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Charcoal HQ

Where diamonds are made and SE is hacked. "52315 comments flagged, 52069 deemed helpful." Handy links:,
59s ago – SmokeDetector
SmokeDetector: 59s ago, 31712 posts (32%)Undo: 26m ago, 17302 posts (17%)Jeremy Banks: 1d ago, 223 posts (0%)Seth: 1d ago, 3777 posts (3%)jimsug: 1d ago, 85 posts (0%)Loong: 2d ago, 3 posts (0%)Tim Stone: 49d ago, 78 posts (0%)Zephyr: 93d ago, 7 posts (0%)Braiam: 437d ago, 226 posts (0%)3ventic: 499d ago, 809 posts (0%)Johannes_B: no posts


Where you can play with chat features (except flagging) and chatbots without upsetting anyone.
31m ago – Yuuki
Yuuki: 31m ago, 4 posts (0%)FOX 9000: 4h ago, 2036 posts (9%)Chris Jester-Young: 5h ago, 30 posts (0%)Seth: 2d ago, 374 posts (1%)Loong: 14d ago, 8 posts (0%)

SE Diplomacy

please don't kill me (game record: (dipSE project:
7h ago – Air
Seth: 1d ago, 149 posts (6%)

Smoke Detector School

Where Smoke Detectors learn
11h ago – SmokeDetector

Monica & Frank & Friends

A place for friendly chat about life, the universe, and everything
13h ago – Monica Cellio

The SE Tavern

I'll bet you all pretend drinking fruity drinks with foreign names and little umbrellas in them as you sip soda in front of your computer in your pants.
2d ago – quartata

The Assembly

You know those boring town council meetings you never attend? This is like that: if you don't speak up, you don't complain you weren't heard.
6d ago – random
Seth: 98d ago, 233 posts (2%)Jon Ericson: 231d ago, 132 posts (1%)


To clarify, spiders are not on-topic here. Ever
6d ago – jippie
Jeremy Banks: 220d ago, 2 posts (0%)HackToHell: 1163d ago, 3 posts (0%)

Chat feedback

Problems with chat? Let us know...
11d ago – msh210

 Room for Rand al'Thor and Capy Stench

Mainly for testing RO powers
12d ago – rand al'thor