✎The Official Edit / Race Condition Thread


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    Continuing the discussion from Easier Than Fizz Buzz - Why Can't Programmers Print 100 to 1? (article):

    @sloosecannon said:

    well accalia, does it work now?

    EDIT: we should totally have a thread where all the discussion is done via edits

    You may only have one post per edit window in this thread. All discussions must be done via edits. Discuss.


    @accalia said:

    that sounds like a barrier to high post counts.

    But who needs high post counts? inb4 spoon.


    @accalia said:

    that sounds like a barrier to high post counts. :-P

    well i'd like to take the spoon back from my beloved @RaceProUK


    But that's what the other topics are for. Plus posting is a barrier to Doing It Wrong


    Oi @loopback0 get your own post!


    And I apparently overwrote your edit with my own. Nice conflict resolution Discourse!


    @sloosecannon said:

    You may only have one post per edit window in this thread. All discussions must be done via edits. Discuss.

    @NedFodder said:

    Sweet! Another topic where the OP is a reply to the last post!

    Now it's a reply to itself too


    @NedFodder said:

    It will only get worse with this thread, I think...

    ABUSE EVERYTHING!


    @loopback0 said:

    Both posts are replies to each other

    I think editing other people's posts has run its course for now


    Yeah, that's a bit of a WTF


    @RaceProUK said:

    …though because I've been so quiet today, you'll have to get it back from @tar when he inevitably regains it

    A new challenger approaches!


    @Yamikuronue said:
    Disabled edit histories are a barrier to understanding the conversation in this thread.

    @ChaosTheEternal said:

    The point is to be able to edit your own posts to keep the "conversation" going. Wikified, you have to trust that no one else will edit your posts (besides TL4+ abuse).

    Although we can make an Official Wiki thread too I guess.


    @tar said:

    Well this thread isn't going to be confusing at all, is it now?

    CLOSED: NOTABUGASDESIGNED


    @ChaosTheEternal said:

    Maybe we shouldn't have reported that bug on meta.d...

    +1

    @Yamikuronue said:

    ...oh fuck I'm not going to get quote notifications either, except the first time someone replies to me...

    AGAIN: AS DESIGNED!


    @Yamikuronue said:

    Congratulations. You designed a worse forum than discourse. I HOPE YOU'RE HAPPY!

    VICTORY IS MINE! Now all I need is Jeffco's approval!


    And @boomzilla said "wikified for greater editing" but I overwrote it. And now I overwrote his "Wikified! Edit away!" with this one


    +1 to new thread title!

    @NedFodder said:

    Had to click OK 6 times to get back to the forum...

    Same, what tf is that about?


    @ChaosTheEternal said:

    Now I'm getting "You are not permitted to view the requested resource" as the posts in the topic get Wikified. Sounds like a bug that needs reporting.

    Oh, that's strange


    @boomzilla said:

    Hey, @Zecc, I enjoyed your post, but for some reason I couldn't Like it, so take this instead: +퐱

    Since likes are meaningless in this topic, +1


    @NedFodder said:

    Surprised you admitted the mistake instead of deleting it with an edit. Would that be against the rules of the thread, @sloosecannon?

    Actually believe it or not I did. I believe editing out mistakes is fine, if it's within the normal ninja-edit window. (figure that one out!)

    Also, everyone gets one @mention that actually works for everyone else. Use it wisely :P


    @NedFodder said:

    I'm guessing you could get a reply, quote, mention, and edit notification once from each user...

    Actually I got two edit notifications from @boomzilla so I think those aren't limited. This may need additional testing to confirm.


    @IngenieurLogiciel said:

    Reserved for future use.

    Welcome to the party!


    @IngenieurLogiciel said:

    Thanks!

    You should summon @boomzilla to wikify your post. I would but I've already used up my summon


    @RaceProUK said:

    (post withdrawn by author, will be automatically deleted in 24 hours unless flagged)

    Sigh, really?

    @riking said:

    You're all insane.

    And proud of it

    @abarker said:

    Haha! Joke's on you! Any TL4+ can wikify/de-wikify a post! And TL4+ can edit anything. As a result, I will be doing it wrong by not wikifying my post!

    NO IT IS WRONG! NOOOOOOOO! (actually I don't really care. Meh.)


    @abarker said:

    Well that's just boring

    Mission: Bore @abarker completed!


    @loopback0 said:

    Interesting that @boomzilla's wikification stopped it getting deleted.

    Yes. Also YOU BROKE THE RULEZ!!!!!!1


    @NedFodder referenced this thread!

    Unfortunately I don't think it's still alive......



  • @sloosecannon said:

    All discussions must be done via edits.

    Gonna be a pretty short discussion then, since the edit time limit is 24 hours (last I remember).


    @accalia said:

    that sounds like a barrier to high post counts.

    That should help keep it off the list of "doesn't count for badges" though. Also, it is taking the "consolidate replies" toaster to the other extreme, and consolidating all of your replies into a single post for as long as you can edit the post.


    @loopback0 said:

    @ChaosTheEternal said:
    Space reserved for @loopback0 edit.

    ++

    @loopback0 said:
    @ChaosTheEternal said:
    for as long as you can edit the post.

    The posts could be Wikified™ and the topic closed to stop new posts.... :imp:


    @loopback0 said:

    The posts could be Wikified™

    The point is to be able to edit your own posts to keep the "conversation" going. Wikified, you have to trust that no one else will edit your posts (besides TL4+ abuse).


    @Yamikuronue said:

    Disabled edit histories are a barrier to this thread.

    I never disabled mine, even when I leaked my email in a post.

    @Yamikuronue said:

    I can't like posts more than once what is this madness

    Maybe we shouldn't have reported that bug on meta.d...


    @NedFodder said:

    Forty years of darkness! Earthquakes, volcanoes! The dead rising from the grave! Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together... mass hysteria!

    Liked your post because of that quote. I just don't remember what episode it's from.

    @NedFodder said:

    Episode?

    :headdesk:    I really forgot that that is where the quote is from, and was thinking of something that referenced it.

    @NedFodder said:

    Surprised you admitted the mistake instead of deleting it with an edit.

    My edit history is public, so my mistake would be there for everyone to see (unless I'd asked for my edit history to be purged, and someone did so)..


    Now I'm getting "You are not permitted to view the requested resource" as the posts in the topic get Wikified. Sounds like a bug that needs reporting.


    @riking said:

    You're all insane.

    You say that (maybe?) like it's a bad thing.


    And there goes @RaceProUK already breaking the rules...


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    @sloosecannon said:

    You may only have one post per edit window in this thread.

    that sounds like a barrier to high post counts. :-P

    @sloosecannon said:

    But who needs high post counts? inb4 spoon.

    well i'd like to take the spoon back from my beloved @RaceProUK

    @loopback0 said:

    @accalia said:
    well i'd like to take the spoon back from my beloved @RaceProUK

    You could both always stop trying to get it :laughing:

    ...

    @loopback0 said:

    Well it said edits only... and my edit into the OP got removed :laughing:



  • Sweet! Another topic where the OP is a reply to the last post!


    @sloosecannon said:

    Nice conflict resolution Discourse!

    It will only get worse with this thread, I think...


    @sloosecannon said:

    ABUSE EVERYTHING!

    I can only like your post once.


    @tar said:

    Well this thread isn't going to be confusing at all, is it now?

    I have to re-read every post a few times to understand what everyone is saying. Should become impossible to keep up in about three minutes...


    @Yamikuronue said:

    Also I can't like posts more than once what is this madness

    ...oh fuck I'm not going to get quote notifications either, except the first time someone replies to me...

    Forty years of darkness! Earthquakes, volcanoes! The dead rising from the grave! Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together... mass hysteria!


    @tar said:

    Now I wish I'd got the first or second post, CBA with all this scrolling up and down...

    SucK it, Trebek!


    Had to click OK 6 times to get back to the forum...


    @boomzilla said:

    I wikified everything I found here.

    NNNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


    @ChaosTheEternal said:

    I just don't remember what episode it's from.

    Episode?


    @ChaosTheEternal said:

    I really forgot that that is where the quote is from

    Surprised you admitted the mistake instead of deleting it with an edit. Would that be against the rules of the thread, @sloosecannon?


    Oh yeah, @sloosecannon is totally not gonna get notified...


    @sloosecannon said:

    Actually believe it or not I did

    I'm guessing you could get a reply, quote, mention, and edit notification once from each user...

    @loopback0 said:

    Interesting that @boomzilla's wikification stopped it getting deleted.

    Did you forget the rules, @loopback0?


    @sloosecannon said:

    Unfortunately I don't think it's still alive......

    Maybe not? I got a mention notification.



  • Both posts are replies to each other :facepalm:

    I think editing other people's posts has run its course for now :laughing:


    @ChaosTheEternal said:

    The point is to be able to edit your own posts to keep the "conversation" going. Wikified, you have to trust that no one else will edit your posts (besides TL4+ abuse).

    Fair point.


    @boomzilla said:

    I don't understand this thread, but I wikified everything I found here.

    :laughing:


  • mod

    Disabled edit histories are a barrier to this thread.

    @sloosecannon said:

    Disabled edit histories are a barrier to understanding the conversation in this thread.

    True enough, I guess XD

    Also I can't like posts more than once what is this madness

    ...oh fuck I'm not going to get quote notifications either, except the first time someone replies to me...

    @sloosecannon said:

    AGAIN: AS DESIGNED!

    Congratulations. You designed a worse forum than discourse. I HOPE YOU'RE HAPPY!

    @sloosecannon said:

    VICTORY IS MINE! Now all I need is Jeffco's approval!

    I'm curious how headache-inducing this thread will be by the time the discodevs discover it :smiling_imp:

    uh oh.

    Also my earlier theory is right: stacking multiple modals on top of each other makes the grey approach black

    @boomzilla said:

    I don't understand this thread, but I wikified everything I found here.

    You fool! What have you done?!


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    @accalia said:

    well i'd like to take the spoon back from my beloved @RaceProUK

    :kissing_closed_eyes:

    …though because I've been so quiet today, you'll have to get it back from @tar when he inevitably regains it :stuck_out_tongue:


    @tar said:

    The spoon? Is mine again?! Mine aLL MINE!?!?!?!? we wants IT, the PRECIOUS!

    It will be yours later today ;)


    @riking said:

    You're all insane

    You noticed :blush:


    @ChaosTheEternal said:

    And there goes @RaceProUK already breaking the rules...

    …fixed :blush:



  • Well this thread isn't going to be confusing at all, is it now?

    EDIT: The spoon? Is mine again?! Mine aLL MINE!?!?!?!? we wants IT, the PRECIOUS!

    EDIT2:

    @sloosecannon CLOSED: NOTABUGASDESIGNED

    Now I wish I'd got the first or second post, CBA with all this scrolling up and down...


    EDIT3: for shame!

    @RaceProUK said:

    (post withdrawn by author, will be automatically deleted in 24 hours unless flagged)



  • I don't understand this thread, but I wikified everything I found here.

    @Yamikuronue said:

    You fool! What have you done?!

    I DON'T KNOW! Seemed like the thing to do to prevent the thread from dying, though.

    Oh, also, my edit history is public, so...


    Hey guys, just wanted to say this thread is too silly for me, so I won't be joining. But have fun.

    Hey, @Zecc, I enjoyed your post, but for some reason I couldn't Like it, so take this instead: +퐱


    @loopback0 + @abarker YOUR DOING IT WRONG!

    @loopback0 said:

    OH NOES. BETTER?



  • Reserved for future use.


    @sloosecannon said:

    Welcome to the party!

    Thanks!


  • mod

    @sloosecannon said:

    You may only have one post per edit window in this thread. All discussions must be done via edits. Discuss.

    What if I want to do it wrong?


    @sloosecannon said:

    You should summon @boomzilla to wikify your post. I would but I've already used up my summon

    Haha! Joke's on you! Any TL4+ can wikify/de-wikify a post! And TL4+ can edit anything. As a result, I will be doing it wrong by not wikifying my post!


    @RaceProUK said:

    …fixed :blush:

    It's too late. We know of your transgression.


    @sloosecannon said:

    NO IT IS WRONG! NOOOOOOOO!

    Hahahaha!!!

    @sloosecannon said:

    actually I don't really care. Meh.

    Well that's just boring :P


    @boomzilla said:

    @abarker YOUR DOING IT WRONG!



  • You are all insane.


    In the rain.


    @abarker said:

    Unlikely. The flags were deferred, so probably had no impact on the post being kept around. It was probably the wikifying that saved it.

    Nah, I think it was the flags.


    @abarker said:

    I thought we determined that the flags had to be agreed with in order to prevent a post from being deleted. I could be wrong, I suppose.

    Filed Under: Doing it Wrong™ x2

    If anything, the flags would have to be not acted on.


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    (post withdrawn by author, will be automatically deleted in 24 hours unless flagged)



  • Interesting that @boomzilla's wikification stopped it getting deleted.


    @boomzilla said:

    Yes, thanks. Much better.



  • FWIW, I also flagged it for moderation.



  • Ah right - that probably did it then.


  • mod

    @loopback0 said:

    Ah right - that probably did it then.

    Unlikely. The flags were deferred, so probably had no impact on the post being kept around. It was probably the wikifying that saved it.


    @riking said:

    Nah, I think it was the flags.

    I thought we determined that the flags had to be agreed with in order to prevent a post from being deleted. I could be wrong, I suppose.

    Filed Under: Doing it Wrong™ x2


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