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Spam pattern400:53, 6 December 2011
Obviously it was a joke020:40, 4 December 2011
I'm campaigning111:15, 3 December 2011
Chicken coop009:41, 2 December 2011
Suggestion on MC wiki1323:09, 21 November 2011
?1710:33, 20 November 2011
Hi207:13, 19 November 2011
Missing edit from Recent Changes402:27, 19 November 2011
Abusefilter.314:32, 10 November 2011
Paranoid?108:58, 10 November 2011
Interwiki618:57, 6 November 2011
CP113:20, 6 November 2011
Interesting thing re: My blocking Brx...319:37, 3 November 2011
Sysop-revoke310:01, 31 October 2011
Autosign bot420:41, 26 October 2011
Test117:41, 24 October 2011
Essay Space023:49, 23 October 2011
Disaster!107:13, 21 October 2011
indenting122:28, 20 October 2011
Why?106:44, 18 October 2011
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... in page title.

Тytalk00:16, 6 December 2011

You mean the titles ending in ...? Only two so far, don't think it warrants a filter yet

-- Nx / talk00:36, 6 December 2011

Is there a threshold you would like in the future so you don't have to deal with orange boxes?

Тytalk00:39, 6 December 2011

Not really.

The edit filter runs for every edit, so it should only be used for persistent spam, otherwise it's a waste of resources and it slows down page saving needlessly.

-- Nx / talk00:51, 6 December 2011

Alright, cheers.

Тytalk00:53, 6 December 2011

Obviously it was a joke

But I thought I would add the punchline.

Aceace20:40, 4 December 2011

I'm campaigning

Eh? (I dunno if the link works, can't connect to RWW atm.) Just for the record, I'm kidding around. I don't mind Brxbrx, I just like winding him up. And I was drunk last night when I did that.

El TajDon't make me do stuff11:13, 3 December 2011

RWW is like totally fucked up of late. Near continual "500 Internal Server Error"

(((Zack Martin)))11:15, 3 December 2011

Hello Nx. I am very very keen to be Cooped. Indeed, that is my sole reason for being on this website, is to be cooped. You complain my case is not serious. Can you suggest what I need to do to make my case serious? Any pointers to the kinds of behaviors I should engage in to become the subject of a "serious" Chicken Coop case? Am I on the right track? If not, could you kindly direct me in the correct direction?

I named myself after my hero, Mr 86.4, His Supreme Imperial Lordship Marcus Cicero the Great. My aim is to be a bigger troll than he ever has been!

86.4 (talk)09:41, 2 December 2011

Suggestion on MC wiki

Since they want to get under 'your' (collectivly as rwians) skin, why not play with them. Why worry who is saying what, and who is real. Hell, highlight the childishness they are. Say "look we are doing such a good job at actually running this place (which collectively, i think we are, as much as i disagree with things), that they are throwing a temper tantrum. How cute! Want 10 minutes of riot? Go visit their site".

I'm quite serious. If you play with them, they can't stand it. Cause they want you mad, not laughing at them.  :-)

And don't worry who is saying what. If people are 5, they are 5. Trust me, no one with any rationality in this world will take them seriously, but they will get quite a laugh out of making an entire wiki devoted to "making fun of Rational Wiki" and nothing else. Even RW didn't start out "just to make fun of' CP, but to actually provide real counter, correct info. this game of MC's is ... well, stupidity at it's finest. Highlight that. Make a whole page for them. "See Children. See Children Pout. Pout, children, Pout".

Pink mowse.pngGodotSome would use a tautology to describe it ("The way things are done around here is the wa17:10, 21 November 2011

If it weren't for legal issues, I'd be tempted to try to turn it into a living advertisement for McDonald's.

Nebuchadnezzar (talk)17:21, 21 November 2011

That's pretty much what I've been doing. The only issue is Human and his behavior... but that'll be settled in the election booth I think.

-- Nx / talk17:33, 21 November 2011

I just find it a riot. I can't believe you/we? got under one person's skin enough that they made a wiki.

it amuses me to no end, to have that much control over another human's life. Sadly, some people named after "building materials" around here have that power over me. ahhh... life.

Pink mowse.pngGodotSome would use a tautology to describe it ("The way things are done around here is the wa17:38, 21 November 2011

My boredom knows no bounds.

Тytalk18:08, 21 November 2011

You're so going to the special hell.

Scarlet A.pngnarchist18:26, 21 November 2011

Which one's that?

Тytalk18:30, 21 November 2011

The one reserved for... WATCH FIREFLY ALREADY DAMMIT!

Scarlet A.pnggnostic19:05, 21 November 2011

You should McCapture those McLinks

-- Nx / talk18:30, 21 November 2011

I'll reinstall the bot this afternoon, IG-72 needs some legit work to do. For once.

Тytalk18:33, 21 November 2011

Too good! So good, it's McDouble good.

Pink mowse.pngGodotSome would use a tautology to describe it ("The way things are done around here is the wa19:08, 21 November 2011

Having had a quick look it looks pretty weird. Seems to be keeping MC happy at least.

BobSpring is sprung!20:28, 21 November 2011


Aceace07:59, 20 November 2011


-- Nx / talk08:01, 20 November 2011


Aceace08:02, 20 November 2011


-- Nx / talk08:03, 20 November 2011

What do you mean?

Aceace08:05, 20 November 2011

lame (comparative lamer, superlative lamest)

5. (slang) failing to be cool, funny, interesting or relevant
He kept telling these extremely lame jokes all night.
-- Nx / talk08:10, 20 November 2011

True enough on both points. I just worried about haste which sometimes happens around here. I'm writing here, just to keep some traffic down. Nite nite!

Pink mowse.pngGodotSome would use a tautology to describe it ("The way things are done around here is the wa06:32, 19 November 2011

Well, I did bring it up on RW:ATIM, instead of deleting it from Human's talk page, blocking human, and writing the spam filter. That's almost standing still for me.

-- Nx / talk06:36, 19 November 2011

I think that was a good decision, by the way.

ADtalkModerator07:13, 19 November 2011

Missing edit from Recent Changes

Is there any reason why this edit doesn't appear in Recent Changes?

B♭maj7 (talk) Anachronistically anachronistic22:28, 18 November 2011

How many times do we have to explain botrollback?

Тytalk22:29, 18 November 2011

Probably several. That said, taking stuff out of RC makes it hard for folks to see what goes on.

B♭maj7 (talk) Anachronistically anachronistic22:31, 18 November 2011

Rolling back as bot is a hidden feature that you can access by adding &bot=1 to the url manually, or by using my script. (And no, it's not my doing, it's part of MediaWiki and it's given to sysops by default). The reason I used botrollback is that MC wants attention, so I'm denying him that by hiding his edits from RC.

-- Nx / talk22:34, 18 November 2011

But what if I use bot rollback to rollback adding the bot rollback script? Does it break the internet like sticking Google into Google?

Scarlet A.pngd hominem02:27, 19 November 2011

What have you just added Nx.

Aceace20:42, 9 November 2011

A filter that matches a part of MC's essay and prevents non-autoconfirmed users from posting it. It's not enabled. If MC persists I'm going to propose enabling the filter, though by the time the week-long vote ends it'll probably be obsolete anyway.

It's hidden from public view so that MC doesn't know which part it matches.

-- Nx / talk20:44, 9 November 2011

That is actually quite awesome, in it's way. But considering the free time that our resident basement dweller has, he'll probably try to post multiple sections of it to deduce which part is being matched. It will take a while, but as I said, considering the free time that our resident basement dweller has...

Scarlet A.pngbomination22:39, 9 November 2011

I would endorse this being activated. I mean, I'm ill and taking a day off so can do this reverting crap all day without it interrupting my masturbation schedule.

Scarlet A.pngd hominem14:32, 10 November 2011

Have a look at every other account that's signed up with a series of letters and numbers lately. It's a spambot.

PsyGremlinHable!08:56, 10 November 2011

I don't see it, where? Also I googled the name, has a facebook and twitter and a blog and everything. Looks legit.

-- Nx / talk08:58, 10 November 2011

Hello, Nx! Can you correct interwikies to Russian by giving them an ability to shift left and bottom onto section "in another languages"? By the way, can I ask you, why have you changed interwiki to Russian from "ru:" to "rurw:"?

Mr. B (talk)17:44, 6 November 2011

I changed it because ru: appears in the bottom left in the "In other languages" box. However, this only happens on article pages. On talk pages ru: and rurw: are the same. On article pages rurw: is a normal interwiki link like wp: that stays in the text.

Ponder Stibbons talk Wizard's hat.svg18:04, 6 November 2011

"I changed it because ru: appears in the bottom left" -Yes it did! And I consider it as a good thing! Why did you disable this feature?

Mr. B (talk)18:37, 6 November 2011

I didn't. ru: appears in the bottom left. rurw: can be used if you want it to stay in the text.

-- Nx / talk18:38, 6 November 2011

Thank you! You are right. Now it is. But during a few weeks in the past it wasn't.

Mr. B (talk)18:56, 6 November 2011

Yeah, I think we lost the whole interwiki database once, but I restored it.

-- Nx / talk18:57, 6 November 2011

If that's really you signed up over there, you might reconsider. Saying you're from RW is doing nothing but earning you a permaban. Not to self-promote, but Ameriwiki is open... Or edit CP and hide your identity live everybody else. Just sayin'

Colonel Sanders (talk)13:19, 6 November 2011

That's not me. That's SuspectedReplicant being a worthless excuse for a human being.

-- Nx / talk13:20, 6 November 2011

Interesting thing re: My blocking Brx...

You never asked me about that. You never mentioned anything to me about your concerns that, to quote you, it "doesn't look like a pattern? Take a look at the block log." Your very first move was to promote me and not even tell me that you had done so with a note or something.

Like I've said, you're obviously not very good at your job.

Second interesting thing. My blocking of Brx pissed off so many people that I had to take myself to the Coop. And the only person who seems to have an opinion about my blocking of Brx in the relevant thread is Brx. So obviously, there was no particular clamor asking a mod to do something about my behavior. Again, you're really not very good at being a moderator.

B♭maj7 (talk) Anachronistically anachronistic12:04, 3 November 2011

"I'm safe. You know why? Because I'm covered in the blood of Jesus."

-- Nx / talk12:06, 3 November 2011

Wow. You really put a lot of effort into dealing with the situation. One note a month ago. Whenever do you find the time to sleep?

B♭maj7 (talk) Anachronistically anachronistic12:14, 3 November 2011

You know what I like? Your stupid comment "why didn't Ace tell me he forgot brx couldn't unblock himself". If you had bothered to explain your actions i.e. Stepped up as the moderator you are supposed to be and asked for an explanation I might have told you.

Aceace19:37, 3 November 2011

Under what authority are you desysoping me?

Aceace08:31, 31 October 2011

Perhaps you should kindly reverse your action as you know full well you have authority to do so. I have to go bed my wife so I'll check back again in the morning.

Aceace08:38, 31 October 2011

I'm just playing the game, like you.

-- Nx / talk08:46, 31 October 2011

Well, I got hungry after so while waiting for my toast I'll keep playing

Aceace10:01, 31 October 2011

What I am doing is letting it run for as long as possible to get bugs worked out - things like LX moving his post one line, Markedc's incorrect signature, page redirect exceptions, etc.

I used some of your code (specifically the comrephendDiff function and various regex tests), but as an exercise I wrote a mostly new script. It has worked 80-85% of the time so far, the failures being on signing too zealously, not on failing to see unsigned comments. I can send you the program if you'd like, though I'd want to clean it up first.

Seme Blue20:11, 26 October 2011

Don't take my comment seriously, my code probably would've done the same thing... it would probably be a good idea to exclude anything that's ^<[^>]*> $

Anyway, how does it handle edit conflicts?

-- Nx / talk20:28, 26 October 2011

It should just go back and reevaluate the page, though it hasn't happened yet so this has yet to be tested.

Seme Blue20:31, 26 October 2011

make the bot wait for a keystroke before saving, edit the page... that's what I did.

-- Nx / talk20:33, 26 October 2011

Ah, great idea. And I'm unsure about exempting templates, I'm personally of the belief that things like {{DFTT}} and {{Red}} ought to be signed.

Seme Blue20:41, 26 October 2011

????!? ĴαʊΆʃÇä₰ What the hELL is that P at the end of my sig?! 13:22, 24 October 2011 (UTC)

Javasca₧ wasn't me!13:22, 24 October 2011

The ADDNEWSECTIONBELOW thing is broken, I forgot that it needed a patch to MediaWiki to work, and it got lost in an upgrade.

-- Nx / talk17:41, 24 October 2011

So for what it's worth, I've given all the essays a sub cat. If we (well, you) could eventually remove the "essay cat" from the template that would be uber cool.

Pink mowse.pngGodotTue pour toujours, et tu veux vivre aussi.23:49, 23 October 2011

Could you, with your infinite technical wisdom, sort out a little problem?


Peter talk, or type, or whatever...07:02, 21 October 2011

Damn. The url rewriting is buggy, I can't do anything about that. I've moved the page instead

-- Nx / talk07:13, 21 October 2011

So you know that junior high-like essay I posted as an example of an essay rating system? How would I go about indenting each paragraph like on an actual essay? I tried spaces, I tried colons, I tried using nowiki, but all to no avail. Any suggestions on how I could do that? It'd make the thing more readable (although I'm considering asking for its deletion since, yet again, nobody got my point and it'll just be perceived as attention whoring on my part- so this would be for future wiki endeavours that require indented paragraphs). Thanks, Nx. You make this wiki run.

"Shut up, Brx."22:09, 20 October 2011

Wow, thanks! Too bad everybody hates it. Can you delete it now, please?

"Shut up, Brx."22:28, 20 October 2011

Why not specify image size? The first one is better a little smaller than the default thumbnail.

ADtalkModerator06:40, 18 October 2011

Because what looks good on your monitor may not look good on someone else's. Or what's large enough for your eyesight may not be large enough for someone else's. That's why you can change the thumbnail size in preferences. If you must change the size of an image, use upright to scale relative to the user's preferred thumbnail size.

-- Nx / talk06:44, 18 October 2011
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