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Charcoal HQ

Where smoke is detected, diamonds are made, and we break things by developing on production. This room is for Charcoal, a volunteer organization focused on detecting and eliminating spam and rude/abusive posts on all SE sites. 220k true positives and counting. For more information, see Handy links:;
3m ago – SmokeDetector
SmokeDetector: 3m ago, 821742 posts (48%)cigien: 16m ago, 12840 posts (0%)Cody Gray: 1h ago, 6497 posts (0%)Makyen: 5h ago, 43609 posts (2%)Andrew T.: 1d ago, 709 posts (0%)Ryan M: 1d ago, 9735 posts (0%)Mast: 2d ago, 8585 posts (0%)Wai Ha Lee: 2d ago, 1830 posts (0%)Johannes Kuhn: 2d ago, 117 posts (0%)hyper-neutrino: 12d ago, 1266 posts (0%)VLAZ: 16d ago, 11 posts (0%)Catija: 29d ago, 2892 posts (0%)caird coinheringaahing: 40d ago, 152 posts (0%)ewong: 45d ago, 31 posts (0%)Chris: 88d ago, 204 posts (0%)Videonauth: 562d ago, 1089 posts (0%)Seth: 889d ago, 4914 posts (0%)Rory Alsop: 1149d ago, 212 posts (0%)greg-449: 1164d ago, 12 posts (0%)CaffeineAddiction: 1246d ago, 1111 posts (0%)Tim Stone: 1333d ago, 136 posts (0%)

The Terminal

For anyone who is passionate about international communities.
5m ago – SmokeDetector
SmokeDetector: 5m ago, 2496 posts (46%)


A side expansion of the SOBotics project to the SE network. Follow us @SOBotics on twitter. | Github: | Redunda: | Channel:
5m ago – Natty
Generic Bot: 110d ago, 44 posts (0%)

 Hot Network Questions

Search Instructions:
11h ago – Generic Bot
Generic Bot: 11h ago, 234 posts (91%)


Where the trash goes.
12h ago – user

 Socket Science

For Charcoal projects' use as a direct communication channel.
1d ago – Generic Bot
Generic Bot: 1d ago, 225 posts (0%)


Where you can play with chat features (except flagging) and chatbots without upsetting anyone.
1d ago – Ginger
hyper-neutrino: 15d ago, 2465 posts (2%)caird coinheringaahing: 46d ago, 1362 posts (1%)TryAPL: 51d ago, 321 posts (0%)Seth: 1102d ago, 400 posts (0%)Bill Dubuque: no postsOLIMAR: no posts


A room for Makyen to do some testing.
2d ago – Makyen
Makyen: 2d ago, 1706 posts (25%)

metasmoke (a Charcoal subsidiary)

For low-intensity discussion which probably cannot be sustained in Charcoal HQ
2d ago – Makyen
Makyen: 2d ago, 64 posts (21%)

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.
8d ago – Martin Sleziak
Seth: 160d ago, 286 posts (2%)Journeyman Geek: 171d ago, 148 posts (1%)Rory Alsop: 2658d ago, 145 posts (1%)

Chat feedback

Problems with chat? Let us know...
23d ago – Martin Sleziak
hyper-neutrino: 242d ago, 14 posts (0%)