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3:00 AM
I am exactly at the character limit in mine.
I think I have three leftover? Something like that.
@StrixVaria As am I.
I toyed with deliberately leaving my last sentence cut off.
I could probably squeeze out another 50-100 characters by setting up short url's for all of my links.
I just started deleting links.
Mornin', Bridge
3:03 AM
@Ullallulloo wut?
@Ullallulloo I dont think that string displays like you think that string displays.
@James Oh, I think it does.
3:05 AM
@LessPop_MoreFizz Well I was going to write font but decided to change it up a bit :)
@Ullallulloo ah, another elections
Q: civ 5 why can't I build pagodas?

DeathmasonI have the pagoda belief yet none of my cities let me purchase. All of them have my religion and I have plenty of faith but it won't even give me the option.

3:08 AM
@James browser?
@James This is also what I see.
Works fine in Pale Moon/Firefox.
Firefox 26, all fine
Any who nn bridge
3:11 AM
@spyder Chrome, aye
I'm going to count it as them "fixing" the bug that is Zalgo text.
Q: How does Zalgo text work?

MikeI've seen weirdly formatted text called Zalgo like below written on various forums. It's kind of annoying to look at, but it really bothers me because it undermines my notion of what a character is supposed to be. My understanding is that a character is supposed to move horizontally across a line...

It's just stacking superscript characters I think.
@Ullallulloo yep. And Chrome do it wrong. Or it is Chrome's feature
Q: Which direction do Coconut Wheels turn if they are destroyed?

puretppcSo I know for sure that Coconut Wheels move the direction you switch a candy. But what about when it's randomly destroyed in some ways? Which direction does it activate? Is there a pattern for this?

@Ullallulloo diacritics more precisely
superuser.com/a/432017/10165 <- the last time I looked that up ;p
3:24 AM
@spyder :O
@spugsley hi :)
No they arn't!
3:28 AM
@JourneymanGeek I disagree!
@spyder Wow, "adobe123"? I guess that was after the big Adobe leaked passwords things and everyone decided to come up with the same new password?
@Yuki depending on how they got that data, it's likely from the leak. The DB that was compromised had millions of test accounts with test passwords, including lots of things like "adobe123"
@Yuki yep, after that leak
3:32 AM
Q: Guards are after me what do I do

IanThe guards where after me in falcreak I escaped from the town then i went to solitude I don't know if you go back they will kill you take you to jail or leave you alone plz help

@OrigamiRobot The crowning of a new champion! That's how you know it's 2014.
@TimStone Hey you.
'Ello, 'ello.
3:39 AM
@TimStone What time is horrific white powder supposed to destroy your life tomorrow?
I was living under a rock and only recently found out that this was a thing.
Let me check.
40% chance at 9:00 am
Increasing to 100% at 1:00
@TimStone Hmmmm... looks like I will probably end up getting in under the wire then.
(Oh yeah, I am going to be in your tiny corner of a tiny state for approximately 24 hours. Possibly more if I end up getting stranded in snow.)
I am going to do a lunatic thing and drive straight into the oncoming storm :/
Oh good, regardless of where exactly you'll be, you'll be nearby.
Ouch, hopefully you can make it through before it gets too nasty.
@TimStone Newark.
3:44 AM
Ah, just up the road then.
Huh. There's a Newark, DE too.
Can't be as bad as Newark, NJ
Heh, definitely not.
@StrixVaria yeah, it's just a college town.
As opposed to the gateway to hell.
Over the holidays my normal train wasn't running so I had to transfer at Newark.
There are some shadier areas, but you'd have to take that relative to the rest of Delaware to really feel any sense of dread.
On the potential plus side for @LessPop_MoreFizz's driving, the Northbound I-95 interchange by the Christiana mall is now infinitely less stupid.
3:50 AM
Stop the world I wanna get off.
@LessPop_MoreFizz loooooooooooooool
@LessPop_MoreFizz I...what. No.
@LessPop_MoreFizz ... wow.
@LessPop_MoreFizz ....what.
@LessPop_MoreFizz Phrasing!
3:53 AM
@OrigamiRobot I said what I meant and I meant what I said.
An elephant's faithful, 100%.
Source. (Though, TBQH, I don't really think most of these are problematic or offensive, at all. Most are pretty good. The only one that makes me legitimately angry is the Dow Chemical tweet TBQH.)
The LA Kings one offends me because that crop job is terrible.
@GnomeSlice Oh yeah. That one is revolting as well.
But the Dow Chemical one just makes me flat out angry.
3:57 AM
Most of these so far aren't offensive at all...
That one?
I don't get it...
(Warning, it's an opening for literally the most stressful profession in the US.)
Napalm is a mixture of a thickening/gelling agent and petroleum or a similar fuel for use in an incendiary device. It was initially used against buildings, and later was used primarily as an anti-personnel weapon that sticks to skin and causes severe burns when on fire. Napalm was developed in 1942, in a secret laboratory at Harvard University in Massachusetts, by a team led by chemist Louis Fieser. Its first recorded use was in the European theatre of war during World War II; it was used extensively in incendiary attacks on Japanese cities in the Pacific War. "Napalm" is a combination o...
@GnomeSlice MLK was an outspoken member of the Anti-Vietnam War movement.
@LessPop_MoreFizz Is this somehow related?
@spyder How'd you make out with Lenovo?
> From 1965 to 1969, the Dow Chemical Company manufactured napalm B for the American armed forces. After news reports of napalm B's deadly and disfiguring effects were published, Dow Chemical experienced some boycotts of all its products, and its recruiters for new chemists, chemical engineers, etc., graduating from college were subject to campus boycotts.
Oh they produced it
4:00 AM
> The management of the Dow Chemical Company decided that "its first obligation was the government." Meanwhile, napalm B became a symbol for the Vietnam War.
well, maybe they've changed
@LessPop_MoreFizz Yeah... I don't think I'd be able to do that. I can handle my share of stress, but not that much.
@GnomeSlice Yeah, now it's Scrubbing Bubbles of Terror.
Okay well
I'm going to bed
@Fluttershy Plus they'd probably not buy into you needing to be "on the Bridge" while landing planes.
4:02 AM
@TimStone Also potentially accurate.
@DavidM Hi. I'll call them today. Because I don't have enough time, we met a guest from Scotland yesterday
I remember this.
@GnomeSlice :(
@StrixVaria ergh
@LessPop_MoreFizz In one of your election comments, you accidentally misplaced a parenthesis. In case you wanted to correct that... Jeez. What kind of moderator can't even parenthesis properly)?
That was such a dumb question.
Oh right I was trying to ask a question before getting the game.
4:06 AM
@StrixVaria Yeah. Just found that out. LOL
@StrixVaria fwiw the correct answer is 'Algol', because he has like a loincloth and nothing else.
@GnomeSlice Is lizardman in that game?
I should've misused more parentheses in that...
robot asteroth is naked too
I can't remember if he's still around.
4:07 AM
@StrixVaria not 'lizardman' but there is a lizard dude
@Fluttershy ... ummmm what?
The only misused parenthesis I see is one of yours.
Okay. I'm going to bed
> my reputation (in the traditional, not numerical) sense of the word to contribute
@LessPop_MoreFizz And mine was intentional. :( I was making a joke.
I blame writing comments from my ipad
@LessPop_MoreFizz An acceptable cause.
Cause...? What the hell! I can't word tonight.
4:13 AM
Words are for people who don't let their actions do the talking.
@TimStone Yeah! I don't need no words! I action good!
@TimStone Does vibrating your vocal cords at someone count as an action?
@Fluttershy urmom actions good.
@LessPop_MoreFizz Zing.
@OrigamiRobot As long as you do it incoherently.
4:16 AM
@TimStone I don't know any other way.
An ululation () is a long, wavering, high-pitched vocal sound resembling a howl with a trilling quality. It is produced by emitting a high pitched loud voice accompanied with a rapid movement of the tongue and the uvula. The term ululation is an onomatopoeic word derived from Latin. It is produced by moving the tongue, rapidly, back and forth repetitively in the mouth while producing a sharp sound. Around the world Ululation is practiced in certain styles of singing, as well as in communal ritual events, used to express strong emotion. In Arab countries ululation is commonly used to expr...
@LessPop_MoreFizz @Ullallulloo?
@LessPop_MoreFizz That word just sounds neat.
@OrigamiRobot I love high-pitched uvular howls!
4:26 AM
@DavidM Question: Did you delete the comment you left on my declaration?
@LessPop_MoreFizz No. Did it get deleted?
@DavidM No, but I think there is a display bug on the elections page.
Because I can only see it by digging in my responses.
@LessPop_MoreFizz Yeah, it stopped showing up on my page, too. Odd.
@LessPop_MoreFizz BTW - It was meant as a vote of confidence.
I hope that came off.
@LessPop_MoreFizz The comment I left on @AshleyNunn is showing up.
@DavidM Yeah, I see it. I am currently just banging my head AGAIN against character limits. :
I wrote you a beeyouteeful novel and you cant have it :(
4:31 AM
@AshleyNunn LOL
@AshleyNunn Again, my questions are thinly veiled compliments.
I am just annoyed that I can't post everything I wanted to saaaaaay
Also... why is the meta tag autocomplete offering as a valid meta tag?
Is there a way to private message people on this site? For instance, would starting a chat room with that person allow you to message them with a less public view?
@DavidM It's still public and indexed.
4:35 AM
Q: Can we unban GnomeSlice from chat.SE?

user27134It has been many months since GnomeSlice was able to post in chat. This post isn't to discuss the why or the how that lead up to him getting banned, it is a request for the other half of his ban to be lifted early. Enough is enough now, he has been banned for literally months, while still turni...

@LessPop_MoreFizz It has a single question, which is non-closed, non-deleted. Therefore, perfectly valid tag.
@DavidM Everything is viewable - you can start other rooms, but there aren't really ways to be like oh I want to talk to you about the thing all quiet like where no one else can see.
@BillyMailman @Fluttershy Yes. I know. It was rhetorical.
@LessPop_MoreFizz Oh, now you've said the thing I was trying to say in less words!
4:36 AM
So generally, you gotta take the things to places not-here, if you want to be a secret bean.
Q: LessPopMoreFizzPedia Brown and the Mystery of the Missing Mentions

LessPop_MoreFizzThere's a new Response to my Declaration! I should go see what it is so I can respond to the concerns of my would be constituents! Except, the newest response I see is my own. From over an hour ago, not a mere 6 minutes ago. Going to the "Responses" tab on my profile reveals not just one, ...

But, say you want to message some who's not in the Bridge ATM, and just don't wish to clutter the bridge with a personal but not secret message to them . . . it would be a way to do it?
@AshleyNunn @DavidM that said, if you just quietly start a room, you can have an... if not private, then at least secluded conversation. But think of it like going off into the corner at a party. People can still eavesdrop, but you're not shouting into the middle of the room.
Diamond mods have some sort of private chat room thing, don't they? I think I remember seeing a Meta.SO post recently about some way people found that regular users could use to get control of one.
4:37 AM
@DavidM You can invite them to a new room.
@LessPop_MoreFizz Poe's law, sir. Poe's law. :P
@BillyMailman Yes, but this is a mod thing.
Yeah, mods can do magic, but its not really a thing we use lightly.
So, let's say you're off-line and I want to say something like, Hey thanks for your help with that . . . just start a chat room with you, and @ message you and it will go to your inbox as a message.
@DavidM Yeah.
4:39 AM
Great! Thanks.
@DavidM yeah, it would work just like any other room :)
I keep hearing it's supposed to snow here tomorrow but I can't find this information on any forecast. How is this possible?
@StrixVaria oh wow :) That does indeed say light snow
4:42 AM
@LessPop_MoreFizz This is pretty nice for just instantly getting a forecast.
@LessPop_MoreFizz I like how it used my location anyway when I said I didn't want to allow it to use my location. :P
@StrixVaria it's amazing.
@Fluttershy It used your IP instead.
Weatherspark has all the info and graphs you could ever want from a weather service.
Of course, the day I wanna go out and do things related to OMG PLZ GIVE ME A JOB, its colder than cold
damn you planet
4:42 AM
@StrixVaria It's a little too dense and cluttered IMO.
We got an extreme windchill warning for tonight.
@LessPop_MoreFizz Yeah, it's pretty dense.
By having all the things, it generally has too many things you don't care about too.
It was 60 degrees here today. It was awful.
@StrixVaria I should note that forecast.io 1) has an awesome incredible super great mobile version, 2) is made by the same people that make Dark Sky, and 3) by extension, incorporates Dark Sky's super awesome 'one hour hyperlocal to the minute exactly in how many minutes is it going to rain?' forecasting algorithms which are rad.
@StrixVaria Sounds like Microsoft Word!
4:44 AM
A comment appeared on @LessPop_MoreFizz's declaration from an hour ago, despite me having refreshed a lot since then.
@LessPop_MoreFizz That's pretty badass.
8-12 inches of snow throughout the day is way too much snow.
@Fluttershy -17 °C today :)
Might be another WFH day. I really hate working from home, though.
So much harder to actually do stuff.
@spyder That would be awful. What sucks about my weather today was that I was walking around outside in a t-shirt, but we're going to have single digit temperatures in a couple of days. That sort of change messes with my immune system. <_<
@spyder Where in Russia are you?
I still remember a time when I thought 85 degrees was cold. I wore a jacket.
4:47 AM
@spyder It will be -23C here tomorrow before windchill
We're supposed to get down to -40 and below tonight.
@Frank I do not know how you do it, man
@Frank :O How do you survive?!
@DavidM Ural
@Fluttershy Were you living on the sun in the boiler room at the time?
4:48 AM
@Fluttershy hugs, sends good germs
@AshleyNunn @spugsley Easy. I'm a walking furnace.
@StrixVaria All of the recent comments have just shown up at once.
something is funky.
@DavidM Nope. I'd just gotten back from a year in Iraq. :P
@spyder In the mountains? If my geography is correct?
@Fluttershy I would say the two are fairly equivalent in terms of sheer heat.
@DavidM Scientifically inaccurate, but I'll go with it!
4:50 AM
@Fluttershy You know the ability to accept comedic hyperbole is one of the traits I seek in a moderator . . .
But yeah, going from boots, wool socks, long pants, t-shirt, and long sleeves over that in 120 degree heat, and then coming home to 85 degrees in shorts and a t-shirt... it was cold.
@DavidM this mountains not so high. Highest point is Narodnaya, 1895 m. About 300-600 m mostly
@DavidM I said I'd go with it!
Q: LessPopMoreFizzPedia Brown and the Mystery of the Missing Mentions

LessPop_MoreFizzThere's a new Response to my Declaration! I should go see what it is so I can respond to the concerns of my would be constituents! Except, the newest response I see is my own. From over an hour ago, not a mere 6 minutes ago. Going to the "Responses" tab on my profile reveals not just one, ...

@Fluttershy (You should recognize this as a meta-example of comedic hyperbole)
4:51 AM
@LessPop_MoreFizz I still only see one new response.
Not "several more".
@StrixVaria And now they've disappeared again.
What the fuck.
I think it's bed time now
@spugsley Sleep well!
@StrixVaria (There's also a comment from somebody else and a pair of responses from me that are being hidden for some reason.)
Holy hell, it's almost 11... I should also sleep.
4:52 AM
@spyder I have been to St. Petersburg and Moscow in December (1997). They were pretty cold.
Q: Change what "ttt_radio traitor" says

chipperyman573I want ttt_radio traitor to say something else than [name] is a traitor! I've seen people do it with ttt_radio imwith where they changed it to I see [name]. How do I do it?

@LessPop_MoreFizz It's an enigma, wrapped in a riddle, wrapped in question, tied up with a bit of string found at the side of the highway . . .
When this bug is fixed, ronnie's declaration will appear.
4:55 AM
@StrixVaria All the more reason to resolve it sooner.
@DavidM Oh, that's where my string went....
(Also, you have no idea how tempted I was to engage in some minor sockpuppeting to bring back Ronnie before I decided I was going to run myself.)
@DavidM Petersburg is very wet. And 0°С feels like -10°C
@LessPop_MoreFizz Could you have gained 300 rep on such short notice with a sockpuppet?
@StrixVaria Bounties rule.
4:56 AM
@AshleyNunn @LessPop_MoreFizz can tell you of the variety of garbage found on the side of the Long Island Expressway.
That sounds like the bannable kind of sock puppeting :P
@StrixVaria A worthy cause.
Also, I could've engaged with a co-conspirator to make it the not-bannable kind of sock puppeting.
@badp probably has a sock puppet with 300+ rep anyway.
@spyder I believe it was roughly -20 while I was there. I remember it being cold enough that Celsius and Fahrenheit were starting to converge.
One of my friends gave me a sign: "My cat is lazier than your cat." It couldn't be more wrong.
4:58 AM
@Frank My personal favorite: "My kid beat up your honor student!"
@DavidM The silly part is, my cat is like she's hopped up on energy drinks, more or less all the time.
@Frank Yeah. Once they get the monkey on their backs . . .
I think I got a solid five minutes of cuddling time today.
The rest has been, "Let's see what I can play with that annoys Frank!"
@Frank Me too! And, let me tell you, that guy at Home Depot didn't want ANY part of it!
5:01 AM
@DavidM I think the proper term for that is, "molestation"
@Frank The term is "comedic subversion of expectations".
@DavidM You're molesting my expectations! Quit it!
I LOVE when I can bring the chat in the Bridge to a screeching halt!
It takes a special kind of talent.
This whole 'restraint' thing is very difficult!
5:06 AM
Anyways, 'tis bedtime for me. Had much fried chicken and gravy for supper, so I will lapse into food coma and then sleep.
@Frank Enjoy.
@Frank Yay food coma :P
@LessPop_MoreFizz I have a lot of responses, all inappropriate, most using a differing definition of restraint.
@AshleyNunn those can be difficult too!
5:10 AM
@LessPop_MoreFizz Indeed!
@AshleyNunn Also something something your mother!
@LessPop_MoreFizz I hope this is unconnected to the restraint discussion, or man, that's just weird.
56 mins ago, by LessPop_MoreFizz
@Fluttershy urmom actions good.
Q: Why can't I join any external minecraft servers?

hotlinegunnerSo I was playing on an external server in update 0.8.0 but when I updated to 0.8.1 I couldn't join. It would say locating server and then say couldn't locate server. The servers I play on are pocket edition and I am absolutely sure that I'm using residential Wi-Fi and not pocket Wi-Fi. I could co...

@LessPop_MoreFizz .....ur not my real dad
5:14 AM
okay I really ought to go to sleep so i can wake up stupidly early so I can very stupidly drive straight into a storm and then get trapped in delaware.
@LessPop_MoreFizz Be careful, yo.
@AshleyNunn this is why I need to go to sleep so I can wake up early
so I don't need to drive in nasty weather and can merely drive in unpleasant cold.
and then get stranded at a nice warm hotel.
SOunds like a decent plan. Sleep well :)
Somebodies bitter:
A: 2014 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

galacticninjaA user requests feedback on why their question was downvoted, stating that this was to improve their question. Currently, as a non-moderator, how do you handle these comments and users? And more importantly, once a moderator, how will you handle these comments and users? Is this fine? Or will ...

@LessPop_MoreFizz oh. oh dear.
5:59 AM
anyone here know what the dwarf caravan wants to trade for in dwarf fortress? he wasn't diggin the gems i tried to unload on him
Oh. I saw chromakey with my own eyes. It's magic :)
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic" Arthur C. Clarke
6:48 AM
gaming.stackexchange.com/a/3749/11047 seems like a link only answer, should we flag it?
7:03 AM
Q: How does cover work in Shadowrun Returns?

BlueRaja - Danny PflughoeftHow does cover work? They never really explained it in the game, and there's nothing about it in the help. Does being in cover reduce my chances to be hit? Do I take reduced damage? Does it affect my aim/damage? Can I shoot over full-cover, or only around it (like in X-Com)? Do partial- or ...

7:21 AM
Q: Why does minecraft have TERRIBLE multiplayer

ADO ADO AVACADOI think minecraft has probably one of the WORST multiplayer designs Iv EVER seen it's just lag lag and lag, You have to get plugins to actually make it work and be fun and it's soo freaking hard to set up. Why can't you press a button on a world and then BOOM! you have a server but instead of add...

7:38 AM
@fae no nomination yet? I'm very much hoping you'll throw your hat in this time.
I'll even forgive you by disappointing me by not doing that the last few times :P

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