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1:13 AM
Ooh maaaaann. What happened overnight?
 
2:02 AM
@JourneymanGeek Night.
 
2:19 AM
Is there a way to create a chat feed that posts all posts with a certain key word or key phrase?
 
I think there's per tag rss feeds.
And a RO can add rss feeds as chat feeds
 
I'm asking as the room owner.
But the thing I want to feed doesn't have a tag.
 
keyword or keyphrase... I don't think so
 
Ah. You need a way to get an RSS feed ._.
 
AFAIK, SE only provides RSS feed to tag, including SE Filtered Questions
well, not "only", but for filtering case...
 
2:25 AM
I clearly know what I'm doing:
 
anyway, looks like Morning
 
2:48 AM
@JourneymanGeek cleanup sprees -> tag burnination -> timezone -> teenager -> hair color -> burned chicken -> shog came -> bowtie
 
 
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3:59 AM
101
Q: The Ask Question Wizard Is Now In Testing!

Tim PostA long overdue update to our last prototype announcement, our developers are pleased to announce that they've finished the review process and responsive design updates to the Wizard and it will soon be in testing. First, some screenshots!!! What does this mean for most of you? For m...

Ooo....
 
4:33 AM
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Bad keyword in body, bad keyword in title, blacklisted website in body, pattern-matching product name in title, pattern-matching website in body, +3 more (594): day one of keto diet? by deborahmlopez on bricks.SE
 
@andmyself yay
 
My sock was not chosen for testing. :(
 
Alas
@Tinkeringbell met some of your cousins.
Though juvenile blues are a lot more entertaining
 
Do they talk as much as she does? :P
 
4:48 AM
@Catija just keep making new ones. I'm about 2/5
 
One would think we'd have an easier way to opt in to it.
 
oh, well, if you wanna do it the hard way... visit /events & click on "Ask A Question Wizard Experiment"
 
Naw. They grays do thouy
 
maybe not hard so much as boring
 
Less lotterylike
 
Rob
4:51 AM
@Catija UPDATE Users SET IsChosenOne = 1 WHERE UserId = 4548692 ;)
 
Who's this user spamming Knitting post!?
Are the answers worth keeping?
 
Just un-knit the whole question...
 
@NogShine Hmm, answered 18 mins ago, user already gone
The doggie is cleaning up
Here's a best practice: Get to 3k and close them yourself ;) || If you're looking for the speediest way to send people a message to have them gone, the Rene–Bart method is the most effective I've seen. Really, it doesn't matter what flag you use, and with the advent of new mods, we have too big an arsenal to deal with blatantly off-topic posts anyway. — M.A.R. ಠ_ಠ 2 mins ago
Imma have a Wikipedia page for that.
Aaaaaand of course they didn't
The recent retagging discussion had three sides to it:
1. Some folks argued the tags shouldn't have gone in the first place. Everyone needs some Lego.
2. Some folks argued that all retaggings should undergo the same bureaucratic process, with at least one meta.SE post no one would in reality care about.
3. Some folks argued that flooding the main page, retagging en masse, rendered it unusable. Valid point to be fair.
Someone do the Venn diagram. I'm not good at getting those done in time. I always end up resizing the same circle to find the perfect shape.
I pointed out vaguely that these should be differentiated and dealt with separately, and interestingly I do see answers focusing solely on one aspect than the others, but
Right now the post is a mishmash of opinions with no real conclusions. The retaggers weren't convinced they should have done things differently, and the proposers weren't convinced either of why a post for each tag is impractical.
 
5:16 AM
Wait...
Wait
...there was a Lego tag?
 
Legos are bricks, not blocks. ;)
 
We need a Lego tag
 
Let's drop this and get some Lego questions on mse
 
5:17 AM
We need a LEGO swag contest and then we can have a LEGO tag?
 
Perfect
 
It's LEGO. Proposes an edit for a hat
 
Unicorns?
 
What's that hat, you look like a master of dark arts
 
LEGO(R)
 
5:18 AM
OMG... 13 unicorn people lego minifigs for $17. Can't beat that.
 
10
Q: What to build with [lego]?

JenayahCurrently our lego tag (and related tags) are a mess something that can probably be fixed fairly easily given that there are around thirty questions overall (this query, courtesy of @SQB, yields 32 results). Furthermore the tag description for lego is misleading: Lego is a line of plastic co...

 
Oh, wait... is that just one of them... Meh.
 
@M.A.R.ಠ_ಠ "Not here for suggestions" hat. Trigger is "Suggest edits and get rejected. Get an edit ban."
 
Talk about girl tax.
 
Women's apparel is always overpriced
 
5:20 AM
It's not apparel... it's an actual minifig.
So, the guy costs $10 less but comes with a shield and a sword. :/
 
Ergo, the shield and sword have negative value.
 
It's the age of bombs, swords are so . . . hmm, 2000?
That sounds like long ago
 
Yeah. Just like apparel.
 
No wonder warriors for hire would be cheap
OK, back to the book
 
Getting pants with actually pockets is... hard.
 
5:26 AM
@Catija There aren't enough pants out there that pass the VHS tape test
 
I'm not looking for JNCOs... Pants with pockets deep enough for my phone would be nice, though.
 
@Catija Most of my pairs of athletic shorts do pass the VHS tape test.
 
Yeah... I don't really want that.
 
@Catija Out of curiosity, did you manage to visit a closing Sears lately?
 
I don't understand the question.
You asked me before and I didn't answer you... I don't really know why it matters.
 
5:35 AM
@Catija ...because you might find a good pair of pants with decent pockets at Sears?
 
10
Q: Winter Bash 2018 LEGO Prizes!

jncratonHappy holidays everyone! Bricks Stack Exchange is once again participating in the Winter Bash celebration with the rest of the Stack Exchange network! While this is a "just for fun" activity, there are also a few different prizes available this year. The user with the most hats will win #1026...

 
@andmyself Yep.
:D
 
Sorry for the re-ask. I thought you had simply stepped or navigated away from chat, so I figured I should re-ask later. (Feedback: an explicit "I do not wish to answer" would have been nice.)
 
Work.
 
in Winter Bash! 2018 edition on The Stack Exchange Network Chat, 3 mins ago, by Nog Shine
There should be a feature to wear multiple hats at a time. We can see both Ben and Gus wearing hats.
 
5:39 AM
It's difficult to tell the difference between "not responding to question" and "navigated away from chat". (Which is why I always ask people to ping me, so I get a notification in case I happen to have wandered away from chat.)
 
If I'm not in chat and you randomly ask me a question about something, particularly if it's personal, I'm probably not going to want to answer that.
 
Oh, wow... I just realized the MSE post on retagging/tag burnination... almost a mess
 
@Catija True, and I get it, but it would be nice if you said to the effect of "I do not wish to respond", so I don't chalk it up to "they're probably just left chat because they're busy, I'll ask them again later".
Also, I'm still trying to figure out what things constitute "personal" for you and what don't. For instance, if someone were to ask me the same question, I wouldn't consider it personal.
Again, sorry for re-asking.
 
5:56 AM
@SonictheInclusiveHedgehog And it'd be nice if I didn't have to. We're both struggling here. I don't like random, unsolicited pings about stuff... I have enough of a struggle staying on task without random pings. So, either I mute everyone and risk missing something important, or I lose my train of thought for something inane.
 
@Catija I understand you're different from me, and will respect that.
 
Having to respond to you, makes that even worse because I have to either take time to tell you "I do not wish to respond"... every time, and hope you actually listen - which you've shown a history of not doing... or I ignore and hope you eventually figure it out... I don't really feel like there's a win here for me.
How many times have I asked you not to ping me when we're in the middle of a conversation? At least 3-4... I stopped asking because nothing I did changed your behavior.
I stopped pinging you because I felt no need to do what you asked since you weren't going to do what I asked. Maybe that's petty and wrong of me but...
 
I dunno if Sonic has asked about "Sears is closing" to Catija before, but if it were me, I'd probably just said "Ugh, Sears are closing..." without pinging and see who responds to that to judge the interest.
 
6:01 AM
If no one is interested... then move on another topic...
 
Nov 28 at 0:42, by Sonic the Inclusive Hedgehog
@Catija Have you been to one of the two closing Sears stores here?
 
Sonic - you really need to respect people's space.
 
3 mins ago, by Sonic the Inclusive Hedgehog
@Catija I understand you're different from me, and will respect that.
 
So. Here is the hard decision. You clearly have difficulty with that.
 
That said, I regret taking a flu medicine (side-effect: sleepy, drowsy)... with coffee >_<
 
6:06 AM
Now. The question is how effectively to teach you that.
 
My body... feels... weird... now... @_@
 
So. I'm on my phone. I'm throwing you a chat suspension for 12 hours. I'm going to go home, and throw you a suspension on main.
Harassing people on chat is unacceptable
 
@JourneymanGeek What did I do on main?
 
6:33 AM
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Url in title, bad keyword in body, bad keyword in title, blacklisted website in body, blacklisted website in title, +8 more (890): mummydiet.org/overnight-lean-keto/ by sacul tyrko on android.SE
 
6:44 AM
@NogShine Thank you Docs Shine
WHAT THE ABSOLUTE
@JourneymanGeek WHAT THE ABSOLUTE
@andmyself I find it extremely unfair that Legos or Lego hypes are basically nonexistent here
@andmyself Haha sooo weird
I know that feeling
Your brain's right hemisphere wants to sleep and the left wants to solve some challenging math problems
 
@M.A.R.ಠ_ಠ :/
 
And the problem with when brains don't work is they take time to recover and get out of that mood
It's not like most of the stomachaches
@JourneymanGeek What did I miss in a span of an hour?
 
@M.A.R.ಠ_ಠ An hour.
 
Not much
 
First thing in the morning we're talking about Legos and the next 12 hour chat suspension? Eh whatever
Time to break the fast
I hate toothpaste residue in my mouth
Oh God I miss Crest
 
6:54 AM
0_0
 
asked 1200 questions, 140 got closed...
 
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Link at end of answer, username similar to website in answer (112): Application (or code) to download full size images from a gallery with thumbnails by Iti acharya on askubuntu.com
 
7:15 AM
@andmyself that's good? ;)
@M.A.R.ಠ_ಠ who is Crest? Is she nice?
 
@ShadowWizard the OP then asked (ranted?) on the child meta to not be bullied...
 
@SonictheInclusiveHedgehog done
@andmyself oh
 
ah
1200 questions 0_0
 
7:47 AM
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Link at end of body, potentially bad keyword in body (100): Where is the best Pilonidal Sinus Treatment Done by Shriya Mehta on superuser.com
 
7:58 AM
@SmokeDetector k
@SmokeDetector k
 
@andmyself 10 percent only?
@andmyself Tell them not to bully the "Ask Question" button
These machines do have feelings
To be discovered by 2025
If Google hasn't already done it
 
@M.A.R.ಠ_ಠ I was about to comment to slow down before pressing that "Ask Question" button... but I'm not a regular on that site, so... ¯_(ツ)_/¯
 
8:15 AM
*asks another question to annoy @M.A.R.ಠ_ಠ*
 
!!/annoy
 
@andmyself No such command 'annoy'.
 
!!/hanoi
 
@andmyself No such command 'hanoi'.
 
Please don't interfere with my close voting ...
 
8:20 AM
MSECVR
 
@rene only by getting to it first.
 
@JourneymanGeek but @rene was faster than you in voting to delete... ;)
 
It is a bit unexpected: open question, see close(2), click link, this post has been closed ...
 
yes ;p
 
24
Q: Is there any game we can use in our profile?

Soner GönülIn Stackoverflow, the user called mellamokb use Towers of Hanoi problem on his profile. Looks like he used some JavaScript or something. Looks like he built this game for himself. But I want to ask, is there any game we can use on our profile page?

 
8:24 AM
morning
 
morning
 
Hoping to hit 10k today... then I'll be able to see deleted posts and view chat flags... :P
 
60 rep is doable in a day
 
@Mithrandir and submit tons more no-mouse bugs.... ;)
 
heh
 
8:34 AM
@Magisch 51
Also, Jon Skeet makes it in like 5 seconds
 
I had another one that I thought of, but now I can't remember what it was...
 
That reminds me I was going to throw some bounties
Anyone know a bounty worthy cause or answer on mse atm?
 
@Magisch Time contest, I've already given someone +50
 
@ShadowWizard wasn't today "Shadow's Big Bounties Giveaway" day?
 
8:37 AM
there are lots of worthy posts with no chance to win the prize
@Derpy oh it is?
 
@ShadowWizard maybe I am miss-remembering and today is "Keep @Mithrandir away from the mod tools" day :P
 
@Mithrandir post a retag request ...
 
too soon, flower, too soon
 
@Mithrandir I have literally never seen a chat flag here.
 
8:45 AM
I have
 
(but MSE chat is odd?)
 
yep, managed to spam flag before the dog deleted the question.
(or was it the parrot?)
 
@Derpy smokey usually gets it first
we usually just go in afters and nuke the user at best.
I maybe catch 1 in, say, 20 posts before smokey nukes it
 
Odd that ROs can't see chat flags without 10k, though
 
well, I think they never really thought about it, and RO powers can be odd sometimes.
especially where all you need to do to be RO is to create a chatroom or sit around in it long enough.
 
8:49 AM
That is basically how I became an RO in SOCVR (not fully automatic)
 
likewise in root access
 
@JourneymanGeek Noob
 
which is eventually how I ended up here ;p
 
@Derpy I think you're doing this on purpose.
Miss Remembering
 
@M.A.R.ಠ_ಠ ..... you are clearly either overestimating the number of native English speakers in the world, warping my priorities or both O_o
 
9:05 AM
@M.A.R.ಠ_ಠ Remembering is a fine lady indeed.
stealing @M.A.R.'s book
 
@M.A.R.ಠ_ಠ "How to solve your problem: an essay"
What you shouldn't do: nitpick on chat (leave that to @JohnDvorak) :P
 
Or @Alex.
 
What you should do: tell the Firefox team their spelling corrector isn't that good.
In any case, don't expect me to recognize all the error this thing has. ^_^'
 
somebody called me?
 
@JohnDvorak somepony
He appears to admire your Spelling Powerz
 
9:12 AM
OH! The owl is awake! Hi, John :P
 
When someone create socks just to post something then delete the account... it's quite useless:
 
@ShadowWizard I still stand that @TimPost should have turned that question in a contest: first 25 answers get a SE towel with the designed pattern on one side (and "don't panic" written on the other)
 
9:28 AM
More or less .
 
@Derpy But come on, "Miss remembering"?
 
> Aybemay Iay amay issmay-ememberingray anday odaytay isay "eepkay Ithrandirmay awayay omfray ethay odmay oolstay" ayday
 
9:49 AM
@Derpy I want sweaters with ugly christmas patterns printed on them :P
 
morning tink
 
Morning! :)
 
10:09 AM
Nah. Mine are better :P
 
10:20 AM
I saw your twp question
unpleasant coworker that
 
Yeah, I should not have asked that question, so let's not talk about it ;)
But yeah, things are tense...
 
@ShadowWizard does it light up in the dark?
 
In better news: I'm now knee-deep in lease-car documents. Hopefully I'll have a car sometime next year.
 
On one of my lease cars I agreed on a model with the dealer but without adding those giant sun-roofs, so the dealer wrote "no roof" on the offer. My manager went wild, assuming I did order a cabrio ...
 
10:37 AM
lol
"No, someone stole it in the middle of the night"
@rene our car has a giant sun roof
Its mostly opened when someone asks "wait, this car has a sun roof?"
 
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Bad keyword in body, blacklisted website in body, pattern-matching product name in body, pattern-matching website in body, potentially bad ns for domain in body, +1 more (395): decrease a lot of huma by lzswe on drupal.SE
 
10:52 AM
@rene I'm getting a kind of standard car first, then I'm supposed to order what I want within a month, then I have to wait until that gets delivered... And there's sooo many forms and rules and ...
This thing is almost scaring me more than actual driving did a year ago
 
best car is the cheapest reliable used car one can find imo
 
"standard car" ._.
 
@Tinkeringbell about Fifi: get them to switch to a cat. What you describe there seems to match the definition of "dog" :P
 
@JourneymanGeek from the "pool" probably.
 
@JourneymanGeek Yeah, you know, four wheels, steering wheel :P
yabba dabba doo...
 
10:55 AM
@Tinkeringbell protip
that description matches a trabant, and a tata nano...
don't get either.
also matches a rolls royce...
 
Disclaimer: above message was brought you by the "Cats are better!" cabal. For a world where cats are the standard pet.
 
not a good choice for a first car.
@Derpy No one has pet cats.
Cats have servants.
but ya, something common, cheap and without a terribad reputation is an idea.
 
@Derpy This has been brought to you by the toxoplasma gondii gang
 
@JourneymanGeek I don't get to choose the first one. It'll be whatever they'll have available, I guess. Which shouldn't be bad :)
 
oh!
how does that work?
is it a work car?
 
10:58 AM
loaner probably
 
KABOOOM!
 
@Magisch yes
 
@JourneymanGeek FYI
 
@JourneymanGeek yes. I'm going to get a car through work
 
11:04 AM
@rene you will break @ShadowWizard's heart though
 
I know
 
boom... ka.
 
I'm actually ok with not doing so
I will blame you next time he complains about no boom.
 
@Tinkeringbell I recall that moment where a car trailer with 5 new cars stopped in front of the Ministry of Education, getting the attention of all employees, while 5 over-paid consultants walked up to the trailer to receive their new lease car ... awkward ...
 
11:36 AM
@Tinkeringbell don't believe you. Show us! ;)
@rene the man? Probably! :D
@Tinkeringbell from your work place? cheers!
 
@ShadowWizard gotcha
 
@rene tanks
 
@rene That's probably what may happen here too :P
 
@Tinkeringbell are you over-paid too? :-O
;)
 
11:52 AM
Probably ;)
 
$10000000
(per month!)
 
more likely the consultants get shiny new cars, and then there's this sad little thing that looks like its seen better days seen once the trailer drives out, just sitting there, like an old abandoned dog....
cues world's second smallest violin
 
@JourneymanGeek Fry's dog from Futurama, right?
 
@Derpy correct
 
You know that one is actually somehow based on a true story?
 
12:06 PM
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Bad keyword in username, potentially bad keyword in username (93): Turkey wins case against US tariffs at WTO by Sumer Kolcak on augur.SE
 
quite a few true stories
Hachiko, greyfriers Bobby ...
 
Bingo. Was thinking of Hachiko
 
This is a list of individual famous actual dogs; for famous dogs from fiction, see: List of fictional dogs == Actors == === Advertisements === Nipper, the dog with the gramophone in the HMV logo Axelrod, Basset Hound, appeared in commercials and print ads for Flying "A" Service Station advertisements in the 1960s. Cheeka, a Pug who appeared in the popular "You & I" advertising campaign of Hutch's cellular service in India, along with the child actor Jayaram. Gidget, a female Chihuahua, was featured in a Taco Bell advertising campaign as the "Taco Bell Chihuahua". She also played the rol...
reading this ... :/
 
12:31 PM
meta.stackexchange.com/a/320594/280934 -- Bookmarking this for later read
Someone had some time on their hands . . .
@JourneymanGeek Feels incomplete. Where is Journeyman G. Eek?
 
@M.A.R.ಠ_ಠ you can bookmarks answers? Awesome! ;)
 
@M.A.R.ಠ_ಠ IKR?
 
@ShadowWizard Yeah just did
 
@M.A.R.ಠ_ಠ how?
 
@M.A.R.ಠ_ಠ wonder who this random pony may be.
 
12:33 PM
@JourneymanGeek I don't know if I'm complimenting you or teasing you
 
@M.A.R.ಠ_ಠ with their time they made calendar, actually.... :D
 
1 min ago, by M.A.R. ಠ_ಠ
https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/320594/280934 -- Bookmarking this for later read
Holy crap ping rain
 
@M.A.R.ಠ_ಠ Why not both?
 
@M.A.R.ಠ_ಠ how you bookmarked?
 
HOORAY
 
12:33 PM
Maybe I can earn a Flapper Goes SO hat: long answer accepted over short answer.
 
@M.A.R.ಠ_ಠ drip drip
 
@ShadowWizard by typing a chat message
 
@JourneymanGeek @Tinkeringbell please nuke this troll, they abuse chat ATM.
(keep leaving and joining so that anyone can see the offensive name.)
 
@ShadowWizard done
 
Also, hope you can find with your tools the actual user doing it. (guess a suspended user?)
 
12:44 PM
@Mithrandir I am honored.
 
not really
 
@ShadowWizard Sorry. I'm only keeping half an eye open. But it's good that the dog is around too :)
 
12:47 PM
@ShadowWizard though they probably want the reaction
so I'll keep a nose out.
 
time to call the shog?
 
Does Shog happen to have a ghostbusters-like theme song? :p
@Tinkeringbell @JourneymanGeek and there's another one
 
just came and... lol. kick ban please
 
12:51 PM
@Derpy you mentioned a "don't panic" towel earlier. Did you mean something like this?
 
ugh, my eyes X_X
 
Don't panic. It's much easier just screaming in confusion :p
 
Instead, do the panic dance...
 
@andmyself the background is panicking
 
12:53 PM
@Mgetz Imma just add that to my playlist... :D
 
@andmyself can't kick a user that didn't post a message
 
@PrincessLuna it's one of my favorite remixes, you can grab the MP3 direct from OCRemix
 
You can't kick a user that hasn't posted a message at all, or since the last time they were kicked*
 
@PrincessLuna Yep, just found that out.
 
@Mgetz Oof, it's not on Spotify .-.
 
12:54 PM
@rene well, I actually expect a mod to do something with the account...
 
Wait, doesn't Blaze have a nice feature for this?
 
@andmyself sure
 
@PrincessLuna I suspect capcom
 
because, let's enjoy while it lasts...
 
oh, poor poor user that doesn't realize that ignored users don't show their name...
 
12:55 PM
@Tinkeringbell charcoal-se.org/blaze/#site=meta.stackexchange might be of help here
(click the arrow on the dropdown, select users)
 
apparently we are already used to troll behaviour that no one panicking...
 
This is basically harmless though
 
it is best ignored at this moment
 
I have no idea what I'm supposed to do!!!!! PANIC!!!111!!!. Dog seems to be handling it fine :)
 
12:56 PM
it's part of that album though
 
What's blaze.
 
@Tinkeringbell OH NO!! YOU FORGOT THE oneoneone PART!!! SCREAMS
@Tinkeringbell It's another util from Charcoal
Blaze monitors new posts and comments, but also new users, on a specified site, and lists them
It's pretty close to real-time compared to the users page, so you could probably use it to nuke the users before they get into chat
 
Looking into it :)
 
You have to specify users from the dropdown though. The default is answers IIRC
 
@PrincessLuna Yeah, I figured it out after you mentioned it could track users :P
I've got one open right now ;)
 
12:59 PM
@SonictheInclusiveHedgehog Thanks, I noticed it.
 
@Tinkeringbell bad parrot
7 mins ago, by Mithrandir
user image
 
It also beats the user page, because it doesn't update often enough for it to be real-time
@Mithrandir What if I don't know how not to panic?!?!
 

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