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9:51 AM
Please post low quality posts such as NAAs here, along with comments to be flagged, and I'll see if we can get Smokey in here.
Rename to The Trash Compacter?
Relevant quote:
> "What a wonderful new smell you've discovered!"
Star Wars incoming...
(from memory)
10:06 AM
@JF What does this combination of words mean?
@Edlothiad When that gets merged, Smokey will start interrupting reporting here.
Oh ok
@JF Looks like it's merged now.
No, still open. I don’t know if anyone with GitHub access is online at the moment, so it might be a while.
10:15 AM
Do we have to merge it or one of the owners?
@JF Ah, it were just the passed checks - GitHub noob here :D
Before smokeman comes, can we learn how to use it?
And now it's merged.
*Houston, we have liftoff*
@JF would!!/pull do it?
10:23 AM
Should be reporting now. Smokey can’t take commands here — I think that takes more setup.
@Edlothiad I don't think you have Smokey access, but I do have privs and code privs...
@Mithrandir No, it needs to be merged on GitHub. !!/pull just pulls the latest changes off of the deploy branch.
For anyone who is wondering what on Mars this SmokeDetector stuff is, please visit and the Charcoal HQ chat room.
ooh, look at mithrandir's fancy tools
10:27 AM
As a reference, Smokey reports look like this:
@JF What does the @Mithrandir at the end mean?
@Edlothiad You can sign up to be pinged every time a report gets posted for a specific site.
Well that was update quickly...
3 hours later…
@Edlothiad if you have spam, please head to charcoal HQ and give them the link
Well it's ded.
but why?
@Edlothiad so that it's in the database and can be used for detecting more
3 hours later…
4:08 PM
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Bad keyword in answer, bad keyword with email in answer, email in answer: What are the key books regarding Marvel's Illuminati? by Marian Afoilabi on scifi.SE
5:07 PM
@SQB unfortunately, if we do that people will probably think it's a trash room and move messages here.
1 hour later…
6:21 PM
@Mithrandir probably, yeah.
Something Judge Dredd-y, perhaps?
@Mithrandir might want to pin that.
7:20 PM
No I've got a Trash Compactor ideea
Compacter 326-3827
7:57 PM
Spam Compactor?
Spam Compactor 59281
(for the room number)
8:21 PM
Grim, keep it original
*puts it up for vote*
No, stop being scared mithrandir
I'm not scared, just exhausted. i just spent two hours Googling.
8:49 PM
For what?
A: Origins of quote: "Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup."

MithrandirThis looks like a spoof of the quote from The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien: Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger. It comes from The Fellowship of the Ring: 'But it is said: Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle an...

A: Identify a story about murders of homeless people

MithrandirStone Cold, by Robert Swindells? Stone Cold is a realistic young-adult novel by Robert Swindells, published by Heinemann in 1993. Set on the streets of London, the first-person narrative switches between Link, a newly homeless sixteen-year-old adjusting to his situation, and Shelter, an ex-...

@Mithrandir Oh holy crap that question is so detailed the downvoter has to lose 100 rep.
@Gallifreyan it was quite easy to Google, actually, so you might downvote for no research...
The other one I spent way too much time on and didn't find what I was looking for.
9:10 PM
Good job with it :)

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