've seen more like this, can't find them now, probably nuked by Roomba after not getting upvotes.
 
user315433
But this one is worse: the whole page is broken, not just some of the filters. Reported on meta.
 
True. Something poisoned the filters for real this time... :/
 
user202362
relax, it's only monday, you have a whole week to go through ...
 
It's all downhill from here
 
@Telkitty considering Shog posted answer to a bug "wait three weeks and it will resolve itself", we might have to wait longer.
 
user202362
2:41 PM
@ShadowWizard But Monday morning is a great time for zaq, I could not but reminding this fact
 
@Telkitty who said it's morning for him? :)
Oh hey @zaq you can now start a big bounty of 200, 2 of 100, or four (!) of 50. ;)
 
user202362
why do you ask zaq? ;)
 
@Telkitty because he might be upset I ask him dumb questions.... :P
 
user202362
But if you think I am mean, you just have to tell me @zaq, deep inside I am a really nice and friendly kitty. I promise ...
 
^ It's a trap!!!!
 
2:45 PM
Nice, friendly, and cute kitty.
 
user202362
 
I take back my words.
 
user202362
@Bart Ssh ... don't disturb my prey
 
 
user315433
@ShadowWizard Too late, Nick already fixed the bug.
 
user315433
2:52 PM
Oh, you mean I have the rep for that. Well, I wouldn't be able to give four bounties of 50 because one needs 75 to offer a bounty.
 
user202362
You have been smart for once today, but you need to wait 48 hours before you can offer bounty to the question
 
@zaq whoops, yeah.... but your bug might get enough upvotes by the time you give the first 3 bounties. :D
 
user202362
since zaq didn't ask anyone to be nicer, I will just assume ...
 
@Telkitty nah, @zaq never offers a bounty on his own questions. He spends it on questions he values more.
@qwer why are you pointing right?
 
3:17 PM
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Bad keyword in body, bad keyword in title: Nike Kyrie 2 “Duke” Official Images by Regan on travel.stackexchange.com
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Few unique characters in answer, repeating characters in answer: Chrome extension like Tamper Data by banana on softwarerecs.stackexchange.com
 
3:38 PM
@Telkitty Awkward
 
@Telkitty nsfw
 
1 message moved to Sandbox
 
hahaha, really?
 
It was making me uncomfortable because I used to date a cat
Wait
 
I don't know which of those two is making me more uncomfortable
 
3:42 PM
Oh man; it's really hard to resist my troll instinct to continue making it super uncomfortable in here
 
→ 1 Jason C moved to Sandbox
 
:(
 
:(
 
Turn that frown upside down ):
No wait ... that's not right
 
4:00 PM
Today's xkcd comic (Horses):
 
user315433
@ShadowWizard qwer's name is to the → direction as my name to the ↑ direction
 
I wonder why CAD site proposals never make it through.
 
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Manually reported answer: How to solve the "APN settings are not available for this user" issue? by Sam on android.stackexchange.com (@qwer)
 
user315433
4:15 PM
> I'll resume StackCode tomorrow, had an unfortunate mixing of gravity, stairs, and high velocity this morning. -- Nick Craver at 8:17 AM - 15 Aug 2016
 
user315433
I don't understand the timestamp of this tweet, but according to Tweetdeck it was posted 59 minutes ago, so about half an hour after Nick fixed the filter bug.
 
user315433
If it was the other way around, him fixing the bug with a broken foot, I'd probably add a bounty to the answer.
 
user315433
4:30 PM
The company page got reshuffled with the introduction of Product Management as a separate team.
 
user315433
I wonder who manages that team.
 
The answer is in the Executives
 
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Bad keyword with a link in answer: Do pet animals and humans perceive good and bad smells differently by Rebecca Williams on biology.stackexchange.com
 
4:46 PM
@bluefeet Literally? What was the entry route for the answer? How can we extract it? Do they need to go to the hospital?
 
Back in my day, we would pick technologies based on factors other than whether you'd get answers on Stack Overflow for them. shakes canePekka 웃 2 mins ago
Back in my day ... 3 months ago ^
 
user315433
5:22 PM
If a user's SO profile is deleted, but their SO chat profile remains, they can no longer join SO chat again, even if they join SO again. Hm.
 
edc
@zaq hello brother! I'm the ↓ direction!
 
@Sha what does @edc stand for?
@edc what does @Sha stand for?
 
@DEAD ask @zaq and @qwer they know
zaqwedc ↑→ ↓
 
Who's @qwer?
@ShadowWizard This is discrimination against "x" and "s".
 
@DEAD they're too small.
"xs" is too small. "sx" doesn't sound appropriate.
 
5:51 PM
@ShadowWizard But it is. TeXers call their site TeX.SX.
 
@DEAD they're all dirty. Burn them with fire! :D
 
I wish I could, but I'm DEAD already
 
So become UnDEAD
hmm... or @UniDead
@JasonC you can put the room in suspension now, you know :D
 
@Bart plot twist: @Telkitty and @Jason are actually the same person :P
@zaq so maybe stop deleting your accounts?
 
6:00 PM
@Bart more like leftside right, so it becomes :)
 
@ShadowWizard Can ROs talk in a suspended room?
Cause if so I can definitely arrange for you all to have no choice but to listen to awkward, detailed descriptions of one human's love affair with a cat.
 
@JasonC Frozen, yes, deleted, no.
I dunno which you meant by "suspended".
 
Timeout
 
Not sure, but think yes.
 
My gut is to say "well there's only one way to find out", then ha ha, do it, omg the message goes on the star wall, oh ha ha, jazz hands, blah blah, so many lols, etc. But I feel like that's probably been done already. And also, I forgot what we were talking about, attention span exceeded.
The jazz hands. I forgot the jazz hands.
 
user315433
6:17 PM
@ShadowWizard Now that's just crazy talk.
 
@JasonC yes, you can (if with suspended you mean timeout)
 
@JasonC yes you can
 
BUT CAN I REALLY?
I need a fourth opinion.
 
I guess you could write a script that kicks everyone from the room. That gives you 1-minute on your own ....
 
6:26 PM
@JasonC You can not.
There always has to be that one...
3/4 people agree...
 
Come on, just be quiet and conform.
 
I don't wanna
 
6:59 PM
hi!
 
user315433
So, the answer to my question "Who manages the Product Management team" is Will Cole, Director of Product Management. He's the only member of Executive group who's neither a VP nor a C\wO
 
user315433
7:27 PM
Can a mod delete a user's chat profile, or is this an employee only feature?
 
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Bad keyword in answer, offensive answer detected: Is it possible to capture the screen (video) with Movie Studio Platinum 13? by pornhub on video.stackexchange.com
 
In plane again to Cincinnati, delayed as always.
 
user315433
The current current behavior of "destroy user" in chat seems to not delete their messages. The messages are marked with the same username, with no gravatar (and no link to a profile) — Manishearth Feb 16 '13 at 4:45
 
7:43 PM
@zaq indeed, the "DisplayName" field of chat is static, filled once when a message is created and not synchronized with the actual display name. Very useful to find past names. :-)
 
user315433
@ShadowWizard Except for some exceptions...
 
user315433
Dec 6 '15 at 17:07, by user259867
What if... instead of disabling the delete button for unreg users, it showed a popup with an explanation and a link to user profile? "Only registered users can delete their posts. [Register]()"
 
user315433
^ username gone, replaced by userXXXXXX
 
user315433
This seems to be the current current current behavior when deleting chat users.
 
user315433
8:02 PM
ELU election got 11th nomination at the 11th hour, and went into primary.
 
Taxiing.
 
user315433
 
user315433
> im gonna spill out everthing that i understand
 
user315433
Nice typo here. So true so often.
 
user315433
8:17 PM
Fun fact: the search for hascode:1 brings up > 7K posts on ELU and > 2K posts on ELL.
 
user315433
9:13 PM
Wow. Google just stays killing good products. Google is discontinuing 'Hangouts On Air' in favor of YouTube Live http://thenextweb.com/apps/2016/08/15/google-hangouts-air-youtube-live/
 
@zaq or you're special, hence someone made that extra step.... ;)
 
user315433
The process of deletion of chat profiles is woefully undocumented. Can one request it along the site profile deletion? How to request it later, when main site profile no longer exists? Is there a rep threshold beyond which mods can't delete it, the way it works for site profiles? Etc.
 
user315433
9:29 PM
Also, all of the above may be different for chat.SE (same chat account for many sites) and chat.SO (a chat account linked to specific site, using the same userIDj.
 
@zaq complicated probably because ordinary profile deletion went through lots of changes, while chat profile deletion didn't, code wise. They probably didn't want to spend extra time on something rarely used, preferring to do it manually when needed.
(after all, how many users who are/were active on chat ask to delete their profile? Not many.)
 
10:22 PM
Not the first time I've brought up issues with mods on Super User, but it's come to this:
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Q: An open letter to random♦ about deleting closed questions

bwDracorandom♦, I've noticed that over the last several months you have been deleting large numbers of closed questions. While I understand that closed questions really don't belong on this site, recent controversies have called attention to your deletion of closed questions that have high-quality answ...

The issue has been generating considerable controversy lately.
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A: Dealing with low-quality questions that end up on Hot Network Questions

bwDracoMy position—and I'm adamant about this—is that useful, high-quality answers should never be deleted even if the question is closed. The question got to the point where a truly great answer was posted to it. Our primary goal here at Stack Exchange is to build a knowledge base for readers as well ...

Your thoughts?
 
user315433
I dislike open letters
 

Controversy on random's decision to delete closed questions with good answers

yesterday, 2 hours 17 minutes total – 164 messages, 6 users, 2 stars

Bookmarked 19 secs ago by bwDraco

 
!!/amiprivileged
 
@HenryWHHackv2.0 No, you are not a privileged user. See the Privileges wiki page for information on what privileges are and what is expected.
 
11:02 PM
126
A: Did we really have to delete this 80-vote community wiki answer after three years?

George StockerThe question should not have been deleted. Say it with me: We do not delete good content. We do not delete good content. There are bad answers on that question (no doubt!) and the question itself is off topic, but that doesn't mean it should be deleted. If it had no good content? Sure. De...

I think this message is particularly of note:
in Root Access on The Stack Exchange Network Chat, yesterday, by random
If you see litter you can either keep on walking by or put your name to it and own putting it finally away into the landfill
random sees closed questions as trash.
 
most of the time they are trash
the borderline ones are usually alright in quality, but the easily-closable are usually trash
and keeping trash after the author has basically proven they would come back and fix it is just imaginary clutter
 
The wording suggests he has a duty to delete such content.
> put your name to it and own putting it finally away into the landfill
The problem is that I don't see any community consensus to do this at the expense of good content.
 
that good content is not wanted on the site, off-topic means it doesn't belong on the site
if it's off-topic and good quality, then look at finding a migration path, or it's just a prettier kind of trash
most off-topic questions are trash; a large percentage
 
The problem lies in the fact that the question has a really good answer.
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A: Dealing with low-quality questions that end up on Hot Network Questions

bwDracoMy position—and I'm adamant about this—is that useful, high-quality answers should never be deleted even if the question is closed. The question got to the point where a truly great answer was posted to it. Our primary goal here at Stack Exchange is to build a knowledge base for readers as well ...

Perhaps I should just excuse myself from the matter at this point...
 
The question is off-topic, if you have a great answer that's caught in the collateral then that's a shame
 
11:09 PM
The ESD answer needs a serious tl;dr section.
 
better yet, find a duplicate target to move the answer to
 
I'm wondering if we need a CM on this at this point...
I honestly hope not (which is why I wrote the open letter).
We already have a CM on it, got a comment from @Shog9.
I have some things to do so I may not be able to tend to this matter.
 
11:50 PM
@bwDraco the problem lies in the fact that the question looked like crap and no one was worried enough when it got closed to make it not look like crap.
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A: Undelete and historically lock question 913055: Troubleshooting a physically damaged (kicked) desktop computer

Shog9Historical locking is meant for questions that, in hindsight, should never have been asked. Questions that, due to topic or format, have problems that are impossible to correct. The lock renders them all but immutable, fixed in time, standing like the grave markers on some long-ago battlefield as...

Easy to complain about gardeners stepping on plants when you're standing on the edge of the garden, your boots safely away from the tender seedlings, enjoying the shade.
 
The open letter is deleted.
Hopefully, though, we can focus on making the most of good content that happens to be attached to a bad question...
 
Yeah: make it attached to a good question.
 

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